Thursday, 20 January, 2022

Topic: curfew

Delhi imposes weekend curfew as Covid cases surge, but buses & Metro to run at full capacity

All currently applicable restrictions, including night curfew, suspension of education institutes, and restrictions on gatherings, will continue.

UP to ease Covid curfew restrictions as active cases fall below 600 in all districts

In a high-level meeting on Tuesday, CM Yogi Adityanath reviewed the Covid situation and decided to ease curbs for all 75 districts of the state, from 7 am to 7 pm, for five days.

2 UP cops booked, suspended for beating Unnao 17-yr-old to death for violating curfew

The incident took place on Friday in Unnao when the boy was selling vegetables outside his house and was thrashed with a stick for allegedly violating the 'corona curfew'.

Delhi to be under complete Covid lockdown from 10 pm today to 5 am on 26 April: Kejriwal

Kejriwal said the lockdown is needed to prevent Delhi's health system from collapsing under increasing number of patients and acute shortage of medicines, beds, ICUs and oxygen.

Delhi to impose night curfew as Covid cases rise, finds ‘violations’ at hotels & night clubs

Timings are under discussion but most likely it will be between 9 pm & 5-7 am. The move comes despite Centre’s communications to states that night curfews aren't really helpful.

Night curfew in Maharashtra from 28 March as Covid cases rise

Maharashtra has added over one lakh Covid cases in four days. On Thursday, the state recorded 35,952 infections, the highest one-day rise since the pandemic began.

Gujarat imposes curfew in 4 cities from 10pm to 6am till 31 March to curb rising Covid cases

In order to contain the surge in Covid cases in the state, the curfew will now remain in force in Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara and Rajkot, an official statement said.

Karnataka govt withdraws night curfew hours before implementation

The state had decided to impose a night curfew for 9 days from 11 pm to 5 am from Thursday amid concerns over the spread of a new Covid variant the UK.

Karnataka govt imposes night curfew till 2 January amid new Covid strain scare

CM Yediyurappa said those travelling to the state from foreign countries must have Covid-19 certificate and the test should have been done only 72 hours before.

Maharashtra govt declares night curfew in civic corporation areas till 5 Jan

The night curfew will be imposed from Tuesday between 11 pm to 6 am as a precautionary measure amid mounting fears about a new coronavirus variant spreading in the UK.

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Reserve Bank of India building in Mumbai | Photographer: Kanishka Sonthalia | Bloomberg

Exotic forex derivatives make comeback in India as RBI pushes to deepen markets

RBI allowed lenders to offer derivative products this month. Banks like ICICI Bank & Axis Bank sold barrier forex options to customers including Reliance Industries & Supreme Petrochem.


File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.