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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.

Class Of 2021: Mia Hamm, Indra Nooyi, Michelle Obama Among Nine Chosen For Women's HOF

Mar 09, 2021 Agencies

The National Women's Hall of Fame inducts a new class every other year in Seneca Falls, the site of the first women's rights convention

Kamala Harris Turns 56, Biden Wishes To Celebrate Her Next B'day At White House

Kamala Harris in a tweet said her birthday wish is that everybody should go out and vote.

Donald Trump 'Wrong' President For US, Vote For Joe Biden: Michelle Obama

Aug 18, 2020 Associated Press (AP)

Michelle Obama offered a sharp rebuke of the Trump presidency, telling viewers that he 'has had more than enough time to prove that he can do the job, but he is clearly in over his head.'

Michelle Obama Wins A Grammy, Barack Obama Had Won In Same Category

Former US First Lady Michelle Obama won a Grammy for the best spoken word album for "Becoming", her best-selling memoir, during the awards ceremony’s pre-show.

01 May, 2019

Obamas’ Production Company Unveils A Slate Of Upcoming Projects In Collaboration With Netflix

Outlook Web Bureau

Former US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama, who formed their production banner, Higher Ground last year, unveiled seven projects, scheduled to be developed and released in the coming years in partnership with the streaming giant, Netflix.

11 February, 2019

Grammy Awards 2019: Michelle Obama Makes Surprise Appearance To Support Host Alicia Keys

Outlook Web Bureau

Michelle Obama appeared onstage at the 2019 Grammys alongside Keys, Lady Gaga, Jada Pinkett Smith and Jennifer Lopez.

28 December, 2018

Michelle Obama Tops Hillary Clinton As America's Most Admired Woman

Outlook Web Bureau

Fifteen per cent of the 1,025 Americans polled said the woman they admire most is Michelle Obama, who is currently on a tour promoting her book "Becoming."

20 December, 2018

Barack Obama Dons Santa Hat, Visits Kids In Hospital With Gifts

Outlook Web Bureau

Watch out Santa! Former President Barack Obama is coming for your sleigh.

27 November, 2018

‘Michelle Obama Is My Personal Favourite, I Am Inspired By Her’: Fashion Designer Bibhu Mohapatra

Satata Karmakar

‘Unique Vocabulary Of Expressing Yourself Defines You’, Says Mohapatra.

15 November, 2018

Trump's Political Agenda Distressing But No Intention Of Running For Office: Michelle Obama

Outlook Web Bureau

She acknowledges that politics, "at its best", can be an instrument of positive change but maintains that this (political) arena is "just not for me".

13 November, 2018

Michelle Obama Opens Up About Her Married Life With Barack Obama

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Speaking about her experience with marriage counselling, Michelle explained that she learned to take control of her own happiness.

09 November, 2018

'Would Never Forgive Trump,' Says Michelle Obama

Outlook Web Bureau

The book, which is set to release on November 13, details her early life in Chicago all the way through to her time as First Lady, and includes her feelings of shock and disbelief following Trump's election in 2016.

12 October, 2018

World Has Become A Dangerous Place For Women, Girls: Michelle Obama On #MeToo Movement

Outlook Web Bureau

While appreciating the gravity of the movement, Michelle also asserted that there is more to be done for women and girls.

09 March, 2018

Netflix May Produce Show With Obamas To Tell 'Inspirational Stories' To Millions Of Subscribers

Outlook Web Bureau

A possible idea for the new show would feature Obama moderating conversations on topics that dominated his presidency such as health care, immigration and climate change.

12 November, 2010

The Michelle Magic

B. Raman

The other First Ladies would restricted themselves to mingling with India's social elite. Michelle was the first to have mingled with the Aam Admi—the common man. And woman.

07 November, 2010

'Ask My Husband Some Tough Questions, All Right?'

Michelle Obama

'Be tough. He loves doing events like this. This brightens his days. But you got to keep him on his toes, all right?

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.

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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.

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

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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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Play Us A Memory, Violin Man

They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.

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It’s Just Numbers, Love

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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