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Students Return To Colleges, Campuses Restore Pre-Pandemic Cheer

Sep 16, 2021 Jheelum Basu

After befriending gadgets for attending online classes and and stuffing them with countless e-books for over a year, students finally are back to the real books and are enjoying the majestic aura of the varsity libraries.

China Imposes Lockdown, Tightens Restrictions Amid Surging Covid-19 Cases

Sep 15, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

China has largely stopped the spread of COVID-19 but new outbreaks continue to occur in various parts of the country. A delta variant outbreak in July and August spread to several provinces, raising concern about new and more contagious variants.


Anurag Basu: In About 10-15 Years, You Will See The Golden Age Of Cinema

In an exclusive conversation with Outlook, ‘Ludo’ filmmaker Anurag Basu shares his optimistic view about the changing landscape of the film industry, thanks to the emergence of the OTT platforms and the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Report Of Gunshot Triggered Lockdown At US Air Force Base

Sep 10, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Two individuals reported hearing one gunshot at the base just east of Dayton just after 9 pm Thursday, said Col Patrick Miller, the Installation Commander at Wright-Patterson AFB.


Japan To Extend Virus Emergency Until End Of Month

Japan is set to further extend the state of emergency in Tokyo and nearly 20 other areas until the end of September as the healthcare systems are heavily strained, though COVID19 infections have slowed slightly.

31 August, 2021

Priyanka Chopra Cried When She Went To Work For The First Time After A Gap Of Six Months

Outlook Web Bureau

In an interview, Priyanka Chopra recalled breaking down into tears on her flight to Germany, where she was shooting for the fourth instalment in the ‘Matrix’ film franchise.


13 August, 2021

08 August, 2021

Delhi To Issue Daily Colour-Coded Alerts On Covid-19

Outlook Web Bureau

Curbs, relaxations in Delhi due to Covid will be implemented under GRAP stipulation


07 August, 2021

Delhi Forms Panel To Plan School Reopening Post Covid Second Wave

Outlook Web Desk

Delhi LG Anil Baijal directed officials to set up an expert committee to chalk out a detailed plan during a meeting of the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) on Friday.


06 August, 2021

Haryana: 6 Children Found Covid Positive Days After Schools Reopened

Outlook Web Bureau

Haryana School Reopening: Haryana resumed normal classes for children of Class 9 to Class 12 from July 16 and for Class 6 to Class 8 from July 23.


05 August, 2021

Impose Local Restrictions To Curb Mass Gatherings During Festivals: Govt Asks States

Outlook Web Bureau

In a letter to the states and UTs, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan urged the states to actively consider the imposition of local restrictions and to curb mass gatherings.


03 August, 2021

Nepal Extends Covid-19 Lockdown In Kathmandu Valley Till Aug 11

Outlook Web Desk

As per the prohibitory orders, shops can remain open till 7 pm. People are allowed to go outside by maintaining social distancing and adopting standard health protocols like using hand sanitiser.


03 August, 2021

US: The Pentagon Building On Lockdown After Gunshots Fired Near Metro

Associated Press (AP)

The incident occurred on a Metro bus platform that is part of the Pentagon Transit Center, the Pentagon Protection Force Protection Agency tweeted.


02 August, 2021

A Tale Of Two Years And Three Restaurants

Anjana Basu

Nearly two years of the Covid-19 induced lockdown have taken a toll on fine dining. Here's how it has been going, restaurant by restaurant.


29 July, 2021

West Bengal Lockdown: Restrictions Extended Till August 15 With Relaxations

Outlook Web Bureau

The night curfew will remain in place from 9 pm-5 am.


29 July, 2021

Covid Lockdown Increases Risk Of Child Labour, Trafficking

Outlook Web Bureau

Schools have closed, online education is a luxury and in many cases children are pushed into labour and trafficked due to their financial vulnerability


29 July, 2021

Europe On Vacation But Vaccinations Not Taking A Break

Associated Press (AP)

In Britain, where 70% of adults already are fully vaccinated, campaigns now are aimed at the younger generations


29 July, 2021

US Study Finds Covid-19 Lockdown Negatively Impacted Women’s Nutrition In India

Outlook Web Bureau

The study was conducted by Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition in four economically backward districts of Uttar Pradesh’s Maharajganj, Bihar’s Munger, and Odisha’s Kandhamal and Kalahandi


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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

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A Dalit Sikh CM from the neglected Puad region is a smart move, queering the pitch for the grand old party’s rivals.

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Opinion

Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

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

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu