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Ease International Travel By Mutual Recognition Of Vaccine Certificates: PM Modi

Sep 23, 2021 PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while speaking at Global COVID Summit in the US addressed the vaccine certificate recognition issue as Indians are facing quarantine upon arrival in the UK despite the inclusion of Covishield.

India Moves From UK's 'Red' To 'Amber' List As Britain Eases Travel Restrictions

Aug 08, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Fully vaccinated Indian passengers will no longer be required to spend ten days in mandatory quarantine at a hotel in Britain upon arrival anymore.

Germany Eases Restrictions For Travelers From India

Strict restrictions were imposed on travelers from India and some other countries because of the rise of the contagious delta variant of the coronavirus.

UAE Prohibits Citizens From Travelling To 14 Countries Including India, Pakistan

Jul 02, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The UAE diplomatic mission are exempted from the decision.

Centre Extends Visas Of Stranded Foreigners Till August 31

These foreign nationals will not be required to submit any application to the FRRO or FRO concerned for extension of their visas.

25 May, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: US Warns Against All Travel To Japan As The Games Loom


The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee said it still anticipates that American athletes will be able to safely compete at the Tokyo Games

15 May, 2021

First Repatriation Flight From India Lands In Australia After A Two-Week Travel Ban

Outlook Web Bureau

Passengers on this flight had to undergo and return a negative result on two tests before they could get on the plane

11 May, 2021

Domestic Travel Bans Can Increase Covid-19 Cases

Anant Sudarshan

When migrants are detained inside a city where infections are growing rapidly, the spread of the disease in their rural home districts is temporarily stopped.

27 April, 2021

Australia Bans Direct Passenger Flights From India Until May 15

Outlook Web Bureau

The decision was taken during a meeting of Cabinet’s national security committee to consider the move to temporarily restrict flights from India along with what equipment and assistance could be sent.

23 April, 2021

Covid: Canada Bans Flights From India, Pakistan For 30 Days

Associated Press (AP)

Transport Minister Omar Alghabra said the ban would start late Thursday, speaking hours after India reported a global record of more than 314,000 new infections in the previous 24-hours.

22 April, 2021

Britain’s Heathrow Airport Refuses To Allow Extra Flights From India

Outlook Web Bureau

The request for extra flights from airlines was turned down because of concerns about queues at passport control

22 April, 2021

Six Countries Restrict Travel From India Amid Covid-19 Surge; Check Full List Here

Outlook Web Bureau

India on Wednesday registered over 2.94 lakh fresh Covid-19 cases, the second highest daily case count ever recorded by any country, even as the day’s death toll crossed 2,000 for the first time since the pandemic’s outbreak.

21 April, 2021

Explained: Know Why Countries Are Restricting Travel To And From India

Outlook Web Bureau

On Monday, the United Kingdom put India on its travel 'red list' effective Friday. Shortly after that, the US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) put out an advisory saying 'Travelers should avoid all travel to India'

20 April, 2021

Covid: US Medical Body CDC Urges People To Avoid All Travel To India

Outlook Web Bureau

The medical body further said that if anyone is bound to travel to India, they must first get fully vaccinated.

19 April, 2021

Covid-19 Surge: Hong Kong Suspends Flights Connecting India From Tuesday To May 3

Outlook Web Bureau

The Hong Kong government's decision has come after 50 passengers of two Vistara flights this month were found positive for Covid-19 when tested on arrival.

11 February, 2021

Cap On Domestic Flights Continues, Only 80% Allowed Till March End

Outlook Web Bureau

Airlines permitted to fly only 80 pc of pre-COVID flights till March-end: Govt

03 February, 2021

Saudi Arabia Bans Travellers From 20 Countries Including India; Check Full List

Outlook Web Bureau

The ban will also include people who transited through the above-mentioned countries within the 14 days prior to their planned journey to Saudi Arabia.

03 February, 2021

Planning A Trip? You Can Now Visit Spiti As It Opens For Tourists On February 17

Ashwani Sharma

Spiti is currently under heavy snow and temperature is almost minus 11 degrees Celsius.

Photo Gallery

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

PTI Photo

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.

Eduardo Munoz /Pool Photo via AP

Paramilitary jawans conduct a route march for Bhabanipur Assembly by-election, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi meet Governor of Punjab Banwarilal Purohit ahead of the oath taking ceremony for the Punjab Cabinet expansion, in Chandigarh

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Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

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