Wednesday, Nov 30, 2022


Dalai Lama Apologises For Comment On Women

Jul 03, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Responding to a question on whether his reincarnation could be a woman, the Nobel Peace Prize winner had joked that she should be attractive.

12-Year-Old Surat Girl Drops Out Of School To Become Jain Monk

May 29, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Khushi Shah, who scored 97 per cent marks in class VI, left school in November last year, to lead a simple life and embraced monkhood on Wednesday

Gunmen Shot Dead Two Monks As Violence Flares In Thailand

Gunmen in Thailand's deep south shot dead two Buddhist monks and wounded two others inside a temple.

Buddhist Monks Are Learning Science At A 'Mini Cosmos' Near Mysore

Sep 11, 2018 Priyadarshini Sen

Even though intellectual advancement is key for the students from Sera Jey School, many want to use their science education to serve humanity.

Bihar: Buddhist Monk Arrested For Sexually Assaulting Children

The children said the monk used to call them in his bedroom and sexually abuse them.

24 August, 2018

9-Year-Old Boy Slammed Against Pillar By Thai Buddhist Monk, Dies

Outlook Web Bureau

Monk Suphachai Suthiyano, 64, flew into a rage during a prayer session last weekend when the young disciple disrupted the ceremony with his "playful" behaviour.

15 August, 2018

Top China Buddhist Leader, Accused Of Sexually Harassing Nuns, Quits Post

Outlook Web Bureau

China's top religious authority launched an investigation shortly after the allegations were made public.

17 May, 2018

Japanese Monk Sues Temple For Forcing Him To Overwork

Outlook Web Bureau

"You provide labour, but you are told it's part of religious training. And if it's training, you must endure even it causes you significant hardship. Through this case, we will argue that such a notion is outdated."

21 April, 2018

This 24-Year-Old Mumbai-Based CA Renounces Rs 100-Crore Business To Become Jain Monk

Outlook Web Bureau

Mokshesh Sheth, who managed his family's business for two years after becoming a CA, gave up all the earthly possessions and aspirations and became a Jain monk.

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.

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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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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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.

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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

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