Amarinder sends strong message, orders PSEB chairman to resign for poor Class X results
25.05.17 16:47 as PSEB - TEAM PT

Pinning the responsibility for the shockingly poor Class X Board exam results on the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB), Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday ordered the department chairman to resign, paving the way for a major overhauling of the school education system in ...
  


Education Minister Lauds But CM Dismayed by Class X Results
23.05.17 00:00 as PSEB - team pt

Taking an extremely serious view of the poor Class X Board exam results, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has issued strict instructions to the Education Minister to prepare a blueprint for raising the standards of education in the state.
 
It may be recalled here that ...
  


Punjab-origin boy wins third position in Spelling Bee of Canada Championship
11.05.17 18:17 as General - team pt

Praneet Singh Arora of Khalsa School Newton, Surrey has secured the third position in the Spelling Bee of Canada Championship 2017 in the Intermediate category (12-14 years).

Around 170 students from different provinces participated in the Championship on May 7 in Toronto. There were around 50 ...
  


Captain issues orders for infrastucture development, WIFI facility in Govt. Schools
10.05.17 20:54 as PSEB - team pt

Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday approved a policy for online transfer of government teachers from the next academic session, on the lines of a similar system existing in several other states, including neighbouring Haryana.

The decision, taken by the Chief Minister at an Education ...
  


Punjab govt. withdraws dress code for female teachers banning ‘indecent’ clothing
09.05.17 20:33 as PSEB - team pt

Facing flak for its order directing female teachers not to wear "jeans, tops and bright suits", the Punjab government today withdrew the directive while suspending two employees of the education department in this regard. 

The state education department had yesterday, in an order, imposed the dress ...
  


Amarinder asks Health Minister to Secure future of Gian Sagar, Chintpurni Medical College students
26.04.17 19:17 as Medical Institutes - TEAM PT

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has directed the state Health Minister to initiate steps for the issuance of a show-cause notice to the Chintpurni Medical College, where classes are not being conducted regularly for quite some time now, and which has been asked by ...
  


Modi Govt responsible for privatization of education system: Channi
21.04.17 20:16 as Punjab University - TEAM PT

Punjab Technical Education Minister Charanjit Singh Channi today visited the Panjab University Campus and met agitating students and University Authorities to solve the current issue of fee hike. Channi said that Modi led Union Government is responsible for degradation of government education due to its ...
  


There is no Khalsa University anymore at Amritsar; Govt scraps Act
19.04.17 01:44 as General - team pt

THE PUNJAB government has decided to scrap the controversial Khalsa University Act 2016 to save the historic 125-year-old Khalsa College from losing its heritage status by falling prey to privatisation.
 
A decision to this effect was taken by the state cabinet at a meeting, chaired by ...
  


DEKHO, DEKHO - Who is fighting for Panjab University students, and how!
18.04.17 04:56 as University - Nischay pal

"Kitna bechara VC hai, yeh bhee socho zara, us ko HRD wale bahut torture karte hain”
 
** "We are very thankful to the police, because when we came here to this Sector 17 plaza, we told the police that we will only hold a small protest ...
  


Scholarship for meritorious students’s admission in Govt Polytechnic & Engineering Colleges
17.04.17 06:31 as General - team pt

Punjab Technical Education & Industrial Training Minister Charanjit Singh Channi today announced to introduce bio-metric attendance system in the all the colleges and ITI’s of the Punjab Technical Education Department. While presiding over a first review meeting of the department here today, Technical Education Minster ...
  


Punjabi University, GNDU vice-chancellors resign
15.03.17 18:15 as University - TEAM PT

Punjabi University Vice-Chancellor Dr Jaspal Singh and Guru Nanak Dev University Vice-Chancellor Prof Ajaib Singh Brar have resigned from their posts.
 
Jaspal Singh met Governor VP Badnore in Chandigarh on Tuesday evening and put in his papers whereas Brar submitted his resignation today.
 
Prof AS Brar, who ...
  


JNU wins 'Visitor's Award' for best varsity despite all the negative limelight
03.03.17 01:35 as JNU - team pt

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), which has been at the centre of controversies for over a year, has bagged the annual 'Visitor's Award' for the best varsity in the country.

JNU has been hogging limelight for all the wrong reasons since last February when three of its ...
  


Guru Nanak Dev University organises Annual Convocation
02.03.17 06:07 as University - TEAM PT

"As leaders of the future global community, I urge you to develop sensitivity towards the ever evolving human needs and address these in a sustainable manner. And from this platform, I exhort all of you to contribute to the best of your abilities to the ...
  


Youth should participate in democratic process: Punjab Governor
25.01.17 08:07 as NATIONAL VOTERS’ DAY - TEAM PT

Punjab Governor V.P. Singh Badnore today called upon the youth of the state to enthusiastically take part in the largest democratic process in Punjab by ensuring 100% voting in the upcoming Assembly Elections in the state.

Addressing a massive gathering, especially the youth at the National ...
  


Lohri celebrations at Guys & Dolls Preschool
11.01.17 20:16 as General - TEAM PT

Guys & Dolls Preschool celebrated Lohri with great zeal on 11th Jan 2017. Tiny tots stole hearts with their impressive traditional  dresses. Teachers explained Punjabi culture and told them the significance of Lohri. All school was beautifully decorated with kites. Gajak,reori,peanuts,bhuga was distributed among the ...
  


There’s a Teacher Roaming Rural Colombia Atop Two Donkeys, Bringing a Mobile Library to Children
03.12.16 14:07 as Teaching - Gabriela García Calderón*

What would the world be without the wit and inventiveness of all those who see what goes on and wonder what can they do to improve it? What would the world be without teachers?

Luis Soriano, a Colombian elementary school teacher born in Nueva Granada, understands ...
  


‘Campus Times’ released by Journalism Department
16.11.16 19:44 as Punjabi University - TEAM PT

The students of Journalism Department of Punjabi University, Patiala have published the first issue of  bi-monthly journal ‘Campus Times’ of 2016 session. While releasing the first copy of the journal, Head of the Department, Dr. Harjinder Walia said that journals like these play an important ...
  


Toronto-based journalist honoured
26.10.16 05:18 as University - TEAM PT

The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Punjabi University, Patiala, honoured Toronto-based journalist and founder member of the Punjabi University Alumni Association Harjit Bajwa during a programme today. This programme was organised in coordination with the Alumni Association.

While honouring Bajwa, Dr. Gurnam Singh, Dean, Academics, ...
  


Education Minister Felicitates Teachers on eve of ‘Teachers Day’
05.09.16 19:20 as General - TEAM PT

The Education Minister, Punjab, Dr. Daljit Singh Cheema here today honoured 2 academicians with Lifetime Achievement Award, 34 teachers with State Award, 33 teachers/education Officers/employees with commendation letters.

The state level function to mark the ‘Teachers Day’ held today at CGC Landran was dedicated to the ...
  


The words that trees tell each other
05.09.16 18:59 as Science - SUDHAMAHI REGUNATHAN*

A few weeks ago we heard a talk which told us that trees engineer their own clouds by releasing vapours into the atmosphere. This week Suzanne Simard, a professor of forest ecology at the University of British Columbia’s Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences, tells ...
  



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