POSTED BY Sundeep Dougal ON Oct 31, 2014 AT 01:56 IST ,  Edited At: Oct 31, 2014 01:56 IST

From Gauri Gill's document on 1984, a poem by Ajmer Rode

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POSTED BY Sundeep Dougal ON Oct 31, 2014 AT 01:56 IST, Edited At: Oct 31, 2014 01:56 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Oct 30, 2014 AT 23:20 IST ,  Edited At: Oct 30, 2014 23:20 IST

Outlook has won an “honourable mention” from the World Media Summit for “Exemplary News Teams in Developing Countries” in 2014.

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POSTED BY OWD ON Oct 30, 2014 AT 18:04 IST ,  Edited At: Oct 30, 2014 18:04 IST

An advertising agency in Kazakhstan's largest city, Almaty, has been ordered by court to pay damages for designing a controversial poster showing two cultural icons of the 19th century locked in a kiss.

The poster shows Kazakh composer Kurmangazy Sagyrbayuly and Russian poet Alexander Pushkin in an embrace and was designed to advertise an Almaty gay club at the intersection of Kurmangazy and Pushkin streets. It was inspired by a famous image of the leaders of East Germany and the Soviet Union kissing in 1979.

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Oct 29, 2014 AT 05:49 IST ,  Edited At: Oct 29, 2014 05:49 IST

A video "10 Hours of Walking in NYC as a Woman" posted by Street HarassmentVideo has notched up over 10.5 million views in less than two days of being posted on YouTube.

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Oct 29, 2014 AT 05:49 IST, Edited At: Oct 29, 2014 05:49 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Oct 29, 2014 AT 23:08 IST ,  Edited At: Oct 29, 2014 04:08 IST

It seemed like a feelgood story from a Mumbai film.

Arun P. Vijayakumar, 27, a native of Manimala in Kottayam district of Kerala, had been making headlines since 2012.

This former student and Lecturer of College of Engineering, Poonjar under the Institute of Human Resources Development (IHRD) in Thiruvananthapuram, Malayalam media reported in August 2012, had been accepted by NASA, the American space organisation, as a research scientist.

He had also been admitted simultaneously for a doctoral thesis by the famous scientist Barbara Liskov, faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the stories went.

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