Auckland House School Girls’ Junior section sports day celebrated
SHIMLA- Students of Auckland House School Girls celebrated their annual sports day here today. During the event more than 200 students participated and showcased their strength.
Rewa Gupta, Associate Professor English, RKMV College Shimla, graced the occasion as chief guest and expressed her experience for the day saying that it was a great pleasure and honor to be part of the event. She appreciates the effort put in by students as well as teaches for making this day a great success. Being an ex student of the school she was overwhelmed recalled her good old days spent in the school.
During the day various physical activities included : –
Aerobics Form 1 & II – Entire class participated in display
Stop,Look,Go Form I & II – Again entire class participated in display
Flag Race Nursery A – Group I winners included Aradhya Rana, Rimsha Mahawar, Bani Bakshi and in Group II- Arshiya, Preksha and Drishya Sood
Balloon Race Nursery B – Group I winners included Avni Dogra,Sarvi and Avni and in Group II- Arashaya Chauhan, Harleen and Agrata.
Party Race L.K.G A – Group I winners included Gauri Manhhan, Ahana Negi , Samaira Bali and in Group II- Avni Gangta, Alankrita and Tejasvi.
Obstacle Race L.K.G B – Group I winners included Paridhi Mahawar, Jasleen and Sanvi Chandel and in Group II- Simran Syan, Astha Sharma and Avusha Syal
Bursting the balloon U.K.G A – Group I winners included Variti Verma, Aradhya Chauhan and Akriti Malketa and in Group II- Anaya Khimta, Ojasvi Tanwar and Srishti Sharma
Shopping Race U.K.G B – Group I winners included Shavi Pathak, Vishwhara Bhushan, Jahnavi Bhardwaj and in Group II- Snigdha Parihar, Alvina Harsh, Dharvi Verma
Obstacle Race IA – Group I winners included Bhoomika, Piya Rattan, Minal Sanchi and in Group II- Paridhi Mattu, Maulshree Thakur and Twisha Chadha
Balancing Race IB – Group I winners included Arica Chauhan, Yoshita Thakur, Himaza Sharma and in Group II- Anvesha Pathak, Ashmi and Arshiya Dogra.
Ball Relay II A – Group I winners included Priyal Thakur and Saanvi Bharota first, Devanshi Panwar and Aalya second and Rijula Bhardwaj and Arshea Thakur third and in Group II- Suhani Prashar and Priyanka Verma first, Bhavya Kaushik and Shreeya Gupta second and Arzoo Salhotra and Avni Gautam third.
Baton Relay II B – Group I winners included Ananya Sharma and Gunjan first, Riya Rattan and Shifa second and Mannat Chauhan and Siya Gupta third and in Group II- Leekisha Bhardwaj and Akshara Prasha first, Jassica Anand and Ishita second and Vanshika Thakur and Surbi Thapa third.
Skating Race I&II: Group I winners included – Arundhati Rathore, Sirisha Syal, Avisha Syal and in Group II- Pritha Doger, Suhani Prashar, Bhavya Kaushik
Musical Chair Arzoo Kumra, Surbhi Thapa and Jiya Rampal Saini.
As the eventful day was coming to an end, Principal of the School, Sunita John thanked everyone for being present on the occasion.
Nauni Varsity Scholar Naincy Bags Scholarship to Pursue PhD in France
Solan: Naincy Sagar, an alumna of Dr. YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni has bagged a fellowship for pursuing PhD from France. Nancy has reached France and will be pursuing PhD in Forest Genetics from the University of Orléans under INRAE fellowship. INRAE is France’s National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and Environment.
Naincy has completed her BSc Forestry from College of Horticulture and Forestry (COH&F), Neri in 2018 and MSc Forest Biology and Tree Improvement and Genetic Resources from UAS, Dharwad, under ICAR’s National Talent Scheme. Before leaving for France last week, Naincy was working as a Junior Research Fellow in a research project at COH&F, Neri.
She had applied for a PhD with a scholarship in Forest Genetics which was advertised by INRAE. Naincy was successful in the interview and was awarded a fellowship for three years for pursuing PhD at the University of Orléans. During the course of the PhD, she will receive a total scholarship of around Rs 70 lakh along with medical reimbursement. Naincy will be working on forest tree larch species in the Project titled ‘Vigour at what cost? ‘Trade-off’ of hybrid vigour in Larch-Phenological, morphological and physiological determinants of hybrid superiority in Larix X eurolepis’ with a team of 20 scientists of Joint Integrated Biology Research Unit having expertise in genetics, genomics and physiology for the enhancement of tree and forest diversity
Dr. Parvinder Kaushal, Vice-Chancellor of the university spoke to Naincy via web conferencing and congratulated her. Dr. Kaushal, who has also done his doctorate from France, shared some tips and suggestions. He asked Naincy to explore this opportunity to learn about new cultures along with doing research that could help to enhance and conserve forest wealth in the future.
Naincy expressed gratitude towards her father Satya Prakash Sagar (Retd. SDO BSNL) and mother Monika Sagar, who is working as SDO in BSNL for their continuous support for higher studies. She also thanked Vice-Chancellor Dr. Parvinder Kaushal, Dean Dr. Kamal Sharma and Dr. Dushyant Sharma, Project Investigator and all the university staff for their support and guidance. The university administration, Dean of COH&F Neri congratulated Naincy and wished her success.
HP University Extends College Admission Date for 2021-22 Session Till Oct 25
Shimla-Dates for admissions to undergraduate courses for the session 2021-22 in colleges affiliated to Himachal Pradesh University has been extended, which has come as a relief to not only those students who were seeking fresh enrollments in the first year but also to the students of the second and third year.
The varsity informed that the decision was taken after considering requests received from various students regarding the same.
Now, willing students can apply for enrollment in both government and private colleges till 5 PM, October 25, 2021.
This extension of date would benefit students who recently passed supplementary exams or those students of the second and third-year who had missed admission due to delay in declaration of their previous results.
UHF Nauni Extends Admission Dates for UG, PG, PhD Till Oct 18
Solan– Dr. YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry (UHF), Nauni, has extended the last date for applying to various Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral programmes in Horticulture, Forestry, Biotechnology, Agribusiness and Business Management. Applicants can submit their complete online application on the university’s admission portal till 18th October.
The normal seats of BSc (Hons) Horticulture, BSc (Hons) Forestry and B Tech Biotechnology will be filled on the basis of scorecard of ICAR-AIEEA (UG) 2021.
Admissions to MSc, MBA (Agribusiness) and PhD (for normal and self-financing seats) will also be conducted on the scorecard of ICAR AIEEA (PG) and AICE-JRF/SRF respectively. Students who have appeared in the ICAR-AIEEA 2021 for UG and PG, or AICE-JRF/SRF examination and are interested in seeking admission, such students must fill the university online application form before 18th October. Undergraduate aspirants who have not appeared in the ICAR test can however apply for the self-financing seats for B Sc and B Tech Biotechnology programmes run by the university by filling the online application on the university website.
The university has also advised the registered candidates to submit complete online application forms along with online payment acknowledgement slip before the due date. The schedule for online counselling will be announced by the University on the website after the declaration of the ICAR examination result. Application forms other than online mode will not be accepted.