Mr. Ashok Mit­tal, Chan­cel­lor,

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Lovely Pro­fes­sional Univer­sity

Higher Ed­u­ca­tion Min­is­ter of Afghanistan, Dr Farida Mo­mand, vis­ited Lovely Pro­fes­sional Univer­sity (LPU) on Wed­nes­day and hon­oured 21 mer­i­to­ri­ous stu­dents in the fields of aca­demics, re­search, sports, so­cial and cul­tural ac­tiv­i­ties. The oc­ca­sion was Fresh­men In­duc­tion pro­gramme and Awards of Schol­ar­ship. While hon­our­ing the stu­dents and ad­dress­ing fresh­ers at LPU, Dr Mo­mand praised the con­tin­u­ous and un­flinch­ing sup­port of In­dia and In­dian peo­ple in di­verse sec­tors for the cause and de­vel­op­ment of Afghanistan. Dr Mo­mand also said that she would be di­rect­ing 13 Afghan lec­tur­ers to pur­sue their PhDs at LPU in di­verse fields. Award­ing and in­ter­act­ing with Afghan stu­dents at LPU, Dr Mo­mand said, “I want that the ex­pe­ri­ence that Afghan stu­dents gained dur­ing stud­ies must be utilised for their coun­try.”

LKCE to host techno fest

Lyallpur Khalsa Col­lege of Engi­neer­ing (LKCE) is go­ing to or­gan­ise IOT Chal­lenge 2016 (Asia’s largest tech­ni­cal fest) in col­lab­o­ra­tion with IIT, Bom­bay. Lyallpur Khalsa Col­lege of engi­neer­ing has got the op­por­tu­nity to host the event. Be­fore the fi­nal round of IOT Chal­lenge 2016, its pre­lims round will be con­ducted at 8 zonal col­leges of In­dia. Lyallpur Khalsa Col­lege of Engi­neer­ing , Ja­land­har, is the zonal cen­tre for Pun­jab in the com­pe­ti­tion. The win­ner will get a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh.

Teej fes­ti­val or­gan­ised

The nascent kids of INNOKIDS – The pre-pri­mary wing of In­no­cent Hearts School cel­e­brated Teej fes­ti­val with full glory and colour. The school wore a fes­tive look as staff and stu­dents were at­tired in tra­di­tional Pun­jabi out­fits. The whole cam­pus was beau­ti­fully dec­o­rated with swings hung from trees where stu­dents and teach­ers swung and cher­ished the mo­ments. The whole en­vi­ron­ment re­flected Pun­jabi cul­ture with tra­di­tional ar­ti­cles like bagh, phulkari, charkha etc. Ev­ery­one was over­whelmed with the prepa­ra­tions and cre­ativ­ity of mehndi by the girls of the school. On the oc­ca­sion, gid­dha was per­formed by the teach­ers and the stu­dents of the school.

KMV girls bag top po­si­tions

Kanya Maha Vidyalaya (KMV) stu­dents from the PG Depart­ment of Com­merce & Busi­ness Man­age­ment proved their met­tle by scor­ing univer­sity po­si­tions. Preet Paul from BCom (P) IV se­mes­ter scored 540/700 marks with eighth rank in the univer­sity merit list. Sukhjit Kaur and Ra­man­preet Kaur scored 537/700 and 531/700 marks, re­spec­tively, and were placed at the 10th and 15th po­si­tion in the same merit list. Dr Atima Sharma

Dwivedi con­grat­u­lated the stu­dents who had done ex­cep­tion­ally well in the univer­sity ex­ams along with the fac­ulty of the col­lege.

Ti­betan Se­condary School English Teach­ers At­tend Ped­a­gogy Train­ing at LPU

Af­ter the suc­cess­ful com­ple­tion of lead­er­ship work­shop last year, the Depart­ment of Ed­u­ca­tion, Cen­tral Ti­betan Ad­min­is­tra­tion, once again or­ga­nizes the in- ser­vice train­ing for Ti­betan Se­condary Schools’ English Teach­ers at the Lovely Pro­fes­sion Univer­sity in Phag­wara from 20th to 25th June 2016. The ses­sions fo­cus on the ped­a­gogy of the four ba­sic lan­guage skills: read­ing, speak­ing, writ­ing, and lis­ten­ing. In ad­di­tion, top­ics like lan­guage learn­ing process, lan­guage for mil­len­nial, ex­plor­ing games on lan­guage teach­ing, So­cratic ques­tion­ing, us­ing lit­er­a­ture in lan­guage learn­ing, pro­nun­ci­a­tion, and gram­mar will also be dis­cussed dur­ing up­com­ing ses­sions. One English Se­condary teacher from ev­ery school un­der the ad­min­is­tra­tion of Samb­hota Ti­betan So­ci­ety Schools, Ti­betan Chil­dren Vil­lage, Cen­tral School for Ti­betans, Ti­betan Homes Foun­da­tion, Snow Lion Foun­da­tion and other pri­vate Ti­betan schools with the to­tal of 26 teach­ers are par­tic­i­pat­ing in this train­ing. Dr. San­jay Modi (the Ex­ec­u­tive Dean of the LPU), Mr. Ten­zin Dor­jee (Chief Ed­u­ca­tion Of­fi­cer of DoE), Miss Ten­zin Yangchen (Ed­u­ca­tion Of­fi­cer) and other par­tic­i­pants in­au­gu­rated the first day of the ses­sion with the light­ing of a lamp. Mr. Ten­zin Dor­jee thanked the univer­sity for their sup­port and ex­cel­lent ser­vice. He also ad­dressed on the im­por­tance of this event for the par­tic­i­pants in terms of their own in­di­vid­ual pro­fes­sional growth, which is ev­i­dently high­lighted in the Ba­sic Ed­u­ca­tion Pol­icy for Ti­betans in ex­ile. The Dean of LPU wel­comed all the par­tic­i­pants and gave an over­view of the top­ics that are to be ad­dressed dur­ing this one-week train­ing. He noted that the over­all ma­jor con­cern of learn­ing English is the com­mu­ni­ca­tion skill. High­light­ing the global re­al­i­ties of com­mon de­mand of English as an in­ter­na­tional lan­guage, he urged the par­tic­i­pant teach­ers to be aware of choos­ing right cur­ricu­lum and text­books with in­ter­na­tional stan­dard. He also em­pha­sized the teach­ers not to re­strict the learn­ing of a tar­get lan­guage sim­ply to an English class but to make it more in­clu­sive.

Mr Ashok Mit­tal, Chan­cel­lor, Lovely Pro­fes­sional Univer­sity

Dr. San­jay Modi, Ex­ec­u­tive Dean, LPU

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