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Lightning Storm Ignited Gas Leak In Gulf Of Mexico

Jul 06, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The accident caused a subaquatic firestorm that seemed to boil the waters of the Gulf of Mexico, prompting environmentalists to lash out.

Sri Lanka Ship Fire Causes Significant Damage To The Planet: UN

Jun 20, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The container ship carrying chemicals sank off Sri Lanka’s capital on Thursday nearly a month after catching fire, raising concerns about a possible environmental disaster.


Experts Blame Heavy Metal Content In Water, Milk For Mystery Disease In Andhra

Mystery disease claimed one life, 500 fell ill after bouts of fits and nausea in Andhra Pradesh's Eluru

The Tragic Song Of Our Rivers Of Hope

Dec 06, 2020 Ritu Rao

The alarming degradation of our rivers is a reflection of our times. But if they die, so do we.


Marine Life Under Threat As Oceans Run Out Of Oxygen Due To Climate Change

The largest peer-reviewed study to date on ocean oxygen loss concluded that deoxygenation is already altering the balance of marine life to the detriment of species that need more of the life-giving gas.

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22 November, 2019

Supreme Court Declines To Stay NGT Ban On RO Filters

Outlook Web Bureau

The SC asked the RO Manufacturers to approach the government on the NGT order prohibiting the use of RO filters.


18 November, 2019

'No Need Of Odd-Even Scheme Now As Skies Have Cleared Up,' Says Arvind Kejriwal

Outlook Web Bureau

In an attempt to reduce traffic congestion to tackle pollution, the odd-even scheme was enforced in the national capital from November 4 to 15.


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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 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.

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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.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz