February 10, 2002, Chandigarh, India
FAREWELL FUNCTION: Class X students of Gupta Model High School, Club road, were given warm farewell here on Saturday. According to a press statement, a ‘havan yagya’ was also organised on the occasion. Various cultural items were presented by the students.
INVITED: Dr N.K.Aggarwal, Professor of Arthoplasty and Traumatology at the Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, has been invited to join the international faculty including Professor Holz, Professor Oestern, Dr Platz and Professor Kossmann from Germany and Switzerland, to conduct the advanced course on fracture treatment being organised by the AO International. Dr Aggarwal has had his advanced training in orthopaedics in the UK. He was also trained in Switzerland and the US on various fellowships. He has been responsible for introducing many new and innovative techniques in the management of fractures and also designed Ludhiana-Liverpool external fixation system, based on his experience in Afghanistan, India and UK.
LOOTED: Two unidentified scooter-borne youths looted a liquor vend at Gholiakhurd village in the district on Wednesday and took away Rs 4,200 at gunpoint. The police has registered a case.
SEMINAR: The Kirpal Sagar Academy organised a seminar and group discussion on euro, the European currency, on the academy premises here on Friday. An exhibition was also organised to display all denominations of the euro currency and coins, said Mr M. Ramchandran, principal of the academy.
SUPPORT: At a meeting of the Indian Ex-Services League Punjab and Haryana held on Saturday, the members of the league decided to support and vote in favour of Mr Surjit Singh Rakhra, SAD candidate from Samana.
BODY FOUND: The Chabal police recovered the decomposed body of an unidentified woman, aged about 32 years, from the UBDC near Chheena Bidhi Chand village on Thursday night. The police has registered a case under Section 174 of the Cr PC.
2-DAY HEALTH CAMP: The Department of Endocrinology, Medicine and allied specialities, Ophthalmology and Dietetics, PGI, will jointly organise a two-day health check-up camp from February 23 at Bhargava Auditorium, PGI. Besides a patient-doctor interactive programme with multi-discipline specialists, a diet and drug exhibition will also be organised. Mr Suraj Bhan, Governor, HP, will inaugurate the Diabetic Mela.
WOMAN INJURED: A 60-year-old woman was seriously injured after she fell down from the third floor of the New Building Block of District Courts here on Friday. While searching for a toilet on the third floor, the victim mistook a room without a floor for a toilet and fell down on the ground floor. Later, the victim was admitted to a local hospital. The President, the District Bar Association, Mr H.S. Hundal, informed that the Bar had extended Rs 2,000 as help to the victim.
SEARCH OPERATION: As part of Operation Alert launched by the Haryana Police last week, the local police carried out a search operation in Azad Colony here on Friday. The combing operation was carried out by the Sector 5 police along with CIA staff. The operation began from 5 am and continued till 7 a.m. Those under suspicion were rounded up, taken to the police station and released after their verification. An official note stated that the purpose of the operation was to identify notorious elements and that similar drives would be carried out in other places.
BABY SHOW: JPA Toddlers Preparatory School, Sector 10, would organise a baby show and drawing and colour competition on Sunday. The show will be open for children within the age group of 0-4 years, while the drawing and colour competition will be for the children under age group of 3-9 years.
ELECTED: A local scribe Purshottam Sailani, has been elected district president of the Freelance Journalist Association of India.
CHAMBA NALAGARH SHIMLA
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