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Bandana, a resident of Dhankuta district in eastern Nepal, started dancing at the age of five and would often dance with her younger brother. (Photo: Bandana Nepal)

Nepali girl, 18, dances her way into Guinness book

This Nepali teenager surpassed the record achieved by a 37-year-old Kerala woman.

Disha Patani.

Disha Patani opens up about her character and preparations for 'Bharat'

The fans are eagerly waiting to see Disha and Salman Khan romancing on-screen.

Amit Shah took over as the BJP president soon after NDA emerged victorious in 2014 general elections. (Photo: AP)

The rise and rise of Amit Shah: How a worker became most successful BJP president

Indeed, as the captain of the winning team, Shah deserves credit for turning the party into an election-winning machine.

Sunny Leone.

2019 Lok Sabha election results: 'Leading by how many votes', asks Sunny Leone

The joke was not lost on Leone, who joined the meme-fest with her own tongue-in-cheek remark.

World

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British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she would quit, triggering a contest that will bring a new leader to power. (Photo:AP)

Theresa May resigns: Timeline of UK PM's turmoil filled 3 years at Downing Street

British Prime Minister Theresa May bowed out after nearly three years as Prime Minister on Friday.

Pelosi went first, with demure shrugs and practiced sass. (Photo:AP)

Donald Trump, Nancy Pelosi fire insults as their feud heats up

However, the exchanges left uncertain ahead of the 2020 election whether Trump, Democrats will be able to work together on serious tasks.

'I am planning a shootout in a public space,' he posted on Facebook. (Photo: Facebook)

'Will kill every woman': Virgin man arrested after facing multiple rejections in US

The 27 year old Chistopher Cleary blamed years of romantic rejection for his anger toward females, according to police affidavit.

Business

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The special drawing rights with the International Monetary Fund fell by USD 9.8 million to USD 1.444 billion. (Representative Image)

Forex reserves decline by USD 2.05 bn to USD 417.99 bn

In the previous week, the reserves had risen by USD 1.368 billion to reach USD 420.055 billion.

On weekly basis, the Indian currency gained 70 paise.

Rupee surges 49 paise against US dollar on PM Modi's landslide win

However, concerns over ongoing US-China trade tariff tussle continued to hurt forex market sentiment.

The Central Statistics Office on Friday released payroll or new enrolment data of ESIC, retirement fund body EPFO and Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority together. (Representational image)

11.38 lakh jobs created in March in formal sector, shows ESIC data

As per ESIC's latest payroll data, around 1.48 crore jobs were generated in 2018-19 financial year.

Sports

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The 37-man preliminary squad, which is undergoing a camp at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, will be pruned to 23. (Photo: Igor Stimac/Twitter)

'Everybody will have to fight for place', says Indian football coach Igor Stimac

With less than two weeks to go for Stimac's first assignment, he said that he was concerned about the defence.

The Brazil international reached the Champions League semi-finals last season, only for Liverpool to beat his Roma team prior to his move to Anfield. (Photo: Alisson Becker/Twitter)

Liverpool's Alisson ready for the biggest test of his life

Success in Spain would bring Liverpool their sixth European Cup and first since 2005.

Former England batsman Jonathan Trott will join cricket fans on May 25 in picking up a paintbrush and making their mark on this iconic tournament installation, while local graffiti artist Silent Hobo will entertain crowds by creating live graffiti artwork showcasing some of Bristol's iconic landmarks throughout the bank holiday weekend. (Photo: ICC/ twitter)

ICC World Cup 2019: Batsman sculpture to be made and unveiled on June 1

The sculpture will be unveiled just in time for Bristol's first match on June 1 as Afghanistan go head-to-head with Australia.

Science

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Rare earth is not only an important strategic resource, but also a non-renewable resource.

Fears rise China could weaponise rare earths in US tech war

Rare earths are used in a number of goods including smartphones, televisions and light bulbs.

NASA announced on its official blog that it is giving the public an opportunity to send their names. (NASA via AP, File)

Can't afford to go to Mars? Tell NASA to send your name instead

You can add your name to the list until September 30 and obtain the souvenir boarding pass to Mars.

The total award amount for all companies is USD 45.5 million.

NASA selects SpaceX, Blue Origin, more to build next human lunar lander

NASA has announced that it has selected 11 private companies to work with for building the next human landers for its Moon program.

Life

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Older youths who have undergone puberty can bank their sperm prior to undergoing sterilising doses of chemotherapy or radiation, but there have been scant fertility preservation options for younger boys. (Photo: Representational/Pexels)

Medical innovation: Young boys can now preserve their testicular tissues

Experiment offers new hope for fertility preservation in young boys with cancer and blood disorders.

Due to social networking, our daily face-to-face interactions have reduced, resulting in a slow loss of our social support system. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Beware of social media, it can trigger depression

Our wider social circle maybe provoking depression and other mental illnesses.

The results show that adults who were less exposed to natural spaces during their childhood had lower problems related to mental health as compared to those with higher exposure. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Early exposure to nature beneficial to mental health

Exposure to nature during childhood leads to better mental health: Study.

Relationship

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An elder brother takes on the role of a father and advisor, whereas the younger one becomes your confidante and best friend. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Celebrate you brother this ‘Brother’s Day’

Find out the best way to celebrate ‘Brother’s Day’ this year.

Two people with divergent attitudes can together make satisfactory decisions, in spite of their opposite personalities. (Photo: Pexels)

Opposite personalities make better decisions together

Opposites not only attract, also make good decisions together: Study.

If she does feel attractive in a lingerie, it can become a sure fire signal.

Sex appeal & lingeries

Lingerie is a term for fashionable and alluring women's under garments.

Metros

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BJP workers light firecrackers outside the party headquarters in New Delhi on Thursday. (Photo: AP)

BJP sweeps Delhi, retains all 7 Lok Sabha seats

No other BJP candidate was able to cross the victory margin of two lakh votes in the previous Parliamentary polls.

Continuing its dominance over the Mumbai city, the Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena alliance swept all the six seats in the city repeating its impressive 2014 performance.

Shiv Sena, BJP win big; reduce Congress to one

In the neighbouring cities, the BJP-Sena alliance is all set to retain the Palghar (ST), Bhiwandi, Kalyan and Thane Lok Sabha seats.

NCP chief Sharad Pawar

Pawars win Baramati, lose Maval

Parth’s father Ajit Pawar had made Maval a prestigious seat as he campaigned aggressively for Parth during the polls.

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