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Fun-filled SSIET freshers’ party
Tribune News Service

Dera Bassi, September 8
Fun and frolic marked the freshers party at the Sri Sukhmani Institute of Engineering and Technology (SSIET), here, today.

A keen contest was witnessed for the four titles at stake at the party organised by the second-year students. While Ginny was chosen as “Ms Fresher”, the title of “Ms Charming” went to Aanchal. Navin and Anindya were declared as “Mr Fresher” and “Mr Handsome”, respectively.

The chairman of the SSIET, Mr Avtar Singh, urged the students to excel in extra-curricular activities to develop a balanced and all-round personality.

The Dean Cultural Affairs, Ms Gurpreet Kaur, proposed a vote of thanks. Solo dance performances and bhangra were the other highlights of the event.



Seminar on career prospects in Australia
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, September 8
A seminar-cum-counselling session on academic and job opportunities in Australia was held at the local office of B.N. Overseas Educational Services here yesterday.

About 200 students attended the seminar and received free counselling. It was organised in collaboration with Box Hill Institute of TAFE, Melbourne.

Ms Christine Pinniger, international student officer, Box Hill Institute of TAFE, talked about various courses being offered by the institute, such as degrees in computer systems (networking), biotechnology, applied music, associate degree in commerce, certificate IV health (nursing), diploma in hairdressing (salon management), diploma in hospitality management (commercial cookery), diploma in hospitality management (patisserie/baking) and diploma in automotive technology.

Mr Kamal K. Bhumbla, CEO, B.N. Overseas Educational Services, said these courses had good job prospects in Australia.



Ryan’s evening with Polish artistes

Chandigarh, September 8
As many as 23 delegates, who had come from Poland to attend a two-day cultural exchange programme at Ryan International School, Sector 49, presented colourful dance and songs in the school on Wednesday.

Right from the moment the evening began, an enchanting dance and music spectacle mesmerised all.

First came an electrifying group dance, Gorlaski, which is the folk dance of the high landers expressing their joy and energy. The instrumental band played the exhilarating Polish folk songs.

The host students also presented a colourful Rajasthani and Punjabi dance. TNS



NRI moves court against another NRI

Chandigarh, September 8
An NRI, Mr Zora Singh, has moved the local court against another NRI, Mr Amrik Singh Hayer, alleging that his investment in a Sector 9 showroom to the tune of Rs 13.25 crore was lying blocked due to failure on part of the latter to execute transfer deeds and other related document of the property, as mentioned in the MoU.

The petitioner has moved an application under Order 39 Rules 1 and 2 of the CrPC read with Section 151 of the CrPC against Amrik Singh Hayer, Mr Ajmer Singh, a resident of Phillaur, Jalandhar, Mr Malkiat Singh, a resident of Sector 46, and Mr Harjinder Singh, a resident of Sector 44. Mr Manjinder Singh, another son of Mr Amrik Singh Hayer, has been appointed his attorney.

Mr Zora Singh through his application has sought that the defendants, Mr Amrik Singh Hayer, Mr Ajmer Singh, Mr Malkiat Singh and Mr Maninder Singh Hayer, attorney of Mr Amrik Singh Hayer, be restrained from leaving the country till the execution of remaining documents in the terms of the MoU dated November 9, 2005. The petitioner further stated that due to blocking of his investment, he had suffered mental anguish, and loss of business as the terms of MoU should have been completed on May 9, 2006. The case today came up for hearing before the Civil Judge (Senior Division), Mr Y.S. Rathore. TNS



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