Student wins essay writing contest – The Tribune India

Yamunanagar: Guru Nanak Girls College added another feather in its cap when one of its MA (Punjabi) second-year students Harjeet Kaur bagged the first prize among 165 participants in a state-level essay writing competition. Sukhvinder Kaur, head of Punjabi Department, said the competition was organised by the anti-sexual harassment committee of Government College Israna, Panipat. The topics of the competition included the ‘role of women in preventing sexual harassment, laws against sexual harassment in India-An overview, virtual sexual harassment-causes and cures’.

Asst Prof presents research paper

Rohtak: Anjali Duhan Gulia, assistant professor in the department of visual arts of Maharshi Dayanand University (MDU) has virtually presented a research paper at the Oxford Symposium of Religious Studies organised by the University of Oxford (UK). Anjali presented a paper on the topic- “In quest of Jivanmukti- A Woman’s Endeavour to Liberation”. This paper was based on the fascinating narrative from the Yogavasistha, an ancient text. Through this research paper, Anjali examined the rights and the means permissible to a Hindu woman for her liberation in the context of stree dharma. She specially highlighted the use of Hatha Yoga Kriyas in this pursuit.

Nine BTech students placed

Hisar: Nine students of the computer science and engineering department of Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology (GJUST), Hisar, have been selected in the TCS through its TCS National Qualifier Test (NQT). Prof Tankeshwar Kumar, Vice Chancellor, and Avnesh Verma, Registrar, congratulated the selected students and wished for their bright future in a brief online felicitation programme. Pratap Singh, director, placement, said TCS (NQT) hiring process took place in two steps. In the first round, online aptitude and coding test was conducted in October, which was cleared by 17 students of 117. The second round for TCS Ninja profile was of technical, management and HR interview, which was cleared by nine students of the university, including Amit Singh Rana, Dheeraj Kumar, Sachin Sharma, Devanshi Grover, Sumit Singh Mehra, Aman Kumar amd Komal Chariya from BTech (CSE) and Anuj Bansal and Raman Kicher from BTech (IT).

6 MDU scientists on us varsity list

Yamunanagar: Six faculty members of Maharshi Dayanand University (MDU) have been included in the list of top scientists of the world curated by the experts of Stanford University (USA) and published in the reputed global journal PLOS Biology. Sarvajeet Singh Gill (Centre for Biotechnology), Prof Emeritus CS Pundir (department of bio-chemistry), Prof Pratyush Shukla (department of microbiology), Prof B Narsimhan (department of pharmaceutical science), Vikas (alumnus, department of genetics), and Dr Bijender Singh (MDU alumnus and former assistant professor, department of microbiology) have been included in the top scientist list. Notably, the list has been prepared on the basis of standardised citation indications. This world list has 1,59,683 scientists from across the world, including 1,492 Indians.

Industry interaction show at GJUST

Hisar: The Department of pharmaceutical sciences in association with the training and placement cell of Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology (GJUST) initiated a new programme ‘Vicharshala’, a monthly online industry interaction programme in which experts will be talking to the university students on various issues. First edition of this programme was held on topic “Pharma Industry Scenarios”, which was aimed at making students aware of the industrial scenario and improvising their skills for the pharma industry. Kishan Singh, assistant manager of Unikem Laboratories, was the key speaker of the event. In all, 100 students of BPharma and MPharma participated in the talk show.

Placement drive at institute

Yamunanagar: In all, 32 students of BTech of Seth Jai Parkash Mukand Lal Institute of Engineering and Technology, Radaur, have been selected for Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). SK Garg, director of the institute, said 100 students had already been placed this year and the place drive was still under way. Two students Karmika Daryal and Bharat Kaushik of the computer science engineering department were selected in the digital profile of the TCS.