Taksal backs United Sikhs: Baba Harnam Singh Khalsa, chief of the Damdami Taksal, on Wednesday welcomed the move of the United Sikhs, a foreign-based group, which has challenged the French government’s turban ban before the United Nation Human Rights Commission.
NSS camp inaugurated: A week-long NSS camp was inaugurated by Anil Garg at Government Model Senior Secondary School, Mani Majra Housing Complex, here today. Addressing students, Garg stressed upon the importance of education for girls and a sense of responsibility towards society. Indu Bala, principal of the school, said the students would be trained in different fields. There was a need to do selfless efforts for the upliftment of the society. The unique feature of the camp was to inculcate a sense of dignity of labour among the students.
Yoga workshop begins: A six-day long yoga and meditation workshop commenced at Government College, Sector 11, today. Yoga instructor Jitender Singh will be teaching pranayams, meditation and relaxation technique to faculty members. The workshop is an initiative of the physical education department and is being conducted under the faculty development programme.
City shooters shine:
Chandigarh shooting players have brought glory to the city by winning seven medals in the recently concluded 18th All-India G.V. Mavlankar Shooting Championship held at Jalandhar.
Asawari Tayal won gold medal in Sports Pistol and silver in Airpistol (junior women), Rubal Deol got gold medal in Airpistol (junior women), Holinder Kumar won silver in Centre Fire Pistol (senior men).
Transfer order cancelled: The state government has cancelled the transfer order of Om Prakash Singh, director, sports, who was recently transferred as DIG, home guards.
Book released: “Mental Health Nursing”, a book authored by Dr Sujata Sethi, professor in the department of psychiatry of the PGIMS here, was released by the vice-chancellor of the Pt B.D. Sharma Health Sciences University, Dr S.S. Sangwan. The book is meant for nursing students and has been published by Oxford University Press.