City student wins EC-Council award

Abhilash GandretiAbhilash Gandreti, final year B.Tech student (Information and Technology) from Anil Neerukonda Institute of Technology and Sciences (ANITS) grabbed the second runner-up position in the national-level competition ‘Code-Uncode Programming-2013’ conducted by EC-Council. Presenting a cheque of Rs.25,000 and lauding the efforts taken by Abhilash, regional manager of EC-Council (south) Viswanatha highlighted the relevance of information security in today’s competitive scenarioPrincipal of ANITS V.S.R.K. Prasad and the staff also attended.


Counselling to overcome exam fear

With the 10th class (SSC) examinations fast approaching, the Andhra Pradesh Counselling Psychologists Association (APCPA) have decided to conduct a series of counselling sessions to the students along with few tips and techniques to overcome stress and exam fear.

Interacting with the media here on Sunday, APCPA Vice President N.B. Sudhakar Reddy, district President Kalathuru Sudhakar Reddy and Advisor B. Govinda Reddy advised the students to focus on learning the concepts instead of worrying about the outcome of examinations.

They further prescribed few techniques for increasing concentration and memory power besides highlighting the aspects of mood management.


‘Focus on learning the concepts instead of worrying about the outcome of examinations’



Creativity at its best

No looking back:A student driving an assembled racing car at GITAM during ‘Pramana’ in Medak district on Saturday.- PHOTO: MOHD ARIF

No looking back:A student driving an assembled racing car at GITAM during ‘Pramana’ in Medak district on Saturday.- PHOTO: MOHD ARIF

The colours of spring were splashed across the campus as the energy of youth power reached crescendo as students of GITAM School of Technology and Hyderabad Business School (HBS) of GITAM University, jointly organised a two-day techno-management fest ‘Pramana-2K14’ on its Hyderabad campus on Friday and Saturday. The fest consisted of technical and management competitions. Chief guest Prof. V. Harinarayana Sarma, EC member, ISTE, New Delhi, inaugurated the students’ event. Some of the techno and management events were – robo-soccer, robo-war, robo-rage, code-freak, cad-o-mania, boomerang, GITAM youth assembly, technical quiz, civil elevation, science exhibition, young managers challenge, scrolla, B-quiz, B-plan, bulls & bears. Nisadhya and Sambandha organised during the two-day fest. Prof. Ch. Sanjay, Director, GITAM Hyderabad campus, Prof. S. S. Prasada Rao, Director, HBS, D.V.V.S.R. Varma, Resident Director, and others were present.


Two-day techno-management festival ‘Pramana-2K14’

held on GITAM University campus



Student excels in RD parade

D.V.N.L. Saisri, an 11th class (CBSE) student of Nalanda Vidya Niketan, was felicitated by the school management and faculty on Saturday for her performance at the Republic Day parade held in Delhi recently. She was one of the three NCC cadets from Andhra Pradesh Directorate to be selected for the prestigious event. School principal Susantha Das congratulated the student on her accomplishment.



Gautami students celebrate New Year with ‘special’ children

The students of Sri Gowthami Smart School, Gandhipuram campus celebrated New Year 2014 along with physically and mentally challenged children of “Maatrusri Foundation” in Gandhipuram here on Tuesday.

As a part of “Joy of giving”, the students of Sri Gowthami shared their joy with the physically challenged children of “Maatrusri School” by cutting New Year cake.

The students wished them good health and happiness by giving the greeting cards prepared by them. They also distributed sweets to the children of the school.

The Correspondent of Sri Gowthami group of schools Mr. Sunkara Ravi Kumar expressed that Sri Gowthami creates awareness on social responsibility among the children.

The students should be motivated to participate in social service activities, he added.

In this programme the students, teachers and non-teaching staff conveyed their wishes to the physically challenged children.