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CDE on root canal treatment on Aug 17

Ludhiana, August 14
As part of its endeavour to hone the academic acumen and professional skills of dental students and the faculty, Baba Jaswant Singh Dental College and Hospital will organise a lecture, demonstration and hands-on course on "latest technique of single sitting root-canal treatment" by renowned consultant endodontist Dr P.D Joshi, professor and head, conservative dentistry at Nair Hospital and Dental College, Mumbai, on August 17 in the college auditorium here. — OC

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From Schools & Colleges
Fun & frolic mark freshers’ party
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, August 14
Senior students of the Sportking Institute of Fashion Technology (SIFT) welcomed their juniors at a freshers party - Aagaz 2007 - here today, which was filled with joy, fun and laughter.

Shweta Tuteja welcomed the chief guest on behalf of the management and faculty. Students presented a series of cultural items. Colourful clothes and accessories were seen on more than 50 students who participated in freshers’ contest. Students sashayed down the ramp for the Miss and Mr Fresher titles. Sonali and Abhishek Arora were declared Miss and Mr Fresher, respectively.

The dance floor was open to all. The floor was teeming with dancers who swayed to the music and beats of popular numbers. Other runners-up were Pawan, Tejbir Singh, Vani Singla and Abhishek Arora.

MBA students shine

The first batch of management students of the Ludhiana College of Engineering and Technology (LCET), Katani Kalan, have performed exceptionally well in the final semester of their MBA with cent per cent result in the PTU examinations.

Gamanpreet Kaur, Smrieti Tickoo and Salma Rehman have bagged the first, second and third positions with 84, 83.7 and 82.1 per cent marks, respectively. More than 50 per cent students have scored above 75 per cent marks.

LCET chairman Vijay Gupta congratulated the students for their achievement and wished them good luck.

LCET directors B.P.S. Sachdeva and J.S. Sohal appreciated the efforts of the management department for its accomplishments. The head of business management, S.S. Grewal, also congratulated the students and credited the success to the hard work and efforts of the faculty members.

Almost all students of the batch had already been placed in organisations like ICICI, Reliance Life Insurance, State Bank of India, Birla Sunlife, Kalsi IT, Sportking and Royal Ways through the training and placement cell of the college, claimed the director.

Cleanliness drive

NSS volunteers of the SDP College for Women participated in a cleanliness drive by cleaning the gardens of the college here today. They appealed to the citizens for a “neat and clean Ludhiana”. The volunteers said all residents should help in keeping the city clean and green.

Extension lecture

An extension lecture was organised by the botany department of Guru Nanak Girls College here today. The speaker was scientist Ravinder Kumar Kohli, coordinator, Centre for Environment, and professor of botany, Panjab University, Chandigarh.

Principal Charanjit Mahal welcomed the guests. The speaker gave a detailed talk on “Indoor pollution, causes and remedies”. He discussed how indoor pollution occurred and could cause various kinds of diseases. He explained various ill-effects caused by using wall-to-wall carpets, thick curtains, desert coolers, cellphones and room freshners. He added that suffocation in rooms caused by smoking ultimately lead to asthma.

Students’ council

The installation ceremony of the college council of the Government College for Women took place here today. Priyanka Malik of BA-III has been made head girl of the college for 2007-2008, Anu Singh Kochar - deputy head girl, Prabhjot Kaur - secretary, Shruti Sharma - joint secretary and Kanika Bandha - additional secretary to the council.

Principal Prabhjot Kaur congratulated the council members and encouraged them to give their best. The students, on their part, took an oath that they will fulfil their duties to the best of their abilities.

Contests at BVM school

The campus of Bhartiya Vidya Mandir Senior Secondary School, Udham Singh Nagar, witnessed a colourful spectacle during the rakhi and thali making competitions organised for students of all classes recently.

Students of classes I and II took part in card making contest, for classes III to V there was the creative thali-making contest alongwith with card making.

The students participated in these competition with great enthusiasm and zeal.

The 'rakhis' made by the students were attractive and catchy. These will be sold on the school campus for charity purpose. The p of the school Sunil Arora appreciated the endeavours of the students who exhibited their art and skill in the competitions. 

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