Tuesday, December 07, 2021

Campus Buzz

GNDU Final Inter-Zonal Youth Festival kicked off with the beats of Dhol

AMRITSAR: The final Youth festival of the Guru Nanak Dev University started with beats of dhol and teams competing for coveted position in Bhangra. After completing a series of six zonal youth festivals through October & November, this is the inter-zonal Youth festival where winner teams shall further represent Guru Nanak Dev University in inter-varsity North Zone Youth festival.

GGD SD College boxers win PU Boxing Trophy

CHANDIGARH:With a haul of six gold and five silver medals, GGD SD College, Sector-32, Chandigarh won the Panjab University Inter College Boxing (Men) Championship . They collected 45 points to emerge champions.

PU Cylclothon to raise awareness on pollution

CHANDIGARH: A Cyclothon Event from Panjab University Campus to Sukhna Lake was organised by NSS, Panjab University in collaboration with the Department of Chemistry, PU to raise awareness on National Anti-pollution Day among students and general public.

Aryans Chandigarh students Shines in Shikara Race at Dal Lake, Srinagar

MOHALI:To promote tourism in Jammu & Kashmir, Aryans Group of Colleges,
Rajpura  Near Chandigarh  organized Shikara Race in  world famous Dal Lake, Srinagar
today. Hundreds of shikara participated in this race.

GNDUTA Election on December 7

AMRITSAR: Guru Nanak Dev University Teacher's Association Election for the year 2021-22 will be held on Decemeber 7, 2021. Dr. Preet Mohinder Singh Bedi, Prof. Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences has been nominated as Returning Officer.

37 get free hearing aids at Bahra Hospital camp

MOHALI: A total of 156 patients were examined for ear ailments and 37 were given free hearing aids at a camp for speech and hearing assessment cum hearing aids distribution at Bahra Super Specialty Hospital, a venture of Rayat Bahra University here today.

Aryans students to organize Shikara race at Dal Lake Srinagar

MOHALI:To promote tourism in Jammu & Kashmir, Aryans group of Colleges, Rajpura, Near
Chandigarh is organizing Shikara Race in world famous Dal Lake, at Nehru Park, Srinagar on
December 4.

GNA University holds workshop on ‘Traditional Christmas Breads & Cakes’

PHAGWARA: GNA University organised two days workshop on ‘‘Traditional Christmas Breads & Cakes’’ by Mr. Hitesh Shakya; Pastry Chef, Hotel Hyatt Regency Chandigarh. The key objective behind organizing this Workshop was tostrengthen students’ core concepts in bakery and assist them in learning and practicing French & European styles of bakery products.

Panjab University NSS unit holds webinar on World Aids Day

CHANDIGARH: Panjab University National Service Scheme Unit, in collaboration with University School of Open Learning (USOL) & Institute of Social Sciences Education and Research (ISSER), conducted a webinar on World AIDS Day, 2021 based on the theme ‘End AIDS, END INEQUALITIES, END PANDEMIC’.

Taipei varsity scholarship for RBU student

MOHALI: University School of Pharmaceutical Sciences B Pharmacy student of the Rayat Bahra University (batch 2016-2020) has brought laurels to the institution as he has been selected Taiwan’s scholarship worth more than Rs 25 lakh for the Master’s programme.

Important to Study the Physics of Glasses – Prof. Karmakar

CHANDIGARH: In the series of Nobel Prize Lectures being conducted by Society for Promotion of Science and Technology in India (SPSTI) with support from Department of Science and Technology, Chandigarh Administration in association with Chandigarh Chapters of National Academy of Sciences India, Indian National Science Academy & Indian National Young Academy of Sciences and Punjab Engineering College (Deemed to be University), Chandigarh, the fifth lecture was organized on “Physics of Disordered Systems, Works of Giorgio Parisi, Nobel Prize Winner in Physics – 2021.

DAV College shine in PU Marathon Races

CHANDIGARH:and Sandeep Kumar, both of DAV College, Sector 10, Chandigarh won the women’s and men’s marathon races, respectively, in the Panjab University Championship here today.

1770 Students Get Degrees at Khalsa College’s 115th Convocation

AMRITSAR:At least 1770 students of M.Phil, Post-graduate and Graduate classes today received degrees at 115th Annual Convocation of historic Khalsa College today. Punjabi University, Patiala, Vice-Chancellor and renowned physicist Prof Arvind who distributed the degrees, said the education was tool to transform the society and take the country to the newer heights.

Important to Study the Physics of Glasses – Prof. Karmakar

CHANDIGARH:In the series of Nobel Prize Lectures being conducted by Society for Promotion of Science and Technology in India (SPSTI) with support from Department of Science and Technology, Chandigarh Administration in association with Chandigarh Chapters of National Academy of Sciences India, Indian National Science Academy & Indian National Young Academy of Sciences and Punjab Engineering College (Deemed to be University), Chandigarh, the fifth lecture was organized on “Physics of Disordered Systems, Works of Giorgio Parisi, Nobel Prize Winner in Physics – 2021. The lecture was delivered by Prof. Smarajit Karmakar, Associate Professor at TIFR, Hyderabad and was the Post-Doctoral student of the Nobel Laureate. Prof. Arun K. Grover, former Vice Chancellor of Panjab University while introducing the speaker said that after having worked with several statistical physicists of great repute, he reached the laboratory of Giorgio Parisi and worked with him.

1700 Students get degrees at Khalsa College’s 114th Convocation

AMRITSAR:At least 1700 students of M.Phil, Post-graduate and Graduate classes today received degrees at historic Khalsa College’s 114th Annual Convocation from Khalsa College Governing Council (KCGC) President Satyajit Singh Majithia. While stressing that nothing is insurmountable with the right knowledge and information, Majithia emphasized upon the quality education and spiritual way for the 'true meaning’ of life.

DU: Special drive cut-off list for UG admissions open to Kashmiri migrants

NEW DELHI: Delhi University (DU) has released another cut=off list under a special drive for the vacant seats in the various undergraduate (UG) courses. In this cut-off list, there are admission opportunities for students from economically weaker sections (EWS) and displaced Kashmiris.

New degree College and Sports hub amongst Rs 132 Crore gift by CM to Banga

BANGA:Giving an unprecedented push to development of the Banga assembly segment, the Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Tuesday announced a grant of Rs 132 crore for constituency including a Government college and an integrated sports stadium.

MP releases schedule for Class X, XII exams

BHOPAL: The Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education (MPBSE) on Monday released the exam shedule for Class X and XII.As per the schedule, exams for Class X will begin from February 18, 2022, while the same for Class XII will commence from February 17, 2022.

India needs incorruptible young minds for better society : Governor & Chancellor

AMRITSAR: Hon'ble Governor of Punjab and Chancellor of the Guru Nanak Dev University, Sh. Banwarilal Purohit said what India needs today is incorruptible young men and women who will dedicate themselves to the service of the larger society through individual pursuits.

Annual KCC Camp Organized at KCET

AMRITSAR:A combined annual training camp of 24 Punjab Battalion NCC was held at Khalsa College of Engineering and Technology in which 450 Cadets from various colleges and schools of Amritsar and neighbouring districts participated. The camp witnessed the training on weapon handling, map reading and drill along with personality development.

Deliberations on Teacher Education at KCE

AMRITSAR:The deliberations were held today on Teachers Education-Quality Assurance at Khalsa College of Education (KCE) here today. The focus was how the education being provided to the students during the Covid times must sustain quality and a learning experience during these testing times.

India Skills -2021 Regional Competition-North Held At Chitkara University By Punjab Skill Development Mission (PSDM)

PATIALA:Additional Deputy Commissioner (D), Patiala, Mr. Gautam Jain informed that a Skill Competition Held at Chitkara University in collaboration with National Skill Development Council (NSDC), Indian Plumbing Skill Council (IPSC), Punjab Skill Development Mission (PSDM) and Automotive Skill Development Council (ASDC) in which India Skills regional competitions hosted from November 15th to 17th, 2021.

Khalsa Institutions Organize `Nagar Kirtan‘ to Commemorate 552th Guru Nanak’s Parkash Purab

AMRITSAR:The Khalsa educational institutions today organized a huge colourful religious procession to commemorate the 552th Parkash Purab of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. The Nagar Kirtan that started from historic Khalsa College and culminated at Golden Temple amidst much-fanfare and religious fervour.

Ik Gujral PTU promotes Deputy registrar from due date with consequential benefits as Punjab sc commission intervened

CHANDIGARH: As Punjab State Commission for Scheduled Castes intervened, IK Gujral Punjab Technical University (PTU) has promoted its Deputy Registrar from the due date of promotion four years ago besides providing him consequential benefits.

GNA University organized a 2 Day Intra Departmental Talent Hunt cum Youth Festival Competition

PHAGWARA: GNA University organized a 2 Day Intra Departmental Talent Hunt cum Youth Festival Competition for its UG & PG Students. The event was coordinated by Gaurav K. Mangar and Ms. Sarbjit Kaur. More than 230 students of the department took part in this competition.

Guru Nanak Dev University 47th Annual Convocation on November 22

AMRITSAR: An Indian interventional cardiologist, medical administrator, writer, Dr. Tarlochan Singh Kler, Chairman Pushpawati Singhania Hospital & Research Institute and Former Director of Cardiac Sciences at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute and an Indian contemporary painter & graphic artist Ms. Arpana Caur will be honoured with honoris causa degree of Doctor of Science- In the Faculty of Medical Sciences and Doctor of Philosophy - In the Faculty of Visual Arts & Performing Arts respectivaly in the 47th Annual Convocation of the Guru Nanak Dev University.

Colleges Federation Raises Objections to Proposed Colleges Amendment Bill

AMRITSAR:The Non-Government Aided Colleges Federation today took a strong exception to the proposed ‘The Punjab Affiliated Colleges (Security of Service) Amendment Bill, 2021’ as passed by Punjab Vidhan Sabha on November 11, to amend the Punjab Affiliated Colleges (Security of Service) Act, 1974. The amendments will impose unreasonable restrictions on the administration of the aided as well as unaided private educational institutions in the state.

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Khalsa College for Women Champion at 6th Inter-Khalsa Youth Festival

AMRITSAR:Khalsa College for Women (KCW) lifted overall champion trophy in two-day-long 6th Inter-Khalsa Colleges Youth Festival-2021 which concluded here today amidst fanfare. Khalsa College was the declared second and Khalsa College of Education, Ranjit Avenue third in the festival that witnessed colourful presentations by hundreds of students, competing in the various competitive events.

Kashmir University, Agriculture Expert Interacts with Aryans students

MOHALI: A webinar on “Role of Geographical Information System & Remote Sensing" was organised at Aryans Group of Colleges, Rajpura, Near Chandigarh. Dr. Akhlaq Amin Wani, Associate Professor, Natural Resource Management, Sher- e- Kashmir University of Agriculture Science & Technology (SKUAST), Jammu & Kashmir interacted with the Aryans students of B. Sc. Agriculture, Diploma Agriculture, B.Tech & Polytechnic . Dr. Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans group presided over the event.

CBSE to conduct board examination in new pattern from Nov 16

NEW DELHI:The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will be conducting the board examinations in a new pattern in which over 20 lakh students are set to appear.

Pandit Rao distributes Laddu and celebrate laws passed by Punjab Vidhan Sabha

Panditrao, Assistant Professor in Post Graduate Government College, Sector 46 Chandigarh distributed Laddu and celebrated laws passed by Punjab Vidhan Sabha.

Over 80,000 buses to demonstrate the Strength of Education System

CHANDIGARH:The unaided school colleges association will demonstrate the strength
of educational institutes on November 13 whne around 80,000 yellow colored
buses of School and colleges will be parked in the road sides of National
Highway in Punjab.

Aided-Colleges Managements Federation Appeals Govt. to Save Higher Education in Punjab

LUDHIANA/AMRITSAR:The Executive Body of Non-Govt. Colleges Managements Federation (NGCMF) today called upon the state government to save higher education in Punjab. While criticizing various arbitrary decisions being taken by DPI and Higher Education Department that undermine the autonomy of 142 aided Colleges in Punjab and Chandigarh, the apex body of colleges management vowed to fight for their rights.

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Guru Nanak Dev University Committed To Promoting Punjabi Language

AMRITSAR: Former Dean Academic Affairs, Guru Nanak Dev University, Vice Chancellor's O.S.D. And Professor and Poet of the Department of Architecture Prof. Sarabjot Singh Behl shared his poems with the students and teachers on the second day of the Punjabi week being celebrated at the School of Punjabi Studies.

NEET top ranker initially wanted to be an engineer

HYDERABAD: Mrinal Kutteri who secured the All India first rank in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to undergraduate medical courses, initially wanted to be an engineer but later changed his mind to become a doctor.

TN's education scheme to ensure 1 lakh students enrol in govt schools

CHENNAI: The Illam Thedi Kalvi (Education at doorstep) scheme of the Tamil Nadu government will ensure that one lakh students are enrolled in government schools in the current academic year.

All universities would developed as hub of education for reforms in higher education: Pargat Singh

CHANDIGARH:The Higher Education and Languages Minister Pargat Singh today said that a common system of education would be developed to guide the youth of the state in the right direction and implement quality reforms in the higher education sector. Apart from exchange of new ideas and infrastructure, these institutes would provide such education to the students so as to make them employable as per the demand of the industry.

DLSA Conducts Awareness Seminar at Punjab School of Law, Punjabi University, Patiala to Celebrate “Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav”

PATIALA:In continuation of PAN India Awareness and Outreach Programme issued by NALSA from October 2 to November 14, 2021, as part of “Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav”, a Seminar/Legal Awareness programme was organized in Punjab School of Law Punjabi University, Patiala by District Legal Services Authority, Patiala, today.