Worm in water tap: Residents of Ranjit Avenue C-block here are aghast at finding an earthworm in a water tap. The earthworm appeared from a tap at the residence of Mr Gurmit Singh, a former sales tax employee, who brought the incident to the notice of the Ranjit Avenue C-Block Welfare Association.
Research grant: The Indo-French Centre for the Promotion of Advanced Research (IFCPAR) sanctioned a research grant of Rs 78 lakh to Prof Gurcharan Kaur, Head of Biotechnology Department, Guru Nanak Dev University. She would work on the research project “Juxtacrine and paracrine control of brain plasticity” in collaboration with a French scientist, Dr Vincent Prevot.
Conference: Dr Shakeen Singh and Dr Gurinder Singh from the Department of Ophthalmology and the Department of Plastic and Micro Vascular Surgery, respectively, of Sri Guru Ram Dass Hospital have been invited to attend the four-day international symposium on ocular trauma in Rome (Italy) from June 28.
Power cuts: Undeclared frequent power cuts are inconveniencing residents. For a week, electricity supply has been irregular. The PSEB blames it on heavy demand for power during summer. Traders and industrialists say day-long cuts have resulted in huge losses.
No honorarium: The Punjab Government had promised an honorarium of Rs 500 to all lambardars from April 1 but so far they haven't received the amount. Mr Amarjit Singh, president of the Tehsil Lambardara Union, said the honorarium should be released immediately.
Victory Day: While celebrating Victory Day on Friday, the Deputy Area Manager of Bajaj allianz Life Insurance Co, Mr Vishal Kapoor, told mediapersons that Bajaj Allianz Life was No 1 among other private life insurers with over Rs 78 crore lead.
MALWA COLLEGE SHINES: Science students of Malwa College, Bondli, Samrala, have brought laurels to the college by achieving 100 per cent pass percentage in the recently declared results of B.Sc-I, B.Sc-II and B.Sc-III. Besides, there is a large number of first divisions among them. It was informed by college Principal Shinderpal Singh.