Wednesday, 5 February 2020

Rare Cancer in Abdomen’s Main Vessel Treated Successfully

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Mohali, 05th Feb, 2020:- A 45-yr male patient suffering from a rare cancer of inferior vena cava (IVC) treated successfully at Ivy Hospital,Mohali recently. IVC is a large vein that carries deoxygenated blood from the lower and middle body into the right atrium of the heart.
Surgery was performed by Dr. Vijay Bansal, Chief Cancer Surgeon along with Dr. Avinash Srivastava, Kidney Transplant Surgeon and Dr. Srinath, Vascular Surgeon at Ivy Hospital.
Addressing a press conference at Ivy Hospital on Wednesday, Dr. Bansal informed that the patient was presented with a huge tumor about 30x25 cm in size involving whole of the abdomen. This tumor was arising from the biggest vessel of the body and from the junction of left renal (kidney) vessel and Leiomyosarcoma of IVC.
This is a rare tumor i.e sarcoma of IVC which involved a very complicated surgery.
Surgery was lasted for 6-hours where we have to remove the tumor from IVC which was very hard to do due to location of tumor and risk involved in doing the surgery.
Dr. Vijay Bansal said that as the tumor was also very near to left kidney, thus in order to remove cancerous tumor an auto transplant of left kidney vein with IVC after excision of the tumor were done.
Dr. Vijay Bansal who was earlier worked with Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai said that due to high-risk surgery and huge tumor, this was major surgery and was possible due to the availability of the super-specialty team and best equipment at Ivy Hospital. He added that the best part of the surgery that the tumor was fully excised without sacrificing the kidney and any important organ.
The patient is now perfectly fine and he is working and eating well without any complications.

3 Days 'The Great Indian Book Tour' Inaugurated at CGC Landran

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Chandigarh, 05th Feb, 2020:- ‘The Great Indian Book Tour’ in collaboration with Spartan Poker and Chandigarh Group of Colleges, Landran is organising a 3 days Book fair cum Book launch programme. The authers from across india would be coming to interact with the book lovers during the event.
Lt. Gen. J.S. Cheema inaugurated the event on wednesday at CGC Landran. Addressing the book lovers he said that youth has a great energy that need to be channelized in a better way to make India world leader. He asked the audience to read good books to be informed about the happenings in various fields of society.
On the first day, during book talk session author Dr. Kanwal Preet while talking about her book ‘Rings of life’ said that writing is passion and one must do it with whole heart. She asked students to do whatever their heart asks them to do as life should be lived without regrets. ‘Rings of life’ consists of 13 stories of struggle, passion and evil of different people out of that 12 are about women and one about a man. She said that there is lot life beyond mobile phones, go and observe as there are millions of things to cherish. Every human being has a story to tell, just listen it.  
Talking about his book 'Watch Your Back' writer Dr. Shantanu Sharma provide tips prevent back pain. He said that around 80% of people are suffering from severe or minor back pain today and the reason behind that is nothing but our lifestyle. More than medical treatment, the people have to change their lifestyle to have a pain-free life.
A workshop under the banner 'Unboxing a Book' was organized by Prof. Jayanti from Panjab University. She said that writing can be based on any aspect of life as life has various stories and experiences. To connect the dots perfectly and effectively is the key to get the readers.
The author of 'Spies, Lies and Red Tape' Amit Bagaria explained the back stage drama happening on the higher level of bureaucracy. Amit Bagaria said that ’Spies, Lies and Red Tape’ is his 10th book and first fiction novel. It was released in mid of October 2019.The Amazon released it under thriller and mystery category and it appeared among top 3 new releases of 2019. The book is based on alternate reality that is a new concept in Indian writing pattern.
The actors of Alankar Theatre staged play 'First Teacher' to highlight the importance of teacher and guide in life. 

युथ एक्सचेंज प्रोग्राम: सेक्टर 24 मार्किट वेलफेयर एसोसिएशन ने आदिवासी बच्चों से की मुलाकात

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Chandigarh, 05th Feb, 2020:- नेहरू युवा केन्द्र चंडीगढ़ की ओर से आयोजित 12वें आदिवासी युवा आदान प्रदान कार्यक्रम के तहत आज मार्किट वेलफेयर एसोसिएशन सेक्टर 24 के पदाधिकारियों ने 250 बच्चों से मुलाकात की और सम्मान स्वरूप उन्हें उपहार भेंट किए।
सेक्टर 24 के इंदिरा हॉलिडे होम में आज मार्किट वेलफेयर एसोसिएशन सेक्टर 24 के चेयरमैन रविंदर सिंह उर्फ बिल्ला, प्रेसिडेंट अवनीश बंसल, फाइनेंस सेक्रेटरी सुरेश चंद, एच एल सोबती सहित आदित्य अग्रवाल भी उपस्थित थे।
चेयरमैन रविंदर सिंह उर्फ बिल्ला ने बताया कि आदिवासी काबिले से आये बच्चों के साथ सरकार की स्कीम के तहत मुलाकात की गई है।इसके अलावा उन्हें सम्मान स्वरूप उपहार वितरित किये गए है।

'Drama Queen' - A Solo Act Play to be Staged on Feb 7 at Tagore Theater

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Chandigarh, 05th Feb, 2020:- Chandigarh based theatre professional Nisha Luthra who is also Co-Founder  of 'The Narrators' , a young theatre organisation with a vision of staging par excellence ‘English Theatre and Drama’ in the region, will be staging a unique solo act  - 'Drama Queen', with a very pertinent underlying message. The act will come alive at Tagore Theatre on Feb 7(Friday) at 6:30 pm. Details of the upcoming play were shared with media at a press conference in which the solo act's playwright & protagonist Nisha Luthra, the play's director Dr Sahib Singh, Deepak Luthra, Co - Founder of The Narrators  and production head, Dzenan Smailagic an Irish national who is also a renowned musician and members of crew participated. The act is being staged under the aegis of The Narrators in association with Haryana Tourism.
Nisha explained that the act 'Drama Queen' is neither based on any gender nor a person , rather it is a meek voice of  shown by any Individual whether  man or a woman and even sometimes seen in abstract at different stages  of life.
Nisha Luthra said that we are all gifted with innate courage, love, compassion and power of submission which we show at different phases of life. But, we sacrifice our own passion and aspirations of what we wanted to achieve or what we wanted to be in life, without showing any concerns or complains. These aspects have been shown in 'Drama Queen' through her life's story.
Nisha added that she is a lawyer by profession but theatre has always been her passion. Theatre has been a catharsis for her as it gave her the power to remain happy, despite overpowering circumstances which were only leading her to just balancing  out life’s imbalances. In theatre she is living her passion for acting. The reason for the enactment is to give a message to all people who have dreams and are passionate about certain things, to follow their passion, despite challenges and life's entrapment.
Deepak Luthra, Co - Founder of The Narrators and production head shared with media that 'Drama Queen' is a solo act English play based on the true events in the life of the playwright Nisha Luthra. Deepak said that the playwright’s inspiration to write and tell this story came from the extracts of her own life. In our lives many of us go through various ordeals which are not always about the highs of life but sometimes brutal yet true lows of life. However, we see some people with great tenacity who do not give up and how destiny plays an uncanny role to bring out that undying passion through a remarkable odyssey of life. Similar has been the life of the playwright who has been through that ordeal and had the courage to write about it and most importantly act it out herself.
The act will touch upon the important issue of 'mental health' which needs to be always positive whatever the circumstances be.
Dr Sahib Singh said that Nisha has played out  SIX Characters which are a part of her life journey. She will be showcasing various emotions through a fusion of music, dance and drama in an ensemble choreographed and conceptualized by Nisha herself. The play will intrigue with a well-balanced level of love, humor, compassion, sacrifice, tragedies and emotions.
Dzenan Smailagic an Irish musician is flying especially from Ireland to give the play a touch of his brilliant voice and music in a live song during the act.
The Embassy of Ireland is keenly involved with the play. Ms. Emer Davis, Head of Immigration &Visa Section along with other guests from the Embassy of Ireland, Chanakyapuri New Delhi will be the guests' of honour. What's more, Lord Daljit Singh Rana, Baron of Malone in the British House of Lords too will be present as a guest of honour.
The play is of 1 hour 15 minutes duration and is mostly in English. The set & light design is by Kewal Dhaliwal, Rajan Arora is the assistant director & the back stage team includes Lakhwinder Singh & Nikasha and the promotions and logistics are being handled by Manika and Rajinder Singh.

Kanwarpal Gujjar Visits SGGS College

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Chandigarh, 05th Feb, 2020:-The minister of Education, Forests & Tourism, Haryana Government Kanwarpal Gujjar, on Wednesday visited Guru Nanak Sacred Forest at Sri Guru Gobind Singh College, Sector 26, Chandigarh.  The Principal Chief Conservator Forests Haryana, Mrs. Amrinder Kaur, Conservator Forests, Haryana T.P. Singh and PCCF Wild Life Alok Verma accompanied the minister to the campus.
The minister lauded the efforts of the College for its commendable contribution towards environment sustainability by establishing a mini urban forest on the campus .The novelty of the idea is planting of 550 saplings of 37 native species in an area of about 200 sq. yards. Kanwarpal Gujjar appreciated the efforts of the College in tackling the global issues of climate change and loss of biodiversity through this initiative.
Mrs. Amrinder Kaur and T P Singh appreciated the involvement of students guided by people of foresight from academics in creating this forest .Taking the Guru Nanak Sacred Forest as a role model, they decided to replicate such forests with native species in the state of Haryana.