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NOMINATED: In order to propagate the messege of Srimad Bhagvadgita, Sri Gita Prachar Samiti has been constituted and the following nominated its office-bearers at a meeting held here on Saturday: president — Mr R.L.Garg; executive members — Dr K.L. Narsimhan, Mr P.S. Aggarwal, Mr Anish Mangla and Mr Balwant Rai; treasurer — Mr S.S. Arora and secretary — Mr Ravi Gulati. 

ELECTED: The following have been elected office-bearers of the DAV Surajpur Teachers Union: president — Mrs Luxmi Khurana; senior vice-president — Mrs Reenu Sood; vice-presidents — Mr Shammee Thakur and Mr Anju Sharma; general secretary — Mr Bhupesh Rattan; joint secretaries — Mrs Shushma Khosla. Mrs Shakuntala Mukherji; press secretary — Mr Jaidev Sharma; and treasurer — Ms Saloni Gupta.



Exhibition: BG Group of Ludhiana is holding an exhibition of its various products at Ambala Sadar. Mr Namit Jain of BG Group said that their products include home furnishings, knitted garments and knitted fabrics. He said that their exhibition-cum-sale “Homes to Heaven” will be attractive for consumers.

Blood donation camp held
: Former Haryana Minister Sampat Singh on Friday inaugurated a blood donation camp organised by the youth wing of the INLD.

Teachers flay govt move
: The Haryana College Teachers’ Association (HCTA) has condemned the Private Universities Bill passed by the Haryana Assembly. In a statement here on Friday CHTA general secretary Rajbir Parashar said by giving permission to open private universities the Haryana Government had left education in the hands of traders and the decision was not only anti-people but also anti-education.

Theft cases solved: The district police after intensive interrogation of Lifti, gang leader of motor-cycle thieves, has solved as many as six more cases of stealing motor cycles from different parts of the state. Lifti was arrested by the police following a complaint lodged by Gurcharan Singh of Habri alleging that some miscreants had tried to forcibly snatch his vehicle in June.

Licences issued
: As many as 500 students of DAV Girls College here were issued learners driving licences at a special camp organised by the District Licencing Authority on Friday. Inaugurating the camp, SDM (Jagadhri) Narinder Singh said the camp was held for the benefit for girl students .



Illicit liquor seized
: In a raid to check the illicit selling of narcotics and alcohol, the police has recovered 6,750 ml of illicit liquor in two separate incidents at different places and registered cases against two persons.

Tibetans celebrate
: The Tibetan community in McLoedganj on Friday celebrated the passing of a Bill by the United States Congress to award the Dalai Lama the Congressional Gold Medal. Nearly 20 Tibetan non-government organisations, including the Tibetan Youth Congress and the Tibetan Women Association, besides welfare groups like the Indo-Tibet Friendship Association, organised a pooja near the Tibetan Elders’ Home, which was followed by a cultural programme. 

Leopard skin seized
: Fresh skin of a leopard was seized by the police near Oachghat on Friday. Two persons carrying the skin were arrested. Acting on a tip-off, a police party from Solan led by Mr Ramesh Sharma laid the trap and arrested Ajai and Mohar Singh. 


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