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Elected: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Lions Club, Chandigarh Host for 2006-2007, by the nomination committee of the club under the chairmanship of Mr K. K Sawhney. Mr H.S Thakur—president; Mr J.S Nayyar—secretary; Mr M.S Sandhu—first vice-president; Ms Nimmi Sandhu—second vice-president; Mr Anand Sawhney—joint secretary-cum-director; Mr Arun Khullar—treasurer; Mr Kuldeep S. Malhotra—tamer; and Ms Renu 

CJA OFFICE-BEARERS: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Chandigarh Journalists Association for — one year: president — Haresh Vasishtha (Danik Tribune); vice-presidents — Rajinder Dhawan (Dainik Tribune) and Sanjeev Rampal (Dainik Bhaskar); general secretary — Avtar Singh (Punjabi Tribune); secretaries — Santosh Gupta (Saccha Netritva and Manoj Mahajan (The Tribune); treasurer — N.S. Mahara (Dainik Tribune). The executive members are Radhe Shyam Sharma (Freelance ), Sunil Dutt Sharma (Dainik Tribune), Ashok Malik (Dainik Tribune), Amarnath Vasishtha (Dainik Tribune), Jitendar Awasthi (Dainik Tribune), Dhyan Singh (Indian Express), Dharam Loona (Dainik Bhaskar) and Balbir Jandu (Punjabi Tribune). TNS

DENTIST AWARDED: Dr Ritu Arora, a city-based dentist, has added another feather to her cap. Dr Arora won the “young clinician” award at the Nobel Biocare World Tour, which concluded at Mumbai yesterday. The award, which comprises a cash award of $ 400, besides a citation, was awarded for her presentation — “teeth in an hour” — involving extraction of root stumps, placement of implants and restoration of the tooth. 



Crushed to death
: Subhash Chand, a quarry worker of the Kund region and resident of Giglana village in Alwar district in Rajasthan, was crushed to death by a motor cycle (HR26AA-3510) on the Rewari-Narnaul road near Majra village, 18 km from here, on Saturday evening. 

6 hurt in assault: Six persons, including women, were injured when members of a rival party attacked them at Bhakti Nagar Colony at Dhaliawas village, near here, on Sunday. The assailants were reportedly armed with lethal weapons. It is stated that the victims’ opposition to the erection of a wall over the public pathway of the colony as well as the village led to the assault by the assailants. The injured, Kamal Singh, Bal Raj, Sheo Narain, Geeta Devi, Sumitra Devi and Sunita Devi have been hospitalised. A case has been registered against the accused, Bhim Singh, his wife Lali Devi, his son Jai Virender, his three brothers and three others.


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