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UP Lockdown: Lucknow, Varanasi and several other cities under 'curfew' from today - check rules here

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Uttar Pradesh has reported 4,689 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday taking the total number of active cases in the state to 27,509.
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Lucknow Lucknow Metropolis and state capital in Uttar Pradesh, India

Liquid oxygen plant set up in Lucknow hospital amid COVID surge [Video]

Liquid oxygen plant set up in Lucknow hospital amid COVID surge

A liquid oxygen plant has been set up in Lucknow's Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences hospital. SGPI Director Professor R.K Dhiman inaugurated the plant on April 17. COVID-19 cases are on the rise in the state capital. According to the Union Health Ministry, there are 1,50,676 active cases in Uttar Pradesh.

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COVID-19: UP govt extends night curfew hours [Video]

COVID-19: UP govt extends night curfew hours

Amid COVID-19 scare, the Uttar Pradesh government extended night curfew hours. The curfew will begin from 8 pm to 7 am now. Shops were closed in Lucknow amid night curfew. Police officials were seen keeping a tab over the vehicular movement. Uttar Pradesh reported 22,439 fresh COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours taking the active case toll to 1,29,848.

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Varanasi Varanasi Metropolis in Uttar Pradesh, India

Devotees offer prayers on first day of Navratri [Video]

Devotees offer prayers on first day of Navratri

Navratri, festival of goddess Durga commenced from April 13 and will end on April 22, witnessed devotees in large numbers at the temples. Morning aarti was performed at Delhi's Jhandewalan temple. Temple has been closed for general public in view of rising COVID cases in national capital. In Varanasi, Devotees thronged Durga temple in large numbers to offer prayers on the auspicious occasion of navratri. The festival, which falls during the spring season every year, is considered auspicious among various communities in the country. Navratris always begin with the ritual of Ghatasthapana or Kalash Sthapana. Devotees of the Goddess Supreme Durga, observe a fast for nine consecutive days and pray for health, forgiveness, and prosperity. It also marks the birthday of Lord Rama, which usually falls on the ninth day during the Navratri festivity, and is also known as Rama Navratri.

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NSUI sweeps student union elections at Varanasi's Sampurnanand Sanskrit University

The National Student Union of India (NSUI), the student wing of Congress, retained its hold over the student union of the city's Sampurnanand Sanskrit..
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Kashi mandir-masjid debate sparks | Court orders ASI survey | Oneindia News [Video]

Kashi mandir-masjid debate sparks | Court orders ASI survey | Oneindia News

A Varanasi court has once again raised the dormant issue of the presence of a temple under the site of a mosque in India's ancient pilgrimage town for Hindus. The court ordered the Archeological survey of India to examine the site. #varanasi #KashiVishwanathMandir #GyanvapiMosque

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Uttar Pradesh Uttar Pradesh State in India

Uttar Pradesh Sunday lockdown: Strict vigil by cops at Delhi-Noida border [Video]

Uttar Pradesh Sunday lockdown: Strict vigil by cops at Delhi-Noida border

UP Police ensured strict implementation of Sunday lockdown at Noida-Delhi border. Cops were seen checking passes of vehicles as they crossed Noida-Delhi border. Uttar Pradesh has announced a lockdown every Sunday across the state till May 15. Shops, markets, offices will remain closed from Saturday 8pm till Monday 7am. Only essential services will be available. Public transports, including state transport buses, will run with a 50 % capacity. A fine of Rs 1000 for not wearing mask will be imposed on first-time offenders. Sunday lockdown was announced in order to curb the spread of Covid-19. Watch the full video for more.

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COVID Curfew: Mumbai's Marine Drive deserted [Video]

COVID Curfew: Mumbai's Marine Drive deserted

Uttar Pradesh Police personnel are ensuring strict implementation of Sunday lockdown at Noida-Delhi border. Cops are checking passes of people as they commute through the border. UP government imposed complete Sunday lockdown from April 18. UP has 1,70,059 active cases of COVID-19.

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Strict vigil by UP Police at Delhi-UP border amid Sunday lockdown [Video]

Strict vigil by UP Police at Delhi-UP border amid Sunday lockdown

Uttar Pradesh Police personnel are ensuring strict implementation of Sunday lockdown at Noida-Delhi border. Cops are checking passes of people as they commute through the border. UP government imposed complete Sunday lockdown from April 18. UP has 1,70,059 active cases of COVID-19.

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