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Seven Held From Delhi Airport For Trying To Board Using Fake Documents: Police

Jan 11, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

During scrutiny of their travel documents at the boarding gate of the Delhi airport, it was found that their boarding passes were fake and re-verification of travel documents was done, they said.

Tokyo 2020: Belarusian Sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya Boards Plane To Vienna

Aug 04, 2021 Agencies

It's not clear if Austria is Krystsina Tsimanouskaya's final destination. Several countries had offered to help her, and Poland has granted her a humanitarian visa

Tokyo Olympics: Belarus Athlete Involved In Airport Standoff Is Safe In Japan

An activist group supporting Krystsina Tsimanouskaya said she believed her life was in danger in Belarus and she would seek asylum with the Austrian Embassy in Tokyo

Cricket's Healing Touch: Asylum Seekers In Bosnia Find Joy In A 'Good Game'

May 24, 2021 Agencies

The opportunity for relaxation and fun at the Blazuj camp in Bosnia's capital, Sarajevo, was made possible by a Rome-based humanitarian group

Wanted Better And Safe Life For Our Daughter, Says Gurupreet Kaur's Mother Who Died Near US-Mexico Border

Gurupreet Kaur, who was a month shy of turning 7, was found dead by the US Border Patrol officials, 27 kilometres west of Lukeville, Arizona, after her mother left her with other Indian migrants she was travelling with to go in search of water.

24 June, 2019

Indian Asylum Seeker In Australia Attempts Suicide By Setting Room On Fire, Faces Charges

Outlook Web Bureau

Punjabi asylum seeker Ravinder Singh, aged in his 30s, locked himself in a shipping container room at a camp on Manus Island on Friday, and started a blaze that engulfed two other rooms, before being brought under control.

30 April, 2019

Donald Trump Brings In Sweeping Changes To Asylum Case Handling

Outlook Web Bureau

The memo outlined several changes, including charging asylum seekers to file work permit applications and barring people who enter the US illegally or attempt to, from receiving temporary work permits before being approved for relief.

12 February, 2019

Dubai Woman Begs For Asylum In Macedonia After Fleeing Family

Outlook Web Bureau

In a video posted online, Hind Mohammad Albolooki, 42, said she fled Dubai after her family threatened her when she sought a divorce from her husband.

09 January, 2019

Australian Minister Hints Humanitarian Asylum For Saudi Woman In Thailand

Outlook Web Bureau

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun has documented her bid to flee her allegedly abusive family with minute-by-minute social media updates, intensifying the global spotlight on Saudi Arabia's rights record.

08 January, 2019

Detained In Thailand, Saudi Woman Seeks Asylum In Canada

Outlook Web Bureau

The asylum claim of a young Saudi woman who resisted deportation from Thailand in a gripping, live-tweeted ordeal will take "several days" to assess, the UN's refugee agency in Bangkok said on Tuesday.

07 January, 2019

17 Chained Mentally-Ill People Released From Faith-Based Asylum In UP: Centre Informs SC

Outlook Web Bureau

Authorities have taken cognisance of the matter and a team was constituted which went to the asylum in Budaun district of Uttar Pradesh.


22 December, 2018

US Supreme Court Denies Trump's Request To Enforce Asylum Ban

Outlook Web Bureau

The Trump administration was hoping to put a ban on asylum for immigrants who illegally cross the US-Mexico border.

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.

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