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CDSCO Approves Shelf Life Of COVID-19 Vaccines

Dec 03, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Responding to a question on the shelf life of Covid vaccines approved in the country and their active period among the vaccinated people, Mandaviya, in a written reply, said the vaccines were developed very recently, therefore, scientific evidence regarding the duration of protection is still evolving globally.

Omicron: What Are Maharashtra's New Travel Guidelines That Centre Deemed 'Divergent'?

Dec 01, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Omicron Covid-19 variant: The Centre has termed new international travel guidelines by Maharashtra government ‘divergent’ and has asked the state to align with its already issued SOPs by Union Health Ministry.

Disneyland Shanghai Shuts Down After One Individual Tests Positive For Covid-19

One individual who tested positive of COVID-19, discovered by authorities in the nearby city of Hangzhou, had visited Disneyland on Saturday.

India Records Lowest Covid-19 Infections in 231 Days, Active Cases At 277 Day Low

Oct 19, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The death toll due to Covid-19 climbed to 4,52,454 with 164 fresh fatalities, while the active cases declined to 1,83,118, the lowest in 227 days, according to the data updated at 8 am.

Indian Woman Jailed In Singapore For Breaking Covid-19 Rules

Under Singaporean Law, those diagnosed with an acute respiratory infection and given an MC cannot leave their home until they test negative for Covid-19.

22 August, 2021

UK Rolls Out Free Home Antibody Tests For Covid Positive Persons

Outlook Web Bureau

Under the new scheme, anyone aged over 18 will be able to opt in to take part when booking a PCR Covid-19 test through NHS Test and Trace system.

06 August, 2021

Fake Covid Test During Kumbh: ED Conducts Raids, Files Money Laundering Case

Outlook Web Bureau

The ED said it has seized 'incriminating documents, bogus bills, laptops, mobile phones and property documents and Rs 30.9 lakh cash' during the raids

04 August, 2021

As Covid Cases Spike, Himachal Pradesh Makes RT-PCR Test Mandatory For Tourists

Ashwani Sharma

Those having received both doses of the vaccine will be exempted from this on producing valid vaccine proof/certificates, a detailed Disaster Management Cell advisory said.

28 July, 2021

Arunachal Pradesh Logs 443 New COVID-19 Cases, 3 More Fatalities Reported

Outlook Web Desk

Of the fresh cases, 407 were detected through Rapid Antigen Test, 19 through RT-PCR and 17 by TrueNat method.

27 July, 2021

Ahead of Covid Third Wave, Indian Households Remain Shockingly Unprepared

Rakhi Bose

A survey across 7,116 rural and urban poor households in India found that only 9 per cent had access to a thermometer while only 3 per cent had access to oxygen cylinders.

23 July, 2021

India Records 35,342 Fresh Covid-19 Cases, 483 Fatalities Recorded In 24 Hours

Outlook Web Desk

16,68,561 tests to detect the infection were carried out on Thursday, taking the total number of such tests conducted so far in the country to 45,29,39,545.


19 July, 2021

UP Makes Negative RT-PCR Report Mandatory For People Coming From States With High Positivity Rate

Outlook Web Bureau

The RT-PCR report should not be older than four days, the UP government said.

18 July, 2021

India Logs 41,157 Fresh Covid Cases, 518 Fatalities Reported In 24 Hours

Outlook Web Desk

The ministry said that 19,36,709 tests were conducted on Saturday, taking the total cumulative tests conducted for detection of Covid-19 in the country to 44,39,58,663.

16 July, 2021

PM Urges States With Rising Covid Cases To Take Measures To Prevent Third Wave

Outlook Web Desk

Rise in Covid cases in Maharashtra and Kerala is a matter of grave concern for the country, PM Modi said.

13 July, 2021

Tripura Fights Covid-19 With Spot Antigen Tests And Heavy Fines For Violators

Pinaki Das

Random antigen testing was started in Tripura on Monday and one of the 41 persons tested on the first day tested positive for Covid-19.

08 July, 2021

Covid-19: India Logs 45,892 New Cases In A Day, Deaths Up To 817

Outlook Web Desk

The number of active COVID-19 cases in India stands at 4,60,704, according to the Union Health Ministry statistics on Thursday.

26 June, 2021

India Marks Major Milestone, Conducts Over 40 Crore Covid Tests

Outlook Web Bureau

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research, health authorities tested 35 crore Covid-19 samples till June 1 and the number rose to 40,18,11,892 on Friday.


23 June, 2021

Man Walks On Baggage Belt After He Is Denied To Fly Without RT-PCR Report

Outlook Web Bureau

The police on Tuesday said Suraj Pandey, 36-year-old businessman fom Rudrapur in Uttar Pradesh, turned violent and started shouting.

Photo Gallery

A healthcare worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test in view of the threat of the new variant (Omicron) of the virus, at a railway station in Patna.

PTI Photo

Beach side temporary shops covered by polythene sheets in the wake of Cyclone Jawad, in Puri.

PTI Photo

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami and others during BJP election campaign rally, ahead of state Assembly polls in 2022, in Dehradun.

PTI Photo

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses during a BJP election campaign rally, ahead of state Assembly polls in 2022, in Dehradun.

PTI Photo

Indian bowler R Ashwin bowls during the 2nd day of the 2nd test match between India and New Zealand at Wankhede stadium in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Shashank Parade

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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.

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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.

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