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Omicron Covid-19: Australia Witnesses Surge In Cases

Dec 29, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Omicron Covid-19: Australia witnesses spike in new infections in Sydney and surrounding parts of New South Wales state, where the cases skyrocketed to more than 11,000, up from 6,000 a day earlier. Victoria state also reported a record 3,700 cases, up by more than 1,000 previous cases.

Omicron: Australia’s New South Wales Reports First Death Due To New Covid-19 Variant

Dec 27, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Omicron: The fatal case was identified as a man in his 80s who was infected at an aged care facility in western Sydney.


AUS vs NZ, T20 World Cup 2021: Ever-consistent New Zealand Look For 2nd World Title Vs Trans-Tasman Rival Australia

New Zealand and Australia finished runner-up in their groups during the Super-12 stage before upstaging the group winners England and Pakistan in the semifinals. Come Sunday, New Zealand and Australia will clash for their maiden T20 World Cup title.

Covid-19: Germany Reports New Record High Case Numbers

Nov 11, 2021 Deutsche Welle

Germany's public health body said the country has recorded over 50,000 new Covid-19 cases within the past 24 hours. Meanwhile, an Australian company has recalled millions of tests shipped to the US.


AUS Vs PAK, T20 World Cup Semis: Brett Lee Feels 'Underdogs' Australia Are Poised To Clinch Maiden Title

The winner of the second semifinal between Australia and Pakistan will meet New Zealand in the final of the T20 World Cup.

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01 November, 2021

Australia Recognises Covaxin: All Countries That Have Approved Bharat Biotech's Covid-19 Vaccine

Outlook Web Desk

Australia has become latest in the list of countries that are allowing Indians vaccinated with Covaxin entry inside their territories.


29 October, 2021

T20 World Cup: Having Stable Base On Slow Wickets Is Important, Says David Warner

PTI

Australia batter David Warner roared back to his explosive best with a belligerent half-century against Sri Lanka on Thursday.


23 October, 2021

India 'Steadfast Partner' In Global Fight Against Covid-19: PM Modi

Outlook Web Desk

As wishes pour in from various countries, Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanks world leaders for hailing India's feat of crossing 100 crore Covid vaccine doses.


21 October, 2021

Australia, UK Say AUKUS Pact Overhyped, Allay Fears

Associated Press (AP)

UK Minister for Armed Forces James Heappey said there 'has been a lot of overhyping' of the pact known as AUKUS.


20 October, 2021

Australia Branded Worst Climate Performer Ahead Of UN Summit

Associated Press (AP)

The report of the Climate Council ranked Australia last among 31 wealthy, developed countries on the criteria of emissions reduction performances and pledges.


29 September, 2021

World Leaders Hail India’s Covid-19 Combat With Vaccine Exports At UNGA

Outlook Web Desk

Several world leaders expressed their gratitude to India and other nations for helping them to fight Covid-19 by sending vaccine shipments.


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24 September, 2021

Biden To Host Indo-Pacific Leaders As China Concerns Grow

Associated Press (AP)

Biden's meeting with leaders from India, Japan and Australia at the White House gives the US president a chance to put the spotlight on a central aim of his foreign policy: turning greater attention to the Pacific in the face of what the US sees as China's coercive economic practices and unsettling military maneuvering in the region.


21 August, 2021

Hundreds Arrested, Fined During Australia Lockdown Protests

Associated Press (AP)

Sydney has been in lockdown for two months, while Melbourne and the capital, Canberra, went into lockdown earlier this month.


29 June, 2021

Australian Deputy PM Fined Rs 11,000 For Not Wearing Mask

Outlook Web Desk

Australian Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce paid a hefty A$200 ($151) fine for breaking public health rules as he failed to wear a mask inside a service station on Monday.


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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.

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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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