Thursday, Sep 29, 2022

Inventions & Innovations

Traditional Wisdom, Not Modern Technology Will Save Mountains, Says Sonam Wangchuk

Dec 20, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

Magsaysay awardee Ladakh-based innovator Sonam Wangchuk upheld traditional wisdom and social capital as measures against natural disasters at a Climate conference.

Food Hubs To Tackle Malnutrition

May 25, 2021 Kalyani Prasher

Food hubs can play a key role in tackling the scourge of hunger and malnutrition

Tractor Sales Expected To Show Upswing Despite Pandemic

The demand for tractors is expected to continue in the coming financial year due to high agricultural growth and a rural infra push.

‘Khadi Prakritik’: KVIC Develops India’s First Eco-Friendly Cow Dung-Based Paint

Jan 21, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways and MSME, Nitin Gadkari, launched the new paint recently in Delhi.

Indian Prof Working On Wheat Variety To Hike Yields, Save Against Quality Loss

Dr Vijay Gahlaut, an Inspire Faculty Fellow of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), is exploring the epigenetic route to modify gene expression

17 November, 2020

India Not 'Expansionist', Believes In Welfare Of World: Nitin Gadkari


India should bolster science and technology, says transport minister Nitin Gadkari in virtual address.

17 October, 2019

Karnataka Tops Innovation Index, Delhi Comes First In UT Segment: Niti Aayog


The ranking was done in three categories -- 'Major States', 'North East and Hill States' and 'Union Territories (UTs)/City and Small States'.

24 July, 2019

India Jumps Five Places To 52nd Rank In Global Innovation Index 2019

Outlook Web Bureau

Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal released the Global Innovation Index (GII) rankings in Delhi.

20 September, 2018

Science Has A New Creation: Robotic Skins That Can Activate Stuffed Toys, Shirts And Everything In Between

Outlook Web Bureau

The robotic skin produces makeshift robots that can perform different tasks depending on the properties of the object.

18 October, 2017

Sam Pitroda Says Modi Govt Lacking 'Brain Power' To Understand Importance Of Innovation

Outlook Web Bureau

Pitroda opined that people should move on from the issues such as Ram Temple or about history.

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.

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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