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COVID-19

'Scarcity' Of Ventilators, Medical Facilities In Country; Need For Upgradation: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari

Sep 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said through public-private investment model can be replicated to revamp the country’s health sector.

Banks In Emerging Markets Failing To Convert Increased Adoption Of Digital Banking Into Digital Sales, McKinsey Survey Finds

Sep 25, 2021 Kamalika Ghosh

The report states despite the higher frequency of customer interactions, banks are not doing enough to convert customer interest in digital products into digital sales


PM Modi, Joe Biden Pledge To Act In Concert, Take Up Toughest Challenges Together

Biden's statement came after his first-ever in-person meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the White House.

After Quad Summit, PM Modi Reaches New York To Address 76th Session Of UNGA

Sep 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

PM Modi will address the world leaders at the UN General Debate on Saturday morning. He is the first world leader scheduled to address the world organisation.


IPL 2021: SRH Name Umran Malik As Short-term COVID-19 Replacement For Thangarasu Natarajan

Thangarasu Natarajan had tested positive for COVID-19 before Sunrisers Hyderabad's fixture against Delhi Capitals on Wednesday.

24 September, 2021

India Records 31,382 New Covid-19 Cases, Active Cases Lowest In 188 Days

Outlook Web Desk

Decline of about 1500 cases has been seen since yesterday. The recovery rate is at 97.78%, the highest since March 2020.


23 September, 2021

UK Seeks Vaccine Certifications To Meet ‘Minimum Criteria’ For Travel

Outlook Web Desk

Following much confusion over this process, UK government sources said on Wednesday night that additions or changes to the approved country listings are being kept under 'regular consideration'.


23 September, 2021

Covishield Certificate Recognition: UK Says, Working On 'Phased Approach' With India

Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also raised the issue of 'mutual recognition of vaccine certificates' in the Global COVID Summit.


23 September, 2021

India Logs 31,923 New Covid-19 Infections, Active Cases Lowest In 187 Days

Outlook Web Desk

282 fresh fatalities have been reported. The active cases are just 0.9% of the total infections - lowest since March 2020 while the recovery is at 97.77%


23 September, 2021

US Approves Booster Dose Of Pfizer's Covid-19 Vaccine For Special Groups

Associated Press (AP)

People over 65 years of age, Young adults with underlying health conditions and people whose jobs put them at high Covid-19 infection risk to get booster doses. Food And Drug Administration(FDA) gives approval.


23 September, 2021

Ease International Travel By Mutual Recognition Of Vaccine Certificates: PM Modi

PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while speaking at Global COVID Summit in the US addressed the vaccine certificate recognition issue as Indians are facing quarantine upon arrival in the UK despite the inclusion of Covishield.


22 September, 2021

COVID-19 Scare In IPL 2021: Sunrisers Hyderabad Pacer Thangarasu Natarajan Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Outlook Web Bureau

The IPL, however, said that 'tonight's game between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Delhi Capitals will go ahead at the Dubai International Stadium, Dubai.'


22 September, 2021

WHO Chief Lauds India's Decision To Resume Export Of Covid-19 Vaccines

Outlook Web Bureau

The Indian Government discontinued vaccine exports under the 'Vaccine Maitri' programme when it was hit by the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.


22 September, 2021

China Keeps Virus At Bay At High Cost Ahead Of Winter Olympics

Associated Press (AP)

Foreign athletes are due to compete in the Winter Olympics that start February 4 in Beijing and the nearby city of Zhangjiakou, but the government has yet to say whether restrictions that prevent most foreigners from entering China will be relaxed to allow spectators in.


21 September, 2021

Covid-19: Relief As R-Value Drops Below 1 In India, Big Cities Still At Risk

Outlook Web Desk

The R-values (which reflects how rapidly coronavirus pandemic) of major cities, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru, are over 1. The R-value of Delhi and Pune are below 1.


21 September, 2021

India Records Lowest Active Cases In 184 Days

Outlook Web Desk

252 deaths were reported in India in the past 24 hours.


20 September, 2021

Covid-19: India Logs 31,382 New Cases As Infections Hang At Static Rate

Outlook Web Desk

For the past 10 days, the number of cases reported daily has fluctuated between 35k-26k. The active cases are the lowest in 188 days now.


20 September, 2021

India Logs 30,256 New Covid-19 cases

Outlook Web Desk

Over 80 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far.


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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

PTI Photo

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.

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Paramilitary jawans conduct a route march for Bhabanipur Assembly by-election, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi meet Governor of Punjab Banwarilal Purohit ahead of the oath taking ceremony for the Punjab Cabinet expansion, in Chandigarh

PTI Photo
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Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

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Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

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One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu