SCHOOL INAUGURATED: Mayor Sunil Datti on Thursday inaugurated New Rose Valley Public School in the Partap Steel Complex in the Chheharta area. The school will have classes up to Fourth Standard in English Medium and will follow the CBSE pattern.
BODY FOUND FROM SAROVAR: Body of Sandeep Syal (25) son of Mr Ashok Syal, Khajuri Gate, here was recovered on Thursday from the Achleshwar Temple’s sarovar (6 km from here) on the Batala-Jalandhar road. Sandeep Syal married six months ago. The body was brought by the police to civil hospital here for a post-mortem examination. A case has been registered.
Training camp: The district cultural Society would organise a special training camp during summer vacations for the upcoming artistes to promote cultural activities in the district and children would be trained by expert coaches. After that these trained youngsters would be taken to every school of the district to perform there, so that the coming generation know about our culture and develop constructive approach, said Mr
S.K. Ahluwalia, Deputy Commissioner-cum-Chairman of the District Cultural Society, while addressing the gathering during a cultural programme organised at Bassi Pathana town on Thursday.
MURDER CASE SOLVED: The police here claimed to have solved the murder case of Puran Chand, alias Harbans, of Mukandpur Chudhrian, Rajbagh of Kathua (J&K).
YOGA CAMP: A two-day camp on yoga and stress management and naturopathy, which was organised by the Yoga Avam Sewa
Sansthan, concluded here on Friday. About 500 persons took part in the camp which was presided over by Mr Anil Gupta, Chief Manager, Bank of Baroda, who is also the district president of the local unit of the
HOWLER: The BA Part-I students of Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, who appeared for psychology Paper A (Group B) were shocked to see that the Section-B of the question paper had just six questions instead of seven. This limited the choice of the questions to be attempted by the students who had to attempt four questions from this section. Interestingly enough, the Punjabi and Hindi versions of the paper had seven questions. This added to the confusion among the students.
PARSURAM JAYANTI: The Brahamin Sabha here has decided to celebrate Bhagwan Parsuram Jayanti this year. A shobha yatra would be taken out on April 21. It would start from Durga Mandir, the sabha president, Mr Behari Lal
Saddi, said. Hawan and langar will be held on April 22.
SUICIDE: Maninder Singh son of Ms Malkiat Kaur, Pharmacist posted at the local Civil Hospital, committed suicide yesterday evening by consuming poisonous pills.
WORKSHOP ON BAKERY: A 10-day workshop-cum-training on product development in bakery technology concluded at the Sant Harchand Singh Longowal Central Institute of Engineering and Technology at Longowal on Thursday. The workshop was organised by the Longowal Institute and the Netherlands Management Cooperation Programme, Netherlands. Mr J.M.J. Prinssen, and Mr P. Kruizinga, experts from the Netherlands, imparted training. More than 300 students and 30 faculty members from various institutes, universities and industry participated.