Tuesday, November 19, 2002, Chandigarh, India

National Capital Region--Delhi


R E G I O N A L   B R I E F S


DEAD: The founder chairman of the Dera Bassi Municipal Committee, Mr Daljit Singh, passed due to heart ailment in his native village in Dera here on Sunday. He was 85.

MEDICAL CAMP: A medical camp will be organised in Gige Majra on Thursday by the Health and family Welfare Punjab, under the auspices of Civil Surgeon, Ropar, in which gynaecological, ophthalmological and dental check-up of the villagers of the adjoining villagers Nagari, Mote Majra, Dhelpur Gadana, Bathlana would be carried out. According to information given by Mr Bir Devinder Singh, M.L.A. Kharar, special emphasis would be paid to the dental screening of primary schoolchildren as it has been found in the surveys that 85 per cent of the children suffer from dental ailments.

WELFARE CAMP: The Health Department will organise a free family welfare camp under the guidance of Dr S.N.Tiwari, Civil Surgeon, at Christian Medical College and Hospital (CMCH) on November 29. According to a press note, a team of eminent doctors will conduct tubectomy and vasectomy operations on this occasion. Dr Neelam Bassi, District Family Welfare Officer, said the health staff and other para-medical staff at various dispensaries would be available.

KATHA CONCLUDES: A nine-day Shri Chaitanya Charitamrit Navanh Prayan Katha concluded in Tagore Nagar here on Saturday with Mrs Krishan Goswami Ji Maharaj delivering the final discourse. The katha was organised by Mr Atul Krishan Goswami Maharaj Sewa Sansthan at Tagore Bhavan.

CELEBRATIONS: The birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev will be celebrated at Shri Anant Prem Ashram in Indira Nagar on Tuesday under the supervision of Sant Prem Darshnanand. A satsang session will be held from 9 am to 1 pm, according to a spokesperson of the ashram.

DISCOURSE: Muni Shri Vinay Kumar ji Alok , addressing a sabha on the occasion of Chaturmasik Chaturdashi here on Monday, said greater awareness was required for saving the environment and nature. He urged the gathering to go out to the weaker sections in the society and make them aware of the increasing population in the country and saving the nature from destruction.

RHYTHMIC DISORDERS: A cardiology team of Hero DMC Heart Institute has successfully conducted the radio frequency catheter ablation procedure for the permanent cure of rhythmic disorders. Dr G.S. Wander, Chief Cardiologist, Hero DMC Heart Institute, in a press statement on Monday said the procedure was formed on five patients. The cardiology comprised Dr S. Sood, Dr Naved, Aslam and Dr Bishav Mohan under the guidance of Dr Yash Lokhandwala, a renowned electrophysiologist from Hinduja Clinic, Mumbai. “The procedure is a medical boon for the people suffering from super ventricular tachycardia condition in which the patients suffer from sudden palpitation,” Dr Wander said.

RALLY HELD: The Punjab State Aided School Teachers and other employees unions organised a rally here on Monday. Various demands of teachers were discussed in the rally. Mr Teja Singh, state President of the Union, demanded that revised scales of teachers should be implemented as soon as possible. Mr Rakesh Pandey, Stationery Minister, was also present on the occasion.

LECTURE: The local branch of the Indian Dental Association (IDA), in collaboration with Dr Reddy’s Laboratories, organised a continuing dental education lecture on the topic ‘Dentin Hypersensitivity’ here on Sunday. The lecture was delivered by Dr D.S. Kalsi, Head, Department of Periodontics, B.J.S.Dental College. Dr T.P.Singh, President, IDA Ludhiana unit in a press statement on Monday said that more than 60 participants attended the lecture. Dr R.K.Gupta and Dr Amarjit felicitated the guest speaker on behalf of the IDA.

NAGAR KIRTAN: Nagar kirtan on the eve of the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, was taken out in the city under the leadership of ‘panj piaras’ Students from various schools participated.

TEHSILDAR: Mr Ram Singh took over as Tehsildar, Samrala, here on Monday in place of Mr Hari Singh who has been transferred to the Vigilance Department at Chandigarh. Earlier, Mr Ram Singh was posted as Tehsildar at Sunam tehsil.



EXHIBITION: Swarn Sambandh, an exhibition of gold jewellery, is gearing up to enchant the city residents with a vivacious collection from leading jewellery houses across the country. The four-day exhibition is going to be opened at Hotel Shivalikview on November 22.

PAINTING CONTEST: To commemorate the birth anniversary of artist Padmashri Sobha Singh, The City Beautiful Arts School and Fine Arts Hobby Centre, Chandigarh, is organising an on-the-spot painting competition at Government Museum and Art Gallery in Sector 10 on November 23. The competition will be open for students (7-18 years) from Chandigarh, Punjab, Haryana, and Himachal Pradesh. Though the last date of entry is November 21, the students residing outside the city can give their entries on the spot before the competition starts at 9 a.m.

SEMINAR: Trainers Den, an institute for modelling, acting,dancing, music and events management organised a seminar-cum-presentation on fashion photography and portfolios at Sector 17 here on Monday. Renowned fashion photographer Sumeer Walia who conducted the workshop talked about fashion in general, importance of portfolios, how to take part in contest and difference between modelling and acting.

INTEGRATION DAY: National Integration Day was organised by the district administration under the chairmanship of the Deputy Commissioner, Ms Satwanti Ahlawat. Officers of the administration and reputed persons of the city pledged to work with dedication to preserve and strengthen the freedom and integrity of the nation. The Deputy Commissioner said different programmes would be organised during the coming week to promote national integration.

MEETING: The Panchkula Residents Welfare Federation held its executive committee meeting on Sunday. Discussions were held on low water pressure in the city, covering of a seasonal nullah passing through Sectors 17 and 18, installation of traffic lights on all entry and exit points of Panchkula, early repair of roads, clearance of curb channels and an end to the menace of cattle on roads. 

EXHIBITION: Students of the Bama Academy of Fine Art will display their works in the college during the annual exhibition to be held at the Government Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh, on Friday. This was stated by Mr Ram Kumar Sharma, director of the academy, while addressing a press conference here on Monday. He said more than 40 professional and non-professional artistes of different age groups are participating in this exhibition, to be inaugurated by Mr S.P. Singh, Managing Director, CITCO. 

ELECTED: The following have been elected office-bearers of Shri Sanatan Dharam Mandir, Phase IV, president — Mr Hem Raj Aggarwal; senior vice-president — Mr C.L. Garg; vice-president — Mr Rajeshwar Sharma; general secretary — Mr Gopal Sharma; and cashier — Mr J.P. Gupa.



MERIT CERTIFICATE: Abhishek Raheja, a student of Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 1, has got a merit certificate from the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Abhishek was given the merit certificate for being amongst the top 0.1 per cent candidates passing the Class XII examination in English in the session 2001-02.

LECTURE: Punjabi Sahit Sabha of Ambala Cantt organised a lecture on Guru Nanak Dev, on Monday. The lecture was delivered by Dr Amrit Raina. She elaborated on the teachings of Guru Nanak. She said Guru Nanak observed that by remembering God, a person can keep his mind pure, a release said. 

WORKSHOP: A seven day workshop for the English, physics, chemistry and mathematics teachers was organised in DAV Public School, Ambala city, to teach them latest methods of teaching. The teachers of 35 schools belong to Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh took part in the workshop. Dr R K Chauhan, Regional Director of DAV Public Schools, inaugurated the workshop. The Principal of the school, Ms Renee Nagrath, was also present on this occasion.


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