India to resume regular international flight

The Civil Aviation Ministry on March 8 announced that it will resume regular international flight operations from March 27. “After having recognized the increased vaccination coverage across the globe and in consultation with the stakeholders, the Government of India has decided to resume scheduled commercial international passenger services to/from IndiaRead More →

IndiGo limits flights connecting West Bengal to Delhi Mumbai to Mondays and Fridays

Budget carrier IndiGo airlines announced on January 3 that it will limit its flights connecting Kolkata, Durgapur, and Bagdogra to Delhi and Mumbai to Mondays and Fridays. The announcement comes a day after the West Bengal government announced, along with a slew of fresh COVID-19 curbs in view of rising coronavirus cases,Read More →

Covid-19 pandemic: Mumbai sees 8,063 fresh cases and no death

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands The Covid-19 pandemic reduced life expectancy in 2020 by the largest amount since World War II, according to a study published on Monday by Oxford Univer­sity, with the life expectancy of American men dropping by more than two years. Life expectancy fell by more than six months compared with 2019Read More →

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands No Delta plus variant of COVID-19, considered highly contagious, was found among 376 samples tested in the second round of genome sequencing in Mumbai, a senior civic official said. Additional municipal commissioner (western suburbs) Suresh Kakani said the samples were examined at a genome sequencingRead More →

PM Modi arrives in US to attend Quad leaders' summit, address UNGA

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to the US next week to participate in the first in-person Quad summit that is expected to broadly focus on contemporary global challenges, including the Afghan crisis, the Covid pandemic, and ensuring a free and open Indo-Pacific. In his first visitRead More →

Vaccine passports

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will set out on Tuesday his plans to manage the Covid-19 pandemic in the winter months, announcing a decision to scrap the introduction of vaccine passports and steps to end some emergency powers. Johnson, under fire from some in his governing Conservative Party forRead More →

Gold heads for weekly gain

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands India’s gold imports in August nearly doubled from a year earlier to the highest in five months on strong demand and as weaker prices prompted jewelers to ramp up purchases for the festive season, a government source said. Higher imports by the world’s second-biggest bullion consumer couldRead More →