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Anil Kapoor, Dia Mirza And Other Bollywood Celebrities Pay Tribute To Sidney Poiter

Jan 08, 2022 Outlook Web Bureau

Bollywood celebrities took to their social media handles to pay tributes to the late Hollywood actor Sidney Poitier. Here's a compilation of the same.

Founder Of Shillong Chamber Choir, Padma Shri Neil Nongkynrih, Dies At 52

Jan 06, 2022 Outlook Web Bureau

Neil Nongkynrih, fondly known as 'Uncle Neil', died at the Reliance Hospital in Mumbai on January 5.


Barack Obama Unveils His List Of Best Movies Of 2021

Barack Obama covers titles from different genres that he watched over the year. Some of the movies on the list include Steven Spielberg's 'West Side Story', Nicolas Cagestarrer's 'Pig', Jane Campion's Benedict Cumberbatchled Western drama 'The Power of the Dog' and Jodie Comer's 'The Last Duel' among others.

India Exploring Possibility Of Inviting Leaders Of Central Asian Countries To Grace R-Day Celebrations

Dec 13, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

As a grouping, India had invited leaders of 10-nation influential regional bloc ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) for the Republic Day celebrations in 2018 and all of them attended it.


Will US Slap Sanction Against India For Buying S400-Missile System From Russia?

According to Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) passed by the US Congress in 2017, any country working against US interests will be under sanctions. Helping Russian arms sales is not in the US interest.

15 November, 2021

Joe Biden, Xi Jinping To Hold Their First Presidential Meeting Today

Associated Press (AP)

Monday's meeting — the two leaders' third engagement since Biden became president — comes amid mounting tensions in the U.S.-China relationship.


23 October, 2021

Indian-American Neera Tanden Named White House Staff Secretary

Outlook Web Desk

The White House staff secretary is a behind-the-scenes but critical role in the West Wing, one of the most powerful in the building.


20 September, 2021

Efforts Under US President Joe Biden Administration To Partner With India

Outlook Web Desk

The president of US-India Business Council Nisha Desai Biswal said there's a real whole government effort on the US side on partnering with India.


11 September, 2021

Biden Marks 9/11 Anniversary With Tribute, Call For Unity

Associated Press (AP)

Biden was a senator when hijackers comandeered four planes and exacted the nation's worst terror attack in 2001. Now he marks the 9/11 anniversary for the first time as commander in chief.


31 August, 2021

US Withdraws Last Soldier From Afghanistan: Glimpses Through The History Of 20-Years American War

Outlook Web Desk

America's longest war of the decade in Afghanistan is estimated to have spent an amount of $2 trillion and taken lives of around 25,000 U.S. troops and 240,000 Afghans, approximately.


23 August, 2021

Tallest Man In US Dies At 38

Associated Press (AP)

Igor Vovkovinskiy, the tallest man in the United States died of heart disease.


09 August, 2021

Barack Obama Labelled A 'Hypocrite' For Celebrating 60th Birthday With 400 people

Outlook Web Bureau

Former American President was labelled a hypocrite after pictures from his 60th birthday bash featured the Obama dancing with guests without wearing a mask.


28 July, 2021

Former US President Barack Obama Buys Stake In NBA's Africa Business

Agencies

The NBA said Obama would use any profits to fund the Obama Foundation's youth and leadership programs in Africa


14 July, 2021

Cuba And Haiti Stir Fresh Political Pressures For US President Joe Biden

Associated Press (AP)

US President Joe Biden is facing increased pressure from Republican lawmakers for his administration to step up support of Cuban demonstrators, who are protesting food shortages


19 June, 2021

Kim Jong Un ‘Solemnly Swears’ To Steer North Korea Through Economic Troubles

Associated Press (AP)

Kim Jong Un summoned the ruling Workers' Party's Central Committee to discuss efforts to salvage a dismal economy


27 January, 2021

Joe Biden’s ‘First Dogs’ Move Into White House, Know The Significance Of Presidential Pets

Outlook Web Bureau

Former President Donald Trump was the first president in over a century to not have a pet in office.


27 January, 2021

Joe Biden's Oath Ceremony Among Most Popular For TV Viewers; Second Only To Reagan, Obama's

Associated Press (AP)

The Nielsen company said that 33.8 million people watched Biden's inauguration over 17 television networks


21 January, 2021

Presidents United: Obama, Clinton, Bush Record Iconic Video For Joe Biden

Outlook Web Bureau

Former Presidents of the United States wished Joe Biden well and said they were rooting for his success


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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‘Laab’ In The Mountains

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz