Delhi is having a gala event of politics, the G20 Summit, inviting international leaders from across the world. Hosted by the Indian Government, the event has been in talks for various reasons, including the imposed restrictions for the citizens. From September 8-10, Delhi will witness a complete shutdown. While malls, theatres, restaurants, and transportation will be restricted, movement of citizens with valid id, emergency services and… read-more
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Beijing announced strict COVID-19 restrictions amid a surge in COVID-19 and its variant Omicron cases. The 5-day restrictions come amid the holiday week, which started on May 1. As per the Beijing administration, restaurants, and universal studios have been shut down. Furthermore, people venturing out in public places need to provide negative COVID-19 reports. They also asked citizens of China not to leave their cities, besides imposing… read-more
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, on February 6, announced to reopen schools in the state, after COVID-19 cases reportedly declined. After the review meeting, CM Kumar said, classes till eight will function with 50% capacity and nine onwards with 100% capacity. In addition, government offices, markets, gyms, salons, malls, public places, parks and other places will be functional with 50% occupancy. Marriages and other events will be allowed with 200… read-more
The Kerala Health Department issued revised guidelines for international passengers arriving in the state. Only the NRIs and international travellers arriving in Kerala, who have COVID symptoms, will have to undertake an RT-PCR test. The selection of the passengers will be done by the airline officers, the guidelines added. Home quarantine is advisable for international travellers, and also self-health monitoring for 7 days. The state's COVID… read-more
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The Election Commission ordered exemptions for indoor and outdoor rallies for five polling states, on February 6. In addition, 50% crowd is allowed for indoor rallies, while 30% capacity is permitted for outdoor rallies. The decision was taken in view of the steady decline in the rate of Covid-19 infection. Notably, the ban on padayatra, roadshows, and vehicle rallies remains, while door-to-door campaigning with a 20-person limit will… read-more
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In a relief to Indian travelers, the Canadian Government announced relaxation in COVID-19 testing norms. People travelling on direct flights or one-stop flights from India, will no longer need to show a negative RT-PCR COVID test done within 18 hours ahead of the departure. Earlier, travellers entering Canada were required to provide negative pre-departure COVID-19 reports. However, an ICMR approved Covid report is required for Indian… read-more
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Delhi Disaster Management Authority is going to meet on January 10, amid the rising number of COVID-19 cases and Omicron situation. The DDMA is expected to discuss the ongoing curbs and restrictions and decide more prevention measures to control the current situation including "total curfew" and others under "Graded Action Plan". Meanwhile, Delhi reported over 17,000 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours, making it the most affected region.
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Amid rising number of COVID-19 cases, the Puducherry Govt imposed additional curbs, on January 6. The Government asked malls, markets and other public places to operate with 50% occupancy. In addition, public transport are also asked to operate with 50% capacity, to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and Omicron cases in the region. The additional restrictions will be in effect until January 31, along with night curfew.
Amid the rising number of Omicron and COVID-19 cases, the West Bengal Government imposed restrictions, on January 2. According to notice, gyms, sports academics, salon, educational institutions, spa, tourist places and zoo would remain closed, until January 15. In addition, metro, buses and restaurants will run until 10 PM with 50% occupancy. Local trains and malls will be work with 50% capacity till 5 pm and 7 pm, respectively.
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Haryana govt announced fresh restrictions in five districts, from January 2 till January 12, amid surge in Covid-19 cases and Omicron variant. As per state govt guidelines, cinema halls, swimming and sports-complexes will remain closed in five districts; Gurgaon, Faridabad, Ambala, Panchkula, and Sonipat. However, malls and markets are allowed to stay open till 5 pm, while bars and restaurents can function with 50% of their seating capacity… read-more
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