New Covid variant puts India on alert; govt calls for strict screening for travellers from 3 nations | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: In the wake of multiple cases of new Covid-19 variant B.1.1529 reported in Botswana, South Africa and Hong Kong, the Centre has asked states to conduct “rigorous screening … Read More

south africa: South Africa detects new Covid-19 variant in small numbers – Times of India

JOHANNESBURG: South African scientists have detected a new COVID-19 variant in small numbers and are working to understand its potential implications, the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) said on … Read More

In a 1st in India, leopard with ‘strawberry’ coat seen in Raj | India News – Times of India

UDAIPUR: In a first in India, the rare ‘pink’ leopard was recently sighted in Ranakpur region, in the Aravalli hills of south Rajasthan. Earlier sightings of the pink leopard were … Read More

New SOP at Karnataka airports for international flyers | Bengaluru News – Times of India

BENGALURU: Passengers arriving from countries where cases are surging will have to undergo Covid-19 tests at airports in Karnataka, the state government said in a circular. Passengers whose flights orginate … Read More

Two foreign women arrested with drugs worth Rs 25 crore at Mumbai airport | Mumbai News – Times of India

MUMBAI: Custom Department on Sunday arrested two foreign women with around 5 kg of heroin at Mumbai airport. As per the information shared by the department, the drugs are worth … Read More

Pak lifts travel restrictions from 11 countries, including India – Times of India

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has lifted travel restrictions from 11 countries including India on Friday, local media reported. The country’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) revised its international travel list and removed 11 … Read More