LUDHIANA: Schools holds prize distribution function LUDHIANA: Students fight it out in basketball tourney LUDHIANA: Ludhiana team scores 181 runs on Day 1 LUDHIANA: 200 students examined at dental camp LUDHIANA: Apparel brand bags lifetime achievement award LUDHIANA: Farewell party organised FATEHGARH SAHIB: Vocational training institute launched FATEHGARH SAHIB:
The senior students of commerce and science streams from the two branches of Bhartiya Vidya Mandir Kitchlu Nagar and Udham Singh Nagar participated in a commerce and science quiz on Saturday. Each team was named after a famous Indian mathematician to pay respect to their unparalleled contribution to the world of maths. The teams were Aryabhatta, Ramanujan, Bhaskara and Brahmgupta. BVM Kitchlu Nagar won the competition. School vice-principal Neelam Mitter appreciated the students’ efforts.
Kundan Vidya Mandir on Saturday organised a prize-distribution function to felicitate the performers of 20112012 session. Eye specialist Dr Lajpat Rai was the chief guest while chartered accountant Ashwani Kumar was the guest of honour. Students presented a cultural programme on the occasion, which left the audience enthralled. The chief guest and guest of honour gave away the prizes to the winners in academics and extra curricular activities of the school. School principal Navita Puri and headmistress Namita Raj Singh were present on the occasion. The chief guest exhorted the students to be diligent and sincere in all school activities.
An inter-house basketball tournament was conducted at Sri Guru Harkrishan Public School, Doraha, on Saturday. In the U-14 boys’ competition, Ravi House defeated Beas House by 17-14. Harshdeep, Ojasvi, Jashandeep, Parampreet and Abhishek were top performers. In U-17 girls Satluj House defeated Ravi House by 8- 5. Jagraj Kaur, Amarjeet Kaur, Diksha, Prabhjot and Prerna grabbed the limelight. In the U-17 girls’ competition Ravi House defeated Satluj House by 32-18 in which Manav Cheema, Tanveer, Jagraj, Gurvinder and Simrandeep played well. On the occasion, school director Karamvir Singh and Jaspreet Kaur gave away prizes to the winning teams. Trust member Amarjit Singh was also present. Principal Manjushaw Vinayak encouraged the defeated teams by saying, “Tasting defeat is essential, as the next time victory’s joy will be doubled.”
The Ludhiana cricket team reached 181 for eight in 95 overs (at stumps) against Mohali, thanks to Harnoor’s contribution of 51 runs. The knock included six boundaries. Dipin Chitkara (40), Jaskaran (31) and Raman (24) were the other run getters for the hosts, who lost the toss and were put into bat. For Mohali, Harpreet was the leading wicket taker as he claimed four wickets for 58 runs. Amish Sidhu (3 for 49) and Jaswinder (1 for 18) too had a share in the spoils. Ludhiana won the toss and elected to bat first in their first innings. The match will continue on Sunday morning. The Ludhiana District Cricket Association is organising the match.
The Rotary Club, Ludhiana, organised a free-of-cost dental camp in collaboration with the Shaheed Kartar Singh Sarabha Charitable Trust at Mahavir Jain Shikshan Sansthan in Hussainpura village on Saturday. As many as 200 students were examined and were given toothbrushes, toothpastes and medicines at the camp. A team of five dental doctors led by Dr Ashish examined the students. President of the Rotary Club, Ludhiana, Balbir Singh, secretary VK Anand and others contributed Rs 10,000 to provide shoes to the poor students.
India’s leading apparel brand, Duke, bagged the lifetime achievement award in recognition with its outstanding entrepreneurship efforts and contribution towards the Indian industry. Duke Fashions (India) chairman Komal Kumar Jain received the award from governor of Punjab Shivraj Patil at a function held at CII Bhawan, Chandigarh. Dignitaries from the corporate and political world also graced the occasion. The event was organised by the All-india Technical and Management Association.
Desh Bhagat College of Education, Mandi Gobindgarh, on Saturday organised a farewell party for the students of BED and MED. Chairman of the Desh Bhagat Group Dr Zora Singh inaugurated the event. Mohinderpal Singh was selected Mr Farewell and Neha Miss Farewell. Students of both the classes attended the party. Wishing the students a happy future, Dr Zora Singh said the Desh Bhagat Group had many unique features as compared to other institutes. “It has an independent research and development cell, EDP cell, personality development cell and placement cell, which help the students in getting good jobs. Director general of Desh Bhagat Group of Institutes Dr Shalini Gupta gave away the prizes to the winners. Speaking on the occasion, she said Desh Bhagat Institutes had made special achievements in academic, cultural, sports and social activities. At the same time, students were provided general knowledge along with their regular courses so that they could progress in every field in this age of competition. Students presented a cultural programme on the occasion.
Cordia Group of Educational Institutes in collaboration with the Vocational Training Charitable Trust, UK, launched its first Cordia Institute of Vocational Training at the Cordia Educational complex in the district on Saturday. Addressing the function at Sanghol, Lord Diljit Rana, Member of House of Lords, UK, and founder of Cordia Educational Complex, Sanghol, said the certificate issued after the completion of course would be valid internationally. Elaborating on the courses available, Lord Rana said the institute would initially offer two courses - beauty therapy and hairdressing and barbering. Courses would be of six months’ duration commencing from July. The batch would comprise 25 students. The institute will offer both training and commercial services in two separate sections. “This all new and modern institute has been created under the professional guidance of VTCT senior officials, Runa Mcnamara and Donna Waugh and under the technical guidance of project coordinator for CIVT Bhavna Champaneri,” Lord Rana added. Chief executive, VTCT, UK, Stephen Vickers said Cordia Group had given an opportunity to those who plan to settle in the UK or Europe. “With this certificate in hand, the aspirants would get a job and can lead smooth life,” he added.