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Centre Re-imposes Ban On Construction Activities In Delhi And NCR Due To Poor Air Quality

Nov 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The apex court in its November 24 order had re-imposed the ban on construction activities in Delhi and the national capital region (NCR) and directed the states to provide subsistence to workers from the funds collected as labour-cess for the period during which such activities are prohibited.

Covid-19: Fresh Outbreak Prompts China To Lock Down 1,500 University Students

Nov 15, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The several dozen cases were reported at Zhuanghe University City and hundreds of students were transferred to hotels for observation.


Covid-19: 8 Spots Declared Micro Containment Zones In Srinagar As Cases Surge In J&K

Srinagar district administration is also mulling localised lock-down in some specific areas of the city if the number of positive cases do not decline.

Covid-19: Moscow Locks Down As Russia Logs Record Cases

Oct 28, 2021 Deutsche Welle

The Russian capital has ordered the 11-day closing of all non-essential businesses and schools. Thursday saw new record Covid-19 case numbers and deaths.


Sydney Reopens After Over 100 Days Of Lockdown After Reaching 70% Vaccination Status

On Monday, 73.5 per cent of the target population of the Australian city was fully vaccinated and more than 90 per cent have received at least one dose.

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16 September, 2021

Students Return To Colleges, Campuses Restore Pre-Pandemic Cheer

Jheelum Basu

After befriending gadgets for attending online classes and and stuffing them with countless e-books for over a year, students finally are back to the real books and are enjoying the majestic aura of the varsity libraries.


15 September, 2021

China Imposes Lockdown, Tightens Restrictions Amid Surging Covid-19 Cases

Associated Press (AP)

China has largely stopped the spread of COVID-19 but new outbreaks continue to occur in various parts of the country. A delta variant outbreak in July and August spread to several provinces, raising concern about new and more contagious variants.


12 September, 2021

Anurag Basu: In About 10-15 Years, You Will See The Golden Age Of Cinema

Samarth Goyal

In an exclusive conversation with Outlook, ‘Ludo’ filmmaker Anurag Basu shares his optimistic view about the changing landscape of the film industry, thanks to the emergence of the OTT platforms and the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.


10 September, 2021

Report Of Gunshot Triggered Lockdown At US Air Force Base

Associated Press (AP)

Two individuals reported hearing one gunshot at the base just east of Dayton just after 9 pm Thursday, said Col Patrick Miller, the Installation Commander at Wright-Patterson AFB.


09 September, 2021

Japan To Extend Virus Emergency Until End Of Month

Associated Press (AP)

Japan is set to further extend the state of emergency in Tokyo and nearly 20 other areas until the end of September as the healthcare systems are heavily strained, though COVID19 infections have slowed slightly.


31 August, 2021

Priyanka Chopra Cried When She Went To Work For The First Time After A Gap Of Six Months

Outlook Web Bureau

In an interview, Priyanka Chopra recalled breaking down into tears on her flight to Germany, where she was shooting for the fourth instalment in the ‘Matrix’ film franchise.


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13 August, 2021

08 August, 2021

Delhi To Issue Daily Colour-Coded Alerts On Covid-19

Outlook Web Bureau

Curbs, relaxations in Delhi due to Covid will be implemented under GRAP stipulation


07 August, 2021

Delhi Forms Panel To Plan School Reopening Post Covid Second Wave

Outlook Web Desk

Delhi LG Anil Baijal directed officials to set up an expert committee to chalk out a detailed plan during a meeting of the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) on Friday.


06 August, 2021

Haryana: 6 Children Found Covid Positive Days After Schools Reopened

Outlook Web Bureau

Haryana School Reopening: Haryana resumed normal classes for children of Class 9 to Class 12 from July 16 and for Class 6 to Class 8 from July 23.


05 August, 2021

Impose Local Restrictions To Curb Mass Gatherings During Festivals: Govt Asks States

Outlook Web Bureau

In a letter to the states and UTs, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan urged the states to actively consider the imposition of local restrictions and to curb mass gatherings.


03 August, 2021

Nepal Extends Covid-19 Lockdown In Kathmandu Valley Till Aug 11

Outlook Web Desk

As per the prohibitory orders, shops can remain open till 7 pm. People are allowed to go outside by maintaining social distancing and adopting standard health protocols like using hand sanitiser.


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03 August, 2021

US: The Pentagon Building On Lockdown After Gunshots Fired Near Metro

Associated Press (AP)

The incident occurred on a Metro bus platform that is part of the Pentagon Transit Center, the Pentagon Protection Force Protection Agency tweeted.


Photo Gallery

Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers clear a water logged road after heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Jawad, in Kolkata.

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A health worker checks details for COVID-19 tests of the passengers arriving from Rishikesh at the Bikaner railway station.

PTI Photo

Shops at a Muslim-dominated area of Dalmandi remain closed on the anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition, in Varanasi.

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Resident doctors of Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital raise slogans during a protest in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary

An elderly beneficiary reacts as she receives a Covid-19 vaccine dose amid fear of spreading of a new variant of the virus (Omicron), at a government hospital in Jalandhar.

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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