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https://indianexpress.com/article/cities/bangalore/karnataka-9-dead-at-least-3-missing-as-rain-batters-state-7421115/

Nine dead and three missing in Karnataka flood

TeamCitymapia | Jul 25, 2021

In the floods caused by heavy rain in northern Karnataka, at least nine people have died and three are missing. Landslides have also been reported in Chikkamagluru, Shivamogga, Hassan, and Kodagu. Several rivers flowing above the danger levels, bridges in such areas were submerged affecting road connectivity. Belagavi is the worst-hit district.

https://www.womensweb.in/2021/07/harleen-deol-norwegian-athletes-sexism-in-sports-july21wk4sc/

Opinion: women in Olympics face sexism from various sections

TeamCitymapia | Jul 24, 2021

Author Alankruta Mohapatra wrote about how female athletes continue to face sexism despite their qualifications. Batter Harleen Deol has been called a ‘beauty queen’ by the media. Norwegian handball players are forced to wear bikini bottoms and were fined for choosing boxers. Tennis star Sania Mirza was trolled for not taking care of her child.

https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/no-data-on-deaths-due-to-oxygen-shortage-centre-blames-states-2490933?pfrom=home-ndtv_topscroll

Data on Covid deaths due to O2 shortage is missing: Centre

TeamCitymapia | Jul 21, 2021

The Centre said that the states and UTs have not provided data on Covid deaths due to a lack of oxygen. Junior health Minister Bharati Praveen Pawar said that health is a state matter. Mansukh Mandaviya defended the Centre on the issue of high death figures. In most places, the authorities have denied that the deaths took place due to oxygen shortage.

https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/passengers-trapped-inside-train-amid-severe-floods-in-chinas-zhengzhou-12-killed-2491136?pfrom=home-ndtv_topscroll

Severe floods in China, 12 killed trapped in a train

TeamCitymapia | Jul 21, 2021

After heavy rain flooded a subway in the central Chinese city of Zhengzhou, 12 people died trapped inside a train. Five were injured and hundreds were rescued. Images of people struggling with the fast-rising waters inside the train have surfaced on social media. The Army is leading a rescue operation in a city in Henan which has over 10 million people.

https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/7-die-as-heavy-rains-cause-landslide-in-mumbais-chembur-several-feared-trapped-2489050?pfrom=home-ndtv_topscroll

Heavy rain hits Mumbai, 15 dead and several trapped

TeamCitymapia | Jul 18, 2021

Mumbai was hit with heavy rain last night. At least 15 died under the rubble of their homes. Several people are trapped in the landslide in Chembur and Vikhroli areas. A red alert has been issued and people are advised to not go outside. 15 people were rescued from Bharat Nagar in Chembur and 9 from Surya Nagar in Vikroli during the rescue operation.

https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/world-famous-buddhist-stupa-in-bihar-waterlogged-may-suffer-damages-2483942?pfrom=home-ndtv_topstories

World-famous Buddhist stupa in Bihar sees heavy waterlogging

TeamCitymapia | Jul 11, 2021

Heavy rainfall in Bihar and Nepal has led to heavy water logging around the world-famous Buddhist stupa in the East Champaran district. The stupa is the largest in the world and among nationally protected monuments. The building was discovered in 1998 by archeologists and draws in tourists. Villages are said to be reeling under the effect of floods.