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In a move to expand Delhi metro further and connect more places, phase IV of the metro that had been on the cards for long has finally been approved by the state government and the phase will cover six new corridors of the national capital.

Delhi metro’s phase IV will cover a length of 104 km across the six corridors and will have over 70 new stations in all the accessible areas of the city. Additionally, of the 104 km length, 31.47 km of the tracks will be laid underground, while the remaining 64.39 km will be on an elevated corridor. The major regions which will be covered under the phase are Rithala to Narela (21.73km), Janakpuri West to R K Ashram (28.92km), Inderlok to Indraprastha (12.58km).

Proposed metro routes

Not only these areas, but Tughlakabad to Aerocity (20.20 km), and Lajpat Nagar to Saket G-Block (7.96 km) will also come under phase IV of Delhi metro. One can get a fair idea of the vast area that the phase will cover from the road map above.

One of the other technological advancements that the Phase IV makes is that it will adopt a layered form of construction. This means that the metro pillars will be increased in height and will make way for massive flyovers underneath the metro line. This makes way for future expansion of the roads in these areas.

Multi layered concept

The confirmation for this phase comes after a long tussle between the state government and the central government. The authorities heading this project have stated that work will begin as soon as 1 January 2019, so that they can deliver the project well in time. The metro’s phase IV is the most expensive DMRC project yet and is expected to come around by December 2024.

Recently, the Aqua Line connecting Noida and Greater Noida also got a Christmas launch date. We are eager to see what the future of the metro trains hold for the residents.

Sea Tourism is all set to sail in Mumbai with a host of new projects in the pipeline

Mumbai to get the world's longest sea ropeway & an int'l cruise terminal, among other amenities soon!

In a bid to foster multimodal connectivity across the city, the Mumbai Port Trust has tabled a bunch of projects to ensure bolstered infrastructure growth here. Proposed under the banner of the Gati Shakti Scheme, these plans aim to link two key features of the agenda, i.e cargo and sea tourism and build new amenities for the same. Reportedly, the installation of an Internation Cruise Terminal, a waterfront, a ro-pax terminal and the world's longest sea ropeway, among other provisions, are included within its scope.
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Mumbai's iconic Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus gets an all-new  'Restaurant on Wheels'

The fine-diner has been set up using a discarded rail coach.

Mounted on the rails leading to the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) in Mumbai, an all-new 'Restaurant on Wheels' is here to win hearts and bellies of passengers and locals alike. Launched by the Central Railway, the exquisite fine-diner is a revamped discarded rail coach that promises to offer a unique experience to its patrons. As per railway officials, the Restaurant on Wheels aims to become a popular landmark eatery in South Mumbai, with its one-of-a-kind 'rail themed' setting and ambiance.

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Vintage Machine's 'Inferno Episode 1' is going live in Lucknow this Friday!

Backed by the Rude Box Entertainment, this lit event is bringing you the coolest DJ line up

A buzzing Friday night is on the cards for you all partyholics in town as Inferno Episode 1 is going live at the Vintage Machine in Lucknow on October 22. Backed by the Rude Box Entertainment, this lit event is bringing you the coolest DJ line up and trust us, it's all you need to let down your hair and welcome the weekend! Get ready to groove and have fun, for a chance like this might not knock on your door any time soon again!

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Mumbai's Sion Flyover to remain shut on weekends till January 9, 2022 due to repair work

Check out the alternate routes chalked out by the Mumbai Traffic Police here.

The Mumbai Traffic Police on Friday announced that the Sion flyover will remain closed every weekend, for the next three months, due to the repair work undertaken by the Maharashtra State Roads Development Corporation (MSRDC). The vehicle shutdown here will be clocked from 10 PM on Saturday to 6 AM on Monday, till January 9, 2022. Several route diversions have been put in place by the city traffic police department to allow an unhindered automobile movement during the closure, added reports. Check all alternate track here:

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Amusement parks in Maharashtra to open for visitors from Oct 22nd

Here's a detailed report of all services that have been unlocked in the state so far

After allowing cinema halls and theatres to restart services, the govt has now permitted dry amusement parks in Maharashtra to reopen, Friday onwards. The administration on Monday decided to reopen all dry amusement parks in the state from October 22 after a detailed discussion with the state COVID Task Force and Children's Task Force. Additionally, shops and restaurants have also been granted longer working hours now. Read on to know more about the orders.

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As per new orders by Kanpur Municipal Corporation, citizens will now have to inform the authorities before bringing home a pet. Those failing to do so will have to pay a hefty fine of ₹1200, irrespective of breed and size. The Municipal Corporation is also planning to bring pet clinics under the purview of the license.

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Newly launched e-buses to connect Lucknow to nearby rural areas from October 25

The fares for the e-buses will range from ₹5 for 3 km to ₹37 for more than 25 km

The newly launched electric buses in the city will ply on a new route, connecting Lucknow to the rural areas around, starting October 25. This will be the first time that such a service will be deployed in these areas, wherein commuters will be able to travel to and from the city, in the comfort of new state-of-the-art e-buses. The trials for the same are currently underway.

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