July 7, 2003, Chandigarh, India
AMRITSAR BRIGADIER VISITS: Brig Deepak S. Kullar, Commander, 55 Independent Mechanised Brigade, on Saturday visited the recruitment rally which is being organised at Bilaspur by the Army from July 1 to July 8 for candidates of all categories belonging to the districts of Hamirpur, Una and Bilaspur.
BRIGADIER VISITS: Brig Deepak S. Kullar, Commander, 55 Independent Mechanised Brigade, on Saturday visited the recruitment rally which is being organised at Bilaspur by the Army from July 1 to July 8 for candidates of all categories belonging to the districts of Hamirpur, Una and Bilaspur.
ONE KILLED: A destitute died of heat wave and high humidity near the local railway station on Saturday. Sources said the deceased was running high fever for the past few days. Volunteers of Sahara cremated the body. In another incident a man committed suicide by jumping before a train at the Bathinda-Delhi railway line here on Saturday. He has been identified as Gurmeet Singh, Warden Central Jail, Bathinda. The body has been handed over to the family members.
CAMP: The local ITI in collaboration with the Blood Donors Council organised a blood donation camp on its premises on Sunday. Mr R.S. Grover, AGM, State Bank of Patiala, inaugurated the camp. At least 55 students donated the blood on the occasion.
OFFICE-BEARERS: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Chandigarh Other Backward Class Forum: president — Prof Brahm Prakash Yadav; vice-president — Dr Safri Lal; general secretary — Mr Sukhvir Yadav; secretary — Mr Hira Lal; and treasurer — Dr R.C. Rai. At a meeting of the forum held on Sunday, it was decided that a delegation will meet the UT Administrator and the Advisor to request them to implement the recommendation of the union government regarding the inclusion of Yadav and Ahir communities in the OBC category.
LECTURE: Personnel of the Chandigarh police participated in a lecture on moral ethics, policing and ways to manage stress held at Police Lines here on Sunday. While delivering the lecture, Swami Navneet said the whole system of universe was based on wisdom. He said the strength of the innerself of a person would grow if living double standards were avoided. The lecture was attended by the SSP, Headquarters, Mr Virender Singh, the SSP, Chandigarh, Mr Gaurav Yadav, the SP, Operations, Mr H.G.S. Dhaliwal, and the DSP, Lines, Mr
BLOCKADE: Residents of the Dheha colony, Ambala City, organised a blockade on the GT Road, near motor market in Ambala City, here on Sunday. According to information, the residents were protesting against the Rajpura police, which had arrested six persons from the area in connection with a case. The residents were alleging that one of the arrested persons had died in the police custody. However, the Rajpura police has not confirmed this. Senior police officials, including the DSP, (headquarter) Mr Raj Gopal, rushed to the spot. The police managed to lift the blockade after about an hour.
GUARDIANSHIP: Parents of mentally challenged children need to get legal guardianship if their kid is 18 years old or above. This was stated by Dr Bajpai in a awareness workshop organised by the UTTHAN Institute of Development and Studies, Yamunanagar on Saturday. Stressing upon the issue of legal guardianship Dr Bajpai explained that parents’ natural guardianship automatically dissolves with the completion of 18 years of their mentally challenged child. The workshop was
c by Mr Supraveen Kumar, Additional Deputy Commissioner.
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