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‘Awaaz Punjab Di’ runner-up honoured
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, March 3
Robin Sharma, a student of the Government College for Boys, was felicitated at the college on Thursday for finishing first runner-up in talent show “Awaaz Punjab Di” conducted by TV channel MH1. College principal Malkit Singh honoured Robin, while students and teachers congratulated him.

Talking to Ludhiana Tribune, Robin said: “The competition was very tough as there were many talented singers in the competition. Judges Jaspinder Narula and Sachin Ahuja were at times critical of how I sang, while at the other times appreciated me. Till the finals were over, the battle was tough. It was only when I was declared the first runner-up in the finals that I heaved a sigh of relief. The channel will soon release my audio cassette.”

“I have loved singing since childhood and honed my voice under the guidance of many teachers. My brother and friends are happy for me.”

On popular request, he sang a song for his teachers and friends. 



Expressions-2007: overall trophy for GGNIMT

Ludhiana, March 3
Students of the GGNIMT (GGN Institute of Management and Technology) gave excellent performance at Expressions, an inter-college cultural fest, emerging as the overall winner among 20 teams.

The teams of Extempore, Flower Arrangement, Case Discussion, Sell it, Skit, Logic Design and Fashion Show stood first, while the teams of Corporate Quiz, Computer Quiz, Mehendi, Bhangra and Indian Songs were adjudged second.

A.S. Rai SSP gave away the prizes and appreciated he winners for their stunning performances. Kuldeep Singh, director, and Gunwant Singh Dua, coordinator of the institute, congratulated the winners. — OC



Warm send-off to students
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, March 3
A farewell party for Classes X and XII was organised at Everest Public Senior Secondary School, Moti Nagar, Ludhiana, yesterday.

MD Vision Educare Satish Dada addressed the students and wished them a bright future. lnderjeet from Brahmkumari Ashram also addressed the students. Students presented a colourful programme.

While addressing the students, director Rajinder Sharma advised them to cultivate the spirit of leadership among them so as to achieve their goal in life. He also exhorted them to work hard so as to keep the tradition of the school alive. He said "awaken, aspire and achieve" should be their motto.

The students of Classes X and XII pledged to maintain the previous record of the institution by showing good results.

The principal Asha Sharma prayed for their brilliant success and blessed them.

She also gave away prizes to the students for their good performance in various fields. Students of Class XII also expressed their gratitude towards the institution

Mandi Ahmedgarh: Colourful programmes marked the farewell functions organised by students of various educational institutes here to bid adieu to the outgoing students.

During a farewell function at Sanatan Vidya Mandir Senior Secondary School, director Kamla Devi Sharma exhorted students to serve one’s parents for they had strived hard to provide best education to their children.

She expressed concern over declining moral values among youth. Cultural programmes were organised at MGMN Senior Secondary School, GHG Khalsa Model School, GHG Khalsa Senior Secondary School, Bahadurgarh, Guru Nanak Kanya Mahavidyalya, Government Senior Secondary School Nathu Majra, Dyanand High School, Kennedy High School and Jain Muni Shri Kundan Kanya Mahavidyalya.

While students wished seniors a bright future, representatives of outgoing classes passed a vote of thanks.



Vet scientists honoured
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, March 3
Dr Swaran Singh Randhawa and Dr Sushma Chhabra of the Department of Clinical Veterinary Medicine, Ethics and Jurisprudence, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana, were awarded Best Oral Presentation Awards for their research work, at the National Conference of Indian Society for Veterinary Medicine on “Animal welfare and sustainable health through recent therapeutic and disease management strategies” held from February 26 to 28 at the College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar (Uttarakhand).

The best oral presentation award was awarded for the research paper “Effect of formalin footbath on various lesions, lameness score and rear leg view index in dairy cattle”, authored by S.S. Randhawa, K. Dua, P.S. Dhaliwal, C.S. Randhawa and C.Singh. The second best paper award was conferred on Sushma Chhabra, S.S. Randhawa, S.D. Bhardwaj and P.S. Dhaliwal for their paper titled, “Efficacy of parenteral iodine on hypothermia in buffalo calves”.

Dr S.N.S. Randhawa and Dr Kirti Dua, professors of the department, were presented “Role of honour” in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the veterinary profession and to the advancement of veterinary society. The awards were given on the occasion of the Silver Jubilee Convention of the Veterinary Society.



‘Shatranj ke Mohre’ to be staged on March 10

Ludhiana, March 3
Sunil Kant Munjal, president, Ludhiana Sanskritik Samagam (LSS), today announced to stage ‘Shatranj ke Mohre’ on March 10 at Guru Nanak Bhavan, Ferozepore Road, Ludhiana.

The play has been directed by Ramesh Talwar, one of the well-known Bollywood directors.

It has been performed by Rakesh Bedim, Rideshare Sachem (of Nacho Bailey fame), Anjou Srivastav, Raman Kumar, Bart Kapok and Avatar Gill. TENS



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