We have got for you some relevant news 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 relevant news, events, and stories that take place in India. Check what major did you miss the past few days here.
1. Telangana temple gets UNESCO World Heritage Site tag
The 800-year-old Rudeshwara or Ramappa temple has recently got the tag of UNESCO World Heritage Site for its unique floating bricks and exceptional carvings. Located in the Palmapet district of Telangana, this temple was built by a Kaktiya General Recharla Rudra Reddy in 40 years. It has been said to be the 39th site in India to have been included in the list.
2. Kerala sets record by vaccinating more than 4,50,000 people in 24 hours
Kerala has set a record recently by giving vaccine doses to more than 4,50,000 people in 24 hours. It has been reported that 4,53,339 people have been vaccinated on July 24. As of now, 18,465,580 people have received the vaccine out of which 12,878,310 have got their first jab and the rest have got both the doses of the vaccine.
3. Mirabai Chanu to be appointed as Additional Superintendent of Police
A few days after the weightlifter Mirabai Chanu bagged silver in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics, Manipur Cheif Minister N Biren Singh announced to appoint her as the Additional Superintendent of Police in the state police department. Apart from this, Chanu will also be rewarded with Rs 1 crore by the state government.
4. Hyderabad woman converts e-autorickshaws to mobile toilets
To provide clean washrooms to women amidst crowds and gatherings, Sushma Kallempudi has started ‘mobile she toilets’ and will be equipped with a washbasin, flush, mirror, and a hanger inside. The mobile toilets are built inside the e-rickshaws and are managed and operated by women and can be seen moving at the crowded places of Hyderabad.
5. Patna’s Sparrow man takes step to save the birds
The state bird of Bihar, the house sparrow, can rarely be seen in the present times as the species has reached the verge of extinction. In such a time, Indian Information Services (IIS) officer Sanjay Kumar is doing every bit to save them. He has put small shelters around his house for those birds and gives water and biscuits to them every day. Not only this, but he also organizes various webinars and exhibitions to make people aware of the need to save the species.
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