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Maha Omicron Patient Stable, Responding Well To Treatment: Official

Dec 05, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The 33-year-old man from Maharashtra's Thane district, who had tested positive for the Omicron variant of coronavirus, is in a "stable" condition and is responding well to the medical treatment, a senior health official said on Sunday.

7 People Came From South Africa To Thane In Last Fortnight; 4 Tested Negative For Coronavirus, Results Of 3 Awaited, Says Official

Nov 30, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday warned that the global risk from the Omicron variant is “very high” based on the early evidence, saying the mutated coronavirus could lead to surges with “severe consequences".

Param Bir Singh Cites "Ill-Health" To be The Reason For His Absence Before The Commission Probing Deshmukh Corruption Case

The single- member, Justice Chandiwal (retired) Commission was formed in March this year to probe the allegations of corruption levelled against NCP leader Anil Deshmukh by Param Bir Singh.

'No Salary Without Covid-19 Vaccination': Thane Municipal Corporation Tells Its Employees

Nov 09, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Thane Municipal Corporation has made it compulsory for all civic employees to get vaccinated against Covid-19 as a part of an effort to achieve the cent per cent target in the city by this month-end.

Javed Akhtar Issued Show-Cause Notice By Thane Court After RSS-Taliban Remarks

The 76-year-old poet, lyricist and screenwriter triggered a controversy early this month when he told a news channel that right wing all over the world has an uncanny similarity.

14 September, 2021

Police Raid Thane Bar; Arrest Customers, Waitresses For Obscenity And Violating Covid Norms

Outlook Web Desk

Following the raid on Sunday night, the Thane police arrested 56 people, including 21 waitresses, 30 customers and other bar staff members.

12 September, 2021

Man Duped Of Over 6 Lakh Rupees By Online Fraudster In Maharashtra

Outlook Web Desk

The police said the man unable to get his mobile phone recharged offline was tricked by an online fraudster.

04 September, 2021

Police Busts Car Racket In Maharashtra

Outlook Web Desk

The police said the racket used to dupe people by selling their high end cars.

29 August, 2021

Athawale Urges BJP, Shiv Sena To Come Together For Maharashtra’s Development

Outlook Web Desk

The Union Minister Ramdas Athawale said the strained relationship between the two parties is hampering Maharashtra’s progress.

08 August, 2021

FIR Against Unknown Driver in Maharashtra For Blinding Stray Dog

Outlook Web Desk

The incident left the dog blind, while the case has been registered under the animal rights act.

05 August, 2021

COVID-19 Takes 10 More Lives In Maharashtra

Outlook Web Desk

The state has witnessed an increase of 276 new COVID-19 cases.


19 July, 2021

4-Year-Old Drowns In Thane As Rains Wreak Havoc In Maharashtra

Outlook Web Bureau

Thane and Palghar were among the worst areas in Maharashtra affected by heavy rainfall which continued to cause accidents and hamper essential services on Sunday and Monday.

26 June, 2021

Covid-19: NMMC Announces Financial Aid To Orphaned Children, Widows

Outlook Web Bureau

Women who have lost their husbands as a result of Covid-19 will receive Rs 1.5 lakh in compensation, as well as equipment worth Rs 1 lakh for self-employment

14 June, 2021

Maharashtra: Man Arrested For Defamatory Post Against Shiv Sena Minister


Maharashtra Police on Monday arrested a man for allegedly posting defamatory content about state cabinet minister Eknath Shinde.

31 May, 2021

Maharashtra: Man Lynched On Suspicion Of Abducting Minor Girl; 5 Held

Outlook Web Bureau

According to the police, one of the accused suspected that the victim, Ramawtar Dhobi, was abducting a minor girl, following which he raised an alarm and attacked Dhobi.

30 May, 2021

BJP Accuses Actor Meera Chopra Of Getting Vaccinated Under ‘Frontline Worker’ Category; Probe Ordered

Outlook Web Bureau

The BJP has alleged that actor Meera Chopra received the Covid-19 vaccine out of turn at a civic health centre operated by a private firm in Maharashtra’s Thane.

28 April, 2021

Maharashtra: 4 Patients Killed In Massive Fire At Private Hospital In Thane, 20 Evacuated

Outlook Web Bureau

The fire broke out at the Prime Criticare Hospital near Thane at 3.40 am.


20 April, 2021

Thane: 30 Inmates Test Positive For Covid-19

Outlook Web Bureau

The Covid-19 positive inmates were admitted to the Thane Civil Hospital on Monday.

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.

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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.

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