Harnaaz Sandhu, who won the coveted Miss Universe 2021 title, gives her definition of beauty. She also opines on whether beauty is something that a person is born with or it’s something that can be gained over the years.
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.
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 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.
A Twitter user has drawn a parallel between Miss Universe Harnaaz Sandhu and Olympian Neeraj Chopra in a glaring sexist meme.
21-year-old Harnaaz Sandhu from Chandigarh has won several beauty pageants in India before becoming the third Indian woman to win the title of Miss Universe.
Htar Htet Htet, an actress and gymnast, posted a picture of herself online carrying a gun.
Mrs World 2020 Caroline Jurie snatched the crown from Pushpika De Silva saying she was ineligible because she was divorced.
Miss Universe Australia 2019, Priya Serrao, presented the crown to Maria Thattil at the end of the virtual event.
Bhasha Mukherjee, who was born in India, now stays in Derby, UK, and holds two different medical degrees. She has an IQ of 146, making her officially a 'genius' and is fluent in five languages.
Priya Serrao was born in Belmannu, Karnataka, but spent most of her early childhood in Oman and the United Arab Emirates. Serrao moved to Australia when she was 11.
As Sushmita Sen clocks 25 years to winning the Miss Universe title, the actress celebrated the monumental achievement with her family
The 24-year-old Dorcas Kasinde suffered no injuries due to the stray spark that set ablaze her wig.
Catriona Elisa Gray from Philippines succeeded 93 contestants from around the world to emerge the winner of Miss Universe 2018 - as chosen by an all-women jury
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
Beauty queens from the two countries have come forth with the message of harmony with a beautiful picture shared via social media.
Mumbai girl, Nehal Chudasama not interested in joining Bollywood and she wants to become a civil servant.
India's Shraddha Shashidhar failed to make a mark at the world's biggest beauty pageant as she could not even make it to top 16.
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
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.
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.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
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.
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.
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.
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.