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It's a known fact that sunscreen saves your skin from the adverse effects of UV rays. Applying it while stepping out of your house is a must, but you need to do it while staying indoors as well, say experts. Technology and harmful radiations from devices have barged into our living and sleeping spaces in a big way.

03:57:01 on 23 May

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A recent study finds that women who are deprived of sleep and suffer from obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) are more likely to be diagnosed with cancer than men. OSA, where the airways close completely or partially many times during sleep, reduces the levels of oxygen in the blood, and common symptoms including snoring, disrupted sleep and feeling excessively tired.

03:26:02 on 23 May

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A team of researchers from three colleges in the State and the Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram, have reported a new edible plant species belonging to the genus Amaranthus from the southern Western Ghats of Kerala. Discovery by a team of researchers from three colleges and RCC

02:56:02 on 23 May

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Have a beach vacation coming up? Looking for interesting ways to amp up your summer wardrobe? Well, turn to floral pieces because they never fail to impress. A hot favourite in this season is breezy floral printed shrugs that work instantly to lend that extra edge to everyday ensembles.

02:26:01 on 23 May

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Belgian monks at the Grimbergen abbey are on the verge of brewing beer again after a break of more than 200 years. The abbey, whose emblem is a phoenix with the Latin motto “Ardet nec consumitur”, meaning “Burned but not destroyed”, was ransacked and had its brewery smashed in 1795 by French troops.

01:55:02 on 23 May

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A few things that make me optimistic: A new notebook (or sketch book) and a new season. Learning and understanding. Opening the shades of knowledge so then I can process and communicate. I guess what brings me optimism is discovery and research. The optimism that is brought by the immaterial by the experience that stays. chocolate also bring me optimism?

01:25:02 on 23 May

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The ’90s may have been about thin, over-plucked brows, but look at the arches and the gamut of brow products available around you today, and you’ll know that the trend has been turned on its head.To help you make your final brow decision, we got Mumbai-based celebrity makeup artist Daniel Bauer to share his expert tips

12:57:01 on 23 May

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There’s no better skincare recommendation than the exact product a dermatologist actually deems effective enough for her own face. So in the name of all that is good and glowy, Dr. Jennifer Herrmann, a board-certified dermatologist, was generous enough to spill the content of her bag—literally—sharing the goodies she absolutely swears by for every day.

12:27:01 on 23 May

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Fashion faux pas are common and can be avoided easily. Don’t wear clothes of the wrong size and pay attention to details, say experts. Tanvi Malik, Co-founder Indya and FabAlley and designer Kunal Rawal have listed common fashion faux pas made by men and women that can surely be avoided.

11:57:01 on 22 May

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Happily ever after parting ways

For a majority in our society, only marriages are made in heaven. Divorces, they consider destructive as hell. Happily Married Happily Divorced, written by Swati Kumari, who is also an energy healer, rewrites this notion. Through her book that narrates the story of Varushka, a young and career-ambitious girl, she tells readers that divorce can also be a happy place.

11:27:01 on 22 May

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Game of Thrones season finale was most awaited for many. But as the final season progressed, people got really upset with the show’s storytelling. A million people even signed a petition to redo the season. Well, the finale episode added to the frustration and disappointed many. We asked GoT fans to tell us what according to them could have been the ‘perfect’ ending.

10:57:02 on 22 May

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The Tamil remake of Telugu blockbuster hit Arjun Reddy which was helmed by director Bala starring Vikram's son Dhruv Vikram was scrapped as the makers were unhappy with the first copy provided by Bala's B Studios. Later, makers decided to reshoot the remake from scratch by retaining Dhruv and music composed by Radhan.

10:42:01 on 22 May

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On Monday, a day after all major exit polls predicted Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s return to power with a clear majority, India’s Sensex posted its biggest single-day gain in 10 years and closed at a record high. Traders were betting on policy continuity.Yet, even if this scenario plays out, investors may soon face a reality check.

10:25:02 on 22 May

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On Monday morning, readers of The Times of India woke up to a full-page advertisement in the “Times of Pride” the first of its kind in India. “You’ve always had a place in our heart, now you have a place in our newspaper,” the ad read. “The Times of India presents Times Out & Proud Classifieds, a column that seeks to include the LGBTQ community as a part of society.”

10:12:01 on 22 May

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In less than eight months, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi would have sworn in 10 new judges in the Supreme Court – a feat rarely achieved by any of his predecessors. On Wednesday, the central government cleared the appointment of four new judges to the Supreme Court after accepting the recommendations of the Collegium headed by CJI Ranjan Gogoi.

09:57:01 on 22 May

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There’s no one morning routine that works for everyone. Maybe yours involves reading news or guzzling water or dancing to pop music in your underwear. No judgment. But certain morning mistakes can set the stage for an unproductive rest of the day. We checked out what scientists and other experts had to say about making the most of the first few minutes after you wake up.

09:42:01 on 22 May

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For nearly a decade now, the Election Commission of India has been helping fledgling democracies organise elections. As it went about conducting polls for over 60 years in the world’s largest democracy, India’s Election Commission gained a wealth of experience in dealing with a range of challenges.

09:25:02 on 22 May

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The gruelling election season has come to a slow and grinding end and we await the results. However, debates continue to rage, from family gatherings to local tea-shops to TV screens to (un)social media, leading to frayed tempers and fractured relations. Why not just agree to disagree, rather than disagree to agree and often end up being disagreeable?

09:12:01 on 22 May

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Vivo is set to launch the Z5x on May 24 in China but a steady stream of leaks have already revealed a lot about the smartphone. Based on the leaks we also know what processor the smartphone will be sporting and how the device looks. For starters, the Z5x is going to be the first smartphone from the Chinese smartphone maker to sport a hole-punch display.

08:57:02 on 22 May

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The first look of the upcoming film Oh Baby! is out. The poster features Samantha Akkineni with the veteran actor Lakshmi in the background. This has put an end to all rumours that Samantha will be playing both the young and older version of the lead character in Oh Baby. The film is the remake of a South Korean comedy-drama film directed by Hwang Dong-hyuk.

08:42:01 on 22 May

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With two-thirds of India aged 35 or below, and 15 million first-time voters, the results of this election may largely be determined by young people. However, many are also disenchanted and choose not to vote (Bangalore, for instance, saw a turnout of 50-65% voters this election).

08:26:01 on 22 May

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Amid much talk about ‘clouds and radar’ in the last few weeks, ISRO Wednesday launched a cloud-penetrating spy satellite to image and observe Earth. The RISAT-2B satellite, India’s second functioning radar eye, will offer a host of services to India’s industries, and for other strategic purposes, like surveillance and military reconnaissance.

08:12:01 on 22 May

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Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered "immediate" return of garbage containers to Canada after Ottawa did not comply with a deadline to remove the waste it had sent six years ago. The order came after the Philippines recalled its ambassador and consuls in Canada last week in response to the expiry of the May 15 deadline it had given Ottawa.

07:57:01 on 22 May

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A doctor in Kerala's Malappuram district performed a hernia surgery on a seven-year-old boy instead of removing a growth in his nasal passage after an apparent a mix-up of the names of two patients. The boy, Mohammed Danish, was operated for hernia on Tuesday at a medical college in Manjeri town, 175 km north of Kochi, sources said.

07:46:17 on 22 May

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A newspaper clipping has gone viral on social media which claims that “King Mswati III of Swaziland has announced in Mababa, Swaziland that men will have to marry at least two or more wives from June 2019. The person who does not do this will be put in jail.” However, the claim made in the news clipping is false.

07:44:34 on 22 May

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It’s not easy to decide which exit poll to trust and which one to take with a pinch of salt. One clear test of the reliability of exit polls is if the agency has released state-wise vote share figures or not. Therefore they are a far more fundamental part of any exit poll and much less prone to errors than seat predictions.

07:40:09 on 22 May

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Ahead of counting of votes for the LS elections, the security of electronic voting machines has become the centre of controversy. On Tuesday, 22 Opposition parties approached the EC over reports of supposedly suspicious EVM movements, while the EC dismissed allegations of EVMs being switched. A look at the arrangements made by the EC to secure the journey of an EVM

07:35:31 on 22 May

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Katrina Kaif will next be seen in Salman Khan starrer Bharat. The actress who plays the role of Kumud in the movie played a fun quiz and guess what? she will leave you mind-blown. We are convinced no one knows 'Bharat' the way she does. Bharat also stars Sunil Grover, Tabu, Disha Patani, Nora Fatehi releases on June 5. Meanwhile, watch the video.

07:35:04 on 22 May

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EVMs can't be tampered with: Former CEC

With Opposition parties asking EC to check VVPAT data with that of EVMs, former Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat today said, "EVMs can't be tampered with. EVM security protocol is so strict that whenever a strong room has to be opened, representatives of all political parties have to be there, machines are taken out in their presence, mock poll is also conducted."

07:32:23 on 22 May

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WhatsApp is all set to start serving advertisements in 2020, Facebook has reportedly revealed at the annual Facebook Marketing Summit in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The ads will initially be featured within the WhatsApp Status feature -- similar to how the ads are being served through Instagram Stories since January 2017.

07:29:39 on 22 May

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Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot Wednesday said the Congress will accept the Lok Sabha election results with "humility", but maintained that exit poll projections have been wrong several times. He also accused the BJP of not doing issue-based politics and trying to polarise voters during the elections.

07:28:13 on 22 May

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Actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan returned with daughter Aaradhya after attending Cannes Film Festival in France. Aishwarya is a regular at Cannes and stunned at the red carpet with a metallic gold gown on Day 1 and white tulle gown on Day 2. The former Miss World had left for Cannes on 19 May.

07:22:54 on 22 May

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Air India on Wednesday announced that various new flights would begin from next month on domestic as well as international routes in order to meet heavy demand of seats during the summer vacation. The national carrier said it will offer additional 3,500 seats per week on Mumbai-Dubai-Mumbai route from June 1.

07:18:31 on 22 May

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Highly placed sources within the Opposition have told The Quint that a post poll pre-result alliance of Opposition parties will send letters of support to President Kovind late 22 May or early 23 May (counting day), voicing their support and stating that they have formed a unified alliance.

07:17:14 on 22 May

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Residents of Pallavaram, led by the Pallavaram unit functionaries of Communist Party of India (Marxist), petitioned the municipal commissioner to take immediate measures to relieve residents of the severe water crisis, on Tuesday. The supply of Palar drinking water has come down to once a month from its earlier supply of twice a day, the petition added.

07:17:06 on 22 May

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The coach of Kenya’s Olympic track team in 2016, Michael Rotich, has been banned for 10 years for corruption after he asked for $12,000 to give athletes advance notice to help them beat doping tests. Rotich was banned by the IAAF ethics board following a three-year investigation prompted by an undercover sting by British newspaper The Sunday Times.

07:13:43 on 22 May

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IAF carried out second test of air-launch version of supersonic cruise missile which was fired from a Sukhoi30 MKI fighter jet. The IAF said in a statement that the missile followed the planned trajectory and directly hit the target. The Indian naval vessels tracked the missile tested on a sea target.

07:07:56 on 22 May

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The cave in Uttarakhand's Kedarnath, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi meditated through the night last week, is all set to become a spiritual tourist destination. The "Dhyan Kutia" has virtually been rechristened as the "Modi cave" by people who are lining up to book their spots.

07:04:53 on 22 May

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Two British mobile phone companies say they're putting on hold plans to sell new 5G mobile phones from China's Huawei. EE and Vodafone said Wednesday they are pausing the launch of Huawei smartphones that can be used on next-generation mobile networks. The companies said they are holding off amid uncertainty about devices from the world's No. 2 smartphone maker.

07:04:51 on 22 May

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The SL govt has expressed doubts over achieving its FDI target for this year following the Easter bombings, the media reported on Wednesday. Development Strategies and International Trade Minister Malik Samarawickrama said the April 21 attacks which killed over 250 people and the ethnic violence in the aftermath of the bombings had taken a hit on investor confidence.

06:59:53 on 22 May

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Arya Stark ended her heroic Game of Thrones arc by planning to journey beyond the west of Westeros but actor Maisie Williams says she had hoped for her character to cross off Cersei Lannister’s name from her kill list. Arya decides not to follow through her plan following a last minute advice from The Hound, who, like her, has been driven by revenge throughout his life.

06:57:19 on 22 May

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The Finance Ministry may ask the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to put strong regulatory framework around NBFCs accessing non-bank public deposits, like pension and provident fund, as these are savings of the salaried class and must be kept away from avoidable risks like infrastructure NBFCs.

06:49:11 on 22 May

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If you are a Truecaller user, your might have a thing or two to worry about. Personal data of millions of Truecaller users, including Indians, has been leaked online and it is available on sale on dark web, a part of the internet that is notorious for sale of illegal goods and information among other things.

06:43:26 on 22 May

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The 72nd Cannes Film Festival saw several Bollywood celebs turn heads on the red carpet, including Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Sonam Kapoor, Hina Khan and Mallika Sherawat. Amul India has paid tribute to Deepika and Aishwarya’s appearances at Cannes 2019 with a creative ad that’s a take on their popular red carpet looks. Check it out:

06:32:05 on 22 May

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BJP president Amit Shah slammed the opposition over its doubts on EVMs, saying the rival parties are rattled by their likely defeat and are “tarnishing” India and its democracy. He also termed as unconstitutional the demand of 22 opposition parties that the EC change its counting protocol and count five random VVPATs first.

06:27:42 on 22 May

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Bad news for all the 'Game of Thrones' fans! If the series finale, which aired on Monday, left you unsatisfied or you are still in denial that the show has finally ended, don't wait for a sequel or spinoff, because it is not on the cards. HBO programming president Casey Bloys in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter ruled out any possibility of a sequel.

06:24:10 on 22 May

Sachin Tendulkar is arguably the prime example that one player can't always win you all the matches and tournaments. He has cautioned Team India, saying that "one individual can't win a tournament. The Indian batting legend also emphasised on his point, saying players should step up during the crucial moments at the World Cup 2019.

06:18:19 on 22 May

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Asokan (22), Anand (22), Padmanabhan (31) made offensive videos mocking police in front of the Vedaranyam all-women police station. They then posted the videos in TikTok. This video became viral on social media. The Vedaranyam Inspector Jagadeesan filed an FIR and arrested the trio.

06:12:43 on 22 May

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Thirty-nine companies of central forces have been deployed for the security of EVMs at 21 locations across Punjab ahead of Thursday's counting of votes in the Lok Sabha elections, an official said Wednesday. Polling to all 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab and the lone constituency of Chandigarh was held on May 19.

06:11:52 on 22 May

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Ministry of home affairs alerts state chief secretaries and DGPs regarding possibility of eruption of violence in different parts of the country in connection with the counting of votes tomorrow. MHA asks states and UTs to maintain law and order, peace and public tranquility.

06:09:22 on 22 May

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Asokan (22), Anand (22), Padmanabhan (31) made offensive videos mocking police in front of the Vedaranyam all-women police station. They then posted the videos in TikTok. This video became viral on social media. The Vedaranyam Inspector Jagadeesan filed an FIR and arrested the trio.

06:06:47 on 22 May

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Indian High Commission in Islamabad is going to put up screens in the mission to live telecast the results of Indian general elections on May 23. Invitations for the event, being called Jashn-e-Jamhuriat- Festival of Democracy, have been sent out to certain sections of the people. According to the invite, the event would be followed by free flowing discussions.

06:05:01 on 22 May

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Now Huawei Laptops Lose Windows 10 Support

The week just seems to be getting worse for Huawei. Complying with US President's executive order to crack down on Chinese tech companies, software giant Microsoft has removed Huawei laptops from the store, while remaining silent on the potential Windows ban. The software giant appears to have stopped selling Huawei's MateBook X Pro at the company's online store as well.

06:03:02 on 22 May

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Eight years and 73 episodes later, Game of Thrones concluded its epic run on May 19. Withering criticism about the final season of the HBO series notwithstanding, fans across the world are in mourning. What will viewers obsess over at the next dinner party, now that the global watercooler, conversation starter and fan-theory generator has come to an end?

05:59:48 on 22 May

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Unidentified persons broke into the Indian Rafale project management team office in France on Sunday night in a possible espionage attempt to steal data related to the aircraft critical to India’s national security plans. The Rafale team sits in a building complex in Saint Cloud suburb of Paris and the police there is investigating the case.

05:58:48 on 22 May

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Radhaben Gohil, a resident of Raval village near here in Gujarat, says she is a hospitable woman but had never expected, even in her wildest imaginations, that a crocodile would ever find comfort in her kitchen. Gohil said the door of her house was kept open in the night for fresh air, and that the crocodile might have crawled through it to the kitchen.

05:57:08 on 22 May

Speculations were rife that versatile actor Kamal Haasan’s most-awaited film Indian 2 has been shelved due to budget issues. However, Kajal Aggarwal, who is playing the female lead in the film, has rubbished the rumours. “The shoot will resume in June. I think Kamal Haasan sir was busy, but it will start as soon as he is free,” Kajal said.

05:54:24 on 22 May

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ByteDance, owner of the popular video app TikTok, is developing a paid music service that will challenge industry leaders Spotify and Apple Music in emerging markets, according to people familiar with the matter. The company has already secured rights from T-Series and Times Music, two of India's largest labels, according to executives with those companies.

05:52:39 on 22 May

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The ruling Telengana Rashtriya Samiti in Telangana on Wednesday said it did not have doubts about the genuineness of the election results using EVMs with VVPATs. He was asked about the Election Commission rejecting the Opposition demand to first count the VVPAT slips. TRS had also lost many elections in the past, Mr. Reddy said.

05:48:49 on 22 May

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Women’s Commission chairperson M C Josephine said that religious organisations should raise their voice against the custom of dowry. She was speaking to mediapersons after the mega adalat on Tuesday at the state capital. Recently, NSS had come up against expensive marriages and this was a good beginning.

05:46:49 on 22 May

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BJP president Amit Shah Wednesday slammed the opposition over its doubts on EVMs, saying the rival parties are rattled by their likely defeat and are "tarnishing" India and its democracy by raising questions on its electoral process. BJP president Amit Shah asks six questions to the 22 opposition parties who question the validity of EVMs.

05:41:10 on 22 May

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Researchers Made a Self Lubricating Condom

As part of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s competition to design a better condom, a research team created a rubber that gets slippery when wet. A specially-designed layer of hydrophilic polymers coats the condom’s surface, which activates and becomes slick when it comes into contact with moisture.

05:35:02 on 22 May

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Results of LS elections, that will be announced tomorrow, will decide the fate of over 700 women candidates. This election, the Congress fielded the maximum of women candidates (54) while the ruling BJP fielded 53 women. Among the other national parties, BSP fielded 24 women candidates, AITC 23, the CPI (M) 10, the CPI four, while one woman candidate was fielded by NCP.

05:30:30 on 22 May

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“I have been saying for many months that as soon Opposition starts seeing its defeat it will begin complaining about the EVMs. Look at Mamata Banerjee... she tried very hard to use violence to get a favourable verdict but by and large the elections were free and fair,” Mr. Paswan told reporters at a press conference in New Delhi.

05:18:48 on 22 May

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The RISAT-2B satellite, launched by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Wednesday morning, adds to India’s capability to observe the earth in all weathers and all conditions. The RISAT, or radar imaging satellite, is equipped with a sensor known as ‘synthetic aperture radar’, that takes what are known as ‘radar images’.

05:11:30 on 22 May

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The channel was started by Haritha Alamanda with her friends. “Why to make life so serious when a lot of fun is around all of us? Most of my friends shared a great sense of humour and we thought why not put them into practice. Digital contents are creating a huge buzz these days and we thought of starting a YouTube channel. That’s how Pori Urundai was born,” she says.

04:57:12 on 22 May

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Gold flat; silver slides ₹150

Gold prices were ruling almost flat at ₹32,680 per 10 gram, while silver dropped ₹150 to ₹37,200 per kg in the national capital on May 22, according to the All India Sarafa Association. Traders said gold prices gained by ₹10 at the bullion market here despite a sluggish trend overseas.

04:50:31 on 22 May

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The 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup is coming up soon and the German women’s team has a new advertisement that’s got everyone talking online. Announcing the final squad for the eighth edition of the tournament, the advertisement for the team attack the sexism that the team has had to face.

04:45:06 on 22 May

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Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan has hit out at the Opposition parties saying that in face of imminent defeat they start complaining about “manipulated EVMs. He said that the Supreme Court has heard the issue four times already and did not find credence in the demand. He said that the Opposition parties are like a headless body where no one listens to the other.

04:43:26 on 22 May

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Living up to her Fashionista reputation, Sonam Kapoor graced the Cannes 2019 red carpet with another stunning look. Strong yet elegant, the custom made pantsuit by Ralph & Russo was a perfect blend of femininity along with creating power statement. Watch the full video to get a glimpse of her ensemble and let us know your thoughts about the look.

04:39:45 on 22 May

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Billionaire businessman Elon Musk has hired famous meme-creator, Adam Koszary to be the social media manager for his Electric Vehicle (EV) company, Tesla. Koszary, the programme manager for the The Museum of English Rural Life, run by the University of Reading, will join Tesla in July, The Guardian reported on Tuesday.

04:35:17 on 22 May

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The contest in Bihar’s Begusarai between CPI’s Kanhaiya Kumar, BJP Giriraj Singh and Rashtriya Janata Dal’s Tanvir Hassan has drawn enormous attention. Kanhaiya Kumar, who shot into national prominence as a student leader at Jawaharlal, is a prominent face of dissent against Modi govt. As a consequence, the Begusarai election is a contest of competing visions for India.

04:11:56 on 22 May

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The National Centre for Coastal Research, an institute under the Ministry of Earth Sciences, in India, has a field research station in the Gulf of Mannar region, and the researchers have found an alarming pattern of bleaching in the reefs in Mandapam, Keezhakkarai and Palk Bay.

04:11:55 on 22 May

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It’s said that the difference between the impossible and the possible lies in our determination. A reddit user may just have proved this with an accomplishment that has many comparing him to Einstein. The feat? Finally being able to remove the filling between a chocolate biscuit completely intact. And it only took him 29 years to get there.

04:09:45 on 22 May

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Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau says he wants Maisie Williams’ Arya Stark to feature in her own spin-off of the hit HBO series. The actor, who played Jaime Lannister in the epic fantasy drama, said he is rooting for the faceless warrior as she embarks on her journey to the west of Westeros in the season finale.

04:08:28 on 22 May

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CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury reacted to the EC's decision over VVPAT counting and said, "This goes against the spirit of the Supreme Court Order on VVPATs delivered before polling began. If the process has been so long drawn for the sake of integrity of the electoral process, why is EC not adhering to the basic principle of testing the sample first?"

04:04:16 on 22 May

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The 2014 Parliamentary elections was a watershed event in the Indian history. It was second-most expensive elections that year after the US presidential polls. The country’s political parties had reportedly spent close to $5 billion. While most of this money was spent on promotions, some of this money also trickled down to pay salaries of those in unorganised sector.

03:59:51 on 22 May

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Eight Army personnel were injured in a blast during a training exercise along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district on May 22, officials said. Officials had earlier stated that an Army personnel was killed in the blast that took place during handling of explosives but later said he was in a critical condition.

03:58:39 on 22 May

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As the counting process for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections is scheduled to take place on May 23 starting at 8 am, the leaders of 22 opposition parties on Tuesday met the Election Commission and urged the tallying of votes of EVMs with the paper trail from five randomly identified polling booths in an assembly segment before counting begins on Thursday.

03:58:35 on 22 May

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Congress MLA from Chikkaballapura in Karnataka, K Sudhakar, sparked controversy with his tweet saying EVM manipulation has nothing to do with the exit poll results. MLA’s comments are coming at a time when opposition parties are intensifying their demand that votes polled on EVMs be tallied with the VVPAT count before the counting starts, and not after the last round.

03:53:59 on 22 May

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Actor Taron Egerton, who plays Elton John in the musical biopic Rocketman, says the film gives a true account of the music legend’s life without shying away from uncomfortable chapters of his story. Egerton said when they were making the film, they knew that John would be happy with what they were trying to show in it.

03:53:57 on 22 May

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Demonstrations over the outcome of last month's presidential election gripped the heart of Indonesia's capital on Wednesday after an overnight face-off between police and protesters in which six people were killed. The protests followed an announcement before dawn on Tuesday by the election commission confirming that President Joko Widodo had won the poll.

03:51:57 on 22 May

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Hollywood actress Elle Fanning said she fainted at an event of the ongoing Cannes Film Festival due to her tight dress. Elle reassured everyone that she is okay after suffering a medical emergency at the Cannes Film Festival on Monday. She called her gown the main culprit. She took to Instagram to reveal that she fainted because her vintage Prada dress was too tight.

03:49:43 on 22 May

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The Enforcement Directorate on May 22 filed a supplementary chargesheet before a Delhi court against Sushen Mohan Gupta, an alleged defence agent arrested in the AgustaWestland VVIP choppers scam, in a money laundering case. The agency filed the supplementary chargesheet against Mr. Gupta before Special Judge Arvind Kumar.

03:47:41 on 22 May

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With less than two days before counting of votes in the Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended a meeting and dinner hosted by BJP chief Amit Shah for partners of the National Democratic Alliance. In his address at the BJP meeting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stressed on the need to change the narrative from caste lines and orient it for the poor.

03:46:58 on 22 May

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Even after the revoking of Section 377, stigma and discrimination against the LGBTQI community still remain in our country. Members of the community are increasingly taking to online platforms to express themselves and to find their potential love interests, with sections of the world still being hostile, homophobic and transphobic.

03:45:38 on 22 May

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Undaunted by a slew of exit polls that hinted at a devastating defeat for LDF in Kerala in the general election, CPM state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan said that the ruling coalition was poised to win all but twenty Lok Sabha seats. He said that the only factor that could upset the Left’s prospects was a possible vote trade by the BJP.

03:44:36 on 22 May

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Kerala HC on Wednesday dismissed the petition of actor Dileep seeking CBI probe into the actress abduction and attack case. A division bench of the High Court noted that the petition will be considered after SC pronounces its verdict in another plea in the case. Dileep, who is an accused in the case, argued that he will be acquitted of all charges if CBI probes the case.

03:42:30 on 22 May

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What Does It Mean to be Conscientious?

When you imagine a conscientious person, you likely conjure up someone dependable and self-controlled. They likely have a strong awareness of their surroundings, their own thought process and the perceptions of others, making conscientiousness a key predictor for many tremendously positive outcomes, such as developing healthy, stable relationships and good job performance.

03:40:22 on 22 May

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An Indian-origin scientist and his team in the US have won a whopping USD 20 mn contract from an agency of the defence department to develop a system that could allow a soldier to control multiple unmanned aerial vehicles or even a bomb disposal robot with his thoughts. The team headed by Gaurav Sharma is among six teams to win grants to develop brain-machine interfaces.

03:39:24 on 22 May

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Jokha Alharthi, the first female Omani novelist to be translated into English, has won the Man Booker International prize, 2019 for her novel Celestial Bodies. The author will share the prize money £50,000 equally with her translator Marilyn Booth. It is a compelling tale of love and heartbreak, written in Arabic, is posited in Omani village and traces the lives of sisters

03:36:53 on 22 May

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A 32-year-old woman, with her swollen eyes approached the Meerut police to file a case against her husband, alleging that she was regularly being beaten like "animals" by him for the past few years on pretext of dowry. On May 17, Namrata Singh approached the police with swollen eyes and face.

03:36:43 on 22 May

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Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, confident of another term for the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance, indicated today that his son Chirag Paswan may join the government. "Which father wouldn't want that," Mr Paswan said in response to reporters' questions a day before counting of votes cast in the national election.

03:35:42 on 22 May

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The abandoned boating jetties built along the Cooum in the early 1970s may soon become nothing more than a piece of memory, not featuring in the current Integrated Cooum River Eco-Restoration Plan. For the time that it remains to stand, it will simply serve as a reminder of the waste of public funds, say experts.

03:33:56 on 22 May

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People who indulge in arson and rioting neither belong to nor are loyal to any political party. They join the party in power to commit violence, said the Supreme Court Vacation Bench of Justices Arun Mishra and M.R. Shah on Thursday. The bench was hearing an urgent plea filed by Arjun Singh, a BJP candidate from the Barrackpore parliamentary constituency in West Bengal.

03:32:22 on 22 May

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The advent of some fearsome power-hitters, led by a burly Andre Russell, has suddenly made the once intimidating but now struggling West Indies emerge as a serious threat to the World Cup's top contenders. The flat pitches during the English summer could serve as the ideal platform for the WI batsmen to unleash their power game.

03:28:14 on 22 May

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In a timely, sensitive surgical procedure, a team of doctors at the Mohan Kumaramangalam government hospital here successfully removed a dart bullet fired from a toy gun from the right chest of a 17-year-old youth Karthik. The youth from Ponnammapettai Mariamman Kovil area in Salem was playing with his friends with a toy gun when the dart bullet peirced into his chest.

03:17:55 on 22 May

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Bharatiya Janata Party National President Amit Shah, a member of the Rajya Sabha, is making his Lok Sabha election debut from a seat held by veteran party leader LK Advani since 1991, barring a two-year period. The contest is interesting because of the turf war between Shah and party colleague Anandiben Patel, and anti-BJP sentiment among the Patidar community.

03:15:28 on 22 May

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The Enforcement Directorate Wednesday carried out fresh searches in Mumbai in connection with its money laundering probe in the multi-crore IL&FS payment default crisis, officials said. They said the residences and offices of at least four directors of the firm are being raided.

03:11:18 on 22 May

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Rakul Preet Singh left everyone amazed and gawking with her oh so glamorous avatar in De De Pyaar De. While actress has been garnering all the praises, journalists sat down with her for a fun segment which she revealed all things expensive. From her most expensive buy to the most expensive piece of clothing in her wardrobe and more, watch Rakul in her candid best.

03:11:15 on 22 May

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