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In the future, small, fast-lived, highly-fertile, insect-eating animals which can thrive in a wide variety of habitats will predominate, a recent study suggests. These 'winners' include rodents, such as dwarf gerbil - and songbirds, such as the white-browed sparrow-weaver.

12:27:01 on 27 May

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Inspired by octopus ‘suckers’, scientists have developed flexible wearable sensors that stick to the skin, paving the way for novel health trackers that could monitor a variety of human activities. For a wearable sensor to be truly effective, it must be flexible and adhere fully to both wet and dry skin but still remain comfortable for the user.

11:57:01 on 26 May

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Not only academics but a person's analytical skills are of great importance to an employer. A new study highlights the link between an undergraduate's critical thinking skills with their academic, extra-curricular skills while studying at University. Researchers found that extracurricular involvement is essential to the development of analytical skills.

11:27:01 on 26 May

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Putting to rest all doubts and criticism, a team led by Prof. Anshu Pandey from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru confirms that their material exhibits major properties of superconductivity at ambient temperature and pressure. A material is said to be a superconductor if it conducts electricity with nil resistance to the flow of electrons.

10:57:01 on 26 May

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Low-cost carrier Air Asia India has dropped its plan to lease Boeing-737 (B737) aircraft of grounded Jet Airways as the Tata group venture carrier wants to continue with one type of aircraft. He said the airline did not want to pursue the plan as induction of new type of fleet was seen adding complications.

10:25:01 on 26 May

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Pakistan's chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq is confident that the national team will break its six-match losing streak in the World Cup against India when it takes on the arch-rivals at the mega-event on June 16. He said that the World Cup is not just about the match against India, and Pakistan have the potential to beat other sides as well".

09:57:01 on 26 May

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Xiaomi over the years has continued to bring features from premium phones to its mid-range and budget phones. Until recently it focused mainly on matching chipset and RAM capabilities. Now, it’s improving in the camera and design departments as well. Take Redmi Note 7 Pro for example, a Rs 13,999 phone with gradient design, Snapdragon 675 chipset and 48-megapixel camera.

09:25:02 on 26 May

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Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan Sunday called up his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi and congratulated him on BJP’s resounding victory in the Lok Sabha elections, according to Pakistan Foreign Ministry spokesperson. Khan expressed his desire for both countries to work together for the betterment of their people, the spokesperson said.

09:04:49 on 26 May

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Ismart Shankar marks the first collaboration of actor Ram Pothineni and ace director Puri Jagannadh. The film’s teaser was recently released and received an outstanding response from the movie lovers; all thanks to Ram Pothineni, who delivers a terrific show in the titular role.

08:25:02 on 26 May

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Amid rumblings within the party after a disastrous performance in the Lok Sabha polls, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi is said to have accused three senior leaders of placing their respective sons above the party while his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has alleged the entire top-brass left him alone to fight it out against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, party sources said.

07:57:02 on 26 May

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Since May 7, the city of Baltimore in Maryland, USA has had all of its official computer systems shut down in a widespread ransomware attack. According to a report by The New York Times, the ransomware named 'RobbinHood' has brought all of Baltimore's official email and other online infrastructure to a grinding halt.

07:25:01 on 26 May

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Patty Jenkins, the director of Wonder Woman 1984, says she chose the 80s setting of her upcoming DC superhero film for a reason. Wonder Woman 1984 is a sequel to 2017’s Wonder Woman and brings back Gal Gadot in the role. On Deadline’s Crew Call podcast, she explained, “1984 itself is definitely very evocative to what’s important in that movie and resonates with right now."

07:15:55 on 26 May

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Rahul Gandhi takes back offer to resign

Rahul Gandhi on Sunday took back his offer to quit as the Congress President, a proposal he made during the CWC meeting on Saturday following the partys dismal show in the Lok Sabha elections, party sources said. The sources added that responsibility will be fixed for the party's debacle in the general elections and actions will unfold in the next 10 days.

07:09:21 on 26 May

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Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader MP Dayanidhi Maran on Sunday asked Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami to resign following the defeat of AIADMK in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections. Raveendranath Kumar was the only All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) candidate who managed to win from the Theni seat in Tamil Nadu.

06:56:02 on 26 May

Amaravati lands a major scam, says Jagan

Andhra Pradesh's CM designate Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Sunday alleged that there was a big land scam in new state capital Amaravati as his predecessor Naidu had resorted to "insider trading". Addressing a news conference in the national capital, he said Naidu and his "benamis" (proxies) purchased vast tracts of lands at throwaway prices in Amaravati by misleading people.

06:42:44 on 26 May

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Actor Deepika Padukone is on her way to a special event in Mumbai on Sunday evening. Deepika shared multiple new pictures that show her in a bright yellow saree. The saree has large ruffles and a full sleeves blouse. he tied up her hair in a sleek bun and completed the look with large chandelier golden earrings and a pair of golden sunglasses.

06:36:03 on 26 May

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President Ram Nath Kovind will administer oath of office and secrecy to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his council of ministers at 7 pm on Thursday. “The President will administer the oath of office and secrecy to the Prime Minister and other members of Union council of ministers on May 30 at 7pm,” said a communique from the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

06:29:16 on 26 May

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With the NDA sweeping the Lok Sabha election, Andhra Pradesh CM-designate Y S Jaganmohan Reddy said on Sunday his party could only request and not “demand or command” the special category status — a lifeline — for the ₹2.58 lakh debt-ridden state during a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi.

06:13:37 on 26 May

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Nearly half of the newly-elected Lok Sabha members have criminal charges against them, a 26% increase as compared to 2014, according to the Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR). Of the 539 winning candidates analysed by the ADR, as many as 233 MPs or 43% have criminal charges.

06:02:35 on 26 May

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Facebook took over a day to tackle the doctored viral video that was intentionally slowed down to show US Speaker Nancy Pelosi talking in a slurred speech. Finding audio and digital forensic experts who could verify that the video had been manipulated required time, but while the fact-checkers were investigating the case, misinformation continued to spread.

05:33:29 on 26 May

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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Smriti Irani on Sunday lent a shoulder to the mortal remains of her close aide, who was shot dead in an incident of post-poll violence in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi. Irani's aide, 50-year-old Surendra Singh, former head of Baraulia village, was shot dead by two unidentified men at his house around 11.30 on Saturday night.

05:16:10 on 26 May

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Former Sri Lanka skipper Mahela Jayawardene has declined to play a role in Sri Lanka's World Cup campaign, saying he is disillusioned with the general state of the sport in the island nation. "I was (invited) but I have several other commitments. More than that, I didn't understand the role I am expected to play," Jayawardenetold Sunday Times.

04:54:57 on 26 May

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Yoga guru Ramdev asserted that in order to contain population growth, the government should bring in a law whereby third-borns should be bereft of voting rights. He also batted for a pan-India ban on manufacturing, sale, and purchase of liquor. He also demanded a complete ban on cow-slaughter.

04:41:46 on 26 May

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A sweatshirt that keeps you cool — using your sweat. That’s a young researcher’s plan to put the irritating body fluid to better use. Rohit Nemani, 17, wants to help athletes by designing a fabric that will use sweat for a cooling effect. Sweat contains salts, which are electrically charged particles.

04:24:00 on 26 May

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For the second consecutive election, Congress has lost the opportunity to become the principal opposition party. However, if that party had got a small share of NOTA (None of The Above) votes in its favour in four constituencies, its leader could have had the opportunity of becoming the Leader of the Opposition.

04:08:40 on 26 May

One of the most scenic gateways to the temple town of Srirangam — with the Rock Fort in the background and the Cauvery bridge ahead — is through Mambazha Salai, or Mango Street. Roadwork may have thrown traffic a little out of gear here, but Mambazha Salai, lined with shops selling mangoes, offers a hint of what the fruit means to Srirangam.

03:52:28 on 26 May

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Actor Tisca Chopra and Ronit Roy are all set for their Hotstar debut with the remake of an Israeli show Hostages. The show revolves around a surgeon Mira Anand played by Tisca Chopra, who has been taken hostage with her family to assassinate the Chief Minister while she performs a surgery on him.

03:48:31 on 26 May

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It's been five months since seven Manipuri players of the Indian women's football team decided to sit out of the national setup. Ngangom Devi, Yumnam Kamala Devi, Kshetrimayum Margaret Devi, Kashmina MS, Umapati Devi, Elangbam Panthoi Chanu and Ranjibala Devi have boycotted the national team over differences with head coach Maymol Rocky and assistant coach Chaoba Devi.

03:28:40 on 26 May

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A large earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.0 struck north-central Peru early on Sunday, the U.S. Geological survey reported. The quake, at a moderate depth of 114 kilometers (71 miles) struck at 2-41 a.m., 80 kilometers (50 miles) southeast of the village of Lagunas and 158 kilometers (98 miles) east-northeast of the larger town of Yurimaguas.

03:26:34 on 26 May

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AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi slammed PM Narendra Modi's "imaginary fear" remark on minorities and questioned the prime minister on the number of Muslim MPs from BJP elected in LS this year. Asaduddin Owaisi also said that PM Modi's "imaginary fear" remark was hypocritical and contradictory and accused the BJP of practising such hypocrisy for the past five years.

03:16:53 on 26 May

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A week after stepping down as the director of Akshay Kumar-fronted Laxmmi Bomb over “disrespect” and creative differences, Raghava Lawrence says he will reconsider coming on board the project if he is given the respect he deserves. The director, who was set to helm the Hindi remake of 2011 Tamil horror comedy Kanchana, announced his departure from the project on Twitter.

02:58:33 on 26 May

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Former Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar should not be allowed to leave the country, the Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI has said in a lookout notice to airports and ports in connection with its probe into the Saradha chit fund scam in West Bengal. Mr Kumar is accused of destroying evidence related to the Ponzi scheme when he was heading the probe.

02:44:25 on 26 May

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It’s one of the most popular tipples in the world, and now one whisky distillery has enlisted the help of AI to create its blends. Mackmyra has joined forces with Microsoft and Fourkind to develop the world’s first AI-generated whisky. The Swedish distillery's first AI-generated whisky will go on sale this autumn, although the price remains unclear.

02:28:11 on 26 May

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ndia lost to New Zealand in the first warm-up match ahead of World Cup 2019 as the batsmen failed to score runs on a slightly bowling-friendly pitch. Despite that all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, who was the only silver lining for India in the game, doesn't feel there is much to worry about.

02:24:17 on 26 May

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Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) leader TTV Dhinakaran on Sunday said that he will file a complaint before the Election Commission regarding non-registration of votes in the polling booths during the Lok Sabha elections. He, however, claimed he cannot approach any court as he has no evidence to ascertain his claim.

02:14:32 on 26 May

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Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra proved to be the king and queen of wedding celebrations—the two even held two different ceremonies (they performed a Christian and Hindu ceremony, both grand in setting) and multiple receptions as well. Now, five months into their marriage, the two are revisiting how their romance really began.

01:57:01 on 26 May

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The Mercury levels in Hyderabad shot up to 42.2 degree Celsius on Saturday. Kapra and Karvan areas recorded a temperature of 42 degree Celsius. In the other areas of the city, the temperatures ranged between 40.7 and 41.9 degrees Celsius. Hot winds began blowing as early as 9 am and continued till late in the evening. The temperatures are rising across the country.

01:27:01 on 26 May

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Earlier in this month, Actor Karan Oberoi was arrested for allegedly raping and blackmailing a woman in Mumbai's Oshiwara. Reportedly, the woman had complained to police that Oberoi, who was in a relationship with her since 2016, allegedly raped her on the pretext of marrying her. Bikers attacked the woman with a knife and threw a letter which said: 'Take The Case Back'.

01:19:43 on 26 May

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There are bowlers in world cricket, who rely heavily on the overhead conditions. Then there are other bowlers, who don't give two hoots about the external factors. Jasprit Jasbirsingh Bumrah exudes a similar demeanour, whether he is bowling on a concrete road or a damp deck. It does not make a whole lot of difference to him, for he does not rely on the conditions as much.

01:14:11 on 26 May

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It’s been a tough time for Huawei, the world’s largest producer of telecommunications networking equipment and the number two smartphone brand behind Samsung and ahead of Apple. The Chinese tech behemoth is in the centre of a US-China trade dispute, with the Trump administration adding Huawei to a trade blacklist that restricts the company from buying American components.

01:12:01 on 26 May

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Andhra Pradesh's Chief Minister elect Jaganmohan Reddy met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Amit Shah in Delhi today to discuss the several issues including the Special Category status for the state. Special category was the theme around which Jaganmohan Reddy had built his campaign, but after the BJP's landslide victory at the centre, he did not hold out much hope for it.

01:08:44 on 26 May

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Why Tamil Nadu Voted the Way It Did

Tamil Nadu has much pretty much repeated its verdict of the 2014 elections this time. In doing so, the state continues to remain a tough nut for the Bharatiya Janata Party to crack. In 2014, the state gave a huge victory to the AIADMK to keep the BJP at bay and this time, it had voted for the DMK-led front for the same purpose.

12:57:01 on 26 May

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Amethi MP Smriti Irani has left for her constituency to meet the family of Surendra Singh, ex-village head of Baraulia and her close aide, reported ANI. Singh was shot dead by two unidentified men in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi district at around 11.30 pm on Saturday, police said on Sunday. Suspects have been arrested.

12:40:48 on 26 May

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A low-intensity earthquake, measuring 4.8 on the Richter Scale, shook Bankura district of West Bengal at 10.39 am Sunday, the Met department said here. There was no report of any casualty or damage to property so far, an official said. The epicentre of the tremor was 10 km below the surface of Earth at latitude 23.3 degrees north and longitude 86.9 degrees east.

12:31:23 on 26 May

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A year on, an uneasy quiet in Thoothukudi

One year has passed since the ghastly police firing in Thoothukudi, which killed 14 people protesting against Sterlite Copper in Thoothukudi. Since then the company has been taking massive initiatives for an image makeover. It has doled out social schemes to the tune of whopping Rs 100 crore and launched massive public outreach programmes in the last two months.

12:27:17 on 26 May

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If there’s one noticeable characteristic about Anushka Sharma’s sartorial choices, it’s the practicality she infuses in all her outfits. The actor more often than not opts for oversized handbags, backpacks and spacious tote bags to carry the essentials her jet-set life requires. Clearly more classic than trend-centric, the micro mini bag trend is given a skip.

12:19:30 on 26 May

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Newly-elected BJP MP Gautam Gambhir took a dig at Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. Gambhir said one should not sacrifice morals for elections. Gambhir was slamming Kejriwal over Atishi pamphlet row. AAP had earlier accused Gambhir of distributing defamatory pamphlets. Gambhir won against AAP’s Atishi from East Delhi Lok Sabha constituency.

12:12:36 on 26 May

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YSRCP chief Jaganmohan Reddy, who has registered a landslide win in the Andhra Pradesh assembly elections, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi on Sunday. Jagan is learnt to have invited PM Modi to his swearing-in ceremony as well. Other leaders of YSRCP such as V Vijaya Sai Reddy were also present at the meeting on Sunday.

12:05:27 on 26 May

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You've seen Mona Lisa smile. Now watch her speak. Researchers at the Samsung AI Research Centre in Moscow have come up with a study in which they managed to use Deepfake to create a video in which they made they Mona Lisa talk. Researchers have used a single image to create a Deepfake video of Leonardo Da Vinci's famous "Mona Lisa" painting.

12:01:01 on 26 May

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The Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) is set to launch short-distance chain services of fast passenger buses between Thrissur and Thiruvananthapuram. Though it was planned to start the service from Monday, it will be delayed as the labour unions voiced concerns about abrupt changes in the duty schedule.

11:50:00 on 26 May

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In a predawn launch on Wednesday, a PSLV rocket of the ISRO placed RISAT-2B, an X-band microwave Earth observation satellite, into orbit 556 km above the earth. Data from the satellite would be vital for the Armed Forces, agriculture forecasters and disaster relief agencies. The new satellite “will enhance India’s all-weather capabilities in agriculture.

11:42:07 on 26 May

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The Tamil Nadu government, in an effort to ensure holistic development of the education system in the State, has decided to launch an online platform to provide easy access to all stakeholders, including parents, to monitor the daily activities of schools, teachers and students. The new initiative by the state government titled Educational Management Information System.

11:33:05 on 26 May

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Rahul Gandhi has refused to budge on his decision to quit as Congress president despite his party leaders pleading with him at a meeting to assess the party's debacle in the national election. Congress leaders told reporters they had rejected Rahul Gandhi's offer to quit "unanimously and in one voice", but the 48-year-old is reportedly determined to step down.

11:26:03 on 26 May

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Over 300 families were left homeless and forced to take shelter in relief camps across Tripura after heavy rains led to flash floods in several parts of the states on Saturday. The flood was mainly caused after the water level of river Juri and river Kakti started rising and came close to the danger level. Following this, teams of NDRF were deployed.

11:16:03 on 26 May

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Indian cricket team start every clash amidst huge expectations, especially when the World Cup is not even a week away. However, in their first warm-up encounter ahead of the upcoming ICC World Cup 2019, to be held in England and Wales from May 30, Virat Kohli and Co. were a pale shadow of themselves against Kane Williamson's New Zealand at London.

11:07:59 on 26 May

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If you happen to be daunted by the thought of braving the Ramzan shopping crowd at Charminar, plenty other bazaars have gained a footing. Among such bazaars, Tolichowki is considered the most lively owing to its blend of the new city and the old. Other places people can visit for Ramzan shopping include Mallepally, Sabzi Mandi, Karwan and Musheerabad.

11:02:06 on 26 May

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‘Sapiosexual, music lover, aficionado’ are passé. Put up photos that reflect your lifestyle. Highlight an important milestone that you have achieved, but refrain from overexpressing or exaggerating about yourself. Humility is your friend. Dating app experts give a lowdown on how you can make your dating app profile better!

10:55:33 on 26 May

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Apartment complexes across the city can breathe a sigh of relief as private tanker operators have temporarily called off their strike that was to begin on May 27. But, prospects of the tankers going off the roads again is likely. Association members said their decision to call off the strike maybe only temporary if the government does not provide a long-term solution.

10:40:12 on 26 May

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In his first visit to his home state after the BJP’s resounding victory in the 2019 elections, PM Narendra Modi will visit Gujarat on Sunday. Accompanied by party chief Amit Shah, Modi will seek the blessings of his mother Hiraba. He will also be felicitated by the Gujarat unit of the party. State BJP president Jitu Vaghani said Modi will reach Ahmedabad in the evening.

10:34:20 on 26 May

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After securing a big election win, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister-elect Jagan Mohan Reddy is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra in Delhi this morning. He is likely to take up the issue of Special Category Status for Andhra Pradesh. Jagan Mohan Reddy's YSR Congress Party has been elected to power with a massive mandate of 151 seats in the 175-member state assembly.

10:27:18 on 26 May

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India’s top-order may fail to fire under overcast conditions in England and the batsmen down the order must be battle ready to bail out the team during the ICC World Cup beginning next week, said skipper Virat Kohli. India suffered an early collapse in slightly bowling-friendly conditions at The Oval before being bowled out for 179 in 39.2 overs.

09:27:01 on 26 May

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The deaths of an Irish and a British climber on Mount Everest took the toll from a deadly season on the world's highest peak to 10. With two or three more days of climbing to come before hostile weather closes the summit again, the season is on target to be one of the most deadly of recent years. A traffic jam of climbers in the Everest "death zone" has been blamed.

08:57:01 on 26 May

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In the wake of the BJP’s poor performance in Tamil Nadu and considering Tamilisai Soundararajan’s term as state unit president was already extended, there is a high chance of the state getting a new party chief. The poor show in TN has become a subject of discussion among the top party leaders in Delhi and a move to replace the state leadership is very much on the cards.

08:27:02 on 26 May

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Pope Francis reiterated on Saturday that abortion is unacceptable, saying its use amounted to the hiring of a "paid killer"."Is it lawful to eliminate a human lift to resolve a problem? It is lawful to hire a paid killer to resolve a problem," Francis asked during a conference at the Vatican on the use of abortion when the unborn child is found to have a serious illness.

08:09:56 on 26 May

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The 72nd edition of the Cannes Film Festival wrapped with jury president Alejandro González Iñárritu announcing the group’s unanimous decision to award the Palme d’Or to South Korean director Bong Joon-ho for his sly, politically charged “Parasite.” French-Senegalese filmmaker Mati Diop earned the Grand Prix for her debut feature, “Atlantics.”

07:27:01 on 26 May

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Kerala Assembly set to convene tomorrow

The 15th session of the 14th assembly will commence from Monday, and last till 5 July. The assembly session is expected to witness noisy scenes following UDF’s thumping victory reducing the LDF to a single seat. The Chief Minister and the Left front will be in for a lot of explanation in the house on the nature of the defeat.

06:57:01 on 26 May

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The Women's Reservation Bill may still be pending in Parliament, but 33% of the candidates from Odisha elected to the Lok Sabha are women, that too representing different sections of society. Seven of the total of 21 MPs from Odisha are women. While five women have won the elections on Biju Janata Dal tickets, two belong to the BJP.

06:27:01 on 26 May

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The Kerala coast has been put on high alert following intelligence reports that boats carrying 15 ISIS terrorists had set off from Sri Lanka to the Lakshadweep islands, police said Saturday. According to highly places sources in the police department, the coastal police stations and coastal district police chiefs have been alerted.

05:57:01 on 26 May

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Samantha Akkineni is not the only one who is eagerly looking forward to Oh Baby. The film is a Telugu remake of Korean film Miss Granny. The film revolves around a seventy-year-old lady named Savitri who gets stuck in the body of a 20-year-old. The film also has Lakshmi, Rajendra Prasad, Rao Ramesh, Urvashi, Pragati and Teja in lead roles.

05:27:01 on 26 May

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Disney’s live-action Aladdin, a remake of its 1992 animated film, has finally arrived in theatres, and on one level, it’s something of an achievement. The production, helmed by Guy Ritchie, had a hefty amount of cultural baggage to overcome and has been dogged by controversy and scepticism over its premise and execution since before filming even began.

04:57:01 on 26 May

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It likely seems to many of us that the election results are taking us down a dark and terrifying tunnel as a country, and perhaps as a people. No doubt, this prospect is depressing because the past five years were a disaster to many. But many who voted for Narendra Modi also had a hard time during these years. Yet they voted for him again.

04:27:02 on 26 May

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The Indian batting order failed to make the most of their warm-up encounter against New Zealand and succumbed to swing and seam on a green top and partly overcast conditions at The Oval. Although this was a practice match, what would be of slight concern to the Indian management was the manner of dismissals of some of the Indian batsmen.

03:57:01 on 26 May

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Super 30, starring Hrithik Roshan as an educator who gives impoverished students the skills to crack their Indian Institute of Technology entrance exams, will be released on July 12. The movie was originally scheduled to be out on July 26, but was advanced after the Kangana Ranaut-starrer Mental Hai Kya picked that date for its release.

03:25:01 on 26 May

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Xiaomi has been teasing the Redmi K20 for quite some time now. The smartphone is said to be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC and is terms as the Flagship Killer 2.0 by Xiaomi. When the product launches, it is expected to take on the OnePlus 7 which for recently launched at an aggressive price of Rs. 32,999.

02:55:01 on 26 May

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Filmmaker Karan Johar is set to host dating show What The Love? With Karan Johar on Netflix. The director, who turned 47 on Saturday, will be sharing his thoughts on love and relationships, but with an unexpected twist, the streaming giant said. What The Love? With Karan Johar is produced by BBC Studios India. Netflix is yet to announce the show’s premiere date.

02:25:01 on 26 May

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Baby Oils For Your Little One's Skin

Skin care isn't only important for adults, but for young ones too. Massaging their delicate bodies helps muscular development and cares for the skin, for which baby oil plays an important role. The right baby oil is gentle on the skin, nourishes it and protects it from environmental factors too.

01:55:01 on 26 May

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KSPCB has decided to carry out a comprehensive scientific study involving multiple agencies to ascertain the exact cause behind the frequent fish kills in the Periyar. The study will start by the start of the next summer season. It will mainly focus on the Eloor-Edayar industrial stretch along the Periyar, which had witnessed several fish kills in the past.

01:25:02 on 26 May

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Do you love to sleep? Or are you one of those who wake up at the stroke of dawn? Well, it turns out that both are bad for our mental health. A new study now suggests that sleeping for nine hours a night could be as bad for your memory as only getting five. The results suggest that sleeping for too long may hit thinking skills just like sleep-deprivation.

12:57:01 on 26 May

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Pregnancy comes with a lot of physical changes and how women embrace these changes affects the bond with their unborn baby and longer-term emotional well-being, a study has suggested. The study has shown a new way of assessing women's relationship with their bodies during pregnancy that could help predict how well the mother might bond with her unborn baby.

12:27:01 on 26 May

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Simple Body Care Tips for Moms-to-be

For some women, pregnancy brings a healthy glow but for others, it may bring many skin issues like temporary acne break-outs, itchy skin and pigmentation. Have healthy and nutritious food and exercise in moderation to battle it, say experts. Aditi Shelar, Nutritionist have shared tips to maintain a healthy body and baby during pregnancy

11:57:01 on 25 May

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Life would become easier if we could suppress negative memory and enhance positives ones, isn't it? A study claimed that it could become a reality someday as the brain could hold the keys to future therapeutic techniques for treating depression, anxiety, and Post-traumatic stress disorder.

11:27:02 on 25 May

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Why Thiruma’s Win Matters the Most

In what was an astounding victory, the Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi president has once again proved his mettle as the most charismatic leader of the present generation of Tamil politics. He represents not only the political aspirations of the populous Dalit community in the State, but also ensured the independent mass mobilisation of Tamil Dalits.

10:57:01 on 25 May

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Breakups are a part and parcel of a relationship. Even though it is tough and bitter for both the people involved, things need to move on even after the end of a relationship. Moving on after a breakup is not an easy task. However, experts say that it is not impossible. Here are a few ways that can help you to get over your past.

10:27:02 on 25 May

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An epoch has ended in Indian politics exactly after three decades. A new one has begun. We are certainly not talking about the decline of the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty and the rise of Modi as the solitary new pole of Indian politics. That would be too narrow-focus to understand the profound political transformation in India. We are marking the end of the Mandal-Mandir politics.

09:57:01 on 25 May

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi after being appointed to the office of the Prime Minister of India addressed the media infront of the Rashtrapati Bhawan. "I thank all our NDA allies. I met the President and he has given me the go ahead for the swearing in. He has appointed me as caretaker prime minister and asked me to form new government,"he says.

09:37:03 on 25 May

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President Kovind Appoints Modi as PM

President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed Narendra Modi to the office of Prime Minister of India. The President has also requested Modi advise him about the names of others to be appointed members of the Union Council of Ministers; and indicate the date and time of the swearing-in-ceremony to be held at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

09:31:14 on 25 May

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Tamil actor Prasanna, well known for his roles in the Tamil films 5 Star, Anjathey and Achamundu Achamundu, is all set to make his debut in the Malayalam film industry. The actor has been expanding his horizons and has bagged a role in the Prithviraj starrer Big Brother and it is a pivotal role, we hear.

09:27:01 on 25 May

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It likely seems to many of us that the election results are taking us down a dark and terrifying tunnel as a country, and perhaps as a people. Democracy is not simply about one big election, but also about millions of everyday democratic processes, everyday micro struggles. Those micro-struggles will go on, have to go on.

09:04:53 on 25 May

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While China takes a bulk of the heat when it comes to unhealthy levels of air quality, air pollution is a major issue throughout Asia and beyond, even to Europe and North America. Without research and self-care, even short-term visitors may feel the effects. Here are some precautions you can take to help you breathe easier.

08:27:01 on 25 May

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing members of the National Democratic Alliance or NDA after being unanimously elected the alliance leader, today said that the minorities have been cheated by the opposition and that it must stop immediately. "We have worked for sabka saath, sabka vikas, now we have to strive for sabka vishwas," the PM said.

08:10:58 on 25 May

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The United States, China and Russia are raising the rhetorical temperature on the Arctic, but India is yet to craft a coherent strategy for engaging one of the world’s most consequential regions – economically and geopolitically. Russia and China have revamped military facilities in the Arctic, and China plans a Polar Silk Road.

08:05:00 on 25 May

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Former Jet Airways chairman Naresh Goyal and his wife were stopped by Mumbai immigration from travelling abroad, news agency PTI reported on Saturday. A lookout circular has been put out against the Jet Airways founders, officials say. The Serious Fraud Investigation office and the Enforcement Directorate have reportedly started inquiring into the Jet Airways crisis.

07:33:52 on 25 May

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Director Mahi V Raghav’s biopic on the late Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, YS Rajasekar Reddy, turned out to be a massive hit this year. This film helped people understand what a great leader he was and all the welfare measures he had brought in for the citizens. This time, the director will focus on Jagan’s victory in the elections and how he got to power.

07:27:01 on 25 May

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2019 Elections was Pilgrimage for Me: Modi

Narendra Modi says "During my campaign I felt many a times that neither I or the BJP were fighting these elections. It felt like it was being fought by the people. When journalists asked me then why am I campaigning, I told them that I was just going around thanking them. 2019 elections was a pilgrimage for me".

07:14:02 on 25 May

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Digvijaya had done some ground work before he jumped into the fray in Bhopal. After all, this was going to be his first direct election in 15 years since he lost the state in 2003 to another sadhvi – Uma Bharti. But, Digvijaya Singh's baba-sadhu show impressed nobody; the other party had the copyright over it.

07:04:41 on 25 May

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Exposure to flower pesticide may increase blood pressure in children and put them at the risk of hypertension, a study has found. Researchers at University of California San Diego in the US found a link between higher blood pressure and pesticide exposures in children – especially heightened pesticide spraying period around the Mother’s Day flower harvest.

06:54:09 on 25 May

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Prime Minister elect Narendra Modi in his address to the Parliamentary Board meeting said, ""People have accepted us due to our 'seva bhav'. One has to prepare oneself to be always ready to help people even when you move through the lanes of politics and power." "2019 elections have worked towards breaking down walls and connecting hearts," he added.

06:48:15 on 25 May

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Prime Minister elect Narendra Modi in his address to the Parliamentary Board meeting thanked all MP elects saying that "You all deserve greetings but those elected for the first time deserve an even bigger one. I offer all of you my greetings". Modi also specially congratulated the first time winners in the Lok Sabha polls.

06:38:24 on 25 May

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Trent Boult's short delivery has ended Kuldeep Yadav's as well as India's innings. India are all out for 179 runs. New Zealand need 180 to win. Martin Guptill takes a blinder to dismiss Ravindra Jadeja, ending India's hopes of reaching a respectable total. Can India bowlers pose the same challenge to New Zealand batsmen?

06:23:12 on 25 May

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The Vivo Z5x has been made official in China, and we expect the smartphone to also hit the Indian market very soon. The Vivo Z5x has been launched in China for a starting price of 1398 yuan. As far as the specs are concerned, the key highlight of the Vivo Z5x is the punch-hole display on the corner of the screen, pretty similar to the Samsung Galaxy S10 series of phones.

06:12:57 on 25 May

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