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Indira Gandhi University student wins gold in yoga

Indira Gandhi University student wins gold in yoga

Rewari: Sachet Singh, a student of yoga science department at Indira Gandhi University (IGU) brought laurels to the university by clinching a gold medal at the Sixth International Yoga Championship (Asian) held at Pokhra (Nepal) recently. He has also qualified for the World Yoga Championship to be held in Bulgaria in March, 2022. Vice-Chancellor Prof SK Gakhar felicitated him for his achievement.

IIM foundation day

Rohtak: Faculty members, students and staffers of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Rohtak, celebrated the 13th foundation day of the institute. Supreme Court Judge Justice Surya Kant, who was the chief guest on the occasion, also inaugurated a hostel building of the institute. "Despite being a new institute, IIM, Rohtak, has made tremendous contributions in all fields of management studies, which makes one appreciate the institution's ongoing dedication, future goals, and ambitions. The integrated programme in law is one of the most innovative initiates of the institute in the field of management and law," he stated.

Sample testing on National Milk Day

Karnal: Dr MS Chauhan, Director, National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI), said NDRI would conduct the testing of milk samples of general public for presence of adulterants on National Milk Day on Friday at the main gate of the institute. He said that India celebrated every year National Milk Day on November 26, on the occasion of birth anniversary of Dr Verghese Kurien who is also known as "father of the white revolution". He said that over the past few years, NDRI had developed a new series of tests for detection of adulteration in milk and the same technology would be used to test milk on this day.

Faculty development programme

Hisar: Training and placement cell of Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar, started a one-week online faculty development programme in association with the AICTE on the theme 'Skill development for employability and entrepreneurship". 40 faculty members and 160 students are enrolled in the FDP programme. Vice Chancellor Prof BR Kamboj was the chief guest at the inauguration ceremony. Registrar Prof Avnesh Verma and Vice Chancellor of Shri Vishwakarma Skill University, Palwal Raj Nehru was the guest of honour for the event. AICTE Director Col Venkat attended the virtual function as special guest.

Chaitanya shines in roller skating

Ambala: Chaitanya, a student of Class XI brought laurels to MM International School, Sadopur, in Ambala by bagging two gold medals in the Indo-Nepal Roller Skate Championship organised by the Nepal Roller Skates Association held in Nepal. The school principal congratulated him and his family for his success.

Debate competition

Kaithal: A debate competition was organised by the department of physics at RKSD College, Kaithal. A total of 14 students gave their seminars on subjects such as online education v/s traditional education, nuclear bomb disaster v/s opportunity, pros and cons of technology and social media etc. Puneet from BSc III came first, Arusi and Tarsem bagged second positions and Muskan and Ravi secured third positions. All winners were felicitated by principal Sanjay Goyal.

‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’

Kurukshetra: Haryana Education and Tourism Minister Kanwar Pal said every student should work for the society after getting education, so that India becomes self-reliant. Children should have the ability to do not just one but at least two or three jobs so that they can contribute in nation building when the time comes. Along with education, emphasis should be laid on character building of the students as per the new education policy. He was speaking as chief guest at the conclusion of a seven-day National Integration Camp organised by the National service planning cell of Kurukshetra University on the theme of 'self-reliant India' under the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav on Wednesday.

Audio project for students

Faridabad: The placement cell of Aggarwal College, Ballabgarh, recently conducted a 10-day 'Audio project' for students of BBA, BCAM, BCom, BCA, BSc and BA to generate simulated content for machine training. Dr Krishankant Gupta, principal, said such events needed to be conducted regularly for the practical experience of the students. As many as 150 students took part in the project. The company selected 60 students from each stream.

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