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Free vaccination policy for all adults to now expedite Goa's 'Tika Utsav'

Vaccination registration can now be completed at the site of inoculation.

The state of Goa has pledged to achieve 100% first dose vaccination coverage before reopening its tourism industry. The administration too, has resorted to several measures to expedite the overall inoculation process. In this light, the Union's free vaccination policy for beneficiaries over 18 years of age, has emerged as a catalyst to visualise the goal.

Goa's active vaccination drive

The COVID inoculation drive in Goa, famed as Tika Utsav, is set to accelerate at a bolstered speed given the initiation of the Centre's free vaccination policy. As per reports, the state administration is set to receive free vaccine vials to broaden the scope of the first dose of the anti-COVID jab. Thus, from today onwards, all state vaccination centres will administer the vaccine dose for free to all adults, while provisioning the benefit of on-site registration.

The step will boost Goa's total vaccination target and hasten the revival of the tourism industry and consequently the economy here. As yet, the state has administered over 7.5 lakh COVID vaccines, covering at least the first dose jab for 42.8% of its population. Around 6.6% of the total local citizens have completed their vaccination course, with both doses.

The COVID-19 arrest in Goa

Besides an active vaccination drive, Goa has simultaneously managed to scale down the threat of COVID spread. Around 207 people tested positive here on Sunday, extending the downward dip of the infection graph.

Recoveries surged over this tally, marking 406 cured patients- strengthening the healing trends here. The fatality toll clocked in 6 deaths in the last 24 hours, accumulating a total of 3,268 active cases now.

The first thought that pops up in our mind when we think of Khadi is- comfortable clothing! One might pick this indigenous fabric for casual outfits but who could have thought Khadi can also be used as elaborate bridal wear. A stunning display of a Khadi wedding collection at this year's expo at IGP, organised by the Khadi Gramodyog Board, garnered a lot of attention and changed the way this fabric is perceived by many.

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Shop ethnic creations from Route Crafts in Lucknow & look your best this festive season!

Route Crafts is all set to launch its new collection on the AJIO website this October 22.

If a glamorous ethnic makeover is all you wish for this festive season, just trace the path to Route Crafts and find your best fit, among its expansive authentic range! This fashion destination from Lucknow is only a startup as of now but has managed to become the talk of the town with its quality-marked handlooms, right from the grassroots to the urban city fashion-scape. Blending contemporary trends with traditional designs, Route Crafts' new catalogue will add a sparkle to your celebrations, so do check it out!

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The Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS) in Lucknow has started two new facilities for patients suffering from haemophilia and leukaemia. The Haemophilia Physiotherapy Unit and a new ward for Peripherally Inserted Central Cannula (PICC) Line Care Centre have been set up in the Department of Haematology of this institute. As per reports, the PICC centre is built to facilitate painless chemotherapy of leukaemia patients.

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Add more sweetness to your Diwali celebrations with a Delicacy Box from The Hazelnut Factory

This Diwali indulge in the sweetness of a new range of sweets by THF in Lucknow

The Diwali season has already got our hearts craving for those festive munchies and we've yet again traced our steps to The Hazelnut Factory to satiate those sweet-tooth cravings! Well, being the patisserie genius it is, THF has curated a brand new mithai collection, and we're all excited to try the new flavours. These sweet delights by THF, packed in new and elegant boxes make for a perfect Diwali gift for your loved ones!

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Festive shopping can be a hectic task when your checklist is huge and you don't know where to get all that good stuff from. Easing matters for you, we've curated a list of stores in Hazratganj that have the best collections of festive footwear, funky jewellery, clothing and other accessories. Since Diwali and Karva Chauth are just around the corner, you shouldn't be wasting any more time thinking and head straight to these stores to shop from a wide range of collections.

With oxidised and fashion jewellery straight from Colaba and Bandra, Kolapuris from the south and much more, you can expect the best of collections while venturing out on this retail therapy session!

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MMRDA finally launches the last I-girder of the Mumbai Metro Corridor 2A

The MMRDA will now begin the task of laying tracks on Metro 2A.

Touching a big milestone, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has completed the viaduct work along the entire 18.5km pass of Metro 2A. The development agency will now move towards laying of track along with the DN Nagar - Link Road - Dahisar route. The feat has catapulted the Mumbai Metro 2A corridor closer to completion, ushering good news for commuters.

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Be the first to have a Smart Solar Home in Lucknow with HomeScape by Amplus Solar

After all, nothing but the best will work for your homes in Lucknow.

You set the standard. What you choose today, becomes the benchmark tomorrow. Such as the stunningly innovative HomeScape by Amplus Solar. A solar solution created for peak performance and long-term savings, moreover designed to suit your aesthetics. After all, nothing but the best will work for your homes in Lucknow.

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