Category: Tourism

E Registration Mandatory for Road Travellers Entering Punjab

Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh led Punjab Govt has strongly advised road travellers entering or transiting through Punjab to self-register, either through COVA app or through a weblink,, before embarking on the journey. The objective of e-registration is to avoid any inconvenience to the travellers due to crowding and long queues at the border check points.
After registration the primary traveller will receive a confirmation link through SMS.
This will be followed by basic medical screening. After successful medical screening, the process is over. In case a passenger exhibits Covid symptoms, the health staff at the Border Check Point will assist and guide the passenger(s).

226 Swiss Nationals Stranded in India ,evacuated

226 Swiss nationals stranded in India following the nationwide lockdown have left for Zurich by a Swiss International Airlines
The flight departed for Zurich at 11.20 PM on Saturday from Cochin airport
62 Swiss nationals stranded in Kolkotta and 164 from Kocchi boarded this flight

Rahul Gandhi Asks Govt to Bring Back Indians Stuck in Middle East

(New Delhi)Rahul Gandhi Asks Govt to Bring Back Indians Stuck in Middle East
He Tweeted The workers are in deep distress there due to shutting of businesses in the Middle East due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“The Covid19 crisis and shutting of businesses in the Middle East have left thousands of Indian workers in deep distress and desperate to return home.
“The Government must organise flights to bring home our brothers and sisters most in need of assistance, with quarantine plans in place,” he said on Twitter.

112 French Citizens Evacuated From Kerala+TN in a Chartered AI Flight

(Kochi)112 French Citizens Evacuated From Kerala+TN in a Chartered AI Flight
The French citizens, mostly tourists and those who came for Ayurvedic treatment, were brought by the state tourism department 24 days ahead of their trip.
This Flight has been facilitated on the request Of Embassy of France and all Medical formalities are completed
French citizens were stranded due to the lockdown announced by the central government to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus.
The Air India flight was chartered by the French government for evacuating its citizens in various cities in India including Kochi, Bengaluru and Mumbai.
On Friday, Gulf nation Oman had evacuated its 46 citizens stranded in Kochi in an Oman Air flight.

Prohibitory Orders in Holi Haridwar till 31st :Corona Virus

(Haridwar) Prohibitory Orders Imposed in Holi Haridwar:Corona Virus
Section 144 of the CrPC have been imposed to prevent large gatherings in the urban areas of Uttarakhand’s Haridwar district amid the statewide lockdown in view of the coronavirus threat.
The prohibitory orders will remain in force till 5 pm on March 31,
All locals, foreigners or people from outside the state will have to stay indoors during the period in compliance with the guidelines of social distancing

Spanish Queen And King Visit to White House Postponed

Spanish Queen And King Visit to White House Postponed
In order for the United States and Spain to continue to devote their full resources and attention to the COVID-19 response, the April 21, 2020, White House State Visit by Their Majesties King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain has been postponed. President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump look forward to welcoming Their Majesties to the United States and the White House in the near future.
As per Press Secretary The United States will continue to work with Spain and all of our European partners to minimize the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kartarpur Sahib Gurudwara Pilgrimage in Pak Suspended:Corona Virus

(New Delhi)Kartarpur Sahib Gurudwara Pilgrimage in Pak Suspended:Corona Virus
As per Ministry of Home Affairs this suspension beginning Sunday midnight in view of the Coronavirus outbreak,
The government has also suspended movement of all types of passengers through international border points with Pakistan from 00:00 hours of March 16
In November, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had inaugurated a dedicated corridor connecting Dera Baba Nanak in Punjab with Kartarpur Sahib gurudwara in Pakistan.
Indian pilgrims of all faiths are allowed to undertake round the year visa-free travel to the historic gurudwara, the final resting place of founder of Sikhism Guru Nanak Dev ji.

Public Safety Act Against Senior Abdullah Revoked Immediately

(Srinagar,NewDelhi) Public Safety Act Against Senior Abdullah Revok
The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Friday revoked the Public Safety Act against former chief minister Farooq Abdullah
In an order, state Home Secretary Shaleen Kabra said the PSA invoked on Abdullah on September 17 and further extended on December 13, has been revoked

India Says No to Foreigners till 15th April

(New Delhi) @WHO Declares @COVID-19 a #Pandemic
So India Takes Bold Step & Says No to Visitors
#NoVisa For Foreigners Upto 15th April
India on Wednesday suspended all visas, except a few categories such as diplomatic and employment, till April 15 in a bid to contain the spread of novel coronavirus, according to an official statement.
The government also “strongly advised” Indians to avoid all non-essential travel abroad.
The suspension will come into effect from 1200 GMT on March 13 at the port of departure.
Visas of all foreigners already in India remain valid.
The decisions were taken at a meeting of a group of ministers held here under the chairmanship of Health Minister Harsh Vardhan.

PM Modi’s Visit to Bangladesh Put Off :Corona Virus

(New Delhi) PM Modi’s Visit to Bangladesh Put Off
Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi’s visit to Bangladesh next week to attend the birth centenary celebrations of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman has been put off after the commemorative programmes were deferred due to detection of Coronavirus cases in that country, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Monday.
Decision has been taken by Bangladesh to defer the public events being organised to celebrate the birth centenary of the Father of Bangladesh, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
The deferment is on account of the detection of cases of coronavirus in Bangladesh, and the larger global public health situation in this regard.