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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Internet challenges are the order of the virtual world and it’s not unusual for people to be completely mesmerised by a song, giving it a quirky twist. And when it comes to challenges, there is no shortage of entertaining videos on TikTok. Currently, people are engaged in the #Cradle challenge dancing to the tunes of 2019 song by Sub Urban.

03:11:05 on 22 May

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Since 2014, the people of Yemen have been caught in the middle of a civil war that has created what the UN says is the worst humanitarian crisis in the world. To show just how devastating the crisis has been, VICE partnered with ICRC and a collective of young Yemeni photographers who have been chronicling the terrible impact of the conflict on their respective communities.

03:05:07 on 22 May

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Members of the queer community have come together to express their solidarity with Dutee Chand. The sprinter recently revealed she’s in a same-sex relationship with her “soulmate” who is a girl from her hometown of Chaka Gopalpur in Odisha. Dutee is the first Indian sports star who has publicly admitted to being in a same-sex relationship.

02:46:50 on 22 May

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Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif starrer Bharat is set to release and the actors are busy promoting the film. Recently, Kaif was spotted donning a lovely floral printed gown from designer duo Gauri & Nainika. Styled by Tanya Ghavri, the one-shoulder flowy gown looked lovely on the actor and we like how it was styled with just diamond studs.

02:39:16 on 22 May

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The humble cotton kurta has become a go-to for everyone this summer, including Kiara Advani. For her flight to Mumbai recently, the actor picked a printed ivory kurta set from Punit Balana’s latest collection. Indian ethnic outfits aren’t always the easiest to manage, but nothing beats the comfort of a breezy cotton kurta set like Kiara Advani’s.

12:32:12 on 22 May

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The importance of physical activity can't be undermined and a new study has given more reasons to follow an active lifestyle. The study has claimed that activities like walking and muscle strengthening were associated with significantly reduced risk of liver-related death. Chronic liver disease is increasing and there are no guidelines for the optimal type of exercise.

05:27:01 on 22 May

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Cooking oil is an essential ingredient of any meal. It is used in everything, from salads to the main courses. Since low-quality cooking oil might result in heart infections and cholesterol blockages, it becomes important to choose cooking oil which will ensure a healthy lifestyle. As a result, it is necessary to make a conscious choice while purchasing cooking oil.

04:57:02 on 22 May

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Handbag essentials for perfect summer

The scorching summer sun is not only a nightmare for the skin but it may also dampen your fashion spirit. The worry of skin damage may force you to opt for full coverage clothes. So, does it mean you should compromise on your style quotient? The answer is - No! Only a little effort is needed for style and skin protection to go hand-in-hand.

04:27:01 on 22 May

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While we all know that breastfeeding has innumerable health benefits for children, a new study now finds that the mother may also benefit from such an experience especially when they choose to breastfeed for a period longer than 2 years. A recent study stays, women who have opted to breastfed at some point in their lives are less likely to develop heart complications.

03:57:01 on 22 May

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Children who either walked or cycled to school had lower body fat and were less likely to be overweight or obese, a new study has found. Forty one million children under the age of five are overweight. Nearly half of the children under five who are overweight or obese in 2014 lived in Asia.

03:26:01 on 22 May

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Looking for quick and easy ways to dish out tempting summer desserts at home? Ice creams are no doubt an all-time favourite, but it could get quite cumbersome to carry out the whole process of ice cream making from scratch. So here's the next best thing for you and that's instant ice cream mixes.

02:56:01 on 22 May

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Close friendships are wonderful, allowing us to form deep connections with a select few people who act as our core support system. But we shouldn’t underestimate the friends and professional ties outside our inner circle, either. A recent New York Times piece made a great case for cultivating casual, low-stakes friendships.

01:55:01 on 22 May

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Regardless of whether you love to bake, you’ve probably tried your hand at a cake or two, or at least a batch of cookies or brownies. And if you read the recipe closely (a must!), you likely noticed that it called for your butter to be at a specific temperature. Some batters call for room temperature butter, while others call for melted or brown butter.

01:25:01 on 22 May

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Do you know that your everyday exposure to everyday harmful chemicals can land you into serious trouble? A recent study has found that people exposed to chemicals called Phthalates, increasing the risk of metabolic disorders. These findings suggest that more actions may need to be taken to reduce people’s exposure to these potentially harmful, yet commonly used chemicals.

12:57:01 on 22 May

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Almost half of the people who followed Juul Labs Inc on Twitter last year were not old enough to legally purchase e-cigarettes in the United States, according to a study published on Monday. Researchers analysed data collected in April 2018 on public followers of Juul’s Twitter account (@JUULvapor) with at least one public tweet.

11:57:01 on 21 May

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There’s probably no recipe that better showcases salt and pepper working in multiple ways and together than Chinese salt and pepper shrimp, an enticing dish of plump, moist fried shrimp with shells as shatteringly crispy and appealing to eat as fried chicken skin and a killer savoury-spicy flavour profile.

11:27:01 on 21 May

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Sonam Kapoor Ahuja has arrived and how!

After Kangana and Deepika stunned at the red carpet, it was time for Sonam Kapoor Ahuja to do the same and as expected, the Veere Di Wedding actor nailed all the looks. Let’s start with the actor dressed in a customised ensemble from designer duo Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla. The figure-hugging gown gave an impression of a cinematic goddess as the designers wanted.

09:42:01 on 21 May

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As temperatures rise all across the country, people are finding ingenious ways to beat the heat in this weather. But one resident in Ahmedabad is going viral online for beating the heat with one of a kind idea and it will be one of the most unique things that you witness today.

09:27:01 on 21 May

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In the eighteen years since Aishwarya Rai Bachchan first stepped on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival, a lot has changed and a lot has stayed the same. From sheer printed jackets to denim-on-denim, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan served up an easy masterclass in street style at Cannes this year

07:02:06 on 21 May

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Online game PUBG (PlayerUnknown Battleground) has taken the world by storm and has spawned myriad situations and new highs in addiction. Now take the recent case of this Ahmedabad woman, all of 19 and married with a year-old baby, who wants divorce from her husband, not because of any domestic feud or discord, but because of her immense indulgence in PUBG.

06:28:38 on 21 May

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After totally slaying at the Cannes red carpet in her red exquisite gown, Sonam Kapoor Ahuja looked all royal and stunning in an eye catchy gold outfit for the Chopard party. Sonam who knows how to carry style made heads turn and bagged much attention at the after party in her Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla couture.

05:48:35 on 21 May

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Without a doubt, you can always count on Sonam Kapoor Ahuja to keep the fashion stakes high, and her most recent outfit is a testimony to that. A few minutes ago, the actor stepped out in an off-shoulder canary yellow gown by Ashi Studio to attend the launch of Chopard’s Garden of The Kings perfumes by the French Riviera.

05:37:45 on 21 May

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When was the last time you cleaned your smartphone? Chances are that you don’t even remember. Since mobile phones are said to carry 10 times more bacteria than a public toilet seat, whenever you put your phone up to your ear for a call, bacteria along with sweat and oil come into contact with the skin leading to breakouts in some cases.

05:02:14 on 21 May

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Often we categorise, label and limit women married to star actors as ‘star wives’ ONLY, costing them their individuality. We forget that they are individuals first and then someone’s someone. Here, we try and break-free from labels which limit a person’s perceived identity to just being a ‘star wife’!

04:27:01 on 21 May

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Actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan appeared on the second day at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival. The former Miss World wore a white feathered and tulle dress by Ashi Studio, accessorised with diamonds. Aishwarya attended the film screening of “La Belle Epoque”. Aishwarya has been a regular at Cannes.

02:58:07 on 21 May

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Kareena has time and again proved that comfort dressing can be nailed in style. The actor, who was recently spotted outside Rujuta Diwekar’s clinic with Saif Ali Khan, chose a classic black sleeveless vest for her outing, which she effortlessly paired with flared jeans. Kapoor styled her look with a Gucci belt & black heels, giving casual combination a more dressy look.

02:37:33 on 21 May

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We spend a lot of time with the people we work with, whether we’re collaborating on projects, meeting about goals, or running into each other around the office — and getting along with them is important. Research shows that forming meaningful work relationships can increase our happiness, boost our productivity, and even help us find a sense of community at work.

01:28:39 on 21 May

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The Cannes Film Festival 2019 red carpet rolled out again this year, and in came the Cinderellas. In tulle creations like loofahs for Cyclops. While there are many ways to draw the attention of the red carpet’s over-stimulated photographers and making it to who-wore-what lists, occupying red carpet yardage has become one of the most oft-used tropes.

12:13:41 on 21 May

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13 Tips for Leaving Work at Work

In case you haven’t heard, work-life balance is a myth. The truth is that none of us will ever achieve the perfect balance, and striving to get there just stresses us out. Work-life integration acknowledges that sometimes work will demand more of your attention, and other times life will, but by setting boundaries and making sure you’re prioritizing healthy habits.

11:58:53 on 21 May

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Applying sunscreen every day? Congratulations. Re-applying it every few hours? Pat yourself on the back. Hoarding an assortment of different types of sunscreens for different occasions and locations? Didn’t think so. If you’re sitting in front of the computer screen all day, you’ll need a very different sunscreen from the one you’ll slather on before going on a hike.

05:27:01 on 21 May

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There’s something to be said about the convenience of a boxed cake mix. Its dump-and-stir process is appealing to anyone ― amateur bakers, skilled professionals in a rush or anyone in between. While there’s no shame in getting a little help from Betty Crocker sometimes, we don’t want people to know we took a shortcut.

04:57:02 on 21 May

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Whether you’re worried about a job interview or concerned about your parents’ health, anxiety is part of being human. But when should your level of worry be cause for concern? It’s hard to define anxiety disorders by their symptoms because anxiety affects everyone and it manifests in different ways.

04:27:02 on 21 May

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The Neon Museum is preparing to double in size by expanding across Las Vegas Boulevard with a $1-a-year lease for a shuttered cultural center dating to the early 1960s. City officials have approved a plan dubbed “Neon 2020” to expand the popular downtown showcase of vintage signs into the vacant Reed Whipple Cultural Center.

03:57:02 on 21 May

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Being mostly a non-drinker, wine is the one liquor which I especially detest the most. Someone had once told me, “I hate it because it tastes like cough syrup” - and that description of the alcoholic drink has always resonated with me. An uncle of mine had once tried to endear me towards wine and said that I needed to ‘acquire’ the taste.

02:56:01 on 21 May

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Emerging adults tend to believe that adolescents and members of their own age group are exceptionally narcissistic and entitled, but have a negative reaction to these labels being applied to their age group. Academic reports have contributed to the widespread idea that emerging adults are more entitled and narcissistic than are other modern age groups.

02:26:01 on 21 May

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The one widely-believed adage is ‘everything should be consumed in moderation’. Green tea is no different. Over the years, green tea has become a favourite among health enthusiasts. Whether for shedding extra pounds or sipping on it for its antioxidant properties, green tea must be consumed in moderation. But what is the best time to drink green tea?

12:57:01 on 21 May

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Men love steroids despite the side-effects

Attaining a strong physique is something that most men desire, and they are ready to go any length to achieve that. Probably this is the reason why they continue to take a high dosage of steroids despite knowing the side associated with it, a new study has revealed. Men continue steroid abuse even after knowing side effects.

12:27:01 on 21 May

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Drinking coffee keeps the bowels moving because it changes gut bacteria and improves the ability of intestines to contract, find researchers. Researchers, feeding rats coffee and also mixing it with gut bacteria in petri dishes, found that coffee suppressed bacteria and increased muscle motility, regardless of caffeine content.

11:57:01 on 20 May

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A lot changes between couples after they embrace parenthood. According to a recent study, confidence is the key to maintaining a loving relationship. According to recent findings, a father tends to feel closer to his partner, both as a co-parent and as a romantic partner, when he believes that she trusts him when it comes to taking care of their child.

11:27:02 on 20 May

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Online food delivering platform Zomato has rolled out a new offer wherein customers need to predict the country's next prime minister ahead of the final counting on May 23 and win caskbacks on food orders. Called "Zomato Election league", the offer promises cashbacks to customers who guess the next prime minister correctly, the company said in a statement on Monday.

05:39:16 on 20 May

Buying a new AC can be quite a task. For starters, there are way too many options available in the market right now. You'll be flooded with options and, sometimes, even compelled to buy something you normally shouldn't, thanks to highly skilled salespeople. Air conditioners now promise plenty of out-of-the-world features. But most of them are just marketing tactics.

05:19:55 on 20 May

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The latest episode of Game of Thrones delivered what just might be the most brutal twist in the show's eight year history. In one of the heart-wrenching but most inevitable moments in the finale, Jon Snow (Kit Harington) stabs and kills Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) after her desperation to rule the world overpowers her.

04:19:05 on 20 May

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If you are a social media junkie, then you must have heard about James Fridman, the photo editor famous for editing images with hilarious twists. For the uninitiated, he is a Photoshop expert who has mastered the art of editing people’s picture exactly the way they request. This usually leads to some of the funniest results possible.

02:45:31 on 20 May

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Back in the day when the Duchess of Sussex played Rachel Zane on hit US show Suits, she dished her all-time favourite beauty products, skin care routine and beauty secrets she'd picked up along the way in an interview with Beauty Banter. She said, " I love Nars blush in Orgasm. I use it on and off camera because it gives you a nice glow from within."

02:07:57 on 20 May

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Nothing supersedes the splendour of the traditional six yards—except maybe its contemporary version, the sari gown. Take it from Diana Penty, who recently wore one at Cannes Film Festival 2019. Penty, who attended the FICCI Forum at the India Pavilion on Day 2, picked an ethereal white sari gown by designer Amit Aggarwal for the event.

01:54:45 on 20 May

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Jacqueline Fernandez is a fan of breezy dresses, but every once in a while, she likes switching things up with Indian ethnic kurtas. Yesterday, Fernandez picked a vibrant red kurta for her day out in Mumbai. The actor kept the rest of her look fuss-free and completed her outfit with black flats and a pair of black sunglasses, perfect for Mumbai’s blazing afternoons.

12:53:44 on 20 May

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Bollywood actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan walked the red carpet at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival on Sunday. Aishwarya wore a metallic gold gown with a long trail. Aishwarya had arrived at the beach town with daughter Aaradhya. She has been a regular at the Cannes Film Festival.

11:44:56 on 20 May

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The GoT series finale is finally upon us. For some, its demise would come as a relief, considering the constant criticism that has come its way, especially in the last season, while others would be staring into their post-GoT life with mixed emotions. After eight seasons HBO’s fantasy series has been an extraordinary scrutiny of moral transformation, guilt and control.

11:36:15 on 20 May

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The ongoing Cannes Film Festival has witnessed the presence of many well known celebrities from the entertainment industry who have graced the event with their amazing red carpet appearances. Diana Penty nailed her retro look very well as she wore a beige coloured ball gown layed beautifully with sequins and fringes to perfection.

10:51:23 on 20 May

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Aaradhya Bachchan arrived at the French Riviera a couple of hours back, and now, the mother and daughter have revealed their first looks for Cannes 2019. Rai Bachchan, who first made her debut at the film festival back in 2002, has perfected the art of walking the red carpet in couture ensembles, and this one didn’t disappoint either.

10:36:57 on 20 May

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Laden with purple fruits that stain the sidewalks and our mouths, the jamun tree is a favourite in Indian cities. It is found across most parts of the country and is native to the Indian subcontinent. The fruit, bark, seeds, and even the leaves, are anti-diabetic. In fact, all parts of the tree have medicinal properties.

10:29:44 on 20 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. But that doesn’t mean sex isn’t on the minds of those in their 20s and 30s. We asked therapists to reveal the common sex-related complaints and insecurities their millennial clients bring up.

01:55:01 on 20 May

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In order to increase plastic recycling rates, we need to change the conversation from 'where does plastic go' to 'what does plastic create'. According to a study, sustainability programs around the world are fast becoming a staple of the private sector. However, consumers' recycling habits have not kept pace.

01:25:01 on 20 May

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My clients often ask me if the proliferation of AI will help or hurt women in the workplace. The potential impact is significant—and if we do not act now, women will bear the brunt of the negative effects. First, employment: According to the IMF, 11% of women’s jobs are at risk of elimination from AI—a higher percentage than for jobs currently held by men.

12:57:01 on 20 May

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Cooking ‘Mean curry’

The social media handle ‘Mean Curry’, a brain child of freelance artist Sabari Venu, is full of puns like these done in four frames. Sabari, using pun, creates a world around words that come in our daily conversations. His works, which already have a good amount of followers, were brought under the limelight with one Shashi Tharoor's tweet.

12:27:01 on 20 May

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When your face is naturally greasy, you might think twice before slathering on more hydrators on it. But having oily skin doesn’t mean give you license to skip the moisturiser step, because despite your hesitation, it remains an important step in preserving your skin’s natural oils and barrier.

11:57:01 on 19 May

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Our attitudes can be influenced not only by what we actually experience but also by what we imagine, researchers have claimed. Sometimes in life, there are special places that seem to stand out to us. But could this also happen purely by the power of imagination rather than by actual experiences?

11:27:01 on 19 May

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If there is one thing that has been building more suspense and drama than our politicians this election season, it is the microblogging site TikTok. From complete ignominy to viral popularity. But, my friends, followers, TikTokers, I come here not to bury TikTok, but to praise it.

08:57:01 on 19 May

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Since we’re right in the middle of a hot summer, there’s no better time to re-examine the age-old topic of sunscreen. Here, New York City dermatologist and self-proclaimed sunscreen fanatic, Marnie Nussbaum, MD—a go-to for models during fashion week—breaks down everything you’ve ever wanted to know about SPF.

06:55:52 on 19 May

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Recipient of six National Film Awards, two Academy Awards and several other laurels, maestro AR Rahman's contribution to music is unparalleled. So it doesn't come as a surprise that Rahman enjoys a massive fan following for his work may it be for the Hindi and Tamil industry or his successful stints overseas.

05:40:02 on 19 May

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Indian prints and silhouettes are colliding with elements of Western wear in cool cottons this summer. New silhouettes include the kurta onesie, the ethnic pant suit and the caped kurta dress. There are also Kalamkari wedge heel shoes, formal shirts in Ajrakh prints, palazzos covered in Batik.

03:26:37 on 19 May

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Any day that includes Pedro Almodovar and Deepika Paudkone has to be a good one. I sat down with Deepika just before a few hours before she left for the airport to return to Mumbai. Her red carpet style has created quite the stir with Vogue USA and Variety giving it the thumbs up. “You either come here with a film,” she told me, “or you slay on the red carpet.”

02:41:57 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Honey is an excellent natural source of antioxidants that help control the free radicals in your body and stop the signs of ageing and cell damage in their tracks. Its antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties can help alleviate mild skin conditions, aid scar healing and also hydrate your skin at the same time.

12:23:52 on 18 May

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If you’re a coffee drinker, you know there’s nothing more blissful than that first sip of hot (or iced) coffee in the morning. Sure, it tastes delicious, but that’s the least of it: With coffee running through your veins, you suddenly feel energized enough to take on the day ahead. Most studies have found that coffee is also pretty good for your health.

11:38:36 on 18 May

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