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May 19, 2024 8:26 PM

Phase 5 of Lok Sabha polls to decide fate of Rahul Gandhi, Smriti Irani, Rajnath Singh among others

The campaigning for the fifth phase of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections concluded on May 18. A total of 49 seats, including the high-profile constituencies of Amethi and Raebareli, will vote in this phase on May 20. The seats up for voting in this phase include 14 from Uttar Pradesh, 13 from Maharashtr...

May 19, 2024 3:29 PM

The contest everyone wants to win: South Korea’s ‘Power Nap’ competition

On Saturday (May 18), South Koreans shut their eyes and got comfortable for a sleeping contest aimed at raising awareness on the importance of rest in a nation that scores among the lowest sleep quality in the world. The ‘Power Nap Contest’ was held at the Han River Park in Seoul where about a ...

May 19, 2024 11:12 AM

Messi returns from injury as Miami edge DC United 1-0 on late goal

Substitute Leo Campana scored in the fourth minute of second-half stoppage time to lift Lionel Messi's sluggish-looking Inter Miami squad to a 1-0 victory over D.C. United on Saturday (May 18) night in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Campana had entered the match just a minute before scoring his third go...

May 19, 2024 10:19 AM

US: Houston area grapples with heat, power cuts after deadly storms

Thousands of people in the Houston area faced sweltering heat without power on Saturday (May 18) following severe storms that claimed at least seven lives, according to local media and the National Weather Service. The NWS predicted temperatures around 90 degrees (32.2 C) and warned residents in a ...

May 19, 2024 5:50 PM

Delhi-NCR sizzles, IMD issues ‘red alert’ for heatwave across north India

The national capital on Saturday witnessed its hottest day of the season, with temperatures exceeding 45°C at 10 stations, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD). The IMD issued a ‘red alert’ for Delhi-NCR and several other states, warning of severe heat over the next few days. ...

May 17, 2024 6:03 PM

India maintains zero tolerance for cross-border terrorism: EAM Jaishankar

External affairs minister S. Jaishankar on Friday reiterated India’s uncompromising stance against cross-border terrorism at the CII Annual Business Summit 2024. He warned that any terrorist activity originating from across the border would face severe repercussions. Condemning Pakistan’s persi...

May 17, 2024 4:55 PM

Bangladesh: PM Sheikh Hasina’s ‘Homecoming’ Day being observed

The 44th ‘Homecoming’ Day of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is being celebrated by the ruling Awami League in Bangladesh on Friday. Sheikh Hasina returned to Bangladesh on May 17, 1981, after a long exile in India following the brutal killing of her father, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, alon...

May 17, 2024 4:06 PM

RCB vs CSK, IPL 2024: RCB eye shock playoff berth amid rain threat

By: Aditya Ahuja Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), a team that was on the verge of elimination just a month ago, has clawed its way back and is now on the brink of securing a shock playoff berth. RCB were rock-bottom on the points table of May 3, but in a matter of just nine days, they had risen ...

May 17, 2024 4:19 PM

Russia and China to sign Power of Siberia-2 gas pipeline contract ‘in near future’, says Novak

Russia and China expect to a sign a contract “in the near future” on the Power of Siberia-2 gas pipeline, which will carry Russian gas to China, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak was cited as saying by Interfax late on Thursday. Russia has been in talks for years about building the ...

May 17, 2024 3:56 PM

Obesity and high blood sugar play ever growing role in ill-health, study shows

Obesity, high blood sugar and high blood pressure among other metabolic issues now lead to almost 50% more years of healthy life lost to either disease or premature death than in 2000, a major international study showed on Thursday. Over the same period, the number of years lost due to fa...

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