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'Science For Environment': MP Students Make Ganesha Idols That Can Purify Water

Sep 15, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

They are using Potash Alum, a household compound. An idol of 1.5-2 feet using it can be made at a minimal cost of just Rs. 3.

'No Means, No !' After Landslides, Kinnaur Natives On Warpath Against Hydel Projects

Aug 28, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

'No means, No' is a powerful slogan coined by the locals in Kinnaur supported by some social and environmental groups to stop sanctioning of any new hydel projects, almost on the lines of Uttarakhand’s famous “Chipko anadolan” – a mass movement to save the forests there .


Japan’s Nissan Reports USD 1 Billion Profit For April-June Quarter

The Japanese automaker says it expects to return to profit for the fiscal year through March 2022, with a 60 billion yen ($545 million) profit. It had previously expected to sink into a 60 billion yen annual loss.

World Nature Conservation Day: How Home-Grown Produce And Bird Feeders Can Save Mother Earth

Jul 28, 2021 Devina Chandola

On World Nature Conservation Day, some steps and measures which we as individuals can follow to make a difference in the larger cause of saving the environment.


Australia Manages To Keep 'World Heritage' Status For Great Barrier Reef

UNESCO had recommended that its World Heritage Committee add the world's largest coral reef ecosystem off the northeast Australian coast to the World Heritage in Danger list, mainly due to rising ocean temperatures.

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23 July, 2021

Kerala's 'Oldest Learner' Bhageerathi Amma Dies At The Age Of 107

Outlook Web Bureau

Bhageerathi Amma was a recipient of prestigious Nari Shakti Puruskar by the Central government for her incredible contribution in women empowerment


17 July, 2021

The Beautification Of Sattal Lake: An Environmental Deathtrap

Devina Chandola

The 'development' project has made the locals and the stakeholders concerned about the fragile ecosystem of the area as the Western Himalayan belt is attributed to high conservation importance.


04 July, 2021

Gulf Of Mexico: ‘Eye Of Fire’ Doused, Environmentalists Criticise Mexico’s Fossil Fuel Policy

Associated Press (AP)

Mexico's state-owned oil company said Friday that an undersea gas pipeline ruptured near a drilling platform in the Gulf.


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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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz