Prices go up for Force Gurkha
OYO booked over 5 lakh nights for New Year’s eve
Bookings were worth ₹110 crore: CEO
More than 10 lakh people booked for more than 5 lakh nights with hospitality chain OYO for New Year celebrations, generating bookings worth about ₹110 crore over the weekend on its global platform, according to company founder and group CEO Ritesh Agarwal.
In a social media post, he said 58% bookings for the New Year’s eve were made on the same day keeping the trend witnessed since December 2017 that reflected the “impulsive emotion and decision” related with travel.
“For all of us at OYO, it was a busy NY (new year),” he wrote in his post on the LinkedIn social platform.
He further said, “2021 booking was (the) highest among 90 pandemic weekends since April 2020 with total customer bookings globally on our platform worth (around) ₹110 crore ($14.6 million) over the weekend.” Mr. Agarwal said rooms booked on NY weekend of December 30-31 in 2021 stood at 5.03 lakh as compared to 1.02 lakh in 2016.
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Broncos vs. Chiefs live blog: Real-time updates from the NFL Week 18 game at Empower Field
Live updates, tweets, photos, analysis and more from the Broncos game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Empower Field at Mile High in Denver on Jan. 8, 2022.
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WATCH: Broncos’ Drew Lock scrambles 23 yards for second rushing touchdown against Chiefs – The Denver Post
Forget his arm, Drew Lock has some nifty legs.
The Broncos quarterback scrambled 23 yards in the second quarter Saturday to get his second rushing touchdown on the day against the Chiefs.
The score gave Denver a 14-7 lead.
WATCH: Broncos’ Shelby Harris sacks Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes in NFL Week 18 – The Denver Post
If Shelby Harris has an injured ankle, it sure didn’t look like it on Saturday.
The Broncos’ defensive lineman pushed pass the Chiefs’ offensive line and sacked K.C.’s elusive quarterback Patrick Mahomes to force fourth down in the second quarter on Saturday.
The game was tied at 7-7 after the play.
WATCH: Broncos’ Courtland Sutton connects with Noah Fant for 16-yard trick play against Chiefs – The Denver Post
Add Courtland Sutton to the Broncos’ quarterback battle in 2022?
Maybe not, but Denver’s star receiver displayed his passing prowess on Saturday, connecting with tight end Noah Fant for a 16-yard gain against the Chiefs on Saturday.
The completion helped set up a 5-yard touchdown scramble by Drew Lock to tie the game at 7-apiece.
PHOTOS: Denver Broncos host the Kansas City Chiefs in NFL Week 18
The Denver Broncos host the Kansas City Chiefs at Empower Field at Mile High in Denver on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022.
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Colorado snow totals for Jan. 8, 2022 – The Denver Post
The following Colorado snow totals have been reported by the National Weather Service for Jan. 8, 2022, as of 4:15 p.m. Saturday:
Crested Butte, CO — 2.5 inches at 9:30 a.m.
Fall Creek, CO — 1.2 inches at 8 a.m.
Mount Crested But, CO — 3 inches at 7 a.m.
Oak Creek, CO — 2.9 inches at 8:15 a.m.
Phippsburg, CO — 3.3 inches at 7 a.m.
Pitkin, CO — 1 inch at 7 a.m.
Steamboat Springs, CO — 1.7 inches at 6 a.m.
WATCH: Broncos’ Melvin Gordon runs 47 yards for touchdown against Chiefs – The Denver Post
Drew Lock isn’t the only one with quick feet for the Broncos Saturday.
Running back Melvin Gordon sprinted 47 yards in the third quarter en route to a touchdown against the visiting Chiefs at Empower Field at Mile High.
It was Denver’s third rushing touchdown of the day — the first two were scored by Lock.
The touchdown gave the Broncos a 21-17 lead.
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PHOTOS: 2022 National Western Stock Show
The annual National Western Stock Show officially returned Saturday.
The 16-day stock show draws hundreds of thousands of people from across the United States and other countries to the complex in north Denver, where livestock auctions, horse shows and rodeos are held. Hundreds of booths at a trade show typically fill the Exposition Hall.
The event was canceled due to the pandemic last year, but is back with upgrades to the facilities and the opening of Colorado State University’s new Spur campus buildings.
Prices go up for Force Gurkha
Following its launch late last year, Force Motors has now hiked the prices of the Gurkha. The carmaker’s off-roader is now dearer by ₹ 51,000 with the sole variant now priced at ₹ 14.10 lakh (ex-showroom, India).
This rise in price has not been accompanied by the addition of any features. Hence, the Gurkha still comes kitted with a dark, grey colour scheme inside the cabin, a new touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and Bluetooth support, tilt and telescopic adjust steering, USB charging sockets for all four occupants, power windows, central locking, air-conditioning, LED headlamps with DRLs, tyre pressure monitor, and even a factory fit snorkel.
Under the hood, the new Gurkha comes with an upgraded version of the 2.6-litre diesel engine that develops 91hp and 250Nm. This engine comes paired to a five-speed manual gearbox and also gets a four-wheel drive with low range and manual locking front and rear differentials.
Unfortunately, Force does not yet have an option for an automatic gearbox and even the previous-gen Gurkha Xtreme’s 140hp, 2.2-litre diesel has been dropped from the line-up.
In terms of competitors, the new Force Gurkha’s closest rival is the new Mahindra Thar in its top-spec, diesel-manual LX hard top guise, which is priced at ₹ 13.69 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).