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Syrian Killing Could Mark New Phase In Israel's War Against Iran

Oct 17, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Israel has said it will not tolerate a permanent Iranian military presence in Syria and has acknowledged carrying out scores of airstrikes on alleged Iranian arms shipments and military targets in Syria in recent years.

Last US Troops Leave Afghanistan As 20-Years American War Ends

Aug 31, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

President Joe Biden thanked armed forces for their execution of the dangerous retrograde from Afghanistan as scheduled -- in the early hours of Tuesday (August 31) – with no further loss of American lives.


Tales From A Forgotten War – Remembering A Childhood In Military Bases

Fascinating stories were long forgotten by all but the ones who lived them. Of these heroes, who were the Salt of the Earth and deserve better in terms of Remembrance, from the countrymen they fought to protect! Of those who willingly “Gave up their Todays, for our Tomorrows.”

Kim Jong Un Pays Tribute To China's War Dead In North Korea

Jul 29, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

China fought alongside North Korea against South Korea and US-led UN forces during the Korean War, which ended with an armistice, not a peace treaty.


Temptation To Salvation? Former US Strip Club Transforms Into A Church

The building that housed Fantasies on 5th has been turned into the start-up Open Door Baptist Church. The show floor is now a sanctuary and the dancer's pole has been traded in for a pulpit.

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22 July, 2021

Syria Accuses Israel Of Carrying Out Second Strike In One Week

Associated Press (AP)

Israel has launched hundreds of strikes against Iran-linked military targets in war-ravaged Syria over the years but rarely acknowledges or discusses such operations


06 July, 2021

US Embassy in Kabul Concerned As Taliban Makes Strides After Troops Exit Afghanistan

Associated Press (AP)

America's warlord allies are re-arming their militias, which have a violent history, raising the specter of another civil war once the U.S. withdrawal is finished, expected in August.


21 June, 2021

No Negotiations Over Tehran’s Missile Programme, Won’t Meet Biden, Says Iran’s President Elect

Associated Press (AP)

‘The U.S. is obliged to lift all oppressive sanctions against Iran,’ Iran’s president-elect and judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi said


21 October, 2020

Was It An Uprising Or A War?

T S Haokip

The centennial commemoration of the Anglo-Kuki war and the politics associated with it reflects a silent but strong ethnic animosity among different communities in Manipur.


13 September, 2019

'Accidental War With India Over J&K Cannot Be Ruled Out': Pakistan Foreign Minister Qureshi

IANS

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has ruled out the possibility of bilateral talks solving the India-Pakistan Tensions


02 August, 2019

Rasoolan Bibi, Widow Of 1965 War Hero Abdul Hamid, Dies At 90

Outlook Web Bureau

Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expressed profound grief over the death of Rasoolan Bibi and extended their condolences to the bereaved family.


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11 March, 2019

UNICEF Says Over 1,100 Childred Were Killed In Syria In 2018

Outlook Web Bureau

Unicef Executive Director, Henrietta Fore, said that these were verified figures, but the numbers were "likely much higher," and called for support for the donors' conference in Brussels which starts on Tuesday


26 February, 2019

Odisha Professor Sacked For Saying On TV 'India Should Not Go To War With Pakistan'

Outlook Web Bureau

An assistant professor at the Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) was sacked from her post in the Bhubaneshwar based University after she appeared an Odia TV channel discussion on the Pulwama attack and said that India should not go to war with Pakistan.


22 February, 2019

We Are Not Army Of The Past... We'll Surprise You: Pakistan Army Warns India

Outlook Web Bureau

The Pakistan Army on Friday said the country does not wish for war amidst heightened tensions between the two sides following the Pulwama terror attack that killed 40 CRPF soldiers.


05 January, 2019

Xi Jinping Tells Chinese Army To Boost Strategic Planning

Outlook Web Bureau

Xi Jinping also signed his first military order of 2019, giving priority to improving training, with special focus on preparing for combat, drills, inspection of troops and endurance exercises


24 December, 2018

Bangladesh Election A Referendum On Awami League's War Crime Trials Promise

Probir Pramanik

Despite international outcry over the fairness of the trials, there is strong domestic support for the judicial process to ensure justice for millions of people impacted during the nine-month-long 1971 war of liberation.


16 December, 2018

Nehru Ignored Warning On China Ahead Of 1962 War, Stopped Modernisation Of Military: Maj GD Bakshi

Outlook Web Bureau

The documentary is unprecedented and path-breaking in the history of Indian cinema. Not only does it recount in very great detail one of the most gallant and famous battles of the Indian Army in the 1962 war but it also examines the backdrop to that war," said Major Bakshi.


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21 November, 2018

85,000 Children Died Of Malnutrition In Three Years In Yemen: Report

Outlook Web Bureau

Save the Children, a UK -based charity said that based on historical studies if acute malnutrition was left untreated, around 20-30 per cent of children would die each year.


Photo Gallery

Fishermen fishing from Kumari dam as it overflowing following heavy rain in Kanyakumari district.

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Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is greeted by the officials on his arrival in Israel.

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Commuters wade through amid heavy rain in Gurugram.

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People play instruments during Kullu Dussehra, in Kullu.

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BJP Yuva Morcha workers protest against the alleged attack on the ISKCON temple at Bangladesh, in front of Vivekananda House in Kolkata.

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This Election Season In UP, Lakhimpur Kheri Is The New Political Battlefield

The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.

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The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.

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The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

Kashmir/Violence

Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.

Naseer Ganai
Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

Opinion

Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

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