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COVID-19 lockdown: See what happens when domestic flights resume in India after two months

COVID-19 lockdown: See what happens when domestic flights resume in India after two months

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1 of 19 A security personnel checks a passenger's documents as he arrives at Chennai airport for domestic travel, after flights resumed during the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, in Chennai, Monday, May 25, 2020. Image Credit: PTI 2 of 19 Air hostesses flash the victory sign as they arrive at Jai Prakash Narayan International Airport following the resumption of domestic flights during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Patna on Monday. Image Credit: ANI 3 of 19 A security personnel checks a passenger's identity card as they arrive at Chennai airport for domestic travel, in Chennai, Monday, May 25, 2020. Image Credit: PTI 4 of 19 Seating benches marked to help passengers maintain social distancing norms at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in ...
Pakistan plane crash: Police officer who saved others until he fell unconscious earns praise online

Pakistan plane crash: Police officer who saved others until he fell unconscious earns praise online

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A police officer from Karachi is being hailed as a hero after he dug through the debris and helped save others till he collapsed after the horrific Pakistan International Airlines plane crash on Friday. A tweet from, Farhan Khan, whose bio says that he is the Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) in Pakistan on his unverified account, read: “Unsung hero of Sindh Police. He reached PIA crash site as first responder and took part in the search and rescue operations for hours until he collapsed due to suffocation. Currently he is being treated at Model Medical Center. #planecrash” The May 23 post included two pictures of the police officer, one supposedly from the hospital bed and stated that he fell unconscious after saving others because of carbon dioxide inhalation. The cop was
Coronavirus: Impoverished Indian migrant couple try to sell their two-month-old, amid lockdown

Coronavirus: Impoverished Indian migrant couple try to sell their two-month-old, amid lockdown

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With no work or money amid India’s lockdown, a migrant worker couple in Hyderabad tried to sell their two-month-old baby boy for Rs22,000 (Dh1,065) yesterday. Twitter users are sharing the “horrific” news, discussing how the lockdown is pushing people to take drastic steps. Reportedly, cops arrested the couple Madan Kumar Singh, 32 and Saritha, 30, who migrated from Uttar Pradesh, to Hyderabad, for work. The construction labourers who lost their jobs during the lockdown, were taking the help of a woman named Seshu, who was brokering the deal. She was also taken into custody. The couple has two children, and tried selling the younger one. The first child is seven years old. Sharing the news report, tweep @Agrawal_Raj: “Now this. A new low being r
COVID-19: Latest disinfection drive timings and fines in the UAE explained

COVID-19: Latest disinfection drive timings and fines in the UAE explained

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1 of 25 New announcements were made regarding the UAE's National Disinfection Drive on May 18, along with a list of fines and penalties against those found violating the regulations. Here is all you need to know. Image Credit: Antonin Kélian Kallouche/Gulf News 2 of 25 From May 20, 2020, the timings for the National Disinfection Drive will be from 8pm to 6am each day, until further notice. Image Credit: Virendra Saklani/Gulf News 3 of 25 Picture used for illustrative purposes only. Image Credit: Atiq Ur Rehman /Gulf News 4 of 25 The timings will also be implemented during the Eid break. Malls will be open from 9am to 7pm. Image Credit: Atiq Ur Rehman /Gulf News 5 of 25 Malls will adhere to all the guidelines that were issued by authorities regarding the first p
PIA crash: Crashed Pakistan plane’s pilot ignored 3 warnings to lower altitude

PIA crash: Crashed Pakistan plane’s pilot ignored 3 warnings to lower altitude

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Karachi: The pilot of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA)'s crashed plane ignored three warnings from the air traffic controllers about the aircraft's altitude and speed before the landing, saying he was satisfied and would handle the situation, according to a report on Monday. The national flag carrier's PK-8303 tragedy on Friday, in which 97 people were killed and two miraculously survived, is one of the most catastrophic aviation disasters in the country's history. The Airbus A-320 from Lahore to Karachi was 15 nautical miles from the Jinnah International Airport, flying at an altitude of 10,000 feet above the ground instead of 7,000 when the Air Traffic Control (ATC) issued its first warning to lower the plane's altitude, Geo News quoted an ATC report as saying. Instead
COVID-19: Kuwait to deport 136 Indians by June 4

COVID-19: Kuwait to deport 136 Indians by June 4

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Agartala: The Kuwait government will deport 136 Indians belonging to Assam and Tripura and they will reach Guwahati by June 4, a Tripura Minister said on Sunday night. Tripura’s Law and Education Minister Ratan Lal Nath said that all the 136 Indians now in Kuwait jail for violation of law of that country. He said that the External Affairs Ministry has informed this to the Tripura government. Nath, spokesman of the Tripura government, said that 105 Indians, stranded in Bangladesh, would return to Tripura by bus on May 28. “After arrival of the people from Kuwait and Bangladesh, their swab samples would be tested. If they tested positive for COVID-19, all the people would remain in the institutional quarantine center,” the minister said.Content retrieved from: https://gulfnews.com/w
Coronavirus: Kuwait announces plan to end full COVID-19 lockdown

Coronavirus: Kuwait announces plan to end full COVID-19 lockdown

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Dubai: Kuwait will replace the complete lockdown with a partial curfew as of May 31, a top official said on Monday. Anas Al Saleh, Kuwait Minister of Interior, said the government had decided not to extend the 24-hour nationwide curfew imposed due to coronavirus outbreak after May 30. However, he said it will be replaced with partial curfew that will be reduced gradually until normal life resumes. The minister said: “We are entering a new phase in our war against the COVID-19 virus after May 30.” Technical teams are working now to put final touches on plans to return to normal life, the minister added. Kuwaiti authorities enforced the full curfew from May 10 to 30 as part of precautionary measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in the country following a rise in
Father batters daughters to death for being loud

Father batters daughters to death for being loud

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Sant Kabir Nagar: A father battered his five-year-old and 2-year-old daughters to death merely because they were creating a noise. The residents of the village are so distressed at the incident that most of them did not celebrate Eid on Monday. The incident took place in Banethu village in Sant Kabir Nagar on Sunday night. The accused has been arrested while the bodies have been sent for post mortem. According to the police spokesperson, 35-year-old Zainul Abdeen had divorced his wife Shahida over a year ago but his daughters Mosiba, 5, and Alsiba, 2, were staying with him. "On Sunday night, the girls were playing in the house and making noise which angered the father. Zainul picked up a brick lying nearby and smashed the girls' heads till they died. The police reached the house o
Three cars stolen while their engines were on in Ajman

Three cars stolen while their engines were on in Ajman

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Ajman: A 19-year-old Asian man was arrested by the Ajman Police for stealing three cars that were left unattended in front of shops in the Al Nuaimyah area. The stolen cars were parked in front of the shops with their engines on. Lieutenant Colonel Ahmad Saeed Al Nuaimi, Director of the Criminal and Investigation Department of Ajman Police, said the police received complaints from the car owners about the thefts while they were inside the shops. Police formed a team to track down the suspect and arrested him with the help of Sharjah Police. The accused and the case file were transferred to Public Prosecution. Lt-Col Al Nuaimi urged motorists not to leave cars unattended stressing that any activity affecting the safety and security of residents will not be tolerated.Content r...
Thai scientists begin COVID-19 vaccine trials on monkeys

Thai scientists begin COVID-19 vaccine trials on monkeys

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1 of 11 Thailand has began testing a vaccine against the coronavirus on monkeys after positive trials in mice, an official said. Image Credit: AFP 2 of 11 Thailand's minister of higher education, science, and research and innovation, Suvit Maesincee, said researchers had moved testing of the vaccine to monkeys and hoped to have a "clearer outcome" of its effectiveness by September. | A lab technician holds a bottle containing results for COVID-19 vaccine testing at Chula Vaccine Research Center. Image Credit: AP 3 of 11 "This project is for the human race, not just Thais. The prime minister (Prayuth Chan-ocha) has outlined a policy that we must develop a vaccine and join the world community workforce on this," Suvit told reporters. | A laboratory technician hol...