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Precautionary Covid Dose: Mumbai Gives Out Over 10k Booster Shots On Day 1

Jan 11, 2022 PTI

Out of the total 10,698 doses administered in Mumbai, 5,249 were administered to health workers, 1,823 to frontline workers and 3,626 to the citizens above 60 years with comorbidities.

FIH Hockey Women’s Junior World Cup Rescheduled To April 2022, Indoor World Cup Cancelled

Jan 11, 2022 PTI

The FIH Hockey Women’s Junior World Cup was initially scheduled to be held in South Africa in December 2021 but had to be put on hold due to the outbreak of Omicron - a new coronavirus variant.


Covid-19 Spike In Delhi But Demand For Oxygen Support, Low: Top Covid Hospitals

Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) Hospital in Delhi, which is one of India’s biggest hospitals for dedicated facilities for Covid-19 patients, hasn’t received a single Omicron-confirmed patient to date which required oxygen support.

How Porn Added Flavour To Novak Djokovic's Australian Open Visa Controversy

Jan 10, 2022 Outlook Web Bureau

Novak Djokovic's deportation hearing in Melbourne became a farce, up to some extent, as the virtual proceedings crashed several times. And at one point, an expired court link was hacked and pranksters streamed loud music and pornography.


Novak Djokovic Wins Court Battle Vs AUS Govt Over Visa Cancellation But May Still Be Deported

Novak Djokovic had his visa revoked on his arrival in Melbourne and has been in a detention hotel. Australian border officials said that Djokovic failed to meet coronavirus exemption criteria required to enter the country.

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09 January, 2022

India Open 2022: Sai Praneeth, Dhruv Rawat Test COVID Positive; Pull Out Of Tournament

Aditya Kumar

The news comes after the entire England team pulled out of India Open 2022 two days back following the COVID positive results of their doubles specialist Sean Vendy and coach Nathan Robertson.


09 January, 2022

PM Modi Calls For Boosting Covid Vaccination Drive And Continued Testing Amid Omicron Surge

PTI

PM Modi in a review meeting on Sunday emphasised the need for continuous research in testing, vaccines, pharmacological interventions, including genome sequencing.


09 January, 2022

Australian Open 2022: Supporters Demonstrate As Novak Djokovic Awaits Court Proceedings

Associated Press (AP)

Novak Djokovic is set to present his case in the court on Monday that will decide the future of his participation in Australian Open 2022. He is currently at the immigration detention hotel in Melbourne.


09 January, 2022

Himachal Pradesh: Govt Offices To Have 5-Day Work Week, Ban On Social And Religious Gatherings

PTI

Amid a surge in coronavirus cases, the Himachal Pradesh government announced a five-day week in its offices besides banning social and religious gatherings from January 10 to 24.


09 January, 2022

India Open Badminton: England Shuttlers Pull Out After COVID-19 Positive Cases

PTI

England's decision to pull out was made public by the Badminton Association of India (BAI) on Sunday. The organisers, however, said that COVID-19 tests of all players conducted this morning at the team hotel came out negative.


09 January, 2022

Australian Open 2022: Novak Djokovic’s Hearing Looms Large — Will He Stay Or Will He Go?

Associated Press (AP)

Novak Djokovic had his visa canceled after arriving at Melbourne airport last week when Australian border officials ruled that he didn’t meet the criteria for an exemption to an entry requirement.


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08 January, 2022

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Rakhi Bose

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.


08 January, 2022

Pondy Sees Big Jump In Daily COVID-19 Cases, Test Positivity Rate Rises

Outlook Web Desk

Director of Health G Sriramulu said the active cases were 825 with 96 patients being in hospitals taking treatment and the remaining 729 patients in home isolation.


08 January, 2022

Delhi Covid Scare: OPD, Trauma Services Hit As Hospitals Reserve Beds For Coronavirus Patients

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Non-covid services in Delhi hospitals have been severely hit as authorities prepare for the Covid-19 surge. Even hospitals under the Union Health Ministry have imposed restrictions on regular operations and OPD services.


08 January, 2022

ISL 2021-22: ATK Mohun Bagan Vs Odisha FC Tie Postponed After ATKMB Player Tests COVID Positive

Aditya Kumar

This is the first instance of an Indian Super League match being postponed due to a COVID-19 infection on one of the players. The ATK Mohun Bagan vs Odisha FC match will be played at a later date.


08 January, 2022

Novak Djokovic Tested Positive For COVID-19 In December 2021, Say Lawyers

Associated Press (AP)

Novak Djokovic was denied entry to Australia after his visa was revoked at the Melbourne Airport late Wednesday for failing to meet COVID-19 requirements that all non-citizens need to enter the country.


08 January, 2022

Swara Bhasker Thrashed A Troll Who Wished For Her Death After She Got Diagnosed Of Covid-19

Outlook Web Bureau

Bollywood actress Swara Bhasker shared screenshots of the hate comments received on her timeline and bashed her trollers with a befitting reply.


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08 January, 2022

Meghalaya's Covid-19 Tally Reaches 85,085 With 64 New Cases

Outlook Web Desk

“Symptomatic patients are advised to strictly go for home isolation for seven days while those who are asymptomatic need to complete five-day home isolation. Their condition will be monitored by the health workers,” the deputy CM said.


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.

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo

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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