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Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Olympic Gold Medallist Neeraj Chopra’s Success Lies In His Genes: Scientists

Sep 14, 2021 Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Chopra belongs to the community of Rors, a Hindu community, from Haryana. The Rors were considered descendants of Maratha soldiers who settled in Haryana after being defeated in the Third Battle of Panipat in 1761. Genetic scientists have found that the Rors have a very unique and distinctive ancestry among the Indian population and they have no ancestral link with Marathas or any other castes and communities.

Courts Should Penalize Those Who Register Baseless Cases: Andaman Journalist After HC Quashed FIR

Sep 14, 2021 Jeevan Prakash Sharma

The Calcutta High Court in its judgement held that the FIR against journalist Zubair Ahmed was sheer abuse of process of law and the allegations on him of circulating false alarm or disobeying of government regulations were completely absurd.

Taliban Using Biometric System To Identify Army, Police Personnel Who Fought Against Them

The search operations are meant to capture those officials who, after losing the battle against the Taliban, couldn’t flee from the country and are hiding in the houses of their friends and relatives.

It Is Unknown Why Vaccines Trigger Unusual Immune Reaction, Cause Blood Clotting: Noted UK Doctor

Sep 12, 2021 Jeevan Prakash Sharma

In an interview with Outlook, Dr Roopen Arya says that it is not clear what is triggering the post-vaccination immune response which activates the blood clotting system and results in blood clots as well as consumption of the platelets.

Delhi Govt’s Seed Money Gives Wings To School Kids’ Business Dreams

Under the Entrepreneurship Mindset Curriculum incorporated in the school curriculum for Senior School Students, the Delhi government announced the Seed Money Project in 2019 which was the first of its kind in the country.

09 September, 2021

No Mysterious Disease In UP Or Other States, Diagnosis Needed: Dr Kafeel Khan

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

In an interview with Outlook, Dr Kafeel Khan said the health situation in Uttar Pradesh other states will further deteriorate further.

08 September, 2021

Taliban Fired At Me But I Survived: A Young Protestor In Kabul

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Outlook spoke to a young protestor in Kabul who narrated how the Taliban opened fire at the protestors and arrested thousands of men and women who were marching towards the Pakistani embassy at Karte Parwan

07 September, 2021

Discovery Channel In Soup Over Allegations Of Fraud By Indian Firm

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

RC Venkateish, the promoter of Lex Sportel Vision Pvt Ltd (LSVPL), had alleged in its complaints that the UK-based Discovery Networks International (DNIL) and its two other subsidiaries worked in collusion to disregard the terms of agreements.

07 September, 2021

64-Year-Old RJD Ex-National Spokesperson To Appear For Medical Entrance Test

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

A former national spokesperson of Rashtriya Janata Dal, Shanker Charan Tripathi will appear in the upcoming National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) to qualify for the MBBS course.

04 September, 2021

Humour And Urdu Poetry In Indian Courts: What A Lawyer’s Book Reveals

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Supreme Court lawyer Ejaz Maqbool’s new book shows that humour and Urdu poetry have played a significant role in handling even the tensest situations and serious arguments in courts.

25 August, 2021

Covid-19: Noted ICMR Scientist Rules Out Third Wave Predictions In India

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

The spread of infection during the second wave was not evenly distributed in every district in the country.

25 August, 2021

Taliban Burnt My Family As Afghan Army Betrayed Us: Senior Police Officer

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

28-year-old Mohammed Hadi who joined the Afghan police force in 2013 in Ghazni spoke to Outlook about Afghan army being responsible for the plight of people as they handed power to the Taliban without putting up any fight.

23 August, 2021

With No Bullets, Food Or Money, I Had To Flee From War Front: Afghan Commander

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Nur Ali Ahmedi was a commander in the Bihsud, a town in Maidan Wardak Province in central Afghanistan that fell to the Taliban between August 14-15.

22 August, 2021

'Dear Brother, Please Save Your Sisters': Afghan Woman Sends Rakhi To PM Narendra Modi

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

The woman, who has been hiding in her friend’s house in Kabul for the past seven days, has sent an audio message to Prime Minister Narendra Modi pleading to help all the women of Afghanistan whose life and dignity are in danger.

21 August, 2021

I Will Jump Off My Building If Talibani Militants Come To Search My House: 25-Year-Old Woman In Kabul

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

On a call from Kabul, the woman told Outlook that she is ready to sell her vital organs to finance her escape from the clutches of Taliban

20 August, 2021

Twelve People Died In Kabul Airport Due To Stampedes Not Gunshots: An Eyewitness

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Mubariz spoke to Outlook over a call at 3:00 am from the Kabul airport on August 20 and narrated the chaotic situation which led to the death of around 12 people.

19 August, 2021

Desperate, A Doctor Wants To Escape Taliban Controlled Kabul

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

A doctor is desperate to relocate to India from the Taliban controlled Afghanistan as he feels insecure about the future of his family. He told Outlook on a call.

18 August, 2021

I’ve Heard Taliban Militants Chopped Off Hands Of 15 People For A Petty Crime: A 16-Year-Old In Kabul

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Afghanistan Crisis: It is quite scary here. There is panic all around among people as they don’t know what will happen to them, says Seyyed Azizullah Sadat

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Health workers inoculate a COVID-19 vaccine dose to a beneficiary during a mega-vaccination drive to mark PM Modi's 71st birthday, in Beawar district.

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Devotees carry an idol of Lord Ganesh for immersion in the Tawi river, in Jammu.

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Saints pray to Lord Swaminarayan during 'Jal Jalani Edkashi' at Gurukul in Surat.

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Activists of Samuga Needhi Katchi wear masks of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin and former chief minister M Karunanidhi, during the pledge owing on the 143rd birth anniversary of Thanthai Periyar, in Coimbatore.

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Health workers inoculate a COVID-19 vaccine dose to a beneficiary during a mega-vaccination drive to mark PM Modi's 71st birthday, in Ahmedabad.

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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

Why School In ‘The Cloud’ Will Be Our New Normal

We can do anything with the Cloud. Buy and sell, eat, cook, get our clothes, houses, cars, watch movies, read books, listen to music, talk, write, communicate, ask, create, teach, learn, heal…. Schools must prepare children for this world.

Sep 12, 2021 Sugata Mitra