Oct 2019

October /
Thursday
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Rising Waters [Corrected Version]

A new study predicts that rising sea levels caused by climate change will wipe out some of the biggest coastal cities in the world. Also in The Pop Up: Lots of spooky fun including the most jugaadu Halloween costumes.

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October /
Wednesday
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Who’s That Girl?

A visit by 27 Members of the European Parliament to Kashmir is raising a lot of eyebrows and questions. Also, in Sex, Love Etc.: A chatbot to help you with breakups; Is marijuana the under-appreciated female Viagra?

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October /
Wednesday
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Rising Waters

A new study predicts that rising sea levels caused by climate change will wipe out some of the biggest coastal cities in the world. Also in The Pop Up: Lots of spooky fun including the most jugaadu Halloween costumes.

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October /
Tuesday
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An Appointment in Idlib

A US military operation in Syria has resulted in the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, but it may not spell the end of ISIS itself. Also in The Pop Up: two excellent guides on how to live more sustainably every day.

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October /
Friday
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Diye Jalte Hain

The economic downturn has cast a long shadow on Diwali celebrations, leaving many feeling the pinch. Also in Informer: A list of perfectly red lipstick recommendations from our awesome Ambassadors.

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October /
Thursday
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Reporting A Crime

The National Crime Bureau released its report and it is filled with telling facts, odd omissions and many new additions. Also, in our Women@Work Pop Up: Two surprising reports on why women get a raise less often than men.

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October /
Wednesday
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Let’s Cook A Book!

A whistleblower complaint against Infosys raised serious questions about accounting practices of one of India’s leading global tech companies. Also, in Sex Love Etc: Why do women find psychopaths hot; Indian millennials jealous of the sex lives of others.

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October /
Tuesday
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I Will Survive!

According to the latest results, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau may just about keep his job—with or without a majority. Also in The Pop Up: the disappearing rickshaws of Kolkata; the disappearing smartphones in our lives.

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October /
Monday
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A New Justice For All

With CJI Gogoi set to retire, he is getting ready to pass the baton to his Supreme Court colleague Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde. Also, you need to know how to use a menstrual cup.

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October /
Friday
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Deal Or No Deal?

Boris Johnson has sealed a revised agreement with the EU just weeks before the October 31 deadline—but it may be already dead on arrival. Also in Informer: A Diwali shortlist of goodies.

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October /
Thursday
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The Rumour Is...

On the final day of Supreme Court hearings in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case, there were suspicious rumours of a settlement. Also, in The Pop Up: the era of the ‘it’ handbag is over; say goodbye to the power suit.

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October /
Wednesday
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Chor, chor, chor!

A serious and astonishingly brazen fraud has brought down a major cooperative bank and destroyed the lives of its customers. Also in Sex, Love Etc: The dark side of orgasms; a dick pic art project.

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October /
Tuesday
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A Very Noble Deed

Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer were awarded the Nobel prize in Economics for their pioneering work in poverty research. Also in The Pop Up: The strange toilet habits of the West; all hail the ‘Squatty Potty’.

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October /
Monday
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Run Like the Wind

Eliud Kipchoge made history on Saturday by becoming the first human to complete a marathon in under two hours. Also: You need to know how to feel better about yourself.

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October /
Friday
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Thanks, I’d Rather Watch!

Turkey has launched a massive military operation to drive the Kurds out of Northern Syria while the world’s most powerful nations watch on the sidelines. Also in Informer: A heavenly watchlist of series and movies for a jam-packed festival season.

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October /
Thursday
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Making the Right Noises

Meet Extinction Rebellion, the huge climate change movement that plans to shut London down over the next couple of weeks. Also in The Pop Up: An etiquette guide to exiting a plane; Is a window seat better than an aisle?

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October /
Wednesday
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Money For Nothing

The Indian hotel startup Oyo made a big global splash when it raised $1.5 billion in its latest round of funding. Also in Sex, Love Etc: The reality of being a cougar; profile tips from Tinder’s biggest stars.

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October /
Friday
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What a Joker!

‘Joker’ finally hit theatres around the world this week, but is already one of the most loathed and admired movies of the year. Also in The Informer: Everything you need to get your dandiya groove on.

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October /
Thursday
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Bright Sunshiny Day

Donald Trump’s impeachment woes continue to mount, while Prince Harry readies to sue a British tabloid. Also, in The Pop Up: the two cutting edge trends in skincare, psychodermatology and bakuchiol.

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October /
Wednesday
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Happy Birthday, Pita-ji!

Here are the best—and least predictable—essays and reporting that mark Gandhi-ji’s landmark birthday. Also in Sex, Love Etc: An app to manipulate your spouse; Why ‘kink’ is not kinky or abnormal.

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October /
Tuesday
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A World of Horrors

The New York Times has published an in-depth investigation of online child sex abuse, a chilling global phenomenon that ought to concern Indians, as well. Also, in the Pop Up: Aging and crying are the two big taboos of the present-day workplace.

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