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ICSE results tomorrow
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, May 15
The ICSE results for Class X and XII boards will be declared on May 17 after 3 pm. Confusion prevailed today as many students claimed that the result had been declared on one of the websites.

Many students claimed that website cisce.examresults.net was displaying the result. However, the website later in the day gave a notice that the result would be declared only on May 17.

The results can be accessed at the websites of cisce.ndtv.com, cisce.indiaresults.com, cisce.ilfscts.com and cisce.examresults.net.

The ICSE has made a few arrangements for the students to access the results. Apart from the internet students can access the result on the mobile phone. GSM mobile users can do short message service (sms) at 8888,2424,6388,7333,7272. Class X students will be required to write ICSE and type their index number and send the sms. Class XII students will be required to type ISC and then their index number.

CDMA mobile users will have to sms at 3926 or 1234. Meanwhile, Reliance world users can check their result at R-World. Students can also check the result by calling at 011-55602139, 55602140 or 26476547

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Kunal makes it to civil services
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, May 15
Mr Kunal Aggarwal from Patiala, a probationary officer in the State Bank of India, has been selected for the civil services. He attained the 113th rank in the Civil Services Examination, 2005.

He did his masters in sociology from Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, and was also selected as Central Intelligence Officer in the Ministry of Home Affairs last year.

His father, Mr Amar Bhushan, is serving as the District Employment Officer in Sangrur, while his mother, Dr Vir Bala, is the Chairperson of the Department of Journalism in Himachal Pradesh University.

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PU timings
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, May 15
The working hours of the university administrative offices, including the construction office, the Directorate of Sports and the teaching departments from May 22 will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. to June 24 without lunch break, six days a week.

From June 26 the university administrative offices, including the construction office, the Directorate of Sports and teaching/non-teaching departments, will revert to 5 days a week, as usual.

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Students boycott annual exam
Tribune News Service

Lalru, May 15
A majority of the students of Punjab Polytechnic College at Malakpur, near here, today boycotted the annual examination following alleged assault on them by the college staff

Sources said the students stayed away from the examination being conducted by the Punjab Technical Education Department protesting against the alleged high-handedness of the college staff.

Meanwhile, the principal, Mr B.S. Saini, refuted allegations that certain students were assaulted by the college staff.

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COURTS
 

Ex-MLA moves court against HOA poll
Our Correspondent

Panchkula, May 15
Aggrieved with the elections of the Haryana Olympic Association on May 6, former Haryana MLA Puran Singh Dabra has filed a petition in the court of the Civil Judge (Senior Division), Mr Gulab Singh, challenging the validity of the elections.

The judge has issued a notice to Member of Parliament Naveen Jindal, Additional Director-General of Police P.V. Rathee and J.P. Nautiyal to appear before the court on May 20. They were elected to the posts of president, secretary-general and treasurer, respectively, of the Haryana Olympic Association (HOA) at Complex, Panchkula.

A similar notice has been issued to the Principal Secretary and Secretary, Sports Department, and the secretary-general of Indian Olympic Association, Mr Randhir Singh.

The president of the Haryana Weightlifting Association, Hisar, Mr Puran Singh Dabra, in his petition, while terming the elections of the HAO as null and void, had sought instructions by the court, refraining Naveen Jindal, P.V. Rathee and J.P. Nautiyal from interfering in the working of the HOA.

Mr Dabra also sought instructions by the court to Haryana state through the Principal Secretary and Secretary, Sports Department, not to release any grant-in-aid and not to grant recognition to the new office-bearers of the HOA.

Claiming that Mr Abhey Singh Chautala was the lifetime president of the HOA. Mr Dabra said on May 6, the manner in which Mr Chautala and other office-bearers of the HAO had been ousted was against the provisions of the constitution of the HOA.

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CULTURE
 

CIPA to hold children workshop
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, May 15
The Chandigarh Institute of Performing Arts (CIPA), member International Dance Council, UNESCO, Paris and a leading cultural organisation of this region, has announced the holding of a 20-day performance-oriented summer workshop on theatre, music and dance from May 25.

The workshop will be held on the CIPA premises in Sector 11 under the Shyam Juneja (theatre), Ms Smriti Karfa (music) and Ms Kavita (dance). During the workshop, training will be imparted on various dance forms namely folk, western, filmi etc. Classical singing, bhajans, film songs, regional songs etc will be taught at the music workshop.

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