Indore COVID-19 cases touch cross the 28,000 mark

As the rules are being relaxed, the city is returning to its once joyous state.

Back when the coronavirus pandemic hit Indian shores, Indore city was quite high at risk of spiralling into an covid infection city. Now, months after the lockdown, the situation has calmed down a bit. However, in Indore, there are almost 450 new cases everyday.


Madhya Pradesh on Friday reported 1,607 fresh coronavirus positive cases, which pushed its caseload to 1,43,629. Of the 1,607 cases in MP, Indore reported 441 fresh cases. The number of cases in Indore rose to 28,199.

Relaxation of lockdown rules in Indore, but situation is under control

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While Indore reported 441 new cases just yesterday, there have been quite a few relaxations to the stringent rules put up during the lockdown. Right now, Indore is following a 5 day week schedule. This means that shops and other places of interest are only being kept open for the first five days of the week. As for malls, and similar places of interest, they are allowed to open on Sundays, despite the five day week.

In the city, several schools have also reopened after being shut for a long period of time. However, the full strength is not being called in, for obvious precautionary methods.

Additionally, in Indore, all precautions are being observed so as to ensure reduction of spread of the virus. In an effort to inform people about the situation of hospitals, there was a proposal to set up a control room as well. The Control Room will have latest information about the availability of hospital beds.

Traders in Indore had implemented self imposed lockdown; now lifted

Seeing the stark spike in COVID cases in September, a slew of merchants, business owners and traders in Indore decided to take matters in their own hand. They had implemented a self imposed lockdown which has now been lifted.

Now, with the order of relaxation of rules from the upper authorities, many other places in the city have opened up shop. As the rules are being relaxed, the city is returning to its once joyous state.

UP's new export policy to boost the market potential of Lucknow & other districts

The state's contribution to the Indian exports is only at 4.55% per annum.

The Uttar Pradesh government is currently aiming to achieve a one-trillion-dollar state economy by drafting a new export policy to encourage such an endeavor, backed by functional businesses in the state. The new policy will be chalked to increase the exports from the present 1.20 lakh crores to 3 lakh crores annually, by extending several incentives to the exporters in Uttar Pradesh. In order to ensure that the export targets are met, the Uttar Pradesh governement is planning to focus on sectors with high potential.

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3 students from Indore have devised a UV disinfectant which works on edible items too

This UV disinfectant has already been tested and permitted by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Indore.

The need of the hour today, is sanitization and cleanliness because that's the only possible way to combat this contagious virus. So keeping this in mind, three students from Indore, Vansh Boradia, Narayan Pharkya and Priyanshu Airen, have prepared an Ultraviolet (UV) disinfectant, that works even on edible items. This UV device is exclusive and is termed as better than others as it can sanitize edible items; a feature which is missing in the others. This UV disinfectant has already been tested and permitted by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Indore, as stated by the pupils.

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Lucknow University to grant admission to all candidates, in these 2 Masters programmes

1st phase of counselling experiences hardships in filling vacant seats at LU.

The University of Lucknow has decided to grant admissions to candidates applying for Masters in Ancient Indian History and Masters in Yogic Sciences, irrespective of their performance in the entrance test. Pupils scoring zero in this examination will also be enrolled by the varsity, as the number of candidates who appeared for the test was even lower than the seats allocated for the programmes by the University.

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Casinos to re-open in Goa from November 1, check COVID-19 guidelines here

Casinos in Goa to operate at 50% of their capacity.

After being shut for around 7 months, casinos in Goa can finally start business once again, starting November 1. The Goa government has permitted casinos in the state to restart operations, which remained closed so far due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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State Organ Tissue Transplant Organisation to come up at SGPGIMS in Lucknow

Along with government institutions, the Uttar Pradesh SOTTO will also bring private hospitals under its umbrella.

The UP government has decided to set up the State Organ Tissue Transplant Organisation (SOTTO), a state-level body that will advance the process of organ transplant like never before, in the capital city. According to Additional Chief Secretary, Medical Education, "SOTTO that will come up at the Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS), aims to formalize the system of organ and tissue procurement and its distribution for transplantation." The ACS further added that the body would also work to train the required manpower and towards the promotion of cadaveric (deceased) organ and tissue donation, which will make it convenient for patients who are in need.

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