An outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has been plaguing citizens globally and with each passing day, the mortality rates have been on a fluctuating ride. Since COVID-19 has promptly risen up as a pandemic disease, people have been fretting to keep it at bay and this universal chaos, has led to the promulgation of wrong and ambiguous informations as well.
The COVID-19 or Novel Coronavirus is a disease that has taken the entire world by storm. The international epidemic has made its way into India and it is highly crucial to keep a tab on the situation around and how you can keep yourself safe amidst all the chaos.
In these days and times, it is easy to get swamped away by loads of fake reports that don't paint the right picture. So, we've compiled everything here for you folks- all you need to know about the virus and how you and your loved ones can stay safe.
Fuel prices are some of the most easily affected commodity, every time a global situation arises. Be it a trade deal, an imposition or war, fuel prices fluctuate like a lightbulb about to get a short-circuit. Hence, amid the global coronavirus outbreak, which has been declared a pandemic by WHO, fuel prices around the world have dropped down.
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South Delhi is gearing up to provide residents of Delhi with a whole new experience and introduce new open air cafes on the lines of those in Europe and US. Soon, foodies will be able to bask in the sun or count the stars while enjoying a sumptuous meal and a stunning view, at any one of the upcoming open-air food outlets here at South Delhi.
If you're an ardent 'social media' foodie who is always on the lookout for new additions to the epicurean feat here in Delhi and feeds their camera before themselves, then we have news for you. Located at Ansal Plaza, Gram is a casual dining place which has been grabbing eyeballs and curious palates for the same.
If you have watched Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, then we're sure you vividly remember Katrina Kaif, Hrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar and Abhay Deol throwing tomatoes at each other in their hit song 'Ik Junoon', from the movie. They had taken a trip to Spain and attended the La Tomatina festival, which had us all wishing to be a part of all the fun and frolic.
The outbreak of Novel Coronavirus or Covid-19 is undoubtedly the biggest news right now. The spread and the identification of patients all over the world is currently creating waves and it's no surprise that there has been a significant spread of panic and rumours along with it. The worst part is that the situation has become exceptionally dicey as several suspected coronavirus cases have been reported in India.
Lucknow and Delhi are two cities that have a great deal of railway traffic between them. Lakhs of people have come to Delhi from Lucknow in order to find work or pursue education. Which means that come festival time these very people travel back home to their families. Yet, during the same time, the rush and traffic makes it impossible to book train tickets making it hard for us to go back home during the festivities.
In order to make sure that people get easy and comfortable means of transportation back home, Indian Railway has launched several Holi special trains which can take you back home and save you from the rush as well.
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होली के रंग, परिवार के संग : अपनो को अपनो से मिलाती रेलवे ने होली के त्योहार में बढ़ती डिमांड को देखते हुए विभिन्न रूट्स पर विशेष ट्रेनों चलाने का निर्णय लिया है। pic.twitter.com/7UrGDQ16mt
— Piyush Goyal (@PiyushGoyal) March 1, 2020
In order to tackle the holiday rush and provide commuters with enough options to travel back home, Indian Railway has launched 23 special trains; which include 2 trains that run between Lucknow and Delhi. These would run from the Hazrat Nizamuddin and Anand Vihar Terminals to Lucknow.
The train running from Anand Vihar to Lucknow will be an express special train, numbered 04422. The train will begin operations from Anand Vihar station between March 4th to March 11th, only on Wednesdays. While the train running from Hazrat Nizamuddin to Lucknow will also be an express special train with the number 04420. This train will begin operations from Hazrat Nizamuddin from March 2nd till March 9th, only on Mondays.
On its return journey, the train from Lucknow-Anand Vihar will run with the number 04421 and begin operations from Lucknow from March 3rd till March 10th, only on Tuesdays. While the train running between Lucknow-Nizamuddin route, numbered- 04419 will begin its operations from Lucknow between March 5th to March 12th, only on Thursdays.
Apart from this another Holi special train has also been launched between the Nangal Dam (in Punjab) and Lucknow.
So if you're someone who has planned a rail journey and want to head back to your hometown for Holi, these two special trains are just what you need. Beat the queue, log on to the IRCTC website and download your tickets, just in time!
When in Delhi, getting bored or being out of things to do isn't an option for us. This city hosts something or the other on a routine basis and sitting our tashreefs down isn't something we Delhites like doing! So to keep us on our toes and to put a smile on our faces, Delhi is bringing in Vir Das and his band, Alien Chutney this March.