kashmir

January /
Monday
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The Great Wall of India

The government partially restored connectivity in Kashmir after five and a half months! But many have criticised the move as an empty gesture.

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January /
Tuesday
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Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki

Britain’s royal family’s troubles have unfolded like a classic Bollywood drama. Yesterday, the family matriarch—aka the Queen—rendered her ruling. Pop-up today: The ‘Desi Khana’ Edition

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November /
Wednesday
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When Birds Cry

Thousands of birds were found dead on the shores of a saltwater lake over the last 10 days. We dug deeper to find out why. Also in Love Sex today: A luminescent snapshot of an abusive relationship; why hell is dating in San Francisco

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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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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 /
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 /
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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September /
Friday
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Chal Seeti Maar

Donald Trump’s never ending Ukraine scandal continues. Today’s installment involves a whistleblower report that was finally made public. Also in Informer: A binge-fest for true crime fans.

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September /
Tuesday
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Crash and Burn

The world’s leaders met in New York on Monday at the UN Climate Action Summit -- which proved to be disappointing. Also in The Pop Up: Lessons learned from our silver screen idols; Do Bollywood heroines sweat?

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September /
Wednesday
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Pop Goes the Bubble

WeWork,the king of co-working spaces has shelved plans for an initial public offering after receiving a chilly reception from investors. Also in Sex, Love Etc: Indians new love affair with soft-porn; Very angry men on Tinder.

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September /
Tuesday
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Throw Away the Key

In a shocking move, the government has charged Kashmir’s most veteran and respected leader under a law that allows detention for up to two years. Also in The Pop Up: Does faking a smile really help; a fab collection of classic paintings FaceApped to look cheery.

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September /
Wednesday
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A Byte of the Apple

The annual event that typically generates a huge level of interest—even among iPhone haters—turned out to be a bit of a damp squib. Also in Sex, Love Etc: an art history of pornography; a scientific guide to recovering from heartbreak.

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September /
Friday
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Jailhouse Rock

Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram has been dispatched to India’s most notorious prison, Tihar Jail. Also in Informer: Travel apps we swear by.

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September /
Tuesday
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The Tempest

Five people have been reported dead as Category Five hurricane smashed its way across the Bahamas. Also in The Pop Up: Liquors of antiquity that are making a hipster comeback.

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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 /
Thursday
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Bombshells Away!

The UK PM announced a plan to suspend Parliament. The real aim: push through Britain’s exit from the European Union. Also in The Pop Up: a reality-based guide to acing intermittent fasting; is the ‘superfood’ ghee really good for you?

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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 /
Thursday
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Round ‘Em Up!

After 24 hours of high drama, the CBI scaled the walls of P Chidambaram’s home to arrest him—leaving all of us wondering who is next. Also in The Pop Up: How many kids should you have; and the best science-based parenting advice.

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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 /
Friday
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Saare Jahan Se Achcha...

Here’s a quick roundup of everything that happened on Independence Day while you were binge-watching ‘Sacred Games’ on Netflix. Also in The Informer: three different glimpses of life under British colonial rule—as captured on film, in art and in fiction.

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August /
Wednesday
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Pinching Pennies

Indians are not spending enough money. One big indicator is today’s dire news about auto sales. Also in Sex, Love Etc.: A new army of breakup consultants; a very funny list of Define-The-Relationship moments.

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August /
Tuesday
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Water, Water Everywhere!

Over the space of a few weeks, we’ve moved directly from widespread droughts to catastrophic flooding in Kerala, Maharashtra and Karnataka. Also in The Pop Up: The secret world of sleep disorders; Which will keep you awake: cigarettes, alcohol or coffee?

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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 /
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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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 /
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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