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Omicron Covid-19 Variant In India: Two Cases Detected In Karnataka

Dec 02, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

After the two cases of Omicron Covid-19 variant found in Karnataka, the Union Health Ministry advised people not to panic but follow Covid-19 appropriate behavior and avoid gatherings.

Rising Input Costs Would Put Pressure Cement Prices To An All-Time High: CRISIL

Dec 02, 2021 Outlook Business Team

CRISIL states that while cement prices have increased by Rs 10-15 per bag across the country, this would not translate into an increase in EBITDA for cement makers.


Kashmir: India Hits Out At UN Human Rights Body Over ‘Baseless’ Report

The Union Ministry of External Affairs in its reaction to the report on Kashmir said it ‘… betrays a complete lack of understanding on the part of the OHCHR of the security challenges faced by India from cross-border terrorism’.

Omicron: What Are Maharashtra's New Travel Guidelines That Centre Deemed 'Divergent'?

Dec 01, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Omicron Covid-19 variant: The Centre has termed new international travel guidelines by Maharashtra government ‘divergent’ and has asked the state to align with its already issued SOPs by Union Health Ministry.


Five Ways How India Can Fuel Its Ambitious Renewable Energy Drive

To achieve the target of 500 GW of non-fossil fuel installed power generation capacity by 2030, India has a long way to go.

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30 November, 2021

India's GDP Grows 8.4% In Q2 Helped By Easing Covid-Related Restrictions

Outlook Business Team

India's GDP grew 8.4 per cent in the September-end quarter. It had registered a 20.1 per cent growth in the previous quarter, this financial year.


28 November, 2021

‘Mann Ki Baat’: PM Modi Says India Leading World In Start-Ups

Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said: ‘It is true that this is the era of start-ups and it is also true that in the field of start-ups, in a way, India is leading the world’.


27 November, 2021

‘In Politics, Bhakti Or Hero Worship Is A Sure Road To Degradation’

Malvika Raj

It is this over-a-lakh-word-long document of Constitution of India that ensures guarantees to the underprivileged that those in positions of power remain accountable to the people


26 November, 2021

RIC Meeting: India, China, Russia Reminds Afghanistan To Create Inclusive Government

Seema Guha

The meeting between three Eurasian powers India, China and Russia reminded the Taliban to not allow terrorist groups to function from Afghan soil.


25 November, 2021

India's GDP To Grow 9.3% In FY2022, 7.9% In FY2023: Moody's

Outlook Business Team

Moody's said the recent spike in vaccinations, lower interest rates and increased public spending helped reinforce a positive outlook for the country's corporate sector.


22 November, 2021

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat Says India Can Achieve Desired Growth If All Work With Compassion

Outlook Web Desk

Emphasising on the importance of work of service in nation building, he said the country has not achieved its desired growth in the last seven decades or so but it can grow as much as it desires in the coming years, provided it moves on the right path.


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18 November, 2021

Naqvi Slam Pakistan Saying "No Certificate Is Needed From Country Setting Records In Atrocities Against Minorities"

Outlook Web Desk

Naqvi asserted that for Indian Muslims, India is the "best and safest" place in the world. He dismissed the allegations as a "nefarious, misleading and criminal campaign" by the Pakistani establishment against India.


18 November, 2021

Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi Visits Gurdwara Darbar Sahib In Pakistan

Outlook Web Desk

Channi along with a group of 30 people, including his cabinet ministers visited the revered shrine in Pakistan, through Kartarpur corridor.


18 November, 2021

IND Vs NZ, 1st T20I: It Was Not Easy Win For India Against New Zealand, Says Rohit Sharma

PTI

India bungled towards end before recovering in time to fashion a five-wicket win over New Zealand in Rohit Sharma's first match as T20 captain.


17 November, 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Pitches For 'One Nation, One Legislative Platform'

Outlook Web Desk

With Parliament often witnessing disruptions over a variety of issues, Modi said the conduct of lawmakers should be in line with Indian values. Traditions and systems of the Houses should be inherently Indian, he said.


16 November, 2021

IND Vs NZ 2021: India Look For 'Fresh T20 Template' In Rohit Sharma-Rahul Dravid Era

PTI

India will aim to press the reset button for the T20 World Cup 2022 under new captain Rohit Sharma and an illustrious head coach in Rahul Dravid.


16 November, 2021

Kane Williamson Skipping IND vs NZ T20 Series Indicates Cricket Overkill, Are Greedy Boards Ignoring Workload?

Soumitra Bose

Kane Williamson will return as captain for the two-match IND vs NZ Test series. Tim Southee will lead in the three-match T20 international series.


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14 November, 2021

Countries Adopt New Climate Deal With Coal Compromise

Associated Press (AP)

Before India succeeded in getting the change made, nation after nation talked about the final provisions not going far or fast enough but a compromise was better than nothing.


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.

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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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