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Chief Minister Attacks Opposition Parties, Says "In 70 years, The State Had Only Two Zoological Gardens."

Nov 30, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

In 70 years from 1947 to 2017, only two zoological gardens could be set up in Uttar Pradesh, while in the past five years, a zoological garden has been established in Gorakhpur, the chief minister said.

Union Tourism Ministry Reveals That National Policy on Tourism Will Be Finalised Soon

Nov 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Indian Tourism Mart which aims to showcase Northeast region as a tourist hotspot as well as boost its tourism potential as a part of government's 'look east policy,' is a way for the centre to perceive the potential of the sector.


Congress Demands Rs 4 Lakh Compensation To Kin Of COVID-19 Victims In Jammu And Kashmir

Mir said Congress leader Rahul Gandhi had suggested to the government that a compensation of Rs 4 lakh be paid to the families of those who died of COVID-19.

Punjab Chief Minister Channi Urges Prime Minister Modi To Give Rs 4 lakh Ex-Gratia To Kin Of COVID-19 Victims

Nov 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

“We feel at such times of distress it is imperative that special consideration should be made to fulfil the earlier commitment of Rs 4 lakh by the government,” Channi wrote.


Covid-19 In Germany: Incidence Rate Hits 400 For First Time

Several new measures come into effect in Germany on Wednesday as cases continue to rise. The rate of vaccine uptake remains lower than in other western European countries.

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20 November, 2021

Onset Of Winter Season Brings Down The Curtain On Badrinath Yatra For This Year

Outlook Web Desk

More than 4,000 pilgrims were present at the Badrinath temple on Saturday to witness the closure ceremony.


20 November, 2021

Rotterdam Shaken By Riots Over Planned Covid-19 Curbs

Deutsche Welle

Riot police clashed with stone-throwing rioters in the Dutch port city after hundreds gathered to oppose stricter anti-coronavirus measures. Police said at least seven people were wounded after warning shots were fired.


15 November, 2021

Covid-19: Fresh Outbreak Prompts China To Lock Down 1,500 University Students

Associated Press (AP)

The several dozen cases were reported at Zhuanghe University City and hundreds of students were transferred to hotels for observation.


13 November, 2021

Russia: Covid-19 Restrictions To Take Effect Early Next Year

Associated Press (AP)

Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova, who heads Russia's state coronavirus task force, said that restrictions on public places will take force on Feb. 1, 2022.


09 November, 2021

APEC leaders meeting to chart path forward from pandemic

Associated Press (AP)

Joe Biden, Xi Jinping and other APEC leaders will have a virtual meeting this week to chart a path to recovery out of the crisis brought on by the pandemic


07 November, 2021

More Businessmen Died Of Suicide Than Farmers In 2020: NCRB Data

Outlook Web Desk

The NCRB data shows that in 2020, during the pandemic, farmer suicides increased by 3 per cent while those of businesspersons by 29 per cent as, according to the experts, Covid affected the non-agricultural sector more than agriculture this time.


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05 November, 2021

US To Lift All Restrictions For Fully Vaccinated International Travellers, Including Indians

Outlook Web Desk

Fully vaccinated travellers will continue to show a pre-departure negative test taken within three days of travel to the US prior to boarding,


04 November, 2021

Global CO2 Emissions Rebound To Near Pre-Pandemic Levels: Study

Deutsche Welle

After a dramatic drop during the pandemic lockdowns, carbon dioxide emissions are near record levels again, with China's share increasing to nearly a third of the total, researchers say.


04 November, 2021

Germany Reports Record Number Of New Covid-19 Cases

Associated Press (AP)

The Robert Koch Institute, or RKI, said 33,949 new cases had been registered in the last 24 hours, up from 28,037 daily cases a week ago.


31 October, 2021

G-20 Summit 2021: Leaders Turn To Climate Change On Last Day

Associated Press (AP)

The Group of 20 countries, which represent more than three-quarters of the world's greenhouse gas emissions, are looking for common ground on how to reduce emissions while helping poor countries deal with the impact of rising temperatures.


31 October, 2021

G-20 Summit 2021: Leaders Turn To Climate Change On Last Day

Associated Press (AP)

The Group of 20 countries, which represent more than three-quarters of the world's greenhouse gas emissions, are looking for common ground on how to reduce emissions while helping poor countries deal with the impact of rising temperatures.


30 October, 2021

PM Modi To Meet Pope Francis In Vatican Today

Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet Pope Francis, ahead of the delegation level talks, during which they are expected to discuss global perspectives and Covid-19 pandemic.


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30 October, 2021

10 US States Move Court Against Joe Biden Administration Over Covid-19 Vaccine Rule

Associated Press (AP)

The states asked a federal judge to block Biden's requirement that all employees of federal contractors be vaccinated against the coronavirus.


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Children born with congenital disabilities, believed to have been caused by the exposure of their parents to gas leakage in the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, along with supporters take part in a candlelight vigil to pay...

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CJI NV Ramana pays tribute to Dollar Seshadri in Tirumala.

PTI Photo

Darren Devlin Sidoel of SC East Bengal scores a goal during match 13 of season 8 of Indian Super League played between Odissha FC and SC East Bengal, at Tilak Maidan Stadium in Goa.

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Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan addresses a protest meet, organised by Left Democratic Front (LDF) against the central government, in Thiruvananthapuram.

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India's badminton player Pusarla V. Sindhu talks to the media during a press conference ahead of the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

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