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Isolated incidents of violence were reported from Basirhat and Kolkata Uttar seats. In Basirhat, bombs were hurled in Minakhan and Deganga areas. Voters alleged that they were prevented from voting at Malancha area of the constituency. In Kolkata Uttar seat, bombs were hurled near Shree Didoo Maheshwari Panchayat Vidyalaya which houses four booths.

02:37:57 on 19 May

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Dutee Chand, the Indian sprinter, revealed that she is in a same-sex relationship with a girl from her hometown of Chaka Gopalpur in Odisha. Dutee Chand, however, did not reveal the identify of her partner. Interestingly, Dutee Chand is the first Indian sportsperson who has publicly admitted to being in a same-sex relationship.

02:22:59 on 19 May

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The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Sunday lodged a complaint with the Election Commission of India (ECI) against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for allegedly violating the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) on polling day. Modi announced that the "Master Plan" for the Kedarnath Temple was "ready" and he also addressed the public and the media at Kedarnath, O'Brien alleged.

02:11:58 on 19 May

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India’s most loved author, Ruskin Bond, who has written more than 500 short stories and several novellas, celebrates his 85th birthday today. So, what is he doing on his birthday? His new release, ‘Coming Round the Mountain’ by Puffin Books is all set to be launched at Cambridge bookstores, Mussourie, today. It's set against the backdrop of 1947 Indian Independence.

01:57:01 on 19 May

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PM Narendra Modi decided to take sanyas from all things worldly by embarking upon an 18-hour meditation marathon in a WiFi-enabled cave in Kedarnath. Unlike the calm within the cave, Twitter was abuzz with politicians and citizens dissecting his red carpet entrance with a bevvy of cameramen on his tail. Meanwhile, PM Modi exited the meditation cave early Sunday morning.

01:46:59 on 19 May

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As the six-week long and bitterly-fought Lok Sabha elections draw to a close, all eyes remain fixated on the 2019 exit polls. The fate of all political parties in the fray will be decided on May 23 and most importantly it will determine whether the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led BJP government can secure a majority of its own for the second time.

01:34:09 on 19 May

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“Game of Thrones” is coming to end on May 19, which is very good news for people who feel like the current season has been going on for one hundred years. This is a show that has a billion characters by this point. Given that just about all of them have complicated family ties, political affiliations, and blood feuds, it can occasionally be hard to keep track of it all.

01:23:15 on 19 May

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A BJP delegation led by Jay Prakash Majumdar Vice-President and Sishir Bajoria, Member, Election Committee shall meet the CEO, West Bengal on various discrepancies in the seventh phase of elections. Nilanjan Roy, BJP candidate for Diamond Harbour was allegedly attacked by TMC workers in Budge Budge and his car was also vandalised.

01:19:36 on 19 May

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For their first and long-awaited duet, pop singers Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber came up with a video for their new single that looks rough around the edges – but apparently, it’s all intentional. The duo’s collaborative effort, I Don’t Care, took reached the top of the YouTube Trending chart in ten countries, including the US, UK and Australia.

01:13:45 on 19 May

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Repolling underway in 2 Kerala LS seats

Repolling is underway in seven booths of Kerala's Kannur and Kasargod constituencies on Sunday after it was ordered by the state's CEO following complaints of bogus voting which was later verified. Voting in four polling booths in Kasargode and three in Kannur began at 7 am and will end at 6 pm. As of 9 am, 20 per cent voter turnout was recorded the two constituencies.

12:59:56 on 19 May

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Australia coach Justin Langer on Sunday said that England are obviously the red-hot favourites going into the World Cup and said the team deserves to be the number one team in the world. England has had huge success in the ODI format after 2015 and the success can be credited to the change in the batting style. The team is now known for its aggressive mindset.

12:53:48 on 19 May

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The underrepresentation of Muslims in politics has been extensively debated, especially after the 2006 Justice Sachar Committee report, which highlighted the lack of adequate ‘Muslim voice’ in the government. As voting comes to a close on Sunday, the issue is back in the spotlight with a report that will soon be released by Zafar Mahmood’s Zakat Foundation.

12:47:52 on 19 May

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Much has been written about the fact that millennials are having less sex than previous generations did in young adulthood. A number of theories attempt to explain the decline: living at home longer, the proliferation of attention-sucking smartphones and social media, the side effects of anti-depressants and a host of other reasons.

12:36:11 on 19 May

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday hailed women for playing a key role in the general elections and said the voices of "mothers and sisters" must be heard. His remarks came as polling began for the final phase of the polls in 59 seats to decide the fate of 918 candidates including PM Narendra Modi, who is seeking to retain the Varanasi seat in Uttar Pradesh.

12:29:25 on 19 May

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Nearly 17% of voters cast their votes in the first four hours of polling in the final round of the seven-phase elections, which began on April 11, for electing the 17th Lok Sabha. Jharkhand reported the highest turnout of 23.86% and Punjab lowest of 10.40%. The PM tweeted an appeal in the morning, urging voters to come out and vote in huge numbers.

12:21:56 on 19 May

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Sneakers? Pfft. Priyanka Chopra doesn’t believe in them. The actor leans more towards the power of a good pair of heels. And we’re not talking about kitten heels or even wedges—Chopra has an evident penchant for high heels. From daily outings in the city to airport looks and even red carpet appearances, Chopra has devotedly added length to her looks with a heeled pair.

12:17:05 on 19 May

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A 103-year-old woman was among the early voters this morning as polling began at around 7 am in Tamil Nadu's Sulur, one of the four assembly seats in the state where bye-elections are being held today. Apart from Sulur, Aravakurichi, Ottapidaram, and Thiruparangundram are the other three assembly constituencies where bye-polls are being held today.

12:10:17 on 19 May

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Around 400 families are living sandwiched between the Ghazipur landfill in East Delhi and the city’s largest wholesale meat and flower markets. Today more than thirty women are employees and shareholders in the Gulmeher Green Producer Company. They make diaries, calendars, and photo frames with recycled paper and adorn them with delicately-pressed dried flowers and leaves.

12:04:54 on 19 May

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The EC said the 'full commission' will meet on Tuesday to discuss the issue of dissent and "related matters". The decision to hold a meeting came soon after Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa decided to recuse himself from meetings after his MCC complaints became public. When contacted, Lavasa said the issue was an "internal matter" and he would like to offer no comment.

11:51:53 on 19 May

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A dwindling user base has forced Google to shut down its Jump virtual reality (VR) platform that would go offline by the end of June. The company is telling users to download their data before it shuts down the video stitching platform completely. Jump makes 3D 360-degree video production at scale possible with automated video stitching using the power of Cloud.

11:46:28 on 19 May

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The seven-phase Lok Sabha elections will come to a close on Sunday. In phase 7, over 10.17 crore voters across seven states and one Union Territory will decide the fate of 918 candidates. One cannot completely rely on exit polls in India. Exit polls will follow shortly after the polling concludes. So what exactly is exit poll and how reliable are their results?

11:40:10 on 19 May

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As the series finale of “Game of Thrones” approaches, “The Daily Show” correspondent Roy Wood Jr. generously provided a quick recap for those who may be unfamiliar with the show ― or for fans who need an entertaining refresher. Wood’s recap not only contains some serious spoilers, but it also poses questions that many “Game of Thrones” fans have considered over the years.

11:32:40 on 19 May

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Schools have been told by Madras High Court not to insist upon parents to buy accessories other than textbooks. Vacation judge CV Karthikeyan gave a direction to this effect while passing interim orders on a petition from M Hemalatha and S Vijayababu, parents of three students studying in a private school in Coimbatore, on May 17.

11:25:05 on 19 May

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In West Bengal's Islampur, instances of bombing have been reported and women are protesting against it. Media cars have been vandalized too and several journalists are reportedly stuck. The BJP is demanding for a re-poll amid allegations of voter intimidation. A large contingent of police force rushed to the spot. At least, workers from both parties were arrested.

11:22:59 on 19 May

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The Trinamool Congress has complained to the Election Commission that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "widely televised" visit to Kedarnath shrine in the higher reaches of Uttarakhand was a violation of the Model Code. PM Modi will also visit Badrinath today. The EC had allowed PM Modi to visit the Himalayan shrines with a reminder that the Model Code was still in force.

11:17:25 on 19 May

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What's the best way to dismiss a woman? Call her crazy. And that's exactly what Game of Thrones, the show that gave us some of the strongest women characters in the history of television is doing right now. For a show that has so many interesting yet complex female characters, the men behind the latest season of Game of Thrones clearly struggle to write them

11:08:06 on 19 May

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Voters held a protest outside polling station number 189 in Basirhat, alleging that TMC workers are not allowing them to cast their vote. BJP MP candidate from Basirhat, Sayantan Basu says, “100 people were stopped from voting. We will take them to cast their vote.” Nusrat Jahan is the TMC candidate from Basirhat. Two drums of explosives have allegedly been recovered.

11:02:43 on 19 May

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Last summer in England, in the space of two balls, Kuldeep Yadav embarrassed two of England’s most competitive batsmen of this generation with his googly — one that breaks away from the right-hander. Both Johnny Bairstow and Joe Root couldn’t pick the googly, gauge the flight, assess the dip, and were drawn out of the crease to be stumped by MS Dhoni.

10:26:55 on 19 May

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The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has one unwanted lead in this month's general election race - according to data from an electoral watchdog it is fielding the most candidates among the major parties who are facing criminal charges. Its main rival, Congress, is just a step behind. Nearly one-in-five candidates have an outstanding criminal case against them.

10:22:23 on 19 May

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A voter turnout of 9.45% was recorded across eight states and union territories in the first two hours of polling till 9 am. In Uttar Pradesh’s Chandauli Lok Sabha constituency, residents of the Tara Jivanpur have alleged that indelible ink was forcefully applied to their fingers by BJP men so that they couldn’t vote the next day.

10:12:10 on 19 May

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India’s fastest female sprinter, Dutee Chand, has revealed that she is in a same-sex relationship with her “soulmate” who is a girl from her hometown in Orissa. This is the first time that an Indian sports star has publicly admitted to being in a same-sex relationship. Chand holds the 100 metres national record and has won two silver medals at the 2018 Asian Games.

10:04:20 on 19 May

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Voting in the bye-elections for four Tamil Nadu Assembly constituencies -- Aravakuruchi, Sulur, Thiruparankundram and Ottapidaram -- began today morning. Repolling also began in the 13 booths in Erode, Dharmapuri, Tiruvallur and Cuddalore LS constituencies. Voters in the four Assembly constituencies will decide the electoral fate of 137 candidates who are in the fray.

09:58:57 on 19 May

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Actor Priyanka Chopra and her singer husband Nick Jonas set new couple goals as they walked the red carpet together at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival. They were clicked arriving at a movie screening in style. Nick held out the umbrella for her as it was raining at the French Riviera. The former Miss World shared pictures on Instagram with the caption “Mon amour (my love).”

09:55:19 on 19 May

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The violent clashes between ABVP and TMCP supporters during BJP chief Amit Shah’s roadshow sent shockwaves through Kolkata days before voting in the seventh phase began. But as urban pockets and a few rural areas gear up to vote on Sunday, the violent precursor seems to have had no effect on the sentiment to step out and vote.

09:46:13 on 19 May

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Voting has been delayed in three booths in Nagerbazar in Dumdum LS constituency in West Bengal over EVM malfunctioning. The Left Front stages a small sit-in in West Bengal’s Belgachia constituency. They alleged that their agents were beaten up. Meanwhile, reports of bombings emerged from Raidighi (Mathurapur constituency).

09:39:07 on 19 May

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Say what you will about the plotlines, but there was no denying that the eighth and final season of Game of Thrones belonged to the women of Westeros. Sure, there were major issues with many character arcs, but it was clear the hugely popular TV show's final moments were all about its dynamic female cast. Women took centre stage while the men took a back seat.

08:57:02 on 19 May

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More than 3,500 police personnel have been deployed in view of Tiruparankundram by-election in the district. In total, 63 candidates filed nomination papers to contest from Tiruparankundram constituency. Of those, 19 nominations were rejected and 44 accepted. As seven candidates withdrew their nominations and 37 candidates are in the fray.

08:27:02 on 19 May

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The Lok Sabha elections 2019 have entered the last lap with phase 7 voting scheduled for May 19 when 59 seats across 7 states and 1 Union Territory will go to polls. In this phase, 8 seats each will vote in Bihar and Madhya Pradesh, 13 each in Punjab and Uttar Pradesh, 4 in Himachal, 1 in Chandigarh, 9 in West Bengal and 3 in Jharkhand.

07:57:02 on 19 May

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Voting has begun for the seventh and final phase of Lok Sabha elections, one of the most bitterly fought in recent memory. In Uttar Pradesh, all eyes are on Varanasi, where besides Modi, 25 other candidates are in the fray. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar casts his vote at a polling booth in Patna. The state chief expressed concern over the timing of polls this time.

07:42:55 on 19 May

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By-elections to the remaining four Assembly constituencies in Tamil Nadu will take place today. While the bypolls to 18 seats were held along with Lok Sabha polls on April 18 in the State, the bypolls to Sulur, Aravakurichi, Ottapidaram and Thiruparankundram were scheduled for May 19. The Sulur seat fell vacant in March following the death of AIADMK MLA R Kanakaraj.

07:27:01 on 19 May

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Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said the past practice of "Jauhar", or self-immolation, by women facing capture by invaders was a matter of pride. "Jauhar has been all about sacrifice and pride in our history," he said while lashing out at the BJP for "tampering" with historical facts. He also called Maharana Pratap an epitome of sacrifice and courage.

06:57:01 on 19 May

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People of Aravakurichi will cast their votes in the by-election on Sunday. Of the four assembly seats going to the polls, Aravakurichi has the highest number of candidates -- 63 nominees are in the fray to represent the constituency that hasn’t had an MLA for two years. For the 2,05,273 voters in the constituency, there are 250 polling stations at 173 locations.

06:27:01 on 19 May

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The seven-phase Lok Sabha elections, one of the most bitterly fought in recent memory, will come to an end. Voting will be held in 59 constituencies including in Varanasi where PM Narendra Modi is seeking to retain the seat. Over 10.01 crore voters are expected to decide the fate of 918 candidates. The EC has set up more than 1.12 lakh polling stations.

05:57:01 on 19 May

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Thanks to stars like Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan, Bollywood celebs are now no strangers to Hollywood audience. While every celeb wants global recognition, there are many B-town stars who turned down iconic Hollywood roles due to various reasons. Check out some of the celebs who turned down iconic Hollywood roles.

05:27:02 on 19 May

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Cash-strapped Reliance Capital said it expects to raise ₹10,000 crore by selling assets and cut down its debt by about 50% in the current fiscal. The company has been working diligently to ensure timely debt repayments and is regular in all its debt payments. The company is at an advanced stage of monetisation of several of its non-core investments.

04:57:01 on 19 May

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Priyanka Chopra is certainly making every appearance in her Cannes debut count. The actress never fails to amaze us when it comes to red carpet appearances and her latest one is not an exception. After making a stunning appearance in shimmering black Roberto Cavalli gown, the actress handpicked a pristine white layered tulle gown from the studios of Georges Hobeika.

04:27:01 on 19 May

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For being the first one to raise the issue and describing Godse as independent India’s first ‘terrorist’, actor-turned-politician from Tamil Nadu Kamal Haasan has ended up having a shoe, eggs and stones thrown at him for his remark at election meetings. With his remarks, Haasan has managed to split the nation into Godse apologists and Godse shamers.

03:57:02 on 19 May

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The trailer of Malaal, a film that marks the debut of Javed Jaffrey’s son Meezaan and Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s niece Sharmin Segal is out. It shows their intense love story that begins with a love-hate relationship but goes through a tragic struggle. Directed by Mangesh Hadawale, the film is produced by Bhansali along with Bhushan Kumar, Mahaveer Jain and Krishan Kumar.

03:25:01 on 19 May

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All the 15 Indian players who are slated to appear in ICC World Cup 2019 are coming off from an arduous Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 which comprised of 64 matches stretched over 51 days. They will now gear up for the showpiece event which is just a fortnight away and ahead of the tournament, the team members have been given just one advice - 'relax'.

02:55:01 on 19 May

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Air pollution may have fallen since the 1970s, but it remains a major risk. Exposure to toxic gases and particulate matter shortens the lives of more than 30,000 citizens a year. On the surface, turning off your engine whenever waiting in a car seems like a sensible idea. When an engine is switched off, it doesn’t emit anything. However, the full story is more complex.

02:25:01 on 19 May

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The World Book of Records London has acknowledged comedian-actor Kapil Sharma as the most viewed stand-up comedian in India and abroad. Not just comedy, Kapil Sharma has tried his hands at acting too. He has been part of films such as Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon and Firangi. The 38-year-old is currently hosting The Kapil Sharma Show on television.

01:57:01 on 19 May

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With summer at its peak, a favourite style pick is breezy skirts that will keep you comfortable and chic. If you are looking for ways to amp up your casual style game, then get your hands on trendy ruffled skirts that will keep you on point. Ruffles have been surely getting major love of lately and for good reasons.

01:25:01 on 19 May

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The choice of getting a dog at home is heavily influenced by an individual's genetic make-up, says a study, suggesting that genetic variation explains more than half of the variation in dog ownership. For the study the scientists looked into the heritability of dog ownership using information from 35,035 twin pairs from the Swedish Twin Registry.

12:57:02 on 19 May

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Examining the effects of processed food, researchers found that, people eating ultra-processed foods consumed more calories and gained more weight. Researchers considered foods "ultra-processed" if they have ingredients predominantly found in industrial food manufacturing, such as hydrogenated oils, fructose corn syrup & flavouring agents.

12:27:02 on 19 May

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Protein rich foods are famous for their weight loss properties. But did you know that including protein rich foods in breakfasts can further be helpful in achieving quick weight loss? Proteins perform the function of reducing appetite and curbing cravings. Also, they help in building muscle mass and these are the top reasons why they are recommended in weight loss diets.

11:57:01 on 18 May

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Cocos Islands is slowly dying because of plastic. The island has a population 600, but marine scientists have found 977,000 shoes and 373,000 toothbrushes on the island’s beaches. After a further comprehensive survey of the washed up waste, a staggering 414m pieces of plastic waste weighing 238 tonnes was discovered on one of the most remote places on earth.

11:27:01 on 18 May

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With more information about the state of the economy coming out, it is clear that the new government will have to kickstart a weakening economy. Clearly, the NDA is leaving behind an economy with severe problems. Industrial output has declined by 0.1 percent and manufacturing growth has hit a new low in March registering a negative growth of 0.4 percent.

10:57:01 on 18 May

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Summer is all about light and pastel colours, so why not include such earthen shades to your home decor to match with the season. Giving your interiors a relaxed look with the right colour palette can have a calm and soothing effect. To help you create a relaxing environment at home this summer, Rajiv Rajgopal, managing director, AkzoNobel India shares a few tips.

10:27:01 on 18 May

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For the next five days until results of LS elections are out on 23 May, and for a few days thereafter until India’s next govt is firmly in place, one particular word will be spoken and dissected more than any other used in Indian politics: coalition. Coalition govts redistribute resources proportionately while countries with majority govts witness rapid rise in inequality.

09:57:01 on 18 May

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One of the most anticipated films of the year is Prithviraj starrer Brother’s Day, directed by actor Kalabhavan Shajohn. Recently, the first look poster of this film, featuring Prithviraj, was released online. In the poster, the star is seen sporting a beard, a pair of sunglasses and leaning on a Royal Enfield bike with a smile on his face.

09:27:02 on 18 May

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The incumbent BJP-led NDA is facing a tougher-than-expected contest in the ongoing parliamentary elections. While this has rightly been traced to its overall disappointing performance in power, particularly on the economic front, it would also appear that at least two political calls made early in its tenure – both by the BJP – have now come back to haunt the NDA.

09:05:08 on 18 May

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Probably for many of us, it is always a nervous moment when the phone flashes with your father’s or mother’s call. And most of the time, it is always when you are out with your friends. We’ve all been through times, when our parents used to keep constant tabs on our whereabouts. Here, experts help us get into the minds of our parents and understand their part of the story.

08:35:01 on 18 May

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It is for the first time in 70 years since independence that a Dalit leader, Mayawati, is also emerging as a contender for India’s top post at the Centre in Delhi. It is also for the first time that a big leader of backward classes from the electorally most crucial state is backing a Dalit for the prime minister’s post. Can India’s upper castes ever support a Dalit PM?

07:57:01 on 18 May

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A trailer of the Malayalam superhero film The Gambler has been released recently by actor Dulquer Salmaan. The trailer shows how a little boy picks up an interest in playing cards from his father (Anson Paul) and how it is affecting the family. There is only a mention of how the boy sees his dad appear as a superhero in his dream.

07:27:01 on 18 May

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In the constant tussle between the executive and the judiciary, we tend to overlook the status of the judiciary by itself. This approach overlooks many legitimate criticisms of judicial activities, particularly on its internal functioning. Presently, the court’s private function is eclipsed by its public function.

06:57:01 on 18 May

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Trinamool Congress leader Abhishek Banerjee today sent a defamation notice to PM Narendra Modi for allegedly making "wildly fabricated allegations" against him at a rally at West Bengal's Diamond Harbour on Wednesday. Mr Banerjee, the nephew of party chief Mamata Banerjee, is seeking re-election from Diamond Harbour in the final phase of the Lok Sabha elections.

06:49:29 on 18 May

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A film like De De Pyaar De becomes relevant in today's times because of the social prejudices that we attach to people, love and moralities. In India, even till date, an older man/woman having a younger partner is looked down upon. Not just that, the general perception about two ex partners is that they are always clawing at each other. But DDPD shatters those stereotypes.

06:21:59 on 18 May

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DMK on Saturday complained to EC alleging that AIADMK party was illegally distributing money to the voters of Ottapidaram Assembly Constituency where bypolls would be held along with three other seats tomorrow. In a complaint to CEO R S Bharathi said the AIADMK men were distributing money to the voters in a full-fledged manner from its Thoothukudi District office.

05:57:38 on 18 May

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Students in Kerala can now watch and listen to the content in their textbooks! The SCERT (State Council of Educational Research and Training) has prepared Class 9 and 10 textbooks with QR codes that can be scanned with smartphones. QR codes for additional reading have been included in textbooks for all subjects.

05:42:24 on 18 May

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CPM leader and former minister C Divakaran has come down heavily on former chief minister V.S.Achuthanandan and finance minister Thomas Isaac. The Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha constituency LDF candidate criticised that CPI was ignored during the tenure of V.S. Achuthanandan and that the then finance minister Thomas Isaac unnecessarily delayed files of CPI ministers.

05:40:02 on 18 May

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What is Workplace Bullying?

We’ve all faced bullying or heard of it at some point in our lives. We’ve seen or heard of a bully at school, in the playground, in the street, at work, or even in social gatherings. Bullies are everywhere. According to the Workplace Bullying Institute, Workplace Bullying is the “repeated, health-harming mistreatment of one or more persons by one or more perpetrators.”

05:34:43 on 18 May

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In Delhi, CM Arvind Kejriwal has alleged that the BJP is after his life and he will be assassinated by his personal security officer like former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi . "The BJP would get me murdered by my own PSO (Personal Security Officer) one day like Indira Gandhi. My own security officers report to BJP," Kejriwal told.

05:25:38 on 18 May

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India is a diverse country which offers various experiences - from jungle safaris and river rafting to mountain hiking and even religious tours. With summer making it difficult to be in the city, why not explore some adventure activities that are sure to make the season memorable for you. We have curated a list of places across the country that will not disappoint.

05:22:37 on 18 May

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day visit to Uttarakhand, was photographed meditating in a holy cave near Kedarnath. Earlier today, the prime minister also offered his prayers at the Kedarnath temple. He is also set to visit the Badrinath shrine tomorrow before heading back to Delhi in the afternoon.

05:16:42 on 18 May

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Anushka Sharma and Ranbir Kapoor starrer Ae Dil Hai Mushkil told the story of unrequited love, and came with Karan Johar’s trademark combo of gorgeous sets and equally exciting costumes. Though it released in 2016, ADHM presented several timeless wedding-ready ensembles on Sharma, ranging from ornate shararas to a lehenga skirt paired with a white shirt.

05:07:17 on 18 May

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Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda was sentenced to life imprisonment by the Additional District Judge (ADJ) court in Odisha’s Berhampur on Saturday. Panda was convicted under Section 121 of the IPC, according Additional Public Prosecutor (APP) Anil Sahu. Section 121 concerns waging, or attempting to wage a war, or abetting waging of a war, against the Union of India.

04:52:32 on 18 May

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Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas attended the Chopard party in the ongoing Cannes Film Festival. The couple posed for the cameras at the party, held amid the film festival. Priyanka Chopra hit the red carpets yet again with style donning a pruple dress by Fendi. Nick Jonas complimented her in a black tuxedo. The couple also revealed their summer plans for this summer.

04:51:20 on 18 May

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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu urged the Election Commission to count votes through Voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT) instead of EVMs during counting for the Lok Sabha polls. Earlier on Friday Naidu hit out at the Election Commission, calling it a 'biased body'.

04:46:24 on 18 May

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We are 4 days into the prestigious Cannes Film Festival 2019 and while we have seen some of the best red carpet looks from our Bollywood celebrities, looks like there can't be enough of all the glitz and glamour. This year, we saw some of the best looks of all time. On Day 3 of the festival, we saw Deepika Padukone and Kangana Ranaut take on the red carpet.

04:27:15 on 18 May

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Urgent steps need to be taken to improve the security where there is public access, and it needs to be given a facelift, said environmental activists from the city. “Because of its arid state, trespassers are polluting the surface — two-wheelers can also be found doing rounds in the area,” pointed Arun Krishnamurthy, founder, Environmentalist Foundation of India.

04:20:58 on 18 May

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No matter the question, the answer is often a good night’s sleep. It’s exactly why you feel so much better if you’ve slept well. Eight hours of rest has benefits that outweigh everything else. In fact, it’s not ample sleep but the lack of it that causes numerous physical and mental health problems: Such as a weak heart.

04:16:31 on 18 May

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LDF Kannur candidate P K Sreemathy has backed Jayarajan’s remark that people going to vote covering their face with purdah should not be allowed to vote. Sreemathy added that re-polling would help the Left and she didn’t know whether it was due to some external influence that the announcement of re-polling in Dharmadom was delayed.

03:56:36 on 18 May

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As the trial in the sensational case progresses at a local court here, the number of hostile witnesses in the case has risen to six. Witness no. 102 who identified himself as 'A. Indian' turned hostile during trial. Indian is a neighbour of accused no: 11 Fasil Sherif. He denied telling investigators earlier that he saw the police recover a mobile phone from Fasil’s house.

03:50:22 on 18 May

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The retirement benefits of government employees will soon be provided on the day of their retirement itself. The list of employees who are retiring within 18 months should be passed from the SPARK (Service and Payroll Administrative Repository for Kerala) to the office superintendent and PRISM (Pensioners Information System) on January 1 and July 1 every year.

03:44:11 on 18 May

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, on Saturday, 18 May told the media that the Muslim vote in Delhi shifted in favour of Congress at the last moment. During his rally in Punjab’s Rajpura, Kejriwal said that it seemed like AAP is winning all seven seats till 48 hours prior to the elections. But at the last moment, complete Muslim vote shifted to the Congress.

03:36:09 on 18 May

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The grapevine has been abuzz with rumours of Sidharth Malhotra and Tara Sutaria's budding romance. The two are all set to come together in Milap Zaveri's intense romantic drama titled Marjaavan. In an interview with DNA, Tara opened up about the link-up rumours with Sidharth. When prodded about whether she was dating him, the actress claimed that she was very much single.

03:33:56 on 18 May

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PM Modi is on a two-day visit to Uttarakhand. He offered prayers at the Kedarnath shrine in Uttarakhand. The Prime Minister also reviewed the redevelopment project in Kedarnath. He is slated to visit Badrinath tomorrow. “It will be his first visit to Badrinath since he became the prime minister five years ago”, said BKTC chairman Mohan Prasad Thapaliyal.

03:25:04 on 18 May

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Mayawati Attacks Modi-Yogi Governance

BSP chief and former UP chief minister Mayawati attacks the BJP-led government at Centre and state for lack of development in the purvanchal region. She says, "PM Modi's Gujarat model has not been even slightly successful in removing the extremely poverty, unemployment and backwardness, which is a blatant betrayal."

03:11:40 on 18 May

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“The Big Bang Theory” went out with a, well, gigantic bang on Thursday night. Social media was flooded with tributes to CBS’ hit sitcom following the broadcast of its final-ever episode involving a Nobel Prize, an unexpected pregnancy announcement, an emotional apology and the repair of that damn elevator.

03:05:36 on 18 May

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As campaigning for the seventh and the last phase of the national election comes to an end, we try to decode the science behind PM Narendra Modi and Congress chief Rahul Gandhi's campaigns - why they chose which seats, which state was top priority and what was the rationale behind it. PM Modi addressed a total of 144 rallies and roadshows this election campaign season.

02:59:41 on 18 May

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Known for picking jaw-dropping red carpet looks at Cannes Film Festival, Kangana Ranaut tried a different approach for her appearance at the Chopard party held last night by the French Riviera. The star chose a minimal one-shoulder gown by designer Toni Maticevski in stark white, featuring a cowl neck and a small train.

02:53:50 on 18 May

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In a sharp reaction to media reports that Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa has recused himself from meetings on issues concerning the Model Code of Conduct (MCC), pending his demand for including dissenting opinions in the final orders, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sunil Arora on Saturday termed them “unsavoury and avoidable controversy”.

02:47:49 on 18 May

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Magnetic stimulation of the brain improves working memory, according to a study that may lead to a new therapy for individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. The study, published in the journal PLoS One, found that healthy younger and older adults who received rTMS therapy performed better on a memory task than those who received placebo.

02:43:29 on 18 May

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Veerappan's widow, Muthulakshmi, supporting the DMK party, has to stop her poll campaign following trouble from local villagers of Nathamedu. On Friday, Muthulakshmi was in Pappireddipatti, where re-polling is to be held for few booths due to reports of irregularities during the polls held along with the elections for the Dharmapuri parliament polls.

02:36:55 on 18 May

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Remember the group of fans from Indonesia who had shown their love for actor Shah Rukh Khan by recreating a song from his movie Kuch Kuch Hota Hai? Well, they are back with another tribute and this time, with a different song from a different movie: Humko Humeinse Chura Lo from Mohabbatein. They recreated the original song shot-by-shot, paying great attention to detail.

01:42:01 on 18 May

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Google is quietly keeping track of every single purchase you have made in years, thanks to purchase receipts sent to your personal Gmail account. The information is made available to users via a private web tool which, the company claims, keeps your data private. Google, however, stressed it does not use the information for personalised ad tracking.

01:27:01 on 18 May

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Ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha results on 23 May, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) headquarters in Nagpur. He is likely to meet RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and discuss the various possible scenarios. This comes amid rumours that the Sangh Parivar could back another leader if the BJP falls short of a majority.

01:15:17 on 18 May

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Kedar Jadhav has been declared fit and is all set to travel to England and Wales with the rest of the Indian squad for the upcoming 2019 World Cup. The middle-order batsman was doubtful for the World Cup after picking up a shoulder injury while playing for his Indian Premier League franchise Chennai Super Kings in their last game of the recently-concluded season.

01:04:33 on 18 May

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Seven months after Alok Nath was accused of rape in a horrifying Facebook post by writer Vinta Nanda and a police complaint lodged against him, a big budget film starring him hit the screens on Friday. The fact that men, who have still not been cleared of accusations of harassment and abuse, have continued to thrive has been mentioned relentlessly by feminist activists.

12:59:08 on 18 May

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In the tablet at Kuchanur village in Theni district the name of OP Ravindranath Kumar, son of OPS and AIADMK candidate for the constituency, was mentioned as Theni MP. Leaders of various political parties criticised the EC as Ravindranath was mentioned as MP even before the election results were announced and Panneerselvam for not taking action against the Temple.

12:46:55 on 18 May

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