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Sri Lanka bans travellers from India amid record Covid surge

Sri Lanka bans travellers from India amid record Covid surge

Sri Lanka on Thursday announced that all arrivals from India will be banned with immediate effect due to the record rise in Covid-19 cases in the neighbouring country. Several countries like the UK, the UAE, Australia and Singapore have already banned travellers from India as well as other South Asian

India extends suspension of International flights till May 31

India extends suspension of International flights till May 31

NEW DELHI: The government has extended suspension of scheduled international flights till May 31, 2021. However Vande Bharat Mission and scheduled flights under the travel bubbles India has so far created — which are currently not suspended by other countries — will continue and people eligible as per government norms

Russian flights with emergency humanitarian aid land in India

Russian flights with emergency humanitarian aid land in India

New Delhi: Two Russian flights with oxygen concentrators, lung ventilation equipment, bedside monitors, medicines, including Coronavir and other essential pharmaceutical items landed in India to help the country in its fight against the COVID-19 surge.The information was shared by the Ambassador of Russia to India, Nikolay Kudashev. “The Russian Federation

Singapore sends two planeloads of medical oxygen to India

Singapore sends two planeloads of medical oxygen to India

Singapore has sent a consignment of medical oxygen cylinders to support India’s fight against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic, the country’s foreign affairs ministry said on Wednesday. The second minister for foreign affairs Dr Maliki Osman flagged off two of the Singapore Air Force’s C-130 aircraft, arriving in India with

India suffering & US ordered 550M more vaccines than needed: Priyanka Chopra

India suffering & US ordered 550M more vaccines than needed: Priyanka Chopra

Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas on Tuesday said the COVID-19 situation in India was “critical” and asked the US government to “urgently share” vaccines with India. Emphasizing that the US ordered 550 million more vaccines than they require, she tweeted, “My heart breaks. India is suffering from COVID19 & the US

Australia bans all direct passenger flights from India till May 15

Australia bans all direct passenger flights from India till May 15

Australia on Tuesday announced a temporary ban on direct passenger flights from India following a massive surge in coronavirus infections. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the suspension would remain in place until at least May 15 due to “clearly present” risks of travel from India, leaving thousands of Australians stranded.

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