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Swiss guest visits Ramgarhia Girls’ College
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, July 26
It was a great day for the students of the department of Computer Science and Applications, Ramgarhia Girls College, when Mr Charanjit Singh Dhanjal from Switzerland visited the college and shared his vast experience in the field of website development. The students of the department gave him and his family a warm welcome by presenting a bouquet. Mr Dhanjal shared his knowledge about website development, system management, networking and e-mail system.

Ms Harmeet Kaur, Principal of the college, in a press statement today said that Mr Dhanjal had been working for World Wide Fund (WWF)’s website for over 10 years and was also associated with various other popular web-sites. In his address he told students about importance of religion in one’s life and encouraged the students to carve a niche for themselves in society.

Pensioners ask Dullo to help release teachers

Government pensioners have asked Mr S.S. Dullo, newly appointed PPCC Chief to help in getting the teachers released from jail.

Mr Yash Paul Ghai, additional general secretary, Punjab Government Pensioners’ Association, in a statement today said about 150 unemployed elementary teachers, including some 56 women were lodged in Central Jail for the last 18 days. They were arrested on July 9. Being on hunger strike, five of them fell ill and were admitted to the local Civil Hospital.

Rangoli competition: A mehandi and rangoli competition was organised at Baba Isher Singh (N) Senior Secondary School, Bhai Randhir Singh Nagar, here today. About 200 students from classes IV to XII participated in the competition. Ms S K Dhillon, Dean, Home Science, College, PAU was the chief guest. She spared her valuable time to attend function.

She praised the artistic work done by the students and encouraged them for more participation in such co-curricular activities. President of the school trust Singh Chhahal, trustees Amrik Singh Bansal, Harbhajan Singh Sandhu, Manjit Singh Walia and Santokh Singh Jassal were also present at the occasion.

Dr Ms Rupa Bakshi, Home Science College, PAU from Family Resource Management Department and Assistant Prof Dr Ms Maninder Sidhu, were the judges of the competition. The school principal, Ms Aneeta Kundra, praising the participants said these competitions showed the inner artistic talent.

Vice-Principal retires: Mr K.G.Bansal, Vice-Principal, Lajpat Rai DAV College Jagraon retired on July 23 after putting-in 38 years in service. He started his service career in 1967 as a lecturer in Lajpat Rai DAV College. Mr Bansal also remained officiating Principal of the college for over six months.



Arya College students shine
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, July 26
Students of M.Com (IV semester) of Arya College, Ludhiana got two positions out of first five in Ludhiana district. Ruchika Nayyar bagged the second position in the district and eight in Panjab University by securing 81.68 per cent marks.

Dimple Ratra bagged the top position in the district by securing 81.04 per cent marks in the Panjab University M.Com (IV semester) examination held in April 2005. Twelve students of the college secured more than 75 per cent marks in the university M.Com, (IV semester) examination.

Mr Vijay Saathi, president, Arya College, Managing Committee, Principal Dr S.M. Sharma, Prof H.R. Säini, Head, PG Department of Commerce, and other members of the commerce faculty congratulated the students for their performance in the examination. 



Bank dacoity plan: four get jail term
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, July 26
A city court has convicted four persons on the charges of forming a unlawful assembly and making preparations for committing dacoity in the Sherpur Kalan branch of Punjab and Sind Bank in August, 2002. They have been sentenced to one-and-a-half-year imprisonment each.

The convicts are Dinesh Kumar (20) of Anand Colony, Ludhiana, Vinod Jain (23) of Jain Colony Vijay Nagar, Surinder Kumar (24) of Makkar Colony and Ashok Kumar (22) of the Sua road area, Ludhiana.

Delivering the verdict, Mr Satvinder Singh, Additional Sessions Judge, held that the prosecution had proved the charges levelled against them beyond any doubt. Five persons were booked by the police in the case. One of the accused, Gopal Kumar, expired during the trial.

The accused were booked following a secret information under Sections 399 and 402 of the IPC at the Focal Point police station on January 29, 2002.

As per prosecution, a police party was present at Oswal Hospital chowk. It got information that the above said accused had formed a gang to commit robberies. At that time, these persons, armed with deadly weapons, were present in Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar and making plan for committing dacoity in a bank.

The accused were arrested and a country-made pistol, a live cartridge and two spring-actuated knives were seized from them. Two accused, however, managed to flee. They were apprehended later on.


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