PAU youth festival begins
Ludhiana, November 5
Contests for elocution and extempore marked the opening of inter-college youth festival that began at Students’ Home, Punjab Agricultural University, here today.
Each of the five colleges were represented by two students for both
||Aditi, a student, takes part in an inter-college elocution competition on the first day of the youth festival that started at Students Home, Punjab Agricultural University, on Wednesday.
— Photo by Inderjeet Verma
PAU beekeeping scientists
bag awardsLudhiana, November 5
In a rare feat, PAU scientists won various prestigious awards at a recently held international conference on honey bees in Bangalore.
Agricultural varsities’ teachers to retire at 62Ludhiana, November 5
The superannuation age of teachers/scientists of state and Central agricultural universities has been enhanced from the existing 60 years to 62 years with effect from October 13.
School encroaches upon service laneLudhiana, November 5
A school in a posh locality of Sarabha Nagar in the city has allegedly encroached upon a part of a 20 foot wide service lane behind the main market. The authorities concerned has turned a blind eye to the glaring violation for all these years.
Lecture on women empowermentLudhiana, November 5
The Department of Punjabi in the Guru Gobind Singh Khalsa College for Women, Kamalpura village, organised an extension lecture here yesterday.
The lecture “Empowerment of women”, was delivered by Dr Balwinder Kaur Brar from Punjabi University, Patiala.
Role of Indian women highlighted
Ludhiana, November 5
Education alone has changed the social status, emotional profile and personality of the Indian woman and an educated woman is in a much better position to handle the challenges and the stress of the day-to-day life.
Literary contests from Nov 7
10-year RI for possessing
poppy huskLudhiana, November 5
The Additional Sessions Judge, Mr Jaspal Singh Bhatia, has sentenced Avtar Singh (26) of Susana village falling under Jalandhar
district to 10 years’ rigorous imprisonment on the charge of possessing a huge quantity of poppy husk.
Factions’ clash invites
Bar’s criticismLudhiana, November 5
The District Bar Association today criticised the incident of violence which took place on October 31 among supporters of two factions of the Bar during the general house meeting called by one of the factions.