• Dehradun district authorities step up vigilance ahead of possible COVID 3rd wave

    Dehradun district authorities step up vigilance ahead of possible COVID 3rd wave

    Sep 12, 2021, 09:13 AM IST

    Stepping up the vigilance to combat the possible third wave of COVID-19, Dehradun District Magistrate Dr R Rajesh Kumar and SSP Dehradun Janmaijai Prabhakar Kailash inspected the market, including Mussoorie Mall Road as the authorities received frequent complaints of violation of COVID-19 guidelines.

  • Puri-based artist makes Lord Ganesha idol using matchsticks

    Puri-based artist makes Lord Ganesha idol using matchsticks

    Sep 10, 2021, 12:05 PM IST

    A Puri-based artist Saswat Sahoo, has made a Lord Ganesha idol using 5,621 matchsticks. "It took me eight days to prepare this 23 inches long and 22 inches wide idol using 5621 matchsticks. I'll follow COVID protocols and offer prayers at my home," he said.

  • India is celebrating Janmashtami with covid restrictions

    India is celebrating Janmashtami with covid restrictions

    Aug 30, 2021, 05:33 PM IST

    Following Covid Protocols our enitre nation is celebrating Janmashtami today. It is the birthday celebration of Krishna Bhagwan.

  • Cases high in places where COVID protocols were flouted: Union Health Ministry

    Cases high in places where COVID protocols were flouted: Union Health Ministry

    Aug 26, 2021, 05:22 PM IST

    Union Health Ministry did a press conference on Thursday where rising cases of COVID-19 was discussed. While the Ministry said that most cases of the pandemic were being reported in Kerala, it also revealed that cases soared high in places where COVID norms were flouted.

  • 'We want tourists to visit our state but they must follow COVID protocols': Himachal CM

    Jul 17, 2021, 05:01 PM IST

    Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur on July 17 said that the state government does not want to stop tourists but certain protocols must be followed to keep COVID at bay.

  • Uttarakhand govt decided to cancel Kanwar Yatra this year due to Coronavirus

    Uttarakhand govt decided to cancel Kanwar Yatra this year due to Coronavirus

    Jul 14, 2021, 07:01 AM IST

    The Uttarakhand government has decided to cancel Kanwar Yatra this year due to Coronavirus pandemic. Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Tuesday acknowledged the cultural significance of Kanwar Yatra but reiterated that his government's priority remains saving lives amid the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Taj Mahal, other monuments reopen today

    Taj Mahal, other monuments reopen today

    Jun 16, 2021, 02:16 PM IST

    The Taj Mahal and other centrally protected monuments reopened on June 16. These monuments were closed two months ago in the wake of COVID-19 second wave. The visitors are able to entry tickets online and no offline booking facility available. Tourist on June 16 flocked to the Taj Mahal after the decision. Strict COVID-protocols will be followed. A restriction of only 650 people at a time has also been imposed by the Agra District Magistrate Prabhu N Singh. "It's a sign of love. I came here first time after marriage with my wife. We are feeling good," a visitor said. "Taj Mahal has opened and visitors will come and it will help us in earning," a shopkeeper said. The Taj Mahal was closed on April 16 following surge in COVID -19 cases.

  • Uttar Pradesh: SP leader holds roadshow after jail release, booked for violating Covid protocols

    Uttar Pradesh: SP leader holds roadshow after jail release, booked for violating Covid protocols

    Jun 06, 2021, 10:42 AM IST

    Samajwadi Party leader Dharmendra Yadav and hundreds of others unidentified people were booked on Saturday for allegedly violating Covid protocols during a roadshow held a day after he was released from Etawah district jail.

  • Gujarat CM takes first dose of COVID vaccine in Gandhinagar

    Gujarat CM takes first dose of COVID vaccine in Gandhinagar

    Apr 21, 2021, 02:18 PM IST

    Chief Minister of Gujarat, Vijay Rupani on April 21 took his first dose of COVID-19 vaccine in Gandhinagar. CM Rupani was seen following all the COVID protocols at the centre. Meanwhile, in the last 24 hours, as many as 11,403 new COVID-19 cases and 117 deaths were reported in Gujarat, along with 4,179 recoveries, the state health department informed on Tuesday evening.

  • Need to spread awareness among people to follow COVID protocols: Om Birla

    Need to spread awareness among people to follow COVID protocols: Om Birla

    Apr 19, 2021, 08:52 PM IST

    While addressing a meeting with presiding officers over COVID situation in the country, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on April 19 said, "To contain COVID-19 spread, we all need to work in tandem and on a war footing.

  • Distant dream of smart class for Udhampur

    Distant dream of smart class for Udhampur's govt school comes true

    Apr 12, 2021, 12:45 PM IST

    Smart classes are not only transforming education in highly paid private schools, but it is gradually making inroads in government schools set up in the backward and rural areas of Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Locals defy COVID protocols in Moradabad, Kanpur

    Locals defy COVID protocols in Moradabad, Kanpur

    Apr 12, 2021, 12:31 PM IST

    COVID infections are continuously increasing as second wave of coronavirus grips India. Amid surge, people continue to flout COVID protocols in districts of Uttar Pradesh on the morning of April 12.

  • People are allowed to visit temples, but as per COVID-19 protocols: Uttarakhand CM

    People are allowed to visit temples, but as per COVID-19 protocols: Uttarakhand CM

    Apr 11, 2021, 12:35 PM IST

    "Temples hold religious importance and so we have not stressed on the closure of temples. People are allowed to visit temples, but as per COVID-19 protocols," Uttarakhand CM said on being asked why educational institutions have been closed, while temples are open.

  • COVID: New Delhi Railway Station remains crowded amid spike

    COVID: New Delhi Railway Station remains crowded amid spike

    Apr 07, 2021, 10:34 PM IST

    COVID-19 cases are on uphill across country but people don't seem to bother much. Recently, Delhi has also been reporting spike in COVID infections. People, in large number thronged the New Delhi Railway Station flouting COVID protocols. On April 06, Delhi reported 5100 new COVID-19 cases and 17 deaths.

  • Riteish Deshmukh urges people to follow COVID protocols

    Riteish Deshmukh urges people to follow COVID protocols

    Apr 07, 2021, 01:38 PM IST

    Riteish Deshmukh was snapped in Mumbai. He appealed to citizens to follow COVID precautionary measures amid spike in cases. He said, "I have talked to Akshay (Kumar) and all I just want to say to everyone to take care and wear mask. We should follow lockdown properly."

  • People break Covid-19 protocols on Holi, India reports over 56K new cases in last 24 hours

    People break Covid-19 protocols on Holi, India reports over 56K new cases in last 24 hours

    Mar 30, 2021, 10:09 AM IST

    How huge crowds flouted Covid rules in Mathura, Prayagraj, Ujjain, Shahjahanpur and other places during Holi.

  • No VIP movement allowed on main

    No VIP movement allowed on main 'Kumbh Snan' Day in Haridwar: Uttarakhand DGP

    Feb 19, 2021, 06:10 PM IST

    Uttarakhand Director General of Police (DGP) Ashok Kumar chaired review meeting with officials over 2021 Haridwar Kumbh Mela at Police HQ in Dehradun on February 19.

  • Pashupatinath Temple reopens adhering COVID-19 protocols

    Pashupatinath Temple reopens adhering COVID-19 protocols

    Dec 16, 2020, 02:23 PM IST

    Adhering to public health safety protocols amid COVID spread, Pashupatinath Temple reopened on December 16 after over 9 months.

  • COVID-19: Kochi

    COVID-19: Kochi's polling booth equipped with robot to check voters' temperature

    Dec 11, 2020, 04:11 PM IST

    A robot was installed at a polling booth in Thrikkakara region of Kerala's Kochi. It was installed by Ernakulam district administration to check body temperature of all the voters and dispensed hand sanitizers.

  • Examination centre in Ranchi ensuring COVID-19 protocols ahead of JEE Main 2020

    Examination centre in Ranchi ensuring COVID-19 protocols ahead of JEE Main 2020

    Aug 31, 2020, 05:50 PM IST

    Preparations for the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main 2020 are underway at an exam centre in Jharkhand's Ranchi. Precautions including social distancing circles, thermal scanning are being taken care of. Exam centre is ensuring all COVID-19 protocols.

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