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China: Blast Leaves 16 Dead At Cafeteria In Chongqing City

Jan 08, 2022 Associated Press (AP)

China: The cafeteria in Chongqing city collapsed, trapping victims inside. Rescue workers searched the debris into the night and all the bodies were recovered by midnight.

Pakistan Blast: 4 Killed, 15 Injured In Explosion At Central Quetta

Dec 31, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

According to the officials, the bomb went off hidden beside a car parked near Science College on Jinnah Road. The deceased and injured have been shifted to Quetta Civil Hospital.

Gujarat: Boiler Blast At Chemical Factory Kills 4 In Vadodara, 11 Injured

The powerful blast that ripped through the area killed a 65-year-old man, a teenager and a 30-year-old woman, apart from a 4-year-old girl, said police officials.

Massive Blast In Pakistan's Karachi, 12 Killed, Many Injured

Dec 18, 2021 PTI

Officials are yet to conclude whether the explosion was caused by a gas pipeline or a build-up of methane is to be blamed that took place inside the sewage system which eventually led to the explosion.

Kashmir: Tosa Maidan Blast Victims Still Await Compensation

While the Army and Airforce vacated the Tosa Maidan meadow as a firing range back in 2014, the victims of the deadly explosions are yet to receive their compensation from the government.

14 November, 2021

LPG Cylinder Explosion Injures 17 In Delhi, No Casualty Reported

Outlook Web Desk

The incident took place in Lal Bagh area of Azadpur. Five houses got damaged due to the blast, following which 17 people sustained burn injuries.

30 October, 2021

Mysterious Blast Along LoC Kills Army Officer And Solider

Naseer Ganai

The blast has occurred at a time when the Poonch operation has entered a 2oth day in the region. Poonch and Rajouri districts fall in Pir Panchal region of Jammu.

30 October, 2021

Two Soldiers Killed In Blast Near LoC In J&K's Rajouri District

Outlook Web Desk

The army personnel were patrolling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district when the blast occurred.

22 October, 2021

Russia Blast: 7 Dead, 9 Injured In Gunpowder Factory Explosion

Associated Press (AP)

The Emergency Situations Ministry said the explosion hit the Elastik factory in the Ryazan region, about 270 km (about 167 miles) southeast of Moscow.

15 October, 2021

Explosion Inside Afghanistan Mosque During Friday Congregation Prayers Leaves 37 Dead

Associated Press (AP)

The attack on the Imam Barga mosque came a week after a bombing claimed by a local Islamic State affiliate killed 46 people at a Shiite mosque in northern Afghanistan.

08 October, 2021

Several Feared Dead As Powerful Explosion Takes Place Inside Afghanistan Mosque

Associated Press (AP)

The explosion has taken place inisde Shiite mosque in Kunduz province of Afghanistan.


15 September, 2021

Blast Occurs Outside BJP Nainital District President's House In Haldwani

Outlook Web Desk

The blast occurred around 12 am outside the residence of BJP's Nainital district president Pradeep Bisht in Harinagar area of Haldwani, Nainital District Magistrate D S Garbiyal said on Wednesday.

19 August, 2021

Pakistan: Two Killed, 25 Injured In Explosion During Muharram Procession

Outlook Web Bureau

A man threw grenades at the procession despite high security.

20 July, 2021

Iraq Market Blast Kills 30 Ahead of Eid-Al-Adha

Associated Press (AP)

The blast happened a day before the Eid al-Adha holiday when the market was busy with shoppers looking for gifts and groceries.

14 July, 2021

Saudi Arabia: Explosion Reported At Unused Ammunition Dump Near Riyadh

Associated Press (AP)

Saudi state television made the announcement Wednesday after social media video circulated of a plume of smoke near Kharj.

27 June, 2021

Drones or Balloons? Twin Blasts in J&K May Mark Entry of New Weapon in the Valley

Naseer Ganai

According to the Kashmir DGP Dilbagh Singh the drones are suspected to be used in both the blasts at the Air Force Station Jammu.

13 June, 2021

11 Killed, 37 Seriously Injured In Huge Explosion In China's Hubei Province, Video Surfaces

Outlook Web Bureau

The blast occurred at 6.30 am local time in the Zhangwan district of Shiyan city, state-run CGTN-TV reported.


26 February, 2021

Two Held By CID In Relation To Bomb Attack On Bengal Minister

Outlook Web Bureau

Jakir Hossain, Trinamool Congress MLA and the minister for state for labour, was attacked while waiting to catch a train to Kolkata around 10 pm on February 17.

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 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

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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.

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