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Fully vaccinated individuals might soon be allowed in Mumbai local trains

The decision is likely to be announced in 2-3 days!

The Guardian Minister of Mumbai on Wednesday hinted at the possibilities of resumption of local train services for the general public, within two to three days. The suburban train operations were running on a precautionary, restricted schedule and passenger load for the last 4 months in wake of the second COVID rise. However, the cabinet has now reviewed the possibility of resuming the service of the local trains and BEST buses for the commoners, given the dip in infections and significant vaccine coverage.

'Lifeline of Mumbai' could return soon for vaccinated passengers

At present, the local trains in Mumbai are operational just for essential service employees, to curb the spread of coronavirus via modes of public transport. The suburban rail network, often referred to as the lifeline of Mumbai, is the most popular means of public travel in the MMR. The break in the services has impacted the daily activity of the general public in a big way and hence the demand for its resumption is only growing each day.

In this regard, the state cabinet, in a review discussion explored the avenue of reopening the local trains to at least all those who are fully vaccinated. "As a Minister, I am also of the view that person whose two doses are completed should be allowed to travel in Mumbai local, we have also informed Chief Minister about this. After studying the report by the task force, a decision on Mumbai local will be taken in next two to three days", said the Guardian Minister.

Besides this, the minister also said a decision regarding increasing the operational hours of restaurants will also be taken soon. This graded and gradual unlocking procedure of the state by administration is sure to restore normalcy in the city, soon n.

Regal & divine, Indore's Khajrana Temple is a must-visit for lovers of history & mythology!

Kharajana Temple has gained popularity by a legend that says that all wishes prayed for here, come true!

Revered as one of the holiest pilgrimage shrines in Indore, the Khajrana Ganesh Temple is a prominent centre of faith and devotion in the city. Dedicated to Lord Ganesha, the Kharajana house of worship has gained popularity by a legend that says that all wishes prayed for here, come true. Said to be over nearly 3 centuries, the temple is always abuzz with activity and welcome believers and explorers from across the world!

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UP to soon get a new 200-acre-wide data centre park

The new data centre will come up in Noida's Sector-28

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