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This is what the Centre said about celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi, Diwali & Eid amid the COVID-19 pandemic

With the threat of a surge in COVID-19 infections and deaths looming large, the Union health ministry has urged citizens to celebrate the upcoming festivals of Ganesh Chaturthi, Diwali and Eid at home without gathering in large numbers. Notably, the request from the Centre comes as fresh COVID-19 cases driven by the Delta variant of...

Night curfew in 8 municipal corporations of Gujarat relaxed by 1 hour

The night curfew, which had been imposed to curb spread of Covid-19 cases, will now be in place from 11 pm to 6 am Gandhinagar: The Covid-related night curfew that continues to be in place in eight municipal corporation areas will further be relaxed by an hour, the state government announced on Wednesday. The decision...

Ganesh Chaturthi turns low-key affair amid COVID-19 pandemic

Ganesh Chaturthi on Saturday turned out to be a low-key affair in various cities across Maharashtra. Mumbai and Pune, known for celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi in a grand manner, also lacked the usual pomp and glory. Government imposes restrictions The coronavirus pandemic that has wreaked a havoc in Maharashtra is a major reason behind the low-key...