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Mandi, Himachal Pradesh: Latest News

  • Heavy rains cause flooding, landslides in Mandi

Heavy rains lashed Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh on July 8, causing flooding and landslides in several areas. The rains also triggered a mudslide on the Chandigarh-Manali National Highway near Pandoh, blocking traffic for several hours. The highway was later cleared and traffic resumed.

  • 30 students were rescued after being stranded in the forest due to heavy rains

Thirty students of a government school in Mandi district were rescued after being stranded in a forest due to heavy rains. The students were on a trekking expedition when they were caught in the rain. They were rescued by the police and local villagers.

  • New SDM takes charge in Mandi

Sh. Arindam Chaudhary, IAS, took charge as the new Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) of Mandi on July 8. He was previously the SDM of the Kullu district.

  • IIT Mandi researchers develop a satellite to map land suitability for agriculture

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi have developed a satellite to map land suitability for agriculture. The satellite, named “Pradhan”, will help farmers to identify the best land for cultivation based on factors such as soil type, slope, and climate.

  • VHP to hold protest against land grabbing in Mandi

The Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) has announced a protest against land grabbing in Mandi district. The VHP alleged that government land is being encroached upon by land mafias. The protest will be held on July 10 in Mandi City.

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