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City Briefs: Woman arrested for trespassing

The Chandigarh police arrested a 35-year-old woman for allegedly trespassing a house in Raipur Khurd.

Written by Express News Service |
October 31, 2013 2:25:35 am

Woman arrested for trespassing

Chandigarh: The Chandigarh police arrested a 35-year-old woman for allegedly trespassing a house in Raipur Khurd. The accused,Chetna Atwal,on Tuesday trespassed the residence of one Amarjeet Singh,who had bought the house from her relatives,police said. The accused has been booked for trespassing house under Section 454 of the IPC. She was later sent to judicial by a local court.

PGI holds drug deaddiction camp

Chandigarh: Drug Deaddiction and Awareness camp was organized in Kurali by Drug Deaddiction and Treatment Center Department of Psychiatry,PGI with NGO Ibadat. A total of 20 cases were examined. Members from Alcoholic Anonymous were also present for sensitizing the patient and family members towards problems of substance use.

Blood donation camp held at PGI

Chanidgarh: DRIT group along with SBI Banur organised a blood donation campaign with the cooperation of department of transfusion medicine,PGI. About 75 units of blood were collected at the camp. MK Mahajan,Chairman,DRIT group said that such camps are to encourage students to meet their responsibilities as good citizens.Vigilance awareness week is being observed at Principal Controller of Defence Accounts (Western Command) and its sub offices in the city. A debate on the topic — what should be the role of vigilance in the good governance was held at the PCDA,on Wednesday.

Para-legal volunteers’ training organised

Chandigarh: The state legal services authority conducted the seventh batch of para-legal volunteers training exclusively for the students of University Institute of Legal Studies,Punjab University,on Wednesday. The programme was conducted under the guidance of Justice Hemant Gupta,Judge Punjab and Haryana High Court cum Executive Chairman of State Legal Services Authority.

Golden jubilee function of PU library concludes

CHANDIGARH: The two-day international conference on ‘Challenges of Electronic Environment in Academic Libraries’ concluded at Panjab University (PU) on Wednesday.

The conference was being organised to commemorate the golden jubilee of AC Joshi Library of the varsity. The second day of the conference witnessed two technical sessions and a panel discussion.

In the first technical session,the speakers,which included Dr. Dinesh Kumar,IIT,Ropar,Neeza Singh,Central State Library,Chandigarh; and Gautam Bahl,Panjab University Library,talked about the practices followed in their libraries. Dr P V Rao,M G State Institute of Public Administration,deliberated on training need analysis of library profession.

In the second technical session,Dr Sangeeta Kaul from DELNET,New Delhi focused on new paradigms in librarianship in electronic environment and IT based services,cloud computing,new search engines,which are knowledge-based and IT-based services — their pros and cons.

Ryan organises safety training workshop for city schools

In order to train and prepare teachers for the schools’ safety,Ryan International School organised a two-day workshop,which started on Wednesday at Metro Hotel,Sector 43.

The school,in collaboration with National Civil Defence College,Nagpur and Chandigarh Administration,organised the safety training programme covering ten schools in the city. The school also collaborated with a Germany-based company – GIZ – for the workshop,which focused on disaster preparedness and safety in schools.

The teachers were given training,on how they could provide safe school environment in the situations of earthquake,fire accidents and other disasters. The officials representing the National Civil Defence College gave presentations on the methods of conducting safety programmes at schools. They were told about the requirements and responsibilities of each person at the time of emergency.

The teachers were also informed that the school should have a continuous review and provision of infrastructural materials that would promote a safe and an orderly environment.

The workshop will continue till October 31.

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