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Local roundup is an accumulation of some important and more short local relevant news stories for you that take place in India. Check what major did you miss the past few days here.
1. Pune metro to be inaugurated soon
Punekars are soon going to have the facility of the metro as Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be inaugurating the operations on March 6. According to the reports, the train coaches will be able to accommodate 850 passengers. The total cost of train coaches is around Rs. 1,100 crore. And, the administration will be completing the remaining work of the Metro project before the day of inauguration while most of the work has already been done.
2. Delhi airport gets new Arrival for domestic passengers
All the operations at T1 – the previous domestic terminal at Delhi Airport will soon be shifting to the newly constructed Arrival made for domestic passengers. As all the work has been completed to welcome all the visitors to the new Arrival, the authorities are busy with the last-minute checks after which the Arrival will be opened for the travellers.
3. India gets first-ever underwater museum in Puducherry
The Indian Navy, along with the National Institute of Ocean Technology, National Center for Coastal Research and NGO PondyCan, and the Government of India, has converted a decommissioned minesweeper, INS Cuddalore into the most awaited underwater museum. For this, water buoys will be stationed within a radius of 3 metres around the 29-metre tall mast of the ship that will take the tourists for the boat rides.
4. Transgenders adopt an Anganwadi centre in MP
In a noble initiative, a few transgender persons adopted an Anganwadi centre in the Panna district of Madhya Pradesh. The group adopted no. 17 in the Bundelkhand region to make sure that the children in this setup have nutritional and healthy food. The initiative came as part of the ‘Adopt an Anganwadi’ campaign.
5. Sadia Tariq wins Gold at Moscow Wushu Stars Championship
The Wushu player, Sadia Tariq, has won a Gold medal at Moscow Wushu Stars Championship that was held from February 22 to 28. The 15-year-old from Srinagar, Kashmir, won the medal after defeating her opponents from Kazakhstan, the Czech Republic, and Russia. She had recently won Gold at the 20th Junior National Wushu Championship.
6. First female water sports coach appointed as a judge for Asian Games 2022
Bilquis Mir, the first female water sports coach from Kashmir, has been appointed as a judge for the Asian Games going to be held in September 2022. She is the only Indian selected for the Games. Mir has started her journey by practicing at Dal Lake and later, went ahead to win various championships and medals. Her appointment as a judge has been confirmed by the Asian Canoe Confederation.
7. Karnataka becomes the first state to reserve teaching jobs for transgender persons
Karnataka has become the first-ever state in India to reserve one percent of jobs for transgender persons in the state’s teaching sector. Moreover, a total of 150 posts will be reserved for the people belonging to the community in the upcoming recruitment. The State Department of Primary and Secondary Education has announced the move in the draft rules for the recruitment of 15,000 teachers to various government schools, in total.