Monday, May 16, 2022

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International Nurses Day celebrated at RGI to respect contributions of nurses towards people’s health

MOHALI: Rattan Group of Institutions, Sector 78 to honour and respect the nurses for their incredible and selfless dedication towards patient care celebrated International Nurses Day.

RBU hosts a global meet on gender equality

MOHALI: Rayat Bahra University School of Law organized a two-day World Conference on ‘Gender Equality: Global Perspectives’. The Conference was organized virtually under the guidance of Chancellor Gurvinder Singh Bahra and Vice-Chancellor, Dr Parvinder Singh and the leadership of Dr Richa Ranjan, Professor and Dean, University School of Law.

How are TET and CTET Exams Useful for Teaching Aspirants?

Teaching is one of the noblest pursuits that helps build the foundation of a solid and intelligent society. Interactive discussions and a teacher's hard work help shape innumerable students' ideas, characters, and futures. Since teaching is a lucrative profession, it attracts a lot of aspirants who wish to teach at a secondary level. 

BPSC issues show cause notice to official for carrying smartphone in exam hall

PATNA: The Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) has issued a show cause notice to a Block Education Officer (BEO) for carrying smartphone in the examination centre in Purnea district.

GNDU will preserve Dr Gurnam Singh Tirs literary legacy and institute an award in his name

AMRITSAR: Guru Nanak Dev University signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Tir Memorial Trust to establish the Sardar Gurnam Singh Tir Centre on the premises of Bhai Gurdas library. The members of the trust include family members of the late legendary Punjabi novelist, including his daughter Mrs. Harmohan kaur Sandhu, popularly known as Bubbu Tir in literary circles.

Odisha govt to spend Rs 1500 cr for development of new technical university OUTR

BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha government has decided to invest Rs 1500 crore in three years for the complete revamp of the Odisha University of Technology and Research (OUTR), Bhubaneswar, officials said on Tuesday.

UP Board exams to be held on new pattern

LUCKNOW: Examination for the students of Classes 9 and 10 will be conducted on a new pattern, as recommended in the National Education Policy (NEP).

No delay in NEET PG 2022 exam, letter being circulated fake: Health Ministry

NEW DELHI: The Union Health Ministry on Saturday clarified that the National Eligibility Entrance Test for Postgraduate (NEET PG) 2022 has not been postponed, adding that a letter being circulated in this regard is fake.

RBU hosts inter-varsity basketball championship

MOHALI: The Rayat Bahra University hosted two-day Inter-University Basketball Championship-2022 for boys and girls which saw massive participation from across the state.

Aided-Colleges’ Managements Raise Issues Confronting Higher Education in Punjab

AMRITSAR: The general House of Non-Govt. Colleges’ Managements Federation of Punjab and Chandigarh (NGCMF) today discussed burning issues confronting higher education in state at its meeting held at Guru Nanak Khalsa College of Girls, Gujjarkhan Campus, Ludhiana.

Chandigarh Group of Colleges Jhanjeri holds 3rd Annual Convocation

MOHALI: Chandigarh Group of Colleges, Jhanjeri organized third Annual Convocation at it’s Campus. Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayar, Education Minister, Punjab was the Chief Guest at the moment. As many as 1307 Degrees conferred and 96 topper of PTU were honored with medals.

Farewell function held to bid adieu to 12 th call of Moti Ram Arya Sr Secondary school

CHANDIGARH: The management staff members and the students of Moti Ram Arya Senior Secondary Model School, Sector 27 Chandigarh, bid adieu to the students of class 12th at grand farewell function held in the school auditorium on 19th April 2022.

IIT Jodhpur team develops AI algorithm to detect cataracts

JODHPUR: A team of researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Jodhpur has found that eye images acquired by low-cost near-infrared (NIR) cameras can aid in low design costs, ease of use, and practical solutions for cataract detection.

LU offers new course in naturopathy, Yogic science

LUCKNOW: Students at the Lucknow University (LU) will now have a new option for an under-graduate course in Naturopathic and Yogic Science (BNYS) from the academic session 2022-23.

Over 6 lakh students appear for II PUC exams in K'taka

BENGALURU: As many as 6.84 lakh students on Friday appeared for the II PUC (Class 12) examinations in Karnataka amid tight security against the backdrop of the hijab row.

Chandigarh University hosts opening ceremony of 2 Chandigarh Music and Film Festival 2022

CHANDIGARH: Cinema & Music creates lots of excitement and similar sentiments were witnessed at the opening ceremony of second Chandigarh Music and Film Festival 2022 that took place at Chandigarh University, in the presence of eminent celebrities from the field of films and television.

Chandigarh Group of Colleges, Jhanjeri Campus organized Hackathon

MOHALI: CGC Jhanjeri conducted Hackathon in offline mode at its campus and short-listed teams for the Smart India Hackathon 2022. Dr. Adarsh Pal Vig Chairman, Punjab Pollution Control Board was Chief Guest at the moment Puneet Mahajan Sales Head VIVO Punjab, Gurmeet Sharma Chief Operating Officer EESPL and Sunny Kumar Founder and CEO Chandigarh Institute of Drones were Guests of Honor. The event started with Lamp Lighting Ceremony.

OP Jindal Global University inks landmark MoU with Spanish government for Spanish language teaching

SONIPAT: The O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) signed a landmark Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of Spain in the presence of Jose Mar�a Ridao Dominguez, Ambassador, Embassy of Spain in India, and Alfonso Perez-Hernandez Egart, First Secretary, Embassy of Spain.

AICTE urges institutions to consider admitting Indian students returned from Ukraine

NEW DELHI: The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has asked technical institutions across the country to consider admitting students who have to leave their studies in the middle due to the Russia-Ukraine war.

Shemrok School 31 students cleared UPSC exam, 12 selected in NDA

MOHALI: Army is facing a severe shortage of officers and also there is very poor rate of induction of Punjabi youngsters in the armed forces. At this time it is a proud moment for Shemrock Sen. Sec. School, Sec-69, Mohali that 12 students have selected in NDA. While 31 students have cleared UPSE exam. These 12 students will join the National Defense Academy for their further training.

GNDU hosts an award lecture by Padma Shri Prof Vurabdet S Chauhan on achievements and challenges in biosciences

AMRITSAR: Guru Nanak Dev University hosted top Indian scientist, Padma Shri awardee (2012) in Science & Engineering, Former Director International Centre for Genetic & Biotechnology (ICGEB), New Delhi, Prof. (Dr.) Virender S. Chauhan to deliver Sardar Bishan Singh Samundri Lectureship Award in Agriculture and Allied Sciences. Prof. Chauhan spoke on the topic ‘Achievements and Challenges in Biosciences’ with his vast experience spanning five decades of academic excellence as a Rhodes Scholar at the University of Oxford (UK), Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy, National Academy of Sciences and World Academy of Sciences (TWAS).

Jindal School of Psychology students gain diverse experience with leading organisations

SONIPAT: The Jindal School of Psychology and Counselling (JSPC) utilises both in-class (theory) and experiential (hands-on) learning to ensure all students gain a comprehensive education in the psychological sciences. To that end, students are required to complete five internships during the three-year B.A. (Hons.) programme.

GNDU Architecture Department won the overall championship Jashan 2022

AMRITSAR: The Architecture Department won the Inter-Departmental Cultural Festival Jashan - 2022 of Guru Nanak Dev University. This festival was concluded here today in the Dasmesh Auditroiuum of the University with the beat of punjabi folk dance gidha. A large number of Student-artists of the various Departments of the University participated in this four-day event.

JIBS shortlisted for prestigious Times Education Asia Award

SONIPAT:In a significant academic leap, Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences (JIBS) -- a value-based research Institute of O.P. Jindal Global University -- has been shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Asia Awards 2022, for its 'innovation and inclusion to empower classrooms and community' across the world.

Prof Sarbjot Singh Behl joined as Dean of University Academic Affairs of GNDU

AMRITSAR: Prof. Sarbjot Singh Behl, Professor, Department of Architecture has taken over the charge of Dean, Academic Affairs and Prof. Hardeep Singh, Department of Computer Science joined as O.S.D Vice Chancellor of Guru Nanak Dev University in the presence of Prof. Karanjeet Singh Kahlon, Registrar of the University. These appointments have been made till March 2023 or age of sixty.

Girls' education in Bihar in sorry state, harmed further by pandemic

MUZAFFARNAGAR: Pooja (name changed) was a home science graduate student from Muzaffarpur, Bihar. The 18-year-old had high hopes for her life, before the pandemic took a toll on her education - as it did on the lives of millions the world over.

SC orders fresh mop-up round counselling for NEET-PG 2021-22

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday cancelled the mop-up round counselling held for All India Quota (AIQ) of the NEET-PG courses for the year 2021-22, and ordered a fresh mop-up round.

Joint Association of Colleges assures full Support to Bhagwant Mann Govt.

MOHALI: A meeting of 13 associations of Joint Association of Colleges (JAC) held at Mohali wherein unanimously. All association members welcomed newly formed S. Bhagwant Mann Govt. & assured full cooperation on behalf of 1650 unaided colleges of Punjab.

Ajay Chhibber on 'Making India a Prosperous and Happy Nation @100' at JGU

SONIPAT: Dr Ajay Chhibber, Distinguished Visiting Scholar at George Washington University gave a Distinguished Public Lecture on 'Making India a Prosperous and Happy Nation @100' at the Jindal School of Government and Public Policy (JSGP), O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU).

Khalsa College of Engineering Inks Pact with MNC

AMRITASAR:Khalsa College of Engineering and Technology (KCET) today signed a pact with `CloudKampus’, a Chennai based MNC for collaborations to enhance industry-academia relationship. Under the MoU, the College’s students will get a chance to interact with renowned academicians and industry experts through various Faculty Development Programs, workshops, webinars, and seminars, said Dr Manju Bala, Director, KCET.

Nepal, India announce Deuba's New Delhi visit in April

KATHMANDU: Nepal and India have jointly announced the visit of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba to New Delhi from April 1.

Fortnight Long Dairy Farming Training for Women Concludes at KCVAS

AMRITSAR:A two-week-long dairy farming training program exclusively for girls concluded today at Khalsa College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (KCVAS), here. The program meant to train women folk in the dairy and livestock management was organized by various departments of the College, said Principal, Dr.Harsih K Verma. Dr. SK Nagpal, MD who was the course director of the training interacted with the participants and said the designed training program was aimed to prepare future entrepreneurs in the dairy sector.

Weather to remain mainly clear in J&K, Ladakh during next 24 hours

SRINAGAR: Weather remained partly to generally cloudy in J&K and Ladakh on Friday as the Meteorological (MeT) department said mainly clear to partly cloudy weather is likely in the two union territories during the next 24 hours.

Post Matric Scholarship and Shagun Scheme to be implemented till 31 March: Dr. Baljit Kaur

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Social Justice & Empowerment, Social Security, Women and Child Development Minister Dr. Baljit Kaur while assuming the charge of her office in Civil Secretariat, underlined the requirement for better implementation of laws pertaining to women safety.

RBU organizes legal aid camp at Prabh Asra

MOHALI: Rayat Bahra University School of Law organized a Legal Aid Camp and celebrated Holi at Prabh Asra, Kurali, an international NGO committed to rehabilitate destitute mentally ill/challenged, orphaned, elderly and abandoned individuals with unconditional care, shelter, treatment, education and disaster relief.

Vet Varsity aiming to make veterinary graduates competent at global level

LUDHIANA: A press meet at Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (Ludhiana), a premier top ranked state veterinary university in India, cleared the air regarding the attempts made to malign the image of the university by an NRI student .

Gian Sagar gets nod to admit 100 BDS students

PATIALA: The Gian Sagar Dental College and Hospital has been permitted to admit 100 BDS students for the session 2021-22.

Splash of colours at RBU Holi celebrations

MOHALI: Holi, the festival of colours was celebrated with a splash of colours at the Rayat Bahra University campus here today. It was all fun and frolic as students from different schools of the university and faculty members participated in the celebrations.

Boys outshine girls in Class XII board exams in Bihar

PATNA: The Bihar Intermediate Education Council (BIEC) on Wednesday announced the results of Class XII in arts, science and commerce streams. In all the three streams, boys have performed better than girls.

Jindal School of Liberal Arts and Humanities students to participate in art exhibition at Red Fort

NEW DELHI: The Jindal School of Liberal Arts and Humanities (JSLH) at O.P. Jindal Global University has announced its participation in the upcoming Arts Exhibition at the Red Fort organised by the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts.