After 16 years of service, The Delhi Metro has been ranked the seventh busiest metro rail network in the world. According to the latest report from the Union Internationale des Transports Publics (UITP), a total of 178.9 million people traveled via Delhi Metro in 2017 which helped it secure a rank among the top ten busiest metro rail networks in the world.

According to the data provided from UITP’s report, seven out of the top ten busiest metro rail networks are located in Asia. Tokyo Metro has topped the list with 346.3 million passengers. Whereas, Moscow Metro has been ranked second and Shanghai Metro third with 236.9 million and 204.4 million passengers, respectively.

Earlier, in UITP’s 2015 report, Delhi Metro couldn’t make it to the list of top 10. However, The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation’s website ranked it 10th in the world based on the statistics of March 2017.

The Delhi Metro has made its name to the top 10 list by surpassing Paris Metro. Guangzhou Metro, Mexico City Metro and Hong Kong Metro are some of the others in the top 10.

The Delhi Metro construction began in 1998 and was open for public in 2002. On the basis of the length of the metro rail network, The Delhi Metro had been ranked 15th. With the introduction of some new services this year, it has ascended further in the list.

This extensive lockdown has surely brought the spotlight on various locals who have been working relentlessly to curb the miseries of the migrants in the city. Joining the bandwagon of local heroes in Lucknow, is another team who has been serving the society since the 29th of March.

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Shout a hallelujah because The Drowning Street, Lucknow, is now available for online delivery

Tired of home-cooked meals? Fret not! TDS has come to our rescue!

In light of the extensive lockdown, we're all confined in the boundaries of our homes and to satiate the recurrent cravings for various grubs, our kitchen is the only 'restaurant' we've been visiting. But the 4th phase of this lockdown is making our lives a bit easier because the authorities have churned rules which are bringing our favvv eateries back on track! The Drowning Street in Lucknow is one such restobar which ranks high on any foodie's list and to our pleasant surprise, TDS is taking up orders again.

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Driven by Lucknow boy Hemant Thakur, 'MOST' has distributed over 40,000 meals during this lockdown

The team has also helped thousands of migrants to register for special trains and sent them back home.

Since 2014, MOST has been functional in Lucknow and is run by city boy Hemant Thakur. It was founded with a vision to teach children hailing from underprivileged sections of the society. So when the country-wide lockdown was imposed, many of those pupils studying here reported that their parents who were mostly daily wagers, had lost sources of income and have been facing issues of various kinds. To minimise this crisis, Hemant took it upon his shoulders to reach out to people in need and his story has left us all inspired!

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Shopping Complexes can now reopen in Lucknow; here are the guidelines to be followed

Shopping complexes can reopen however, malls will remain shut.

After a gap of 2 months, finally the authorities have come up with considerable relaxations during this 4th phase of the lockdown in hopes of reviving the economical conditions. The administration of Lucknow announced that centrally air-conditioned shopping complexes in the city can be back in business but the air conditioners need to be kept shut.

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