Articles by Rajanbir Singh
In a session organised on “AI in practice: Real-world applications and implications”, discussions revolved around the automation potential of AI, estimating that around 40% of the work will be automated
Canadian minister says resolving the strained ties will take time, but both countries should work together in trade and become prosperous
As per IMD Chandigarh director AK Singh, the system will be most active on Saturday, bringing along rain and gusty winds up to 50 km per hour
At 57.2 mm, the rain was highest since 85.8 mm in February 2013 and 73% above normal, which is 33 mm, as per the India Meteorological Department
A maximum of 761 children were allotted seats under pre-primary level one, 35 students for pre-primary level two and 40 students for pre-primary level three
According to the allegations, Virk had paid money to Dimpy to look for property in the city, and alleged that Dimpy failed to locate the place and did not return the money; the complaint was filed in 2012 and a case was registered in 2013
Senator Davesh Moudgil had highlighted how in the last convocation they had been told that a committee has been formed to dwell over ethnic wear, and it’s been a year now with no progress done
The annual grant for Panjab University has been enhanced from ₹294 crore to ₹346 crore, with an annual increment of 6% from the next session onwards
According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), there is uncertainty over how long the sunny spell will last, as a fresh Western Disturbance (WD) is expected to affect the region around February 25.
Mohanty, appointed to the Sri Aurobindo Chair of Panjab University in December 2023 for a term of one year, interacted with media during a session on Monday
While thanking the Panjab University vice-chancellor (V-C) for approving the CAS promotions, PUTA president AS Naura said some teachers were still being troubled by the academic audit
A member said the sub-committee had been asked to prepare and submit a final report on the modalities of a menstrual leave policy within two weeks
“We will also prepare a code of conduct which will have to be followed in the senate and syndicate meetings to discourage such incidents in the future. There will be repercussions for those who don’t adhere to it,” the V-C said
The pending allotment of 51 acres to Panjab University was raised in the senate. The university is still awaiting the land it was allocated in 1986.
The issue has been persisting for several years now and even found mention in the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) recommendations for the varsity in 2023. Several solutions have been proposed, and many measures rolled out, but there seems to be no end to Panjab University’s (PU’s) traffic woes
It all started when vice-chancellor Renu Vig called the meeting to order and stated that this time, the meeting was taking place in a hybrid mode. Responding to this, senator DPS Randhawa said that during the senate meeting in December, called to discuss the regularisation of services of professor Sukhwinder Singh of the University Institute of Engineering and Technology, many senators did not get a chance to speak.
With no active syndicate in the varsity and the term of the elected deans also coming to an end, senator Satya Pal Jain introduced an agenda that the powers of syndicate be temporarily conferred to the V-C, and the powers of the elected deans be temporarily conferred to the dean of university instruction
The maximum temperature rose from 19.7°C on Thursday to 22.5°C on Friday, 1.2 degrees above normal. It is the highest since December 27, when it was 23.4°C.
As per PU vice-chancellor (V-C) Renu Vig, the varsity is looking into technological solutions rather than having more manpower for security staff
Since February 1, the city has logged 37.9 mm rain, the highest after 47.5 mm in February 2019, compared to no rain through the entire month last year
For Chandigarh, the average rainfall for February is 42.1 mm, of which 27.6 mm was logged on the first day itself, the highest for a single February day in 11 years
Residents in a city in India were surprised by a hailstorm on Thursday, with hailstones reaching 1 cm in diameter. The last time the city experienced hail was in April 2023. The hailstorm lasted for about 20 minutes and was accompanied by heavy rain, causing power disruptions and traffic congestion in some areas. The India Meteorological Department had issued a hail warning prior to the storm. The maximum temperature dropped significantly, while the minimum temperature rose slightly.
The deans for various faculties, such as arts, languages and sciences, are elected in dean elections, which were to be conducted, along with the syndicate elections and a senate meeting towards the end of December last year
As per the India Meteorological Department, 1.1mm rain was recorded on the day and with no other rain activity seen through the month in Chandigarh
This will be the first senate meeting since June 3 last year as the scheduled December meet was postponed after the Punjab and Haryana high court put a stay on the syndicate elections
The development comes in the backdrop of a Panjab University (PU) committee formed by vice-chancellor (V-C) having on January 24 held the first meeting to look into the feasibility of menstrual leave
Girls fare better, with 75.4% being enrolled for higher education compared to 56.8% boys, All India Survey on Higher Education shows
PUCSC members remained divided in the first meeting of the committee formed by the PU vice-chancellor to examine the menstrual leave issue which was organised on Wednesday with the Dean of University Instruction as the chairperson.
Like previous years, this year also Chandigarh forest department has constructed mini islands at Sukhna Lake to give birds a place to feed and to attract migratory birds but this tactic hasn’t worked as per officials
Chandigarh Parents Association president Nitin Goyal said parents shared varying views on the rule, noting, “While it is true that a section of parents want to get their kids enrolled in coaching at the youngest possible age, many parents believe it is spoiling their childhood”