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Classes X, XII students given farewell
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, February 10
Shivalikwala Doon School arranged a party here today to bid farewell to outgoing students of Classes X and XII. The party was arranged at a resort.

The crown of Mr SDS went to Sandeep of Class XII, while that of Ms SDS went to Priya of Class XII. Mr Charming title was won by Varun Sharma of Class XII and Neharika of Class XII was declared Ms Charming.

Sahil Marwah was declared Mr Elegant, while title of Ms Elegant went to Jaya Suri. Ms Mohini Albert, Principal, wished the outgoing students success in the board examinations and advised them to become upright citizens of the country.

Grandparents’ Day: Kangaroo Kids celebrated Grandparents’ Day here on Thursday. The theme for the party organised on the occasion was ‘Rumble in the Jungle’.

The children came dressed as animals and presented some dance sequences. Later, children and grandparents had an interactive game session.

Sehaj path: Bhog of ‘sehaj path’ was held at Ramgarhia Girls Senior Secondary Girls School here on Wednesday. The aim behind organised the path was to pray for good results in the board examination. The prize distribution was also held.



Pathologists converge on DMCH
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, February 10
The 10th International CME (Continuing Medical Education) on Pathology got under way at Dayanand Medical and Hospital (DMCH) here today amidst a galaxy of noted pathologists and medical experts from India, USA, Canada and West Indies.

The 3-day CME is being organised by the Department of Pathology of the DMCH in collaboration with the Association of Indian Pathologists of North America and sponsored by the Indian College of Pathologists and Medical Council of India

The opening day, spread over three technical sessions, saw educative lectures on several topics like SARS and atheroschlerosis (cholesterol deposition in blood vessels) by Dr Jagdish Butany, on thyroid nodules and tumors of the pituitary by Dr Sylvia Asa, both from Toronto General Hospital, Canada and on breast cancer and tumours of the female genital tract by Dr Roshni Chinoy, professor and head, Department of Pathology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai.

Earlier, the CME was formally inaugurated at a colourful function by Padam Bhushan awardee Mr Brijmohan Lall Munjal, president of the managing society of the DMCH.

The chief guest, Dr Ved Prakash Mishra, Chairman, PG Committee of Medical Council of India lit the lamp in the presence of several other dignitaries, national and international delegates and faculty of the host institution.

In his address to the delegates, Mr Munjal congratulated Dr Vineeta Malhotra, Professor and Head, Department of Pathology of the DMCH for organising the international event and hoped that it would go a long way in providing platform to the professionals in enriching their knowledge about the new technology and methods in the field of pathology and cytology.

Dr J. Whig delivered the welcome address and introduction of the CME was given by Dr Venkat R. Challa, Professor of pathology and Director of neuropathology at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem (USA).

The chief guest Dr Mishra was introduced by Dr Daljit Singh, Principal of DMCH while Lieut-Gen J.R. Bhardwaj released the souvenir of the conference.

Mr Munjal honoured the members of faculty of the DMCH and advisory committee of the conference. The association of Indian Pathologists of North America felicitated Dr S. J. Nagalotimath. The inaugural ceremony was followed by a colourful cultural programme.



Khalsa college athletics meet opens

Ludhiana, February 10
Manpreet Kaur, a student of MA (English), stole limelight on the opening day of the 44th annual athletics meet of the Khalsa College for Women, Civil Lines, here today. Manpreet Kaur bagged four titles (50 m, 100 m, long jump and high jump) to prove her mettle.

Ms Amrit Kaur Gill, veteran cyclist, declared the meet open. Dr Varinder Kaur Thind, Principal of the college welcomed the chief guest. Ms Gill took salute from the participants at an impressive march-past. She released pigeons and colourful balloons to mark the occasion.

First day’s results: 50 m-Manpreet Kaur (1), Kamljeet Kaur (2) and Taranjit Kaur (3); 100 m- Manpreet Kaur (1), Kamaljeet Kaur (2) and Taranjeet Kaur (3); 800 m- Rajan Pal (1), Gagandeep (2) and Sapandeep (3).

1500 m-Kamaljeet (1), Priya (2) and Gagandeep (3); Long jump- Manpreet Kaur (1), Taranjeet Kaur (2) and Rajwinder Kaur and Sukhwal Kaur (3); Javelin throw- Sandeep (1), Manpreet Kaur (2) and Kamaljit Kaur (3).

Shot put- Jasvir Kaur (1), Rajwinder Kaur (2) and Prabhjeet Kaur (3); Discus throw- Hardeep Kaur (1), Deepika (2) and Ravinder (3); Chatti race- Jasbir Kaur (1), Amandeep Kaur (2) and Amandeep (3); Slow cycling- Mini (1) and Rajni (2).

Old student’s race- Pragya (1), Aradhna (2) and Sunmeet (3); Non-teaching staff race- Gagan (1), Surjeet (2) and Bhagwant (3); High jump- Manpreet Kaur (1), Sandeep (2) and Rajan Pal (3); Spoon and potato race- Shivani (1), Gurjeet Kaur (2) and Manu (3). — OC


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