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New Year's Eve Ruined By Omicron, People Hope For Better 2022

Dec 31, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

All around the world, the Omicron variant has led to rising Covid-19 cases, which has put restrictions on the New Year's eve celebrations. But as vaccinations are ramping up with booster doses ready to be shot, people hope this pandemic goes away in 2022.

COVID-19 Forced World To Adopt Masks, Why Then Niqaab Is Problematic?

May 23, 2020 Dr Farhat Bano

How will security agencies distinguish between a spiritual choice and health-related concern? Isn’t democracy once again becoming context specific where actions must square with circumstances and the values of choice, liberty and equality becoming relative once again? writes Dr Farhat Bano.


132 Deaths, 5,609 New COVID-19 Cases In India In Last 24 Hours; Global Numbers Cross 5 Million

Globally, as of Thursday morning, the total number of cases stood at 4,995,712, while the death toll increased to 328,095, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.

Nearly Half Of Global Workforce At Risk Of Losing Livelihoods Due To COVID-19: ILO

Apr 30, 2020 PTI

Globally, there are some 3.3 billion workers. Two billion have jobs in the informal economy, the most vulnerable workers in the labour market.


Coronavirus Highlights: 1,975 New Cases, 47 Deaths In Last 24 Hours, Says Health Ministry

More than 2,864,070 cases were registered in 193 countries and territories. Of these cases, at least 772,900 are now considered recovered.

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19 April, 2020

Coronavirus Live Updates: 1,334 New Cases, 27 Fatalities In 24 Hours, Says Health Ministry

Outlook Web Bureau

Evidence is mounting that social distancing successfully slowed the pandemic after more than half of humanity -- 4.5 billion people -- were confined to their homes.


09 April, 2020

Coronavirus: Death Toll In India Inches Closer To 200-mark; 6,588 Infected With Virus

Outlook Web Bureau

The worldwide number of fatalities from the novel coronavirus pandemic has risen to 88,981, according to a tally compiled by AFP from official sources.


15 March, 2020

Coronavirus Live Updates: PM Modi Proposes SAARC Countries Create COVID-19 Emergency Fund

Outlook Web Bureau

The threat of coronavirus has brought life to a partial standstill in many states with closure of school, colleges, entertainment and public spaces


09 March, 2020

Coronavirus Outbreak Live Updates: IT Professional Tests Positive In Karnataka, Another Confirm Case In Punjab

Outlook Web Bureau

The deadly virus has spread across the world, emerging as one of the biggest threats to humans while killing thousands and crippling the economy.


30 December, 2019

Hong Kong Protests, Killing Of ISIS Chief, Trump Impeachment: World In 2019

Outlook Web Bureau

As 2019 nears its end and a new decade begins, we look back at the events that shook, inspired and transformed the world.


29 December, 2019

From Greta Thunberg's Rising Call For Action To Amazon Fires: 2019, A Year Of Climate Emergency

Sania Ashraf

The year 2019 saw extreme weather events and bizarre phenomena as well as global protests pressuring governments and stakeholders to take tangible action.


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03 December, 2019

2019 Set To Be Among Top 3 Hottest Years Ever, 2010s Hottest Decade In History: UN

AFP

The world's seas are now a quarter more acidic than 150 years ago, threatening vital marine ecosystems upon which billions of people rely for food and jobs.


17 November, 2018

Disney Is Throwing 'World's Biggest Mouse Party' To Celebrate 90 Years Of Mickey

Outlook Web Bureau

Disney's grand plans for Mickey's birthday celebrations features India as an important country.


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.

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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.

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