The Sunil Upadhyay Educational Trust will organise a 10-day yoga camp at Summer Hill, Shimla, from August 2. The camp will be for all age groups. It will be held for one hour, from 6:30 am to 7:30 am. Rinku Kumar, a yoga research scholar, will impart the lessons. Surender Sharma, secretary of the trust, has requested everyone to be part of the initiative.
KVK-Rohru third in zonal workshop
The Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Rohru, of Dr YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, was adjudged third at the annual zonal workshop organised by ICAR’s Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Ludhiana, virtually. In all, 69 KVKs located in zone 1, comprising Punjab, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh, participated in the event. Programme coordinator Dr NS Kaith made a presentation enlisting initiatives such as introduction of coloured strains of apple for enhancing the income in mid-hills under climate change scenario.
Withdraw extension given to VC: NSUI
The NSUI continued its hunger strike for the second day, demanding retraction of the extension given to HPU VC Sikandar Kumar. According to the NSUI, Kumar held two offices simultaneously by being the chairman of BJP's SC Front even as he was a professor in the HPU. Despite this, the NSUI alleged, the government had extended the VC's term for a year to bury the irregularities in appointment of teaching faculty. The NSUI threatened to start a protest if their demand was not fulfilled within 24 hours.
Scheduled Castes had backed Cong in 2017