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In view of the surging scare of the coronavirus across Rajasthan, the State Home Department has imposed Section 144 of the CrPc in Jaipur and all the other districts, to break the chain of infection. As per reports, the prohibitory orders will be observed from April 22 to May 21, restricting the assembly of four or more people, without prior permission. The state has further decided that it will set up vaccination camps to prioritise the inoculation of all essential workers and vendors, over the age of 45 years.

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Keeping in view the steep spurt in COVID-19 cases, the Rajasthan government on Tuesday, issued instructions stating that citizens above 45 years of age, selling vegetables, milk, groceries and medicines, will be vaccinated on a priority basis. This resolution has been undertaken because the state is under a lockdown and those involved in this segment of essential services, might become super spreaders.

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With the coronavirus infection graph following a continuously rising trend in Rajasthan, over 2000 fresh COVID cases were reported in Jaipur for the first time on Monday. According to the Health Department, the daily cases in the Pink City rose to report the highest spike ever, with over 2,011 detections, mounting the active load to 14,502 cases. The fatality count also peaked with 11 deaths in a single day, pushing the toll to 567 fatalities in Jaipur.

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In the wake of the alarming COVID rise in Rajasthan, especially in Jaipur, the state government has ordained a 15-day lockdown with moderations, with effect from April 19, 2021. Imposed as the public disciplining power, the restrictions would be observed as 'Anushsan Pakwara' across the state until 5 AM on May 3. Reportedly, all services except those deemed essential will remain closed during this period.

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Bearing an ornamented heritage crown that sparkles with a string of arresting locations, the city of Jaipur is an absolute explorers' paradise. Symbols of unequalled art and architecture, the colossal forts in the Pink City have not only been the backdrops of memorable pictures but also provided superlative settings for some of Bollywood's timeless productions. While glancing through the grandeur of these edifices surely leaves one wide-eyed, try your hands at conjecture and see if you can recount the movie scenes staged at these 7 historic forts in Jaipur!

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Alerted by the climbing figures of COVID-19 infections and casualties, the Rajasthan government has declared that a weekend curfew shall be imposed in all districts of the state from Friday 6 PM to Monday 5 AM. As per the orders given by the administration, bans and restraints similar to the lockdown shall be witnessed during the weekend curfew. While all other facilities will be suspended, emergency and necessary services will be allowed to operate during the stipulated period.

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Alerted by a perturbing hike in COVID numbers, the Rajasthan government has declared night curfew shall be imposed in all districts of the state from April 16 to 30. It has been stated that markets, offices and commercial areas will not be allowed to function during the time period of the curfew from 6 PM to 6 AM. In accordance with this, all aforesaid spaces will have to be closed by 5 PM ensuring that citizens reach home by 6.

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While women empowerment is undoubtedly a multi-dimensional concept, the crux of it essentially lies in the economic independence of females. Dedicating her efforts towards this goal, Lata Kachhawaha from Barmer, Rajasthan is helping the women in the state to sell their embroidery crafts to clients in foreign nations. Besides empowering the women, her initiatives have also aided in fetching international recognition for Kashidakari, a treasured kind of handicraft from Rajasthan.

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After Maharashtra, Rajasthan has witnessed the administration of over 1 crore COVID vaccines jabs to the citizens across the state. The state's tally of COVID inoculation numbers surpassed this enormous count on Monday. While the State Medical and Health Minister Dr. Raghu Sharma applauded the healthcare staff for their relentless efforts, he also requested the people of Rajasthan to get immunised quickly and safeguard themselves against the deadly virus.

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With the latest rules issued by the excise department in Jaipur, boozeheads in the city have something to rejoice over. In an attempt to boost the retail of light alcoholic beverages, the department has now allowed microbreweries to function within the campuses of hotels and clubs. This shall not only accelerate the production and sale of alcohol reaping profits for the state, in terms of increased revenues, but also delight all individuals with a penchant for freshly brewed beer.

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In wake of the surging rise of coronavirus infection in Jaipur, the District Collectors have designated special powers to several public officers in the city to declare micro-containment zones across the city. Labelled as incident commanders, these municipal and development authority associates, by authority, have announced 69 areas prominent areas here as micro containment zones. This seclusion will help the authorities to break the chain of contact spread and transmission of the deadly COVID-19 infection.

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