It is festival season in India but unlike previous years, the festive fervor this time around is mixed with equal levels of caution. Ramlila characters Ram, Laxman & Ravana joined hands in Chandigarh to spread awareness about the Covid pandemic in a while cycling around the Sukhna lake. They were seen interacting with people and urging them to adhere to Covid preventive measures during the Ramlila sessions. Watch the full video for all the details.
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On the 97th birth anniversary of Balbir Singh Senior, an artist made his portrait with hockey and ball at Sector-42 hockey stadium. Legendary hockey player Balbir Singh Senior was an Olympic gold medallist, who died on at the age of 95 after prolonged illness on May 25 this year.
A major fire broke out at Dadu Majra garbage dumping site in Chandigarh on October 6. "The smoke was so pervasive it permeated masks. The effects of fire still persist in the area. The stench of smoke is still in locals' homes," said Dyal Krishan, chairman, Dadu Majra Dumping Site Joint Action Committee.
Doubts have been raised over the accuracy of new Covid tests that will provide a result in 12 minutes. The £120 nasal swab tests are being rolled out at select pharmacies from next month, but infectious disease expert Dr Bharat Pankhania warns people 'celebrating' a negative result could be an 'absolute disaster'.
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