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Student Cracks IIT Exam From an Open Jail in Kota
 
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iyush Meena cracked IIT JEE while staying at an 8X8 cell in a correction facility in Kota. Piyush’s father is a murder convict and the father-son duo resided in at the open jail. His father, Phoolchand said that financially, they were not strong enough to let his son study in the hostel. Piyush said that it was a result of his father’s dedication. He said that his father had put his heart and soul to help his son clear IIT exam. His efforts were successful as Piyush secured 453rd rank in this years JEE which is the entrance exam for IIT.
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Selfie Interview with Wrestlers Vinesh, Babita and Sakshi
 
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For the first time ever, India will be sending three woman wrestlers to the Rio Olympics. The Quint caught up with the three champions during a training camp in Lucknow.
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Avtar Singh: Judoka Paid His Own Way to Qualify for Rio
 
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An Indian judoka has qualified for the Olympics after 12 long years. With no help from the Federation. His parents broke their fixed deposits to sponsor his tournament entries - here's the story of Avtar Singh.
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Behind Closed Doors; India's Elderly are Abused and Neglected
 
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Abandoned, beaten up and sometimes, left on the road to fend for themselves. Elderly in India lead a very different life than the ideal one we see in Hindi films. The Quint decided to investigate the complex web of issues around elderly abuse. India is ageing, but do we care enough?
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The Quint: Remembering Princess Diana on Her Birthday
 
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One of the most adored members of the British royal family, Lady Diana was born Diana Frances Spencer on 1 July 1961 near Sandringham, Norfolk. She became Lady Diana Spencer after her father inherited the title of Earl Spencer in 1975. Lady Diana Spencer worked as nursery school assistant at the Young England Kindergarten, Pimlico, London. Lady Diana became Princess of Wales when she married the Prince of Wales on 29 July 1981. The ceremony was aired on television around the world and was considered to be the wedding of the century. Princess Diana died on 31 August 1997 in a car crash in Paris. The Quint remembers Lady Diana on her birth anniversary. Video: The Quint Music: Big Bang Fuzz
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The Quint: Army Celebrates Eid With Civilians at LoC
 
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The 39 RR unit of the Army celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr with civilians at the Line Of Control (LoC) at Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir. Prayers were offered for better relations of the army with the civilians at the border. I’m thankful for the civilians and the army here. Peace has been maintained in this area. The festival is celebrated with brotherhood. I’m praying that peace is maintained even in the future. Lt. Col RK Singh, 39RR unit, Indian Army Sarpanch of Poonch, Mansoor Aman said that this is not the first time the army is celebrating with the civilians. He has been the Sarpanch for four years and every year celebrations take place irrespective of religion and namaz is offered. Video: ANI Music: Big Bang Fuzz
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The Quint: For Yogeshwar Dutt, Nothing Less Than Gold Will Do in Rio
 
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The Olympic bronze medalist (wrestling) Yogeshwar Dutt said that anything less than a gold medal in the Rio Olympics will be a failure. Dutt expressed that he has been preparing for the 2016 Summer Olympics since the London Olympics. The Haryana lad spoke about his preparations for the Olympics and his expectations from his fellow wrestlers.
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The Quint: DeQoded: How The GST Bill Will Be Good For You
 
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The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is believed to be the single most powerful tax reform that India will see. The objective is to break down state boundaries and end the headache of multiple taxes. So Central Excise Duty, VAT, Service Tax, Swachh Bharat Cess, Octroi, Luxury Tax, Special Additional Duty, Entry Tax and so on will be substituted with one GST. To simply understand a very complex taxation system, we break-down the details. For sale within a state, currently we pay VAT, Excise Duty and Sales Tax. But under the new system, we will only pay a State GST (SGST) and Central GST (CGST). For sale outside the state, we pay a Central Sales Tax, Excise and a whole host of other local taxes. Under the new GST system of taxation, we will pay a fixed Integrated GST (IGST) which will be collected by the centre. For example, a phone manufactured in Tamil Nadu and sold in Punjab will cost the same if the phone were to be sold within Tamil Nadu. Under the current regime, hypothetically speaking, a 100 rupee phone manufactured in Chennai sent in a truck to Chandigarh through six states with each state levying tax plus the central taxes will cost 130 rupees by the time it reaches its destination. But Under GST, assuming the revenue neutral rate to be 18%, a 100 rupee phone manufactured in Chennai sent in a truck to Chandigarh will cost just 118 rupees by the time it reaches because we will pay one Integrated GST (IGST) to the central government. So GST aims to make India one unified market, provided all states implement GST and all states comply with the same rates. So while it is a tall order, it will need every state to come together to make it happen! Video: The Quint Music courtesy: BigBangFuzz
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ISIS Militants are ‘Dogs From Hell’: Asaduddin Owaisi
 
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In a scathing attack on the ISIS, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi said that the members of the militant group were “dogs from hell”. Condemning the terror attack near the Prophet’s mosque in holy city of Madinah, Owaisi said if Muslims find ISIS chief Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, they will cut him into 100 pieces. Video: ANI Music: Big Bang Fuzz
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The Quint: From Railway Clerk to Rio Olympian – Sajan Prakash's Inspiring Story
 
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The Quint caught up with the 200m national record holder, Sajan Prakash at the sendoff ceremony for the Indian Olympic Contingent on Monday. The swimmer, who works as a clerk in the Railways will be competing in the 200m butterfly event at Rio. Prakash has fought against all odds to become an Olympian. India's number one swimmer spoke about his training regime, goals for Rio Olympics and the amount of support swimming receives in India.
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We Bet You've Never Seen Arjun Kapoor in a More 'Jhakaas' Avatar
 
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Arjun Kapoor gets wickedly candid with The Quint, talking about his DU experience and his voiceover debut for 'Ice Age'. He also plays a mean game of 'Never Have I Ever' and doesn't shy away from a single question!
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The Quint: Vijay Diwas: How India Fought the High-Altitude Kargil War And Won
 
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Army Chief General Dalbir Singh on Monday paid homage to the soldiers, who laid down their lives during the Kargil war in 1999, at the war memorial in Jammu and Kashmir’s Dras sector. Gen Dalbir Singh, Chief of the Army Staff, paid homage to the martyrs of Operation Vijay at the historic war memorial at Dras today. Defence Spokesperson The Army Chief was accompanied by General officer Commanding in Chief of Northern Commander Lt Gen D S Hooda and General Officer Commanding of Ladakh-based Fire and Fury Corps Lt Gen S K Patyal, the spokesman said. Gen Singh also interacted with the wives and the relatives of the slain soldiers.The army is celebrating the 17th Kargil Vijay Diwas to commemorate the victory in the war against Pakistan. The week-long celebrations will end on Vijay Diwas 26 July. Video: The Quint Music: Big Bang Fuzz
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The Quint: I Will Certainly Win a Medal at 2020 Olympics: U-20 Javelin Throw World Record Holder
 
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Javelin Thrower Neeraj Chopra returned to India after clinching the gold and setting the U-20 world record at the the World U-20 Championships in Bydogszcz, Poland on Tuesday. The 19-year-old spoke about his chances of making it to the Rio Olympics, early days of his javelin career and winning a medal at 2020 Olympics.
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Easy No-Bake Chocolate Rum Balls
 
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It's a perfect way to use leftover chocolate cake.
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The Quint: Melania Trump Rips Off Michelle Obama’s 2008 Speech; Gets Trolled
 
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Melania Trump’s well-received speech on Monday at the Republican National Convention contained two passages that match nearly word-for-word the speech that first lady Michelle Obama delivered in 2008 at the Democratic National Convention. The passages in question focus on lessons that Mrs. Trump, the wife of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, said she learned from her parents and the relevance of their lessons in her experience as a mother. They came near the beginning of her roughly 10-minute speech, which was otherwise distinct from the address that Mrs. Obama gave when her husband, then-Sen. Barack Obama, was being nominated for President. Video courtesy: AP/C-SPAN Music courtesy: BigBangFuzz
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Sakshi Malik; From Challenger to India's Rio Wrestler
 
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Geeta Phogat was India's first-ever female wrestler to qualify for an Olympic Games. 4 years later, Sakshi Malik beat her in the India trials to become the India number 1. Malik is now headed to Rio Olympics after winning a spot in the final Olympic qualifiers in Turkey.
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The Quint: Caste Violence in India Is Not New and Seems to Be Getting Worse
 
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Four Dalit youths were thrashed in front of a crowd in Una, Gujarat by self-style cow vigilantes in an attack which does not seem uncommon anymore. For being a forward thinking and progressing nation, some mindsets have not moved past the twentieth century and Dalits are still seen as the lowest rung of society. The Quint brings the worst Dalit massacres that have taken place since independence, and which continue to haunt our society as a modern day plague. Read the full story here: http://bit.ly/2apj8GJ Video: The Quint Music courtesy: BigBangFuzz
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Finding a Home (Episode 1)
 
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MARHAM, an NGO for the homeless chooses a new person to be a part of a house with 10 other formerly homeless people. Will this new entrant be able to adjust to this life of responsibility and routine and leave a troubled past behind?
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Behind Closed Doors; Elderly Abuse in India
 
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Through first-person experiences of elderly abuse survivors, The Quint attempts to unravel the complex web of issues around elderly abuse in its upcoming documentary ‘Behind Closed Doors’.
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Ammu’s Caretaker Shares a Special Message With The Quint
 
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Remember Ammu the female dog from Bengaluru whose eight puppies were brutally killed in front of her eyes. She died of a viral disease canine distemper, last week. According to the family that took care of Ammu, saw her grow, even deliver the puppies, she continued to be trauma after her puppies were killed. In March this year, Ponnamma, the wife of an ex-flight lieutenant, allegedly flung eight 15-day-old puppies from near her house across to boulders on an empty site, killing them almost instantly in front of their mother Ammu. The impact was so severe that “some of their intestines were out”, said a resident of the area. Dr Vinay Morray, who attended to Ammu, said that he was told by the family that she refused to eat and often spent time in the area where her puppies were buried. In a video message sent for The Quint Ammu’s caretaker Sathish Jalahalli talks about Ammu was always more than a stray dog and why she will always remain special. Read more stories on: www.thequint.com Video: The Quint Music: Big Bang Fuzz
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Virat Picks Test Keeper: Saha or KL Rahul?
 
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Who will be MS Dhoni's replacement as the test keeper of India? Virat Kohli answers the question.
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The Quint: This Dude’s Invisibility Cloak Let’s you Go Incognito in Public!
 
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Amalgamation of nanotechnology, fabric and skill gives birth to a scarf that cloaks you in an invisibility garb. Confused? Saif Siddiqui, an Indian designer, has put together these magical ingredients and flooded the market with an invisibility cloak-ish scarf. Video: The Quint Music: Big Bang Fuzz
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The Quint: 5 Kashmiri Militants Who Are Considered Heroes in the Valley
 
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In early 90’s, it was a common sight in Kashmir to see youngsters with kalashnikov rifles in their hands. They were successful in winning hearts and minds of Kashmiris in general. As time passed, the people of Kashmir began distancing themselves from armed revolution, and it reflected in the dipping numbers of local militants. But in the second decade of the 21st century, Kashmiris have started celebrating the deaths of militants, giving them the stature of martyrs and heroes of the Kashmiri fight to attain freedom. Catch more news at: www.thequint.com Video: The Quint Music: Big Bang Fuzz
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The Quint: Violent Protests In Kashmir After Slain Militant Burhan’s Burial
 
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Three persons were killed and 50 injured in clashes in Kashmir between security forces and violent mobs who set ablaze five buildings including three police installations and some vehicles to protest the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen poster boy Burhan Wani in an encounter. Burhan’s funeral in Tral town was attended by thousands of people while violent protests were reported from a number of places from Khadinyar in north Kashmir to Kulgam in south, a day after the militant commander was killed. A 25-year-old youth, Amir Bashir, was hit by a bullet allegedly fired by security forces on protesters in Verinag area of Anantnag district in south Kashmir, a police official said. The youth was shifted to a hospital but he succumbed to injuries on the way, he said. Another youth was reportedly killed in similar circumstances in Qaimoh area late Friday night. Zubair Ahmad had multiple bullet injuries in his chest, a doctor at the Anantnag district hospital said on condition of anonymity. A 16-year-old youth identified as Saqib Manzoor was declared “brought dead” by doctors at SMHS hospital where he was taken by some people with critical injuries sustained due to use of firearms, a police official said. Besides these three deaths, there were unconfirmed reports that a youth drowned in a river at Ganeshpora as security forces chased a group of protestors. Police did not confirm the incident. Police said over 30 other youth were injured in action by the security forces against the violent mobs at several places across the valley. However, sources in various hospitals of the city put the number of injured persons at around 50. Condition of the two of the injured was stated to be critical. Widespread Arson & Violence The protesters indulged in widespread violence and arson. They attacked police posts at several places and also damaged the office of the BJP in Kulgam area, police said. The mobs set on fire police stations at Achabal and Damhal Hanjipora while a police post at Kund in Qazigung was also set ablaze. Two government offices were set on fire by protestors in Tral town of Pulwama district as well while three buses were also set on fire at Qazigund. Don’t Mourn a Terrorist: Congress Congress on Friday termed as “unfortunate” the protests in Kashmir over the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani, saying people should not mourn for militants who are responsible for killing hundreds of innocents. Video: ANI Music: BigBangFuzz
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The Quint: Iceland Gets 'Viking Clap' Welcome After Returning Home
 
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The Iceland football team, who were knocked out of Euro 2016 by France in quarters performed the 'Viking Clap' with their fans after they returned home. The Iceland team went around Reykjavik on an open top bus and greeted their fans. Video Credits: AP/RUV
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Causing 21,000 Deaths a Year, Rabies is India’s Silent Killer
 
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World over, over 59,000 people die from rabies every year; the majority of them from Asia and Africa. India alone accounts for more than 21,000 deaths each year, making it the country with the highest incidence of rabies globally. While most deaths are reported from rural areas, rabies does not discriminate. Among those who die are lawyers, doctors, officers– people from affluent families. The Quint’s Parul Agrawal explores the reasons behind why thousands in India dying a horrific death. Music: Big Bang Fuzz
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Dr Zakir Naik, “Terror Preacher” or “Messenger of Peace”?
 
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Is the hate directed at Dr Zakir Naik by the Indian media representative of the problems faced by the Indian Muslim? An english-speaking preacher who explains the Quran to those who don’t understand Arabic, but can recite the book by heart. Suited-booted and much younger than most maulvis who enjoy the same status as him, Dr Zakir Naik jokes, provokes and answers just about any googly thrown at him to a rousing applause by his millions of followers. But most news channels that have discussed his sermons threadbare have labelled him a “Radical Preacher” or a “Terror Preacher”. He has 14 million followers on Facebook, but is banned in UK and Canada. So, to understand why someone who supposedly inspired an ISIS terrorist and is being sought by the NIA, is still worshiped by millions, we got some of his more ordinary supporters, who have zero stake in politics or the media to The Quint’s office. What followed was an sensitizing, eye-opening, myth-buster of a conversation. Music: Big Bang Fuzz
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The Quint: Vijender Singh Beats Kerry Hope to Win WBO Asia Middleweight Title
 
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India’s star boxer Vijender Singh defeated Kerry Hope of Australia in a hard-fought bout to win the WBO Asia/Pacific Middleweight title at the Thyagraj Stadium in New Delhi on Saturday. Catch the full story here: http://bit.ly/29ZwHtr Video: ANI Music: BigBangFuzz
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The Quint: Dhaka Terror Attack Victim Tarishi Cremated in Gurugram
 
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The mortal remains of 19-years-old Tarishi Jain, who was among the 20 hostages killed in a gruesome terror attack in Dhaka, was on Monday brought here by her family for the last rites. The cremation was held at the Shiv Murti Cremation ground near IFFCO Chowk in Gurgaon’s Sector 29 on the Delhi-Gurgaon expressway. Central and state ministers were among those who paid tributes when the body arrived from Dhaka. Union Minister of State for Power Minister Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of State Rao Inderjit Singh, other Haryana ministers MLAs along with others, paid tribute to her. Earlier, people paid her rich tribute at Gurgaon’s DLF-1 community centre amid sombre atmosphere with relatives crying inconsolably for Tarishi. Tarishi, a student of University of California-Berkeley, was in Dhaka on vacation. She had gone with two other friends to a cafe in the upscale Gulshan area where she was brutally killed by Islamist terrorists. On Saturday, she was among the first victims of Dhaka’s siege to be identified. Her friends Abinta Kabir and Faraaz Hossain were also killed in the attack. Nine Italians, seven Japanese, one Indian, one Bangladeshi American and two Bangladeshis were killed in the terror attack at the Holey Artisan Bakery in Gulshan on Friday night. The Bangladesh government handed over the body of Tarishi to her relatives on Monday morning in Dhaka, following which her moral remains were flown to Delhi. Video courtesy: ANI Music courtesy: BigBangFuzz
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The Quint: Twitterati Reacts to Smriti Irani’s “Demotion”
 
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A day after she was shifted from the key HRD Ministry to Textiles, Smriti Irani today said her efforts in the last two years had been to improve quality of education and thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for giving her the opportunity to serve the country. She vowed to strengthen textile and apparel sector as part of her new assignment. There were reactions galore to her “demotion”, especially on Twitter. Video courtesy: ANI Music courtesy: BigBangFuzz
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The Quint: 19 Children Die of Malnutrition in Odisha Village
 
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At least 19 children of the Juang tribe have died of malnutrition in the last two months in Nagada and its adjoining Guhiasal villages in Jajpur district of Odisha. More than 40 children, all in the age group of 0 to 5, have developed blister-like rashes on their bodies and their condition is no better. Nagada is situated on the hilltop in a dense forest under mineral-rich Sukinda block. For even basic necessities, villagers have to trek more than 15 km through a dense forest to reach a motorable road. Nagada is only one isolated example. The malady of malnutrition in India is a far bigger problem. The Quint takes a look at the issues of malnutrition and hunger faced by the country. Video: The Quint Music courtesy; BigBangFuzz
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The Quint: ‘Thekedar of Nationalism’: Ravish Kumar Backs Barkha Dutt Against Arnab Goswami
 
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Refusing to shy away from the Arnab-Barkha spat, NDTV’s Ravish Kumar has lashed out at the self-appointed “guardians of nationalism”. Speaking with The Quint at the ‘Talk Journalism’ seminar in Jaipur, Ravish said there was no question of not supporting NDTV’s Barkha Dutt on the issue and questioned Times Now’s Arnab Goswami asking the government to censor journalists. Catch the full story here: http://bit.ly/2aztNNK Video: The Quint Music: BigBangFuzz
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Meet Swetha Suresh, India’s Whistling Queen |The Quint
 
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Is whistling an art or a sport? It’s both and it’s beautiful. Swetha Suresh, Chennai’s (and the world’s) Queen of Whistles talks to us about how to whistle for 18 hours and how enjoyable it can be.
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Amitav Ghosh Talks Climate Change and The Great Derangement
 
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In an interview with The Quint, Amitav Ghosh discusses how climate change is the biggest threat to this generation, and how it is challenging our notions of roots and identity.
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Simple & Easy Mutton Chops Recipe
 
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Learn how to easily make this recipe at home and enjoy it with your favourite accompaniment.
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Watch exclusive footage of Assam cop saving the lives of flood affected people
 
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On 10th July the water level of Bhogdoi river in Assam’s Jorhat district suddenly started rising. A local cop, Hrishikesh Hazarika, the Officer-in-Charge of the Putibor police station got a distress call that the river had breached an embankment. It threatened to sweep away 60 villagers, almost 35000 lives were at risk. Hriishikesh couldn’t wait for the Assam State Disaster Relief Force, he headed out with his small team & saved almost 200 lives before the Army and SDRF arrived on scene. His rescue plan was to save the elderly, disabled & children first. Music: Big Bang Fuzz
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The Quint: Rahul Blows Congress’ Poll Bugle in UP; Tears into Modi
 
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A day after lobbing “arhar (lintel) Modi” jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over spiralling prices in the country, Rahul held his maiden interaction ‘UP Udghosh’ with party’s district, block and booth level workers and responded to their random questions, an idea mooted by poll strategist Prashant Kishor. Video courtesy: ANI Music courtesy: BigBangFuzz
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The Quint: France Mourns Nice Attack Victims; World Shows Solidarity
 
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France on Saturday began a period of national mourning for the 84 people who died after a “terrorist” drove his truck through a crowd in Nice as they watched Bastille Day fireworks. President Francois Hollande said the country would observe three days of mourning as he warned the death toll could rise further, with more than 50 people fighting for their lives following the attack in the Cote d’Azur resort city on Thursday night. The attack left a scene of carnage on Nice’s picturesque Promenade des Anglais, with mangled bodies strewn over the palm-fringed walkway. At least 10 children and teenagers were among the dead. Video courtesy: AP Music courtesy: BigBangFuzz
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Things To Do In A Traffic Jam
 
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Have you ever wondered what all can be done while stuck in a traffic jam. Quint will give you some quirky tips to beat the heat in a jam.
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The Quint: In Violence Hit Kashmir, School is the Last Thing on People’s Mind
 
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While schools are locked down for nearly a month after a wave of protests swept through Kashmir, the academic losses of his son, a Class 8 student at Srinagar’s prestigious Burnhall School, bother Faisal Majid in the least. Video: The Quint Music: BigBangFuzz
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Why Not Make Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore The Sports Minister?
 
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The Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs saw its third boss in as many months when Vijay Goel was handed the portfolio in this week's cabinet reshuffle. But the question we ask is, with an Olympic silver medalist in Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore already part of his cabinet, why isn't Modiji making the obvious choice and handing him the ministry? Who better than a former Olympian to run the show in an Olympic year? Video: The Quint Music courtesy: BigBangFuzz
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The Quint: DeQoded: Who and What is Behind The Spate of Killing In Bangladesh
 
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A bloody hostage situation involving gunmen played out in Dhaka’s diplomatic area. A Hindu brutally hacked to death, the 5th murder in just a month. ISIS claiming responsibility for the killings. Not in Syria or Iraq. But next door in Bangladesh. Members of religious minorities, secular bloggers, academics, foreigners and gay-rights activist dozens of them have been killed in Bangladesh since 2013. So who and what’s really behind this? ISIS and some groups claiming links to al Qaeda have taken responsibility, but the government blames opposition parties and local extremist groups. Some government officials have blamed Israe some have even blamed the victims’ secular views! Is, as some allege, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina “in denial”? Is she playing politics instead actually tracking down the killers and the masterminds behind them? When her government did take action, it detained 11,000 suspects. How does that help? The spate of killings is apparently a response to the Shahbag protests of 2013 that were held against religious politics and demanded the death penalty for war crimes during Bangladesh’s 1971 war for independence. This angered Islamist extremists because four of the five executed were Jamaat-e-Islami leaders, the country’s largest Islamist political party. But the fight is bigger now – should Bangladesh remain secular, as enshrined in its constitution, or become an Islamic state like the erstwhile-West Pakistan, which it fought to break away from. For a country who’s national anthem was written by a Hindu Tagore who’s capital Dhaka takes its name from the city’s Dhakeshwari Devi temple which has been a great example of syncretic South Asian Islam this bloody radical turn does not bode well. Music: Big Bang Fuzz
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The Quint: I Apologise to Mayawati for My ‘Prostitute’ Remark : Daya Shankar
 
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BJP leader, Daya Shankar Singh, accused Mayawati of selling party tickets for Rs 1 crore and compared her to a prostitute. The comment was condemned in the Parliament by several leaders including Arun Jaitley. Mayawati too spoke against it in the Rajya Sabha which was followed by a huge ruckus resulting in the seventh adjournment of the session. Singh apologised for his comment, but was removed from his position as the Uttar Pradesh VP for his derogatory slur later in the day. Video: ANI Music: Big Bang Fuzz
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The Quint: Woman Steps Out of Car, Eaten By Tiger in China
 
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Caught on camera are shocking visuals of a middle-aged-woman being eaten by a tiger. The incident took place at Beijing Badaling Wildlife World. According to the Chinese news reports the incident occurred when the victim, a woman tourist, left the vehicle she was travelling in after an argument with another passenger. The footage showed a tiger approached the woman only 15 seconds after she left the car. The woman was complteley overpoweref by the big cat and dragged away from her car. Soon, the tiger made a quick meal of the unsuspecting victim who had no chance to run back to safety. Video courtesy: ANI Music courtesy: BigBangFuzz
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The Quint: Indians Visiting Turkey Share Their Experiences
 
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The Quint spoke to three Indian IT professionals who were present in Istanbul on Friday night as a faction of the Turkish military tried to attempt a coup but were unsuccessful. The three Indians, Sudeep Chatterjee, Dharmaraj Gopalakrishnan and Adarsh Halwe, recount on video how terrifying the atmosphere was as armed soldiers took over the very busy and popular Taksim Square in Istanbul. Catch the full story here: http://bit.ly/29KAb0s Video: The Quint Music courtesy: BigBangFuzz
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The Quint: Essar Tapes: PMO Yet To Provide A Registration No. On the Complaint
 
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The Quint speaks to the PMO grievance cell staff to find out the status of the Essar Complaint. The staff says that case has been dealt at the high level in PMO and refused to share the details.
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The Quint: Udta Haryana: Confessions of a Teenage Drug Addict
 
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In 2008, a UNAIDS Survey suggested that the estimated upper limit of Injected Drug Users (IDU) in Punjab was 18,148. Haryana was not far behind, at 15,858 users. The majority of these drug users were between 18-30 years of age. Ravi (name changed), 17 years old, started taking drugs at the age of 10. Ravi is recovering at a private rehabilitation home in Gurgaon. This is his story; this is Haryana’s story. When Ravi was brought to rehab, nobody thought he would live. He has been recovering at the facility for the last eight months. Ravi confesses that he started injecting drugs when he was 10 years old, under the influence of a cousin. He has never been to school. He used to rob homes and pick pockets for money to buy drugs. In this exclusive conversation with The Quint, Ravi not only shares his story but also describes in detail how easy it is to procure drugs in Haryana. He confesses that most young addicts bribe local chemists with amounts as little as Rs 50 and can buy drugs without a prescription. Video Editor: Puneet Bhatia
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The Quint: We have the Ability to Raise Our Game vs Tougher Opponents, Says Leander Paes
 
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The veteran tennis player Leander Paes said, after India beat Korea in Davis Cup on Saturday, that the team has the ability to raise their game against tougher opponents. Rohan Bopanna and Paes breezed past the Korean pair of Hong Chung and Seong Chan Hong 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 in the Davis Cup doubles encounter to seal a play-off place for India. When asked about the Rio Olympics, Paes said that they are just concentrating on the job at hand at the moment. Bopanna expressed that he and Paes didn't want to push too hard against Korea due to the hot and humid conditions at the venue of the match. Video Credits: ANI
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