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Q@9: Modern Slavery, Sheena Murder, SRK World’s Biggest Star

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1. Modern Slavery is Very Much a Reality and India Tops the List

Contemporary slavery exists in multiple forms. It involves depriving others of equal rights and suppression of individual liberties for vested interests. According to the Global Slavery Index 2014, the world has 35.8 million modern slaves and India tops the list. Read more to find out about the top five countries with the highest modern slave population.

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2. Sheena Murder: Over 3 Months on, CBI Must Come Clean on Motive

The CBI and the Mumbai Police have been investigating the Sheena Bora murder case for three months but neither have been able to establish the motive behind the sensational killing. As the case stands today, the CBI does not have solid, water-tight evidence, or so it suggests, to secure conviction. Without nailing the motive, it will be a near-impossible task to take the case to its logical conclusion. Read more.

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Peter Mukerjea being produced by the CBI at the Esplanade court in Mumbai, November 26, 2015. (Photo: PTI)
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3. The Bangalore Literary Fest: A Story With at Least Two Sides

What is it about opinions, lately? They’re one of two things everyone is supposed to have, and the stronger you hold on to one of those things, the more you seem to become of the other.

Writer and founder of Bangalore Literary Fest (BLF), Vikram Sampath’s opinion on the award wapsi led to his resignation from his position in the BLF. Read Jayaprakash Satyamurthy’s take on this story, which has at least two sides.

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Former Director of the Bengaluru Literature Festival, Vikram Sampath. (Photo: Vikram Sampath’s Blog)
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4. Adding Injury to Insult! Dale Steyn to Miss Delhi Test as Well

South African speedster Dale Steyn will miss the fourth and final test against India with a lingering groin injury that has limited his participation in the four-match series to a solitary contest in the series-opener in Mohali. How will it turn out for the South African cricket team? Read to know more.

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South Africa’s Dale Steyn looks skywards as he rests during a training session. November 13, 2015. (Photo: AP)
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5. Make No Mistake, Shah Rukh Khan Is “the Biggest Star In the World”

We all know he’s a desi superstar but how does the world perceive him? Well, according to this video by Sky News, Shah Rukh Khan is THE biggest star in the world, a line that Harvey Weinstein used not too long back. Shah Rukh who is in London with his Dilwale team to promote their film has been interviewed by Sky News. Read the full interview.

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Move aside Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt, make way for the biggest star in the world 
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6. Britney Spears Turns 34: A Look At Some of Her Raunchiest Kisses

Oops I Did It Again... From Madonna to Rihanna, Britney has been captured in liplocks many. On her birthday The Quint has compiled the most popular episodes of her kisses. Check it out!

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Britney Spears’ hottest kisses (Photos: YouTube)
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7. Gangnam Style’s Psy Returns With ‘Daddy’ and It’s Crazy

South Korean pop singer Psy, who broke the internet in 2012 with Gangnam Style, is back with a new video called Daddy, which is already going viral. Watch it for yourself!

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A screenshot from Psy’s music video Daddy (Photo: YouTube/officialspy)
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8. QSatire: Four Gifts We’ll Like to Gift Salman Khan on his Birthday

The countdown has begun. Only 25 days left. No, it’s not the New Years, silly. We are talking bigger. Way bigger. It’s Sallu Bhai’s happy wala birthday. And this is a special year because bhai turns 50, though he does not look his age at all. Check what The Quint decided to gift this desi Santa Claus on his day of the year.

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It’s Sallu bhai’s birthday month. (Photo has been altered by The Quint)
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9. Oye Mister Cleric, Why Do You Say You Are Not Equal to Me?

Kerala Sunni leader Kanthapuram AP Aboobacker Musliyar’s recent comment that the concept of gender equality is un-Islamic has raged a debate. Read Ravina Raj Kohli’s take on the issue.

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