November 19, 2001, Chandigarh, India
WORLD DIABETES DAY: Public awareness is must to control diabetes and the government and NGOs should come forward for this purpose. This was stated by Dr O.P. Mahajan, Principal, medical college, at the celebrations of World Diabetes Day at Guru Nanak Dev Hospital here on Saturday. The programme was organised by the Novo Nor disk Education Foundation along with the Department of Medicine and Cardiology of the medical college.
STOLEN: A truck and a car were stolen in separate incidents from the Bhagtawala and Gurdwara Shaheed Baba Deep Singh areas here, respectively, on Friday. A case has been registered under Section 379, IPC. Meanwhile, the police has booked four persons, Amarjeet Singh, Harjidner Singh, Ram Singh and Manjit Kumar, for gambling under Sections 13, 3 and 67 of the Gambling Act. BATHINDA GURDASPUR HOSHIARPUR JALANDHAR
DEATH ANNIVERSARY: Amardeep Singh Shergill Memorial College, Mukandpur, on Saturday organised a programme on the campus to mark the death anniversary of Shergill in whose memory the college was established. As many as 20 students also donated blood at a blood donation camp organised by the Lions Club to mark the occasion.
THEFT: Cash and gold jewellery were reportedly stolen from Bhuvneshary Mandir, Rahon, about 7 km from here, on Saturday. A case has been registered and investigations are on.
QUIZ CONTEST: An inter-college and inter-school quiz contest on travel and tourism was organised, here on Sunday. Comprising nine rounds on airlines, cities, river and lakes, monuments and travellers as well as writers’ comments on travelling, the quiz saw participation of students from St. John’s, Vivek High School, Tender Heart, College of Architecture, Government College for Girls and Boys, MCM DAV College among others.
OFFICE-BEARERS: The following have been elected office-bearers of the All-India Uttranchal Vikas Parishad: chief adviser — Mr Vishnu Pandey, president — Mr Matbar Singh Panwar, senior vice-president — Mr Man Singh Chamkoti, vice-president — Mr Dhirpal Singh Negi, secretary — Mr Surender Singh, joint secretary — Mr Pan Singh Rana, treasurer — Mr Shambhu Prasad Balooni, auditor — Mr Baldev Singh Panwar — advisors — Mr Rama Nand Bandooni and Mr Dinesh Semwal, organising secretaries — Mr Kunwar Lal Gabarwan and Mr Balwant Singh Negi.
PHARMACY WEEK: Week-long celebrations to observe the National Pharmacy Week on “Pharmacists in health care: counselling for women’s welfare” began at the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER) here on Saturday. A panel discussion on women’s health-related issues and collage display competition were the highlights of the day. Dr Amarjit Singh, president of the branch of the IMA, said the association had organised several activities to create awareness about the women healthcare.
ANIMAL FAIR: The Ropar District Cooperative Milk Producers Union and the Verka plant here would organise an animal fair at Focal Point, Bhago Majra, near here, on Monday. A competition to access better quality of breeds of cows and buffaloes would also be organised, according to Mr S.S. Bhalla, Deputy Manager of the Mohali Milk Plant. TNS
ELECTED: Mr B.S. Tej and Mr Albel Singh have been elected president and secretary-general of the Citizens Welfare Council. The other office-bearers are Mr Gyan Singh, Mr Amrik Singh and Mr Pavitar Singh — senior vice-presidents; Mr Karam Singh — finance secretary; Mr Puran Singh Kirti, Mr Trasem Singh, Mr Charanjeet Singh, Mr Sukhwinder Singh, Mr Manohar Singh, Mr H.S. Sangha, Mr T.S. Teer, Mr Harminder Singh, Mr Dalbeer Singh and Mr J.S. Bhullar — vice-president.
KIRTAN DARBAR: A two-day kirtan darbar would be organised at Gurdwara Sahibzada Ajit Singh in Phase 2 here on Monday. Bhai Maskeen, a known narrator of scriptures, and a number of ragis would be present on the occasion.
HISAR JIND KALKA SIRSA SONEPAT INJURED: Mukesh was seriously injured when he was allegedly attacked with lathis by four youths at Sitawali village, about 20 km from here, on Saturday. The injured youth was rushed to the local Civil Hospital where he was stated to be out of danger. The police has registered a case against the alleged assailants and a hunt is on to apprehend them.
INJURED: Mukesh was seriously injured when he was allegedly attacked with lathis by four youths at Sitawali village, about 20 km from here, on Saturday. The injured youth was rushed to the local Civil Hospital where he was stated to be out of danger. The police has registered a case against the alleged assailants and a hunt is on to apprehend them.
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