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Negative RT-PCR report mandatory for passengers travelling from Maharashtra to Indore

In a step to curb the spread of COVID-19, the authorities of Maharashtra and Indore have taken an important decision on Monday. As per reports, the airport authorities of Indore have made a negative RTPCR report mandatory for all passengers coming from Maharashtra. The decision has been taken by the health department and airport officials of Indore after estimating the growth in the daily passenger traffic from Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune and Gondia to the city.

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Indian Navy receives fourth Scorpene Submarine 'INS Vela' of P-75 series

Furthering India's reputation as a self-dependent and submarine building nation, the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd. (MDL) successfully delivered the fourth Scorpene Submarine 'Vela' of Project P-75 to the Indian Navy on Tuesday. This vessel, built domestically by MDL under the ambit of 'Make In India' initiative was launched at the state-owned firm Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited's (MDL) premise in Mumbai.

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100-year old Chikhalwadi Chawl to be the first site for Mumbai's cluster redevelopment project

Furthering the development work in the city, the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) has issued a no-objection certificate to allow the much-awaited cluster redevelopment project of the 100-year-old Chikhalwadi Chawl in Tardeo. After waiting for about 20 years, Mumbai's first chawl is finally ready to be remodelled into a 36-storey tower, in line with the development control regulation 33(9) of cluster development.

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Makeshift bridge alongside Mumbai Trans Harbour Link to be retained for bird watching

In a welcoming move for the bird lovers of Mumbai, the government of Maharashtra has decided to retain the temporary bridge that was built to facilitate the construction of Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL). Twitchers have a new terminus in a deck, where they can spot migratory birds including flamingoes that frequent the Sewri mudflats. Originally, the 5.6-kilometre-long flyover was built for temporary use to facilitate the movement of men and machinery during the construction of the longest sea bridge of India.

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IRCTC to launch state-of-the-art sleeping pod facility at Mumbai Central Railway Station soon!

Facilitating a smoother travel experience, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is likely to start its first sleeping pods facility at Mumbai Central Railway Station, before the end of this month. Passengers waiting to board their trains at the terminal will soon be able to do so while relaxing in the state-of-the-art sleeping pods, at an affordable rate. These next-gen pod hotels are similar to small and self-contained capsules where weary commuters can catch some rest. This service will be available for the travellers on an hourly basis, states the report.

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