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Inoculation drives at all municipal offices & drive-in centres in Indore to be continued today!

Reportedly, more than 78,000 citizens received lifesaving jabs on Monday.

Boosting the vaccination program in Indore, drives shall be conducted across all zonal offices and drive-in centres of the Municipal Corporation today. As per reports, 19 official sites and 6 drive-in sites will witness the administration of immunity booster jabs throughout the day. After the success achieved in the vaccination schedules of Monday, the authorities are trying their best to augment the count of beneficiaries as much as possible.

Door-to-door campaign in Indore to find the non-vaccinated citizens

Reportedly, more than 78,000 citizens received lifesaving jabs on Monday. With the implementation of this large-scale program, the logs of Monday broke all previous daily vaccination records. According to Municipal Commissioner, a door-to-door campaign is being conducted across the city to spot individuals who are not immunised. With the help of the voters' list, a team of Municipal Corporation NGO is finding the non-vaccinated citizens and asking them to get inoculated.

At-home vaccination facility for aged, ill and differently-abled

As per reports, the Additional Commissioner apprised that an inventive scheme has been deployed to facilitate extensive drives in the city. As a part of this, officers visited 18 ashrams in the city to vaccinate senior citizens, specially-abled and mentally unsound patients. Reportedly, 400 beneficiaries were advantaged from this program and the count is expected to elevate in the upcoming days.

Further, bed-ridden and diseased individuals are also being identified for priority vaccination. After proper assessment of their current condition by a team of doctors, including surgeons, they will be provided with the facility of at-home vaccination.

56 new cases and 52 recoveries were marked in Indore on Monday. While the city currently has 698 active patients, the cumulative count of infected individuals has reached 1,52,575 now. As per the current records, 1,371 lives have been lost to the highly infectious contagion Indore.

Newly launched e-buses to connect Lucknow to nearby rural areas from October 25

The fares for the e-buses will range from ₹5 for 3 km to ₹37 for more than 25 km

The newly launched electric buses in the city will ply on a new route, connecting Lucknow to the rural areas around, starting October 25. This will be the first time that such a service will be deployed in these areas, wherein commuters will be able to travel to and from the city, in the comfort of new state-of-the-art e-buses. The trials for the same are currently underway.

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List of SOPs issued for colleges in Mumbai ahead of the scheduled reopening on Wednesday

Check out the details of the guidelines issued by the University of Mumbai for its affiliated colleges here

Degree colleges in Mumbai are all set to resume offline classes from October 20. Ahead of the reopening, the University of Mumbai has issued new SOPs to ensure safety for all staffers and students. Amongst various other steps, the college authorities have been asked to take ensure social distancing, follow the mask norm, and maintain hygiene. Read on to check out other details:

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LMC to fight air pollution in Lucknow with new anti-smog guns!

Notably, Lucknow Municipal Corporation had purchased 3 anti-smog guns last year as well.

Lucknow Municipal Corporation will deploy vehicles equipped with new anti-smog guns to combat the growing levels of air pollution in the city. The anti-smog guns will ensure proper visibility during the foggy season by improving the quality of air significantly and making it more breathable for the citizens here.

Notably, as per the World Air Quality Report 2020, Lucknow was ranked as the ninth most polluted city in the world. It has been reported that the level of pollution rises significantly during the winters due to the drop in temperature paired with high moisture content apart from other common factors. This deadly combination leads to the trapping of particulate matter in the atmosphere, thereby deteriorating the air quality.

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Sale & use of green firecrackers allowed in Jaipur & other Raj districts

The cracker ban is lifted in all districts, except the ones that fall in the NCR area.

In a bid to promote an ecological festive season, the Rajasthan government has permitted the sale and use of only green firecrackers, in all regions execpt those falling under NCR. Additionaly, the ban will remain in force in cities with poor air quality.

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Zero COVID fatalities reported in Mumbai on Sunday, for the first time in 20 months!

The latest development has brought in a new respite to the citizens and authorities alike.

After a difficult year marred by the pandemic, there is finally some good news for the people of Mumbai. For the first time since the onset of COVID on March 26, 2020, the metropolitan city has reported zero fatalities. While the city is already on the path to recovery with a decline in cases each day, the latest development has brought in a new respite to the citizens and authorities alike.

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New flights to ease connectivity from Indore to Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Delhi & Hyderabad from October 31

These flights are part of the winter schedule approved by the DGCA

As per the new winter flight schedule approved by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, 25 new flight services will be started to ease connectivity from Indore to Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad. The daily flight movement between Indore and Delhi is set to increase with the induction of 16 new flights on this route. 10 new flights on both Indore-Ahmedabad and Indore-Mumbai routes along with at least 8 other services between Indore- Hyderabad, will also be functional from October 31.

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Jaipur's Mridul Agarwal creates history by scoring the highest-ever percentile in JEE Advanced!

Reportedly, more than 30 students from Jaipur have qualified the Joint Engineering Exam this year.

Jaipur's 18-year-old Mridul Agarwal, who appeared for the Joint Entrance Examination Advanced (JEE) Advanced from the IIT Delhi zone, is the all-India topper this year. Bringing laurels to the Pink City, Mridul has created a history by getting 96%, the highest-ever percentile in the examination. Moreover, over 30 students from the city have qualified for this entrance examination this year.

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