Lockdown

West Bengal govt announces complete lockdown from May 16-30 to curb Covid-19 spread

Movement of private vehicles, taxis, buses, metro rail, suburban trains will not be allowed during the 15-day lockdown period.

published on : 15th May 2021

State records highest single day spike, rural areas in virus grip

As many as 56,214 tests, including 19,900 RT-PCR, were conducted taking the test positivity rate (TPR) to 22 pc against 51,451 tests and 20.7 pc TPR a day ago.

published on : 15th May 2021

Police collects Rs 11 crore in fine for rule violations during lockdown in Delhi

“Delhi Police had strictly enforced the guidelines, still there were violations. The collected fine has been submitted to goverment treasury,” said an official. 

published on : 15th May 2021

Experts attribute lockdown as main factor behind fall in Delhi Covid cases

Medical experts are of the view that the lockdown to be the main factor behind the dip amid the second wave of the pandemic.

published on : 15th May 2021

Liquor sales in Karnataka still steady despite COVID lockdown

Despite the raging pandemic and the lockdown imposed to contain the spread of the virus, the government does not seem to be feeling much of a pinch as regards revenue from liquor sales.

published on : 15th May 2021

Trying times: Hospitality industry struggles for survival amid COVID lockdown

With travel coming to a halt due to lockdown, the already-struggling hospitality industry is working out ways to stay afloat.

published on : 15th May 2021

Sikkim to go for week-long total lockdown from May 17, ration shops to be closed 

However, in case of medical emergencies, commercial and private vehicles will be allowed to operate after getting permission from the authorities.

published on : 15th May 2021

TN, Kerala lockdown: Southern Railway announces cancellation of trains. Full list here

Below is the list of some of the cancelled trains, according to a railway statement.

published on : 14th May 2021

With no let-up in COVID surge, lockdown extended by seven days in Mizoram

The government order issued on Friday said that the existing complete lockdown, which was scheduled to be lifted on May 17 (4 am) has been extended till 4 am of May 24.

published on : 14th May 2021

Kerala extends COVID-19 curbs till May 23, triple lockdown in four districts from Sunday

The decision to extend the lockdown was taken in view of high test positivity rates in districts, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said.

published on : 14th May 2021

Covaxin dispatched to various states like Gujarat, Assam: Bharat Biotech

Earlier in a late night tweet on Thursday, she tweeted informing supply of the much in demand vaccine to Kerala and Uttarakhand.

published on : 14th May 2021

Chennai cops intensify lockdown measures, seize vehicles of those roaming for non-essential work

While the Tamil Nadu government imposed intensified lockdown on May 10, several people were seen on the streets and the police too were lenient.

published on : 14th May 2021

Politics during pandemic: War of words between Congress, BJP over Rajasthan's COVID situation

Rajasthan BJP president Satish Poonia on Thursday accused Congress government in the state of mismanagement during the COVID-19 crisis.

published on : 14th May 2021

Covid 2.0-led disruptions may mean another muted Akshaya Tritiya

Given the rising graph of coronavirus cases in many states, gold jewellers are staring at another year of subdued activity this Akshaya Tritiya. 

published on : 14th May 2021

COVID: Philippine president eases lockdown in capital

But he said religious fiestas in Asia's largest Roman Catholic nation would remain prohibited.

published on : 14th May 2021
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