Wednesday, Dec 08, 2021

Libraries & Museums

1 Dead, Six Injured In Stabbing At Canadian Library

Mar 28, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Canadian Public Safety Minister Bill Blair expressed shock and sadness over the incident, calling it a 'senseless act of violence'.

‘Will Show He Was True Nationalist’: Hindu Mahasabha Opens Nathuram Godse Library

Jan 11, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The dedicated study centre will inform the young generation about various aspects of the Partition of India, an official said

2300-year-old Mummy Saved From Damage As Rainwater Enters Jaipur’s Albert Hall Museum

Though the ancient Egyptian mummy escaped the damage, several other artefacts and paintings were drenched in the rain water.

Finally, India's First Dinosaur Museum Park Inaugurated In Gujarat

Jun 09, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

A government release claimed the museum and park, situated in Raiyoli village in Balanisor taluka, was the country's first such facility and the world's third.

'Trump Baby Blimp' Used As Protest Symbol Against US President To Be Acquired By London Museum

The Museum of London on Monday announced its ambition to acquire two giant balloons depicting as babies US President Donald Trump and city Mayor Sadiq Khan as part of its permanent 'Protest' collection.

29 May, 2019

Uttarakhand: BJP Library Gets Quran After PM Modi's Appeal To Win Over Minorities

Outlook Web Bureau

Uttarakhand BJP President Ajay Bhatt welcomed the gesture.

11 March, 2019

New Museum Celebrates Essence Of Bengali Nationalism

Outlook Web Bureau

The newly opened experiential museum "Icons of Nationalism: From the Soil of Bengal" in the National Library at Alipore celebrates the essence of Bengali nationalism and Bengal's icons who dedicated their lives to India's freedom from the colonial rule

23 January, 2019

PM Modi Inaugurates Museum On Subhash Chandra Bose At Red Fort

Outlook Web Bureau

The museum on Bose and the Indian National Army showcases various artefacts related to Subhash Chandra Bose and INA.

19 January, 2019

PM Narendra Modi Inaugurates First Museum Of Indian Cinema, Says Films Are Reflection Of Society

Outlook Web Bureau

PM Modi said that the Indian cinema has gone global and it has an audience in every nooks and corner of the world today.

03 January, 2019

India Rejects Trump's Jibe At PM On ‘Library In Afghanistan’

Outlook Web Bureau

India has rejected the US President Donald Trump's jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over funding of a library in the war-ravaged country of Afghanistan.

30 December, 2018

Majority Indian Museums Not Prepared For Fire: Global Expert

Outlook Web Bureau

Vinod Daniel, who is also a board member of Paris-based International Council of Museums (ICOM), said, museums in India should immediately do a risk management exercise.


04 September, 2018

Diamonds, Emeralds, Gold Tiffin Box Stolen From Nizam's Museum In Hyderabad

Outlook Web Bureau

The tiffin box, cup, saucer and spoon belonged to the family of Nizams, the rulers of erstwhile Hyderabad State.

28 August, 2018

We Are Democratising Nehru Memorial: NMML Responds To Manmohan Singh's Letter

Outlook Web Bureau

The Congress vehemently opposes setting up a museum for all former prime ministers in the Teen Murti Bhavan complex, saying it would dilute the legacy of India’s first PM Jawaharlal Nehru.

27 June, 2018

How Coins, Currencies Changed Character Over Time

Outlook Web Bureau

Gupta, Roman and Islamic coins and shared currencies of India & Pakistan and East & West Germany feature in ‘India and the World’ exhibition on in Delhi

27 May, 2018

How Clay Gives Eye-Sight To A Lofty Line-up of Classical Actor-Dancers

Sreevalsan Thiyyadi

A small Kerala pocket with big cultural heritage is celebrating its association with three Kathakali icons. On the occasion, a look at multi-faceted Sadanam K. Harikumaran’s sculptures of Kalamandalam Ramankutty Nair, Vazhenkada Kunchu Nair and Keezhpadam Kumaran Nair, among others:

25 September, 2017

Kerala's 188 Years Old Library Is All Set To Become Blind-Friendly

Outlook Web Bureau

The library is housing one of the finest collections of rare titles starting from 16th century, was established in the year 1829.

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People try to contain the fire after an army helicopter carrying India's Chief of Defense Staff Bipin Rawat crashed near Coonoor, Tamil Nadu.

Bangalore New Photos via AP

Smoke rises from fire after an army helicopter carrying India's Chief of Defense Staff Bipin Rawat crashed near Coonoor, Tamil Nadu.

Bangalore New Photos via AP

AICC General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra releases 'Women's Manifesto' for Uttar Pradesh assembly elections in Lucknow.

PTI Photo

NCP MP Supriya Sule serves lunch to suspended Rajya Sabha MP's, who have been staging a protest near Mahatma Gandhi's statue demanding revocation of their suspension, during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New...

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist

Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav wearing party cap walks towards the Mahatma Gandhi's statue at Parliament to support the suspended Rajya Sabha MPs, who have been staging a protest near the statue demanding...

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist

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Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.


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Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation

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Dalit-Bahujan Women In Politics And The Missing Narratives

On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.

Dec 02, 2021 Kalyani K

Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta