Local roundup: Aurangabad girl gets selected for NASA panel, vaccines for children likely from September, and more such updates for you

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1. Aurangabad girl gets selected for NASA’s virtual panel


A 14-year-old Indian has made the whole country proud as she has been selected for a panel held by NASA. Diksha Shinde from Aurangabad is going to be one of the panelists in NASA’s MSI Fellowship virtual panel. Diksha had written a theory on Black Hole and God which was accepted by NASA in three attempts.

2. Vaccines for children likely in September


The Managing Director of Bharat Biotech has informed that the COVID-19 vaccines for children may be available from September as the clinal trials of vaccines between the 2 to 18 age group have been completed. The two vaccines that have been tested for the kids are Covaxin and ZyCov-D.

3. Kerala student carves portrait on jackfruit leaves


Akhil Vinayak R decided to gift something special to his mother on her birthday and carved her portrait on jackfruit leaves. After that, he went on the carve the portraits of 9 Indians who have won the Nobel Prizes. As a result, he has been recognized for the India Book of Records 2021 and the Asia Book of Records 2021.

4. A 150-year-old skywalk in Uttarkashi opens for tourists after 1963 war


A wooden bridge built by Pathans from Peshawar in Uttarkashi Nelong valley was closed since the 1962 war fought between India and China. The skywalk is 136-meter-long, called Gartang Gali, once a major route for business between India and Tibet. As good news, the skywalk has been opened for tourists, and the government has asked to follow COVID-19 protocols for visits.

5. Specially-abled kids from Kerala make Onam and Rakhi gifts


A group of specially-abled kids from Kerala’s Munnar has been making various Onam-themed masks and tote bags. The children of 5-20 years of age belong from DARE school, a center of education for specially-abled kids. They are using eco-friendly ways to make the gifts like green gram, dal, dry pumpkin seeds, and even sunflower seeds for making rakhi.

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