SAI promises assistance for badminton gamers stranded in isolation in Germany

SAI has stepped in to help badminton players Subhankar Dey and Ajay Jayaram out of a problematic scenario in Germany. Both the Indian badminton gamers are at the SaarLorLux Open Super 100 event in Saarbrucken, where compatriot and fellow participant Lakshya Sen’s father and coach DK Sen’s COVID-19 test returned positive on Tuesday evening.Dey and…

Germany, France announce brand-new lockdowns as COVID-19 spikes

German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Picture: Wikimedia Commons/Olaf Kosinsky Oct. 28 (UPI)– Germany and France revealed brand-new lockdown procedures Wednesday as new COVID-19 cases in Europe spiked to tape-record levels. German Chancellor Angela Merkel revealed a four-week shutdown for dining establishments, bars, theaters and other entertainment locations beginning Monday. Schools, stores and locations of praise will…

Quarantine: Coronavirus Curtain still intact as Germany avoids ‘no-go’ list

Amid the gathering gloom of autumn and accelerating infection rates, the hardy British traveller can still climb the highest peak in the Netherlands mainland without triggering two weeks of self-isolation.In his latest Thursday Teatime Tweet to the Nation, the transport secretary, Grant Shapps, moved Cyprus to the no-go list. Even though the UK’s rate of new infections…

Cyprus contributed to quarantine list– but Sweden and Germany survive

Spare an idea for the world’s airline companies. November is supposed to mark the start of the profitable winter sun season. Instead, the similarity British Airways are fighting to endure in the face of lockdowns and ever-changing travel restrictions. However, Bachelor’s Degree states it will operate 52 long-haul routes along with its short-haul network this…

Pandemic cases spiking, but will Europe accept restrictions again?

COVID-19 caseloads are surging past spring highs across Europe. Hospitals are filling up again.Britain has logged more than 150,000 new cases in the last week, while France recently topped a daily record of 52,000 new infections. Governments are weighing reintroducing restrictions in response, in hopes of replicating successes from the spring.But the United Kingdom, Spain,…

Singapore, Germany establish reciprocal green lane travel arrangement

SINGAPORE– Citizens in Singapore and Germany will quickly be able to travel between the 2 countries for business or main purposes, after the two nations agreed on a Reciprocal Green Lane plan (RGL).This is the first of such travel arrangement by Singapore with a European nation in the middle of the continuous COVID-19 pandemic. It…

Germany warns against travel to ski regions in Austria, Switzerland, Italy

BERLIN(Reuters) – Germany has actually released travel cautions for popular ski areas in Austria, Italy and Switzerland, scrambling to include the spread of the coronavirus as new infection numbers increased above 10,000 a day for the first time.Man, using a protective mask versus COVID-19, strolls over a bridge in Salzburg, Austria October 21, 2020. REUTERS/Leonhard…