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Finalising a detailed project report, Jaipur Metro amps up plans for the 2nd phase

Reportedly, this project shall connect Ambabari and India Gate via a stretch of 23.5 km metro line.

After the successful implementation of the first phase of the metro project, Jaipur Metro Rail Corporation is trying to initiate works for the second phase. Advancing the process, the authorities have revised the draft of DPR for the second phase, as stated by reports. As a part of this latest scheme, Ambabari and India Gate shall be connected by metro tracks, supposed to be laid along a stretch of 23.5 km.


Proposed metro line diverted from the initially planned MI route

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Reportedly, plans indicate that the phase 2 corridor will have 21 raised metro stations including Sitapur Industrial Area, Shatabdi Nagar, Pratap Nagar, Sanganer, Sitabari, Bapu Nagar, Rambagh, C scheme, Chandpole, Bani Park, Sirampura, Ambabari and Airport amongst other locations.

Strengthening the financial viability of the project, the metro officials have altered the MI route after it was decided that the new corridor shall have elevated stations. Given the presence of historical buildings at MI Road and Ajmeri gate, it is impossible to construct raised stations at these spots. Therefore, the route has been shifted to Ashok Marg, in which trains shall pass through Tonk Road on their way to Maharani's college and SMS hospital. It is noteworthy that the underground tunnel route would have cost higher.

With the B2 Bypass station being the closest to the airport, the project officers have also planned that a linking transport service shall be made function between Sanganer station and the airport. Given a long list of intended plans, the second phase comes with the possibility of revamping the local travel system in the city.

Jaipur Metro invites help from Delhi Metro Rail Corporation

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It is to be noted that Jaipur Metro authority had invited aid from the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation for the reviewal of its detailed project report. After the agreement with the French company was concluded, the DMRC has been asked to curtail the cost of the proposed project. Reportedly, Jaipur Metro officials have also requested suggestions and proposals from the public for better execution of the project.

With mercury dipping to 4.5°C, Lucknow turns colder than Shimla & Dehradun!

As per the forecast by the Indian Meteorological Department, the cold spell, possibly accompanied by thundershowers is set to continue for the next two days in Lucknow

With the intensifying winter chills in Lucknow, the city marked temperatures lower than hill stations like Dehradun and Shimla on Tuesday. The maximum temperature of the city was marked at 12.2°C, which was around 3 degrees lower than that in these hill stations. As per the forecast by the Indian Meteorological Department, the cold spell, possibly accompanied by thundershowers is set to continue for the next two days as well.

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Finals of Syed Modi International 2022 to take place in Lucknow on January 23

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The finale of the ongoing Syed Modi International 2022 is scheduled to take place on January 23 at the Babu Banarasi Das Stadium in Lucknow. Notably, this international level badminton competition was started on 18 January. After registering a win on Wednesday, Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu and the Indian Open finalist Supanida Katethong from Thailand are set to clash in the quarter-finals. Read on to know more about the badminton tournament that is taking place in Lucknow.

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UP Elections 2022: Postal ballot facility to be rolled out for elderlies & COVID patients

Postal ballot box will be provided at homes to ensure that senior citizens, COVID-19 patients and the physically challenged persons are able to cast their votes in with ease

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3,517 new cases reported in Lucknow on Wednesday

Nearing the 1-lakh mark, the active caseload in Uttar Pradesh has reached a total of 98,238 cases, as of January 19

With 3,517 new cases reported on Wednesday, the surge in COVID cases continues in Lucknow. This has brought up the total number of active cases in the city to 16,943. According to the daily health bulletin released by the administration, one casualty related to coronavirus was also marked in the city on January 19. Read more to know about the current status of coronavirus in Lucknow and other districts of Uttar Pradesh.

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With the completion of track laying work on the Metro Line 2A and Metro Line 7, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) is all set to start its commercial run for the public of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region soon. While MMRDA has completed the work on Phase 1(Dahanukarwadi and Aarey) of this project, the nodal agency awaits the clearance certificate from the Commissioner of Metro Railway Safety (CMRS) now.

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SGPGI in Lucknow issues fresh guidelines for consultations in OPD & IPD admissions

Apart from the RT-PCR, a negative TrueNat test report of COVID will also be accepted at the time of entry in PGI

In view of the rising COVID cases in the city, the administration of Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences has issued new guidelines for admission in the Outpatient Department(OPD) and Inpatient Department (IPD). As per the new rules, a negative COVID test report is mandatory for those intending to get appointments for consultations with doctors or admission in IPD. Read on to know more about the fresh guidelines now applicable at SGPGI in Lucknow.

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