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As per the latest predictions by the IMD, more than 15 districts, other than Jaipur, will experience gusty winds and mild showers. Further, it has been noted that clear skies will probably be observed in Jaipur till 27 June and the monsoon will show its effects around 1 July. However, owing to the pre-monsoon effect, several cities, including the Pink City, have registered a decline in recorded temperature by 3 to 4 degrees.


Highest temperature across state recorded in Sri Ganganagar

In the past 24 hours, Sri Ganganagar has recorded the highest temperature across the state, at 41.2°C, while Pali has registered the lowest temperature at 29.6°C. The average temperature which has been recorded in Rajasthan is bordering 40 degrees, however, the monsoon showers are expected to bring much relief.

The southern monsoon winds have slowed down across Rajasthan while, for the past four days, the northern currents are passing over Barmer, Bhilwara and Dhaulpur. Due to wind movement in these districts, the temperatures recorded here are lower than in other towns and are marked at 38.8°C, 33.6°C and 37.9°C, respectively.

Earlier, IMD had predicted that Ajmer, Bhilwara, Karauli, Tonk, Bundi, Kota, Bharatpur, Dhaulpur, Dausa, Alwar, Udaipur, Banswada and Chittorgarh will experience low rainfall on Tuesday. Apart from this, winds within the speed bracket of 20 to 30 kmph were to be observed in these areas.

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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Railways launch special trains from Mumbai to UP & Bihar to manage the festive rush

Check the full schedule of new trains & timings here:

Keeping in mind the upsurge of festive passenger load, Indian Railways has announced the launch of several special trains from Mumbai to Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. Reportedly, the festive fleet will map through Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Gujarat too, easing travel for the locals here as well. Check the full schedule of new trains & timings here:

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