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Explained: Why banning porn doesn’t guarantee a drop in sexual assault cases
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Explained: Why banning porn doesn’t guarantee a drop in sexual assault cases

News of a 10-year-old being raped and murdered, allegedly by a porn-addicted teenager, has raised the old demand of banning X-rated content online. But studies show countries which loosened porn restrictions witnessed a decrease in sex crimes and experts say porn may act a ‘safety valve' for men

'Make-in-India' sucess story: India's defence exports jump over 6.5 times since 2014
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'Make-in-India' sucess story: India's defence exports jump over 6.5 times since 2014

While the DRDO has succeeded in producing an impressive arsenal of missiles capable of striking targets thousands of kilometres away, when it comes to weapons that directly affect the humble jawan, even manufacturing a decent rifle has proved to be a bridge too far

Narendra Modi's invincible Gujarat model: Where vision meets inclusion
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Narendra Modi's invincible Gujarat model: Where vision meets inclusion

The Gujarat model of development which has Narendra Modi's inimitable stamp written all over it has withstood the test of time and is a classic textbook case that shows one man's relentless pursuit of an aspirational India

FIFA World Cup 2022: Why Iranians celebrated its team’s loss against the US
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FIFA World Cup 2022: Why Iranians celebrated its team’s loss against the US

Videos of Iranians dancing and bursting firecrackers flooded social media soon after the team lost to the US at FIFA World Cup 2022. Amid the ongoing anti-hijab stir, many disowned Iran’s football team for its lack of support to the protesters

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Pakistan: Former ISI chief Lt General Faiz Hamid seeks early retirement
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Pakistan: Former ISI chief Lt General Faiz Hamid seeks early retirement

Lieutenant General Faiz Hamid was one of the six senior-most Pakistan Army generals shortlisted by the General Headquarters (GHQ) for the post of the Chief of Army Staff. The list was sent to Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif for approval last week

Musk’s latest Twitter dictum: Engineers to send weekly reports, managers to fire ‘weak performers’ every week
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Musk’s latest Twitter dictum: Engineers to send weekly reports, managers to fire ‘weak performers’ every week

Elon Musk has ordered all team leads to identify the weakest members of their teams and put them on a performance improvement plan for 4 week. If they show no improvement, they are to be fired immediately.

India stun Australia 4-3 in third hockey test, register first win in 13 years
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India stun Australia 4-3 in third hockey test, register first win in 13 years

The famous win also kept the five-match series alive with Australia leading 2-1.

‘More Asian wickets is more practical World Cup journey’, says Shikhar Dhawan as India look forward to Bangladesh
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‘More Asian wickets is more practical World Cup journey’, says Shikhar Dhawan as India look forward to Bangladesh

Shikhar Dhawan will have to fight for his position in the playing XI as the likes of Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul will return in the series against Bangladesh.

Argentina vs Poland Live Streaming: When and Where to watch FIFA World Cup 2022 live
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Argentina vs Poland Live Streaming: When and Where to watch FIFA World Cup 2022 live

Argentina vs Poland: Everything you need to know about the crucial Group C fixture at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

Australian PM Anthony Albanese urges end to Julian Assange proceeding
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Australian PM Anthony Albanese urges end to Julian Assange proceeding

Assange, an Australian citizen, has been held in a London prison since 2019 pending a US extradition request to face trial for divulging US military secrets in 2010 about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

Money laundering case: Special court denies bail to ex-Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik
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Money laundering case: Special court denies bail to ex-Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik

A special court here on Wednesday refused bail to former Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik in a money laundering case linked to the activities of fugitive gangster Dawood Ibrahim and his aides.

Egyptians call on British Museum to return Rosetta Stone
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Egyptians call on British Museum to return Rosetta Stone

The inscriptions on the black granite slab became the seminal breakthrough in deciphering ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics after it was taken from Egypt by forces of the British empire in 1801

SpaceX inches closer to an orbital launch attempt,  test-fires its Super Heavy rocket for its longest duration
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SpaceX inches closer to an orbital launch attempt,  test-fires its Super Heavy rocket for its longest duration

The Elon-Musk-owned space organisation test-fired its Super Heavy rockets for about 12 seconds, making it the longest duration for which the massive booster has been fired. SpaceX hopes to make its orbital launch attempt in December, or early 2023.

Tunisia vs France Live Streaming: When and Where to Watch FIFA World Cup 2022 Live
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Tunisia vs France Live Streaming: When and Where to Watch FIFA World Cup 2022 Live

Tunisia vs France Live Streaming, FIFA World Cup 2022: When and where to watch Tunisia vs France match in India

Good governance, bridging digital divide among developing nations to mark India’s G20 presidency: Meenakshi Lekhi
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Good governance, bridging digital divide among developing nations to mark India’s G20 presidency: Meenakshi Lekhi

India is taking over the presidency of the influential grouping from Indonesia, which held the chair till November 2022. Among the many expectations that the developed nations of the world have from India’s tenure at the helm is that of digital inclusion

Where did Earth's oxygen come from? New study hints at an unexpected source
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Where did Earth's oxygen come from? New study hints at an unexpected source

The Archean Earth The Archean eon represents one third of our planet’s history, from 2.5 billion years ago to four billion years ago

Torture, murder, corruption and more: What a covert app exposed about Europe's drug gangs
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Torture, murder, corruption and more: What a covert app exposed about Europe's drug gangs

Once a secure messaging app prized by underworld drug barons, Sky ECC has now brought many to their downfall. From torture to murders, the Sky ECC investigation has pushed some of Europe's darkest corners into the limelight

FIFA World Cup: Lionel Messi and Robert Lewandowski's dreams in the balance
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FIFA World Cup: Lionel Messi and Robert Lewandowski's dreams in the balance

An Argentine exit would devastate fans back home and a worldwide army of Messi fans desperate to see him lift the World Cup.

IPL 2023 auction: Delhi Capitals to buy Cameron Green? Ricky Ponting drops big hint - Watch
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IPL 2023 auction: Delhi Capitals to buy Cameron Green? Ricky Ponting drops big hint - Watch

Delhi Capitals coach Ricky Ponting expressed his desire to sign Cameron Green at the IPL auction.