Canada: Videos of the Dec. 30 flight shared on social media appear to show passengers not wearing masks as they gather in close proximity, singing and dancing in the aisle and on seats.
Dr Theresa Tam, Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, said all of the Omicron cases in Canada have come from Nigeria which has a low vaccination rate and Ottawa already announced a ban on foreigners from seven countries in southern Africa.
Singer Jonita Gandhi has been striking the right chords with her recent Punjabi hit song, ‘Chal Koi Na’. Talking to Outlook, Gandhi speaks up about the song, her love for the messaging of any song, and lots more.
The air travel between India and Canada was suspended, following second Covid-19 wave, with air traffic between the two countries resuming after a gap of over five months.
The polls indicate Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party is in a tight race with the rival Conservatives. It will likely win the most seats in Parliament, but still fail to get a majority.
Actor Raj Arjun who has done roles in films such as ‘Raees’, ‘Secret Superstar’ and the recently released film ‘Shershaah’ , talks about after winning the award for the film which also stars Naseeruddin Shah and Rasika Duggal.
Medvedev, ranked second in the world, also won this year in Mallorca and Marseille and has four ATP Masters 1000 victories
Top-seeded Daniil Medvedev of Russia also advanced, beating Australia’s James Duckworth 6-2, 6-4 in a night match.
Trudeau noted Canada continues to lead G20 countries in vaccination rates with approximately 80% of eligible Canadians vaccinated with their first dose and over 50% of eligible Canadians fully vaccinated.
Border agents searched a commercial truck driven by Pradeep Singh, and discovered 112.5 kg of suspected cocaine inside five duffel bags, said the officials.
Kim Gaucher, a Canadian basketball star who is breastfeeding her infant daughter, has won her bid to bring the child to the Tokyo Olympics.
The Canadian government has said it anticipates fully vaccinated Canadian citizens who test negative for COVID-19 will be exempt from two weeks of quarantine when returning to the country sometime in early July.
A pickup truck ran over a family of 5 in London, Canada. The officials claim it to be an act of hatred towards the Muslim society.
WHO said it was authorizing the AstraZeneca vaccines made by the Serum Institute of India and South Korea's AstraZeneca-SKBio.
The Sky Is Pink team experienced a momentous occasion when they watched the film with the real Chaudharys, the family on whom the film is based, at the Toronto International Film Festival 2019 for the film’s world premiere.
In an exclusive interview with Outlook, 'The Sky is Pink' director Shonali Bose remembers how the death of her sixteen-year-old son influenced her in painting the colour of the sky with the hues of her life.
'The Sky is Pink’ directed by National Award-winning filmmaker Shonali Bose, had its World Premiere at the 44th Toronto International Film Festival. It was the only Asian Asian film showcased at the presentation.
Director Shonali Bose keeps the emotions seesawing, from highs of hope to lows of haplessness. And yes, she allows the humour dull the edge of downers.
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
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
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.
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.
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.
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.