|The Institute of
Microbial Technology today celebrated the 64th Council of
Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) foundation day. A
number of events were organised to mark the event. A lecture was
delivered by Dr Kanury V.S. Rao, Head, Immunology Group,
International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology,
New Delhi, at IMTECH, Chandigarh.
Prof Harsh Vardhan, a former Director of the CSIO, speaks on the occasion of the CSIR foundation day in Chandigarh
on Monday. — A Tribune photograph
vacant at PEC
It is almost criminal that a handful of seats in one of the best
engineering institutions, Punjab Engineering College (PEC), are going
vacant in various courses. This despite the fact that PEC seats are in
great demand and interested students are keeping track of every seat
falling vacant in this deemed university.
on Sept 30
The eighth Board of Governors’ (BoG) meeting of Punjab Engineering
College will be held on September 30. The first meeting of the finance
committee will be held on September 29. The BoG will discuss the
proceedings of the finance meeting.
School-24 wins kids’ contest
A nursery rhymes competition marked the first day of the week-long
state-level children’s competition which began at the State
Institute of Education, Sector 32, here today. A total of 10 schools
participated in urban category, 14 in the rural category and 15 in the
contest by Child Welfare Council
The Child Welfare Council, Punjab, organised a division-level painting
competition at the Bal Bhavan, Phase IV, here today. Children from
Hoshiarpur, Patiala, Ropar, Fatehgarh Sahib, Sangrur and Nawanshahr
participated in the competition.
panel undecided on book purchase
The Paper Purchase Committee of the Punjab School Education Board
failed to take any decision regarding the purchase of paper for
textbooks at a meeting held here today.
contest on tourism
As part of the World Tourism Day celebrations, the Tourism Promotion
Society of Chandigarh organised a declamation contest at the Chitkara
School of Hospitality on the “Role of infrastructure in promotion of
tourism. Mr Man Mohan Singh, president of the society, presided over
wins declamation on travel
The Food Craft Institute,
Chandigarh, organised a declamation contest on ‘Travel and
transport: propelling tourism industry dynamics’ in
collaboration with the Tourism Promotion Society of Chandigarh
From left: Manish Bhola, Sanjay Rautela, Ashish Chand and Gurmandar Kaur, winners of a debate on ‘Travel and transport: propelling industry dynamics’ at Food Craft Institute in Sector 42, Chandigarh, on
Monday. — A Tribune photograph
Chandigarh, September 26
Chandigarh-headquartered web development and online marketing company,
today announced the launch of a unique website - www.thinkessay.com .
The brainchild of an 18-year-old Indian student based in the US, Aseem
Badshah, the objective of the website is to create a community where
students can help other students with their academic work.
slogans during Beant trial
Hawara handed over
High drama was witnessed at the high-security Burail Jail here today
during the Beant Singh assassination trial with one of the accused
shouting “pro-Khalistan” slogans and admitting to his role in the
killing of the former Punjab Chief Minister.
warrants against Major Singla’s husband
A local court has issued non-bailable warrants against Mr Ashish
Pathak, husband of Major Dimple Singla, for failing to appear as a
witness before the Court of Inquiry (COI) investigating into charges
that the officer had demanded illegal gratification to influence a
case adjourned in Supreme Court
The Supreme Court today adjourned the Rent Act notification case for
four weeks in view of the failure of the Chandigarh Administration to
file a reply.