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India makes one-week stay at home must for all international arrivals

India has amended its travel rules for all the international passengers arriving in the country, making seven-day home quarantine mandatory...

Covid-19

Over 120 flight passengers who landed in Amritsar from Italy test COVID positive

As many as 125 passengers among 179 who had boarded a flight from Italy and landed in the International airport in Amritsar tested positive...

Covid-19

Amid Omicron fear, Grammys postponed for this year

Just weeks ahead of the Grammy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, the organisers have postponed the event for this year, fearing risks of...

Global

WHO still recommending 14-day COVID quarantine: Report

Breaking News: The World Health Organisation (WHO) still recommends a 14-day quarantine, an official from the organisation told a press...

Covid-19

British-Indian army officer Harpreet Chandi first woman of colour to reach South Pole solo

British-born Sikh army officer Captain Harpreet Chandi has made history by becoming the first "woman of colour" to complete a solo...

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India, Saudi Arabia ink travel bubble pact to resume commercial flights

India has recently signed an air bubble flight agreement with Saudi Arabia, which will now allow travellers to fly between both nations.

Covid-19

'Tsunami' of Omicron cases worldwide set to overwhelm healthcare systems: WHO chief

A COVID variant-driven "tsunami" threatens to overwhelm healthcare systems across the world, the WHO said yesterday as data showed cases...

Covid-19

Italy bans leisure travellers from Singapore until January 31

Singapore residents will not be allowed to travel to Italy for leisure from today until January 31 next year, according to reports.

Travel

India enters air bubble pact with Australia amid Omicron threat

India has inked an air bubble agreement with Australia for operation of international flights between both the nations.

India

Reasons why you should join the OnMilwaukee OnVacay trip to Mexico

You should consider packing your bags and travelling to Mexico with OnMilwaukee.

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India to resume quarantine restrictions for travellers from 'at risk' countries

The Indian government has labelled 11 countries as 'at risk' from the highly virulent variant of the COVID-19 virus

India

First two Omicron COVID variant cases confirmed in India

India has confirmed its first two COVID-19 cases of the Omicron variant, the Health Ministry said today, making it the 30th country in the...

India

Singapore world's second most expensive city to live in; Tel Aviv tops the list

According to the data released by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), Singapore has become the world's second most expensive city to live...

Global

India, Singapore impose new measures to curb Omicron variant

India and Singapore are planning to implement new measures to curb the spread of Omicron coronavirus variant which has recently been...

Global

Singapore Airlines, Scoot set to resume passenger services to India from November 29

According to a statemment, Singapore Airlines and its subsidiary Scoot will gradually operate flights from Singapore to 10 Indian cities...

Singapore

India extends ban on international flights until November 30

The Indian civil aviation regulator has extended international flight ban until November 30, even as the curb is not applicable to cargo...

India

Singapore Airlines expands travel network; Vancouver, Seattle added to list

Singapore Airlines (SIA) announced the expansion of its travel routes post-COVID, saying it will schedule flights four times a week to...

Travel

South Asian countries begin process of reopening to tourists

Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Nepal, Bangladesh, Thailand, and Vietnam are gearing up for reopening after months of lockdown, leaving...

Covid-19

India to resume granting tourist visas to foreigners from October 15: MHA

The Indian government has announced the resumption of granting tourist visas to foreigners from October 15.

Covid-19

UK eases quarantine regulations for Indians fully vaccinated with Covishield

Starting from October 11, Indian travellers fully vaccinated with both doses of Covishield will not require to be quarantined in the United...

Covid-19

Pic of Priyanka Chopra sitting cross-legged on a plane goes viral

International superstar Priyanka Chopra Jonas has her fans, particularly in India, in raptures after she posted a picture of herself sitting...

Entertainment

UK recognises Covishield vaccine, but quarantine rules still to apply for Indian travellers

The United Kingdom has announced changes in its travel and quarantine rules and said that the UK now recognises Covishield as a vaccine....

Covid-19

UAE-India air traffic in top 10 list of country pairs

The UAE-India air traffic sector has claimed back spot in the top 10 country pair list with airlines scheduled to fly around 1.2 million...

Travel

US, UK further ease travel COVID-19 curbs for Indians

Indians travelling to the US and the UK will now get to see more travel relaxations, with the number of COVID-19 cases in the country...

Global

Singapore Airlines partners with leading brands to offer in-flight experiences

In a novel initiative, Singapore Airlines (SIA) today joined hands with the country's leading brands to offer unique on ground and in-flight...

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