825 examined: A medical check-up camp was organised by Dr B.L. Kapur Memorial Hospital at Guru Ravi Das Dharamshala on the Rahon Road here on Tuesday where 825 visitors were examined. According to Dr Wahiguru Pal Singh Sidhu, Medical Superintendent of the hospital, a team of doctors, including Dr Sham Sunder and Dr Anuradha Verma, examined the visitors for general diseases. Laboratory tests and ECG were done without charges and medicines were given free of cost. Mr Ashwani Sharma, secretary, Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee, along with Mr Gurdial Singh, secretary of the District Congress Committee, inaugurated the camp.
HEALTH CAMP: The Krishna Breast Cancer Care Trust will hold a lecture on breast cancer and check-up camp at the Lakshmi Ladies Club here on Wednesday. According to Mr Sanjeev Arora, one of the trustees, a team of doctors, comprising Dr J.S. Sekhon, Dr D.S. Sandhu and Dr G.S. Brar, all oncologists, will examine the visitors.
Seed production camp: Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Samrala, organised a seed-production camp under farmer’s participatory seed production programme here on Tuesday. As many as 20 progressive farmers attended this camp. On this occasion Dr S.R.Sharma, Senior Plant Breeder (Breeder Seed Production) gave technical knowledge regarding seed production of Basmati to the farmers. He emphasised on how to improve the purity and quality of seeds. Dr Parminder Kaur, Asst Prof (Agron), KVK, Samrala, advised the farmers about balanced use of fertilisers in the seed crop and also motivated the farmers to start their own seed production.
New Tehsildar: Mr Sukhjinder Singh Tiwana joined here on Tuesday as Tehsildar, Samrala. Mr Sucha Singh had joined as Naib Tehsildar.
No check on red lights: Installing red light on top of the vehicle has become a status symbol in the newly created district. Though it has been banned by the Punjab and Haryana High Court it is being misused by some well known persons of the society. Mr Parveen Kumar Sinha, district police chief, when contacted refused to comment.
Fatehabad Rewari Women killed: Geli Bai (72) of Bawal town was killed while trying to save the life of two children on Monday. The women was going to a temple when she saw the two children crossing the railway line when the Ashram Express was approaching. She dragged the children away while she herself was fatally hit by the train.
Women killed: Geli Bai (72) of Bawal town was killed while trying to save the life of two children on Monday. The women was going to a temple when she saw the two children crossing the railway line when the Ashram Express was approaching. She dragged the children away while she herself was fatally hit by the train.