After a wait of five days aince the Maharashtra government’s request to this effect, the Indian Railways has now permitted women commuters to travel by suburban trains during certain times of the day from today. Making the announcement on Tuesday evening, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said all women would be allowed to travel in the local trains from Wednesday between 11 am to 3 pm and after 7 pm till the last train. Women comprise nearly 40 per cent of the 8.5 million daily commuters.
In another news, the iconic Kaziranga National Park in Assam will reopen from today after being shut since March due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the monsoon season, officials said.
Nissan India will virtually unveil the production model of its much-awaited B-SUV, Nissan Magnite, to the global audience today. The SUV, which is to be launched this financial year, was unveiled in India in-mid July.
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