Sunday, Oct 17, 2021


‘Gulabo Sitabo’ Actress Farrukh Jaffar Dies At 89

Oct 16, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Actress Farrukh Jaffar, who attained overnight stardom among today’s youth after playing the cool grandmother in ‘Gulabo Sitabo’ has left for her heavenly abode this morning. She was 89.

India Registers 15.981 New Covid-19 Cases; Active Cases Dip Further

Oct 16, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The total Covid-19 case tally in India has reached to 3,40,53,573 cases, with total 4,51,980 fatalities due to the deadly virus.

Priyanka Reaches Out To PM Modi Through Social Media, Questions Her ‘Detention’

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi questioned her “detention” saying why the person behind the killing of farmers in UP’s Lakhimpur Kheri has not been arrested.

Eminent Kashmiri Writer Aziz Hajini Passes After Brief Illness

Sep 12, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Hajini held several positions in academic and literary circles, including as secretary of the Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages, and authored several books.

Extra Dose Of Steroids? Why Sidharth Shukla’s Death Confounds Sports Medicine Experts

We love a hero with six packs and huge arms. In a way, we are all responsible for Sidharth Shukla’s premature death

08 September, 2021

Akshay Kumar's Mother Aruna Bhatia Dies In Mumbai

Outlook Web Bureau

On Wednesday morning, Akshay Kumar took to Twitter to share the tragic news, and also urged his followers to pray, and asked for privacy as he and his family mourn.

30 August, 2021

UP BJP MLA Claims Over 40 Children Died In Firozabad Due To Dengue, Blames Health Department

Outlook Web Bureau

Uttar Pradesh Health Minister termed the Firozabad MLA’s claims ‘wrong’ and said no such reports have been received.

31 July, 2021

Hungary: Health Care Workers Protest For Higher Wages

Associated Press (AP)

Hungary's health care system has struggled to cope with the strain of the COVID-19 pandemic, which ravaged the country in fall and winter

29 July, 2021

Burundi Government Finally Accepts COVID-19 Vaccines

Associated Press (AP)

Health Minister Thaddee Ndikumana on Wednesday said the vaccines will arrive with the support of the World Bank. It was not immediately clear how many doses the East African country will receive or when.

29 July, 2021

Kim Jong Un Pays Tribute To China's War Dead In North Korea

Associated Press (AP)

China fought alongside North Korea against South Korea and US-led UN forces during the Korean War, which ended with an armistice, not a peace treaty.

28 July, 2021

Texas Chemical Plant Leak Leaves 2 Dead, 4 Injured In US

Associated Press (AP)

The incident happened at about 7:35 pm and involved an acetic acid leak at the LyondellBasell facility in the La Porte Complex in Texas.


27 July, 2021

Fiji Urges People To Get Vaccinated Amid Rising Covid Deaths

Associated Press (AP)

Fiji has reported a record 1,285 new cases in its latest daily update and 193 deaths since the outbreak began in April

25 July, 2021

Malaysia Reports New Daily High Of 17,045 Covid-19 Cases

Associated Press (AP)

The health ministry said Sunday that total infections have now reached 1,013,438

25 July, 2021

US: Serial 'Dating Game Killer' Rodney James Alcala Dies In California

Associated Press (AP)

Alcala was sentenced to death in 2010 for five slayings in California between 1977 and 1979, including that of a 12-year-old girl

23 July, 2021

Kerala's 'Oldest Learner' Bhageerathi Amma Dies At The Age Of 107

Outlook Web Bureau

Bhageerathi Amma was a recipient of prestigious Nari Shakti Puruskar by the Central government for her incredible contribution in women empowerment

23 July, 2021

Maharashtra Rain Fury: 36 People Die After Landslide In Coastal Raigad District


Thirty-six bodies have been recovered form landslide spot yet, however the toll is likely to rise, said police

22 July, 2021

Indonesian Man With Covid Disguised Himself As His Wife To Board Flight

Associated Press (AP)

Indonesia is in the grip of the worse coronavirus surge in Asia with 33,772 new confirmed cases and 1,383 deaths in the last 24 hours


22 July, 2021

Covid Deaths: Govt Rubbishes Reports Of Undercounting As 'Fallacious'

Outlook Web Bureau

Union Ministry of Health on Thursday refuted recent media reports alleging that the death toll in India due to Covid-19 was "vastly undercounted".

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Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami meets Shri Ram Janmabhomi Teerth Kshetra Trust president Mahant Nritya Gopal Das in Ayodhya

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A piece of Iliana Maluenga's hair is placed in a plastic bag after it was cut off to donate to make wigs for cancer patients during a Breast Cancer Awareness Month event at a mall in Caracas, Venezuela.

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US President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden listen as the national anthem is played during a ceremony, honoring fallen law enforcement officers at the 40th annual National Peace Officers' Memorial Service at the...


Hsieh Su-Wei, left, of Taiwan, with Elise Mertens of Belgium pose with the trophy after winning the women's doubles final in Indian Wells, California.

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Mairis Briedis of Latvia, centre, celebrates with the Latvian flag after defeating Artur Mann of Germany, left, after their cruiserweight IBF World Champion title boxing match in Riga, Latvia.

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This Election Season In UP, Lakhimpur Kheri Is The New Political Battlefield

The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.


The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.

Vikas Pathak
The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together


Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.

Naseer Ganai
Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s


Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

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