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: Mr H.R. Gandhar, Director, DAV Public Schools, on Wednesday inaugurated a multi lab complex, built at a cost of Rs 40 lakh, at LRS DAV Senior Secondary Public School here. The complex, equipped with latest labs for physics, chemistry, biology and home science, is the first of its kind in the district. Students will have direct access to the classrooms from the labs located at the first floor in the southern block.

Medical camp: Experts from the Escorts Superspecialities Institute, Amritsar, on Wednesday examined 215 farmers at a free check-up camp under the Sanjeevani Scheme at Fazilka Central Cooperative Bank. The tests included Echo, ECG and blood sugar.

Seminar: A one-day general convention of the Kendri Punjabi Lekhak Sabha (Sekhon) will be held under the presidentship of Mr Jaswant Singh Kanwal, a renowed Punjabi novelist and president of the sabha, on November 12 at the Malwa Khalsa High School complex at Dhuri. About 500 writers and readers are expected to participate in the convention.

Woman dies of burn injuries: Manjit Kaur (20) who had set herself on afire on Monday died in a Amritsar hospital on Tuesday. The Patti police has registered a case under Section 304 B, 148, 149 of the IPC against five members of her in-law’s family.



Workshop: A workshop on power-point presentation organised by Computer Centre, College of Agriculture, at Haryana Agricultural University (HAU) concluded on Wednesday. The Vice-Chancellor, Dr J.U.C. Katyal, urged students to use power-point presentations using multimedia facilities in the university.

Award for doc: A Hisar-based eye surgeon, Dr Ashok Garg, has been honoured with International Excellence Award by the International Academy for Advances. The award was presented to Dr Garg by the Maharashtra Governor, Mr S.M. Krishna at an international conference on eye advances held in Mumbai recently. 


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