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Omicron Threat: Time To Create An Emergency Fund If You Don’t Have One Already

Nov 29, 2021 Meghna Maiti

Prepare for the Omicron threat by having an emergency fund in place and to remain prepared in advance. you could start investing a part of your savings or investments to build emergency funds. Here’s how you can go about it.

4 things to remember when buying health insurance online

Nov 10, 2021 Meghna Maiti

Spend time and effort understanding what’s covered and what’s not


Sudan: Emergency Declared After PM Abdalla Hamdok Arrested

Gen. Abdel-Fattah Burhan announced that he was dissolving the country’s ruling Sovereign Council, as well as the government led by Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok.

Hungary: Health Care Workers Protest For Higher Wages

Jul 31, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Hungary's health care system has struggled to cope with the strain of the COVID-19 pandemic, which ravaged the country in fall and winter


Malaysian Youths Demand PM Quit As Pandemic Worsens

New daily infections breached 10,000 on July 13 for the first time and have stayed there since, despite a virus emergency in January and a lockdown since June 1

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26 July, 2021

London Cleans Up After Torrential Rains Wreak Havoc

Associated Press (AP)

The Met Office weather agency said 41.6 centimeters (16 inches) of rain fell in central London on Sunday afternoon, four flood warnings remains in place for southeast England


26 July, 2021

World Stocks Mostly Lower After Wall Street Highs

Associated Press (AP)

The S&P 500 index climbed 1 per cent to 4,411.79, while the Dow rose 0.7 per cent to 35,061.55 and the Nasdaq composite gained 1 per cent to 14,836.99


25 July, 2021

Chinese Man Survives For Three Days Inside Flooded Garage

Associated Press (AP)

Li Yongsheng was trapped when the garage flooded Tuesday and lay on a ventilation duct surrounded by floating cars


22 July, 2021

China Floods: 33 Dead After Heaviest Rainfall In 1000 Years

PTI

Rainwater has damaged more than 215,200 hectares of crops, causing a direct economic loss of about 1.22 billion yuan (about USD 188.6 million)


30 June, 2021

Intense Heatwave Scorches Northwest US

Associated Press (AP)

The heatwave has forced schools and businesses to close in the area


29 June, 2021

US Sees 40% Fall In Migrant Kids At Largest Shelter Since Biden

Associated Press (AP)

In mid-June, the administration reported about 2,000 boys and girls at the Fort Bliss facility amid child welfare advocates' concerns about inadequate conditions.


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27 June, 2021

US: Man Jumps Out Of Moving Plane After Unsuccessfully Trying To Breach The Cockpit

Associated Press (AP)

The incident occurred at the Los Angeles International Airport on Friday night, officials said


25 June, 2021

Dark Days Of Emergency Can Never Be Forgotten: PM Modi

PTI

On the 46th anniversary of the imposition of Emergency, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called it "dark days", while Home Minister Amit Shah calls it "murder" of democracy for lust and arrogance of power.


17 June, 2021

Japan To Ease Virus Emergency Ahead Of Olympics As Daily Cases Fall

Associated Press (AP)

Experts at a virus panel meeting Thursday gave preliminary approval for government's plans to downgrade the emergency


02 March, 2021

‘Emergency Was A Mistake’: Congress Leader Rahul Gandhi

Outlook Web Bureau

However, Rahul Gandhi said that the current political scenario in the country cannot be compared to that during the Emergency as the Congress never tried to 'capture the country's institutional framework'


14 December, 2020

SC Seeks Response On Plea Asking To Declare 1975 Emergency As 'Wholly Unconstitutional'

PTI

'We are having difficulty. Emergency is something which should not have happened,' the top court observed while hearing the plea.


01 October, 2020

Can Rahul Gandhi Seize The Hathras Moment For Reviving The Congress?

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

Rahul Gandhi being shoved around by UP police personnel at the Yamuna Expressway, on Thursday, was arguably the most politically potent image of the Congress leader yet.


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25 June, 2020

‘Free Speech, Press, Courts Trampled’: BJP Comes Down Heavily On Congress Over Emergency

Outlook Web Bureau

Amit Shah came down heavily on the Congress, saying the interests of one family prevailed over the party and national interests.


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.

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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.

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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