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Students turn newsreaders for a day
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, November 25
The Ryan International School again got another 'first' in the inter-school competition arena. This time, it chose a novel way of saying thank you to the print media by celebrating the "World Newspaper Day".

The school today organised an ‘Inter-School Newsreading Competition’ in which the schools from in and around Ludhiana participated with enthusiasm. In all, there were over 15 Schools that participated under separate categories for English, Hindi and Punjabi.

The news was telecast on televisions installed in various areas in the school and the judges were evaluating the newsreaders on the basis of their ‘studio’ presentations.

The whole event had an extra flavour of professionalism and the judges - Ms. Pratibha Goel (Senior Professor, PAU), Mr U.K. Shanda (Chief Editor Equalitarian), Ms Sadhna Sharma (Principal, Sanatan Vidya Mandir), Mr Sameer Kaushal (Chief Editor-Citi Cable), Mr Ashwani Jetlay (Chief of Bureau, Ajit Samachar), Mr Surjeet Bhagat (Film & T V Reporter, Daily Ajit)- were all appreciation for such wonderous opportunities to the children of schools

Ms Jaishree Gupta, Principal, said she was happy at the response that the schools had given to the event and had decided to make this particular competition an annual feature. 



From Schools
Guru Tegh Bahadur's teachings remembered
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, November 25
Dr Kitchlu Nagar branch of the Bharat Vikas Parishad observed the martyrdom day of the ninth Sikh Guru, Sri Guru Teg Bahadur, at Viklang Sahayta Kendra, Rishi Nagar, Ludhiana, here today.

As many as 120 children of a school, run under Sarab Shikhsha Ahhyan of' the government, were given sweaters.These children belonged to the lowest strata of society and were among the most deprived.

A quiz on the life and teachings of the Guru was also held and the children presented ‘shabads’ from Gurbani. The programme was presided over by Sh Narinder Mittal, President, BVP co-ordination committee, Ludhiana. Mr. Balkar Singh Sandhu, Municipal Councillor of the area, was the guest of honour.

BCM celebrates annual day

BCM Senior Secondary School, Focal Point, held its annual function here today which was presided by Mr Omparkash Munjal of Hero Cycles.

The chief guest was the Vice-Chancellor of the Arya Kanya Gurukul, Mr Sadanand Munjal. Principal Mehta higlighted the activities undertaken by the school in the past 10 years .

Students presented a beautiful cultural programme and the meritorious among them were given Rs 1,000 each.

Founders' day celebrated

The school management, staff, along with the students of Gupta Model High School, celebrated its ‘Founder's Day’ here today in the memory of late Principal, Mr Surinder Gupta.

After ‘jyoti prajwalan’, an inter-house declamation contest was held. The students presented a grand cultural programme comprising dances and skits. an art and craft exhibition was also put up showcasing the creative talent of the students which was appreciated by one and all.

Vedic Declamation Contest held

The Ved Prachar Mandal held a ‘Vedic Declamation Contest’ in DAV Public School here today under the management of Mr Roshan Lal Arya.

The first prize was won by Priyanka sharma of DAV Public School while the second prize was bagged jointly by Gaurav Madan of BCM School, Udham Singh Nagar and Abhishek Gupta of BVM, Kitchlu Nagar.

The third prize went to Samiksha of KVM School and Manpreet Kaur of GGN Khalsa Public School. The consolation prize went to Simran Arora of Guru Nanak International School.

Sanatan High holds annual fest

Sanatan High School celebrated its annual day and prize distribution day here today.

Mr Avinash Rai Khanna, MP and president of Punjab Pradesh Bhartiya Janta Party, lit the lamp and traditional ‘Saraswati pujan’ was performed.

The chief guest appreciated the cultural programme and gave away the prizes to the meritorious students.



Lions Club holds impressive function
Our Correspondent

Jagraon, November 25
A small but impressive function of the Lions Club, Midtown Jagraon, was held last night at the Lions Bhavan.

The new team for the year 2006-2007, with Mr Vinod Goyal as its president, was installed by MJF Lion H.J.S. Khera, vice-district governor.

Mr Khera administered an oath to work for downtrodden people of the society and further to carry new projects to create image of Lionism.

Lion Kamalinder K. Singla, past distt governor, inducted two new members whereas Lion R.K. Rana, distt governor, presided over the function Mr Bhag Singh Mallah, MLA, the guest of honour blessed the new team and assured cooperation. Awards were also given to the members.



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