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Mental Health

RPF Saved 601 Lives In 2021 On Railway Premises

Jan 06, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The RPF, which is an immediate responder in cases of human trafficking through rail transport and plays a key role in curbing this menace, rescued 630 people, including 54 women, 94 girls, 81 men and 401 boys.

‘Atrangi Re’ Brings Focus On Mental Health Issues. What Do Mental Health Insurance Plans Cover?

Jan 06, 2022 Meghna Maiti

Recent Bollywood release ‘Atrangi Re’ highlighted mental health issues. Know what mental health insurance entails and things to watch out for.

Reproductive Choice A Dimension Of Personal Liberty: Delhi HC

“It is for the petitioner to take the final decision to undergo the procedure of medical termination of pregnancy, which would be at her own risk and consequences,” it clarified.

Surveen Chawla On Facing Casting Couch In South: A Woman’s Weight, Waist Size And Chest Size Are Questioned

Dec 14, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Chawla got candid about facing the casting couch and fat-shaming at work during a talk with RJ Siddharth Kannan while promoting her upcoming web drama 'Decoupled' with R Madhavan.

The 'Stigma' Of Mental Illness May Have Saved Schizophrenia Patients From Covid-19

The perceived social stigma against people with mental illness which leads to avoidance of such patients has actually saved schizophrenics from Covid-19.

09 December, 2021

Cricket Australia Backs Tim Paine To Return To Test Fold After Sexting Scandal


Former Australia Test team captain Tim Paine took an indefinite break from all forms of cricket after stepping down from his position following a sexting scandal just ahead of the Ashes 2021-22.

07 December, 2021

Bianca Andreescu, 2019 US Open Tennis Champion, Takes Mental Health Break

Associated Press (AP)

Bianca Andreescu’s decision to take mental health break means the Canadian will miss the Australian Open in New Year. Andreescu had earlier opted out of Tokyo Olympics due to Covid concerns.

19 November, 2021

Anger Diaries: Oodles Of Ketchup In Daily Conversation

Sudhirendar Sharma

Unlike any other human expression, the echo of a verbal abuse lingers longer than the resonance of a few good words.

31 October, 2021

31 Children Died By Suicide Every Day In 2020, Experts Blame Covid-19

Outlook Web Desk

As the NCRB data reveals, a total of 11,396 children (5,392 boys and 6,004 girls) have died by suicide in 2020, which accounts for 31 deaths per day or approximately 1 child committing suicide per hour.

29 October, 2021

Ryan Reynolds Talks About Dealing With 'Anxiety'; Explains Why He Has Taken 'Sabbatical' From Acting

Outlook Web Bureau

Reynolds addressed his symptoms of anxiety and spoke about his troublesome work ethic, which often has proved to be disastrous for his mental health.

18 October, 2021

Anxiety Affects Academic Performance Of Children, State Global Reports

Outlook Web Desk

The Covid-19 pandemic has taken a toll on the mental health of students and many may be suffering from social anxiety.


10 October, 2021

Mental Health Day 2021: Challenges, Promises, Achivements

Nandini Nair

WHO, WFMH stress on a greater understanding of mental health issues, bridging the rich-poor gap vis-à-vis accessing medical help for disorders in a pandemic-hit world

29 September, 2021

Covid Instigates Higher Rate Of Suicides In Himachal, DGP Says Issue Needs To Be Addressed

Ashwani Sharma

All police stations of Himachal Pradesh, for the first time, have started recording the data of all the suicides from January 1, 2021. The highest number of suicides,136, happened in the biggest district Kangra.

23 September, 2021

Naomi Osaka, Struggling With Mental Health, Withdraws From BNP Paribas Open Tennis

Associated Press (AP)

Japanese Osaka, who sat out of Wimbledon this year, returned at Tokyo Olympics but made a surprise exit in the third round.

19 September, 2021

Bio-Bubbles Can Harm Mental Health, Experts Suggest Solution To Combat This


The mental health issue got more steam after top English players said they don't want to be confined to their hotel rooms for close to four months during Ashes.

11 September, 2021

The Mental Uprising

Jyotika Sood

Indian mental health and wellness startups have garnered over US$ 28.24 with the decade’s highest investment in 2021.

09 September, 2021

Zydus Cadila Gets USFDA Nod For Schizophrenia Treatment Drug

Outlook Web Desk

The company said that it would manufacture the drug at its manufacturing facility at the SEZ, Ahmedabad.


25 August, 2021

US Open Offering Tennis Players Access To Mental Health Pros


Reigning US Open champion Naomi Osaka brought attention to the topic when she pulled out of the French Open in late May to take a mental health break

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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‘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