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1. A constable from Chennai to represent India at the Tokyo Olympics


Talents are coming from every hook and corner of the country for the Tokyo Olympics which is going to be held next month. Another on the list is P Nahanathan, an Armed Reserved Constable who is going to participate in the 4*400 relay at the Olympics. He has also won a gold at the All India Police Meet in 2019. However, he works as a construction laborer on weekends to support his family.

2. Manali imposes fine and imprisonment after picture of tourists went viral


Recently, a picture from Manali had gone viral where tourists could be seen flooding the city as COVID-19 lockdown restrictions eased. However, it received a lot of backlash from netizens making the government announce the fine of Rs 5,000 or 8 days jail if not wearing masks. Himachal Pradesh is witnessing a huge crowd of domestic travellers right now.

3. Jharkhand to set up a gadget bank to aid in online education of underprivileged


The digital divide is most visible through the online classes being held amid pandemic, the Jharkhand police have taken the initiative to set up a gadget bank. The police will use the rejected electronic devices submitted to them to give them to the underprivileged kids of the state after contacting the respective principals of the kids.

4. Hyderabad teen makes organic sanitary napkins


An 18-year-old from Hyderabad, Sohan Pappu, has started a campaign called Project Suraksha, under which he makes sanitary napkins using bamboo and banana pulp. The chairperson of Our Youth Social Community, Sohan had started the initiative by distributing napkins after buying them from shops. However, the fact that such napkins use plastic and harmful chemicals made him opt for making organic pads.

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