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Here's the list of Kanpur doctors providing free medical teleconsultation services!

Telephonic medical advice will be provided for both COVID and non-COVID patients via these numbers.

In view of the ongoing COVID pandemic, two respective lists of doctors for free teleconsultation services have been released by the Kanpur Nursing Home and Hospital Association and Indian Medical Association, Kanpur chapter. Launched with an aim to support COVID-infected patients and those suffering from other ailments, this welfare project aggregates a large count of medical specialists for assuring telephonic advice at any time of the day!

A move to provide support and assistance to home-quarantined patients!

Due to a rapid increase in the count of severe patients, the healthcare infrastructure of the city is facing a cumbersome situation. While the requirements are increasing every day, the medical staff and resources are falling short of the current needs. Given these circumstances, this initiative for free teleconsultation services, will guarantee assistance to COVID and non-COVID patients unable to get appointments with the concerned medical practitioners.

It is to be noted that the facility by IMA Kanpur is being provided till May 2. Further, the notice released by the organisation includes a comprehensive schedule, detailing the time slots for which the doctors will be available. The beneficiaries have been requested to adhere to the stated time frames for contacting the various health specialists.

Climbing COVID cases in Kanpur call for quick relief interventions!

On Friday, 1,873 new COVID cases were registered in Kanpur and the tally of active cases shot up to 17,856. While 2,015 recoveries were recorded in the city on Friday, 19 individuals succumbed to the deadly virus. Making a note of these figures, it is hard to say if the second COVID wave would loosen its grip anytime soon.

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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