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Addl secy for 3 corpns:
The state government has created an additional post of Secretary in the Municipal Corporations of Amritsar, Ludhiana and Jalandhar. Anil Joshi, Minister for Local Bodies, said the post had been created to facilitate the work of corporations.

3 get UGC scholarship: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has selected three students of Mata Gujri College, Fatehgarh Sahib, for Rank Holders' Scholarship of Rs 40,000 per student. Principal Dr Jatinder Singh Sidhu said BCom students Jaspreet Kaur and Neha, and BSc student Meenakshi had been selected for the scholarship.

BJYM activists hold rally:
Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) district unit activists on Wednesday took out a motorcycle rally to publicise the Jagraon rally to be held on February 23. BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will address the rally. Sanjiv Bhardwaj and Himmat Tejpal, district presidents of BJP and BJYM, led the rally from Ambedkar Chowk.

Conference at varsity:
The third national conference on "Advances in Metrology" (AdMet-2014) got underway at Thapar University on Wednesday. The university is holding the event in association with the Metrology Society of India, northern region. More than 150 delegates from various research institutions and industrial establishments are participating in the three-day conference.

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