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Talent hunt event at DAV college

Talent hunt event at DAV college

Karnal: As many as 100 students participated in a two-day talent hunt competition that concluded at DAV PG College, Karnal, on Tuesday. It was sponsored by Kurukshetra University. The aim was to find the hidden talents of students and inculcate discipline in them. On the first day, students showcased their talent in literary activities and fine arts. The next day, they participated in singing, dancing, mono acting, mimicry etc. Principal RP Saini congratulated all participants and encouraged them to hone their skills.

Varsity inks pact for block chain tech

Faridabad: The Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) under the Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has tied-up with the JC Bose University of Science and Technology, YMCA, Faridabad, as an academic partner for its Apiary, a centre of excellence in blockchain technology, at STPI Gurugram. The university’s department of computer engineering will act as a nodal department to conduct and promote research and collaborative activities on blockchain between both partners. The MoU was signed by Registrar SK Garg and Additional Director, STPI, Sanjay Kumar. Vice-Chancellor Dinesh Kumar said the collaboration would give a boost to their startup initiatives. The VC said a business technology incubation centre had recently been established on the campus.

Research workshop at MDU

Rohtak: A two-day online research workshop on “Scientific research and authentic implications in social sciences” began at Maharshi Dayanand University (MDU) on Tuesday. It is being organised by Ch Ranbir Singh Institute of Social and Economic Change (CRISEC) and the faculty of social sciences, MDU. Director, CRISEC, Prof Inderjeet Singh said the workshop was being organised primarily for research scholars of social sciences. Workshop convener and dean, faculty of social sciences, Prof Nov Rattan Sharma exhorted scholars to equip themselves with appropriate tools for quality research. Prof Rajbir Singh, SGT University, Gurugram, said researchers must take cognizance of global as well as regional trends and contemporary issues while choosing their topic.

DAV institutes remember founder

Yamunanagar: Tributes were paid to DAV institutes founder Jagan Nath Kapur. Chairman, DAV schools, Yamunanagar, Vijay Kapur said Jagan Nath Kapur came to Kurukshetra from Lahore after Partition. Later, he moved to Abdullapur village. He said Kapur had setup DAV educational institutes by raising funds. He provided free education to the needy and refugee.

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