31 units of blood donated: Thirty-one persons donated blood here during a camp organised by Dr HS Sodhi on the first death anniversary of Comrade Joginder Bhasin.
Protest over demolition: Lodging resentment over the demolition process of about 124 commercial establishments in the city, ex-minister Charanji Lal Garg along with a deputation met the DC on Tuesday. Garg alleged that the shopkeepers, who were issued notices, did not get fair chance to express their viewpoint. The DC assured Garg of constituting a committee to hear the aggrieved parties before demolishing the buildings.
Elected: Members of the PSEB Resident Welfare Association, 66KV Grid Colony, at its meeting elected new office-bearers here on Tuesday.President - Sohan Singh; vice-president-Mahesh Kumar; general secretary-Surjit Singh Dhillon;finance secretary-Ravi Dass;press secretary-Ramesh Arora and adviser-Bhagwan Singh. Executive members:-Raj Kumar,Bhupinder Singh,Jitendar Singh,Gurbaj Singh, Bikram Singh and Daeshan Singh.
Appointed: Government Medical College professor of the orthopaedic department Dr JPS Walia was elected president unanimously. Dr Walia has performed 200 hip replacement surgeries and is also a recipient of state award for social services. He also holds the record of performing three hip replacement surgeries in a day at Government Rajindra Hospital,
Couple killed in accident: A couple died in a road accident last evening. According to information, Ramesh Kumar, a resident of Sector 7, was on his way to Ambala from Jansui village on his two-wheeler, when a speedy truck hit him on the Ambala-Hissar road. The couple was then rushed to the Civil Hospital. Ramesh’s wife Raj Rani succumbed to her injuries, while Ramesh was referred to a hospital in Chandigarh, where he died. A case has been registered against the truck driver.
Girl booked: The supervisory staff reportedly found Noopur Agarwal appearing in place of Neha Devi in Mathematics paper of the first semester of BBA examinations of MDU at an examination centre in Kishan Lal Public College here on Monday. On a complaint filed by centre superintendent Shamsher Singh Yadav, the city police has registered a case of cheating and impersonation in this regard.