Amid the surge in COVID-19 cases in the Uttar Pradesh, administration took precautionary measures to contain the spread of virus. Lucknow administration imposed night curfew and restrictions on attendees at wedding ceremony. The announcement has adversely affected the wedding businesses which are...
A COVID-19 patient died in ICU ward of Shivpuri District Hospital after a ward boy allegedly removed the oxygen planted. Anguished at the demise, family of deceased created ruckus in the hospital premises and urged for a probe in the matter. A team of 3 doctors has been formed by the Superintendent of the Medical College to look into the matter and submit the report within 48 hours following which appropriate action will be taken. Family is adamant on not cremating the body until justice is served.
Amid surge in COVID-19 infections, first phase of Uttar Pradesh Panchayat polls commenced from April 15. Polling of first phase will take place in 18 districts. People stood in a queue at a polling booth in Ayodhya as they await their turn to cast vote. In Rampur, people came out in good numbers to cast their precious vote.
Maharashtra came out as one of the major hotspots for the COVID-19 virus; government has imposed lockdown-like restrictions in the state. Daily wage earners have suffered the most in the state amid pandemic induced restrictions. Expressing his plight, a shoeshiner, near Gateway of India in Mumbai talked to ANI about his dwindling income. Umesh Sakes, shoe polisher said, "I've been working here for the past 5 years. Earlier, I used to earn Rs 100-200/day. Now it's hardly Rs 50/day."
Ahead of panchayat polls, Ghaziabad police busted three illegal arms manufacturing factories on April 13. 47 country-made pistols, live cartridges have been seized from their possession. Police arrested 18 people in connection with the crime. Uttar Pradesh Panchayat polls will start from April 15.
Coronavirus cases are on uphill across country as second wave of pandemic tightens its grip. In wake of the rising infections, after Delhi, Noida and Ghaziabad have also imposed night curfew. Night restrictions also imposed in Lucknow and Prayagraj. "Night curfew has been imposed till further orders, all essential services have been exempted but in order to prove they must have proper permission and Id-card with them," said Ranvijay Singh ADCP Noida.
Northern Railway General Manager Ashutosh Gangal informed that forensic investigation will be held on the fire that broke out in generator car of Shatabdi Express at Ghaziabad railway station on March 20. "Luggage is being unloaded to control the fire, otherwise, it is getting difficult to douse it. Once it's taken down completely, belongings will be seized and sent for a forensic inquiry to find out what caused the fire," said Ashutosh Gangal. Fire department official Sushil Kumar informed that generator and luggage compartment of Shatabdi Express had caught fire.
BJP MP Kaushal Kishore from Mohanlalganj Kaushal Kishore has appealed to Election Commission to postpone panchayat polls amid rise in COVID-19 cases. "COVID-19 cases in Lucknow is increasing rapidly, saving life of people is important conducting election is not," he said. The first phase of polling of Uttar Pradesh Gram Panchayat Election will take place on April 15, second phase on April 19, third phase on April 26 and fourth on April 29.
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath tested positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday. Taking to Twitter, Adityanath said he is in self-isolation and doing tasks virtually. On Tuesday, the CM isolated himself after some staffers in his office tested positive. Development comes shortly after the UP CM wrapped up his campaign for Bengal polls. Adityanath took the first jab of COVID-19 vaccine on April 05 at a Civil Hospital in Lucknow. Meanwhile, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav has tested positive for coronavirus. Yadav had recently visited Haridwar where Kumbh Mela is underway & met religious leaders. Uttar Pradesh urban development minister Ashutosh Tandon has also tested positive. UP govt has already announced restrictions on gatherings of people in view of Covid. Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday reported highest-ever single-day spike of 18,021 cases and 85 deaths. Adityanath govt has also imposed a night curfew in districts with over 500 active cases.
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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on April 14 tested positive for COVID-19. He is in a self-isolation since April 13 after few staff members tested COVID positive. The UP CM took the first jab of COVID-19 vaccine on April 05 at a Civil Hospital in Lucknow.
In the view of increasing COVID-19 cases, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on April 12 chaired a meeting with the officers of the COVID-19 management, Team-11. Uttar Pradesh reported 15,353..
Due to spike in COVID-19 cases, night curfew has been imposed in Delhi till April 30. Police barricading was place to keep a check on the vehicular movement. Uttar Pradesh Police also checked identity..
Locals in Lucknow gathered at graveyard to celebrate Shab-E-Barat on the night of March 28. COVID guidelines were adhered too, including social distancing. Amid recent surge in COVID infections, state..