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Tokyo Olympic Games 2020

Olympian Bajrang Punia To Visit Panipat School For 'Meet The Champions' Program

Dec 20, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

A brainchild of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the outreach initiative envisages all Olympians and Paralympians interacting with students from 75 schools each in two years to motivate the youngsters to have 'Santulit Ahaar' or a balanced diet and take on fitness activities.

SAI Gives Promotions To 5 Tokyo Olympics Stars; Announces Grant For Late Ngangom Dingko Singh's Family

Sep 28, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Ngangom Dingko Singh, Asian Games gold-medallist and an Arjuna award-winning boxer, aged 42, died of liver cancer in June this year.

Happy Teachers’ Day 2021: Five Coaches Who Made Difference For India At Tokyo Olympics

On Teacher’s Day, we look at coaches who helped India to a record haul at 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Suhas Yathiraj, Tarun Win; Palak Kohli-Parul Parmar Lose At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Sep 02, 2021 PTI

IAS Officer Suhas, 38, took just 19 minutes to see off Germany's Jan Niklas Pott 21-9 21-3 in a lopsided group A clash.

Bajrang Punia Backs Vinesh Phogat, Says Wrestlers Need Help To Counter Mental Health Issues

Bajrang Punia, who won bronze at Tokyo Olympics, said people around him helped stay positive when the chips were down

19 August, 2021

Road To Paris 2024: Three-year Olympic Cycle Will Be Tricky, Reckons Abhinav Bindra


The Tokyo Games were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic by a year and the Olympics cycle was reduced to three years, from the usual four, going into the 2024 Paris Games

09 August, 2021

Twitterati Celebrates Neeraj Chopra: Memes Including Akshay Kumar And Virat Kohli Go Viral

Outlook Web Bureau

Following Neeraj Chopra’s win on Saturday, many users on either joked about yet another excuse for Bollywood to make a biopic or the fact that Chopra’s success and fame will soon overshadow Virat Kohli's stardom.

06 August, 2021

Aditi Ashok In Sight Of Golf Gold Medal At Tokyo Olympics; Holds 2nd Spot After Round 3


Aditi was 12-under 201 after three rounds and is the sole golfer in second position, three strokes adrift of leader Nelly Korda of USA who carded a two-under 69 in the penultimate round

05 August, 2021

Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar And Other Film Stars Congratulate Men's Hockey Team for Olympic Bronze

Outlook Web Bureau

A slew of celebrities congratulated the Indian Men's Hockey team after they beat Germany to win India's first medal in the sport in the Olympics since 1980.

04 August, 2021

India vs Great Britain: Hockey Team Coach Sjoerd Marijne Wants Rani's Team To Win Historic Olympics Bronze


Despite taking the lead, Indian girls went down 2-1 against Argentina in a Tokyo 2020 semifinal match

04 August, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Weightlifter Lasha Talakhadze Sets Three New World Records, Wins Gold

Associated Press (AP)

The defending champion from Georgia lifted 223 kilograms in the snatch and 265kg in the clean and jerk for a total 488kg on Wednesday.


04 August, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Ravi Dahiya's Village Erupts In Joy As He Storms Into 57kg Wrestling Final


Dahiya on Wednesday became only the second Indian wrestler to qualify for the title clash at the Olympic Games,

02 August, 2021

Thank You For All The Love, From The Real 'Hockey' Coach: Sjoerd Marijne’s Reply Stumps Shah Rukh Khan

Samarth Goyal

Following Shah Rukh Khan’s tweet in which the actor pretended to be his character, Kabir Khan from the film 'Chak De', Marijne came back with a swift response reminding everyone about who the “real coach” is.

02 August, 2021

Indian Shooting Staring At Radical Changes After Drawing Blank At Tokyo Olympics


Instead of stepping up their performance in Tokyo after a disastrous 2016 Rio Games, the shooters crumbled under the Olympic pressure

31 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: No Finals For Anjum Moudgil, Tejaswini Sawant In Women's Rifle 3P Shooting


The result meant that the Indian shooting team's disastrous outing continued with none of its participants except for Saurabh Chaudhary qualifying for the finals

29 July, 2021

Indian Sailors Continue To Languish At Bottom In Tokyo Olympics


Ganapathy and Thakkar ended at 16th in Race 5 before pulling off a seventh-place finish in the next to occupy 17th place

27 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: City Records Surge In COVID-19 Cases Days After Games Begin

Associated Press (AP)

The Japanese capital reported 2,848 new COVID-19 cases, exceeding the earlier record of 2,520 cases on Jan. 7.


25 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Iran's Javad Foroughi's Journey From Nurse In COVID Ward To 10m Air Pistol Gold


Foroughi, 41, set an Olympic record of 244.8 points to win gold in 10m air pistol, which also featured India's Saurabh Chaudhary, who finished seventh

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 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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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.

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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.

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