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Are you someone who has had enough of the boring hotel rooms, with their tea kits, dull colours and that weird hotel smell? If dull charmless hotels have made you gloomy and you're looking for something fun, we have just the thing for you!

This houseboat in Goa will take you over the Mandovi river, where you can stare at the night sky and spend a night over water. So watch the world go by, say buh-bye to your dull AF hotel room for the night and get rowing!

The scenic natural beauty and the calm

When in Goa, you cannot steer away from the serenity and the natural beauty that the state has to offer. Everything about Goa is splendid- its pristine white beaches, its hills, rivers and the overall stunning landscape. Though revered as the party hotspot of the country, Goa does not lack when it comes to breath-taking views and awe-inspiring landscapes.

This house-boating extravaganza introduces you to the naturally beautiful side of Goa. The overnight houseboat trip includes dinner, a private room, an open deck you can hangout at, dinner, breakfast and brunch!

The boat cruise is the perfect excuse to escape in the wilderness with that someone special and have a relaxing, romantic time away from the bustle of the city.

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This boat cruise is perfect for people who're looking for a hideout away from the noisy city. The boat has a quaint old-world charm and would transport you to a completely different realm. Clock-out from the daily bustle of life and let the moonlight and gentle tides of the river rock you back and forth into a completely different world.

Register for your houseboat here.

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.

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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.

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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.

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​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.

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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.

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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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