We have got for you some important news from the weekend and stories that took place in India in the past few days in the Local roundup. Read all of them below!

Local roundup is an accumulation of some important news from the weekend, events, and stories in India. Check what major did you miss the past few days here.

1. Mirabai Chanu wins silver at Tokyo Olympics in weightlifting

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Mirabai Chanu has won silver in the 49-kg weightlifting category at the Tokyo Olympics. The 26-year-old Manipur resident lifted 202 kg weight to stand on the second position after a participant from China, who won the gold for lifting 210 kg. After winning the medal, the weightlifter Chanu also released a video where she dedicated the medal to the whole of India.

2. Priya Malik bags gold medal at World Cadet Wrestling Championship in Hungary

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Wrestler Priya Malik has made the country proud by winning gold at the World Cadet Wrestling Championship in Hungary in the women’s 73 kg weight category. The victory came after defeating Belarus wrestler Kseniya Patapovich by 5-10 in the finals. Before this, Priyal Malik has won gold in Khelo India 2019 edition in Pune.

3. Golden-hued bust of former president Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam built from scrap installed in Bengaluru

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A few engineers from the Yeshwantpur Coaching Depot mechanical department have used nuts, bolts, metallic ropes, damper, and another scrap to make a golden-colored mural of the former president and the Missile Man of India, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. The mural has been installed near platform no. 6 at Yeshwantpur railway station in Bengaluru.

4. IIT Roorkee develops sustainable packaging paper from pine needle waste

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Taking a step towards sustainability, IIT Roorkee has come up with ethylene scavenging functional paper from pine needle waste to be able to create packaging materials from them. The idea was proposed by Professor Kirtiraj K. Gaikwad and Ph.D. research scholar Avinash Kumar from the department of technology.

5. Youth launches Kashmir’s first podcast to promote the Kashmiri language

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Aiming to promote the Kashmiri language and the Sufi poetry, Saadath Mohi-ud-din Bhat, who belongs from Anantnang district has launched Kashmir’s first-ever podcast with the name “Aao unhe yaad karein – Waliv Tem Karhoukh Yaad”. The medical student is keen on saving the culture, especially among the youth of the valley.

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