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Fire razes 40 shanties in east Delhi

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A major fire on Saturday gutted as many as 40 shanties in Lalita Park in east Delhi, a fire official said.

According to the Delhi Fire Service, a call reporting a fire in the Lalita Park area was received by its control room at 11 a.m.
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“Thirteen fire tenders were rushed to the spot, which doused the fire at 12.10 p.m. No casualty has been reported,” the official said.

Prima facie it appeared that the fire broke out due to a short circuit in which 15 gas cylinders kept in the shanties exploded, the official added.

 

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Mini Lockdown:Know how and how long the shops will open?,New Guideline released in Lucknow.

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The increasing cases of corona virus in Uttar Pradesh are not stopping. The Yogi government has now introduced a ‘mini lockdown’ to prevent the infection from spreading. Under this, now shops and markets will open in the entire state from Monday to Friday. Except for essential commodities and economic activities, there will be complete lockdown on Saturday and Sunday. DM Abhishek Prakash in the capital Lucknow has released a new guideline to open shops and markets in the city.

According to DM Abhishek Prakash, under the new arrangement, shops will now open on the formula of Odd-Even. The shops are divided into green and orange colors. Merchants will have to install green and orange stickers at the shops.Shop, which will have orange sticker, will open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Shops with green stickers will be open only on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Apart from this, the opening time of shops has also been reduced. Earlier shops were opening till 10 o’clock, but now the opening time of shops and markets is from 9 am to 8 pm.

As per the DM Abhishek Prakash order, all goods in malls, multi-stored business establishments and departmental stores have to be covered with transparent polythene. Incoming customers will be allowed a limited number of entry only after regular sensitization. As per the order, the customer will not be allowed to touch any goods after entering the mall, department store or multi-story business establishment.Whatever goods the customer prefers, the goods will be given to him after paying the bill with the help of the staff present there.

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