Friday, July 4, 2003, Chandigarh, India

National Capital Region--Delhi


R E G I O N A L   B R I E F S


INVITED: Dr Adarsh Kumar, Head of the Cardiology Department, Government Medical College and GND Hospital, has been invited to deliver a guest lecture on new developments in the treatment of heart attack without surgery at the World Congress of Heart Diseases, being held in Washington from July 12 to 15.

DAMAGED ROADS: Thirty shopkeepers of Trikoni Park have alleged that faulty laying of bitumen premix by the municipal corporation has damaged the roads and have urged the Commissioner of the corporation to take note of the works being undertaken by contractors.

CAMP EXTENDED: A neurosurgery treatment camp organised by the Seva Bharti, a local NGO, has been extended by 15 days to facilitate the patients of the area. In a press note here on Wednesday Mr Anil Kumar, convenor of the camp, said a large number of patients were treated at the camp. He said the camp was organised for 15 days, but due to rush of patients the camp had been extended by another 15 days.

INAUGURATED: The Deputy Commissioner, Mr Vikas Pratap, inaugurated the website of former CBI Director, Mr Joginder Singh, at Jalalabad on Wednesday.

NAGAR KIRTAN: A parbhat pheri and a nagar kirtan would be taken out from gurdwara Chhevi Patshahi, CMC Chowk, on Friday at 5 am in connection with the birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Hargobind, according to Mr Inderjit Singh, Head Sevadar of the gurdwara. The three-day celebrations started on Thursday with an akhand paath and a kirtan by various istri satsang bodies. On Friday, a kirtan smagam would be held at 7 pm. On the concluding day, a kirtan would be held from 6 pm to 1 am. The kirtan groups which would perform on the occasion include Bhai Surinder Singh (Jodhpur), Bhai Amrik Singh Zakhmi, Bhai Bakhshish Singh(Darbara Sahib), Prof Charanjit Singh (Gurdwara Seesganj), Bhai Harpal Singh Nimana, Giani Jagdish Singh Chandan, Bibi Baljit Kaur(Talwara), Bibi Amanpreet Kaur, Bibi Varinder Kaur (Ludhiana), Sant Sukhbir Singh (Guru Nanak Simran Kendra), Bhai Satindeer Pal Singh (Akhand Kirtani Jatha) and Giani Baldev Singh, Head Granthi, gurdwara Chhevi Patshahi.

CONDEMNED: The Bhartiya Janta Party (urban) on Thursday condemned the police cases registered against Mr Vijay Danav and several Akali Dal workers who were demonstrating against the Congress government at the Ghanta Ghar chowk on Tuesday. Mr Harvansh Lal Sethi, president of the unit, in a press note said if the Amarinder Singh government was serious about eradicating corruption, it should institute inquiries against some of its own ministers. He warned that if the cases were not withdrawn immediately, the BJP would join the Akali Dal to launch an agitation against the state government.

AWARENESS CAMP: An awareness camp was organised at the Vishwakarma park in Janta Nagar on Wednesday to make the people aware of the dangers of increasing pollution. The camp was organised by the Anti- Pollution Department, in collaboration with the municipal corporation. Mr Nahar Singh Gill, Mayor, chief guest on the occasion, planted a sapling and called upon citizens to cooperate with the civic body in controlling pollution in the city. Among those who spoke on the occasion included Mr Manjit Singh Khalsa, Chairman, Small Scale Manufacturers' Association, Mr Prem Mittal, Mr Manjit Singh Kular and Mr. Sohan Singh Goga, councillor.

FASHION DESIGN: Short-time beautician courses were conducted at the Param Institute of Fashion Designing, Ranjit Nagar. The girls learnt bridal and party make-up. On the concluding day of the workshop on Thursday, students gave demonstration in bridal and party make-up. Ms Varinder had taught the students finer points of make-up. The Principal, Ms Parminder Kaur Riat, said that short-time courses made the students proficient.

ARRESTED: The police has arrested a travel agent, Joga Singh of Nangal Khera village, for duping Amarjit Kumar of Chak Hakim village of Rs 4.25 lakh on the pretext of sending him abroad, according to a press note.

BURGLED: A colour television and Rs 15,000 have been stolen from Super Cement and Iron Store at Hadiabad.

RALLY: Employees’ and farmers, organisations took out a rally here on Wednesday to protest against the move of the Punjab Government to privatise the PSEB.

SUICIDE: Manjit Singh (21), son of Ms Sawarn Kaur, who is a BSP (A) leader, reportedly committed suicide by consuming some poisonous substance here on Wednesday.



MURDERED: Satyanarayan (50), a tantrik, was shot by three unidentified persons at Ladwa village, near here, on Wednesday.

SENTENCED: A local court sentenced two persons to three years’ imprisonment in a dowry death case on Wednesday.

SUICIDE: Satpal Singh (35) committed suicide by consuming some poisonous substance at New Model Town here on Wednesday.



FREE FOOD: The Bilaspur District Truck Operators Cooperative Society started a ‘langar’ from Wednesday for unemployed youths who had come here to attend the Army recruitment rally, in which about 1,000 youths, mostly from weaker sections of society, from Bilaspur, Hamirpur and Una districts, were taking part.


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