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Back home in India, West Bengal has withdrawn the ban on incoming international flights effective Tuesday. However, international passengers either have to be fully vaccinated or go through an RT-PCR test within 72 hours from flight departure, an official statement reads.
The Assam government has said mandatory testing for Covid-19 at airports, railway stations and hospitals will stop from today, but those with symptoms may opt for tests on a voluntary basis.
On the business front, Anil Agarwal-led Vedanta and Hon Hai Technology Group (also known as Foxconn) have formed a joint venture (JV) to manufacture semiconductors in India. This is the first JV in the electronics manufacturing space after the PLI policy.