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Dance contest marks summer camp
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, June 17
A month-long summer camp is being held at the love Dale Club in three wings- cultural, art and personality development. A dance competition was held to mark the camp today. The children danced to the tunes of various songs. All children were given achiever’s awards and they would be performing at the annual function of the club on June 30.

Children are undergoing training of various dances under the guidance of Bitu, Ladi and Shilpa. Meanwhile, during the camp, a seminar was held on ‘power of personality’ by the club recently. It was presided over by Ms Sadhna Bedi, Principal, CMS, Lucknow. She gave a lecture on how to improve concentration and how to become an achiever in life. A seminar on ‘health and Nutrition’ would be held on June 19 where Dr Kiran Bains of the PAU would explain about the importance of nutritious diet and exercises.

Summer camp

A summer camp concluded at Drishti, a public school at Narangwal, today. Fifty students from different places participated in this camp. During the camp, children were given opportunity to showcase their talent and ameliorate their skills in different activities under one roof. These activities included English speaking, dance, songs, theatre, pottery, art and craft and cooking. The most important activity of the camp was that the children who came from nearby villages were able to speak in Hindi and understand English. It was a great experience for these children.

A valedictory function was held today in which every student participated in all activities like dance, theatre and singing. On the occasion, Mr J.S. Khangura, MD, Park Plaza, and Mr Mohan Singh, Chairman, Marketing Committee, were the guests of honour. At the closing ceremony, parents were invited and pottery and art and craft items were displayed. Parents were elated at seeing the talent of their wards in all streams. The main aim of Drishti was to inculcate the values of life in the children.

The Principal, Ms V. Puri, said from the academic session 2007 the school would have classes up to standard V.

BSc topper

Ruby Gupta of B. Sc III of Government College for Women here has stood first in the district and fourth in Panjab University. An IAS aspirant, Ruby owes her success to the almighty, the parents and the blessings of the elders.

Ruby Gupta



British Council’s drop box in city
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, June 17
Legends English Village, the largest learning centre for spoken English in North India, got the drop box alliance from the British Council here yesterday.

Mr Deep Adhikari, Head (Examinations), British Council, handed over the drop box to Mr Neeraj Vij, Director of the centre. With the help of this facility, the aspirants of IELTS could now simply drop their forms in the box and the same will then reach the British council in New Delhi and Chandigarh through its exclusive courier service.

Mr Adhikari revealed that theirs was the first institute in North India to have received this facility.

Summer camp ends

A 15-day summer camp organised by the Funtoosh Club at Eurokids concluded here yesterday. A get together was organised for the parents and the children on the occasion. All items prepared by children in the age group of 3-13 years were displayed at various stalls. It included crafts, best out of waste, origami.

Modeling and dance performances by the children was the main attraction. The children were trained by Ms Pooja Bhatia and Ms Renuka Nagpal, head of the club.

Workshop for kids

With the ongoing activities in Kidzee camp, the children yesterday attended a bedtime manners workshop in which they acquired the knowledge of following useful tips while retiring to bed at night such as sleeping on time, washing face, brushing teeth, putting on night suit, wishing good night and saying prayer etc. The instructions were given through a demonstration. A puppet show was also presented.

Students excel

The Devki Devi Jain Institute of Vocational Studies for Women has got 100 per cent results in PGDCA as per the results declared by Guru Nanak Dev University yesterday.

Jinky Jain got the first position while Jaspreet Kaur stood second and Nidhi Jain secured the third position in the college. As many as 35 per cent students passed with distinction and rest of the students passed in first class. President Narinder Kumar Jain, coordinator Kamla Jain and head of computer science department Vikrant Sharma congratulated the students.



AS College students excel in exams
Our Correspondent

Khanna, June 17
Students of the local A S College have brought laurels to the institution by excelling in the examinations held by Panjab University, in April 2006. According to Dr R S Jhanji, Principal, the result of the college was 100 per cent.

In B.Sc -III, Kuldeep Kaur stood first, securing 82.80 per cent, Neha Gupta second with 80.60 per cent and Manpreet Kaur third with 80.05 per cent marks.



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