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Pandemic threat mellows in Lucknow as fresh cases fall below the 50-mark on Friday!

About 40 new infections were reported in Lucknow in the last 24 hours.

Lucknow's COVID infection graph on Friday plunged below the 50-mark after 80 days of high figures and tallies. As per reports, only 40 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours, marking a major respite amid the raging pandemic. Meanwhile, recovery surged to a much higher count at 162 discharges, effectively minimising the active caseload down to 1,334 patients. The state capital has reportedly clocked in a total of 2,33,944 recoveries and 2,486 deaths as yet.

Strengthening the healing trends in Lucknow & other UP districts

The state of Uttar Pradesh has issued certain directives to boulder a stronger vaccination programme to boost the healing trends in Lucknow and other districts. While reviewing the status of the inoculation campaign here, the CM warned the officials to be at their efficient best. He stated that strict actions will be taken against those who are negligent towards their duty and that there is no room for any mischief or complaint. All vaccination sites have to strictly adhere to all COVID-19 protocols, he added.

In a state-wide launch on June 1, all districts in UP are now conducting COVID vaccinations. As per reports, the state will closely monitor the activities of such drives, across all districts. The state further intends to run continuous awareness drives to educate people about the importance of the vaccine. Other directives by the CM include increasing the number of vaccination centres and ensure adequate availability of the jab. So far, there are 6027 centres are administering the coronavirus jab in UP.

Building defence for the third wave of coronavirus

Besides this, the CM has also envisioned starting PICUs and NICUs across all state districts by June 20 to curtail the upcoming third wave of infection. Each medical college is getting 100 PICUs and 50 NICUs under this agenda. Other infrastructure developments are simultaneously underway at other hospitals and CHCs, read reports.

The state is also offering a special 5-day training at 85 training centres in the state to school doctors, nurses and attending staff about paediatric care. Meanwhile, OPD services have also been here to boost the overall health infrastructure, beyond COVID treatment.

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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