Friday, November 15, 2002, Chandigarh, India

National Capital Region--Delhi


R E G I O N A L   B R I E F S


ANNUAL DAY: Sacred Heart Senior Secondary School Jamalpur, celebrated annual day on Wednesday. The Director-Principal of the school Wg. Cdr. R.D. Sharma, highlighted the achievements of the school. The Managing Director, Mr J.P.S. Jolly, and the Chairman, Mr Jose Kottoran, assured full support for the development of the school. The students presented cultural programme on the occasion. Mr Yograj Sachdeva, Regional Officer, CBSE, Chandigarh, was the chief guest. He released the school magazine ‘Jyoti’ and gave away prizes to the outstanding students and players.

SEMINAR: The Desh Bhagat Institute of Management and Computer Sciences organised a seminar on biz trend skills enhancement programme and time management was the topic of the day. The resource person, Brig Suresh Kumar Verma (retd), said in services-oriented economy, time was money. The manager should utilise the available resources and particularly the time efficiently and effectively, he said. Mr Verma talked about different workable principals of time management.

BOOK RELEASED: Dr SP Singh, Vice-Chancellor, Guru Nanak Dev University, released a book of Punjabi jokes,” Aao Hasseeay”, written by Mr Pritpal Singh, here on Wednesday. The book has been published by M/s Singh Brothers.

SADHBAWANA: Sadbhawana celebrations involving various schools from Amritsar and Ludhiana concluded at Manav Public School here on Wednesday. The teams participated in events like patriotic songs, paintings, had skit. The top honour was claimed by the host school, Manav Public School, while the runners-up title was claimed by Army Public School and Holy Heart High School got the third position.

BURNS: A woman received burn injuries when she was cooking food on a “chullah” at Chak Bakhtu village on Wednesday. She was identified as Pooja, daughter of Sheena.

WOMAN KILLED: One woman died on the spot while five were injured in a road accident which took place on the Bibiwala road here on Thursday. The police said Vimla Rani died on the spot while here husband Rajinder Kumar and son Monu were seriously injured. Rajinder Kumar has been shifted to DMC, Ludhiana. The three injured are Oma, Babli and Nirmala. A case has been registered. 

CHEATING CASE: A case of cheating of a lady by a so-called travel agent was reported in Hariana police station on Wednesday. According to police sources, Sucha Singh, a so-called travel agent of Bhogpur, took Rs 350000 from Mohinder Kaur, wife of Resham Singh, for sending her son to Japan. He neither sent her son abroad nor returned the money. The Hariana police has registered a case under Section 420 IPC against Sucha Singh.

DECLAMATION: The CBSE inter schools declamation contest at district-level was held at GNI Public School, Ludhiana, in which more than 36 schools from all over the district participated. The result of the Hindi declamation contest Jagtaran Singh, Class IX of Spring Dale Public School, Ludhiana, I, DAV School, II, and KVM, III.

MAX VAN: Max viewers and Bollywood fans can look out for same great excitement as the Max Van has come to Ludhiana for two days Thursday and Friday. The Max Van will tour Ludhiana and stop at key locations in the city during the day providing fans with non-stop fun and excitement. Fans can join the van at any of the locations, participate in the specially designed games and contests and win prizes.

AKSHAY NAVAMI: Several ‘parbhat pheris’ were taken out through out the city in connection with the celebrations of Akshay Navami Parikarama Divas at various temples of the city on Wednesday. A ‘parbhat pheri’ was taken out from Shri Hanuman Mandir under the supervision of Pandit Bhim Sain who told the gathering that it was on this day that ‘satyuga’ started ages ago. Mr Jagdish Bajaj led a ‘parbhat pheri’ from the Gyan Sthal Mandir to the Hanuman Temple in Naulakha Colony. A sankirtan was also held on the occasion at which Master Ganpat Rai Kamal, Rajinder Sharma and Ashwini Sharma presented hymns. A similar ‘parbhat pheri’ was also taken out from Shri Anant Prem Ashram in Indira Nagar in which sant Prem Darshnanand presented bhajans.

SHANTI MAHAYAJNA: The management of Shri Krishna Sheetla Mandir held its 19th annual shanti mahayajna on Wednesday on the temple premises. Prominent among the devotees who performed the aarti on the occasion were Mr Sunil Gandhi, Mr Navneet Chawla, Mr Megh Raj, Mr Om Parkash Ratra, Mr Ashok, Mr Ved Malik and Mr Punit Bansal.

KARTIK KATHA: Sant Manoj would recite the Kartik katha at Ved Mandir in Daresi grounds from Thursday to Tuesday from 4 pm to 6 pm every day, according to a spokesman of the temple management.

TULSI VIVAH: Tulsi Vivah would be solemnised at Shri Shakteshwar Mahadevashram in Haibowal on Friday, according to Chandershekhar Giri, head of the ashram. He said ‘parbhat pheris’ were being taken out in this connection and all other arrangements had been completed for the ceremony.

JAGRAN: The 9th annual jagran would be held on Saturday in the Dreamlane Colony of Haibowal, according to Mr Lalit Kwatra, president, Dreamlane Welfare Society. A shobha yatra would be taken out before the start of the yatra. Sandip Sood and party from Hoshiarpur would sing hymns dedicated to Maa Bhagwati.

DEWAN: A four-day religious ‘dewan’ would get under way on November 16 at Gurdwara Chardhi Kala in Partap Colony in connection with Guru Nanak’s birthday celebrations, according to a spokesman of the gurdwara managing committee. A series of ‘parbhat pheris’ were in progress in this connection, the spokesman added.

STRIKE: All the lawyers of the local bar association observed full day strike here on Thursday in support of their demand for construction of bar room and other amenities, according to Mr Anil Gupta, president of the bar, here, and it would continue till November 16, he added. Earlier, a meet held under the presidentship of Mr Gupta, decided to intensify their struggle in this regard.



INJURED: Seven persons were hurt when the jeep in which they were travelling collided with a tree between Kakroli and Umrawas villages on Wednesday. The injured were identified as Vijender, Sukhbir, Jagbir and Naresh Mahasingh of Jui Khurd, Taswir of Kakroli and Ramesh of Shyampura villages.

BEREAVED: Geeta Mahajan, wife of Mr Vinod Mahajan, District Governor of Lions Club, died here after a brief illness. She was 45. She is survived by her husband and two daughters.

AWARDED: Mr Anil Minhas was awarded a quality management award by the Quality Institute of India by the ambassador of Algeria, Dr Abdul Karim Belardi, at a function organised in Delhi.

SCRIBES' MEETING: Mediapersons from Haryana and other northern states will assemble at Sirsa on Saturday to discuss the freedom of the Press in the present scenario and to chalk out a strategy following the murderous attack on a Sirsa-based journalist on October 24 by followers of a religious sect. This was stated by a team of journalists here on Wednesday.

CAMP: As any as 250 students and teachers donated blood at a camp organised by the District Red Cross Society at Haryana College of Technology and Management (HCTM) here on Tuesday. The Deputy Commissioner, Mr Anurag Agarwal, who inaugurated the camp disclosed that the District Red Cross Society had organised 13 blood donation camps and collected 2000 units of blood during this year. A team of doctors from PGIMS, Rohtak, collected blood. Mr RS Mor, Secretary, District Red Cross Society, was also present.

DEAD: A 30-year-old woman died in a road accident near here on Wednesday. Sita Rani, a resident of Hamida Colony was going to Jagadhri Workshop along with her 4-year-old son on scooter being driven by her brother when it was hit by a truck near Mamidi village.

BODY FOUND: The body of a truck driver of Sirsa was found in the parking area on the Chhachhrauli-Yamunanagar highway on Wednesday. The body which was identified as that of Balinder Singh bore head injuries. The police has registered a case.



POLICE CHIEF: Mr Abhishek Trivedi took over as the new Hamirpur district police chief on Wednesday. He replaced Mr Rajendra Mohan Sharma who has been shifted to Kangra in the same capacity. Mr Trivedi was the district police chief of Una earlier.


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