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Solan: The 2nd Annual Training Camp of the 1HP Girls Battalion NCC Solan is going to being held at UHF Nauni from 10th July to 19th July 2024. Under the able leadership of Camp Commandant Colonel Sanjay Shandil, approximately 750 girl cadets from various schools and colleges across Himachal Pradesh are participating in this extensive training program. Cadets will undergo rigorous training in discipline and drill, crucial for instilling a sense of order and teamwork. Hands-on weapon training sessions will be conducted to familiarize cadets with the handling and safety measures of various firearms. Practical sessions in map reading will…

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Solan: 1 HP Girls BN NCC Solan is conducting two Annual Training Camps, from 30th June to 9th July and from 10th July to 19th July.First camp commenced on June 30, 2024, at the campus of the University of Horticulture and Forestry under the leadership of Camp Commandant Colonel Sanjay Shandil and Deputy Camp Commandant Major Taruna. This camp brings together 719 girl cadets from various schools and colleges across Himachal Pradesh, along with 9 ANOs and CTOs. The first day of the camp began with the traditional reveille, marked by the sounding of the bugle, followed by a session…

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Solan: Dr. YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry (UHF), Nauni, conducted its first counselling session for normal seats of undergraduate programmes on Tuesday. The counselling  took place at the university campus. Around 491 students from across the state were called for the first counselling. These students had achieved scores of 40 or above in the university’s Undergraduate Entrance Examination held on June 16. The counselling session was organized for admissions to the normal seats of UG programmes at the university’s four constituent colleges. The university offers various undergraduate courses, including BSc (Hons) in Horticulture, Forestry, and Natural Farming, as…

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Shimla: Chief Minister Thakur Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu today here said that the State Government was set to launch the ‘Himachal Pradesh Early Childhood Care and Education Tutor Scheme’ to overall growth of the children between 3-6 years of age. He said that presently 6,297 pre-primary sections in primary schools were being run by the State Government catering to approximately 60,000 children and 2,377 anganwari were also co-located with these primary schools. “In alignment with the National Education Policy, 2020, which recommends comprehensive Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE), the Education Department would implement a combination of all four ECCE models,…

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Geneva: Press Emblem Campaign, the global media safety and rights body, expresses shock over the murder of an Indian journalist based in Bihar on Tuesday evening and demands a fair probe into the incident to identify the culprits for necessary legal actions. The victim, identified as Shivshankar Jha, sustained multiple knife injuries when he was attacked by miscreants on 25 June 2024 near his residence at Maripur village under Muzaffarpur locality. Seriously wounded Shivshankar (40), who worked for several Hindi media outlets, was taken to a nearby hospital, but the attending doctors declared him dead. The family members claimed that…

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Shimla: The state government gave a detailed presentation on the financial needs and various important issues pertaining to the state to the 16th Finance Commission here today which is on a three-day visit to Himachal Pradesh to give its recommendations for the next five years. While raising various issues of the state’s interest Chief Minister Thakur Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu urged the Finance Commission to provide liberal financial assistance to the state for its contributions to the nation. He emphasized that it was necessary to develop the border areas of the state to ensure national security and provide basic facilities to the people…

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Shimla: SJVN celebrated International Day of Yoga with great enthusiasm at all its Offices & Projects. The Special Yoga Session at SJVN Office, New Delhi was graced by Sushil Sharma, Chairman & Managing Director. On this occasion, Akhileshwar Singh, Director (Finance), Pawan Verma, Executive Director (HR) and other senior officers of the company were also present. This year marks the 10th International Day of Yoga with the theme ‘Yoga for Self and Society.’  Sushil Sharma highlighted the importance of integrating yoga into daily life, urging all employees to adopt a healthy lifestyle. “We believe that a healthy workforce is the backbone…

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Sanawar: Books became the most prized possession during the prestigious ‘Annual Prize Giving’ ceremony held at The Lawrence School, Sanawar today in which over 300 books along with a certificate each were awarded to over hundred students to celebrate their outstanding achievements in the academic year 2023. The Chief Guest of the ceremony was Sanjay Kumar, IAS, Secretary, Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Education, Government of India, did the honours and gave away the awards to the young achievers.    Renowned as one of the oldest co-educational residential schools in the world for facilitating overall development of…

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Shimla: Chief Minister Thakur Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu released a song ‘Shrikhand Mahadeva’ sung by Anshul Kapoor under the banner of Abhigya – the Band, here last evening. The Chief Minister appreciated the efforts of Abhigya – the Band for preserving the rich culture of Himachal Pradesh and expressed hope that the Band would continue its endeavours to promote the folk music of the State across the globe. The representatives of the Band Gaurav Sharma, Gaurav Kanojia, Rohit Raj and Kennedy Shaw were also present on the occasion.

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Shimla: Chief Minister Thakur Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu here today reviewed the various ongoing road projects of four lanes and other roads being constructed by National Highway Authority of India (NHAI), Ministry of Surface Transport and State Public Works Department in the State. He directed the departments to expedite the ongoing projects to meet the established timelines while ensuring quality in construction works. He directed the NHAI authorities to fully develop the Shimla-Matour and Mandi-Pathankot roads into four lanes to facilitate the smooth travel for commuters. He said that the State Government is developing Kangra district as the Tourism Capital of…

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Shimla: To get rid of the traffic congestion on Shimla city roads, the Government is all set to construct a 890 meters double lane tunnel from Nav-Bahar near Petrol Pump to Circular Road near Indira Gandhi Medical College (IGMC), Shimla beneath the Jakhu hill. This was stated by Chief Minister Thakur Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu while presiding over a meeting of Public Works Department (PWD) here today. He said that the tunnel would be constructed with an outlay of Rs. 295 crore out of which Rs. 100 crore has already been released and tender process will begin by the end of…

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Solan: The State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT) Solan today welcomed Mr. Rakesh Kanwar, Secretary of Education, Government of Himachal Pradesh, and Dr. Amarjeet Sharma, Director of Higher Education. Their visit highlighted their commitment to improve the education quality in the state. During their time at SCERT, Mr. Kanwar and Dr. Sharma engaged closely with the staff. They shared valuable insights and offered guidance, which inspired and motivated the team. The discussions centered on SCERT’s future role and strategies to tackle upcoming challenges in education. The Government of Himachal Pradesh’s dedication to enhancing education was evident. Mr. Kanwar’s…

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Solan: Dr. Sudhakar Pandey, Assistant Director General (Flowers, Vegetables, Spices and Medicinal Plants) at the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), recently conducted a review of the All India Coordinated Research Projects (AICRP) presently being run at the Dr. YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni. Under the chairmanship of Vice Chancellor Prof. Rajeshwar Singh Chandel, the university hosted a meeting attended by coordinators and scientists from various AICRPS, focusing on Vegetables, Spices, Floriculture, and Medicinal Plants which was attended by Dr Pandey. Dr. VP Sharma, Director of the Directorate of Mushroom Research, Solan also attended the meeting. During…

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Solan: The National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) and Shoolini University signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Tuesday marking a significant stride towards strengthening the relationship between the two institutions. The MoU was signed by Mr. Sanjeev Bajaj, General Manager, Partnerships, NISM, and Prof. Munish Sahrawat, President and Dean, Faculty of Management Sciences (FMS), Shoolini University. This strategic collaboration aims to leverage the combined expertise and resources of both institutions to deliver high-quality education, comprehensive training, and innovative research opportunities in the dynamic field of financial markets. Chancellor Prof PK Khosla, Pro Chancellor Mr Vishal Anand and Vice President…

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Geneva: Politically disturbed, financially ruined and socially disintegrated, Pakistan continues to witness the assassination of journalists with usual immunity from the government and concerned authorities. The south Asian nation lost one more journalist on 24 May as injured Sindhi journalist Nasrullah Gadani died in a Karachi-based hospital. Nasrullah (40) was attacked by the gunmen in Mirpur Mathelo locality under Ghotki district of Sindh province on 21 May and he was rushed to a nearby hospital. Later Nasrullah was shifted to a Karachi-based hospital but succumbed to injuries. Associated with Sindhi daily newspaper ‘Awami Aghaz’, brave journalist Nasrullah used to report…

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