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Union Minister Anurag Thakur Urges People To Continue Wearing Face Mask Until Experts Say Otherwise

Oct 21, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

According to the union minister, during the course of the pandemic, decisions were taken based on requirements. Covid protocols, such as maintaining physical distance, wearing masks and washing hands played a key role in controlling the further spread of the virus.

India’s ‘Maitri’ Played Major Role In Global Covid-19 Fight: Nirmala Sitharaman

Oct 15, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said India’s pandemic response has focused on the ‘twin goals of saving both the lives and livelihoods’.


Mental Health Day 2021: Challenges, Promises, Achivements

WHO, WFMH stress on a greater understanding of mental health issues, bridging the rich-poor gap vis-à-vis accessing medical help for disorders in a pandemic-hit world

Brazilians Desperate For Pre-Pandemic Normalcy Despite Death Toll Crossing 600,000

Oct 09, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The country's average daily death toll has hovered around 500 for a month, down sharply from more than 3,000 in April. Almost 45% of the population is fully vaccinated, and a booster shot is being administered to the elderly.


Over 120,000 US Children Lost A Parent Or Grandparent During Covid-19 Pandemic

More than half the children who lost a primary caregiver during the pandemic are either Black or Hispanic Americans, which make up about 40 per cent of the US population, according to the study published Thursday by the medical journal Pediatrics.

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05 October, 2021

NOSTALGIA: On Revisiting Memories

Chinki Sinha

The present is unpleasant. We have a past and a yearning that serves as a deflection tactics. In the post-pandemic world, nostalgia could even be a positive thing as coping mechanism. We would like to read about your old memories.


01 October, 2021

India Logs 26,727 New Covid-19 Cases; Active Cases Lowest In 196 days

Outlook Web Desk

The 26,727 number is a sudden spike from the 18k fresh cases that India was recording two days ago. 277 fresh fatalities have been reported.


29 September, 2021

Covid Instigates Higher Rate Of Suicides In Himachal, DGP Says Issue Needs To Be Addressed

Ashwani Sharma

All police stations of Himachal Pradesh, for the first time, have started recording the data of all the suicides from January 1, 2021. The highest number of suicides,136, happened in the biggest district Kangra.


24 September, 2021

India Records 31,382 New Covid-19 Cases, Active Cases Lowest In 188 Days

Outlook Web Desk

Decline of about 1500 cases has been seen since yesterday. The recovery rate is at 97.78%, the highest since March 2020.


23 September, 2021

India Logs 31,923 New Covid-19 Infections, Active Cases Lowest In 187 Days

Outlook Web Desk

282 fresh fatalities have been reported. The active cases are just 0.9% of the total infections - lowest since March 2020 while the recovery is at 97.77%


22 September, 2021

Malayalam Actor Jayasurya 'Never Thought' He Would Do 100 Films In His Career

Outlook Web Bureau

In 'Sunny', which is all set to premiere worldwide on Amazon Prime Video on September 23rd, Jayasurya plays the role of a musician.


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22 September, 2021

Active COVID-19 Cases Lowest In 186 Days In India

Outlook Web Desk

The active cases in the country stand at 3,01,989 while 383 deaths have been reported.


21 September, 2021

India Records Lowest Active Cases In 184 Days

Outlook Web Desk

252 deaths were reported in India in the past 24 hours.


20 September, 2021

Covid-19: India Logs 31,382 New Cases As Infections Hang At Static Rate

Outlook Web Desk

For the past 10 days, the number of cases reported daily has fluctuated between 35k-26k. The active cases are the lowest in 188 days now.


20 September, 2021

India Logs 30,256 New Covid-19 cases

Outlook Web Desk

Over 80 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far.


17 September, 2021

Brazil President's Reluctance To Get COVID-19 Vaccine Might Keep Him Out Of UN Premises

Associated Press (AP)

To prevent Covid-19 spread, the city of New York has mandated vaccination certificates for delegates in the UN building for an upcoming annual debate. What will happen to the unvaccinated Brazil President, Jair Bolsonaro?


16 September, 2021

Covid-19: India Logs 34,403 New Cases As Infections Rise At Steady Pace

Outlook Web Desk

For the past 10 days, the number of cases reported daily has fluctuated between 43k-25k. On 6th September, 31,222 fresh cases were reported which then increased to 43,263 within two days. Is the third wave coming?


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16 September, 2021

India Logs 30,570 New COVID-19 Cases

Outlook Web Desk

431 deaths were recorded, raising the death toll to 4,43,928


Photo Gallery

A health worker disinfects Kanyakumari S.P office after a few office staff tested positive for the coronavirus, in Kanyakumari district.

PTI Photo

Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) national spokesperon Rakesh Tikait speaks during a 'Kisan Mahapanchayat' to mark one year of the farmers' agitation, in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Kunal Patil

Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurates the 150 metric ton per day Milk Powder Plant and Automatic Robotic Storage and Retrieval System of Amulfed Dairy, in Gandhinagar.

PTI Photo

Union Ministers Smriti Irani and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi arrive for the BJP Parliamentary Executive Committee meeting ahead of the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan

Smriti Irani, Locket Chatterjee and Ranjanben Dhananjay Bhatt arrive to attend BJP Parliamentary Executive Committee meeting ahead of the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan
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