Sunday, November 25, 2001, Chandigarh, India

 

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School holds annual function
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, November 24
Students, staff and management of BCM Arya Model Senior Secondary School, Shastri Nagar, organised its annual function here today.

The programme began with ‘Vande Mataram’, followed by a floral welcome of the chief guest, Mr S.K. Sandhu, Deputy Commissioner, Ludhiana. A welcome song was presented by LKG kids. A skit titled ‘Money, money, money’ was presented by students of Class II. Nursery kids expressed their love for animals as they staged a skit, ‘Kingdom of love’. Hindi skit, ‘Doosra Bharat’ was presented by students of Class III.

An action song, ‘Germination of seeds’, was presented by kids of Class UKG. ‘Wakt ki pukar’, a choreography, was staged by Class I kids. A solo dance was performed on ‘Raat ka samay’. English play based on the fairy tale, ‘Sleeping Beauty’ was presented by students of Class IV. A western group dance was also performed by tiny tots.

Principal Paramjit Kaur read the annual report highlighting the achievements of the students round the year. Mr Sandhu appreciated the efforts of the students.

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Quiz contest held
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, November 24
Students of New Senior Secondary School, Sarabha Nagar, participated in an inter-house quiz contest based on bicentenary celebrations of Maharaja Ranjit Singh here today.

Each team representing the four houses, comprising two students of Classes XI and XII, participated. In the first round, straight questions based on the life of Maharaja Ranjit Singh were asked. In the second round, multiple-choice questions on his life and achievements were asked. To make the quiz interesting, questions pertaining to sports and current affairs were asked in the third and fourth rounds. In the fifth round, quick questions on right and wrong were asked from students.

Finally, the Tagore House team emerged as the winners scoring 150 out of 170 points. The teams from the Nehru and Subhash House were second with 130 points and the Laxmi Bai team scored 130 points.

Mr H.C. Gupta, Principal, congratulated the winners and gave away prizes. He said the contest was organised to make the students aware of the life and achievements of Maharaja Ranjit Singh.

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Exhibition at school
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, November 24
Students of Springdale Public School, Sherpur Road, organised an exhibition here today.

The various exhibits were divided into eight sections. In the science section, Jasjit Singh of Class I exhibited zoo scene. Sandeep of Class X prepared a model depicting causes of pollution. Navneet of the same class displayed a model on ‘Forest’.

In the Punjabi section, models on ‘Rural Punjab’, ‘Festivals of Punjab’, ‘Jallianwala Bagh tragedy’ and other cultural aspects of Punjab were displayed. Richu of Class IX displayed a model on ‘Sade mele te teohar’. Maninder of Class VIII prepared a model on ‘My Village’.

In the computer section, Kanita of Class X demonstrated the working of computer. Anu and Vatika of Class VII displayed a model of floppy.

In the mathematics section, models on angle and triangle, shapes, geographical equipment and types of angle were exhibited. In the social science section, a model on ‘Road safety’ was presented by Amandeep, Anil and Jashan of Class X.

Besides, there were other models on art and craft, Hindi and sports. Mr Satpal Gosain, Deputy Speaker, Punjab Vidhan Sabha, was the chief guest. Ms Avinash K. Walia, Principal, lauded the efforts of the students.

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Declamation contest for NSS campers
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, November 24
A declamation contest for NSS campers was organised yesterday for students attending an NSS camp at Guru Nanak Khalsa College for Women, Gujarkhan Campus . The camp started on November 17 and would end on November 26. The contest was organised in connection with the celebration of the Women Empowerment Year. Topics of the contests were pertinently related to burning issues concerning women.

Dr C.L. Narang, Programme Coordinator, National Service Scheme, Panjab University, congratulated the participants for active participation. He also explained the aims and objectives of the NSS with special emphasis on women empowerment, alleviation of poverty, pollution and eradication of illiteracy. He stressed on the need for alteration of social attitudes, which alone could bring about a major transformation in society and remedy evils like sex determination tests, dowry and atrocities against the women. Six participants were given prizes by Dr Narang.

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Non-bailable warrants for murder accused
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, November 24
Mr A.K. Sharma, Additional Sessions Judge, Ludhiana, has issued non-bailable warrants against the accused in Jama Masjid murder case, Munewal Ali, Id-Mohammad-Karim, Inamul-Haq and Constable Jagdev Singh (presently security guard of a Cabinet Minister) returnable by December 12.

Arrest warrants have been issued in pursuance of the cancellation of bail of the accused by the Supreme Court.

A Bench comprising Justice Umesh C. Banerjee and Shivraj. V. Patil of hon’ble court had cancelled the concession of bail granted to the accused by the Punjab and Haryana High Court, on a writ petition filed by a clergy, Nasir Ahmed Bhatti, complainant in the murder case.

Accused persons were booked at police station, Division No 2, Ludhiana, under Sections 302/304/382 of the IPC for allegedly murdering Abdul Rahim of Ahmedia community in Jama Masjid, Field Ganj, Ludhiana, on April 15, 2000. They are also facing the allegations of kidnapping the complainant and his companions and inflicting injuries.

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