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Goa records its sharpest single-day COVID-19 spike on Wednesday with 3,496 new cases!

At present, the aggregate tallies in the coastal state have mounted to 1,04,398 infections while the active load has shot up to 27,964 cases.

The mark of the coronavirus graph surged in Goa on Wednesday, when the state recorded its sharpest-ever single-day spike with 3,496 new detections. Despite several lockdown-like curbs and additional restrictions, Goa continues to shy away from a COVID respite. At present, the aggregate tallies in the coastal state have mounted to 1,04,398 infections while the active load has shot up to 27,964 cases.

Oxygen audit to track Goa's pandemic needs

In a bid to tackle the high COVID surge in Goa, the state officials are augmenting and facilitating new resources every day. From COVID care facilities, medical supplies and even life support essentials, the state health department is expanding Goa's medical treatment boundaries rapidly. These also include the supply of liquid medical oxygen.

A crucial support facility for critical COVID patients, Goa has pushed its generation limits and even imported LMO to meet the high demand amid the active spread. Consequently, the Prime Minister has directed the CM of Goa to conduct an oxygen audit when the two officials spoke about the pandemic management in Goa on Tuesday night, read reports.

"It is important to know how much oxygen is generated, how much oxygen we import from outside and how much requirement we have at the moment. I have given instruction. A team will be appointed to do the same," the Chief Minister added.

Adding on to the oxygen supply in Goa

In line with the same, the cabinet authority also informed about additional oxygen tanks and generation plants that will aid Goa to resolve the LMO shortage among COVID patients. In a tweet on Wednesday, he highlighted that a 5000 litres tank is providing medical-grade oxygen to the South Goa District Hospital, which is a dedicated coronavirus centre. "The 600 Liters Per Minute PSA oxygen plant is expected to be commissioned by May 15 2021", it further read.

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

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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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