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Mexico: First female Indian candidate to run for presidency

The Indian Governance Council chose Maria de Jesus Patricio to run in the 2018 election, calling for an ‘anti-capitalist and honest’ govt.

Dafne Keen and Hugh Jackman in a still from the film 'Logan'.

Logan star Dafne Keen may return for an X-23 solo movie

Keen played mutant Laura/X-23 in the Hugh Jackman starrer.

Hailing from Krishnagiri in Tamil Nadu, Dharshana, who has almost nil vision in right eye and partial in left, uses magnifying glass to read

CBSE results: Tamil girl Dharshana MV beats visual disability, scores 96.6%

Dharshana suffers from microcornea which has rendered her right eye almost a 'nil vision' and the left one a partial vision.

Mohammad Rasoulof

Dissident Iranian filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof wins Cannes award

Mohammad Rasoulof, who was jailed for ‘anti-regime propaganda’, wins top prize.

World

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 The meeting comes in the wake of the Group of Seven's summit over the weekend where relations with Russia were part of the agenda, making Macron the first Western leader to speak to Putin after the talks. (Photo: AP)

Russian Prez Putin set to visit France in hope of mending strained ties

The Kremlin hails the visit as a chance for Putin and Macron to get to know each other and understand their views on some disputed issues.

 Chen's father told authorities that his son had a history of mental illness, according to the initial statement. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

China: 2 dead, 18 wounded in knife attack

The suspect, identified as Chen Guangliang, 30, was detained after the attack along a roadway in Guizhou province.

Sri Lanka has appealed for outside help as the death toll from floods and mudslides on Saturday rose to 100 with 99 others missing. (Photo: AP)

Death toll from Sri Lanka floods rise to 164

Sri Lanka has sought international assistance, with India sending two naval ships laden with supplies over the weekend.

Business

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RBI may also revise its growth forecast of 7.4 per cent for the fiscal following the release of the updated FY2017 growth.

'RBI unlikely to cut rates; to be less hawkish at next policy'

MPC may choose to observe the actual progress of the monsoon and the adjustment during the transition to the GST.

Mumbai-Goa Tejas Express train.

Tejas Express to now give cheaper headphones

IRCTC buys 1,000 new headphones costing Rs 30 each for passengers on luxury train.

Tata Sons' chairman Natarajan Chandrasekaran.

Global IT spending will rise to $3.5 trn in 2017: Chandra

Tata Sons chairman says there was no reversal in trend of increased spending on technology.

Sports

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AB de Villiers said he felt it was being implied that his players were at fault for scuffing up the ball. (Photo: AFP)

AB De Villiers ‘pretty upset’ with fresh ball tempering row

South Africa were last year sanctioned for altering the condition of the ball in a Test against Australia in Hobart.

Rafael Nadal will play his opening match in Paris on Court Suzanne Lenglen, and not the main Philippe Chatrier showcourt. (Photo: AP)

Rafael Nadal begins pursuit of 10th French Open title against mercurial Paire

Defending champion Novak Djokovic is second on Chatrier in what could be a taxing outing against claycourt specialist Marcel Granollers.

Lasith Malinga

Sri Lanka hope for Lasith Malinga magic

The islanders have missed Malinga — one of the world’s great fast bowlers — through injury and their performances have suffered.

Science

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Immunotherapies, used to treat cancer for many years, "disinhibit" the body's defence system and thus strengthen its half-hearted fight against cancer cells. Stimulating the immune system to specifically and wholeheartedly combat cancer cells, however, has remained elusive.

New designer viruses can help fight cancer: study

Most cancer cells only provoke a limited reaction by the immune system - the body's defence mechanism.

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India’s largest rocket ever made, to be tested in June

The rocket made by ISRO rocket, is 200 full-grown Asian elephants put together heavy and is going to be tested in the first week of June

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NASA's Moon orbiter camera survived meteoroid hit

The camera captures moderate resolution images using filters to provide information about the properties and colour of the lunar surface.

Life

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The video shows shows a newborn baby walking with the support of a nurse on the hospital bed. (Photo: Facebook)

Newborn astonishingly walks immediately after birth

The viral video has got over 70 million views and one million shares since it was posted

Facebook was "tightly linked to compromised social, physical, and psychological health. (Photo: Pixabay)

Constant Facebook use makes people unhappy and sick

People are affected by the number of likes they get which affects them mentally

The BMI only increases chances of cardiovascular diseases and does not affect heart rate. (Photo: AFP)

Higher BMI ups risk of cardiovascular diseases in teens

The disease can affect children as young as 17 years unlike earlier

Relationship

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3 million women are at risk of FGM each year (Photo: AFP)

Female genital mutilation stops Egyptian women from climaxing

The government is leading campaigns against the practice with harsher punishment, but it continues illegally.

Poor handling involves very high levels of interparental conflict (Photo: AFP)

Here's how a child's health suffers due to a divorce

Children of separated parents are approximately more likely to have gastrointestinal, genitourinary, dermatological or neurological issues.

There's not even an agreed-upon definition for sexting (Photo: AFP)

Sexting doesn't really guarantee sex

It was impossible to tell if sexting actually influenced behaviour at all.

Metros

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 Varthur lake in Bengaluru spills toxic foam (Photo: ANI | Twitter)

Bengaluru: After heavy rains, Varthur lake spills toxic foam, creates chaos in city

The showers in the city have led to foaming of the Varthur lake once again, this time bringing the foam right on to the roads.

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2-yr-old girl dies after autorickshaw overturns in Delhi

According to police, the autorickshaw driver was speeding and driving in a rash and negligent manner.

According to the police, the family has requested privacy and hence no names were disclosed.

Leopard pounces on 4-year-old boy at Aarey Colony

The boy, whose family stays at Royal Palms, has received two minor stitches on his chest.