Jalandhar: The 20th Junior National ‘Wushu’ Championship concluded at Lovely Professional University (LPU) campus, where 1500-plus sportsmen-women from across all states of India participated. The championship was organized by the Punjab Wushu Association under the aegis of Wushu Association of India. Having started on October 20, the championship was held in two types of Wushu- Sanda and Taolu- in nine weight categories for boys and five for girls. With 26 gold, 17 silver and 12 bronze medals in both categories, Manipur lifted the overall trophy of the championship.
World Information Development Day
The Department of IT of Lyallpur Khalsa College Technical Campus observed World Information Development Day. On this special occasion, the department of IT organized three events — power point presentation, app demonstration and creative design. The main objectives of these events were to focus on improving the dissemination of information and mobilizing public opinion among the students and to draw their attention and create awareness of problems surrounding development, promoting efforts in the field of international corporation for growth and development.
Dengue awareness campaign
Bowry Memorial Educational and Medical Trust made the students of Innocent Hearts Group aware regarding mosquito-borne viral infection dengue, which is spreading in children due to climatic changes. Dr Nupur Sood, (Consultant Pediatrician, Innocent Hearts Multispecialty Hospital) shared some basic symptoms, causes and prevention measures of dengue. She stated that fever with cough, vomiting, pain in stomach, nausea, headache and rashes all are the symptoms of dengue fever. Efficient and accurate diagnosis of dengue is of primary importance for proper treatment of patient.
Budding journalists honored
Kanya Maha Vidyalaya felicitated the students of Post Graduate Department of Journalism and Mass Communication on receiving much acclaim for their contributions to various forms of media. Principal Prof Atima Sharma Dwivedi honored all the students who have been contributing immensely in social development and imparting meaningful thinking to the people with their writings that are being published daily in various newspapers. Students named Davinder Kaur, Agam Garg, Sakshi Sharma, Kirandeep Kaur, Manpreet Kaur, Jasmeen Kaur, Palwinder Kaur, Ishmit Kaur and Rupinder Kaur are among the achievers.
Cyber Awareness Day observed
The IT Forum of the Department of Computer Science of Apeejay College of Fine Arts observed Cyber Awareness Day. On this occasion, poster presentation competition was organized. Dr Neerja Dhingra acted as the chief guest and addressing the young brigade of students opined that everybody has an easy access to Internet in this concurrent world. In fact, internet is related upon for every sector of our respective lives. In this scenario, it is essential for us to be aware of the risks which it involves. People should be aware of possible hacking, saving confidential passwords, giving access to their devices while using websites.
Essay Writing Competition
An Inter-Class essay writing competition was organized by Amrita Pritam Sahit Sabha (Punjabi Department) on the birth anniversary of Guru RamDas. The topic of the essay was “Life and Compositions of Guru Ramdas ji”. In this competition, 27 students from different streams participated enthusiastically. The students who gained first, second and third positions were awarded by prizes. The members of the managing committee and Principal Dr Pooja Prashar congratulated the winners.
Webinar on Yoga at doaba college
The Alumni Association of Doaba College, Jalandhar, in collaboration with AR Holdings UK and S-VYASA Yoga University, Bangalore, organized a webinar on “Yoga as Cure and Preventive Medicine” under the stewardship of Principal Dr Pardeep Bhandari. Dr NK Manjunath, Pro-Vice Chancellor S-VYASA University, Bengaluru, and Manoj Thakur, MD, Vyasa Yoga, Singapore, graced the occasion as resource persons for the event. Dr Manjunath shed light on the topic through his presentation that described yoga as a cure and preventive medicine for various diseases like depression, diabetes, cancer, etc.
Talk on news weekly
Under Ek Bharat Shreshth Bharat (EBSB) program launched by the CBSE, Shiv Jyoti Public School organized a special morning assembly in which around 40 students along with the teachers took part in teacher-students talk on ‘Current affairs News weekly of Andhra Pradesh and Punjab ‘ in English, Punjabi and Hindi languages. Co-associate teachers of Samridhi House Vaishali and Nidhi made the students aware about the importance of ‘Current affairs news’.
Zara excels in swimming c’ship
Ivy World School under the aegis of the Vasal Education Society, feels proud to announce the remarkable feat achieved by Zara Chaudhary of Grade -2 in Punjab State Swimming Championship, organized at Mohali. She has brought laurels to the school by winning the gold medal in U 11 backstroke 50 m and the silver medal in under 11 freestyle 50 m swimming. Achievers from all over the state came to participate in this remarkable event. TNS