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

Jan 13, 2022 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.

Active COVID-19 Cases In Country Highest In 216 Days

Jan 13, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The country saw a single day jump of 620 cases of the Omicron variant, the highest so far, taking the total tally of such cases to 5,488, out of which 2,162 people have recovered or migrated so far.


Uncertainty Over Novak Djokovic’s Participation Postpones Australian Open 2022 Draw

The men's and women's singles draw at the Australian Open 2022 was scheduled to take place at 3 PM Melbourne time (9:30 AM IST) on Thursday but had to be postponed for 75 minutes.

No Roadshow, Physical Rally During Rural Poll Campaigns In Odisha

Jan 13, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

In a notification, the Special Relief Commissioner Office said the state government does hereby lay down stipulations for elections to PRIs, 2022 as per the COVID guidelines issued by the State Election Commission.


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

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.

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12 January, 2022

Sikkim Witnesses 124 Per Cent Rise In Covid Cases

Outlook Web Desk

The number of active cases in the Himalayan state, jumped to 796 on Wednesday from 494 on Tuesday.


12 January, 2022

Noida: COVID-19 Officer Aims To Make Available 24-Hr Doctor Consultation For Patients

Outlook Web Desk

The district nodal officer for COVID-19 directed the officials to ensure 24-hour telephonic consultation facility for patients with doctors.


12 January, 2022

India Ranks 83 On List Of Top Powerful Passports: What It Mean For Travellers

Outlook Web Desk

Henley & Partners’ Henley Passport Index, a recent study, divulges how the gains achieved by wealthier countries in travel freedom have come at the cost of poorer countries.


12 January, 2022

Oscars 2022 Will Have A Host For The First Time In Four Years

Outlook Web Bureau

The 94th Oscars, which will premiere on March 27, 2022, will be the first to include a host since the 2018 ceremony.


12 January, 2022

1,700 Delhi Police Personnel Tested COVID-19 Positive From Jan 1 To Jan 12: Data

Outlook Web Desk

In a meeting held on Tuesday with senior officers of the districts and other units, the officers had been strictly instructed to brief their personnel to take care of themselves and follow the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for prevention of coronavirus amid rising cases amongst the force.


12 January, 2022

Madhur Bhandarkar Is Worried About Theaters Being Shut Again

Outlook Web Bureau

Director Madhur Bhandarkar's upcoming film 'India Lockdown' is due for release in March or April.


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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

Sussanne Khan, Janhvi Kapoor, Nehha Pendse, Vir Das, Pawan Kalyan's Son, And Ex-Wife Test Covid-Positive

Outlook Web Bureau

From actress Janhvi Kapoor to comedian Vir Das, there are so many celebs who've opened up about being Covid-positive. Here's a list of a few celebrities who have been recently quarantined.


11 January, 2022

Rising Digital Dependence During Pandemic Heightening Cyber Threats: WEF Survey

Outlook Web Desk

It also referred to India's pledge to reach net-zero emissions by 2070 and announced a target of 50 per cent renewable energy by 2030.


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

Health Insurance Policies Will Cover Omicron Treatment Also, Clarifies IRDAI

Meghna Maiti

All health insurance policies issued by general and health insurers that cover Covid-19 treatment will also cover Omicron-related treatment, the insurance regulator has clarified.


11 January, 2022

Producer Nikhil Dwivedi Paid A Surprise Visit By The State Intelligence Unit of Mumbai. Here’s why!

Samarth Goyal

The actor-producer was felicitated by the Mumbai Police for his contribution.


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11 January, 2022

Delivery Business May See Doubling Of Women Workforce To 15 Pc: Report

Outlook Web Desk

2021 was marked with an increased focus of organisations on the delivery space to achieve gender parity and this indicated a change in perception regarding the women workforce, according to a report/


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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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