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Lectures on diet, pregnancy held
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, February 11
The Department of Home Science, Ramgarhia Girls’ College, organised extension lectures on “Pregnancy and birth process” and “Importance of balanced diet” here today.

Dr Vaneet Kaur, Reader, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Christian Medical College and Hospital, informed students about signs of pregnancy, discomforts during pregnancy and ways to combat these. She also tried to dispel various myths followed during the prenatal period.

Ms Ruma Singh, Senior Dietician, CMC, spoke on the importance of a balanced diet and consumption of meals, especially breakfast, for the adolescents. She discussed nutritional requirements for pregnant and lactating women. She also talked about the wrong food habits adopted by school and college students.

Students actively participated in the question-answer round. Ms Harmit Kaur, Principal, and Ms Ritu Sood, Head of the Department of Home Science of the college thanked the guest faculty for bringing about awareness among the students.

Meanwhile, the Commerce Department of Guru Nanak Khalsa College for Women organised a seminar here today. The topics of seminar were “Liberalisation”, “Information technology industry” and “Knowledge economy”. Dr Anita Nayyar, Head of the Department, GGN Khalsa College, discussed different challenges and the growing relevance of marketing in India and various strategies being adopted for liberalisation. Mr Parneet Singh, lecturer in GGN Khalsa College, discussed the potential of IT industry in India.



Latest dental implant facility
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, February 11
Dr Vikram Prabhakar and Dr Manisha Prabhakar, who were invited by the Implant Education Centre, Oppenheim, Germany, to master the latest dental implant procedure, said the latest ‘‘Xive’’ implant facility was now available in Ludhiana.

A workshop on the subject would be held in the city shortly, Dr Vikram said. It would aim at apprising dentists about the latest advances in the field of dental implant. It would be conducted with the help of dental experts from Germany, he added.

He said in Germany, they worked with leading Implantologists, Dr Dieter Haessler and Dr Jan Kielhorn at their centre. There dental procedures were carried out with a new generation implant known as ‘‘Xive’’. 



Easy wins for Jaskaran, Gagandeep
Our Sports Reporter

Ludhiana, February 11
Jaskaran Singh and Gagandeep Singla recorded easy wins in their respective matches in the Punjab Agricultural University Campus Open Badminton Tournament being held at the Prithipal Singh Indoor Complex of the PAU here.

In the men’s singles, Jaskaran and Gagandeep won without being challenged from their opponents. Jaskaran routed Parminder Singh, 15-1, 15-5, while Gagandeep thrashed Jatin, 15-1, 15-1. In other matches, Anil Kumar Jaiswal, Rajidner Singh and Navdeep Singh also registered wins in straight sets.

In the doubles’ section, the pair of Navdeep and Sachin, along with the duo of Dr S.S. Mahal and Jagir Singh scripted comfortable victories.

In the women’s section, Ashima Bhutani and Jasdeep Kaur came out triumphant to begin their hunt in a style. Ashima overwhelmed Ajitpal Kaur, 11-2, 11-2, while Jasdeep Kaur defeated Aditi, 11-2, 11-1.

Earlier, Dr Darshan Singh, Dean (PG), inaugurated the tournament. Mr A.P.S. Mann, Director Students Welfare, Mr Jaswinder Singh Toor, Joint Director, Sports and Cultural Activities, faculty members and coaches were also present on the occasion.

Results: men’s singles: Gaurav Kumar beat Rayudu, 3-15, 15-9 and 15-7; Jaskaran Singh beat Parminder Singh, 15-1, 15-1; Rajinder Singh beat Vishwajeet Singh, 15-7, 15-7; Sachin Dua beat Rishi Kapoor, 15-3, 13-15 and 15-8; Navdeep Singh beat Aashish Bahia, 15-3, 15-3; Gagandeep Singla beat Jatin, 15-1, 15-1; and Anil Kumar Jaiswal beat Karan Dua, 15-5, 15-5.

Men’s doubles: Vinay Madaan and Chetan Singla beat Vishwajeet and Satish, 15-4, 17-15; S.S. Mahal and Jagir Singh beat Aashish Kumar and Harish Goyal, 15-5, 15-6; Navdeep and Sachin Dua beat Rajinder and Gaurav, 15-2, 15-7; and Akshay and Anil Jaiswal beat Rishi Kapoor and Gagan, 15-10, 15-8; Dr A.K. Bakshi and Jaspal Singh b Jasbir Singh and J. Grewal. 15-13, 15-6.

Men’s singles (plus 35): Dr Sanjiv Chouhan beat Dr V.P. Sethi, 15-4, 15-3; Dr S.S. Mahal b Dr S.K. Bansal, 15-6, 15-3; Dr S.S. Rath b Dr A.P.S. Brar, 15-13, 15-10; and Dr Jagir Singh b Dr J Grewal, 15-5, 15-7.


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