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New Unlock 2 guidelines announced in Rajasthan; markets to now open till 4 PM

The daily curfew will now begin at 5 PM and will stretch till 5 AM the following day.

In a new set of guidelines issued by the Rajasthan Home Department on Monday, market timings in Jaipur and other districts have been staggered till 4 PM. This welcoming respite has been awarded under the umbrella of the Unlock-2 order, which shall be implemented from Tuesday, June 8. The daily curfew will now stretch for only 12 hours, starting from 5 PM to 5 AM, on the following day. Earlier, these restrictions were imposed from 12 noon, statewide.


Private vehicles can ply across inter-state routes from 5 AM to 5 PM

Amid the weakening force of the coronavirus infection, the state of Rajasthan has awarded certain relaxations across the territory to restore normalcy here. As per reports, the state has relaxed the curfew hours here to open markets, 5 days a week, from Monday to Friday. However, AC complexes and malls have not been relaxed and will continue with the shutdown. It may be noted that the weekend curfew is still in order, curtailing all activities, opening of markets as well as shops on Saturday and Sunday.

For commute, private vehicles have been permitted to ply on inter-state routes from 5 AM to 5 PM. The state guidelines highlighted that other private and roadway buses will commence services from June 10, with 50% occupancy. City buses, however, shall continue to remain suspended for the time being.

All marriage ceremonies will also remain restricted across Rajasthan, except marriages in court or at home. The guest list here should also not exceed over the count of 11, the guidelines detailed.

As already protocoled, private and government schools have been permitted to reopen with 50% staff, however, students are not permitted to be on-premises as of now. The similar staff strength of 50% employees has been ordained for public officers across the state. These government offices will also work till 4 PM only. All places of worship will also remain closed.

Sea Tourism is all set to sail in Mumbai with a host of new projects in the pipeline

Mumbai to get the world's longest sea ropeway & an int'l cruise terminal, among other amenities soon!

In a bid to foster multimodal connectivity across the city, the Mumbai Port Trust has tabled a bunch of projects to ensure bolstered infrastructure growth here. Proposed under the banner of the Gati Shakti Scheme, these plans aim to link two key features of the agenda, i.e cargo and sea tourism and build new amenities for the same. Reportedly, the installation of an Internation Cruise Terminal, a waterfront, a ro-pax terminal and the world's longest sea ropeway, among other provisions, are included within its scope.
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Mumbai's iconic Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus gets an all-new  'Restaurant on Wheels'

The fine-diner has been set up using a discarded rail coach.

Mounted on the rails leading to the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) in Mumbai, an all-new 'Restaurant on Wheels' is here to win hearts and bellies of passengers and locals alike. Launched by the Central Railway, the exquisite fine-diner is a revamped discarded rail coach that promises to offer a unique experience to its patrons. As per railway officials, the Restaurant on Wheels aims to become a popular landmark eatery in South Mumbai, with its one-of-a-kind 'rail themed' setting and ambiance.

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Vintage Machine's 'Inferno Episode 1' is going live in Lucknow this Friday!

Backed by the Rude Box Entertainment, this lit event is bringing you the coolest DJ line up

A buzzing Friday night is on the cards for you all partyholics in town as Inferno Episode 1 is going live at the Vintage Machine in Lucknow on October 22. Backed by the Rude Box Entertainment, this lit event is bringing you the coolest DJ line up and trust us, it's all you need to let down your hair and welcome the weekend! Get ready to groove and have fun, for a chance like this might not knock on your door any time soon again!

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Mumbai's Sion Flyover to remain shut on weekends till January 9, 2022 due to repair work

Check out the alternate routes chalked out by the Mumbai Traffic Police here.

The Mumbai Traffic Police on Friday announced that the Sion flyover will remain closed every weekend, for the next three months, due to the repair work undertaken by the Maharashtra State Roads Development Corporation (MSRDC). The vehicle shutdown here will be clocked from 10 PM on Saturday to 6 AM on Monday, till January 9, 2022. Several route diversions have been put in place by the city traffic police department to allow an unhindered automobile movement during the closure, added reports. Check all alternate track here:

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Amusement parks in Maharashtra to open for visitors from Oct 22nd

Here's a detailed report of all services that have been unlocked in the state so far

After allowing cinema halls and theatres to restart services, the govt has now permitted dry amusement parks in Maharashtra to reopen, Friday onwards. The administration on Monday decided to reopen all dry amusement parks in the state from October 22 after a detailed discussion with the state COVID Task Force and Children's Task Force. Additionally, shops and restaurants have also been granted longer working hours now. Read on to know more about the orders.

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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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