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India probes private laboratory for faulty Covid-19 tests on passengers arriving from Italy

Indian officials are investigating a private laboratory accused of faulty Covid-19 tests on passengers on two flights from Italy last week. At least 173 passengers from Rome, and 125 travellers from Milan tested positive on arrival in Amritsar. Thirty of them were tested again at the airport but only three people tested positive for Covid […]

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India Coronavirus: 173 out of 285 passengers test positive for Covid-19 in second Italy-India flight

For a second time in two days, the majority of passengers arriving in India on a flight from Italy have tested positive for Covid-19 according to Indian officials. On Friday, 173 out of 285 passengers aboard the flight from Rome to Amritsar tested positive on arrival. It follows more than a hundred people testing positive […]

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India: At least 10 Covid-19 positive passengers escape institutional quarantine, police hunt launched

At least 10 passengers have escaped from an airport in the northern Indian city of Amritsar after testing positive for Covid-19, according to Ruhee Dugg, a senior district official. The passengers arrived aboard an international chartered flight from Italy to India on Thursday, and 125 people tested positive on arrival. After arriving from Rome on […]

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125 passengers on Italy-India chartered flight test positive for Covid-19

A total of 125 passengers who arrived in the northern Indian city of Amritsar on a chartered flight from Italy have tested positive for Covid-19. They will be placed in isolation, health officials said. They were among 179 passengers on the flight from Milan which landed in Amritsar on Wednesday afternoon. The flight made a […]

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Man beaten to death for trying to commit sacrilegious act at Sikhism’s holiest shrine

A man suspected of trying to commit a sacrilegious act at Sikhism’s holiest shrine has been beaten to death, Amritsar police said. The incident took place during a prayer service at the city’s Golden Temple on Saturday, according to local media. The man allegedly barged into the inner sanctum, where Sikhism’s holy book, the Guru […]

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Golden Temple bans TikTok videos, selfies inside temple premises

The administration of Amritsar’s Golden Temple has banned making TikTok videos and taking selfies inside the temple premises after some visitors objected to uploading of videos on social media. The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), that administers the Golden Temple, has put up notices telling the visitors to not make videos and take selfies. “TikTok […]