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Global #MeToo survey shows one third of female lawyers sexually harassed

The survey looked at responses of 6,980 attorneys from 135 countries & found sexual harassment in the industry is “common” and bullying is “rife.”

Aviation insiders told Boeing new aircraft has safety flaws

A 2017 report by three unions representing aviation safety inspectors said that new version of the Boeing 737 Max was approved with a vulnerable flight-control system and flaws in its fuel tank.

WhatsApp hack reveals an uncomfortable truth about encryption

WhatsApp's encryption system was pointless as the Israeli made-spyware had access to messages, camera, microphone and the phone screen.
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WhatsApp reports software glitch after hack attack, urges users to update app

WhatsApp said commercial Israeli spyware was used to hack into people's phones, and has the hallmarks of a private company that works with governments.

4 policemen killed & 11 injured in second terror attack in Balochistan

The attack took place near a mosque in Quetta's Satellite Town area, just when a van of Rapid Response Group officers arrived for extra security.

Sweden reopens rape investigation against WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange

The Swedish authorities decided to drop the rape investigation two years ago after Julian Assange took refuge in the Ecuador embassy in London.
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Bangladeshis will be richer than Indians by 2030, StanChart Bank says

While demographic dividend will be a boon for India, Bangladesh’s investments in health and education should juice productivity, Stanchart says

Pakistan will decide on 15 May to reopen airspace for Indian flights

Pakistan's science and technology minister however sees no change in status-quo till elections are over in India.
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Why cheese may help control your blood sugar

A growing body of evidence suggests that people who eat lots of cheese do not have a higher risk of cardiovascular diseases.

33 years after nuclear explosion, Chernobyl has become a wildlife paradise

The biodiversity in the Chernobyl exclusion zone shows wildlife is more resistant to radiation than previously thought.

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Not Gandhi dynasty, but a Narasimha Rao-like figure can save the Congress now

The Congress needs someone who can re-build its image and appeal as a credible opposition without totally sidelining the Gandhi family.
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With Lok Sabha elections over, how can India and Pakistan now repair fractured ties?

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is considering appointing a national security adviser to revive backchannel diplomatic talks with India.



RAW & IB chiefs, cabinet & defence secretaries — the key appointments awaiting new govt

The new govt will also appoint the IAF chief after incumbent Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa retires in September. 
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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?