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UK : PM Boris Johnson Accepts Responsibility For Crushing Byelection Defeat

Dec 17, 2021 PTI

Accepting his Conservative Party's defeat to Liberal Democrat candidate Helen Morgan in the byelection UK Prime Minister Bpris Johnson said, 'Clearly the vote in North Shropshire is a very disappointing result and I totally understand people's frustrations.'

UK Governing Conservatives Suffer Shock By-Election Loss

Dec 17, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party has suffered a stunning defeat in a parliamentary by-election that was a referendum on his government amid weeks of scandal and soaring COVID-19 infections.


Global Technology Summit 2021:‘India, UK Are Natural Partners,’ Says British PM Boris Johnson

2021 Global Technology Summit: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said both India and UK are ‘natural partners’, who are working on many ‘fantastic projects’.

India Exploring Possibility Of Inviting Leaders Of Central Asian Countries To Grace R-Day Celebrations

Dec 13, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

As a grouping, India had invited leaders of 10-nation influential regional bloc ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) for the Republic Day celebrations in 2018 and all of them attended it.


31 Dead As Migrant Boat Capsizes In English Channel

Authorities Wednesday found 31 bodies — including those of five women and a young girl — and two survivors.

13 November, 2021

COP26: Is A Deal In Sight As Climate Talks Go Into Overtime?

Deutsche Welle

Climate negotiations at COP26 are running into overtime in Glasgow. At stake are carbon credits, money for imperiled poorer nations and indeed the future of the planet.


03 November, 2021

COP26: China's Xi Stays Home, India Pledges Carbon Neutrality

Deutsche Welle

India's Narendra Modi pledged a carbon-neutral India by 2070. But President Xi Jinping of China, the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, skipped attendance. US President Biden called Xi's absence a 'mistake'.


02 November, 2021

COP26: World Leaders Back Deal To End Deforestation By 2030

Deutsche Welle

More than 100 world leaders, including Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro, are supporting the agreement at the COP26 climate summit. Activists say it greenlights 'another decade of deforestation'.


02 November, 2021

PM Modi and UK PM Boris Johnson Agree On Need To Curb Anti-India Extremist Groups: Foreign Secretary

Outlook Web Desk

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said on the sidelines of COP26 that anti-India activities organized by separatist groups in UK were an important issue raised during talks between PM Narendra Modi and British PM Boris Johnson.


31 October, 2021

G-20 Summit 2021: Leaders Turn To Climate Change On Last Day

Associated Press (AP)

The Group of 20 countries, which represent more than three-quarters of the world's greenhouse gas emissions, are looking for common ground on how to reduce emissions while helping poor countries deal with the impact of rising temperatures.


30 October, 2021

PM Modi To Meet Pope Francis In Vatican Today

Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet Pope Francis, ahead of the delegation level talks, during which they are expected to discuss global perspectives and Covid-19 pandemic.


11 October, 2021

PM Modi And UK PM Boris Johnson Discuss Afghanistan, Vaccine Issues

Outlook Web Desk

The telephonic conversation between both the leaders came four days after UK announced fully vaccinated Indians will not require to undergo mandatory quarantine.


11 October, 2021

PM Modi And UK PM Boris Johnson Discuss Travel, Trade, Defense And Climate Change

Outlook Web Desk

In a recent phone call between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister of UK, Boris Johnson, the major issue of recognition of 'Indian Vaccine Certification' was raised.


23 September, 2021

India, Japan Can’t Be Part Of AUKUS: US

Outlook Web Desk

The trilateral security alliance—AUKUS among Australia, UK and US is seen as an effort to counter China in the Indo-Pacific.


22 September, 2021

Biden Holds Bilateral Meets With British And Australian Prime Ministers, Discusses Indo-Pacific, Afghanistan

Associated Press (AP)

Ahead of the Quad Leaders' Summit, the US President Joe Biden held meetings with his Australian and British counterparts. Climate change and Covid-19, also the key issues.


21 September, 2021

Biden To Address UN General Assembly

PTI

It is believed that his address willl focus on clearing skepticism around US foreign policy post its hasty exit from Afghanistan. Strained relationship with France and China might also come up.


05 September, 2021

Highest Approval Rating Shows PM Modi’s ‘Pro-People’ Policies: BJP

Outlook Web Desk

The survey conducted by Morning Consult has put PM Narendra Modi with 70 per cent approval on the top of the list.


27 August, 2021

Security Lapse At UK Kabul Embassy, Details Of Afghan Staff Left Behind

Associated Press (AP)

The documents included the name and address of a senior embassy staff member, the contact details for other employees and the resumes and addresses of people applying to be interpreters.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz