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Local roundup is an accumulation of some important news and more such short relevant stories for you that take place in India. Check what major did you miss the past few days here.
1. First 3D eye surgery facility of India opened in Chennai
India has got its first three-dimensional surgery facility in Chennai recently after the Health Minister of Tamil Nadu, Ma Subramanyam inaugurated it at Egmore Eye hospital, which is nearly 200 years old. The government has already set a goal of performing 65,000 cataract operations in 2021.
2. Karnataka to establish industrial parks for women entrepreneurs
Karnataka is soon going to develop four industrial parks exclusively for women entrepreneurs in Mysuru, Dharwad, Harohalli, and Kalaburagi. The announcement had been made by the Karnataka Large and Medium Industries Minister, Murugesh Nirani who emphasized how women should utilize the benefits and schemes provided by the government.
3. Assam mechanic makes four-seater scooter from scrap
Taking a step towards a sustainable environment, a motor mechanic from Nagaon Assam, Atul Das rebuilt a scooter making it a four-seater, and gave it the name, ‘family scooter’. He used the scrap materials in building the vehicle, which he has made for his conveyance. The total cost of building the scooter was nearly Rs. 30,000.
4. Kashmir skier qualifies for Beijing Winter Olympics
Making the whole country proud, Kashmiri skier Arif Khan has qualified for the Winter Olympics that is scheduled to be organized in Beijing in 2022. Arif has secured his entry after back-to-back wins in the skiing events in Dubai. Before this Arif Khan has represented India in many international events in the countries like Switzerland, New Zealand, Austria, Kazakhstan, Turkey, and Iran.
5. Tamil Nadu launches DNA tool to find missing children
Tamil Nadu has created India’s first DNA search tool to help trace the missing children and also find criminals around the state. The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, M. K. Stalin has handed over the device to the police forces in Chennai. The tool is likely to create profiles of missing children to reunite them with their parents. It will also help identify dead bodies, especially the ones who died in any natural disaster.