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History department bags rolling trophy


The 35th annual athletic meet of Sadakkathullah Appa College, Palayamkottai, was held recently. The proprietor of M.H.N. Jewellers, M.K.M. Mohammed Nagib, inaugurated the sports events after taking salute of the sportsmen. The Senior Regional Manager of Tamil Nadu Sports Development Authority, Chinna Ponraj, was the chief guest. Of the 30 events held, Department of History came toppers among boys to win the rolling trophy. Among girls, Department of Zoology won the championship to bag M.K.M. Bhanu rolling trophy. While Mohammed Ibrahim and Edwin Devadoss jointly won the championship title in the boys' section, Hasan Fatima Nisha and Sudha, among girls, shared the championship.

A two-day workshop, `Software Engineering Practices' was held at

National Engineering College in Kovilpatti recently. Inaugurating the programme, Rakesh Agarwal of Learning & Knowledge Management, Accenture India, Bangalore, urged the students to work in teams. Dr. Agarwal later trained the students on `Requirements Analysis.'

Nazareth Margoschis College, Pillaiyanmanai, emerged overall champions with 64 points in the Zone B Atheletic Meet of Manonmaniam Sundaranar University held at Tiruchendur recently. M. Siva, B. Kathiresan, P. Sathiyaraj, Jesuraja, and Muthuraja — all representing the host college — bagged first prize in 100 metres, 800 metres, 10,000 metres, pole vault and decathlon events respectively.

Scott Christian College hosts a multi-disciplinary national seminar every year under the auspicious of Scott Research Forum, an assemblage of researchers.

The second edition of the seminar, held in the college recently, laid emphasis on nascent research works of pre-doctoral and doctoral scholars. More than 200 scholars from various colleges and universities participated, and 74 papers in the disciplines of Tamil, English, Commerce, Economics, Zoology, Botany, Business Administration, Physics and History were presented in different parallel sessions.

The Department of Mathematics in Nesamony Memorial Christian College, Marthandam organised a Maths festival recently. Various cultural and other programmes were conductedursue Maths.

Professor Edward of Scott Christian College in Nagercoil, delivered the keynote address.

Residents of Thiruvithancode near Thuckalay organised a function to felicitate an M.Sc student, S.M. Jearmeen, daughter of M. Selvarajan, a retired employee of Kerala State Road Transport Corporation, for bagging a gold medal. Governor Surjeeth Singh Barnala gave away the medal at a function held recently at Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli.

Does celebration of Wheat-Harvesting Day belong to farmers only? No. The reply came from bakers around the world. The bakers all over the world, particularly in Europe, have been celebrating Wheat-Harvesting Day as World Bread Day on October 8. Catering students of Pannai International Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology in Dindigul made 51 varieties of breads, buns and sticks and displayed at an exhibition held at the institute.

Italian bread, English muffins, light American rye bread, hot cross bread, Spanish loaf, hard rolls and soft rolls, Goa banana bread, masala bun and Indian Malabar Parata were some of the internationally popular varieties displayed at the fair.

Girls from Jayaraj Annapackiam College in Periyakulam clinched overall championship in Mother Teresa Women's University inter-collegiate sports meet held at Sri Adi Chunchanagiri Women's College in Cumbum recently. The Vice-Chancellor, D. Janaki, distributed 14 trophies and 33 medals to winners and runners of various events.

To cater to young minds, Sri Kaliswari College in Sivakasi decided to serve taste buds of the people. And, it was students and staff of the Department of Hotel Management who played the host. They entertained around 750 guests, including the District Superintendent of Police, S. Jeyachandran, with over 40 different food items from southern States, during the South Indian Food Festival held on Gandhi Jayanthi. Just to add right ambience to the aroma in the air, professionals played "Kathakali" and "Oyilattam" and men from Sri Kaliswari Fireworks dazzled the sky with fireworks.

P. Sudhakar

in Tirunelveli,

R. Vimal Kumar in Tuticorin,

P.S. Suresh Kumar

in Nagercoi l,

K. Raju in Dindigul and

S. Sundar in Madurai

Contributions from P. Sudhakar in Tirunelveli, R. Vimal Kumar in Tuticorin, P.S. Suresh Kumar i

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