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Multi-Level Collaboration Only Way To Fight Crisis, Reconstruct Economy

Jun 29, 2021 Neelam Chhiber

Neelam Chhiber says that national livelihood models have for too long assumed that India’s rural population will increasingly migrate to cities for work and that required economic growth exists. This has been proved wrong.

Pandya Brothers - Hardik And Krunal - Distribute Oxygen Concentrators In Fight Against COVID-19

May 24, 2021 PTI

Pandya Brothers had announced earlier this month that they would donate 200 oxygen concentrators to help the rural areas fight against the Coronavirus pandemic

From Virat Kohli To Akshay Kumar, List Of Celebrities Who Donated Towards Covid Relief

Bollywood stars, cricketers and even singers such as Lata Mangeshkar have donated to various organisation working to provide Covid relief. Here’s a few of them.

IPL 2021: Delhi Capitals Shikhar Dhawan Donates Rs 20 Lakh For Buying Oxygen Cylinders

Apr 30, 2021 PTI

Dhawan has also decided to donate his prize money received in various IPL matches, at the end of the event.

Govt To Provide Free Food Grains To 80 Crore Poor People In May, June

The Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) which was announced in 2020 for three months till July, is being re-implemented given the worsening situation due to the second wave of Covid-19

09 March, 2021

Biden Aims At Big Relief Package For Citizens Without Touching A Tripwire Of Inflation.

Associated Press (AP)

Biden says his government can use coronavirus relief plan not only to stop a pandemic, jobs crisis but also to tackle deep issues of poverty, inequality and more

16 February, 2021

SC Dismisses Plea Seeking Return Of MPLAD Funds Donated To PM CARES Fund

Outlook Web Bureau

The plea sought a suitable direction to the centre to return the entire donated amount in the bank account in which MPLADS funds are transferred every year.

05 January, 2021

Rs 201 Cr Of PM-CARES Fund Allocated For Boosting Medical Oxygen Availability: PMO


The central medical supply store, an autonomous body of the ministry of health and family welfare, will undertake the procurement.

25 April, 2020

COVID-19: KL Rahul's 2019 World Cup Bat Sold For Over Rs 2.5 Lakh In Auction


Among other memorabilia that were auctioned were KL Rahul's helmet, which he sold for Rs 1,22,677, his pads for Rs 33,028, his ODI jersey for Rs 1,13,240, his T20 jersey for Rs 1,04,824, his Test jersey for Rs 1,32,774 and his gloves for Rs 28,782

08 April, 2020

Phased Rollback Of Lockdown Most Rational Approach: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Preetha Nair

In an exclusive, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan tells Outlook about how his government is making efforts to contain the spread of Coronavirus and the strategy post lockdown.

01 April, 2020

List Of Donations Made By Indian Sportspersons, Federations Towards PM Cares Fund To Fight Coronavirus Pandemic

Outlook Web Bureau

Here is a list of sportspersons and organisations who have so far donated to aid the fight against coronavirus


31 March, 2020

Coronavirus Outbreak Could Throw Millions Of Asians Into Poverty, Says World Bank

Associated Press (AP)

Under a worse-case scenario, the region could suffer its sharpest downturn since a devastating currency crisis more than two decades ago, the bank said in an updated forecast released Monday.

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.

PTI Photo

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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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