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India Conveys 'Deep Displeasure' To WHO Chief Over Incorrect Map

Jan 14, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The WHO map currently shows the union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh in a shade different to the rest of the country.

Govt Orders Wikipedia To Remove Link Showing Incorrect Map Of India

Dec 03, 2020 PTI

The Ministry of Electronics and IT has issued an order under Section 69A of the IT Act, 2000 directing Wikipedia to remove the link

Army Chief Manoj Naravane's Nepal Visit To Act As Ice-Breaker In Strained Ties

India is in the process of repairing ties with Nepal, which took a hit earlier in the year over what was dubbed as a 'cartographic war' between the two countries.

South Asia’s New Cartographic War: India, Nepal And Now Pakistan

Aug 05, 2020 Seema Guha

It was India which started the trend. The new map may be Islamabad’s response to India’s action in October 2019 when New Delhi issued a new political map showing POK and the Gilgit-Baltistan area of Pakistan inside Indian territory.

No Love For Ram Or Ayodhya; It's A Question Of Survival For KP Sharma Oli In Nepal

By raking up a religious symbol and claiming Lord Rama as Nepali, Nepal's Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is hoping to reap political mileage. It is a desperate attempt to stir the pot for his own benefit.

30 June, 2020

India’s Bitter Relations With Nepal Has Uncovered Its Diplomatic Failure

Rahul Das

The new map of Nepal will also be a cause of concern for India. Because in this new map, even if it is small, a crack will be found in Uttarakhand region.

18 June, 2020

Nepal's Parliament Passes Constitution Bill To Update Map Incorporating Three Indian Areas


The upper house of the Nepalese parliament unanimously passed the constitution amendment bill providing for inclusion of the country's new political map in its national emblem.

13 June, 2020

'It's Untenable': India After Nepal Parliament Passes Bill To Redraw Political Map


Nepal Parliament on Saturday passed an amendment to revise the country's political map, laying claim over areas of dispute with India.

13 June, 2020

Nepal Parliament Passes Bill To Redraw Political Map That Includes Indian Territory

Outlook Web Bureau

Nepal last month released the revised political and administrative map of the country laying claim over the strategically key areas.

11 June, 2020

India Talks About Friendly Ties With Nepal Ahead Of Vote In Parliament On New Map


Nepal's parliament is expected to vote on Saturday on the new map featuring new areas of Lipulekh, Kalapani and Limpiyadhura along with border with India, notwithstanding a strong protest by New Delhi.

31 May, 2020

With Opposition On Board, Nepal Govt Set To Clear New Map Amid Border Row With India


Nepal recently released the revised political and administrative map of the country laying claim over the strategically key areas of Lipulekh, Kalapani and Limpiyadhura.


07 November, 2019

Our Map Accurately Depicts India's Sovereign Territory: MEA On Nepal's Objections


Last week, India released fresh maps of the newly-created UTs of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh.

02 November, 2019

New Map Of India Released, Depicts Union Territories Of Jammu And Kashmir, Ladakh


Union Territory of Ladakh consists of two districts of Kargil and Leh.

16 September, 2019

Using Drones, AI And Big Data, Govt Set To Digitally Map India


Once the project is completed, the data will be available to citizens and to Gram Panchayats and local bodies, empowering them to use it in decision making and planning process.

04 June, 2019

Google Maps Will Now Get Live Updates For Bus, Train Rides In 10 Indian Cities

Outlook Web Bureau

As part of its efforts to simplify travel, Google Maps will allow users to view bus travel times based on live traffic in 10 Indian cities

01 April, 2019

Google Brings In The ‘Snake’ Game To Google Maps To Celebrate April Fools’ Day

Outlook Web Bureau

To elevate the fun for the users on April Fools’ Day, Google has introduced the classic ‘Snake’ game to the Google maps, where the snakes will represent trains and buses travelling to different cities, and picking up the passengers.

26 March, 2019

China Destroys 30,000 Maps Not Showing Arunachal As Part Of Its Territory: Report

Outlook Web Bureau

China routinely objects to Indian leaders visiting Arunachal Pradesh as it claims the state as it's own.


21 January, 2019

Google Maps To Display Speed, Location Of Speed Cameras In Android, iOS App

Outlook Web Bureau

Google has confirmed that the feature will be available to both Android and iOS users.

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Members of the Muslim community conduct Friday prayers in an open site amid heavy police presence, during protests by residents and members of various pro-Hindu organisations, at Sector 12 area, in Gurugram.

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Bihar Governor Fagu Chauhan presents a memonto to President Ram Nath Kovind at Raj Bhawan, in Patna.

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A worker arranges lanterns at a shop ahead of the Diwali festival, in Thane.

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A security person stands guard near the venue of Union Home Minister Amit Shah's scheduled public meeting, in Jammu.

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Workers weigh groundnut at Khetiwadi Utpann Bazar Samiti yard at Bedi in Rajkot.

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'Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani': Shah Rukh Khan As The Symbol Of Indianness

SRK’s persona evokes the kind of Indianness that denies categorisation into singular, exclusive identities. And thrives on making others feel welcome.


Love, Respect, Awe: Look At Her Like Shah Rukh Khan Looks At His Women

Shah Rukh Khan is the soothing balm for millions of Indian women living an oppressive life in an insensitive, patriarchal society.

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A Fanboy’s Bollywood: Before And After The Khans

How the larger-than-life Hindi film hero of ­yesteryears gave way to the relatable charm of Shah Rukh and the other Khans.

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Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu