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Mumbai-Ahmedabad & Lucknow-New Delhi Tejas Express trains to revive operations on August 7!

Being the first private and corporate train in the country, Tejas Express provides a luxurious travel facility to the passengers.

With the dropping infection tallies, IRCTC has announced that Ahmedabad-Mumbai-Ahmedabad and Lucknow-New Delhi Tejas will resume function from August 7 onwards. As per reports, the above-mentioned trains will run four days a week including Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Being the first private train in the country, Tejas Express provides a luxurious travel facility to the passengers.

Facilities to be resumed nearly 4 months after suspension

After the infection count escalated, driven by the second wave of the pandemic, a number of trains were suspended across the country. Notably, the Ahmedabad-Mumbai-Ahmedabad Tejas Express (Train No. 82901182902) service was stopped on April 2, 2021 and the Lucknow- New Delhi facility (Train No. 82501/82502) was suspended on 9 April 2021. While the trains were halted for a short period of time, the timeline extended with the increased interval of the second wave.

As per the stated information, Mumbai Ahmedabad trains through Vadodara, Bharuch, Surat, Nadiad, Vapi and Borivli in Mumbai. While the first train was launched between Lucknow and New Delhi, this was the second facility of its kind in the country. As per reports, commuters will not be provided with concession alternatives for travel in the Tejas Express. Additionally, full fare will be charged for kids aged 5 and above. The younger children will be exempted from fare and their travel will be booked along with their parents.

No tatkal quota in the Tejas Express trains

As per reports, the trains will have no tatkal quota and the seats will be divided between general quota and foreign tourist quota. Reportedly, 6 seats in Executive Class and 12 seats in Chair Car have been marked for foreign tourists. It is noteworthy that ticket cancellation charges for these trains will be the same as per the standards set by the Indian Railways.

Creste is hosting a 'Christmas Carnival' in Lucknow & here's how you can make it merrier!

The Creste Carnival is going live on Christmas Day, December 25, 2021 at Red Hill School in Lucknow.

Dashing in those merry festivities in a one-horse open sleigh, Creste has announced its Christmas Carnival open in Lucknow! A kids' special bonanza, set in the themes of jingles and glee, this affair has been designed especially for kids and you're on the guestlist too if you can double up the joy of the Yuletide season for the tiny tots!

Washed in jolly vibes and the spirit of love, lights and laughter, Creste's Christmas Carnival is where miracles come alive! And if you want to be a part of its magical loop as well, we've got the deets covered for you!

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Mumbai Traffic police bans two-wheelers, three-wheelers & heavy vehicles on BKC-Chunabatti Connector

Now, only cars and buses will be permitted to use the elevated road

Driving towards fast and free-flowing traffic, the Mumbai Traffic Police on Monday announced the BKC-Chunabatti Connector permanently closed for two, three and heavy vehicles. As per reports, the movement of trucks, trailers, bikes, scooters and auto-rickshaws and other such vehicles has been completely banned on both sides of the bridge. However, buses will be permitted to ply across to ensure easy travel.

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Uttar Pradesh becomes the first state in India to administer over 16 crore COVID jabs!

Around 33% of UP's eligible population is fully vaccinated against COVID

Counting over 16 crore COVID vaccinations as of Monday, Uttar Pradesh has stepped up to become the highest inoculating state in India. Noteworthily UP stands to be the most populous region in the country with the largest pool of eligible beneficiarie and about 76% of this segment has received at least a single corona dose. As per reports, about 33% of the total state population is fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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DIVINE to perform in Mumbai, Jaipur, Indore, Goa & 10 other cities during the Punya Paap Tour

DIVINE's Punya Paap Tour will roll out from December and conclude by the end of January, 2022

Hip-hop star and Rapper, DIVINE, who has made it big in the indie music world and is also popularly known for his work in Gully Boy is all set to head out for the Punya Paap Tour. The artiste will be traveling across 14 cities, during the tour which includes- Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Indore, Mumbai, Pune, Jaipur, Udaipur, Goa, Mysore, Bangalore, Hyderabad, New Delhi, Kolkata and Shillong. Showcasing DIVINE along with his usual collaborators and rappers, this countrywide tour will be flagged off in December's first week.

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Cops in UP to get CPR training for providing timely aid during emergency situations

Around 500-1000 police officials will be given CPR training by medical experts

In a bid to provide timely aid to citizens during an emergency, the Lucknow police personnel will be trained to perform basic lifesaving techniques i.e., cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). This initiative will help the police force to help residents of the city receive medical assistance during emergency situations. With the professional guidance and training by medical experts like the head of the cardiology department at the Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS), the police force will be able to help citizens before they are taken to the hospital in emergency situations.

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India to resume International commercial air services from December 15!

Notably, the passenger air services were suspended in March 2020, owing to the outbreak of COVID

After a gap of about twenty months, India is all set to resume international passenger air services from December 15, 2021, informed the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Friday. Additionally, as per the revised guidelines issued by the Union Health Ministry passengers need to submit 14 days travel details and upload a negative RT-PCR test report on Air Suvidha Portal before the journey. This announcement comes in time Omicron strain of COVID has been identified in South Africa recently.

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Lucknow University launches mobile application & other facilities for students & teachers

Governor Mrs. Anandiben Patel launched the mobile application along with a number of other facilities during the convocation ceremony of the university on Friday

In an attempt to upgrade its infrastructure, Lucknow University (LU) has launched a dedicated mobile application and a number of facilities for its students and employees recently. Governor of Uttar Pradesh Mrs. Anandiben Patel launched the application among other facilities during the convocation ceremony of the university on Friday. Additionally, open-air gyms have also been set up on the campus of this state-level university.

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