Sunday, 4 December, 2022

Topic: Evacuation

Small town India’s aspiring doctors, now trapped in war zone: Why students chose Ukraine

Private contractors help many students from Tier 2 and 3 cities get admission to quality medical colleges in Ukraine that offer education at a much lower cost than in India.

India planning alternate routes to get citizens out as Ukraine airspace shuts down

Additional Russian-speaking officials have been sent to India’s embassy in Kyiv and are being deployed in countries neighbouring Ukraine.

Last US plane leaves Afghanistan as America ends its longest war

US Tuesday officially ended its military presence in Afghanistan after a two-decade war, with a rushed withdrawal of over 123,000 people since 14 August when Kabul fell to Taliban.

Health ministry mandates compulsory 14 days quarantine for Afghan evacuees at ITBP camp

Any person testing positive or detected as symptomatic shall be shifted to identified Covid-19 dedicated Covid Care Centre or Covid hospital of NCT of Delhi, the memorandum stated.

India brings back 78 people as part of evacuation mission from Afghanistan

The group along with three copies of the Guru Granth Sahib was airlifted from Kabul to Dushanbe by a military transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force Monday.

146 Indians evacuated from Afghanistan to Doha by NATO reach Delhi

It was the second batch of Indians to be brought back from Doha. The Indians evacuated were employees of a number of foreign companies that were operating in Afghanistan.

‘Logical & right decision’, says Biden as US expands evacuation efforts at Kabul airport

President Joe Biden said the US has lifted about 11,000 people out of Kabul within 36 hours and the number will change day to day as the air and ground operations in Kabul vary.

India evacuates 168 people from Kabul as security situation deteriorates in Afghanistan

The MEA said the Modi government’s priority is to get accurate information about all Indian nationals currently in Afghanistan.

IAF has a history of dangerous evacuations. Here’s my story — from Chandigarh to Ladakh

Casualty evacuation from remote places in the Himalayas not connected even by rail or road is an important part of the lives of those serving in the Indian Air Force.

Why Air Force won’t be a part of India’s massive Covid evacuation for now

India plans to bring home over 2 lakh Indians stranded abroad due to the coronavirus pandemic. But unlike earlier evacuations, the IAF is on stand-by.

On Camera


Megha Thakur was no run-of-the-mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

Recalling 8 stories of supreme heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 Bangladesh war 

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.