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When it comes to bracing the heat, Delhiites have it the worst. The city sees some of the hottest temperatures and even stepping out of an air conditioned room is nothing short of a major pain. Now, there seems to be good news for Delhiites because the Meteorological Department has stated that the national capital is highly likely to receive a few more days of rainfall- a much needed respite from the harsh sun.

As per reports from the Met department, the national capital will be on the receiving end of some gusty winds from the Himalayas and the more northern areas of the country. As of now, Delhi has a temperature of almost 40 degrees celsius, which makes functioning in the city a major chore. Though the public transport in Delhi has several air conditioned buses and trains, the rainfall will be the city’s salvation.

Delhi’s maximum temperature was recorded at 40.3 degree Celsius on Monday, which is normal for this time of the season. On the other hand, the minimum temperature, was recorded at 22.8 degree Celsius- four notches below normal. Not only will the rains provide a break from the summer sun, but also help in improving the AQI of the city as a whole.

Following this, officials from the meteorological department said that the maximum temperature is likely to linger around 40 degree Celsius for the next five days, with a spell of rain likely to occur in the next few days. Not only will the rains help give us a break from the summers, but it will also ensure that the city

Since the spell of rain will occur on weekdays, Delhiites would find it difficult to enjoy the rainfall. At any rate, the rain is going to provide a short cover from the harsh sun and we are eagerly looking forward to the showers.

Unity Day celebrations underway in Lucknow; know about Sunday route diversions here:

Check full list of route and traffic diversions in Lucknow on Sunday

Traffic movement will be affected in Lucknow on Sunday (October 31) on account of a National Unity Day programme at the KD Singh Babu Stadium. The Deputy Commissioner of Traffic Police, Lucknow, Raees Akhtar has released an order to announce all restricted routes and alternate diversions applicable here. Due to the rehearsals of the event, the traffic movement was affected today also.

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Surgery & casualty wards to soon become functional at South Goa District Hospital

Outpatient departments (OPDs) are already operational at the new South Goa District Hospital.

The multi-storied South Goa District Hospital (SGDH) is being upgraded with new facilities to lessen the load off older hospitals and health institutes. As per reports, the new hospital is likely to house the surgery and casualty departments soon in a bid to clear space at the Hospicio Hospital. Earlier also, all outpatient departments (OPDs) were relocated to the spacious new SGDH for the same reason.

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Mumbai local trains to operate at 100% capacity from today!

The suburban train services were suspended on March 22, 2020 on account of the COVID-19 Pandemic.

After running restricted operations for over a year, Mumbai's local train services are all set to resume with 100% seating capacity from today. This is being done in order to account for the increased flow of commuters on the trains. Till now, the Central and Western Railways had been operating with 1,702 and 1,304 services respectively, which account for 95.75% of their total capacity. Today onwards, this number will go up to 1,774 in the CR division and 1,367 in WR, thus making complete use of the total capacity on the two lines.

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Atal Indore City Transport bags national award for Excellence in Urban Transport

Indore CNG bus fleet is a 'green' step towards environmental protection.

After winning several titles in the cleanliness category, Indore has now managed to create another record for itself. The Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has recognised the Atal Indore City Transport run by the Indore Municipal Corporation with an Award for Excellence in Urban Transport. Reportedly, this honour marks Indore as the 'City with Most Innovation Financing Mechanism' for managing its public transport services.

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​Two Paralympics Gold medalists from Jaipur get nominated for Khel Ratna Award

This is the first time in the 30-year-old history of Khel Ratna that 2 players from the city are being conferred the award.

Two Paralympics players from Jaipur have been recommended for the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Award, the highest rank for sports in the country. Notably, this is the first in the 30 year-old-history of Khel Ratna that 2 sportsperson from the same city will be conferred with the award. The two nominated players are Avani Lekhara and Krishan Nagar, who bagged gold medals at the Tokyo Paralympics 2020.

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The Lucknow centre of Sports Authority of India has set up a new weightlifting hall in the city, in order to give a boost to the sport. Spread over 15,000 square meters, this circular building has ample space to allow 100 players to practice at a single time. Pegged to be the largest in India, this hall is equipped with 26 platforms and machines worth 1.5 crores. These platforms can also be increased in number, as per need.

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