Indian Railways initiates first-of-its-kind Tetra-based MTRS for Mumbai local trains

All services plying from Churchgate to Virar will now use this new black box technology to enhance safety and punctuality.

The Indian Railways has commissioned an all-new Tetra-based mobile train radio communication system for local train services, plying from Churchgate to Virar, under the council of Western Railway. A first-of-its-kind technology, it will primarily focus on increasing safety and minimising delays by employing effective coordination. Launched on March 1, 2021, this Tetra-based MTRS has been installed in 200 cabs of 100 local rakes till now.

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Starting March 6, 'Gur Mahotsav' in Lucknow to bring home the joy of jaggery!

With a sprawling assortment of products coupled with informative discussions, this fair is definitely the first of its kind!

Closing all conjectures, the Uttar Pradesh government has announced that it will launch the awaited 'Gur Mahotsav' in Lucknow on March 6. Being put together by the AYUSH department, this festival will provide a platform for a range of raw varieties and co-products of jaggery. Bringing a sprawling assortment of jaggery, chocolates, sweets, candies and kheer coupled with spirited discussions to promote growth in the jaggery market, this fair is going to be the first of its kind event in the state!

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Finalising a detailed project report, Jaipur Metro amps up plans for the 2nd phase

Reportedly, this project shall connect Ambabari and India Gate via a stretch of 23.5 km metro line.

After the successful implementation of the first phase of the metro project, Jaipur Metro Rail Corporation is trying to initiate works for the second phase. Advancing the process, the authorities have revised the draft of DPR for the second phase, as stated by reports. As a part of this latest scheme, Ambabari and India Gate shall be connected by metro tracks, supposed to be laid along a stretch of 23.5 km.

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Ranked 1 amid million-plus municipalities in India, Indore outshines all other regions!

While Indore has secured the top spot in Municipal Performance Index, it has secured the 9th rank in the Ease of Living Index 2020.

Being the cleanest city in the country, Indore has incessantly won a number of accomplishments given its proactive approach and enterprising initiatives. In the latest string of developments, the city has clinched the top spot amongst all municipalities with a population of more than 1 million in a survey conducted recently. While Indore has ranked 1st in the Municipal Performance Index, it secured the 9th rank in the Ease of Living Index 2020, in a study organised by the central government.

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New in Lucknow, KnockOFF your bills, whenever you step out! Save 50k+ yearly

Download the Knocksense app ASAP and get your hands on the KnockOFF membership.

Who doesn't like discounts? Who wouldn't want to save up on some cash? Who wouldn't like to pay less and save much muchhh more? Definitely not us! So if you're someone who likes to brag about bagging the best prices and maybe would like to pay your bills in deals, then you've gotta check out KnockOFF by Knocksense!

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Female farmer-centric programmes under UP's Mission Shakti to mark Women's Day

Special interactive programmes will be held with female scientists and experts from universities and Krishi Vigyan Kendra of Lucknow.

Under the ongoing Mission Shakti, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh has directed all government departments to organise programmes that focus on women empowerment to commemorate the occasion of International Women's Day. To conform to this order, the Department of Agriculture has scheduled seminars and interactive sessions with female scientists to promote women farmers. Further, district-level officers who have aided women by extending support through government programmes will be rewarded for their efforts. The extension of all programmes under Mission Shakti till April has proved to be a boon for women.

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Starting tomorrow, Lucknow Book Fair is all set to bring a confluence of literature lovers!

With 10% discount on all books, the fair plans to evolve as a magnetic location for geeks and amateur readers, alike!

Igniting the happy nerves of all bibliophiles in the city, Lucknow is all set to welcome its latest book fair at Bal Sangrahalya in Charbagh. Scheduled to be inaugurated on the evening of March 5, this hub for admirers of diverse works of literature shall extend for over a week, concluding on March 14. Being organised under the theme of 'Atmanirbhar Bharat', this book festival shall leave you simply amazed with an endless array of the finest publications!

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With 39 trains & 117 coaches, Kanpur Metro to have the largest fleet in the state!

Kanpur Metro is expected to be functional for general commuters by the end January 2021.

Accelerating its plans, the Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation is leaving no stone unturned to ensure that the trial runs of Kanpur Metro are initiated by the end of November 2021. As per the latest announcements, Kanpur Metro is all set to have the largest stock of trains and coaches in the state. While Lucknow currently has 21 trains with 4 coaches each, Kanpur has ordered 39 trains with 3 coaches each, which would total up to 117 compartments.

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Women's Day all year round in Lucknow: 5 initiatives ensuring women safety & empowerment in the city

Lucknow being the capital city, is shouldered with the responsibility of being the flagbearer of progress in the state.

In recent times, our city has received several facelifts and reforms mostly for the greater good and this evolution has come with promises of women safety and empowerment. Further, Lucknow being the capital city, is shouldered with the responsibility of being the flagbearer of progress in the state! So here is a list of 5 noteworthy developments in the city, which echo with the chimes of positive change.

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