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23 October 2018 Current Events Bajrang Punia wins silver in 65 kg category in World Wrestling Championship

Bajrang Punia becomes the first Indian to win two medals at the World Wrestling Championship. Punia won a silver medal in 65 kg category on Monday and had also won a bronze medal in the 2013 edition. Punia lost 9-16 to Takuto Otoguro of Japan in the final 65 kg freestyle event.


Environmental Ministry launches Swasth Diwali campaign

The Union Ministry of Environment and Forests has launched Harit Diwali, Swasth Diwali campaign which was originally initiated in 2017-2018. The campaign is an effort to mitigate air pollution which is caused due to the bursting of crackers during Diwali. As a part of the campaign many Eco Clubs, students and other people took to pledge to minimise the bursting of crackers.


Bajrang Punia wins silver in 65 kg category in World Wrestling Championship

Bajrang Punia becomes the first Indian to win two medals at the World Wrestling Championship. Punia won a silver medal in 65 kg category on Monday and had also won a bronze medal in the 2013 edition. Punia lost 9-16 to Takuto Otoguro of Japan in the final 65 kg freestyle event.

Environmental Ministry launches Swasth Diwali campaign

The Union Ministry of Environment and Forests has launched Harit Diwali, Swasth Diwali campaign which was originally initiated in 2017-2018. The campaign is an effort to mitigate air pollution which is caused due to the bursting of crackers during Diwali. As a part of the campaign many Eco Clubs, students and other people took to pledge to minimise the bursting of crackers.




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