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India joins US move to set up Indo-Pacific economic bloc

India joined a dozen other nations on Monday to launch the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF), a US-led trade initiative meant to counter China’s aggressive expansion in the region, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasising the need to establish an “inclusive and flexible” structure.
 (ANI)
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Updated on May 24, 2022 01:50 AM IST
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India raises WHO Covid excess deaths’ report at Geneva meet

‘It is with a sense of dismay and concern that India notes WHO’s recent exercise on all cause excess mortality, where our country specific authentic data published by the statutory authority has not been taken into account,’ said Mandaviya.
Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya said there was need for streamlining WHO’s approval process for vaccines and therapeutics. (PTI)
Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya said there was need for streamlining WHO’s approval process for vaccines and therapeutics. (PTI)
Updated on May 24, 2022 01:56 AM IST
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‘India, Japan natural partners’: PM receives rousing welcome

India and Japan are natural partners, sharing a relationship based on spirituality and cooperation, and the Japanese are playing in an important role in the country’s infrastructure and development initiatives, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday
Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted by members of the Indian community in Tokyo on Monday (PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted by members of the Indian community in Tokyo on Monday (PTI)
Updated on May 24, 2022 01:34 AM IST
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Delhi gets new lieutenant governor: Who is Vinai Kumar Saxena?

Saxena will succeeded Anil Baijal, who resigned due to ‘personal reasons’ on May 18. Currently, the former serves as the chairman of the Khadi and Village Industries Commission.
New Delhi L-G Vinai Kumar Saxena (File Photo)
New Delhi L-G Vinai Kumar Saxena (File Photo)
Published on May 23, 2022 09:16 PM IST
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Storm brings heat relief, civic nightmare to Capital

The much-needed rains, which weather experts say may have broken the hold of the successive heatwaves Delhi has seen since March, also came after an extended dry spell. And they proved another axiom about the Capital right: it doesn’t matter how delayed the pre-monsoon showers are, Delhi will still not be prepared for them.
 (Hindustan Times)
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Updated on May 24, 2022 12:41 AM IST
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Ukraine sentences Russian soldier to life in prison in war crimes trial

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called for “maximum” sanctions against Russia in a video address to world leaders and executives at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Ukraine sentences Russian soldier to life in prison in war crimes trial(Reuters)
Ukraine sentences Russian soldier to life in prison in war crimes trial(Reuters)
Published on May 24, 2022 02:23 AM IST
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'Even Rohit, Kohli haven't made runs': Latif defends India batter amid poor IPL

  • Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif has defended India's 23-year-old batter for his inclusion for the South Africa series.
Rashid Latif passed his verdict on India's 23-year-old star. (Getty Images)
Rashid Latif passed his verdict on India's 23-year-old star. (Getty Images)
Updated on May 23, 2022 10:21 PM IST
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Madhuri Dixit and Tuffy get ready together in Hum Aapke Hain Koun BTS video

In a rare behind-the-scenes video from the sets of Hum Aapke Hain Koun, Madhuri and Tuffy are seen getting ready together. It also leaves netizens emotional with a glimpse of late actor Laxmikant Berde.
Madhuri Dixit's stills from the sets of Hum Aapke Hain Koun.
Madhuri Dixit's stills from the sets of Hum Aapke Hain Koun.
Updated on May 23, 2022 11:38 PM IST
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Toolsidas Junior review: Rajiv Kapoor’s final film is a delightful watch

  • Toolsidas Junior review: Rajiv Kapoor's final film, which also stars Sanjay Dutt and Varun Buddhadev, is a well-made sports drama that talks about both the love of snooker and love for family.
Toolsidas Junior stars Rajiv Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt, and Varun Buddhadev.
Toolsidas Junior stars Rajiv Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt, and Varun Buddhadev.
Published on May 23, 2022 09:14 PM IST
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Mission Impossible 7 trailer: Tom Cruise returns with death-defying stunts

  • Mission Impossible-Dead Reckoning Part One trailer: Tom Cruise is back as Ethan Hunt in the film. Watch the actor up the game with more death-defying action scenes.
A still from Mission Impossible-Dead Reckoning Part One trailer.
A still from Mission Impossible-Dead Reckoning Part One trailer.
Published on May 23, 2022 09:25 PM IST
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Nadal leaves behind Federer to script spectacular Grand Slam record

  • Nadal, who also bagged his 299th win at Grand Slams, will now aim to join Federer in the elusive 300-plus club alongside Djokovic when he takes on French wild card Corentin Moutet in the second round
Rafael Nadal; Roger Federer
Rafael Nadal; Roger Federer
Published on May 23, 2022 10:51 PM IST
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'He must be sad. Has scored runs non-stop': Raina questions India star's snub

  • Weighing in on his former team-mate's exclusion from the India squad, former batter Suresh Raina feels the 36-year-old was hard done by the decision as the experienced opener has always scored runs.
Suresh Raina has reacted to India star's omission from India's T20I squad against South Africa. (Getty)
Suresh Raina has reacted to India star's omission from India's T20I squad against South Africa. (Getty)
Updated on May 23, 2022 03:38 PM IST
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Are you or someone you know battling cancer? Here's how being hopeful helps

Are you battling cancer? Then, being hopeful can help you to improve your quality of life, motivate you to fight cancer, get back on track and live life the way you have dreamed of. Here's how hope is the biggest weapon for cancer patients.
Are you or someone you know battling cancer? Here's how being hopeful helps cancer patients (Photo by National Cancer Institute on Unsplash)
Are you or someone you know battling cancer? Here's how being hopeful helps cancer patients (Photo by National Cancer Institute on Unsplash)
Updated on May 23, 2022 08:31 PM IST
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ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

[IPL 2022]

England great makes bold prediction ahead of IPL 2022 play-offs

Ahead of the first play-off, which will be played between Hardik Pandya's Gujarat Titans and Sanju Samson's Rajasthan Royals, former England spinner made a bold prediction, naming two teams that will make it to the IPL 2022 finals.
IPL 2022: Gujarat Titans, Rajasthan Royals, Lucknow Super Giants and Royal Challengers Bangalore are the four teams that advanced to the play-offs stage.(IPL)
IPL 2022: Gujarat Titans, Rajasthan Royals, Lucknow Super Giants and Royal Challengers Bangalore are the four teams that advanced to the play-offs stage.(IPL)
Published on May 23, 2022 06:45 PM IST
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Punjab Kings star shuts critics, says ‘always nice to prove people wrong’

Punjab Kings had an inconsistent outing in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), with the franchise winning seven and losing the same number of matches.
Shikhar Dhawan and Liam Livingstone of Punjab Kings celebrate their win against Gujarat Titans.(IPL)
Shikhar Dhawan and Liam Livingstone of Punjab Kings celebrate their win against Gujarat Titans.(IPL)
Published on May 23, 2022 05:11 PM IST
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Pant can't go to Kohli, Rohit and say 'He's nicked it, go upstairs': Ex-AUS star

  • Tim David, who turned the game on its head, appeared to have edged his first ball with technology suggesting the batsman had nicked it to Rishabh Pant on Saturday.
Rishabh Pant in action against Mumbai Indians(IPLt20.com)
Rishabh Pant in action against Mumbai Indians(IPLt20.com)
Updated on May 23, 2022 06:24 PM IST
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Bossing IPL's end game: Dinesh Karthik and India's top T20 finishers

  • IPL 2022: Indian team has plenty of options for the top and middle-order slots, but it will be interesting who they shortlist alongside Dinesh Karthik, who has revelled for RCB.
Dinesh Karthik's fireworks have earned him a place back in India's T20I team. (PTI)
Dinesh Karthik's fireworks have earned him a place back in India's T20I team. (PTI)
Published on May 23, 2022 05:28 PM IST
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'Umran deserves to be picked in Test team but...': Azharuddin's big statement

  • The 22-year-old pacer from Jammu and Kashmir has taken IPL 2022 by storm as he has amassed 22 wickets in 14 games at a strike rate of just 13.57 and an economy rate of 9.03
Umran Malik; Mohammad Azharuddin
Umran Malik; Mohammad Azharuddin
Updated on May 23, 2022 08:53 PM IST
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Man sings a song for his puppy so she can sleep. Video is adorable to watch

  • The man sang a song for his beagle puppy so she can sleep and it's really adorable to watch. 
The man sang a song for his puppy so she can sleep. (misskelly.thebeagle/Instagram)
The man sang a song for his puppy so she can sleep. (misskelly.thebeagle/Instagram)
Published on May 23, 2022 08:14 PM IST
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Man's thread about parents' first business class flight wins hearts on Twitter

A man's Twitter thread of how he gifted luxurious business class tickets to his parents is winning hearts online. 
Gaurav Sabnis' Twitter thread about how he gifted his parents luxurious business class tickets.(Representational Image: Unsplash)
Gaurav Sabnis' Twitter thread about how he gifted his parents luxurious business class tickets.(Representational Image: Unsplash)
Updated on May 23, 2022 07:47 PM IST
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Anand Mahindra responds to man who made his portrait using ancient Tamil letters

  • The man from Tamil Nadu’s Kanchipuram made a portrait of Anand Mahindra using ancient Tamil letters and the industrialist replied to him in Tamil. 
The man made a portrait of industrialist Anand Mahindra using ancient Tamil letters. (@SGaniiganesh/Twitter )
The man made a portrait of industrialist Anand Mahindra using ancient Tamil letters. (@SGaniiganesh/Twitter )
Updated on May 23, 2022 05:17 PM IST
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Elon Musk tells Indian 'Twitter friend' he has 'cheesy secret Instagram account'

  • Elon Musk's ‘Twitter friend’ from India, recently clarified his account is not run by Musk himself. The billionaire declared that he actually has a secret Instagram account.
 Elon Musk just revealed that he has a ‘cheesy secret Instagram account.’ (REUTERS)
 Elon Musk just revealed that he has a ‘cheesy secret Instagram account.’ (REUTERS)
Published on May 23, 2022 04:34 PM IST
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BySohini Sengupta

Dog takes large stuffed animal with it on walk and it’s adorable to watch

  • The golden retriever dog loves to take a large stuffed animal with it on a walk and it's really adorable to watch. 
The golden retriever dog loves to take a large stuffed animal with it on its walk. (golden_huck_fin/Instagram)
The golden retriever dog loves to take a large stuffed animal with it on its walk. (golden_huck_fin/Instagram)
Published on May 23, 2022 03:37 PM IST
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[Entertainment ]

Madhuri Dixit and Tuffy get ready together in Hum Aapke Hain Koun BTS video

In a rare behind-the-scenes video from the sets of Hum Aapke Hain Koun, Madhuri and Tuffy are seen getting ready together. It also leaves netizens emotional with a glimpse of late actor Laxmikant Berde.
Madhuri Dixit's stills from the sets of Hum Aapke Hain Koun.
Madhuri Dixit's stills from the sets of Hum Aapke Hain Koun.
Updated on May 23, 2022 11:38 PM IST
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Blinds between indie music and Bollywood are thinning for good: Prateek Kuhad

From Kho Gaye Hum Kahan (Baar Baar Dekho; 2016) and Kadam (Karwaan; 2018) to Kaahan Ho Tum (Mismatched; 2020) -- many renditions by singer-songwriter Prateek Kuhad have made it to Hindi films
Prateek Kuhad (Photo: Instagram)
Prateek Kuhad (Photo: Instagram)
Published on May 23, 2022 11:08 PM IST
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BySoumya Vajpayee

Anupamaa written update May 23: Anuj surprises Anupamaa with a grand welcome

  • Anupamaa written update May 23: Anupamaa gets a surprise from Anuj after her bidaai. Vanraj is left alone in the house worrying about everyone.
A still from Anupamaa.
A still from Anupamaa.
Updated on May 23, 2022 10:09 PM IST
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Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai recap: Abhimanyu is furious, Akshara leaves

  • Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai written update May 23: Abhimanyu is angry over the decorations. Akshara leaves for her pagphera ritual.
A still from Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai.
A still from Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai.
Published on May 23, 2022 09:57 PM IST
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Mission Impossible 7 trailer: Tom Cruise returns with death-defying stunts

  • Mission Impossible-Dead Reckoning Part One trailer: Tom Cruise is back as Ethan Hunt in the film. Watch the actor up the game with more death-defying action scenes.
A still from Mission Impossible-Dead Reckoning Part One trailer.
A still from Mission Impossible-Dead Reckoning Part One trailer.
Published on May 23, 2022 09:25 PM IST
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Are you or someone you know battling cancer? Here's how being hopeful helps

Are you battling cancer? Then, being hopeful can help you to improve your quality of life, motivate you to fight cancer, get back on track and live life the way you have dreamed of. Here's how hope is the biggest weapon for cancer patients.
Are you or someone you know battling cancer? Here's how being hopeful helps cancer patients (Photo by National Cancer Institute on Unsplash)
Are you or someone you know battling cancer? Here's how being hopeful helps cancer patients (Photo by National Cancer Institute on Unsplash)
Updated on May 23, 2022 08:31 PM IST
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ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Men's health tips: Can tight jeans cause testicular cancer? Doctors answer

Testicles are usually at a cooler temperature than the rest of the body but can tight underwear and pants cause an increase in temperature resulting in lower sperm counts and an increased risk of testicular cancer? Doctors answer
Men's health tips: Can tight jeans cause testicular cancer? Here's what doctors reveal (Image by Darko Djurin from Pixabay )
Men's health tips: Can tight jeans cause testicular cancer? Here's what doctors reveal (Image by Darko Djurin from Pixabay )
Updated on May 23, 2022 08:04 PM IST
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ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Beauty tips: Want smooth plump lips? Do not miss out on these 4 lipcare products

Providing hydration to the lips is a must in order to maintain that glamorous plump. Here are some essential lip care products that you should use to keep lips hydrated and moisturised.
Beauty tips: Want smooth, plump lips? Do not miss out on these 4 lip care products (Image by silviarita from Pixabay )
Beauty tips: Want smooth, plump lips? Do not miss out on these 4 lip care products (Image by silviarita from Pixabay )
Updated on May 23, 2022 07:41 PM IST
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ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Paris tourism rebounds as Europeans, Americans return post drop in mask wearing

Paris is the second-most sought-after destination worldwide this year, behind London. After the country dropped some of its last mask-wearing requirements this month, it has steadily pushed up hotel room rates and occupancy.
Paris tourism rebounds as Europeans, Americans return post drop in mask wearing (Thibault Camus/ASSOCIATED PRESS/picture alliance)
Paris tourism rebounds as Europeans, Americans return post drop in mask wearing (Thibault Camus/ASSOCIATED PRESS/picture alliance)
Updated on May 23, 2022 07:18 PM IST
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Turkey witnesses tourism heat up, stoking hopes of economic recovery

Turkey expects tourist numbers this year to return to around 2019 levels, leaving the 2020-21 coronavirus slump behind despite fallout from the war in Ukraine.
Foreign tourists visit the Old City in Istanbul, Turkey (REUTERS/Dilara Senkaya)
Foreign tourists visit the Old City in Istanbul, Turkey (REUTERS/Dilara Senkaya)
Updated on May 23, 2022 06:26 PM IST
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[India News]

Newborn declared dead, buried; found alive after one hour

The miraculous survival of the baby triggered protests by her relatives against the government.
Jammu police (Representational photo)
Jammu police (Representational photo)
Published on May 24, 2022 02:30 AM IST
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Climate crisis link to March-April heatwave

The March-April spring heatwave spell in India and Pakistan was about 30 times more likely to happen because of human-caused climate change, a rapid attribution analysis by an international team of leading climate scientists who are part of the World Weather Attribution network said on Monday.
 (AFP)
(AFP)
Updated on May 24, 2022 02:08 AM IST
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ByJayashree Nandi, New Delhi

Mental health report must before giving the death sentence: Supreme Court

The court directed the state to compile information on the age, family background, criminal antecedents, educational qualification, and other details, of the accused.
The goal of reformative punishment requires systems that actively enable reformation and rehabilitation, said Supreme Court (Archive)
The goal of reformative punishment requires systems that actively enable reformation and rehabilitation, said Supreme Court (Archive)
Updated on May 24, 2022 02:06 AM IST
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ByAbraham Thomas

Delhi court to hear plea for restoration of Hindu, Jain deities at Qutub complex

On April 18, the court directed ASI not to remove two idols of Lord Ganesha from the Qutub Minar complex till further directions
The Qutub Minar. (HT PHOTO)
The Qutub Minar. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 24, 2022 02:02 AM IST
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India raises WHO Covid excess deaths’ report at Geneva meet

‘It is with a sense of dismay and concern that India notes WHO’s recent exercise on all cause excess mortality, where our country specific authentic data published by the statutory authority has not been taken into account,’ said Mandaviya.
Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya said there was need for streamlining WHO’s approval process for vaccines and therapeutics. (PTI)
Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya said there was need for streamlining WHO’s approval process for vaccines and therapeutics. (PTI)
Updated on May 24, 2022 01:56 AM IST
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Ukraine sentences Russian soldier to life in prison in war crimes trial

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called for “maximum” sanctions against Russia in a video address to world leaders and executives at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Ukraine sentences Russian soldier to life in prison in war crimes trial(Reuters)
Ukraine sentences Russian soldier to life in prison in war crimes trial(Reuters)
Published on May 24, 2022 02:23 AM IST
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Iran tower-block collapse: 6 dead, dozens injured

Rescuers clambered over huge slabs of shattered concrete and tangles of twisted metal bars. Sniffer dogs were being used to search for dozens believed to be trapped.
General view at the site of a ten-storey building collapse in Abadan, Iran (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS(VIA REUTERS)
General view at the site of a ten-storey building collapse in Abadan, Iran (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS(VIA REUTERS)
Published on May 24, 2022 02:13 AM IST
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Putin, Zelensky feature among TIME's 100 Most Influential People this year

  • A war in the centre of Europe became the most-talked about topic of the year so far and the leaders of the two nations – Vladimir Putin and Volodymyr Zelensky – made it to the TIME's list of 100 most influential people.
Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky (left), Russian President Vladimir Putin (right).
Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky (left), Russian President Vladimir Putin (right).
Published on May 23, 2022 10:46 PM IST
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Abu Dhabi says 2 killed, 120 injured in gas cylinder blast

The explosion struck a restaurant just after 1pm in Abu Dhabi's Khalidiya neighborhood, just a few blocks from the capital's beachfront corniche. Initially, Abu Dhabi police vaguely referred to damage and injuries, showing pictures of glass and debris littering the street.
In this photo released by the Abu Dhabi Police, debris covers the street after an explosion in the Khalidiya district of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Monday. (AP)
In this photo released by the Abu Dhabi Police, debris covers the street after an explosion in the Khalidiya district of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Monday. (AP)
Published on May 23, 2022 10:42 PM IST
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Explainer: Why were Japanese abducted by North Korea?

The families said Biden talked to each of them and listened to their stories, encouraging them as their hopes were fading because of North Korea's escalating missile sand nuclear development.
 A traffic officer is dwarfed by the 105-story Ryugyong Hotel in Pyongyang, North Korea, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. U.S. President Joe Biden met Monday while visiting Japan with families of citizens abducted by North Korea decades ago to show his support for their efforts to win the return of their loved ones.(AP)
 A traffic officer is dwarfed by the 105-story Ryugyong Hotel in Pyongyang, North Korea, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. U.S. President Joe Biden met Monday while visiting Japan with families of citizens abducted by North Korea decades ago to show his support for their efforts to win the return of their loved ones.(AP)
Published on May 23, 2022 09:04 PM IST
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[Shop Now]

Amazon deals on beauty items: Up for grabs are face gels, washes, lipsticks

  • Amazon is having its summer sale and available at discounted rates are beauty products like creams, face washes and gels. 
Face creams and gels are an essential part of our daily beauty regimen.(Pexels)
Face creams and gels are an essential part of our daily beauty regimen.(Pexels)
Published on May 23, 2022 11:24 PM IST
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Amazon fashion sale: Grab amazing discount offers on range of apparel 

Dial up your style statement and shop stylish garments on Amazon at stellar discount rates.
Make the best of Amazon fashion sale to upgrade your wardrobe.(Pexels)
Make the best of Amazon fashion sale to upgrade your wardrobe.(Pexels)
Published on May 23, 2022 07:50 PM IST
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Long shirts for women make for coolest addition to wardrobe

Long shirts for women can be best described as classy, comfortable and inviting. Spruce up your summer collection with a slew of these shirts to power through the season in style.
It's always fun to wear a long shirt to keep it simple and cool.
It's always fun to wear a long shirt to keep it simple and cool.
Published on May 23, 2022 06:53 PM IST
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ByShreya Garg

Skin lightening face wash restores complexion and nourishes skin 

Face washes that come with skin lightening and whitening properties improve skin tone by several notches.
A skin lightening face wash helps you get that glowing and radiant look.(Pexels)
A skin lightening face wash helps you get that glowing and radiant look.(Pexels)
Published on May 23, 2022 04:05 PM IST
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Amazon electronics sale: Get as much as 69% on mobiles, earbuds, tablets

It is always a good time to buy an electronics item such as a laptop, a tablet or even a new mobile phone. For one, technology keeps changing at a rapid pace. Second, during a sale one can avail of huge discounts on products. 
Sale season is a good time to pick up electronics items. 
Sale season is a good time to pick up electronics items. 
Published on May 23, 2022 02:32 PM IST
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