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New Delhi

Children's Vaccination: How 10 States Have Rolled It Out Today

Jan 03, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Vaccination for children in the age group of 15-18 has started today. Here is how various states have rolled out the process.

Over 1 Lakh 10-year-old Diesel Vehicles Deregistered In Delhi

Jan 01, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

"In compliance with the National Green Tribunal's (NGT) direction, the Delhi government has deregistered 1,01,247 diesel vehicles that completed 10 years on January 1, 2022. Owners of such vehicles can apply online for NOC if they want re-registration in other states," said the officer.

Centre considering moving review petition in SC to allow reservation of OBCs in local body polls

The development comes after the Supreme Court decided to strike down the recent 27 percent reservation in favour of Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in local bodies made by Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh governments.

Delhi HC Allows Minor Sexual Assault Survivor To Medically Terminate Pregnancy

Nov 06, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The medical board stated that the petitioner suffered from no medical co-morbidity and termination of pregnancy could be performed.

Delhi Faces Waterlogging And Traffic Congestion Due To Heavy Rains

'Morning rain was of high intensity so a few areas of the city witnessed waterlogging. Our field staff is on the ground and we are closely observing the situation,' a PWD official said.

20 July, 2021

Delhi Rains: Cop's Car Gets Swallowed By Pit As Road Collapses Under Him

Outlook Web Desk

The incident occurred in the city's Dwarka area where the road collapsed following overnight rain. Police constable Ashwani escaped unscathed.

14 April, 2021

Infosys Buyback: India IT Major Approves Share buyback Worth Rs 9,200 Crore; Check Details

New Delhi

The Bengaluru-based company's net profit (after minority interest) was Rs 4,321 crore in the January-March 2020 quarter.

24 December, 2020

PM Modi To Flag Off India's First Driverless Train On Dec 28: DMRC

Outlook Web Bureau

PM Modi will also launch fully operational National Common Mobility Card (NCMC) for travel on Airport Express Line of Delhi Metro.

16 December, 2020

IND Vs AUS: VVS Laxman Feels Virat Kohli Role Model As Leader, But 'Captaincy Still Work-In-Progress'

New Delhi

Former India batsman Laxman says Kohli leads by example as far as work ethic is concerned but tends to be a bit defensive in field settings

18 November, 2020

SC Allows UP Govt To Fill Up 69,000 Posts For Teachers As Per May Results


A bench dismissed petitions challenging the Allahabad HC's decision to uphold the cut off marks for selection of assistant basic teachers in the states.

27 August, 2020

Sharjeel Is A Patriot Who Loves India From The Core Of His Heart: Family

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Sharjeel Imam, a PhD student from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has been booked under various laws for his alleged anti-national speeches and involvement in the Delhi Riots 2020

06 May, 2020

Bois Locker Room A Reminder That Something Is Drastically Wrong With How We Raise Children

Ekta Kumar

It is easy to blame the boys. After all, they are old enough to understand the basic values of respect and consent. But that doesn’t really solve an age old problem of patriarchal mindset and sexist attitude, which continues to linger from one generation to the next.

25 March, 2020

'People In White Coats Are Gods Right Now': PM Modi On Discrimination Against Doctors

Outlook Web Bureau

PM Modi reiterated that social distancing and staying indoors is the only way out to deal with Coronavirus.

23 March, 2020

Coronavirus Highlights: Cases In India Rise To 468; 19 States, UTs Under Lockdown

Outlook Web Bureau

India has imposed a complete lockdown on 75 districts across 22 states and union territories after the country recorded seven deaths

19 January, 2020

On CAA Row, Nirmala Sithraman Gives Numbers To Reject Opposition's Allegations

Outlook Web Bureau

Nirmala Sitharaman also said that it was during this period that Pakistani singer Adnan Sami, too, was given the Indian citizenship.

01 December, 2019

Indian Economy In Deep Crisis, Witnessing 'Death Of Demand': Yashwant Sinha

New Delhi

The official data released on Friday show that India's second-quarter GDP growth has slumped drastically to '4.5 per cent' and is at its lowest in over six years.

21 October, 2019

Stop Terror Activities & Attempts To Destabilise India Or...: Rajnath Singh Warns Pakistan

Outlook Web Bureau

'If this is not stopped or controlled, we will continue to give a befitting reply,' Rajnath Singh said, a day after Indian claimed to have killed six to ten Pakistani soldiers and destroyed 3 terror camps.

22 September, 2019

Committed To Meet India's Energy Security Needs Despite Aramco Drone Attack: Saudi Arabia

New Delhi

The Saudi Kingdom calls upon the international community to assume its responsibility in condemning those that stand behind the drone attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities

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.

PTI Photo

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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Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

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.

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