Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Punjab govt withdraws SOP orders regarding travel except for international travellers

The government of Punjab had issued Standard Operating Procedures for management of persons to Punjab by all means of transport i.e Air, Rail and by road on July 3, 2020.

The Punjab government has now withdrawn these orders in view of Unlock-5 guidelines issued by Government of India on September 30, 2020. However, the passenger coming to Punjab through international flights would be guided as per standard operating procedures (SOPs) issued in this regard from time to time.

MUST READ  Study on feral dogs conducted at Lahaul, Pangi in Himachal

As part of Unlock 5.0 guidelines, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on September 30 released guidelines which will remain in place till October 31. The guidelines allow for further relaxation of restrictions on activities outside of containment zones.

The government has allowed cinema halls, theatres and multiplexes to reopen, with 50 percent capacity, from October 15. Standard operating procedure for the same would be issued by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

The Centre has asked states and Union Territories to take a call on reopening of schools from October 15.

 

Latest news

England fast bowler Jimmy Anderson to miss first Ashes Test

England have taken a massive hit on the eve of the opening Ashes Test with veteran fast bowler Jimmy Anderson ruled out with a...
MUST READ  Covid-19 tally| India has tested more than 5 crore people

Travellers warned of delays as Queensland border reopens from Dec 13

Travellers have been warned to expect considerable delays at Queensland border checkpoints - at least in the short term - once the state reopens to interstate COVID-19 hotspots...

NSW schools closed today as teachers strike over pay, staff shortages

The New South Wales Teachers Federation has issued a blunt message to the government as hundreds of schools close across the state today due to...

Victoria covid numbers remain high at 1,185; Premier says no aggressive omicron strategy

Victoria has recorded 1,185 new local COVID-19 cases and seven deaths. There are now 13,050 active cases of the virus in Victoria, and 566...

Related news

England fast bowler Jimmy Anderson to miss first Ashes Test

England have taken a massive hit on the eve of the opening Ashes Test with veteran fast bowler Jimmy Anderson ruled out with a...

Travellers warned of delays as Queensland border reopens from Dec 13

Travellers have been warned to expect considerable delays at Queensland border checkpoints - at least in the short term - once the state reopens to interstate COVID-19 hotspots...

NSW schools closed today as teachers strike over pay, staff shortages

The New South Wales Teachers Federation has issued a blunt message to the government as hundreds of schools close across the state today due to...
MUST READ  Punjab forest minister seeks enquiry report in illegal cutting of trees incident

Victoria covid numbers remain high at 1,185; Premier says no aggressive omicron strategy

Victoria has recorded 1,185 new local COVID-19 cases and seven deaths. There are now 13,050 active cases of the virus in Victoria, and 566...

Vick-Kat fly to Rajasthan for wedding, Salman’s personal guard Shera to provide security

Soon-to-be newlyweds Katrina Kaif and Vicky Kaushal flew out of Mumbai today to Rajasthan where they will marry this week. Katrina Kaif, all dressed up in an...

Toddler killed, 3 other family members critically injured in Calder Freeway crash

A two-year-old has died, while four others, including a baby, have been critically injured in a major crash involving a semi-trailer and three cars...

10 new Omicron cases detected in NSW, ACT case linked to gym

An additional 10 cases of the Omicron strain of COVID-19 have been recorded in New South Wales, with nine being locally-acquired infections and one a returned...

21 Omicron cases in India, numbers rising

India's Omicron tally is steadily rising with fresh cases of the variant in Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Delhi. Seven in Maharashtra, nine in Jaipur and...