|Wednesday, June 21, 2000,
TWO KILLED: A motorcyclist collided with a truck on the Garhshankar-Anandpur Sahib road near Singhpur. Amandeep, a resident of Elgran and Jagtar Singh of Darangah village were killed on the spot. A case has been registered.
TUBEWELL REPAIR: The Public Health Department has refused to repair the Kukarmajra tubewell which has been out of order for the past 12 days. The department do not have funds for repair work. Mr Charanjit Singh Channi, MP, has given Rs 15,000 out of his discretionary fund for its repair.
TELEPHONE EXCHANGE: The Telephone Exchange of Binewal and Hebbowal has been non-functional since June 12. About 22 villages are connected with this exchange. This has caused lot of inconvenience to the people.
POWER CUTS: Unannounced power cuts by Chandpur-Rurki feeder which supplies electricity to the Kandi and Beet area is causing lot of inconvenience to the people.
JUDICIAL REMAND: Mrs Bhardwaj, Duty Magistrate, on Monday remanded Ashok Sabharwal, a local lawyer, to judicial custody till July 3. The lawyer was arrested by the Kotwali police on the charge of committing fraud of Rs 14 lakh with a woman.
OFFICE-BEARERS: The District Bar Young Lawyers Welfare Association has nominated Mr Harish Narang as chairman and Mr Harpreet Sandhu as senior vice-president of the association. The executive members include Mr Gurnam Singh, Mr H.S. Bhatti and Mr Kamalpreet Singh, according to the president of the association, Mr Harish Dhanda.
AMBULANCE SERVICE: An ambulance has been pressed into service to help accidents victims on the Ludhiana road. The van has been donated by Mr Simranjit Singh Mann, MP, Sangrur, out of his discretionary quota. The van will ply under the supervision of Kup-Kalan police station. Dr Satish Kapoor and Mr Ashok Joshi, president and senior vice-president of the council, respectively, appreciated the gesture.
COURSE STARTED: An art excel course began on Sunday at the Malerkotla Club for an overall development of the children. As many as 60 children ( 8 to 18 years) were participating under the guidance of Mrs Neera Grover from Chandigarh. The course will end on June 23.
SEWERAGE WORK: The sewerage digging work has started after the state government allocated Rs 15 crore for the project. Work on the road linking Akalsar with the Joginder Singh Chowk has already started and is likely to be completed by the end of this year. Stating this here on Monday, President of the Moga Municipal Committee, Dr K.S. Gill, said that the sewerage work would be completed in a phased manner and was likely to be completed by the end of 2001.
BODY RECOVERED: The body of a middle-aged person was recovered by the police from fields of Nathewala village in this district on Sunday. The police has sent the body for the post-mortem examination.
WATER SHORTAGE: Farmers of various villages in the district have been unable to sow paddy due to shortage of canal water. This was stated here on Monday by Mr Gurbachan Singh and Mr Lachhman Singh, both residents of Bhekha village. They urged that Kingwan canal passing through their village should be made perennial so that farmers in their respective villages could get the canal water.
OFFICE-BEARERS: The following have been elected office-bearers of Mohalla Sudhar Committee Street 1, Tripuri: Chairman Ms Surinder Kaur Gill; President Mr Surinder Kaur Hundal Vice-President Mr Jagjit Singh Subedar; Secretary Mr Jai Karan Singh; and Joint Secretary Mr Jaspal Singh.
EFFIGY BURNT: An effigy of the Punjab State Electricity Board chairman was burnt by workers of the Action Committee Employees Federation at Patti, 25 km from here on Monday. They were protesting against the indifferent attitude of the PSEB toward their demands. The employees leaders Mr Tara Singh Khehra and others warned that the employees would not allow the PSEB to be privatised.
AFGHAN NATIONAL HELD:
The 191th battalion of BSF company apprehended an Afghan
national from the border outpost of the Khemkaran
barriers. He was later identified as Abhi Eshmudda, son
of Abhi Abdul Eman. The police said on Monday that a case
had been registered at Khemkaran police station.
CHILD FALLS: Eight-year-old Satya Partap was admitted to the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research on Tuesday with injuries after he fell from the roof of his house in Palsora Colony. According to sources, Satya Partaps condition is stable.
DEMONSTRATION: Members of the State Bank of India, Zonal Office, Haryana, Sector 8, held a demonstration on Tuesday in protest against the suspension of a bank employee. The Deputy General Secretary, Haryana, Mr H.B.S. Batra, threatened to intensify the agitation in case the suspension was not revoked. He claimed nearly 400 employees participated in the protest.
WORKSHOP: The Small Industry Service Institute, Karnal, has started a fashion designing training programme at Ambala which will be continued for one month. In this workship, designing of garments would be taught to the students through computer. The Deputy Commissioner, Mr Ram Niwas, said on this occasion that after the completion of the training the students could get loans under the self-employment scheme to start their own business.
RESENTMENT: Resentment prevails among residents of Gohana town against the forcible collection of Rs 50 per driving licence for the Red Cross fund from them. Residents alleged that the licensing branch of the SDO(C) office had become a den of corruption and all their complaints to the authorities in this regard have fallen on deaf ears.
ENCROACHMENTS REMOVED: The demolishing squad of the Kharkhauda civic body, headed by Mr Sultan Singh, SDO(C) along with the police, removed the encroachments from the main roads of Kharkhauda town, 19 km from here, on Monday.
TWO HELD: The Ganaur police on Tuesday claims to have solved two cases of robbery with the arrival of two youths. Mr K.P. Singh, SSP, told mediapersons here on Tuesday that the accused had been identified as Sunil and Krishan of Tewri village.
ARRESTED: The Kharkhauda
police has arrested Surinder of Murthal village and
seized a stolen motor cycle from his possession. The SSP,
Mr K.P. Singh, told mediapersons here on Tuesday that
Surinder had stolen the motor cycle from Khera Kalan
village of Delhi. His accomplices, however, escaped. A
hunt is on to apprehend other culprits involved in the
CASE REGISTERED: The district police on Sunday registered a case against Yash Pal, a resident of Kasakra who allegedly tried to rape his daughter. The SP, Mr R.M. Sharma, said that a medical examination of the girl was done. The police is conducting raid at places to arrest the culprit.
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