PUSU stages protest outside V-C office
CHANDIGARH: Panjab University Student Union (PUSU),a students organisations of the Panjab University (PU),staged a protest outside the vice-chancellor office on Monday demanding re-appear examination at the earliest to fulfill 50 per cent credit requirement for students in University Institute of Engineering and Technology (UIET). Students also raised the issue of filling up of re-evaluation & re-appear forms. Yograj Angrish,associate professor assured that the demands will be addressed within a week.
‘Drunk’ man held for trespassing
Chandigarh: The Chandigarh Police on Sunday arrested a resident of Sector 21,Panchkula after he was caught red-handed for allegedly committing a theft. The accused,Ashok Kumar was caught by locals when a resident of Mauli Complex,Manimajra complained that an unknown person entered her house around 2.30 pm while she was on the terrace. When she came back,Ashok pushed her and tried to escape,the police said. Ashok (28) was under the influence of alcohol at the time of incident,they added. A case under sections 380 and 511 of the IPC has been registered against the accused at Manimajra police station.
Woman robbed in Sector 37-C
Chandigarh: A resident of Sector 37-C alleged that two unknown women and an unknown man trespassed her house and stole two gold necklaces and two gold earrings on August 17. The police said the accused entered the victim’s house forcibly and took away her valuables. A case in has connection has been registered at Sector 39 police station.
Two cases of chain snatching filed
Chandigarh: Two separate cases of chain snatching were reported to the Chandigarh Police on Monday. In the first one,a resident of Sector 15-B alleged that two unknown persons on a motorcycle sped away after snatching her gold chain. In the other case,a resident of Sector 47-A alleged that an unknown person ran away after snatching her gold chain. A case each of theft has been registered at Sector 11 and Sector 31 police stations respectively.
Public Administration counselling today
Chandigarh: The third counselling session for admission to the first semester of MA (Public Administration) of Panjab University will be held on Tuesday,August 20 at 10.30 am in the seminar room of the department. The candidates falling in the category (with subject) in merit number from 26 to 100 and general category (Social Science) in merit number from 1 to 40 would be attending the counselling. The candidates have been asked to bring all the original certificates/documents at the time of interview.
Media course inaugurated at GCG-11
CHANDIGARH: Government College for Girls (GCG) Sector 11 inaugurated its new add-on course on mass media and video production,with around 20 students,on Monday. Students from any stream can opt for the course. The mass-media course will cover the preparation of news bulletins,advertising and marketing and corporate communication as well,while the video-production course will include fundamental producing,shooting and editing etc. The students will also be asked to make a short film,later as part of the practicals.
Aadhar’s DBT benefit reaches 20,000
Chandigarh: More than 20,000 people have benefited through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) enabled by Aadhar so far. The benefits include those from 12 schemes by the Central government and 4 schemes by the UT Administration. A total of around Rs 5. 90 crore has been allocated to the beneficiaries through Aadhar-enabled Service Delivery linked to various scholarships,old age pension,widow pension,social security pension among other government schemes. On a larger scale,32 lakh payments have been made through Aadhar payment bridge for an amount upto Rs 250 crore on various welfare programmes throughout the country.