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People Thronging Tourist Hotspots Is A Major Cause Of Concern As COVID Is Not Over: Centre

Jul 10, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Negligence increases the risk of spread of infection, the government said, expressing concern over visuals of crowded places with people not following COVID-19-appropriate behaviour and social distancing.

No Evidence To Suggest Delta Plus Variant Impacts Vaccine Efficacy: Covid Task Force Chief

Jun 28, 2021 PTI

There is no scientific data so far to establish that the Delta Plus Covid variant is highly transmissible or reduces vaccine efficacy, India’s Covid Task Force chief V K Paul said

Kerala Retains Top Rank In Sustainable Development Goals Index

Bihar has been adjudged as the worst performer as per a report released by Niti Aayog

Engaged With Pfizer, Vaccine Supply Likely To Start In July: Centre

May 28, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The government said it is examining Pfizer's request for indemnity and will take a decision in the larger interest of people and on merit.

Centre Says India On The Downswing Of Second Covid Wave

'It will be sustained if restrictions open up systematically as the time comes,' Dr VK Paul, Member-Health, Niti Aayog said

05 May, 2021

Covid Spreads Only Through Humans, Not Animals: Govt

Outlook Web Bureau

The country's top officials said that a combination of less cautionary measures and less immunity in the population from the first wave is driving the second wave.

18 April, 2021

Remdesivir An 'Investigational Drug', Not Suitable For Home Use: Niti Aayog

Outlook Web Bureau

Niti Aayog member Dr. VK Paul on Sunday said that Remdesivir will only be administered to hospitalized, Covid-19 patients

15 April, 2021

Poshan Gyan: A National Digital Repository On Health And Nutrition


High malnutrition persists despite surplus food; behavioral change needed, says Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar

28 March, 2021

Target To Double Farmers' Income Will Not Be Achieved Without New Agri Laws: Niti Aayog Member


Niti Aayog Member Ramesh Chand added that the protesting farm unions should consider the government's offer of discussing the legislation clause by clause.

24 March, 2021

World TB Day: India On The Road To Tuberculosis Elimination By 2025

Dr K Madan Gopal

While the elimination of TB seems a herculean task, India has accorded high priority for eliminating the disease by 2025, five years ahead of the SDG target.

21 March, 2021

It Takes A Village: How Two States Dealt With A Severe Water Crisis

Abhirupa Kundu

Gujarat and Maharashtra launched several water management schemes to deal with drought and devastation. Some worked. Some didn't.

20 February, 2021

Centre, States Should Work Together For Nation's Progress: PM Modi At NITI Aayog Meet

Outlook Web Bureau

Addressing the NITI Aayog meeting, PM Modi said that the initiatives taken by the government would provide an opportunity for everyone to participate in nation-building to its full potential.

16 February, 2021

1 In 2000 Beneficiaries Reported Minor Effects After Receiving Covid-19 Vaccine: Centre

Outlook Web Bureau

Dispelling rumours regarding the Covid-19 vaccines, officials said that they are ‘eminently safe’ and added that the jabs have no impact on fertility

21 January, 2021

Vaccine Fears: Top Doctors Urge PM Modi, Other Politicians To Take The Shot

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

If US President Joe Biden, Prime Ministers of Singapore and the UAE, and other global leaders can take the vaccine, ‘why are our politicians hesitant?’

19 January, 2021

Of Those Vaccinated For Covid, 0.18% Were Adverse Events, Says Government

Outlook Web Bureau

NITI Aayog member V K Paul said concerns about adverse effects and serious problems post immunisation as of now seem to be unfounded, negligible, and insignificant

19 January, 2021

Wanted: A Poshan Plus Strategy To Deal With Malnutrition

Prakash Kumar

Niti Aayog flags gaps and challenges in the implementation of Poshan Abhiyan in various states

15 December, 2020

Govt Says Covid-19 Progress Is Reassuring, Cautions Against Any Laxity


Mortality is declining and cases have come down to almost 22,000, says Dr V K Paul of Niti Aayog

08 December, 2020

'Too Much Of Democracy' In India Makes It Hard To Carry Out Reforms: NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant


It is not easy to compete against China without hard reforms, Kant said.

Photo Gallery

Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amrinder Singh submits his resignation to Governor Banwarilal Purohit at the Raj Bhavan in Chandigarh.

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Bharatiya Kisan Union national spokesperson Rakesh Tikait addresses a public meeting of farmers at banda town in Shahjahanpur district.

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Congress senior leader Ajay Makan along with Harish Rawat and Navjot Singh Sidhu brief the media after the CLP Meeting was over at Punjab Bhawan in Chandigarh.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah seeks blessings from Acharya Vidyasagar ji Maharaj in Jabalpur.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi attends Drishti 2021 National Executive Meeting of the Social Media Department, in New Delhi.

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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