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Not Kamal In English, Kamaal In Hindustani

Jan 15, 2022 Madhusudan Srinivas

NDTV’s veteran Lucknow reporter Kamal Khan died of a heart attack on Friday. Madhusudan Srinivas dwells on the interpersonal, newsroom impact of the journalist who 'lives on through his work, and through the people he impacted'.

Celebrating Prof Parks: A Student's Tribute To Pulitzer-Winning Journalist Michael Parks

Jan 13, 2022 Priyadarshini Sen

Professor and Pulitzer-winning LA Times editor Michael Parks was known for actually caring for stories, and encouraging students to leap into the unknown. The prolific journalist passed on January 8.


Andrew Jennings, Groundbreaking Investigative Sports Journalist, Dies At 78

Andrew Jennings' books, including 'The Lords of The Rings' published in 1992 and 'Foul!' in 2005, proved to be essential texts to better understand the politics and conduct around the International Olympic Committee and FIFA.

The Music Will Never Die: Remembering 'Uncle Neil', Founder Of Shillong Chamber Choir

Jan 08, 2022 Hoihnu Hauzel

Founder Of Shillong Chamber Choir and Padma Shri Neil Nongkynrih passed away on January 5 in Mumbai at the age of 51.


An Ode To Sindhutai Sapkal aka ‘Mai’

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.

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27 December, 2021

'Dallas Buyers Club' And 'Big Little Lies' Director, Jean-Marc Vallée, Dies At 58

Outlook Web Bureau

Filmmaker Jean-Marc Vallée, best known for directing films such as 'Dallas Buyers Club', 'Big Little Lies' and 'Wild', has passed away at the age of 58.


25 December, 2021

Ray Illingworth, Former England Cricket Captain, Dies Aged 89

Associated Press (AP)

Ray Illingworth played 61 Test matches for England between 1958 and 1973, scoring 1,836 runs at an average of 23.24 and he claimed 122 wickets. He captained England 31 times, winning 12 of those matches.


24 December, 2021

Sanat Seth, Former India Goalkeeper, Dies At 91

PTI

Known for his acrobatic saves under the bar, Sanat Seth began his journey at the Eastern Railway FC in 1949 before moving to Aryan Club in 1951. He then moved to East Bengal in 1957, and the next year joined Mohun Bagan.


08 December, 2021

Bipin Rawat Chopper Crash: Sports World Mourns Tragic Death Of 'India's Pride' Chief Of Defence Staff General

PTI

Gen Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika and 11 other armed forces personnel died on Wednesday after the military helicopter they were travelling in crashed near Coonoor in Tamil Nadu.


07 December, 2021

Obituary | Ebrahim Ebrahim, The Indian-Origin Anti-Apartheid Icon Who Waged A Long Battle In S Africa

Outlook Web Desk

Anti-apartheid Icon Ebrahim Ismail Ebrahim had spent years imprisoned on Robben Island alongside Nelson Mandela and Ahmed Kathrada.


04 December, 2021

Eileen Ash, Oldest Test Cricketer And Former MI6 Agent, Dies At 110

PTI

Eileen Ash played seven Tests for England on either side of the Second World War, taking 10 wickets at an average of 23 with her right-arm pace bowling. She was the oldest-ever Test cricketer at the time of her death.


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04 December, 2021

Vinod Dua: A Journalist Par Excellence Of Our Times

Outlook Web Desk

Vinod Dua, known as a pioneer in Hindi broadcast journalism, had stints with Doordarshan and NDTV. His shows, Yuv Jan, Janvani, Aap Ke Liye, Zaika India Ka etc were big hits.


18 November, 2021

Novy Kapadia, Iconic Sports Journalist, Dies After Prolonged Illness

PTI

The soft-spoken Kapadia, who has covered nine FIFA World Cups, was on ventilator for the last month.


05 November, 2021

Obituary | On Subrata Mukherjee, Mamata’s Political Guru-Turned-Follower

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

A 10-time MLA, Mukherjee was the only one who served in the pre-Left Front era Congress government of 1972-77 and again in post-Left Front era TMC government since 2011


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.

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.

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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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