Lohri celebrations at Guys & Dolls Preschool
11.01.17 - TEAM PT

Guys & Dolls Preschool celebrated Lohri with great zeal on 11th Jan 2017. Tiny tots stole hearts with their impressive traditional  dresses. Teachers explained Punjabi culture and told them the significance of Lohri. All school was beautifully decorated with kites. Gajak,reori,peanuts,bhuga was distributed among the ...
  


There’s a Teacher Roaming Rural Colombia Atop Two Donkeys, Bringing a Mobile Library to Children
03.12.16 - Gabriela García Calderón*

What would the world be without the wit and inventiveness of all those who see what goes on and wonder what can they do to improve it? What would the world be without teachers?

Luis Soriano, a Colombian elementary school teacher born in Nueva Granada, understands ...
  


‘Campus Times’ released by Journalism Department
16.11.16 - TEAM PT

The students of Journalism Department of Punjabi University, Patiala have published the first issue of  bi-monthly journal ‘Campus Times’ of 2016 session. While releasing the first copy of the journal, Head of the Department, Dr. Harjinder Walia said that journals like these play an important ...
  


Toronto-based journalist honoured
26.10.16 - TEAM PT

The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Punjabi University, Patiala, honoured Toronto-based journalist and founder member of the Punjabi University Alumni Association Harjit Bajwa during a programme today. This programme was organised in coordination with the Alumni Association.

While honouring Bajwa, Dr. Gurnam Singh, Dean, Academics, ...
  


Education Minister Felicitates Teachers on eve of ‘Teachers Day’
05.09.16 - TEAM PT

The Education Minister, Punjab, Dr. Daljit Singh Cheema here today honoured 2 academicians with Lifetime Achievement Award, 34 teachers with State Award, 33 teachers/education Officers/employees with commendation letters.

The state level function to mark the ‘Teachers Day’ held today at CGC Landran was dedicated to the ...
  


The words that trees tell each other
05.09.16 - SUDHAMAHI REGUNATHAN*

A few weeks ago we heard a talk which told us that trees engineer their own clouds by releasing vapours into the atmosphere. This week Suzanne Simard, a professor of forest ecology at the University of British Columbia’s Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences, tells ...
  


In a first, 2 Teachers to get ‘Lifetime Achievement’ award: Dr. Cheema
31.08.16 - TEAM PT

The Education Department, Punjab, has adopted a novel approach towards honouring the teaching community. As a step in the direction of encouraging teachers to do even better, the department has decided to honour 2 teachers with the ‘Lifetime Achievement’ award this time. Under the initiative, ...
  


Expert Lecture held on
29.08.16 - TEAM PT

General Studies Circle and Faculty of Biological Sciences of M M Modi College, Patiala organized a unique talk titled "Birds of Punjab: A Photographic Ode” to make the students familiar with the birds and their habitats. Dr Swaraj Raj, Prof and Head, Deptt of English, ...
  


Result of ETT teachers declared; Stations to be allotted as per merit: Cheema
23.08.16 - team p t

The Education Department today declared the result pertaining to the recruitment of 4500 ETT teachers. This was disclosed by the Education Minister, Punjab, Dr. Daljit Singh Cheema.
 
Congratulating the selected candidates, Dr. Cheema said that the Education department had recruited more than 65000 teachers during past ...
  


Students colour the nature
17.08.16 - Vishiwjeet Singh

For everyone freedom has a different meaning. For an artist, freedom means being able to freely express himself through his art.
With this freedom, the students of M.A. Fine Arts-2nd year of Punjabi University, Patiala celebrated Independence Day this year.
They surprised everyone with their beautiful paintings ...
  


This game-changing material made of ‘Graphene’ can make dirty water safe to drink
29.07.16 - TEAM PT

Engineers at the Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL) have developed graphene-based biofoam sheets that can be laid on dirty or salty dams and ponds to produce clean drinking water, using the power of the sun. This new technique could be a cheap and simple ...
  


JNU is a
27.04.16 - pt team

A group of 11 JNU teachers, seen as sympathetic to the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh students’ wing Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, have alleged that "JNU has become a den of organised sex racket”. In a 200-page document compiled last year and ...
  


Pb Edu Deptt will take-up visa row with MEA and MHRD : Cheema
10.04.16 - pt team

The Punjab Education Department has taken serious note of the reports originating in certain quarters that the students who have passed their 10+2 examination from the Punjab School Education Board would not be issued Visas to study in Australia from now onwards.
 
Taking ...
  


Aligarh Muslim (Minus) University; Salt that lost saltiness
09.04.16 - A.J. Philip

On April 3 Prime Minister Narendra Modi presented a gold-plated replica of the Cheraman mosque at Kodungallur in Kerala to the King of Saudi Arabia, Salman bin Abdulaziz. It was, by any reckoning, far better a gift than the 2,000 kg of precious sandalwood he ...
  


After 50 years, Doctor turns Professor again at PU
09.04.16 - pt team

Fifty years after Dr Manmohan Singh delivered his last lecture at Panjab University(PU), the former Prime Minister is set to return to his alma mater after accepting the offer of professorship for the Jawaharlal Nehru Chair.
  
"We have worked out the logistics, which was the main ...
  


Centre to withdraw support to AMU in granting it minority status case
04.04.16 -

The NDA government on Monday told the Supreme Court that it would withdraw the appeal filed by the erstwhile UPA government challenging the Allahabad high court verdict holding the Aligarh Muslim University as non-minority institution.
 
"I changed my mind two months ago," attorney general Mukul Rohatgi ...
  


Theatre and Journalism command immense credibility and impact - Manpal Tiwana
26.03.16 - Gurpreet Singh Mehak

Renowned theatre artist and director-producer Manpal Tiwana described theatre and journalism as most appropriate channels for bringing change in the society. He said that theatre and press media command immense credibility and impact because both mediums inform, educate and entertain the masses.

Interacting with students of ...
  


Students should not isolate themselves from events in world: Manmohan Singh
19.03.16 - pt team

Describing students as an "integral part of the societal fabric”, Congress leader and former prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Saturday asked the student community in the country "not to isolate themselves from the happenings” surrounding them.
 
"Students are an integral part of the societal fabric. ...
  


US needs Indian students, they shouldn't be kicked out : Trump
15.03.16 - pt team

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has said that Indian students can stay in the United States as they are 'smart people' and the US needs them.

"We educate a lot of people, very smart people. We need those people in the country,” Trump told Fox News ...
  


After spending a year in space, astronaut Scott Kelly announces retirement
12.03.16 -

After spending nearly a year in space, astronaut Scott Kelly is hanging up his spacesuit.

NASA announced Mr. Kelly’s retirement on Friday, less than two weeks after he returned to Earth. He leaves the space agency on April 1.

The 52-year-old Kelly spent a U.S.-record 340 days ...
  



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