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Extension of e-Tourist Visa scheme to 37 more countries from Friday

New Delhi, Feb 25: The e-Tourist Visa (e-TV) facility will be extended to 37 more countries from Friday, which will increase the total count of countries under the scheme to 150. The latest 37 countries included in the e-Tourist Visa scheme are Albania, Austria, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cape Verde, Comoros, Cote d’lvoire, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Eritrea, ...

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UN health agency urges action now in European countries to prevent Zika virus spread

New York, Feb 4: European countries were called on on Wednesday by the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) to act early and in a coordinated way to protect the region from Zika virus, just one day after another case was confirmed in the United States. “Now is the time for countries to prepare themselves to reduce the risk to ...

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Cases of Zika virus, 20 American countries & 10 in Africa affected: WHO

New York, Jan 23: Twenty countries in the Americas and about 10 in Africa, Asia and the Pacific have reported cases of the mosquito-borne Zika virus infection according to information delivered on Friday by the UN World Health Organization (WHO). “Most are reporting sporadic cases but we have larger outbreaks in Brazil, in Colombia, in El Salvador, in Panama and ...

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UN agency welcomes initial step on migration by Southeast Asian countries

New York, May 21: The United Nations refugee agency welcomed on Wednesday the commitment announced by the Foreign Ministers of Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand to resolve the issue of the thousands of refugees and migrants stranded in boats in the Bay of Bengal and off the coast of Southeast Asia. “This is an important initial step in the search for ...

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Four SAARC Countries Move to Finalize Motor Vehicles Agreement

Kolkata, Feb 6: Senior officials from India, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal met on 2-3 February at Raichak near Kolkata to finalize a Motor Vehicles Agreement (MVA) for a seamless transit of passenger and cargo vehicles between their countries and draw up plans for its speedy implementation. The agreement will allow passenger, personal and cargo vehicles to travel along designated key ...

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