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While several restrictions have been eased in different 'unlock' phases, educational institutions continue to remain closed

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Back on track: The Railways on Monday resumed suburban train services in Mumbai for essential staff. The Central Railway and Western Railway decided to run ‘selective suburban services’ over the main line. Photo: PTI

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  • Yesterday, the Ministry of Home Affairs issued an order to extend the Unlock 5 guidelines till 30th of Nov.

    While containment zones will remain in lockdown until then, according to the recent press release, free inter-State and intra-State movement has come up as a major relief for commuters. This means, you no longer have to apply for a separate permission/ approval/ e-permit for such movements.

    Activities like, International air travel, use of swimming pools for training of sportspersons, exhibitions halls for Business to Business (B2B) purposes, cinemas/ theatres/ multiplexes upto 50 per cent of their seating capacity.


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    First Published: Wed, October 28 2020. 15:03 IST
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