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Omicron scuppers India's plan to resume international flights

PM Modi asks officials to review easing of curbs as 'proactive' move

NEW DELHI -- Days after India announced it would resume regular international passenger flights from mid-December, the government on Wednesday deferred that plan in view of the "evolving global scenario" after the emergence of omicron.

The situation "is being watched closely in consultation with all stakeholders," said the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, the country's aviation regulator, in a statement.

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