Wednesday, September 4, 2002, Chandigarh, India

National Capital Region--Delhi


R E G I O N A L   B R I E F S


: The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP), Amloh mandal, organised a dharna in front of the SDM’s office here on Tuesday against the policies of the state government. Mr Rajpal Garg, mandal president, alleged that the state government of Capt Amarinder Singh implicated BJP and Akali activists in false cases. Mr Siri Ram Dang, a senior worker of the party, said that the government had failed on all fronts. Later a memorandum was submitted to the SDM. 

VANAMAHOTSAVA: Vanamahotsava was celebrated by the Nahar Sugar Mill, Amloh, on Monday which was inaugurated by Mr Amarjit Singh Shahi, Subdivisional Magistrate, who planted a “gulmohar" sapling in front of the mill. Mr Samual Mount Singh, personnel manager of the mill, said the mill had made arrangements to plant 300 saplings on both sides of the Amloh-Khanna and Amloh-Mandi Gobindgarh roads.

INVITED: Dr N.S. Neki, assistant professor, Department of Medicine, Government Medical College, here has been invited by the International Medical Sciences Academy for awarding him the fellowship at the annual conference, IMSACON at Cambridge (UK) from September 14 to 16.

MEDICAL CAMP: A medical camp was organised by the Khalsa College for Women in collaboration with the NSS wing under the UGC extension scheme at Gurdwara Sarkaria Patti on the Kot Khalsa road here on Tuesday. The camp was inaugurated by Mr Rajinder Mohan Singh, vice-president, Khalsa College governing council.

OFFICE-BEARERS: The following have been elected office-bearers of the General Insurance Employees Union: president — Mr Inder Mahajan; senior vice-president — Mr Satpal Singh; and vice-presidents — Mr Dinesh, Mr Kapil, Mr Raj Kumar and Mr Raman Kumar Sharma.

WEBSITE LAUNCH: Dr S. P. Singh, Vice-Chancellor, Guru Nanak Dev University, will launch a website of Punjab Academy of Sciences on the university campus on Wednesday. Another press note of the university stated that Dr Singh will also flag off sports activities on the same day.

SEMINAR ON AGRICULTURE: The All India Sikh Educational Conference in collaboration with the Institute of Development and Planning , Amritsar, is going to organise a national seminar on ‘Depressed scenario of agriculture in Punjab’ in connection with celebrations of the centenary of Chief Khalsa Diwan next month.

DHARNA HELD: Members of the PWD Field and Workshop Workers Union held a dharna near the office of the Subdivisional Engineer of the Public Health Department in protest against some decisions of the departmental authorities here on Tuesday. The protesters urged the government to pay attention to their demands. They demanded that temporary workers should be made permanent and class-IV employees should be given uniform allowance. They later submitted a memorandum to the SDM.

STAMP DUTY EVASION: Mr A. Venu Prasad, Deputy Commissioner-cum-Registrar, Faridkot has directed the Sub Registrars and Joint Registrars to get the two photographs of all commercial and non-commercial complexes alongwith their exact locations attached with the deeds before their registration in the district. In a press note issued here on Tuesday the Deputy Commissioner said he had received numerous complaints regarding the evasion of stamp duty during the registration of urban properties below the actual cost.

CASE REGISTERED: On the complaint of the Assistant Registrar, Cooperative Societies, Hoshiarpur and Garhshanker, the Hariana police has registered a case under Section 409, IPC, against Bachan Chand of Talwandi Arayian village for an alleged embezzlement of Rs 1,13,201 belonging to the cooperative society of Dhamian village.

: A free medical camp was organised on Monday at the Shaheed Kartar Singh Sarabha Ayurvedic Medical College and Hospital, Sarabha, where about 500 patients were checked and treated. Medicines, both ayurvedic and allopathic, were distributed free of cost and tests like ultrasound, X-rays, blood, urine etc were also done without charging anything by doctors of the college. 

B.ED BATCH : The 5th batch of the B.Ed. of B.C.M. College of Education, Ludhiana, began on September 2, 2002. The batch was started with havan yajna performed by the members of management, Principal, staff and newly admitted students of the college. Mr Satyanand Munjal, Chairman, Hero Cycles, was the chief guest on this occasion. Dr S.K. Nanda, Principal welcomed the students and highlighted the achievements of the college in the last four years.

MEDICAL CAMP: Eleventh eye donation and free medical check-up camp was organised by the New Shivpuri Shopkeeper Ekta Club, Mohalla Sudhar Committee and Vishvayog Sansthan here on Monday at Shimlapuri. Dr Ramesh of the Eye Bank, Mansuran, examined more than 800 patients with various eye problems and Dr J. William conducted sugar tests of 150 patients. Dr R.K. Mehta and Dr Kalra also examined the patients. More than 60 persons filled eyes-donation pledge cards on the occasion.

FUN RIDES: USPC Jain Public School, Jamalpur, has organised unique rides like bounces, swimming pools and Mickey Mouse etc, for tiny tots. Children from Nursery to Class III took part in the rides. Teachers were helping them in all their activities and also supervising them. The greatest attraction of the day was moving dinosaur on the campus and it wooed the children by its charms.

STUDENTS' MEET: The 106th death anniversary of Dr Count Ceapre Mattie, founder of electrohomoeopahty, will be celebrated by the Electrohomeopathic Students Welfare Wing, Punjab, at the Universal Medical Institute and Charitable Hospital of Electrohomeopathy, Garhshankar. The function will be presided over by Dr M.S. Dhillon. A discussion on legal research and development points of electrohomeopathy and the future plans of the wing will be discussed on the occasion.

NOTICE TO MC: The Punjab Water Supply and Sewerage Board (PWS&SB) has given a notice to the local Municipal Council to deposit the outstanding amount for the maintenance of sewerage and the water supply network by September 5. Otherwise maintenance works will be handed over to the council. Officials of the council have confirmed the receipt of the notice. 

PROTEST MARCH: Students of the local District Institute of Education and Training (DIET), led by Mr Mukesh Bhandhari, president, DIET Students Welfare Association, on Tuesday took out a protest march in the town. They were demanding immediate withdrawal of the new education policy 2002. They also raised slogans against the Punjab Government and asked it not to implement the new education policy.

LOOTED: Two youths looted Rs 40,000 from Mr Mohan Lal, Proprietor of Mohan Desi Ghee Store here. After closing the shop he was returning home when the youths threw him off his bicycle and decamped with the money. A case has been registered.



SEMINAR: A seminar on adolescent and environment problems was held at Government School, Sector 21, here on Tuesday. Ms Sushma Malhotra gave tips on keeping the surroundings and city clean. The seminar was organised by the Lions Club District 321 F.

OFFICE-BEARERS: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Shree Ram Leela Committee, Sector 27: Mr Dharam Pal Aggarwal — president; Mr Tarloki Nath Modi — chairman; Mr Rajesh Modi — general secretary; and Mr Baldev Goel — cashier.

OFFICIAL VISIT: The Rotary district governor, District 3080, Mr Hemant K. Arora, paid an official visit to the Rotary SAS Nagar here on Tuesday. The secretary, Dr B.S. Chandhok, presented a report on the activities of the club. The district governor visited the project site of Rotary Vocational Training in Sector 70 and planted saplings there. Later, he visited Guru Astra Trust and donated books to the orphan children. Eight sewing machines were distributed among poor and destitute women. He also donated Rs 50,000 for Traffic Awareness Project for starting Rotary Community Corps among school bus drivers of the city.

ELECTED: Mr R.L. Saili has been elected President of the Sri Sanatan Dharam Sabha, Phase 9. According to a press note Mr Satish Saini has been appointed general secretary and Mr D.S. Jasotia the cashier. 



TALENT SEARCH CONTEST: A three-day talent search contest was organised at the Sohan Lal DAV College of Education, here. Dr Sanjeev Jindal, coordinator, spoke on the aim of holding the contest. In singing, Mona and Pooja came first, while Satveer and Rupinder finished second. In poetic symposium, Sheetal came first and Satvir Singh finished second. In mimicry, Jaspal and Amarjeet stood first and second, respectively. In declamation contest, Inderpreet and Sharanjit Kaur stood first and Mrs Gosha Liberhan came second. In mono acting, Dalbir Singh came first and Mahinder Singh finished second. In dance (solo), Sudha and Reshma Sharma were declared first and Preeti Arora and Sharanjit Kaur were declared joint second. In quiz competition, team comprising Sudha and Sushma came first, while the team of Lalit and Manish finished second. 

BODY FOUND: The police has found the body of Surender, 40, in a canal near the Dadri-Mahendergarh road. The deceased worked as a teacher at Government Vocational Training Institute, Berla. The body had injury marks. A case under Section 174 of the Indian Penal Code has been registered.

ABATTOIR: The Sub-Divisional Magistrate here has directed the secretary, Municipal Committee to take action against the builders of an abattoir. As many as 12 municipal commissioners in a memorandum to the SDM have alleged the flouting of official standards in the construction. They have demanded a test of construction material and halt on the construction work and the payment of bills till the completion of inquiry report.

PETROL STATION RAIDED: A team of officials, including the District Food and Supplies Officer the Naib Tehsildar and the Weight and Measurement Inspector on Tuesday raided three petrol station of the town and took samples of the petrol and diesel from M/S Singhmar Filling Station, M/S Khushi Ram Parmanand and M/S Mani Ram and Brothers. The samples had been sent to laboratory for testing.

GENERATION RECORD: Mr R. K. Sehgal, Chief Engineer (hydel), said on Tuesday that the western Yamuna canal hydro electric project in the district has set a new record in generation with regard to the past nine year performance. The generation during August was 256 lakh units. 



ELECTED: Mr Sanjay Sharma and Mr Rohit Kumar were on Tuesday elected president and general secretary, respectively, of the Himachal Pradesh University campus unit of the ABVP.


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