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Haridwar Kumbh 2021

Private Firm Under Scanner For Fake Covid Tests During Kumbh

Jun 17, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The probe found several irregularities in the test report

Kumbh Mela 2021 | Returnees In These States Will Have To Stay In Quarantine; Check Full List

Apr 18, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The ongoing Kumbh Mela has been at the centre of controversy amid fears that it could be a super spreader event as the second wave of the coronavirus surges uncontrollably.


Kumbh Should Now Be Symbolic: PM Modi To Head Of Juna Akhara

After Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal, Swami Avdheshanand urged people to not come to Kumbh for bathing in large numbers and follow rules.

Ayodhya Admin Mulls Ban On Religious Gatherings On Ram Navami After Kumbh Mela

Apr 16, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Anticipating the arrival of a large number of seers on Ram Navami from Kumbh, an official said a ban on religious gatherings cannot be ruled out to prevent a Covid-19 spike.


More Than 1,700 Test Positive For Covid-19 In Kumbh Mela In 5 Days

A majority of the 48.51 lakh people who took part in the last two royal baths (Shahi Snan) were seen openly violating COVID norms like wearing of face masks and social distancing.

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14 April, 2021

Amid Kumbh Mela Fervour, Haridwar Logs Over 1,000 Covid Cases in Two Days

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A sea of saffron-clad seers and ash-smeared Nagas converged at Har ki Pauri in Haridwar for a holy dip in the Ganga during the Shahi Snan of the Kumbh Mela this week.


12 April, 2021

Thousands, Many Maskless, Gather For Kumbh Mela Amid India Covid Battle

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Thousands of saffron-clad seers and ash-smeared Nagas flouted Covid-19 norms and converged at Har Ki Pairi for a holy dip in the Ganga during the second royal bath of the Kumbh Mela.


21 March, 2021

Kumbh Mela: Centre Tells Uttarakhand Govt To Enhance Covid Testing, Follow SOPs

Outlook Web Bureau

The Centre warned against a potential upsurge in covid-19 cases in the local population after the auspicious Shahi Snan days during the Kumbh Mela.


17 March, 2021

Kumbh Mela: DDMA Issues Advisory Urging Delhi Residents To Undergo Covid-19 Test On Return

Outlook Web Bureau

The Health Ministry SOP prescribes that all the visitors to Kumbh must produce a health certificate which is a mandatory requirement for entering the Kumbh Mela area.


04 March, 2021

Char Dham Project – The Speed Of Destruction

Priyadarshini Patel

It was the criminal lack of warning systems on these projects and the deadly impact of climate change that led to the unforgivable agony of our citizens.


02 March, 2021

From Royal Haveli To Tented Accommodation: How The Meaning Of Luxury Travel Is Changing

Eshita Bhargava

Amid the ongoing pandemic, one needs to feel safe while travelling and the best way to do that is to opt for a staycation – a vacation that you take near your home for a slightly longer period than a regular holiday


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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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