A night curfew has been imposed in five districts of Madhya Pradesh, including Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Ratlam and Vidisha. This action was taken after a sudden surge in coronavirus cases in the state and the evident fear of a second-wave. There will be no lockdown pertaining to business or industrial activities and no restrictions on the movement of goods carriers and industrial workers have been imposed either.


Restrictions and hotspots

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Restrictions to be imposed in hotspots, especially in districts with more than 5% covid-19 positive cases. From November 21, public movement will be prohibited from 10 PM to 6 PM in the above mentioned districts. Essential services workers and factory workers will be exempted from the curfew. The CM has assured that the transport of essential services will not be stopped and containment zones can be created in hotspots.

Schools and colleges will remain shut till December 31, only students of classes 9-12 will be allowed to attend classes for guidance. Cinema halls will remain open with 50% operational capacity and will have to mandatorily follow all safety measures.

Surge in Covid-19 cases

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The CM has ordered regular meetings in context of crisis management, in districts with a substantial rise in coronavirus cases. Collectors can take a call on night curfew, in districts with more than 5% positivity rate. A sudden rise in cases has also been seen in districts like Jabalpur (682 active cases), Sagar (270 cases) and Rewa (234 active cases).

Indore, Bhopal and Gwalior are the worst affected areas in the state with 2324, 2041 and 745 active cases respectively. The current tally of active cases in Madhya Pradesh stands at 10,402. The administration will further be intensifying its drive for wearing masks and fighting the pandemic.

After being in the limelight for winning the title of the cleanest city in India, several times in a row, Indore is making news once again. The city has got its first-ever zero waste ward and with this has set another example in cleanliness, that other cities need to take inspiration from. The ward developed by Basix Municipal Waste Ventures spans over 4458 homes and includes areas like-Safainagar, Badribagh, Shyam Nagar, amongst other nearby areas. It has channelized the system of waste disposal in the city.

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Extension granted to Mumbai lawyers to travel in local trains 'till further advice'

Mumbai locals might resume services for general passengers from December 15.

In a joint press-conference on Thursday, the Central and Western Railways have extended travel permissions granted to lawyers practicing in courts and registered clerks of advocated to travel in the local trains in Mumbai. These officials are now allowed to use the suburban transport system following the state established travel protocols, 'till further advice'. Earlier, on October 26, the Railways had permitted the lawyers to use the Mumbai locals on days of hearings, until November 23.

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From sipping on Pink Tea to strolling at MD, 6 reasons that make Lucknow winters much-awaited

Clearly, there are ample of reasons why we're obsessed with Lucknow ki sardi.

Winters are definitely our favourite when in Lucknow, given that the city catches a much-needed break after the sweltering summer months and this season brings along an array of things, to warm our hearts and souls. The chilly air brushing against our hair, warm kisses of the sun making up for it, foggy evenings amidst the backdrop of blurry lights, colliding heat of roadside bonfires, kadak adrak chai with toasted moongphali on the sides- we can go on forever! Clearly, there are ample of reasons why we're obsessed with Awadh's winter season but we have come down to 6 of the best ones.

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In view of intense lock-ins and traffic jams at Kanpur's prominent intersections, a report, proposing constructions of flyovers at Vijayanagar, Fazal Ganj, Govindpuri Jaipuria school crossing was filed at the Madalyukta. However, the conclusive analysis of a survey reveals that there is no need to build a flyover at the Fazalganj intersection if there is one us at Vijayanagar. Conducted on the proposal of a district MP, this Mandalyukta survey has paved the way for the beautification and widening of the intersection to declutter roads. A proposal in this regard will be floated at the Mandalyukta soon.

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Covid-19 recoveries supersede fresh tallies in Mumbai

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Mumbai's daily coronavirus statistics have brought a huge respite from the active spread of COVID-19 infection in the city. Superseding the number of 876 confirmed cases, recoveries in the city boomed close to a double 1694 cases on Thursday. Though the tallies have shot up drastically after the low-negative-plunge on Wednesday, Mumbai's healing trends guard the city from the suspected 'second wave'.

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