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Canada plans to lift ban on flights from India next week with new COVID-19 protocols [Video]

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OTTAWA –The federal government plans to lift a months-long ban on direct flights from India early next week with enhanced COVID-19 screening protocols in place.

A statement from Transport Canada released Tuesday says the current restrictions, which were set to expire the same day, will be extended until Sept. 26 at 11:59 p.m. EDT.

At that point, travellers must have proof of a negative COVID-19 molecular test from the approved Genestrings Laboratory at the Delhi airport taken within 18 hours of their departure. They must also upload their vaccination details to the ArriveCAN app or on the website.

“Travellers who are unable to meet these requirements will be denied boarding,” the statement reads.

Those who depart from India to Canada via an indirect route will still be required to obtain a negative molecular test from a third country within 72 hours …

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Japan has assured U.S. it will keep in close contact on Olympics White House [Video]

FILE PHOTO: A man looks at his mobile phone next to The Olympic rings in front of the Japan Olympics Museum in Tokyo, Japan, March 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov May 27, 2021 WASHINGTON (Reuters) The Japanese government has assured the United States that it will keep in close contact []

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Jackpot? California Drivers Win Traffic Tickets For Driving On 15 Freeway Shoulders Out Of Las Vegas CBS Los Angeles [Video]

With the 15 Freeway near the California-Nevada border jammed for miles most of the day Monday, and Nevada Highway Patrol officers were ready for drivers who got fed up with the backup.