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The Beauty Of Pageants: A Platform For Representing Femininity Branded As Empowerment And Freedom

Dec 30, 2021 Swati Bakshi

Portraying women as the mere victims of economic structures is to practically render them as powerless beings without an agency to negotiate self and identity.

The Changing Face Of Beauty: Why Beauty Pageants Are Losing Their Charm In India

Dec 21, 2021 Lachmi Deb Roy

With 21-year-old Harnaaz Kaur Sandhu winning the Miss Universe contest after 21 years, Outlook tries to find out why are beauty pageants in India losing its past glory.


Miss World 2021 Postponed After India's Manasa Varanasi And 16 Other Contestants Test Covid Positive

Miss World 2021 has been postponed after 17 contestants including India's Manasa Varanasi tested Covid positive. Within the next 90 days, the organisers promise to restart the show.

Manushi Chhillar Looks Stunning In Black Lehenga At The Miss World 2018

Dec 10, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

Manushi Chhillar’s lehenga looked super glamorous at the Miss World 2018 finale on Saturday. Here is a glimpse of how she rocked the look

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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.

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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