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Founders day celebrated: To celebrate founders day, Desh Bhagat Ayurvedic College and Hospital, Mandi Gobindgarh, today organised annual sports and cultural meet medifest 2007. Dr Zora Singh, Chairman, Desh Bhagat Group of Institutes, inaugurated the meet. Addressing the students, Dr Zora Singh stressed upon, "excellence through continuous efforts" and appreciated the committed and dedicated services of entire team of Desh Bhagat Ayurvedic College and Hospital. Dr Loveleen Kaur Ahuja, principal, in her address said that college enjoys a prominent position amongst all Ayurvedic colleges in India and had received best Ayurvedic college award from Union Minister of Health and Family welfare, New Delhi.

Bank organises meeting
: State Bank of Patiala, organised a meeting with the local social organisations at its head office for their involvement in formation of self help groups, here. About 20 NGOs took active part in the meeting. The Assistant General Manager of NABARD, highlighted the importance of self help groups concept for the upliftment of poor and economically weaker sections of the society. He clarified the role of NGOs in the formation of self help groups and their linkages with the bank. The social workers appreciated the move of the bank and assured full cooperation for promoting the concept of self help groups.

Demand: Mr Ved Parkash Gupta, Chairman, Pepsu Roadways Transport Corporation (PRTC), today, urged the Central government to award Bharat Ratna to Late Chief Minister to Punjab, Beant Singh, for his supreme sacrifice made for nation. Mr Gupta raised the demand at a function organised at Statue of Late Beant Singh at Chotti Baradari here on the occasion of his birthday. Mr Gupta said that Late Beant Singh laid his life at the hands of terrorist while fighting the same for the country’s solidarity.



ATFI attacks Pak: The national president of the Anti Terrorist Front of India (ATFI), Mr. Viresh Shandilay, said that Pakistan sponsored terrorist outfit could be behind Samjhota Express blast in which 68 persons lost their lives. Addressing a meeting of the front here, today, he said that Pakistan wanted to disturb the peace of this country and that is why he had been supporting the cross border terrorism. He urged the Union Government to suspend the rail and bus service between two countries; otherwise such incidents would be repeated again.

Placement drive: A number of students of SD College, Ambala Cantt, got jobs during the campus placement drive. College principal, Dr Desh Bandhu, said that five employers visited the college for campus interviews. He said that Fortune Associates, Chandigarh, shortlisted 91 candidates for call centre jobs, data entry operators and marketing jobs, Nahar Spinning Mills, Lalru, shortlisted 13 BSc (Chemistry) candidates for the post of technical trainees, Kotak Mahindra Life Insurance, shortlisted 30 students for life insurance advisors, Apex Laboratories, Chennai, selected 14 students as sales executives while IBM, Gurgaon, selected 15 students as call centre executives. He said that in off campus placement, 14 students of BSc got appointments in companies like Cognizant, IBM, Wipro and CSC.


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