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Indore & Surat retain their positions at the Swachh Survekshan Awards 2021

Apart from Indore, Madhya Pradesh's Bhopal has also made it to the list of the top cleanest cities of India

Madhya Pradesh's Indore has created history after being crowned as the Cleanest City in India for the fifth time by President Ram Nath Kovind at the Swachh Amrit Mahotsav, today. Notably, the state's capital Bhopal has also been honoured as the seventh cleanliest city in the event, organised by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) at Vigyan Bhawan in Delhi. Read on to know more about the winners of the Swachh Survekshan, 2021.

Indore sets an example for all!

The employees of Indore Municipal Corporations were seen dancing as they celebrated the historic win by the city for the fifth time in a row. Apart from this, Indore was also declared as an SBM Water+ certified city in the 6th edition of Swachh Survekshan. Moreover, this financial capital of MP is one of the six cities of the country that belongs to a Five-Star garbage-free city category.

Winners of Swachh Survekshan Awards, 2021

Meanwhile, as Gujarat's Surat managed to retain the second position in the world's largest cleanliness survey, Andhra Pradesh's Vijaywada displaced Maharashtra's Navi Mumbai to grab the third spot this year in the Swachh Survekshan, 2021. In other categories, Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi was awarded as the cleanest Ganga town, while Ahmedabad cantonment was awarded as the Cleanest Cantonment of the country. In the category for cities with less than one lakh population, Maharashtra's Vita, Lonavla and Saswad bagged the top three positions across India, respectively.

Apart from Indore, Chattisgarh has also managed to retain its position as the Cleanest State in India in this annual survey. The state was awarded this honour for the third consecutive time, this year. Not just this, Chhattisgarh has also managed to receive 67 awards in the sixth edition of the Swachh Survekshan.

SGPGI in Lucknow to get a helipad; Air-ambulance service to begin soon!

As per the officials of Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute, this facility is aimed to boost organ transplant across Uttar Pradesh.

Augmenting the existing medical infrastructure in Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow's Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute (SGPGI) is all set to start air ambulance services soon. As per the official report, the administration has given a go ahead for this new facility and the construction of helipad is about to begin by 2022 January. Notably, the PGI administration has already filed a detailed project report for this upcoming facility.

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Eternal Hospital in Jaipur performs more than 3000 TAVI/TAVR procedures!

Notably, this path-breaking procedure was performed for the first time in Rajasthan in 2016, at Eternal Hospital.

Adding yet another feather to its cap, Eternal Hospital (EHCC) in Jaipur has managed to perform the highest number of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation(TAVI) and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedures in Rajasthan. As per the officials, the hospital has performed this ground-breaking procedure more than 3200 times as of now. Notably, EHCC was also the first hospital in Rajasthan to perform this rare medical feat in the year 2016.

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Goa issues fresh guidelines for travellers in wake of Omicron rise

The new guidelines cover both Domestic and International passengers.

The Goa government has laid down new rules for domestic and international travellers. The tightened security is a result of the rise in cases of the Omicron variant of Covid-19, across the country. Previously, the government had issues guidelines that specifically applied to international passengers from the 12 'high-risk' countries.

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Traffic to remain affected for 3 days in Lucknow on account of 'Swarnim Vijay Varsh' Event

Here's a list of route diversions in Lucknow due to the upcoming 'Swarnim Vijay Varsh Event'

Lucknow's traffic management system has been altered on account of the 'Swarnim Vijay Varsh Event', commemorating the golden Jubilee (50-years) of India's stellar victory during the 1971 Bangladeshi Liberation War. Set to be held at Vidhan Sabha on Thursday, this mega celebration will result in intense roadblocks in the heart of the city. As such, the Lucknow administration has devised two action plans, namely A and B, to avert any traffic inconvenience and regulate vehicular movements with ease. Check all route diversions here:

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Omicron in Rajasthan: 9 people in Jaipur test positive for the new COVID variant!

With 9 cases in Jaipur, Omicron variant of COVID enters Rajasthan!

On Sunday, nine people in Jaipur tested positive for the Omicron variant of COVID19. As per the reports, these residents of the Adarsh Nagar were found positive for the new strain of the novel coronavirus during the genome sequencing of the samples at the Sawai Man Singh Hospital. With these additions in Rajasthan, the cumulative count of this 'variant of concern' in India has reached 21 now.

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Indian Navy unfurls World's Largest National Flag in Mumbai

The exhibit coincides with Navy Day Celebrations

On Saturday, the Western Naval Command exhibited the world's largest national flag at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai. The flag overlooks the Gateway of India. This move is a part of Navy Day celebrations, and is meant to commemorate Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav i.e. 75 years since Independence.

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Amid Omicron scare, 5 new patients tested positive for COVID in Lucknow on Sunday

All patients are in home isolation & are being monitored through the COVID Command Centre.

Amid the rising fear of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, 5 new cases of Covid-19 (Older variants) have gripped Lucknow. This new tally includes three cases from the same household and a single independent case from Vibhuti Khand which record an inter-state travel history. Notably, one more case was detected in Indira Nagar. All patients are under home isolation and being monitored through the COVID Command Centre, added reports.

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