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Sikkim Witnesses 124 Per Cent Rise In Covid Cases

Jan 12, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The number of active cases in the Himalayan state, jumped to 796 on Wednesday from 494 on Tuesday.

Indian Army Rescues Tourists Stuck Near Changu Lake In Sikkim Due To Heavy Snowfall

Dec 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Among those stuck were around 250 people from different districts of West Bengal, including Kolkata, officials said

Inner Line Permit In Sikkim? Former India Captain Bhaichung Bhutia Slams CM For Not Raising The Issue

Bhutia also said the Sikkim government should have urged the Centre to reconsider the introduction of 'One Nation, One Ration Card' in Sikkim

Himachal: First Monoclonal Antibody Therapy Done On Covid Patient

Jun 26, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

The patient's risk of post Covid complications is also addressed by this therapy, studies have revealed.

Magnitude 5.4 Earthquake Strikes Sikkim

According to reports, tremors were felt in Bengal and Assam as well.

18 March, 2021

Why Is Leh Asking For Sikkim-Type Legislature For Ladakh?

Naseer Ganai

Could be a step towards asking for statehood, say politicians and experts.

02 March, 2021

Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang’s Facebook Page Hacked

Outlook Web Bureau

However, the page was restored within a few hours, CM Prem Singh Tamang said adding that strict action will be taken against the hackers

29 January, 2021

Sikkim Govt Asks Schools To Introduce 11 Local Languages In Next Curriculum

Outlook Web Bureau

Previously, students in the state-run schools were given Bhutia, Nepali, Lepcha and Limbu as options for the second language, and now seven more would be added to the list.

04 January, 2021

United Sikkim Revived, Bhaichung Bhutia Says Aim Is To Bring ISL Into State


The former Indian captain stated that United Sikkim have a long-term plan to reach the standards required to play in the ISL in the next few years

30 December, 2020

Nutritional Deficiencies In North-East India: A Weak Shield Against The Virus?

Dr. Priscilla C Ngaihte

The strength of north-eastern states lies in active community support for better outreach and information dissemination efforts and following an inter-sectoral approach.

16 December, 2020

The Family Health Survey And Some Food For Thought

Veena S Rao

Can our policymakers revisit and redesign the government nutrition programmes to obtain results?


24 August, 2020

Stadium Named After Bhaichung Bhutia To Be Inaugurated After COVID-19 Pandemic Subsides


This is going to be the first-ever stadium in India to be named after any footballer. Bhaichung Bhutia, the first Indian footballer to play 100 International matches said he is "honoured"

12 May, 2020

Chinese Choppers Spotted Along LAC In Ladakh, IAF Fighter Jets Rushed In


This happened following skirmishes between the Indian Army soldiers and Chinese's People's Liberation Army in Ladakh and North Sikkim last week.

11 December, 2019

Live Updates: Rajya Sabha Passes Citizenship Amendment Bill

Outlook Web Bureau

The Citizenship Amendment Bill was cleared by Rajya Sabha with a majority of 125 votes against 105.

10 December, 2019

Northeast Erupts In Protest Against Citizenship Bill; Market Set On Fire In Tripura

Outlook Web Bureau

In the wake of protests, Tripura administration has snapped the Internet services in the state for 48 hours.

10 December, 2019

Students Carry Out Torch Rally In Assam, North East Observes Day-Long Bandh Against Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB)

Abdul Gani

The Lok Sabha has already cleared the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), and it is likely to be tabled in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.

09 December, 2019

Explained: Which States Are Exempted From Citizenship Amendment Bill And Why

Outlook Web Bureau

The Centre has declared partial and complete exemptions to some of the Northeastern states from the politically sensitive Citizenship (Amendment) Bill.


11 October, 2019

A 'Clerical Error' Leading To Musical Chairs In Congress' Tripura & Other North-East Units

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

This is a classic example of the churning that the Congress is witnessing ever since Rahul Gandhi stepped down from the party’s presidency.

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.

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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