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Stranded Indian Teachers Hopeful About Govt's Concern Regarding Immediate Evacuation

Aug 18, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

'We have reached out to every possible forum in India and we are hoping that the government will do something to ensure our immediate evacuation.', said Mohd Aasif Shah, a teacher at the Bakhtar University

Canada Sending Forces To Close Afghan Embassy, Says Official

Aug 13, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The move highlights the stunning speed of a Taliban takeover of much of the country, including their capture on Thursday of Kandahar, the second-largest city and the birthplace of the Taliban movement.


First Evacuation Flight Brings 221 Afghans, Many Kids, To US

Congress on Thursday overwhelmingly approved legislation that would allow an additional 8,000 visas and $500 million in funding for the Afghan visa program

First US Evacuation Flight From Afghans Brings 221 Persons To New Home

Jul 30, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

More than 200 Afghans are expected to arrive in the United States on Friday, July 30, 2021, in the first of many planned evacuation flights for former interpreters and others as the United States finishes its nearly two-decade-long war in Afghanistan.


California's Largest Fire Torches Homes As Blazes Lash West

The Dixie fire, which started July 14, had already levelled over a dozen houses and other structures when it tore through the tiny town of Indian Falls after dark

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25 July, 2021

Monsoon Fury: Many Areas In Philippines Inundated, Thousands Evacuated

Associated Press (AP)

In the hard-hit city of Marikina in the capital region, nearly 15,000 residents were evacuated to safety overnight as waters rose alarmingly in a major river.


21 July, 2021

Video: Unprecedented Floods In Central China, Passengers Trapped In Subway Trains With Neck-Deep Water

PTI

The massive floods, described by meteorologists as a once-in-a-lifetime event in China, has resulted in apocalyptic scenes in the provincial capital Zhengzhou


15 July, 2021

Swaying Of Chinese Skyscraper Result Of Winds Causing Vibrations On Roof

Associated Press (AP)

China has experienced a construction boom in recent years, along with the graduation of record numbers of engineers and project managers


09 July, 2021

China Evacuates Nationals From Afghanistan Amid US Military Pullout

Associated Press (AP)

Chinese companies have invested in Afghan mining and infrastructure, but those assets appear increasingly in jeopardy as the Taliban seize large amounts of territory


30 July, 2018

Delhi: Yamuna Water Enters Houses, Kejriwal Directs Proper Arrangements For Displaced People

Outlook Web Bureau

Several people living on the banks of the river were evacuated after water level in the Yamuna breached the danger mark on Saturday.


29 July, 2018

Amid Looming Flood Threat Manish Sisodia Visits Yamuna Belt Area, Urges People To Move To Safer Places

Outlook Web Bureau

The water level reached 205.30 metres at 7 pm on Saturday, prompting authorities to rescue people from the low-lying areas, even as Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal held an emergency meeting with top officials of his government.


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.

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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