Seminar on ‘Holistic Health’ : The Tribune India


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Jalandhar: Disha, an initiative of the Bowry Memorial Educational and Medical Trust, organized a seminar on holistic health at the Innocent Hearts School in Green Model Town. This was done for the benefit of staff and students. It was also broadcast live on YouTube. The reference person was Veena Gupta, a holistic healer and certified mind and wellness coach. She emphasized that physical, mental and social well-being are important for holistic health. To stay physically fit, she demonstrated proper breathing. She said words have power so we should avoid using words like “less, lose and never”. She said those words are the root cause of anxiety and depression. The words – love, give, grow and learn – bring positivity to life. Appreciation and gratitude were the focus. She motivated everyone to do mind mapping, visualization and positive affirmations. She explained that choosing the right food and place to eat is important. In her opinion, the new techniques and gadgets have limited the world, but spending time in a group is necessary to rise socially and individually. At the end, Shally Bowry, Executive Director, presented the resource person with a keepsake. Sharmila Nakra, Deputy Director of Cultural Affairs, thanked the reference person for the fruitful and productive session.

Prof finishes lieutenant training

To fully prepare students to join the NCC, an Assistant Professor from St Soldier Law College completed a two and a half month course to be commissioned for the Lieutenant course at the NCC Officer Training Academy, Gwalior. Chair Anil Chopra and Vice Chair Sangeeta Chopra congratulated Assistant Professor Neha Chhina and wished her all the best for the future. Neha gave information about her course and said 112 people from 17 countries took part. They were trained in shooting, various games, parades and everything necessary for the army. She was awarded the rank of Lieutenant and a certificate by the Director General of the NCC, Lieut Gen Gurbir Singh, the Government of India. The director of the Law College, Dr. SC Sharma, proudly said the assistant professor got the alpha grade in this course, which very few people can achieve, apart from gold in badminton and volleyball, and a Certificate of Excellence in Shooting, NIAP, Ex Shakti. Col NPS Toor, Commanding Officer, 2 PB Girls Battalion, NCC, Jalandhar also expressed his delight at Neha Chhina’s performance.

Sports exams on July 11th

Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya will organize physical exams for players on the college campus on July 11th. Principal Prof Ajay Sareen said exams for Archery, Athletics, Gymnastics, Basketball, Boxing, Canoeing, Judo, Cycling, Cricket, Fencing, Cycling, Handball, Hockey, Kabaddi (NS), Kayaking, Karate, Kho-Kho, Shooting, Pencak Silat, rowing, rugby, softball, taekwondo, swimming, volleyball, wrestling, weightlifting, wushu, etc. are organized. She said the school provides free food and lodging, equipment, sports equipment, refreshments, supplemental nutrition and an overall fee reduction to national and international players.

The school welcomes the children left behind

After a long summer break, the children returned to school with great enthusiasm. Coming to school, meeting friends and sharing unforgettable moments with teachers and friends brought joy to their faces. The students of all DIPS schools were welcomed by the teachers and principals on the first day. Fun games and other activities were organized by the teachers for the children. Principals served tilak to young children at the gate and welcomed them to school by giving them toffees. The teachers made various welcome posters for the children and hung them on the walls. Children’s handprints were taken on these posters. After that, the teachers said that just as all the children’s handprints are together on this poster, so they will all stay together in the class. Afterwards, all the students told their teachers and friends what they had done during the holidays and learned new things. MD Tarwinder Singh said the children were given such an environment on the first day of school because after so many days they do not suddenly feel the burden of learning when they return to school. During the summer holidays, the children escape from their studies so that they can take time off to return to this environment. CEO Monica Mandotra said children are the beauty of school. The school management always tries to give the children such an environment so that they can easily find their way around in it.

10-day “Space Camp” ends

The very first 10-day “Space Camp” was organized at Lovely Professional University (LPU), which was attended by young people from all over the country and abroad. This is one of the largest space related camps for young children organized in India.

Here, young minds learned about various techniques and technologies in the fields of aerodynamics, rocket design, spacecraft, satellites and self-employment. More than 400 young space enthusiasts had registered for the camp, of which only 84 were able to participate in the camp activities according to the final selection criteria. They all received the prestigious opportunity to become potential leaders and innovators in the space sector. Many of the participants received special honors and money for their unique skill in understanding space. LPU Pro-Chancellor Rashmi Mittal congratulated the participants on their own dream journey into space and wished everyone to become future space leaders. The Space Camp was an experience where participants relived their dreams of astronaut fame and their deep passion for space science. It focused on the basics of rocketry and learning about various means by which astronauts got to the Moon, Mars and beyond. During various workshops at the camp, participants learned to design a satellite, make remote-controlled drones, and learned the essential details of planets, stars, and space elements. During the camp, they also experienced what it’s like to walk through a pseudo-gravity chair in space. Two participants – Amaira Mittal and Aarav Singla – shared the camp and indeed inspired all participants to be accepted into the next generation of space leaders, following in the footsteps of the great Indian astronauts like Rakesh Sharma and Kalpana Chawla.

Spoken English event

Kanya Maha Vidyalaya organized a free Spoken English Summer Camp. The summer camp was organized by PG Department of English. 60 students from all streams took part in this course. During the classes, students were taught different modules and the modules focused on basic grammar concepts, sentence formation, conversation skills, vocabulary building, interview skills and public speaking. As part of these courses, participants were also taught basic English sentence patterns and given tips on how to improve their vocabulary. The students were very grateful for this exemplary course as it gave them a great platform to improve their communication skills, which is the need of the hour in today’s competitive world. Principal Prof. Dr. Atima Sharma Dwivedi said that it is a very refreshing program amidst the students’ summer vacation as they can use their time and energy productively. She further claimed that these types of courses contribute to the overall development of students’ personalities. She also emphasized the fact that success in life depends on communication skills so that one can express oneself well. The principal commended the efforts of Dr. Madhumeet (Head, PG English Department and Dean, Student Welfare Department) and all resources to the classes and motivated them for such future endeavors.

Introductory event organised

To take a step forward in education, the CT Group of Institutions initiated and conducted an introductory event for the students of the CT Collegiate Senior Secondary Wing at the CT Institute of Higher Studies. These young students have enrolled in medical, non-medical, business, and humanities majors. A week-long introductory session was organized for these newcomers, where all HOIs and HODs discussed presentations to educate the students on how all departments work, thus motivating them to choose a stream of their own interest. On this occasion, CT Group Chairman Charanjit Singh Channi also interacted with students and their parents. The acting campus director Dr. Anupamdeep Sharma motivated the students to achieve their goals while Dr. Jasdeep Kaur Dhami, Director of Research and Innovation, explained to the students how to focus and get the most out of this introductory program. The CEO of the CT Group, Dr. Manbir Singh, congratulated all the students for choosing CT Group to continue their studies and assured them that here they would grow together with the academics.

“Improve your cooking skills”

Apeejay College of Fine Arts, Jalandhar conducted “Improve Your Culinary Skills” skill improvement courses for 10+2 students. In the class, the students not only learned how to cook delicious and healthy food, but also gained knowledge of the art of artistically presenting it on the dining table.

In these courses, students were taught that the basic mantra of cooking is to learn how to keep the food’s nutritional value and taste. The students also learned how to prepare various country-specific dishes, received tips on how to prepare appetizing street food, and deepened their knowledge of the recipes of quick and instant salads, sweets and snacks. Headmistress Dr. Neerja Dhingra said the purpose of these cooking classes is to introduce the young generation to different types of cuisine of India as food is also an integral part of our culture. The principal praised the efforts of Monika Anand, who taught the students with diligence and dedication.

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