India to start biggest evacuation!


India is all set to evacuate thousands of its nationals stranded in several countries due to ongoing Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. The operation of two flights from Qatar to Kerala is a part of government’s mega mission to evacuate close to 15,000 Indians stranded in 12 countries between May 7 and May 13. As part of the mega mission, the Central government has given the go-ahead to operate two special flights from Qatar to India. The first flight will be from the capital city of Qatar to Kerala’s Kochi on May. The second flight will be from Dohar to Thiruvananthapuram on May 10, the Embassy added. As many as 64 flights will be operated by the central government in the first week of operation to bring stranded Indians from different countries, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri was quoted as saying to media. Out of these 64 flights, 10 will be sent to UAE, two to Qatar, five to Saudi Arabia, seven to the United Kingdom, five to Singapore, seven to the United States, five to the Philippines, seven to Bangladesh, two to Bahrain, seven to Malaysia, five to Kuwait, two to Oman, the Civil Aviation Minister was quoted as saying.