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Muslim representation in the Lok Sabha was the lowest during the 1952 general elections when 11 members from the community were elected to the Lower House of the Parliament. (Photo: ANI)

Saumitra Khan only Muslim from BJP, representation of community rises to 27 in LS

In 1980, 49 Muslim members were elected to Lok Sabha, which was the highest number of the community represented in the Parliament.

The award was presented by Universal Book of Records India representative KV Ramana Rao and Telangana representative TM Srilatha. (Photo: ANI)

Hyderabadi man sets world record for serving food to over 1,000 people in single day

Kumar achieved the target on Sunday after he served food to more than 1,000 people at three different places.

UN Secretary-General appoints Indian Army officer as the new Force Commander of the UNMISS. (Photo: Twitter)

Indian Army officer appointed as commander of UN Misson

Lt. Gen. Tinaikar previously served as the Additional Director General of Military Operations at the Army Headquarters.

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.

World

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Police have arrested nine people in connection with Sunday's blasts. (Photo:AP)

Terror grips Nepal: Bombs planted at various locations, vehicles torched

A parked truck was set on fire in the Nawal district, while a bus was found burned down in the Surkhet district of Nepal's Karnali province.

The North has since sought to raise the pressure and carried out two short-range missile tests earlier this month. (Photo:AP)

North Korea call Trump security aide ‘war maniac’ over missile remark

Talks between Washington and Pyongyang have been locked since the collapse of a summit between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Expensive diyar wood beams of various sizes were used in the roofs of the temple. (Representational Image)

Historical Guru Nanak palace bulldozed in Pakistan’s Punjab province

The walls of the four-storey building had pictures of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak as well as of various Hindu rulers and princes.

Business

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For the consumer companies, the revenue growth declined to 2.3 per cent for March quarter, 2018-19, down from 9.8 per cent in the preceding quarter, the report said. (Representational Image)

India Inc revenue growth in Q4 hits six-quarter low of 10.7 pc

Weakness in the consumer-linked sectors was visible in decline in wholesale dispatches of passenger vehicles, two-wheelers.

It can be noted that the US reduced both the number of visas available and also set a minimum floor of salary to be offered, making it difficult for the Indian IT industry. (Photo: Representational | File)

US visa rules to hit IT cos' profits, margins in FY20: Report

The industry's operating margins will narrow by 0.30- 0.80 per cent largely on an increase in local hires.

The TDSAT on May 2 granted partial stay on a Rs 8,300-crore demand raised by the telecom department from Bharti Airtel for approving its merger. (Photo: PTI)

Airtel submits Rs 644 crore bank guarantee in TDSAT for Tata Tele merger

The tribunal also asked Airtel to submit 50 per cent payment of Rs 1,287.97 crore demand raised by the DoT.

Sports

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Sri Lanka will begin its campaign against New Zealand on June 1 at the Cardiff Wales Stadium. (Photo: AFP)

ICC World Cup 2019: Angelo Mathews advises Sri Lanka to play with freedom

Several players of their 15-man squad will be returning after some time on the sidelines, including skipper Dimuth Karunaratne.

The Indian team is currently preparing for the King's Cup which will be played in Buriram, Thailand from June 5-8. (Photo: Indian Football Team/Twitter)

Indian football coach Igor Stimac releases six players from list of 37

Vishal Kaith, Germanpreet Singh, Nandha Kumar, Redeem Tlang, Bikramjit Singh, and Sumeet Passi have been released from list of 37 players.

In 2008, the Indian side showed its real power after it defeated World Champions Australia in a tri-series final. (Photo: AP)

ICC 2019 World Cup: India squad and player analysis

The Indian cricket team made its presence felt at the international cricket when it won its first maiden world cup title in the year 1983.

Science

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The researchers took samples of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) to look for biomarkers of underlying Alzheimer's disease in their MCI patients, with 12 testing to be positive.

Virtual Reality can better detect early Alzheimer's

VR could also help clinical trials of future drugs aimed at slowing down, or even halting progression of Alzheimer's disease.

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.

Life

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The new symbol, of a woman wearing a western business suit is going to be painted on all the ladies’ compartments. (Photo: Instagram)

Mumbai's Western Railway embraces the ‘modern woman’ avatar

Mumbai’s local train coaches replace outdated symbol of women in sarees to business suits.

The 16th century town is famous for several culturally significant sites such as the Chaturbhuj Temple, Orchha Fort and Raja Mahal among other sites. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Madhya Pradesh to tentatively have new UNESCO heritage site

The cultural site of Orchha in Madhya Pradesh has been included in the tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage sites.

By focusing on positive expressions of masculinity, such as the ability to be respectful in relationships, this program helps boys find positive ways to prevent violence and to cope with violence to which they may already have been exposed. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Understand masculinity: Prevent violence against women

Better understanding of masculinity could prevent violence: Study.

Relationship

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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.

The study found that women basically have little interest in having casual sex at first, unless they find the man really attractive. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Men act uninterested in sex in order to get it

Women find men who are overly eager to have sex unattractive: Study.

Persons, who enjoy sex at a very early age and compulsively engage in sex with a high frequency, sometimes more than once in a single day for an extended period run the risk of getting sexually fatigued. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Too much sex can be boring

Some people may experience emotional and physical exhaustion, a sense of estrangement and feelings of detachment in the relationship.

Metros

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Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator Alka Lamba

Alka to quit AAP next year, targets Kejriwal for LS rout

Hinting at Mr Kejriwal, she said that action should be taken against those who took all the decisions while “sitting in a closed room.”

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar

Sharad Pawar seeks farm loan waiver

On Sunday, the NCP chief, who is on a tour of drought-affected regions in the state, visited par-ched villages at Indapur in Pune.

Congress MLA Abdul Sattar

Will join BJP soon, indicates Congress MLA

BJP sources have disclosed that CM had assured him a ticket in the Assembly polls from the party and asked him to withdraw his nomination.

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