Rajasthan govt imposes night curfew from 8pm to 6am in 13 urban districts
Rajasthan government on Saturday imposed a night curfew in thirteen districts of the state, news agency ANI reported. The curfew will come into effect from 8pm to 6am and will be imposed within the urban limits of the district head quarter towns of 13 districts including Kota, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Udaipur, Ajmer, Alwar, Bhilwara, Nagore, Pali, Tonk, Sikar and Ganganagar.
As per the order, all offices, shops, restaurants and other commercial establishments will remain shut during the curfew period. The staff has been asked to leave office, shops by 7pm so that they reach their homes before the curfew time.
However, factories that require night shifts, chemist shops, emergency services, essential services have been exempted in the order.
Marriage-related gathering can also take place with strict adherence to the coronavirus protocol mandated by the government. Passengers coming/going to bus stand, railway station and airport are also allowed during the curfew period.
Cinema halls, entertainment parks will remain closed till January 15 besides restrictions on social, political and cultural events, the state government also said in its guidelines.
The latest guidelines were issued to check the spread of coronavirus amid the statewide outbreak.
On Saturday, the state reported 467 fresh Covid-19 cases and five deaths due to the disease. The fresh cases took the state’s Covid-19 infection tally to 3,09,319 and the death toll rose to 2,705 with the five fatalities.
Enter your email to get our daily newsletter in your inbox
- For 2020-21, Delhi had pegged budgeted revenue receipts (excluding borrowings) at ₹55,309 crore. Revised estimates for the year will be mentioned in the upcoming budget (2021-22) and actual revenue receipts for the year will reflect in the budget after that.
- Court-appointed amicus curiae senior advocate Siddhartha Dave prepared a chart indicating unsatisfactory response from states as well with some proposing to achieve compliance of Court’s December 2, 2020 order by end of 2023.
- The judgment, which involved approximately ₹500 crore in tax revenue, will impact companies such as IBM India Ltd, Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, Hewlett Packard India, Mphasis Ltd, Sonata Software Ltd, and GE India, among others.
- The girl's family lodged a complaint three day after she went missing.
- Shubhendu Shubham, 23, a 2016-batch student of Patna’s Nalanda Medical College Hospital (NMCH), had taken the first shot of Covaxin in the first week of February, but tested positive for the viral infection later last month before he could take the second shot
- For the past 13 days, the Durga-Nag market at Dalgate in Srinagar has been desolate and locals and traders in grief
- TMC’s leader in the Rajya Sabha Derek O, Brien asked the Election Commission to stop the Prime Minister "from taking unfair advantages and undue publicity at tax payer’s cost during the conduct of elections".
- Ghulam Nabi Azad detractors and supporters in the Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Committee accused each other of acting at the behest of the BJP.
- Jailed Assam leader urges parties to put up common candidates against BJP