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GND varsity results: The results of BA/BSc Part-II examination of Guru Nanak Dev University will be declared on Friday. The results would also be available on university website www.gndu.ac.in after 5 pm.

Appointed: Happy Goyal, a youth Akali leader, was appointed vice-president of the district youth wing of the SAD at a meeting presided over by district president Vijay Sahni here on Thursday. Earlier, Goyal was joint secretary of the district unit of the wing.

Man killed in accident: Pardeep Bansal (27), a resident of Mani Majra, near Chandigarh, was killed while his wife suffered injuries when Tata Safari they were travelling in collided head-on with a truck near Gharachon village on Thursday. Bhawanigarh SHO Lakhbir Singh Tiwana said Pardeep and his wife were going to Sunam. Pardeep succumbed to his injuries at the PGI, Chandigarh. The driver of the truck has absconded and a case registered under Section 304-A of the IPC.


Electrical works completed: The Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam has completed all electrical works of providing aerial bunched cable-based system and strengthening distribution system in Balana, Bari Ghel and Chhoti Ghel villages. The state government has declared these villages as the model village. A spokesman said here on Thursday that the UHBVN and the Haryana Vidyut Prasaran Nigam had jointly made a comprehensive program to strengthen the transmission and distribution network of the district under which various developmental works had been approved and were being executed.

National conference: The Department of Foreign Languages, Kurukshetra University, in collaboration with the Embassy of France, is organising a two-day national conference of French tutors in India on “The Challenges of Foreign Language Teaching in India, With Special Reference to French” in the senate hall of the university on December 1. It will be attended by 32 French scholars, who have come from France to teach the language to Indian students.

New power substation: The Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam has energised a newly constructed 33 kV substation at Jindran village in Rohtak district. It has been connected to the 132 kV substation, Jassia. A spokesman said here on Thursday that an 8 MVA transformer had been installed and its technical tests were being carried out. He said 1,306 general and 336 tubewell consumers of Jindran, Ghuskani, Kathwara and Khidwali would be benefited by this substation.


Vehicles banned: District magistrate-cum-deputy commissioner Devesh Kumar here has banned plying of any kind of vehicles on some portion of Barad to Kodra road in Ghumarwin. A notification issued here on Thursday said work of upgrading of this road is in full swing and the ban has to be enforced in interest of uninterrupted construction and also for ensuring public safety. No vehicles would be allowed from Sunhani Rain Shelter to Mallari and would stand diverted and use the Kajail-Ser-Jhandutta road during this period. The order would remain in force till December 1.

Appointed: Former MLA and Congress leader Baburam Gauttam as been appointed president of the Bilaspur District Rajiv Gandhi Panchayati Raj Sangathan. This was stated by state president of the sangathan and former industries minister Ranjeet Singh Varma in a notification issued here on Thursday. Gauttam has been also authorised to nominate his district office-bearers and executive committee within next two weeks.

Seminar on Nov 29: The Department of Applied Sciences and Humanities is organising a one-day seminar on National Fusion Programme (CMPNFP-08) of northern region at the NIT, Hamirpur, on November 29 in association with the Board for Research in Fusion Science and Technology. Giving this information here on Thursday, convener of the seminar Dr Kuldeep Sharma said the seminar is quite important in context of thrust on the current research being taken in the area of fusion science in the wake of present energy crisis, which could be fulfilled by harnessing fusion energy.

HIMCON chairman: Javed Yunus, former executive director of the Industrial Finance Corporation of India (IFCI), has taken over as the chairman of the Himachal Consultancy Organisation (HIMCON). He replaces L. Mishra who completed his tenure in September last. He started his career with the Rockfeller Foundation as a research fellow and later joined the Oil and Natural Gas Commission. After a 14-year stint in the commission he shifted to the IFCI as a general manager. He has undergone training in international organisations like Jefkins Institute, London, CFP Total, Paris and European Management Centre, Brussels.

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