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Russia Witnesses Persistent Rise In Covid-19 Cases

Oct 09, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Russia has recorded 968 deaths due to Covid-19 on Saturday.

Covid-19 Rages In Russia As Vaccination Continues At Sluggish Rate

Oct 08, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Russia already has Europe's highest death toll in the pandemic — more than 214,000 — and the authorities' conservative way of recording COVID-19 fatalities suggests the actual number could be even higher.

Russia Witnesses Covid-19 Surge As Vaccination Rates Remain Low

The Russia has said that the situation elicits concern, but still it is not considering a countrywide lockdown or any other nationwide measures.

Turkish President Erdogan Meets Russian Putin To Discuss War-Torn Syria

Sep 30, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The talks between the two presidents come amid an increase in airstrikes on Turkey-backed opposition fighters' positions in northern Syria, especially in the province of Idlib.

Russian Politicians Protest Against Results Of Online Elections, Allege Rigging

Vladimir Putin's United Russia party won the elections in which people could vote online. The critics seek to invalidate the results of online voting and to abolish such a practice in the future to prevent vote-rigging.

20 September, 2021

8 Dead As Gunman Goes Berserk Inside Perm University In Russia

Associated Press (AP)

The Perm State University press service said the perpetrator used a so-called “traumatic” firearm; such guns are designed to fire non-lethal rubber or plastic projectiles.

20 September, 2021

Kremlin Party Leading In Russia's Early Election Results

Associated Press (AP)

Tech giants complicit in suppressing opposition voices. Organizations linked to imprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny are declared extremists.

10 September, 2021

BRICS 2021: Tracing The Genesis And Summits Over The Years

Outlook Web Desk

BRICS is the acronym coined to associate five important economically emerging countries: Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. This lobby has great economic influence all over the world and tremendous potential back home.

31 August, 2021

UNSC Under India's Presidency Adopts Strong Resolution On Afghanistan, Asks Not To Shelter Terrorists

Outlook Web Desk

The Security Council adopted the resolution with 13 members voting in favour, none against and permanent, veto-wielding members Russia and China abstaining.

28 August, 2021

US Failed In Afghanistan Because It Believed Pak Army While Dealing With Taliban, Says Ayesha Siddiqa

Tarun Upadhyay

Ayesha Siddiqa speaks to Outlook about the impact of Taliban taking over Kabul and how it will have an effect on the region.

24 August, 2021

Russian President Vladimir Putin Criticises US Departure From Afghanistan

Associated Press (AP)

'There is a danger that terrorists and different groups that found a refuge in Afghanistan will use the chaos left by our Western colleagues and try to launch an expansion into neighboring countries,' Putin said.


24 August, 2021

PM Modi Speaks To Russian President Putin Over Afghanistan Situation

Outlook Web Bureau

The two leaders had a detailed discussion .

22 August, 2021

Don't Want Militants Under Guise Of Refugees: Putin On Afghans

Associated Press (AP)

Putin has criticized Western nations for seeking to temporarily house Afghan refugees in Central Asian countries, citing security concerns for Russia.

17 August, 2021

Former Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Fled With Cars, Chopper Full Of Cash: Russia

Outlook Web Bureau

Media reports suggested that Ghani may have fled to the neighbouring Tajikistan or Uzbekistan, but there was no official confirmation of his whereabouts.

06 August, 2021

Afghanistan: Taliban Back To Its Old Game Of Targeted Assassinations

Seema Guha

Taliban senses imminent victory in Afghanistan and is ready to take revenge on its opponents.

23 July, 2021

Tokyo 2020: Olympic Map Changed After Ukraine Protests


Late Thursday the map had a black line across the top of Crimea in the same style as national borders. On Friday morning, there was no line across the peninsula

10 July, 2021

International Travel Should Be Based On Covid Tests To Tackle Discrimination: Jaishankar In Russia

Outlook Web Bureau

If people are tested during departure and arrival while undertaking international travel it is a good enough measure but some countries have now introduced the issue of vaccination, EAM Jaishankar said


10 July, 2021

India Seeks A More Active Russian Participation In Indo-Pacific Region: S Jaishankar

Outlook Web Bureau

Due to our larger geo-political compatibility with Russia, we see a more active Russian presence in the Indo-Pacific as something very important, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said.

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 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