Jul 2019

July /
Wednesday
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Cup of Sorrows

VG Siddhartha, the owner of Cafe Coffee Day, appears to have committed suicide due to enormous personal debt. Also, in Sex Love Etc: Why Indian women stay in sex-less marriages; the embarrassing private language of couples.

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July /
Tuesday
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Hear Me Roar!

The latest tiger census indicates that their numbers are increasing at a healthy clip—which is a tremendous achievement, but concerns about its future remains. Also in The Pop Up: The resurgence of Indipop; an excellent video story on gully rap.

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July /
Monday
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A Series of Unfortunate Events

The survivor of the infamous Unnao rape case is in critical condition after a truck smashed into her car. Also you need to know: how to let go of a beloved pet.

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July /
Friday
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Outward Bound

The recently released migration data from the 2011 census reveals key trends—and one big question mark about its numbers. Also in Informer: A list of hyaluronic acid essentials for your face.

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July /
Thursday
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On A Need-to-Know Basis

The government is trying to pass an amended version of the Right To Information act that will undermine the most basic democratic right of all Indians. Also in The Pop-Up: how our brains process numbers, be it shopping deals or death tolls.

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July /
Wednesday
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God Save the Kingdom

The United Kingdom has a new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, and President Trump has already hailed him as “Britain Trump.” Also in Sex, Love Etc.: This is how men treat women they don’t see as attractive; how do you know you are in love?

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July /
Tuesday
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American Baloney

The US president claims that PM Modi has asked him to act as a mediator to resolve the India-Pakistan dispute over Kashmir. Also in The Pop Up: unique and easy pasta recipes that go beyond the usual arabiata and alfredo.

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July /
Monday
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Fly Me To The Moon!

The launch of Chandrayaan 2 was cancelled last week due to technical problems. It has been rescheduled and will launch today. Also, an essential guide to embracing happiness.

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July /
Friday
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State of Dishonour

A love story out of UP gripped the attention of the nation yesterday when the daughter of a BJP MLA posted two videos alleging that her father was out to kill her. Also, in Informer: A list of wardrobe essentials to protect your clothes and shoes.

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July /
Thursday
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When Doves Cry

All of us woke up with a giant World Cup hangover. India’s defeat in the semi-final was all the more heartbreaking because it was unexpected. Also in Pop Up: two fab new novels by two fab Indian women writers.

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July /
Wednesday
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Oh No, IndiGo!

IndiGo Airlines is being torn apart by a battle between its founders who are fighting over control of the company. Also in Sex, Love Etc.: The hidden price of marriage; the best venue for a first date.

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July /
Tuesday
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And We All Fall Down

As the ruling Congress-JDS ship sinks in Karnataka, the entire party appears to be headed in the same direction. Also in The Pop Up: Why cheap alcohol gives you terrible hangovers; a list of drinks that are as bad as high-sugar soda.

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July /
Monday
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Battleship Down!

The ruling Congress-JDS alliance in Karnataka is on the brink of collapse thanks to the resignations of 14 MLAs. Also, you need to know: how to tame and flaunt your curly hair.

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July /
Friday
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Escape From (Shopping) Paradise

The sixth wife of the ruler of Dubai is in hiding in London. Their divorce case in the UK courts threatens to blow the lid on human rights abuse in the family. Also in Informer: A list of wellness retreats to restore mind and body.

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July /
Thursday
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Later, Alligator!

Rahul Gandhi tweeted his resignation letter out to the world. Is this the end of an era or the latest episode in the ongoing Congress soap opera? Also in The Pop Up: The Jungle Book’s America connection; Are you Snow White or the wicked stepmother?

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July /
Wednesday
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I Can’t Stand the Rain

Mumbai was paralysed by a record-setting downpour which shut down all forms of transport, left thousands stranded, and once again raised questions about misgovernance. Also in Sex, Love Etc.: When sex with strangers feels powerful; finding ‘the knot’ that stops you from sliding out of a good relationship.

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July /
Tuesday
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Take Molehill, Make Mountain

Zaira Wasim’s decision to quit acting has become a big source of controversy because she cited religion as a reason. Also in The Pop Up: Sleeptrackers are not your friend; measuring life expectancy with a single push up.

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July /
Monday
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Together Forever… For Now

President Trump made history when he strolled into North Korea to greet President Kim Jong-un. And that’s about all he achieved. Also, you need to know how to find a flat that is right for you.

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