With the recent nature-driven developments in the capital, we’re all breathing sighs of relief because it seems like the Delhi authorities have been churning out good news on a roll! Just the other day, we read about the Green Island’ story and now again, we have news on similar lines.

The much awaited rose garden in Dwarka’s Sector-16C is now open to the public and this verdant sprawling area houses around 90 variants of roses, that have been specially brought in from Kolkata! Wow, whaaat!

The authorities have also set-up a fruit garden and herbal garden and these 3 spaces together are under the ‘green zone’ in Sector-16C. These features of this locale will certainly pull in people from every nook and cranny of the city and we’re sure it’ll be a sight to behold! (Get your cameras ready!)

Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal, on Monday, inaugurated the ‘Van Mahotsav’ and Rose Garden, which has been developed by the Delhi Development Authority!

According to reports by TOI, DDA is poised to cover more area of Delhi as Green Carpet by planting 4 lakh indigenous species this year keeping in view its sustainable environment. As a new initiative, the DDA has associated the children of various Delhi schools of Class VI and above to plant and adopt a tree and to place name plaque on the adopted tree to inculcate the sense of belongingness.”

DDA Vice-Chairman also commented saying, “Around 200 eco-clubs of various schools will be part of the drive and a grant of ₹25,000 per year will be allotted to them for maintenance and protection of the planted saplings. RWAs are being involved to make the drive a success!”

Delhi has been time and again, tagged as a city with soaring pollution levels but these drives are revamping the city with such eco-friendly makeovers! So by the end of 2019, we’re hoping to see more of these green initiatives and hopefully, other cities will be following suit soon.

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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