The remains of a 19th-century village called Llanwddyn that was submerged under Lake Vyrnwy in Wales, UK, were exposed for the first time in 40 years after the lake’s water evaporated during Europe’s heatwave. The village consisted of two chapels, a church, 37 homes, 10 farmhouses and three inns.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Asia’s largest private multi-speciality hospital, Amrita Hospital in Faridabad, Haryana, on August 24. The hospital has 2,600 beds, a helipad to transport patients, a guesthouse to accommodate family members of patients and many other facilities. The hospital has a total built-up area of 1 crore sqft and will employ the latest technology to treat patients.
A 700-year-old paper has been restored by the Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute (BORI) in Maharashtra. The paper contains a Sanskrit medical manuscript. During the British era, the paper was preserved at Elphinstone College in Mumbai. It was shifted to Deccan College, Pune, in 1878 before being moved to BORI in 1922.
Flash floods have caused the death of more than 1,000 people in Pakistan and destroyed 3,00,000 homes and many roads. Electricity outages have also affected millions of people. The country’s climate minister called the deadly monsoon season, “a serious climate catastrophe.”