At the placement drive organised by MCM DAV College in Sector 36, in collaboration with IBM Global Process Services, 33 students secured offer letters from IBM.
After the selection process, the company announced the selected candidates would be eligible to join immediately after completion of their respective courses.
Third counselling for BEd on Sept 27
The third counselling for 49 vacant seats in the 2013-2015 BEd (correspondence) session will be conducted on September 27 at the University School of Open Learning, Panjab University. For details, the students have been asked to visit the website www.usolbed.puchd.ac.in.
PGI nephrologist awarded for research work
Dr Manish Rathi, Assistant Professor, Department of Nephrology at PGIMER has been honoured with the ‘Best paper award’ during the Asia Pacific League of Associations Against Rheumatology (APLAR) conference in Bali, Indonesia.
The research on ‘Histological Classification of ANCA associated glomerulonephritis and its impact on outcome’ was awarded with a certificate of along with a prize of USD 1,000. Also, Rathi has been awarded membership of the prestigious ‘National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS)’.
Blood donation camp on October 2
The Department of Gandhian and Peace Studies, PU, will organise a blood donation camp at Gandhi Bhawan on October 2 to mark Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri’s birthday.
The camp, organised in collaboration with the Rotary and Blood Bank Society Resource Centre, Chandigarh, will be inaugurated by R L Kapoor, Advisor and Secretary to the PU Vice-Chancellor Chandigarh. Students have been asked to contact Dr Manish Sharma for registration.
Lecture on mushroom cultivation at MCM
The Botany Department of MCM College, Sector 36, organised a lecture on mushroom cultivation on Wednesday. Amanpreet Kaur, Horticulture Development Officer, Department of Horticulture, Mohali delivered the lecture and highlighted techniques of mushroom cultivation.
The lecture informed students about various aspects of cultivating mushrooms like the procedures of cultivation, types of mushrooms and compost-making methods.
19-year-old arrested in theft case
Police claimed to have solved three cases of theft with the arrest of Ajay Khatri, 19. He was arrested from Burail village on Tuesday. Police recovered 20 mobile phones, two laptops and two motorcycles from his possession.
Case registered for rash driving
A case of rash driving was registered against the driver of an SUV whose speeding car hit a motorcycle on Tuesday around 4.10 pm. The victim, Rahul Dadwal, 22, a student at PU, suffered serious injuries and was taken to Government Multi Specialty Hospital 16. Police said, the location of the accused was traced to