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New COVID hospital by Kanpur Police administration set up within 24 hours!

The centre would not only cater to police officials but also provide care and treatment to the general public.

Amid rising infection rates in the city, the Kanpur Police administration has successfully established a COVID hospital for the treatment of infected patients. Reportedly, the 16-bed hospital has been set up in a record time of 24 hours, due to the streamlined efforts of the police department. Equipped with all necessary facilities, the centre would not only cater to police officials but also provide care and treatment to the general public.

Recovered COVID warriors to aid the state's fight against the pandemic

As per reports, the Uttar Pradesh administration is continuously involved in amplifying measures for curtailing the spread of contamination. Amongst the latest steps, the Chief Minister has asked the district-level authorities to prepare a list of doctors, paramedical staff and security staff. Reportedly, this index would contain the names of individuals who have recovered from the virus and are willing to provide their services for the benefit of the state citizens. These people will be deployed to tackle the crisis in emergency situations when the need arises.

UP government converges its focus on mass inoculation drives

As stated by experts, immunisation is the most important weapon in this battle against the COVID pandemic. Keeping this in view, the Uttar Pradesh administration is initiating multiple measures to extend the coverage of vaccination. Subsequently, the government has placed an order for 1 crore COVID vaccine jabs from the two domestic manufacturers. The upcoming inoculation drives in the state will be fueled by 50 lakh doses of Covaxin and another 50 lakh doses of Covishield.

Unity Day celebrations underway in Lucknow; know about Sunday route diversions here:

Check full list of route and traffic diversions in Lucknow on Sunday

Traffic movement will be affected in Lucknow on Sunday (October 31) on account of a National Unity Day programme at the KD Singh Babu Stadium. The Deputy Commissioner of Traffic Police, Lucknow, Raees Akhtar has released an order to announce all restricted routes and alternate diversions applicable here. Due to the rehearsals of the event, the traffic movement was affected today also.

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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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