Lockdown extended till May 31, but most curbs lifted

As the third phase of lockdown in India ended on Sunday, the Centre announced an extension till May 31, but listed considerable relaxations in non-containment zones that are set to further open up the economy

£310 mn from PM CARES Fund for migrants, vaccine research

The Central government said it will release £310 million from the PM CARES Fund towards care of migrants workers, purchase of ventilators and support vaccine development for the Covid-19 virus

Don't go home on foot: Palaniswami appeals to migrants

Chief Minister K Palaniswami has appealed to migrant workers stranded in Tamil Nadu not to undertake journey on foot to their home states and assured them that plans are afoot to facilitate the return of 10,000 migrant labourers every day

Karnataka announces £161 mn relief package

The Karnataka government has announced a £161 million relief package to help stimulate economic activity in the state and to compensate for the loss of livelihoods

PM Modi announces interim relief package of £100 mn to Bengal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an immediate relief package of £100 million to the West Bengal government to deal with the aftermath of the cyclone Amphan, which has left at least 77 dead in the state

24 killed as Cyclone Amphan hits Bengal, Odisha and Bangladesh

At least 24 people were killed and over 3 million displaced by Cyclone Amphan barreled through India and Bangladesh, authorities said

Vibrant Gujarat roadshow held in Mumbai

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani held a roadshow in Mumbai on November 26, for the ninth edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2019

Manchester airport delivers major boost to north with new Mumbai connection

Jet Airways’ five-times-a-week service from Manchester to Mumbai took for the first time this morning, at a celebration attended by Aviation Minister, Baroness Liz Sugg and hundreds of guests from across the region.

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