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Tuesday, 14 July 2020 | PNS

Tsuzuki enters into agreement with METL

Gurugram: Tsuzuki, a Japanese company, has entered into an agreement with Model Economic Township Limited (METL), a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited, to set up a manufacturing unit in Reliance MET, Jhajjar. The Japanese multinational company with ISO9001:2015 and IATF16949 certification will manufacture Steering Knuckle for the automobile industry.  Eiichi Oya, Managing Director of Tsuzuki, informed the company will start manufacturing in the new unit by 2021 in Jhajjar. The parts will be manufactured in this unit for both domestic and export market. Shrivallabh Goyal, CEO & Whole Time Director of METL said, the investment by Tsuzuki India will improve trade relations between India and Japan. The development of MET will not only bring economic development in the area, but also create job opportunities for the residents, he added.

GGSI certified as Great Place to Work

Chandigarh: With over a year of setting foot in  India, Gus Global Services India (GGSI) the India arm of Global University Systems (GUS)—, an international network of higher-education institutions—has  been ranked amongst India’s top 50 ‘Great Place to Work.’ This  certification has been awarded in the ‘Great mid-size workplaces to work for in India. GUS’ global network spans Pearl Academy and University of Petroleum and Energy Studies(UPES) in India and reputed universities overseas with 75,000 students in it’s ambit.  “This milestone is a proud moment for the GUS family,” said Sharad Mehra, CEO- Asia Pacific, Global University Systems (GUS). “We have a culture of innovation, trust, equality and inclusion," he said.

Himachal Chief Electoral Officer calls on Governor

Shimla: Himachal chief electoral officer C. Paulrasu called on Governor Bandaru Dattatraya at Raj Bhavan and presented a documented report of general election to Lok Sabha-2019 in the state. On the occasion, the Governor appreciated the efforts of the Himachal Pradesh Election Department in compiling the important data highlighting Systematic Voters’ Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) activities.  He said. t the SVEEP campaign has been played an important role during the Lok Sabha elections – 2019 as the state recorded the highest voting percentage of 72.42 in the Lok Sabha elections. He hoped that the document would inspire everyone to make every election a participatory, inclusive and festive occasion.

Farmers applied under ‘Mera Pani-Meri Virasat’ plan

Chandigarh: As many as 1,177 farmers in Haryana have so far applied for construction of recharge shafts under the ‘Mera Pani – Meri Virasat’ scheme, aimed at protecting the depleting groundwater table through crop diversification. Additional Chief Secretary, Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Department, Sanjeev Kaushal, said that 182 farmers in Ratia, 76 in Siwan, and 231 in Guhla have so far applied for construction of recharge shafts. Similarly, 55 farmers have applied in Pipli, 426 in Shahabad, 47 in Babain, 108 in Ismailabad, and 52 in Sirsa. The State Government had decided to construct 1,000 recharge shafts in eight water-stressed blocks. The farmers would pay ten per cent of the total cost or a maximum of Rs. 10,000 as contribution for construction of recharge structure at his field at the time of submission of application, he added.

Patent granted to PGI siblings Prof Kusum, Prof Aman

Chandigarh: A team led by PGIMER’s Prof Kusum Sharma has developed a innovative multiplex PCR method for diagnosis of tuberculosis. This will lead to significant improvement in diagnostic sensitivity of extrapulmonary tuberculosis at sites like brain and meninges(meningitis), eye, joints, and gastrointestinal tract etc, said a spokesman.  The patent office, Government of India granted the patent of this technique to Prof Kusum and Aman Sharma on July 8, 2020. This PCR technique was validated at University of Florida, he added.

Download doc from website for admission in PU

Chandigarh: With the ongoing admission process in Panjab University, the last date of which is August 8 tentatively, the admission for the academic session 2020-21 for Sciences/Social Sciences/languages/UG/PG/Diploma Courses can be downloaded from websitehttp://puchd.ac.in/important-documents.php . The website was recently launched by Raj Kumar, Vice Chancellor, PU, for which, 1337 candidates have registered for UG Courses and 2942 have registered for PG, said a spokesman.

Rape accused held by Haryana Police after 10 yrs

Chandigarh: Haryana Police has nabbed a rape accused after 10 years of crime from Hansi. A spokesperson said, the arrested accused identified as Suresh alias Kalia, a resident of Gagankheri in Police District Hansi, had in September 2010 raped a Sadhvi, who lived in a temple of the village. A case in this connection was registered in Sadar police station Hansi and the accused had been absconding since then.  Investigations revealed that after committing the crime, accused fled to Delhi and continued to change his job to evade arrest. The Court had declared him proclaimed offender in 2012. Police, in July 2018, also announced a reward of Rs 25,000 on his arrest.

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