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An Ode To Sindhutai Sapkal aka ‘Mai’

Jan 06, 2022 Lachmi Deb Roy

As the country mourns the death of Padma Shree awardee Sindhutai Sapkal, Outlook looks at the strength of a mother, second to none, and her journey from being an unwanted child to becoming a 'Mai' to thousands of orphaned children.

Three-judge Bench To Consider Prayer To Treat Cost Of Rs 25 Lakh As Donation: SC

Jan 04, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Attorney General K K Venugopal said the applicant feels that cost is in the nature of a penalty and therefore wants the amount already deposited, be treated as a donation.


Delhi Police Chief Launches Project For Safety, Security Of Children

"We must strive to ensure the prevention of such crimes, and the launch of the 'Abhaya' project is a step in that direction as the society also needs to be well aware and educated," Asthana said.

Mixed Emotions For Volunteers As Farmers Prepare To Vacate Protest Site At Delhi Border

Dec 10, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The farmers are preparing to go home after more than a year of protest at Delhi borders during which they endured harsh Delhi winter, scorching summer, police pushback, the rampaging coronavirus pandemic and the persistent complaint that their agitation inconvenienced thousands of commuters daily.


Water, Sanitation, Hygiene Key For Persons With Disabilities: Experts

Three special elements for disability inclusion are safe water and sanitation, disaster preparedness and accessible sanitary toilets, according to Purna Chandra Mohanty, programme coordinator of Water Aid – an international NGO focused on Wash.

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26 November, 2021

Aamir Khan: Primary Job To Entertain People, Notion I Do Only Socially Relevant Films Not True

Outlook Web Bureau

Addressing the annual session of the Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Aamir Khan said that he usually follows his gut instinct, which has sometimes prompted his choice of films.


23 November, 2021

'Vanvas' Should Be Over By Now, Says Delhi High Court Over Pendency Of Matter On Chandni Chowk Redevelopment

Outlook Web Desk

The court however adjourned the proceedings on the application at the request of the counsel, and listed it for further hearing on January 13.


18 November, 2021

Urgent Need To Review PESA Implementation To Ensure Basic Rights Of Tribals: Arjun Munda

Outlook Web Desk

Munda, along with Union Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Giriraj Singh, inaugurated the national conference on PESA here. He said it was the "first time in 25 years" that the two ministries were holding a joint meeting on the implementation of the Act in tribal-dominated states.


15 July, 2021

Deepika Padukone Launches Initiative For Mental Well-Being of Frontline Workers

Outlook Web Bureau

The 35-year-old actor took to Instagram to announce that the sales proceeds from the Deepika Padukone Closet will go to the well being of frontline workers’ mental well-being during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.


11 May, 2021

NGO Provides Food, Care And Classes To Children Of Covid Patients

Lachmi Deb Roy

Rouble Nagi Art Foundation (RNAF) is helping less privileged children whose parents are infected with Covid-19


21 April, 2021

UNITED SIKHS Seeks Stricter Gun Laws In USA

Outlook Correspondent

UNITED SIKHS called upon the executive branches to declare such types of crimes, including race and ethnicity, hate-based crimes, a crisis and a national emergency.


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04 April, 2021

Virat Kohli's Foundation To Set Up Animal Shelters In Mumbai

PTI

The Virat Kohli Foundation has collaborated with Vivaldis Animal Health and Awaaz, Voice of Stray Animals, a Mumbai-based NGO for the purpose


24 January, 2021

Chhattisgarh: BJP Calls For Judicial Probe Into Shelter Home Rape Case

Outlook Web Bureau

The manager of a shelter home, run by an NGO and aided by the government, was arrested on January 21 for allegedly raping an inmate,


10 December, 2019

Kirti Kulhari Spends Time With Underprivileged Children From NGOs Signal School And Roti Ghar

Outlook Web Bureau

Actor Kirti Kulhari who is raking in praises for her role as Jannat in the recently released Netflix Original series Bard Of Blood, recently visited a signal school and an NGO that helps underprivileged children.


15 November, 2019

Amnesty India Offices ln Bengaluru, Delhi Raided By CBI

PTI

About a year ago, the Enforcement Directorate had raided the Amnesty International India office in connection with a foreign exchange contravention case.


17 September, 2019

New Foreign Funding Rule: Now NGO Staff Have To Declare No Role In Religious Conversion

Outlook Web Bureau

Individuals receiving a personal gift valued up to Rs 1 lakh need not inform the government about it anymore, the Home Ministry said as it amended the FCRA.


08 April, 2019

Electoral Bonds Legitimate, Transparent Method Of Political Funding: Arun Jaitley

Outlook Web Bureau

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the BJP preferred legitimate methods like crowd sourcing, cheque and electoral bonds over 'the old obsolete style' of collecting only black money by some parties.


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04 April, 2019

Pune-Based NGO Donates Ambulance To BSF In Jammu

Outlook Web Bureau

Borderless World Foundation (BWF), in association with HDFC Securities, handed over the ambulance to the Border Security Force (BSF) on Wednesday evening.


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.

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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.

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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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.

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