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Solan: The closing ceremony of the Kabaddi tournament for the Solan Constituency Zone was held at Mashiwar Panchayat  today with great enthusiasm and excitement. The event was graced by the esteemed presence of chief guest Col. Sanjay Shandil, Commanding Officer 1HP Girls Bn NCC Solan accompanied by his wife Mrs. Poonam Shandil. The ceremony commenced with a warm welcome to all the dignitaries and guests present at the event. Among the notable attendees were Up Pradhan Naresh Kumar, Ward Member Krishna, Principal Shiv Prabhakar, Ex Controller Tek Chand Kayshap, Ex Pradhan Vineeta, and other respected members of the community. A…

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Solan: Located in the Salubrious environment of the Simla hills, The Lawrence School, Sanawar is celebrating its 177th Foundation Day this year. The three days long celebrations kicked off on Saturday in the school premises already buzzing with activities galore. In a ‘Thanks Giving’ Special Assembly convened in its iconic Chapel built in 1851, the Headmaster, Mr. Himmat Singh Dhillon read out the special prayer and also awarded the commendable efforts of three staff members instrumental in bringing out two publications titled, “The Sanawar Handbook” and “The Familiar Birds of Sanawar”. He also spoke about the importance of Integrity of Character…

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Solan: A delegation comprising two members from Western Sydney University (WSU) recently visited Dr. YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni to hold further discussions on dual degree programs and potential collaborations between the institutions. Professor Linda Taylor, Pro Vice Chancellor of WSU, was joined by Kopal, a representative from WSU’s New Delhi office, for the one-day visit to Nauni. Professor Rajeshwar Singh Chandel, Vice Chancellor of Nauni, welcomed the visiting delegation. Notably, the Deans of all four constituent colleges, including Neri and Thunag, along with statutory officers of the university actively participated in the discussions. The dialogue encompassed…

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Shimla: Sushil Sharma has been recommended for the post of Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) of SJVN by the Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB). Presently, Sushil Sharma is serving as Director (Projects) in SJVN. Sushil Sharma has been recommended for the post of CMD, SJVN after a rigorous selection process by the Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) from a list of nine candidates from diverse sectors, including two from SJVN, two from Indian Railways, and one each from NHPC Limited, BSNL, Power Grid, GAIL (India) Limited, and Patel Engineering Ltd. in an interview held on April 8, 2024. Sushil Sharma has…

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Solan: In a significant gathering chaired by Pradeep Mamgai, President of Sirmaur Kalyan Manch Solan, diverse topics took center stage on Sunday. Emphasis was placed on bolstering public service initiatives and advancing ongoing construction endeavors. The forum delved into strategies for welcoming new members and amplifying community engagement. Progress updates regarding ongoing construction projects were thoroughly reviewed. Of particular note was the collective resolve to ensure enhanced participation of female members across all endeavors. Yashpal Kapoor, the General Secretary of Sirmaur Kalyan Manch, adeptly led the proceedings. Esteemed members, including Narayan Singh Chauhan, Joginder Singh Chauhan, Dr. Ram Gopal Sharma,…

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Shimla: Under the ambit of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), SJVN organised a Silver Jubilee Merit Scholarship distribution ceremony at Corporate Headquarters in Shimla. Akhileshwar Singh, Director (Finance), SJVN, the chief guest of the occasion gave scholarships to 75 selected students from Himachal Pradesh who excelled in their Class 12 exams during the academic session 2023. Akhileshwar Singh congratulated the recipients of the scholarship for their remarkable academic accomplishments. He emphasized the pivotal role of education in empowering future generations and highlighted SJVN’s dedication to support educational initiatives that nurture the dreams and aspirations of the students. The company, through…

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Solan: The Cinedicate Club at Shoolini University, in collaboration with the School of Media and Communications at Shoolini University,  hosted screening of the film “Rabb Di Awaj,  India’s first multi-inclusive film on Friday.  “Rabb Di Awaj” resonates deeply with its portrayal of the struggles faced by both the specially-abled and the youth, addressing pertinent issues such as depression, loneliness, and mental health in today’s fragmented world. The entire star cast, besides the producer Ojaswwee Sharma, were present at the screening of the film. These included Bhasker Pandey, Abhinav Sharma, Shiv Kumar Sharma, Sandeep Kumar, Mohit Verma, Sarvpriya Nirmohi, Shridhar Gupta,…

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Solan: A 44-member delegation from Orissa which included 40 students and four faculty from different higher educational institutions in Orissa undertook a week-long cultural exchange of Himachal Pradesh. The programme aimed to enhance interaction and promote mutual understanding between people of different states. Activities to promote a sustained and structured cultural connect in the areas of language, culture, traditions and music, tourism and cuisine, sports and sharing of best practices, etc., were held under this programme. Earlier, a student delegation from Himachal had also undertaken a similar visit to Orissa. On the last day of the exposure tour, the Dr…

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Solan: In a bid to inspire and ensure the active participation of young and first-time voters in the upcoming general elections, a comprehensive one-day national awareness campaign took place at the Dr YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni. Attended by over 250 first-year students of BSc Horticulture and BSc Forestry, many of whom are first-time voters, the event aimed to empower this demographic with essential knowledge about their electoral rights and the significance of exercising them in a democratic setup. The initiative was spearheaded by the Shimla Chapter of the Public Relations Society of India (PRSI) in collaboration…

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Shimla: SJVN has won two prestigious awards during 15th CIDC Vishwakarma Awards 2024. The company has been conferred with ‘Achievement Award for Creating Social Development & Impact’ and ‘CIDC Partners in Progress Trophy’. Smt. Geeta Kapur, Chairman & Managing Director, SJVN and Chairman of CSR Foundation said that these Awards acknowledge SJVN’s commitment to positive change through innovative and sustainable Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives. She highlighted that the company has secured these prestigious awards for third consecutive year. “We are immensely proud for being recognized for our contribution to the society and we will remain dedicated to furthering our efforts in creating a…

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Shimla: SJVN has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with prestigious Indian Institute of Technology Patna (IIT Patna) in the august presence of A.K Singh, Director (Finance) SJVN and T.N Singh, Director IIT Patna. Smt. Geeta Kapur, Chairman & Managing Director, SJVN said that this collaboration aims to pioneer advanced geological models, significantly reducing time and cost overruns in SJVN’s tunnelling projects. The primary focus of the MoU is to develop cutting-edge methodologies to integrate diverse geotechnical data sources. These include geological surveys, borehole data, geophysical measurements and monitoring data from projects of SJVN. This collaboration also aims to evaluate…

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Solan: In order to create awareness on the importance of water and increase efforts towards its conservation, the department of Soil Science and Water Management of Dr YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry celebrated World Water Day at the campus on Friday. The department organized several informative lectures which were attended by 148 students of various disciplines along with the faculty and staff of the department. Speaking on the occasion, Dr ML Verma, HOD Department of Soil Science and Water Management informed that since the 1993 World Water Day is being celebrated every year to draw attention on the importance…

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Shimla: Collaborating with Central Board of Secondary Education(CBSE), The Lawrence School, Sanawar, known for its commitment to holistic education, hosted a groundbreaking CBSE Capacity Building Workshop focusing on the concept of “Happy Classrooms” The event brought together over fifty educators from six schools located across North India including St. Mary’s School, Kasauli, Pinegrove School, Subathu, and The Lawrence School, Sanawar to delve into innovative approaches aimed at fostering joy and positivity within educational spaces. The workshop, held at The Lawrence School, Sanawar, served as a platform for educators to explore strategies and techniques aimed at creating vibrant and engaging learning…

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Solan: The 4th edition of the Shoolini Literature Festival, organised by the Chitrakoot School of Liberal Arts at Shoolini University, concluded successfully on Saturday, leaving a trail of intellectual and cultural enrichment.  The second day of the fest started with an enlightening session titled ‘The Rise of Seven Sisters: Transformation of North East India.’ Prof. Vipin Pubby, Director of the School of Media and Communications and former Resident Editor of The Indian Express, moderated a panel discussion featuring author and national BJP spokesperson Mr. Tuhin A. Sinha and Ms. Rami Desai, an anthropologist specialising in North East India. A culinary…

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Solan: National Cadet Corps (NCC) in Himachal Pradesh plays a pivotal role in nurturing youth leadership, fostering a spirit of discipline, and instilling patriotism among the cadets. Under the visionary leadership of Col. Sanjay Shandil, Commanding Officer of 1 HP Girls Battalion NCC Solan, significant strides have been made towards the upliftment and enhancement of NCC activities in the state. Col. Sanjay Shandil has focused on expanding the reach of NCC activities across various districts of Himachal Pradesh. Through strategic collaborations with educational institutions and community organizations, the NCC has been able to penetrate remote areas, reaching out to a…

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