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    This Is Why Indian Teens Kept Spamming Prime Minister Modi's Instagram With Thirsty Comments

    In the face of border tensions with China last week, India blocked the wildly popular Chinese short video-making app TikTok, along with 58 other apps, citing security concerns. Just like with most conversations involving TikTok, this ban bolstered blatant, brutal, low blows from social media users who gleefully hailed the takedown of TikTok as an...

    • 17 hrs ago
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    Can I Ask My Company to Compensate For My Work-From-Home Costs?

    When the lockdown initially began, we all thought working three weeks from home would be a breeze. But then, the pandemic blew up and before we knew it, those three weeks had turned into an exhausting new normal. Now, as we work on our dining tables and ratty couches for the fourth month in a row, it's time we finally accept this as our new reality. This is going to stay for a...

    • 3 days ago
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    The Indian Government Is Pushing to Include Transgender People in its Paramilitary Forces

    In a far-reaching move, the Indian government is pushing to recruit transgender people - often the target of discrimination and harassment - as officers in the country's paramilitary forces. The Ministry of Home Affairs wants to include a "third gender" as an eligibility condition to an upcoming examination to recruit personnel for the...

    • 7 days ago
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    The Photo of a 3-Year-Old Sitting On His Dead Grandfather Has Kashmir on the Edge

    Early this week, a photo emerged from the Sopore town of Indian-administered Kashmir, of a three-year-old boy sitting on his dead grandfather. The child's 65-year-old grandfather Bashir Ahmed was allegedly shot during a gunbattle between the Indian security forces and militants belonging to the Pakistani terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba. The group is banned in...

    • 7 days ago
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    Why People Are Going on Holidays in the Midst of a Pandemic

    On July 1, the number of COVID-19 cases in India crossed 600,000. On the same day, the west Indian state of Goa decided it would open its door for tourists (this time, not just the wealthy ones). Even if Goa opening up isn't alarming enough, considering Goa plans are notorious for not working out, the state that runs on tourism revenues isn't the only one unsealing its...

    • 7 days ago
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    Pets Continue to be Abandoned in India. Now, Animal Rescuers are Working Overtime

    As the COVID-19 pandemic claimed lives and livelihoods around the world, a small, privileged percentage of the Indian population suddenly found themselves with a whole lot of time on their hands. To save themselves from getting bored in the house, many of these mostly urban, upper-middle-class people either adopted or purchased puppies and dogs-giving rise to...

    • a week ago
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    India's Coronavirus-Linked Suicides Prove Misinformation Can Be Fatal

    Last week, the residents of Tirunelveli city in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu woke up to the news of the passing of the owner of an iconic sweet shop. Hari Singh of the 110-year-old Iruttu Kadai died on June 25. Singh, 80, who was admitted in the hospital for a urinary tract infection treatment, had found out that he was COVID-19 positive. "The hospital staff told...

    • a week ago
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    An Indian Family Ended up in The Hospital After Cooking Weed Thinking it Was Fenugreek

    We all have that one friend who shows up to the movies after chomping down a batch of marijuana brownies. You, and everyone else at the theatre, remembers them distinctly, mostly because they're the ones who kept screaming at the screen, convinced the bullets from the live action sequence were headed straight for them. Cannabis has been consumed orally...

    • a week ago
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    Why Are Local Indian Streaming Platforms So Full of Erotic Content? An Investigation

    She knew what she had signed up for. Yet, when Anveshi Jain reached the set to shoot for Gandii Baat , a web series on Ekta Kapoor's streaming platform ALTBalaji, she broke down. Even though she was hesitant about making her screen debut in a bra for a show known for its erotic content, Jain ultimately relented. She knew it would give her the visibility...

    • a week ago
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    India Banned TikTok and Other Chinese Apps After Border Tensions. Here's What That Means for the Indian Community.

    In the face of escalating border tensions with China, India banned short-video making app TikTok and 58 other apps owned by Chinese companies citing "security concerns" on Monday, June 29. This list of apps includes social networks like TikTok, Vigo Video and Likee, instant messaging platform WeChat, affordable fashion...

    • a week ago

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