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Lockdown 4.0 highlights: Khan Market, Karol Bagh, Chandni Chowk can open now

The fourth phase of the lockdown in India will start from May 18 and last till May 31.

By HT Correspondent | Updated: May 17, 2020 23:31 IST
Lockdown 4.0 highlights: Khan Market, Karol Bagh, Chandni Chowk can open now
HT file photo for representation

As the nation gears up to enter the fourth phase of the lockdown, which will commence from Monday, MHA has announced the new guidelines for the phase.

The fourth phase of the lockdown in India will start from May 18 and last till May 31.

Earlier this week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said that the lockdow 4.0 will be different in nature as new rules and relaxation will be implemented. Centre's guidelines on the same are likely to be announced shortly today.

The third phase of the lockdown witnessed considerable relaxations in measures with standalone stores lifting shutters, liquor shops opening up and 15 special passenger trains resuming service ever since the Railways suspended operations on March 25.

09:21 PM IST

Curfew in Himachal Pradesh to continue till May 31

"Curfew in Himachal Pradesh to continue till May 31," says chief minister Jai Ram Thakur on coronavirus lockdown.

08:13 PM IST

No change in rail services; only Shramik and special passenger trains to run

No change in rail services. The rules that were impletmented during lockdown 3, to carry on till May 31. Only Shramik special trains and special passenger trains will continue to run, says railway minsitry.

07:33 PM IST

People can drive drown to other city in different state

The latest lockdown guidelines also mean that people can now drive down to other city in different state, depending on both states have allowed. It’s a green signal for inter state travel in cars/buses/trains from Centre.

07:33 PM IST

MHA allows sports complexes , stadia to open in Lockdown 4

Ministry of Home Affaris on Sunday permitted sports complexes to open up from Monday in the fourth phase of the lockown.

It has possibly cleared the path for a resumption of the training of athletes which came to a halt in mid-March.

07:25 PM IST

Govt removes clause for private companies to make it madatory for employees to use 'Aarogya Setu' app

The government has removed the clause from national directives for work places in which private companies’ employees were asked to mandatorily use “Aarogya Setu” app. It is more of an advise on individuals by the MHA in the latest guidelines.

07:22 PM IST

As per new guidelines, marketplaces such as Khan Market, Karol Bagh, Chandni Chowk can open now

The latest lockdown guidelines state that "all other activities will be permitted, except which are specifically prohibited", which means marketplaces - like GK-2, Khan Market, Connaught Place, Karol Bagh, Chandni Chowk can open now. Till now, marketplaces were not allowed to open. Shopping malls, however, will continue to be shut till May 31.

07:15 PM IST

Zones to be decided by the states on the basis of parameters of Ministery of Health

The zone, such as red, green, orange, containment zones and buffer zones, will be decided by the states on the basis of parameters of ministry of health.

06:59 PM IST

Inter-state travel allowed in Lockdown 4.0

However, inter-state travel of people will be allowed in Lockdown 4.0, which was not permitted since March 24.

06:58 PM IST

Domestic, international flights to remain shut till May 31

The government issues guidelines for Lockdown 4.0. All domestic and international flights, metro train, schools, colleges, hotels, restaurants will continue to remain shut. However, government has allowed opening of stadiums and sports complexes but without any spectators.

06:34 PM IST

Union Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba to hold video conference with state chief secretaries

Union Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba to hold video conference with state chief secretaries at 9 pm today.

06:19 PM IST

NDMA directs govt to continue lockdown measures till May 31

National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) asks Ministries/ Departments of Government of India, State Governments and State Authorities to continue the lockdown measures up to 31st May 2020.

First published: May 17, 2020 18:09 IST