Friday, 30 September, 2022

Topic: Quarantine

8 African cheetahs to revive India’s extinct species will be quarantined first, then see the wild

The cheetahs will be introduced into a quarantining space in the Kuno National Park by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 17 September.

India makes 7-day home quarantine mandatory for international arrivals, Covid test on 8th day

The guidelines will come into force from 11 January. Previously, travellers coming from 'at risk' countries had to get their Covid test done upon arrival and wait till results were out.

BJP national executive expands but exclusion of outspoken leaders shows no space for dissent

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UK to lift quarantine rules for Indians fully vaccinated with Covishield from 11 October

Indian travellers who have received both doses of Covishield or another UK-approved vaccine at least 14 days before arrival in the UK can travel without having to quarantine now.

UK to abolish 10-day quarantine rule ​for almost all countries: Report

The current ‘red list’ of 54 countries will be slashed to nine. The changes are expected to be announced Thursday, said the Sunday Telegraph report.

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.

Adar Poonawalla sets aside fund of Rs 10 cr to support Indian students travelling abroad

Poonawalla said a few countries are yet to approve Covishield as an acceptable vaccine for travel so he will be supporting students abroad who may have to incur costs on quarantine.

How quarantines after international air travel are getting longer and lonelier

With questions hanging over the efficacy of vaccines on mutated strains, this new front in the public-health battle is damping hopes of a swift rebound in international air travel.

What quarantine is like at the most magical place on Earth

This 750-acre property is styled like a frontier campground and includes stand-alone cabins that don’t share ventilation systems to help contain Covid cases.

This is when you are most infectious with Covid-19

There is a reason why it has been so difficult to contain the novel coronavirus.

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.