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Explore hidden talent: Preeti Sapru
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana April 2
The GGN Institute of Management and Technology organised an achievers’ award function to give away certificatec of appreciation to various achievers of the institute.

Preeti Sapru, renowned Punjabi film actress, producer and director was the guest of honour.

Institute students presented cultural items. A dance performance by girls of MCA (second year) received thunderous applause. Preeti Sapru gave away the achievers’ award to deserving students.

The best actor and actress awards were given to Vikas of MBA (fourth year) and Sukhwinder Kaur of MBA (second year), respectively.

Harbans Singh and Hardeep Kaur received the award for best bhangra dancer and best giddha dancer, respectively. Ramandeep Singh bagged the best cricketer award, Jaskaran Singh Kalsi was adjudged the best software developer and Rishabh Dua was awarded the best speaker award.

Preeti Sapru, while addressing the audience, said: " Although I remain in Bombay for my shoots, but my heart is always in Punjab." Impressed with the guest items, she said:" We need to explore the hidden talent within us and follow the right path to achieve our goals."

She motivated the students to put all energy into their dreams and to stay away from drugs for their bright future. She also advised the girls not to marry drug addicts.

Also present on the occasion were Jasbir Singh Narula, Harcharan Singh Narula, Bhagwant Singh, Kulwant Singh and Hardeep Singh. Kuldip Singh, director of the institute, thanked the chief guest. 



Annual convocation at GNIMT
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, April 2
Annual convocation and prize distribution function of Guru Nanak Institute of Management and Technology (GNIMT), Gujarkhan campus was held here yesterday.

Vice-chancellor, Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar, Dr S.K. Salwan was the chief guest on the occasion. Around 300 students were conferred degrees.

Fifteen rolls of honour, 35 institute colours and 57 merit certificates were awarded to the meritorious students.

Academic roll of honour for session ending 2005 was awarded to Savneet Kaur (MBA), Monika Matta (MCA), Vaishali (BBA), Charanpreet Kaur (BCA) and for session ending 2006, Ruma Mehta (MBA), Baldeep Kaur (MCA) and Preet Chawla (BCA) received the roll of honour for securing top positions in the institute/university.

For the session ending 2007, roll of honour was awarded to Amardeep Singh (MBA), Sukhdeep Singh (MBA), Abhineet Singh (MCA), Gursimat Pal Singh (MCA), Rishi Sethi (BBA), Satvir Singh (BBA), Amandeep Singh (BBA), Yadvinder Singh (BCA) for getting top positions in the university and inter-varsity level.

Parinita (MBA), Aneet Batra (MCA), Preetanjan Kaur (MBA), Prabhjot Kaur (MBA), Anudeep Kaur (MBA) and Munish Arora (BCA) were given academic awards.

Eleven students for the session 2006-2007 were awarded with the institute colour for bringing laurels to the institute in various cultural and social events. Rachna Dhingra (BBA), Abhipsha Thakur (MCA) and 21 other students were awarded the institute colour for their outstanding performance in university championships.

Thirty-seven students for session 2005-2006 and 20 students for session 2006-2007 were awarded merit certificates for excellent performance in social and cultural activities.

Dr Salwan congratulated the students for their achievements and motivated them to strive even harder for excellence in their careers. He emphasised that a continuous endeavour for learning and adapting were required to keep pace with the accelerated rate of change. There was a sea of opportunities for those who were receptive to change.

Dr. (Col) H.S. Singha, director, GNIMT welcomed the chief guest and the audience. He also presented the institute’s report highlighting the achievements of the students in the field of academics, professional, sports and cultural activities. Prof A.S. Dua, former dean, GNDU gave away the institute colour and merit certificates to the students. Prof G.S Sarna, general secretary, Gujarkhan Trust proposed the vote of thanks and Gurvinder Singh Sarna, joint secretary congratulated all the awardees.



School begins with fun, frolic
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, April 2
Ram Lal Bhasin Public School started functioning from today. School director S. Verma and principal Ratna Dhar welcomed the students. The school has been established under the aegis of the SDP Sabha.

The president of the sabha and its educational institutions, Balraj Bhasin, sent his best wishes for the school and the students.

His wife Usha Kiran Bhasin was present when the schoolchildren put up an impromptu programme. The students were given a card and a rose each by A. Siddique and R. Singh, members of the staff. The children were then taken to classrooms. The director had planned the day as fun day for the students.

The day started with a prayer and meditation. Creative and innovative floor games kept them engrossed. After a round of the school, the children were given a demonstration of the smart class using the plasma TV academics and all extra curricular activities would start in the right earnest from tomorrow

Inauguration function

Lord’s Divine International School, Noorwala Road, Ludhiana, held its inauguration function at the school here today. The function started with the lighting of a lamp followed by the recitation of Vande Matram.

Rajveer Jain was the chief guest while Urvashi Jain presided over the function. More than 400 students, parents and guests attended the function. Mehak and Kavita did the comparing.

The kids welcomed the parents by applying tilak on their foreheads and Principal H.C. Gupta extended a hearty welcome to the students, parents and guests. The function ended with the National Anthem. 



Dances, songs mark annual function
Our Correspondent

Khamano, April 2
Sarv Hitkari Vidya Mandir School held its annual samagam at the school today. MLA, Samrala, Jagjivan Singh Khirnia was the chief guest. He gave away prizes to students.

The function started with a shabad and lighting of a lamp. Schoolchildren performed giddha and bhangra. Girl students of Class V and VI presented a Rajasthani dance ‘Kal Beliya’.

The girl students paid tributes to Jalianwala Bagh martyrs by singing a song and lighting lamps. School chairman Devinder Dania and Sarv Hitkari Society secretary Surinder Atri spoke about the aims and objectives of the school and the society. School principal Gianjot Kaur presented the annual report of the school. School management committee president Dr Jagdeep Rana thanked all guests. 



Annual results declared
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, April 2
Annual examination results of Government High School were declared here today.

Deepika Arora (VI-A), Sudhanshu (VI-B), Daljeet (VI-C), Charanjit (VII-A), Gurpreet (VII-B), Shubham (VII-C), Prince (IX-A), Vijay (IX-B) stood first.

Dr Mahender Singh and Amar Singh, father of Dr Iqbal Singh, of Iqbal Nursing Home and Hospital graced the occasion. They sponsored the first three prizes.

Headmaster Ranjit Singh greeted the chief guests and congratulated the winners. The school honoured the chief guests by presenting mementoes.



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