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Delhi Records 5,277 Dengue Cases This Year; Highest In Last Six Years

Nov 15, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

According to the civic report, in the previous years, the total count of dengue cases was—4,431 (2016), 4,726 (2017), 2,798 (2018), 2,036 (2019) and 1,072 (2020).

China Mandates Negative Covid Test For Drivers Leaving Jiangsu Province As Cases Spike

Jul 28, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The National Health Commission reported 48 new cases in Jiangsu over the previous 24 hours, bringing its total to 154 over recent days


Fiji Urges People To Get Vaccinated Amid Rising Covid Deaths

Fiji has reported a record 1,285 new cases in its latest daily update and 193 deaths since the outbreak began in April

South Korea PM Apologises For Virus Surge Among Soldiers

Jul 20, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

As per the The Defense Ministry, 247 of the destroyer's 301 crew members have been infected


Global Shares Fall On Virus Fears; Oil Slips On OPEC Deal

France's CAC 40 shed 1.1 per cent in early trading to 6,388.62, while Germany's DAX was down 1.1 per cent at 15,370.28

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09 July, 2021

China: Port City Of Qingdao Uses Boats, Scoops To Fight Algae Bloom

Associated Press (AP)

The thick layer of plants appeared last month and is reportedly the heaviest on record and can displace critical food sources for ocean animals while giving off a strong smell


22 June, 2021

Covid-19: As Infections Soar In Fiji, New Zealand, Australia Send Aid

Associated Press (AP)

New Zealand Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta said this week it was providing an additional 10 million New Zealand dollars ($7 million) for COVID-19 operations and food supplies in Fiji.


08 June, 2021

China Pledges Aid To ASEAN Nations For Fighting Covid-19

Associated Press (AP)

China delivers 100 million doses of vaccine to ASEAN nations along with other pandemic-fighting materials and technical help


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 Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

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.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

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.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

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