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Section 144 extended till January 5 in Lucknow

Lucknow Police Commissionerate has extended Section 144 to enusre implementation of COVID protocols

In wake of the approaching festival and holiday season, the Lucknow Police Commissionerate on Tuesday issued a circular extending the order of Section 144 here till January 5, 2022. This public order prohibits the assembly of 5 or more peope, without prior permission, at one place. Reportedly, the move has been implemented to strictly enforce COVID-19 guidelines across Lucknow and avert any pandemic crisis due to callousness.


New COVID safety guidelines in Lucknow

According to the new guidelines, all restaurants hotels, cinema halls, multiplexes gyms and sports stadiums, except for those in containment zones, will be allowed to function at 50% capacity. Those in containment areas will remain shut until further orders. The district officials has also called for the shutdown of swimming pools indefinitely, in line with the on-ground COVID situation.

Amid Omicron alarms, the police has decided to take strict actions against those who roam without masks in public areas. Similarly, punitive measures will be taken against those found spitting on roads.

During the effect of the order, no one will be allowed to assemble in large gatherings in front of the Vidhan Sabha. Processions, protests and movement in groups will also be completely banned in Lucknow.

Guidelines for marriages & other functions

All social events, including marriages and other functions in Lucknow, will be organised in compliance with the COVID guideline of the state government. The guest-list for any gathering in a closed venue will be limited to only 100 attendees.

In open grounds, the upper limit will be prescribed as per the space of the venue. It is mandatory to set up help desks across all venues, add reports. If anyone is found violating these guidelines, they will be prosecuted under Section 188 of the IPC.

All educational institutes in Lucknow & other UP cities closed till January 23

Notably, the state government had earlier ordered the discontinuation of offline classes in schools across Uttar Pradesh till January 16

In view of the rising COVID cases, all educational institutes including schools and colleges have been closed in Uttar Pradesh till January 23. Notably, the state government had earlier ordered the discontinuation of offline classes in schools across the state till January 16. Extending the order for another week, the administration has directed schools and colleges to conduct online classes this week.

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MyBMC Assist WhatsApp chatbox launched in Mumbai; read on to know more about it

Mumbaikars can avail the services by messaging 'Hi' on 8999228999

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The fresh guidelines are aimed at tightening restrictions on public movement and activities as cases of the covid-19 and its new Omicron variant are spreading rapidly across the state

In the wake of rising Covid-19 cases, the Rajasthan Government has announced the closure of all schools and colleges till January 30. Along with this, the State Government has also imposed a weekend curfew and has put curbs on the number of wedding guests, bringing the number down from an earlier 100, to 50.

Marriage halls found to be defying the norms are ordered to be sealed for seven days.

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Get winter & wedding-ready in Lucknow with new collections at Bindals; up to 50% off till Jan 26

Catering to the varied needs of Lucknow's public since time immemorial, the ongoing sale at Bindals is all set to turn your shopping experience extra rewarding this time!

Lucknow's famous one-stop clothing destination- Bindals is here with a unique line of apparel offering a beautiful symphony of traditional designs along with the latest fashion trends. Bringing in the festive cheer in the city, this premium shopping destination has rolled out an offer, ahead of the upcoming wedding season.

With up to 50% off across multiple global brands, get ready to shop more and save even more at Bindals in Lucknow. It's time to get your hands on the trendiest apparel from your favourite brands at a steal-deal price only at your famous family store, so hurry up, as the sale ends on January 26!

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Lucknow's iconic Asafi Masjid at Bara Imambara to get a face-lift

The Archeolgical Survey of India (ASI) has alloted a budget of ₹75 lakh to refurbish the mosque

Standing as a tribute to Lucknow's Nawabi heritage, the Asafi Imambara at the Bara Imambara is one of the unadulterated specimens of Mughal architecture in the city. The 18th Century mosque is revered as one of the oldest ibadatgarhs of Lucknow and is now all set to undergo a facelift, under the supervision of the Archaeological Survey of India. As per reports, the ASI has allocated a budget of ₹75 lakh to refurbish and report the monument, covering the area occupied by the mosque and the 163ft balcony of its Persian Hall.

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Mumbai Trans-Harbour Link Project: MMRDA launches India's first Orthotropic Steel Deck

Commonly known as the Sewri-Nhava Sheva Trans-Harbour Link project, this 22-kilometre long bridge is touted to be India's longest sea link

Moving forward with the ambitious Mumbai Trans-Harbour Link project, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority has achieved yet another milestone. On the occasion of Makar Sankranti, the MMRDA erected the first Orthotropic Steel Deck for the construction of the longest sea bridge in India. With a first in India moment, the magnum opus project has inched closer towards its completion now, informed MMRDA in a tweet.

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Experts predict Goa's daily covid tally to reach 10-15k by January 20!

Experts predict a massive surge in day-to-day tally of cases in India's smallest state during the third wave.

With the 3rd wave hitting it’s peak around January 20, Dr Shekhar Salkar, a member of Goa government’s expert committee on Covid management, feels that the cases in Goa may surge to 10,000 to 15,000 cases per day.

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