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Konica Layak, Trainee At Joydeep Karmakar Shooting Academy, Commits Suicide In Howrah Hostel

Dec 17, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Konica Layak is the fourth shooter to die of suicide in as many months. Namanveer Singh Brar, Hunardeep Singh Sohal and Khushseerat Kaur Sandhu are the three others. Layak left a suicide note too.

Trinamool Leader Shot Dead In Howrah

Nov 23, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Howrah minority cell leader of Trinamool Congress Wahzul Khan succumbed to gunshot injuries on Tuesday. Khan was fired upon from a close range near his home in Howrah on Monday night. This incident comes a couple of days after a youth leader of the party was killed in Canning in South 24 Parganas.

Upset Over Not Being Nominated, Shibpur MLA Jatu Lahiri Quits TMC

It seems we are not required by the TMC anymore, I am leaving the organisation, said Lahiri while resigning from the party

Miscommunication And Frantic Search: How A Covid-infected Family Travelled From Jaipur To Howrah In Train

Jun 20, 2020 Jeevan Prakash Sharma

When officials in Jaipur found out that a family of three, whose Covid-19 reports came positive, had taken a train to Howrah, they frantically began to locate them. But their efforts were led astray by miscommunication.

Durand Cup 2019: Gokulam Kerala, FC Goa Win To Remain In Semi-Finals Hunt

Gokulam Kerala FC and FC Goa registered contrasting wins against Indian Air Force and Chennai City FC respectively to keep their hopes of qualifying for Durand Cup 2019 knock-outs on Wednesday

09 August, 2019

Durand Cup: Indian Air Force Shock TRAU FC 1-0


With the shock win, Indian Air Force joined Gokulam Kerala with three points in Group D of Durand Cup 2019 before their August 14 face-off

19 June, 2019

Railways Plans To Reduce Delhi-Howrah, Delhi-Mumbai Travel Time By 5 Hours

Outlook Web Bureau

The two routes account for 30 per cent of passengers and 20 per cent of freight traffic.

11 June, 2019

BJP Alleges Its Party Worker Killed For Chanting 'Jai Shri Ram' In Howrah

Outlook Web Bureau

BJP's Howrah rural president Anupam Mullick claimed that Doloi was a party supporter and was killed by Trinamool Congress workers for chanting 'Jai Shri Ram'.

02 May, 2019

Lok Sabha Election 2019: One Soldier Killed, Another Injured In Shootout At Base Of Central Forces On Poll Duty In Bengal's Howrah

Outlook Web Bureau

Central forces were deployed in Howrah ahead of Lok Sabha polls for the Howrah constituency, which votes on May 6 in the sixth phase of elections.

25 April, 2019

EC Nodal Officer, Who Went Missing Last Week, Found In West Bengal's Howrah

Outlook Web Bureau

The nodal officer, Arnab Roy, was found after tracking the location of his mobile phone, the IPS officer said.

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.

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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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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