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Three fel­lows elected to PU se­nate CHANDI­GARH: Af­ter com­ple­tion of the first round of count­ing in the elec­tions for grad­u­ate con­stituency of Pan­jab Univer­sity, three fel­lows have been elected on the ba­sis of first pref­er­ence of vot­ers un­der Sec­tion (1) (a) of sec­tion 13 of the Pan­jab Univer­sity Act. San­deep Ku­mar was first to make the cut by se­cur­ing a to­tal of 4,996 votes. San­jeev Arora se­cured a to­tal of 3,236 votes to make it to the se­nate, while Dayal Par­tap Singh Rand­hawa man­aged 2,422 votes. The re­sults of all the re­main­ing seats will be de­clared by Sun­day. Ho­tel man­age­ment in­sti­tutes cel­e­brate World Tourism Day DERA BASSI: The World Tourism Day was cel­e­brated by students of Ho­tel Man­age­ment and Cater­ing In­sti­tute (HMCI), Gholuma­jra and Sri Sukhmani Ho­tel Man­age­ment In­sti­tute, Dera Bassi on Fri­day. The students pre­sented exhibitions to demon­strate cul­ture, food, fash­ions and dances of var­i­ous states. Pun­jab’s cul­ture team bagged the first prize and the Ara­bian team re­mained run­ners up. The Kerla and Ma­nipur teams were jointly ad­judged the third place. The students of Sri Sukhmani In­sti­tute of Hos­pi­tal­ity and Man­age­ment or­gan­ised a visit to Chandi­garh Air­port and rail­way sta­tion and wel­comed the tourists vis­it­ing the City Beau­ti­ful. Rayat students ex­cel in PTU ex­ams RUP­NA­GAR: Students of Rayat Tech­nol­ogy Cen­tre of Ex­cel­lence, Rail Ma­jra here have ex­celled in the Pun­jab Tech­ni­cal Univer­sity (PTU) ex­am­i­na­tions. In com­puter sci­ence engi­neer­ing (CSE), sixth se­mes­ter ex­am­i­na­tion , Navneet Kaur got sixth po­si­tion, Mokita Saini got seventh po­si­tion while An­chal got eighth po­si­tion. Jaskaran­jit Kaur se­cured eighth po­si­tion in the fourth se­mes­ter ex­am­i­na­tion. In elec­tri­cal engi­neer­ing, sixth se­mes­ter ex­am­i­na­tion, Barun Chaud­haru got eighth po­si­tion. In in­for­ma­tion tech­nol­ogy, sixth se­mes­ter, Ta­manna Jaiswal got fifth po­si­tion, while Par­nav Bargotra got fifth po­si­tion in me­chan­i­cal engi­neer­ing. Ramdevi Jin­dal col­lege holds an­nual func­tion LALRU: Students of Ram Devi Jin­dal Group of Col­leges, Lalru or­gan­ised their an­nual cul­tural ex­trav­a­ganza ‘Lamhe 2012’ on Fri­day. For­mer cab­i­net min­is­ter Mas­ter Mo­han Lal was the chief guest. The chair­man of the group, Gird­hari Lal Jin­dal, presided over the func­tion. Prizes and ap­pre­ci­a­tion cer­tifi­cates were given to students and fac­ulty mem­bers. Hindi fort­night cel­e­bra­tions con­clude CHANDI­GARH: The north­ern re­gional of­fice of Bureau of In­dian Stan­dards on Fri­day or­gan­ised the con­clud­ing func­tion of the Hindi fort­night cel­e­bra­tions. Chief guest Jai Prakash, re­tired pro­fes­sor, Hindi depart­ment, Pan­jab Univer­sity, Chandi­garh, said, “Hindi is in­stru­men­tal in tak­ing for­ward our cul­ture and val­ues. It is a lan­guage of pride for our na­tion,” he said. The first po­si­tions were bagged by Rakesh Ku­mar for essay, Rashmi Chugh for vo­cab­u­lary, Ti­lak Raj for para­graph writ­ing and Ma­hesh Chan­der for typ­ing on com­puter in Hindi. Stu­dent se­lected for Bal Shree com­pe­ti­tion CHANDI­GARH: A stu­dent of St Stephen’s School, Sec­tor 45, has been se­lected for the na­tional level Bal Shree Award com­pe­ti­tion camp. The Class 10 stu­dent, Deep­ki­ran, is a bud­ding artist and she will be rep­re­sent­ing the school in the camp to be held from Oc­to­ber 1 to 5, 2012 in New Delhi. She said pas­sion, hard work and zeal to win are the qual­i­ties that mo­ti­vated her. Fresh­ers’ party or­gan­ised for BEd students SAS Na­gar: The BEd depart­ment of Rat­tan Pro­fes­sional Ed­u­ca­tion Col­lege, So­hana or­gan­ised fresh­ers’ party on Fri­day to wel­come new students. Prin­ci­pal Vibha Garg, while speak­ing on the oc­ca­sion, shared her ex­pe­ri­ences with the new batch of would-be teach­ers. She mo­ti­vated the students to work hard throughout the course and pass out as trained and com­mit­ted teach­ers. School cel­e­brates Bha­gat Singh’s birth an­niver­sary CHANDI­GARH: Kun­dan In­ter­na­tional School on Fri­day cel­e­brated the 105th birth an­niver­sary of Sha­heed Bha­gat Singh. Chil­dren or­gan­ised a cul­tural show on this oc­ca­sion com­pris­ing decla­ma­tion, po­etry, quiz and dance. A play ti­tled ‘Iti­haas Ke Panne’ was also staged to com­mem­o­rate the great free­dom fighter. PU holds ori­en­ta­tion course for new teach­ers CHANDI­GARH: A vale­dic­tory pro­gramme of the 95th ori­en­ta­tion course con­ducted by the Aca­demic Staff Col­lege, Pan­jab Univer­sity was held on Fri­day. The course was con­ducted from Septem­ber 1 to Septem­ber 28. The four-week train­ing pro­gramme was for newly ap­pointed col­lege and univer­sity teach­ers. A to­tal of 24 par­tic­i­pants par­tic­i­pated in this pro­gramme from in­sti­tu­tions of Pun­jab, Haryana, Hi­machal Pradesh, Ut­tarak­hand and Chandi­garh. Work­shop on cy­ber crime aware­ness ends CHANDI­GARH: The two-day work­shop or­gan­ised on cy­ber crime aware­ness for law en­force­ment agen­cies (LEA) con­cluded at PEC Univer­sity of Tech­nol­ogy here on Fri­day. “More such work­shops and train­ing cour­ses will be or­gan­ised with Data Se­cu­rity Coun­cil of In­dia (DSCI) and Cy­ber Se­cu­rity Re­search Cen­tre at PEC to en­sure that the UT Po­lice is up­graded with all re­quired skills,” said Pr­erna Puri, sec­re­tary IT. Deshraj Singh, SP crime, Chandi­garh Po­lice, talked about the cy­ber foren­sics tools for in­ves­ti­ga­tion. The work­shop con­cluded with a ses­sion on IT Act 2000. Sut­lej Pub­lic School opens new branch at Rup­na­gar RUP­NA­GAR: Sut­lej Pub­lic School, Hus­sain­pur, has opened its new branch ‘Sut­lej Smart Kids’ on Fri­day. School di­rec­tor JK Jaggi said they were com­mit­ted to pro­vid­ing qual­ity ed­u­ca­tion to chil­dren. He said the students from pre-nurs­ery to class 5 would get ed­u­ca­tion in the newly opened branch. Di­rec­tor­prin­ci­pal Jatin­der Kaur was also present on the oc­ca­sion.

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