Tuesday, September 24, 2002, Chandigarh, India

National Capital Region--Delhi


R E G I O N A L   B R I E F S


BOOKED: The city police has booked Kuldeep Singh of the local Baba Deep Singh Nagar under Sections 366, 452, 506, IPC, for allegedly fleecing a girl of the same locality. The ASP, Mr Rakesh Aggarwal, had deputed Inspector Raj Kumar to inquire into the allegations levelled by Khiali Ram that his niece Kiran had been “kidnapped” by Kuldeep Singh in July. The two were reportedly found of from Chandigarh where they had unsuccessfully tried to get their marriage registered.

FIRING: Five residents of Dalmeerkhera village in this subdivision have been booked by the Khuyansarwer police for firing at Mr Mangat Ram Bathala, a junior engineer in the Irrigation Department, and a police party. They had gone to the village to prevent the farmers from stealing canal water.

AVM’S PLEA: The Amritsar Vikas Manch (AVM), an NGO working for the development of the holy city, has urged the Deputy Commissioner, Mayor and citizens to celebrate the birth anniversary of the founder of the city, Sri Guru Ram Dass, on October 23. In a press note here on Sunday the manch appealed to the citizens to illuminate buildings and houses to celebrate the same.

HAWKERS UNION MOURNS: The Amritsar Hawkers Union mourned the sudden death of Narinder Mohan Sharma, owner of a Hindi newspaper, here on Sunday. This was informed by Mr Ramesh Chander Sharma, president of the union, in a press statement issued here.

ROAD ACCIDENT: A group of Sikh devotees on their way to Hemkund Sahib, met with an accident near Jandiala Guru on Sunday. One person was killed and five others were injured in a collision between their car and a tractor trailer. A case has been registered at Jandiala Guru police station.

HINDI WRITING: Aman- deep Kaur, Beant Kaur and Amandeep Kaur got the first, second and third positions respectively, in a Hindi short story writing competition conducted at Government High School Sema Kalan on Monday. It was organised in connection with the Hindi fortnight being observed from September 14 and 28, by the Baba Braham Dass Youth Welfare Club of Sema Kalan village.

TREE PLANTATION: The Youth Welfare Club of Sema Kalan village in the district in association with the State Bank of Patiala planted about 250 trees at various places in the village, like the gurdwara and government school. Mr Jasdev Singh Sema, president of the club, said club volunteers would take care of these saplings and motivate the school children to adopt one plant each.

KILLED: A woman was killed when she accidentally fell in front of a speeding train near Bangi Nihalsinghwala village on the Bathinda-Sirsa railway track on Sunday night. She has been identified as Mandeep Kaur (25). Her body was brought to the local Civil Hospital. In other incidents, Vijay Goyal, president of the Sahara Jan Seva, said in a press note that the organisation got admitted three persons to hospital injured in two separate accidents on Sunday night.

SUFFOCATED: Rajinder Yadav (38), a migrant farm labourer, died of suffocation in a well at Tibba village in Sultanpurlodhi on Friday evening. Rajinder had gone into the well to remove a floating dead snake.

SPEECH COMPETITION: A speech competition will be held in SKN Model High School in Tilak Nagar on Tuesday at 11.30 a.m. Twenty students will take part in the competition. The chief guest of the function will be Mr Krishan Rajpal, parchar sachiv of the Harmilap Mission. Mr Sham Sunder Malhotra will give away the prizes.

EX-MINISTER BEREAVED: Mr Aman Bhalla (18), son of former minister Raman Bhalla, was killed in a road accident at the Ambala-Delhi road on Sunday. He was going to Delhi to attend a function.

INSTALLATION: In the installation ceremony of the Lions Club (Greater) on Saturday, Mr Harish Mahajan was installed as its new president for the year of 2002-2003.

EX-MINISTER BEREAVED: Aman Bhalla (18), son of former minister, Raman Bhalla, was killed in a road accident on Sunday. A large number of persons, including Cabinet ministers of Punjab, Ms Rajinder Kaur Bhattal, Mr Raghunath Sahai Puri, MLAs, and Congress leaders attended the funeral.

HONOURED: The Lions Club, Greater, honoured teachers, including Mr B.L. Salhotra and Mr Davinder Mahajan, for outstanding services in the field of education at a function held here on Saturday. Mr J.S. Thind presided over the function while Mr J.B. Singh, district governor of the club, was the chief guest.

WOMAN BEATEN UP: A case under Sections 341, 323 and 506 of the IPC has been registered against Chand Singh Fakiria for beating up the mother of Avtar Singh of Majara village. She had to be admitted to the Civil Hospital at Sahnewal and was presently under observation. The accused is reportedly absconding.



DECLAMATION CONTEST: An extempore declamation contest was organised for students of junior classes at Air Force School, Sector 31, on September 21. This was followed by a Hindi debate on “Can Computers substitute a teacher” which saw participation from eight students. Aprajitha, Roshita, Krishna, Neha, all students of Class IV, and Aparna, Anshu, Anamika and Neha of Class IX were declared winners of the contest. Later, an inter-house rangoli contest was conducted. Shivaji house was declared first. The Principal, Ms Kiran Dutta, applauded the efforts of the participants. 

PROGRAMME: Cultural events, besides Gayatri mantra, shlokas and poetry recital programme was organised by “non-formal stream” students of Government High School in Bapu Dham Colony in connection with Bal Vikas Day celebrations. About 100 students participated in the programme. According to a press release, the main objective behind organising the programme by Samiti No 1 of the Sri Sathya Sai Organisation was to inculcate moral values and to instill a sense of self discipline among the students.

PAINTING WORKSHOP: A two-day painting workshop was inaugurated by the Deputy Commissioner, Ms Jyoti Arora, at Bal Bhavan here on Monday. This workshop is being organised as part of the celebrations of 89th birth anniversary of Ch. Devi Lal. As many as 15 artists from Lalit Kala Akademi are participating in this workshop.

FUNCTION: The district-level function of Haryana Shaheedi and Veer Divas was held with gusto here on Monday. The function was chaired by Mr M.S. Yadav, SDM, Panchkula. Family members of Major Sandeer Shankhla, Major Deependra Bhuchar and Sepoys Ram Swaroop and Rajpal were honoured on the occasion. A declamation contest and patriotic song competition for schoolchildren was also organised on the occasion.

ENTERTAINMENT SHOW: A two-day family entertainment show ‘Family Fun Funda’ was organised by Rilmart concluded on Sunday at restaurant here. A total of eight game shows were held during the show and the organisers in a release claimed that about 2,000 people participated in it. Besides others programmes, a fashion show of children was also held during the show.



WORKSHOP: A two-day orientation programme and workshop for secondary school teachers of Science and Sanskrit of DAV Public Schools, Ambala zone, was organised at Major R.N. Kapoor DAV Public School, Ambala Cantonment. The school Principal, Ms K. Relan, said the chief guest, Dr M.M. Dutta, inaugurated the seminar-cum-workshop. This was followed by four working sessions spread over a period of two days. Experts including Dr Naresh Batra, Principal Nagpal, Mrs Sushma Suri, Dr Renu Arora, Dr Sushma Gupta and Prof Krishan Chand gave insight into the subject.

ONE KILLED: A motorcyclist was killed and two others injured when a speeding truck hit them when they were standing on the roadside on the Bhuna road here on Sunday. The truck driver fled leaving the vehicle behind. The police has registered a case. According to reports, Jagsir Singh (25) was sitting on the motorcycle parked on the roadside and talking to Bhagi Ram, a local resident and Mohinder Singh, a resident of Bothan village. Suddenly, a truck coming from the back hit them. The injured were rushed to the local General Hospital.



APPOINTED: Mr Sadaram Thakur has been appointed President of the District unit of Panchayati Raj and Rural Development Cell of the district Congress Committee. A notification issued here on Saturday by the general secretary, Mr Ranjeet Singh Verma, stated that the appointment had been made by the state Congress president, Ms Vidya Stokes. He has also been authorised to constitute district and block units.

SAILING: A 12-day sailing expedition from Bilaspur to Bhakra Dam by the HP Naval NCC Unit, concluded here on Saturday at the Luhanu Ghat under the command of Commanding Officer D. R. Sharma. As many as 35 girls and boys participated.

HINDI FORTNIGHT: A mushiara was held in the historic Rang Mahal here Friday. Mr Prem Sharma, District Language Officer, Chamba, said the poets who recited their poems included Harish Chandra, Dev Barotra, Manohar Lal Gupta, Satish Raina, Devinder Tiwari, Sharat Sharma, Ravi Verma and Rattan Chand Mehta, Deepak Verma and Arti Thakur. Mr Prem Bhardwarj, Land Acquisition Officer, Kangra, was the chief guest.

SUICIDE: A newly married couple has allegedly committed suicide one after the other within three days. Suman Thakur (19), of Dehlu village near Jogindernagar got married to Ajai Thakur (21), of Majherh village four months ago. She had come to meet her parents on Wednesday. Both boarded a bus for Jogindernagar from their native village Majherh. Ajai alighted from the bus at Drahal village while Suman went to attend the ITI at Jogindernagar. In the evening she went to her parents at Dehlu barely 1 km from her institute. She was found dead in the morning. Meanwhile, her husband, Ajai, also allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison on Friday, two days after the death of his wife.

CD SEIZED: The DSP, Mr Sanjiv Gandhi, along with his team raided a cassette shop at Jassur near here on Saturday and seized 10 CDs of blue films. A case under Section 292, IPC, has been registered against Sham Lal, the shop owner.


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