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Major News and Events of 30 July 2018

What Happened on 30 July 2018


Torrential rain kills 74 people in Uttar Pradesh

The torrential rain in Uttar Pradesh has led to the death of 74 people in the last four days. These deaths have been reported from 40 districts falling in the state's western, Tarai and Bundelkhand regions. Nearly 11 casualties from Saharanpur and 10 in Meerut have been reported till now. The state authorities will provide financial assistance to the victims at the earliest.

India secures its place in Women's Hockey World Cup

India has won itself a place in the knock-out stage of the Women's Hockey World Cup which is to be held in London. This news came after the women players of the Indian Hockey Team delivered an astounding performance in the last night's match. The semi-finals of this match are scheduled for Saturday and the Final match is slated for Sunday. 

Yamuna crosses the danger mark in Delhi

Incessant rains have led to the rise in the water level of the Yamuna River above the danger mark in Delhi. As a consequence, the traffic passing through the Old Yamuna Bridge has been restricted and the bridge is closed by the government. Currently, the water level of the river is at 205.50 meters, while the danger mark being 204.80 meters. Evacuation measures have already been initiated along the banks of the river. 




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