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Covid Second Wave

Reporter's Diary: Lockdown Tales From A Journalist’s Notebook

Reporter's Diary: Lockdown Tales From A Journalist’s Notebook

It has been two years since Lockdown 1.0. As the prime minister urged people to stay home, a lot of emptiness was poured into the streets suddenly. But what about the homeless? Outlook Editor Chinki Sinha recounts the horror

01 April 2022
HC Refuses To Entertain Cong Leader’s Plea To Postpone Polls In 5 States Due To COVID-19

HC Refuses To Entertain Cong Leader’s Plea To Postpone Polls In 5 States Due To COVID-19

The petitioner cited the devastation caused during the second wave last year when a large number of people lost their lives due to shortage of beds and oxygen...

31 January 2022

Delhi: Omicron In 79 Pc Of Samples Sequenced In January

Across India, Omicron accounted for 75 per cent of the total samples sequenced in January, according to the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

Maha Logs 36,265 COVID-19 Cases, Up 36 pc; Mumbai Tops 20,000-Mark In Record Rise

Maha Logs 36,265 COVID-19 Cases, Up 36 pc; Mumbai Tops 20,000-Mark In Record Rise

The new cases included 79 Omicron infections, taking the tally of those infected with the variant to 797. With these additions, the state's coronavirus tally...

07 January 2022

SC notice on plea challenging detention order against accused in fake Remdesivir case

A bench of justices D Y Chandrachud and A S Bopanna issued notices to the secretaries of Union Ministry of Home Affairs and Home Department of the state...

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03 January 2022
Brave New World Under The Shadow Of The Pandemic

Brave New World Under The Shadow Of The Pandemic

In this anniversary and year-end issue combined, Outlook looks at a range of stories of hope, despair and redemption. We delve into this apocalyptic version of...


10 January 2022
Death, Up Close: A Photo Essay On The World Of Dalit Morgue Workers

Death, Up Close: A Photo Essay On The World Of Dalit Morgue Workers

Dalits have been forced to handle the dead for centuries. The manner in which they are compelled to handle the bodies in modern, state-run hospitals, have gone...


18 December 2021
Congress To Conduct 'Yatra' From Gen Bipin Rawat's Village

Congress To Conduct 'Yatra' From Gen Bipin Rawat's Village

Congress leader and former state assembly speaker Govind Singh Kunjwal will launch another ‘yatra’ -- part of the same initiative -- on the same day from...


17 September 2021
Ups And Lows Of India’s Economic Recovery Curve

Ups And Lows Of India’s Economic Recovery Curve

The Covid-hit Indian economy is showing signs of recovery. But is it good enough to spark a boom?


08 August 2021
Odisha District Ropes In Folk Artists To Dispel Covid Vaccination Hesitancy Among People

Odisha District Ropes In Folk Artists To Dispel Covid Vaccination Hesitancy Among People

Folk dance groups, with limited artists, stage their performances in villages across the district raising awareness among the people and appealing to them to...


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05 August 2021
Himachal HC Seeks Details On Covid Orphans, Measures For Migrant Workers, Tourists

Himachal HC Seeks Details On Covid Orphans, Measures For Migrant Workers, Tourists

‘More stringent measures would be taken by the State in the coming days keeping in mind the prevailing situation,’ the government’s counsel told the...


06 August 2021
Mixed Shots

Mixed Shots

Passing through: A chuckle here, a teardrop there


06 August 2021
Covid Resurge Exposes Loopholes In Kerala Model

Covid Resurge Exposes Loopholes In Kerala Model

What’s behind the Covid spike in Kerala? Delta coming to the least seropositive state. Targeted, strategic testing that uncovers cases the best. And the...


03 August 2021
Covid Second Wave Not Over Yet, 8 States Log R-Value Higher Than 1: Govt

Covid Second Wave Not Over Yet, 8 States Log R-Value Higher Than 1: Govt

The R-value or reproductive value of Covid-19, which reflects the severity of the virus' spread, is more than one in eight states including Himachal Pradesh,...


02 August 2021
Criticism Against Kerala’s Covid Management Unwarranted: Virologist Shahid Jameel

Criticism Against Kerala’s Covid Management Unwarranted: Virologist Shahid Jameel

Renowned virologist and former INSACOG chief Shahid Jameel says that Kerala is ahead of many states in conducting tests and detecting Covid-19 cases.


01 August 2021
Himachal Pradesh: Covid Spike Creates Fresh Disquiet As Schools Reopen On Aug 2

Himachal Pradesh: Covid Spike Creates Fresh Disquiet As Schools Reopen On Aug 2

‘The Corona has not gone,’ said Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur after returning from flash-flood affected areas of Lahaul-Spiti


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31 July 2021
Centre: Districts With Over 10% Covid Positivity Must Consider Strict Curbs

Centre: Districts With Over 10% Covid Positivity Must Consider Strict Curbs

The Centre has also urged the states to ramp up their testing for detection of Covid-19.


29 July 2021
Kerala Covid Spike: Weekend Lockdown Extended, Govt Sends Six-Member Team To Help

Kerala Covid Spike: Weekend Lockdown Extended, Govt Sends Six-Member Team To Help

The central team will reach Kerala Friday and visit some districts reporting a high positivity rate.


29 July 2021
Covid Tally: India Logs 43,509 Infections As Cases Rise For Second Consecutive Day

Covid Tally: India Logs 43,509 Infections As Cases Rise For Second Consecutive Day

The death toll climbed to 4,22,662 with 640 fresh fatalities.


29 July 2021
ICMR Survey Finds Kerala Has Least Covid Antibodies, MP Tops

ICMR Survey Finds Kerala Has Least Covid Antibodies, MP Tops

ICMR sero survey has found that two-third of population surveyed in 11 states have coronavirus antibodies.


29 July 2021
Kerala Records 22,056 Fresh Covid-19 Cases, 131 Deaths In 24 Hours

Kerala Records 22,056 Fresh Covid-19 Cases, 131 Deaths In 24 Hours

The number of active cases in the state now stands at 1,49,534.


26 July 2021
Delhi Metro Trains Run With Full Seating Capacity After Revised Covid Guidelines

Delhi Metro Trains Run With Full Seating Capacity After Revised Covid Guidelines

Even though there is no provision for standing travel for commuters, there have been some tweets, photos and videos going viral showing crowded carriage with...


26 July 2021
Odisha Schools Reopen For Students Of Classes 10, 12

Odisha Schools Reopen For Students Of Classes 10, 12

The government has decided to continue online classes and it is not mandatory for students to attend physical classes.


24 July 2021
Delhi Metro, Buses To Run With Full Capacity From Monday, Cinema Halls Can Allow 50% Seating

Delhi Metro, Buses To Run With Full Capacity From Monday, Cinema Halls Can Allow 50% Seating

The Covid pandemic situation in Delhi seems to have been improving over the past few weeks, allowing the government to reopen the city in a phased manner.


24 July 2021
Delhi Metro, Buses To Run With Full Capacity From Monday, Cinema Halls Can Allow 50% Seating

Delhi Metro, Buses To Run With Full Capacity From Monday, Cinema Halls Can Allow 50% Seating

The Covid pandemic situation in Delhi seems to have been improving over the past few weeks, allowing the government to reopen the city in a phased manner.


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