International travel

Indian professionals in China urge Jaishankar to press Chinese govt to permit return of their families

Many Indian professionals working in China for a long period ranging from five to 27 years sent a joint petition to Jaishankar on May 1, highlighting their anguish.

published on : 2nd May 2022

Lens on international travelers landing in Karnataka, TAC for quarantine

Risk countries and regions identified; mask mandate should stay, suggest experts, but no fines   

published on : 12th April 2022

International flight operations begin: India to issue free visas to first 5 lakh passengers 

To another question, he said that his ministry was seized of the need for protecting heritage monuments by bringing in an Act with stringent provisions and implementing it effectively.

published on : 28th March 2022

UK to end all COVID-19 travel rules ahead of Easter break

The passenger locator forms require people to fill in travel details, their address in the UK and their vaccination status.

published on : 15th March 2022

Evacuation of Indians from Ukraine: Centre revises International Travel Guidelines on humanitarian grounds 

As of February 28, 2022 (till 12:00 Hrs), 5 flights (one in Mumbai and four in Delhi) carrying Indians from Ukraine have arrived in India carrying a total of 1156 passengers.

published on : 28th February 2022

Covid-19: Kerala issues detailed guidelines for international travellers

Symptomatic persons should take the RT-PCR test at their own cost and take further action as per the result.

published on : 5th February 2022

Patient load in Delhi Airport reduces drastically  

Number of arrivals testing positive reduces to 25-30 in 10 days; 6,028 fresh cases reported, as per health bulletin 

published on : 26th January 2022

US asks its citizens to reconsider travelling to India due to COVID-19 .

The latest travel advisory from the US State Department also advised them to exercise increased caution in India due to crime and terrorism.

published on : 26th January 2022

Give health details in self-declaration form: Centre brings new rules for international travellers

The guidelines also stated that two percent of the total flight passengers should undergo post-arrival testing randomly on arrival at the airport.

published on : 22nd January 2022

France eases rule for vaccinated travellers from South Africa 

Unvaccinated people coming from South Africa still must quarantine in France for 10 days under supervision from local authorities.

published on : 6th January 2022

International travellers to Delhi face tough time in hospitals, want new test rules

This is because of the government’s protocol of not discharging the patients until their genome sequencing tests are declared negative.

published on : 28th December 2021

Amid Omicron variant threat, 286 foreign returnees yet to be traced in Cuttack

While the district administration has already identified 858 out of the 1,144 that returned from abroad, the whereabouts of 286 have not yet been ascertained.

published on : 23rd December 2021

Odisha Omicron case contact tracing underway, villagers’ samples collected

Those advised for isolation include families of the infected Qatar returnee in Kuruki, the driver of Gobarikula who brought him from Bhubaneswar airport to his village and the vehicle owner in Deriki.

published on : 23rd December 2021

Quarantine must for international travellers in Uttara Kannada

In the wake of the Omicron threat, the Uttara Kannada district administration has made quarantine mandatory for people coming from those countries grappling with the pandemic.

published on : 23rd December 2021

Oncologist attends to international flyer, tests positive for Covid

The oncologist became the primary contact of Omicron-affected international traveller when the latter consulted him for cancer treatment on December 16.

published on : 20th December 2021
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