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Fluorescent Blue Glow Seen on a Chennai Beach May Be a Sign of an Unhealthy Ocean

Even as people gush over the glow, scientists and coastal experts say it could be an effect of climate change and might be harmful to marine life.
Shamani Joshi
a day ago
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India's Gujarat State Is the New ‘Favourite’ Route for Pakistani Cartels Smuggling Drugs to the West

“If a fisherman brings five kgs of heroin along with 500 kgs of fish in his boat, it is very difficult to catch him.”
Pallavi Pundir
2 days ago
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12-Year-Old Boy Risks Life to Guide Ambulance Across Flooded Bridge in India's Karnataka State

The boy has been recommended for the state's bravery award.
Shamani Joshi
2 days ago
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India's LGBTQ Community Released Their Own Version of the National Anthem for Independence Day

The video featured prominent LGBTQ advocates and urged everyone to #StandWithPride.
Shamani Joshi
2 days ago
News

Pakistan Rage Over India’s ‘Occupation’ of Kashmir Explodes Into the Streets: ‘I Am Ready to Die’

“If there's no solution, we're willing to go to war.”
Hind Hassan
Sean Stephens
Tim Hume
8.16.19
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India Continues to Be Ravaged by Floods and Drought at the Same Time

21 major cities in the country are expected to run out of groundwater by 2020, whereas over 200 people have been killed over the past month due to the floods.
Meera Navlakha
8.14.19
weird

An Indian Cop Ran Away and Married a Gangster She Met in Jail

The unlikely pair met during his court hearings and continued to keep in touch, eventually tying the knot in a secret location and settling for a life in hiding.
Shamani Joshi
8.13.19
LGBTQ

West Bengal Just Had Its First Transgender Wedding

This is a historic moment for the community, which has long faced intolerance throughout India.
Meera Navlakha
8.8.19
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A Man Drove His Auto-Rickshaw Onto a Train Platform to Help a Woman in Labour

He was arrested for his good deed, though thankfully, was later released on bail.
Shamani Joshi
8.8.19
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It Will Soon Be Illegal to Get Paid as a Surrogate Mother in India

The proposed bill says surrogacy will only involve Indian couples, and will be done by a ‘close relative’, with no money involved.
Pallavi Pundir
8.7.19
lifestyle

Inside India’s Secret Movement of Homebrewers

A small but growing community of people has been geeking out in their kitchens, producing small-batch beers and secretly meeting up to swap tasting notes.
Reshmi Chakraborty
8.7.19
kashmir

What’s Article 370, and Why Its End Could Mean More Violence in Kashmir

Tim Hume
8.7.19
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