|Monday, September 18, 2000,
AMRITSAR ELECTED: Mr Kirti Arora and Mr Subhash Goel have been elected president and general secretary, respectively, of the Federation of Karyana and Dry Fruits Commercial Association. DEMANDED: The Guru Nanak Dev University Non-Teaching Employees Association has demanded that employees should have the option to go for pension scheme a year before their actual retirement. The union has also demanded representation in the university senate and syndicate. DERA
BASSI KAPURTHALA LUDHIANA
ELECTED: Mr Kirti Arora and Mr Subhash Goel have been elected president and general secretary, respectively, of the Federation of Karyana and Dry Fruits Commercial Association.
DEMANDED: The Guru Nanak Dev University Non-Teaching Employees Association has demanded that employees should have the option to go for pension scheme a year before their actual retirement. The union has also demanded representation in the university senate and syndicate.
TALK SHOW: Vandana Luthras Curls and Curves organised a talk show on obesity and its management in two hospitals of the city, Mohan Dai Oswal Memorial Hospital and Deep Hospital at Model Town. It was informed that the most common cause of obesity was indisciplined life style and irregular eating habits. Ms Anita Aggarwal, VLCCs spokesperson, gave an insight towards the endocrinological, post-natal, and behavioural causes of obesity. She informed that an integrated approach of diet management, behavioural modification and an active lifestyle was required to solve this problem. The doctors present on the occasion included Dr Veena Jain, Dr Gurinder Jit Singh (chief dermatologist), Dr Aruna Dhar, Dr Baldeep and Dr Anil Mittal. The doctors appreciated the VLCCs efforts in providing the scientific solutions to obese people for weight reduction.
FREE CAMP: More than 1,000 men and women turned up at Mata Gujri Charitable Hospital in Akalgarh Market here on Sunday morning to avail of the free services at the fourth annual free eye operation camp organised by Gurdwara Akalgarh Sahib. Nearly 200 operatable cases identified after the check up would be taken to Jalandhar for operations at Ruby Nelson Memorial Hospital, according to Mr Surjan Singh Thekedar. Mr Thekedar told Ludhiana Tribune that all the patients would be provided with free medicines and spectacles by the organisers.
DEMANDED: Residents of Sohana village, whose houses had developed cracks after leakage in the water supply line last month, in a representation to the Deputy Commissioner, Ropar, have demanded compensation for the loss suffered by them.
PENSION ADALAT: A large number of ex-servicemen and family pensioners attended a defence pension adalat held at Ropar. The adalat was presided over by Mr Paras Ram, JCDA, Meerut. Lt Col Didar Singh (Retd) and Lt Col Angad Singh (retd), president and general secretary, respectively, of the Indian Ex-Services League of Punjab and Chandigarh, assisted the participants on the occasion.
LOAN: To meet the day-to-day expenses of the Anandgarh Development Authority (ADA), the Punjab Urban Planning and Development Authority (PUDA) will advance an additional loan of Rs 50 lakh to the former. This would be in addition to Rs 40 lakh already released by PUDA to the
ADA. The decision to forwards the loan to the ADA was taken at a recent held meeting of the Finance and Accounts Committee of PUDA.
LAUNCHED: The State Bank of India launched a Deposit Mobilisation Programme at all its branches in the district on Friday. The programme will continue till September 25.
KILLED: A teenaged boy was run over by a tractor at the nearby Bahu Akbarpur village on Saturday. This was stated by Mr Ishwar Singh, the boy’s grandfather, in the FIR. In a separate incident, a murder convict, Krishan , who was on parole, died of cancer at his house in Kaboolpur village on Saturday.
SELECTED: Five litterateurs of the district have been selected by the International Peace Mahasangh for promoting the Hindi language. Sukhchain Singh Bhandari was given the honour at the Millennium World Hindi Conference on September 14. The others are Puran Mudgil, Dr Raj Kumar Nizat, Ramesh Chander Shelihas and Surinder Verma.
ELECTION SOUGHT: Mr Virender Kaushik, president of the Haryana unit of the NSUI, on Sunday, urged the state government to order the holding of elections to the students unions in the state. He decried the ban imposed by the government on the elections.
CASE SOLVED: The Murthal police claims to have solved the murder case of an employee of a biscuit factory on September 9 at Larsauli village with the arrest of three persons. Mr
A.S.Chawla, SP, said here on Sunday that the police had also recovered a scooter and a knife, allegedly used in the murder, from the possession of the arrested persons.
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