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Kanpur RTO to soon begin WhatsApp lessons before issuing permanent driving license

As per reports, this facility is expected to start by the end of this month.

For the first time in Uttar Pradesh, driving lessons will be imparted online via videos in Kanpur soon. Prior to issuing the permanent driving license, this online training will be provided to all those who have applied for the same. As per reports, informative videos related to driving will be sent via WhatsApp on their registered nubile number. Reportedly, this facility is expected to be rolled out by the end of this month.


Lessons on driving & traffic rules to be imparted via video

After progressing with the learning license, passing the test is mandatory for all to get a permanent driving license in the state. Now, lectures on techniques of driving and tutorials on traffic rules and regulations will also be forwarded to the learners. As per the Divisional Transport Officer, lessons on automatic testing driving track will be imparted to the test takers through videos, thereby preparing the trainees before they take this test.

Reportedly, about 52 to 55% of people fail while driving on the tracks, laid according to the international standards. The lack of authentic information about driving on these particular tracks is said to be a major cause of this failure. In view of this, the upcoming campaign was developed with the help of the principal of Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation's Model Driving Training and Research Institute, Vikas Nagar.

First automatic driving track of UP

To ensure transparency in the testing system, Kanpur had started the state's first automatic driving track in the Panki region, last year. The track is equipped with CCTV cameras and sensors. Once the test is complete, the computer screens showcase pass or fail, depending on the result.

Reportedly, the track will also house two LED screens soon, where those undertaking the test will receive training lessons through descriptive videos. As per the reports, one of these screens will be dedicated to two-wheelers while the other one will impart lessons on four-wheelers. With this scheme, the authorities have tried to streamline the process for the benefit of applicants.

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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Pedal for Patrol: Police to launch new beat cycle patrolling in Indore

Each patrolling contingent will consist of police officers, women along with Nasus members, who will pedal on cycles in their respective areas.

In a bid to augment civic safety in Indore, a police team and city security committee members will soon launch cycle patrolling. The new surveillance force will work on a beat-wise format to monitor even the narrow and isolated areas of the district. Each patrolling contingent will consist of police officers, women along with Nasus members, who will pedal on cycles in their respective areas, read reports.

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Campaign launched in Goa to conduct free breast cancer screening for 1 lakh women

The breast cancer screening will be organised at 35 Health Centres across the state

The YouWeCan Foundation by former cricketer Yuvraj Singh has launched a free breast cancer screening campaign for one lakh women in Goa, in partnership with the state government and SBI Foundation. Known as 'Swasth Mahila, Swasth Goa', this campaign was launched at the Goa Medical College and Hospital today. Through this drive, the administration aims to screen at least 50% of the age-eligible female population of the state.

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Internet services suspended in parts of Rajasthan, including Jaipur!

The restriction has been imposed to prevent malpractice in the RPSC RAS Preliminary exam, scheduled for today.

On account of the RPSC RAS Preliminary exams scheduled today, the Rajasthan Government has suspended mobile internet, bulk SMS and social media services in certain parts of the state. These services will remain suspended from 9 AM to 1 PM in the Jaipur Commissonerate Area. Apart from Jaipur, the restrictions will also be active in the Ajmer, Bhilwara and Nagaur districts from 6 AM to 1:30 PM, and in Bharatpur, Dholpur, Karauli and Sawai Madhopur districts from 8 AM to 1 PM.


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All Mumbai local services to return to tracks from October 28

While 100% of services are being resumed, public access to the suburban local trains is still restricted.

In a bid to streamline and regulate the increased passenger load in local trains, the Central and Western Railways have decided to resume 100% suburban services in the Mumbai division, starting October 28. Notably, the Railways have clarified that though all services are being restored, the existing travel restrictions for the general public will continue. Only those recognised and allowed by the government and Ministry of Railways are permitted to travel in the local trains, in accordance with the established standard operating procedures (SOP).

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Kickstart your festivities with Motichoor Laddoos & Kaju Katlis from Ritzz Mithai Vatika in Lucknow

This festive season, Ritzz is offering various attractive and luxurious hampers and mixed mithai boxes!

Apart from being the festival of lights, family and togetherness, Diwali is also a free pass to devour as many of your favourite sweets as you want! And when it comes to the good ol' Motichoor Laddoos and Kaju Katlis, there are only a few places in Lucknow, that we can trust! Keeping intact our festive sentiments and love for sweets, Ritzz Mithai Vatika has been serving us with its unmatched and unchanged quality and taste for years now. And once again, it's that time of the year when we can indulge in our favourite delicacies from this place, guilt-free!

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Diwali is around the corner and one cannot talk of the festivities without thinking about the sweet delights that come along. Be it a gifting option or one to indulge in, we're always looking for those delish treats, wrapped in new flavours to add sweetness to our happy celebrations! And when you've got Lucknow's most iconic dessert connoisseurs curating it all, with a heavy garnish of love and warmth, you sure are in for a lit festival this year.

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