Knocksense: A local content and recommendations platform

Goa curfew extended till August 23

As per reports, the government has allowed colleges and coaching institutions to conduct physical classes from today.

In an attempt to tighten its grip over the pandemic situation in the state, the Goa government has extended the ongoing curfew restrictions for 8 more days till August 23. While the administration has rolled out a number of relaxations in the past few days, the continuing curbs will be applicable for another week now. Announcing this decision on Sunday, the Chief Minister informed that Goa has become the first state in the nation to register first dose inoculation for 90% of its total eligible population.


Colleges & coaching institutions allowed to conduct physical classes

Imposed for the first time on May 9, the curfew underwent multiple extensions through the last 3 months, as the state united its efforts to combat the second wave. As per the previous orders, a string of activities and establishments have been revived in the territory but the casinos, cinema halls, multiplexes and some other facilities stand closed for now.

Notably, saloons, outdoor sports complexes, stadiums and gyms with 50% capacity are allowed to reopen. Besides, shops and malls are permitted to operate between 7 AM to 6 PM. In addition to this, restaurants and bars can also conduct operations till 11 PM, with 50% capacity.

As per reports, the government has allowed colleges and coaching institutions to conduct physical classes from today but schools till class 12th, will remain shut. Given the diffusing situation in the state, a string of other relaxations can be expected in the days to come.

75 new cases & 85 recoveries reported in Goa on Sunday

Out of 4,860 samples tested on Sunday in Goa, 75 were found to be positive while 85 recoveries were marked on the same day. Since the outbreak of the pandemic, a cumulative total of 1,72,506 individuals have been infected by the contagion in the state while 3,171 of these have succumbed to the deadly virus. Currently, the active tally of patients stands at 912 and the state officials are trying to further reduce this number.

No respite from winter chills in Lucknow; IMD predicts colder days ahead!

As per the prediction made by the MeT, a 4-degree drop in temperature will be recorded in Uttar Pradesh in the next three days

After experiencing unusually cold weather this week, Lucknow and other cities of Uttar Pradesh are likely to witness a further dip in temperature in the coming days. As per the prediction by the Indian Meteorological Department, Lucknow will not witness any respite from severe cold waves in the next 48 hours. Notably, the MeT has issued a warning in the northern parts of the country regarding the temperature drop expected in the next five days.

Keep reading... Show less

New in Lucknow: Purple Foods is stirring up city's culinary scenes & how!

Purple Foods debut in Lucknow with their one destination, one stop eatery

Does your agenda this weekend include getting a meal and refreshing drinks with friends/family? Does it also include an argument where you can't agree on where to eat because that one guy in your group is always craving for kebabs, and your best friend wants nothing more than a mocktail to beat the day’s blues and you’d rather have a hearty burger and call it a day!

Well, Lucknowites, in that case, we’ve got news for you! Having marked their debut in the city that loves to eat, only last month, Purple Foods is synonymous with the most indulgent and diverse cuisines all under one roof. They are an instant word-of-mouth hit! An exciting eatery shaking up Lucknow’s culinary landscape by merging high-end food, with authentic familial influences and pan-relish cuisine. Turn over the menu to explore a map of taste-bud-Asia.

Keep reading... Show less

A new Kashmir in town: Jaipur's first Kashmir themed restaurant!

Suman Raina, a Kashmiri Pandit, starts a Houseboat themed Kashmiri restaurant, Zarpar in the heart of Pink city, Jaipur.

Dine in (Dewan Khana) area in Zarpar restaurant

This weekend, explore a Houseboat themed Kashmiri restaurant, Zarpar in the heart of Pink city, Jaipur. Sounds fun, right? Well, it is exciting to visit a place that has been themed on one of the greatest cultures of India. Suman Raina, 45, a Kashmiri pandit, with an aim to promote her own culture in a different city, started working on this restaurant in May 2017. The idea of celebrating your own culture and tradition and making Kashmiris living outside Kashmir aware of their own culture forced Suman to start Zarpar.

Keep reading... Show less

Mashup in Lucknow introduces an unlimited menu, which offers 50+ dishes @₹499/person!

Get your hands on unlimited food, fun & frolic at Mashup in Lucknow @ ₹499/person only!

While we're sure that Lucknowites have fallen in love with the bowling alleys at Mashup already, this posh cafe cum bar is now making an offer that we surely can't refuse! Get ready to be bowled over by the delectable delights at Mashup without burning a hole in your pockets as the folks here are offering an 'eat as much as you like' off their exclusive menu.

If you think that is all, it's only just half of the bargain. Continue reading to unfurl the details of this steal-deal that presents a wholesome mix of lip-smacking food menu with fun on the sides!

Keep reading... Show less

Indian Railways plan to complete Indore-Dahod broad gauge project by June 2024

Ministry of Railways resumes work on the Indore-Dahod railway line project, targets completion by 2024.

Work has restarted on the 204.76 km long Indore-Dahod broad gauge railway line project of the Western Railways, Ratlam Division. The project was put on hold in May 2020. As of last month, the Railway Board has given permission to restart work on the project. The ministry of railways targets the completion of this project by June 2024. The railway line runs Indore to Dahod via Pithampur, Dhar, Sardarpur, and Jhabua.
Keep reading... Show less

Kanpur's first indoor multi-sports  complex nears completion

Boosting the sports infrastructure of the city, Kanpur Municipal Corporation is coming up with an indoor sports complex at Palika Stadium soon

Under the ambit of the Smart City initiative, Kanpur Municipal Corporation is coming up with a one-of-its-kind complex in the city soon. Located at the Palika Stadium campus, this will be the first-ever indoor sports complex in Kanpur. With the completion of the Sports Convention Centre of Phase 1, this ambitious project is in its final leg of construction now. Read on to know more about Kanpur Municipal Corporation's sports project here.

Keep reading... Show less

UP crosses 24 crore vaccination mark; over 68 lakh doses administered in Lucknow!

Uttar Pradesh scales new high and becomes the first state to administer as many as 24.47 crore doses so far

Accelerating the pace of vaccination in top gear, Uttar Pradesh has crossed the 24-crore vaccination mark. As many as 24.47 crore doses have been administered in the state, including 24.26 lakh doses on Thursday. According to the health officials, more than four crore doses have been administered since the start of January which means an average of about 20 lakh doses were being administered every day.

Keep reading... Show less

Most Read

Headlines

Lucknow

Kanpur

Trending

Jaipur

Indore

Goa

Mumbai