|Sunday, May 21, 2000,
ARRESTED: Joginder Singh Patwari, who had absconded since December 11,1999, because of his involvement in a forged signature case, was arrested recently. A case under various sections, of the IPC, has been registered.
WORKSHOP: A state-level computer awareness workshop for government employees at PAU was inaugurated on Friday by Mr Sukhbir Singh Badal. The Deputy Commissioner and the SSP were also present on the occasion.
MEMORANDUM: A delegation of the Ludhiana Seva Sangh, an NGO, demanded a check on the overcharging of school fee by the recognised and aided private schools. The delegation met the Deputy Commissioner here and presented him a memorandum on Thursday.
SURGEON INVITED: Dr Kuldip Singh, a consultant surgeon at Dayanand Medical College and Hospital here, has been invited to participate in the World Congress of Laparo-Endoscopic Surgery to be held in Singapore from May 31 to June 4. He will speak on management of Difficult and Inflamed Gall Bladder Tips and Tricks.
CASE REGISTERED: A case under Sections 323, 324, 447, 506 and 34, IPC, has been registered against Narinder Singh and his sons Paramjit Singh and Baljit Singh on the complaint of Mr Hardev Singh of Baddowal village, who alleged that the three forcibly entered his field and attacked him. A land dispute was stated to be the reason behind the incident.
HELD FOR GAMBLING: Kewal Singh, Upkar Singh and Malwinder Singh were arrested by the police on charges of gambling at a public place. A case under various sections has been registered.
POLLUTION-CHECKING: The Malerkotla Welfare Association in a press note issued here on Friday has sought pollution-checking centres at petrol stations here as residents have to go to Ludhiana or Patiala for pollution check-up.
ENCROACHMENTS: Shopkeepers in the main bazaar here have started rebuilding their sheds after the administration had demolished all encroachments, according to a report.
CELEBRATED: A district-level anti-terrorist day was celebrated here at the DC office. Dr Roshan Sunkaria, Deputy Commissioner, presided, according to an official press note.
CASE REGISTERED: The Patiala Sadar police station has registered a case of death due to dowry against an Indian Reserve Battalion Constable and his mother for allegedly poisoning the constables wife Rajpal Kaur at Challela village near here on May 18. According to the FIR got registered by Rajpals mother Surjit Kaur, the girl was done to death for bringing insufficient dowry. The FIR alleged that Rajpal, who had been married one and a half years earlier, was constantly harassed by her in-laws for bringing insufficient dowry. The husband Bahadur Singh and mother-in-law Samti Kaur have been named in the report.
INVITED: Dr Yadvindra Singh of the Geography Department of Punjabi University has been invited to present a paper at the 29th international geography congress, being held in Seoul from August 14 to 18. According to a communication received by Dr Yadvindra Singh, his paper Land use and land cover related hydrological changes in different eco-systems on inter-state Chandigarh region, North Western India, has been selected for oral presentation at the conference.
OFFICE-BEARERS: The following have been elected office-bearers of the local block of the BJP: president Mr Chander Mohan Chawla; vice-presidents Mr Paramjit Singh Saini, Mr Chandresh Kaushal, Mr Khyal Chand, Mr Pawan Malhotra, Ms Kamaljit Kaur; general secretary Mr Balbir Varmani; secretaries Mr Inderjit Duggal, Mr Sudesh Sharma, Mr Bhavsekhar Sood, Mr Subhash Jain; treasurer Mr Javinder Sain Duggal
ORGANISED: NSS volunteers of DAV Senior Secondary School, Sector 8, organised a programme on Saturday to create awareness regarding effects of pollution, traffic management and parking. A press release said that 100 volunteers participated on Saturday and 100 would be participating in the coming week.
HONOUR: A scholar and poet of Panjab University Dr Naresh has been selected by the UK-based Music World for its millennium award in recognition for his contribution as a poet and a lyricist. Author of nearly 56 books, he has received over 20 state-level awards.
RALLY: Students of Moti Ram Arya Senior Secondary Model School here took out a rally on Saturday on the occasion of Sadhbhavana Divas. Nearly 250 students participated in the rally, a press release said.
PANEL: Mr Arvind Dev has
been elected President of the Punjab and Haryana High
Court Bar Clerks Association. According to a press
release, Mr Balbir Singh was elected the Vice-President,
Mr Kirpal Singh Thakur the New Secretary, while Mr Mehar
Singh is the Joint Secretary.
NOMINATED: The following have been nominated as office-bearers of the District Congress Vichar Vibhag (intellectual cell): chairman Mr Didar Singh Kamboj; convener Mr Dina Nath Arora; general secretary Mr Prithvi Singh Turk; and secretary Mr Surjeet Singh.
CASE REGISTERED: Virender, an inmate of the district jail, here was booked after he failed to report back to the jail authorities on Thursday. The accused, a resident of Gohana, was on parole from March 30 and failed to report back. A case has been registered.
BLOCK SAMITI: Mr Dharamvir and Mrs Savitri were elected chairman and vice-chairwoman, respectively, of the block samiti at a meeting of the members held here on Thursday.
DARBAR: The uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam organised a public darbar at Kharkhauda town, 19 km from here, on Thursday to redress the grievances of consumers. Mr S.K. Handa, Superintending Engineer, Operation, here presided.
RALLY: The Sonepat Nagarpalika Karamchari Sangh organised a rally here on Friday in protest against the non-payment of salaries for two months. They warned the civic authorities that if they did not get salaries by May 22, they would go on mass casual leave.
VACANCIES: Residents of
Pangna town of Karsog subdivision are annoyed with the
attitude of the Education Department as nine posts of
teacher in senior secondary school, Pangna, have been
lying vacant for the past more than two years, due to
which students have been facing problems.
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