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‘ATHARI JAWANI’: Mr Jai Krishan APRO released a cassette titled“ Athari Jawani” prepared at Sirhind City on Friday. Eight songs sung by Suraj Mohammad, Gurpreet Sandhu, Sukhwinder Kala, Sharandeep Sherry, Amarjeet Peeta, Kuwinder Cheema-Rupinder Reena, Aliwal Dhaliwal, Lalli Hans have been included in the cassette which has music by Pushpinder Singh.

SCHOOL FUNCTION: Students of Bhupindra International Public School paid homage on Friday to martyrs at a function organised to commemorate Independence Day. The students sang patriotic songs while the principal asked them to be proud of their nation. Ms Reeta Bhalla was the coordinator. 

TEEJ QUEEN: Amandeep Kaur was selected the ‘Teej Queen’ while Parneet Kaur finished runners-up in competitions held to celebrate Teej at Blossoms Senior Secondary School here on Thursday. The NCC team which had won the group song competition and finished second in a dance at a camp at Longowal were also congratulated. 

WINNERS: Yashu’s Heaven Junior Schooling Land held a function to celebrate Independence Day here on Friday. Kartik, Prashant, Simran, Kritika, Tejinder, Anupama and Parneet bagged the first three positions in the reading and writing competitions.

DELEGATION: A delegation of the Punjab Subordinate Services Federation, Patiala unit, met the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee President, Mr Shamsher Singh Dullo, on Friday to apprise him of their demands.

CELEBRATIONS: The Bharat Sewak Samaj celebrated its 53rd anniversary here on Friday. The samaj was set up in 1952 by Jawaharlal Nehru. Gulzari Lal Nanda was the first president of the samaj. Patiala social worker award was presented to Mr Naresh Kumar Sharma. 

MEETING: Saini Manch, Punjab, will hold a meeting at the Gymkhana Club here on Saturday.

SAPLING PLANTATION: The local police celebrated the vanmahotsav here on Friday. The SSP, Mr A.S. Rai, and other police officials planted 250 saplings near the sadar police station. Mr Rai said 2,500 saplings would be planted in the police stations across the district during the vanmahotsav week. The officials and employees of the respective police stations would be responsible for the saplings’ upkeep.

Section 144: In an order issued by the local SDM Mr Baldev Singh, has imposed Section 144 Cr. PC., in the sub division from Thursday up to October 9. In case of important meetings, permission can be granted on a written application

Bereaved: The father of Mr Parminder Singh Gill, senior advocate general secretary of the PPCC (legal cell), former Vice-Chairman of the Market Committee, died on Wednesday evening. Members of the Bar observed a two-minute silence in memory of the deceased.

Elected: A meeting of document writers, typists and photostat owners was held there on Thursday under the chairmanship of Mr Narinder Kumar Vashisht. Mr J.S. Kaler was elected president, Mr Suraj Parkash secretary and Mr Krishan Kumar secretary.

Meeting: A meeting of the Punjab Technical and Mechanical Employees Union held at Bhagat Dhana Ji Gurdwara here on Thursday urged the Chief Minister and Congress chief Shamsher Singh Dullo to accord sanction for regularisation of the services of employees working in the water supply and mechanical wing for the past 16 years. The meeting was presided over by unit chief Nirmal Singh Gill and addressed by Mr Major Singh Kot Kalan, Mr Gurjeet Singh Sangatpura, Mr Yusaf Ali Warraich and Mr Anil Kumar.



Probe demanded: The BJP has demanded a CBI inquiry into the award of contract for the setting up a garbage-processing unit by the Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh(MCC) at Dadu Majra. This demand was raised in a memorandum submitted by a party delegation to the UT Administrator, Gen S.F. Rodrigues, here on Thursday. The delegation, which was led by the party president, Mr Yash Pal Mahajan, urged the Administrator to order the rescinding of the MoU signed with the company. 

Appointed: Ms Usha Rani has been appointed president of the Nationalist Mahila Congress, according to a press note.

Condemned: The Traders Cell of the Nationalist Congress Party on Thursday condemned the Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh for its alleged failure in finalising the multipurpose parking passes for cars and two-wheelers.

DISPUTE: A boundary dispute once again erupted between residents of Sector 19 and Baltana in Zirakpur. Tension flared when Public Health officials of Punjab were laying a water supply line. Residents of Sector 19 alleged that officials were trying to encroach upon Haryana land. The president of Zirakpur Nagar Panchayat, Mr Narinder Sharma, reached the spot. It was decided that the water supply line would be laid after demarcating the land.

RAID: HUDA officials led by the SDO, Mr I.C. Bhalla, on Friday raided a colony at Railly village and found as many as eight water booster pumps operating directly on the main water supply line. These pumps were later removed and seized by the officials.



STONE LAID: Haryana deputy Chief Minister Chander Mohan today said that Naraingarh would get special attention. Mr Chander Mohan was here to lay the foundation stone of a ‘vanprastha ashram’. He said there was a proposal to set up check-dams in the area to stop floods.

Order to register case:
The Chief Judicial Magistrate, Mr Sukram Pal, has ordered registration of a case against Yash Pal and Surender of Bhiwani Rohilla village and a transporter of Dhanbad, Ram Avtar, on the basis of a complaint filed by Mr Raj Pal. Ram Avtar had allegedly promised to arrange a loan for a truck and to engage it in a coal mine. He said Ram Avtar and his associates Yash Pal and Surinder recovered Rs 1.97 lakh from him in the name of loan for three trucks but later they backed out of their promise and refused to complete the deal.

Single-window service:
The district administration has set up a single-window service for the issuance of registration certificate and driving licences at the local Subdivisional Magistrate office. The Deputy Commissioner, Mr O.P. Langyaan, inaugurated the service. 

Customer service centre:
Mr Gokul Singh, Chief General Manager, Haryana Telecom Circle, inaugurated a newly established customer service centre in the Rewari district telecom office complex here on Wednesday.

‘Sack’ UPA govt
: Workers of the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) demanded a strict action against Congress workers allegedly responsible for the 1984 riots Slogan-raising workers, led by the INLD MLA from Ellenbad, Dr Sushil Indora, demanded dismissal of the UPA government for its dubious role in the entire episode. In a protest staged at the Mini Secretariat here on Friday afternoon, the party workers lamented the role of the Congress in shielding its leaders.



Staff flay promotion rules:
The field staff of the Himachal Pradesh Information and Public Relations Department have flayed the rules of promotion framed by the government, thereby revoking the recent promotions of projector operators in their department. They alleged that all the benefits were being given to the radio mechanic category, whereas trained projector operators were being ignored.

Succumbs to injuries:
Bali Ram Yadav, a building contractor, succumbed to his burn injuries at the zonal hospital here on Thursday. The victim came in contact with high-tension electricity wires at Bhutti Colony Shamshi while inspecting building works last Monday. He was admitted to hospital in a serious condition. A case has been registered and his body was handed over to his relatives after post- mortem.

Camp organised:
The Kangra District Red Cross Society organised a camp at the local Civil Hospital on Wednesday to identify and register disabled persons. As many as 85 persons were verified by a team of doctors who were also issued certificates of disability.


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