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Need for enhancing the aptitude of youth for labour & occupation
15.10.18 - Darbara Singh Kahlon

THE NATIONS, political and financial guides and young generations which don't undergo qualitative and dynamic transformations, they lag behind miserably. Such backwardness generates huge problems and violent conflicts in their economic, social and political life. Many Asians, Africans, people living in South America and some ...
  


Capt Amarinder rejects any move to change the status, says Haryana can’t turn back the clock
STATUS OF PANJAB UNIVERSITY
30.07.18 - Team PT

Chandigarh, July 30: Rejecting outright any move to change the present status of Panjab University, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has written to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, saying his government was open to increasing the Grant-in-Aid for the University, through a mutually consultative ...
  


Facts & Controversy: Syllabus and Textbooks of History
POLITICS ON HISTORY
09.05.18 - Dr. Pyara Lal Garg

POLITICAL SCENE HAS been heated to such an extent that Punjab politics has turned into a boiling cauldron during the natural heat of May, though some relief had been provided by nature but the temperature in the political arena that had refused to cool down ...
  


Sikh Preacher Dhadrianwala speaks about sarkari school. Katha-vachaks need to move beyond, talk politics.
18.04.18 - PT BUREAU

THIS IS WELL KNOWN Sikh preacher, Bhai Ranjit Singh Dhadrianwale, speaking in village Jhunir of Mansa district on April 13. 
 
It is good to see a kathavachak, a preacher speaking about the politics of private schools and government-run schools. He seems cued in very well, and ...
  


Hitler, Modi and Gandhi: On the same page?
Shunning the architects of hate
21.03.18 - Rafia Zakaria

THE COVER OF the book is dark blue and the faces featured most prominently on it are those of Nelson Mandela and Narendra Modi. Those are not the only featured faces, however; right next to Modi and in front of Gandhi and next to Aung ...
  


Student Union Elections in Punjab Were Banned 33 Years Ago. It’s Time To Undo The Wrong.
POLITICS ON THE CAMPUS
09.03.18 - Dr. Balvinder Singh

Haryana will have student elections this year after 22 years. Why not Punjab?
 
AFTER A GAP of 22 years, Haryana will hold elections to students’ unions in its colleges and universities this year. In Punjab, student body elections on campuses were banned in 1984. It has ...
  


University of California honours Dr Khush with US Davis Medal
05.03.18 - TEAM PT

LUDHIANA: University of California (USA) selected Dr Gurdev Singh Khush, known as bringer of rice revolution in the world, for the prestigious 2018 US Davis Medal.
 
This Medal is the highest honour given by the University to those who have made exceptional and sustained contribution in ...
  


Tech. Education Minister Channi flips coin to decide on posting of lecturers
TOSSES HIMSELF INTO CONTROVERSY
13.02.18 - TEAM PT

Punjab technical education minister Charanjit Singh Channi tossed himself into a controversy by flipping a coin to decide on posting of a lecturer, prompting the opposition parties to demand that he be removed from the ministry.
 
A video showing Technical Education Minister Charanjit ...
  


Brahm Mohindra goes all out attacking Centre’s NMC Bill, exhorts Punjab MPs to oppose it
National Medical Commission Bill
07.02.18 - Team PT

CHANDIGARH, February 7: Emerging as the first health minister of any state in the country to directly take upon the Centre’s proposed National Medical Commission (NMC) bill, tabled in Lok Sabha, Punjab Health Minister, Brahm Mohindra, today fired a missive to all members of Lok ...
  


Railways announce over 26,000 vacancies; here's how to apply
Indian railways ALP, Technician recruitment 2018
04.02.18 - Team PT

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) of the Indian Railways has begun inviting applications for the 26,502 posts of assistant loco pilot and technician. Interested candidates can apply on or before 5 March on RRB's official website.

Candidates who have completed matriculation/ SSLC with ITI/diploma of engineering ...
  


Now, Pb Govt says no Anganwadi Centre will be closed, but teachers will teach kids in these Centres
ANGANWARI STIR OVER? TEACHERS REJECT PACT
26.11.17 - PT Bureau

Teachers reject proposal, say they will teach only in schools
 
Chandigarh, November 26: Minutes after the Punjab government announced on Sunday that Anganwari workers have called off their stir and "no Anganwadi Centre in the state would be closed” while introducing pre-primary classes in government primary ...
  


Sikh bodies seething with rage, DSGMC sets 72 hour deadline, Gov Body head says 'respect your mother'
FROM DYAL SINGH COLLEGE TO VANDE MATARAM MAHAVIDYALAYA
20.11.17 - PT Delhi Bureau

A SHARP CONFRONTATION is building up between Sikh organisations and those behind the change of name of Delhi's Dyal Singh College to Vande Mataram Mahavidyalaya, with the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee setting a 72-hour deadline for reversing the decision and the SGPC strongly criticising ...
  


CGC students shine at national level
BAG FIRST POSITION IN NORTH REGION AND SECOND AT NATIONAL LEVEL
16.11.17 - TEAM PT

Three engineering students from Chandigarh Group of Colleges (CGC) Landran have stood 1st in the northern region and 2nd at national level, in the seventh season of national level competition 'Techno Champ 2017' organised at Pune. The competition saw the participation of 1,800 teams comprising ...
  


Only vegetarians, non-alcoholic students to get gold medal in Pune varsity
'TERMS AND CONDITIONS' FOR GOLD MEDAL
11.11.17 - TEAM PT

THE CIRCULAR ISSUED by the Savitribai Phule Pune University has taken everyone by surprise. It states that the only students who are vegetarian and do not consume alcohol will be eligible for gold medals given by SPPU.
 
The Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) in a circular, ...
  


NSUI wins 3 seats; PUSU gets 1
Panjab University Student Polls
07.09.17 - TEAM PT

The National Students Union of India(NSUI) student wing of the Congress party has won three posts of Panjab University's student polls.
 
NSUI has won three posts of polls, the results of which were declared on Thursday. Jashan Kamboj of the NSUI, who was elected as the ...
  


Indian-origin Eleven year old beats Einstein and Hawking in IQ test
30.06.17 - Arkadev Ghoshal

An Indian-origin boy in the United Kingdom has managed to score higher than Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking in an IQ test, making him one of the smartest people around. 
 
Arnav Sharma, who is just 11 years old, is already considered a prodigy because of a ...
  


Punjab-origin boy wins third position in Spelling Bee of Canada Championship
11.05.17 - 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 ...
  


There is no Khalsa University anymore at Amritsar; Govt scraps Act
19.04.17 - 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 ...
  


Scholarship for meritorious students’s admission in Govt Polytechnic & Engineering Colleges
17.04.17 - 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 ...
  


Lohri celebrations at Guys & Dolls Preschool
11.01.17 - 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 ...
  



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