Thursday, Dec 09, 2021


FW De Klerk: South Africa's Last Apartheid President Has Died

Nov 11, 2021

Former President FW de Klerk, the man who freed Nelson Mandela, has died. The last apartheid president passed away at the age of 85 after a battle with cancer.

Singapore Govt. Fulfils Last Wish Of Indian-Origin Woman Resident Dying Of Cancer

Oct 11, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Ramamoorthy Rajeswari, a Singapore permanent resident, suffering from throat cancer, wanted to meet her two children - aged 12 and 9 - who were staying in India.

'No Evidence To Prove Smoking Addiction Caused Lung Cancer': Court Asks Insurer To Pay Claim

The insurance company had refused to pay the medical claim saying the patient’s addiction to smoking was the reason for his disease.

7.9% Cancer Cases In India Were Recorded In Children: ICMR

Sep 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The report has been prepared by the Indian Council of Medical Research and National Centre for Disease Informatics and Research, Bengaluru.

Highlights: FM Nirmala Sitharaman Says Time Not The Right To Bring Petro Products Under GST After 45th Council Meeting

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a series of exemptions after the 45th GST Council meeting on Friday, this also includes an extension of GST concessional rates on COVID-19 related medicines to 31st December, 2021

13 September, 2021

UK Tests Revolutionary 'Quick And Simple' Blood Test For Detecting Early Stage Cancers

Outlook Web Desk

The Galleri™ test, pioneered by healthcare company GRAIL is a revolutionary step towards diagnosing cancer. Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) on Monday launched the world’s largest trial of the revolutionary new test that can detect more than 50 types of cancer before symptoms appear.

16 August, 2021

Changing Paradigms Of Cancer

Dr. Prasad Kasbekar

One of them includes our more hectic stressful lifestyle and our movement towards more unhealthy fast foods as our primary nutrition.

15 August, 2021

IPL Founder Lalit Modi Accused Of 'Falsely' Naming British Royals As Patrons, Faces USD 7 Million Case In UK - Report


Modi is said to have proposed a global network of cancer centres utilising revolutionary single-dose radiotherapy that had been used on his wife, Minal, who passed away in 2018

29 July, 2021

Monsanto To Pay $185M To School Teachers Who Got Brain Damage From Chemical Exposure

Associated Press (AP)

This was the first of 22 trials involving teachers, parents and students who spent time at the Sky Valley Education Center

13 July, 2021

Pakistan's Hockey World Cup Winner Naved Alam Dies


Naved Alam, an outspoken person who was a key member of the Pakistan team that last won the World Cup in 1994, was diagnosed with blood cancer only a few days back

08 May, 2021

Over 200 Million Non-Covid Patients Left In The Lurch

Mevish P Vaishnav

About 33 per cent of the Indian population above 30 years is suffering from one or more lifestyle diseases such as diabetes, cardiac problems, blood pressure, thyroid and cancer.


07 May, 2021

Dos And Don'ts For Cancer Patients Before Getting Covid-19 Vaccine

Dr Anil Heroor

Vaccines are developed to help a person’s immune system recognize and protect the body against infections.

12 April, 2021

Mindtree Co-Founder Subroto Bagchi, Wife Susmita To Donate Rs 340 Crore For Cancer Hospital

Outlook Web Bureau

With this pledge, Subroto Bagchi, Wife Susmita hope to transform Odisha into a leading cancer research and treatment centre.

30 March, 2021

Why Colorectal Cancer Continues To Be A Common Concern Even Today

Dr PS Dattatreya

Proper lifestyle management and regular screening starting at the age of 45 can help reduce risks

25 February, 2021

IIT Madras Researchers Identify Alternative Source For Anti-Cancer Drug Camptothecin

Outlook Web Bureau

At present, this drug is sourced from Chinese and Indian Tree Species, which are now critically endangered due to extensive overharvesting to meet the market demand

25 February, 2021

Can’t Let Covid Pandemic Overshadow Silent Tsunami Of Cancer

Dr Sharmila Agarwal

Although thousands have died from the Covid-19 virus, deaths due to cancer are five times higher in India

13 February, 2021

Apart From Having Safe Sex And Avoiding Red Meat, Here’s What You Should Do To Prevent Cancer

Mukul Roy

Managing lifestyle is crucial to protecting oneself from cancer because no scientific advancement in treatment is going to be enough.


05 February, 2021

Meet Kalpana, Whose ‘Jadu Ki Jhappi’ Does Wonders To Cancer Patients

Ashwani Sharma

Shimla homemaker banks on yoga, meditation and motivational talks to keep cancer patients going.

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Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Chief Sukhbir Singh Badal during an election rally in support of SAD/BSP joint candidate from Patiala for Punjab Assembly Election 2022, in Patiala.

PTI Photo

People from the Sikh community pay tribute to Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat and other officials, who died in IAF's MI-17V5 chopper crash yesterday in Tamil Nadu, at Yahiyaganj Gurudwara in Lucknow.

PTI Photo/Nand Kumar

Mortal remains of CDS Gen Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat, who were killed in an IAF's Mi-17V5 helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu yesterday, arrive at Madras Regimental Centre in Wellington.

PTI Photo

Bharatiya Kisan Union Spokesperson Rakesh Tikait addresses farmers during a meeting to decide their future course of action, at Singhu border in New Delhi.

PTI Photo

Mortal remains of CDS Gen Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat and 12 other officials, who were killed in an IAF's Mi-17V5 helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu yesterday, arrive at Madras Regimental Centre in Wellington.

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Shaheen Bagh, CAA, Farmers’ Protest: Hip-Hop Is The Voice Of Dissent In India

Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.


Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.

Aamir Shaikh
Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

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Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation

Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.

Ashutosh Sharma
Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation


Dalit-Bahujan Women In Politics And The Missing Narratives

On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.

Dec 02, 2021 Kalyani K

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