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IIT Mandi researchers develop sustainable methods of soil stabilisation using bacteria
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IIT Mandi researchers develop sustainable methods of soil stabilisation using bacteria

The process does not involve hazardous chemicals and natural resources can be used sustainably

Gangubai Kathiawadi could give wind to the sails of change in Bollywood’s hackneyed representation of sex workers
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Gangubai Kathiawadi could give wind to the sails of change in Bollywood’s hackneyed representation of sex workers

Films like Mandi, Dev.D, Begum Jaan, and Anaarkali of Aarah empowered their women with agency. Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s upcoming Gangubai Kathiawadi could be the latest addition to this formidable list.

Narendra Modi in Mandi: PM lays foundation of projects worth over 28,000 crore
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Narendra Modi in Mandi: PM lays foundation of projects worth over 28,000 crore

The prime minister while inaugurating projects worth Rs 28,000 crore, including the Dhaula Sidh hydropower and Renukaji dam projects, said these were a part of the climate-friendly new India and aimed at conserving the environment

Himachal Pradesh: PM Modi to visit Mandi today, to inaugurate hydropower projects worth over Rs 11,000 crore
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Himachal Pradesh: PM Modi to visit Mandi today, to inaugurate hydropower projects worth over Rs 11,000 crore

This will be Modi’s first visit after the party lost all four seats in the byelections, Mandi parliamentary, Arki, Fatehpur and Jubbal and Kotkhai

Tracing Satyajit Ray's influence on Hindi cinema; Netflix anthology on auteur's short stories is only a drop in the ocean
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Tracing Satyajit Ray's influence on Hindi cinema; Netflix anthology on auteur's short stories is only a drop in the ocean

A new Hindi anthology series aims to bring Satyajit Ray's legacy to the Netflix generation. Will this be our version of the 21st century retelling of Sherlock Holmes?

In Mandi, a reflection of Shyam Benegal's ambiguous yet nuanced perception of Indira Gandhi
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In Mandi, a reflection of Shyam Benegal's ambiguous yet nuanced perception of Indira Gandhi

Mandi is not a masterpiece, but it certainly is remarkable for the manner in which the implied textual meaning of its innocuous images is so totally different from its appearance.

BJP MP Ram Swaroop Sharma found dead at Delhi residence; party cancels parliamentary meet
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BJP MP Ram Swaroop Sharma found dead at Delhi residence; party cancels parliamentary meet

Sharma was elected to the 16th and 17th Lok Sabha from Mandi parliamentary constituency in 2014 and 2019 respectively

Punjabi music, rousing slogans take over roads at Singhu border as farmers take out tractor march
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Punjabi music, rousing slogans take over roads at Singhu border as farmers take out tractor march

Perched atop their tractors, protesting farmers moved out of the protest site as speakers on their vehicles belted out music keeping their spirits high. Others lined the path providing the fellow farmers with supplies, including peanuts, fritters, tea, and newspapers

BJP leaders hail Modi for 'setting record straight' on farm laws; Congress hits back, says farmers, not Oppn protesting
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BJP leaders hail Modi for 'setting record straight' on farm laws; Congress hits back, says farmers, not Oppn protesting

A number of leaders from the ruling BJP as well as the Opposition parties took to Twitter to voice their opinion after Modi clarified Centre's stand on the three contentious farm laws

New farm laws fail to shed flawed British legacy; red-tapism, disguised middlemen will leave poor farmers high and dry
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New farm laws fail to shed flawed British legacy; red-tapism, disguised middlemen will leave poor farmers high and dry

In the present Farm Produces Act, the state governments have not been given any real operational charge in the newly formulated system of trading.

Neena Gupta, at her busiest and best at 60, talks receiving offers — and her hunger for good roles
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Neena Gupta, at her busiest and best at 60, talks receiving offers — and her hunger for good roles

Neena Gupta discusses how she struggles to be politically correct because Bollywood does not always reward honesty, and her take on the Saand Ki Aankh ageism controversy.

Veteran actress Gita Siddharth, known for roles in Garm Hawa and Sholay, passes away
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Veteran actress Gita Siddharth, known for roles in Garm Hawa and Sholay, passes away

Gita Siddharth is also known for films like Sholay, Trishul, Disco Dancer and Ram Teri Ganga Maili.

IMD predicts heavy rain in Mumbai for next 48 hours; fishermen advised to stay away from sea due to squally weather over Gujarat coast
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IMD predicts heavy rain in Mumbai for next 48 hours; fishermen advised to stay away from sea due to squally weather over Gujarat coast

Mumbai and its adjoining areas are likely to receive heavy rainfall for the next two days, predicted IMD. The weather forecasting agency also predicted heavy rainfall at isolated places over Chhattisgarh, Telangana, Madhya Maharashtra, Gujarat, Vidarbha, Madhya Pradesh and Nagaland.

Mandi Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates: Ram Swaroop Sharma wins
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Mandi Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates: Ram Swaroop Sharma wins

BJP made a comeback with Ramswarup Sharma in Mandi, in 2014 elections.

Lok Sabha poll in Hamirpur: 'Dropped father’s surname to find my own identity,' says BJP's Anurag Thakur on bucking anti-dynasty trend
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Lok Sabha poll in Hamirpur: 'Dropped father’s surname to find my own identity,' says BJP's Anurag Thakur on bucking anti-dynasty trend

Anurag is a three-time member of Parliament from the region and is taking on Ram Lal Thakur of the Congress in the Lok Sabha election.

Temperatures continue to dip in J&K, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana; fog delays 16 Delhi-bound trains
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Temperatures continue to dip in J&K, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana; fog delays 16 Delhi-bound trains

A cold wave swept over the northern states of India – namely Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana and New Delhi

Poonch bus accident: 13 killed, 19 injured as vehicle skids off road, falls into gorge at Plera in Jammu and Kashmir
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Poonch bus accident: 13 killed, 19 injured as vehicle skids off road, falls into gorge at Plera in Jammu and Kashmir

At least 13 people were killed and 19 others injured on Saturday when a passenger bus skidded off a road and plunged into a deep gorge in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir

Himachal Pradesh rains: Five-year-old boy drowns in Kangra disrict; toll rises to 19 in rain-related incidents
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Himachal Pradesh rains: Five-year-old boy drowns in Kangra disrict; toll rises to 19 in rain-related incidents

The highest casualty have been in Solan district (eight), followed by Mandi district (four), three in Kangra district, two in Hamirpur district and one each in Bilaspur and Una districts.

16 people killed as heavy rains lash Himachal Pradesh; government advisory urges people to avoid travel
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16 people killed as heavy rains lash Himachal Pradesh; government advisory urges people to avoid travel

Heavy rains in Himachal Pradesh claimed 16 lives, including four of a family, while hundreds of people were stranded across the state