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Bihar floods lead to massive devastation.

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Bihar: Heavy rainfall has thrown life out of gear in Bihar, Assam, Meghalaya, Sikkim and parts of West Bengal. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rains in these states on Saturday and Sunday.

After drought-like situation till last week, Bihar now fears floods as the water levels of several rivers have been rising following heavy rains in the past six days.

The Water Resources Department had issued a high alert in vulnerable districts, particularly bordering Nepal, said an official.

In Bihar, flood water inundated several new areas in West Champaran, East Champaran, Katihar, Muzaffarpur, Saharsa, Supaul, Bhagalpur and Purnea district.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar convened a meeting of legislators of all party yesterday and discussed ways to tackle the situations.

 

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Deepika Kumari has bagged a silver medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Test Event.

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In Archery, India’s top-ranked women archer Deepika Kumari has bagged a silver medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Test Event. Deepika Kumari who was ranked fourth in the qualification round has missed gold medal to Korea’s An San in straight sets. San clinched the gold medal 6-0.

A double gold medallist at the recently-concluded fourth stage of the World Cup in Berlin, San took the first set narrowly when she piped the Indian by one point.

The Indian women’s team are yet to qualify for the next year’s Olympics but Deepika said the exposure will help.

The Korean then won the second set 29-25, before three perfect 10s won her the gold. This was the first individual final in an international tournament since she won a gold medal at the third stage of the world cup in Kolkata in June last year.

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