AroundTown: Anomaly in Botany exam,question paper cancelled

Students of BSc I appearing for the Botany examination on Thursday were in for a shock when they found the answers of a ten-marks fill-in the blank question written in the question-book.

Written by Express News Service | Published:April 20, 2012 2:23 am

Anomaly in Botany exam,question paper cancelled

CHANDIGARH: Students of BSc I appearing for the Botany examination on Thursday were in for a shock when they found the answers of a ten-marks fill-in the blank question written in the question-book. Panjab University cancelled the question paper and called an urgent meeting of Board of Studies and resolved that the students’ interest will be protected and steps will be taken to prevent occurrence of such a lapses in future. The anomaly was found in the paper setting of Botany Paper B. The students reported it to Cell Biology and Genetics for BSc-1 soon after the examination begun.

Two suspected cases of swine flu reported in PGI

Chandigarh: Two suspected cases of swine flu have been reported at Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research on Thursday. In the first case,a 25-year-old man,Gurpreet belonging to Fatehgarh Sahib,Punjab,has been admitted to Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research. Though his test reports are yet to confirm swine flu,doctors attending to him have kept him in isolation ward. A female resident doctor of PGI,who was in emergency duty,is the second suspected case of swine flu. Her test reports are also awaited. However,she is yet to be admitted to the institute.

Soon a website for trauma response

CHANDIGARH: A website dedicated to trauma response will be released by GMCH-32in collaboration with the UT Administration for sharing experience in handling trauma cases revealed DIG Alok Kumar,who was speaking at the second trauma workshop held at GMCH 32 for police personnel.

SBI to organise Go Green Cycle rally

Chandigarh: State Bank of India(SBI),Chandigarh Circle in collaboration with UT Administration,is going to organise a Go Green cycle rally on April 21 starting from leisure valley at 6.30 am. The Bank will also be donating 200 cycles to needy school going children as a part of its Corporate Social Responsibility.

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