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Love In An Anomalous Time

Jan 06, 2022 Shreya Basak

What is love in this world of 'social distance'? Is it just about caregiving? Is it about nudity and video calls? What happens to romance in times of anomalies? We are not sure.

Delhi Imposes Fresh Restrictions Amid Omicron Surge | 10 Points

Jan 04, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Delhi has imposed a weekend curfew and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said that the decision comes in view of a surge in Covid cases driven by the fast-spreading Omicron variant.

Woman Health Worker Tests Positive For Omicron Variant Of Coronavirus In Gujarat Raising

Earlier, a 42-year-old businessman from Surat, a 72-year-old NRI from Jamnagar along with his wife and his brother-in-law have been found positive for the Omicron variant.

Omicron Reminder : You Should Buy Term Insurance Before Premiums Go Up

Nov 30, 2021 Meghna Maiti

Omicron has served as a reminder that buying term insurance is important, and this may be the right time to buy one given the threat of the new variant and the fact that premiums are expected to rise.

Omicron Threat: Time To Create An Emergency Fund If You Don’t Have One Already

Prepare for the Omicron threat by having an emergency fund in place and to remain prepared in advance. you could start investing a part of your savings or investments to build emergency funds. Here’s how you can go about it.

29 November, 2021

Omicron Hits Portuguese Football: 13 Test Positive For New Coronavirus Variant

Associated Press (AP)

The Ricardo Jorge National Health Institute said that one of those who tested positive for the new variant of coronavirus at Belenenses football club had recently travelled to South Africa, where the omicron was first identified.

29 November, 2021

Omicron And Cricket: India A's Match Vs South Africa A To Start Normally, No Threat To Dec-Jan SA Tour, Says BCCI

Soumitra Bose

India are scheduled to play a bilateral series from December 17, 2021 to January 26, 2022 in South Africa. The BCCI is awaiting travel policy from government following breakout of new coronavirus variant Omicron.

27 November, 2021

Women's ODI Cricket World Cup: New COVID Variant Forces ICC To Call Off Qualifiers

Jayanta Oinam

As a result, three teams - Bangladesh, Pakistan and the West Indies - will progress to the ICC Women's Cricket World Cup 2022. Australia, England, India, South Africa and hosts New Zealand have already qualified for the tournament.

26 November, 2021

India's Tour Of South Africa: New COVID Variant Triggers Alarm Bells In BCCI


Coronavirus cases are on the rise in the northern part of South Africa and at least two venues for the Test series - Johannesburg and Pretoria - could become vulnerable to the spread of the new variant.

26 November, 2021

Coronavirus: South African Scientists Detect New Virus Variant Amid Spike

Associated Press (AP)

Currently identified as B.1.1.529, the new variant has also been found in Botswana and Hong Kong in travelers from South Africa.

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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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.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

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