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November /
Monday
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Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram

The Supreme Court delivered its verdict in the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi case that determines the ownership of 2.77 acres of land. Also, you need to know your lawful rights as a working mom.

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November /
Monday
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Blinded By the Smoke

Delhi is trapped in a toxic cycle of air pollution that repeats itself every winter. We explain what happened this year. Also, you need to know how to ace that work-new baby balance.

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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 /
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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September /
Monday
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Flood of Tears

Large parts of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh were under water over the weekend due to torrential rains. This is the ‘new normal’ created by climate change. Also you need to know how to pack like a pro.

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September /
Monday
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Bachelor Party

Fifty thousand Indian Americans showed up for the ‘Howdy Modi’ event, a rock star event that would put Beyonce to shame. Also, you need to know how to handle jerks at work, including your boss.

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September /
Monday
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Adding Fuel to Fire

A well-coordinated drone attack on the world’s largest production centre in Saudi Arabia has dealt a potentially crippling blow to the world’s oil supplies. Also, you need to know how to take that first step toward financial health.

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September /
Monday
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The Double Helix Edition

Two highly significant studies on the Indus Valley Civilisation (aka Harappan civilisation) offer an important clue to our genetic history. Also: you need to know how to craft a healthy social media diet.

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September /
Monday
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Citizen Kaun?

The final version of the National Register of Citizens in Assam was published on Saturday—and it made both its supporters and its opponents very unhappy. Also you need to know how to spot and fight fake news.

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August /
Monday
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Under Normal Circumstances

The government blocked a delegation of Opposition leaders led by Rahul Gandhi from visiting Kashmir over the weekend. It sparked a new row over the lockdown in Kashmir. Also, you need to know how to clean those smelly gym clothes.

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August /
Monday
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Pinjre Ki Chidiya

The latest reporting on Kashmir suggests increasing clashes between security forces and protesters—and thousands of arrests. Also, you need to know how to ace your LinkedIn profile.

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August /
Monday
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Believe it or Not

With wildly varying media reports—and government denials—the truth has once again been taken hostage by politics. Also, you need to know how to manage your work friendships.

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August /
Monday
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Valley of Fears

Over the past week, the government has taken a series of extraordinary measures in Jammu & Kashmir—the latest being the house arrest of the state’s political leadership. Also you need to know how to ace the keto diet.

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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 /
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 /
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 /
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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June /
Monday
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Crime and (No) Punishment

The US President was accused of rape by a respected columnist. And his administration was found to be abusing little children in custody. Also, you need to know: how to ask for a raise.

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June /
Monday
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FTW

The much-hyped match proved to be a damp squib as India cantered to an easy victory over Pakistan in Old Trafford. Also, you need to know: How to create and stick to your exercise routine.

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June /
Monday
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Yogi Lawless

The arrest of a journalist and two senior editors of a TV news channel reveals how vulnerable citizens are to the flagrant abuse of law. Also, you need to know how to stop ruining your groceries.

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June /
Monday
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Speaking in Tongues

A draft version of the National Education Policy submitted to the government created uproar in Tamil Nadu, which soon spread to other states. Also, you need to know: how to take control of your smartphone.

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May /
Monday
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Please Don't Go!

Is Rahul in or out? He offered to resign. The party rejected his resignation. Rahul then rejected the resignation. Say what? Also you need to know: How to appreciate and enjoy art.

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May /
Monday
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Deja Vu, All Over Again

The flood of exit poll results unanimously project an NDA victory on May 23. Also: A no-fuss guide to daily skincare that is kind to your face and wallet.

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May /
Monday
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That Rainy Day Feeling

In a televised interview, the Prime Minister revealed details of the leadup to the Balakot strikes -- which immediately blew up into a huge controversy. Also: You need to know the right way to use the ‘morning after’ pill.

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May /
Monday
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Passport: Ek Hate Katha

Akshay Kumar got into PR trouble over the weekend when he was forced to acknowledge that he was indeed a Canadian citizen. Also: Everything you need to know about how to help birds through a long, hot summer.

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April /
Monday
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The Hunt Begins

In the aftermath of the Easter attacks, both Sri Lankan and Indian security forces carried out raids to apprehend individuals and groups with ISIS connections. Also: everything you need to know about getting rid of any kind of stain.

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April /
Monday
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Sunday, Bloody Sunday

Eight bomb blasts spread across Sri Lanka killed at least 207 people and left 450 injured. A woman has accused the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Ranjan Gogoi, of sexual harassment. Also: How to master the microwave.

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April /
Monday
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Time to Vote, Time to Party!

India’s leading airline, Jet Airways, is on its last legs. A critical meeting to be held today may well seal its fate. Also: Broadsheet’s great election swayamvar in Bangalore today. Plus: the best way to end a relationship.

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April /
Monday
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It’s a Bird, it’s a Plane...

A US journal article sparked a new round of bickering over whether India took down a Pakistani F-16. Then the Pakistanis announced that they have evidence that India is planning a new attack just to stir the shit. Also: All the really cool things you can do with your phone other than take selfies.

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April /
Monday
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Welcome to the Jungle!

The Congress party chief announced that he will be contesting the 2019 elections from two seats: his home turf Amethi and Wayanad, Kerala. Plus: Everything you need to know about hunting for a new job.

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March /
Monday
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Minority Report

A shocking home invasion in Gurgaon reveals a whole new low in the communalisation of Uttar Pradesh. Mr Mueller submits a report which disappoints Trump’s critics. A roundup of the best weekend reads, and an excellent guide to IUDs

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March /
Monday
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Trouble in (Holiday) Paradise

Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar dies after a long fight with pancreatic cancer, a Reuters report publishes a behind-the-scenes report of India-Pakistan missile threats, and eggs are apparently bad for you, again.

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March /
Monday
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So It Begins!

The government announces the schedule for the national elections, Sabyasachi comes under fire for his tone deaf Women's Day post, and Nirav Modi is spotted on the streets of London, a fugitive but free.

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March /
Monday
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Eye of the Beholder

Decoding the ‘evidence’ on Balakot shows how the Indian mainstream media is terrible at its job and so evidence lies in the eye of the beholder. How to make Google search your bff, and is that pesticide in your beer?

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