There's no denying that Delhi's public transport is one of the best in the country. If you don't have your own means of transport, the buses or metros are bound to take you to your destination and in such a way that you'll be comfortable and doing the environment some good as well.

Now, to make buses in Delhi more fuel efficient the authorities plan to have 50 buses that use a Hydrogen mixed fuel and aim to get 2,000 electric buses in the next two years.

As of now, many buses that are part of the DTC fleet run on either Diesel or CNG. Now, the Delhi government is doing one better by making use of a special Hydrogen mixed fuel. The deal now is that the hydrogen fuel will be mixed with the existing CNG, making Hydro-enriched CNG (HCNG).

As of now, the infrastructure for making the buses work with this fuel is being installed in 50 buses. These 50 buses will act as trials to gauge the response from the public and to check the impact it has on the environment as a whole.

Following this, it will be implemented on a wider basis. As per reports, HCNG is much more efficient and cheaper fuel. Not only does it help conserve the environment, but it also helps the authorities save more money which can further be spent on improving facilities for the commuters.

The fuel cuts down on several major pollutants and harmful gases that are increasingly polluting the environment day by day. To generate this environment-friendly fuel, several plants will have to be set up, which will be done by November, according to reports.

This could mean that we'll see these buses on the roads only by next year. In another move to make the buses in Delhi more beneficial to the environment, the government plans to induct 2,000 new electric buses in the fleet. This will give way to a more futuristic means of transport while keeping the environment clean and will also pave the way for more electric vehicles in the future.

As per the reports, the first 1,000 buses are already being put into use and the other 1,000 buses will be inducted in the next year. These moves by the Delhi government are stepping stones to a brighter, eco-friendly future that will surely help us in creating a sustainable future.

200 new teachers to be hired via the upcoming recruitment drive at Lucknow University!

The LU management will conduct recruitment for the posts of Professor, Assistant Professor and Associate Professor.

In order to fill the vacant positions across various departments, Lucknow University will soon roll out the plans for the induction of nearly 200 teachers and academics. As per reports, the varsity administration will conduct recruitment for the posts of Professor, Assistant Professor and Associate Professor. It is expected that the schedule for online registrations will be announced soon and the process will be executed in alignment with the May 2021 orders.

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Free medical aid to be provided to the underprivileged in UP under a new healthcare campaign

Any beneficiary linked to this scheme can receive free treatment worth ₹5 lakh at any listed hospital in India.

The state of Uttar Pradesh has launched a new campaign to facilitate free medical aid to the underprivileged. As per reports, the service has been provisioned for the people who are not covered by the security of the Ayushman card of Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (Ayushman Bharat) and Chief Minister Jan Arogya Yojana. A golden card will be issued to the beneficiaries, who can avail of zero-cost treatment worth ₹5 lakh at any of the impaneled hospitals in the country.

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10 special centres set up across Indore for focused vaccination of pregnant women!

These sites have been established at medical centres and hospitals where regular care is provided to pregnant women.

In a bid to boost the vaccination program in the city, the authorities in Indore have started a focused drive for pregnant women. Under this initiative, a total of 10 inoculation centres have been set up in Indore. While 5 of these shall cater to the residents in the rural areas, the other five shall aid in the immunisation of urban dwellers. Notably, these sites have been established at medical centres and hospitals where regular care and treatment are provided to pregnant women.

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Thunderstorm & rain in store for Goa today; IMD issues orange alert for July 30-31

Relief work to help those affected by the massive rainfall, is currently underway.

The monsoon spell has cast a widespread effect across Goa, washing the North and South districts with short spells of sporadic rains in the morning today. As per reports, these light to moderate showers will be accompanied by thunderstorms through the day. The showers may clock around 11.5 cm to 20.4 cm in rainfall in the next 24 hours.

As such. the IMD has also warned against very heavy downpour activity in isolated regions. Meanwhile, an orange alert has further been raised for July 30-31 amid forecasts of torrential rains.

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Mumbai Metropolitan region to get 1st data centre under Yondr-Everstone's $1 bn joint venture!

Hyper-scale data centres shall also come up across Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai and National Capital Region (Delhi).

In an attempt to boost the information technology infrastructure of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, a new data centre has been proposed under a joint venture of Yondr and Everstone groups. Reportedly, the two firms have collaborated on a $1 billion project for setting up hyper-scale data centres across different parts of India. The global developer, owner-operator and service provider firm, Yonder aims to scale up the connectivity through its partnership with the private equity company, Everstone.

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COVID testing marks a significant dip in Indore in the 3rd week of July!

The daily count of tests lies in the range of 7,000 to 10,000 while the state administration orders call for 10,000 daily tests.

After the second wave of the pandemic ushered unprecedented problems for Indore, the situation is gradually diffusing in the city. As per the latest reports, the testing figures have marked a significant downfall recording a 12% dip in the third week of July, as compared to the first week. Reportedly, the authorities stated that the sampling has reduced due to citizens' reluctance, changing weather conditions and fewer symptomatic cases at fever clinics.

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