In the Local roundup, we have got some important news along with events and short local relevant news stories for you that took place in India. Read them all here!
Our local roundup is an accumulation of some important and more short local relevant news stories for you that take place in India. Check out what may have missed out on over the past few days!
Indian crowned Miss World 2022
After 21 years, an Indian named Sargam Koushal won Miss Universe 2022. Hailing from Jammu and Kashmir, Koushal won the beauty pageant in Las Vegas yesterday and post the win, wrote a post on social media stating that she loves India.
UN to promote Indian ancient languages
UN is looking forward to setting up multi-donor funds aiming to revive the ancient languages of India. Some of these languages include, ‘Prakrit’, ‘Pali’ and ‘Sharda’ which are under the mission of the UN to “revitalise, preserve and promote” Indian languages.
Odisha beggar donates Rs. 1 lakh to Jagannath temple
A beggar from Phulbani town in Odisha has donated Rs. 1 lakh that she collected as alms in the two decades before the popular Jagannath temple to the same temple. Tula Behera donated the money stating that she owed her existence to the temple.
UN puts ‘Namami Gange’ under the top 10 world’s restoration programmes
UN has put the ‘Namami Gange’ initiative, also called the ‘National Mission for Clean Ganga’ initiative in the top 10 world’s restoration programmes. The UN has taken this initiative to save “the natural spaces of the world”.
Artists convert scrap into Rudra Veena in Bhopal
In a unique attempt, a group of artists in Bhopal have made a rare ‘Rudra Veena’ from the scraps and trash. The instrument weighs 5 tons and is 28 feet long, 10 feet wide, and 12 feet high in size. It took around six months and a total of Rs 10 lakh to make the Veena.