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Story Posted on 07-06-2019

VOICES

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Gang Rape, Aligarh child murder, Aligarh rape, Kathua rape

What the Kathua rape victim’s letter to the Aligarh victim might have said

We were both killed mercilessly by men from across the religious divide. But, little one, what we suffered goes beyond all divides. Why don't those fighting for us understand this?

SPORTS

 |  3-minute read
Oval, Australia vs india, World Cup 2019

India Vs Australia: SWOT analysis of the two teams and where they stand

India plays Australia at the Oval today. A quick look at the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats both the teams present.

VOICES

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Linguistic chauvinism, Hindi imposition, Tt krishnamachari, Cn annadurai

Anti-Hindi Imposition: Why South India can never accept Hindi as the link language

As a govt proposal to introduce Hindi learning to the South stokes up decades-old resistance, it is clear the opposition to Hindi has gone nowhere. That's despite several Hindi-speakers working in the South.

VOICES

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Braille, Education, Blind, Disability

I will never know how this world looks. But my life is colourful

I studied at a regular school. Yes, I was alone. But I was not afraid.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Trinamool, NITI Aayog, Narendra Modi, Prashant Kishor

Is Mamata Banerjee inspired by the Modi wave to sign up Prashant Kishor?

The move by the West Bengal Chief Minister and the TMC to curb the saffron tide is indicative of a few things — the result was unexpected, one cannot bank on personal popularity alone and time-tested strategies may not be effective anymore.

SPORTS

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Balidaan badge, World Cup 2019, MS Dhoni, ICC

MSD's Balidaan badge row

MS Dhoni wore a 'Balidaan badge' during South Africa's match, BCCI has defended Dhoni's move while ICC has asked Dhoni not to wear it again.

LIFE

 |  Hello, Health  |  4-minute read
Balanced diet, Green vegetable diet, Keto diet, Food affects our mood

The way we feel depends on what we eat and it’s high time we accepted it

The food we eat affects our mood in more ways than one. One should take a protein-rich, carbohydrate-fueled diet to stay happy and cheerful.

POLITICS

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BJP, Right-wing, Awakening bharat mata, Swapan Dasgupta

A View from Swapan Dasgupta's book 'Awakening Bharat Mata: The Political Beliefs of the Indian Right'

Swapan Dasgupta’s fascinating book explores the rise of Hindu nationalism and various factors over time that created India’s secularism. A riveting read, a must-have for those who want to understand today's India.

LIFE

 |  3-minute read
Dussehri, Totapuri, Banganpalle, Mango season

No, mangoes can never be aam! India's aam is always khaas!

There is simply no calling the Indian mango aam, says celebrity chef Manish Mehrotra, in response to a DailyO piece which incensed mango lovers! Every Indian mango is gorgeous and inescapable!

LIFE

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Insect based diets, Gm foods, Lab-grown insects, Food security

Could insect meat help save the planet?

Food production is getting increasingly non-viable and resource-intensive, And scientists say that lab-grown insects could be the solution.