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AS THE PRESIDENTIAL campaign of Senator Bernie Sanders gains momentum, the attacks against him are intensifying. Billionaire former mayor of New York, Michael Bloomberg, has announced he is going to unleash a spate of attack ads against Sanders. Pete Buttigieg and Joe Biden are harping about comments Sanders made on 60 Minutes where he praised Cuba’s literacy efforts.

10:05:01 on 26 Feb

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Mindy Kelly can turn you into a black belt in 24 hours, provided you just need to play one in a movie. Kelly became the first woman to lead all the stunts on a feature film when she worked on the 2019 movie The Art of Self-Defense, starring Jesse Eisenberg and Alessandro Nivola. She had only 24 hours to teach Nivola, who plays the leader of a martial-arts studio.

05:55:01 on 26 Feb

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Parts of Northeast Delhi continued to be hit by violence on Tuesday, with the toll from clashes over the Citizenship Amendment Act reaching nine. Scroll.in reporters at the spot witnessed Hindu mobs throwing stones and petrol bombs at Muslim homes across the road in Kabir Nagar, near Maujpur. Journalists were attacked and many forced to delete pictures from their phones.

09:55:01 on 25 Feb

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A day after seven people, including a Delhi police head constable, were killed in violence in Northeast Delhi between Hindutva groups and those protesting against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, stone-pelting and arson have continued in the Ghonda area, close to Maujpur. Across the locality, The Wire saw broken and burnt vehicles, burnt shops and vehicles still on fire.

03:26:00 on 25 Feb

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As a shop was set ablaze in Delhi’s Maujpur area on Monday afternoon, a middle-aged man with a saffron tikka on his forehead repeatedly asked reporters to stop filming the arson. “Bade dinon ke baad Hindu jaaga hai,” he said. “Hindus have woken up after long.” He did not want to identify himself, other than as a supporter of the Citizenship Amendment Act.

11:55:02 on 25 Feb

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One police constable and a civilian were killed as reports of arson, gunfire and stone pelting violence came in from the North East Delhi area. Videos showed the Delhi police standing by as mobs pelted stones. By the time The Wire caught up with what had happened, eyewitnesses on the ground had begun to refer to the areas where violence had occurred as ‘the war zone’.

10:05:01 on 25 Feb

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Not an alleged rapist. Not a Hollywood mogul facing claims of rape and assault. Not innocent until proved guilty. A rapist. A sex offender. A man in handcuffs. On Monday, after five days of deliberating, a jury found Weinstein guilty of third-degree rape and a first-degree criminal sexual act.

08:33:06 on 25 Feb

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Harvey Weinstein’s verdict is in, and the first high-profile Me Too trial is over. In October 2017, the New York Times and the New Yorker published their landmark articles accusing the Hollywood producer of sexual harassment, assault, and rape, launching the Me Too movement into overdrive. And on Monday, a jury found Weinstein guilty of rape in the third degree.

08:26:51 on 25 Feb

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Donald Trump’s campaign tweeted that Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said he “doesn’t care” if Americans lose health insurance they have through their employers. This is false; Buttigieg was speaking about giving people a choice between public and private options, not expressing indifference about them losing existing coverage.

09:55:01 on 24 Feb

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Since December 15, peaceful protests led by women against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act have been taking place at Shaheen Bagh, New Delhi.. A few days ago, a picture of used condoms dumped in heaps is being circulated with the claim that they were found at the protest site. Facebook user Prabhu Sagar, who is a member of Hindu Samaj Party, posted the viral picture.

05:55:01 on 24 Feb

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella strongly criticized a new citizenship law that the government of India, one of the company’s largest markets, passed last month. The law, known as the Citizenship Amendment Act, fast-tracks Indian citizenship for immigrants from most major South Asian religions except Islam.

11:55:01 on 24 Feb

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U.S. intelligence officials believe Russia is trying to boost Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in the 2020 Democratic primary race as part of its interference in this year’s presidential election, according to Sanders and newsreports on Friday. Sanders moved to quickly and firmly reject Moscow’s involvement.

05:56:01 on 24 Feb

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Gujarat is known for a lot of things: oil-doused ‘diet’ snacks, people with great business sensibilities, and producing politicians who apply aforementioned business acumen to election campaigns. But ask any party-frequenting 20-something about what makes Gujarat stand out, and they’ll immediately point to how the prohibition state is a party pooper.

09:56:01 on 23 Feb

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Last week, as I lay prostrate in a pool of rubber sprinkles at Soho’s Museum of Ice Cream, I closed my eyes and contemplated one of the great philosophical questions of our age: If you lie in a pool of rubber sprinkles without a smartphone to capture it, is it like you never laid in a pool of rubber sprinkles at all?

11:55:01 on 23 Feb

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Internet shutdowns are not only a free speech issue, as a Supreme Court ruling, on making public government orders for shutdowns, said, but also a big loss of revenue for telecom companies that are already financially struggling, says Rajan Mathews, the director general of the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), an industry association of telecom operators.

05:56:01 on 23 Feb

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The National Population Register, NPR, is a strange legal beast. Distinct from the National Register of Citizens or NRC that the Bharatiya Janata Party government has promised to institute, the NPR traces its origins to the Citizenship (Registration of Citizens and Issue of National Identity Cards) Rules, 2003, which were drafted under the Citizenship Act, 1955.

09:55:02 on 22 Feb

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A day before her two-year probation was to come to an end, the Sahitya Akademi terminated the services of an officer who had accused the secretary of the organisation of repeated sexual harassment. The termination order came even though the inquiry in the matter is still pending and the Delhi high court has allowed the complainant to take 3 months paid leave till March 16.

05:55:02 on 22 Feb

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Justice B N Srikrishna, the retired Supreme Court judge who headed the committee that drafted the original Personal Data Protection Bill, has warned that extra powers and legal exceptions given to the central government are a “dangerous trend”, potentially leading to an “Orwellian State”.

01:56:02 on 22 Feb

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The mass shootings targeting two bars in the German town of Hanau appear to be the latest in a series of global attacks motivated by white nationalist ideology, experts said. The 43-year-old German man identified by authorities as the gunman also appeared to be obsessed with America, according to documents German police are investigating in connection with the attack.

10:05:01 on 22 Feb

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The coronavirus outbreak, centered in China, keeps evolving at a dizzying speed. With the case toll rising steeply (reaching over 76,000 on February 21), face masks flying off store shelves, and businesses, cruise ships, and entire cities upended by the virus — it’s no wonder questions and fears are swirling about Covid-19, as the disease is known.

05:55:01 on 22 Feb

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The Bengaluru Police detained a young woman for holding a placard that read “Kashmir Mukti, Dalit Mukti, Muslim Mukti” (Free Kashmir, free Dalit, free Muslim) at a protest Friday. The woman, identified as Ardra Narayanan, was holding the placard at Town Hall along with other protesters who were agitating against Amulya Leona‘s sedition charge.

09:20:19 on 21 Feb

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American liberalism is in desperate need of renewal. Its ideas too often feel stale, its nostrums unsuited to beating back the authoritarian populist tide. Yet there is an opportunity for revival — if liberals are willing to more forthrightly embrace the politics of identity. To many liberals, such a suggestion will sound like blasphemy.

09:29:50 on 21 Feb

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The World Health Organization has issued a plea to a dozen manufacturers of personal protective equipment to help in a bid to protect health workers from the spread of coronavirus. “I’ve written to 12 manufacturers of personal protective equipment to seek their cooperation to ensure supply to protect health workers,” said the WHO director general, Tedros Adhanom.

05:55:01 on 21 Feb

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The Ministry of External Affairs on Thursday said the “Namaste Trump” event to welcome United States President Donald Trump in Ahmedabad next week will be similar to the “Howdy Modi” event held in Houston last year to honour Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Trump will land in Ahmedabad around noon on February 24 and attend the event at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Stadium.

11:26:17 on 20 Feb

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The coronavirus could cost the global economy more than $1tn in lost output if it turns into a pandemic, according to a leading economic forecaster. Oxford Economics warned that the spread of the virus to regions outside Asia would knock 1.3% off global growth this year, the equivalent of $1.1tn in lost income.

10:05:01 on 20 Feb

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Tamil Nadu’s prestigious noon meal scheme, an internationally acclaimed social justice model, has landed in a controversy with the AIADMK government’s decision to engage an NGO, Akshaya Patra Foundation, to serve breakfast to 32,000 students in schools run by the Greater Chennai Corporation.
The project has been allocated Rs 5 crore from the Governor's fund.

07:21:04 on 20 Feb

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At least three residents of Hyderabad city – all of them Muslim – have been served notices by the Unique Identification Authority of India, directing them to prove that they are Indian citizens and have not obtained Aadhaar numbers through fraudulent means.

05:55:01 on 20 Feb

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To study American history is often an exercise in learning partial truths and patriotic fables. Textbooks and curricula throughout the country continue to center the white experience, with Black people often quarantined to a short section about slavery and quotes by Martin Luther King Jr. Many walk away from their school history class with a severe lack of understanding.

05:55:01 on 19 Feb

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Two months after violence broke out on the Jamia Millia Islamia campus in Delhi, a flurry of videos from the night of December 15 have entered the public domain. Unlike the videos that emerged in the immediate aftermath of the violence, these are not shot on shaky phone cameras. They appear to be clips from footage of the closed circuit television cameras.

03:55:01 on 19 Feb

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JAMIA MILLIA Islamia suffered damage to property worth Rs 2.66 crore during police action inside its premises on December 15 last year, according to an estimate submitted by the university to the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD).This included damage to 25 CCTV cameras worth Rs 4.75 lakh.

01:55:01 on 19 Feb

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The number of deaths from the coronavirus outbreak in mainland China rose by 136, pushing the nationwide death toll to 2,004 as of the end Tuesday, the country's National Health Commission reported on Wednesday. At least 132 of the fatalities were from Hubei Province, the epicentre of the epidemic.

10:05:01 on 19 Feb

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From shutting paan shops to caging street dogs to building a wall nobody asked for, this is how India is preparing to welcome the US President. In the meantime, Trump decided to remove India from the list of developing nations. This means that he wants India to be seen as a developed nation, despite its per capita income being $2,000, way below the required $12,375 mark.

07:01:01 on 19 Feb

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Political consultant-turned-politician Prashant Kishor is presently one of the most interesting political entities in India, linked as he is to some key regional players like YS Jaganmohan Reddy in Andhra Pradesh, Mamata Banerjee in West Bengal, Arvind Kejriwal in Delhi, MK Stalin in Tamil Nadu and, to some extent, Uddhav and Aaditya Thackeray in Maharashra.

06:49:33 on 19 Feb

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Mike Bloomberg is not going to spend hours in selfie lines. He would probably rather not kiss your baby, and he would pass on that funnel cake at the Iowa State Fair — and advise you to do the same. The case for the billionaire businessman, philanthropist, and former New York City mayor to be president of the United States isn’t that he gives you a warm fuzzy feeling.

09:18:16 on 18 Feb

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Why Trucks Kill So Many On Indian Roads

Davinder Singh has been driving a truck for 10 years, criss-crossing 16 states across India. Quite often, he drives for days without a break to earn a good bonus. “My best record is driving non-stop for three days without any rest,” said Singh of Bathinda in south-west Punjab, readying for a 1,000-km haul from Becharaji in north Gujarat to Kaithal in northwestern Haryana.

06:56:01 on 18 Feb

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To avoid overspending on LPG cylinders, you can opt for an alternative which is not only cheaper but also safer and environment-friendly–a biogas plant.
Biogas is a mixture of oxygen, methane, and carbon dioxide produced from organic, kitchen, green and/or food waste. The methane gas generated from organic waste is lighter than air and is safe from any explosions

03:56:01 on 18 Feb

Read more at The Better India

As presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has risen in Democratic primary polls — he’s currently in third place nationally according to RealClearPolitics’ polling average — he’s faced increasing scrutiny about his past. In particular, Bloomberg has been challenged about allegations of sexism and sexual harassment in the workplace.

05:55:01 on 18 Feb

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A British MP critical of the government's decisions on Kashmir claimed on Monday that she had been denied entry into India and was "waiting to be deported" after she was told upon her arrival at the Delhi airport that her e-visa had been rejected. Debbie Abrahams, a Member of the British Parliament, has said that she was "treated like a criminal."

06:55:01 on 17 Feb

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The four convicts, who got death penalty for the gangrape and murder of a 23-year-old medical student in Delhi more than seven years ago, will be hanged on March 3, at 6 am. This was the third death warrant issued by the court -- the two earlier ones issued could not be carried out as the convicts took it in turns to use every legal option available to them.

04:45:56 on 17 Feb

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Dr Kafeel Khan is a medical practitioner who did his MBBS and MD (in paediatrics) from the renowned Kasturba Medical College in Manipal, Karnataka. He later served as a lecturer in the BRD Medical College, Gorakhpur. When several children died in 2017 in the Gorakhpur hospital attached to the medical college, he was arrested and charged for medical negligence.

11:55:02 on 17 Feb

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The Graveyard Talks Back

Thank you for inviting me to deliver this, the Clark Lecture, now in its one hundred thirty-second year. When I received the invitation, I scrolled down the list of previous speakers, the many “Sirs” and Sir-sounding names who have spoken on topics as varied as “Literary criticism of the age of Queen Anne,” “Shakespeare as criticised in France from the time of Voltaire.”

10:05:01 on 17 Feb

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'Blasphemy' case divides France

Some of France's top politicians, including President Emmanuel Macron, have defended a teenage girl who received death threats last month after posting a live broadcast on social media attacking Islam. The post has reignited a national debate about blasphemy, which has been legal in France for centuries.

05:55:01 on 17 Feb

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IPL has done away with the Saturday double-headers, thereby adding another week to the league phase for the 2020 season. As per the schedule released to the franchises and the broadcaster, only six double-headers have been scheduled for the Sundays. The tournament kicks off with defending champions Mumbai Indians taking on Chennai Super Kings on March 29.

09:56:01 on 16 Feb

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In a remarkably calm and candid tone, Singapore’s prime minister acknowledged something difficult: The new coronavirus disease, Covid-19, was likely spreading in his country, even among people who have never been to China. With Singapore’s proximity and close ties to China, it is uniquely exposed to Covid-19.

05:55:01 on 16 Feb

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Cricket can sometimes get crazy, and when it does, you are often left wondering - 'imagine being a part of the team'. The joy we feel when India wins and the sorrow when it loses, it's nothing compared to the players' emotions. Because they are the ones who are living the moment and they are the ones who worked their way through hardships.

03:55:02 on 16 Feb

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Thirty-one people were killed in air strikes on Yemen on Saturday, the United Nations says, the victims of an apparent Saudi-led retaliation after Iran-backed Houthi rebels claimed to have shot down one of Riyadh’s jets. The Tornado aircraft came down on Friday in northern Al-Jawf province during an operation to support government forces.

11:16:48 on 16 Feb

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The demonstrations against the Citizenship Amendment Act and the proposed National Register of Citizens have re-inserted secularism into India’s mainstream political vocabulary. This shift in political discourse has come at the behest of the Muslim community and was then picked up by students, civil society groups and political parties.

10:17:58 on 16 Feb

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While hearing a petition against an FIR filed by the Rajasthan police against a mass anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) protest in Udaipur on January 29, the Rajasthan high court on Wednesday issued a notice to the state government to file its reply and also ordered the police to not take any action against the petitioners until next hearing.

10:13:12 on 16 Feb

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A day after foreign diplomats concluded a visit to Kashmir, the European Union sought immediate lifting of existing restrictions. “The visit confirmed that the government has taken positive steps to restore normalcy. Some restrictions remain, notably on internet access and mobile services, and some political leaders are still in detention,” said Virginie, EU spokesperson.

05:55:01 on 16 Feb

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Just days after Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray addressed a rally demanding the eviction of “Bangladeshis and Pakistanis” staying in India, his party workers have already formed a vigilante group. They have been going door to door, demanding that people show them their documents and reporting “suspicious persons” to the police.

05:56:01 on 15 Feb

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Global dissatisfaction with democracy has increased over the past 25 years, according to our recent report. Drawing upon the HUMAN Surveys project, the report covered 154 countries, with 77 countries covered continuously for the period from 1995 to 2020. These samples had the combination of data from over 25 sources, 3,500 national surveys, and four million respondents.

03:56:02 on 15 Feb

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Pop culture might still pit women against each other, but in reality, nothing makes us women stronger than our female friends. And these amazing quotes prove why, men may come and men may go, but girlfriends are forever.

11:55:01 on 15 Feb

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Have you thanked the universe lately? I highly recommend it. For one, it’s a nice thing to do for the ever-expanding assemblage of space and matter that supports your very existence. But also, gratitude is increasingly becoming a step in the routines of skin-care obsessives — and it could actually make a difference.

10:05:01 on 15 Feb

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Sanders’s opponents believe his plan to nationalize American health insurance is a political albatross. They’re convinced it’s just too far to the left to win in a general election and Republicans will hammer Sanders for wanting to hike taxes and take away people’s current health insurance.

05:55:01 on 15 Feb

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A deluge of rain over the past week has resulted in Sydney's dams reaching their highest total since April 2018, while the Rural Fire Service has announced that all of the remaining blazes had officially been contained. Warragamba Dam was at 73.9 per cent of its capacity on Thursday, and the collective average supply for all of the state's dams was just over 75 per cent.

08:55:01 on 14 Feb

AN OBSCURE UNIT of the New York City Department of Education tasked with addressing “gang and youth violence” in the city’s public schools has been promoting a set of guidelines that reveal serious ignorance of adolescent behavior and perpetuate false and racist stereotypes.

06:00:02 on 14 Feb

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Last month was the hottest January on record over the world’s land and ocean surfaces, with average temperatures exceeding anything in the 141 years of data held by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

04:00:02 on 14 Feb

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Palestinian leaders have hailed the United Nations Human Rights Office report, which lists firms linked to illegal Israeli settlements, saying it is a critical step towards boycotting Israeli businesses operating in the occupied West Bank.

12:55:01 on 14 Feb

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Sara Nelson is the president of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, the world’s largest flight-attendant union. She’s also the woman credited with helping end last year’s government shutdown when, in an emotional speech, she excoriated the Trump administration for putting air-traffic controllers, flight attendants, and others at risk and called for a general strike.

10:05:01 on 14 Feb

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I wake up and like it has been a habit for most of my adult life, I switch on the WiFi on my phone to start a fresh work day—only to realise there is no internet. Like it has been for the last six months. A mail is miles away, and so is everything on the internet.

06:00:02 on 14 Feb

Read more at The Vice

China reported a surge in coronavirus deaths and infections after changing the way the disease is diagnosed. The number of deaths rose to more than 1,300 on Thursday as confirmed cases exceeded 60,000, with 15,152 new patients and 254 fatalities reported in one day.

01:25:01 on 14 Feb

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The death of a four-month-old baby on January 30 after his parents took him to protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act in New Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh area triggered outrage, and even attracted the attention of the Supreme Court. However, the plight of 41 children who were detained by the Uttar Pradesh Police early in December has largely been ignored.

10:07:56 on 13 Feb

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One of the most prestigious venture capital firms in Silicon Valley, Andreessen Horowitz, recently put up a sign on its door, cautioning eager startup founders and business partners who walk into its offices: “Due to the Coronavirus, no Handshakes please. Thank you.” Andreessen Horowitz — an investor in the likes of Facebook — has been greeting visitors with the sign.

09:52:49 on 13 Feb

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On 15 January, Amit Malviya, national in charge of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) IT cell, shared a video of a random group of persons insinuating that the women of Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh are protesting against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) for money.

02:15:01 on 13 Feb

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Pope Francis on Wednesday pleaded for social justice and environmental respect for the Amazon basin, but failed to recommend the controversial idea of married priests. In a highly anticipated text, Francis exhorted the faithful to "feel outrage" over the exploitation of the indigenous and destruction of land devastated by illegal mining and deforestation.

10:05:01 on 13 Feb

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No matter what gender you identify with, the idea of being able to slay bad guys, conquer worlds (real or otherwise) and set out on a quest to find your true calling from the comfort of your own couch can be pretty appealing. That’s probably why eSports, or professional and competitive video gaming, has emerged as an important cultural conversation over the last few years.

05:56:01 on 13 Feb

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Though the final vote might have been closer than he liked, Sanders is the projected winner of the New Hampshire primary, according to Decision Desk HQ. Importantly, it looks like he and former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg are tied in the delegate count. Decision Desk HQ’s preliminary estimates show that Sanders and Buttigieg will both get 9 delegates.

08:23:08 on 12 Feb

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Two Indians on board the Japanese cruise ship Diamond Princess have been tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease, reported news agency PTI. The death toll due to coronavirus outbreak in China’s Hubei province rose to 1,113 Tuesday even though new cases of the infection were the lowest reported since January, according to the National Health Commission.

08:13:00 on 12 Feb

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In the middle of a field in South Carolina, Alethea Thompson closed her eyes and attempted to sense her way forward. Thompson, now 35, had spent years trying to find a spiritual home. This exercise was meant to teach her to “to trust in your ability to sense things and know that you’re not going to fall, you’re not going to get hurt,” she says.

06:26:01 on 12 Feb

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It’s a hypochondriac’s worst nightmare and a startling public health crisis: The largest coronavirus outbreak outside of mainland China is currently floating in Japanese waters, on a cruise ship owned by Princess Cruises. The outbreak was first detected when an 80-year-old passenger tested positive for the virus on February 1, a week after disembarking in Hong Kong.

02:25:01 on 12 Feb

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The spread of a mysterious pneumonia-like coronavirus, which appears to have originated in the city of Wuhan in China, has been met with international alarm as more cases are being reported: At least 1,000 people worldwide have reportedly died from the virus, with around 43,101 infections recorded globally — the vast majority of them in China.

10:05:01 on 12 Feb

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There’s an emerging field of psychology called “nutritional psychology” focused on making the link between what people eat and how they feel. “That’s using food and supplements to feed your brain those essential nutrients and modulate things so you can have less depression, less anxiety and a better-focused mind,” says Dr Timothy Culbert, a developmental paediatrician.

10:03:02 on 12 Feb

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There’s an emerging field of psychology called “nutritional psychology” focused on making the link between what people eat and how they feel. “That’s using food and supplements to feed your brain those essential nutrients and modulate things so you can have less depression, less anxiety and a better-focused mind,” says Dr Timothy Culbert, a developmental paediatrician.

10:00:01 on 12 Feb

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Over the last few months Delhi has witnessed a lot of hatred, bloodshed and divisive politics. There came a time when every Delhiite was scared of their safety and security. But today Delhi has shown that there's no place for hate mongering in democracy. It has shown that it values education and healthcare over communalism.

09:05:01 on 12 Feb

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Why a Healthy Diet Depends on When You Eat

Diets usually tell you what to eat: lots of fish, no carbs, all meat. But the latest in nutritional science is taking a crack at a different question entirely: whether when we eat is the more important thing. Researchers are showing that the food we eat is processed differently by our bodies depending on what time of the day we eat it and that the timing of our meals.

09:03:01 on 12 Feb

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Why a Healthy Diet Depends on When You Eat

Diets usually tell you what to eat: lots of fish, no carbs, all meat. But the latest in nutritional science is taking a crack at a different question entirely: whether when we eat is the more important thing. Researchers are showing that the food we eat is processed differently by our bodies depending on what time of the day we eat it and that the timing of our meals.

09:00:01 on 12 Feb

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U.S. workers continued to throw their weight around in a healthy economy in 2019, recording the largest number of major strikes in the decade. The U.S. saw 25 work stoppages involving at least 1,000 workers in 2019, according to data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That was the most of any year between 2010 and 2019, a time span in which the average was 15.

08:25:01 on 12 Feb

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For lasting health benefits, it's better to look at the big picture. Aim for long-term health gains by eating a wide range of nutritious, unprocessed foods, rather than falling for a quick fix diet marketed by celebrities or pseudo health experts. But if you've been thinking about starting a diet, here are nine things to consider before you commit.

08:03:01 on 12 Feb

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For lasting health benefits, it's better to look at the big picture. Aim for long-term health gains by eating a wide range of nutritious, unprocessed foods, rather than falling for a quick fix diet marketed by celebrities or pseudo health experts. But if you've been thinking about starting a diet, here are nine things to consider before you commit.

08:00:02 on 12 Feb

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The AAP founder has had to reinvent his image over and over. From an anti-corruption crusader to a politician who swept the elections and then expelled other senior leaders from his party to an incumbent chief minister who had to re-tool his electoral campaign after his party came third in Lok Sabha polls in Delhi in May, Kejriwal has constantly altered his strategy.

07:10:01 on 12 Feb

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Do You Really Need a 30-Minute Warm-Up?

We have been told there’s no such thing as too much warm-up. That your warm-up should even be longer than your actual workout. Have you ever wondered where all this ‘warm-up or else’ fear-mongering came from? And if it actually holds the merit we have blindly bought into? Read more to find out.

07:00:02 on 12 Feb

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The Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP’s) impressive third consecutive victory in Delhi catapults what we can call a ‘Delhi model of governance’ to the centre of political discussion. Not only that, the AAP’s electoral triumph – juxtaposed with the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP’s) abysmal performance – could push Arvind Kejriwal closer to the national pulpit.

06:21:38 on 12 Feb

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Actually Useful Advice For Dating in 2020

ICYMI, Cosmo has been the go-to manual for all things sex and relationships-related, for basically ever. So to say that Jess Pels, the mag's editor-in-chief, knows a thing or two about the current state of dating culture—and how to navigate it—is a massive understatement. We enlisted Jess' expertise to weigh in on the insanity that is dating in 2020.

11:03:01 on 11 Feb

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Actually Useful Advice For Dating in 2020

ICYMI, Cosmo has been the go-to manual for all things sex and relationships-related, for basically ever. So to say that Jess Pels, the mag's editor-in-chief, knows a thing or two about the current state of dating culture—and how to navigate it—is a massive understatement. We enlisted Jess' expertise to weigh in on the insanity that is dating in 2020.

11:00:01 on 11 Feb

Read more at Cosmopolitan

The 92nd Academy Awards were held on Sunday — and a few stars wanted to show appreciation for their moms by bringing them along to Hollywood's biggest night. Nominated actors Laura Dern and Charlize Theron had their moms by their sides at this year's Academy Awards. Take a look at all the times stars took their moms to one of the biggest nights of their lives.

10:03:01 on 11 Feb

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The 92nd Academy Awards were held on Sunday — and a few stars wanted to show appreciation for their moms by bringing them along to Hollywood's biggest night. Nominated actors Laura Dern and Charlize Theron had their moms by their sides at this year's Academy Awards. Take a look at all the times stars took their moms to one of the biggest nights of their lives.

10:00:02 on 11 Feb

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Nushrat Bharucha on her risque dress

Nushrat Bharucha walked the red carpet at a recent event, flaunting a dress with a slit higher than the thigh-high routine in Bollywood. In this pursuit of “bringing sexy back”, she was not just oozing oomph, but also a lot of confidence. Her bold fashion statement not just won her compliments, but also some brickbats.

09:03:01 on 11 Feb

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Nushrat Bharucha on her risque dress

Nushrat Bharucha walked the red carpet at a recent event, flaunting a dress with a slit higher than the thigh-high routine in Bollywood. In this pursuit of “bringing sexy back”, she was not just oozing oomph, but also a lot of confidence. Her bold fashion statement not just won her compliments, but also some brickbats.

09:00:02 on 11 Feb

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India will be moving to include the Asian Elephant and the Great Indian Bustard in the list of species that merit heightened conservation measures. The list will be debated at the 13th Conference of Parties (COP) of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS), an environment treaty under the UNEP.

08:03:02 on 11 Feb

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India will be moving to include the Asian Elephant and the Great Indian Bustard in the list of species that merit heightened conservation measures. The list will be debated at the 13th Conference of Parties (COP) of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS), an environment treaty under the UNEP.

08:00:02 on 11 Feb

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Why are bat viruses so deadly?

A study finds that bats’ fierce immune response to viruses could drive viruses to replicate faster so that when they jump to mammals with average immune systems, such as humans, the viruses wreak deadly havoc. The researchers note that bat habitat appears to stress the animals and makes them shed even more virus in their saliva, urine and faeces that can infect others.

07:03:01 on 11 Feb

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Why are bat viruses so deadly?

A study finds that bats’ fierce immune response to viruses could drive viruses to replicate faster so that when they jump to mammals with average immune systems, such as humans, the viruses wreak deadly havoc. The researchers note that bat habitat appears to stress the animals and makes them shed even more virus in their saliva, urine and faeces that can infect others.

07:00:01 on 11 Feb

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India is set to give final approval to a $2.6 billion deal for military helicopters from U.S. defence firm Lockheed Martin ahead of a visit by U.S. President Donald Trump this month, defence and industry sources said. PM Modi's government is trying to pull out all the stops for Trump's trip in a bid to reaffirm strategic ties between the two countries.

06:33:01 on 11 Feb

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India is set to give final approval to a $2.6 billion deal for military helicopters from U.S. defence firm Lockheed Martin ahead of a visit by U.S. President Donald Trump this month, defence and industry sources said. PM Modi's government is trying to pull out all the stops for Trump's trip in a bid to reaffirm strategic ties between the two countries.

06:30:01 on 11 Feb

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In a unique form of protest against the CAA, a bridegroom in Kerala, Haja Hussain, came for his wedding ceremony riding on a camel holding an anti-CAA poster in his hands, on the outskirts of the capital city on Monday. Accompanied by a large crowd mostly comprising his friends and relatives.

06:03:01 on 11 Feb

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In a unique form of protest against the CAA, a bridegroom in Kerala, Haja Hussain, came for his wedding ceremony riding on a camel holding an anti-CAA poster in his hands, on the outskirts of the capital city on Monday. Accompanied by a large crowd mostly comprising his friends and relatives.

06:00:02 on 11 Feb

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After Zero, Shah Rukh Khan had taken a break from movie. Speculation has been rife about his next project with some of the biggest filmmakers queuing up to sign him up. While SRK was yet to give the nod, three filmmakers were in advanced stages of talk but now we have heard that Tamil director, Atlee, will be the first to begin shooting with the superstar.

05:38:47 on 11 Feb

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The three patients, including a child, who were suspected to be suffering from coronavirus have been discharged from hospital after the throat swab sample test proved negative for the infection. The throat swabs of three persons, who were admitted to a district government hospital in Udupi with symptoms of fever on Friday.

05:16:04 on 11 Feb

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The Supreme Court Tuesday sought response from the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case on the Centre’s appeal challenging the Delhi High Court verdict which dismissed its plea against stay on their execution. A three-judge bench headed by Justice R Banumathi granted liberty to the authorities to approach the trial court.

04:33:02 on 11 Feb

The Supreme Court Tuesday sought response from the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case on the Centre’s appeal challenging the Delhi High Court verdict which dismissed its plea against stay on their execution. A three-judge bench headed by Justice R Banumathi granted liberty to the authorities to approach the trial court.

04:30:02 on 11 Feb

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