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Favourite Mukesh songs contest: The winners and their picks

ThePrint has shortlisted five winners who sent their entries on the birth anniversary of singer Mukesh. Each get gifts worth Rs 5,000.
Open-plan office

A new study reveals that open-plan offices are not as effective as we think

Increased interaction & collaboration will come at the expense of ability to concentrate, hence making work less productive.

The sadistic British officer who was worshipped as a living god in India

John Nicholson's fearsome image led to his veneration as a great god and the formation of a religious cult.   

Their secrets exposed by the internet, India’s magicians struggle to get by

While some now ride autos, others are jobless, but almost everyone agrees that their craft has been given a raw deal by the government.
Mukesh Chand Mathur

On his birthday, ThePrint will take Mukesh to the millennials with a little contest

To celebrate the 95th birth anniversary of one of India's greatest playback singers, we look back at some of our favourite Mukesh songs. You can send yours too.
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After uproar on violence due to rumours, Facebook says it will start removing fake news

Facebook has drawn criticism for 'failing' to curb violence caused by rumours in Myanmar, India and Sri Lanka.
Kush talks about his legal career and life as a drag queen | Image by Shahbaz Ansar

Human rights lawyer by day, Delhi’s beloved drag queen by night

For Kush, a full-time lawyer and part-time drag queen, the human body is a canvas. It can be painted beautifully with make-up. After his first drag show at Kitty Su, life has never been the same. 
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Netflix isn’t the world’s most valuable media company any more

With its current market cap of $153.8 billion, Netflix again provokes concerns that it has become an investment bubble.
Manabi Bandopadhyay (R) at a similar literary event | kolkatabookfair.net

Sahitya Akademi to host India’s first transgender literary meet next week

To be held in Kolkata, the event is aimed at giving a platform to transgender writers and introducing them to a larger audience.

Why physical fitness is the peacock’s tail in Grindr profile pictures

The dating app for gay, bi, trans and queer people wants a costly signal like an costly sports car to demonstrate that you ate best match.

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PM Narendra Modi | Suraj Singh Bisht/ThePrint

4 reasons why Modi remains in the hunt for a second term

Without these 4 factors, Modi & BJP’s fortunes would have been sunk by govt's dismal performance on the economy, jobs & reckless steps like demonetisation.

Did the last season of Game of Thrones let down its legions of fans?

Many Game of Thrones fans across the world have demanded a remake of the 8th season of Game of Thrones saying the script didn’t match their expectations.


After 10-year wait, defence ministry to grant ex-servicemen status to military nurses

Military nurses had been seeking to be treated at par with other military officers, including doctors.
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If Pragya Thakur wins this Thursday, Modi is in for an embarrassing 5 years

Never has one constituency had such a bearing on Indian nationalism and the pretence of a Gandhian polity. So what if PM Modi doesn’t forgive her in his heart?