Shamani Joshi

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Karnataka School Booked for Sedition After Fourth-Grade Students Perform Anti-CAA Play

The school authorities were pulled up for being "anti-national" for having kids in the play say they would throw slippers at Prime Minister Narendra Modi if he asked them to show their documents.
Shamani Joshi
12 hours ago
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A Guy Selling Oranges in Mangalore Just Won One of India's Highest Civilian Awards

The heartwarming story of Padma Shri awardee Harekala Hajabba who, despite never receiving a formal education, started his own school for underprivileged children.
Shamani Joshi
a day ago
Health

Is India at Risk of a Coronavirus Outbreak?

More than 200 people across India are suspected to have contracted the contagious new virus, while the Health Ministry makes efforts to contain the spread.
Shamani Joshi
2 days ago
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A Priest in Hyderabad Wants Hindu Gods to Be Given Indian Citizenship Through the CAA

He believes that the idols should be treated like minors and thus given citizenship under Section 5(4) of the Citizenship Amendment Act.
Shamani Joshi
3 days ago
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An Indian Politician Believes You Can Identify Bangladeshis Because They Eat Poha

BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya said he suspected that the construction labourers working in his home were Bangladeshi because of their preference for poha.
Shamani Joshi
1.24.20
Sex

How to Sext Safely, According to Cyberbullying Experts

In a new paper published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, criminology and criminal justice professors explain how you can send nudes safely.
Shamani Joshi
1.24.20
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UN Declares That Climate Change Refugees Can’t Be Sent Back to Their Home Countries

Considering tens of millions of people in poorer countries could be displaced by climate change in just a few decades, this is a landmark decision.
Shamani Joshi
1.23.20
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Chanting the 'Azadi' Slogan Can Now Attract Sedition Charges, Warns Yogi Adityanath

The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister also said that women-led protests were a way for lazy men to get their wives to do their work while they sleep under the quilt.
Shamani Joshi
1.23.20
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Meet Vyommitra, the Humanoid Robot India Wants to Send to Space

The Indian Space Research Organisation is set to send a “half humanoid” on Gaganyaan, who can mimic human actions in space to conduct experiments.
Shamani Joshi
1.22.20
environment

Coca-Cola Refuses to Give up Plastic Bottles Saying Customers Still Want Them

The sustainability officer of the world’s largest plastic polluter claims that making aluminium and glass bottles will somehow push up their carbon footprint.
Shamani Joshi
1.22.20
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Psychedelics Can Be Used to Treat PTSD, Finds Yet Another Clinical Trial

New research indicates that people who were given controlled doses of ecstasy and magic mushrooms during post-traumatic stress disorder treatment showed more signs of improvement than those who did not take any drugs.
Shamani Joshi
1.21.20
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How a Facebook Video Helped a Missing Bangladeshi Man Find His Family After 48 Years

78-year-old Habibur Rahman had been missing for more than four decades until his daughter-in-law spotted him in a viral video that finally brought the family together.
Shamani Joshi
1.20.20
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