India Removes Curbs On Number Of Ukraine Flights Amid Russia Tension

February 17, 2022

The Indian government has removed restrictions on the number of flights to/from Ukraine under air bubble arrangement amid the prevailing situation in the former Soviet state and its neighbour Russia, which has deployed troops, attack helicopters along the border, leading to fears of an invasion. | Read more|

Foreign Covid Aid Pours In, But "Teething Problems" In Distribution

May 4, 2021

As the world responds to India's Covid SOS, questions have emerged over whether foreign aid, including a vast number of oxygen machines and life-saving drugs, is reaching its destination. Government officials admit to "teething problems" in distributing foreign aid. To tackle one of them - delays at customs - the gover | Read more|

Saudi Extends Passenger Flights Ban By Another Week Over New Virus Strain

December 28, 2020

Saudi Arabia has extended its suspension of commercial passenger flights by at least one week and possibly two amid concerns over a new variant of the coronavirus. Saudi Arabia will however allow flights in "exceptional cases", an interior ministry official said according to the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) on Sun | Read more|