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Ban on flights in India: No international commercial flights to land in India since March 22 for a week | India Business News

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NEW DELHI: India has banned all scheduled international commercial flights since Sunday, March 22, for a week as the deadly coronavirus continued to spread. India receives around 300 flights from abroad each week.

A government statement released Thursday said: “No scheduled international commercial passenger aircraft will be allowed to land in India from March 22, 2020 for a week. State governments must issue appropriate instructions so that all citizens over 65 years (other than for medical care) except for public representatives / public servants / medical professionals, they are advised to remain in their homes. ”

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“Similarly, all children under the age of 10 should be recommended to stay home and not venture out. Railways and civil aviation will suspend all travel on favorable terms, except for students, patients, and the divyang category.” States are required to enforce household work in the private sector Employees, except those working in emergencies / essential services To reduce overcrowding, all Group B and C employees will be asked to central government employees who attend offices on an alternate week and staggered hours for all employees, “he says.

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