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150 saplings planted atKhalsa College
Mohali, August 21, 2014: 110 students of NSS Unit planted over 150 saplings at the campus of Khalsa College (Amritsar) of Technology and Business Studies, Mohalihere today. Chief Guest on the occasion wasTejinder Singh Saini, Division Forest Officer, Mohali.
Tree Plantation was carried out in association with Members of Khalsa Alumni Association and Local managing Committee Members of Punjab Environment Society. The members included GS Bopari, Swaran Singh Amarjeet Singh, Col BS Sarao, Yudhvir Singh, Col Jatinder Singh-President, Punjab Heritage and Education foundation, Nirmal Singh Sandhu-General Secretary, Dr SPS Nosanj-landscape Adviser, Punjab, Sukhmider Singh Bains, and SRS Harzuria.
The Chief Guest, Mr. Saini said tree plantation is important to conserve environment. He added life was not possible without trees and advised plantation of long lasting trees.
Dr Harish Kumari addressed the gathering and said that the NSS Unit of the college has in…
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Malhar performance leaves audience spellbound Enthralling ‘Malharotsava’-celebration of the monsoon season
Chandigarh August 2014: Indian National Theatre in collboration with Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan organised ‘Malharotsava’-an evening of music of the rainy season at Jaisukhlal Hathi Sadan, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan in Sector 27 here.
Young performing artiste Aditya Khandve from Mumbai presented some rarely heard varieties of the magnificent raga Malhar. He was accompanied on the tabla by Mahmood Khan and by Vinay Mishra on the harmonium. Aditya is a rare breed of young male vocalists pursuing Jaipur gayaki . He is fortunate to have a rich linage of doyens of Jaipur Gharana through his guru Ganyogini Smt. Dhondutai Kulkarni.
His performance included renditions in different ragas like Raag Gaur Malhar, Raag Hamir, Raag Paraj, and Raag Meera Bai ki Malhar. The audience was left spellbound listening to his performance leaving a lasting imprint in the hearts of those present.
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