Unlock 5

Virus, what virus? India gets back to work as festival month arrives

After a strict lockdown in March that left millions on the brink of starvation, the government and people of the world's second-most populous country decided life must go on.

published on : 20th October 2020

With online booking and COVID-19 SOPs in place theatres reopen, but people turnout low

Out of the four PVRs at Connaught Place – PVR Regal, PVR Rivoli, PVR Odeon, and PVR Plaza – only PVR Plaza will resume operations today, and screen movies that released right before the lockdown.

published on : 16th October 2020

COVID-19 effect: Not your usual FDFS as Pondy theatres reopen after seven months

Theatres have been permitted to open from October 15 based on the Central government's Unlock guidelines

published on : 16th October 2020

Uttarakhand to reopen schools from November 2

Earlier, the state government's district-wise survey resulted in over 50% parents and guardians supporting the opening of schools. 

published on : 15th October 2020

Cinema halls to not reopen on October 15 in Northeast as states yet to issue guidelines

Cinema halls, distributors and content providers said that movie buffs will have to wait for some more days to visit the theatres as the official notifications are yet to be issued by these states.

published on : 14th October 2020

Showtime back in Sandalwood as it’s raining re-releases

With theatres reopening from October 16, a bunch of Kannada films — Love Moctkail, Shivaji Surathkal, Shivarjuna, Dia, Gentleman — will see a rerun at the box office  

published on : 12th October 2020

Unlock 5: Multiplexes still awaiting approval from states to resume operations next week

Though the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has given its go-ahead to resuming cinema and theatre activities under Unlock 5.0, it has left for the states to take a final call in this regard.

published on : 11th October 2020

Parents not willing to send kids back to school in Assam amid COVID-19 pandemic

Though no order has been issued, the state government is likely to consider reopening of schools for students of Class 6 onwards from November 1.

published on : 11th October 2020

Schools reopening: Many states unsure, yet to decide in view of COVID-19 situation

While several restrictions have been eased gradually in different phases of the 'unlock' since June 8, educational institutions continue to remain closed.

published on : 11th October 2020

Sanitisation of rides, staggered timings, natural ventilation: Centre's guidelines for entertainment parks

The health ministry released these guidelines on Thursday and stressed that the crowd density does not remain the same throughout or peak on weekends and holidays.

published on : 9th October 2020

Film shootings to resume in Andhra Pradesh with COVD-19 protocols

It is also mandated to screen messages on the precautionary measures to be taken by the audience to prevent spread of Covid-19 at the start and during interval of a film.

published on : 9th October 2020

Unlock school plan takes shape in Odisha

The School and Mass Education department in a notification asked all district education officers to ensure availability of teachers. 

published on : 9th October 2020

Odisha Government starts process for reopening of shrines

All religious places and places of worship will remain closed for public till October 31, 2020 as per the Unlock 5 guidelines of the Odisha Government. 

published on : 9th October 2020

Unlock 5: Will Delhiites catch a movie at the cinema hall after it reopens?

While some are not willing to take that risk, while others are eagerly waiting to catch the movies on the 70 mm screen.

published on : 9th October 2020

Reopen schools, make 2020-21 exam-free year: Karnataka child rights Panel

If schools are not opened, there is a chance of children falling prey to child labour, trafficking, and child marriage, the commission said.

published on : 9th October 2020
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