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Does the ban on entry for certain genders or castes into the temples of their own creators make sense?
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Kejriwal's promise of change may come true albeit in a very different form than the what his followers had imagined.
People walk through a mirage on a hot day at Rajpath in New Delhi May 14, 2010. Most parts of India saw record high temperatures in March, usually a month of gradual transition from winter to summer, while a severe heat wave had gripped many parts in April.  REUTERS/B Mathur (INDIA - Tags: ENVIRONMENT) - RTR2DV81

Even the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) does not provide any more than a list of 'Do's and Don'ts' that list generic advice to citizens.
An aerial view shows a flooded residential colony in Chennai, India, December 6, 2015. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee - RTX1XEWO

The Tamil Nadu government is trying hard to gauge all the loopholes and mend them, especially for 'Greater Chennai'.
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Singh, after learning about the advent of ride-sharing services like Ola, Uber, et cetera, decided to become a cab driver.
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Growing up in a sort-of conventional household, sex was not taboo but nobody broached the subject. We never really had ‘the talk’.
Buffalos graze in dried-up Chandola Lake in Ahmedabad, India, March 30, 2016. REUTERS/Amit Dave      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTSCTU5

One-third of India's districts are facing severe drought situation. To put it in numbers, no less than 33 crore Indians are currently facing this crisis.
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The World Happiness Report ranked 156 countries based on the analysis of six factors by the UNSDSN.
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It is for a reason that drugs are not sold over the counter and if you knew what substance abuse did to your brain you would stay away too.
Loopholes In Indian Judiciary

A middle class, ordinary citizen, is just that- middle class and ordinary. And it's you alone versus the state In the end.
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Under their 'Tarred and Feathered' series, This American Life published 'Help Wanted', a podcast on the challenges paedophiles face in accessing help.
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Despite being warned by their parents, they go closer to the house where they find a... 
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Rakesh Kumar Singh and Usha Titikshu have been riding a bicycle through several states for the last two years to spread gender awareness in the country.
Kashmiri Shiite Muslims shout religious slogans as they take part in a protest against the ongoing conflict in Iraq, at Narbal, north of Srinagar June 20, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Ismail (INDIAN-ADMINISTERED KASHMIR - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTR3UTLR

For the Indian government to intervene, Hari Singh had to sign the instrument of accession and accept the inclusion of Kashmir as a part of India.
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When I lost my phone, I gave up all hope of ever getting it back, convinced that even if someone finds it, the possibility of getting it back was dim.
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Human trafficking is the fastest-growing criminal industry in the world, according to United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.
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Amongst all the women in the world, those in developing nations like India are the most stressed out.
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I checked the Shiv Shakti Nursing Home first. Then, I went to Lok Nayak Hospital as it is one of the most reputed government hospitals in our zone.
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'Pravah', an NGO based in New Delhi had recently partnered with International Citizen Service (ICS), an overseas volunteering programme.
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Chandigarh admin is implementing policy to throttle the city's nightlife, citing reasons like "indecency" and "sedition".
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Today, when I'm preparing for my end semester exams, I read an article which is a horrible disgrace to the entire Bengali community.
A woman on a motorcycle covers her face from smoke coming from burning garbage dump in Jammu December 7, 2009. The biggest climate meeting in history, with 15,000 participants from 192 nations, opened in Copenhagen on Monday with hosts Denmark saying an unmissable opportunity to protect the planet was "within reach". REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta (INDIAN-ADMINISTERED KASHMIR ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY TRANSPORT) - RTXRKSW

It is to be noted that the WHO standards for the same are more stringent than the Indian national standards.

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