International Flights Resumption Latest News: Flights from France, US, Germany to Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru soon
Thursday, 16 July 2020 On the negations with various countries over air bubbles, Puri said talks are at a very advance stage with at least three countries - France, US and Germany. Here is latest update on international flights resumption:
Speaking on the future of international air travel amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Minister of State with independent charge for Civil Aviation, Hardeep Singh Puri, on July 16 said until the situation returns back to pre-coronavirus era, international flights can be made possible only through...
Every year, temporary workers, frequently from eastern Europe, travel across borders to help with agriculture and factory production lines. But now the pandemic is forcing a rethink of how to keep workers safe, particularly after outbreaks within meat packing plants in Germany.
Russia has become the first country to approve a Covid-19 vaccine and it has been named 'Sputnik V'. Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the vaccine was effective and said that one of his daughters had already been inoculated. The vaccine is administered in two doses and consists of two serotypes of a human adenovirus, each carrying an S-antigen of the new coronavirus, which enter human cells and produce an immune response. However, concerns have been raised from several quarters over the safety and efficacy of the vaccine. Several countries including the US, Canada and Germany have raised questions over the vaccine and said that vaccine production is not a race. What makes matters murky is that the approval comes even before the start of a larger trial involving thousands of participants, commonly known as a Phase III trial. The World Health Organisation said any stamp of approval on a COVID-19 vaccine candidate would require a rigorous safety data review. So why is the world sceptical about Russia's 'Sputnik V'? Watch this video to find out.
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BJP national president JP Nadda hoisted national flag at the party headquarters in Delhi. Senior Congress leader AK Antony hoisted the national flag at Congress party's headquarters on Independence Day. Rahul Gandhi, Ahmed Patel and KC Venugopal were also present. India is celebrating 74th Independence Day.
Chief Ministers across India celebrated 74th Independence Day. Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar hoisted national flag in Panchukla. Meanwhile, Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal also celebrated the I-day. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal distributed sweets on the occasion.
India's tallest Air Traffic Control (ATC) tower at Delhi airport lit up in tricolour on the eve of 74th Independence Day. Several monuments and iconic buildings have been illuminated to celebrate Independence Day across country.
Following Bengaluru violence, personnel of Rapid Action Force (RAF) and local police conducted flag-march in JC Nagar area on August 14. Section 144 has been imposed in the area until 6am on August 15. Violence broke out in some parts of the city over a derogatory social media post on Aug 11. At least three people died in the violence and several got injured.
A man in Meerut had announced a bounty of Rs 51 lakh on Akhanda Srinivas Murthy's nephew in connection with the Bengaluru violence. "A case has been registered against him for allegedly trying to disturb communal harmony and a stern action will be taken," Avinash Pandey, Additional Superintendent of Police (Rural), Meerut informed.Violence broke out in Bengaluru on August 11 late night over an alleged inciting social media post. Many lost their lives and several others were arrested.
The Karnataka government on Saturday announced waiver of crematorium fees for those who succumb to the Covid-19 infection in Bengaluru and said the city civic... IndiaTimes Also reported by •DNA •Hindu