PU panel to discuss compulsory retirement
Chandigarh, March 2
Employees of Panjab University are averse to the idea of rules for compulsory retirement being included in the university calendar, fearing victimisation at the hands of the authorities, even as the university is all set to discuss the essentials of the scheme.
PU proposal to grant 3 reappear chancesChandigarh, March 2
The “golden chance” and “mercy chance”, granted by the Vice-Chancellor in special cases to students for taking reappear examinations soon be done away with completely.
Teacher creates toy train from waste material
|Chandigarh, March 2
Borrowing the concept from the creator of the Rock Garden, Nek Chand, a fine arts teacher of the UT Education Department has created a toy train out of the discarded waste material, stacked in the store of Sector 34 Government Model High School.
Final touches being given to a stationary toy train, created out of waste material, at
Government Model High School, Sector 34, Chandigarh. — Photo
by Pawan Sharma
5 city students shine at Kanpur ‘tech fest’Chandigarh, March 2
Five students of Class IX of Vivek High School have won the second prize in Lego Robotics Mindstroms in the Tech Kriti 2004 held at Kanpur between February 26 and 29. The students were Arjun
Wadwalkar, Nakul Jain, Gurumeshar Gandhoke, Sahil Bambri and Sayantan
CAT notice to DPI (Schools)Chandigarh, March 2
The Director Public Instructions (Schools), Mr D.S.Mangat, has been issued a notice by the Central Administrative Tribunal to show cause why proceedings under the Contempt of Courts Act be not initiated against him for not releasing the arrears consequent to revision of the pay scales of the Senior Laboratory Attendants.
Personality development programme launchedChandigarh, March 2
Global Voice, a local
training and development organisation, in association with Credenz
Systems, USA, has launched a personality development programme
designed especially for schools and colleges.
Lecturers sore over postponement of refresher courseChandigarh, March 2
Lecturers of colleges affiliated to Panjab University and those of the department are sore over the postponement of a refresher course in history, slated to begin on March 5.
351 college students receive degrees
|Panchkula, March 2
Mr M.L.Tayal, Financial Commissioner, Education and Languages, today urged the students to strive hard to achieve their goals in lives.
Addressing students of the local Government College at the convocation and annual function, Mr Tayal said true education commenced when the students passed out of the educational institutions and faced the challenges of life.
A student of Government College, Panchkula, holds a degree at the 15th annual convocation held on the college premises on Tuesday.
— A Tribune photograph
DC holds meeting with school
committeePanchkula, March 2
A meeting of the management committee of Navodaya Vidyalaya, Mauli, was held under the chairmanship of the DC, Ms Satwanti Ahlawat, today.
Presiding over the meeting, Ms Ahlawat directed the Civil Surgeon, Dr Satvir
Chaudhary, to depute a doctor at the school every week for the check-up of the
Hooda's daughter-in-law granted security
Chandigarh, March 2
Acting on a petition filed by Dr Geeta Grewal, daughter-in-law of Haryana Congress leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Mr Justice Mehtab Singh Gill of the Punjab and Haryana High Court today directed the state of Haryana to provide round-the-clock security cover to her. The order will remain in force till September
INTUC chief in
judicial remand till March 8
Panchkula, March 2
A local court today remanded controversial president of the Himachal unit of the Indian National Trade Union
Congress, Amarjit Singh Bawa, in judicial custody till March 8.