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Jalandhar's St Soldier Law College holds webinar

Jalandhar's St Soldier Law College holds webinar

St Soldier Law College holds a webinar in collaboration with high court lawyers in Jalandhar on Thursday. Tribune photo

Jalandhar: St Soldier Law College in collaboration with a High Court lawyers’ organisation “Beyond Law CLC” organised a webinar on the theme: “Substantive Law and Procedural Law- Interse Relatability”. The webinar was joined by a large number of advocates, law teachers and students of the college. Justice SD Anand, former Judge Punjab and Haryana High Court, and Dr Subhash Sharma, Director, St Soldier Law College, were the key note speakers. Advocate Vikas Chatrath of High Court, Chandigarh, conducted the proceedings. Dr Sharma emphasised that the substantive and procedural laws were like a warp and woof in justice delivery and the two cannot be seen in isolation. Discussing the concept of justice and referring to eminent jurists, he said procedural laws had the elements of substantive law as well. In terms of relevance in legal practice and justice delivery, Dr Sharma said procedural laws are a bit more important than the substantive laws. He concluded by observing: “Substantive law is the body and procedural law is the breath and blood in it. The living body of justice loses its identify in the absence of either of the two.”

IKGPTU signs MoU

Kapurthala: To jointly explore teaching, research, health awareness and other issues of academic, social relevance, IK Gujral Punjab Technical University (IKGPTU) and Guru Ravidas Ayurved University, Hoshiarpur, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU). The agreement will also help in provide with a framework for joint ventures in which both the universities will develop a long-term collaborative relationship. IKGPTU Vice-Chancellor Ajay Kumar Sharma and Guru Ravidas Ayurved University Registrar Dr Sanjiv Goyal signed the MoU. On the occasion Vice-Chancellor Dr Sharma said various academic institutions have their own areas of expertise and with this collaborative approach, all can benefit from one another. IKGPTU Dean YS Brar said through the MoU, both universities would work closely for exchange of information in any area of mutual interest. Also, exchange of faculty, officers, research scholars, students, health awareness, clinics, clinical trials, camps, seminars etc under the ambit of Ayurveda. The Dean said both the universities would design and deliver new courses in the field of Ayush to be jointly disseminated locally and globally. He said memorandum would continue for a period of five years which shall be extended automatically for another term of five years if not explicitly terminated. Registrar Sandeep Kumar Kazal congratulated the department for the initiative towards academic growth of the university. On the occasion, Director Dr Ekonkar Singh Johal and Vice-Chancellor Secretariat In charge Dr Hitesh Sharma, were also present.

One-day workshop on GST

Jalandhar: The PG Department of Commerce and Business Administration of Kanya Maha Vidyalaya in collaboration with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India organised a one-day workshop on “Practical aspects of Goods and Services Tax” for the students of BCom, BBA and MCom. The workshop was attended by more than 300 participants. The resource person of the workshop was Navya Malhotra, Associate Member, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), New Delhi. Sonia Arora, Chairperson, Jalandhar Branch of NIRC of ICAI, and Chandan Narang, former Vice-Chairman and Secretary of Jalandhar Branch of ICAI, were the special guests. CA Chandan Narang highlighted the importance of GST. CA Navya Malhotra acquainted students with concepts of GST, inter-state and intra-state transactions, place and time of supply, fixed establishment, input tax credit, system of reverse charge mechanism, and compensation cess with the help of suitable illustrations. He also discussed various forms of invoicing – tax invoice, bill of supply and delivery challan in detail. He gave practical demonstrations to explain different types of GST returns. Principal Dr Atima Sharma Dwivedi averred that such activities are indeed a learning and knowledge enriching experience for the students as well as faculty members. The Principal lauded the efforts of the PG Department of Commerce and Business administration for taking initiatives to make the students abreast of the latest developments in the field of Commerce and Industry. PG Department of Commerce and Business Administration Head Dr Neeraj Maini proposed a formal vote of thanks.

Student brings laurels to HMV

Anju of MA Punjabi Semester III of Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya (HMV) secured the first rank in the district and the ninth rank in Guru Nanak Dev University examination held recently. She scored 299 marks out of 400. Principal Prof Ajay Sareen congratulated the topper and her parents. She also congratulated Head of the Department Navroop and other faculty members.

World Oceans Day

On the occasion of World Oceans Day, students of Eklavya School showcased their talent by participating in various activities such as cleanliness, art and craft, ocean hunt, storytelling competition etc. Chairman JK Gupta said: “Having faith is like knowing that there is an ocean because you have seen a brook.” Director of the school Seema Handa told the students about the significance of slogan “No water, no life.” Principal Dimple Malhotra also highlighted the importance of the oceans.

Meritorious students lauded

Students of BVoc (Beauty and Wellness) Semester III of Apeejay College of Fine Arts have bagged top positions in the examination conducted by Guru Nanak Dev University. College Principal Dr Neerja Dhingra congratulated the meritorious students and told them to keep working hard in future too. She appreciated Meenal Sandhu, Department of Fashion Makeover, for guiding these students to success. Parminder Kaur got the third position in the university scoring 372 out of 400 marks. Sakshi Sondhi came sixth with 366 marks. Tanya and Gurleen Kaur Ghuman stood seventh and eighth by securing 363 and 362 marks, respectively. TNS

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