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CtoI News Desk September 30th 2022 Travel

Singapore received maximum tourists from India till August

When the Formula One circus rolls into Singapore this week for the 13th F1 Grand Prix from September 30 to October 2, it will signal...

Travel

Russia has shamelessly violated core tenets of UN charter: Biden

United States President Joe Biden rebuked Russian President Vladimir Putin for Russia's war on Ukraine at the 77th Session of the United...

Global

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai makes first visit to Indian embassy in US

Google and Alphabet CEO Sunder Pichai visited the Indian Embassy in Washington and held discussions with India's Ambassador to the US,...

Corporate

India logs 4,043 new Covid cases in a day

India recorded 4,043 new COVID-19 cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours. According to the data shared by the Union Health...

Covid-19

Umesh replaces COVID-struck Shami for Australia T20 series

Veteran Indian pacer Umesh Yadav has been drafted into the Indian team as seamer Mohammed Shami’s replacement for the three-match T20I...

Cricket

India records 5,072 new Covid cases

India News: 5,072 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 4.44 crore while the active cases...

Covid-19

Visa refusals due to 'fake papers' in Canada, Australia skyrocket

When the pandemic began, student visa refusals in Canada, Australia, the UK, and the US reached an all-time high due to closed borders.

India

India logs over 9k new COVID cases, 30 deaths

India has recorded 9,436 new COVID cases in a day, taking the cumulative tally to 4,44,08,132, while the count of active cases has declined...

Covid-19

89% rise in UK visas granted to Indians in a year, says study

Amid reports of long delays or high rejection rates for visa to the West, the latest UK Immigration Statistics today show an 89 per cent...

India

Singapore health officials extend use of Moderna vaccine for kids

Singapore news: The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) in Singapore has extended the authorisation of Moderna’s Spikevax COVID-19 vaccine for...

Covid-19

India logs over 11,500 fresh COVID cases

India has recorded 11,539 new COVID cases, pushing the tally to 4,43,39,429, while the number of active cases came down to 99,879, according...

Covid-19

Putin offers monetary aid to women to have over 10 kids

The new Russian reward scheme, known as Mother Heroine, that Putin has announced as a measure to replenish a dwindling population. Women to...

Global

MTI slashes Singapore’s growth outlook between 3-4%

Singapore news: Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) today slashed its GDP for this year to 3%-4%, from 3 to 5% estimated earlier, citing...

Singapore

Nonagenarian Indian goes back to her Pakistan home after 75 years

Ninety-year-old Reena Varma finally went back to the house in Rawalpindi city, Pakistan that she had dreamed about for 75 years.

India Spotlight - @work

US reports first Monkeypox cases among children

USA News: Two children were diagnosed with the viral disease Monkeypox in the United States (US) for the first time.

USA

Indian government takes steps to reduce monkeypox risk

India News: The Union health ministry has taken a number of steps to minimise the risk of monkeypox importation as well as to boost...

India

Indian government to offer free COVID booster jabs

India@75: The Union government will administer booster doses against the coronavirus disease free of cost to all adults for 75 days to mark...

Covid-19

Singapore President, Speaker, Minister contract COVID

Singapore President Halimah Yacob, Speaker of Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin, and Minister Edwin Tong have tested positive for the coronavirus.

Singapore

IRCTC's online bus booking service clocks INR 5 crore revenue

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) online bus booking services has logged gross revenue of around INR 5 crore...

India

COVID-19 cases rising in 110 countries, warns WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) yesterday stated that the COVID-19 pandemic is changing but it is not over and warned that the Covid...

Global

Singapore logs over 9,000 fresh Covid cases; death toll hits 1,411

Singapore has reported 9,392 fresh COVID cases, while the cumulative death toll has climbed to 1,411 with another fatality.

Covid-19

Singapore reports 11,504 COVID cases; highest in three months

Singapore reported 11,504 new COVID-19 cases, the highest in over three months, Health Minister Ong Ye Kung warn people that latest wave of...

Singapore

Shiromani Akali Dal chief Parkash Badal readmitted to hospital week after discharge

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Parkash Singh Badal has been readmitted to a private hospital in Mohali after he vomited, a party...

India

India-born ‘spiderman’ fined for flouting Covid norms in Singapore New Years’ eve party

An Indian-origin man, who had donned a Spiderman costume at a New Year's Eve party in Singapore last year, was penalised SGD 4,000 for...

Singapore

Singapore airlines mulls more India flights soon

Singapore Airlines is planning to raise the number of India flights, as it is currently operating at pre-pandemic capacity of around 75%.

Travel