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Straight Outta Kochi: How John K Sunny aKa Wayword Overcame His Inhibitions Of Rapping In His Mother Tongue

Dec 09, 2021 John Sunny

Cochin based rapper John K Sunny, better known as Wayword, writes about his fascination with the world of hip-hop, which led him to writing his first ever hip-hop song in 2016.

From Parodies Of English Songs To Rapping Against Injustice: Fejo's Decade-Long Journey As A Rapper

Dec 06, 2021 Samarth Goyal

Malayalam rapper Fejo, one of the biggest names in the fast-growing rap community in India, focusses on taking up several socio-political issues in his songs.

Incessant Rains, Floods Wreak Havoc In Maharashtra, Kerala And Karnataka

As per the last count, nearly 44,000 people have been evacuated from flood-hit and rain-affected areas of Karnataka, where the rain fury has left 12 people dead in the past few days.

LIVE UPDATES | Flood Fury Continues In Maharashtra, Kerala; 4 Of Family Killed In Karnataka Landslide

Aug 09, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

At least 62 people have been killed and lakhs displaced as incessant rains and floods wreaked havoc in Maharashtra, Kerala and Karnataka. Catch the live updates here.

Why Cochin Airport Does Not Deserve UN's 'Champions of the Earth' Award

The “Champions of the Earth” is the highest environmental honour awarded by the United Nations.

22 August, 2018

Kerala Floods: Flight Operations From Cochin Airport To Resume From August 29

Outlook Web Bureau

The decision to extend the date was taken at a meeting at Cochin International Airport Limited

21 August, 2018

Kerala Floods: Cochin Airport Suffers Estimated Loss Of Over Rs 220 Crore, Flight Operations May Begin From August 26

Outlook Web Bureau

The airport, which is among the busiest in the country, had been rendered non-functional since August 14 due to flooding and torrential rains.

20 August, 2018

Kerala Floods: Relief Material Starts Arriving At Cochin Port

Outlook Web Bureau

A Cochin Port Trust official said Naval Ship INS Deepak, carrying relief material from Mumbai, arrived with about 800 tonnes of fresh water and nearly 18 tonnes of provisions.

19 August, 2018

Kerala Floods: Cochin's Naval Base To Be Used For Commercial Flights From Monday, Announces Suresh Prabhu

Outlook Web Bureau

He said more destinations such as Madurai were also in the pipeline and that other airlines were likely to join in.

18 August, 2018

Kerala Floods: Red Alert Issued For 11 Districts, Helicopters, Boats Being Used For Rescue Ops

Outlook Web Bureau

According to the Home Ministry's National Emergency Response Centre (NERC), over 2,11,000 people in 14 districts have been badly hit by the rains and floods, and over 32,500 hectares of crops damaged.


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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‘Laab’ In The Mountains

He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.

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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

Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.

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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