|Tuesday, June 6, 2000,
WORKSHOP: The BBK DAV College for Women organised a personality development workshop here on Saturday. Mr Sushil Kansal, a specialist in communication skill, gave them tips about facing interview boards.
CONFISCATED: The Garhshankar police and the Excise Department confiscated 72,000 ml of whisky from Gian Chand of Bhatpur Yogian village. He has been arrested under the Excise Act.
POLITICAL CONFERENCES: Mr Satnam Singh Kainth, president of the Bhujan Samaj Morcha, said at the Gandhi Park here on Sunday that they would organise political conferences in all 117 segments of the Punjab Vidhan Sabha where members would be enrolled.
ARRESTED: The Nawanshahr police has arrested Avtar Singh, a resident of Garhshankar on the charge of impersonating as Jagtar Singh, a resident of Garhshankar. In a press note issued here on Friday, Mr Ishwar Singh, SSP, said Avtar Singh along with a boy and a girl was taken into custody on May 18 on the charge of allegedly committing adultery.
ELECTED: The following have been elected office-bearers of the district unit of the BJP: president Mrs Varinder Kaur Thandi; general secretary Dr Shivkumar Tejpal; vice-presidents - Mr Subhash Joshi, Mr Ashok Dabar, Mr Ashwani Kumar; secretaries Mr Sham Sunder Jadla, Mr Manohar Lal Anand, Mr Balraj Shori; and treasurer Mr Hari Chand Chawla.
HONOURED: The 21st Century Youth Club, Sector 41-D, honoured Mr Bahadur Singh, Headmaster, Government High School, Sector 40-A, for his outstanding services in education and social welfare activities. He was honoured at a function to observe Guru Arjan Devs martyrdom day on Sunday.
ELECTED: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Malayalee Association: president Mr Vinay Menon; vice-president Mr Varghese TT; joint secretary Mr Pardeep Kumar KC; secretary Mr Vijaya Kumar; and treasurer Ms Devi Menon.
MEETING HELD: The micro-cabinet meeting of the International Lions Club was held under the chairmanship of Dr N.K. Grover, District Governor, at Sector 10, on Sunday. Nearly 120 delegates from different parts of Punjab, Delhi and Chandigarh took part. Dr Grover spelt out the programme for the next year.
Punjabi singers performed at Parade Grounds in Sector 5
on Saturday. The event started two hours behind schedule.
The main artists who performed on the occasion were Baba
Khan, Surjit Khan, Gurtej Tej and Harvinder Oma. The
local legislator, Mr Chander Mohan, was the chief guest.
KILLED: Mrs Sheela Devi, a 25-year-old housewife, was run over by a train while she was crossing the railway track near the Rajlu Garhi railway station, 6 km from here, on Sunday. According to the railway police, the victim , who had come to his parents house in the village, was on her way to Sonepat to buy medicines.
THEFT: Thieves entered the house of Mr B.S.Verma on the campus of the Motilal Nehru School of Sports at Rai on Sunday and decamped with cash and jewellery worth over Rs 50,000. According to a report reaching here, the incident has caused a panic among other employees and the students of the institution.
ELECTED: Mr Pawan Goel was unanimously re-elected president of the Social Welfare Forum at a general body meeting held here on Sunday. Mr Goel was also authorised to constitute the executive committee and nominate other office-bearers of the forum.
ARRESTED: The Gohana police has arrested, Satbir of Gohana town in connection with the alleged attempt to snatch Rs 3 lakh from an arhtia Mr Ved Parkash on May 24. The SSP, Mr K.P.Singh, told mediapersons here on Monday that the number of arrests in this case had risen to three. Jatinder and Surat Singh had already been arrested.
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