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14 January, 2022

VHP to Launch Nationwide Campaign To 'Bridge' Caste Divide In Hindu Society

Outlook Web Desk

It will carry out an extensive public contact programme to reach out to the people belonging to various castes with the message that "all Hindus are one".


14 January, 2022

Haryana Doctors Not To Go On Strike After Govt Accepts Some Of Their Demands

Outlook Web Desk

The doctors owing allegiance to Haryana Civil Medical Services Association (HCMSA) decided not to proceed on the proposed strike on Friday after a consensus over their demands was reached between them and the state government during their talks on late Thursday evening.


14 January, 2022

Sero Surveillance Found That 90 Percent People Have Developed Antibodies For COVID-19 In Rajasthan: CM

Outlook Web Desk

He said it indicates that 'herd immunity' has developed due to the community spread of the infection in the state.


14 January, 2022

Bengal Prepared To Tackle Rise In Covid Cases, Says Mamata At Meeting With PM

Outlook Web Desk

Banerjee was speaking at a virtual meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, where chief ministers and lieutenant governors of states and Union Territories were present to review the COVID-19 situation in the country.


14 January, 2022

‘Mela Hobey’: Wave Of Defections From The BJP Beckons Return Of Mandal Politics In UP?

Ashutosh Sharma

Recent defections from the BJP have dealt a blow to its otherwise bright poll prospects in the eastern UP despite the air being thick with anti-incumbency in the western part of the state


13 January, 2022

ISL 2021-22: Hyderabad FC Spoil Chennaiyin's Top-four Hopes With 1-1 Draw

PTI

The result means Hyderabad FC moved third in the Indian Super League (ISL) table with 17 points from 11 games while Chennaiyin Fc remained sixth having 15 points from 11 matches.


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13 January, 2022

Superstar Nagarjuna On Why He Was 'Worried' And 'Proud' With His Son's Divorce With Wife Samantha Prabhu

Outlook Web Desk

Actor Naga Chaitanya's father Nagarjuna in an interview has opened up about his as well as his son's situation and take on the divorce in exclusive interview. In his interview he has been vocal about the fact that he was worried as to how the situation would be dealt with.


13 January, 2022

Covid-19 Vaccination For Children: 56k Teenagers Jabbed With First Dose In Delhi

PTI

Along with over 56,000 Covid-19 doses to children, a total of 24,034 precautionary ones were also administered across Delhi including 4,962 to Health Care Workers (HCWs), 18,836 Front Line Workers (FLWs) and 5,236 senior citizens.


13 January, 2022

ISL 2021-22: Focus On Local Coaches As FC Goa Face NorthEast United In Bambolim Clash

PTI

After ten matches each, FC Goa are ninth with 12 points (three wins, three draws) and NorthEast United are 10th with eight (two wins, two draws). The clash will see two Indian coaches, Derek Pereira and Khalid Jamil at the opposing camps.


13 January, 2022

Bikaner-Guwahati Express Derails And Overturns In Bengal's Jalpaiguri District, 3 Killed

PTI

TV footage showed a number of coaches lying sideways down the elevated tracks as rescue workers were seen trying to extricate the passengers.


13 January, 2022

Amid Covid Surge, Delhi Govt Cuts Budgets For Various PWD Projects

Outlook Web Desk

Due to the ongoing third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Delhi government's primary focus is to strengthen medical and healthcare facilities.


13 January, 2022

Third Uttar Pradesh Minister Quits Cabinet, Likely To Join SP

Outlook Web Desk

Eight BJP MLAs, including three ministers, have resigned over the past three days.


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13 January, 2022

Gender Sensitisation Training Mandatory For Drivers Of Public Service Vehicles In Delhi

Outlook Web Desk

It has been decided to make it mandatory for all public service vehicle (PSV) drivers to enrol themselves in the programme to obtain a valid certificate.


13 January, 2022

HC Pulls Up Delhi Govt For Inaction In Making Operational COVID Care Centre At JNU

Outlook Web Desk

The court was hearing a plea by JNU Teachers' Association and others for providing infrastructure and medical staff for a proposed COVID care centre at the varsity’s campus.


13 January, 2022

ISL 2021-22: FC Goa Take On NorthEast United FC In A Battle Of Two Indian Coaches In Bambolim

Outlook Web Bureau

The FC Goa vs NorthEast United FC will see two Indian head coaches – Derrick Pereira and Khalid Jamil – lock horns for the first time in the history of the Indian Super League.


13 January, 2022

BJP Finalises Candidates For 172 Seats In UP; CM Adityanath And His Deputies Likely To Contest

Outlook Web Desk

The party is likely to announce its first list of candidates in the next few days, the sources said.


13 January, 2022

Forest, Tree Cover In India Rose By 2,261 Sq Km In Last 2 Years: ISFR Report

Outlook Web Desk

According to the report, India's total forest and tree cover is now spread across 80.9 million hectares, which is 24.62 per cent of the geographical area of the country.


13 January, 2022

Karnataka Congress Temporarily Halts Mekedatu 'Padayatra'

Outlook Web Desk

Congress's decision to halt the padayatra is following the High Court's strong observations and government's last night orders prohibiting inter-district and intra-district movement of vehicles and persons for participating in it.


13 January, 2022

ISL 2021-22: Harmanjot Khabra Scores As Kerala Blasters Edge Past Odisha FC To Reclaim Top Spot

PTI

Kerala Blasters have won three of their last five matches in ISL 2021-22 and are a point clear of second-placed Jamshedpur FC in the table. Odisha FC remain at eight, seven points behind Kerala.


12 January, 2022

Sikkim Witnesses 124 Per Cent Rise In Covid Cases

Outlook Web Desk

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


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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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