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Shimla: Himachal CM Thakur Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu said that the newly constituted Himachal Chayan Aayog “Himachal Pradesh Rajya Chayan Aayog” (HPRCA) would implement stringent measures to ensure transparency in its functioning and conducting of recruitment examinations for Group-C posts. Stressing, that the State Government has adopted zero tolerance for corruption and was all set to adopt the selection process by eradicating corrupt practices besides upholding merit. The Chief Minister said that the Aayog would set an example to be followed by other states. The State Cabinet recently gave its nod to notify Rules of Business and Procedure in respect of…

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Shimla: Himachal CM Thakur Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu has revealed plans for a new comprehensive sports policy aimed at nurturing talent and providing enhanced support to the athletes in the State. He said that the state government was dedicated to raise the stature of sports in the state. “To provide adequate resources and facilities to the sportspersons of the State is imperative, and our government is determined to enable budding athletes to sharpen their skills and excel in their respective disciplines and to achieve this goal, a new Sports Policy is in the pipeline,” said Sh. Sukhu.  One of the pivotal aspects…

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Shimla: Smt. Geeta Kapur, Chairman & Managing Director, SJVN informed that SJVN has received the Letter of Intent (LOI) from Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) for 200 MW Solar Power Project in GUVNL Phase XXII. Smt. Geeta Kapur apprised that SJVN Green Energy Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of SJVN has earlier bagged the initial 100 MW Solar Project through bidding and further 100 MW under Greenshoe option at a tariff of Rs 2.63 per unit on Build Own and Operate basis in e-RA conducted by GUVNL in December 2023. The Greenshoe option is a method in which the implementing agencies offer additional capacity…

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New Delhi: Signify, the world leader in lighting, announces the benchmarking execution of the Ayodhya Solar City lighting Project, a significant initiative aimed at transforming Ayodhya into a beacon of smart solar lighting city. The project aims to set a record by installing 600+ Philips UrbanSpark, Solar vertical integrated pole solution streetlights in Ayodhya Solar City – the sacred City of Lord Ram and temples, expecting millions of pilgrims in 2024.  Executed in line with UTTAR PRADESH NEW & RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT AGENCY, Department of Additional Source of ENERGY, GoUP (UPNEDA) – the nodal agency of Renewable Energy of UP,…

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New Delhi: The culinary world is about to experience a revolution with the introduction of Red Gold Tomatoes from Europe in the Indian market. These exquisite tomatoes, cultivated through perfected European farming techniques, are set to redefine the way we perceive this humble fruit in our dishes. European agriculture has a time-honoured tradition of producing some of the finest tomatoes globally, and Red Gold Tomatoes are a testament to this legacy. These vibrant, ruby-red treasures are a result of meticulous farming practices and a dedication to quality. Europe’s ideal climate and soil conditions create the perfect environment for these tomatoes…

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Shimla: Smt. Geeta Kapur, who is holding the charge of Director (Personnel), has assumed the additional charge of Chairman & Managing Director, SJVN. Smt. Geeta Kapur has marked a historic milestone as the first female to lead any Hydro CPSE within the Indian Power Sector. Prior to this, she made history in 2018 as the first full-time female Director in SJVN and when she joined SJVN in 1992 she was the first female Personnel Officer to join the company. While assuming the charge, Smt. Geeta Kapur expressed her gratitude to all the previous CMDs for their exemplary leadership that has…

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Shimla: CMD Nand Lal Sharma, Director, SJVN was extended a warm farewell by the SJVN family in a function at Corporate Headquarters, Shimla.  On this occasion, Smt. Geeta Kapur, Director (Personnel), A.K Singh, Director (Finance), Sushil Sharma, Director (Projects) and SJVN employees wished him success in all endeavours in the future. Nand Lal Sharma will join Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) as Chairman. During his tenure as Chairman & Managing Director, Nand Lal Sharma has steered SJVN towards exponential growth in India & abroad and elevated the portfolio of the company from 5200 MW to 59872 MW at present. His…

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Anand: In a momentous achievement for the agricultural sector, India has firmly established itself as a global leader in Nano Agri Inputs, encompassing Nano fertilizers and Nano micro-nutrients, heralding a transformative era in sustainable farming practices. The notable progress in nanotechnology-driven agricultural solutions has catapulted India to the forefront of innovation, providing groundbreaking solutions that reduce dependence on conventional bulk fertilizers like Urea, promoting self-reliance, and mitigating environmental impact without compromising crop yield, thereby ensuring food security. Additionally, these advancements significantly alleviate the government’s expenditure on subsidies. Beyond established fertilizer companies, pivotal contributors to India’s ascendancy in this domain include…

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Mumbai: Known for its breathtaking natural beauty above and below the water, Komodo National Park in the Indonesian province of East Nusa Tenggara is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Although the Komodo dragons are the most renowned of its natural wonders, the world’s largest lizards join a long list of reasons to explore the park’s rich biodiversity and unique landscapes. From aquamarine waters and majestic manta rays to rugged savannah and scarlet sunsets, Komodo National Park promises the trip of a lifetime.  For unparalleled luxury, comfort and style, look no further than AYANA Komodo Waecicu Beach in Labuan Bajo on the island…

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Solan: Colonel Sapna Rana, an ex cadet of 1HP Girls Bn NCC Solan, a distinguished officer from Himachal Pradesh, has scripted history by becoming the first Woman Commanding Officer to lead a Battalion from the state. Hailing from a small hamlet in Solan district, she is the embodiment of Nari Shakti, showcasing remarkable leadership in her current role as the commander of an Army Service Corps (ASC) Battalion in the North East. Born to Mr. Rajender Thakur, a teacher, and Mrs. Krishna Thakur, a homemaker, Colonel Sapna Rana completed her schooling and graduation in Solan. Her journey towards military excellence…

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London, United Kingdom: An India born prolific lawyer, Ajit Mishra, has been conferred with “Freedom of the City of London Award” at Guildhall today for his outstanding contribution in legal and public life. Mr Mishra is Founder and Chair of UK India Legal Partnership (UKILP). He is a dual qualified lawyer and corporate partner at Knights. With more than two decades of professional experience of leading M&A and commercial transactions between India and UK, Mr Mishra has been Partner and head of India desk at some of the best domestic and international law firms. He has acted for international companies investing…

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New Delhi: Gaudiya Mission, with a steadfast commitment to spreading the teachings of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu and a dedicated focus on human welfare, is set to mark a historic event – the World Vaishnav Convention 2024. Scheduled to take place from February 6th to 8th at the prestigious Bharat Mandappam, Pragati Maidan in New Delhi, this grand assembly is a tribute to the 150th Birth Anniversary of the founder acharya and revered spiritual leader, Srila Bhakti Siddhanta Saraswati Goswami Prabhupad of Gaudiya Mission. The convention, an annual gathering of Vaishnavism devotees worldwide, promises a vibrant celebration of spiritual legacy and…

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New Delhi: Medha Pushkarna, an acclaimed author known for her book ‘The Great Trial’ is set to hit the emotions with her new book titled ‘Words Behind Bars’. In this captivating book, emotions find expression through the rhythmic flow of poems transcending the confines of an imprisoned mind. With her writing, Medha has beautifully captured the essence of fear, agony, shock and betrayal showcasing the world constrained by invisible bars. The poems, written within the secret diary of the main character, unfold as heartfelt letters to her father and grandmother. Each poem paints a vivid picture of the emotional restlessness…

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New Delhi: The Indian real estate market witnessed unprecedented growth in 2023, surpassing all expectations and setting new records. As the market gears up for 2024, all indicators point to a sustained and robust growth phase, bolstering the nation’s economy and investor confidence alike.  The upcoming Union Budget 2024 sets the expectations high for the real estate sector. The developer community expresses its wish list for the government to look into it. “We are anticipating a growth-oriented budget where real estate thrives as a cornerstone of progress with policies that nurture sustainable development, incentivize innovation, and foster the housing segment…

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Shimla: Nand Lal Sharma, Chairman & Managing Director, SJVN informed that SJVN has secured full quoted capacity of 100 MW Solar Power Project through e-Reverse Auction conducted by Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL). Nand Lal Sharma stated that SJVN successfully bagged 100 MW Solar Project @ Rs 2.54/Unit on Build Own and Operate basis through a tariff based competitive bidding process of GUVNL Phase XXI. This Ground Mounted Solar Project shall be developed by SJVN through its wholly owned subsidiary, SJVN Green Energy Limited (SGEL) at a tentative cost of Rs 550 crores. The project shall be executed by…

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