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27 August 2020 Current Events COVID-19: Mumbai's Local Train Might Come to Life Once Again From September 1

As per reports, local trains in Mumbai may start operation from September 1, 2020. After the sprawling cases of COVID-19, Mumbai’s lifeline, the Indian Railway Network was completely shut down for the first time 46 years for over two months to avoid the spread of COVID-19. At present, a limited number of suburban trains are operating in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region from June 14. However, the service is restricted to passengers who are engaged in an essential service only. The list of essential services did not include bank employees or media persons. Apart from that, the government identified over 125,000 employees who fall into the essential service category. Further, no food and other stalls were allowed to open at the railway station, and Railways Protection Force was deployed to impose strict social distancing norms.


COVID-19: Mumbai's Local Train Might Come to Life Once Again From September 1

As per reports, local trains in Mumbai may start operation from September 1, 2020. After the sprawling cases of COVID-19, Mumbai’s lifeline, the Indian Railway Network was completely shut down for the first time 46 years for over two months to avoid the spread of COVID-19. At present, a limited number of suburban trains are operating in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region from June 14. However, the service is restricted to passengers who are engaged in an essential service only. The list of essential services did not include bank employees or media persons. Apart from that, the government identified over 125,000 employees who fall into the essential service category. Further, no food and other stalls were allowed to open at the railway station, and Railways Protection Force was deployed to impose strict social distancing norms.




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Which States Share Boundaries with Pakistan? There are four states that share a border with Pakistan, namely, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Rajasthan, and Gujarat. The India Pakistan Border is quite intriguing. Since India has installed 1,50,000 flood lights on… Read More...
Which Places in India Still Largely Speak Sanskrit?Sanskrit is considered as Dev Bhasha, the language of Gods. It has a history of around 3500 years. It used to be a primary language of ancient India. Its earliest form Vedic Sanskrit, was prevalent from 1500 500 BCE. However, it is fading… Read More...



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