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Sixty-four flights will bring back about 15,000 Indians stranded in 12 countries due to the Covid-19 crisis in the first week of a massive air operation, the central government said on Tuesday. In Telangana, the state government announced an extension of the lockdown till May 29, becoming the first state to take such a step after the beginning of the third phase of curbs to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease.
64 flights will bring home 15,000 Indians in a week
India has launched a concerted repatriation programme, by sea and air, to bring back stranded citizens stuck in various parts of the world, but with a strict set of preconditions…