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Gandhinagar (Gujarat) [India], April 17 (ANI): Devotees returning home to Gujarat from the Kumbh Mela in Haridwar will not be given direct entry to their villages, said Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Saturday, adding that all returnees will have to undergo an RT-PCR test against COVID-19.
Haridwar (Uttarakhand) [India], April 17 (ANI): Juna Akhara's Mahamandleshwar Swami Avdheshanand Giri on Friday welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal to keep Haridwar Kumbh Mela "symbolic" amid surging COVID-19 cases in the country.
New Delhi [India], April 17 (ANI): A Noida-based lawyer has filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking immediate strict directions to the Central government and Uttarakhand government to withdraw all the advertisements inviting people to Haridwar for "Kumbh Mela" keeping in view the facts
New Delhi [India], April 17 (ANI): A day after 30 'sadhus' tested positive for COVID-19 amidst the Kumbh Mela in Haridwar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said he spoke to Swami Avdheshanand Giri, Acharya Mahamandleshwar, Juna Akhara to inquire about the health of the seers and r
Haridwar (Uttarakhand) [India], April 16 (ANI): Amidst the ongoing Kumbh in Haridwar, 30 sadhus in the city have tested positive for COVID-19, said the Chief Medical Officer on Friday.
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], April 15 (ANI): Karnataka government on Thursday mandated an immediate RT-PCR test for those returning from ongoing Kumbh Mela in Haridwar.
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], April 15 (ANI): Maha Nirvani Akhara head Kapil Dev, who was undergoing treatment after testing positive for COVID-19, died at a hospital here on Wednesday.
Haridwar (Uttarakhand) [India], April 15 (ANI): A total of 2167 people were found positive for coronavirus in Haridwar -- the place where the month-long Kumbh Mela is going on -- in the last five days.
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], April 15 (ANI): With the completion of the 'Shahi snan' in the Haridwar Kumbh mela, 50 per cent of the police force deployed at the mela has been withdrawn, Uttarakhand's Director General of Police (DGP) informed.
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], April 15 (ANI): Uttarakhand Police on Thursday informed that the police force deployed in Kumbh Mela will be reduced by half as the Baisakhi festival has successfully concluded.
Haridwar (Uttarakhand) [India], April 15 (ANI): All 13 akharas took a holy dip at river Ganga on the occasion of 'Baisakhi Shahi Snan' during Kumbh, the first achievement since 1974, the Kumbh Mela Inspector General (IG) Sanjay Gunjyal said on Wednesday.
Haridwar (Uttarakhand) [India], April 14 (ANI) The Kumbh Mela at Haridwar will continue and there is no information of it being curtailed, an official said on Wednesday.