Gang busted: The Majitha police has busted a gang of looters with the arrest of four persons. The accused have been identified as Rupinder Singh, Sarabjit, Ram Sharma and Ranjit Singh, all belonging to Jandiala. A team of the special cell and Mattewal police arrested the accused.
CCI: A delegation of the Chamber of Chandigarh Industries, led by its president, Mr Surinder Gupta, today called on officials in the Electricity department to discuss measures on improving electricity supply to units in the Industrial Area. They said that maintenance needed improvement in supply and demanded that in case of power cuts, advanced intimation should be given. They also demanded a stand by mobile transformers dedicated to the Industrial Area.
Camp: A consumer awareness camp was organised by the Consumers Forum, Chandigarh, at Government High School, Bapu Dham, Sector 26. Ms Swati Sharma, SDM, was the chief guest.
New plan: Tata Indicom on Thursday announced its new ‘Plan 250’ offering a minimum tariff for local calls. With the introduction of the plan on Tata Indicom 10, mobile users can avail the offer at Rs 200 rental per month along with the choice to opt for lifetime CLIP pack available at a one-time charge of Rs 300.
Mega retail camp: A mega retail credit camp was organised by the Chandigarh Zone of Allahabad Bank. Mr V K Chawla, Deputy General Manager, inaugurated the camp. The staff of all branches of Chandigarh and Panchkula attended the camp. Mr Chawla gave a brief account of the various retail lending products.
Blood donation: A total of 101 units of blood were collected during a blood donation camp organised by the Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), Punjab State Office, Sector 19, here to commemorate the completion of 42 years of its service to nation. The Finance Secretary, Mr S.K. Sandhu, inaugurated the camp.
Khadi board: To maintain transparency and curb corruption in disbursement of subsidy, the Punjab Khadi and Village Industries Board will organise a margin money subsidy cheque-distribution function at Punjab Bhavan here on Friday. This was stated by Mr Charanjit Singh Walia, Chairman of the board, here on Wednesday.
45 take pledge: Fortyfive employees of the pipe and tube division of Bhushan Power and Steel Limited, which is situated in Industrial Area, Phase-I, here pledged to donate eyes at an eye camp organised on the premises of the unit here on Wednesday. A team of doctors from the PGI examined the employees at the camp.
Shimla Bail refused: The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Wednesday rejected the bail application filed by Surinder Singh, who has been allegedly involved in a murder case. It was alleged that the accused, along with two others, visited the dhaba of deceased Jawahar Lal and placed an order for three meals in the truck. Following a dispute, a quarrel ensured with Jaswant Singh, cook of the dhaba.
Bail refused: The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Wednesday rejected the bail application filed by Surinder Singh, who has been allegedly involved in a murder case. It was alleged that the accused, along with two others, visited the dhaba of deceased Jawahar Lal and placed an order for three meals in the truck. Following a dispute, a quarrel ensured with Jaswant Singh, cook of the dhaba.