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Varanasi, also known as Benares, Banaras, or Kashi, is a city on the banks of the river Ganga in Uttar Pradesh, India, 320 kilometres south-east of the state capital, Lucknow, and 121 kilometres east of Allahabad.
Several Urdu publications in their Wednesday editions gave prominent coverage to Prime Minister Narendra Modi calling up West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and Bharatiya Janata Party national President JP Nadda flying to the state to visit families of those killed amid the alleged political violence.
Amid the commencement of the third phase of nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive for people between the age group of 18-45 years from today, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday said the state government has decided to vaccinate people aged between 18 to 44 years free of cost.
For the supply of oxygen in Uttar Pradesh, the Oxygen Express train which is headed for the Bokaro Steel Plant has crossed Varanasi, said Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday.
Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) Chairman Dr G Satheesh Reddy has informed that work is on to set up a 450-bed hospital in Lucknow, a 750-bed hospital in Varanasi and a 900-bed hospital in Ahmedabad amid the unprecedented surge in COVID-19 cases.
Various Urdu newspapers in the national capital on Monday highlighted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's review meeting regarding the COVID-19 situation in the Varanasi district of Uttar Pradesh through video conferencing.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be chairing a meeting to review the COVID-19 situation in his parliamentary constituency, Varanasi at 11 am on Sunday.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday said that night curfew will be imposed from 7 pm to 8 am with immediate effect in ten districts of the state in view of the rise in COVID-19 cases.
Amid a rise in the number of COVID-19 cases in Uttar Pradesh, the Varanasi district administration has made it mandatory to present a negative RT-PCR test report for people coming to three prominent temples in Varanasi, Divisional Commissioner Deepak Agrawal said on Wednesday.
In view of the surge in COVID-19 cases, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday directed officers to ensure that no more than 5 people are allowed to enter a religious place at a time.
Various Urdu newspapers in the national capital comprehensively covered the COVID-19 situation and the resulting restrictions, partial lockdowns and night curfews in several cities of the country.