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Lockdown: Emergency protocol that prevents people or information from leaving an area
A lockdown is a requirement for people to stay where they are, usually due to specific risks to themselves or to others if they can move freely. The term "stay-at-home" is often used for lockdowns that affect an area, rather than specific locations.

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Musicians in lockdown rage against industry machine [Video]

Musicians in lockdown rage against industry machine

Lockdown bans on live performance have left many British musicians on the breadline, fueling a campaign for them to get a bigger share of the profits from streaming their songs online. Edward Baran..

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The benefits of working out barefoot [Video]

The benefits of working out barefoot

Lockdown has caused a fitness boom, with people finding inventive ways to get their exercise fix at home. But do you put on your best workout trainers to do your exercise, just like you would at the..

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Lockdown was timed rightly in India: Dr Harsh Vardhan [Video]

Lockdown was timed rightly in India: Dr Harsh Vardhan

Praising India's efforts in control coronavirus, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan asserted that India's lockdown was imposed at the right time. "Lockdown was imposed in India at the right time...

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Green-fingered Britons turn to gardening during lockdown [Video]

Green-fingered Britons turn to gardening during lockdown

Lockdown has seen a surge in interest in gardening, according to a survey, with around a million people in Britain joining Facebook gardening groups since March. The Opinion Matters survey found 45% of..

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Chennai artist spreading COVID awareness through his alluring egg art [Video]

Chennai artist spreading COVID awareness through his alluring egg art

Lockdown has also highlighted talent of artists coming forward to spread awareness. Joel Fertician is sketching portraits of COVID warriors on delicate egg shells. Among his arts, the shell with PM..

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Truck drivers emerge as messiahs for residents of snow-clad Lahaul-Spiti amid lockdown [Video]

Truck drivers emerge as messiahs for residents of snow-clad Lahaul-Spiti amid lockdown

Lockdown made it worst for the residents of Himachal Pradesh's Lahaul-Spiti who already suffer the impact of extreme cold and lack of availability of goods due to snowy roads. The truck drivers have..

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COVID-19: 10 prisoners test positive in Agra Central Jail [Video]

COVID-19: 10 prisoners test positive in Agra Central Jail

Amid COVID-19 lockdown when country is fighting to curb the spread of the dreadful virus, 10 jail prisoners tested positive for COVID-19 in Agra jail. A prisoner from Agra Central Jail, who tested..

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CM Yogi ordered to ensure no migrant worker is forced to walk home: Awanish Awasthi [Video]

CM Yogi ordered to ensure no migrant worker is forced to walk home: Awanish Awasthi

Uttar Pradesh Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Awanish K Awasthi on May 13 said the UP government is taking measures for the migrant workers, who are seen walking from different state to their..

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Bihar's 'Mango Man' names new variety 'Lockdown' [Video]

Bihar's 'Mango Man' names new variety 'Lockdown'

Ashok Kumar Choudhary, a horticulturist also known as Bihar's Mango Man, has developed a new hybrid variety of Jardalu mango. With the prevailing situation Ashok Choudhary named the new variety..

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Drivers, transporters can lodge complaint on ministry's control room no. 1930 pertaining to lockdown: MHA [Video]

Drivers, transporters can lodge complaint on ministry's control room no. 1930 pertaining to lockdown: MHA

Ministry of Home Affairs Joint Secretary (Women Safety) Punya Salila Srivastava on May 4 informed that the Ministry has asked states to ensure that there should not be any issues in interstate cargo..

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Lockdown 3.0: 33% offices even outside containment zones will remain closed, informs NMC [Video]

Lockdown 3.0: 33% offices even outside containment zones will remain closed, informs NMC

As coronavirus lockdown 3.0 begins from May 04, Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) Commissioner Tukaram Mundhe informed that 33% offices will remain closed even outside containment zones. "Lockdown has..

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Zoom meetings, Uber Eats and home workouts: ‘Lockdown’ life in Dubai [Video]

Zoom meetings, Uber Eats and home workouts: ‘Lockdown’ life in Dubai

Zoom meetings, Uber Eats and home workouts: ‘Lockdown’ life in Dubai

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Lockdown's funniest videos [Video]

Lockdown's funniest videos

The Prince of Wales has spoken of the positives to come out of the coronavirus outbreak - including some of the “funniest" videos he has "seen for a long time”. Here are some standout lockdown..

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Dwayne Johnson practicing being a 'better communicator' with wife during lockdown [Video]

Dwayne Johnson practicing being a 'better communicator' with wife during lockdown

Lockdown has forced Dwayne Johnson and his wife Lauren Hashian to be "ultra considerate, caring and empathetic of one another".

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Midnight light show as Wuhan lifts coronavirus lockdown [Video]

Midnight light show as Wuhan lifts coronavirus lockdown

Lockdown has been lifted in the Chinese city where COVID-19 was first reported.View on euronews

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Livening up lockdown: Top musical moments from around the world [Video]

Livening up lockdown: Top musical moments from around the world

From opera singers to saxophonists, musicians around the world have brought a bit of much needed cheer to their neighborhoods during coronavirus lockdown.

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'Lockdown failed, what's the next step?': Rahul Gandhi questions Centre over increasing COVID-19 cases in India

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Lockdown acted as potent social vaccine: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

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The total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection in India crossed the 90,000-mark on Sunday, while the death toll has topped the 2,800-mark as well.
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Covid-19: Lockdown unconstitutional, claims Asaduddin Owaisi


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'Lockdown not on/off switch', says Rahul Gandhi on Coronavirus

Rahul Gandhi on Friday addressed a live session of a press conference on coronavirus pandemic and said that the coronavirus-induced lockdown is "not an on and off switch" and requires the cooperation..
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Covid-19: Lockdown extended for two more weeks, but with relaxations with areas with zero or less infections

India will now be under lockdown till May 17 with a complete ban on air travel, trains and inter-state road transport for the general public while educational institutions, theatres, malls, hotels and..
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Lockdown extended, new guidelines issued: What's alllowed and where from May 4

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Lockdown has badly hit working class: Mamata Banerjee


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Issues of migrant workers must be addressed as first priority: Rahul Gandhi

Speaking at the Congress working committee meeting through video-conferencing, the former party president said the lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus was a mere pause button. "Issue of..
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Lockdown reveals fresh air, cleaner rivers in India

India's extended lockdown to curb the coronavirus outbreak has shut down schools, workplaces, industries, transport, and forced people to stay home. It also led to an unexpected bonus in the country..
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Rajasthan couple stranded in Tripura names their newborn 'Lockdown'

The migrant couple who got stranded in Tripura said that the government officials suggested to name him 'lockdown' as he was born on April 13 during the lockdown.
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No faithful, no cash: Lockdown proves critical for German mosques

Mosques in Germany that depend on donations from Friday prayers face bankruptcy as the coronavirus lockdown strips them of their only source of income, which peaks during the month of Ramadan that..
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Lockdown is an opportunity. Think of it as a miniature vanaprastha, says Harvard professor Arthur C Brooks


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‘Lockdown not the only way to tackle a pandemic’


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Lockdown lifted, Wuhan's residence committees keep watch

The lockdown of the Chinese city of Wuhan may have lifted, but Feng Jing keeps watching the 5,400 residents in the Tanhualin neighbourhood to see where they go and how they are feeling, guarding..
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After Corona, COVID and Lockdown, newborn baby named 'Sanitiser' in UP's Saharanpur

Sanitiser was born on Sunday in a hospital and his mother Monika said that as soon as her husband announced that his son would be named 'Sanitiser, all medical staff started smiling.
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Lockdown goes from 21 to 40 days, curbs may be conditionally eased in some non-hotspot areas from April 20

PM Modi on Tuesday announced extension of the countrywide lockdown against the coronavirus pandemic until May 3, saying that the “stay-at-home” regimen will be enforced even more stringently at..
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'Lockdown extended till May 3': Modi's speech full text

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced that the lockdown across the country will be extended till May 3 to fight the coronavirus pandemic, saying the measure has produced a significant..
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Covid-19: Lockdown extended till May 3, PM Modi says

PM Modi announced that the current lockdown will be extended till May 3, saying it is very necessary to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in the country. In a televised address to the..
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Lockdown brought untold misery, needs smart upgrade: Rahul Gandhi


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Covid-19: Lockdown likely to be extended as 1,000-plus new cases push India tally above 8,000

The nationwide lockdown to contain the deadly coronavirus looks set to be extended by two more weeks till April-end after a consensus emerged among states on Saturday for continuing the curbs amid the..
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Lockdown more stringent in UP, vehicles banned in Lucknow


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'Lockdown', Japan-style: Pressure to conform, not penalties for non-compliance

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is poised to declare a state of emergency over the coronavirus, giving governors stronger legal authority to urge people to stay home and businesses to close, media..
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Covid-19: Lockdown creates acute shortage at blood banks


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Preliminary study finds UK lockdown is slowing spread of COVID-19

Lockdown and social distancing measures introduced by the British government to slow the spread of COVID-19 may already be working, according to preliminary research findings, and could soon see..
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Lockdown 'botched-up', India deserves better: Prashant Kishor


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Lockdown lifted, but exodus from Chinese city hindered by new coronavirus test rule

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