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The Anxiety of Coming Out as Bisexual in India

“We’re seen as people who are either lying about our sexuality or going through a phase; that we’re not capable of committed relationships; that we’re confused or just plain greedy for sex.”
Prashansa Gurung
13 hours ago
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Assam Floods Have Put 90 Percent of Kaziranga National Park Under Water

The World Heritage Site that is home to the highest number of Indian one-horned rhinoceros has been hit hard and driven the wildlife living there into a frenzy.
Shamani Joshi
13 hours ago
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Burmese Parents Are Holding Fake Funerals to Keep Their Children Safe

These families will do anything to prevent their children from being recruited by the country’s rebel groups.
Meera Navlakha
18 hours ago
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A Community in Gujarat Has Banned Inter-Caste Marriage and Mobile Phones for Unmarried Girls

Even the local Congress MLA supports this regressive move and said that, "Since girls are easily controlled because they stay with parents, it is right to ban (mobile phone use among) girls.”
Shamani Joshi
19 hours ago
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Thousands of Elderly Hong Kongers Join the Protests in a 'March for the Silver-Haired'

An estimated 9,000 senior citizens took to the streets to support the youth, saying "we are proud of them".
Gavin Butler
21 hours ago
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Instagram is Now Hiding the Number of ‘Likes’ from Certain Users

The trial aims to take the "pressure" out of using Instagram, and is being rolled out today in a number of countries including Australia, New Zealand, and Japan.
Gavin Butler
21 hours ago
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A 'Kidnapped' Man Turned Out To Be A Thief Getting Arrested

The thief chose the worst possible target when he tried to snatch a gold chain from a government agent.
Lex Celera
2 days ago
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The World's Best Cities for Female Entrepreneurs

Cities are improving their ability to attract female entrepreneurs—but there’s still a long way to go.
Meera Navlakha
2 days ago
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Indian Woman Ordered to Distribute Copies of the Quran as Punishment for Anti-Islamic Facebook Post

But many feel this order is unfair and that a Muslim would’ve never been asked to distribute Hindu texts.
Shamani Joshi
2 days ago
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Indian Activists Launched a Helpline to Combat Hate Crimes Against Non-Hindus

The helpline is established by a collective of social workers, journalists, religious leaders, and lawyers.
Meera Navlakha
2 days ago
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This Guy Tried to Smuggle Half a Kilo of Cocaine Under His Wig

The 65-year-old looked extremely nervous as he got off a plane from Colombia, according to authorities at Barcelona Airport.
Gavin Butler
2 days ago
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Indian Instagram Influencers Have 16 Million Fake Followers

A study finds that Indian content creators have the third-highest number of bought followers, likes and boosted engagement in the world.
Shamani Joshi
3 days ago
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