Sunday 28 August 2016
The Blog

In 1999, India and France entered into a $3.5 billion deal for the supply of these submarines. The first of the 6 subs is out on sea trials for the last three months and is to be commissioned later this year. At this stage, a newspaper in Australia has revealed secret data on the submarines, plausibly stolen from India. Indian Defence authorities have ruled out any pilferage of data from India.

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Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro is hosting the 31st Olympic Games from August 5 to 21. This is the first Olympics being held in South America and is going on even as a majority Brazilians are unhappy with their rulers. Here’s a quiz on some random Olympic facts and related trivia.
QUIZ STARTED ON: Aug 11, 2016
Blog Aug 26, 2016
It was in the wee hours on August 26 that the popular e-commerce portal Myntra started trending on Twitter but for all the bad reasons.
Blog Aug 23, 2016
Human Resources Development Minister Prakash Javadekar was the toast of twitter and social media over his comments at the Azadi 70- Yaad Karo Kurbani function
Blog Aug 17, 2016
Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia today ordered the sacking of a Delhi government hospital employee for wasting time by watching videos while on duty.
Blog Aug 12, 2016
Good morning. The hype and hope surrounding our country’s medal prospects at the Rio Olympics seems to be dying a slow death. The new sports
Blog Aug 11, 2016
Good morning. We’ll start with good news today that says that the Union Cabinet has amended the Maternity Benefit Act of 1961. Expectant mothers will
Blog Aug 09, 2016
Well, for those who are well-versed with this world, this was bound to happen. Across the past two weeks, the internet first bemoaned the loss
Blog Aug 09, 2016
Just read an obit notice. Anil Arora, the man who owned and ran The Bookworm is no more. All things and people that pass take
Blog Aug 09, 2016
Good morning. It was on this day, 91 years ago that the Kakori train robbery took place in one of the more iconic moments in
Blog Opinion Aug 08, 2016
Losing the Dalit votebank in Gujarat prompted the outburst, no such solace for Mohd Akhlaq’s family in UP.
Blog Aug 08, 2016
Welcome to Monday. The morning headlines are centered on PM Modi’s rebuke to cow vigilantes which gives us an opportunity to plug Outlook’s current cover story. Over in Gujarat, the hurt
Blog Aug 05, 2016
The trade in toddy is the preserve of the Passis, a Dalit community.
Blog Aug 05, 2016
This date has been kind of a busy one in history. It’s the day the Mayflower set sail in 1620 and the day apartheid began
Blog Aug 04, 2016
Good morning! A nation probably breathed a sigh of relief late last night as the GST was finally passed in the Upper House. There was
Blog Aug 03, 2016
Good morning. We begin with some unfortunate news from the breaking category as reports come in of a major bridge collapse on the Mumbai-Goa highway
Blog Aug 02, 2016
Good morning! PM Modi has been advising the BJP to be more active on social media and one of his most trusted lieutenants from his
Blog Aug 01, 2016
The Sunday, July 31 cover of the New York Post showed the potential first lady Melania Trump "like you've never seen her before".
Blog Jul 30, 2016
Many readers expressed shock and indignation over the Hinduisation of trafficked tribal girls from Assam by RSS affiliates as reported exclusively in the latest Outlook
Blog Jul 27, 2016
Seen Nike's video campaign 'Da Da Ding' promoting flashy and exorbitant shoes for women? Ever wondered about the thousands of working class and poor women
Blog Jul 26, 2016
With news breaking that Nita Ambani, the wife of Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani, will be given government security, Twitter has been buzzing with some
Blog Jul 26, 2016
Diagnosing that India will take note only if there’s a celebrity getting harmed, a Pakistani Facebook page has put out photographs of several famous Indian
Blog Jul 19, 2016
As if Donald Trump wasn’t enough! The controversial Republican candidate’s wife Melania Trump has landed the Republican frontrunner’s camp in a bit of a soup.
Blog Jul 19, 2016
Good morning. Uncharacteristically, we begin with health news today. Scientists have found that milk protein generated from roaches carries three times as much calorific value as buffalo
Blog Jul 18, 2016
If the word monsoon was not affecting you as much so far, it becomes a buzzword from today for a couple of weeks. The monsoon
Blog Jul 15, 2016
What a terrible year it’s been! Bastille Day went horribly wrong for France, a nation still reeling from the terror attacks in Paris last November.
Blog Jul 14, 2016
From blanket coverage of the protests in Kashmir on TV immediately after Burhan Wani's encounter killing to the near pindrop silence now, what has changed
Blog Jul 14, 2016
Well, hello there! Today is Bastille Day for the English speaking and a public holiday for the French who went bananas on this day in
Blog Jul 13, 2016
The unrest in Kashmir continues to hold normal life to ransom in the Valley where the number of deaths in the protests rose to 35.
Blog Jul 13, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi displayed his energetic percussion skills in Tanzania with Tanzanian President John Magufuli and played traditional drums like a pro. Here’s Modi
Blog Jul 13, 2016
Good morning! After four days of violence in Kashmir, the powers that be, have finally spoken on the matter. The state CM Mehbooba Mufti has
Blog Jul 12, 2016
Violent protests erupted in Kashmir Valley following the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen's poster boy Burhan Wani in a joint operation by Jammu and Kashmir Police