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Webinar to pay tributes to Martyrs

Webinar to pay tributes to Martyrs

Kurukshetra/Rohtak: An online programme was organised on Sunday to pay tribute to the martyrs who sacrificed their lives in Kargil on the occasion of Kargil Victory Day by the Jammu Kashmir Study Centre, Haryana, with the help of state universities, including Kurukshetra University, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar, Central University of Haryana, Mahendergarh, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Chaudhary Ranbir Singh University, Jind, Chaudhary, Bhagat Phool Singh Mahila Vishwavidyalaya, Khanpur Kalan, Sonipat, Bansi Lal University, Bhiwani, Indira Gandhi University, Rewari, Chaudhary Devi Lal University, Sirsa, Dr BR Ambedkar National Law University, Sonipat, Maharishi Balmiki Sanskrit University, Kaithal, Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University of Science and Technology, Sonepat, Gurugram University, Gurugram, and Board of School Education Haryana, Bhiwani. In this online programme, the Vice-Chancellor of Kurukshetra University, Dr Nita Khanna motivated teachers, students and employees of the university to join the online programme in large number. Maharshi Dayanand University Vice-Chancellor Prof Rajbir Singh said the entire nation was grateful to the armed forces for defeating the enemy.

CUH remembers valour of army

Mahendragarh: On the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas, the Central University of Haryana (CUH), Mahendragarh, remembered the valour of the Indian Army. Vice-Chancellor Prof RC Kuhad lit the lamp at the Vidya Veerta Site situated in the Academic Block-3 of the university. "The victory of the Indian Army in the Kargil War proves that our Army is capable of putting a quart into a pint pot. Our Army succeeded in expelling the enemy," said the Vice Chancellor.

Haryana topper felicitated

Mahendragarh: The district administration felicitated Manisha of Khampura village here with Rs 2.5 lakh for securing top position in the state in the senior secondary exams, results of which was declared by the Haryana Board of School Education (HBSE), recently. Manisha, a student of Government Senior Secondary School, Shima, obtained 499 out of 500 marks. Her father is a farmer and mother is a housewife. The award was given away by Deputy Commissioner RK Singh at a felicitation function held in Narnaul. "Manisha has not only brought laurel to Mahendragarh but also proved once again that girls are not behind boys in any way," Singh said.

KVA DAV Alumni web meet

Karnal: The KVA DAV Alumni Association, Karnal, organised an international alumni web meet on Sunday. This meet witnessed an enthusiastic participation of alumni from across the country and also internationally. Sujata Gupta, Principal of KVA DAV College for Women, Karnal, blessed all former students and congratulated them for their respective achievements in life. She expressed the deep love and concern of the college for all its students assuring that the institution would always be their anchor. Dr Sabira Sharma, president of the alumni association, welcomed the participants and shared information about the activities undertaken by the association. A short film compiled with the help of inputs from the alumni, was shown on this occasion. It was a joyous moment to share the lovely throwbacks. Some of the alumni shared their ideas during the live interaction during the web meet.

Webinar on stress amid pandemic

Karnal: The Indian Society of Professional Social Work (ISPSW) and Department of Psychiatry, Kalpana Chawla Government Medical College (KCGMC), Karnal, organised a national webinar on "Covid-19 pandemic: Mental health and social work practice", in which experts discussed the serious threat to mental health across the world by the pandemic. Prof Arun Kumar Pandey, head, Department of Psychiatry, KCGMC, Dr Ashvini Kumar Singh, Associate Professor, Department of Social Work, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, and Dr Bornali Das, senior lecturer (PSW), Department of Psychiatry, Gauhati Medical College and Hospital, Assam, were among the key speakers.

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