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OPD services at Lucknow's SGPGI to resume from tomorrow after the hault caused by 2nd wave

Post-COVID clinic and post-COVID e-OPD will also commence at the multi-specialty institute from June 7.

In view of the dwindling infection tallies, Lucknow's premier healthcare centre Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGI) has announced the resumption of OPD services from June 7. Operational six days a week, the facilities will function in complete adherence with the guidelines and protocols floated by the government. Besides this, post-COVID clinic and post-COVID e-OPD will also commence at the multi-specialty institute from tomorrow.

Negative RTPCR/TrueNat test mandatory to avail of OPD services

As per the schedule given by the institute, OPD will be functional from 9.30 am to 4 pm five days a week, from Monday to Friday. While the service shall remain closed on Sunday, beneficiaries will be permitted till 12:30 on Saturday. In order to avail of services of the hospital, both the patient and the attendant will have to produce either a negative RT-PCR report or a TrueNat test. Additionally, masking and social distancing norms must be strictly followed by all individuals visiting the hospital.

OPD & teleconsultation facilities for post-COVID patients

The officials have mentioned that the post-COVID OPD will only allow patients who were treated at the centre for the infection. Under this initiative, healthcare workers and their families will also be able to get the needed help. Administered and supervised by senior doctors, the facility will provide consultation and other required aids for post COVID problems related to a range of systems, including Pulmonary, Cardiac, Endocrine and Neurology.

Further, teleconsultation service is also provided for patients dealing with post COVID problems. One can call at 0522-2496090 to seek the required help related to issues that succeed COVID infection. If the doctor feels the need to physically examine such a patient, he/she shall be provided with a specific time slot. It has been mandated that such an individual will also have to begin a negative RT-PCR or TrueNat test report, in order to get admission within the hospital.

Sea Tourism is all set to sail in Mumbai with a host of new projects in the pipeline

Mumbai to get the world's longest sea ropeway & an int'l cruise terminal, among other amenities soon!

In a bid to foster multimodal connectivity across the city, the Mumbai Port Trust has tabled a bunch of projects to ensure bolstered infrastructure growth here. Proposed under the banner of the Gati Shakti Scheme, these plans aim to link two key features of the agenda, i.e cargo and sea tourism and build new amenities for the same. Reportedly, the installation of an Internation Cruise Terminal, a waterfront, a ro-pax terminal and the world's longest sea ropeway, among other provisions, are included within its scope.
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Mumbai's iconic Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus gets an all-new  'Restaurant on Wheels'

The fine-diner has been set up using a discarded rail coach.

Mounted on the rails leading to the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) in Mumbai, an all-new 'Restaurant on Wheels' is here to win hearts and bellies of passengers and locals alike. Launched by the Central Railway, the exquisite fine-diner is a revamped discarded rail coach that promises to offer a unique experience to its patrons. As per railway officials, the Restaurant on Wheels aims to become a popular landmark eatery in South Mumbai, with its one-of-a-kind 'rail themed' setting and ambiance.

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Vintage Machine's 'Inferno Episode 1' is going live in Lucknow this Friday!

Backed by the Rude Box Entertainment, this lit event is bringing you the coolest DJ line up

A buzzing Friday night is on the cards for you all partyholics in town as Inferno Episode 1 is going live at the Vintage Machine in Lucknow on October 22. Backed by the Rude Box Entertainment, this lit event is bringing you the coolest DJ line up and trust us, it's all you need to let down your hair and welcome the weekend! Get ready to groove and have fun, for a chance like this might not knock on your door any time soon again!

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Mumbai's Sion Flyover to remain shut on weekends till January 9, 2022 due to repair work

Check out the alternate routes chalked out by the Mumbai Traffic Police here.

The Mumbai Traffic Police on Friday announced that the Sion flyover will remain closed every weekend, for the next three months, due to the repair work undertaken by the Maharashtra State Roads Development Corporation (MSRDC). The vehicle shutdown here will be clocked from 10 PM on Saturday to 6 AM on Monday, till January 9, 2022. Several route diversions have been put in place by the city traffic police department to allow an unhindered automobile movement during the closure, added reports. Check all alternate track here:

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Amusement parks in Maharashtra to open for visitors from Oct 22nd

Here's a detailed report of all services that have been unlocked in the state so far

After allowing cinema halls and theatres to restart services, the govt has now permitted dry amusement parks in Maharashtra to reopen, Friday onwards. The administration on Monday decided to reopen all dry amusement parks in the state from October 22 after a detailed discussion with the state COVID Task Force and Children's Task Force. Additionally, shops and restaurants have also been granted longer working hours now. Read on to know more about the orders.

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As per new orders by Kanpur Municipal Corporation, citizens will now have to inform the authorities before bringing home a pet. Those failing to do so will have to pay a hefty fine of ₹1200, irrespective of breed and size. The Municipal Corporation is also planning to bring pet clinics under the purview of the license.

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Newly launched e-buses to connect Lucknow to nearby rural areas from October 25

The fares for the e-buses will range from ₹5 for 3 km to ₹37 for more than 25 km

The newly launched electric buses in the city will ply on a new route, connecting Lucknow to the rural areas around, starting October 25. This will be the first time that such a service will be deployed in these areas, wherein commuters will be able to travel to and from the city, in the comfort of new state-of-the-art e-buses. The trials for the same are currently underway.

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