Thursday, Sep 23, 2021


Pakistani Journalists Protest Against New Law Concerning Press Freedom

Sep 14, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

According to the new law, the Pakistan Media Development Authority will have arbitrary powers to shut down media outlets and establish tribunals to penalise journalists and media houses for writing against the higher echelons of the Pakistani state.

Congress Faces Flak From Haryana Child Rights Body For Using Minor In Protest

Sep 10, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Terming it as cruelty and public shaming of the child, the Commission issued notice on Thursday.

US Justice Department Challenges Texas' New Anti-Abortion Law

Immediate injunction seeked. Meanwhile, the Texas Government spokesperson said, “Texas passed a law that ensures that the life of every child with a heartbeat will be spared from the ravages of abortion,”

Calcutta HC Directs Lifting Of Gherao From Residence Of Visva-Bharati VC As Protest Enters Day 7

Sep 03, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The central university and its VC Bidyut Chakrabarty had on Wednesday moved the high court seeking orders for the West Bengal police to lift the gherao.

Haryana Police Action Likely To Intensify Farmers Protest Across The Country

The police crackdown on a group at Bastara toll plaza in Karnal, Haryana, on Saturday resulted in 10 protestors getting seriously injured.

31 July, 2021

Hungary: Health Care Workers Protest For Higher Wages

Associated Press (AP)

Hungary's health care system has struggled to cope with the strain of the COVID-19 pandemic, which ravaged the country in fall and winter

31 July, 2021

Biden Administration Imposes Fresh Sanctions On Cuba

Associated Press (AP)

Following this month's protests on the island, the Biden administration has announced new sanctions against Cuba's national-revolutionary police and two top officials

30 July, 2021

US To Study Options To Provide Internet Access To Cubans

Associated Press (AP)

In Cuba, Internet access is a contentious topic. On social media in the days leading up to the latest events, there were calls for anti-government demonstrations.

28 July, 2021

Palestinian Killed By Israeli Troops In West Bank

Associated Press (AP)

Shadi Omar, 41, was shot near the town of Beita, where residents have held weeks of protests against an unauthorized Israeli settlement outpost

27 July, 2021

Gasoline Bomb Attack Reported At Cuban Embassy In Paris

Associated Press (AP)

Paris police said two gasoline bombs hit the embassy late on Monday night. Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez blamed the United States (US) for the attack.

22 July, 2021

Delhi Riots: Natasha Narwal Granted Provisional Registration For PhD


Natasha Narwal in her plea has sought permission to access monetary scholarship/fellowship as is her entitlement as a PhD student of the university.

22 July, 2021

Pegasus Row: Congress Leaders Stage Protest, Stopped By Cops From Marching To Raj Bhavan

Outlook Web Bureau

Led by AICC in-charge of Haryana affairs Vivek Bansal and state Congress chief Kumari Selja, the leaders and workers gathered at the party office.

22 July, 2021

Mobile Internet Disruptions Seen In Iran Amid Water Protests

Associated Press (AP)

While landline service continues, NetBlocks warned its analysis and user reports were 'consistent with a regional internet shutdown intended to control protests'

19 July, 2021

Iran Police Open Fire During Water Protest In Southwestern Iran

Associated Press (AP)

In the past, water scarcity has prompted irate Iranians to take to the streets. For weeks, the country has been subjected to rolling blackouts, owing in part to what authorities describe as a severe drought.

18 July, 2021

Egypt Releases Two Activists And Journalist Amid US Concerns Over Detentions

Associated Press (AP)

On Saturday, state security prosecutors ordered the release of the three pending ongoing investigations into charges against them

14 July, 2021

Antony Blinken Urges ASEAN To Take Action On Myanmar Violences

Associated Press (AP)

Through a video conference, Antony Blinken urged Myanmar's highest-ranking diplomats to return to the road of democracy, while also assuring states at odds with China over the South China Sea of US assistance.

14 July, 2021

Economic Crisis: Sri Lanka Cuts Back On Imports Amid Mounting Debt

Associated Press (AP)

Shortages are pushing prices higher for many consumer goods, from bread to construction materials to gasoline, triggering protests among Sri Lankans fed up with the prolonged crisis.

12 July, 2021

Ac Cuba Reels Under Worst Economic Crisis In Decades, Protests Erupt Over Food Shortages

Associated Press (AP)

Hundreds of people took to the streets in various Cuban cities to protest persistent food shortages and high food costs due to the Covid-19 pandemic

Photo Gallery

Artists welcome tourists as they arrive to board Cordelia cruise ship on their way from Mumbai to Lakshadweep, during a Kerala Tourism event, in Kochi.

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A medic prepares to administer a dose of COVID-19 vaccine to a beneficiary in Srinagar.

PTI Photo/S. Irfan

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik hands over a smart health card under the 'Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana' (BSKY) scheme to a beneficiary, in Balangir district.

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Assam Chief Minister and NEDA convener Himanta Biswa Sarma during BJP State executive meeting, at Amingaon in Kamrup district.

PTI Photo

Swami Adya Tiwari, prime accused in Mahant Narendra Giri death case, being produced in the District Court, in Prayagraj.

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Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

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