Knocksense: A local content and recommendations platform

Delhi metro is nothing short of the lifeline of the national capital. With a plethora of riders everyday, from all walks of life, it is probably the most expansive intra city rail transport system in any city in India. The Delhi metro has gone through many phases of developments and now, the latest one comes in the form of new high rise view cutters and noise barriers on a few magenta line stations.

What’s the update?

As part of the new safety features in the magenta line metro routes, the route from Shankar Vihar and Sadar Bazar Cantonment Station will get the new features. The high rise view cutters are especially beneficial if the metro lines are located very close to residential areas and office complexes. It cuts off the entire view for metro travellers, making the areas as secure as can be.

Another new addition to the magenta line metro route happens to be the noise barrier which helps isolate the noise made by the metro while travelling. You must have seen these in several other metros and flyovers across the city. Essentially, they ensure that the noise from vehicles and trains does not disrupt activities in nearby areas, housing colonies and office complexes.

Travelling in Delhi metro is usually a smooth ride- especially you can find a seat- and now, it is set to get even better not just for commuters but also for those that live near metro stations and metro lines. Shankar vihar is a highly populated area in Delhi cantonment and the station is located right next to APS Shankar Vihar. The upcoming changes could help make the school area better and more secure for students.

As for the view cutters, the goal is make the cantonment less visible and since it is a sensitive area, the correct precautions must be kept in mind by the DMRC. At any rate, the DMRC is always striving to make Delhi metro a better place to travel.

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.

Keep reading... Show less

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.

Keep reading... Show less

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.

Keep reading... Show less

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.

Keep reading... Show less

​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.

Keep reading... Show less

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.

Keep reading... Show less

Most Read

Headlines

Lucknow

Kanpur

Trending

Jaipur

Indore

Goa

Mumbai