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Mini marathon marks World AIDS Day

PEOPLE?S COLLEGE of Medical Science and Research organised a mini marathon in their college premises to mark World AIDS Day on December 1.

india Updated: Dec 02, 2006 15:42 IST

PEOPLE’S COLLEGE of Medical Science and Research organised a mini marathon in their college premises to mark World AIDS Day on December 1.

The event was organised by People’s Dental College sports committee headed by HOD forensic medicine Dr Shrikant Asawa. About 1,200 students from different colleges under the group (including People’s Medical College, People’s Dental Academy, People’s College of Dental Sciences, People’s Nursing College, People’s College of Paramedical Sciences) among others participated in the marathon.

A film on AIDS awareness was screened and posters were displayed in every nook and corner of the college campus and hospital to create AIDS awareness. In the afternoon hours, People’s Medical College Dean Dr GC Dixit delivered a lecture for students to increase awareness about the disease.

LNCT students win laurels
LAKSHMI NARAIN College of Technology (LNCT) National Cadet Corps (NCC) cadets recently participated in 12-day long National Integration Camp –II of NCC held in Akludj village in Sholapur district, Maharashtra. LNCT students won several prizes during the camp.

In the all-India debate competition organised during the camp, LNCT team won the first prize. In essay writing LNCT students bagged the second prize. In quiz, Dipesh Tiwari from the college won the second prize at All India level. LNCT vice-chairperson Poonam Chouksey, principal Dr SM Agrawal and officer-on-special duty (OSD) Ashok Rai congratulated the winners.

A total of 16 students from the City including 10 boys from LNCT and six girls from Geetanjali College participated in the camp.

Career College holds training camp
CAREER COLLEGE (BHEL) training and placement cell conducted a two-day training programme on November 20 and 21 in the college premises. Principal Dr VS Singh inaugurated the camp. About 300 students of BSc, BCom, BPT and BCA attended the programme, which consisted of lectures on interview techniques, communication skills, career opportunities and group discussion. Career College director Pradeep Jain, guest faculty Rajeshwari Chandrashekhar and VNS College assistant professor Akhilesh Mittal delivered the lectures.

Training and placement officer (TPO) Prof Salman Nusrat organised the programme. The purpose was to create awareness among students about present trends in career and placement opportunities, Prof Nusrat said.

Makhanlal students win prizes
MAKHANLAL CHATURVEDI National University of Journalism students participated in National Science Seminar 2006 held in Khajuraho from November 22 to 25. The seminar was organised by the National Council for Science and Technology Communication (NCSTC), New Delhi. The topic for the seminar was ‘Towards Science and Technology Culture’.

HOD journalism Pushpendra Pal Singh said Makhanlal students won three of the five prizes. The first prize for research paper presentation went to Ravi Prakash of the university for his paper ‘Science and Technology Culture: Why and how’. The second prize also went to Makhanlal student Ratnesh Kumar for his paper  ‘Role of Agricultural newspapers to promote organic fertilisers’. The fourth prize went to a student of the same university Devendra Sahu for his paper ‘Analysis of crime news in newspapers according to forensic science.’

 
Compiled by Arpita Mitra
Photo by Mujeeb Faruqui