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Owners Of Delhi Restaurants Unhappy Over Suspension Of Dine-In Facilities, Seek Review Of Decision

Jan 11, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The restaurant owners said it is unjust that dine-in facilities and bars in the city are being closed when roadside eateries are open and metro, trains and buses are running at full capacity.

As Covid Cases Rise, Delhi Bans Restaurant Dine-In Services, Closes Bars

Jan 11, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The DDMA meeting, chaired by Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and attended by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, also discussed ways to strictly enforce existing restrictions to check the spread of the coronavirus and its Omicron variant.

Covid-19 Curbs: Restaurants Owners Seek PM Modi's Intervention To Ease Restrictions

In a letter to the Prime Minister seeking immediate relief for the restaurant industry, NRAI has asked for suitable directions to be passed on imposition of further restrictions and permit delivery of food from restaurants as part of essential services.

Delhi Traffic Police Issues Advisory For New Year Eve

Dec 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

It said special arrangements have been made in areas surrounding Connaught Place, considered a 'celebrations hub'.

Yearender 2021: A Roller-Coaster Ride Into The Future Of Eating Out

From adoption of new technologies for ease of business to reinvention of experiences in compliance with the new normal, the food industry has undergone robust transformation owing to the Covid-19 pandemic.

17 November, 2021

Delhi restaurateurs laud new excise policy, say it can help recover losses incurred due to Covid

Outlook Web Desk

Restaurateurs in Delhi have welcomed the new excise regime which came into effect on Wednesday, saying when implemented fully, it will help recover losses incurred by the sector due to the Covid-induced lockdowns.

07 November, 2021

Park Balluchi Founder On Why India Is Predominately Stereotypical In Food Business

Aditya Rangroo

Park Balluchi Express comes entrenched with the in-depth knowledge, experience and expertise of running marquee properties or fine dining restaurants.

19 October, 2021

Maharashtra Allows Restaurants And Eateries To Operate Till Midnight

Outlook Web Bureau

Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray chaired a meeting with the state's COVID Task Force on Monday and directed officials to prepare guidelines for extending the operational hours for restaurants and eateries.

02 August, 2021

A Tale Of Two Years And Three Restaurants

Anjana Basu

Nearly two years of the Covid-19 induced lockdown have taken a toll on fine dining. Here's how it has been going, restaurant by restaurant.

29 July, 2021

Europe On Vacation But Vaccinations Not Taking A Break

Associated Press (AP)

In Britain, where 70% of adults already are fully vaccinated, campaigns now are aimed at the younger generations

19 June, 2021

Covid-19: Kerala Tourism Launches 'In-Car Dining' To Serve Food In Parked Vehicles

Outlook Web Bureau

The scheme is being implemented considering public safety hazards even as a slide in the second wave of the pandemic is expected to help the tourism industry pick up, said tourism minister P A Mohamed Riyas.


18 April, 2021

‘50% Of The Industry Will Not Manage To Reopen Again’, Says Restaurateur AD Singh On Lockdown

Lachmi Deb Roy

Closing down of the restaurants cripples the livelihood of millions and has much more frustrating long-term effects on the economy, says AD Singh, Founder and Managing Director, Olive Group of Restaurants.

26 January, 2021

Want To Dine Out? Dubai Restaurants Are Offering Discount To Those Who Have Been Vaccinated

Outlook Web Bureau

Diners must show written evidence of inoculation, such as a medical certificate, to claim the discount.

31 December, 2020

Best Restaurants And Bars You Must Try

Eshita Bhargava

From the old to the new, the heritage to the hipster, the traditional to the contemporary, the glitzy fine-dining marvel to the hole-in-the-wall bistro, we have it all.

18 December, 2020

Berlin Restaurant Shut Down Due To Covid, Turns Shelter Home For Homeless

Associated Press (AP)

Hofbraeu Berlin, a famous Berlin restaurant take in up to 150 homeless people in two shifts every day until the end of the winter, and started serving meals on Tuesday.

03 August, 2020

Customer Finds Dead Lizard In Bowl Of ‘Sambar’ At Delhi Restaurant, Files FIR


A man had gone to a popular South Indian restaurant in New Delhi to have Dosa and Sambar. As he started eating, he found a dead lizard in his bowl of Sambar. The police is probing the matter.

26 July, 2020

As Foodies Await Dining-out, Restaurants Reinvent Themselves In Keeping With Corona Times


That vision of ‘dining out’ had receded into the past for many of India’s urban elite, but it’s time finally to press the reset button as the industry gets into high gear to welcome back diners after four months.


18 July, 2019

Saravana Bhavan Founder P Rajagopal, Serving Life Term, Dies In Chennai Hospital

Outlook Web Bureau

Saravana Bhavan founder P Rajagopal died on Wednesday after suffering from a heart attack at a hospital in Chennai, days after he surrendered to serve a life sentence in a murder case.

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.

PTI Photo

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 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