Athletes running in World Athletics Cross Country Championships

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World Athletics Cross Country Championships Scheduled For 2023

The World Athletics Cross Country Championships that were scheduled to be held on February 19 in 2022 in Australia's Bathurst have been postponed for the next year. The event will now be held on February 18 in 2023. Reportedly, the organizing committee changes the date considering travel ban in different countries amid COVID-19. Notably, the championships are said to be the toughest race considering the challenging terrain for participants.… read-more

Wed, 15 Sep 2021 - 06:19 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: World Athletics Cross Country Championships, Australia, Bathurst, travel ban

Courtesy: ANI News

An Airport in UAE

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UAE Lifts Travel Ban For India, 14 Other Countries; Expects Global Traffic

UAE has lifted its travel ban for the vaccinated people from India and 14 other countries including Pakistan, Bangladesh & Sri Lanka. According to reports, the Disaster Management Authority has notified that the shot received should be approved by WHO. Besides, the new guidelines will come into effect from September 12 and are expecting huge global traffic. Moreover, Dubai will start its Expo 2020 World Fair on October 1.

Sat, 11 Sep 2021 - 07:48 PM / by Athira Chandran

Tags: UAE, travel ban, India, Vaccination, Expo 2020 World Fair

Courtesy: Times NOW

Passenger planes in the sky.

Photo: Times of Oman

Oman To Open Travel Sevices For Vaccinated People, Including India

According to the Civil Aviation Authority, Oman decided to open its travel services from September 1 for the citizens of over 20 countries, including India who has received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. However, people have to wait for 14 days after receiving the vaccines to travel and also need to carry negative RT-PCR certificates to get exemption from quarantine. Oman also lifted the night curfew in the country.

Tue, 24 Aug 2021 - 07:11 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Oman, Covid-19, travel ban, Flights, Passengers

An aeroplane in the sky

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Canada Extends Ban On Indian Flights Till Sept 21: COVID-19

Giving no relief to Indian passengers, Canada on August 9 decided to increase the ban on the passengers as well as commercial flights from India until September 21, 2021. However, the ban doesn't apply to indirect flyers and medical-driven flights. Reportedly, the decision came to tackle the spread of coronavirus and it was ''based on the latest public health advice from the Public Health Agency of Canada''.

Tue, 10 Aug 2021 - 11:29 AM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Passenger Flights, Canada, travel ban, Covid-19


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India Extends International Travel Ban Till August 31

India has extended the travel ban for its international passengers till August 31. However, this does not apply to cargo services. In a circular issued by the Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on July 30, it is said that the international travel ban will continue till 23:59 hrs IST of August 31. Besides, this action has been taken on the pretext of the Covid-19 third wave.  

Fri, 30 Jul 2021 - 09:23 PM / by Balaji L

Tags: India, International Flights, Covid-19, travel ban


Saudi Arabia

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Saudi Arabia Bans Citizens Visiting Nations Under 'Red List' For 3 Yrs

Saudi Arabia's Home Ministry on July 27 has imposed a three-year international travel ban and also penalties to the people visiting countries under the "red list", including India. United Arab Emirates, Libya, Syria, Lebanon, Yemen, Iran, Turkey, Armenia, Ethiopia, Somalia, Congo, Afghanistan, Venezuela, Belarus, India, and Vietnam comes under the red list countries. The Kingdom has also warned its citizens not to travel to these countries… read-more

Thu, 29 Jul 2021 - 04:47 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: Covid-19, travel ban, Saudi Arabia, India

Courtesy: The Economic Times

Mumbai International Airport

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55,000 Indians Travelled To Maldives From Jan-Apr 2021

As flights to Malé resumed on July 17, Mumbai International Airport Ltd. stated that 55,000 people had travelled to the Maldives from January to April. The Maldives government had banned Indian flights in May due to the surge in COVID-19 cases. The island nation and Dubai are Indian travellers' preferred countries amongst others with whom India has signed an air bubble agreement. Besides, South Asian travellers will be issued visa-on-arrival… read-more

Sat, 17 Jul 2021 - 06:15 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Maldives, travel ban, India, Mumbai International Airport, Dubai

Courtesy: The Times of India

United Arab Emirates

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UAE Extends Travel Restrictions To India, Pakistan Until July 21

The UAE authorities have restricted the passengers to travel from several countries such as India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka & Nepal. However, the govt also extended the ban on passengers from 14 different countries until July 21. The officials said that citizens need to take precautionary measures this travel season amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Moreover, infected Emiratis who are stuck in other countries will be permitted with the necessary… read-more

Fri, 02 Jul 2021 - 11:21 AM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: pandemic, Covid-19, UAE, travel ban, Indian subcontinent, Nepal, Sri Lanka

Courtesy: NDTV

UAE Flights

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UAE To Continue Ban On Passenger Flights From India Till June 30

Passenger flights between India and the United Arab Emirates will remain suspended till June 30, stated the Arab nation on May 30. The ban was earlier proposed to remain in force till June 14 but, keeping in view the spread of the COVID-19 virus, it has been extended. However, the travel ban will not be applicable to "UAE nationals, holders of UAE Golden Visas, and members of diplomatic missions".

Mon, 31 May 2021 - 11:54 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: travel ban, UAE, Flight Ban, Covid-19

Courtesy: NDTV

Australian PM

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Australian Citizens Stuck In India Can Return After May 15: PM Morrison

The Australian government on May 7 stated its citizens stuck in India can fly back to their country after May 15. "It (the ban) will have done its job then, and as a result we see no need to extend it beyond that date," said Australian PM Scott Morrison. However, he stood firm on his decision to impose financial penalties and even award a jail-term for violating the travel restrictions.

Fri, 07 May 2021 - 12:08 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Australia, Travel Advisory, travel ban, Covid-19, PM Scott Morrison

Courtesy: NDTV