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Kashmir: India Hits Out At UN Human Rights Body Over ‘Baseless’ Report

Dec 02, 2021 Seema Guha

The Union Ministry of External Affairs in its reaction to the report on Kashmir said it ‘… betrays a complete lack of understanding on the part of the OHCHR of the security challenges faced by India from cross-border terrorism’.

Covid-19: Germany Confirms First Two Cases Of Omicron Variant

Nov 28, 2021 Deutsche Welle

Germany's first two cases of the Covid-19 variant Omicron have been confirmed in Munich. The development comes with the world on alert over the variant first discovered in southern Africa.


Beijing Winter Olympics: China Slams US President Joe Biden For 'Considering' Games Boycott

Joe Biden’s comment comes days after a virtual summit with Chinese counterpart XI Jinping, during which the two leaders said they should respect each other and co-exist in peace.

US To Hold Huge Crude Oil Sale In Gulf Of Mexico After Climate Talks

Nov 17, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The livestreamed sale will invite energy companies to bid on drilling leases across some 136,000 square miles, about twice the area of Florida.


Will US Slap Sanction Against India For Buying S400-Missile System From Russia?

According to Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) passed by the US Congress in 2017, any country working against US interests will be under sanctions. Helping Russian arms sales is not in the US interest.

16 November, 2021

US President Joe Biden Hopes New $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill Can Boost His Popularity

Associated Press (AP)

Support for US President Joe Biden took a hit amid rising inflation and the inability to fully shake the public health and economic risks from Covid-19.


15 November, 2021

Joe Biden, Xi Jinping To Hold Their First Presidential Meeting Today

Associated Press (AP)

Monday's meeting — the two leaders' third engagement since Biden became president — comes amid mounting tensions in the U.S.-China relationship.


14 November, 2021

US, China Trade Taiwan Warnings Ahead Of Biden-Xi Summit

Deutsche Welle

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken spoke to his Chinese counterpart amid rising international concern over Beijing's recent military incursions into Taiwan's air defense zone.


11 November, 2021

China Warns Of Return To Cold War Tensions

Deutsche Welle

Chinese President Xi Jinping said all countries in the Asia-Pacific must work together on joint challenges rather than relapse into a Cold War mentality, as tensions between China and the US grow over Taiwan.


08 November, 2021

PM Modi Has Highest Approval Ratings Among Fellow World Leaders: American Research Firm

Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is standing at an approval rating of 70%, the highest among other major world leaders. He has crossed this mark for the second time, Morning Consult recorded.


05 November, 2021

US President Joe Biden Administration Sues Texas Over New Voting Laws

Associated Press (AP)

The lawsuit does not challenge the entirety of a sweeping measure signed in September by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott in Texas, which already has some of the nation's toughest voting rules.


03 November, 2021

Covid-19: US Gives Final Vaccine Clearance For Children 5 To 11

Deutsche Welle

The CDC has given the green light for around 28 million children to receive the BioNtech-Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine. President Joe Biden hopes to have the program up and running within days.


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'.


01 November, 2021

Glasgow: Joe Biden To 'Feel The Heat' As COP26 Talks Turn To Climate Crisis

Associated Press (AP)

US President Joe Biden and over 130 other world leaders are expected to declare how their nation will do its utmost to meet the climate crisis.


30 October, 2021

G20 Summit: PM Modi Meets President Biden And Other World Leaders

Outlook Web Desk

PM Modi interacted with US President Joe Biden, French President Emmanuel Macron, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the sidelines of the G20 Summit.


30 October, 2021

10 US States Move Court Against Joe Biden Administration Over Covid-19 Vaccine Rule

Associated Press (AP)

The states asked a federal judge to block Biden's requirement that all employees of federal contractors be vaccinated against the coronavirus.


29 October, 2021

US To Deepen Ties With Taiwan Amid China Scare

Associated Press (AP)

The US support for Taiwan comes as tensions between China and the island are now at the highest in decades, with Beijing stepping up its military harassment by flying fighter jets toward Taiwan.


29 October, 2021

Joe Biden To Meet Pope Francis To Talk Covid-19, Climate, Poverty

Deutsche Welle

The first stop of his Europe trip for the devout Catholic US president is an audience with the pope, before pressing the case for democratic values and US leadership on climate change at the G20 and COP26 meetings.


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A tractor at work at the construction site of the Central Vista project, in New Delhi.

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Congress General Secretary and AICC in-charge of Uttar Pradesh (UP) Priyanka Gandhi speaks during 'Pratigya rally', ahead of UP Assembly elections 2022, in Moradabad.

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. K. Stalin visits the flood affected areas, in Thoothukudi.

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Doctors release a health advisory during an awareness campaign against air pollution to mark National Pollution Control Day, in Kolkata.

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Rashtriya Janata Dal MLA Bhai Virendra and BJP MLA Sanjay Saravgi go for compromise in the presence of Speaker Vijay Kumar Sinha, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav and Deputy CM Tarkishor Prasad following a verbal spat between...

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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

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Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh