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South Korean Actress Kim Mi-Soo Dies at 31

Jan 06, 2022 Outlook Web Bureau

'Snowdrop' actress Kim Mi-soo died on Wednesday, January 5. While the reason for her demise is still unknown, her family is having a private funeral.

BTS: RM And Jin Also Test Positive For Covid-19 After Suga

Dec 26, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

RM and Jin were diagnosed with COVID-19 on Saturday evening. Another member, Suga, had tested positive for the illness on Friday.

Ex-South Korean President Park Jailed For Corruption, Pardoned

The South Korean Justice Ministry said in a statement that Park Geun-hye's pardon is aimed at overcoming past divisions and promoting national unity in the face of difficulties caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Women’s Asian Champions Trophy Hockey: COVID Ends India’s Campaign Early

Dec 09, 2021 PTI

The India women's hockey team joins Malaysia, who faced a similar fate after being hit by the dreaded Covid-19 virus in the Asian Champions Trophy. India had thrashed Thailand 13-0 in their opener.

Women's Asian Champions Trophy Hockey: India Player Tests COVID Positive, IND Vs KOR Match Cancelled

The coronavirus pandemic had cast its shadow on the 2021 Women's Asian Champions Trophy Hockey Tuesday itself when India's second match against Malaysia was cancelled due to COVID-related issues.

05 December, 2021

Women’s Asian Champions Trophy: 5-Star Gurjit Kaur Powers India Maul Thailand 13-0


Apart from Gurjit Kaur's five goals, Vandana, Lilima Minz, Jyoti, Rajwinder Kaur, Sonika and Monika scored for India vs Thailand in their Women's Asian Champions Trophy opener.

26 November, 2021

Monsta X Becomes Fastest K-Pop Act To Win A Music Award

Outlook Web Desk

The South Korean boy band have been dubbed as "The MVP"

23 November, 2021

Park Shin Hye And Choi Tae Joon To Get Married Next Year

Outlook Web Desk

Meanwhile, Park Shin Hye and Choi Tae Joon, who are also expecting their first baby, wrote fan letters and announced the news on their fan cafes.

14 November, 2021

2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Australia Look To Reignite Campaign Vs China

Associated Press (AP)

Australia will be without Harry Souttar as the giant Stoke City defender picked up a knee injury against Saudi Arabia. Only the top two from each of the six-team groups are guaranteed a place at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

20 October, 2021

From Billie Eilish To Taika Watiti: International Celebs Who Cant Stop Raving About ‘Squid Game’

Outlook Web Bureau

Netflix’s ‘South Korean webseries ‘Squid Game’ has become the most watch Netflix original, and many have raved about the show, including some really popular international celebrities.

13 October, 2021

'Squid Game' Actor Lee Jung-jae Has Not Received Any Offer From Hollywood

Outlook Web Bureau

Despite a thrilling performance in Netflix's 'Squid Game', actor Lee Jung-jae hasnt received any offers from Hollywood yet.


09 October, 2021

Indian Origin Actor Anupam Tripathi Reflects On ‘Squid Game’s Success: ‘It Was Not Expected’

Outlook Web Bureau

The 32-year-old actor who grew up in New Delhi, currently lives in South Korea, where he has done several South Korean films and TV shows.

08 October, 2021

Five Facts About Netflix's 'Squid Game' You Didn't Know

Outlook Web Bureau

Here are are five facts about Netflix's South Korean web series 'Squid Game', its unique storyline and characters, which you probably weren’t aware about.

01 October, 2021

N Korea Test-Fires Newly Developed Anti-Aircraft Missile

Associated Press (AP)

The North's recent tests were in line with Kim Jong Un's earlier vows to introduce sophisticated weapons and enlarge his nuclear arsenal to defend itself against U.S. hostility

28 September, 2021

North Korea Fires Short-Range Missile To Sea In Latest Test, Seoul And Tokyo Officials Say

Associated Press (AP)

The alleged test of this Short-Range missile comes after a series of tests that North Korea resumed after a pandemic break and is in violation of multiple UNSC resolutions.

24 September, 2021

Coldplay’s Chris Martin On Collaborating With BTS For ‘My Universe’: ‘I Love Them'

Outlook Web Bureau

In an interview, Chris Martin has revealed that the idea for their collaboration with KPop band BTS came 'from a loving text'.

23 September, 2021

Dhvani Bhanushali Is ‘Super Happy’ After ‘Mehendi’ Becomes The Most Viewed Song On YouTube In 24 Hours

Samarth Goyal

With over eight million views in the last 24 hours, ‘Mehendi’ takes the top spot. Kpop singer Lisa’s recently released single ‘LALISA' M/V’ was in the second spot, while Jubin Nautiyal and Asees Kaur’s song ‘Raataan Lambiyan’ was at the number third spot.


21 September, 2021

Watch: BTS Deliver Speech And Then Perform 'Permission To Dance' At The 76th UN General Assembly

Outlook Web Bureau

BTS shared their remarks during the SDG (Sustainable Development Goals) Moment as the representatives of the youth today. This is the third time the band gave a speech at the UN following two occasions in 2018 and 2020.

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.

PTI Photo

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.

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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