Thursday, Sep 29, 2022

World Environment Day

World Environment Day 2021: A Look At The Way We Make And Consume Fashion

Jun 04, 2021 Lachmi Deb Roy

Have you ever thought of achieving the colour black by blending jaggery with water and iron filings or yellow by boiling pomegranate peels and the hues of red from the bark of the madder tree?

Amid Differences, Covid-19 Reminds Us The Earth Is What We Have In Common

Jun 05, 2020 Ekta Kumar

It is up to us as individuals, corporations and governments to take ownership of the future. We must remember to recover and rebuild responsibly.

World Environment Day: Centre Launches Programme To Increase Forest Cover In Urban Areas

Prakash Javadekar launched the Nagar Van or Urban Forests with 200 corporations and cities across India while urging people to actively participate and increase the tree cover in their areas.

'China, India, Russia... They Don’t Do The Responsibility': Donald Trump Plays Blame Game On Climate Change

Jun 06, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Donald Trump has rolled back environmental regulations and pulled the United States out of the Paris climate accord since his surprise election in 2016.

Court Orders 4 Men To Plant 270 Trees For The 27 They Chopped Down

A judge in Rajasthan’s Pratapgarh district, while hearing a bail plea, directed four men accused of felling trees to plant 270 saplings of ‘aamla’ gooseberry to compensate for the loss.

05 June, 2019

In India, 1 Lakh Kids Under 5 Years Of Age Die Due To Air Pollution Each Year: Study

Outlook Web Bureau

Earlier this year, global reports on air pollution revealed that over 1.2 million people died in India due to air pollution in 2017.

05 June, 2018

Kamal, Cauvery And Thyagaraja: Stray Images Of The Deccani River’s Past And Present

Sreevalsan Thiyyadi

On World Environment Day (June 5), a take on a vital south Indian river that winds tight a uneasy tape across the ties between two riparian states while once having been the fountainhead of a harmonious music system.

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.

Graphic Novel

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.

Chinki Sinha
Play Us A Memory, Violin Man


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.

Rukmini S.
It’s Just Numbers, Love


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