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Over 300 patients examined
:To spread awareness about various heart ailments and discuss their remedies, the local Rotary Club on Friday organised a heart check-up camp.Heart specialists from the Escorts Hospital Delhi examined the patients. President of the club, Prithvi Monga said that more than 300 patients were examined by the team of doctors including Dr Nadeem Akhtar, Dr Santokh Singh and Dr Munish. The doctors also discussed about various heart diseases and their cure.Earlier, DIG Ferozepur Range, RP Mittal inaugurated the camp.Mittal said that it was imperative to get regular health check-up and take all due precautions about health as suggested by the doctors.On the occasion, project in-charge, Balwinder Singh, Vijay Monga (PRO), Ajay Bajaj, Mintoo Chawla and other members of the club were present.



PU: Admission forms available online: Panjab University’s main admission notice for the year 2010-11, including admission form and handbook of information (HBI), are available on the university’s website puchd.ac.in. To get information on the website, students have to go to the column- admission examination, which will provide full text of the handbook of information and detailed information regarding admission to various courses, number of seats and fee structure. The last date for the submission of admission forms for all courses except certificate and diploma courses is July 6, 2010, while the deadline for certificate and diploma courses is May 22, 2010. 

Inauguration today: The web portal www.pubcomadmissions.com specially designed for online admission to BCom Part I for the session 2010-2011 will be inaugurated on May 29 at Panjab University. The admission to BCom in PU-affiliated colleges will be centralised from the current session and students will be required to fill a common form for Rs 120.

Elected: Radhe Shyam Jain was elected president of SS Jain Mahasabha. JP Jain of Panchkula and Suresh Jain of Chandigarh were elected general secretary and treasurer of the sabha unanimously. 

Cop assaulted
: Davinder Singh, a Chaju Majra resident, has been booked for allegedly manhandling a constable of the Mohai police, Sukhwinder Kumar. The constable complained that on May 26 he had got a message that Davinder Singh was abusing the manager of a hotel at Phase I, here. On reaching the spot, the accused misbehaved with the constable and tore off his uniform. A case under Sections 353 and 186 of the IPC has been registered at the Phase I police station. 

Purse snatched: Two unidentified motorcycle-borne youths snatched the purse of an elderly woman, Dilmohan Kaur, at Phase III-B1 here on Friday. The victim was returning home after paying obeisance at Phase III-B2 gurdwara. The purse contained Rs 1,500 cash and two mobile phones. A complaint has been lodged at the Matour police station. 

60 illegal rehris removed: Employees of the tehbazari wing of local municipal council removed around 60 illegal rehris selling fish and meat from Phase VI here on Friday. Residents of the area had to face a harrowing time due to the illegal market that had come up along the main road. Last week the MC officials were attacked by some migrants when they tried to remove the illegal market, therefore, the employees had come fully prepared this time. The drive went on smoothly. — OC


Insecticide-maker fined
: The court slapped a fine of Rs 10,000 on M/s Vishal Seeds Company, Ambala Cantt, a distributor of insecticides, and its manufacturing company Wintech Chemicals Limited, Hyderabad, under Section 29 (Rule 1968) for which the samples collected by the agriculture department were found ‘not up to the mark’. Deputy director Satyaveer Sharma said the samples sent to the RPTL laboratory, Faridabad, failed and the insecticides, which were sent for testing, found spurious. In this connection a case had already been registered against the manufacturer and their local distributor. 

4 taken ill after consuming milk
: Four persons were taken ill after consuming milk in the Ashok Nagar area, near the old DSP Road. Victims Suresh Bhatti, Mamta, Dinesh and Saroj consumed milk before going to sleep on Thursday night. They were found unconscious on Friday morning. They were rushed to the local general hospital, where their condition is stated to be stable. 

‘Bijli baithaks’ today
: With a view to mitigating the grievances of power consumers promptly, the Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN) will organise six “bijli baithaks” in the areas under its operation tomorrow. The meetings will be chaired by officers of the rank of Chief General Manager.

: The district election authorities have appointed 45 officials as duty magistrates for the forthcoming elections of the panchayati raj bodies in the district to be held on June 6 and 12, respectively.

Open durbar held
: As many as 22 complaints mainly regarding erratic power supply, poor voltage and defective electricity meters were put up by residents of Jahidpur, Bisoha, Garhi, Nahar, Sahadat Nagar and other villages at an open durbar held at the DHBVN substation complex at Kosli on Friday. JB Mudgil, superintending engineer of the Narnaul circle; VK Agarwal, executive engineer of the Rewari Division and KS Khokhar, AGM of DHBVN; addressed the grievances. While 19 of the 22 grievances were addressed on the spot, three of the complaints were kept pending for speedy redressal.

MDS counselling today
: The counselling for filling the Masters in Dental Surgery (MDS) seats in private dental colleges of the state will be held at SBS Sr Secondary School, Railway Road, Karnal, on May 29. It will start around 12 noon. Stating this, a spokesperson of Pt BDS Sharma Health University here said on Friday that all candidates who had secured 50 per cent or above marks in the entrance examination were eligible to appear in the counselling.


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