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Story Posted on 06-06-2019

VARIETY

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Water Resources, Lakes dry, Water scarcity, Chennai metrowater board

With no groundwater supply, Chennai faces nature's ire as a dry-spell this time

Most water bodies in Chennai that were the primary sources of drinking water, now have storage levels of less than 1% of their combined capacity.

SCI-TECH

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Climate change, Planetary health diet, Insect based diets, Gm foods

Eating insects to save the planet? Research suggests lab-grown insect meat could be the most sustainable way forward

But will this be easily digested by most of us out there?

POLITICS

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Pulwama, World cup 2019 india, World Cup 2019, India vs pakistan world cup match

Why India and Pakistan must play: I'm glad Gautam Gambhir is not boycotting India-Pak commentary in World Cup 2019

Playing Pakistan is not about the two points in the World Cup. It’s not even the love for cricket.

VARIETY

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World Cup 2019, Ziva singh dhoni, Sakshi, Mahendra Singh Dhoni

The Mahi Way: Why MS Dhoni and Sakshi Dhoni remain the most talked-about cricket couple

They got married in 2010. Yet, every photo Sakshi Dhoni posts on her Instagram finds a way to controversy. Even now!

VARIETY

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Heat stroke, Summer Heat, Heatwave, Global warming

A heatwave has hit India! And it's scary

Here's what you need to stay safe.

POLITICS

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Asha devi, Free dtc and metro ride, Nirbhaya

Free transport doesn't translate to women's safety in Delhi. As Nirbhaya's mother, I know this

Delhi govt proposes giving free rides to women in DTC buses and the Delhi Metro. Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi chief minister, says this will help the safety of women. I disagree, says Asha Devi.

POLITICS

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Indira Gandhi, Golden temple, Operation blue star

Operation Blue Star: 35 years later, has the Sikh elite's perception of the event changed?

Today, 1984's traumatic Operation Blue Star appears water under the bridge for Delhi's Sikh elite. Why has such a different impression of the event, which scarred Punjab back then, emerged?

POLITICS

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Shiv sena-bjp, Shiv Sena, Pankaja Munde, Maharashtra

Riding Out The Storms: How Devendra Fadnavis transformed into a seasoned politician

He came out of the blue four and a half years ago. Now, his imprint on the Maharashtra BJP as well as governance in the state is unmistakable.

POLITICS

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Jammu and Kashmir Elections, Kashmir, Jammu and kashmir delimitation, Delimitation

A New Spotlight: How the delimitation debate has brought J&K’s regional power imbalance in focus

The Valley’s domination within the state has been a bone of contention. Home Minister Amit Shah could zero in on it.

POLITICS

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Education, Tamil, Hindi, Language imposition

Believe me, Tamil people have nothing against Hindi

Those who have are language chauvinists who can be found on either side of the Vindhyas. They are morally indefensible and politically corrupt.