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Ashleigh Barty Ends 2021 Tennis Season To Focus On Australian Open

Oct 23, 2021 PTI

Ashleigh Barty says she won't be competing in the season-ending WTA Finals due to Australia's Covid-19 travel and quarantine restrictions.

India Registers 16,326 New Covid-19 Cases, Active Cases Continue To Decline

Oct 23, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

As per Union Health Ministry data, the total number of deaths due to Covid-19 has reached 4,53,708 while the active cases have decreased to 1,73,728.

Bayern Munich Coach Julian Nagelsmann Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Julian Nagelsmann had missed Bayern Munich's Champions League game against Benfica after he showed glimpses of what the club said flu-like-infection.

Junior Hockey World Cup: Foreign Teams Participating Exempted From Quarantine

Oct 22, 2021 PTI

England have already withdrawn from the junior Hockey World Cup due to Covid-19 related issues. Poland have replaced England.

US Woman Who Refused To Wear Mask In Grocery Store Convicted For Trespassing

Marianne Smith, 57, was arrested on Aug 15, 2020, at a grocery store in California where an anti-mask protest against the state's mask mandate was taking place nearby.

19 October, 2021

2022 Australian Open: No Covid-19 Vaccination, No Visa For Overseas Tennis Stars

Associated Press (AP)

According to Victoria state Premier Daniel Andrews, any unvaccinated tennis player won't get a visa to Australia and even if anyone does get a visa, the player will have to quarantine for two weeks.

19 October, 2021

2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Gianni Infantino Wants Suspended Brazil-Argentina Tie To Happen

Associated Press (AP)

The 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier between Brazil and Argentina in Sao Paulo was suspended after seven minutes due to alleged breaches of COVID-19 protocols.

18 October, 2021

Pooja Bedi Tests Positive For Covid-19

Outlook Web Bureau

Actress Pooja Bedi has taken to social media to announce that she has been tested positive for Covid-19. She urged her fans to pray for her quick recovery.

16 October, 2021

India Registers 15.981 New Covid-19 Cases; Active Cases Dip Further

Outlook Web Desk

The total Covid-19 case tally in India has reached to 3,40,53,573 cases, with total 4,51,980 fatalities due to the deadly virus.

16 October, 2021

Taliban Likely To Open Secondary Education For Girls: UN Official

Associated Press (AP)

UNICEF Deputy Executive Director Omar Abdi said Taliban's education minister told him that they are working on a 'framework' to allow all girls to continue their schooling beyond the sixth grade.

15 October, 2021

COVID-19 Scare In WBBL: Weekend Games In Hobart Could Happen Behind Closed Doors


The possibility of the matches being held behind closed doors comes in after a COVID-positive man escaped hotel quarantine in Tasmania which is currently under lockdown.


13 October, 2021

US To Open Its Border For Fully Covid-19 Vaccinated Travelers From November

Associated Press (AP)

Vehicle, rail and ferry travel between the U.S. and Canada and Mexico has been largely restricted to essential travel, such as trade, since the earliest days of the pandemic.

12 October, 2021

2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: CONMEBOL Boss Wants Suspended Brazil Vs Argentina To Be Played

Associated Press (AP)

The four Argentinean players, who were suspended midway into the match for not following health protocols, are still under investigation.

10 October, 2021

Why Rumours Of Shah Faesal’s Posting Surface, This Time As An Advisor To Lt Governor

Naseer Ganai

Since January this year, Shah Faesal broke his long silence and is seen praising the government.

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.

09 October, 2021

Delhi Coal Crisis: Load Shedding Likely In Coming Days; CM Kejriwal Seeks PM Modi’s Intervention

Outlook Web Desk

The Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to seek an end to the electricity crisis in the national capital.

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.


07 October, 2021

CIA Creates Top Level Working Group To Counter China's Influence

Associated Press (AP)

The CIA also announced that it would ramp up efforts to recruit Chinese speakers and create another mission center focusing on emerging technologies.

Photo Gallery

TMC MP Mahua Maitra campaigns with party candidate Braj Kishore Goswami for the upcoming Shantipur Assembly By-elections in Nadia.

PTI Photo

A girl looks at the face book page of Rashtriya Swayamevak Sangh or RSS, in New Delhi. Facebook in India has been selective in curbing hate speech, misinformation and inflammatory posts, particularly anti-Muslim...

AP Photo/Manish Swarup

People wait to cast their votes during the Bihar Panchayat Elections at Sampatchak, in Patna.

PTI Photo

Lok Janshakti Party (Ramvilash) party activists and students of Sant Pashupatinath Ved School perform 'hawan' for Indian cricket team ahead of their match against Pakistan at ICC Men's T20 World Cup, in Patna.

PTI Photo

A pump attendent writes the petrol price on a board as diesel and petrol price soars to Rs.99.46 and Rs.108.13 respectively in Kolkata.

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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