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Explained: Know Why Countries Are Restricting Travel To And From India

Apr 21, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

On Monday, the United Kingdom put India on its travel 'red list' effective Friday. Shortly after that, the US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) put out an advisory saying 'Travelers should avoid all travel to India'

Covid: US Medical Body CDC Urges People To Avoid All Travel To India

Apr 20, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The medical body further said that if anyone is bound to travel to India, they must first get fully vaccinated.

Covid-19 Surge: Hong Kong Suspends Flights Connecting India From Tuesday To May 3

The Hong Kong government's decision has come after 50 passengers of two Vistara flights this month were found positive for Covid-19 when tested on arrival.

Cap On Domestic Flights Continues, Only 80% Allowed Till March End

Feb 11, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Airlines permitted to fly only 80 pc of pre-COVID flights till March-end: Govt

Saudi Arabia Bans Travellers From 20 Countries Including India; Check Full List

The ban will also include people who transited through the above-mentioned countries within the 14 days prior to their planned journey to Saudi Arabia.

03 February, 2021

Planning A Trip? You Can Now Visit Spiti As It Opens For Tourists On February 17

Ashwani Sharma

Spiti is currently under heavy snow and temperature is almost minus 11 degrees Celsius.

31 December, 2020

Nainital, Rishikesh, Goa Among Popular Destinations For New Year Celebrations

Eshita Bhargava

Travellers get to experience an array of sacred sites, traditional encounters, while nature lovers will enjoy its sun-washed beaches, wildlife sanctuaries, and lush national park.

22 December, 2020

Britain Hit With Tough Travel Bans Over New Coronavirus Strain

Associated Press (AP)

Canada, India, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Sweden were among the countries that suspended flights from Britain for various lengths of time.

30 September, 2020

With Ban On International Travel, Indians Explore More Domestic Destinations


According to a survey, Indian travellers journeyed on an average of 780 km per booking this year compared to 1,786 km per booking from June to August 2019. This is slightly lower than the global average of 63 percent.

20 February, 2019

China Bars Foreign Travellers From Tibet For Sensitive Anniversaries

Outlook Web Bureau

Although the foreigner travel ban is an annual occurrence, the occasion of the 60th anniversary of an abortive 1959 uprising against Chinese rule in Tibet is drawing added attention.

31 August, 2018

US Extends Travel Ban To North Korea

Outlook Web Bureau

The travel ban came to effect in September 2017 following the death of a 22-year-old economics student, who traveled to North Korea


23 July, 2018

INX Media Case: SC Allows Karti To Travel Abroad

Outlook Web Bureau

In February, Karti was arrested for his alleged role in the case. He was, however, granted bail in March by the Delhi High Court.

11 January, 2018

US Issues New Travel Advisory, Asks Citizens Not To Travel To Jammu And Kashmir

Outlook Web Bureau

India has been ranked Level 2 (exercise increased caution). The advisory asked Americans not to travel to J-K, except for eastern Ladakh and Leh and not to venture within 10 miles of the India-Pakistan border.

07 January, 2018

Why India Can Be An Alternative Education Destination For Students From Countries Banned By Trump

Shafeeq Rahman

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018 shows that 42 institutions in India are ranked among the top 1,000 institutions across the world

05 December, 2017

US Supreme Court Allows Trump's Travel Ban To Go Into Full Effect

Outlook Web Bureau

The travel ban is the third version of a contentious policy that Trump first sought to implement a week after taking office in January.


18 October, 2017

Travel Ban: US Judge Blocks Latest Version Of Donald Trump's Order

Outlook Web Bureau

The judge said the third rendition of the travel ban -- covering people from six mainly Muslim countries, as well as North Korea and some officials from Venezuela -- could not be justified under law.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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