SHIMLA- The young talented students of Auckland House School for Boys displayed an extraordinary physical strength during their senior annual section sports day held here in the school premises.
The chief guest for the occasion Sandeep Dhawal, SP Cyber Crime, CID wing Shimla, said that it was a great pleasure to witness such warm and enthusiastic physical activity. He thanked principal of school Micheal John for this wonderful opportunity.
Students showcased their strength in various physical activities like Marching, Lazium Display, Aerobics, Gymnastics, Ball, PT, Yoga and Taekwondo.
Results of Competition in Various Sections
Shot put Group A winners included-Karandeep Singh first, Kartik Sharma second and Mahin Samuel John third.
Group B winners included- Vansh Gandhi first, Abhinav Singh second and Aaditya Pathak third.
Soft ball Group A winners included- Pranav Chauhan first, Dakshvir Singh Thakur second and Aryan Sharma third.
Group B winners included- Aayan Mahajan first, Janish Sharma second and Sarvaansh Guleri third.
Baton really Group A winners included- Sumit Kumar first, Parvaldeep second and Ayush Thakur third.
Group B winners included- Vansh Gandhi first, Ritvik second and Kunal Rana third.
Group C winners included- Sujal Verma first, Pranav Chauhan second and Sasmit Negi third.
Group D winners included- Shrey Vyas first, Ayush Thakur second and Parvaldeep Singh third.
Frog race winners included– Harshit Gupta first, Vansh Gandhi second and Abhishek Khosla third.
Sack race winners included- Rohan Sharma first, Shaurya Mehta second and Arnav Rohal third.
Tying the knots winners included– Satyam Chauhan first, Samarveer Singh Jhak second and Aryan Sharma third.
Jumping over the bench race winners included– Sourab Negi first, Parvaldeep Singh second and Akshat Sabadhya third.
Under the table winners included- Arman Thakur first, Pranav Sharma second and Harsh Thakur third.
Kangaroo race winners included- Farzan Hayat Khan first, Bhuvnesh Thakur second and Ayush Thakur third.
Skating Race Group A winners included- Tanmay Sharma first, Siyan Kaushik second and Aashish Sharma third.
Group B winners included- Aryan Thakur first, Harshit Thakur second and Saransh Chauhan third.
Taekwondo- Sameer Kaundal first, Chirag Sharma second and Lakshay third.
Photos: Ritanjali Hastir
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.