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Pandemic Restrictions

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).

Transport Department Of Delhi Extends RTV's Leash Of Life By 1 Year

Jan 02, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

This extension will be valid from January 1 to December 31,2022, as per the circular from the transport department issued recently.

New Year's Eve Ruined By Omicron, People Hope For Better 2022

All around the world, the Omicron variant has led to rising Covid-19 cases, which has put restrictions on the New Year's eve celebrations. But as vaccinations are ramping up with booster doses ready to be shot, people hope this pandemic goes away in 2022.

Omicron Impacts Travel: Flight Cancellations Impact Winter Tavellers' Plans

Dec 26, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Chaos at US airports and the stress of spending hours standing in line and on the phone trying to rebook flights impacted the travellers as the sudden spread of Omicron variant of Covid-19 ruins the travel plans of millions.

Allahabad HC Urges Poll Body, PM Modi To Delay UP Elections, Ban Election Rallies Over Omicron

'If rallies are not stopped, the consequences would be more dire than second wave,' the Allahabad High Court requested the Election Commission to postpone the upcoming UP elections by two months in view of the rising incidents of Omicron infection.

23 December, 2021

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

Outlook Web Desk

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.

29 October, 2021

Rise In Business, Consumer Sentiments Creating More Jobs

Lola Nayar

Almost 7 lakh to10 lakh jobs were created just for this festival. Expectations are that besides festival demand, improved business sentiments may well see employment, including contract jobs, at pre-pandemic level this year itself

28 October, 2021

Covid-19: New Zealand Eases Travel Rules But Tourists Not Welcome Yet

Associated Press (AP)

New Zealand officials said that quarantine requirements for citizens coming back home will be 7 days instead of 14. However, they didn't confirm when tourists might be welcome as well.

22 September, 2021

German Officials Fear Anti-Mask Radicalization After Killing At Gas Station

Associated Press (AP)

A 49-year-old German was arrested in the fatal shooting of the clerk Saturday in the western town of Idar-Oberstein. The suspect is being held on suspicion of murder.

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.

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo

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

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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