Over 270 Russians stranded in India fly back amid coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown

Over 270 Russians stranded in India fly back amid coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown A special flight with 271 Russian nationals on board departed from the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport in New Delhi. They flew home by the flight en route Delhi-Saint-Petersburg-Moscow with the assistance of the Russian Embassy in India. Over the last one month,…

Commercial passenger flights to remain suspended till May 17 midnight – DGCA

Commercial passenger flights to remain suspended till May 17 midnight – DGCA A day after the Modi government announced an extension of the coronavirus-induced lockdown till May 17, the DGCA on Saturday said all commercial passenger flights will remain suspended till midnight of May 17. “It is reiterated that foreign and domestic airlines shall be…

Lockdown extension by PM Modi ‘inevitable’, says Kerala CM

Lockdown extension by PM Modi ‘inevitable’, says Kerala CM Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that the lockdown extension till May 3 announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was inevitable considering the situation in India, as it requires stringent measures to contain COVID-19. “It goes without saying that the extension of the lockdown to…