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Q.561

Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity, a book by New Yorker magazine staff writer Katherine Boo has received great reviews for its writing and content. Reviewers said it was one of the best books about India in recent times (and one without the usual clichés of the genre).

The book is set in a slum called Annawadi in Mumbai, exploring the lives of various characters. What explains the book's unusual title?

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In Jan 2017, Finland became the first country in Europe to officially experiment with this socio-economic concept. Similar experiments are scheduled for many Dutch cities and the Canadian city of Ontario in 2017. In the case of Finland, the figure is 560 Euros a month. What concept?

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