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School opens club for road safety
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, November 21
Keeping in view the rise in the number of road accidents involving teenagers, MGM School here has started a club to create awareness about traffic rules among children.

The club constitutes a team of students who will regularly give presentations through charts and computer to the students, making them aware about different symbols and rules to be followed on road. The club is headed by teacher Ms Sreedevi.

Night camps organised

Night camps are being organised in Ryan International School. The concept behind organising such night camps is to let the children learn the importance of being self-dependent and acquire the capability of looking after themselves. At the same time, children learn and imbibe the values of team-work, cooperation, adjustments and basic courtesies," said principal Jaishree Gupta. The camp for the students of classes IV to VII included a visit to the Golden Temple and the Wagah Border. The students of classes II to VII went for lunch to Haveli and also had a 'musical night'.

Cultural programme

A cultural programme was organised at Tender Foot Nursery school here yesterday. Forty tiny tots of the playway school came dressed as various characters like Rajasthani girl, bride, fisher woman, Krishna , Ladakhi girl, bhangra boy, Michael Jackson etc.

They presented various cultural items 'Jago' (folk song), ‘Chhupaa Chhupi Khelan Aao’,''Rail Gari', gidda, which were appreciated by all. Gifts were distributed among all students.

Career counselling

Career counselling was conducted here yesterday at Bhartiya Vidya Mandir Senior Secondary School, Shaheed Udham Singh Nagar, by a team from the Indian Army Mission Career . The team was led by Colonel S. Azimuddin ( Recruiting Officer ). Around 800 students from Kitchlu Nagar and Udham Singh Nagar attended it . The Colonel guided the students through audio- Visual aids about the challenging career in the Army. He provided detailed information about basic qualifications required, about joining various ranks, the training period required and the pay scales of army personnel . The students were highly motivated and showed keen interest in the whole programme.



GNDEC to organise national conference
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, November 21
The Department of Civil Engineering of Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College will organise a national conference on “Civil Engineering: Meeting the challenges of tomorrow” on November 24 and 25 on the occasion of completing golden jubilee. Mr Sukh Dhaliwal would be the chief guest.

Mr Dhaliwal, Member of Parliament for Newton-North Delta, House of Commons, Canada, and an alumnus of Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, while confirming his participation in the conference said he was proud to call himself an alumnus of GNDEC and it was a 
pleasure for him to attend the same.

Dr M.R.Madhav, former-professor, IIT, Kanpur, has confirmed his participation in the conference as the key- note speaker. He will be delivering lecture on 'Joys of civil engineering'. The Director, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Dr A. Mukherjee would be the guest of honour.



PIFT seminar on textured paints

Ludhiana, November 21
The Pinnacle Institute of Fashion Technology (PIFT) organised a seminar on textured paints for its students here today. The seminar was organised by BIZZAR, a company working in India since past five years with most of its material and instruments imported from Italy.

The company crew imparted knowledge about textured paints, their application, manufacturing, finishing and rates. They gave practical demonstration with the help of samples and brochures they had brought to show the students.

The company showcased its work with varieties of paints namely reflections, stucco, metallio, monalia, granitto etc. TNS



Courier company penalised
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, November 21
The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum has penalised a courier company- DTDC Courier and Cargo Limited, for not delivering the parcel of a consumer to the company concerned. The company was directed to pay Rs 1000 as compensation to the consumer along with Rs 500 as costs.

The orders were pronounced by the President of the Forum, Mr A.S Narula, and its members-Ms Pooja Dewan, and Mr Daljit Singh Bakshi, while disposing off the complaint filed by Mr Surjit Singh Oberoi of Rani Jhansi Road, Ludhiana.

It was submitted by the complainant that he had sent 500 shares of Gruh Finance Limited to Ahmedabad through the courier company along with one letter. But the said shares never reached the destination, which caused a lot of harassment and mental tension. To avoid misuse of shares, he wrote to the company with a request not to transfer the shares in name of any other persons, added the complainant.



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