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Anti-COVID lockdown: Bengal govt postpones class 10, 12 exams

Kolkata/IBNS: The West Bengal government on Saturday postponed class 10 and 12 examinations due to be held next month over the strict restrictions imposed in the state to stem Covid-19 spread.

West Bengal goes into nearest to lockdown to contain spread of Covid-19

Kolkata/IBNS: The West Bengal government on Saturday announced an almost lockdown in the state for the next 15 days to curb the spread of Covid-19.

Maharashtra likely to extend lockdown till May 31, says Minister Rajesh Tope

Mumbai/IBNS:  Maharashtra is likely to extend its lockdown till May 31, Health Minister Rajesh Tope said on Wednesday following a cabinet meeting amid a continuous rise of Covid cases despite infections slowing down in the past few days.

Former MP and JAP President Pappu Yadav detained

Patna/UNI: Former MP and Jan Adhikar Party (JAP) President Pappu Yadav was on Tuesday detained for violating the rules of lockdown.

10-day lockdown clamped in Telangana amid Covid surge

Hyderabad/IBNS: Telangana government has imposed a lockdown for 10 days to curb the chain of coronavirus infection.

Anti-Covid-19 lockdown extended in Haryana till May 17

Chandigarh/UNI: Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij on Monday announced the extension of the anti-Covid-19 lockdown in the state till May 17.

Amid Covid surge Srinagar's famous Sunday market remains deserted ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr

Srinagar/UNI: With just few days left for Eid-ul-Fitr, the famous Sunday market in the heart of Srinagar remained deserted due to ‘corona curfew’ implemented by administration amid unabated rise in COVID-19 cases in Jammu Kashmir.

Tamil Nadu announces lockdown between May 10 and 24 to stem Covid spread

Chennai/IBNS: Tamil Nadu on Saturday became the latest Indian state to call a complete lockdown to stem the massive spread of Covid-19.

Karnataka announces two-week lockdown amid Covid surge

Bengaluru/IBNS: Amid a surge in Covid-19 cases, Karnataka has announced a two-week lockdown in the state.

Telangana will not have a lockdown: CM K Chandrashekar Rao

Hyderabad/UNI: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao has announced that there will be no lockdown in the state in the wake of surge in COVID cases.

Kerala imposes lockdown from May 8 to May 16 to curb Covid-19 spread

Thiruvananthapuram/IBNS: The Kerala government on Thursday announced a complete lockdown in the state between May 8 and 16 to curb the Covid-19 spread.

Lockdown restrictions intensified in Kashmir

Srinagar: The restrictions imposed to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus were intensified on Monday as Kashmir entered the fifth day of lockdown.

UP govt extends weekend curfew till May 10 morning

Lucknow/UNI: Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday extended Corona curfew till May 10 morning, to contain the virus which is wreaking havoc in the second wave.

Seven-day 'complete lockdown' imposed in Haryana

New Delhi/Chandigarh/UNI: The Haryana government has imposed a complete seven-day lockdown in the state starting May 3, Health Minister Anil Vij said Sunday.

UK scientist urges patience before further lockdown relaxation

London/Xinhua:  Britons need to be "patient for a short period" ahead of the next planned relaxation of coronavirus restrictions in England on May 17, a government advisory scientist said Saturday.