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Curfew curbs relaxed in Indore after 64 days with the execution of 'Unlock 3' today!

Sunday lockdown and night curfew shall remain functional in the city, as of now.

After a long tryst with the second wave of the pandemic, amplified unlocking interventions are being worked out in Indore. As per reports, hotels, restaurants, malls, religious institutions and other places shall be reopened today while the educational centres shall remain closed. The city is being unlocked after a meeting of the disaster management committee, where the officials took this decision in view of the plummeting case tallies.


20 people allowed for weddings; 10 at funerals

As per reports, the district administration approved the unlocking proposal and now, usual business is being revived across the city. While hotels and restaurants are allowed to open till 6 PM, takeaway and delivery services can be operational till 10:30 PM. Besides, malls can be resumed for visitors but the play zones, food zones and cinema halls will remain closed. Reportedly, if anyone is found eating anything within the 100-metre radius of 56 Dukaan, he/she shall have to bear a fine of ₹500.

As per the announced guidelines, not more than 4 people will be allowed within a place of worship at a time. While marriage functions are allowed with 20 individuals, funerals would be conducted in the presence of not more than 10 people. As per reports, regional SDM will have to be informed about the wedding guest list but the rules do entail the need for special permission.

Weekend curfew & night curfew to remain functional

It has stated that cars/taxis/autos will carry only 3 passengers at a time. In a bid to prevent crowding, all political and religious functions, protests, demonstrations and fairs have been banned. While students are not allowed in the school, the administrative and other offices within the campus can operate. Further, reports state that the offices can operate with 50% employees and 100% authorities.

It has been reported that the city residents will observe a weekend curfew on Sunday and only medical services will be permitted on that day. Additionally, a night curfew from 11 PM to 6 AM will be imposed every day.

Unity Day celebrations underway in Lucknow; know about Sunday route diversions here:

Check full list of route and traffic diversions in Lucknow on Sunday

Traffic movement will be affected in Lucknow on Sunday (October 31) on account of a National Unity Day programme at the KD Singh Babu Stadium. The Deputy Commissioner of Traffic Police, Lucknow, Raees Akhtar has released an order to announce all restricted routes and alternate diversions applicable here. Due to the rehearsals of the event, the traffic movement was affected today also.

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Surgery & casualty wards to soon become functional at South Goa District Hospital

Outpatient departments (OPDs) are already operational at the new South Goa District Hospital.

The multi-storied South Goa District Hospital (SGDH) is being upgraded with new facilities to lessen the load off older hospitals and health institutes. As per reports, the new hospital is likely to house the surgery and casualty departments soon in a bid to clear space at the Hospicio Hospital. Earlier also, all outpatient departments (OPDs) were relocated to the spacious new SGDH for the same reason.

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Mumbai local trains to operate at 100% capacity from today!

The suburban train services were suspended on March 22, 2020 on account of the COVID-19 Pandemic.

After running restricted operations for over a year, Mumbai's local train services are all set to resume with 100% seating capacity from today. This is being done in order to account for the increased flow of commuters on the trains. Till now, the Central and Western Railways had been operating with 1,702 and 1,304 services respectively, which account for 95.75% of their total capacity. Today onwards, this number will go up to 1,774 in the CR division and 1,367 in WR, thus making complete use of the total capacity on the two lines.

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Atal Indore City Transport bags national award for Excellence in Urban Transport

Indore CNG bus fleet is a 'green' step towards environmental protection.

After winning several titles in the cleanliness category, Indore has now managed to create another record for itself. The Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has recognised the Atal Indore City Transport run by the Indore Municipal Corporation with an Award for Excellence in Urban Transport. Reportedly, this honour marks Indore as the 'City with Most Innovation Financing Mechanism' for managing its public transport services.

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​Two Paralympics Gold medalists from Jaipur get nominated for Khel Ratna Award

This is the first time in the 30-year-old history of Khel Ratna that 2 players from the city are being conferred the award.

Two Paralympics players from Jaipur have been recommended for the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Award, the highest rank for sports in the country. Notably, this is the first in the 30 year-old-history of Khel Ratna that 2 sportsperson from the same city will be conferred with the award. The two nominated players are Avani Lekhara and Krishan Nagar, who bagged gold medals at the Tokyo Paralympics 2020.

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The Lucknow centre of Sports Authority of India has set up a new weightlifting hall in the city, in order to give a boost to the sport. Spread over 15,000 square meters, this circular building has ample space to allow 100 players to practice at a single time. Pegged to be the largest in India, this hall is equipped with 26 platforms and machines worth 1.5 crores. These platforms can also be increased in number, as per need.

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