Domestic air passenger traffic at 111 lakh in April-Dec; 44 per cent lower against 2019

The total domestic passenger traffic had stood at 73 lakh in December 2020.

published on : 10th January 2022

7-day home quarantine a must for all international flyers coming to India: Centre

The announcement comes amid a sharp spike in cases of Omicron variant of Covid-19 across many cities in the past few days.

published on : 7th January 2022

Three foreign returnees test positive for COVID-19 in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari

A 38-year-old software engineer who recently reached Siripalli, Ainavilli from Bangladesh complained of fever and COVID symptoms a few days later of his arrival.

published on : 17th December 2021

International travellers may need institutional quarantine: Bengaluru civic body chief Gaurav Gupta

Hospital bed inventory is also being done, and at present, there are 3,000 beds with the government for COVID-19 management, of which 300 are occupied.

published on : 16th December 2021

Two more passengers test positive at Hyderabad international airport

Meanwhile, Telangana reported 207 fresh Covid-19 cases after conducting 38,467 tests on Dec 10.

published on : 11th December 2021

Customs officials seize over 7 kg gold from Sudanese passengers's rectum at Hyderabad airport

Two female and an equal number of male Sudanese passengers were intercepted at the Hyderabad airport.

published on : 11th December 2021

Govt tracking 7,000 foreign returnees 

Director of Public Health and Family Welfare Dr Hymavathi said all international travellers are being tested at international airports soon after their arrival as per the protocol. 

published on : 4th December 2021

Four international passengers test Covid positive in Delhi

Two more admitted to hospital with symptoms, samples sent for genome sequencing to ascertain if it is Omicron

published on : 2nd December 2021

Centre says Maharashtra order on international passengers in divergence with Centre's guidelines, asks state to align

Maharashtra has mandated seven-day institutional quarantine for travellers arriving in the state from 'at-risk' countries.

published on : 1st December 2021

Omicron variant: Covid testing norms for international passengers revised

For their part, states began to re-tighten Covid restrictions and trace people who arrived from abroad, especially from ‘at risk’ nations, in the last one month. 

published on : 29th November 2021

Railway helpline opened for stranded passengers

Officials and staff are carrying out the restoration work on war footing to restore train operations at the earliest.

published on : 22nd November 2021

IRCTC mulls region-specific delicacies on the menu for train passengers

Officials said once the system is in place, one can buy oranges of Nagpur or Alphonso mangoes of Ratnagiri, Raigad, and Konkan regions through the e-catering service of the IRCTC.

published on : 14th October 2021

Free bus rides for women eating into our incentive: TNSTC drivers

The driver and the conductor of a government bus are collectively given a Rs 1.33 (66 paisa each for driver and conductor) incentive rate for every Rs 100 of the total collection for the day.

published on : 24th September 2021

COVID-19: Maharashtra makes negative RT-PCR report must for international passengers on arrival

The Maharashtra government later issued a statement mentioning that fresh rules of the Central government mandate a negative RT-PCR test report before arriving in India.

published on : 28th August 2021

Full COVID vaccination mandatory for air passengers from September end: Pakistan

It was also decided full vaccination by October 15 would be compulsory to use public transport facilities, said Umar, also the minister for planning.

published on : 24th August 2021
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