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.

Application process for getting new electricity connections to be eased in Uttar Pradesh!

A move to save the time, energy & funds of the applicants

In a bid to ease the process for the state residents, Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited has tweaked the services of the 'Jhatpat Connection' portal to make it consumer-friendly. In case errors or discrepancies are noticed in the application form, the concerned officials will not be allowed to cancel the registration. Instead, they will notify on the portal itself and the applicant will make the corrections and alterations so that the process moves further.

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Discom grants ₹2.50 crore power bill rebate in Indore

Discom has slashed an amount off around 1.25 lakh electricity bills generated by smart meters.

Ushering an economic respite for non-domestic consumers in Indore and nearby regions, the Madhya Pradesh Paschim Kshetra Vidyut Vitran Compay Ltd has initiated ₹2.50 crore power factor incentives. According to Discom officials, rebates have been granted to around 1.25 lakh power bills, that were equipped with smart meters. These electricity connections are mostly used by commercial establishments and industries.

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Girls outshine boys in MP 12th Board examinations; topper from Indore

The MP Board of Secondary Education released examination results on Thursday, based on best 5 subjects of Class 10 results.

The Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education announced the Class 12 council exam results on Thursday. Statistically, the performance of girls has overpowered that of the boys, with topper Mahak Kokate from Indore flourishing with an exceptional 99%. As per reports, these marks have been based upon the best-5 subjects of the Class 10 results as the assessments this year were called off due to the 'second wave' of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Mumbai-Nagpur highway set to become the fastest highway in India

The East-West Greenfield project will stretch across a 701-km long route between Mumbai and Nagpur

The Mumbai Nagpur Super Communication Expressway project is being developed as the fastest highway in the country, as per a statement by the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC). The 701-km-long east to west corridor is expected to reduce travel time by at least 8 hours between the source and destination. Besides, the project design will also eliminate disturbance from animal activity on the main road, making it a fast-lane expressway.

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Indore Railway Station to be revamped into a world-class facility soon!

Reports state that the officials are also deliberating upon setting up a new railway station, in view of the increasing population.

Enhancing the public infrastructure of India's cleanest city, the Indore railway station will be soon transformed into a world-class facility with advanced services. As per reports, the revamped station will have improved levels of cleanliness, in a bid to assure an airport-like environment. Besides, reports state that the officials are also deliberating upon setting up a new railway station, in view of the increasing population.

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Jaipur Airport tops in the country, in ACI's recent survey!

Jaipur Airport has also been successful in achieving the 51st position at the global level, in Airports Council International's survey.

Adding a new feather to its cap, Jaipur International Airport has secured the first rank nationally, in the second-quarter survey conducted by the Airports Council International (ACI). Besides, the facility has also been successful in achieving the 51st position at the global level. Reportedly, ACI is an international non-profit organisation of Airport Operators on Airport Service Quality (ASQ), which assesses the performance of the premium centres based on a list of more than 30 factors.

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