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Omicron: Should Pregnant Women Be Worried About New Virus Mutations?

Omicron: Should Pregnant Women Be Worried About New Virus Mutations?

01 December, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Amid the emergence of the Omicron variant, researchers in France say vaccination may be useful to protect women and their babies against Covid-19.

Himachal Pradesh Plans To Convert 15% Of Transport To Electric Vehicles By 2025

Himachal Pradesh Plans To Convert 15% Of Transport To Electric Vehicles By 2025

01 December, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

The Himachal Pradesh cabinet on Tuesday approved the Draft Electric Vehicle Policy, a comprehensive plan to develop and promote sustainable transport system for making Himachal Pradesh a global hub for electric mobility development.


Minor Fire That Broke Out In Parliament Extinguished, No Casualty Reported

The Parliament fire post received a call on 8:05 AM about a minor fire that broke out in room number 59 of the Indian Parliament. The fire was extinguished with no casualties reported.

J&K: JeM's IED Expert Among Two Terrorists Killed In Encounter In Pulwama

J&K: JeM's IED Expert Among Two Terrorists Killed In Encounter In Pulwama

01 December, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

According to the Jammu and Kashmir police, the encounter took place at Qasbayar area of the south Kashmir district where the Jaish-e-Mohammad commander Yasir Parray and a foreign ultra were killed.


Omicron Scare: All You Need To Know About India's New Travel Rules Effective From Today

The Ministry of Health has separated travelers coming from (Omicron variant) 'Countries at-risk' from other international travelers. Check the list here, along with travel guidelines that come into effect from today.

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01 December, 2021

Delhi Air Pollution: November Month's AQI Worst In 7 Years, No 'Good' Quality Days

Outlook Web Desk

Delhi saw 11 'severe' air quality days in November this year, the highest in the month since 2015, Central Pollution Control Board data stated. Pollution reaches its peak in the winters of Delhi.


01 December, 2021

MBA Coaching Classes In Smaller Towns: Financial Difficulties And Craze

Haima Deshpande

Though there are government rules and regulations in place pertaining to the running of MBA coaching classes, in reality, there is no check on them. Many times it is kin of politicians who own these classes, a source said.


01 December, 2021

Maharashtra Farmers Look For 'Love' Amid Continued Woes And Degrading Social Status

Haima Deshpande

Maharashtra’s social fabric is undergoing a tough change. While the sons of farmers are finding it an uphill task to get brides, their sisters do not want farmers as husbands.


30 November, 2021

Delhi Air Pollution: Petitioner In HC Seeks 15 Lakh Damages, Matter Listed

Outlook Web Desk

Delhi High Court: A petitioner sought Rs 15 lakh as compensation for “specific and exemplary damages” caused to him due to the Air pollution in Delhi. The matter is listed on 6th December.


30 November, 2021

PIB Responded To 28,578 Fact Check Requests Till Date: Anurag Thakur

Outlook Web Desk

Anurag Thakur, the Minister of Information and Broadcasting replied in writing, to a question raised in the parliament that PIB Fact Check has responded to 28,578 requests of fact checking since 2019, when it was established.


30 November, 2021

Bihar Legislators Engage In Vile Verbal Spat Outside Assembly

Outlook Web Desk

BJP MLA Sanjay Saraogi and RJD legislator Bhai Virendra were engaged in a debate in front of cameras outside Bihar Assembly but as one addressed the other as 'tum' the verbal spat unfolded into, 'Patak ke maarenge'.


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30 November, 2021

Covid-19 Omicron Variant: No Cases In India Yet, Says Health Minister

Outlook Web Desk

Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya informed the parliament that no cases of Omicron variant of Covid-19 have been recorded in India. However, states and UT have been advised to ramp up testing.


30 November, 2021

Opposition Unity: Act Fast Or Perish, TMC Makes Its Message Ring Louder

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

TMC Supremo Mamata Banerjee is set to meet the leadership of the Shiv Sena and NCP. It comes in the backdrop of her deliberate decision not to meet Sonia Gandhi during her visit to New Delhi last week.


30 November, 2021

Over 6 Lakh Indians Gave Up Citizenship In Last 5 Years, Says MHA. But Why? How?

Priyam Shukla

Replying in the parliament on the behalf of Ministry of Home Affairs, Minister of State, Nityanand Rai said today that over 6 lakh people gave up their Indian citizenship in the last 5 years. Let's take a look at the statistics and reasons.


30 November, 2021

'Omicron Virus' Or 'South Africa Variant'? Here's What Not To Call New Covid-19 Strain

Outlook Web Desk

The naming of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 has led to several discussions on WHO's method of naming virus variants on Greek alphabets. But terms like 'South Africa virus' have remained in use.


30 November, 2021

Women In Protests: When Veils Turn To Flags

Nivedita

No one can stop women when they wake up. No gun has the power to silence them, to prevent them from fighting for their rights.


30 November, 2021

Omicron Threat: Next 15 Days Crucial To Understand Global Impact

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

The preliminary clinical data coming for the Omicron indicates that it has different sort of symptoms which is mainly intense fatigue.


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30 November, 2021

Omicron: 'We Should Be Very Concerned', Says Virologist T Jacob John

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

Dr Jacob John spoke to Outlook on why India should be concerned about the new Omicron variant of Covid-19 and things need to be done.


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