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Virtual workshop on yoga

Virtual workshop on yoga

Karnal: The women development centre and NSS unit of Dyal Singh College, Karnal organised a one-day national-level virtual workshop on the theme "Healing powers of nature and yoga", in which 286 participants were present. Deepika Punj, a physiotherapist, explained the importance of naturopathy to lead a healthy life by balancing the five elements of the body. Ruchika Arya, a yoga trainer, demonstrated many yoga postures, which are especially important for women, while explaining the right technique and time during which certain "asanas" should be performed for maximum benefit and who should not do it and why.

Literary, fine arts, music-e-carnival

Karnal: KVA DAV College for Women, Karnal, organised "Indradhanush 2021: State -level literary, fine arts, and music e-carnival" with zeal online due to the pandemic. The literary events included poetry recitation in Hindi, shlokacharan competition with a running trophy in the memory of Surya Swami, and speech competition in Sanskrit, English caption writing, and English literature and language quiz, Punjabi poetical recitation competition, Punjabi essay writing, quiz contest, essay writing competition, power point making competition and others. Principal Renu Mehta said 53 colleges with 674 participants made this online festival a successful virtual carnival managed skillfully by all the faculty members of the college. In addition to individual prizes, there were three running trophies that were won by the following colleges: Dayanand Mahila Mahavidyalaya, KKR bagged Surya Swami Smriti Chalvijayopahar in Sanskrit Sholakacharan competition; Vaishya Arya Kanya Mahavidyalaya, Bhadurgarh, Jhajjar, bagged the running trophy for English caption writing competition, and English literature and language quiz; Guru Nanak Khalsa College, KNL got the running trophy for musical events. This year's overall running trophy was won by Dayanand Mahila Mahavidyalaya, KKR.

Yoga Day at St Lawrence School

Yamunanagar: International Yoga Day was celebrated at several educational institutes of Yamunanagar district. On this occasion St Lawrence International School, Jagadhri, organised special online yoga sessions for its students. Chairman Dr MK Sehgal said that a special online yoga session was conducted and students performed various yogic postures. Principal Dr PK Bajpai said a seven-day yoga camp was held at Maharaja Agrasain College, Jagadhri, and it concluded on June 21. Principal Anil Budhiraja said that the staff members of Seth Jai Parkash Polytechnic, Damla, celebrated 'International Yoga Day' by performing yoga on the campus. College principal Dr Major Harinder Singh Kang said cadets, students and staff of Guru Nanak Khalsa College celebrated International Yoga Day.

Webinar on media organised

Yamunanagar: A one-day online national webinar was organised by the mass communication department of DAV College for Girls on "Journey from traditional media to new media". Dr Bindu Sharma, director, Institute of Mass Communication and Media Technology, Kurukshetra, Dr Ashok Kumar, assistant professor, Institute of Mass Communication and Media Technology, Kurukshetra and Dr Ajay Kumar from Government College, Cheeka of Kaithal district were the speakers. Officiating principal Dr Abha Khetarpal and head of the department Parmesh Tyagi and assistant professor Sukhjeet Kaur jointly presided over the programme. Dr Bindu Sharma discussed every aspect of media which was related to traditional media to new media.

Azadi Amritmahotsav series

Hisar: The speakathon club under the mentorship of training and placement cell, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar organised the sixth edition of 'Azadi Amritmahotsav series' in form of "online elocution event" to commemorate the 75 years of India's independence. This week's freedom fighter was 'Ram Prasad Bismil' as his birth anniversary falls on June 11. About 32 students of the university as well as other affiliated colleges participated in this event.

Medicinal plants distributed

Karnal: The 7 Haryana Battalion NCC and Dyal Singh Public School, Dyal Singh Colony, jointly distributed plants with medicinal value to staff members. Sushma Devgun, principal handed over the plants and highlighted the contribution of plants in everyone's life.

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