We have got some important news along with events and more significant stories for you that took place in India in the Local roundup. Read all of them below!
Local roundup is an accumulation of some important news and more significant stories for you that take place in India. Check what major did you miss the past few days here.
1. Sumit Antil wins gold in Tokyo Paralympics
India has on its name another gold medal in Javelin’s throw, and it has become possible because of Sumit Antil, who won the medal at the Tokyo Paralympics in the men’s final. Not only this, but he has also set a new world record for winning the gold medal thrice. Neeraj Chopra, the gold medalist of the Tokyo Olympics, has also appreciated Sumit’s performance in the Paralympics.
2. Himachal Pradesh becomes the first state to vaccinate 100% adult population
Himachal Pradesh has become the first state in India to have given the first dose of vaccine to 100% of its adult population. Further, the state is trying to administer the second dose to the adults by November 2021. Before this, Bhubaneswar had become the first city to vaccinate its 100% adult population.
3. First mobile digital theatre in Ladakh
At an altitude of 11,562 feet, a mobile digital movie theatre has been opened in Ladakh, which is also the highest in the world. The theatre is situated in the Paldan area of Leh in Ladakh and has been made with waterproof materials. Bollywood actor Pankaj Tripathi marked his presence in the inaugural ceremony of the theatre.
4. Delhi metro started separate toilets for transgender persons
Delhi Metro has started separate toilets for transgender persons at all metro stations, which was previously only dedicated to persons with disabilities. It has 347 such separate toilets. However, in an attempt to accept the preferences, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has suggested that transgender persons can use the toilets as per their recognition of gender.
5. Tourists to enter Goa without negative COVID-19 report if fully vaccinated
As per the orders of the Goa High Court, those who have completed two weeks after their second dose of vaccine will be considered fully vaccinated and will not need RT-PCR negative report to enter Goa. However, the children will still have to carry the negative report.
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