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Beijing Tightens COVID-19 Restrictions Amid Surge In Cases

Amid the rising number of Covid-19 cases, the Chinese government and Beijing authority reversed the recently announced relaxations from Covid-19 restrictions and lockdown rules.  As per sources, most children in the capital will not return to school next week, whereas the nation's "zero Covid" policy will also remain in place, restricting events, gatherings and aimless roaming of people in Beijing. Notably, the nation reported over 200 single… read-more

Mon, 13 Jun 2022 - 05:40 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: beijing, China Government, COVID-19 restrictions, Zero Covid Policy, Relaxation

People with masks

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UP Govt Lifts COVID-19 Restrictions Amid Declining Cases

In Uttar Pradesh, as the COVID-19 cases are declining, the state government, on March 17, announced to lift all the curbs, imposed across the state. CM Yogi Adityanath took the decision in the view of the declining Coronavirus case, with under 31,000. Acting upon the decision, UP Chief Secretary Awanish Awasthi issued orders, which came a month after UP lifted night curfew and reopened educational institutions, on February 19.


Thu, 17 Mar 2022 - 05:50 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Uttar Pradesh Government, Awanish Awasthi, UP CM Yogi Adityanath, COVID-19 restrictions, Nigh Curfew

Courtesy: Business Today

Mumbai Locals

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Maharashtra Govt To Not Withdraw COVID-19 Restrictions On Local Trains

Maharashtra Government announced to continue restricting unvaccinated people from boarding Mumbai local trains. On March 2, the government informed the same to the Bombay HC, which reviewed a petition, asking the state government to withdraw the restrictions, imposed as per individual's vaccination status. Furthermore, the HC allowed the petitioners to file a new petition after Shiv Sena-NCP-INC Government issued fresh orders regarding… read-more

Wed, 02 Mar 2022 - 06:40 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Mumbai Locals, COVID-19 restrictions, Maharashtra (95, Bombay High Court, Shiv Sena

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Ashok Gehlot

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Ashok Gehlot Govt Lifts Night Curfew In Rajasthan: COVID-19

Amid declining COVID-19 cases, the Congress led Rajasthan Government, decided to end restrictions in the State. On February 4, the government issued an order, lifting night curfew, allowing 250 people for cultural, political, regional, sports and wedding events. In addition, the Ashok Gehlot Government also allowed religious places to reopen for devotees. Then new COVID-19 relaxations will be in effect from February 5.

Fri, 04 Feb 2022 - 08:39 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Rajasthan Government, COVID-19 restrictions, Covid Relaxations, Indian National Congress, Rajasthan

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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

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West Bengal Govt Reviews COVID-19 Situation, Eases Restrictions

West Bengal Government, on January 31, announced to ease the COVID-19 restrictions, amid decline in cases. Mamata Banerjee, announced to reopen schools and educational institutions in the State from February 3, for physical classes. In addition, during the press conference, the CM said, they also allowed cinema halls, restaurants and bars to operate with 75% occupancy. TMC Government also allowed regular flight services to Mumbai and Delhi,… read-more

Mon, 31 Jan 2022 - 08:22 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: west bengal government, Trinamool Congress, CM Mamata Banerjee, COVID-19 restrictions, omicron

Courtesy: Free Press Journal

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Leaders Seek Federal Backing As Cases Of COVID-19 Rises: Germany

A key measure of Coronavirus infections in Germany rose sharply over the past week raising the prospect of tougher restrictions as winter approaches. Moreover, with the rising number of cases, county's state premiers are unlikely to lift rules requiring social distancing, wearing of masks, and proof of vaccination, recovery, or a negative test result to enter public places. However, the government is planning to recommend booster shots for… read-more

Fri, 22 Oct 2021 - 08:40 PM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: Germany, Covid-19, Covid-19 Test, COVID-19 restrictions

Courtesy: Reuters

Gauhati High Court has termed the govt's SOP ''unreasonable and arbitrary.''

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Limiting Movement Of Unvaccinated People Arbitrary: Gauhati HC

Gauhati HC calls the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) issued by the Mizoram government to limit the movement of unvaccinated people ''unreasonable and arbitrary.'' In its SOP issued on June 29, the govt had said that all unvaccinated people will be restricted to leave their houses or earn their livelihood by working in shops, stores, etc. The SOP does not fall under the provisions of Article 14, 19, and 21 of the Constitution.

Mon, 05 Jul 2021 - 11:01 AM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Gauhati High Court, Vaccination, COVID-19 restrictions, SOP, Mizoram

Kolkata metro construction

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Kolkata Metro Seeks To List Halted Metro Work Under Essential Service

The Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation is planning to write to the government to allow construction work to be listed as an essential service to finish the project before the June 2022 deadline. Reportedly, the 16-km Kolkata East-West Metro corridor constructions have hindered due to the lockdown-imposed restrictions since May 16. Earlier, the Rail Vikas Nigam Limited has also written to various government agencies seeking exemption in … read-more

Thu, 20 May 2021 - 08:10 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: West Bengal, Kolkata Metro, COVID-19 restrictions, Essential Commodities, construction

Courtesy: The Times of India


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Singapore Restricts Entry Of Foreign Workers From High-Risk Countries

Amidst the global COVID surge, especially Indian situation, the Singapore government has decided to reduce the approval and entry of work pass holders and their dependents in the coming weeks. The arrival approvals of the workers from high-risk countries and regions will be changed from May 11. However, the entry approvals for Construction, Marine Shipyard and Process (CMP) work pass holders will remain open for those who were approved… read-more

Sat, 08 May 2021 - 09:10 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: SINGAPORE, COVID-19 outbreak, work pass, ministry of manpower, COVID-19 restrictions

Courtesy: Khaleej Times

Bollywood worried about halting schedules

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Second wave of Covid-19 Threatens To Bring Film Industry Work To Halt

The Second-wave of Covid-19 in Maharashtra is making the film industry worried as the increasing restrictions and night curfew have made the shooting of night scenes and following the shooting schedule difficult. Till now, three movie releases have been postponed. The postponement of theatrical dates shows that producers are not confident about getting the audience into theatres given the current Covid-19 situation.

Sat, 03 Apr 2021 - 05:29 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Bollywood, Theatres, OTT Platforms, Covid-19, COVID-19 restrictions

Courtesy: The Times of India