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Pakistan Fans Blame Burgers for Country’s Loss in World Cup Match Against India

How dare the cricket team eat burgers hours before the big game!
Pallavi Pundir
3 days ago
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Vapes and E-Cigarettes Could Soon Be Classified as ‘Drugs’ in India

Does the device considered a healthier alternative to smoking cigarettes deserve to be criminalised while tobacco companies continue to get away?
Shamani Joshi
4 days ago
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Indian Clothes Factories Have Been Busted Giving Employees Illegal 'Painkillers' That Are Messing With Their Periods

To ensure max productivity, the unmarked pills are given under strict supervision and often lead to side-effects like depression, UTIs and miscarriages.
Shamani Joshi
6.14.19
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This School in India Lets Kids Pay for Their Education by Recycling Plastic

The initiative aims to tackle environmental concerns while encouraging local families to send their kids to school.
Gavin Butler
6.6.19
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Punjab and Haryana High Court Rules That Animals Are Legal Persons

But then, can you eat ‘legal persons’?
Shamani Joshi
6.5.19
Religion

In Southern India, Women Are Being Sexually Exploited in the Name of God

The Devadasi practice that makes women ‘wives of god’ might have been banned, but women are still finding themselves stuck in the inhuman tradition.
Archana Nathan
5.30.19
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An Adivasi Professor Has Been Arrested for His 2-Year-Old Facebook Post About Eating Beef

His lawyer thinks that the BJP waited until after the election to arrest him so they wouldn’t lose the Adivasi votebank.
Shamani Joshi
5.27.19
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This Indian Festival Is a Fuck-You to All Those Who Think Menstruating Is Still a Taboo

Women in India and Nepal will be protesting and playing games to shatter the prejudice against periods.
Shamani Joshi
5.20.19
LGBTQ

Gangs in India Are Preying on Queer People Through Dating Apps

“I started screaming and tried to extract myself, but suddenly, another man appeared and held me from the other side. All this in broad daylight.”
Navin Noronha
5.6.19
Sri Lanka Attacks

The Aftermath of the Sri Lanka Attacks Continues for South Asia’s Young Minorities

There's fear and then there's hope for those living on the fringes.
Pallavi Pundir
5.6.19
cryptids

The ‘Yeti’ Footprints Found by the Indian Army Are Probably Just a Bear's

“Any reasonable person can see these are melted prints.”
Sarah Emerson
4.30.19
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25 Students Died by Suicide After an Indian Exam Board Wrongly Failed Them

Teachers were even found guilty of incorrectly giving students 0 marks when they had actually scored 99.
Shamani Joshi
4.30.19
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