NEW DELHI

Briefly

Nirankari Samagam to begin on Saturday

NEW DELHI: The 58th three-day annual Nirankari Sant Samagam will begin here this coming Saturday.

The head of the Mission, Baba Hardev Singh Maharaj, is supervising arrangements for the Samagam these days at the sprawling ground along Burari Road in North Delhi.

Devotees coming in from outside will be received at Delhi, New Delhi and Nizamuddin railway stations and inter-State bus terminals. Special arrangements have also been made at the airport.

United Bank's new branch opened

NEW DELHI: United Bank of India's Chairman and Managing Director P.K. Gupta on Monday inaugurated its 1,315th branch at Bhagwati Plaza in Sector-5 of Dwarka.

The new branch is fully computerised and will provide various facilities including ATM-cum-debit card, multi-branch banking, multi-city cheque, loan services and tele-banking.

Attari Special

schedule revised

NEW DELHI: The Railways have decided to revise the days of run of the 4001/4002 Attari Special between Delhi and Attari and the 4607/4608 Samjhauta Express running between Attari and Lahore from November 28. While the days of run of the 4001 train from Delhi Junction to Attari remains the same (Sunday and Wednesday), it will depart at 9 p.m. to reach Attari at 4-40 a.m. the next day.

Its onward link, the 4607 Samjhauta Express from Attari to Lahore, will depart as per existing schedule.

In the return direction, the 4608 Samjhauta Express from Lahore to Attari will run on Monday and Thursday instead of Tuesday and Friday to reach Attari at 12-30 p.m.

Its onward service, the 4002 Attari-Delhi Special, will depart from Attari at 8-05 p.m. the same day to arrive at Delhi Junction at 3-35 a.m. the next morning.

School's annual day organised

NEW DELHI: Sai Dream Public School organised its annual day, "Dream 2005", here on Sunday. Giving children a chance to display their talent, the school organised a cultural extravaganza that included a fashion show, `bhangra' and a quawwali.

Delhi BJP president Harsh Vardhan gave away the prizes to children.

B. Kamesh's magic show at trade fair

NEW DELHI: Well-known magician B. Kamesh brought a little magic to the India International Trade Fair at Pragati Maidan here over the weekend.

In a mesmerising show, he used magic to communicate messages of social importance. Using innovative tricks, he brought alive issues of literacy, rainwater harvesting and women empowerment.

He also highlighted the issue of preservation of monuments by using cut-outs of two Qutab Minars in his tricks.