Chardham Yatra

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Uttarakhand Allows Chardham Yatra, Orders Uttarkashi To Submit Weekly Report To HC

Officials from Legal Services Authority instructed Chamoli, Rudraprayag, and Uttarkashi to monitor the Chardham Yatra and submit a weekly report to Nainital High Court. The authorities are instructed to monitor that Covid-19 norms are strictly being followed by the devotees and other actions taken by the government for the convenience of travelers. However, earlier Nainital HC imposed a ban on Chardham yatra and allowed only fully vaccinated… read-more

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 - 09:59 AM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Uttarakhand, Chardham Yatra, Rudraprayag, Chamoli

Courtesy: ANI News

Pet Dog in a plane's cabin

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Pet Lover Books Entire Air-India Business Class To Travel With His Dog

Ironically, a passenger booked the entire business class cabin of Air India's flight AI-671 to pleasurably travel with his pet dog on September 15 from Mumbai to Chennai. Reportedly, the passenger paid around Rs 2.4 lakh to book all 12 seats of the cabin. However, airlines only allow the pet in planes after levying extra costs and allocate the last row of the cabin.

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 - 09:00 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Air India, Business Class, Pet Dog, Plane, Leisure Travel

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari

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1K-1.5K Crore Revenue Every Month By 2023, Says Nitin Gadkari

Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on September 19 said Delhi-Mumbai Expressway to generate revenue of Rs 1,000-1,500 crore monthly after being operational in 2023. Furthermore, he called the National Highways Authority of India's (NHAI) a "gold mine" with its income to increase from the current 40,000 crores to Rs 1.40 lakh crores. The expressway is the first phase of the Centre's ambitious 'read-more

Sun, 19 Sep 2021 - 08:00 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Delhi-Mumbai Expressway, revenue, NHAI, Bharatmala Pariyojana

Courtesy: The Print

Special Train Operated By IRCTC To Assist Pilgrims In The Char Dham Yatra

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Special Train Of IRCTC To Assist Pilgrims At Char Dham Yatra

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) to assist pilgrims in the Char Dham Yatra through its special train. The Yatra has been resumed by the Uttarakhand government on September 18. The Deluxe AC tourist train is launched under the 'Dekho Apna Desh' program to ensure tourists have appropriate amenities. Char Dham Yatra is to last for 16 days. The tour begins at the Safdarjung Railway Station in Delhi.

Sun, 19 Sep 2021 - 04:40 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Char Dham Yatra, IRCTC, Delhi, train, Dekho Apna Desh

Courtesy: Republic World

Domestic flight

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Domestic Flights Can Operate With 85% Passengers Of Pre-COVID: MoCA

The Ministry Of Civil Aviation in its new order on September 18 allowed domestic airlines to run up to 85% of their pre-COVID flight capacity considering the number of COVID-19 cases going down in India. Notably, it is the fourth hike in the flight capacity from 50% since July 2021. The hike also crossed the limit of 80% of the capacity, which was allowed in December 2020.

Sun, 19 Sep 2021 - 10:37 AM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Domestic Flight, MoCA, Covid-19, Airlines

IRCTC and its new Cruise

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IRCTC To Launch India's First Premium Cruise Liner

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) in partnership with Cordelia Cruises will launch India's first-ever Indigenous premium cruise service on September 18. It offers a variety of tourism options like Goa, the Lakshadweep islands, and Sri Lanka starting at Rs 19,000. Starting from May 2022, the cruise will sail from Chennai to destinations like Colombo, and Jaffna. Those interested can register on… read-more

Sat, 18 Sep 2021 - 07:02 PM / by Muskan Arora

Tags: Tourism, IRCTC, Cruise Liner, Cordelia Cruises

Courtesy: Firstpost

Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus

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Mumbai's CSMT Declared As India's Cleanest Railway Station

Central Railway declared the cleanest station to the World Heritage Site of Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) in three categories on September 17. The three categories include A-1, A, and B. Celebrating the occasion, a senior central railway officer said, ''Over 175 cleanliness workers work round the clock to maintain the iconic station.'' Bhusaval Division with Nagpur Division won the shields for department efficiency and… read-more

Sat, 18 Sep 2021 - 02:59 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: CSMT, Central Railway, Cleanest Station, Mumbai

Robot in a train coach for sanitisation.

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Railway Deploys Robots To Sanitise Train Coaches Amid COVID-19

To make the train journey safe amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Northern Railways (NR) has deployed remote-controlled Ultraviolet-C disinfectant robots to sanitize the coaches. The robot approved by the Indian Council of Medical Research is said to be more effective than manual cleaning and provides 99.99% effectiveness. Lucknow has become the first city to adopt the robots and railways will also launch them soon for other trains.

Wed, 15 Sep 2021 - 08:37 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Northern Railways, Robots, Sanitisation, Lucknow, Train Coach

Air India's flight.

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Bird Hits Air India's Plane; Delhi Airport-Authority Cancels Flight AIC 469

Delhi-bound Air India flight AIC 469 was canceled by the Swami Vivekanand Airport authority in MP's Raipur after a bird hit the plane during its take-off on September 14 at 10:05 AM. Reportedly, Union Minister of State for Tribal Affairs Renuka Singh was also a passenger among 179 others. The airport director Rakesh Ranjan Sahay said, ''Pieces of a bird's carcass was found... the personnel is further inspecting the aircraft.''

Wed, 15 Sep 2021 - 04:50 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Flight, Air India, Bird, Take-off, Swami Vivekanand Airport

Courtesy: DNA India

A flight of Jet Airways.

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Jet Airways Is Set To Re-Start Its Domestic Flights By 2022

Following being out of operation for almost three years, the Jalan Kalrock Consortium has confirmed that Jet Airways will resume its operations in India by the first quarter of 2022 with a flight from New Delhi to Mumbai. Reportedly, it has also got approval on its revival plan by the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT). Furthermore, the company will start international flights in the mid-year of 2022.

Mon, 13 Sep 2021 - 04:28 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Jalan Kalrock Consortium, Jet airways, Domestic Flights, NCLT

Courtesy: DNA India