Jun 17, 2021 10:20 AM IST
Investigating officials say this could just be “the tip of the iceberg” as eight more agencies were tasked with conducting COVID-19 test samples during the Kumbh Mela
- Jun 15, 2021 01:32 PM IST
Officials have warned that “this is just the tip of the iceberg” as another eight sample collection agencies were also tasked with conducting COVID-19 tests during the Mela. The nine agencies and 22 private labs collectively conducted 4 lakh tests – majority antigen tests – during the Kumbh Mela period.
- May 30, 2021 09:14 AM IST
The Kumbh Mela, which is attended by people from different parts of the country in large numbers, drew flak from various quarters as the number of COVID-19 cases rose at a rapid pace during the days coinciding with the event.
- Apr 19, 2021 10:59 AM IST
Kumbh Mela 2021 has been at the centre of a controversy amid fears that it could be a super spreader event, with millions flouting rules to take a dip in the River Ganga.
- Apr 19, 2021 10:29 AM IST
Delhi and Odisha have made 14-day quarantine mandatory for all Kumbh Mela returnees.
- Apr 18, 2021 04:26 PM IST
Over 1,700 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the Haridwar Kumbh Mela area from April 10 to 14 confirming fears that one of the world's largest religious gatherings may contribute further to the rapid rise in coronavirus cases. The pictures from the gathering has raised the brows of many to wonder about the Kumbh Mela situation and coronavirus spread.
- Apr 18, 2021 11:20 AM IST
The Kumbh Mela in Haridwar has been at the centre of controversy amid fears that it could be a superspreader event with lakhs of devotees attending the event as the second wave of COVID-19 surges uncontrollably.
- Apr 17, 2021 05:33 PM IST
The CM has said that all of these returnees will be tested using the RT-PCR and those infected will be kept in isolation for 14 days.
- Apr 17, 2021 09:30 AM IST
The ongoing Kumbh Mela has drawn flak from various quarters as the number of COVID-19 cases has zoomed at a rapid pace in the past few weeks.
- Apr 15, 2021 09:38 AM IST
As per the Kumbh notification, the Kumbh Mela will continue till April 30
- Apr 14, 2021 10:36 AM IST
Kumbh Mela: Masks were not worn by a large proportion of devotees and social distancing appeared impossible.
- Apr 14, 2021 09:44 AM IST
Haridwar, in the last two days, has seen over 1,000 Covid cases with active caseload data at 2,812 cases.
- Apr 14, 2021 08:12 AM IST
Haridwar is all set to organise another Shahi Snan on the occasion of "Mesh Sankranti" on April 14.
- Apr 13, 2021 10:28 PM IST
Citing other differences between the Kumbh Mela in Haridwar and Nizamuddin Markaz, Rawat said, "The devotees attending Kumbh are not from outside but our own people."
- Apr 13, 2021 09:10 AM IST
Over 28 lakh devotees gathered to take a dip in the Ganga during the shahi snan on April 12.
- Apr 12, 2021 12:01 PM IST
Strict protocols for participation in the Kumbh have been issued, including a limited time period of half an hour for each akhara to bathe.
- Apr 01, 2021 10:52 AM IST
Kumbh Mela congregation on the banks of the Ganges in Haridwar in Uttarakhand will take place from April 1 to 30.
- Mar 22, 2021 02:02 PM IST
There were 43,846 fresh cases reported in the past 24 hours, the health ministry said on March 21, the highest single-day rise this year.
- Mar 22, 2021 12:10 PM IST
This year Kumbh Mela will be organised for a shorter span, from April 1 to 30.
- Feb 07, 2021 12:09 PM IST
The Haridwar Kumbh 2021 is scheduled to begin on March 11 and conclude on April 27
- Jan 25, 2021 05:56 PM IST
Devotees visiting the Kumbh Mela must register with the Uttarakhand government and obtain a compulsory medical certificate from the nearest community Health centre district hospital and medical college in their state.
- Jan 13, 2021 06:36 PM IST
Hindu pilgrims flocked to the Ganges River in India on January 13, shrugging off the risk of coronavirus a day before the start of the Kumbh Mela, a religious festival that attracts millions each time it is held.
- Aug 03, 2019 02:18 PM IST
A suspension bridge with a span of 150 metres meant for pedestrians will be built close to the iconic Lakshman Jhula as its substitute, Additional Chief Secretary Om Prakash said.
- Jun 16, 2019 08:10 AM IST
Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat said a congregation of over 15 crore devotees is likely to converge in Haridwar for the event.
- Mar 06, 2019 01:12 PM IST
The PM had felicitated sanitation workers who ensured cleanliness during the Kumbh recently by washing their feet. He also interacted with the sanitation workers, describing them as "real karma-yogis" whose contributions are being lauded all over.