|Sunday, May 28, 2000,
REVERTED: Mr Nachhatar Singh Gill, Divisional Engineer, Telecommunications, has been reverted as Subdivisional Engineer and transferred to Srinagar for alleged misappropriation of store goods. Mr Bhagwan Dass Khungar, SDO(P), has also been transferred to the Jammu and Kashmir circle.
RESENTMENT: Resentment prevails among the dhabha and restaurant owners functioning on the GT Road between Sujanpur and Madhopur against the District Magistrates orders to close their establishments latest by 11 p.m. Mr R.S. Puri, General Secretary, Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee, speaking on their behalf on Saturday said the dhabha and restaurant owners had only seasonal business when pilgrimages to Vaisho Devi take place and pilgrims keep travelling throughout the night.
ARRESTED: The police on Saturday arrested Sukhjit Kumar for stealing a Maruti car from Shahpur chowk, Pathankot, on May 24 while his accomplice and brother Kamaljit is still at large. According to Mr Varinder Kumar, SSP, the stolen car whose number was changed by the accused had been recovered by a naka party from Simble chowk, Pathankot.
ARRESTED: The district police on Thursday rounded up more than 200 workers belonging to the CPI, the CPM, the CPI(ML) and kisan unions to thwart their bid to jam vehicular traffic in the district. Prominent among those arrested included Mr Niranjan Singh, Mr Lubhaya Singh, Mr Chanan Lal Shalapuri and Mr Dalbir Singh. The workers were let off in the evening.
WINNERS: Divya won a paper reading contest, organised by Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 33, to mark the World Environment Day here on Saturday. In the junior category, the second and third places went to Harpreet Kaur and Rupinder Kaur, respectively. In the seniors group, the first place was bagged by Palwinder. Ira and Jaitika were second and third, respectively.
DEMANDED: Mr Sat Pal, president of the Janata Rehri Market, Mani Majra, in a representation to the Adviser to the Administrator on Thursday, demanded pucca booths for the shopkeepers of the market, whose shops were gutted in a fire on April 19. He also demanded the shifting of the Office of the Births and Deaths Registration to Mani Majra.
PROCESSION: A Nagar Kirtan procession will be taken out here on June 3 in connection with the martyrdom day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev. A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of the Nagar Kirtan Tal Mel Committee held under the chairmanship of Maj N.S. Rangi (retd). The procession will start from the Sector 7 gurdwara at 2 p.m. and move through Sectors 7,8,18,19,20,21,22,23,36,37,38,40 and 41 before terminating at the Sector 40 Gurdwara at about 8 p.m.
ADVISORY PANEL: Prof Gopal Krishan, a senior professor in the Department of Geography, Panjab University, has been selected as one of the members of the advisory committee on the research survey programme of the Indian Council of Social Science Research, according to a press release.
VOTER LIST: Inhabitants
of Phase X on Friday met officials of the State Election
Commission, Punjab, seeking verification of the revised
voter list of ward no. 23 released recently by the
Administrator of the SAS Nagar Municipal Council.
PLAY STAGED: The Yavanika Theatre Group of Chandigarh staged the play Comedy of terrors at Rukmani Devi Memorial Hall, Ambala Cantonment.
The aim of the play was to awaken the public against the evil of terrorism in the country. Rasima Nayyar, Gorkhi, Manisha Sharma, Sulakshna,Vameeta, Raj Sharma, Anurag, Rajesh Rathore, Sunil Chitkara, Anoop Sharma and Sanjeev Gupta took part in the play.
INSPECTED: The new DRM (Delhi Division) Vinod Sharma , inspected Panipat railway station on Friday. Mr Sharma listened to the grievances of commuters. He directed the station superintendent to initiate action for a booking counter at the proposed second entry gate towards Model Town.
INDEFINITE STRIKE: Safai karamcharis of the local Municipal Council have gone on an indefinite strike in support of their demands which include the payment of three months salary and deposit of 10 months provident fund in their accounts. Leaders of the union criticised the Chautala government for their exploitation by not paying their salaries for three months. The union unanimously resolved that until their demands were accepted, they would not return to work.
LOK ADALAT: The district Lok Adalat will now meet daily in the judicial complex here to dispose of the long-pending cases. This was announced by Mr S.K. Sardana, District and Sessions Judge, at the first meeting of the District Legal Services Authority ( DLSA) here on Friday. Mr Sudhir Rajpal, Deputy Commissioner, and Mr K.P. Singh, SSP, were among those who attended the meeting. Mr Sardana asked the judicial officials to take immediate steps to dispose of the cases.
HELD: With the arrest of three persons, the CIA staff claim to have solved a number of robbery cases committed in Sonepat and other neighbouring districts. SSP K.P. Singh told mediapersons here on Friday that the arrested had been identified as Jatinder, alias Kalan, Jabbar Singh, alias Kala, and Sanjay, all residents of Bhainswal village in the district. The police, he said, had also recovered Rs 1,600, a pistol and a cartridge from them.
ARRESTED: The Gohana police on Friday claimed to have solved the alleged murder of Zile Singh of Mundlana village and arrested Dinesh of Mundlana and Mohinder of Busana villages. This was stated by the SSP here.
POWER BREAKDOWN: Darkness prevailed in the old areas of the city, particularly Jatwara Mohalla, Ganj Bazar, Kumahran Gate, Ram Bazar, Mohalla Kalan and Mohalla Kot following a power breakdown on Friday. Residents said the breakdown occurred around 7.30 p.m. and the supply was restored around 10.45 p.m. They also alleged that the power breakdowns and low voltage had become a routine and the authorities concerned had failed to improve the power supply in these areas.
PROCESSION: Parents of deaf and dumb students of the Sharvan Viklang Kendra held a procession here on Friday in support of their demands. The procession was led by Mr Howa Singh, president of the district unit of the CITU, who submitted a memorandum to the wife of the Deputy Commissioner demanding the opening of matriculation classes in the kendra.
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