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40 Per Cent Tickets Would Be Allocated To Women In UP Polls: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

40 Per Cent Tickets Would Be Allocated To Women In UP Polls: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

19 October, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

There continues to be no clarity on whether she would herself contest the upcoming state polls. The General Secretary stated that it had not been decided yet, she will think about it and take a decision later.

Lakhimpur Kheri: A Springboard For Priyanka Gandhi In UP?

Lakhimpur Kheri: A Springboard For Priyanka Gandhi In UP?

19 October, 2021 Vikas Pathak

Priyanka Gandhi has emerged more visible in the wake of Lakhimpur Kheri than any other opposition politician in Uttar Pradesh.


Clothing Brand FabIndia Runs Into Controversy Over ‘Jashn-e-Riwaaz’ Ad

The apparel makers used the phrase ‘Jashn-e-Riwaaz’ to describe their new collection on the microblogging platform, Twitter. The post had the image of men and women all wearing red-coloured ethnic clothes.

Rajasthan Govt Cancels Leave Of Healthcare Workers To Amplify Dengue Mitigation Campaign

Rajasthan Govt Cancels Leave Of Healthcare Workers To Amplify Dengue Mitigation Campaign

19 October, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Health Minister Raghu Sharma asked the officials to conduct a 'Dengue Mukt Rajasthan' campaign from October 20 to November 3 to keep a check on the outbreak of dengue and other seasonal diseases.


Shiromani Akali Dal Announces Four More Candidates For Upcoming Punjab Assembly Elections

The party would be contesting the election in coalition with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP). As per the seat-sharing arrangement, Mayawati-led BSP would be allotted 20 seats, the rest would be contested by SAD.

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19 October, 2021

Zomato Apologises To Customer Who Was Denied Refund For Not Knowing Hindi, Fires Staff

Outlook Web Desk

The Zomato executive on being informed about the customer's inept knowledge of Hindi had argued that Hindi is the national language of the country and therefore, everyone must know a bit of the language.


19 October, 2021

Global Hunger Index 'Unfortunate' Reflection Of Hunger In The Country: Oxfam India

Outlook Web Bureau

CEO of Oxfam India Amitabh Behar said the nutritional loss could amplify into intergenerational effects. He added that the latest data showed that in several part of India, children born between 2015-19 were more malnourished than the previous generation.


19 October, 2021

Uttarakhand Rains Claim 16 Lives, Nainital Cut Off From Rest Of State

Outlook Web Desk

Incessant rains continued to lash various parts of the state, razing houses to the ground and leaving many trapped in the debris.


19 October, 2021

China Has Increased Activities At 'In-Depth' Areas Near Arunachal: Eastern Army Commander

Outlook Web Desk

'The annual training exercise that the PLA carries out there has seen some increase in the level of activities in the depth areas,' Lt Gen Manoj Pande said. India is prepared for any security challenges, he added.


19 October, 2021

India Records Lowest Covid-19 Infections in 231 Days, Active Cases At 277 Day Low

Outlook Web Desk

The death toll due to Covid-19 climbed to 4,52,454 with 164 fresh fatalities, while the active cases declined to 1,83,118, the lowest in 227 days, according to the data updated at 8 am.


19 October, 2021

UN Coordinator Denounces Bangladesh Communal Clash On Durga Puja, Calls For Impartial Probe

Associated Press (AP)

Mia Seppo, the U.N.'s resident coordinator in Bangladesh, said in a Twitter post on Monday that the attacks on Hindus are against the values of the Bangladesh constitution and need to stop.


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19 October, 2021

Five Killed As Heavy Rains Lash Uttarakhand, PM Modi Takes Stock Of Situation

Outlook Web Desk

The state authorities have advised Chardham pilgrims not to proceed to the Himalayan temples till the weather improves.


19 October, 2021

Eid-E-Milad: PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi And Other Leaders Greet Followers

Outlook Web Desk

On the occasion of Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi, political leaders are wishing the followers. President of India, the Prime Minister and various influential leaders have tweeted to embark the festival.


19 October, 2021

Kerala Opens Idamalayar, Pampa Dams As Water Level Reaches Close To Danger Mark

Outlook Web Desk

Even though rains subsided in several parts of Kerala on Monday, after receiving heavy downpour last week, more rains are expected from Wednesday.


19 October, 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri Violence: UP Police Arrest Four More Accused Including BJP Worker

Outlook Web Desk

So far, the Uttar Pradesh police have arrested 10 persons including Union Minister Ajay Mishra's son Ashish in the case.


19 October, 2021

Shimla's Coolies Are Vanishing Into Oblivion

Ashwani Sharma

It was the British who brought thousands of coolies to Shimla when they turned the place into the summer capital of India.


19 October, 2021

Kerala To Open Idukki, Idamalayar Dams Today, Issues Red Alert

Outlook Web Desk

Kerala Rains: Idukki dam, constructed across the Periyar river, is one of the highest arch dams in Asia.


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18 October, 2021

J&K Govt Signs MOU With Govt Of Dubai For Developing Industrial Sector In J&K

Naseer Ganai

Govt says different entities from Dubai have shown keen interest in investment.


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This Election Season In UP, Lakhimpur Kheri Is The New Political Battlefield

The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.

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The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.

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The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

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Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.

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Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

Opinion

Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu