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Post-Christmas, New Year Festivities, Covid Cases Rising In Rural Mizoram

Jan 13, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Mizoram on Thursday reported 1,054 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday and 299 of them were from Aizawl district.

Ira Khan Has The Quirkiest Reply When A Troll Asked Her 'Is Aamir Khan Your Relative'

Dec 31, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Bollywood actor Aamir Khan's daughter Ira Khan shares a screenshot of an Instagram user asking if Aamir Khan is a ‘relative.’


Mother Teresa's Charity Row | Is Christianity Being Attacked In India?

Does Rajya Sabha MP P Chidambaram's comment on the government's stance towards the Missionaries of Charity, and other incidents indicate rising discrimination against Christians?

Iqbal Khan, Wife Sneha Expecting Their Second Child

Dec 28, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Television actor Iqbal Khan and his wife and blogger Sneha Khan share expecting their second baby soon. The actor's wife took it to Instagram to share the good news. Here's a glimpse of the same.


Christmas Day Violence At Kizhakkambalam: Police Will Foot Medical Expenses Of Injured Officers

Police arrested 164 migrant workers from the quarters provided for the labourers inside the Kitex garments industrial complex and till Monday night around 76 of them have been remanded to judicial custody.

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27 December, 2021

Missionaries Of Charity | Why Did The Government Freeze Their Accounts?

Outlook Web Desk

Why did the government freeze the accounts of Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity? A string of allegations and counter allegations have flooded Twitter. Here's what we know so far.


27 December, 2021

Kerala Christmas Violence: 50 Migrant Workers Held

Outlook Web Desk

On Saturday night, Christmas day celebrations by migrant labourers from the north east part of India at Kizhakkambalam turned violent, leading to several policemen being brutally assaulted and two police jeeps badly damaged, with one set on fire.


27 December, 2021

After Christmas, Snowfall Greets Shimla And Manali In Himachal Pradesh

Ashwani Sharma

In Shimla, the Ridge and Mall road saw the tourists rushing from their hotels to experience the snow charm though a white Christmas had eluded them ,24 hours back.


26 December, 2021

Assam: Christmas Celebrations Disrupted By Right Wing Mob

PTI

Assam: A viral video on social media sites showed five to seven youth wearing saffron scarves, and claiming to be from the Bajrang Dal asking the Hindus to stay away from the Christmas celebrations.


26 December, 2021

Katrina Kaif-Vicky Kaushal Celebrate First Christmas Together As Husband And Wife- View Pics

Outlook Web Bureau

Vicky Kaushal and Katrina Kaif posted the same photo, with Kaif wearing a multicoloured dress and sporting no make-up, and Kaushal looking handsome in casual clothes.


25 December, 2021

Christmas Celebrated In TN With Fervour And Piety

Outlook Web Desk

Meanwhile, thousands of pilgrims from various parts of the country participated in special prayers at Vailankanni church in Nagapattinam district in connection with Christmas.


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25 December, 2021

Philippines Celebrates Christmas In Wake Of Deadly Typhoon

Associated Press (AP)

In Manila, which was not hit by the typhoon, Filipino Catholics were relieved to be able to return to churches on Christmas, although only a fraction were allowed inside and worshippers were required to wear masks and stand at a safe distance from each other.


25 December, 2021

Celebs From Around The Globe Wish Fans A Merry Christmas

Outlook Web Bureau

Due to the emergence of the Omicron strain of the new coronavirus, Christmas celebrations have been kept low-key this year.


25 December, 2021

Christmas Is Here: 10 Quintessential Holiday Recipes We Love

Outlook Web Desk

Christmas celebration is incomplete without a grand feast. Here we have 10 quintessential Christmas delicacies to go with the festive mood.


25 December, 2021

‘White Christmas’ Eludes Shimla Yet Again: Tourists Disappointed With No Snowfall Despite Predictions

Ashwani Sharma

The last time it snowed in Shimla on Christmas Day was in 2016, that too after a gap of two decades, though some years between 2014 to 2018 did see a small spell of pre-Christmas snowfall.


25 December, 2021

Christmas: Right Wing Activists Disrupt Prayers In Haryana's Gurgaon

PTI

Christmas: The video of the incident from Gurgaon in Haryana went viral across the social networking sites. In the video, men can be entering the church premises, and raising slogans 'Jai Shree Ram' and 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai'.


25 December, 2021

EXPLAINER | Guide To The Ashes, Test Cricket’s Biggest Stage

Associated Press (AP)

Australia and England will be facing each other in the third Test of the ongoing Ashes series at Melbourne Cricket Ground on Boxing Day. Australia lead the series 2-0 and aim to retain the Ashes at MCG.


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25 December, 2021

Covid-19 Again Dampens Christmas Celebrations Around World

Associated Press (AP)

Covid-19 for the second successive year has forced the people around the world to cancel their plans of celebrations and gatherings on Christmas.


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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