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Spanish Super Cup 2021-22: Real Madrid Beat Barcelona For 100th Time To Reach Summit Clash

Jan 13, 2022 Associated Press (AP)

Real Madrid will be facing the winner of the match between defending champions Athletic Bilbao and Atletico Madrid, who face each other in another semifinal on Thursday.

Vishva Hindu Parishad Calls For Outlawing Of Tablighi Jamaat In India

Dec 16, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Vishva Hindu Parishad demanded that authorities "crackdown on institutions and organizations like Darul Uloom Deoband and PFI (Popular Front of India) that give direct or indirect nourishment to Tablighis, Tablighi Jamaat and Ijtema".

Angelina Jolie Calls Ban On 'Eternals' In Saudi Arabia And Other Countries 'Ignorant'

In a round table press conference, while promoting the Marvel Cinematic Universe film, Abgelina Jolie called the ban 'ignorant' and lauded producers’ decision to not cut those scenes out.

Psychopath Killer: Ex-Saudi Official Blows Whistle On Crown Prince, Threatens To Release Video If Killed

Oct 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Saa al-Jabri, a former Saudi security official, now living in exile in Canada, described Prince Mohammed bin Salman as 'a psychopath, killer.'

Saudi International, Asian Tour In Historic Partnership To Tee Off 2022 Golf Season

The Asian Tour is also working on finalising plans to complete its combined 2020/2021 schedule, which will be announced in due course.

19 September, 2021

Saudi Foreign Minister In India: Riyadh As Concerned As New Delhi About Stabilising Afghanistan

Seema Guha

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar held talks with visiting Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan al Saud on Sunday.

12 September, 2021

FBI Releases Declassified Record On 9/11 Attacks; Details About Logistical Support, Saudi Contacts

Associated Press (AP)

The document, released on the 20th anniversary of the attacks, is the first investigative record to be disclosed since President Joe Biden ordered a declassification review of materials that for years have remained out of public view.

12 May, 2021

Una Woman Receives Remains Of Husband Buried In Saudi Arabia After Three Months

Outlook Web Bureau

The court said it was a 'great relief' that the family has received the remains so that they can cremate it according to Hindu rites.

25 April, 2021

India To Get 80 Metric Tonne Oxygen From Saudi Arabia

Outlook Web Bureau

The supply shipment of oxygen is being undertaken in cooperation with the Adani group and Linde company.

10 April, 2021

Saudi Arabia Executes 3 Soldiers For Committing 'High Treason'

Associated Press (AP)

The Saudi Press Agency identified the men as soldiers working in the Defence Ministry

05 April, 2021

Court Asks MEA To Find Ways To Bring Back Mortal Remains Of Hindu Man Buried In Saudi

Outlook Web Bureau

Family cannot wait endlessly, find a way, Delhi High Court tells Centre


20 March, 2021

Trying To Repatriate Mortal Remains Of Hindu Man Mistakenly Buried In Saudi Arabia: CM Thakur

Outlook Web Bureau

The man from Himachal Pradesh was buried because 'the Indian Consulate official wrongly mentioned his religion as ‘Muslim’ in the death certificate'.

18 March, 2021

Delhi HC Asks MEA To Coordinate With Saudi Embassy to Repatriate Buried Body Of Hindu Man

Outlook Web Bureau

The court was hearing a case in which the mortal remains of the Hindu man were wrongly buried in Saudi Arabia as per Muslim rites due to incorrect translation of his religion on death certificate.

17 March, 2021

How To Bring Back Mortal Remains Of Hindu Man Buried In Saudi? A Poser In HP Assembly

Ashwani Sharma

Una MLA Satpal Raizada, sought the intervention of the Himachal Pradesh government to bring back Sanjeev Kumar’s mortal remains so that the family can perform his last rites.

28 February, 2021

Saudi Arabia Says It Intercepts Missile Attack Over Capital Riyadh, Blames Houthis In Yemen

Associated Press (AP)

The attack comes amid sharply rising tensions in the Middle East, a day after a mysterious explosion struck an Israeli-owned ship in the Gulf of Oman.

27 February, 2021

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Responsible For Journalist Khashoggi’s Death: US Report

Associated Press (AP)

US-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered on October 2, 2018 in Saudi Arabia. In 2019, Saudi’s crown prince Mohammed bin Salman had taken ‘full responsibility’ for the killing but denied ordering it.

10 February, 2021

Arab Spacecraft Enters Orbit Around Mars In Historic Flight

Associated Press (AP)

The orbiter fired its main engines for 27 minutes in an intricate, high-stakes maneuver that slowed the craft enough for it to be captured by Mars' gravity.


05 February, 2021

US President Joe Biden To End US Support For Saudi-Led Offensive Operations In Yemen

Associated Press (AP)

Biden also announced an end to 'relevant' US arms sales but gave no immediate details on what that would mean.

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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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