Monday, April 15, 2024

Campus Buzz

Colourful function marks Baisakhi at RBU

MOHALI: The Rayat Bahra University, School of Education and Social Sciences, under the esteemed patronage of Honorable Chancellor Gurvinder Singh Bahra and Vice Chancellor Prof. (Dr.) Parvinder Singh, joyously celebrated the Baisakhi Festival. The event served as a vibrant platform to showcase the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Punjab.

Aryans students from JK, Punjab, Haryana declared winners for various titles

MOHALI: On Baisakhi, a plethora of events were organized by Aryans Group of Colleges, Rajpura, Near Chandigarh for the excited new students, including rounds of singing, dance and drama. The top 50 contestants from Engineering, Law, Pharmacy, Nursing, Management, and Paramedical were seen putting their best foot forward to win the titles spiritedly walked the ramp to be the winner.

"Bridging Cultures’’ RBU hosts Iftar Party to Celebrate Cultural Harmony and Inclusion

MOHALI: Under the esteemed patronage of Hon’ble Chancellor S. Gurvinder Singh Bahra and the visionary guidance of Vice-Chancellor Prof. Parvinder Singh, the Department of Students Welfare (DSW) at Rayat Bahra University orchestrated a joyous Iftar party to mark the spirit of cultural harmony and inclusion. Dr. Simerjit Kaur, the Convenor of DSW, spearheaded the event with enthusiasm and dedication.

World Turban Day was celebrated at the Khalsa College school

AMRITSAR: Dastar has a special place in civilized society, religious world, political and literary field. At one time, only the person on the throne had the right to wear a turban. The Sikh Gurus have given the right to wear this turban and globally the turban of a Sikh is his unique identity and pride of leadership. These words were expressed by Principal Dr. Khalsa College Senior Secondary School on the occasion of celebrating World Turban Day. Inderjit Singh Gogoani did.

Khalsa College Governing Council’s Vision of New Education

Historic Khalsa College Governing Council (KCGC) has set its eyes on New Education, focusing on the professional and job-oriented courses in all its institutions. The KCGC has already created a history of sorts by opening 11 Colleges and Schools in the near past decade. The Society is now planning one top level Ultra-Modern IT Institute at Khalsa College Campus, One ICSE School and another major professional institute.

Two day International Conference on Engineering and Applications at KCET

AMRITSAR: A two-day-International Conference on "IoT Based Recent Trends in Engineering and Its Applications" was organized at Khalsa College of Engineering and Technology (KCET) here. The conference aimed to address the rapidly evolving world of IoT and its myriad applications across various engineering areas such as Smart cities; Healthcare; Environmental monitoring; educations; various business models and many more.

Mojo–mobile journalism inaugurated at KCA in collaboration with CMS vatavaran

AMRITSAR: Keeping the spirits afloat and ensuring focus on environmental issues to inspire and encourage conservation action through mobile technology a 3-day workshop on mobile journalism–mojo was organized by the pg department of mass communication video production, Khalsa College Amritsar (KCA) in collaboration with cms vatavaran, new delhi, and punjab state council for science and technology.

Fun, Frolics and Festivity Marks Colourful Vaisakhi Celebrations at Khalsa College

AMRITSAR: The rich traditions of Punjabi culture, fun, frolics and festivity, marked the 'Vaisakhi' celebrations at historic Khalsa College campus here today. The students, faculty and staff had a gala time as they wore traditional dresses and danced to the tunes of Bhangra tunes as the festival showcased the heritage and culture of the state.

Lucknow University, CDRI sign up for mutual exchange programmes

LUCKNOW: Lucknow University (LU) has joined hands with the Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI) for several mutual exchange programmes in research and academic training.

Guru Gobind Singh IP University extends last date for online applications till April 15

NEW DELHI: The Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha (IP) University has extended the last date for submission of online applications for all its programmes from April 10 to April 15.

Green campus initiative by Bisleri in collaboration with center for social work, ENACTUS team and NSS

CHANDIGARH: In a bid to promote environmental sustainability and community engagement, Bisleri's Bottle for Change in collaboration with Centre for Social Work, Panjab University (P.U.), Enactus SSBUICET team, Horticulture Division P.U., NSS Open Unit Chandigarh, Indian Plastic Institute, Youth Socialgram Foundation and Rotaract Club Himalayan Chandigarh organized a Mega Cleaning Drive in Panjab University campus.

10th Professor SR Kashyap Oration Award lecture organized by the Department of Botany, Panjab University

CHANDIGARH: Dr. Rakesh Tuli, an eminent scientist of the country, has been conferred upon 10th Professor SR Kashyap Oration Award in the Department of Botany, Panjab University, Chandigarh.

Enactus SSBUICET team of PU orchestrates a memorable farewell, bidding farewell to previous cabinet

CHANDIGARH: Enactus SSBUICET Panjab University, the esteemed student chapter of the global Enactus organization hosted its Valedictory Function marking the culmination of a year filled with impactful projects and extraordinary achievements. Enactus team has consistently demonstrated its commitment to entrepreneurial action and sustainable development, showcasing innovative projects that address pressing social, economic and environmental challenges.

Workshop on Beyond the Words: Decoding the language of Insects

MOHALI: Under the aegis of Punjab State Council for Science and Technology, Chandigarh, NCSTC & DST, Department of Life Sciences, Rayat Bahra University organised a workshop on Beyond the Words:Decoding the language of Insects to enlighten the participants on various aspects insects communication in the environment under the guidance of Worthy Vice-Chancellor Sir and Convene-ship of Prof. (Dr.) Simerjit Kaur, Dean Students Welfare.

To check proxies, UP schools to have photos of teachers on notice boards

LUCKNOW: To check teacher absenteeism and the use of proxies in Uttar Pradesh, the photographs of all teaching staff will now be displayed on the walls of public schools.

International Conference on Catalysis for Clean Energy Technologies and Sustainable Development Concludes Successfully

CHANDIGARH: The 2 day International Conference on Catalysis for Clean Energy Technologies and Sustainable Development came to a triumphant close today, marking a significant milestone in the pursuit of innovative solutions for a sustainable future. Hosted by by Dr. SSB UICET in collaboration with Catalysis Society of India and Reliance Industries Ltd., the conference brought together more than 250 eminent scholars, researchers, industry professionals, and policymakers from around the globe to exchange ideas, share insights, and foster collaborations in the field of catalysis.

Seminar on 'Traditional and Non-Traditional Approaches to Sugarcane at KCA

AMRITSAR: A seminar on 'Traditional and Non-Traditional Approaches to Sugarcane Improvement' was organized at Khalsa College. The main objective of the deliberations was to make the students and faculty aware about the new research and attempts for improving the sugarcane crop with the use of traditional and biotechnological techniques for high yields.

IHM Chandigarh celebrated 34th annual day

CHANDIGARH: Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Hotel Management, Sector-42(D), an autonomous body under the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India resonated with the delightful sounds of happiness and joy as the celebration of 34thH Annual Day began, highlighting the theme “Virasat’ – Art of India”. Mr. Sitesh Srivastav, AIHM Principal, presented the Institute Annual Report, highlighting its achievements and successes throughout the 2023-2024 academic session. He applauded the students for their active involvement in both curricular and non- curricular endeavors.

Punjabi Actor Binnu Dhillon & renowned singers performed in Aryans “Roshaan” in association with MH One

MOHALI: Punjabi Actor Binnu Dhillon enthralled the audience of Aryans Group of Colleges in its 17th Cultural Extravaganza “Roshaan” at Aryans Campus in association with MH One. Thousands of Students, Alumni of Aryans Group attended this mega cultural function. Dr. Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group, presided over this event. Deputy Superintendent of Police, Rajpura, S. Buta Singh was special guest.

Vet Varsity conducts programme to enhance digital literacy

LUDHIANA: To enhance digital literacy among students and provide a deeper understanding of the digital landscape in the present educational framework, the National Service Scheme wing of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University conducted a series of lectures.

Spain’s 43 students and faculty of Alcala University reached LPU to study Indian Architecture

PHAGWARA: In an extraordinary collaboration between Spain’s University of Alcala (UAH) and LPU; a group of 43 Spanish students and faculty embarked on a transformative journey to explore architectural connections between Spain and the Punjab (Chandigarh).

Khalsa College of Engineering and Technology Students Shines in University Examinations

AMRITSAR: At least 137 students from Khalsa College of Engineering and Technology (KCET) passed out in the Punjab Technical University (IKG PTU) examination with flying colours. Director, KCET, Dr. Manju Bala said out of 137 in total 29 students have obtained more than 9.0 SGPA while the rest got more than 8.0 SGPA.

International Diplomat Conclave 2024 organized at CGC Jhanjeri

MOHALI: CGC Jhanjeri campus organized the International Diplomat Conclave 2024 under the auspices of the Department of International Affairs. This prestigious event brought together esteemed delegates from over 8 countries, including Ghana, Lesotho, Zimbabwe, Mauritius, Chad, Chile, and Indonesia, and discussed the theme of "Internationalization of Higher Education."

“Women in Business" programme at Khalsa College for Women Amritsar

AMRITSAR: Commerce Club under the aegis of PG Department of Commerce and Management in association with Product Development and Monitoring Committee under Research and Development Cell, Khalsa College for women (KCW), Amritsar organized "Femme d'affaire: Women in Business" to celebrate International Women's day. KCGC Member Dr. Sukhbir Kaur Mahal was the Chief Guest.

Desh Bhagat University Takeover the Operations of Saint Teresa University in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

CHANDIGARH: Desh Bhagat University is pleased to announce the takeover of Saint Teresa University in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, marking a significant milestone in expanding its global footprint and commitment to academic excellence.

Expert talk on women empowerment at RBU

MOHALI: A talk entitled "Women's Rights: The Role of Law and Society" was organized by the University School of Law of Rayat Bahra University. Panjab University Prof Rani Mehta delivered the lecture. The event, organized by Associate Professor Dr. Suchet Kumar, aimed to shed light on the challenges faced by women in contemporary society and emphasized the pivotal role of self-determination in women's empowerment.

Aryans in association with 94.3 My FM celebrates Holi

MOHALI: Aryans Group of Colleges & Rajpura, Near Chandigarh in association with 94.3 My FM celebrated holi at Aryans Campus. RJ Golmal Gagan & RJ Apoorva from 94.3 My FM were the celebrity guests on the occasion.

A seminar on "Dynamics of Federalism in India: Issues and Challenges" held at PU

CHANDIGARH: A One-day national seminar on "Dynamics of Federalism in India: Issues and Challenges" held at the ICSSR building, Panjab University, Chandigarh on 22.03.2024 at 10.00 a.m.

RGNUL organises Regional Workshop on Competition Law and Policy in collaboration with Competition Commission of India

CHANDIGARH: Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab (RGNUL) organised a Regional Workshop on Competition Law and Policy in collaboration with Competition Commission of India (CCI) on March 20, 2024. The Workshop was a critique of the recent amendments to competition law and a discourse on the interplay between antitrust and sustainability practice.

A 45-day Chef Training on skill development valedictory function concluded.

BADDI(HP): A 45-day Chef Training Program on skill development and entrepreneurship concluded at Maharaja Agrasen University on Tuesday.

GNDU to start five year integrated M.Tech Program in Wireless Communication Focusing on Cutting Edge Technologies

AMRITSAR: Under the esteemed leadership of Prof. (Dr.) Jaspal Singh Sandhu, Vice Chancellor, the Department of Electronics Technology has been granted a "5G Use Case" lab by the Department of Telecommunications, Government of India. This initiative signifies GNDU's commitment to stay at the forefront of technological advancements in the field of telecommunications.

JMI invites applications for Civil Services aspirants

NEW DELHI: The Residential Coaching Academy (RCA), Centre for Coaching and Career Planning, Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) on Sunday invited applications for free coaching (with a hostel facility) for the preparation of the Civil Services (Preliminary-cum-Mains) Examination 2024.

Vibrant display on Annual Function Vistoso 2024 at CGC Jhanjeri

MOHALI: Chandigarh Group of Colleges, Jhanjeri celebrated Annual Function Virsa-2019 with great pomp & show. Amardeep Singh Rai, ADGP Traffic presided over the function.

Noted Academician Dr. Khushwinder Appointed Principal of Khalsa College of Education

AMRITSAR: Khalsa College Governing Council (KCGC) today appointed noted academician and scholar Dr. Khushwinder Kumar as new Principal of Khalsa College of Education (KCE), GT Road. He joined the duty in presence of top KCGC top authorities including honourary secretary Rajinder Mohan Singh Chhina and other office bearers.

PU Chandigarh to organise Environment Film Festival from March 20 to 22

CHANDIGARH: Panjab University, Chandigarh in association with Punjab State Council for Science & Technology and CMS VATAVARAN are organising 'Environment Film Festival & Forum on LiFE' from March 20-22, 2024, from 10 AM to 5 PM at the Law Auditorium .This festival is being organised for the first time in Chandigarh. This festival will offer a mix of engaging film screenings, artistic activities, and interactive learning sessions (flyers attached). The following three main activities are being organised:

Brookfield International School organized workshop on ‘Good touch, bad touch’

\MOHALI: Brookfield International School, Siswan Road organized a workshop to educate students of Good touch and bad touch. Students were informed at the moment that an unwanted touch can appear in any form, and it is not limited to sexual abuse only. They were also explained how certain body parts should be protected from intrusion.

1500 Students Awarded Degrees during Khalsa College’s 118th Convocation

AMRITSAR: At least 1500 students were today awarded degrees during the 118th Annual Convocation of Khalsa College Amritsar (KCA). The students from 49 different streams of studies in graduate and post-graduate classes were bestowed the degrees and many meritorious students were honoured with medals and certificates at an impressive academic function.

Graduation ceremony held at Ashmah International School

MOHALI: The Students of Ashmah International School, Sector 70 received their degrees in Graduation ceremony, amongst pomp and grandeur. The function began with the Lighting of the Lamp by School Chairman J S Kesar to invoke the blessings of the Almighty. Later, the magic Dance performed by the students was mesmerizing and brought back wonderful memories of last year. This was followed by the formal ceremony where the proud students received their diplomas.

Program on menstruation hygiene at RBU

MOHALI: Department of Management, University School of Management Studies, Rayat Bahra University, conducted an awareness program on menstruation hygiene “Let’s Normalize the Period Talk” in association with Meshaan foundation, a city-based NGO that works for various social causes, as a part of their educational social responsibility. RJ Manav, actor, model, anchor, story, and screenplay writer was the special guest on the occasion.

Book ‘Beyond The Hashtag: A Decade of Twitter activism in India’ authored by Prof. Archana R.Singh released by PU VC

CHANDIGARH: Prof. Renu Vig, Vice Chancellor, Panjab University released the book ‘Beyond The Hashtag: A Decade of Twitter activism in India’ authored by Prof. Archana R.Singh of the School of Communication Studies. Prof. Rumina Sethi, DUI, and Prof. Harsh Nayyar, Dean Research were also present on the occasion.