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Sidharth Shukla Most Searched Male Celeb In Yahoo 2021 Year In Review

Sidharth Shukla Most Searched Male Celeb In Yahoo 2021 Year In Review

This year's list featured a major new entrant: SRK's son Aryan Khan, who came in at No. 7 on the Most Searched Personality list after his detention by the Narcotics Control Bureau in October sparked massive online attention.

03 December 2021
Count The Pebbles On Your Plates

Count The Pebbles On Your Plates

What picqued us in 2019? Picked us up? Let us down? A stocktaking of the year’s top events and wired personages.

20 December 2019

'Only Moderate': Pakistan Bars TV Anchors From Giving 'Opinions' In Talk Shows

Pakistan Electronic Media Regulator warned the media houses there that non-compliance with its directives/guidelines and orders of the Superior Court shall...

A Nation’s ­History In What Made News

A Nation’s ­History In What Made News

High and low points of the recent past that mark India’s present

13 September 2019

FORGOTTEN NEWSMAKERS! In Manipur's Killing Fields, Thangjam Monorama's Death 'Exposed' Excesses By Security Forces

Manipur erupted in anger after the killing of Thangjam Monorama in 2004. A dozen women stripped naked in protest holding banners one of which read, “Indian...

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13 September 2019
When Blood Thirsty Ranvir Sena Went On A Rampage And Even Paid For It

When Blood Thirsty Ranvir Sena Went On A Rampage And Even Paid For It

In Bihar, caste violence erupted like a plague in the late 1990s. There was the armed Ranvir Sena, composed mostly of Bhumihar landlords, baying for Dalit...


19 July 2019
FORGOTTEN NEWSMAKERS! Father Of BPO Industry Raman Roy Hired '100 People A Day'

FORGOTTEN NEWSMAKERS! Father Of BPO Industry Raman Roy Hired '100 People A Day'

Father of Indian BPO industry Raman Roy still lives a frenetic existence with the day starting at 7 am sharp, never to end before midnight.


20 July 2019
FORGOTTEN NEWSMAKERS! Qazi Touqeer, The Fame Gurukul Heartthrob, Waiting For Career To Takeoff

FORGOTTEN NEWSMAKERS! Qazi Touqeer, The Fame Gurukul Heartthrob, Waiting For Career To Takeoff

After winning Fame Gurukul, Touqeer acted in a movie called Take Off, which was never released.


30 October 2019
[Forgotten Newsmakers] Gladys Staines: Life After Death

[Forgotten Newsmakers] Gladys Staines: Life After Death

Twenty years after the ghastly murder of her husband, the missionary Graham Staines, Gladys has forged a new life—as a nurse and doting grandmother—in...


19 July 2019
FORGOTTEN NEWSMAKERS! Rizwan: The Educated, Middle Class Muslim Youngster Who Dared To Marry A Rich Man's Daughter

FORGOTTEN NEWSMAKERS! Rizwan: The Educated, Middle Class Muslim Youngster Who Dared To Marry A Rich Man's Daughter

On September 21, 2007, Calcutta was jolted by the fate of 29-year-old Rizwan, who had fallen in love with Priyanka Todi, 23, the daughter of a rich hosiery...


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20 July 2019
FORGOTTEN NEWSMAKERS! Charged For Murder Of A Scribe, Top Cop RK Sharma Is Home Alone

FORGOTTEN NEWSMAKERS! Charged For Murder Of A Scribe, Top Cop RK Sharma Is Home Alone

A batchmate of former IPS officer RK Sharma says he turned into a recluse after the murder of journalist Shivani Bhatnagar, and has been living at his home in...


19 July 2019
FORGOTTEN NEWSMAKERS! Ketan Parekh, The 'Ghost' Who Took Stock Of Your Life And Money

FORGOTTEN NEWSMAKERS! Ketan Parekh, The 'Ghost' Who Took Stock Of Your Life And Money

The dapper Harshad Mehta and the reclusive Ketan Parekh were involved in the biggest stock ­market scams in liberalised India, leaving many an investor...


19 July 2019
FORGOTTEN NEWSMAKERS! Sher Singh Rana, The Bhiwani Robinhood Who Killed Bandit Queen Phoolan Devi

FORGOTTEN NEWSMAKERS! Sher Singh Rana, The Bhiwani Robinhood Who Killed Bandit Queen Phoolan Devi

Bandit Queen Phoolan Devi’s killer Sher Singh Rana says he wants to be remembered as somebody who got jobs for lakhs of people


19 July 2019
Forgotten Newsmakers | Joginder Sharma, The Haryana Cop Who Won Dhoni A World Cup

Forgotten Newsmakers | Joginder Sharma, The Haryana Cop Who Won Dhoni A World Cup

For former cricketer Joginder Sharma, switching over from cricketing to policing has been a veritable leap from one world to another


19 July 2019
Forgotten Newsmakers | Sushil Kumar, The Motihari Corepati Who Wants To Save The Indian Sparrow

Forgotten Newsmakers | Sushil Kumar, The Motihari Corepati Who Wants To Save The Indian Sparrow

KBC jackpot winner Sushil Kumar, who worked as a computer operator, had once aspired to become a government off­icer but gave up the effort after the KBC...


19 July 2019
Forgotten Newsmakers | Rescued From 60 Feet Borewell By Armymen, Prince Kumar Wants To Be A Soldier

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19 July 2019
The Man Who Killed Phoolan Devi, Borehole 'Prince', A Miracle Cop And This Man ‘Murdered’ For Love... 12 Forgotten Newsmakers

The Man Who Killed Phoolan Devi, Borehole 'Prince', A Miracle Cop And This Man ‘Murdered’ For Love... 12 Forgotten Newsmakers

Decades ago, they shook India. They made headlines for days. But time and tide wait for none. Outlook remembers a dozen unique newsmakers...


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