Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021


Russia Blast: 7 Dead, 9 Injured In Gunpowder Factory Explosion

Oct 22, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The Emergency Situations Ministry said the explosion hit the Elastik factory in the Ryazan region, about 270 km (about 167 miles) southeast of Moscow.

Russia Continues To Witness Covid-19 Surge, Infections Exceed 8 Million

Oct 18, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The country's task force said Monday that 34,325 new infections over the past day raised the pandemic-long total to 8,027,012.

Russian Filmmakers Land After Space Shoot

Actress Peresild and film director Shipenko rocketed to the space station on October 5 for a 12-day stint to film segments of a movie titled 'Challenge'.

Japanese Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa All Set For December Space Mission

Oct 15, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Yusaku Maezawa is set to rocket to space on December 8 on a Russian Soyuz spacecraft together with producer Yozo Hirano who will film his mission and Russian cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin.

Russia Continues To Witnesses Covid-19 Surge; Daily Deaths, Infections At Record High

Russia's daily death tolls have set records daily over the past few days, approaching 1,000 as contagion spikes amid a sluggish vaccination rate.

09 October, 2021

Russia Witnesses Persistent Rise In Covid-19 Cases

Associated Press (AP)

Russia has recorded 968 deaths due to Covid-19 on Saturday.

08 October, 2021

Covid-19 Rages In Russia As Vaccination Continues At Sluggish Rate

Associated Press (AP)

Russia already has Europe's highest death toll in the pandemic — more than 214,000 — and the authorities' conservative way of recording COVID-19 fatalities suggests the actual number could be even higher.

05 October, 2021

Russia Witnesses Covid-19 Surge As Vaccination Rates Remain Low

Associated Press (AP)

The Russia has said that the situation elicits concern, but still it is not considering a countrywide lockdown or any other nationwide measures.

30 September, 2021

Turkish President Erdogan Meets Russian Putin To Discuss War-Torn Syria

Outlook Web Desk

The talks between the two presidents come amid an increase in airstrikes on Turkey-backed opposition fighters' positions in northern Syria, especially in the province of Idlib.

24 September, 2021

Russian Politicians Protest Against Results Of Online Elections, Allege Rigging

Associated Press (AP)

Vladimir Putin's United Russia party won the elections in which people could vote online. The critics seek to invalidate the results of online voting and to abolish such a practice in the future to prevent vote-rigging.

20 September, 2021

8 Dead As Gunman Goes Berserk Inside Perm University In Russia

Associated Press (AP)

The Perm State University press service said the perpetrator used a so-called “traumatic” firearm; such guns are designed to fire non-lethal rubber or plastic projectiles.


20 September, 2021

Kremlin Party Leading In Russia's Early Election Results

Associated Press (AP)

Tech giants complicit in suppressing opposition voices. Organizations linked to imprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny are declared extremists.

10 September, 2021

BRICS 2021: Tracing The Genesis And Summits Over The Years

Outlook Web Desk

BRICS is the acronym coined to associate five important economically emerging countries: Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. This lobby has great economic influence all over the world and tremendous potential back home.

31 August, 2021

UNSC Under India's Presidency Adopts Strong Resolution On Afghanistan, Asks Not To Shelter Terrorists

Outlook Web Desk

The Security Council adopted the resolution with 13 members voting in favour, none against and permanent, veto-wielding members Russia and China abstaining.

28 August, 2021

US Failed In Afghanistan Because It Believed Pak Army While Dealing With Taliban, Says Ayesha Siddiqa

Tarun Upadhyay

Ayesha Siddiqa speaks to Outlook about the impact of Taliban taking over Kabul and how it will have an effect on the region.

24 August, 2021

Russian President Vladimir Putin Criticises US Departure From Afghanistan

Associated Press (AP)

'There is a danger that terrorists and different groups that found a refuge in Afghanistan will use the chaos left by our Western colleagues and try to launch an expansion into neighboring countries,' Putin said.

24 August, 2021

PM Modi Speaks To Russian President Putin Over Afghanistan Situation

Outlook Web Bureau

The two leaders had a detailed discussion .


22 August, 2021

Don't Want Militants Under Guise Of Refugees: Putin On Afghans

Associated Press (AP)

Putin has criticized Western nations for seeking to temporarily house Afghan refugees in Central Asian countries, citing security concerns for Russia.

Photo Gallery

A police personnel during a mock-drill conducted by Delhi Police, to check anti-terror prepardeness at Sadar Bazar in New Delhi.

PTI Photo /Vijay Verma

Newly elected President of Akhada Parishad Mahant Ravindra Puri with Akhada Parishad General Secretary Mahant Hari Giri and sadhus, performs the 'Ganga Pujan' ritual at Sangam, in Prayagraj.

PTI Photo

Wrestlers in action during the state level wrestling tournament at Babura Village in Mirzapur.

PTI Photo

Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala with Jitendra Singh talks to media after meeting Election Commissioner, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan

Congress leaders Randeep Singh Surjewala and Jitendra Singh comes out from Election Commission office, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan

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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