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Historical Buildings & Monuments

How Delhi’s Monuments Inspire Queer Affirmation And Rebellion

Aug 02, 2021 Ateen Das

How Delhi holds within its embrace stories of Queer love that have transpired, and continue to do so, within the foundations of its five-thousand-year-old ruins.

Watch: YouTuber Climbs 58-Floor Paris Building With Bare Hands Within An Hour

Dec 07, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

Leo Urban was filmed climbing the Montparnasse skyscraper without any safety harness on Saturday.

Notre Dame Cathedral: A Survivor Of Wars And Revolutions

Construction on Notre Dame — French for "Our Lady" — began in the 12th century and continued for nearly 200 years.

Pakistan Has Mecca, Medina For Sikhs: Prime Minister Imran Khan In UAE

Feb 11, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that for the first time in Pakistan, they have 70 countries from where people can come and get visas at the airport.

Why Not A Bigger Statue Of Mahatma Gandhi: CPI

Veteran Communist leader Suravaram Sudhakar Reddy raised a question demanding to know why a bigger statute of Mahatma Gandhi was not built by the BJP.

19 July, 2018

'Rani Ki Vav' Featured On New Rs 100 Note: Here's All You Need To Know About It

Outlook Web Bureau

Rani Ki Vav is a culturally important site with a history of about 1000 years.

11 April, 2018

If Shah Jahan Gave You Ownership Of Taj Mahal, Show Us His Signature: SC To UP Sunni Wakf Board

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"Who in India will believe it belongs to the wakf board?"

29 March, 2018

Temple Inscriptions Show Sudoku Was popular In Tamil Nadu 300 Years Ago!

Outlook Web Bureau

Archaelogical findings in the form of inscriptions on a pillar in Palani temple in Tamil Nadu suggests that this game was played by South Indians even in the 17th Century.

20 November, 2017

SC Denies Parking Lot Construction Near Taj Mahal, Says 'Tourists Can Walk To The Monument'

Outlook Web Bureau

In August, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) directed the Uttar Pradesh government to demolish illegal restaurant constructed by a private party near the historical monument.

17 October, 2017

Don't Agree With Sangeet Som As Taj Mahal Was Built By Indian Labourers: Yogi Adityanath

Outlook Web Bureau

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) too has distanced itself from Som's statement calling it his "personal viewpoint".


16 October, 2017

'Will PM Modi Now Stop Hoisting Flag From Red Fort?' Asks Owaisi On Taj Mahal Controversy

Outlook Web Bureau

He said Taj Mahal is a "part and parcel" of India and the entire controversy over historical monument has exposed the "real face" of Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP).

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Members of the Muslim community conduct Friday prayers in an open site amid heavy police presence, during protests by residents and members of various pro-Hindu organisations, at Sector 12 area, in Gurugram.

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Bihar Governor Fagu Chauhan presents a memonto to President Ram Nath Kovind at Raj Bhawan, in Patna.

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A worker arranges lanterns at a shop ahead of the Diwali festival, in Thane.

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A security person stands guard near the venue of Union Home Minister Amit Shah's scheduled public meeting, in Jammu.

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Workers weigh groundnut at Khetiwadi Utpann Bazar Samiti yard at Bedi in Rajkot.

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'Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani': Shah Rukh Khan As The Symbol Of Indianness

SRK’s persona evokes the kind of Indianness that denies categorisation into singular, exclusive identities. And thrives on making others feel welcome.


Love, Respect, Awe: Look At Her Like Shah Rukh Khan Looks At His Women

Shah Rukh Khan is the soothing balm for millions of Indian women living an oppressive life in an insensitive, patriarchal society.

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A Fanboy’s Bollywood: Before And After The Khans

How the larger-than-life Hindi film hero of ­yesteryears gave way to the relatable charm of Shah Rukh and the other Khans.

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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