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Good wishes bank would play an important role to reduce tension,violence and animosity,said BS Sudan,Secretary,Home Affairs and Jails,Punjab.

Written by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: June 28, 2010 3:26:17 am

Good Wishes Bank by Brahma Kumaris inaugurated in Mohali
“Good wishes bank would play an important role to reduce tension,violence and animosity,” said BS Sudan,Secretary,Home Affairs and Jails,Punjab.

Sudan was addressing an impressive gathering at Brahma Kumaris’ Sukh Shanti Bhawan in Phase VII here today after inaugurating 1,00,00,00,000 “Minutes Good Wishes Bank”.

He said,“Good wishes should start from self,family and surroundings,whose vibrations would automatically reach the whole nation and world too”. He lauded the role of Brahma Kumaris for their selfless service of humanity. He stressed on the need of women education and asked men to shun ego and selfishness.

While presiding over the function,Brahma Kumari Prem Lata,In-charge Rajyoga Centres of Mohali-Ropar Circle,said,“Good wishes are very powerful which can bring smile among worried,desperate and sad human beings. Good wishes can also make people vice-less,positive and long life. Hence,one should spread good wishes and vibrations at least 5 minutes daily and Rajyoga meditation is fittest tool for such blessings”. She said all men,women and children,irrespective of any caste,culture,nationality,community,religion,politics and profession,could participate in this project without spending a pie.

Explaining the details of the bank,she said bad wishes were curse,which were responsible for present miserable situation of the universe and one should escape from it. She made it clear that good wishes (blessings) could make one’s body and mind healthy and pure. She further said listening to a relaxing meditation commentary would contribute one minute and enjoy soothing spiritual song of good wishes contributes 3 minutes as per this project.

BJP holds protest rally against fuel hike
Hundreds of BJP men held demonstration and burnt the effigy of Petroleum minister Murli Deora to express their resentment against the fuel hike at Ambala Cantonment on Sunday. The agitators,including women,gathered at the BJP office at 3 pm. Led by BJP MLA and Haryana BJP Legislature Party leader Anil Vij,the agitators carried the effigy of Union Petroleum Minister Murli Deora,marched through the main bazaars raising anti-government slogans.

Marathon held in Ambala
A marathon to educate people about the Common Wealth Games was organised by the Army at the Kharga Stadium Ambala Cantonment on Sunday. Thousands of people took part in the race which started from the Kharga Stadium and marched through Mall Road,Top Khana,Golf Stadium and other places to reach back to the stadium. Addressing the participants,Corps Commander said the marathon was organized to imbibe the spirit of sportsmanship and welcome the Queen’s Baton Relay in India.

Ten injured in road accident
Ten persons,including three women,were injured when the autorickshaw in which they were travelling was hit by a speeding truck near Sivan Majra Chowk on Thana Chhapar-Adhoya road on Sunday. Three injured were referred to the MM Medical College Hospital and Ambala Civil Hospital while the remaining were admitted to the nearby primary health centre. The erring truck driver has been booked by the police.

Day after cricketer attacked,cops still clueless
It has been over 24 hours since former Ranji player and cricket coach Rajeev Nayyar was brutally assaulted by unidentified persons outside his Sector-35 residence,but the victim is yet to give any information on the identity of the accused.

All that Nayyar has told police is that the attackers were four in number,even as he is unsure of their appearance. He also failed to identify the make or the plate number of the car in which the attackers had arrived. After learning that Nayyar sustained a bone fracture in the attacks,the police added charges under Section 325 (grievous hurt) of the IPC against the accused.

Over 150 students take mock IELTS
Over 150 aspirants from the region took the free IELTS mock test at PHD Chamber,Sector 31,Chandigarh on Sunday. The mock test was followed by a session by with subject expert Suresh,who helped students analyse their performance. Aman Bansal,senior manager of BetterThink,a training institute,said,“The students were greatly enthused by the test-like experience. The experience will help them perform better.”

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