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Nagaland Imposes Stricter Measures To Check Covid-19 Spread

Jan 09, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Nagaland Chief Secretary J Alam has ordered night curfews from 9 pm to 5 am from Sunday and restriction on mass gatherings to 50 per cent of the capacity of the venue or up to a maximum of 200 people, whichever is lower, subject to all those taking part are fully vaccinated.

Covid-19: DDMA Meeting To Discuss More Curbs Amid Surging Cases In Delhi

Jan 08, 2022 PTI

Covid-19: DDMA (Delhi Disaster Management Authority) will meet on Monday to discuss the situation in the national capital amid surging Covid cases.

Covid-19: Weekend Curfew To Begin In Delhi From Tonight

Covid-19: The authorities in Delhi said that the adequate arrangements have been made to enforce the weekend curfew in the national capital.

Delhi Disaster Response Fund To Give Rs 50,000 To Families Who Lost Loved Ones To Covid-19

Jan 06, 2022 PTI

The deaths occurring within 30 days from the date of testing or from the date of being clinically determined as a Covid-19 case will be treated as 'deaths due to Covid-19', even if it takes place outside the hospital/in-patient facility.

Delhi Govt To Impose Weekend Curfew Amid Covid-19 Surge: Deputy CM Sisodia

'There will be curfew on Saturdays and Sundays. People are requested to step out only when it is absolutely necessary', said Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia.

03 January, 2022

Covid-19: Delhi Records 4,099 New Coronavirus Cases, Positivity Rate Reaches 6.46%


Under the Delhi Disaster Management Authority-approved Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP), a 'red alert' would be triggered if If the positivity rate remains over five per cent for two consecutive days.

28 December, 2021

Omicron In Delhi: CM Arvind Kejriwal To Review Covid Situation, Decide On 'Yellow Alert' Today


Omicron Covid-19 Delhi: CM Arvind Kejriwal will discuss the rising number of Covid-19 cases, and threat posed by its new variant. Besides, the meeting may decide on sounding the 'Yellow' alert and restrictions according to the GRAP, according to the sources.

25 December, 2021

Assam Lifts Night Curfew On Dec 31

Outlook Web Desk

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.

22 December, 2021

Omicron: No Christmas, New Year Gatherings In Delhi Amid Growing Cases


Omicron Covid-19 scare in Delhi: DDMA (Delhi Disaster Management Authority) has ordered the district magistrates (DMs) to identify potential superspreader areas ahead of Christmas and New Year.

24 November, 2021

Shimla: Massive Landslide Halts Traffic At National Highway, No Casualty Reported

Ashwani Sharma

The disastrous landslide was primarily caused by the mountain cutting which is being carried out near Kandaghat by the contractors and agencies engaged by NHAI for a four lane project.

08 August, 2021

Delhi To Issue Daily Colour-Coded Alerts On Covid-19

Outlook Web Bureau

Curbs, relaxations in Delhi due to Covid will be implemented under GRAP stipulation


03 July, 2021

Delhi Police Issued More Than 1.60 lakh Challans For Flouting COVID Rules Since April

Outlook Web Desk

Data shared by officials says1,62,526 challans have been issued in the national capital during the period for various coronavirus-related violations.

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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