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AFCON 2021: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Gabon And Arsenal Forward, Diagnosed With Heart Lesions

Jan 15, 2022 Associated Press (AP)

The recent development of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's health condition kept the Gabonese out of their African Cup of Nations 2021 match vs Ghana. It also puts Auba's participation in doubt for the rest of AFCON 2021.

Australian Open 2022: Rafael Nadal On Novak Djokovic Visa Saga - ‘Bit Tired Of The Situation”

Jan 15, 2022 Associated Press (AP)

Two-time women's major champion Garbine Muguruza said Novak Djokovic could have avoided all his visa-related issues in the lead up to the Australian Open 2022 by getting vaccinated against COVID-19.


Burnley Vs Leicester Match Off Due To COVID-19; Manchester City Report New Cases

It is the 20th Premier League game postponed since Dec. 12 due to players having to isolate. Relegation-threatened Burnley have already played three games fewer than last-place Norwich.

How Soon Can A Person Get Re-infected With Omicron? Here’s What We Know

Jan 14, 2022 Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Scientific evidence shows that once a person recovers from any variant of Sars_Cov_2, be it Alpha, Beta, or Delta, the possibility of reinfection is extremely low and that too after six to nine months. So far as Omicron is concerned, the rate of reinfection is not known in India yet.


COVID-19: Delhi Sees 17-Fold Rise In Number Of Containment Zones Since January 1

"Every district magistrate (DM) has to assess the situation in the area. At times, even if there is a single case in a household, the DMs declare it a containment zone if there is a high rate of infection in that area," said a senior government official.

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13 January, 2022

EXPLAINER: Where Does Defending Australian Open Champion Novak Djokovic's Visa Saga Stand?

Associated Press (AP)

All eyes are now on Immigration Minister Alex Hawke, who must decide whether to deport Novak Djokovic, effectively overruling a judge who said the tennis could stay in Australia.


13 January, 2022

Australian Open 2022: Defending Champion Novak Djokovic In Draw As Visa Saga Continues

Associated Press (AP)

Despite the cloud hanging over Novak Djokovic's ability to compete, Australian Open organisers included the top seed in the draw. He is slated to play fellow Serb Miomir Kecmanovic in the opening round.


13 January, 2022

Australian Open 2022: To Deport Or Not To Deport Novak Djokovic, AUS Government In A Tizzy

Associated Press (AP)

Despite being handed an easy first-round draw at the Australian Open 2022, Novak Djokovic still faces the prospect of deportation, a decision that is yet to be decided by Australia’s Immigration Minister Alex Hawke.


13 January, 2022

India Open 2022: Kidambi Srikanth Among Seven Indians To Pull Out Due To COVID Positive Results

Koushik Paul

The players who tested positive will not be replaced and their opponents will get a walkover in the ongoing India Open 2022. Earlier, B Sai Praneeth had pulled out of the tournament after testing positive.


12 January, 2022

Novak Djokovic's Visa Controversy And His Bid To Defend Australian Open Title - A Timeline

Associated Press (AP)

Novak Djokovic is a nine-time Australian Open champion. He owns 20 Grand Slam singles titles in all, tying him with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal for the most won by a man in tennis history.


12 January, 2022

Omicron Scare | When Are Masks Compulsory For You To Wear?

Outlook Web Desk

Two years on with the coronavirus pandemic, and we still find ourselves lost amid the pool of information on masks. Let’s begin with, when are masks compulsory?


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11 January, 2022

'Baahubali's Katappa, Sathyaraj, Discharged From Hospital After Covid-19 Health Scare

Outlook Web Bureau

Actor Sathyaraj has been discharged from the hospital and will shortly resume work. He had been admitted after testing positive for Covid-19. Details below.


11 January, 2022

Newsreaders Call Novak Djokovic A 'Lying, Sneaky A***hole' In Leaked Tape - VIDEO

Jayanta Oinam

Novak Djokovic visa saga is far from over as the Serbian still face the prospect of deportation. Djokovic is bidding to win a record-extending Australian Open title and become the first male to win 21 Grand Slam titles.


11 January, 2022

Arunachal Reports 134 New Covid-19 Cases, Highest One-Day Spike In Jan

Outlook Web Desk

Arunachal Pradesh has been witnessing a spurt in coronavirus infections since January 4 with 340 new Covid-19 cases reported so far.


11 January, 2022

Super Spreader: Health Experts Fear Gangasagar Mela Will Worsen Covid-19 Situation

PTI

The Gangasagar Mela will definitely be a super-spreader. There is no doubt of that. Lakhs of people will congregate and we fear there will be violation of Covid-19 safety protocols, said Dr Anima Halder, the principal of State-run Infectious Diseases and Beliaghata General (ID&BG) Hospital.


11 January, 2022

National Youth Festival: PM Narendra Modi To Virtually Inaugurate 25th Edition

PTI

The virtual inauguration of National Youth Festival will take place after the National Youth Summit which aims to galvanize, ignite, unite and activate the youth towards nation building.


11 January, 2022

SA Vs IND: Washington Sundar Tests Positive For COVID-19, In Doubt For ODI Series

PTI

Washington Sundar tested positive for coronavirus in Bengaluru and has not yet joined the other white-ball cricketers in Mumbai, who are scheduled to leave for South Africa in a day or two.


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11 January, 2022

WI Vs IRE Second ODI Postponed After Two New COVID Cases In Ireland Camp

Associated Press (AP)

A total of five Ireland players are in isolation at present. Paul Stirling, Simi Singh and Ben White had earlier tested positive for the virus and missed the first ODI.


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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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