What’s in the news?
- Over 3,700 Indians have returned on 17 special flights after fleeing Ukraine and reaching its neighbouring countries.
- As part of the government’s ‘Operation Ganga’, 14 civilian flights mounted by Indian airlines brought back 3,142 people and three C-17 flights by the Indian Air Force brought back 630 Indians from Romania, Hungary, Slovakia and Poland.
- About 9,364 Indians have been evacuated so far on 43 special flights, according to a statement from the Ministry of Civil Aviation. These include seven flights of C-17, which have also taken 9.7 tonnes of relief material.