May 27, 2002, Chandigarh, India
FOUNDATION DAY: The Kulrian branch of Punjab National Bank celebrated its foundation day on Saturday. This was stated in a press note of the bank issued here on Saturday. Mr C.R. Khajuria, Senior Regional Manager of the bank, distributed krishi cards among farmers.
CIVIL DEFENCE: Special teams have been formed to educate residents about civil defence. This was stated in a press note of the Civil Defence Control Centre on Saturday. The teams would train the residents in different aspects of civil defence.
REFLECTORS: Mr Kirandeep Singh Bhullar, Deputy Commissioner, inaugurated a campaign for installing reflectors on rickshaws, tongas cycles, rehries, etc at a local rickshaw stand here on Friday. Mr Bhullar said in accordance with the instructions of the Punjab and Haryana High Court the installation of reflectors/tapes would continue.
RECRUITMENT DRIVE: Recruitment for general and technical jobs in the Army for Sikh, Majbhi and Ramdasia Sikh, Brahmin, Hindu Dogra, youths, who have passed matric with 45 per cent marks and are residents of Hoshiarpur, Jalandhar, Kapurthala, Nawanshahr, Patiala, Sangrur and Fatehgarh Sahib would be held at Navodya Vidyalaya, Pojewal (Nawanshahar district), from June 5 to June 10, according to press note by the District Public Relation Officer, Hoshiarpur, here on Friday.
ZONES CONSTITUTED: As many as 185 zones for 10 panchayat samitis and 21 zones for zila parishad have been constituted in the district for the elections to be held on June 9. This was stated by Mr Paramjit, Additional Deputy Commissioner, while addressing the meeting of returning officers and assistant returning officers here on Friday.
ELECTED: District Governor Dinesh Kumar Monga has appointed Mr Anil Kumar Jain as the zone chairman of district 321 F, Lions Club (International).
CAR STOLEN: A Maruti car was forcibly taken away from the house of Nirmal Singh of Ragrian village. According to an FIR, certain persons forcefully entered his house on Friday and beat him up and took away his car. A case under Sections 458 and 382 of the IPC has been registered.
MURDER CASE: The Malerkotla police has solved the murder case of Ved Parkash of Jendali Khurd village near here which took place about three months ago. DSP Rajbacchan Singh Sandhu in a press note issued here on Friday said Ved Parkash’s son Rajinder Kumar with the help of Rupa Khan of Jandali village, Sukhwinder Singh and Dharam Singh killed his father and throw the body into a canal. Rajinder Kumar and Sukhwinder Singh have been arrested.
MEDICAL CAMP: The Rotary Club organised a free homoeopathic and dental check-up camp at Aarti complex here on Sunday. As many as 400 persons were examined. Dr Manjit Bhardwaj and Dr Shallu Bhardwaj examined patients for homoeopathic treatment while Dr Simranjit Singh Mehrok and Dr Mandeep Abbot examined patients suffering from dental problems. Free medicines were also distributed among patients.
CAMP: A solar camp was held at Palahi village community polytechnic. As many as 25 mechanics and electricians from the state were imparted training regarding repair and maintenance of solar pumps, according to a press note by polytechnic Principal Mr Gurmit Palahi on Friday. The SDM, Mr Zora Singh, inaugurated the camp.
SAME EXAM DATE: Resentment prevails among students over the indifferent attitude of two universities who will be conducting MBA entrance test on the same date i.e. June 16. The two universities are Himachal Pradesh University and Guru Jambheshwar University. The students have sought a change in the exam date.
OFFICE-BEARERS: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Lions Club (Chandigarh City): president — Mr Rakesh Vats; vice-president — Mr Anil Aggarwal; secretary — Mr Ashok Duggal and treasurer — Mr Dayanand Sharma.
BILASPUR LOK ADALAT: The District and Sessions Judge, Mr M.D. Sharma, presided over a Lok Adalat here on Sunday. At least 15 cases out of the total 38 were settled on the spot. The Chief Judicial Magistrate, Mr S.L. Sharma, and the Sub-Judge, Ms Jyotsana Dhadwal, also formed the part of the Lok Adalat. REMANDED: The District and Sessions Judge, Mr M.D. Sharma, on Saturday remanded HPPWD (Division No. 2) Junior Engineer Premlal Prashar in custody till May 27. He was arrested by the Vigilance Department on Friday and produced in the court on Saturday for further remand. CHAMBA
LOK ADALAT: The District and Sessions Judge, Mr M.D. Sharma, presided over a Lok Adalat here on Sunday. At least 15 cases out of the total 38 were settled on the spot. The Chief Judicial Magistrate, Mr S.L. Sharma, and the Sub-Judge, Ms Jyotsana Dhadwal, also formed the part of the Lok Adalat.
REMANDED: The District and Sessions Judge, Mr M.D. Sharma, on Saturday remanded HPPWD (Division No. 2) Junior Engineer Premlal Prashar in custody till May 27. He was arrested by the Vigilance Department on Friday and produced in the court on Saturday for further remand.
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