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San Francisco Shooting: Man Killed By Police Was Ex-Afghan Interpreter

Nov 25, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Ajmal Amani, 41, was shot Friday morning in the narrow corridor of the building on South of Market after threatening several people with a large kitchen knife.

Storms, Flash Floods Predicted In Wild Fire Ravaged California

Oct 23, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The National Weather Service for the San Francisco Bay Area issued a high surf advisory through Friday for a portion of the coast and a flash flood watch Sunday for parts of the region, especially in areas burned by last year's wildfires.

Rains Quench California's Wildfire

The National Weather Service said there were more than 1,100 cloud-to-ground lightning strikes in California between Thursday evening and Friday morning.

5.9 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes California-Nevada Border

Jul 09, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

As Earthquake strikes, people reported feeling the shaking hundreds of miles away,

California Kicks Off 1.1 Billion USD Cleanup Plan To Create Jobs

Gavin Newson said that people who were formerly homeless or formerly incarcerated will be given priority for the jobs created by the three-year program

04 June, 2021

Reports: Facebook To End Rule Exemptions For Politicians

Associated Press (AP)

The newsworthiness exemption, makes a statement offensive, bullying or otherwise controversial, breaking community standard

19 April, 2021

Elderly Couple Sues Air India For Providing Only One ‘Stale’ Meal During 16-Hour-Long Flight

Outlook Web Bureau

The incident allegedly occurred when the couple flew with the airline from New Delhi to San Francisco on November 11,2020.

29 March, 2021

Suez Canal Blockade: Feeling Lonely? Try This Dating App Created Just To Give Company To Stuck Vessels

Outlook Web Bureau

A San Fransisco based woman, named Danielle Baskin, created a dating app called 'Forever Given' for those stuck inside the ship

02 March, 2021

Twitter Cracks Down On Covid Vaccine Misinformation

Associated Press (AP)

The company said Monday that it has started using human reviewers to assess whether tweets violate its policy against Covid vaccine misinformation.

22 February, 2021

Not Your Ordinary House Shifting! Victorian House In San Francisco Shifted To New Location, Costing Rs 2.9 Crore

Outlook Web Bureau

A 139-year-old Victorian house has been shifted to a new address in San Francisco at a massive price of $4,00,000

06 January, 2021

India 3rd Largest Start-Up System In World, Home To 21 Unicorns: Ambassador Taranjit Sandhu


'Indian startups are steadily evolving into global entities creating business products, and solutions for the global market,' he said.


02 October, 2020

Nearly 20,000 Amazon Employees In US Tested Positive For COVID-19

Outlook Web Bureau

Amazon said that it had done a thorough analysis of data on all 1.37 million Amazon and Whole Foods Market front-line employees across the US employed at any time from March 1 to September 19.

11 April, 2020

Apple And Google Team Up On Coronavirus Contact Tracing By Smartphone


Apple and Google contended that 'privacy, transparency, and consent were top priorities in the joint initiative aimed at battling Coronavirus.

26 July, 2019

Facebook Co-Founder Reportedly Lobbying For Firm's Break Up

Outlook Web Bureau

Chris Hughes, a co-founder, has argued in favour of breaking up Facebook from Instagram and WhatsApp -- companies which the social network acquired.

04 July, 2019

'Issue Resolved': Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp Back Up And Running

Outlook Web Bureau

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp users had reported problems in logging in, sharing and downloading content, and using the apps in general. The issue was prevalent across Europe, USA, and Africa alike.

28 June, 2019

Jony Ive, Designer Behind iMac, iPhone, Quits Apple After 30 Years

Outlook Web Bureau

British-born Jony Ive joined Apple in 1992, and designed the iPod, iPhone, iPad and Macbook as well as the iOS software system for Apple devices.

13 June, 2019

Instagram Not To Remove Mark Zuckerberg's Fake Video On Stolen Data

Outlook Web Bureau

The original clip that has been doctored into the fake viral video comes from a seven-minute video of Zuckerberg describing Russian interference in Facebook in 2017, the report said.


25 May, 2019

Twitter Accounts Of Anti- Trump Political Activists Permanently Suspended

Outlook Web Bureau

The Krassenstein brothers lost access to Twitter, after they allegedly created and used multiple fake accounts to expand their reach.

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.

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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