Special flight carrying Indian passengers from Kuwait arrived at Indore airport on July 04. Proper arrangements were done at the airport keeping COVID spread in mind. Due to coronavirus pandemic, several people have been stranded abroad.
INS Jalashwa entered the Tuticorin Harbour in Tamil Nadu on July 01. Naval ship brought back 687 Indians from Iran's Bandar Abbas. Indian Navy had launched 'Operation Samudra Setu' to repatriate Indian citizens from foreign nations via sea.
A Hong Kong-based Indian businessman organized flight for Indians amid coronavirus pandemic. Many Indian businessmen, who reside in Hong Kong, visit India every year during January-February but this year they got stuck in India due to COVID-19 lockdown. Businessman Ravi Bodki facilitated their travel to Hong Kong. He took permissions from officials and authorities of both the countries. An Ethiopian flight took off for Hong Kong from Mumbai carrying 324 passengers, which included 115 children, 189 adults and 19 infants. The flight landed in Hong Kong on June 30.
In a press conference on June 20, Union Civil Aviation Minister, Hardeep Singh Puri said that close to 2,75,000 Indians were brought back to the country in flights and ships during the lockdown. Puri said, "The Air India family bringing back people109000, we have our private carriers and other private carriers of other nationalities bringing back another 100,000 plus .Close to 2,75,000 Indians, who were stranded in foreign countries, have been brought back to the country in flights and ships during the lockdown. We are doing our best."
A special chartered flight under Vande Bharat Mission 3 departed from Madagascar with 85 stranded Indians on June 17. India Ambassador to Madagascar, Abhay Kumar went on a flight and wished all passengers a very safe journey back to India. The third phase of Vande Bharat Mission, which began on June 11, will continue till June 30.
The Duke of Sussex launches a 248-mile (400km) walk across Oman, which aims to show the courage and determination of veterans who are overcoming mental and physical injury.Harry says he is proud to support military charity’s Walking With The Wounded expedition which starts on November 20.
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Three flights carrying Indian passengers will take off from Oman to India on May 30. The special flight will carry Indian passengers for Jaipur, Ahmadabad, and Trivandrum. "We are thankful to Indian government and Indian embassy. We are going Trivandrum through Air India flight," a passenger said. "Because of health issue we are going to India. Indian embassy helped a lot. Thanks a lot," another passenger said. The stranded Indian nationals across globe are being brought back to their home country under Centre's Vande Bharat Mission.
A special flight from Oman's Muscat arrived in Gaya via Delhi. Total 132 passengers return back to home under Vande Bharat Mission. Proper precautionary measures were taken at the airport due to coronavirus pandemic. The stranded Indian nationals across globe are being brought back to their home country under Centre's Vande Bharat Mission.
Lockdown in Thiruvananthapuram has been extended for a week to restrict COVID spread. In order to ensure restrictions, police personnel in Thiruvananthapuram are in action. IDs of people are being checked as they move about for their daily chores. Triple-lockdown (more restrictions) has also been imposed in containment zones. Southern state has reported 6,534 confirmed cases so far.
The Leader of Opposition (LoP) in Kerala Legislative Assembly, Ramesh Chennithala wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over 'misuse of diplomatic immunity of UAE Consulate, Thiruvananthapuram by international gold smuggling cartels with the collusion of officials working for Kerala Government.' While speaking to ANI in Thiruvananthapuram on July 07, Ramesh Chennithala said, "I have written to PM, asking for Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry in the gold smuggling case. By misusing diplomatic channel, Chief Minister's Office (CMO) helped culprits. Merely removing Secretary won't solve issue." "Chief Minister also can't be spared as without his knowledge this could not have happened," he added.
Kerala government has imposed 'Triple lockdown' in Thiruvananthapuram city. Starting from 6 am today, lockdown has been imposed for a week. Shops selling essential items are exempted. Major roads leading to the city, except for an entry and exit road, will also remain closed. The move has been taken after cases soar in the state. 5,429 confirmed cases exist in Kerala.
A Village in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram is on its way to promote Sanskrit language. The Karamana people are moving towards one of the oldest languages again. To promote Sanskrit language, a tea seller is giving discount of Rs 1 on every tea ordered in Sanskrit. The menu of the tea stall is also in Sanskrit. The village also has boards on its every street with Sanskrit quotes.
166 Indian nationals arrived from Oman's Muscat to Hyderabad under Vande Bharat mission. All passengers were facilitated with safety protocols due to coronavirus. State government had quarantined all of the arrived passengers as well. The stranded Indian nationals across globe are being brought back to their home country under Centre's Vande Bharat Mission.