Suriname President

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Suriname President To Be Chief Guest At 72nd Republic Day Parade

After UK's Boris Johnson cancelled his Republic Day visit to India, Republic of Suriname's President Chandrikapersad Santokhi will grace the occasion as the chief guest. Chandrikapersad is the recently elected Indian-origin President of the South American nation and was also the guest at the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention held on January 9. Earlier the British PM had to axe his visit owing to the new COVID-19 strain outbreak in… read-more

Sun, 10 Jan 2021 - 03:49 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Republic Day 2021, Republic Day Parade, Pm Boris, Suiname, new strain

Courtesy: News 18

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Ban On Flights From UK Likely To Be Extended: Civil Aviation Minister

Citing the new COVID-19 strain, the Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on December 29 informed that India will probably extend the flight ban from Britain. However, he said that the final call on this matter will be taken after couple of days. Earlier, on December 22, the Union government decided to ban all flights originating from the UK up to December 31, 2020.

Tue, 29 Dec 2020 - 04:56 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Covid-19, new strain, UK flight ban, Hardeep Singh Puri

Courtesy: Hindustan Times