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Saturdays In Puducherry To Be 'Pink Licence' Days: Here's What It Means

Dec 13, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Transport Minister of Puducherry Chandra Priyanka said the purpose of earmarking Saturdays as Pink Licence Day is to ensure expeditious availability of the licences to women and girls.

Mumbai Rains Pick Up After A Brief Lull, Local Train Services Affected Again

Jul 19, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

There is a forecast of moderate to heavy rain/thundershowers in the city and suburbs with the possibility of very heavy to extremely heavy rainfall in isolated places.

Air, Roadways Remain Blocked On Second Day As Kashmir Sees Heavy Snowfall

The flight operations to and from Srinagar remained suspended for the second consecutive day due to poor visibility, the officials said.

Nine Lorries Fall Into Ganga From Vessel In Bengal, 7-8 People Missing

Nov 24, 2020 PTI

The trucks were carrying stone chips when they slid off the cargo ship due to a technical snag in Malda district, officials said.

Speeding SUV Kills Two In Delhi's Greater Kailash

The accident took place on Sunday on the BRT Road near the Chirag Delhi flyover

01 October, 2019

Dalit Official In UP Resigns After DM Passes Casteist Remark Against Him


Ballia's District Magistrate Bhawani Singh Khangraut, however, has denied the allegation. saying he had not misbehaved with the officer.

06 September, 2019

Ashok Leyland Declares 5 Non-Working Days At Chennai Plant From Today Amid Slowdown

Outlook Web Bureau

The move by truck-maker Ashok Leyland comes in the wake of the country experiencing a slowdown in the auto sector with a contraction in sales and lakhs of estimated job cuts.

17 July, 2019

Watch: Delhi Woman, Stopped For Riding Without Helmet, Clashes With Cops

Outlook Web Bureau

In the video of the incident, the man and the woman are seen riding a two-wheeler without wearing helmets.

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

03 June, 2019

Free Bus, Metro Rides For Women Soon In Delhi, Announces Arvind Kejriwal

Outlook Web Bureau

Delhi Cheif Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said that women will get free rides in the city's DTC bus services as well as the Delhi Metro

22 December, 2018

Cars To Get Costly As Delhi Transport Department Approves Hike In One-Time Parking Charges

Outlook Web Bureau

The parking charges mechanism will be replaced by spot parking fees after new parking regulations are notified by the Delhi government


19 November, 2018

Bangladesh Inches Closer To Tame Padma, Bridge Economic Gap

Probir Pramanik

Bangladeshi prime minister Sheikh Hasina hopes the Padma bridge will bring major turnaround for South Asia’s youngest nation.

18 March, 2018

Uber, Ola To Go On Indefinite Strike From Midnight

Outlook Web Bureau

The strike is expected to be observed in key cities like Mumbai, New Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Pune among other cities.

16 February, 2018

Govt Takes A U-Turn, Says No Need For Policy On Electric Vehicles

Outlook Web Bureau

An action plan has been put in place which would encourage manufacturing and use of EVs, thus removing the necessity for an EV policy.

08 February, 2018

'Will These Buses Fly In Air?' HC Raps AAP Govt Over Not Finalising A Parking Plan

Outlook Web Bureau

"Land is something you cannot manufacture. So the concern should not be the cost, but optimal use of the land"

24 December, 2017

Ola Dismisses Claims Of Woman Allegedly Gangraped In Share Cab

Outlook Web Bureau

The police had earlier arrested two people after a 25-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped in an Ola share cab on December 19 while travelling from Kashimira to Thane.


16 December, 2017

PM Modi Announces Rs 90000 Cr For Improving Roads, Highways In NE

Outlook Web Bureau

The prime minister dedicated to the nation a 271-km two- lane national highway connecting Tura in western Meghalaya and Shillong.

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