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India proposes air travel arrangement with 5 neighbours

Union civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Tuesday said that India has proposed air bubbles with five neighboring countries. The five countries with which India wants to resume commercial flight services are Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Nepal and Bhutan. Conspicuously, Pakistan is missing from the list. “Air bubbles have also been proposed with our...

Rajkot, Surat get 5-star rating for garbage-free city status

Rajkot and Surat are the only cities from Gujarat to figure in the Centre’s list of 5-star garbage-free cities. The others who made it to the list include Navi Mumbai, Indore, Mysore, and Ambikapur (Chhattisgarh). Ahmedabad, Bagasara, Gandhinagar, Jamnagar and Talala in Gujarat have got a three-star garbage free rating while Vadodara, Bhavnagar, Visavadar, Vyara...