Tuesday, June 27, 2000,
Chandigarh, India


R E G I O N A L   B R I E F S


DIED: Walati Ram Bansal, who had been the president of SSD Girls College for the past 35 years, died here on Sunday due to heart attack. he was 73. He is survived by a son and two daughters.

CAMP: A blood donation camp was organised by the Bharat Jan Seva Kendra here on Sunday. Twentyfour units of blood were collected.

NOMINATED: Mr Madan Lal Gupta has been nominated member of the Telephone Advisory Committee, Ferozepore, to represent the Press. This was stated by Mr P.K. Ray, Assistant Director-General (PHP), here on Sunday.

VISIT: The Minister for Irrigation, Punjab, Mr Janmeja Singh Sekhon, along with the DC and other officers visited flood-prone areas in the district on Sunday. he also examined the ongoing work there to prevent floods.

MEDICAL CAMP: The Bharat Vikas Parishad and the office of the field publicity organised a medical camp at Pathankot on Monday in which 200 patients were treated for various diseases. A seminar regarding population control was also held on this occasion.

KILLED: One person was killed and two were injured at Fatehgarh Channa village recently. According to information, two labourers were digging out a hand pump at a house when the pipe of the pump touched an electric wire leading to the electrocution of Charan Singh, who died on the spot.

DHARNA : The Janvadi Naujawan Sabha will stage a dharna in front of the Civil Hospital here on Wednesday in protest against the vacant post of a female doctor at the Civil Hospital.

OPIUM SEIZED: The district police and the CIA arrested Manjit Singh of Dhaleke village in the district and seized 1 kg of opium from him during raids in the village. This was stated by the Senior Superintendent of Police, Dr Sharad Satya Chauhan here on Monday.

WORKSHOP: The Tata Infotech Centre here organised a workshop on the basics of e-commerce and Internet here on Sunday. lectures were delivered on the subject and training was imparted to students.

ADVISORY PANEL: Mr Darshan Singh Ghuman, vice-president of the District Congress committee [Urban], has been appointed as member of the Telephone Advisory Committee, Patiala Circle, by the Union Ministry of Communication.


ASSOCIATION: The following have been elected office-bearer of the Chandigarh Plywood Dealers Association at a meeting held at Hotel K.C. Residency here on Saturday: president — Mr Jagdish Arora; vice-presidents — Mr Madan Lal Bansal and Mr Sohan Lal Aggarwal; general secretary — Mr Rakesh Dua; joint secretary — Mr Ramesh Aggarwal; Cashier — Mr Sushil Khandelwal.

WELFARE BODY: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Welfare Society, Sector 15: president — Mr Sat Pal Sewak; vice-president — Lt Col M.S. Allagh; and secretary general — Mr M.R. Lakhanpal.

WORKSHOP: A four-day painting workshop organised by the Residents Welfare Society, HIG category I Flats, Sector 39-B, in collaboration with Camlin Limited, concluded on Monday. The children were introduced to the art of glass paintings by representatives of the collaborators. Mrs Amupma Chopra was the coordinator of the workshop.

JHUGGIS REMOVED: The Enforcement Wing of HUDA removed nearly 100 jhuggis from Sectors 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 on the side facing Sector 5, here on Monday. The wing also demolished the rehri market coming up in Sector 14 following appeals by residents.

POSTPONED: A two-day workshop of the Punjab School Education Board on “The main need of teaching subjects at the school level in times to come”, which is scheduled to start on Tuesday at ICSSR Complex, Panjab University, Chandigarh, has been postponed.


CASE REGISTERED: The police has registered a case against Satish Kumar, a resident of a village close to Mulana, and four others following the death of Pushpa. Mr Nanank Chand, the father of deceased, said in the report that she was married around six months back and her in-laws used to torture her for not bringing sufficient dowry. A case under Section 304-B of the IPC has been registered.

BEST CLUB: The Rotary Club, Ambala Central, has been declared as best club in Rotary District 3080 for this year, according to Mr Arun Sharma, District Governor of the club, here on Monday. He said the club had achieved 21 medals and donated Rs 22,000 for a old-age home constructed at Ambala City by the Red Cross Society.

ARRESTED: Two persons were arrested and 5,400 liquor pouches seized from them on Saturday. Those arrested were Dharampal and Rajesh of Sanga village in Bhiwani district. In another incident the police recovered nearly 1,900 liquor pouches from a Maruti car and arrested Mahender Singh of Baliana village in this connection. However, his accomplice Karambir escaped.

KILLED: A man was killed when he fell from the roof of a train in the District. According to the information received on Monday, Raj Kumar was returning from Kalanwali by the train. Since a train was overcrowded he sat on the roof and on being struck by a branch of a tree fell down and died.

INJURED: A quarrel between two neighbours left a pregnant woman seriously injured and led to the death of her foetus. According to information received on Monday, Shalender and Mahendar of Khai Shergarh village in the district had a dispute over the payment of a cold drink purchased by Mahendar. The pregnant sister of Shalinder came to mediate but Mahendar hit her on the stomach which killed her foetus.

HEALTH CAMP: A health camp was organised at the district jail by the Shiv Shakti Blood Bank and the local Indian Medical Association. About 300 prisoners availed the facility of free medical check-up.

MURDERED: Aadesh, a 23-year-old housewife, was reportedly stabbed to death by her neighbour at Asawarpur village near here on Saturday. Ramesh, the neighbour, committed the crime after a quarrel with the victim.

SEIZED: The police arrested Tilak Raj, a shopkeeper, on the charge of selling spurious cement bags on Sunday. Twenty such bags having the trade name Binani were seized while these were being taken by a rehriwala to the house of the owner in Sector 14.

CYCLIST KILLED: Vikki (22) died on the spot when his bicycle was hit by a tractor-trailer on the Kakroi road here on Sunday. The tractor driver, however, managed to escape. A case has been registered.

KILLED: Two persons were killed on the spot when they were hit by a Tata Sumo on the GT Road near Teha village, about 15 km from here, on Sunday. According to the police, the victims were identified as Govardhan (70) and a 14-year-old youth, who has not been identified.

RALLY: The Arya Pratinidhi Sabha, Haryana, will organise a rally and demonstration on July 5 at Gurgaon in protest against the killing of cows at Machhraula village on April 4.

HURT: Mr Bir Singh, a Head Constable, sustained burns when he accidentally touched an electric wire in a house on the Kakroi road area here on Sunday. He was stated to be out of danger.

KILLED: A girl was killed and a boy injured when they fell into a nullah at Jagdishpur village about 5 km from here, on Sunday. According to a report, the nullah had been dug up to carry out works to prevent floods.Top


LOK ADALAT: Mr J.N. Barowalia, District and Sessions Judge, presided over the permanent Lok Adalat here on Saturday. Sixtyseven cases were taken up, of which 22 were disposed of.

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