France to shut nightclubs over Covid surge

The government stopped short of imposing stricter measures for the general population or targeting the non-vaccinated, as several other countries have done in recent days.

published on : 7th December 2021

Madras HC slaps petitioner with Rs 1.5 lakhs cost for wanting to declare Covid restrictions unconstitutional

The Judges opined that the petitioner is a busybody and approached the Court only for the sake of publicity and also warned him that he cannot waste the Court time by filing such frivolous petitions.

published on : 7th December 2021

Slapped for not wearing face mask, biker protests in Telangana

On watching the violent treatment being meted out to her father, Srinivas’ daughter began crying. She pleaded with the police to stop beating up her father.

published on : 7th December 2021

Omicron spreads, UK makes negative RT-PCR mandatory for incoming travellers

Experts cautioned that travel restrictions and bans will not halt the new variant's spread.

published on : 6th December 2021

Belgian police use water, tear gas on COVID-19 protesters

Thousands came to reject the new measures announced December 3, the third week in a row that the government has tightened its rules as an avalanche of new cases strains the country’s health services.

published on : 6th December 2021

US makes it mandatory for all incoming passengers to carry negative COVID-19 test report

The new protocol comes into effect from December 6, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has said.

published on : 5th December 2021

Auckland reopens as New Zealand tries new virus approach

No cases of omicron have been found in New Zealand and officials remain confident cases will be caught at the border by the quarantine system.

published on : 4th December 2021

Omicron alert: Everything you need to know about the new rules for US-bound travel

Beginning next week, travelers heading to the U.S. will be required to show evidence of a negative test for the virus within one day of boarding their flight. The previous period was three days.

published on : 3rd December 2021

Japan retracts new flight bookings ban after criticisms

The booking ban request was a disappointment for many who were planning trips during the holiday season, including Japanese citizens living overseas hoping to return home for the New Year period.

published on : 2nd December 2021

South Africa to remain on lowest lockdown level; calls for immediate end to travel ban

Ramaphosa also said that the travel restrictions being imposed by several countries are unjustified and unfairly discriminate against our country and our Southern African sister countries

published on : 29th November 2021

Japan bans entry of foreign visitors as omicron spreads

The decision means Japan will restore border controls that it eased earlier this month for short-term business visitors, foreign students and workers.

published on : 29th November 2021

Covid 'Omicron' fears: Karnataka government asks Centre to ban passengers from South Africa, Hong Kong, Botswana

Karnataka CM Bommai said that an increase in Covid cases is being noticed among the paramedical staff and students who arrived from Kerala.

published on : 28th November 2021

'Planning to go back': Panic among international passengers amidst fear of Omicron-induced restrictions

People who have flown to India from the middle-east and other countries are mulling of returning before any travel bans are imposed due to the new Covid-19 variant Omicron.

published on : 28th November 2021

Omicron variant: Wary states reach for alert button

The new variant of coronavirus called Omicron (B.1.1.529) is yet to be traced in India, but states are already on alert.

published on : 28th November 2021

Quarantine mandatory in Mumbai for travellers from South Africa

Maharashtra issues guidelines to prevent new Covid variant, Rajasthan calls for flight ban

published on : 28th November 2021
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