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Half of Kazakhstan is under 29, which means young people are the future more than ever. But can they make their voices heard in a country where old-world values still rule? The Steppe is a magazine about – and run by – Kazakhstan’s young, creative class: educated urbanites rebuilding a country no longer forced to fit into its old post-Soviet mold.

01:36:01 on 26 Aug

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An explosion in a temple pond at Manampathi in Kancheepuram district left one dead and five others injured late Sunday afternoon. According to the police, six workers, who were part of a private team employed to desilt the temple pond, discovered a device on the pond bed while working. The men allegedly tried to force open the device and triggered an explosion.

01:25:35 on 26 Aug

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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy congratulated B Sai Praneeth for winning the bronze medal in the World Badminton championship and wished him all success for future tournaments. India's ace men's singles shuttler Praneeth who was conferred with the Arjuna Award this year lost to defending champion and world no. 1 Kento Momota of Japan.

01:18:01 on 26 Aug

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Fires started in the Brazilian part of the Amazon have spread to Bolivia's rainforests, burning over 6,000 square kilometers there. Authorities say areas affected by wildfires have nearly doubled since Thursday. Critics say the government's deforestation policies have contributed to the problem, and officials have been slow to respond.

01:15:13 on 26 Aug

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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy congratulated B Sai Praneeth for winning the bronze medal in the World Badminton championship and wished him all success for future tournaments. India's ace men's singles shuttler Praneeth who was conferred with the Arjuna Award this year lost to defending champion and world no. 1 Kento Momota of Japan.

01:15:01 on 26 Aug

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The Supreme Court on August 26 refused to entertain Congress leader P Chidambaram's plea challenging the dismissal of his anticipatory bail in a corruption case lodged by the CBI in the INX media scam. The apex court said his petition has become infructuous as Chidambaram has already been arrested by the CBI.

01:05:05 on 26 Aug

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International leaders gathering at the G7 summit are reportedly nearing an agreement to help fight fires in the Amazon rainforest. French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday a deal to provide "technical and financial help" was close. Leaders from the US, Japan, Germany, France, Italy, the UK, and Canada continue their meeting in the seaside town of Biarritz on Monday.

12:58:32 on 26 Aug

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India is belatedly acknowledging that something’s gone wrong with what was once billed as the world’s fastest-growing economy. That’s good news. The bad news is that New Delhi still doesn’t have a cohesive strategy to reverse the slowdown. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman did offer a stimulus package on Friday.

12:47:13 on 26 Aug

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Mother Teresa 109 birth anniversary: Here are some interesting facts about the founder of Missionaries of Charity: Founder of Missionaries of Charity, Mother Teresa was born on August 26, 1910. She left her home when she was mere 18 and devoted her life working for poor and downtrodden. Mother Teresa learned Bengali and taught at St. Teresa's School near her convent.

12:34:08 on 26 Aug

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Amid the probe into the drunk-driving accident
involving the now-suspended IAS officer Sriram Venkitaraman, investigators suspect that the doctors at the Medical College Hospital in Thiruvananthapuram made a bid to prevent him from being taken to the jail in the days soon after the accident.

12:20:43 on 26 Aug

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Live rounds were reportedly shot during a confrontation between protestors and police in Hong Kong’s Tsuen Wan. Tear gas, rubber bullets, petrol bombs, and bricks were reportedly used during the clashes. Protestors are terming the clashes as urban warfare as the riots in Hong Kong against the Extradition Bill continue.

12:01:42 on 26 Aug

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Researchers in the Indian Institute of Technology- Madras has come up with low-cost efficient freezers that farmers can use to transport their produce. Three Ph.D. students — Soumalya Mukherjee and Rajani Kant Rai from the Department of Biotechnology and Shiv Sharma from the Department of Mechanical Engineering — have developed portable cold storage, called Tan90.

11:52:47 on 26 Aug

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In a freak stone pelting incident, protesters on Sunday evening hurled stones at a civilian truck in south Kashmir's Anantnag district, killing the driver, police said. Noor Mohammed Dar, 42, who belonged to the same Zradipora Uranhall locality, was returning home when protesters mistook his truck for a security force vehicle and hurled stones at it.

11:44:06 on 26 Aug

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Mika Singh’s trip to Pakistan for a live show at a billionaire’s wedding has proved costlier than he could have ever imagined. In a sudden, shocking turn of events, Salman Khan’s concert tour in the US featuring Mika that was to kickstart on August 25 has now been postponed to a later date. Apparently, Salman has taken a stand not to perform with Mika.

11:39:01 on 26 Aug

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Mika Singh’s trip to Pakistan for a live show at a billionaire’s wedding has proved costlier than he could have ever imagined. In a sudden, shocking turn of events, Salman Khan’s concert tour in the US featuring Mika that was to kickstart on August 25 has now been postponed to a later date. Apparently, Salman has taken a stand not to perform with Mika.

11:36:01 on 26 Aug

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Guess where Neha Dhupia and Angad Bedi are? The couple is chilling in the Maldives, soaking up the sun and enjoying the sea and the san of the beach destination. The 38-year-old actress sent a postcard to her Instafam all the way from the Maldives, with which the couple painted Instagram red. Neha and Angad Instagrammed not just one but several from their sun-soaked day

11:34:14 on 26 Aug

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Police will strengthen anti-sabotage checks across the state to nab the six LeT operatives, who had infiltrated into the state by sea from Sri Lanka. Sleuths said there was an increasing trend of youth selling drugs to meet the demand. A TV Channel exclusively dedicated to school students in Tamil Nadu will start its operations on Monday.

11:23:12 on 26 Aug

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who on Sunday arrived in France to attend the G7 Summit, will speak with US President Donald Trump on issues as wide-ranging as Kashmir and trade. Earlier this week in Washington, Trump said that he would discuss with PM Modi the situation in Kashmir and help ease the Indo-Pak tensions.

11:15:08 on 26 Aug

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The first Gurudwara in Kochi opened in 1955 and was relocated to the Chakkalakal Road in the 1970s when the land was acquired for the Cochin Shipyard. Information, ideas, and culture did not flow back and forth across India the way it does now. Kochi would have felt as much like a foreign city as any for this community at that time

11:08:20 on 26 Aug

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Sleuths of the Air Intelligence Unit of the Hyderabad Customs office on Sunday arrested a passenger at the RGIA in the city after he attempted to smuggle 2.9 kg of gold, valued at Rs 1.11 crore, in the form of 26 gold bars. Officials said that the accused, identified as Shaik Abdul, landed in Hyderabad on a night flight that was travelling from Sharjah.

11:05:02 on 26 Aug

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif made a surprise visit to the city hosting the Group of Seven summit Sunday, a move that caught President Donald Trump off-guard and added another element of tension to the meeting of world economic leaders. Zarif's arrival in Biarritz appeared to be a covert initiative by French President Emmanuel Macron.

10:35:01 on 26 Aug

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After the late leader J Jayalalithaa, it's her rival M Karunanidhi's turn to get a temple. But what's different is that Karunanidhi was a self-proclaimed atheist and a towering personality who propagated rationalist ideals, unlike Jayalalithaa, who was a believer. The temple to be built in honour of Karunanidhi, though, will be called 'Temple of Rationality'.

10:15:01 on 26 Aug

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India captain Virat Kohli was a satisfied man after his team completed its biggest win overseas in terms of runs as they beat the West Indies by 318 runs on Day 4 of the first Test in North Sound, Antigua on Sunday. India beat the WI by 318 runs on Day 4 to take an unbeatable 1-0 lead in the two-match series and begin their ICC World Test Championship campaign in style.

09:57:01 on 26 Aug

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Through their band, The Coconut Milk Project, Chennai-based Goutham Kumar and Pavithra Krishnaswamy are creating music that is aimed at starting a dialogue around aspects of mental health like anxiety, alienation, hopelessness. A self-taught guitarist working with a non-profit organisation, Goutham, during a meeting with his friend Pavithra.

09:39:02 on 26 Aug

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Through their band, The Coconut Milk Project, Chennai-based Goutham Kumar and Pavithra Krishnaswamy are creating music that is aimed at starting a dialogue around aspects of mental health like anxiety, alienation, hopelessness. A self-taught guitarist working with a non-profit organisation, Goutham, during a meeting with his friend Pavithra.

09:36:01 on 26 Aug

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INDIA’S DECISION on whether to allow Huawei in upcoming 5G trials could be negatively influenced by the aggressive posturing by China in recent weeks, which has heightened the possibility that an all-clear for the world’s largest telecommunications equipment maker could be seen as New Delhi “pandering” to threats, a senior government official told The Indian Express.

09:15:02 on 26 Aug

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Passengers who land at the Chennai airport and decide to hire a cab are left with hardly any options as just one cab service is licensed to pick up the passengers from the arrival gates. Unlike the airports in Bengaluru, Mumbai and Hyderabad, the passengers don't have a choice of cabs to compare the prices and often end up paying whatever is charged by the cab operator.

08:55:01 on 26 Aug

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Vegetable prices go up by 10-20 per cent

Vegetable prices have increased by 10 to 20 per cent in the Koyembedu wholesale market in view of the wedding season. Vendors said that flower prices have fallen after three days but are also expected to be increased for Vinayaka Chathurthi. Koyambedu Wholesale Market, Secretary, P Sukumar said, “Last month, the price was lower due to rainfall."

08:39:01 on 26 Aug

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Vegetable prices go up by 10-20 per cent

Vegetable prices have increased by 10 to 20 per cent in the Koyembedu wholesale market in view of the wedding season. Vendors said that flower prices have fallen after three days but are also expected to be increased for Vinayaka Chathurthi. Koyambedu Wholesale Market, Secretary, P Sukumar said, “Last month, the price was lower due to rainfall."

08:36:01 on 26 Aug

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The Supreme Court will hear on Monday former Union finance minister P Chidambaram's pleas challenging the Delhi High Court's order which denied him anticipatory bail in the INX Media money-laundering and corruption cases. On Friday, the apex court had granted protection from arrest till Monday to Chidambaram in the money-laundering case lodged by the ED.

08:15:01 on 26 Aug

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The first Indian athlete to confess to same-sex relationship, sprinter Dutee Chand says "coming out of the closet" was better than "hiding" her personal life from the public. A person of strong will who does not allow her parents to come in the way of her relationship, she made headlines in May when she made public her relationship with a woman from her village in Odisha.

07:57:01 on 26 Aug

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Kannan Gopinathan quit the IAS last Wednesday, saying he could not remain a mute witness “when one of the world’s largest democracies announced a ban on the entire state (Jammu and Kashmir), and even violated the fundamental rights of the people...but I would not question the Centre’s legitimate right to take decisions”.

07:27:01 on 26 Aug

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India inflicted a humiliating 318-run defeat on the West Indies in the first Test as Jasprit Bumrah dismantled the hosts with a five-wicket haul after Ajinkya Rahane found his first century in two years, here on Sunday. It was a Bumrah show as he sent the wickets cart-wheeling thrice during a sensational eight-over spell in which he conceded just seven runs.

06:57:01 on 26 Aug

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Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, too, took to social media to congratulate Sindhu. The actor, who was last seen in Aanand L Rai's Zero tweeted, "Congratulations @Pvsindhu1 for winning the Gold at the BWF World Championships... Making us proud as a nation with your exceptional talent. Keep creating history!"

06:27:01 on 26 Aug

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If you thought that having lesbian sex or sex with another woman is risk-free or have had a doc dismiss the safe-sex chat after learning your bedmates are other people with vaginas, you're not alone. There's a serious lack of information available to lesbian and bisexual women, says nurse practitioner Emily Rymland, R.N., M.S.N., who specializes in HIV care.

05:58:06 on 26 Aug

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Punch was built over Kill-devil, more famously known as rum. While Ben Franklin was scribbling down his ecstasy, you must know that the great Atlantic was teeming with trade ships that were plying between those islands around the New World and the distant African Continent. What did they carry across as merchandise!

05:27:01 on 26 Aug

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These power-packed cupcakes actually contain a lot of nutrition as compared to the same portion of any other starter. Read more to know about the healthy ingredients that have gone into it, followed by its step-by-step recipe. Do try making these Spicy Millet Cupcakes at home and let us know if your loved ones enjoyed this spicy surprise.

04:57:01 on 26 Aug

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In his new literary piece, award-winning academician Frank Dikotter talks about how naked power can be grabbed and held temporarily, but it never suffices in the long term. The book also makes the reader ask that at a time when democracy is in retreat, are we seeing a revival of the same techniques among some of today’s world leaders?

04:27:01 on 26 Aug

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Duty free shopping tips

Duty free goods, in a literal sense, are free of duty. What is duty? A “duty” is a tax that the government of a country imposes on the goods for the residents of that country. However, retail outlets don’t levy this tax for travellers who will leave the country, so that they can save some money. Honestly, it’s a blessing for large-scale purchases.

03:57:02 on 26 Aug

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The general frizz, flyaways and unruliness that accompanies your hair during hot and humid weathers may have you wanting to reach for the hair straightener or curling iron more often than you’d like. But it’s important to remember that excessive heat styling tools absorb all the moisture from your hair and leave your strands brittle and dry.

03:27:01 on 26 Aug

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Wellll, that really depends on what your goal is here. Are jade rollers the magical cure-all for your acne breakouts and wrinkles, like some make it out to be? Sorry to disappoint, but no. Jade rolling can, however, reduce puffiness temporarily by increasing lymphatic drainage, according to both Chiu and Levin.

02:57:01 on 26 Aug

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Blue jeans are one of the single, most long-lasting fashion trends that have been loved for over a century. But before you shop your next distressed jeans, do evaluate the stress they’re causing the environment, especially since most of the bulk denim production happens in Asia.

02:27:02 on 26 Aug

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Bollywood stars Ayushmann Khurrana, Disha Patani and Ananya Panday on Saturday walked the ramp at Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2019. Ayushmann and Disha turned showstopper for ace designers Rohit Gandhi and Rahul Khanna who returned to the LFW stage after 15 years.

01:57:02 on 26 Aug

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Hiking group overwhelmed with Arizona heat

A group of fitness coordinators from Kansas became overwhelmed while climbing a mountain trail near metro Phoenix in sweltering temperatures and two members had to be airlifted to safety, authorities said Friday. The two who were flown by helicopter Thursday off the trail near Apache Junction were treated for heat-related but only one went to the hospital.

01:27:01 on 26 Aug

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There's nothing like a good pampering session at home. Make your bathing time a rejuvenating experience by stocking up your bathroom with aromatic and skin enriching beauty products. A luxurious bathing soap is definitely a must-have. Not only do they help in cleansing and moisturising the skin, but also uplifting the mood to make you feel stress free.

12:57:01 on 26 Aug

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Two of the industries involved in the infernos consuming the Amazon rainforest and drawing the attention of global powers gathered at the G7 meeting in France are familiar to diners worldwide: soy and beef. Brazil is the world's largest exporter of beef, with a record 1.64 million tons sent to its top markets China, Egypt and the European Union in 2018.

12:27:01 on 26 Aug

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A new study now finds that vaping affects blood vessels even after a single use, even when the e-cigarette being used contains no nicotine. The study was conducted by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania's Perelman School of Medicine. Scientists and lawmakers have become especially wary about the potential effects of vaping

11:57:02 on 25 Aug

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People suffering from insomnia may have a higher risk of coronary artery ailment, heart failure, and stroke, suggests a study. The study was published in the journal -- Circulation. Previous observational studies have found an association between insomnia, which affects up to 30 per cent of the general population, and an increased risk of developing heart disease & stroke.

11:27:02 on 25 Aug

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Taylor Swift recently opened up about her experiences with sexual assault accused film producer Harvey Weinstein. Taylor, who herself had filed a case against her assaulter radio DJ David Mueller, recently told The Guardian in an interview about her past with Weinstein. Weinstein was accused of sexual assault by dozens of women.

10:57:02 on 25 Aug

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Do a basic Google/YouTube search for ‘parlour didi’, and you’ll find that this is not an isolated sentiment. When did the ‘parlour didi’ school of jokes first surface on the internet? It’s hard to say for sure. The narrative around ‘parlour didis’ is still stuck at portraying them as caricatures or stick figures.

10:27:01 on 25 Aug

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Rahul Gandhi tweeted how he got a first hand experience of “brute force” unleashed on the people of J&K when he tried visiting Srinagar with a delegation of opposition leaders on Saturday. The Jammu and Kashmir government had issued a statement asking political leaders not to visit the Valley as it would disturb the gradual restoration of peace and normal life.

09:57:01 on 25 Aug

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Senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah on Sunday took a dig at chief minister B S Yediyurappa over the delay in allocation of portfolios to his ministerial colleagues and said he has become the unwanted baby of the BJP. Yediyurappa had been going to Delhi and coming back and was not able to meet BJP president Amit Shah (to finalise the portfolio allocation), he claimed.

09:27:01 on 25 Aug

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The first look of GV Prakash’s upcoming film with director Ezhil titled, Aayiram Jenmangal, has been unveiled by actor Vishnu Vishal on Twitter. The film will mark the maiden collaboration between composer-turned-actor GV Prakash and Ezhil of Thulladha Manamum Thullum fame. The poster doesn’t reveal anything about the lead characters and has a sinister feel to it.

09:05:38 on 25 Aug

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The Amazon rainforest has been burning for over two weeks now. If you're anything like me, you probably tried to Google "Amazon fire" in order to get your hands on every bit of information available on the internet. And what I saw shocked me. If you type "Amazon fire" in the images section of Google, this is what you get: Amazon's Fire Stick.

08:27:01 on 25 Aug

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U.S. space agency NASA is investigating what may be the first crime committed in outer space, The New York Times reported Saturday. Astronaut Anne McClain is accused of identity theft and improperly accessing her estranged wife's private financial records while on a sixth-month mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS), the Times said.

08:05:37 on 25 Aug

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OnePlus 7T is expected to launch next month. OnePlus is yet to officially talk about the OnePlus 7T but rumours have already started revealing details about the upcoming T version of the OnePlus 7. For the first-ever time somewhat official-looking renders of the OnePlus 7T have surfaced online.

07:27:01 on 25 Aug

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As water roared out of the sluice gates of Stanley reservoir in Mettur on August 13, farmers in Tamil Nadu’s delta region rejoiced. It was time for them to prepare their agricultural lands to sow paddy seeds. Over the years however, farmers in the state have been struggling to make decent profits.

07:05:24 on 25 Aug

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PV Sindhu produced a dominating performance to outclass third seeded Nozomi Okuhara from Japan 21-7, 21-7 to win a gold medal in the World Championships 2019 on Sunday. In the process, the fifth seeded PV Sindhu bettered her 2017, 2018 appearances in the World Championships final and became the first Indian to win the marquee tournament.

06:40:02 on 25 Aug

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Amitabh Bachchan, known for his quirky online humour, knows how to keep his followers entertained. And when the new social media challenge #Mere Khwabon Mein Jo Aaye took the internet by storm, even the Senior Bachchan couldn’t stop himself from sharing it. Big B shared the viral video with a goofy caption “thung ga gunka thung ga gunka thung ga gunka".

06:27:02 on 25 Aug

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Congress leader and Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi has written to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, seeking setting up of a single-window system for reissuance of documents lost or damaged during the recent devastating floods in the state. Gandhi, in his letter to Vijayan, flagged that many flood-affected families in his constituency lost essential documents.

05:57:01 on 25 Aug

Janhvi Kapoor recently attended a book launch event in the National Capital - she was in Delhi for launching the Hindi version of Harinder Sikka's novel Calling Sehmat. However, the 22-year-old actress found herself at the receiving end of social media trolling as photos of her holding the book upside down at the launch event were shared on social media.

05:27:02 on 25 Aug

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A Chennai-based techie was arrested for allegedly tricking women into sending nude pictures and videos in return for a front-office job in popular IT firms and hotels. The 35-year-old accused, identified as Clement Raj Chezhiyan, was taken into custody from his Chennai home on Friday .

04:57:01 on 25 Aug

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Ahead of the launch of its Note 8 series, Redmi has revealed that the 'Note 8 Pro' will come with liquid cooling feature. According to the manufacturer, the liquid cooling feature would keep the phone about 4-6 degrees cooler, enabling longer durations of gaming without a drop in performance, GSMArena reported on Friday.

04:27:01 on 25 Aug

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Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday voiced for ‘interesting’ pitches to revive Test cricket, stating that flat and dead tracks are only going to aid in posing challenges to the five-day format. “Test cricket is going to revive if we produce interesting tracks, but if the tracks are flat and dead, then Test cricket is going to find its challenges." he said.

03:53:27 on 25 Aug

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Former Union minister and BJP stalwart Arun Jaitley has been cremated at the Nigambodh Ghat after full state honours for the leader. It is raining heavily at the cremation ground. Arun Jaitley passed away at the age of 66 on Saturday after suffering from a prolonged illness.

03:35:44 on 25 Aug

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A Minority Affairs Ministry team will visit the Kashmir Valley for two days from August 27 to identify the areas to implement centrally-sponsored development projects after provisions of Article 370 was abrogated, Union minister has said. He also asserted that those opposing the government’s withdrawal of J&K’s special status, acting as per their “political prejudice”.

03:24:24 on 25 Aug

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A Chennai city civil court has dismissed a petition filed by film director KP Selva accusing director Atlee of plagiarising his story to make ‘Bigil’ starring actor Vijay. The court has also denied permission to KP Selva to file a fresh plea before the Madras High Court. Earlier this year, KP Selva filed a plaint alleging that Atlee’s Bigil is based on his story.

03:13:26 on 25 Aug

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Did you know the science behind an itch?

Researchers have discovered how neurons in the spinal cord help transmit signals to the brain to scratch that itch. Their findings will help contribute to a better understanding of an itch and could lead to the invention of new drugs to treat chronic itch, which occurs in conditions such as eczema, diabetes and even some cancers.

02:35:12 on 25 Aug

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Are you anxious all the time?

Continued exposure to a stressful situation tends to cause stress and anxiety. But these abate over time and normalcy returns. When the state of anxiety remains constant, regardless of the scale of the stressors and even in their absence, it’s considered to be generalised anxiety disorder (GAD). Typically, GAD is a sustained state of anxiety without a specific focus.

02:27:02 on 25 Aug

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Himachal govt announces two-day mourning

HP govt has announced a two-day state mourning over the demise of Arun Jaitley. Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said the BJP would seek his strategy whenever there was an election in the state. "He has been a Rajya Sabha MP from Gujarat. We have won several elections in the state by working on his strategy. We will always feel his absence," Rupani told reporters.

02:00:04 on 25 Aug

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School? Can’t be. None of them is wearing the uniform, but are instead clad in bright coloured fashionable clothes. To expect uniform clad school kids in the US would prove you wrong. The schools here have no mandate for uniforms, which remains a puzzle for many immigrants from India. They repeatedly ask why it should be so.

01:39:57 on 25 Aug

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The mortal remains of Arun Jaitley are now being taken to the Nigambodh Ghat for cremation. He was kept at the BJP headquarters for several hours in the morning for party workers and mourners to pay their last respects. The gun carriage carrying the body has started off for the cremation ground. The Jaitley family has also left the BJP office.

01:32:54 on 25 Aug

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Arun Jaitley, former Finance Minister and BJP veteran who died on Saturday, will be cremated with state honours this afternoon. BJP leaders are paying their last respects at the party headquarters in Delhi. The seasoned BJP leader died at 12:07 pm on Saturday at Delhi's AIIMS, two weeks after he was admitted following complaints of breathlessness

01:01:27 on 25 Aug

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Congress's Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, whose brother Rahul Gandhi was turned away from Srinagar airport yesterday, ripped into the authorities today in a series of tweets. There is nothing more "political and anti-national" than denying Kashmiris their democratic rights, she wrote. In her posts, she enclosed a video clip of a woman speaking about problems she is facing.

12:28:37 on 25 Aug

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Bollywood celebrities are taking to social media to wish their fans on Janmashtami. Aamir Khan too took to Instagram to share a picture of Janmashtami celebrations from his personal diary. The 3 Idiots actor took to Instagram to share an adorable picture with son Azad. In the picture, Azad is seen climbing Aamir's back as he tries to reach Dahi Handi.

11:56:02 on 25 Aug

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Chennai’s water crisis will hopefully improve from mid-September as the city’s water sources are set to get inflows in a few days. According to reports, Veeranam lake, which receives its water from Cauvery river via Mettur dam, has started filling up after water was released from the Stanley reservoir at Mettur in Salem district on August 13.

11:31:36 on 25 Aug

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Outside Govt Guest House in this north Kashmir town, an improbable scene was unfolding. Rakesh Khanna, a member of the Amritsar Vishwa Hindu Parishad, lamenting the absence of “insaniyat”, was pleading with the guards to let him go past the black iron gates. Because inside was his friend, Aijaz Ahmed Sofi, president of the Handwara market association, now under detention.

10:57:04 on 25 Aug

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The Telangana High Court on Saturday pulled up the state government and has asked it to explain its stand on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL), which pointed out that the state had failed to appoint a Lokayukta, a Upa-Lokayukta and a new chairperson for the State Human Rights Commission.

10:29:17 on 25 Aug

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Superhero Black Panther will be back for more adventure as Marvel Studios has officially announced a sequel of the blockbuster movie. After showing Oscar glory to a superhero film with Black Panther, director Ryan Coogler is also back with the responsibility to direct the follow up film.

10:18:16 on 25 Aug

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Arun Jaitley, former Finance Minister and BJP veteran who died on Saturday, will be cremated this afternoon with state honours. The seasoned BJP leader died at 12:07 pm on Saturday at Delhi's AIIMS, two weeks after he was admitted following complaints of breathlessness. The last rites will take place at the Nigambodh Ghat at 2:30 pm.

09:40:20 on 25 Aug

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Amidst renewed focus on J&K and the lockdown in the Valley, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Biarritz, an elegant seaside town on southwest France’s Basque coast, on Sunday afternoon for his first G-7 summit. While Modi is coming prepared to speak at two sessions, it is likely that he will hold discussions with major world leaders on the issue of Jammu and Kashmir.

09:27:01 on 25 Aug

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Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday condoled senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley's death and said that his demise has caused "irreparable loss" to the country. "His demise is an irreparable loss to the country, party and the government. His passing away has created a void which cannot be filled," he told media.

09:05:09 on 25 Aug

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Amla is considered a divine fruit in Hindu philosophy. It was used to provide effective treatment to various lifestyle diseases in the ancient medicinal practice of Ayurveda. Amla, also known as the fruit of immortality, is believed to be nature’s boon to revitalize potency, longevity, increasing immunity and strengthening of bones, and aiding weight loss.

08:27:01 on 25 Aug

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Sonia Gandhi condoled the death of former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and wrote a letter to his wife, saying that he attracted friends across the political spectrum and fought the cruel illness with indomitable spirit till the end. Earlier in day, Sonia Gandhi had paid her last respects to the veteran BJP leader at his home, hugging Sangeeta Jaitley when the two met.

08:00:00 on 25 Aug

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The body of Jaitley, 66, will be taken to BJP headquarters on Sunday morning for leaders to pay their last respects. The cremation will be held in Delhi in the afternoon. A skillful strategist, an eloquent orator and a trained lawyer, he was the prime troubleshooter for his party — who took the BJP to drawing rooms across country long before its electoral juggernaut did.

07:57:01 on 25 Aug

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A man suspected to have links with terror outfits and his woman accomplice were on Saturday taken into custody from a Kerala court premises, while three others were detained in Coimbatore during security checks by the police of the two neighbouring states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala following intel alert on intrusion of six Lashkar-e-Taiba members into Tamil Nadu.

07:27:01 on 25 Aug

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Opposition parties made another futile attempt at visiting Srinagar to gauge the situation there post the scrapping of Article 370. The fact that the delegation included high-profile leaders including former Cong President Rahul Gandhi did not help. However, as soon as the flight landed in Srinagar the leaders were whisked away to the VIP lounge possibly under detention.

06:57:01 on 25 Aug

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EU leaders rounded on US President Donald Trump over his trade threats on Saturday as they arrived in the chic French seaside resort of Biarritz for a G7 summit overshadowed by trans-Atlantic tensions and worries about the global economy. Trump warned late Friday he would impose punishing tariffs on French wine if France doesn't withdraw a new digital tax.

06:36:35 on 25 Aug

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EU leaders rounded on US President Donald Trump over his trade threats on Saturday as they arrived in the chic French seaside resort of Biarritz for a G7 summit overshadowed by trans-Atlantic tensions and worries about the global economy. Trump warned late Friday he would impose punishing tariffs on French wine if France doesn't withdraw a new digital tax.

06:33:30 on 25 Aug

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There’s a strange comfort in the epistolary novel, where plot and drama unfold through the thoughtful exchange of handwritten letters. So much of what conspires in traditional literature tumbles out in the course of correspondence that is unhurried and understated, unsent or unopened.

05:27:01 on 25 Aug

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A new study now finds that doing boring household chores may actually be good for you as it can slash a person's risk of an early death. The study was published in the British Medical Journal. According to researchers in Norway, just five minutes of moderate activity each day halved the risk of death in adults over six years.

04:57:01 on 25 Aug

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3 easy egg recipes for lazy cooks

We know those growing hunger pangs. And the proportionate laziness to cook. Fret not, here are 3 easy to make, delicious egg recipes. You can gorge on some sinfully delicious protein-packed eggs which are so easy to prepare-dishes.

04:27:02 on 25 Aug

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I must admit that I am a little bleary-eyed as I sit down to write this column. And that’s because the second season of Sacred Games dropped on Netflix at midnight and I stayed up late – as you do – to binge-watch. All I managed were three episodes, though, before sleep got the better of me.

03:57:02 on 25 Aug

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“Momo’s” no “Dim Sum’s”.So, when was the last time you engaged in friendly banter with someone on whether to call those delectable and succulent steamed morselsas “Momo’s” or “Dim Sum”!! Well, now that we have got your attention, let’s try and sort it out for you. Momos can be called as the Alter ego or rather our indigenous take on the eponymous “Dim Sum’s”.

03:27:01 on 25 Aug

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Clunky games consoles with blobby pixels might not be the latest thing -- but they’re still cool even if you’re no longer at school. Video games producers plying their wares at Gamescom this week in Cologne may primarily be out to push the frontiers of hi-tech and virtual reality as they eye a bigger slice of a booming market.

02:57:01 on 25 Aug

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Mental disorders experienced in adolescence or early adulthood that require hospital care are linked to low income, poor education, and unemployment over the life span of individuals, suggests a study. Those who have been hospitalised due to a mental disorder before turning 25 have considerably poorer prospects on the labour market compared to the rest of the population.

02:27:01 on 25 Aug

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Students looking for a “cognitive boost” are unlikely to reap any benefits by using psychostimulant drugs, a new study has found. While they are commonly prescribed in the treatment of conditions such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), prescription drugs like Adderall (amphetamine and dextroamphetamine) are also misused by people seeking a “brain boost.”

01:57:02 on 25 Aug

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First vaping-related death recorded in US

Health officials said Friday that an Illinois patient who contracted a serious lung disease after vaping has died and that they consider it the first death in the United States linked to the smoking alternative that has become popular with teens and young adults. The state received the report of the death Thursday, said Dr. Jennifer Layden, the Illinois agency’s CMO.

01:27:01 on 25 Aug

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In the world of beauty, the use of orange - as facial cleansers and peel-off masks - to keep the skin smooth and radiant is no secret. For centuries, this seasonal fruit has been a popular ingredient in beauty remedies to naturally take care of the skin. That's because it is a powerhouse of vitamins and antioxidants that are known to keep the skin young and beautiful.

12:57:01 on 25 Aug

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A cheap daily pill that combines four drugs cut the risk of heart attacks, strokes and heart failure in a large study, suggesting it could be a good way to help prevent heart problems especially in poor countries. The pills contained two blood pressure drugs, a cholesterol medicine and aspirin.

12:27:01 on 25 Aug

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