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FIR Lodged Against Protesting Farmers, Modi Govt Plans Strict Action

Dec 11, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

The FIR has been lodged against the farmers sitting on dharna for not following social distancing norms.

SC Stays Gujarat HC Order On Community Service For Covid Violators

Dec 03, 2020 PTI

High Court had issued an order mandating community service for flouting Covid norms

IIT Bhubaneswar Study Seal On Social Distancing, Masks For Covid-19 Prevention

The study recommends using the elbow or hand to prevent droplets leakage even after wearing a mask during coughing and sneezing.

Hong Kong Opens First Socially Distanced Park, Shows Spielberg's 'Jaws'

Nov 11, 2020 Associated Press (AP)

The park, called The Grounds, has a hundred socially distanced enclosed areas spaced 1.5 meters (about 5 feet) apart that seat two to four people.

Bihar Polls: Pleas For Votes Heard Louder Than Those For Masks And Social Distancing

Bihar as of now is one of the least affected states within the country by the pandemic.

10 October, 2020

Ahead Of Festive Season, Retailers Stay Cautiously Optimistic

Lola Nayar

Malls woo shoppers by following stringent hygiene protocols and social distancing norms.

10 October, 2020

Office Of Odisha BJP MP Sealed After Birthday Bash

Sandeep Sahu

Aparajita Sarangi, the BJP MP from Bhubaneswar and national spokesperson, was caught on camera violating COVID norms for the third time in the last few weeks

31 July, 2020

Physical Distancing Linked With Significant Reduction in COVID-19 Transmission: Study


The study, published in the journal PLOS ONE on Thursday, found that physical distancing policies enacted nationally in 46 countries prevented an estimated 1.57 million cases of COVID-19 over a two-week period, representing a 65 per cent reduction in new cases.

05 July, 2020

Jose Mourinho Willing To Break Social Distancing Rules For His Love Of Carlo Ancelotti

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Jose Mourinho heaped praise on counterpart Carlo Ancelotti ahead of Monday's clash between Tottenham and Everton

23 May, 2020

Can Govt Legally Do Away With Social Distancing Norm Inside Aircraft?

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

The Centre has invoked the Epidemic Disease Act and National Disaster Management Act to make social distancing mandatory in public places and in public transport. But can Civil Aviation Ministry do away with this guideline inside the aircraft? Read what legal experts have to say.

22 May, 2020

Is Flying During Covid Safe? Experts Say Aircraft Have Inbuilt Air Filters That Can Flush Out Viruses

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Technical experts say that health and hygiene inside the cabin are ensured using multiple highly efficient airflow and filtration systems. The constant “downward” wash of air at the rate of one metre per second reduces the risk of cross-contamination.


13 May, 2020

C2IQ: Nutrition Partners Go Digital To Tackle Covid-19

Binu Anand and Noveena Swapnabh

In order to ensure uninterrupted Coverage, Continuity, Intensity and Quality during the pandemic, the large platform for nutrition partners has gone digital. Welcome to the new normal.

11 May, 2020

Railways Issues Dos And Don'ts For Passengers As Limited Train Services Start Tomorrow

Outlook Web Bureau

The Indian Railways has advised all passengers to download and use Aarogya Setu application.

07 May, 2020

E-token System For Liquor Purchase In Delhi To Avoid Overcrowding


The e-token will help maintaining social distancing and cut down on waiting time in long queues by specifying time for each e-coupon holder to buy liquor at a shop.

01 May, 2020

Coronavirus Highlights: 'Delhi Patient Who Received Plasma Therapy Has Recovered,' Says Arvind Kejriwal

Outlook Web Bureau

In the biggest-ever jump in deaths and cases in 24 hours, India has reported 73 fresh fatalities, the Ministry of Health and Family said on Friday morning.

21 April, 2020

Coronavirus Pandemic: Tottenham Stars Serge Aurier, Moussa Sissoko Flout Social Distancing Advice


Just two weeks ago, Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho was pictured holding a one-on-one training session in north London with French midfielder Tanguy Ndombele

14 April, 2020

You Can't Beat This: Usain Bolt Goes Viral With Truly Epic 'Social Distancing' Photo - Unreal Reactions

Outlook Web Bureau

Usain Bolt's social media post, featuring a picture by AFP photographer Nicolas Asfouri of the 2008 Olympics 100m final, blew up on social media, drawing more than half a million likes and 90,000 retweets


08 April, 2020

Coronavirus Pandemic: Bundesliga Stars Glad To Train Again, Even With Social Distancing


A decision about when the German Bundesliga can resume is expected on April 17, which could make it the first of Europe's top leagues to return

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.

PTI Photo

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 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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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.

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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.

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