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100 per cent result
: The DAV College here has achieved 100 per cent result in the PU semester exams in MSc (IT), MSc (Biotechnology) and M.Com, principal Dr BB Sharma informed in a press release on Wednesday. Toppers in various classes include Neha, Rajesh Kumar, Neha Chhabra, Parul Nagori and Shilpa.

International Nurses Day
: State Institute of Nursing and Para Medical Sciences, Badal, celebrated the International Nurses Day on Wednesday at the college campus. Principal Anjli James delivered a welcome address and briefed about the activities and achievements of the college. The function began with the lamp lightning ceremony by the chief guest Dr DS Sidhu, registrar, BFUHS, Faridkot. Dr Satwant Baltej, vice-principal, AIMS, Muktsar, Prof Bhatacharya, AIMS, Muktsar and Prabhjot Kaur, principal, Multipurpose (F) Training School, Bathinda were present on the occasion. The guests addressed the gathering and distributed prizes.

BJP holds protest
: Activists of the BJP today held a protest against the alleged politicisation of the CBI and gave a memorandum to the administration. Bhagat Manohar Lal, in charge of the media cell of the party, said the members felt that a clean chit to Jagdish Tytler and Sajjan Kumar was an indication of their allegations. They demanded that independent investigation be again conducted into the matter.

4 petrol station owners booked
: The district police has started registering cases against the petrol station owners who have been violating the orders of the District Magistrate issued under section 144 of the CrPC of installing CCTV cameras at the stations. DSP Satpal Singh Bhangu said cases under section 188 of the IPC were registered against four petrol station owners - Sushil Kumar, Jatinder Singh, Kewal Krishan and Prabhjot Kaur - for not complying with the orders of the District Magistrate.

Eye camp
: An eye camp was organised at Guru Institute on Wednesday. Around 150 patients were examined at the camp.

Nursing Day
: Nursing week and International Nursing Day was celebrated by Swift Institute of Nursing as a mark of respect to Florence Nightingale. Dr G Munjal, president of Swift Fundamental Research and Education Society, and managing director, Ind-Swift Laboratories Limited, emphasised on the need to carry the mission of serving sick and needy with sincerity and appealed to nurses to work with passion to serve humanity.



: The Chandigarh administration has appointed advocate Kanwal Marwaha and Sanjeev Pandit as their standing counsel for the panel of Central Administration Tribunal, Chandigarh Bench, here on Wednesday.

: Fortis Hospital, Mohali, on Wednesday organised a special mother and child workshop, in which around 100 children of Ryan International School, along with their mothers, participated. A painting and quiz competition was held at the workshop. Dr Swapna Misra, consultant, obstetrics and gynaecology, delivered an informative lecture on preventive health for women.



Electric trains
: Commuting between Rohtak and Delhi will soon get easier following the introduction of electric trains between the two stations. The electric trains are likely to be started within six months. This was stated by Lok Sabha member from Rohtak Deepender Singh Hooda here on Monday. He was talking to mediapersons after inspecting a spot at the Circular Road railway flyover where people have demanded a railway crossing. Deepender claimed that several measures were being taken to improve the railway services in the region.

Group insurance for scribes: The district unit of the Haryana Union of Journalists handed over the papers of the group insurance policy worth Rs 10 lakh to its members at a function held here on Wednesday. The programme was chaired by veteran journalist Shanti Prakash Jain. The members of the union were also handed over identity cards by Dr Suresh Nandal, president of the All India Federation of Homepathic Medical Colleges.

Fake badminton rackets seized
: The police team headed by DSP Suresh Kumar and the Jai Maa Antipiracy Copyright Enforcement Cell raided a factory in Jagadhri and seized duplicate badminton rackets of Yonen company here on Tuesday. The police arrested Intqabh Alam, alias Munna, in this regard. He said after getting permission from IG KK Sindhu, chairman of the Jai Maa Antipiracy Copyright Enforcement Cell Jugal Kishore approached the district police to conduct the raid.


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