|Monday, July 3, 2000,
BLOOD BANK: The Minister of State for Excise and Taxation, Mr Tikshan Sood, inaugurated an IMA blood bank on Sunday by donating blood. He also announced a grant of Rs 11,000 for the bank. The bank will be financed and managed by doctors. An ex-minister, Mr Ramesh Dogra, the Deputy Commissioner, Mr I.S. Sidhu, the Chairman of the IMA, Dr Kuldeep Singh and Dr B.G. Goel were also present on the occasion.
ARCHITECTS' BODY: The Indian Institute of Architects (Chandigarh and Punjab circles) has elected Mr S.N. Kohli as the president of the organisation. The other office-bearers are: Vice-President Mr Jeet Kumar Gupta; Treasurer Mr Sat Pal Singh; Honorary Joint Secretaries Mr Rakesh Kumar Bansal and Mr Shivdev Singh. The other members are Mr Sarvjeet Singh, Mr Prithviraj Luthra, Mr Subash Chander Thukral, Mr Nanda Naresh Kumar and Mr Jasvinder Singh.
STONE LAID: The local MP, Mr Pawan Kumar Bansal, laid the foundation stone of a dharamshala in Sector 52-D here on Sunday. According to a press note, Mr Bansal said that the construction work of the dharamshala and a school in the sector would start soon and funds from the MPLAD scheme would be made available for the same. Hundreds of the activists of the Rashtriya Valmiki Dharam Samaj (Ravadhas) participated in the function which was followed by langar.
HOUSING SOCIETY: A general body meeting of the Air Force Civilian Employees Cooperative Group Housing Society was held in Sector 20, Panchkula, on Sunday. The following have been elected as office bearers: President Mr Om Parkash; Vice-President Mr R.K. Garg; Secretary Mrs Neelam Kumari and Cashier Mrs Swarn Mehta.
MISSING: Mr Krishan Singh, a local resident, has been shuttling between one place and another in search of his wife who has left his house on May 17, but has not returned home till date. He has already lodged a report with the Kharar police. In a letter sent to the SSP, Ropar, on Saturday, he had written that his wife, Sunita, left for her parents place in Rajpura to get some medicines from there, but she did not reach there.
LINK ROAD: The Panchkula
Residents Welfare Federation, in a letter to the chief
minister of Haryana, has urged the early opening of the
direct link road from Panchkula to Chandigarh railway
station. A press note issued by the General Secretary, Mr
Subhash Papneja, said that owing to delay in the
inauguration of the road in spite of the completion of
the project, the public was being put to a lot of
inconvenience. Also, opening the road would reduce the
traffic on the single road connecting Panchkula with
LIONS CLUB: A former president of the Lions Club, Shahabad, Dr Bhasker Gupta, has been appointed special secretary of the diabetics and AIDS awareness cell of the Lions district 321/A 2. Mr Amarjit Singh Kalra has been elected president and Mr Harsh Kohli and Mr Tilak Raj, secretary and treasurer, respectively, of the club.
ARRESTED: The Rai police has arrested two persons, Dilbagh and Narinder, of Nangal Khurd village in connection with the murder of Attar Kaur. The police had already arrested Mohinder in this connection.
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