Solan

Soon Bulk Drug Park in Nalagarh

To pave the way for major investment in the pharmaceutical sector, the Himachal Pradesh government has identified 663.11 bigha lands at Aduwal village in the Nalagarh industrial area for setting up the centrally sponsored bulk drug park. Industries Department officials informed that out of this land, the government land measuring ...

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New excise policy completely failed

As 90 percent of the liquor units remains unsold in the entire south zone comprising Solan, Sirmaur, Shimla and Baddi excise districts, the new excise policy has completely failed. Now the Officers were seen re-appropriating the liquor units by reducing the number of vends and by added to the existing ...

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Old trend of annual auction taken

Failing in getting the desired result through the three-year policy in the auction, the Excise and Taxation Department has changed his policy and now the old trend of annual auctions will be taken. Earlier officials were forced to conduct auctions every year and they had an added annoyance of auctioning ...

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4 lanning road near Dagshai got Nod

To undertake the four-laning of the National Highway (NH)-22 on defence land near Dagshai cantonment, the Defence and Road Transport and Highways Ministries have granted permission to the NHAI NHAI officials said “ six-month period given to conduct a joint survey wherein officials of defence, revenue and NHAI would assess ...

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Liquor succumb little returns

As new Excise Policy appears to have boomerang with officials failing to sell liquor units in the first round of auctions which commenced at Baddi and Solan. The auctions in Shimla district to fetching no returns as they are treading cautiously in Sirmaur district which is slated to take place. ...

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File report on Baddi pollution

For curbing the pollution level in the Baddi industrial area, High Court directed the Principal Secretary (Environment, Science, and Technology) to file the response to the suggestions given by the amicus curie. A Division Bench comprising Chief Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir and Justice Sandeep Sharma further directed him to file ...

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Shoolini varsity signs MOU withChinese varsities

To strengthen their academic activities, Solan-based Shoolini University signed Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with three premier Chinese universities. A university delegation headed by Pro-Vice-Chancellor Prof Atul Khosla and biotechnologist Prof Saurabh Kulshrestha visited China has signed MoUs with the heads of Hainan University, Haikou, Hainan Tropical Ocean University, Sanya, and ...

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Workshop on environmental awareness

Nearly 72 participants from 24 eco-clubs of various schools of the Solan district have participated in the workshop “school environment audit” organized by HP State Council for Science Technology and Environment and Deputy Director of Elementary Education, Solan in collaboration with the Centre for Science and Environment, Delhi. The aim ...

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