Monday, April 8, 2002, Chandigarh, India


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Industrialists meet K.N. Pathak
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, April 7
Panjab University, Chandigarh, has decided to introduce professional courses to suit needs of the industry in Ludhiana. In order to get a feed back, the Vice-Chancellor, Panjab University, Mr K.N. Pathak had a meeting with industrialists and Senate members from here yesterday at Ramgarhia College for Women. It was decided that a sub-committee would submit a report to the VC on April12.

Mr S.S. Kumar, from the Botany Department of the PU, said the Senate had decided to open a regional centre here. The industrialists proposed courses on cost accountancy, taxation and on pollution control.

Prof Pathak told mediapersons that from next year the Panjab University registration numbers will also do as roll numbers for three years.



Ek Sham Pyar De Naam
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, April 7
A spectacular event — Ek Sham Pyar De Naam — was organised by the Zee Network at Guru Nanak Bhawan last evening. This event was organised to celebrate Baisakhi. Many great Punjabi singers were invited to regale the audience.

The CEO of Zee Network Mr Sandeep Goyal, said that from April 13, Gurbani telecast from the Golden Temple would also received in Britain. The Zee produced “Gaddar-Ek Prem Katha”, would be dubbed in Punjabi. The network would start making Punjabi movies by the Punjabis.

Harshdeep, started with song ‘Jogia jhooth bole’ and followed by ‘Kamli Yaar di Kamli’ and rapped up with a Heer.

Manmohan Waris sang ‘Rab kar ke, tenu raat neend na aawe, Rabb karke tenu vi lag jaave, tu ishke nu rog dasdi’ and ‘Sathon jaavo na door sajna’.

Devi Maksoospuri sang ‘Tere mukhde da lishkara’ and ‘Jhoothiye ni laare tere nahin mukne, zind saadi mukne nu aayee hoi ai’ and closed with ‘Sahiba Awaajan Mardi...”

Wadali brothers sang ‘Alla ki khair ho to’. On popular demand, they sang ‘Tu maane ya na maane dildara, assan te tainu Rabb maniya’. By this time, the audience was delirious ‘Kyon sikhiya Faqiran nu satana’ sung by Barkat Sidhu cheered the audience.

A bhangra performance by the award-winning Nachde Punjab Group, was the piece de resistance.


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