Tuesday, October 03, 2023

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Punjab Nursing Association urges INC to Permit Direct Admission

MOHALI: A delegation of Nursing Training Institute Association Punjab under the leadership of President, Nursing Association, S. Gurdayal Singh Buttar met President, Indian Nursing Council, Sh. T Dileep Kumar & urged to permit direct admission of students in various nursing courses.

Indian Nursing Council, New Delhi grants approval to Aryans to start Post Basic B. Sc. Nursing Course

MOHALI: Indian Nursing Council (INC), New Delhi has granted approval to Aryans Institute of Nursing, Rajpura, Near Chandigarh to start Post Basic B. Sc. Nursing with an intake of 20 seats. The approval has been given to conduct B. Sc. Nursing course from the session 2023-24.

CGC Jhanjeri Campus & Marwadi University signed MoU in the fields of academia, technology, and research

MOHALI: Chandigarh group of Colleges Jhanjeri and Marwadi University formalized a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that solidifies their collaborative venture in the fields of academia, technology, and research. Vice Chancellor Sanjeev Sancheti represented Marwadi University, while CGC Jhanjeri was represented by Executive Director Dr. Neeraj Sharma. These institutions have come together to harness their collective strengths.

Blood Donation Camp held at Thapar Polytechnic College, Patiala

PATIALA: Thapar Polytechnic College, in association with the NSS unit of TIET, Patiala and Rajindra Medical College and Hospital, Patiala, took the initiative to organize a blood donation drive on its premises on September 29, 2023 which saw an overwhelming response from students, faculty, and other staff, demonstrating their commitment to the noble cause of saving lives through voluntary blood donation.

Punjab School Education Department conducts Teachers' training on business blasters programme

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab School Education Department conducted a comprehensive two-day teachers' training program on the Business Blasters program. Approximately 7,000 teachers from 2,000 schools across 23 districts of the state participated in this special program.

Guest Lecture on South Asia: A Region Between Hope and Despair at KCA

AMRITSAR: The P.G. Department of Political and Public Administration under the patronage of Dr. Mehal Singh, Principal, Khalsa College, Amritsar (KCA) organized a Guest Lecture on South Asia: A Region Between Hope and Despair. Dr Dhananjay Tripathi, Chairperson and Associate Professor, Department of International Relations, South Asian University, New Delhi was the resource person who spoke on the broader theme of the South Asia in the contemporary context. Dr. Devender Singh, Registrar of the college welcomed the esteemed speaker.

Gaddi…star cast weaves magical spell

MOHALI: It was a star studded evening on Thursday at Rayat Bahra University as the star cast of Gaddi Jaandi Ae Chalaangaan Maardi visited the university campus.

Lecture on “Entrepreneurship and Employment at KCA

AMRITSAR: The P.G. Department of Commerce & Business Administration, Khalsa College Amritsar (KCA) organized guest lecture on “Entrepreneurship or Employment–Contemporary Options for Youth in India” with the students of the Commerce Department. This event was planned and executed under the supervision of Principal Dr. Mehal Singh (Programme Chairman), and Dr. A. K. Kahlon (Programme Director). The Guest Speaker of this Programme was Harjinder Singh Cheema, Founder and Managing Director of Cheema Boiler Ltd. Principal.

Chairman of the Guru Nanak Darbar Sikh Temple in Dubai visited Nanak Singh Centre at GNDU

AMRITSAR: Prominent business tycoon, Surinder Singh Kandhari, Chairman of the Guru Nanak Darbar Sikh Temple in Dubai visited Nanak Singh Centre established by S. Nanak Singh Literary Foundation on the third floor of Bhai Gurdas Library of Guru Nanak Dev University here today. S. Navdeep Singh Suri, the grandson of Nanak Singh and former Senior IFS officer,

Quiz Competition on Doordarshan Day by JMC at KCA

AMRITSAR: A quiz competition was organized by the Post Graduate Journalism and Mass Communication Department of Khalsa College, Amritsar (KCA) on the 64th anniversary of Doordarshan Day. All the students of the Journalism Department of the college participated in this competition. The main objective of this quiz competition is to educate and inform the students about the story of Doordarshan from its inception to its success.

Debates mark Physiotherapy Day at RBU

MOHALI: A cultural fiesta and debate competitions marked World Physiotherapy Day' celebrations organized by the Department of Physiotherapy, University School of Allied Health Science of Rayat Bahra University.

GNA University Celebrated National Nutrition Week

PHAGWARA: School of Hospitality (SOH) and the School of Allied Healthcare Sciences (SAHS) at GNA University jointly organised ‘National Nutrition Week’ celebrations 2023.This year the theme of Nutrition Week is Suposhit Bharat & Sakshar Bharat, Sashakt Bharat emphasising the importance of nutrition in building a healthier and stronger country.

Khalsa College’s Role in Education Commendable: Jathedar Akal Takht

AMRITSAR: Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Raghbir Singh today hailed the role of the historic Khalsa College in the dissemination of ‘value-based’ education. He was addressing students during the annual ‘Ardas Diwas’ when he stated that for more than a century, the prestigious College had been doing the yeoman’s service to educate lakhs of students who have achieved heights throughout the world after getting their formal education from here.

Teachers’ Day celebrated at RBU

MOHALI: Teachers’ Day was celebrated at the Rayat Bahra University to express gratitude to the teachers for their dedication, hard work, and unwavering commitment in nurturing young minds. To celebrate this special occasion and to honour your invaluable contributions, a grand function was organized in the Auditorium of the university.

Manpreet Kaur of GNDU Wins Best Paper Award at Doctoral Colloquium organised by MIDS, Chennai.

AMRITSAR: In a remarkable display of academic prowess, Manpreet Kaur, a research scholar pursuing Ph.D under Dr Swati Mehta from Punjab School of Economics, Guru Nanak Dev University, a state university, emerged triumphant by securing the Best Paper Award at a recently concluded three-day Doctoral Colloquium organised by Madras Institute of Development Studies (MIDS), Chennai. MIDS is an ICSSR research institute founded in 1971 by Malcolm Adiseshiah.

DBU hosts Excise dept awareness program

MANDI GOBINDGARH: The District administration of Fatehgarh Sahib in collaboration with the Excise and Taxation department organized an awareness program at Desh Bhagat University on “Bill Leyao Inaam Pao”.

Panjab University's only woman presidential candidate says 'reject politics of money, muscle power'

NEW DELHI: While talking about Italian neorealism and the Indian Parallel Cinema movement, Panjab University, Chandigarh's only woman presidential candidate suddenly points, "Don’t you find it strange that in an institution which boasts of 70 per cent women students, I am the only (woman) one standing for the top post in the student body elections scheduled for September 6? Does this not say a lot about the mindsets of different parties?"

RBU observes Women’s Equality Day

MOHALI: Rayat Bahra University observed Women Equality Day to mark global recognition of the ongoing struggle for equal rights and opportunities for women on the theme ‘Embrace Equity’. This theme underscores the importance of achieving gender equality, not just for economic growth, but also as a fundamental human right.

DBU felicitates young mountaineer

MANDI GOBINDGARH: Directorate of Sports and NSS wing of Desh Bhagat University and The Himalayan Foundation celebrated National Sports Day. The Day was a tribute to the enduring legacy of Major Dhyan Chand. On this special day Desh Bhagat University felicitated Saanvi Sood, a mountaineer and Guinness Book of World Records holder, as guest of honour.

GNDU Research Scholar won Best Paper Award

AMRITSAR: In a remarkable display of academic prowess, Manpreet Kaur, a research scholar pursuing Ph.D under Dr Swati Mehta from Punjab School of Economics, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, a state university, emerged triumphant by securing the Best Paper Award at a recently concluded three-day Doctoral Colloquium(23-25 August, 2023) organised by Madras Institute of Development Studies (MIDS), Chennai. MIDS is an ICSSR research institute founded in 1971 by Malcolm Adiseshiah.

DBU signs MoU with Philadelphia Hospital

MANDI GOBINDGARH: Desh Bhagat University, Centre of Excellence, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Philadelphia Hospital, Ambala City. These two healthcare giants are committed to serve the public and to provide quality healthcare services to the people. It is worth mentioning that Desh Bhagat Hospital has already made its mark as one of the premier institutions in the field of healthcare.

Book on New Education Policy-2020 at Khalsa College of Education Released

AMRITSAR: Khalsa College Governing Council (KCGC) honourary secretary Rajinder Mohan Singh Chhina released a comprehensive book on New Education Policy (NEP)-2020; Philosophical and Social Perspective' at Khalsa College of Education. The book is a compilation of the research papers and articles by renowned educationists from all over the country, highlighting the inherent values and perspectives of the NEP-2020.

Verse recitation program organised at DBU

MANDI GOBINDGARH: The Department of Ayurveda, Desh Bhagat University, Mandi Gobindgarh organised Shalok/Verse recitation program.

Cultural fiesta marks Teej celebrations at DBU

MANDI GOBINDGARH: Desh Bhagat University and The Himalayan Foundation celebrated Teej. The event was organized by the Youth welfare Department in collaboration with the Faculty of Performing Arts and Media and the Centre for Punjabi Language, Folklore and Culture.

Vet Varsity organizes Orientation Programme on Anti Ragging

LUDHIANA: Directorate of Students’ Welfare-cum-Estate Organisation, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana conducted an Orientation Programme on Anti Ragging on the advisory issued by the University Grants Commission.

Rao IIT's Vinay Kumar Unrolls 100-Day Test-Centric Revision Approach for JEE and NEET Aspirants

World Photography Day by Journalism Dept. At KCA

AMRITSAR: PG Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Khalsa College Amritsar (KCA) organized a one day guest lecture on the occasion of World Photography day. Lovedeep Sohal, renowned Music Video Director was the Chief Guest on this occasion. Principal Dr. Mehal Singh, Vice principal Dr. Taminder Bhatia along with Coordinator of the Department Prof. Jaspreet Kaur and Dr Sania Marwaha Incharge of the department gave a floral welcome to the Chief Guest and presented him a memento.

Uzbekistan launches helpline for aspiring Indian medical students

HYDERABAD: Uzbekistan's Health Ministry and Tashkent Medical Academy (TMA) launched toll free helpline number 18001232931 for Indian MBBS aspirants as per National Medical Commission (NMC).

DBU Chancellor awarded honorary D. Litt degree

MANDI GOBINDGARH: Dr Zora Singh, Chancellor of Desh Bhagat University, has been conferred with honorary D.Litt degree in appreciation and recognition of his outstanding leadership in the field of education and for his sense of social responsibility. He was conferred the degree by Techno India University, West Bengal at its convocation organized at the Biswa Bangla Convention Centre.

Fervor marks I-Day celebrations at DBU

MANDI GOBINDGARH: Desh Bhagat University and The Himalayan Foundation celebrated 77th Independence Day with great fervor. The event commenced with the garlanding of statues of Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh and Sardar Lal Singh, freedom fighter, and unfurling of the Tricolor by Chief Guest Dr Zora Singh, Chancellor, Desh Bhagat University, Dr Tajinder Kaur, Pro Chancellor, Dr Abhijit Joshi, Vice-Chancellor, Dr Sandeep Singh, President, Dr Harsh Sadawarti, Vice-President, and Dr Virinder Singh, Advisor to Chancellor.

Series of events at DBU under I-Day celebrations

MANDI GOBINDGARH: The NSS wing of Desh Bhagat University is celebrating the 75th anniversary of Independence, under the theme “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav & Meri Mati - Mera Desh” from August 9 to August 20.

Harkamal Bhure Gill appointed President of the SOI PU student wing

CHANDIGARH: Youth leader Harkamal Singh Bhure Gill has been appointed President of the Student Organization of India (SOI) Panjab University student wing.

DBU celebrates “Breast Feeding” week

MANDI GOBINDGARH:Faculty of Nursing, Desh Bhagat University celebrated “Breast Feeding” week. The World Breastfeeding week is celebrated every year in the first week of August. Gurwinder Kaur, Nursing Tutor of Faculty of Nursing, welcomed Dr Zora Singh, Chancellor of Desh Bhagat University as the Chief Guest. Dr Lovesampuranjot Kaur, officiating Director of Faculty of Nursing, Dr Prabhjot Singh, HOD, Faculty of Nursing and other dignitaries were present.

Punjab state B.Ed Common Entrance Test 2023 result declared by GNDU

AMRITSAR: Guru Nanak Dev University declared the result of state level B.Ed Common Entrance Test 2023 for admission in colleges affiliated to Guru Nanak Dev University, Panjab university Chandigarh, Punjabi University Patiala situated in the state of Punjab. Out of the total 17382 candidates who appeared in the Common Entrance Test, 17295 students qualified the test.

Tree plantation drive by Desh Bhagat Radio

CHANDIGARH: Desh Bhagat Radio 107.8 and Jorie Health Private Limited organised a tree plantation drive under the theme “Van Mahotsav Haryali” at Carmel Convent School, Sector 9B. RJ Sangmitra welcomed Mahesh Inder Sidhu, Area Coordinator, Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh as chief guest and other dignitaries.

Tree Plantation, Teej Celebrated at KCET

AMRITSAR: A tree plantation drive and Teej festival was held at Khalsa College of Engineering and Technology (KCET), Ranjit Avunue. The event was attended by students, faculty and staff.

DBU inks pact with Uniglobe College

MANDI GOBINDGARH: The School of Business Management and Commerce of Desh Bhagat University has signed a MOU with Uniglobe College affiliated to Pokharan University, Kathmandu. The Memorandum of Understanding will establish a mechanism for both the institutes to plan and collaborate in academic and research activities.

Dr. Amit Anand Takes Over as HOD Chemistry at KCA

AMRITSAR: Dr. Amit Anand took over as HOD of Post Graduate Department of Chemistry KCA. Dr. Mehal Singh, the Principal of KCA, extended warm congratulations to Dr. Amit Anand and highlighted his 20 years of dedicated service to the institution. Dr.Mehal Singh praised Dr. Anand's remarkable contributions to the College and expressed confidence that his vision and expertise would enhance the academic environment of the Chemistry department.

Himalayan Club Trust team installed at DBU

MANDI GOBINDGARH: The Himalayan Club Trust in collaboration with Department of Innovation Planning and Cultural Affairs (DIPCA), Desh Bhagat University, organised an installation and felicitation ceremony “Aurora – Awaken to the Radiance”. Members of the club trust welcomed Dr Sandeep Singh, Founder, Himalayan Club Trust, Dr Harsh Sadawarti, Vice-President, Desh Bhagat University, Dr JK Sharma, Director DIPCA, as special guests. Nipun Syal, and Atul Pathria were the chief guests for the first session and Manpreet Brar and Pooja Brar were the Chief Guests at the second session of the event.