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Bengal Prepared To Tackle Rise In Covid Cases, Says Mamata At Meeting With PM

Jan 14, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Banerjee was speaking at a virtual meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, where chief ministers and lieutenant governors of states and Union Territories were present to review the COVID-19 situation in the country.

Over 3 Lakh Pilgrims Reach Gangasagar Mela, Subjected To RT-PCR Test

Jan 14, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

RT-PCR tests were conducted on the pilgrims as part of the measures to check the spread of the virus at Gangasagar Mela.


Strictly Follow COVID-19 Norms: Mamata To Gangasagar Pilgrims

She requested pilgrims not to overcrowd vehicles in trying to reach Sagar Islands in South 24 Parganas district, to wear double masks and cooperate with the administration, and seek the police's help if needed.

Omicron Scare | Will Gangasagar Mela In Bengal Be A 'Kumbh' Deja Vu?

Jan 05, 2022 Shreya Basak

During the second wave, Kumbh Mela was called a 'super-spreader event'. Cut to 2022, will Gangasagar Mela be a mistake the country has been trying to evade?


Centre should declare Gangasagar Mela a natl fair: Mamata

The Gangasagar Mela is equally important as the Allahabad 'Kumbh Mela' but it is yet to get the national status, she said.

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Makar Sakranti: Pilgrims Take Holy Dip At Gangasagar Amid Covid-19 Scare

Outlook Web Bureau

The Calcutta High Court asked the government to encourage pilgrims to opt for 'e-snan' to avoid crowding


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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