Monday, Nov 29, 2021


Farmers' Killing In Lakhimpur Kheri 'Condemnable', But Don't Be Selective: Nirmala Sitharaman

Oct 13, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Nirmala Sitharaman was responding to a question during a conversation at Harvard Kennedy School about the killing of four farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri and the arrest of Union Minister Ajay Mishra's son.

UN, World Bank, IMF Need Urgent Reforms: FM Sitharaman In US

Oct 13, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Speaking at Harvard Kennedy School, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that these institutions don't speak for countries with issues unattended for years thus, urgent reforms in United Nations, World Bank and International Monetary Fund are needed.

'LSD' Actor Anshuman Jha Wins Best Actor-Critics Award For Playing A Serial Killer in 'Midnight Delhi'

'Midnight Delhi' was also hailed as India's answer to Quentin Tarantino by the Jury of the South Asian Film Festival in Singapore where the film won 'Best Editor'.

Taliban Websites Disappear, Reasons Unclear

Aug 21, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

It is not immediately clear, though, why the sites in the Pashto, Urdu, Arabic, English and Dari languages went offline Friday.

UN: Women, Children Casualties Rise In Afghanistan As Taliban Surges

The war-torn country saw a 47% increase in the number of all civilians killed and wounded in violence across Afghanistan in the first six months of the year, compared to the same period last year, according to the report.

26 July, 2021

Early Antiviral Response In Nose May Determine Severity Of COVID-19: Study

Outlook Web Bureau

The team isolated individual cells from each sample and sequenced them, looking for RNA that would indicate what kind of proteins the cells were making -- a proxy for understanding what a given cell is doing at the moment of collection.

15 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Just In Time For The Games, 1896 Olympic Winners' Silver Medal Up For Auction

Associated Press (AP)

The 1896 silver medal, which was given to winners instead of gold, is expected to sell for about $75,000 given its rarity

03 July, 2021

Rabbi Stabbed Several Times in Boston, Suspect Held

Associated Press (AP)

The suspect, 24-year-old Khaled Awad, approached the rabbi with a gun and a knife while he was talking on the phone, sitting on the steps of the school

20 December, 2020

Watch: Healthcare Workers Celebrate The Arrival Of Covid Vaccine By Dancing In Viral Video

Outlook Web Bureau

The viral video showed healthcare workers dancing while wearing masks and maintaining social distance.

13 November, 2020

Common OCD Drug May Be Used In Early Treatment For Covid-19: Scientists


Fluvoxamine, typically used to treat patients with OCD, has strong anti-inflammatory properties.

11 November, 2020

NBA Hall of Famer Tommy Heinsohn, 'Ultimate Celtic,' Dies At 86

Associated Press (AP)

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver hailed Tommy Heinsohn, who as a Boston Celtics player, coach and a broadcaster, as being 'synonymous with success'


05 November, 2020

Indian-Origin Millionaire Thanedar Elected To Michigan State Legislature In US


Thanedar, 65, also a scientist, raised a record-breaking USD 438,620, primarily from his own wealth, in the state House primary against six other opponents of the Democratic Party.

29 October, 2020

MIT Scientists Design Face Mask That Can Inactivate Novel Coronavirus Using Heat


The new mask incorporates a heated copper mesh and does not need to be decontaminated or thrown away after use, according to the researchers.

23 October, 2020

11 Indian Students Arrested For Trying To Illegally Stay In US


Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials said these students claimed to be employed by companies that do not exist.

07 October, 2020

Study Reveals Previous Infection With 'Common Cold' Coronavirus May Lessen COVID-19 Severity


The study, published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, also demonstrates that the immunity built up from previous non-SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infections does not prevent individuals from getting COVID-19.

10 February, 2019

Tanushree Dutta, Torchbearer Of India's #MeToo, Invited To Harvard University

Outlook Web Bureau

"Invited to speak at the Harvard Business School in Boston, Massachusetts. India Conference 2019 on February 16, a flagship event organised by the graduate students of Harvard Business school and Harvard Kennedy School," wrote Tanushree on Instagram


31 January, 2018

Fake News Is Not New, What's New Is The Ability To Spread It So Quickly Through Internet, Says Spotlight Journalist Michael Rezendes

Satish Padmanabhan

Michael Rezendes was part of The Boston Globe’s Spotlight team which broke the story of the cover-up of sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic church in Boston and New York

Photo Gallery

Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait at Ghazipur border after a bill to cancel the three contentious farm laws was passed during the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Singh

India's captain Ajinkya Rahane speaks to on field umpires as after they stopped play at the end of the fifth day their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

New Zealand's Ajaz Patel is beaten by a delivery bowled by India's Ravindra Jadeja during the day five of their first test cricket match in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

India's players celebrate the wicket of New Zealand's Tim Southee during the day five of their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

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Lead Essay

Roses Among Thorns: The Many Solidarities Of Diverse Protests

Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s everyone’s story.


Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.

Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Manual Scavengers

An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest

For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.

Bezwada Wilson
An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest


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.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

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.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh