Minibus Accident In J&K’s Poonch Claims Lives Of 11, Leaves 25 Others Injured
In Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, in a minibus accident in Sawjian area, as many as 11 persons were killed and 25 other were left injured. Mandi Tehsildar Shehzad Latif said that the injured have been rushed to a hospital for treatment. Reportedly, the accident occurred when the minibus was travelling from Mandi to Sawjian. Also, the Indian Army is engaged in a rescue operation.
Tags: J&K, Poonch, Sawjian, Minibus Accident, Mandi
PM Modi To Visit Mandi On September 24, Confirms HP CM Thakur
PM Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit Himachal Pradesh and address the youth at Mandi, ahead of the State Assembly elections. On September 9, HP CM Jairam Thakur confirmed PM Modi's visit and said, "I am happy that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has visited Himachal Pradesh 7 times." He added, "Now on the 24th of this month." As per PMO, Modi will visit Paddal Ground, Mandi in Himachal Pradesh.
Tags: PM Narendra Modi, Himachal Pradesh, Mandi, Youth Address, cm jairam thakur
Chakki Bridge Collapses, Flash Floods Reported In Kangra, Himachal Pradesh
In Himachal Pradesh's Kangra, a Chakki bridge collapsed, confirmed the Additional District Magistrate on August 21. In addition, a flash flood also hit the mandi region of the state, causing trouble to the residents, as water entered their houses and shops in the Kangra district. The Kangra ADM Rohit Rathore is supervising the situation and asked for the rescue of people in the low-lying region, affected due to floods.
Tags: Kangra, Chakki Bridge, flash floods, Mandi, ADM Rohit Rathore
Himachal Pradesh's Chakki Bridge In Kangra Falls Due To Torrential Rains
The Chakki bridge in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district fell on August 20, according to the Additional District Magistrate. The Mandi area saw flash floods in the early hours of August 20. Except for colleges and ITI, all government and private educational institutions in the Mandi district will be closed on August 20. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted heavy rain in isolated areas of Himachal Pradesh across many… read-more
Tags: Himachal Pradesh, Mandi, heavy rains, flash floods, IMD
Courtesy: Free Press Journal
IIT Mandi Chooses Wastewater Management Solution Using AI-Enhanced Research Techniques
AI-enhanced Operation Research (OR) techniques were utilized by researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Mandi to choose wastewater treatment solutions that suit socioeconomic demands particular to locales and situations. The study's findings were published in the Journal of Cleaner Production. To deal with the uncertainties and "vagaries" of the decision-making process, the team employed MSDM approaches enhanced with AI elements of… read-more
Tags: IIT, Mandi, Artificial Intelligence, research, wastewater management method
Courtesy: India Today
Himachal Pradesh Reports 1st Case Of Omicron, Says Health Secretary
Himachal Pradesh's Health Secretary Amitabh Avasthi on December 25 said that the state reported its first case of COVID-19's Omicron variant in a 45-year-old woman in Mandi district. He further stated that the woman recovered from the virus on December 24. Reportedly, the woman came to the district from Canada on December 3 and was in isolation. She tested positive for the new variant on December 12.
Tags: omicron, Himachal Pradesh, Health Secretary, Covid-19, Mandi
Courtesy: Press Trust Of India
Senior Civil Judge Gaurav Sharma Dismissed On Corruption Charges: Himachal Pradesh
The government of Himachal Pradesh has dismissed senior civil judge Gaurav Sharma on the recommendations of the high court due to corruption charges. Sharma was the Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate (ACJM) of Sundernagar in Mandi district. Reportedly, he was caught red-handed while taking a bribe of Rs 40,000 bribe from a local resident, four years ago. On July 6, 2017, the court proposed to hold an inquiry against Sharma.
Tags: Himachal Pradesh, ACJM, Mandi, Rakesh Kainthla, Gaurav Sharma
Courtesy: Press Trust Of India
HP Police Destroy Over 15 Lakh Illegally Cultivated Poppy Plants
Seizing over 15 lakh opium plants, the Himachal Pradesh Police have destroyed the illegal cultivation of poppy plants in nearly 66 bighas of land. The plants were cultivated on a hilltop in Mandi district and the policemen took nearly two days to destroy the illegal crop. Mandi SP Shalini Agnihotri said that "around 330 kilos of opium could have been produced" with an estimated market price of Rs 10 crore.
Tags: Himachal Pradesh, Mandi, Poppy Cultivation, Illegal Cultivation
Courtesy: The Indian Express
IIT Mandi Develops Algorithms To Improve Efficiency Of Internal Combustion Engines
IIT-Mandi has developed algorithms that eyes to curtail carbon emission by studying internal combustion (IC) engine's function. Aiming to bring maximum fuel efficiency, the algorithm can be used for battery-operated vehicles as well. The algorithm has been developed in a joint effort of IIT-Mandi and Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions. Reportedly, IC engines contribute 10% of the world's greenhouse gas emissions while accounting… read-more
Tags: iit mandi, Technology, Mandi, environment
Himachal BJP MP Ram Swaroop Sharma Found Hanging At Delhi Residence
Himachal Pradesh's Mandi MP Ram Swaroop Sharma allegedly committed suicide on March 17 by hanging himself at his Delhi residence. Suffering from severe depression, the 62-year-old parliamentarian was undergoing treatment since past six months. Reportedly, Sharma was alone at his home as her wife was on Char Dham pilgrimage. The two time MP - 16th (2014) and 17th (2019) Lok Sabha - was a member of the Standing Committee and Consultative… read-more
Tags: Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, Ram Swaroop Sharma, BJP MP, Suicide
Courtesy: Tribune India