Monday, Sep 20, 2021


50 Killed, 49 Wounded In Philippines' Worst Military Air Disaster

Jul 05, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The Lockheed C-130 Hercules was carrying 96 mostly combat troops when it overshot the runway while landing Sunday at the Jolo airport in Sulu province on Sunday.

Military Plane With 92 People Onboard Crashes In Philippines, 17 Dead

Jul 04, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

As many as 40 people have been rescued so far, officials said

‘China Using People's Armed Forces Maritime Militia To Expand Control Over South China Sea’

Carl Schuster, an expert on maritime issues speaks to Outlook about China’s growing naval assertiveness across the Indo-Pacific.

Man In Philippines Dies After Being Forced To Do 300 Squats For Breaking Covid Lockdown

Apr 08, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

28-year-old Darren Manaog Penaredondo was stopped by the police and was asked to do 300 repetitions of a squat-like exercise.

US Pitches For Free And Open Indo-Pacific In ASEAN Summit

The virtual ASEAN summit, which kicked off on Thursday, is taking place amid China's aggressive behaviour in the disputed South China Sea.

29 March, 2020

Plane On Medical Mission Catches Fire At Manila Airport; All 8 Aboard Killed

Associated Press (AP)

The plane was carrying six crew members and two passengers, all of whom died in the accident

09 September, 2019

'Indian Media Is In State Of Crisis': Ravish Kumar In His Ramon Magsaysay Award Speech

Outlook Web Bureau

Known for pathbreaking ground reportage and strong criticism of TV media in India, Kumar once again underlined the 'crisis' facing the Indian media which, according to him, isn't 'accidental or random but structural.'

27 July, 2019

Twin Quakes Hit Philippines; Eight Killed, 60 Injured

Outlook Web Bureau

The quakes of magnitude 5.4 and 5.9, struck within hours of each other, hitting the province of Batanes, a group of sparsely populated islets north of the nation's largest Luzon island.

31 May, 2019

Dutch hostage Held By Filipino Militants Shot Dead In Gunbattle

Outlook Web Bureau

Horn, his Swiss friend, and a Filipino companion were abducted by gunmen during a birdwatching trip in Tawi Tawi province, near Sulu, in 2012

23 April, 2019

WATCH: Water From Rooftop Pool Falls 600 Feet Down Manila Building During Philippines Earthquake

Outlook Web Bureau

An earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale struck Philippines' Eastern Samar province on Tuesday, the second temblor within 24 hours of a 6.1-magnitude quake that killed nine people in Luzon Island.

22 April, 2019

6.3 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Philippines

Outlook Web Bureau

The quake was centred on the town of Castillejos, about 100 kilometres (62 miles) northwest of Manila, local geologists said.

30 January, 2019

Grenade Attack In Philippine Mosque Kills Two Muslim Teachers

Outlook Web Bureau

A grenade was thrown into a mosque in the southern Philippines where Muslim teachers were sleeping early on Wednesday morning, killing two of them and injuring four.

02 January, 2019

Philippines: Death Toll In Storm Usman Reaches 85

Outlook Web Bureau

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) estimated a total of 191,597 people that were displaced and 40 were injured.

31 December, 2018

2 Dead, 23 Injured In IED Blast Outside Shopping Mall In Philippines

Outlook Web Bureau

An explosion outside a shopping mall in Cotabato city in Philippines has killed at least two people and left 23 others injured on Monday.

31 December, 2018

Philippine Storm: Death Toll Rises To 68, Fatalities Expected To Climb Higher

Outlook Web Bureau

The storm that hit Philippines shortly after Christmas caused the death of fifty-seven people in the mountainous Bicol region, southeast of Manila, while 11 were killed in the central island of Samar, mostly due to landslides and drownings.

29 December, 2018

7.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Philippines, Tsunami Alert Issued

Outlook Web Bureau

A major 7.2 magnitude earthquake has hit off south Philippines, the US Geological Survey reported. Hazardous tsunami waves reported possible in Philippines and Indonesia.

05 June, 2018

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte Kisses Woman, Draws Controversy

Outlook Web Bureau

Duterte's previous comments on women, including rape jokes and incitations to shoot women guerillas in the vagina have resulted in angry charges of misogyny against him.

17 March, 2018

Ten Dead As Philippine Plane Crashes Into House

Outlook Web Bureau

"We had to dig through the rubble to find the bodies."

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In this file image, Punjab Cabinet Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs Charanjit Singh Channi addresses the foundation stone laying ceremony of a memorial for those killed in Jallianwala Bagh massacre, at Anand...

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Congress supporters outside Governor's residence after Charanjit Singh Channi, was announced as the next CM of Punjab, in Chandigarh.

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Former union minister and sitting MP Babul Supriyo during interaction with media, in the presence of TMC Rajyasabha MP Derek O'Brien (R) and TMC leader Saugata Roy (L) at a city hotel in Kolkata.

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UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath being garlanded on his visit to Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University in Ayodhya.


The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) team at Mandapam have seized two tonnes of banned sea cucumber.

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Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu

Why School In ‘The Cloud’ Will Be Our New Normal

We can do anything with the Cloud. Buy and sell, eat, cook, get our clothes, houses, cars, watch movies, read books, listen to music, talk, write, communicate, ask, create, teach, learn, heal…. Schools must prepare children for this world.

Sep 12, 2021 Sugata Mitra