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Story Posted on 21-06-2018

VARIETY

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Human rights abuse, America, United nations human rights council, Donald Trump

As America exits, time to make UN human rights council great again

Yes, the UNHRC has been a joke so far. But human rights aren’t.

VARIETY

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Trump administration, H1B Visa, UK, US

Why US and UK will soon lose favour as preferred destination for Indian students

Can no longer be taken for granted.

VARIETY

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BJP, Social Media, Fake news, WhatsApp

What's up with WhatsApp - How we are underestimating the menace of group chats

Social media has given wings to lies. Let’s stop being the wind beneath it.

POLITICS

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Assembly elections, Vasundhara Raje, Sachin Pilot, Rajasthan

Why Congress is confident BJP's days are numbered in Rajasthan

PCC chief Sachin Pilot has installed a countdown clock to motivate his party workers ahead of the Assembly elections.

POLITICS

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Salem express highway, Salem green corridor, Tamil Nadu, Salem

Why this Tamil Nadu village is protesting against Chennai-Salem expressway

It will change the facade of their sleepy hamlet Ramalingapuram.

VARIETY

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PoK, Nur jahan, Mughal route, Emperor jehangir

On retracing Mughal emperor Jehangir's trail through Jammu and Kashmir

This is one such tale, based on a mix of folklore and actual events.

VARIETY

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Consent, Sexual assault, Marilyn monroe moment, Wardrobe Malfunction

Down with upskirting: Taking photos up dresses secretly is a gross invasion of privacy

In England, a Tory MP blocked the bill banning the practice, but says he doesn't even know what upskirting is.

POLITICS

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Kim Jong-un, Donald Trump, Xi Jinping, China

Why China is worried about Donald Trump’s North Korea gambit

By talking directly with Kim Jong Un, the US President is causing Beijing to fear a loss of influence in Pyongyang, its only formal military ally.

ART & CULTURE

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Existential crisis, Existentialism, Jean-paul sartre

Why we still read Jean-Paul Sartre

Born today, the existentialist writer, through his life, ideas and literature, illumined the reading public of his day, and continues to do so.

VARIETY

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Narendra Modi, Student suicides, Delhi schools, Happiness curriculum

Happiness curriculum: What Arvind Kejriwal's smile can teach Narendra Modi

The Delhi government has made a great move towards reinforcing the fact that life is more than just marks.