We have got some important news along with events and more short local relevant news 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 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. Kerala inaugurates floating bridge
The tourism department of Kerala has inaugurated a floating bridge at Beypore beach in Kozhikode. With this, people will be able to walk along with the waves. Being 3 metres wide, the bridge is composed of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) blocks. It will be open for visitors from 11 a.m to 6 p.m.
2. MBBS courses to come up in Hindi
The Madhya Pradesh government has decided to come up with MBBS courses in Hindi – the first state in India to provide medical education in Hindi. The move is aimed at helping the students who don’t have an English education background. The government has mentioned that the materials for the Hindi-based education are being prepared and will be launched soon.
3. PV Sindhu wins Swiss Open Title 2022
Two times Olympic medalist PV Sindhu defeated Busanan Ongbamrungphan of Thailand to win the women’s singles title at the Swiss Open Super 300 badminton tournament 2022. She defeated Busanan with 21-16, 21- 8 to win, which is her second title in 2022. Before this, she had won Syed Modi India International in January.
4. Shimla gets centre to train mountain terrain athletes
India is about to get its first centre to train athletes in Mountain Terrain Biking (MTB) and Bicycle Motorcross (BMX) in Shimla as the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has collaborated with Himachal Pradesh government for this. The centre will have the capacity to train 200 cyclists for Olympic-level preparations and will also have various cycle tracks, gyms, trainers for the sportspersons.
5. Pune’s institute to launch platform for tribal products
The Tribal Research and Training Institute (TRTI) of Pune is about to launch an online platform that will only sell products made by the tribal population of Maharashtra. The institute has tied up with a private agency to develop this platform. It will be made available to the tribals so they can directly sell their products to customers.