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Electrical mobility expects a boost in Goa with the recently opened Ather Energy store!

In the next four years, the government of Goa aims to make electric vehicles account to 30% of its total vehicle registrations.

Amping up the electrical mobility infrastructure in the coastal state, Ather Energy has now set its foot in Goa. In line with the state's agenda to promote e-vehicles in the state, the new store was set up on September 17, in association with Eveer Auto. This new showroom at Porvorim is expected to help the state government in its mission of making electric vehicles take up 30% of its total vehicle registrations, by 2025.


Authorities plan to shift all commercial bikes to EV by 2025!

The state government has introduced Goa Electric Vehicle Promotion Policy to encourage electronic mobility in the state. Further, the government has also created a special electric vehicle (EV) cell in the territory. In addition, to this, incentives up to ₹30,000 for electronic vehicle buyers and exemptions from road tax and registration fees on the purchase of two-wheelers EV were also rolled out by the government. These facilities are meant to drive all operational commercial two-wheelers to shift to electronic vehicles by December 31, 2025.

Now, the latest establishment will help in fueling Goa's journey towards its objective of sustainable development, Earlier this year, the EV manufacturer expanded its reach across multiple cities in India, including Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Kochi, Ahmedabad, New Delhi, Trichy, Visakhapatnam, Jaipur, Kozhikode, Indore, and Nashik.

Multiple charging stations being set across the state!

BLive, the official EV Tourism partner of Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) has also stepped forward with Ather Energy in this initiative. In a bid to push electric vehicle adoption, various charging resources are expected to come up across famous tourist places in India, starting with Goa.

Currently, BLive has established five charging stations for Ather Energy across the state, named 'BLive EV Zones'. As per reports, 15 additional charging grids are expected to be set up at key areas across Goa, by the end of 2021. Notably, Ather Energy has already positioned two fast-charging points called Ather Grid, at Porvorim and Panjim. Additionally, the EV manufacturer plans on adding about 8 to10 extra charging points in the state's charging network to ease the customer experience.

Given the scale of interventions, it can be expected that the dream of amplified electrical mobility will be realised in Goa soon. Besides being efficient and environmentally beneficial, this scheme also entails a string of benefits for the state residents.

With Halloween and Diwali just around the corner, Lucknow is in the thick of the festive season. If you're a party enthusiast who just wants to go out and celebrate this exciting time, The Drowning Street has you covered with a great lineup of events, this month!

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Lucknow's Lohia hospital successfully completes its first ABO mismatch kidney transplant!

Notably, the RML Institute of Medical Sciences is second only to the PGI to conduct such a procedure in Lucknow.

Adding yet another accolade to its name, the Ram Manohar Lohia Institute of Medical Sciences in Lucknow has successfully completed its first-ever ABO-incompatible kidney transplant surgery. While the mismatch blood group operation was conducted recently at the newly launched facility at the Lohia Hospital, its information was shared only after the donor and recipient recovered fully. Notably, the RML Institute of Medical Sciences is second only to the SGPGIMS to conduct this advanced procedure in Lucknow.

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New coaches for Kanpur metro unveiled for the first time at Polytechnic Depot!

The Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation received their second set of three coaches for Kanpur Metro, on Tuesday.

On Tuesday, Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation received their second set of three coaches for Kanpur Metro. These "Made in India" coaches were unveiled for the first time at Polytechnic Depot, as soon as the coaches for the second train arrived in the city.

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India scores #VaccineCentury by completing 100 crore COVID vaccinations today!

The nationwide vaccination drive against coronavirus was launched on January 16, 2021.

Continuing the fight against COVID, India has reportedly crossed the 100 crore vaccination mark today! The nation achieved this feat in just over nine months after the inoculation programme was started across the country on January 16, 2021. According to the official data, about 75% of the beneficiaries have received the first dose of the vaccine while only 31% of the entire eligible population has been vaccinated fully, as of now.

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New in Lucknow, Blue Tribe is adding the flavour of plant-based meats to the city's love for food

This is not sorcery - it is the BlueTribe science and it's revolutionary!

Nothing quite spells a Lucknowite's love for food better than an affair with the meaty food grubs! But if you are someone who wishes to move away from the guilt of consuming the animal meat, without really giving up on its succulent taste, you're in the right place, at the right time!

The Blue Tribe foods have announced their arrival in Lucknow, with a host of plant-based meat treats in its tow, to quite aptly fit the bill! Yes, you did read that right! It's meat but it is vegetarian, healthy, and delicious. And nooo! this is not sorcery - it is the Blue Tribe science and it's revolutionary.

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PVR Maison multiplex to be launched at Jio World Drive in Mumbai on October 22

PVR Maison to screen its first show in Mumbai on Friday

As all cinema halls across Maharashtra prepare for a reopening on October 22, an announcement by the PVR cinemas on Wednesday has added to the excitement of the theatre buffs in Mumbai. The multiplex chain is all set to launch its six-screen PVR Maison at the Jio World Drive in BKC on Friday, the same day as other cinemas revive services after the long COVID hiatus. As per reports, the unit will follow all pandemic related protocols and operate at only 50% of the 882 audience seating capacity.

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Find products & handicrafts from all over the country at Khadi Festival & Silk Expo-2 in Lucknow

Khadi Festival & Silk Expo 2021 will be in place till October 30 at Indira Gandhi Pratisthan

Among the festivities of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav in India, a series of programmes have found their ground across the country and the ongoing 15-day Khadi Festival and Silk Expo 2021 in Lucknow is part of the same. Taking place at the Indira Gandhi Pratishtran in Gomti Nagar, the event kickstarted on Saturday, October 16, and will continue until October 30. Head out to this extravagant show right away and let its colourful exuberance light up your festive preparations in a jiffy.

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