.Puri, Odisha, India
Jagannath Yatra begins on July 12. (Photo credit: ANI)

  • The Jagannath Yatra will be held devotee-less for the second consecutive year
  • Pulling of the holy chariots will start at 3 PM Monday
  • Authorities have made arrangements to give free-of-cost feed to different channels and web portals

.Unnao, Uttar Pradesh, India
The 17-year-old boy died on Friday in UP's Unnao. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Pixabay)

  • The teen's family claimed that he died after being thrashed by the police for violating the corona curfew
  • His health condition deteriorated in the police station
  • He was taken to the hospital, where he was declared dead

.Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
A firefighter sanitises an area during COVID-induced lockdown in Noida, Sunday, May 2, 2021. (PTI Photo) (PTI05_02_2021_000209B)

  • The COVID curfew in UP was set to be lifted on May 10
  • It has now been extended by a week
  • The state recorded 26,847 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Prakasam Barrage wears a deserted look during COVID-induced lockdown in Vijayawada district, Andhra Pradesh. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • India is reeling under a ferocious second wave of coronavirus
  • A two-week lockdown will be imposed in Karnataka from May 10 till 24
  • Kerala has been placed under a complete lockdown till May 16. 

.Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Faizabad road wears a deserted look during second wave of coronavirus pandemic, in Lucknow, Sunday, May 2, 2021. (PTI Photo)

  • The curfew extension comes a day before restrictions in Uttar Pradesh were due to be lifted
  • All essential services will be allowed and the vaccination centres will remain open
  • Uttar Pradesh has currently 272,568 active cases of coronavirus

.Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
The weekend lockdown was imposed in Uttar Pradesh on Friday. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/PTI)

  • Curfew in Uttar Pradesh has been extended till 7 am on Thursday
  • All shops and establishments will remain closed during this period
  • All essential services will be allowed and vaccination drive will continue

.Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Migrants leave for their home state after Karnataka government announced 15 days Lockdown amid coronavirus second wave pandemic in Bengaluru. (PTI Photo)

  • Karnataka will see a 14-day curfew starting 9 pm tonight
  • CM BS Yediyurappa arrived at the decision after meeting with ministers
  • No public transport services to be allowed in the state

.Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Ambulances lined up at Summanhalli crematorium amid surge in coronavirus cases near Bengaluru, Thursday, April 22, 2021. (PTI Photo0

  • The essential services will be allowed only from 6 to 10 am
  • The Karnataka CM said that after 10 am shops will close
  • Public transport will remain shut in Karnataka under the 14-day curfew

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced a six-day lockdown in the city. (Photo Credit: Twitter / @ArvindKejriwal)

  • CM Arvind Kejriwal announced that Delhi will be under lockdown for six days 
  • Kejriwal said that the healthcare system was highly stressed at the moment 
  • The CM said that the lockdown period will be used to fortify the health infrastructure   

The curfew is aimed at breaking the chain of spiralling coronavirus infections. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • The curfew was clamped at 10 pm on Friday and will continue till 5 am on Monday.
  • Major markets, including Sadar Bazar, Chandni Chowk and Connaught Place remained closed
  • The national capital reported 25,462 COVID-19 cases on Sunday