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9:45 PM , 23 Mar

Delhi Govt Says Public Celebrations for Holi Won't be Allowed

Amid rising COVID-19 cases in the National Capital Territory, the Delhi Disaster Management Authority on Tuesday, 23 March, announced that public celebrations for upcoming festivals such as Holi, Navratri and gatherings in general would not be permitted.

The order from the body also stated that all District Magistrates and concerned authorities should ensure strict adherence to the order, reported ANI.

The body also announced random testing of passengers coming from other states where COVID-19 cases are increasing would be carried out at all airports, railway stations, inter-state bus terminals etc.

7:08 PM , 23 Mar

Telangana Shuts Down Schools as COVID-19 Cases Rise

Concerned over the spike in Covid-19 cases, the Telangana government on Tuesday announced that it is temporarily shutting down the schools from Wednesday.

Education Minister P. Sabita Indra Reddy made the announcement in the Assembly.

She said the government decided to shut down the schools in the interest of the health of students and teachers and also keeping in view the requests from the parents.

(Source: IANS)

5:39 PM , 23 Mar

IPS Amitabh Thakur Forced to Retire as Unfit to Serve

Controversial IPS Officer Amitabh Thakur has been given premature retirement from his service after terming him "not fit" for service.

Once suspended by Uttar Pradesh government in 2015 after he accused Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav of "threatening" him, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on 17 March ordered him to retire.

(Source: IANS)

5:33 PM , 23 Mar

Delhi HC Sends AAP MLA Somnath Bharti to 2 Years Imprisonment

Delhi Court sends AAP MLA Somnath Bharti to two years imprisonment in AIIMS case under Section 147, 149 IPC and Section 3 of Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act.

Published: 23 Mar 2021, 9:39 AM IST
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