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Australia Starts 1st Repatriation Flight From India After Travel Ban

In its first repatriation flight, the Australian government repatriated 80 passengers from New Delhi to Darwin, Australia on May 15. Reportedly, the flight was scheduled after a severe backlash against the Australian government for banning travel from India. Mandating two COVID negative reports to board the flight, Australia has provisioned two-week mandatory quarantine upon arrival. The Australian carrier barred 70 people from boarding… read-more

Sat, 15 May 2021 - 05:10 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Australia, qantas, COVID-19 outbreak, travel restrictions, Flights, Repatriation

Courtesy: The Economic Times


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2 Pakistani Girls Cross International Border, Enter Kashmir

Two teenage girls from Pakistan Occupied Kashmir unknowingly crossed the international border and entered into Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch sector during the wee hours of December 6. The Indian troops later identified the girls as Laiba and Sana Zabair, residents of Forward Kahuta tehsil of Pakistan. However, the soldiers at the Line of Control saved the girls and have initiated procedures for their repatriation to Pakistan.

Sun, 06 Dec 2020 - 03:29 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: India, Pakistan, Jammu and Kashmir, LOC, Poonch district, Repatriation