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Governance award for Dr Charru Malhotra

Ludhiana: Dr Charru Malhotra, Head of Centre of E-Governance at Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA), was recently honoured for her contribution in the field of e-Governance Technology, Digital Transformation in Governance, Digital Privacy, Cyber Security and smart cities, in the World Book Record, organised by Lead India Foundation. Lead India Foundation honoured her with ‘Power Woman Award’. The ‘51 Fabulous Global Smart Cities Leaders Award’ have already been conferred on Dr Malhotra. TNS

School holds Webinar on nep

Ludhiana: A webinar on New Education Policy (NEP) was organised at Drishti Public School. The main objective of this webinar was to make the students and parents aware of the aspects of the new education policy. Principal Gauri Chhabra said as per the new education policy, children should choose the subjects according to their interest and one or the other skill according to their interest. TNS

1 held, 2 booked for rape attempt

Ludhiana: The police have arrested one person while another accused had been booked for alleged rape/attempt to rape two minor girls in two separate incidents in the city on Monday. The police nabbed one person identified as Pappu Rai for attempt rape on a five-year-old girl. The accused has been charged under sections 376 and 511 of the IPC and section 8 of the POCSO Act. In another incident, the police have registered a case under sections 376 of the IPC and section 6 of the POCSO Act against one Rohit Singh, a resident of Neechi Mangli, in Focal Point on the complaint of Meenu, a resident of Pal Colony, Neechi Mangli. TNS

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