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Aamir Khan To Host Special Screening Of 'Laal Singh Chaddha' For Tom Hanks In US

Jan 09, 2022 Outlook Web Bureau

According to reports, closer to the release of 'Laal Singh Chaddha', Aamir Khan is planning to hold the screening for Tom Hanks in the US or travel there to personally show him the film.

Covid-19 Delays UN Nuclear Treaty Conference Likely Till August 2022

Dec 31, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Covid-19: The organizers are now penciling in an August 1 start date for the already long-delayed conference, according to an email Thursday from the UN disarmament office to entities involved.


US Health Officials Recommend Short Covid-19 Isolation, Quarantine Period From 10 To 5 Days

US CDC (Centres for Disease Control and Prevention) officials said the guidance is in keeping with growing evidence that people with the coronavirus are most infectious in the two days before and three days after symptoms develop.

New Year's Eve At New York's Times Square To Go On With Lesser People

Dec 24, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

As Covid-19 situation in New York is blowing out of proportions, the mayor Bill de Blasio has announced that the iconic New Year's celebrations in Times Square will go on but will lesser capacity of people.


Omicron Sweeps Across America, Account For 73% Of New Covid-19 Cases In US

Omicron Covid-19 cases have spiked up across US with 73 percent of the new cases recorded of the new variant in the country. Omicron is responsible for an estimated 90 per cent or more of new infections in the New York area, the Southeast, the industrial Midwest and the Pacific Northwest.

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17 December, 2021

US: Pall Lingers Over Holiday Season Again Due To Covid-19 Spike

Associated Press (AP)

US: The people have spent nearly two years on an emotional seesaw as the pandemic worsened, and waned in cycles. The Americans hope for return to normal was repeatedly pushed back.


16 December, 2021

Appellate judges raise doubts about Weinstein's conviction

Outlook Web Desk

Members of a five-judge panel in the state's intermediate appeals court appeared incensed with Judge James Burke's decision to allow the witnesses and for another ruling that cleared the way for prosecutors to confront Weinstein with evidence about other misbehaviour if he had testified.


15 December, 2021

Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry Breaks NBA Career 3-Point Record

Associated Press (AP)

Stephen Curry on Tuesday broke the record set by Ray Allen with his 2,974th 3-pointer in the first quarter of the Golden State Warriors’ tie vs New York Knicks in the NBA. Warriors won the game 105-96.


14 December, 2021

Russia Vetoes UN Resolution Linking Climate Change With Int’l Peace, Security

Associated Press (AP)

Russia’s UN resolution rejected on Monday, would have been the first devoted to climate-related security danger as an issue of its own.


05 December, 2021

Omicron Variant: We Are Seeing Beginning Of Community Spread, New York Health Commissioner Says

Associated Press (AP)

The arrival of Omicron variant of Coronavirus in the US comes as hospitals statewide continue to strain under a surge in Covid-19 cases, most traced to the delta variant, along with staffing shortages.


23 November, 2021

Sexually Harassed Women, Used State Staff: Investigation On Ex-New York Governor Cuomo

Associated Press (AP)

The legislative investigation has also revealed that the former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo downplayed Covid-19 numbers to look good. He had resigned following sexual harassment allegations in August 2021.


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18 November, 2021

Roger Federer Sees 'End Is Near'; Hopes For On-Court Farewell

Associated Press (AP)

Roger Federer, who shares the men's record of 20 major singles championships with Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal, has not competed since undergoing surgery on his right knee for the third time in 1.5 years.


01 November, 2021

Trick And Treat! From Angelina Jolie To Harry Styles, Celebrities Aced Halloween In 2021

Outlook Web Bureau

Several celebrities took to social media and posted their 'spookiest' avatars as some of the most famous characters from the world of TV and film.


29 October, 2021

UN General Assembly Adopts India's Draft Resolution On Granting It Observer Status At International Solar Alliance

Outlook Web Desk

India had earlier this month introduced the draft resolution for granting the Observer Status for the International Solar Alliance on behalf of India and France and about 80 co-sponsors in the UN General Assembly.


22 October, 2021

Female Afghan Leader Fawzia Koofi Keeps Striving For Afghanistan From Exile

Associated Press (AP)

Fawzia Koofi, a former deputy speaker of parliament, was one of only four women in talks to reach a power-sharing deal with the Taliban, which ultimately failed.


20 October, 2021

Adarsh Gourav Excited To Work Alongside Meryl Streep, David Schwimmer In Apple TV’s ‘Extrapolations’

Samarth Goyal

The eight-episode-long anthology series is about how the changes to the planet will impact love, family and will display the need for survival, world over, in the current times.


17 October, 2021

FM Sitharaman Meets Top CEOs In New York, Discusses Gati Shakti, Digitisation, 'Make in India'

'The initiatives and progress towards #financialinclusion and #DigitalTransformation formed part of the discussion,' the Ministry of Finance said in a tweet.


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15 October, 2021

India Re-Elected To UN Human Rights Council With Overwhelming Majority

Outlook Web Desk

India got 184 votes in the 193-member United Nations General Assembly for her election to the Human Rights Council, while the required majority was 97.


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.

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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