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Seminar for farmers
Our Correspondent

Mandi Gobindgarh, August 19
A seminar on the problems of farmers was organised yesterday at Lok Sewa Kendar, Kharora village in Amloh, by Indo-Berman Petroleum (IBP). Mr S.P.Gupta, manager, milk plant, was the chief guest. Senior Divisional Manager G.Albert and Sales Manager Sushil Kumar were the guests of honour.

The ADO, Dr Banta Singh, spoke on the diseases of paddy and chemicals used to control them. 

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From Colleges
GNGC students excel 
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, August 19
Students of Guru Nanak Girls College (GNGC), Model Town, here, have excelled in the PGDCA examination.
Out of the first five top positions in Panjab University, three have been bagged by the students of the GNGC. Shikha Arora has stood first in the university by securing 88.6 per cent marks. Sarabjit Kaur stood third with 87 per cent and Manpreet Kaur bagged the fifth position.

Out of 28 students appeared, five got more than 80 per cent marks.

Students of SDP College for Women, have also shown good result in the examination. Ten students out of 18 have got distinction.

The college has got the distinction of being the only college in the district with 100 per cent pass percentage.

Seema Kataria with 83 per cent has stood first in the college, while Jyoti with 82.1 per cent and Leena with 79 per cent have stood second and third, respectively.

Executive committee of PCTE elected: The Punjab College of Technical Education (PCTE) conducted elections to the executive committee of students on the PCTE campus.

In all 12 candidates contested for five posts and the classes also elected their class representatives.

Sukhrajwinder Singh Gill of MBA, final year, got elected as vice-president, Abhishek Arora of MBA, first year, general secretary, Preetinder Singh Gill secretary, and Jatinpal of BCA, second year, and Amandeep Singh Grewal of BBA, first year, joint secretaries. Jaskanwal of MCA, final year, was elected senior executive.

Students elected class representatives are: Gagandeep Singh and Rahul Khanna of BBA, first year, Sourabh Dahuja of BBA, final year, Dushayant and Surinder Pal of BCA, first year, Damanjeet of BCA, final year, Harleen and Mandeep of MBA, first year, Amit Kumar Arora, Monika Bansal and Amandeep Singh of MBA, final year, and Jagroop, Sunny and Navjeet Ghai of MCA, first, second and third years, respectively.

Teej celebrated: A cultural programme “Tean Teej Dian” was organised at Sant Sunder Singh Bhinderanwale Memorial Girls College, Boparai Kalan, here.

Gidha, skits “Mitti Rudan Kare” and “Dere Sadhan De” and mono acting were presented.

Sandeep, Lakhwinder and Hardev got the first, second and third prizes, respectively, in a mehndi competition.

Painting workshop: The Fine Arts Department of Guru Nanak Khalsa College for Women, Gujjarkhan Campus, organised a painting workshop, sponsored by Camel Creative World, here on Thursday.

Students were given demonstrations in oil painting, glass painting, collage making and ceramic painting.

Fined for ragging: Mr Birinder Singh, Principal of Guru Nanak Dev College, caught some senior students ragging junior students on the college campus here today. The Principal suspended three students and also imposed a fine on them. The students were asked to leave the hostel.

After this, students of the college went on a strike. But later the erring students apologised to the Principal in writing and assured him that they would not indulge in such a practice again.

The Principal accepted their apology and the students can deposit Rs 5,000 fine by Wednesday and also attend classes.

Excellent result: Students of Khalsa College for Women, Civil Lines, here, has excelled in the M.Sc IT, first year, examination of Panjab University, Chandigarh.

Shveta Jain of the college got the second position in the university and first in the district while Poonam Mohindru got the 10th position in the university and fifth in the district .

Twinkle Khurana got the seventh position in the city and Amandeep Kaur got the 10th position in the district.

The college achieved 100 per cent result.

Paper-reading contest: A paper-reading contest was held in Guru Gobind Singh Public School, Daad, Pakhowal Road, here on Thursday. Students spoke on pollution, changing role of women in society, corruption, unity in diversity, values of Sikhism, our great leaders, importance of science, value of discipline, health is wealth, etc.

Kiranjot Kaur of Class III stood first, Meet Kamal Singh of Class II second and Simranpreet Kaur of Class III third in group I of the English section.

In group II, Manjot Kaur of Class V stood first, Prabhsimran Kaur of Class II second and Sandeep Kaur of Class V third.

In the Punjabi section, Bhupinder Kaur came first and Harsimran Kaur of Class V second. The third prize was shared by Rahul Kumar of Class IV and Navjeet Kaur of Class VII. Kawaljeet Kaur of Class IV got the consolation prize.

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