October 23, 2000,
ASSOCIATION: The Sarb-Dharam Welfare Association, Punjab, will organise a function on Sunday at Doraha. This was stated by its general secretary, Mr Rupinder Jassal, on Friday. He said the association would distribute cycles among physically handicapped, sewing machines among widows, ration among aged and uniforms among economically weak students. A medical camp would also be organised. Mr Jassal said a cultural programme would also be held.
KILLED: A scooterist, Manjit Singh was killed when his scooter was hit by a tractor (PBW-1659) near Gharuan village on Saturday. The police has registered a case under Section 279 and 304-A against the driver of the tractor.
BOOKED: The police has registered a case against two persons, namely Sanjiv Kumar and Manjit Singh, on the charge of assaulting Dr Pushpinder Singh of Medical Hospital, Kharar, on Saturday. According to the FIR both the accused came to the hospital in drunken state and misbehaved with the doctor. The police has registered a case under Sections 353, 186, 506 and 34 of the IPC.
COMPETITION: Middle and senior class students of Sant Kartar Singh Kamliawale Educational Institute, Salem Tabri, participated in the fancy dress competition held here on Saturday. Gurpreet and Jaswinder stood first. Smiley Thind was declared second, while Harpreet stood third. Dinpreet, Harinder and Kaushalpreet declared fourth. Principal Ajit Kaur gave away prizes to students.
NAWANSHAHR PATIALA GRANDPARENTS DAY: Tiny tots enthralled their grandparents by presenting colourful dance sequences on the occasion of grandparents day at Blossoms School on Saturday. Ms Ravi Singh, principal of the school, while speaking on the occasion said the school had been celebrating grandparents day since 1995. She said the main purpose of the function was to develop closeness between the grandparents and children as the number of nuclear families had separated elders from the tiny tots.
GRANDPARENTS DAY: Tiny tots enthralled their grandparents by presenting colourful dance sequences on the occasion of grandparents day at Blossoms School on Saturday. Ms Ravi Singh, principal of the school, while speaking on the occasion said the school had been celebrating grandparents day since 1995. She said the main purpose of the function was to develop closeness between the grandparents and children as the number of nuclear families had separated elders from the tiny tots.
PU POLL: The Punjab and Chandigarh unit of the Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad honoured the winners of the college and Panjab University campus student elections, which concluded on Friday, at Sharda Sarv Hitkari Public School here on Saturday. Mr Kanti Mohan, Deputy Director of Technical Education, congratulated the winners emphasising on the need for the student community in today’s world. Mr Surat Negi, a state executive member of the ABVP and Mr Thakur Baljinder, state president, Punjab unit, also welcomed the organisation supporters besides highlighting the objectives of the ABVP.
INCOME TAX: The members of the Income Tax Employees Federation North-West Region, Chandigarh, held a meeting on Saturday in favour of their demands at Dr Ambedkar Bhawan. Mr Ashwani Luthra, Commissioner of Income Tax, Chandigarh was the chief guest. In a press note, Mr Ashok Rana, assistant general secretary of the federation, informed that Ms S.P. Kaur, Chief Commissioner of Income Tax, north-west Region, Chandigarh, has assured that their problems would be adhered on priority basis.
OFFICE-BEARERS: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Community Centers and Clubs of Municipal Corporation Chandigarh Worker’s union: president — Mr Pirthvi Singh, vice-president — Mr Ram Shankar; general secretary — Mr Mahesh Chander Jain; joint secretary — Mr Ajay Kumar and cashier — Mr Kanhiya Lal.
FREE EYE CAMP: Dr Ambedkar Study Circle organised a free eye camp at Dr Ambedkar Bhawan, Sector 37 here on Saturday. As many as 111 patients were examined by the doctors from PGI. In the camp free spectacles and free medicines were provided to the needy patients.
CAMP FOR DOGS: As many as 26 dogs were given anti-rabies and deworming medicines in a free vaccination camp organised by the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in Sector 47 here on Sunday.
COMMITTEE: The Chandigarh Zone of the State Bank of Patiala has reached an accord with borrowers for clearing outstanding loans worth Rs 36 lakh giving some interest relief to them. As many as 55 pending cases were also solved by a three-members committee, comprising Mr Salil Mishra, Deputy General Manager, Mr Chatter Singh, Assistant General Manager and Mr I.C. Wadhawan, Coordinator.
PROTEST: Members of the Chandigarh Territorial Congress Committee, organised a massive rally against the economic policies of the BJP government and burnt Prime Minister’s effigy in colony number 4, on Sunday.
INAUGURATION: Famous ramp girl, Mehar Bhasin, inaugurated a slimming centre in city on Sunday. Mr Vishnu Sharma, proprietor of the centre, spoke about the centre.
SURAJ BHAN: Mr Suraj Bhan, Governor of Uttar Pradesh, reached here on Saturday evening on his two-day unofficial tour. Some of the BJP leaders and his supporter met him at his residence.
VACCINATION CAMP: Giants Group of Ambala Central organised a hepatitis B camp in Jagadhri Gate Mission School and Nohriyan Dharmshala on Sunday. About 1000 patients were vaccinated in the camp.
INSTALLED: The following have been installed members of the Kaithal Junior Chamber: president — Mr Sandeep Bansal; project director — Mr Jatinder Bhatnagar; and secretary — Mr Parveen Sardana.
REVENUE EARNED: The Sonepat depot of the Haryana Roadways has earned a revenue of Rs 11.34 crore during the past six months. This was stated here on Saturday by the Deputy Commissioner, Mr Sudhir Rajpal.
HOLIDAY DECLARED: The Deputy Commissioner, Mr R.C. Kapil, has declared October 27 a local holiday in the subdivision in connection with the Govardhan Pooja which was a restricted holiday earlier. This was stated by Mr R.L. Rao, SDM, here on Saturday.
RESENTED: The Non-Gazetted Employees Association has resented the non-release of medical allowance by the state government to the non-gazetted employees in the state, Mr T.C. Koundal, spokesman of the association, said here on Saturday.
CRACKERS BANNED: Mr Ajay V. Prashad, Deputy Commissioner, has banned the sale of dangerous crackers like rockets in Bhuntar, Manali and other townships of the district till Thursday. He has ordered that the sale of other types of crackers will be allowed only at earmarked places.
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