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News18 Evening Digest: Delhi Says No to Chhath Puja, Eases Curbs on Large Gatherings for Festive Season Till Nov 15 & Other Top Stories

A crowded market in the old quarters of Delhi amid the spread of COVID-19 [Anushree Fadnavis/Reuters]

A crowded market in the old quarters of Delhi amid the spread of COVID-19 [Anushree Fadnavis/Reuters]

Here are the top stories of the day: Sushant Singh Rajput Case: Absconding Hotelier Kunal Jani Nabbed by NCB; PM Modi to Launch Second Phases of Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban, AMRUT on Friday; and more.

Sushant Singh Rajput Case: Absconding Hotelier Kunal Jani Nabbed by NCB

In the ongoing drugs case in the aftermath of Sushant Singh Rajput’s death in June last year, another arrest has been made by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB). A tweet shared by ANI read, “Drugs cases related to the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput | Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) arrested hotelier Kunal Jani from Mumbai’s Khar area. He was a close friend of Rajput and was absconding." READ MORE

Delhi Says No to Chhath Puja, Eases Curbs on Large Gatherings for Festive Season Till Nov 15

Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has relaxed restrictions on large gatherings and congregations for the festive season till November 15. In its fresh Covid-19 guidelines, however, the authority has disallowed Chhath Puja celebrations at public places and river banks. Festivals such as Navratri, Durga Puja, Dussehra, Diwali, Chhath, among others all fall within this time period. READ MORE

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first published:September 30, 2021, 17:20 IST