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Local roundup is an accumulation of some important news and more such short local news stories for you that take place in India. Check what major did you miss the past few days here.
1. India tops in medals at ISSF Junior World Championship
India has dominated in the ISSF Junior World Championship in Peru in terms of winning medals. India has bagged 43 medals, out of which 17 are Gold medals. Moreover, India won all the available 12 medals on the final day of the championship. Some of the gold medalists from the tournament include Vijayveer Sidhu, Rhythm Sangwan, Arjun Singh Cheema, Shika Narwal, etc.
2. ‘Garbage collection ATMs’ to be installed in Pune
The Pune Municipal Corporation is about to establish “garbage collection ATMs” in the city to collect plastic bottles, glass bottles, plastic wrappers, and metal cans. The citizens will get Rs. 1 for giving plastic bottles whereas Rs. 3 will be provided after the collection of glass bottles. Around 40 such ATMs will be installed in Pune by the civic body in the coming times.
3. Bengaluru people reach the airport on tractors amind waterlogging
Due to heavy rainfall in Bengaluru for several hours, the airport was seen waterlogged, and nearly 11 flights had to be rescheduled on October 11. Since the airport was flooded with water, the passengers had to take the support of tractors to reach there. In a viral video, some of them can be seen coming on the tractor’s carriers with their luggage.
4. ICC changed the term ‘Batsman’ to ‘Batter’
In an appreciable attempt to promote gender equality in the country, the International Council of Cricket (ICC) has confirmed the usage of “Batter” instead of “Batsman” for the people on the crease. Apart from this, the body has also shown a positive response on including the term in the laws of cricket, since they have been using this term during commentaries for a long time now.
5. Delhi launches ‘Anganwadi on wheels’ to cater to the nutritional needs of children
On the occasion of International Girl Child Day celebrated on October 11, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia launched “Anganwadi on Wheels”, according to which nutritional food will be provided to children. The buses that have been fixed for the initiative will cater to educational and health-related needs, and early childhood care will be provided to children aged between 0 to 6 years.