Temple theft:Some unidentified persons stole a gold chain and Rs 5,000 from the Shiva Temple at Shankargarh
Mohalla, Thathiari Gate, here last night. Temple priest Gopal Sharma told mediapersons that he had locked the temple at 10 pm. Gopal Sharma, along with a few residents of the area, lodged a complaint with the City police station. The police has started investigation to nab the thieves.
NFL signs MoU: The National Fertilizers Limited (NFL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Department of Fertilisers, Govt. of India, for the fiscal 2009-10. V.K. Sharma, chairman and MD, NFL, and Atul Chaturvedi, secretary (Fertilisers), signed the MoU on Tuesday. Under the MoU, the company has targeted production of 32.31 lakh MT of urea. The company has also undertaken various capital schemes like revamp of its three fuel oil based plants at Panipat, Bathinda and Nangal for changeover of feed stock from fuel oil to natural gas.
for 23: The Management and Industrial Development Institute (MIDI) gave away Management Excellence awards-2008 to 23 outstanding entrepreneurs and professionals at a function held here on Sunday. Local Bodies Minister Manoranjan Kalia and Executive Director of MIDI Dr
H.K. Singh gave away awards to the selected winners. Suresh C. Munjal, Managing Director of Hero Cycles, was conferred with Masters Degree in Business Management for his significant contribution to the growth of cycle industry in the country.
Rs 3,000, phone snatched: Armed with sharp-edged weapons, four bikers snatched Rs 3,000 and a mobile phone from an employee of Kamal Palace Hotel on Friday night. The victim, B.S.
Rana, a captain in the hotel, was on his way back to home from the hotel when the four masked miscreants on two motorbikes stopped him near railway level crossing on Laddowali Road at about 12.30 am and stanched his belongings. The police has registered a case.
Ladhar visits DBA office: Divisional Commissioner S.R. Ladhar visited the office of the District Bar Association
(DBA) here today. DBA president Balwinderjeet Singh Lucky and other advocates apprised him of the different problems being faced by them in their day-to-day work.
The patients were also tested for HB, blood sugar, blood grouping, urine routine, ECG and refraction free of cost. Also, children were administered DPT, polio, measles, Hepatitis-B vaccinations free of cost.
Camp: As many as 1,250 patients were examined during a medical camp organised by SNS Pahwa Charitable Hospital here on Monday.
A team of doctors, including Dr Surinder Singh, Dr S K Chopra, Dr JS Chugh, Dr Bhupinder Sehra, Dr Bhupinder Singh and Dr Rajesh Kumar Bansal examined the patients.
Man sets self on fire: A man on Monday allegedly committed suicide by burning himself after pouring kerosene on his body. He died on the spot. The police has initiated the proceedings under Section 174, CrPC. Nand Lal of Mohalla Dekawala near Kelon gate bolted his room from inside and after pouring kerosene on his body, set himself ablaze. His wife Usha Rani said Nand Lal was upset for the past 10 days.
Result: Students brought laurels to Dr Mohan Kaur Memorial Institute of Nursing by securing cent per cent result in the final annual exams held recently. The result of first year of GNM Nursing is 100 per cent with Harkamal Kaur securing 81 per cent marks and standing first. Ramandeep Kaur and Manjit Kaur bagged second and third positions by securing 80.2 per cent and 80 per cent marks, respectively.
Voter awareness march: The Anuvrat Maha Samiti on Monday organised a march in the town to appeal to people to vote for candidates with high moral character. Acharya Maha Pragya asked voters to exercise franchise without fear and lure of money.
The Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev Sewa Society on Monday organised an eye camp at Ramgarh village, 5 km from here. Dr Mahesh Ahuja examined more than 450 patients.
Effigies burnt:Activists of the Sikh Students Federation (Grewal) led by president Param Singh
Khalsa, burnt the effigies of the Congress nominees for the ensuing Lok Sabha poll in New Delhi, Jagdish Tytler and Sajjan Kumar, here on Tuesday.