Thursday, June 26, 2003, Chandigarh, India

National Capital Region--Delhi


R E G I O N A L   B R I E F S


SHOP SEALED: The medicine shop, being run under a contract given by the Red Cross Society at Nehru Memorial Civil Hospital here, was sealed on Tuesday. The action was taken by the Senior Medical Officer, Dr Dalip Kumar, on the receipt of the findings of an inquiry conducted by SDM Jaskiran Singh.

FELLOWSHIP: Dr N.S. Neki, Professor and in charge Department of Medicine, Government Medical College, has been elected fellow of the American College of Nutrition (USA). This was stated in a press note here on Tuesday.

PLEA: The All-India Azad Hind Fauz Freedom Fighters Successors Association on Tuesday urged the state government to provide employment to successors of members of the Indian National Army (INA) on a priority basis.

OPIUM SEIZED: The police on Tuesday arrested Gopal Singh of Madhya Pradesh for allegedly possessing 10 kg of opium. Acting on a tip-off, the police arrested the accused and registered a case under the NDPS Act.

KILLED: Darshan Singh of Majitha was allegedly killed by his brother Jaswant Singh in an inebriated state on Tuesday night. The police has arrested the accused and registered a case under Section 302, IPC.

ASSURANCE: Mr P. Ram, Principal Secretary, Forest Department, on Tuesday assured help during his visit to Pingalwara, a home for destitutes, mentally challenged and the elderly here. He visited all blocks of Pingalwara and met the inmates.

FLOOD CONTROL ROOM: A district-level flood control room has been set up in the office of the district revenue officer to disseminate information about floods in view of the arrival of monsoon. The control room would run round the clock from July 1 to mid-September and its telephone no is 2229125.

CREMATED: Some passersby on Wednesday saved a youth, Amandeep, from committing suicide by jumping into a canal. Meanwhile, the body of a youth was taken out from the Sirhind canal in the Janata Nagar area on Wednesday. A post-mortem examination of the body was conducted at the local Civil Hospital and the body was cremated as there was no claimant for it.

TOPPER: Ms Damanpreet daughter Er Baljit Singh, a student of Government College for Boys, Ludhiana, has stood first in Ludhiana in MA (economics I) examination conducted by Panjab University for the year 2002 -2003.

YOGA SADHNA CAMP: The Vishav Yog Sansthan is organising a ‘yog sadhana camp’ near Gill Canal, opposite Guru Nanak Engineering College from 5 am to 7am on Sunday. Yoga experts will teach ‘kunjal kriya’ that clears the stomach. Asanas will be taught to treat chronic cough, cold, and constipation. Mr Deepak Arora said that entry is free.

BURGLED: Some unknown persons burgled the office of Mr Yogesh Pasricha a lawyer in the local court complex and stolen the typewriter belonging to Mr Gurdev Singh. According to the information some driving licences are also alleged to have been taken away.

CAMP: The Sarb Sikh Charitable Trust has organised Arth Katha and Naam Abhiyas Camp at Konke which will last up to Friday.

TNG RANGE: TNG, a leading brand in manufacturing fabrics for men in the country on Wednesday unveiled its range of “technologically drives super absorbent range of premium trousers and shirts called chillers. Mr DD Aggarwal, chairman of the TNG said, the Chillers was a headymix of breakthrough technology, latest fabrics and immaculate styling. He said, the TNG had a strong network of 400 dealer outlets across the country, besides 11 exclusive TNG men’s stations. 

CONDEMNED: Mr Ram Singh Bhainibhaga, district president, and Mr Nirmal Singh Khokhar Kalan, general secretary, of the BKU (E) has condemned the action of the cooperative banks of Sardulgarh in fixing the dates of auction of the lands of defaulting farmers. In a joint statement issued here on Tuesday, they said on the one hand, the state government was putting farmers in jails and on the other hand, it was auctioning the lands of poor farmers.

SECTION 144: Mr Raj Kamal Chowdhary, District Magistrate, has imposed Section 144 of the Cr PC in the district due to panchayat elections and banned carrying and exhibition of arms by anybody in the district. The order will not be applicable on police, Home Guard and CRPF personnel. The order issued on Tuesday will remain in force till July 7.

: A team of the Lottery Department, headed by the Deputy Director, Mr Dhanna Singh, arrested a person here on Tuesday on charges of selling fake lottery tickets. The police has registered a case and recovered Rs 6,020 from him.

RAID: Officials of the Food and Civil Supplies Department raided its local office on Tuesday and found many employees absent. The officials remained in the office for 35 minutes.

OFFICE-BEARERS: The following have been elected members of the Ghungrali Sikhan Milk Producers Cooperative Society Ltd: Mr Gurmeet Singh, Mr Surjit Singh, Mr Gurmukh Singh, Mr Mohinder Singh, Mr Harmeet Singh, Major Singh, Mr Daljeet Singh and Mr Pritam Singh.



PU ADMISSIONS: Students applying for reserved category of sports in Panjab University’s teaching departments are required to submit along with applications an affidavit attested by Class-I or Class-II magistrate, an official press note said here on Wednesday. The affidavit should clearly mention the achievements in the field of sports on a stamp paper worth Rs 3. Those who submitted the affidavit earlier, should replace the same with a fresh affidavit according to new guidelines. Students should contact the Deputy Director, Physical Education, Nehru Sports Complex, PU, on July 4.

OFFICE-BEARERS: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Panjab University Press Workers’ Union: president — Mr Puran Singh; vice-president — Mr Raj Kumar Gupta; general secretary — Mr Surinder Kumar Malhotra; joint secretary — Mr Munna Singh; and cashier — Mr Raj Kumar Gupta. 



MAN ENDS LIFE: A man committed suicide by jumping before Shatabdi Express (Kalka-Delhi) on Monday. As per the Kalka Railway Police, the deceased has been identified as Sat Pal (60) of Panjelhi village of Nariangarh. The source added that the man jumped before the train near Km 255, close to Mahadev Colony of Suraj Pur. The police has registered a case and after the post-mortem, handed over the body to the kin.

STREETLIGHTS: Residents of Khera Sita Ram, a village on old Kalka-Kasauli road, have been facing inconvenience due to the non-functional streetlights on the main road for the last two months. The residents said they have brought the matter in the notice of the local panchayat and the government authorities but to no avail.

DHARNA THREATENED: Residents of Vishkarma Colony of Pinjore have warned the municipal committee against the alleged negligent attitude of the committee in installing streetlights and constructing drains in the colony. The residents said even during the slightest rain, water gushes in the houses. The residents alleged that the colony lacks streetlights and drainage system. The residents said that they would be forced for agitation and threatened to stage dharna in front of the DC’s office at Panchkula if the corrective measures are not taken immediately.



FINGERLINGS: As many as 10,000 fingerlings of the golden mahasheer species of fish have been put into the Chamera reservoir in this district to boost the development of fisheries in the region. According to Mr Harsh Mahajan, Minister of Animal Husbandry and Fisheries, the state government had brought these fingerlings from the Mahasheer Breeding Farm in Pune.

COPS ATTACKED: The police has arrested Vimla Devi of Samirpur village in connection with an attack on two policemen on duty on Monday. Five of her family members are absconding. Policemen Roshan Lal and Lal Singh were on duty at Samirpur where a fight had taken place amongst two groups of villagers. They were, however, attacked by the family of Ujagar Singh and sustained injuries. A case has been registered.

TWO HELD: The police has arrested two youths who tried to take away a Maruti van at gunpoint. According to the SP, Kangra, Mr S. Zahoor H. Zaidi, three youths had hired the Maruti van but later tried to take it away at gunpoint.

TRIBUTES PAID: The Solan district unit of the CPI paid tributes to its departed leader, Mansukh Ram, at his native village Shangli, 5 km from Dharampur, on Monday. Senior leaders of the party and leaders of other political parties were also present.

RESENTMENT: Resentment is brewing up in villagers of nearly 11 patwar circles under the Kasauli tehsil against the state governments decision to discontinue the weekly sub-tehsil office at Patta. The residents have to go to Kuthar to avail of the facilities of the office.

CASES REGISTERED: Cases have been registered under Sections 420, 467 and 468 IPC, and Sections 3 and 7 of the Essential Commodities Act, against Irphan Mohammad of Missarwala and Inder Singh of Nawada. They were arrested for their alleged involvement in selling kerosene on the black market.

ELECTED: Shiv Om Thakur of Gumman village, near Parwanoo, was elected as a member of the Block Development Committee of Dharampur block in a by-election held on June 23. Shiv Om Thakur bagged 1351 votes. Tara Chand got 543 votes. Uday Ram got 138 and Satya Devi got 131 votes.


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