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AAI permits the resumption of Jaipur-Dubai international flights after a long delay

A proper COVID testing system has been installed at the Jaipur International Airport to ensure COVID-safe flight operations

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has granted the revival of the much-awaited Dubai- Jaipur flight service, from the Jaipur International Airport. In an order issued by the management authority, all services from Jaipur to Dubai have been given the green signal to take off as per their own schedule. Reportedly, the decision has come after being delayed for over 2 weeks, only after ensuring a proper COVID testing system at the Jaipur terminal.

New testing facility at the Jaipur International Airport

Earlier, the movement of Dubai-bound international flights was put on hold due to the unavailability of a designated COVID testing site at the airport. However now, these services are set to soon hit the Jaipur runway as a rapid testing facility has been stationed for the benefit of departing passengers. Several foreign destinations have protocolled a negative COVID report from incoming passengers and the new system will enable on-airport facilities for the same.

Adani Group to take over the Airport from October 12

Meanwhile, the Adani Airports Holdings Limited (AAHL) will take over the Jaipur airbase from October 12, 2021. The company has already started to clock its observation period at the airport to understand the terminal work and operations. As per reports, a number of development projects and management changes have been pipelined for the airport, along with the construction of a new terminal.

As per reports, the Adani Group will have functional control over the new terminal, while the old one will continue to operate under AAI supervision. According to the information, the security system of the airport will be managed by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) as before. No changes will be reflected here.

As per new orders by Kanpur Municipal Corporation, citizens will now have to inform the authorities before bringing home a pet. Those failing to do so will have to pay a hefty fine of ₹1200, irrespective of breed and size. The Municipal Corporation is also planning to bring pet clinics under the purview of the license.

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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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