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CMC alumni reunion on November 19
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, November 14
The reunion of the alumni of the local Christian Medical College and Hospital (CMCH) — ‘Homecoming 2004’ — will be held from November 19 to 21. Nostalgia will definitely reign supreme as nearly 800 alumni will get together to revive old memories and share their respective triumphs.

Giving this information, a spokesperson of the CMCH observed that with nearly 2600 alumni all over the country and the globe, the premier medical institution of the Northern region felt genuine pride in welcoming them back to their alma mater. Many of those expected to participate were heads of departments in different prestigious institutions and were doyens in their respective fields, both in the country and abroad.

“Among them will be unsung heroes as well, those who have been serving the under privileged in remote areas of the country. Students will meet their teachers and relive their college days.

The programme will commence on November 19 with a multi-disciplinary continuing medical education (CME) session conducted by over 20 eminent speakers like Dr S.S. Gill, Clinical Professor, Surgery, Louisiana State University, Dr Kavita Garg, Associate Professor, Radiology, Dr M.K.C. Nair, President, Indian Paediatric Association, Dr Adan Rios, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health, Washington, Dr Atul Bhan, Professor and Director, Immuno-pathology, Harvard Medical School, Boston and Dr Mira Shiva, Director, Women Health and Development and Rational Drug Use, VHAI, New Delhi, to name a few.

Talks will be delivered on varied topics like oncology, cardiology, renal failure, neural disorders, paediatrics, Hepatitis B immunisation and HIV infections.

Homecoming — 2004 would conclude on November 21 with the chapel service followed by a brunch with the staff members of the hospital.



PU youth festival results
Our Correspondent

Khanna, November 14
Gobindgarh Public College (Alaur) bagged 11 positions in various competitions in the youth festival of Panjab University, Ludhiana (zone-A), held at Doraha. Fourteen colleges participated in the festival.

Harminder Singh got the first position in drawing, and Pushpinder Singh in cartooning. Harminder Singh got the second position in collage-making and Yadwinder Singh in clay-modelling and poster making. Vikas Dhir got the third position in collage-making and Pushpinder Singh in landscaping. Rajiv Rattan got the individual third position in skit, Jaspreet Kaur in classical dance, Bikarmjit Singh in poetry recitation and Reema Pathak in the group song contest.



SAN Jain school celebrates founder’s day
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, November 14
S.A.N. Jain Senior Secondary School celebrated its founder’s day and the annual prize distribution function here today.
The function, organised by the Shri Atamanand Jain Education Board, was presided over by Mr Surinder Dawar, Parliamentary Secretary. The chief guest was Mr Sharanjit Singh Dhillon, MP.

Students of both S.A.N. Jain schools were honoured by Mr Dawar. Students of 20 schools participated in a cultural programme.


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