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August /
Wednesday
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The Vanishing

A flurry of news reports indicates that all is not well for Kashmiris—even as the government contemplates releasing some of the state’s political leaders. Also in Sex, Love Etc.: the resurgence of LAT relationships; the reason we chase the one we can never have.

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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 /
Friday
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Now You See Me...

PM Modi made a speech amid reports of scattered protests. The mood in the Kashmir Valley remains silent and ominous. Also in Informer: A guide for the wannabe urban farmer.

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August /
Thursday
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Walk Out the Door

Pakistan took a series of measures to express its “solidarity” with Kashmir. But it’s unclear whether its actions will have much of an effect. Also in The Pop Up: Who speaks English in India; and are English-first Indians a separate caste?

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August /
Wednesday
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Sound of Silence

There were no Kashmir datelines in news stories yesterday—even as the Lok Sabha passed the bill to bifurcate the state. Here’s a quick roundup on the information that has emerged since. Also in Sex, Love Etc.: How women’s brains respond to porn; Why are you dreaming about your ex?

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August /
Tuesday
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Infinite Loop of Logic

In one fell swoop, the government stripped Jammu & Kashmir of its special status and its statehood. Also in The Pop Up: Both Instagram and Tik Tok are influencing our notions of beauty, but in very different ways.

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