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Ghatkopar-Mankhurd flyover now open for public

This 2.9 km stretch from Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Marg to Sion-Panvel highway has brought a much-needed respite for Mumbaikars.

Mumbai's road landscape has accommodated yet another highway that is easing traffic woes in the city while reducing the travel time simultaneously. This 2.9 km, 6-lane highway links Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Marg to Sion-Panvel highway and has reduced the 30 minutes journey from Ghatkopar and Mankhurd to just over 3 minutes.

As per reports, the initial deadline of this project was marked in January 2019, which was extended due to a change in design. The highway now has a connecting pass till the Deonar dumping ground as well.

Say goodbye to traffic, Mumbaikars!

On Sunday, the Chief Minister of Maharashtra inaugurated a new road stretch in Mumbai, which is expected to reduce the traffic load in the metropolis. All vehicles coming from Eastern Express Highway and Santacruz-Chembur Link Road can use the new pass to cut down their travel time.

Ghatkopar-Mankhurd flyover: a much-needed respite for locals

Built at a cost of ₹580 crores, the flyover will ease traffic woes and boost connectivity along the Ghatkopar-Mankhurd Link Road, which connects Mumbai to Navi Mumbai, Lonavala and Pune. The stretch has been gladly welcomed by the locals who had been deliberating over a safe pedestrian pass here. The flyover will also regulate the heavy traffic congestions in areas near Deonar abattoir and Shivaji Nagar, a big step forward for civic comfort.

The project has seen the light of the day after a three-year delay, however, it is yet to be named. Initially, the title, 'Shivaji Maharaj' was cleared for it at a civic works committee meeting on July 29. As per reports, the BMC's general body will soon finalise and announce a name for the pass.

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:

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Pedal for Patrol: Police to launch new beat cycle patrolling in Indore

Each patrolling contingent will consist of police officers, women along with Nasus members, who will pedal on cycles in their respective areas.

In a bid to augment civic safety in Indore, a police team and city security committee members will soon launch cycle patrolling. The new surveillance force will work on a beat-wise format to monitor even the narrow and isolated areas of the district. Each patrolling contingent will consist of police officers, women along with Nasus members, who will pedal on cycles in their respective areas, read reports.

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Campaign launched in Goa to conduct free breast cancer screening for 1 lakh women

The breast cancer screening will be organised at 35 Health Centres across the state

The YouWeCan Foundation by former cricketer Yuvraj Singh has launched a free breast cancer screening campaign for one lakh women in Goa, in partnership with the state government and SBI Foundation. Known as 'Swasth Mahila, Swasth Goa', this campaign was launched at the Goa Medical College and Hospital today. Through this drive, the administration aims to screen at least 50% of the age-eligible female population of the state.

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Internet services suspended in parts of Rajasthan, including Jaipur!

The restriction has been imposed to prevent malpractice in the RPSC RAS Preliminary exam, scheduled for today.

On account of the RPSC RAS Preliminary exams scheduled today, the Rajasthan Government has suspended mobile internet, bulk SMS and social media services in certain parts of the state. These services will remain suspended from 9 AM to 1 PM in the Jaipur Commissonerate Area. Apart from Jaipur, the restrictions will also be active in the Ajmer, Bhilwara and Nagaur districts from 6 AM to 1:30 PM, and in Bharatpur, Dholpur, Karauli and Sawai Madhopur districts from 8 AM to 1 PM.

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All Mumbai local services to return to tracks from October 28

While 100% of services are being resumed, public access to the suburban local trains is still restricted.

In a bid to streamline and regulate the increased passenger load in local trains, the Central and Western Railways have decided to resume 100% suburban services in the Mumbai division, starting October 28. Notably, the Railways have clarified that though all services are being restored, the existing travel restrictions for the general public will continue. Only those recognised and allowed by the government and Ministry of Railways are permitted to travel in the local trains, in accordance with the established standard operating procedures (SOP).

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Kickstart your festivities with Motichoor Laddoos & Kaju Katlis from Ritzz Mithai Vatika in Lucknow

This festive season, Ritzz is offering various attractive and luxurious hampers and mixed mithai boxes!

Apart from being the festival of lights, family and togetherness, Diwali is also a free pass to devour as many of your favourite sweets as you want! And when it comes to the good ol' Motichoor Laddoos and Kaju Katlis, there are only a few places in Lucknow, that we can trust! Keeping intact our festive sentiments and love for sweets, Ritzz Mithai Vatika has been serving us with its unmatched and unchanged quality and taste for years now. And once again, it's that time of the year when we can indulge in our favourite delicacies from this place, guilt-free!

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Diwali is around the corner and one cannot talk of the festivities without thinking about the sweet delights that come along. Be it a gifting option or one to indulge in, we're always looking for those delish treats, wrapped in new flavours to add sweetness to our happy celebrations! And when you've got Lucknow's most iconic dessert connoisseurs curating it all, with a heavy garnish of love and warmth, you sure are in for a lit festival this year.

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