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India further extends ban on International flights amid threat of 3rd wave

India further extends ban on International flights amid threat of 3rd wave

New Delhi: India once again extended the suspension on its international passenger flights until midnight of August 31, 2021, as per the circular issued by aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on July 30. The restriction doesn’t apply to international all-cargo operations and flights specifically approved by DGCA. All scheduled international

Govt flags Delta plus as ‘variant of concern’, urges caution

Govt flags Delta plus as ‘variant of concern’, urges caution

New Delhi: The Central government on Tuesday flagged the new mutated variant of Covid-19, Delta Plus, as the ‘variant of concern’ — a significant change in risk appraisal from the “variant of interest” categorisation made hours earlier. The Centre also  urged the public to avoid large gatherings and maintain Covid-appropriate