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RECRUITMENT RALLY: A recruitment rally for the post of security guards was held at Zila Sainik Welfare Office here on Saturday. A team headed by Col. G.S. Bindra arrived here from Baroda for the recruitment. The rally was held under the supervision of Col. S.P. Singh.

CONCERT: An eminent classical and semi-classical singer from West Punjab (Pakistan), Janab Husain Bakhash Khan accompanied by his sons, Suraj Khan and Chand Khan, will perform at Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU) on Tuesday.

APPOINTED: Dr P.S. Raikhy, a senior Professor at the Punjab School of Economics, Guru Nanak Dev University, has been appointed Chairman of the Publication Committee of the university.

CONSUMER RALLY: A consumer awareness rally will be organised on Friday in which students from various schools of the city are likely to participate. Mr J.P. Shoor, Principal, DAV Senior Secondary School, will be the convener. Dr H.S. Sidhu, Chairman, Punjab School Education Board, will inaugurate the rally.

SEIZED: A police party raided a plot belonging to Rajesh Kumar Rajput, a resident of Punj Pipli Bahadurpur, and seized 2.25 lakh ml. of IMFL here on Saturday. He was arrested under the Excise Act.

DENTURES GIVEN: Mr Romesh Chander Dogra, Health and Family Welfare Minister, Punjab, provided 52 sets of dentures free of cost to the needy at the 13th Dental Fortnight valedictory function organised at the local Civil Hospital here on Saturday.

Yajna: A religious ceremony of Gayatri Yagya by Pt. Surender Kumar Shastri was performed at Arya Samaj Mahrishi Anand Bazar today. Mr Dev Pal Sharma, Mr Jagjiwna Pal Sood, Mr Kanhaya Lal, Mr Dalip Sing, Mr Om Parkash Mall, Mr Mahender Kumar Sood participated in this yagya.

BHAJAN: Students of S.K.N. Model High Shcool presented a bhajan ‘Bharat ka kar gaya veda paar’ Light was thrown on the life and works of Mehrishi Dayanand Saraswati, founder of Arya Samaj. Some of the members of this sabha presented their views about the advantages of this yagya in the life.They also condemned the heniou crime of female foeticide.

CERTIFICATES GIVEN: Certificates distributed Sewa Bharati Ludhiana distributed certificates to the students who had completed computer and sewing courses being conducted by it. 99 students received certificates today at a function arranged. The function started with the bhajan ‘humko itni shakti tum dena data’. Afterwards a cultural programme was presented by the students .Mr Ram Swaroop had lit the traditional lamp . Present were Mr Jagannath, Manhor Lal Praveen bhai, and Prem Chander Kapila.

LOK ADALATS: As many as 38 cases were settled at three Lok Adalats which were held at the local court complex here on Saturday. Mr R.K. Garg, Additional Civil Judge (senior division), presided over the adalats.



CHECK-UP: The Godwin Education Society organised a free eye check-up and medical camp in Government high School at Labour Colony No 4 on Sunday. Around 130 persons visited the camp for various ailments like cataract, weak eye sight, vitamin deficiency and other eye infections. The patients were also given free medicines. Dr R. K. Kapathia and Dr Inderpal Singh Saini attended the patients. 

Mr Suresh Kumar Verma was unanimously elected as the president, Mr Subhash Gupta general secretary, Mr Mahandra Singh Rathore senior vice-president and Mr S. Gaira finance secretary of the House Owners Welfare Association, Sector 19.

Meeting : A meeting of the State Conference of Indian Society for Cultural Cooperation and Friends was organised at Hotel Red Bishop on Sunday. Eminent persons from the field of law and other related fields participated in the meeting and stressed on the need for having strong cultural ties between nations. Mr R.S. Mittal, senior advocate, was appointed president of the Haryana chapter of the society.



6 HURT IN CLASH: About six persons sustained injuries when two groups clashed in connection with a land dispute at Sandwa village. The injured were admitted to Community Health Centre, Tosham, and Civil Hospital, Bhiwani.

SWEATERS GIVEN: As many as 65 sweaters were given to the needy students of Arya Postgraduate College, by the Principal, Dr K.L. Miglani, on Friday. The sweaters were donated by a philanthropist, Mr Vinod Kumar.

KILLED: Raizuding Ahmad of Budanpur, UP, was killed when he was hit by a vehicle at Naulatha here on Saturday. The police has registered an FIR.

CHAIN SNATCHED: Ms Manish Sehgal was robbed of her gold chain in Aggarsain Street here on Saturday. She was on her way to school when she was accosted by two youths who tried to snatch her chain. When she raised the alarm they fired in the air, snatched the chain and made good their escape. No arrests have been made.

INJURED: A school bus driver was injured when his bus collided with a train at an unmanned level-railway crossing at Samargopalpur village near here on Saturday. The driver of the bus failed to notice the approaching train because of dense fog. The bus was badly damaged in the accident.

CAMP: A rehabilitation camp for the disabled was held under the joint auspices of the District Red Cross Society and the State Social for Justice and Empowerment Department (SSJED) in the Red Cross Bhavan complex here on Friday. As many as 28 tricycles, 73 hearing aids and 66 artificial limbs were distributed among the disabled. Besides, 31 mentally retarded children from Sadbhavna School were given school uniforms while cheques for Rs 10,000 each were given to 84 beneficiaries of the family planning scheme and stipendiary cheques for Rs 1 lakh each were given to 69 other disabled children.

FOUNDATION STONE: Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala laid the foundation stone of two rail overbridges in the district. The bridge to be constructed on the Hisar road will cost Rs 21 crore and the other bridge to be built in Dabwali will cost over Rs 22 crore. Mr Chautala also inaugurated Harki Devi Girls College at Odhan and addressed a rally.



DEAD: Munshiram (94), a freedom fighter, died after a brief illness at his native village, Jaswani, near Ghumarvin on Saturday. Leaders of various political parties, social organisations and members of the local panchayat paid their floral tributes to him.

CHEQUES GIVEN: Mr Tilak Raj Sharma, MLA, has given cheques worth Rs 50,000 to each family members of martyr Naik Mastram. He also presented Kisan Vikas Patra worth of Rs 1 lakh to his wife, Pushpa Devi. Naik Mastram had laid down his life while fighting terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir.

CONCLUDED: A two-day 6th all-India meeting of the Power Human Resource Forum concluded here on Saturday. The convention was organised by the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation. Speakers laid stress on the promotion of excellence in human resources and value based management in the power sector.

DEAD: Ram Krishen, a freedom fighter, who served the Indian National Army, died at Khanyara village on Sunday. He joined the army at the age of 28. Mr Rakesh Kumar, SDM, laid the wreath on behalf of the state government.

KILLED: One person was killed and another injured when a bus hit their scooter on the Dharamsala road near a petrol filling station on Saturday. The deceased was identified as Rajeev, alias Rinku, a resident of Lambi Gali, Hoshiarpur. A case has been registered.

BLOOD DONATION: Fortytwo students of the NSS unit III of MCM DAV College campus donated blood here on Saturday. The camp was organised on the college campus.

ARRESTED: The police has arrested Amrindo Goldha of West Bengal who was allegedly involved in the sale of intoxicants. Thirtytwo bottles of Corex syrup and 648 capsules of Proxyvon were seized from his possession.


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