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Pandemic

Prevention Still The Best Antidote To Covid-19

May 24, 2022 Dr. Deepak Gupta

While vaccinations offer a partial respite from serious morbidities, prevention is still the most effective weapon against the coronavirus and pandemic related food emergencies

Will Omicron End The Pandemic? What Five Global Studies Say

Jan 15, 2022 Jeevan Prakash Sharma

All the studies have indicated that Omicron will infect with far greater speed than any of its previous variants but will show mild symptoms and will not cause any severe disease of the lungs.


Lockdown Woes: Actors, Directors, Junior Artistes Talk About Financial Troubles Amidst Pandemic

With a looming lockdown due to the third wave, theatres being shut in many states, and film releases getting postponed, monetary troubles are sure to occur and hit everyone associated with the film industry.

How Soon Can A Covid-Patient Get Re-infected With Omicron? What Experts Said

Jan 12, 2022 Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Scientific evidence shows that once a person recovers from any variant of Sars_Cov_2, be it Alpha, Beta, or Delta, the possibility of reinfection is extremely low and that too after six to nine months. So far as Omicron is concerned, the rate of reinfection is not known in India yet.


'Baahubali's Katappa, Sathyaraj, Discharged From Hospital After Covid-19 Health Scare

Actor Sathyaraj has been discharged from the hospital and will shortly resume work. He had been admitted after testing positive for Covid-19. Details below.

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11 January, 2022

Sussanne Khan, Janhvi Kapoor, Nehha Pendse, Vir Das, Pawan Kalyan's Son, And Ex-Wife Test Covid-Positive

Outlook Web Bureau

From actress Janhvi Kapoor to comedian Vir Das, there are so many celebs who've opened up about being Covid-positive. Here's a list of a few celebrities who have been recently quarantined.


11 January, 2022

Shaastra 2022 To Showcase Virtual Rendering Of IIT Madras On Futuristic Martian Landscape

Outlook Web Desk

The goal of the virtual conference on gaming and gaming technology is to facilitate networking of enthusiasts, students and professionals in the gaming industry to learn from each other, Prof Ramamurthi said.


11 January, 2022

Producer Nikhil Dwivedi Paid A Surprise Visit By The State Intelligence Unit of Mumbai. Here’s why!

Samarth Goyal

The actor-producer was felicitated by the Mumbai Police for his contribution.


09 January, 2022

Nagaland Imposes Stricter Measures To Check Covid-19 Spread

Outlook Web Desk

Nagaland Chief Secretary J Alam has ordered night curfews from 9 pm to 5 am from Sunday and restriction on mass gatherings to 50 per cent of the capacity of the venue or up to a maximum of 200 people, whichever is lower, subject to all those taking part are fully vaccinated.


08 January, 2022

Only Vaccinated Passengers Allowed On Suburban Trains In Chennai Region: Southern Railway

Outlook Web Desk

The Southern Railway also warned of collecting Rs 500 as fine from a passenger who is found not wearing a face mask in the premises.


08 January, 2022

Swara Bhasker Thrashed A Troll Who Wished For Her Death After She Got Diagnosed Of Covid-19

Outlook Web Bureau

Bollywood actress Swara Bhasker shared screenshots of the hate comments received on her timeline and bashed her trollers with a befitting reply.


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07 January, 2022

Gal Gadot Confesses Her 'Imagine' Cover Video Was In ‘Poor Taste’

Outlook Web Bureau

Gal Gadot has stated that the video of her and other celebrities singing John Lennon's 'Imagine' from their balconies as a show of support for people fighting Covid-19 was 'in poor taste.'


07 January, 2022

Letters To Loved Ones | Lines And Passages For Those Who Lived Among Us

Shreya Basak

While time clocks away and we remember them in thoughts, silence and tears, there is never a definite way to convey your feelings to those far away.


06 January, 2022

Love In An Anomalous Time

Shreya Basak

What is love in this world of 'social distance'? Is it just about caregiving? Is it about nudity and video calls? What happens to romance in times of anomalies? We are not sure.


05 January, 2022

Vini Vici’s Aviram Saharai Happy To Be Able To Perform In India Despite Rising Covid-19 Cases

Samarth Goyal

One half of the popular Israeli electronica duo was happy to perform at the recently concluded Sunburn Music Festival in Goa, last month.


05 January, 2022

Sonu Nigam And Family Test Positive For Covid-19 In Dubai

Outlook Web Bureau

Singer Sonu Nigam took to social media and posted a vlog revealing about his and his family’s health conditions.


04 January, 2022

Puducherry Reports Jump In New COVID-19 Cases

Outlook Web Desk

Meanwhile, Lieutenant Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan launched the vaccination drive for adolescents (15 to 18 years) at the Soucilabai Government Girls Higher Secondary school in the heart of the town on Tuesday.


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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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