March 8, 2002, Chandigarh, India
CONVOCATION: The annual convocation of the faculty of economics, business and commerce of Guru Nanak Dev University was held here on Wednesday. About 130 degrees were conferred on graduates and postgraduates of the faculty by Dr S.P.Singh, Vice-Chancellor of the university.
SGPC CAMP: To propagate Sikh religion among the masses, the Dharam Parchar Committee of the SGPC will organise a three-day camp at Gurdwara Baba Sadhu Singh in Chivanda Kalan village. The Akal Takht Jathedar, Giani Joginder Singh Vedanti, and the SGPC President, Prof Kirpal Singh Badungar, will address the camp starting on April 5.
IN-LAWS BOOKED: The local police on Tuesday booked the in-laws of Simranjit Kaur of the Focal Point locality on a complaint lodged by her. In her statement, she alleged that her husband Manohar Singh, father-in-law Balbeer Singh, mother-in-law Amarjit Kaur, sister-in-law Kuljeet Kaur and brother-in-law Gurnam Singh used to beat her for not bringing more dowry.
EYE CAMP: A free eye check-up camp was organised at Tamkot village in Muktsar district on Wednesday during which 210 patients were examined. This was stated in a press note issued here on Thursday by Dr Jagjit Singh, Deputy Medical Commissioner, Muktsar.
MEDICAL CAMP: A free medical camp was organised by the Baba Braham Das Youth Welfare Club in Sema village on Wednesday during which 150 patients were examined. Medicines were given free of cost by club members.
OFFICE-BEARERS: The following have been elected office-beares of the Mansa Journalists Association: president Jagan Nath Garg; vice-president K.K. Goyal; general secretary Amrit Garg; secretary Deepak Singla; and treasurer Sandeep Mittal.
MALWA PRESS CLUB: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Malwa Press Club, Bareta (Mansa): president Sukhwinder Singh Nikka; vice-president Raj Kumar Mittal; secretary Sanjay Mahajan; and treasurer Jagdish Rai Kulrian.
ELECTED: The following have been elected office-bearers of the local Eye Bank Society, governed by City Club, Mansa: president Mr Prem Aggarwal; secretary Mr Rajinder Garg; and treasurer Mr Ashok Mittal .
BODY FOUND: The Goindwal police found the headless body of a youth near a canal at Vain Poin village on Wednesday. A case under Section 302 of the IPC has been registered.
DHARNA: On a call given by the PSEB Employees Struggle Committee, Punjab, hundreds of power men staged a dharna on Wednesday in front of the office of the local Superintending Engineer of the local circle.
WOMENS DAY DISCOUNTS: Ebony would make all its women customers feel special on the International Womens Day. While special discounts ranging between five per cent and 60 per cent will be offered on cosmetics, household products and apparel.
ELECTED: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Trained Nurses Association of Himachal Pradesh Indira Gandhi Medical College (Dental College), Shimla: president Ms Hem Lata Sharma; vice-president Ms Usha Panwar; general secretary Ms Divya Sharma; joint secretary Ms Kalyan Arora and treasurer Mr Gomti Dadwal.
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