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Chennai Grapples With Floods: Schools Closed, Traffic Disrupted Amid Rain Fury

Nov 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Authorities in Chennai have put up traffic diversions at many places and barricades to caution road users. Vehicles, mostly two-wheelers, were found stranded on several roads covered under sheets of water.

Puducherry Schools Shut For Two Days After Incessant Rains In 48 Hours

Nov 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Puducherry recorded 6.6 cm rainfall between 8.30 a.m. and 5 .30 p.m. on Sunday bringing the total quantum of rainfall to 14 cms during the last 48 hours.


Peru Hit By 7.5 Magnitude Earthquake, 16th Century Church Reduced To Rubble

Images of rubble have been going viral on social media after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit the northern part of Peru at 5.52 am on Sunday.

Parliament Winter Session To Begin With Farm Laws Repeal Bill Tomorrow

Nov 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Farm Laws Repeal Bill 2021 will be introduced on the first day of the Parliament Winter Session on Monday. PM Narendra Modi had announced that the contentious farm laws will be repealed.


Omicron: New Covid-19 Variant Could Delay Resumption Of International Flights

With the emergence of Omicron, the government has decided to review its SOPs for testing and surveillance of incoming international passengers.

28 November, 2021

All Party Meet | PM Modi Absent As Oppn Targets Govt On MSP: All You Need To Know

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Ahead of the Winter Session in Parliament, most Opposition parties demanded a discussion on MSP, Pegasus snooping row, price rise and unemployment at the all-party meeting.


28 November, 2021

Mann Ki Baat On Spotify: PM Modi's Monthly Broadcast To Stream On Music Platforms

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Platforms like Spotify, Hungama, Gaana, JioSaavn, Wynk and Amazon music now feature the programme in addition to TV, radio, NaMo App and YouTube.


28 November, 2021

Munawar Faruqui Denied Permission For Bengaluru Show, Artist Says 'I'm Done'

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The stand-up comedian Munawar Faruqui has been denied permission by police in Bangalore, after protests by Hindu right wing outfits against him. Faruqui had to hold a show in the city on Sunday.


28 November, 2021

Omicron: Centre Asks States To Crank Up Intensive Containment, Surveillance

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‘Omicron’ is the newest strain of the virus that has recently been declared as a 'variant of concern’ (VOC) by the apex global health body World Health Organization (WHO).


28 November, 2021

‘Mann Ki Baat’: PM Modi Says India Leading World In Start-Ups

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi said: ‘It is true that this is the era of start-ups and it is also true that in the field of start-ups, in a way, India is leading the world’.


28 November, 2021

Farm Laws Repeal: Parliament Winter Session Likely To Begin On Stormy Note

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The ruling BJP and main opposition party Congress have issued whips to their MPs to be present on the day, while the later has also demanded a resolution for the farmers who died during the protests against the three laws.


28 November, 2021

What Is Omicron: All You Need To Know About The New Coronavirus Strain

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After the detrimental Delta variant which took the world by storm in the second wave of Covid-19, ‘Omicron’ recently has been declared as the latest ‘variant of concern’ (VOC) by the World Health Organization (WHO).


28 November, 2021

Officials Say Resident Doctors Of Hindu Rao Hospital Call Off Strike

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Later, the NDMC also issued a statement, saying the strike had been called off after the mayor and the standing committee chairman "gave assurances" to the protesting doctors that their demands will be met.


28 November, 2021

Priyanka Takes Jibe At PM Modi Over Not Waiving Off Farmers’ Debt

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Targeting PM Narendra Modi, Priyanka Gandhi said: "Do you know the cost of the aircraft used by him? It is Rs 8,000 crore. He comes here to give a speech but your income is not raised’.


27 November, 2021

Congress Demands Rs 4 Lakh Compensation To Kin Of COVID-19 Victims In Jammu And Kashmir

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Mir said Congress leader Rahul Gandhi had suggested to the government that a compensation of Rs 4 lakh be paid to the families of those who died of COVID-19.


27 November, 2021

Plea Filed Before Delhi High Court To Increase Pecuniary Jurisdiction Of Civil Courts

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The petitioner emphasised that the pecuniary jurisdiction of the high court increased from Rs 25,000 in 1970 to above Rs 2 crore in 2015 and that of the district courts increased from up to Rs 20 lakh in 2003 to up to Rs 2 crore in 2018 yet the civil courts have remained stagnant.


27 November, 2021

Minister Naqvi Says Sale And Placing Of Orders Worth Over Rs 12 Crore Took Place At Hunar Haat

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The Hunar Haat also received the India International Trade Fair, 2021, silver medal for strengthening commitment to the 'vocal for local' initiative and for its strong presence at the fair.


27 November, 2021

Congress Leader Azad Said Elections Should Be Held In April After Winter Is Over

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The senior Congress leader said the priority was not who becomes the chief minister but how to restore the August 4, 2019 position in J-K.


Photo Gallery

A health worker disinfects Kanyakumari S.P office after a few office staff tested positive for the coronavirus, in Kanyakumari district.

PTI Photo

Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) national spokesperon Rakesh Tikait speaks during a 'Kisan Mahapanchayat' to mark one year of the farmers' agitation, in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Kunal Patil

Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurates the 150 metric ton per day Milk Powder Plant and Automatic Robotic Storage and Retrieval System of Amulfed Dairy, in Gandhinagar.

PTI Photo

Union Ministers Smriti Irani and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi arrive for the BJP Parliamentary Executive Committee meeting ahead of the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan

Smriti Irani, Locket Chatterjee and Ranjanben Dhananjay Bhatt arrive to attend BJP Parliamentary Executive Committee meeting ahead of the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan
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