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Indore city reports 100% first dose inoculation of eligible citizens

As per records, a total of 25,75,512 doses have been administered to the beneficiaries in the Indore district till now.

Driven by the relentless efforts of health and administrative officers, Indore has become the first city in Madhya Pradesh to witness 100% first dose inoculation of all eligible beneficiaries. Reportedly, the Municipal Commissioner, Pratibha Pal, informed that the entire eligible population of the city has been vaccinated with the first jab. As per records on the CoWin dashboard, a total of 25,75,512 doses have been administered to the beneficiaries in the Indore District till now.


Citizens' awareness propels vaccination program in the city

As per reports, the Municipal Commissioner stated that the awareness of the citizens helped the city to accomplish this feat. Being informed about the benefits of immunisation, citizens did not hesitate to take the jab. On Friday, the vaccination tallies crossed the set target for the city, ushering in this significant achievement. Further, the commissioner requested the citizens to take their second dose as per the designated schedule, without fail.

Following the achievement of the city, Indore District is now gearing up to ensure 100% first-dose vaccination coverage. While more than 25 lakh individuals in the district have received their first dose, the total tally of eligible beneficiaries stands over 28 lakh. Now, the authorities have deployed their efforts for assuring quick and easy administration of the second dose.

Special drives for pregnant women on all days from Monday

As per reports, nearly 4 thousand pregnant women have been inoculated in Indore. Reportedly special drives for such women were organised at P.C. Seth Hospital, MYH Hospital and Banganga Hospital on Friday. Additionally, reports state that inoculation drives for pregnant women will be functional on all days from Monday onwards.

It is also being reported that around 101 cases of Delta variant have been detected in Indore through the past few months. Besides, cases of other mutants including the alpha strain, have also been identified. In view of this, the authorities are leaving no stone unturned to mitigate the effects of an expected third wave.

Indian-origin researcher at UBC creates history by conducting a breakthrough analysis on Omicron

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In a first, an Indian-origin researcher created a molecular-level structural analysis of the Omicron variant spike protein. Marked as a breakthrough moment in the study of the novel coronavirus, this is a first of its kind research on the Variant of Concern in the world. Notably, the research has been published in the Science journal of the University of British Columbia (UBC). Read on to know more about this analysis.

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Satiate your pizza cravings with KnockOFF offers at these 7 places in Lucknow!

Do yourself a favour and give in to that pizza craving for the KnockOFF app is here to help you with the bills!

If your cheat day is near or a flavourful pizza is what's on your mind right now, this list is just for you! Coming to your rescue like always, your very own local recommendations platform is here with yet another important list of places in the city that you most definitely knead to check out if you haven't already!

Here is a list of 7 food joints in Lucknow that offer the yummiest pizzas in the city, tasty enough to make the weirdoughs who don't like pizzas want some. Do yourself a favour and give in to that pizza craving for the KnockOFF app is here to help you with the bills! Just unlock the exclusive deals on the app and enjoy the tastiest pizzas in town.

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Here’s a list of route diversions applicable in Lucknow tomorrow due to Republic Day celebrations

The traffic authorities have blocked certain routes and have created major route diversions across the city on Republic Day. The route diversions are said to be effective from 6 AM.

The traffic authorities in Lucknow have blocked certain roads and created route diversions for the smooth flow of traffic during the Republic Day parade. The commuters are advised to plan their commute accordingly. Read on to know more.

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New ₹900 crore annual budget plan approved to bolster civic development in Mumbai

A ₹900 crore annual plan has been approved to bolster development in Mumbai city & suburban districts

In light of the upcoming BMC elections in Mumbai, the Maharashtra Government approved the annual district plan budget, allowing a sum of ₹900 crores for the development of Mumbai city and suburbs. Reportedly, this yearly budget has been further segmented into two categories - ₹250 crores for the city and ₹650 crores for the suburban districts. The plan was approved during cabinet review on Monday and will be notably streamlined for use in the next year.

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Goa University postpones final year PG & UG offline exams in wake of COVID rise

The Goa University administration on January 13, 2021, announced to postpone the examinations by three weeks.

Citing the recent hike in COVID cases in the state as a primary concern, the Goa University administration on January 13, 2021, postponed the varsity examinations. According to this announcement, all final year UG and PG offline assessments have been pushed back by three weeks. The Goa University also altered the duration of the term break, preponing it to extend between January 24 to 29, 2022.

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Lucknow charts COVID-19 recovery; fresh case tally sees a dip for second consecutive day

Around 1818 fresh COVID cases were reported in Lucknow on Monday, down from 2326 on Sunday

Pointing towards a recovery trend, fresh infections in Lucknow have dipped for two consecutive days on Monday, bringing a huge respite to the city. Around 1,818 new coronavirus cases were reported here on January 24, down from 2,326 cases on Sunday and 2660 on Saturday. With 2402 recoveries, the healing wave surged stronger than the daily transmission load, adding to the pandemic relief here. However, a single virus-related fatality indicated that the COVID threat has not completely subsided.

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DGCA extends suspension of international passenger flights in India till February 28

DGCA announced the suspension of scheduled international passenger flights to and from India till February 28, 2022

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Aviation regulator, Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on January 19, announced the suspension of scheduled international passenger flights to and from India till February 28, 2022. While scheduled passenger flights have been suspended in India since March 2020, several special passenger flights are under operation between India and 40 other countries since July 2020. These aviation services are being regulated under an air-bubble agreement to ensure COVID security

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