Knocksense: A local content and recommendations platform

BLive collabs with IHCL’s SeleQtions to pedal up the adventures of e-bike tours, across India

The element of fun and green, BLive's e-bikes are an eco-friendly resort to spruce up your outdoor tours!

Fusing the element of fun, invention and sustainability, BLive - India's first EV Tourism platform, has decided to broaden its reach and spruce up your outdoor trips with just the right mix of adventure and conservation.
Renowned for offering themed tours across the country, this company is set to venture into the foray of promoting e-bike rides with its recent partnership with IHCL's SeleQtions. By the clutch of this collab, BLive has started to pedal its journey towards emission-free and eco-friendly tourism at 14 locations across India.

BLive's yellow bikes are the hallmark of sustainable travel!

Painted in bright yellow, BLive's signature, smart and savvy e-bikes will now be spotted at all properties of the Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) in the country, trumpeting the horn of eco-friendly tours here. Forwarded by the chain of this unique partnership, BLive aims to bring a conscious green effort to the foreground, to reduce the overall emission of toxic carbon emissions. Simultaneously, BLive EV Tours offer curated, authentic, and immersive local tours to encourage travellers to explore a pandora of hidden gems, in different parts of the country.

In the scenario of the phase-wise unlock in the country, many travellers and riders are inclining towards the idea of domestic travel now, more than ever. Besides, people's enlarged appetite to travel after the lockdown has also carved out a feasible and timely launchpad for the company to take a leap forward, towards an unchartered horizon. With tourist trends rising in several locations like Goa, Jaipur, Ooty and Chikmagalur amid others, the firm's ambition has only strengthened, to scale its visionary concept.

A conscious ride for every traveller

Commenting on the collaboration, Samarth Kholkar & Sandeep Mukherjee Co-Founders, BLive, said, "Every SeleQtions guest is a very conscious traveller looking for immersive and local experiences conducted in the most sustainable manner. Our partnership will help us deliver premium hand-crafted experiences on effortless Ebikes, without impacting the environment. We are extremely proud to partner with SeleQtions and are confident to deliver a unique experience to their guests. Our tours shall offer an eclectic mix of local culture combined with some easy riding."

A harbour of great potential, BLive has seen a 3x growth in its e-Bike Tours in 2020 and has forecasted the demand to rise by 5x in Unlock 202 - driven by the positive favour towards domestic tourism. The company has emerged as the voice of reason and sustainable growth, travel and development- especially during this pandemic phase.

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.

Keep reading... Show less

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.

Keep reading... Show less

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.

Keep reading... Show less

​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.

Keep reading... Show less

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.

Keep reading... Show less

Railways launch special trains from Mumbai to UP & Bihar to manage the festive rush

Check the full schedule of new trains & timings here:

Keeping in mind the upsurge of festive passenger load, Indian Railways has announced the launch of several special trains from Mumbai to Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. Reportedly, the festive fleet will map through Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Gujarat too, easing travel for the locals here as well. Check the full schedule of new trains & timings here:

Keep reading... Show less

Most Read

Headlines

Lucknow

Kanpur

Trending

Jaipur

Indore

Goa

Mumbai