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Private Firm Under Scanner For Fake Covid Tests During Kumbh

Jun 17, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The probe found several irregularities in the test report

UK Scientists Develop Gadget That Can Detect Covid Via Smell; Check Details

Jun 14, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The study tested devices with organic semiconducting (OSC) sensors, which could potentially be used as a Covid-19 screening tool.

J&K Holds Covid Test Camps For Nomadic Tribes, Vaccination Remains A Challenge

Every year before the onset of summer thousands of these tribes walk with their cattle from their respective village in Jammu to cooler destinations in Kashmir.

Explained: Fully Vaccinated For Covid But Feel Sick? Here’s What You Can Do

Jun 07, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Covid-19 poses a particular challenge because people with asymptomatic and pre-symptomatic infections can spread the disease – and insufficient contact tracing and testing mean those without symptoms are rarely detected.

Do I Need To Get Tested For Covid-19 If I'm Vaccinated?

No, you can skip routine testing, with some exceptions.

02 June, 2021

Explained: Covid Negative But Still Have Symptoms? Here's Why It Happens And What To Do

Dr. Namita Jaggi

Covid explained: The constant reports of new variants have made it extremely critical to keep a check on genetic mutations of coronavirus as they are a matter of concern.

01 June, 2021

Covid Orphaned 1,742 Children, 7,464 Lost One Parent, NCPCR Tells SC

Outlook Web Bureau

The maximum number of orphaned and abandoned children were seen in Madhya Pradesh where 318 children were orphaned and 104 were abandoned, the data submitted to the Supreme Court mentioned.

30 May, 2021

AIIMS Vs NEERI: As Govt Credits NEERI For Saline-Gargle Covid Test, AIIMS Delhi Says It Did It First

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

A new Covid testing method, which involves gargling saline water, is expected to significantly cut RT-PCR test costs. However, a controversy has erupted with AIIMS and NEERI claiming that they first discovered the new method.

21 May, 2021

Covid Surge In Rural J-K, Vaccine Shortage Hits Drive

Naseer Ganai

The Jammu and Kashmir government has not revealed the reasons behind the slow pace of vaccination.

20 May, 2021

Covid Home-Testing Kit Approved By ICMR

Outlook Web Bureau

The ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research) cautioned people against indiscriminate home testing using Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs).

17 May, 2021

No Govt Body To Evaluate An Innovation That Claims To Detect Covid-19 In 20 Seconds

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

India’s premier research organisation and a nodal body for Covid-19 management Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) say that they don’t have the expertise to assess the technology.


14 May, 2021

Covid Case Study: What Happens When One Contracts Black Fungus And The Symptoms

Dr. Milind Navalakhe

Mucormycosis is a serious but previously rare fungal infection caused by a group of fungi called mucormycetes. These are ubiquitous in the environment and can often be seen on rotting food.

11 May, 2021

'What Would Happen To Common Man': BJP MLA On Social Media After Covid Positive Wife Didn’t Get Bed For 3 Hours

Outlook Web Bureau

Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA Ramgopal Lodhi’s wife was given a bed at the hospital following the district magistrate’s intervention

11 May, 2021

What Is Ivermectin, FDA-Approved Drug That Goa Has Recommended?

Outlook Web Bureau

Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said that all adults in the state will be given the drug as a “prophylaxis treatment” to prevent the viral infection from taking a severe turn.

10 May, 2021

ID Proof And Positive Covid Test Report No Longer Mandatory For Hospitalisation: Centre To SC

Outlook Web Bureau

The Union health ministry has also directed all state governments to set up a three-tier health infrastructure for appropriate management of suspected/confirmed Covid cases, the Centre told SC

10 May, 2021

UP: Seven Held For Stealing Clothes Off Bodies And Selling Them

Outlook Web Bureau

During interrogation, the accused revealed that they used to steal the burial shroud used to cover the dead bodies, their clothes, sarees, among other things

10 May, 2021

Can Hot Water Bath Or Drinking Warm Water Prevent Covid? Govt Answers

Outlook Web Bureau

The government has also suggested a five-step sample meal plan for those recovering from the disease.


10 May, 2021

Explained: What Is N440K Covid Variant? Is It More Virulent? Know What CCMB Says

Outlook Web Bureau

This new variant of SARS-CoV-2 is the reason behind the havoc caused in Visakhapatnam, Karnataka, Telangana, and other southern parts. This virus was also found in parts of Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh.

Photo Gallery

India's Pusarla V. Sindhu competes against Thailand's Pornpawee Chochuwong during their women's singles badminton group stage match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

AP Photo/Dita Alangkara

A disabled girl walks through a corridor at a school run by the Association of People with Disability in Bengaluru.

AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi

A group of physically challenged people stage a protest on the 'International Day of Disabled Persons' in Srinagar.

PTI Photo/S. Irfan

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses a press conference on farmers issue at AICC HQ in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary

Workers prepare beds inside a special COVID-19 ward to treat persons infected with the Omicron variant, at Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital in Chennai.

PTI Photo/ R Senthil Kumar

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Shaheen Bagh, CAA, Farmers’ Protest: Hip-Hop Is The Voice Of Dissent In India

Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.


Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.

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Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation

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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh