Planning a trip during festive season? Indian Railways to operate 392 festival special trains from this date



a passenger train stopped at a station: Indian Railways to run 196 pairs of festival special trains between 20 October and 30 November 2020.


© Provided by The Financial Express
Indian Railways to run 196 pairs of festival special trains between 20 October and 30 November 2020.

In view of the upcoming festive season, Indian Railways has decided to run 196 pairs of festival special trains (392 trains) between 20 October 2020 and 30 November 2020. These festival special trains will be run for destinations like Kolkata, Lucknow, Patna, Varanasi, among others to cater

Read More

Pitt Football to Wear Makana Masks During Air Travel This Season

Press release content from PR Newswire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The University of Pittsburgh football team will wear Makana masks to best protect its student-athletes, coaches and team personnel during air travel this season. The Makana mask, developed by Dr. David Mathews and donated to Pitt Athletics by Makana, functions as a closed system

Read More

Back-to-back storms to drop heavy snow, usher in coldest air of season for Canadian Rockies

A one-two punch of storms across the Canadian Rockies is forecast to bring what AccuWeather meteorologists say will be the coldest air since April.

A potent storm crashed onshore in British Columbia on Tuesday, bringing rain to coastal locations and snow farther inland.

Snow is forecast to spread over the rest of the province and into southern Alberta and northwestern parts of the United States into Wednesday.

While snow showers

Read More

Punjab CS reviews arrangements to contain Covid-19 in view of upcoming festival season

More News
13 Oct 2020 | 3:14 PM

Agartala, Oct 13 (UNI) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in Tripura is facing a serious crisis with a large scale dissidence against Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb and party state president Dr Manik Saha over “deteriorating governance due to maladministration and organizational failure within two and half years of power.”
The party insiders here accused both Deb and Saha of hatching conspiracy

Read More

The Walking Dead: World Beyond Season 1 Episode 2: “The Blaze of Gory” Review

With its second episode, The Walking Dead: World Beyond ticked up, delivering an initial leg of the teens’ journey that was far more interesting than the premiere’s heavy focus on the safe, walled-up world they were leaving behind. A world that would be wiped out by the end of said premiere.Also, instead of focusing almost solely on the Bennett sisters, as the first episode did, “The Blaze of Gory” helped
Read More

The Boys season 3 release date, cast, trailer and everything else we know

Trying to sleuth out the details around The Boys season 3 on Amazon Prime Video? So are we. And apparently, the rest of the world is eager for more, too. Although the popular series only just returned on September 4 and the latest season concluded on Friday, October 9, and saw the series grow its audience tremendously.

The Boys first premiered back in the summer of 2019, and the hype

Read More

Ahead of festive season, govt announces Rs 1 lakh crore ‘stimulus’ package



Nirmala Sitharaman wearing a blue shirt: Ahead of festive season, govt announces Rs 1 lakh crore 'stimulus' package


© India Today Group
Ahead of festive season, govt announces Rs 1 lakh crore ‘stimulus’ package

In what could be termed as second round of stimulus, the government today announced measures that by its own estimate would give a demand boost of Rs 1 lakh crore. The measures announced today largely fall in two categories – one, boosting consumer demand and another giving a push to capital expenditure by the

Read More

Coldest air so far this season to sink into north-central US

Many residents across the north-central United States will strap in for a ride on a temperature roller coaster this week as a dramatic pattern change looms large.

High temperatures began the week well above normal for many cities across the Plains and the Midwest. Cities from Grand Forks, North Dakota; to Rapid City, South Dakota; to Omaha, Nebraska, generally recorded temperatures on Sunday that were 10-20 degrees Fahrenheit above their

Read More

Tips for planning gatherings and celebrations this holiday season

If your holiday traditions involve large gatherings of friends and family, the coronavirus pandemic is going to make planning for this year’s festivities a little more complicated.

With health experts saying a third surge of cases is possible within the next several weeks, what should you be considering for celebrations of Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Christmas?

“You need to evaluate your risk as a family, depending on if you have

Read More

Punjab Chief Secretary reviews COVID-19 situation ahead of festival season

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], October 10 (ANI): Punjab Chief Secretary Vini Mahajan on Saturday reviewed arrangements and preparedness of the state to contain COVID-19 and asked the concerned departments to ramp up the oxygen and other facilities in the state and private hospitals as a second wave of the pandemic may come after the festival season.

According to an official release, Punjab Principal Secretary (Health and Family Welfare) Hussan Lal told

Read More

Connacht aim for road-trip win to rekindle memories of 2015/16 season



a man sitting on a football field: Aki shone in Connacht's victory last week.


© Billy Stickland INPHO
Aki shone in Connacht’s victory last week.

THE THING THAT is half-forgotten about Connacht’s seismic 2015/16 season is the confidence they gleaned from all those road trips.

Quite apart from the historic win over Munster at Thomond Park, there were other scalps worth boasting about, against Ospreys, Dragons, Zebre and Edinburgh.

Even on nights they lost, they still won bonus points – two of those coming

Read More

Christmas season comes early for 6-year-old Hunsley as family will be leaving for her bone marrow transplant



a little girl sitting on a couch: The Strickland family from Happy is about to take a long trip. Although, instead of a family vacation, this trip is for medical reasons.


© Provided by Amarillo KFDA-TV
The Strickland family from Happy is about to take a long trip. Although, instead of a family vacation, this trip is for medical reasons.

AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) – The Strickland family from Happy is about to take a long trip. Although, instead of a family vacation, this trip is for medical reasons.

Sharla Strickland explained that their 6-year-old daughter, Hunsley, has a rare blood disease.

Read More

‘Stretch season’ travel is latest trend spurred by pandemic



a sunset over a fire


© Provided by The Points Guy


MSN has partnered with The Points Guy for our coverage of credit card products. MSN and The Points Guy may receive a commission from card issuers.

Summer is, at least officially, over.

After Labor Day weekend, the informal last chapter of summer, most children went back to school (remote or otherwise) and many parents returned to the office for the first time since spring.

Read More

Cynthia Rowley’s Daughter Kit Keenan Is One of the Contestants on Matt James’ ‘Bachelor’ Season

The contestants for Matt James‘ season of The Bachelor were just revealed this afternoon on social media and one has the internet buzzing.

Kit Keenan is actually the 21-year-old daughter of fashion designer Cynthia Rowley, and is a pro at the Instagram game, which is a mix of fashion, lifestyle, and lots of food.

Just last year, Kit launched her namesake line, which she says is “a mix

Read More

This Election Season, Live Under a Rock (Literally!) With Hotels.com

DALLAS, Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The 2020 news cycle has generated enough negative headlines for 1,000 years. And with the upcoming election season…it’s likely going to get much worse. As it is, nearly two-thirds of Americans* are worn out by the sheer volume of news they’re inundated with daily.

For those of you experiencing any and all forms of election stress disorder (it’s a real thing!), Hotels.com

Read More

Watch Don’t Be Tardy… Season 8 Episode 1: A Very Biermann Road Trip Online (2020)

Season 8, Episode 1 A Very Biermann Road Trip

First Aired: October 6, 2020

With the kids growing up, the family goes on one last epic vacation – Biermann style — before Ariana heads off to college next year. Six kids, six weeks, going coast to coast crammed into an RV.

Watch Soon

A Very Biermann Road TripNew(Season 8, Episode 1)
BRAVO

With the kids growing up, the

Read More

‘The Walking Dead’ Season 10 Finale Recap And Review: An Uncertain Doom

We’ve had some hotly anticipated episodes of The Walking Dead in the past.

Probably the most-anticipated ever was the Season 7 premiere. The showrunners started playing all sorts of dirty tricks in Season 6, from Glenn’s fake-out death to leaving us hanging at the end of the Season 6 finale, with our heroes all rounded up by

Read More

DIA, Southwest Airlines try to calm travelers’ nerves ahead of holiday travel season amid COVID-19

Tom Starr, Southwest Airlines’ general manager at Denver International Airport, donned a surgical mask and safety vest Tuesday morning. Just after 10 a.m. he called for the attention of the corporate travel managers gathered around him. He was about to lead them on a tour from the check-in counter to a Southwest gate on the airport’s Concourse C with a focus on COVID-19 safety and cleaning efforts.

“My goal is

Read More

To save the season, NFL, NFLPA should agree to put all teams in hotels now

On Tuesday morning, with three weeks and 48 games of the 2020 NFL regular-season in the books, it looked like the NFL had cracked the COVID code. By Tuesday night, everything changed.

From the the outbreak of the virus in Tennessee to the images of maskless stupidity in Las Vegas, what had seemed to be a sure thing quickly became tenuous and uncertain. The constant drip of stray positives pushed

Read More

NFL Willing to Put Teams in Hotels for Remainder of 2020 Season

CINCINNATI — The NFL is dealing with its’ first coronavirus outbreak. The league already moved Sunday’s Steelers-Titans game to Oct. 25 after 16 members of Tennessee’s organization—eight players and eight personnel staff tested positive for COVID-19. 

The issues continued on Saturday morning when Patriots’ star Cam Newton tested positive. The team was scheduled to fly to Kansas City on Saturday afternoon. 

Chiefs practice squad quarterback Jordan Ta’amu also tested positive

Read More