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15-day curfew to be imposed in Goa from May 9 to May 23 amid inflating COVID tallies!

On Friday, the highest-ever count of 4,195 COVID cases was recorded in Goa while fatalities surged up by 56.

Alarmed by the uncontrolled spike in COVID cases and increasing rate of fatalities, the Goa government has declared a state-wide curfew, from May 9 to May 23. During this period of 15 days, only essential services will be allowed, including the facilities providing medical supplies. While the CM delivered a long address to announce this decision on Friday, reports state that a detailed order about the specifics of the curfew will be released by 4 PM today.


COVID war rooms to come up across all constituencies

As per the instructions given till now, grocery shops are allowed to operate from 7 AM to 1 PM. Further, the takeaway orders from hotels and restaurants will be permitted between 7 AM and 7 PM and the shops are completely barred from hosting customers. When the positivity rate and death percentage are together taking an upward trajectory, this intervention has become the need of the hour.

As per reports, MLAs have been asked to set up COVID war rooms in order to offer quick solutions for COVID-related issues in their electoral regions. These facilities will have to be supplemented with 24*7 call centre services to maintain regular contact with COVID patients and assure all such aid to them, as may be deemed essential.

Negative RT-PCR report or complete vaccination mandatory for tourists

Reportedly, the Goa administration has declared that tourists will be permitted entry into the state only after they produce a negative RT-PCR report or complete vaccination certificate. While multiple states mandated similar provisions previously, authorities in Goa took this decision after being asked by the Bombay High Court. Reportedly, the Goa government has been reluctant to such restraints given the harm they can cause to the tourism industry.

On Friday, the highest-ever count of 4,195 COVID cases was recorded in Goa while fatalities surged up by 56. As of now, 1,12,462 individuals have tested positive for COVID in Goa.

d Flea Affair by Knocksense in Lucknow is all set to take you by storm this weekend!

Taking place at the coolest venue in town, d Flea Affair will stretch from October 29 to 30th.

Stepping into a new age of fests and fairs, Knocksense is hosting Lucknow's first-ever flea market and it's all set to revolutionise the way you have fun! An outdoor bazaar, 'd Flea Affair' is a one stop destination for your retail therapy, set in the vibrance of the town's choicest lifestyle, decor, food and fashion brands, amid the rhythms of kick-ass music. Set up in a 'Boho Carnival' look, this magnanimous affair will be organised at DLF MyPad from October 29 to 31.

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Proud Moment for Lucknowites as city gets its own IPL team!

RP Sanjiv Goenka Group buys it for Rs 7,090 crore

Lucknow's own IPL team to play in IPL 2022. Ahmedabad and Lucknow are the two new members of the Indian Premier League (IPL) family as it will now be a ten-team affair from the next season.

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Dengue impact in Jaipur's urban areas soars to a new peak with 922 cases so far!

Mansarovar area logs in the highest number of 167 dengue cases in urban Jaipur.

Amidst the persistent dengue scourge in Jaipur, the disease spread in urban areas shoulders a tally higher than that of rural limits. With 922 cases coming from the city and 795 from the remote set-ups, the Pink City is facing an epidemic and it's raising concerns across. Reportedly, the Jaipur Municipal Corporation is undertaking a new plan of action for all anti-larvae operations each day, based on an area-wise list prepared by the health department daily for dengue prevention.

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Vaccination drive in UP to get a boost with Cluster Model 2.0

Cluster Model 2.0 will be implemented across Uttar Pradesh from November 1.

In a bid to speed up the COVID-19 vaccination coverage in the state, the government of Uttar Pradesh has decided to adopt the 'Cluster Model 2.0'. Focusing on the administration of the second and the final dose, this new strategy will be implemented from November 1 in rural areas. Notably, the UP government had earlier organised an inoculation drive at the block level by creating mini clusters. The second version of this model that will be implemented next month, includes a few additional changes.

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Lucknow University to resume physical classes for another course starting October 25

LU had earlier resumed on-campus classes for Fine Arts, B.Com and Management students

With a decline in the number of COVID cases in the city, Lucknow University is gradually resuming offline classes for different courses. Recently, the university announced that physical classes for BCA first semester students for the session 2021-22 would begin from 25 October. The university had previously started physical classes for Fine Arts, B.Com and Management students on 7th October.

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116 primary & secondary schools in Lucknow to get a facelift soon

Reportedly, 65 primary & 51 secondary schools in Lucknow are all set to undergo renovation

116 government schools in Lucknow are all set to get a facelift soon. The dilapidated condition of these schools had gone unnoticed for a long time, but now various real estate developers have extended proposals to renovate these facilities as a part of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities. According to the officials, based on the report submitted by the education department, 116 schools across the city have been shortlisted for the same.

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New rail line project between Indore and Gadawara kickstarts after a 5-year-long hiatus

The 205-km-long rail line will bring Jabalpur, Bhopal and Indore closer

The Indore Budhni Gadarwara Rail Line dream project finally inches closer to realisation with the Centre's nod. Initially proposed in 2016-2017, this agenda is presently in the land-acquisition stage and work is expected to start soon. Reportedly, the Union has further released funds for the accession of 1500 hectares of land to expedite the project pace. Pegged at a budget of ₹7,500 crores, the rail line will witness the establishment of 18 big and small stations along the charted route, benefitting lakhs of people.

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