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COVID Restrictions

MP Govt Shuts All Schools, Hostels In State Till Jan 31 Due To Rise In COVID-19 Cases; Imposes Fresh Curbs

Jan 14, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The guidelines were issued after Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan reviewed the coronavirus situation in the state with the crisis management committee.

Covid-19 Curbs Will Be Imposed Across Delhi-NCR: Centre Assures Delhi Government

Jan 11, 2022 PTI

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal informed that the centre has assured his government, Covid-19 curbs will be implemented across the National Capital Region (NCR).

Maharashtra Govt To Impose Tighter Curbs In Liquor Shops, Worship Places Amid Covid Surge

The Maharashtra government will gradually bring curbs at places of worship and other sites, including liquor vends, state health minister Rajesh Tope said.

Himachal Pradesh: Govt Offices To Have 5-Day Work Week, Ban On Social And Religious Gatherings

Jan 09, 2022 PTI

Amid a surge in coronavirus cases, the Himachal Pradesh government announced a five-day week in its offices besides banning social and religious gatherings from January 10 to 24.

Covid-19 Surge: Delhi Police On Strict Vigil As Capital Gears For Weekend Curfew

The weekend curfew started at 10 pm Friday and will continue till Monday 5 am. Officials in several districts said that teams will be in the field during the period to check that the curfew order was not violated and people did not venture out unnecessarily.

04 January, 2022

Puducherry Reports Jump In New COVID-19 Cases

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Meanwhile, Lieutenant Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan launched the vaccination drive for adolescents (15 to 18 years) at the Soucilabai Government Girls Higher Secondary school in the heart of the town on Tuesday.

04 January, 2022

'RRR' Delay Due To Covid-19 Causes Makers A Loss Of Rs 18 Crore

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'RRR' directed by SS Rajamouli was supposed to be released on January 7, but the rise of coronavirus infections across the country forced the producers to postpone it indefinitely.

03 January, 2022

Covid: Vaccination Starts For Younger Population In 15-18 Age Group

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The Drugs Controller General of India granted emergency use authorisation to indigenously-developed Bharat Biotech's Covaxin for children above 12 years with certain conditions on December 24.

02 January, 2022

Breaking| West Bengal To Impose Covid-19 Restrictions From Monday; Schools, Colleges Closed


West Bengal announces Covid-19 restrictions in view of the surging cases in the state.

01 January, 2022

Registration Begins For Vaccination For 15-18 Age Group Population In Delhi

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The vaccine option for those in the 15-18 age group would only be Covaxin, according to the "Guidelines for Covid-19 vaccination of children between 15-18 years and precaution dose to HCWs, FLWs and 60+ population with comorbidities" issued by the Union health ministry.

01 January, 2022

Covid Hospitalisation Less; Whether More Curbs Needed Will Be Reviewed: Delhi Health Minister

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The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) had on Wednesday decided that Covid-related restrictions imposed in Delhi under the ‘yellow alert’ would continue for the time being and authorities would monitor the situation for a while before deciding on fresh curbs.


30 December, 2021

Not allowed to board due to Covid curbs, people damage DTC buses, block MB Road in Delhi

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Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (south) M Harsha Vardhan said some people blocked the MB Road and broke the glass of a DTC bus on Thursday around 10:30 am.

29 December, 2021

Night Curfew: 411 Challans Issued For Violating Covid Norms In Delhi

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Amid a scare about the spread of the Omicron variant, Delhi on Tuesday has reported 496 fresh COVID-19 cases in a day, the highest since June 4, with the positivity rate rising to 0.89 per cent, according to data shared by the city health department.

27 December, 2021

No. Of Covid Cases To Increase In Delhi In Next Two Months; Peak Likely In Feb: Experts

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Delhi reported 290 fresh Covid cases on Sunday with a positivity rate of 0.55 per cent, while the number of new cases and the positivity rate rose to 331 and 0.68 per cent respectively on Monday.

25 December, 2021

Assam Lifts Night Curfew On Dec 31

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Mahanta further said for omicron specific regulation, district magistrates, superintendents of police and all other authorities concerned shall be responsible for ensuring COVID appropriate behaviour in all public places.

23 December, 2021

Delhi Or Mumbai: Where Is Omicron Variant Of Covid-19 Spreading Faster?

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As Omicron cases in India continue to increase, let's have a look at the all time Covid-19 hotspots of the country - Delhi and Mumbai.

18 December, 2021

No FIR Against Nawab Malik For Allegedly Violating Covid-19 Norms, Mumbai Court Rejects Plea


A Mumbai court has rejected a complaint against Maharashtra Minister Nawab Malik for allegedly violating Covid-19 norms. Mohit Kamboj Bharatiya, the complainant who is the former Mumbai BJP Youth Wing president sought direction from a court to register FIR against him.


15 December, 2021

Karan Johar Slams Reports That His House Is Covid Hotspot; Tests Negative For Covid-19

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"To some members of the media, I would like to clarify that an eight-person intimate gathering is not a 'party'," said Karan Johar in a statement on Instagram.

Photo Gallery

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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