Friday, February 26, 2021

Campus Buzz

Missing AMU student remains untraceable

ALIGARH(Uttar Pradesh):A student of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), who has been missing since the past three days, remains untraceable.
The 26-year-old BA (Hons) final year student, Mohd Ashraf Ali, went missing on Tuesday and AMU authorities lodged a police complaint on Wednesday.

Chancellor Prof. Jagbir Singh inaugurated ‘Hind Di Chadar Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sikh History Section’ at CUPB Library

BATHINDA: Prof. Jagbir Singh, the new Chancellor of Central University of Punjab inaugurated ‘Hind Di Chadar Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur - Sikh History Section’ at University Library during his first visit to CUPB Ghudda Campus. The idea of establishing the ‘Sikh History Section‘ dedicated to 400th birth anniversary of Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji is the brainchild of Vice Chancellor Prof. Raghavendra P. Tiwari, which is inaugurated by CUPB Chancellor Prof. Jagbir Singh.

Punjab starts unique foreign study and placement cell

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government under Punjab Ghar Ghar Rozgar and Karobar Mission (PGRKAM) has started a Foreign Study and Placement Cell (FS&PC) for free counselling of the youth interested in Foreign Study and Foreign Placement. The Punjab Employment Generation Minister Mr. Charanjit Singh Channi disclosing this here today said that this project is the brainchild of the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh for the benefit of candidates who wish to study and work abroad.

Orientation programme for new RBU students

MOHALI: The Central Library of the Rayat Bahra University organized a library orientation programme for the new batch of students of 2020-21.

KMV's Dr. Madhumeet translated stories published by Sahitya Akademi: The National Academy of letters

JALANDHAR: Kanya Maha Vidyalaya- the Heritage & Autonomous the institution, Seat of Women Empowerment with Top National and State Rankings by India Today Survey of Best Colleges 2020 (various categories) & Outlook magazines. Madhumeet, Head, PG Department of English was felicitated by KMV Principal Prof.(Dr.) Atima Sharma Dwivedi as her translated stories was published by Sahitya Akademi in the book titled something Unspoken Too’. Dr. Madhumeet averred that most of the stories in this collection bear testimony to the unique aspect of art and craft through which one searches the hidden, unrevealed, mysterious and the unspoken all in an effort to understand the complexities of human motives and actions.

Teachers from 12 DU colleges facing problems without salaries

NEW DELHI: The grants to 12 colleges affiliated to Delhi University (DU) have not been released once again due to which teachers and employees of these colleges are under mental stress due to non-payment of their salaries. Many teachers are facing difficulties in paying EMIs, house rent, car loans, depositing children's fees and running a family.

How to Download GATE 2021 Result? Check Step-by-Step Process

After appearing for GATE 2021 between Feb 5th, to Feb 14th, every student is now eagerly waiting for GATE 2021 result. Expanded as Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering, it is an important exam for engineering and technology students. GATE 2021 was held for 27 subjects or papers and was organised by IIT Bombay.

Artist Stephanie La Beller Arpels with '2021 Critics' Choice Award'

NEW DELHI:World University of Design has carved its own unique niche and is known to promote excellence in design, visual arts and performing arts amongst others. The institute seized the opportunity to honor French Artist Stephanie La Beller Arpels with '2021 Critics’ Choice Award' on Friday, February 19, 2021 at 67A, Friends Colony West, New Delhi.

Stage set for private self-financed Amity university to become operational in Mohali this year

CHANDIGARH: The stage is set for tabling, for enactment in the forthcoming budget session of the Vidhan Sabha, the Bill for establishment of a private self-financed Amity University, which is set to become functional at IT City, Mohali, from this year.

RBU hosts webinar on teachers’ role in NEP

MOHALI: The Rayat Bahra University organized a webinar on `Teachers’ Role in NEP Implementation’ in collaboration with the Niti Aayog and Bhartiya Shikshan Mandal.

State Gatka Championship at Garhdhiwala from 24 to 26 February : Grewal

CHANDIGARH: Gatka Association Punjab under the aegis of National Gatka Association of India (NGAI) is organizing 9th Punjab State Gatka Championship (Boys) from 24th to 26th February at Khalsa College Garhdhiwala, Hoshiarpur district in which teams from all 22 districts would take part.

RBU V-C attends AIU zonal meeting

MOHALI: Dr Parvinder Singh, Vice-Chancellor of the Rayat Bahra University, participated in the North Zone VCs’ Meet of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) on the theme of `Holistic and Multidisciplinary Education with Technology Integration’.

UP primary schools to turn into 'motivational schools'

LUCKNOW: To increase the efficiency of students in primary schools, the Yogi Adityanath government has launched the 'Prerak Mission' which will change the image of these schools in Uttar Pradesh within the next six months.

Footprints can tell about the body size-A research to be presented in the American Academy of Forensic Sciences Conference

CHANDIGARH: A research conducted by Dr. Kewal Krishan, Associate Professor and former Chairperson of the Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh and his student Dr. Richa Mukhra has shown that the footprints may give clues about the body size of the person who created these.

PU Jyotirgamaya 91.2 MHz celebrates its 10th Birth Anniversary & World Radio Day

CHANDIGARH: World Radio Day was celebrated at School of Communication Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh, today. The Community Radio Station of Panjab University, Jyotirgamaya 91.2 MHz, also completed its ten years, today.

Panjab University issues new guidelines for online exam of odd semesters-Feb 2021

CHANDIGARH: Panjab University has issued additional Instructions for Online Examinations of Odd Semesters – February 2021. Dr Jagat Bhushan, Controller of Examination informed that the USOL and Private Students appearing in the Morning Slot of examination i.e. 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM, are also required to upload the single pdf of answer sheet to the link given at the UG/PG websites of Panjab University along with an undertaking which is to be clicked while uploading the answer sheet online.

Classes 6 to 8 to resume in Gujarat schools from Feb 18

GANDHINAGAR: As part of the decision to resume normal classes in schools in Gujarat, the state government on Saturday decided to restart classes 6 to 8 from next Thursday.

MoU Signed between Khalsa College and ICAI for Research and Education

AMRITSAR: With an objective to encourage research and education, an MoU was today signed between historic Khalsa College Amritsar (KCA) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). The sharing of educational programs would extend academic cooperation in various courses under the faculty of Commerce and Management of the College.

Central University of Punjab organized Webinar on The Journey of Development of Geometry

BATHINDA: Under the patronage of Vice Chancellor Prof. Raghavendra P. Tiwari, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Central University of Punjab organized an invited talk on the “The Journey of Development of Geometry”. This Keynote Speaker of this programme was Prof. Paras Nath Pandey, Former Vice- Chancellor, Nehru Gram Bharati University, Prayagraj and former Professor and Head Department of Mathematics, University of Allahabad, Prayagraj (U.P.).

Expert at RBU pleads for gender neutral policy

MOHALI: Department of Life Sciences, Rayat Bahra University organized a webinar on ‘Understanding Gender and Patriarchal Society’ to make aware the masses about gender sensitization, gender related issues, women equality and the impact of patriarchal society.

Education Department organises orientation workshop of district education officials

NAWANSHAHR: With a view to gearing up the District Education Officers, Deputy District Education Officers, Block
Nodal Officers, State Resource Persons District Mentors (ICT) and District Mentors( Coordination) to
prepare a meticulous plan to give a concrete shape to " Mission Shat Pratishat" at the ground level, a
two day 'Orientation Workshop' was organised under the aegis of State Council of Educational
research and Training.

CRPF collaborated with LPU to eastablish institute of Immunity and Nutrition Management

PHAGWARA: Targeting to keep its personnel healthfully fit, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has collaborated with LPU to establish ‘Institute of Immunity and Nutrition Management (IINM)’ at the Force Group Centre in Jalandhar. Director General of CRPF, Dr AP Maheshwari inaugurated IINM, amid the presence of LPU Chancellor Ashok Mittal, Pro Chancellor Rashmi Mittal, IG K Vijay Kumar (Chandigarh), ADG (Trg) SS Chaturvedi, DIG Harjinder Singh (Jalandhar) and other CRPF ranks and LPU faculty members.

4 RBU pharma students win laurels at national meet

MOHALI: Four students of the University School of Pharmaceutical Sciences (USPS) of the Rayat Bahra University got best oral and best poster presentations awards at the first national capacity building training workshop and Faculty Development Programme on `Manufacturing Of Tablet: Process, Quality Control and Documentation’ organized by the School of Pharmacy Career Point University, Hamirpur.

Nursery school admissions in Delhi to be conducted online

NEW DELHI: The admission process for nursery and other classes across the national capital will start soon. Nursery admissions in private schools in Delhi this year will be held completely online. All schools in Delhi have been closed for primary classes since the last 11 months. The Education Ministry of the Delhi government will now work out a process for the admissions.

KMV's 6th governing body meeting held

JALANDHAR: Kanya Maha Vidyalaya- the Heritage & Autonomous institution, Seat of Women Empowerment with Top National and State Rankings by India Today Survey of Best Colleges 2020 (various categories) & Outlook Magazine, the first women college in Punjab to be bestowed with the Autonomous status organized the sixth Governing Body Meeting to ensure excellence in education.

LPU signed 11 MoUa with universities in six countries in single day

PHAGWARA: LPU has signed 11 MoUs with International & National Universities of six countries in a single day. These MoUs are to lead a consortium of universities to research sports education in Spain, Cyprus, Portugal, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and India, under the Erasmus plus project of European Commission.

Expert talk on investor awareness at RBU

MOHALI: The University School of Management Studies of the Rayat Bahra University (RBU) here today organized an expert talk on Investor Awareness. Prof Amogh Gothoskar, a well known financial trainer, was the speaker.

Centre agrees to give extra chance to UPSC aspirants who exhausted their last attempt

NEW DELHI: The Centre told the Supreme Court on Friday that it is agreeable to give UPSC aspirants, who exhausted their last attempt for the civil services examination in October 2020 amid the Covid-19 pandemic but are not age-barred, another shot at clearing the test in 2021.

Vet Varsity apprises scientists on recent advances in livestock sector

LUDHIANA: Directorate of Extension Education, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University organized one day workshop on “Recent advances in Livestock management for enhancement of livestock productivity” for scientists of livestock production from KVKs of Punjab. Dr. Inderjeet Singh, Vice-Chancellor, GADVASU highlighted the efforts being undertaken by the University for enhancing livestock productivity. He urged the scientists to encourage the farmers for record keeping and identification of elite animals for the propagation of superior germplasm.

Vet Varsity organizes International webinar on Next Generation Sequencing

LUDHIANA: A two days international webinar on the successes and challenges of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) in Veterinary Diagnostics was held at the College of Animal Biotechnology of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana .

Central University of Punjab celebrated World Cancer Day by organising Expert Lecture and Nukkad Natak

BATHINDA: Central University of Punjab celebrated World Cancer Day by organising an Expert Lecture and a Nukkad Natak. To mark this occasion, University’s NSS Cell under the patronage of Vice Chancellor Prof. Raghavendra P. Tiwari hosted an Invited Talk on 'Cancer: A Global Challenge'. The Keynote Speaker of this session was Padam Shree Dr. Lalit Kumar, Professor, Medical Oncology AIIMS, New Delhi. Faculty & students of the University attended this lecture through online platform. In addition to this, a Nukkad Natak was organised at University Campus to spread awareness regarding this disease.

Work on Indian Institute of Skills in Gujarat to begin soon

GANDHINAGAR: With the Gujarat government joining hands with the Tata group to set up Indian Institute of Skills (IIS) at Nasmed village in Gandhinagar, the industry group will shortly commence project work to be executed in the not-for-profit Public Private Partnership mode.

O.P. Jindal Global University launches India's 1st PG diploma in data journalism

NEW DELHI: In what promises to be a game-changer for journalism, media and communications industries in India, the O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU), an Institution of Eminence declared by the government of India, has launched the countrys first one-year Post Graduate Diploma in Data Journalism.

GNA University’s engineers grabbed placements

PHAGWARA:GNA University’s Faculty of Engineering Design and Automation students nailed it again by grabbing the e-campus placement. During the on-going unprecedented times of COVId19, the University made sincere endeavours in organising an e-campus placement drive of Gulati Auto Electricals Pvt. Ltd.

Expert talk on Indian renaissance at RBU

MOHALI: The School of Social Sciences of the Rayat Bahra University organized an expert talk on “Sri Aurobindo, Rabindranath Tagore and the idea of Nationalism in Indian Renaissance: A thematic analysis” here today.

Jindal Global Law School begins admissions for 2021-22

NEW DELHI: LSAT--India is India's First Law Entrance Test being held for the Academic Year 2021-22. Application closes on 14 March for its first administration.

Prof Bawa joins as Dean (Faculty), Punjabi University

PATIALA: Prof Rajesh K Bawa, Professor and former Head of the Department of Computer Science, has joined as Dean, Faculty of Computing Sciences, Punjabi University.

Patriotic fervor marks R-Day at RBU

MOHALI: The Rayat Bahra University celebrated Republic Day with enthusiasm and patriotic fervor. The programme commenced with the unfurling of Tricolor by Gurvinder Singh Bahra, Chancellor of the Rayat Bahra University, at an impressive function on the university campus.

RBU to start PG diploma in waste management

MOHALI: The Rayat Bahra University has decided to start Skill Enhancement Postgraduate Diploma courses under the Swachhta Action Plan and the Ministry of Human Resource Development on waste management.

Action planned against AP colleges offering coaching for exams

AMRAVATI: The Board of Intermediate Education (BIE) in Andhra Pradesh plans to crack the whip on colleges given BIE affiliation for intermediate courses but which have turned their campuses into coaching centres to offer to help students prepare for various competitive exams.