Wednesday, August 6, 2003, Chandigarh, India

National Capital Region--Delhi


R E G I O N A L   B R I E F S


BODY FOUND: The body of an unidentified youth has been found near a drain falling under Lopke police station. The police has registered a case under Section 302 of the IPC on a complaint of Mr Kuldeep Singh, Sarpanch of Bopara Baz Singh village. He found the body while he was going to Ram Tirth on Sunday.

ONE HELD: The Border Security Force (BSF) has apprehended Rakesh Kumar Chowdhury of Shahjahanpur district in Madhya Pradesh while entering India from Pakistan through Khalra checkpost without having valid documents. The Khalra police has registered a case.

ABDUCTION CASE: The Chheharta police has registered a case of abduction of a girl against six persons on the complaint of her father, Mr Sarwan Singh of Khasa. The complainant stated that his daughter had been missing since July 1 and his neighbour Laddi had also not been seen from the same day. He alleged that other persons involved in the abduction were Laddi’s father Mangal Singh, mother Piar Kaur, one Geja Singh and his two sons Tahal Singh and Lakhbir Singh.

SAPLINGS: The Goodwill Society has planted 100 saplings in the Paras Ram Nagar area, Mr K.K. Garg, its general secretary, said here on Tuesday.

RAID: A team of the Punjab Pollution Control Board conducted a raid on a bakery here on Tuesday. Action against the bakery owners would be taken after studying the report.

POLLUTION CAMP: A pollution check-up camp was organised by the Lions Club (Service) here on Sunday. The camp was inaugurated by Mr Bhupinder Mahajan, president of the club. About 80 vehicles were issued certificates free of cost. The club also planted 100 saplings on the Sailli road to make the area pollution free.

PRESS ASSOCIATION: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Pathankot Press Association: president — Mr Sunjeev Sharda; vice-president — Mr Rajesh Gupta; general secretary — Mr Bharat Bhushan Dogra; and treasurer — Mr Dinesh Kumar Mahajan.



GOVT LAND CLEARED: Railway officials, accompanied by the Executive Magistrate, Mr Rajbir Dhiman, and the police removed the encroachment from the government land in an operation here on Monday. It is learnt that Pyare Lal had taken some land on lease from the Railways and constructed some shops on it. However, after the expiry of the lease period, the land was not vacated.

EVENING COLLEGE: Dr A.K. Chawla, Vice-Chancellor, Kurukshetra University, Kuruksehtra, inaugurated the evening college at RKSD Post-graduate College here on Monday evening.

BUILDING INAUGURATED: Mr Leela Ram, MLA, Kaithal, inaugurated the building of the Amargarh Cooperative Credit and Seva Samiti at Devi Garh village, near here, on Monday. Mr Leela Ram said this society would benefit residents of f Devi Garh, Sher Garh, Deod Kheri and Amargamri.

REFRESHER COURSE: The Kurukshetra University Vice-Chancellor, Dr A.K. Chawla, inaugurated a 12-day refresher course for the Child Development Project Officers (CDPO), organised by the Women’s Studies Research Centre, Kurukshetra University, on the campus here on Monday.



MURDERED: One person was murdered due to land dispute at Nawada village of Paonta tehsil, about 60 km from here, on Monday. According to the Paonta police , Resham Singh (47), who was an employee of the H P Irrigation and Public Health Department, allegedly was murdered by his brother Chanan Singh. The accused has been arrested.

Tree PLANTATION DRIVE: The local Municipal Council has launched a tree plantation drive to cover the hills around the town and banks of the Beas with new saplings. Disclosing this to newspersons on Monday, Mrs Shushila Sounkhla, president of the Municipal Council, said the periphery of this centuries old town of temples would be made lush green.

ENGINEERS’ ASSOCIATION: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Graduate Assistant Engineers’ Association of Himachal Pradesh Public Works Department: president — Mr B S Barwal; general secretary — Mr Suresh Kapoor; finance secretary — Mr Satish Nag; and press secretary — Mr Kulbir Singh Thakur.


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