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PM Modi Inaugurates 35 PSA Oxygen Plants Established Under PM CARES Fund

Oct 07, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Till now a total of 1,224 PSA oxygen plants have been funded under the PM CARES fund across the country.

Chipko Movement Pioneer Sunderlal Bahuguna Succumbs To Covid-19 In Rishikesh

May 21, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Bahuguna, 94, was undergoing treatment at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh

Taj Rishikesh Resort Closes For 3 Days After 76 People Test Positive For Covid-19

On Thursday, 16 staff members of the hotel tested positive for coronavirus after which the property was closed down for two days and the whole staff was tested for the virus

After Protests, AIIMS Rishikesh Withdraws Order Asking Disabled Health Workers To 'Perform Duty Or Retire'

May 04, 2020 Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Outlook has learnt that the Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MHFW) and Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment (MSJE) took a strong view of the AIIMS (Rishikesh) circular.

Disabled Health Workers Oppose AIIMS Rishikesh Diktat To 'Perform Duty Or Retire'

Professor Ravi Kant, Director, AIIMS (Rishikesh), said he had to issue the circular because doctors were faking illness and taking leaves.

29 June, 2019

UP: Man Drowns While Taking Bath In Ganga In Rishikesh, Other Two Washed Away

Outlook Web Bureau

While taking a bath in the Ganga, 22-Year-Old Fenil Thakkar slipped, and was washed away by the strong current. His two friends tried to save him, but were also swept away.

11 October, 2018

Environmentalist G D Agarwal, On Indefinite Fast To Save Ganga Since June, Dies In Rishikesh

Outlook Web Bureau

The 86-year old former IIT-Kanpur professor, Agarwal had been on hunger strike since June 22 for a pollution-free and uninterrupted flow in the Ganga.

23 January, 2018

Come Together: Displays To Mark 50 Years Of Beatles In India

Outlook Web Bureau

They wrote around 48 songs during their seven-week stay at the centre, now known as the Beatles Ashram.

15 December, 2017

NGT Bans Use, Storage Of Plastic In Haridwar, Rishikesh To Tackle Pollution In Ganga

Outlook Web Bureau

The green tribunal on Friday said a fine of Rs 5000 will be imposed on violators

07 October, 2017

Tension In Rishikesh, Prohibitory Orders Imposed After Shops Set Ablaze

Outlook Web Bureau

The act of arson took place outside the wholesale vegetable market of Rishikesh at 11.45 AM sparking tension in the area

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.

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 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.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

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