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Anniversaries, Homages & Tributes

PM Modi, BJP Leaders Remember Veer Savarkar On Birth Anniversary

May 28, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, was an independence activist, politician, lawyer, writer, and the formulator of the Hindutva philosophy.

PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi Pay Tribute To Nehru On His Death Anniversary

May 27, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Former president Pranab Mukherjee, former vice president Hamid Ansari, former prime minister Manmohan Singh also paid homage to the late prime minister at the Shanti Van on the banks of the Yamuna in Delhi.

PM Modi, President Kovind, Rahul Gandhi, Others Pay Tribute To Jawaharlal Nehru

Leaders across party lines paid tributes to Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of India, on his birth anniversary.

India Inc Pays Rich Tributes To 'Reformer' Vajpayee

Aug 17, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

Vajpayee's death was announced by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) hospital on Thursday where he was admitted on June 11 with a variety of ailments.

Stephen Hawking Pays For Easter Meals For Homeless In Final Act Of Kindness

Today's lunch is a gift from Stephen. From the Hawking family."

20 March, 2018

Sasikala Granted 15-Day Parole To Attend Husband's Funeral

Outlook Web Bureau

Her husband Maruthappa passed away on Tuesday at around 1.35 a.m. at the Gleneagles Global hospital in Chennai.

19 March, 2018

Media Attention Given To Sridevi's Death Was A Ruse To Divert Attention From PNB Scam: Raj Thackeray Critises State Funeral

Outlook Web Bureau

In an hour-long speech, the MNS chief also warned about attempts by certain elements to spark nation-wide riots in future.

01 March, 2018

To The World She Was 'Chandni', But To Me She Was My Love, Writes Boney Kapoor

Outlook Web Bureau

In an emotional letter, the filmmaker said his primary concern now was to protect the couple's two daughters - Jahnvi and Khushi.

26 February, 2018

Sridevi's Body to Be Flown Back To Mumbai Today For Funeral

Outlook Web Bureau

She is survived by her husband Boney Kapoor and two daughters- Janhvi and Khushi.

26 December, 2017

'Handsome' Rahul Gandhi Sends 'Big Hug' To 107-Yr-Old Admirer On Her Birthday

Outlook Web Bureau

Off late, there has been a lot of activity on Gandhi's Twitter account


25 December, 2017

Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee Turns 93, President, PM Greet Him On His Birthday

Outlook Web Bureau

A parliamentarian for over four decades, Vajpayee has been elected to the LS ten times, and twice to the RS.

13 December, 2017

After Bitter Slugfest, PM Modi, Manmohan Singh Come Together To Pay Tribute To Parliament Attack Martyrs

Outlook Web Bureau

Earlier this week, Modi had accused Singh of colluding with Pakistan to ensure BJP's defeat in Gujarat.

06 December, 2017

Heavy Security Deployment In Ayodhya, Faizabad On 25th Anniversary Of Babri Masjid Demolition

Outlook Web Bureau

Bajrang Dal to observe 'Shaurya Diwas' (Day of Valour) while Muslim organisations plan 'Yaum e Gham' (Day of sorrow) to mark the day.

05 December, 2017

With Men Like Shashi Kapoor Around, I Stood No Chance At All, Writes Amitabh Bachhan In Tribute To The Veteran Actor

Outlook Web Bureau

The megastar, in his personal blog, remembered feeling a little uncertain as an aspiring actor about his future in the film industry with the likes of charming actor like Shashi around.

24 November, 2017

On His Birth Anniversary, Jawaharlal Nehru University Bars Nehru's Books At Exhibition, Invites Work On Deen Dayal Upadhyay

Outlook Web Bureau

"1. Only books published in the year 2016-17 should be displayed; 2. All books on and about Dr B.R. Ambedkar and Pandit Deen Dayal may also be displayed (published any time)"


14 November, 2017

Prez, VP, PM Pay Tributes To Jawaharlal Nehru On Birth Anniversary

Outlook Web Bureau

Nehru was born on this day in 1889 in Allahabad.

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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