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Training programme at Guru Nanak college
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, June 15
A short-term training programme on “Artificial Neural Networks and Fuzzy Control: Concept and Applications” will be organised by the Electrical Engineering Department of Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College from June 19. The week-long programme is sponsored by the AICTE and the ISTE and is a part of the golden jubilee celebrations of GNDEC, Ludhiana.

According to Prof S.S. Saini, the programme would focus on artificial neural networks and fuzzy control which was the backbone of various industrial and appliance controls. About 30 participants from all over the country are participating in 
the event.

Eminent experts from various research and educational organisations will deliver lectures, talks and organise practical workshops on the concerned topics. Dr D.S. Hira, Principal, BBSBE College, Fatehgarh Sahib, and National Executive Council Member, ISTE (New Delhi), will inaugurate the programme.



Prize distribution function
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, June 15
The prize distribution function of Civil Defence training was organised at Bacchat Bhawan here today. Mr Ajmer Singh, Additional Deputy Commissioner, presided over the function.

The guests of honour were Mr Jarnail Singh, District Commander and Mr Gurcharan Singh, Chief Warden, Civil Defence. The participants, who took training at Kirpal Ashram recently were honoured with certificates on the occasion.

Mr Ajmer Singh appreciated the work of the Civil Defence trainers and assured full cooperation to the department.



Technical education course opened

Samrala, June 15
A new branch of the paramedical and technical education was inaugurated here today by social worker G.S. Prince.
Talking to mediapersons, Dr Mandeep Singh Maan said that “due to unemployment in Punjab, we have taken steps to give training to the unemployed youth in the course of veterinary assistant, DMLT, CMLT, BSc Mlt, cutting tailoring and dress making courses. These courses are recognised by Delhi University”. OC



Summer vacations in courts
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana June 15
The district courts will remain closed from June 16 to July 15, 2006 due to summer vacations. However, the District and Sessions Judge, Mr Harbans Lal, has deputed the judges for entertaining the urgent nature of civil and criminal work.

The urgent matters falling under the jurisdiction of Sessions Courts will be entertained by Mr H.P.S. Mahal, Additional District and Sessions Judge from June 16 to 30, Mr Gurbir Singh-Additional District and Sessions Judge from July 1 to 8 and by Mr A.K. Mehta, Additional District and Sessions Judge from July 9 to 23.

The Chief Judicial Magistrate, Mr K.S. Cheema, will entertain urgent nature of civil as well as criminal work from June 16 to 30. He will also handle the urgent duty work relating to police stations Division No 1 to 4, Model Town, GRP, RPF, Sahnewal, Shimlapuri, Koom Kalan, Focal Point, Dehlon and juvenile related matters.

From July 1 to 15, Mr S.S. Dhaliwal, Civil Judge, Senior Division-cum-Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate, and Mr Tarsem Mangla, Additional Civil Judge, Senior Division-cum-Judicial Magistrate, will remain on duty.

However, the duty work related to police stations Dakha, Vigilance Bureau, Payal, Hambran, Haibowal, Basti Jodhewal, Sarabha Nagar, Sadar Ludhiana and Salem Tabri will be attended to by Mr Kuldeep Singh, Judicial Magistrate.

At Khanna, Mr Rakesh Kumar, Civil Judge, Junior Division-cum-Judicial Magistrate, will attend to urgent civil and criminal work from June 16 to 30. Ms Priya Sood, Sub-Divisional Judicial Magistrate will remain present on duty from July 1 to 15. At Jagroan, Mr Gopal Arora, Civil Judge, Junior Division-cum-Judicial Magistrate will function from June 16 to 30. Ms Jatinder Walia, SDJM will remain on duty from July 1 to 15.



90 minutes of ‘Shararat’
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, June 15
It was a ninety-minute Shararat, a play written by Prerna Aggarwal and directed by Navin Kumar, full of mirth and laughter setting the entire audience into frequent fits of laughter. Rather it did not let them take a break for a while from an unending stream of laughter. The play was presented by the Ludhiana Sanskritik Sammagam at Guru Nanak Bhavan here last evening.

The story revolved round two young persons who accidentally landed in a single room of a Mumbai lodge. The encounter starts with confrontation which ultimately ends up in a good relationship. Both of them contrive stories to win each other’s sympathy.

However, the comic twist is added to the story with the entry of a 65-year-old Sikh gentleman who claims to have come from Canada. In fact the old man turns out to be the would be father-in-law of the heroine, Prerna.

It was the seventh presentation of the play in Ludhiana. Prominent among those who attended the function included the Chairman of the Hero Group of Industries, Mr Brij Mohan Lall and the Senior Superintendent of Police, Mr A.S. Rai.

It was a jam-packed audience as the lead stars, Vinay Jain, was already popular as Arian in Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahi and the heroine Shweta Tiwari had already made a mark with her role in Kasauti Zindagi Ki.



Family is her priority now
Shivani Bhakoo

Karishma Modi
Karishma Modi

Ludhiana, June 15
Ahmedabad’s Karishma Modi, Femina Look of the Year 1999 title winner, was here today to announce the release of her husband’s Punjabi film ‘Main tu assi tussi’.
Talking to Ludhiana Tribune, she said modelling as a profession was like a paid holiday, in which you could travel all over the world without spending from your pocket.

She further said after getting married, family became one’s priority and one had to maintain a balance between career and family.

After her marriage in 2002, the only change was that she had been concentrating on quality rather than quantity.

She said she was a sports lover, adding that she had been here before as her husband came here for business trips.

Talking about her film, she said it would be released on July 7 and contained lots of comedy.

She said she played the lead role in the film opposite her husband Manmeet Singh and the cast included Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Rakesh Bedi, Avtar Gill and Upasna Singh.



Govt school, PAU ‘A’ record wins
Anil Datt

Ludhiana, June 15
Government Senior Secondary School, Haibowal Khurd, and Government Model Senior Secondary School, PAU ‘A’, recorded victories on the opening day of the 5th Friendship Cricket Cup Tournament for school boys (u-19) at the Punjab Agricultural University ground here today.

The three-day tournament is being organised by the Sunrise Cricket Club and sponsored by the State Bank of India, PAU branch, in which eight teams are taking part.

In the inaugural match, Government Senior Secondary School, Haibowal Khurd, beat SAN Jain Model Senior Secondary School, Circular Road, near Daresi ground by 84 runs.

Government school won the toss and elected to bat first. In the stipulated 20 overs, they made 181 runs for the loss of eight wickets. The main architects of their innings were Avtar and Sunny who scored 65 and 42 runs, respectively while Bhanu contributed 17 runs.

For SAN Jain School, Manik and Kunal chipped in with two wickets each conceding 36 and 28 runs while Sahil grabbed one for 24.

In reply, SAN Jain School’s innings folded at 97 runs after 18.1 overs. Only Jugraj (35 n.o), Puneet (10) and Lalit (10) could reach double figures. For Government school, Avtar and Sunny shared the spoils claiming three wickets each and gave awy 10 and 11 runs, respectively. Nirmal too took two wickets for 23 runs.

In the second match, Government Model Senior Secondary School ‘A’ defeated Government Model Senior Secondary School ‘B’ by 41 runs.

Batting first, PAU School ‘A’ made 180 runs for the loss of nine wickets. Atul Kohli hammered 50 runs off 32 balls while Amandeep and Ravi contributed 27 runs each. For PAU School ‘B’, Balwinder and Vicky were the successful bowlers capturing three wickets each for 16 and 32 runs, respectively. Manraj took two for 30.

Chasing the target, PAU ‘B’ could make 139 runs after losing eight wickets in the allotted 20 overs. The main scorers were Balwinder and Abhi who made 31 and 26 runs, respectively while Yovanjeet scored 13. For PAU ‘A’, the main wicket taker was Amarjit who took four for 9 runs while Atul and Reetinder claimed one wicket each.

Earlier, Mr B S Jaiswal, Chief Manager, State Bank of India, PAU branch inaugurated the tournament. Mr B R Malhotra, Mr Y K Sood and Mr Raj Kumar Keshav were among others present during the inaugural ceremony.



Good response to camp for shuttlers
Our Sports Reporter

Ludhiana, June 15
A large number of aspirants turned up for the free badminton training camp for the beginners being organised by the Ludhiana District Badminton Association (LDBA) at Shastri Hall of Guru Nanak Sports Complex here today. Boys and girls seemed overenthusiastic as they, accompanied by their parents and elders, reached the venue and enrolled themselves for the camp. The camp will continue till June 25.

Mr Mangat Rai Sharma, an NIS coach, gave useful tips to players. He was assisted by Mr Lakhwinder Singh Punnu, a former badminton player.

Arun Dhand, former world veterans champion and president of the LDBA along with other office bearers of the association including Mr M K Chopra, and Mr Anupam Kumaria, parents of the trainees were present on the occasion.

Later, Mr Chopra informed that the association had planned to continue with the training of the shuttlers and they would be sent to other stations in future to further finetune their skills. The LDBA would adopt the talented players and prepare them for the future tournaments.



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