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  • 1 lakh COVID-19 tests done during Kumbh Mela fake, probe finds: All you need to know Jun 17, 2021 10:20 AM IST

    1 lakh COVID-19 tests done during Kumbh Mela fake, probe finds: All you need to know

    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

  • False COVID-19 reports: 1 lakh antigen tests done during Kumbh Mela fake, finds investigation Jun 15, 2021 01:32 PM IST

    False COVID-19 reports: 1 lakh antigen tests done during Kumbh Mela fake, finds investigation

    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.

  • Data proves calling Haridwar Kumbh COVID-19 superspreader unfair: Mela security incharge May 30, 2021 09:14 AM IST

    Data proves calling Haridwar Kumbh COVID-19 superspreader unfair: Mela security incharge

    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.

  • Kumbh Mela 2021: Largest sects of seers exit festival after PM Narendra Modi's appeal Apr 19, 2021 10:59 AM IST

    Kumbh Mela 2021: Largest sects of seers exit festival after PM Narendra Modi's appeal

    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.

  • Kumbh Mela 2021: Mandatory COVID-19 test, 14-day quarantine ― state-wise orders for Kumbh returnees Apr 19, 2021 10:29 AM IST

    Kumbh Mela 2021: Mandatory COVID-19 test, 14-day quarantine ― state-wise orders for Kumbh returnees

    Delhi and Odisha have made 14-day quarantine mandatory for all Kumbh Mela returnees.

  • COVID-19 second wave | Mandatory 14-day quarantine for Delhi residents returning from Kumbh Mela Apr 18, 2021 11:20 AM IST

    COVID-19 second wave | Mandatory 14-day quarantine for Delhi residents returning from Kumbh Mela

    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.

  • No direct entry to villages for Gujarat Kumbh visitors, RT-PCR mandatory: CM Vijay Rupani Apr 17, 2021 05:33 PM IST

    No direct entry to villages for Gujarat Kumbh visitors, RT-PCR mandatory: CM Vijay Rupani

    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.

  • PM Narendra Modi says 'Kumbh Mela should now only be symbolic' amid COVID-19 second wave Apr 17, 2021 09:30 AM IST

    PM Narendra Modi says 'Kumbh Mela should now only be symbolic' amid COVID-19 second wave

    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.

  • Kumbh Mela 2021: No plans to cut festival short; Uttarakhand HC urged to reduce COVID test limit Apr 15, 2021 09:38 AM IST

    Kumbh Mela 2021: No plans to cut festival short; Uttarakhand HC urged to reduce COVID test limit

    As per the Kumbh notification, the Kumbh Mela will continue till April 30

  • Kumbh Mela amid COVID-19: A look at how the religious congregation turned super-spreader in the past Apr 14, 2021 09:44 AM IST

    Kumbh Mela amid COVID-19: A look at how the religious congregation turned super-spreader in the past

    Haridwar, in the last two days, has seen over 1,000 Covid cases with active caseload data at 2,812 cases.

  • Kumbh Mela: Haridwar reports over 1,000 cases in two days as devotees flout COVID-19 norms Apr 14, 2021 08:12 AM IST

    Kumbh Mela: Haridwar reports over 1,000 cases in two days as devotees flout COVID-19 norms

    Haridwar is all set to organise another Shahi Snan on the occasion of "Mesh Sankranti" on April 14.

  • COVID-19 update | Kumbh and Markaz shouldn't be compared: Uttarakhand CM Apr 13, 2021 10:28 PM IST

    COVID-19 update | Kumbh and Markaz shouldn't be compared: Uttarakhand CM

    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."

  • Kumbh Mela: COVID norms go for toss as millions take a dip in Ganga; over 100 found positive Apr 13, 2021 09:10 AM IST

    Kumbh Mela: COVID norms go for toss as millions take a dip in Ganga; over 100 found positive

    Over 28 lakh devotees gathered to take a dip in the Ganga during the shahi snan on April 12.

  • Kumbh Mela 2021: AI-enabled cameras set up to flag mask-less visitors, crowd surge in stampede-prone areas Apr 12, 2021 12:01 PM IST

    Kumbh Mela 2021: AI-enabled cameras set up to flag mask-less visitors, crowd surge in stampede-prone areas

    Strict protocols for participation in the Kumbh have been issued, including a limited time period of half an hour for each akhara to bathe.

  • Kumbh Mela begins today: Here's everything you need to know before visiting Apr 01, 2021 10:52 AM IST

    Kumbh Mela begins today: Here's everything you need to know before visiting

    Kumbh Mela congregation on the banks of the Ganges in Haridwar in Uttarakhand will take place from April 1 to 30.

  • Kumbh Mela 2021: Health Ministry flags Kumbh Mela as superspreader event: Here's everything you need to know Mar 22, 2021 12:10 PM IST

    Kumbh Mela 2021: Health Ministry flags Kumbh Mela as superspreader event: Here's everything you need to know

    This year Kumbh Mela will be organised for a shorter span, from April 1 to 30.

  • Haridwar Kumbh Mela 2021: COVID-19 test report, medical certificate, other mandatory documents you need to visit Feb 07, 2021 12:09 PM IST

    Haridwar Kumbh Mela 2021: COVID-19 test report, medical certificate, other mandatory documents you need to visit

    The Haridwar Kumbh 2021 is scheduled to begin on March 11 and conclude on April 27

  • COVID-19 update | Negative RT-PCR report must for devotees coming for Kumbh in Haridwar Jan 25, 2021 05:56 PM IST

    COVID-19 update | Negative RT-PCR report must for devotees coming for Kumbh in Haridwar

    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.

  • Bridge replacing Lakshman Jhula in Rishikesh to come up before 2021 Kumbh Mela Aug 03, 2019 02:18 PM IST

    Bridge replacing Lakshman Jhula in Rishikesh to come up before 2021 Kumbh Mela

    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.

  • Uttarakhand CM seeks Rs 5,000 crore from Centre for 2021 Maha Kumbh Jun 16, 2019 08:10 AM IST

    Uttarakhand CM seeks Rs 5,000 crore from Centre for 2021 Maha Kumbh

    Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat said a congregation of over 15 crore devotees is likely to converge in Haridwar for the event.

  • PM Narendra Modi donated Rs 21 lakh to Kumbh Mela sanitation workers: PMO Mar 06, 2019 01:12 PM IST

    PM Narendra Modi donated Rs 21 lakh to Kumbh Mela sanitation workers: PMO

    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.

  • As election looms, politics infiltrates the world's biggest religious festival Feb 08, 2019 11:40 AM IST

    As election looms, politics infiltrates the world's biggest religious festival

    As many as 150 million people are expected to come to the festival city of Prayagraj to bathe at the confluence of three rivers considered holy in Hinduism - the Ganges, the Yamuna, and a mythological third one, the Saraswati. Hindus believe bathing in the Ganges at the time of the Kumbh, this year from Jan. 15 to March 31, absolves people of sins.

  • Kumbh to generate Rs 1.2 lakh crore revenue: CII Jan 20, 2019 01:16 PM IST

    Kumbh to generate Rs 1.2 lakh crore revenue: CII

    Although the Kumbh Mela is spiritual and religious in nature, the economic activities associated with it generate employment for over six lakh workers across various sectors, CII said in a report.

  • From pariah to demi-god; transgender leader shines at Kumbh Jan 20, 2019 01:08 PM IST

    From pariah to demi-god; transgender leader shines at Kumbh

    Laxmi Narayan Tripathi, a tattooed transgender leader and a former reality TV star, has become an unlikely icon at the Kumbh Mela, a huge religious festival being held on the banks of the Ganges river in the city of Prayagraj.

  • Rs 4,300 crore earmarked for creating infra for Kumbh Mela Jan 06, 2019 07:48 AM IST

    Rs 4,300 crore earmarked for creating infra for Kumbh Mela

    Besides stepping up transportation connectivity for devotees to reach the Mela area, over 40,000 LED lights have been installed at the venue

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