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Health and Family Welfare.

Supreme Court States 'Welfare Of Minor To Be The Predominant Consideration' In Custody Battle Case

Jan 12, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The apex court said that when a court decides that it is in the best interest of the minor to remain in the custody of one of the parents, the rights of the other parent are bound to be affected.

Assam Issues 7-Day Discharge Protocol For Home Isolation Patients

Jan 09, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

"There is no need for retesting after the home isolation period is over. Asymptomatic contacts of infected individuals need not undergo COVID test but should monitor his or her health condition in home quarantine," the document said.

Odisha Registers 424 New COVID-19 Cases

Meanwhile, the vaccination drive for the 15-18 years age group began at 939 special sessions sites across the state, a senior health official said.

Nagaland Firing: Govt Announces Ex-Gratia, CM To Visit Mon

Dec 06, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

“The state government has condemned the incident in Oting village area of Mon district that resulted in the death of 13 civilians,” Nagaland Chief Secretary J Alam said in the statement.

Why Experts Consider J&K’s Low Fertility Rate A Success Story

The decline in fertility rate has an adverse impact on the economic and social aspects of J&K, however experts and doctors see it as a success story.

16 November, 2021

New-age Group Policies Offer Wider Health Cover

Abhishek Poddar

New-age group policies cover psychiatric treatments, chemotherapy, IVF, Ayurvedic treatments, Lasik and LGBTQ and live-in partner cover, among others.

17 September, 2021

Poll SOP: Punjab Announced Free Health Insurance Cover For 15 Lakh Families Left Out Of Ayushman Scheme

Harish Manav

The Chief Minister announced his decision at the virtual cabinet meeting, where the Health Department had proposed bringing these families into the government schemes cover on co-sharing basis, which would have required the beneficiaries to pay for part of the expense.

16 September, 2021

India Logs 30,570 New COVID-19 Cases

Outlook Web Desk

431 deaths were recorded, raising the death toll to 4,43,928

13 September, 2021

India Records 27,254 Covid-19 Cases, 219 Deaths

Outlook Web Desk

The count of daily new cases has remained below 50,000 for 78 consecutive days now, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

11 July, 2021

Lockdown Saga: High Demand, Skewed Supply Of Contraceptives In Rajasthan Villages

Tabeenah Anjum

As per an NGO report, the demand grew when the pandemic struck and services halted and reaching the Primary Health Centres for contraceptives became difficult for people in the rural area

08 July, 2021

Mansukh Mandaviya Is The New Union Health Minister, Dr Bharati Pravin The MoS Health

Outlook Web Desk

Mandaviya, a BJP leader from Gujarat's Saurashtra region, replaced Dr Harsh Vardhan, who was dropped from the Council of Ministers on Wednesday.

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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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.

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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.

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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