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Study on sexual habits of Indians shows more than 50% don’t use contraceptives

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
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Pakistan embassy posts embarrassing tweet for Imran Khan. Blame comes to India, Parag Agrawal

Some users online referred to the whole episode as "official beizzati of Pakistan" — for an embassy to "troll" its own government.
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Twitter needs a makeover. Jack Dorsey stepping down a healthy transition

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Twitter’s new CEO Parag Agrawal joins club of India-born US tech captains

Satya Nadella of Microsoft, Shantanu Narayen of Adobe, and Sundar Pichai of Alphabet are among the highest-profile leaders of US firms of Indian origin.
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3 things new CEO Parag Agrawal should do to spark a turnaround for Twitter

It’s possible Agrawal has the skills to grow the platform to expand beyond its core users. He must fundamentally change the way the company does product development.
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Who is Parag Agrawal, IIT-Bombay & Stanford graduate taking over as Twitter CEO

Agrawal, the youngest person to run a company in the S&P 500, is still a relative unknown who has spent no time in the limelight at the controversial social media company.
Jack Dorsey | Photo: Eva Marie Uzcategui | Bloomberg File Photo

Jack Dorsey steps down as Twitter CEO, IIT alum Parag Agrawal picked successor

Dorsey said he decided to leave the company as Twitter is 'ready to move on from its founders'. He had earlier stepped down as CEO of Twitter in 2008, but returned in 2015.
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor with fellow parliamentarians Supriya Sule (NCP), Nusrat Jahan and Mimi Chakraborty (TMC), Thamizhachi Thangapandian (DMK), and Jothimani and Preneet Kaur (Congress) | Twitter | @ShashiTharoor

‘Done in good humour,’ says Shashi Tharoor as photo with ‘attractive’ women MPs gets him trolled

On the first day of Parliament's winter session, Shashi Tharoor posted a photo with women MPs, saying 'Who says the Lok Sabha isn’t an attractive place to work?' 

Parliamentary panel recommends new regulator to oversee Facebook, Twitter

The high-level committee is asking for tighter rules because current laws treating social media platforms as intermediaries have not done enough in terms of regulation.
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Polite, unofficial warnings can reduce hate speech on Twitter, New York University study finds

Research finds that users who received polite suspension warnings from unofficial handles reduced hate speech by 15-20%, although the effect tended not to last longer than a month.
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Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.