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Maharashtra: Offline Sessions Closed For Classes 1 To 8 In Aurangabad Till Jan 31

Jan 06, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The Aurangabad Municipal Corporation has decided to shut offline sessions for classes 1 to 8 till January 31 to avoid crowding and contain the spread of coronavirus infection here in Maharashtra.

AIMIM Sarcastically 'Thanks' Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray For Resolving Issues In Marathwara

Sep 17, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The CM had gone to Aurangabad for a flag hoisting ceremony. He was rather met with protests on drought related problems of the state.

BJP MLA Fears Farmer Suicides As Water And Irrigation Projects Halted In Marathwada

'The scheme worth Rs 45,000 crore was halted and just Rs 250 crore was given to a scheme in Paithan taluka. Moreover, Jalyukt Shivar scheme is not being implemented in the region,' Prashant Bamb said.

Maharashtra-Based Teacher Who Won Global Teacher Award Now On World Bank Panel

Jun 05, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Ranjitsinh Disale, who hails from from Paritewadi in Maharashtra, will join 11 others on the World Bank's recently created Global Coach Programmes' International Technical Advisory Board.

Maharashtra Shocker! Bodies Of 22 Covid Victims Stuffed In One Ambulance

The districts administration cites the lack of medical transport vehicles as the reason for hoarding 22 bodies of Covid-19 patients in one ambulance.

04 April, 2021

Maharashtra: Two White Tigers Born In Aurangabad Zoo

Outlook Web Bureau

A tigress named Bhakti gave birth to the two cubs on Saturday, zoo officials said.

23 February, 2021

Amid Surge In Covid-19 Cases, Night Curfew Imposed In Aurangabad Till March 8

Outlook Web Bureau

The night curfew will be imposed between 11pm and 6am till March 8, officials said

19 February, 2021

App For Recording Real-Time Crop Data Found Effective, Efficient

Outlook Web Bureau

Developed by Tata Trusts’ Data Driven Governance team, the app allows farmers to self-report crops sown across different stages in real time.

07 January, 2021

Okay With Renaming Aurangabad Airport, Leave City's Name As It Is: AIMIM

Outlook Web Bureau

In March 2020, the Maharashtra cabinet moved to rename the Aurangabad Airport, situated in Chikhalthana, after Sambhaji Maharaj.

04 January, 2021

Restore Aurangzeb-Built Qila-e-Ark Fort, Potential To Become Tourist Hub: Experts


Such structures could be a game-changer in terms of economy, says a member of a monument welfare organisation

03 January, 2021

Udhhav Thackeray's Govt Could Collapse Over Renaming Of Aurangabad: Ramdas Athawale


Athawale also backed the farm laws introduced by the Centre and said they were beneficial for cultivators


02 January, 2021

Aurangabad Renaming Issue Should Not Be Used For Divisive Politics: Congress


During a recent visit to Aurangabad, Thorat had said his party would oppose any move to rename it.

14 December, 2020

Maharashtra Man Dances With Sword At B'day Party, Held


The incident took place on Saturday night after two men allegedly danced with a sword in their hands

08 December, 2020

Agitators Block Highway In Aurangabad To Support Bharat Bandh


The Aurangabad city police detained the volunteers from various organisations and took them to Begumpura police station

12 May, 2020

PM Modi Approves Rs 2 Lakh For Kin Of Migrants Run Over By Train In Aurangabad


The Prime Minister also sanctioned Rs 50,000 each to the persons who got seriously injured in the train accident.

11 May, 2020

'In Great Distress, Stuck Without Food Or Water': Last Words Of Migrant Killed In Aurangabad Train Tragedy

Salik Ahmad

Of the 16 migrant labourers who were run over by a train in Maharashtra’s Aurangabad, nine belonged to a village in Madhya Pradesh’s Shahdol.

09 May, 2020

'Everything Was Over In Seconds': Survivor Of Aurangabad Train Tragedy Recalls Horrible Night


Shivmaan Singh and 19 others were working in a steel manufacturing in Jalna, a district adjoining Aurangabad, and were walking home in Madhya Pradesh amid the coronavirus-enforced lockdown.


28 April, 2020

Maharashtra's Hazur Sahib Gurudwara On Alert As 8 Pilgrims Test COVID-19 Positive


The shrine administration is sanitising the premises at regular intervals and following the social distancing guidelines.

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.

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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.

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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 Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

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.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz