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Soon you'll be able to travel from Mumbai to Nagpur in just 4 hours, via a bullet train

A 776-kilometer-long high-speed rail corridor has been proposed between Mumbai & Nagpur, which will significantly reduce the travel time between the two cities

Advancing towards the era of new-age travel, a bullet train project between Mumbai and Nagpur is in the pipeline. Pegged to reduce the travel time to 4 hours, the tabled scheme stretches across a 776-kilometer-long high-speed rail corridor between Mumbai and Nagpur. Currently, it takes about 12 hours to reach from the Financial Capital to Nagpur, when traveling by road.


Bullet Train Project Report to include eco & social impact review

Going by reports, the National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) is presently working on the Detailed Project Report for the bullet train project. This review is likely to be handed over to the government, early next year. Reportedly, the DPR will include a series of aerial surveys, LiDAR surveys, the social impact assessment (SIA) as well as the environmental impact assessment (EIA).

The Mumbai-Nagpur Bullet Train project will map through 10 districts across Maharashtra, so a major chunk of the scheme will be invested in land acquisition. The course of action and due procedures will be only drafted once the project is approved and sanctioned by the government, added reports.

Mumbai-Nagpur highway set to become the fastest highway in India

For now, officials are looking at the possibility of establishing the high-speed train corridor parallel to the upcoming Mumbai-Nagpur Samruddhi Mahamarg. Presently under construction, this 6-lane expressway is expected to be India's fastest e-way. The super East to West Corridor stretched for around 700-km between Mumbai and Nagpur, bringing the two cities at least 8 hours closer.

The Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train project status

The NHSRCL and the Japan Railway Track Consultant Company (JRTC) signed an MoU a few days ago to finalise the designs of the HSR Track works for the T3 package, which is part of the country's first bullet train project. Scheduled to run between Mumbai and Ahmedabad, the T3 parcel covers a distance of about 116 kilometres between Vadodara, Sabarmati Depot and Workshop Gujarat, concluded reports.

​Students of DAVV in Indore to turn ideas into business models with the help of ISCDL

Indore Smart City Development Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Devi Ahilya Vishwa Vidhyalaya, valid for 2 years

Aiming to support and nurture the startup ecosystem in the city, the Indore Smart City Seed Incubation Centre will now help the students of Devi Ahilya Vishwa Vidhyalaya (DAVV) turn their ideas into successful business projects.The Indore Smart City Development Limited (ISCDL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the DAVV for the same. Notably, ISCDL will provide handholding mentorship to the budding entrepreneurs of the university by helping them right from the primitive stage.

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Purvanchal Expressway to get world's largest painting on Dec 20 to mark Kakori Martyrs' Day

Images of freedom fighters- Ram Prasad Bismil, Ashfaq Ullah Khan, Rajendra Nath Lahiri and Roshan Singh will be painted on the expressway

In a bid to commemorate the occasion of Kakori Martyrs' Day, the administration of Lucknow is all set to make the largest painting in the world on the newly inaugurated Purvanchal Expressway on December 20. The state government will pay homage to the freedom fighters by painting the images of Ram Prasad Bismil, Ashfaq Ullah Khan, Rajendra Nath Lahiri and Roshan Singh on the expressway. Notably, the Kakori Martyrs' Day is celebrated every year on December 19 to mark the sacrifice of the rebels who fought to death in the quest for our independence.

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Commercial activities at Amber & Nahargarh Forst in Jaipur face a complete ban

The light & sound show held at the Kesar Kyari at Amber foothill has also been called off until further notice

This tourist season, travellers and visitors will no longer be able to indulge in any commercial activity at the Amber and Nahargarh Forts in Jaipur. The archaeological department on Tuesday issued an order, in compliance with the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to ban all mercantile setups here.

The NGT had previously declared all businesses in the Nahargarh Wildlife Sanctuary & Fort area as illegal, resulting in their pack-up effective from December 1, this year. Besides, the light and sound show held at the Kesar Kyari at Amber foothill have also been shut until further notice read reports.

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New 'ultra risk' travel category instated in Maharashtra as state revises airport norms

Fully vaccinated domestic travellers no longer need to produce a negative RT-PCR test report on arrival in Maharashtra

Amidst revision of state travel norms, the Maharashtra administration has instated a new 'ultra risk' category for flyers arriving from South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Eswatini and Lesotho. Besides them, all international travellers of other passengers with a travel history in the last 15 days from Omicron infected 'high risk' countries will have to undergo mandatory 7-day institutional quarantine on arrival.

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Amplus Solar introduces the HomeScape range in Lucknow to power a lifestyle upgrade

Homescape by Amplus Solar blends fashion with feasibility to add value to your lifestyle and savings to your account!

Going big on power savings with Smart Solar at home is Lucknow's new standard of style! Homescape by Amplus Solar meets all these needs and how! It's an innovative solar pergola is designed to suit the aesthetics of your home perfectly. Be it an open backyard, garden, front porch, or terrace - this versatile premium range becomes a part of your home as you need it.

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'Kapda Bank' to be set up in Lucknow to help the poor stay warm this winter season!

Under the ambit of this project, anyone can donate new or used clothes to the underprivileged people by contacting the nearest zonal office

District Administration along with the Lucknow Municipal Corporation has come up with a unique initiative to help keep the poor and destitute people warm this winter. As per the announcement by the District Magistrate of Lucknow, 8 zones in the city have been listed for setting up the 'Kapda Bank'. Under the ambit of this project, anyone can donate new or used clothes to underprivileged people by contacting the nearest zonal office.

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Omicron alert in Rajasthan as 4 travellers from South Africa test COVID positive

The patients are presently isolating in Jaipur

After the reports of 2 confirmed Omicron cases in Karanataka, health officials suspect a variant infiltration in Rajasthan too as a family of 4 South African travellers tested COVID positive here. As per reports, the samples of these patients have been forwarded for further tests to confirm if these are cases of mutation. In the interim, the family is isolated in Jaipur.

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