Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Saturday briefed about the new 'Omicron' variant of the coronavirus, and he asked officials to review the plans to ease international travel restrictions in light of the "emerging new evidence".
Australia has become latest in the list of countries that are allowing Indians vaccinated with Covaxin entry inside their territories.
The order stated that the decision was taken after taking into consideration the recent demand for air travel.
The air travel between India and Canada was suspended, following second Covid-19 wave, with air traffic between the two countries resuming after a gap of over five months.
The US authorities said current travel restrictions will remain in place until the administration rolls out a 'new system' for regulating international travel.
India had imposed lower and upper limits on airfares based on flight duration when services were resumed on May 25, 2020, after a two-month lockdown due to coronavirus.
The hospitality sector in Europe is breathing a sigh of relief. As COVID incidence rates fall, restrictions are being relaxed, making tourism possible again.
The IATA Travel Pass will enable authorised labs and test centres to securely send test results or vaccination certificates to passengers, the airline noted.
Health experts say that scientifically it is proven that there are rare chances that naturally recovered people carry infection.
While Maharashtra has revoked the need of a negative RT-PCR report, Goa has made it mandatory to carry one.
Strict restrictions were imposed on travelers from India and some other countries because of the rise of the contagious delta variant of the coronavirus.
The UAE diplomatic mission are exempted from the decision.
Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday laid the Foundation stone and inaugurated various National Highway Projects in Himachal Pradesh.
The move comes in the backdrop of domestic airlines informing the Centre that state-level requirements for negative Covid tests for travel are hampering the growth of airlines
'Anyone who is not a UK or Irish citizen cannot enter the UK if they have been in India in the previous 10 days', says health secretary Matt Hancock.
Maharashtra and Delhi made it compulsory for passengers travelling from select states to produce a negative Covid-19 RT-PCR test report on arrival.
Dr Jarnail Singh died on February 6 in Singapore. His death has prompted tributes from those in the aviation and medical sectors worldwide.
These new limits would remain 'in force up to March 31, 2021, or until further orders', the ministry said its order on Thursday.
A medic administers a dose of Covid-19 vaccine to a beneficiary at a government vaccination centre in Bengaluru.PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak
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A medic sorts the vials of Covid-19 vaccine at a government vaccination centre in Bengaluru.PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak
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