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FOUNDATION DAY: The 32nd foundation day of LRS DAV Senior Secondary Model School was celebrated here on Saturday. Dr. B.C. Josan, Principal, DAV College, inaugurated the function. Mr Dev Mittar Ahuja, Chairman of the Managing Committee, and Dr Ranveer Pratap Asija, Principal, DAV College of Education honoured the students who had brought laurels to the institution during this academic session. They are Saumya Jain, Pallav Jain, Anoop Nagpal, Niharika Chhabra, Shipra Nagpal, Shaveta, Jyoti, Saurabh Chachan Hunny Kukreja and Sumit Narang.

SEMINAR: The Indian Dental Association (IDA) will organise state-level exclusive certificate course on Sunday said Dr Puneet Girdhar, secretary-cum-executive officer of the IDA Punjab on Friday. Latest technologies, materials and gadgets in relation to dentistry would be discussed with the help of slides, projectors, laptop, video presentations etc.

HELD FOR RAPE: Parminder Singh son of Mr Satinder Singh of Teja-Villa village was arrested on the charge of rape on Thursday. Earlier Kabal Singh was also arrested on February 12, 2004 and Partap Singh son of Prem Singh Jat of Ghasetpura village a policeman was arrested on April 8, 2004.

EYE CAMP: The Sukhmani Sahib Sewa Society here will organise an eye camp on Sunday at Abnhi Palace on the Jalandhar Road, Batala. Medicines would be provided by the society.

2 HELD FOR ROBBERY: The police here arrested Tara Singh son of Gurdial Singh and Baljeet Singh son of Ram Singh of Nanak Matta of Udham Singh Nagar district of Uttaranchal for committing robbery in Ghanga Kalan village 5 km from here. Arms including one .315 country made gun, one .12 country made pistol and 5 live cartridges were recovered from them. A case under Section 25,54 and 59 of the Arms Act was registered against them. 

Milk week: Throwing light on the nutritional value of milk, Atam Public Senior Secondary School, Atam Nagar, celebrated milk week that concluded on Saturday. Students of Classes LKG to Plus II actively participated.

NOMINATIONS: Fifteen candidates, including candidates of the SAD, the SAD (Mann), the Congress and the BSP, have filed their nominations papers for Sangrur constituency. Mr Daljit Singh Malhi, Mr Mit Singh, Mr Baljinder Singh, Mr Sukhdev Singh, Mr Gurpreet Singh and Mr Mohammad Shamshad filed nominations as Independents on Friday.



OFFICE-BEARERS: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Income Tax Gazetted Services Association, Chandigarh and Panchkula: President — Mr B.S. Pathania (Asstt Commissioner); Vice-President — Ms Vandna Dwivedi (ITO); Secretary — Mr S.P. Gupta (Asstt Commissioner); and Joint Secretary — Mr G.P. Singh (ITO). 

ELECTED: Mr B.S. Pathania has been elected president of the Income Tax Gazetted Services Association. Mr Bandana Dwivedi was elected vice-president. According to a press note, Mr S.P. Gupta is the new secretary. Mr G.P. Singh was elected joint secretary. The co-ordinator-cum-auditor is Mr Chander Mohan. The treasurer is Mr Amrik Singh. 

WORLD BOOK DAY: To mark World Book Day, Central State Library, Sector 17, organised a book exhibition here on Friday. The exhibition is being organised in two sections — a special children’s wing that displays the latest story books, reference books, science and technology, facts and general knowledge books.

Stolen: Mr Lalit Kumar Sharma, a resident of The Tribune Colony, Sector 29-D, has complained to the police that the new bicycle of her daughter, Ms Parul Sharma, has been stolen from the Sector 46-C market. A case has been registered. 

SCHEME: Mr S. Nagarajan, Head, Sales and Service, Consumer Electronics, Philips India Ltd, on Friday presented a Philips DVD Hi -fi scheme and said under the scheme one could pick up Philips DVD minis - FWD 390, FWD 550, FWD 596, besides some models of Philips VD minis by paying a monthly instalment ( EMI) of Rs 999 only available at 0 per cent interest rate. 


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