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NAAC awards ‘A+’ grade to Chandigarh University

NAAC awards ‘A+’ grade to Chandigarh University

Chandigarh University, Gharuan, has been awarded A+ grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). Established in 2012, it has become the youngest university of the country to be assessed and accredited by the NAAC and granted A+ grade. 


CGC, Jhanjeri, celebrates Engineers Day with fervour

Chandigarh Group of Colleges, Jhanjeri, recently celebrated Engineers Day in memory of Bharat Ratna Sir Vishwasaraya, the greatest engineer of India. The main events comprised Hackathon, B-Plan, Project Display, Drone Race, Auto Expo etc. Various other technical events such as Quizopuzzle, Technobuzz, Cad-Craft, Robo War and workshops were also conducted on the occasion.


Pawan Bansal opens office of Global Gateway Holiday

Former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal recently inaugurated the office of Global Gateway Holiday in Chandigarh. He congratulated the team members of the company and hoped that the company will fulfil the requirements of people of not only the tricity but the whole of North India. 


Dr Sofat delivers lecture on infertility treatment

Dr Sumita Sofat, infertility specialist of Ludhiana, recently delivered a lecture on new techniques to treat infertility at the 8th annual conference of Indian Society for Assisted Reproduction, Maharashtra Chapter, held in Pune. The conference was organised in association with Pune Obstetrics and Gynaecology Society.


Oriental Bank of Commerce cuts MCLR up to 25 bps

Public sector bank Oriental Bank of Commerce has slashed its lending rates based on Marginal Cost of Fund based Lending rate (MCLR) by up to 25 bps across various tenors.


Hudco organises training programme on IBC, 2016

Dr M Ravi Kanth, CMD, Hudco, recently inaugurated a two-day training programme on 'Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 and practical aspects of resolution along with other legal issues pertaining to NPA management'. It was attended by 30 senior officers from various banks, financial institutions and Hudco. 


Sushma Group woos realty buyers in Shimla

Real estate developer Sushma Group recently organised a conference in Shimla to showcase their projects in the tricity. The company officials talked about the current status of the real estate sector and also came forth with the benefits of investing with the Group. The company said Himachal Pradesh is one of the major contributors in the real estate development of the tricity and the state has contributed 32% to their sales in Q2 of the current year.


Thapar Institute, Patiala, ranked 10th by Times 

Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology (TIET), Patiala, has been ranked 10th by Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings. TIET is in the 601-800 bracket among the 1,396 institutions ranked worldwide and joint 10th along with 13 other institutes in India. Six IITs and eight other public institutions appear in the same bracket with TIET, Patiala.


Volkswagen rolls out new Polo, Vento in Punjab

Volkswagen has launched the sportier, dynamic and power packed new Polo and Vento for the Indian market. Starting at an introductory price of Rs 5.82 lakh for the Polo and Rs 8.76 lakh for Vento, the carlines are now available across the extensive network of Volkswagen in Punjab.


Tata Motors launches ‘Festival of Cars’ offer

Tata Motors has launched an attractive ‘Festival of Cars’ offer which gives the customers never before benefits on buying a Tata car. Car buyers stand to make huge benefits of up to Rs 1,50,000 on Hexa and Nexon comes with benefits of Rs 87,500 while Tigor and Tiago gives the customers a benefit of Rs 1,17,000 and Rs 70,000, respectively.


Asian Fine Cements unveils Duraton 7X

Asian Fine Cements has launched Duraton 7X - a first-of-its-kind cement with vacuum-tight packaging. It ensures that there is no water seepage, giving durability to structures. It is the only cement in India which comes in a dust-free, environment-friendly and vacuum-tight packaging, increasing its shelf life.  


Albata Biotech launches four organic pesticides

To strengthen the Government of India’s vision to make the country a chemical-free nation, Albata Biotech has introduced eco-friendly organic pesticides. Gurpreet Singh, managing director, said they have launched four products — Royal Super Grow, Royal Larvend, Royal Clear Mite and Royal Nema — and these are broad spectrum and contact-based products and helpful in over 350 varieties of fruits, vegetables, flowers and any form of flora.


VR Punjab organises cultural extravaganza ‘Global Village’

VR Punjab on Sunday hosted ‘Global Village —an international cultural extravaganza - assimilating cultures from 20 countries in its amphitheatre. The mall had invited residents of the tricity to experience ‘unity in diversity’. Replete with breath-taking performances, mouth-watering cuisines and vibrant stalls from 20 countries across the globe, it was truly a  breath-taking affair under one roof. Over 700 students from 20 countries showcased the most beautiful aspects of their culture and traditions.


British Council holds training workshop in Jalandhar

British Council has partnered with the Punjab government to strengthen training and engagement of apprentices in the state. It recently organised a workshop at Jalandhar in partnership with CII. It was aimed at ensuring the employers are updated with latest policy amendments to understand the specific needs of stakeholders and share experiences to come up with workable solutions. It was attended by employees from small, medium and large-scale organisations and representatives of local industry associations from Jalandhar and neighbouring districts.


Flipkart partners with 10,000 general trade stores

Flipkart has introduced ‘Flipkart Authorised BuyZone’ — a programme to help millions of new shoppers from metro cities, tier-II and III towns. It has partnered with close to 10,000 general trade stores in almost 700 cities, across 20 states in India. It has announced Big Billion Days from September 29 to October 4.


Firangi Dhaba opens outlet in Amritsar

Known for its culinary temperament, Firangi Dhaba has opened its branch in Amritsar. Naresh Arora, owner, said: “Since I belong to Amritsar, I understand the city's undeniable connect with food. I wanted to reinvent culinary stories - not just in terms of flavours and recipes, but also in terms of it being an experience.”


Linen Club opens outlet at Khan Market, Delhi

Linen Club, the premium linen fabric brand from the Aditya Birla Group, has launched its exclusive store in Khan Market, Delhi. Bollywood actor Aditi Rao Hydari inaugurated the store. The store showcases a wide range of pure linen and linen blends, printed and embroidered linen fabrics for men and women.


AuthBridge unveils AuthXtend for employees’ screening

AuthBridge, an employee background verification company, has unveiled AuthXtend™ - a continuous screening solution that protects employers against potential risks from current employees. It monitors employees' records in real time and intimate about any internal threats and safety concerns. As a usual practice, organisations conduct background checks of their employees only while hiring them. 


Vodafone Idea launches Turbonet 4G in Punjab

Vodafone Idea has announced the launch of TurboNet 4G in Punjab where it has successfully integrated the network. TurboNet 4G will now be available in Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Amritsar, Bhatinda, Patiala and to all the Vodafone Idea customers in the state.


22,040 cases resolved at National Lok Adalat 

Under the guidance of Justice Rakesh Kumar Jain of the Punjab & Haryana High Court and executive chairman, Punjab State Legal Services Authority, a National Lok Adalat was organised throughout the state of Punjab on September 14. As many as 271 Benches were constituted and 22,040 cases were resolved amicably. 


OPPO launches smartphone A9, A5 with quad camera 

OPPO has launched A9 and A5 smartphones with quad camera set-up coupled with Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor. The OPPO A9 2020 is equipped with 48MP main camera + 8MP ultra-wide lens + 2MP mono lens + 2MP portrait lens while A5 features 12MP main camera + 8MP ultra-wide lens + 2MP mono lens + 2MP portrait lens. 

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