The Uttar Pradesh government has imposed a weekend lockdown in the state to tackle soaring Covid-19 cases. Besides, the government has also ordered that night curfew will continue in all the 75 districts from 8 PM to 7 AM daily.
UP board exams for Class 10 and 12, earlier scheduled to be held from April 24, will now commence from May 8.
Uttar Pradesh Additional Chief Secretary SP Goyal, OSD Abhishek Kaushik, Special Secretary Amit Singh and few other officials have tested Covid positive.
A Varanasi court has allowed excavation by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) at Varanasi's Kashi Vishwanath Temple and the adjacent Gyanvapi Masjid.