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Over 660,000 affected by floods in 27 districts of Assam: Govt

One more person drowned in the state due to floods, taking the total number of deaths to 9 since Friday. Efforts are underway to restore connectivity and ensure supply of essential items in the worst affected district, Dima Hasao.
In Assam, 48,304 people displaced due to floods are taking shelter in 135 relief camps. (PTI)
In Assam, 48,304 people displaced due to floods are taking shelter in 135 relief camps. (PTI)
Updated on May 18, 2022 11:00 PM IST
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Ukraine: US reopens embassy in Kyiv after closure forced by Russia invasion

  • "We stand proudly with, and continue to support, the government and people of Ukraine as they defend their country from the Kremlin's brutal war of aggression."
Employees of US embassy in Ukraine raise the US national flag at the US embassy, as Russia's attack on Ukraine continues, in Kyiv, Ukraine.(AP)
Employees of US embassy in Ukraine raise the US national flag at the US embassy, as Russia's attack on Ukraine continues, in Kyiv, Ukraine.(AP)
Published on May 19, 2022 12:53 AM IST
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Quinton de Kock’s 140 not out steers LSG into playoffs

  • A last-ball wicket was needed for the new IPL team to seal a spot in the last four after Kolkata Knight Riders came roaring back, before losing by three runs
There were five previous hundreds in the season but none as well paced as de Kock’s(BCCI)
There were five previous hundreds in the season but none as well paced as de Kock’s(BCCI)
Published on May 18, 2022 11:58 PM IST
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Lucknow professor assaulted on campus after remark on Kashi Vishwanath temple

Lucknow University spokesperson Durgesh Srivastav said Karthik Pandey was suspended for attacking the professor.
Lucknow University (HT file)
Lucknow University (HT file)
Published on May 18, 2022 10:43 PM IST
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Gyanvapi row: SC, Varanasi court to resume hearings on Thursday | Key points 

The case is based on a petition seeking permission for Hindus to worship on the Gyanvapi Mosque premises.
Labourers work in the compound of a temple next to the wall fence of Gyanvapi Mosque.(REUTERS)
Labourers work in the compound of a temple next to the wall fence of Gyanvapi Mosque.(REUTERS)
Updated on May 19, 2022 12:07 AM IST
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India’s missions in Canada reach out to students after spate of incidents

According to data from Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada, 156,171 study permits were given to students from India in 2021, almost double the number for 2020, which was at 76,149
A Canadian flag flies in front of the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (REUTERS)
A Canadian flag flies in front of the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (REUTERS)
Updated on May 19, 2022 12:18 AM IST
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Aishwarya Rai walks Cannes red carpet in extravagant floral gown. See pics

  • Aishwarya Rai Bachchan walked the red carpet at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday night in a black gown. The actor has been a regular at the prestigious film festival since 2002
The 75th Cannes Film Festival - Screening of the film
The 75th Cannes Film Festival - Screening of the film "Top Gun: Maverick" Out of Competition - Red Carpet Arrivals - Cannes, France, May 18, 2022. Aishwarya Rai poses. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe(REUTERS)
Published on May 18, 2022 10:23 PM IST
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Watch: De Kock screams in fear as Billings' throw nearly wipes out LSG batter

  • IPL 2022: Sam Billings almost took out Quinton de Kock with a venomous throw and the South African screamed as he ducked and made his way to the crease.
Both players were grinning at each other after the incident(Hotstar screenshot)
Both players were grinning at each other after the incident(Hotstar screenshot)
Updated on May 18, 2022 09:33 PM IST
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Step inside Neha Dhupia's swanky Udaipur vacay resort, worth 1 lakh per night

Neha Dhupia, her husband Angad Bedi and their kids went on a luxury vacation to Udaipur. On Wednesday, Neha shared a video from the trip.
Photos from Neha Dhupia and Angad Bedi's Udaipur vacation.
Photos from Neha Dhupia and Angad Bedi's Udaipur vacation.
Published on May 18, 2022 08:04 PM IST
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Dhaakad title song: Kangana Ranaut transforms into ruthless Agent Agni. Watch

Dhaakad title song is a montage showing how Kangana Ranaut's character transforms into the ruthless and efficient super spy that she is in the film.
Kangana Ranaut in a still from the title song of her upcoming film Dhaakad.
Kangana Ranaut in a still from the title song of her upcoming film Dhaakad.
Published on May 18, 2022 07:55 PM IST
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'If I were to meet him, I'd just tell him…': Brett Lee's advice for Umran Malik

  • Brett Lee, who was one of the fastest bowlers in the world in his prime, said that Umran Malik is a 'gun' and does something that most fast bowlers struggle to achieve.
Brett Lee said that Umran should continue to enjoy bowling fast. 
Brett Lee said that Umran should continue to enjoy bowling fast. 
Published on May 18, 2022 06:08 PM IST
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'It wasn't a very happy MS Dhoni': Swann shares hilarious story from 2011 WC tie

  • The former England spinner recalled the thrilling tie match from the 2011 World Cup between India and England.
Graeme Swann; MS Dhoni(Getty)
Graeme Swann; MS Dhoni(Getty)
Published on May 18, 2022 06:14 PM IST
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Is your coffee giving you cancer? Here's what a cancer surgeon has to say

  • A couple of studies in the past have associated coffee consumption with certain kinds of cancer. Is your daily cup of coffee really giving you cancer. An oncologist opens up.
A few studies have been associating coffee with the risk of bladder cancer and lung cancer, but no conclusive evidence has been obtained (Photo: Shutterstock)
A few studies have been associating coffee with the risk of bladder cancer and lung cancer, but no conclusive evidence has been obtained (Photo: Shutterstock)
Published on May 18, 2022 08:37 PM IST
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Little puppy reacts awkwardly in front of his crush and it’s adorable to watch

  • The little golden retriever puppy reacts awkwardly in front of his crush and it's adorable to watch. 
The little puppy reacts awkwardly in front of his crush. (goldengirl_xena/Instagram)
The little puppy reacts awkwardly in front of his crush. (goldengirl_xena/Instagram)
Published on May 18, 2022 08:28 PM IST
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Lucknow Super Giants’ players recreate ‘Chhoti Bachi Ho Kya’ dialogue. Watch

  • The Lucknow Super Giants' players recreated the ‘Chhoti Bachi Ho Kya’ dialogue from Tiger Shroff's film Heropanti and it's hilarious to watch. 
The Lucknow Super Giants team members recreated the dialogue ‘Chhoti Bachi Ho Kya’ from Tiger Shroff's film Heropanti. (lucknowsupergiants/Instagram)
The Lucknow Super Giants team members recreated the dialogue ‘Chhoti Bachi Ho Kya’ from Tiger Shroff's film Heropanti. (lucknowsupergiants/Instagram)
Published on May 18, 2022 07:59 PM IST
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World's oldest man will turn 113 soon, he's from Venezuela. Watch to know more

  • This Instagram video by Guinness World Records shows Juan Vicente Pérez from Venezuela, who has been announced as the oldest living man.
Split image showing Juan Vicente Pérez from Venezuela - the oldest living man. (Guinness World Records)
Split image showing Juan Vicente Pérez from Venezuela - the oldest living man. (Guinness World Records)
Published on May 18, 2022 07:13 PM IST
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BySohini Sengupta

Mother feels emotional when daughter who has autism sees clearly for first time

  • The mother felt really emotional to see her little girl who has autism being able to see clearly for the first time in her life.
The mother felt really emotional to see her little girl who has autism being able to see clearly for the first time in her life. (goodnewscorrespondent/Instagram)
The mother felt really emotional to see her little girl who has autism being able to see clearly for the first time in her life. (goodnewscorrespondent/Instagram)
Published on May 18, 2022 06:52 PM IST
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Cute doggo's birthday gets celebrated in Indian style. Watch it get aarti, tilak

  • This video that was shared on Instagram shows how a dog's birthday is celebrated in a very Indian way by doing an aarti and putting on a tilak.
The dog gets an aarti during its very Indian birthday celebrations. (instagram/@the_good_lab_chiku)
The dog gets an aarti during its very Indian birthday celebrations. (instagram/@the_good_lab_chiku)
Published on May 18, 2022 06:15 PM IST
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Aishwarya Rai walks Cannes red carpet in extravagant floral gown. See pics

  • Aishwarya Rai Bachchan walked the red carpet at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday night in a black gown. The actor has been a regular at the prestigious film festival since 2002
The 75th Cannes Film Festival - Screening of the film "Top Gun: Maverick" Out of Competition - Red Carpet Arrivals - Cannes, France, May 18, 2022. Aishwarya Rai poses. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe(REUTERS)
The 75th Cannes Film Festival - Screening of the film "Top Gun: Maverick" Out of Competition - Red Carpet Arrivals - Cannes, France, May 18, 2022. Aishwarya Rai poses. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe(REUTERS)
Published on May 18, 2022 10:23 PM IST
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Anupama recap: Leela has change of heart, arrives to bless Anupama at wedding

  • Anupama written update May 18: Anuj's mother Leela finally has a change of heart and accepts his wedding to Anupama. She arrives at the wedding to bless the couple.
Rupali Ganuly in a still from the latest episode of Anupama.
Rupali Ganuly in a still from the latest episode of Anupama.
Published on May 18, 2022 09:13 PM IST
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Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai recap: Abhimanyu and Harsh get into an argument

  • Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai recap: Abhimanyu discovers that Harshvardhan has shut Akshara's music department at the hospital and the two get into a heated argument.
Abhimanyu and Harsh face off in the latest episode of Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai.
Abhimanyu and Harsh face off in the latest episode of Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai.
Published on May 18, 2022 08:35 PM IST
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Step inside Neha Dhupia's swanky Udaipur vacay resort, worth 1 lakh per night

Neha Dhupia, her husband Angad Bedi and their kids went on a luxury vacation to Udaipur. On Wednesday, Neha shared a video from the trip.
Photos from Neha Dhupia and Angad Bedi's Udaipur vacation.
Photos from Neha Dhupia and Angad Bedi's Udaipur vacation.
Published on May 18, 2022 08:04 PM IST
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Arjun Kapoor shares cryptic note amid marriage rumours: ‘Everyone seems to know’

Amid reports that he is set to tie the knot with Malaika Arora this year, Arjun Kapoor shared a cryptic note on social media, laughing at those who ‘know more about his life’ than him.
Arjun Kapoor has shared a cryptic note on his social media.
Arjun Kapoor has shared a cryptic note on his social media.
Updated on May 18, 2022 07:57 PM IST
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'Can do unreal things. What a player': Twitter on fire as Rahul crosses 500 runs

  • KL Rahul crossed 500 runs in an IPL season for the fifth consecutive time during his record 210-run opening stand with Quintin de Kock. 
Rahul scored third half century of the season. (BCCI)
Rahul scored third half century of the season. (BCCI)
Updated on May 18, 2022 10:22 PM IST
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'Will be a great bowler for India': Vaas' bold prediction on uncapped youngster

  • IPL 2022: Sri Lanka pace legend Chaminda Vaas made a bold prediction on the uncapped Indian youngster, insisting that his performances are improving ‘day by day’.
Chaminda Vaas(Getty)
Chaminda Vaas(Getty)
Published on May 18, 2022 05:01 PM IST
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IPL 2022: Kane Williamson leaves SRH camp to attend birth of his child

  • IPL 2022: The official Twitter account of Sunrisers Hyderabad confirmed the development on Wednesday.
Kane Williamson(PTI)
Kane Williamson(PTI)
Published on May 18, 2022 11:27 AM IST
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Gavaskar, Hayden disagree during debate on Rohit's inconsistent run in IPL 2022

  • IPL 2022: The two batting greats debated over Rohit Sharma's inconsistent run in the ongoing season.
Rohit Sharma(PTI)
Rohit Sharma(PTI)
Published on May 18, 2022 12:17 PM IST
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Sara Tendulkar's reaction after Tim David's run out sends Twitter into frenzy

  • When a dejected Tim David was walking back for 46 off just 18 balls, the cameras panned towards the stand where Sara Tendulkar was sitting. She couldn't believe what had just happened. Photos of Sara Tendulkar's reaction to David's run out spread like wildfire on Twitter.
Sara Tendulkar's reaction to Tim David's run out
Sara Tendulkar's reaction to Tim David's run out
Updated on May 18, 2022 11:41 AM IST
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Is your coffee giving you cancer? Here's what a cancer surgeon has to say

  • A couple of studies in the past have associated coffee consumption with certain kinds of cancer. Is your daily cup of coffee really giving you cancer. An oncologist opens up.
A few studies have been associating coffee with the risk of bladder cancer and lung cancer, but no conclusive evidence has been obtained (Photo: Shutterstock)
A few studies have been associating coffee with the risk of bladder cancer and lung cancer, but no conclusive evidence has been obtained (Photo: Shutterstock)
Published on May 18, 2022 08:37 PM IST
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Immerse yourself in these city museums

On International Museum Day today, we bring you a list of museums that the city of Mumbai has to offer and is easily forgotten by its residents
Dr Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum in Byculla (Photo: Facebook)
Dr Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum in Byculla (Photo: Facebook)
Published on May 18, 2022 07:59 PM IST
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Psoriatic arthritis: Early signs of autoimmune disease you shouldn't ignore

  • From sausage fingers to scaly patches on elbows and knees, here are the warning signs and symptoms of psoriatic arthritis.
Psoriatic arthritis is an autoimmune disease(Pixabay)
Psoriatic arthritis is an autoimmune disease(Pixabay)
Published on May 18, 2022 07:52 PM IST
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Pandemic wedding blues: Fewer US couples said 'I do' in 2020

  • The pandemic threw many marriage plans into disarray, with communities ordering people to stay at home and banning large gatherings to limit the spread of the coronavirus.
The U.S. divorce rate also declined in 2020, though not as dramatically.(Pixabay)
The U.S. divorce rate also declined in 2020, though not as dramatically.(Pixabay)
Published on May 18, 2022 06:43 PM IST
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Do you sweat in your sleep? Experts on 7 reasons why it may happen

  • While hot temperature and lack of ventilation may cause night sweating at times, if you experience it frequently, there may be some underlying causes behind it.
Being too stressed, drinking alcohol before bedtime, certain medications, diabetes, anxiety disorders, thyroid problems or perimenopause could be some of the reasons why you are breaking out in sweat at night.(Unsplash)
Being too stressed, drinking alcohol before bedtime, certain medications, diabetes, anxiety disorders, thyroid problems or perimenopause could be some of the reasons why you are breaking out in sweat at night.(Unsplash)
Published on May 18, 2022 06:16 PM IST
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Tripura ex-CM Biplab Deb’s wife files complaint against ‘fake CIA report’

Former Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb’s wife Niti Deb sought investigation into a message circulating on social media about her husband.
Niti Deb said that the message about her husband was ‘false and defamatory’. (File/Twitter)
Niti Deb said that the message about her husband was ‘false and defamatory’. (File/Twitter)
Updated on May 19, 2022 01:28 AM IST
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TRS protests cement plant disposal order

The latest decision of the Centre to dispose of assets of Cement Corporation of India’s unit in Telangana’s Adilabad district has triggered strong protests from the ruling TRS that has been on a collision course with the Narendra Modi government for the last few months.
TRS MLC and chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao’s daughter K Kavitha on Wednesday demanded that the central government rollback its decision of auctioning the CCI plant at Adilabad. (File photo)
TRS MLC and chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao’s daughter K Kavitha on Wednesday demanded that the central government rollback its decision of auctioning the CCI plant at Adilabad. (File photo)
Published on May 19, 2022 01:14 AM IST
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PCC chief’s remarks against Kerala CM spark row

Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) president K Sudhakaran’s controversial remarks comparing chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan to a dog triggered a political controversy in the state on Wednesday
The ruling Communist Party of India (Marxist) condemned the remarks and asked its cadre not to get provoked by such “cheap remarks”. (ANI)
The ruling Communist Party of India (Marxist) condemned the remarks and asked its cadre not to get provoked by such “cheap remarks”. (ANI)
Published on May 19, 2022 01:14 AM IST
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Thakur announces incentives for shooting of foreign films in India

Union information and broadcasting minister, Anurag Thakur, on Wednesday said the government was ready to take the necessary steps to make India a global content hub
Thakur announces incentives for shooting of foreign films in India
Thakur announces incentives for shooting of foreign films in India
Published on May 19, 2022 01:10 AM IST
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Top court strikes down plea for NGT benches in each state

New Delhi: There is no need for National Green Tribunal (NGT) benches in every state, held the Supreme Court on Wednesday as it dismissed a petition which questioned specific provisions of the National Green Tribunal Act, 2010, on allocation of benches and direct appeals against tribunal orders to the Supreme Court
Top court strikes down plea for NGT benches in each state
Top court strikes down plea for NGT benches in each state
Published on May 19, 2022 01:07 AM IST
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'Possibility' of North Korea nuclear test during Joe Biden's Asia trip: US

  • "Our intelligence does reflect the genuine possibility" of nuclear-capable missile tests or a nuclear weapon test around the time of Biden's trip, National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said.
File photo of US President Joe Biden.(AP)
File photo of US President Joe Biden.(AP)
Published on May 19, 2022 01:08 AM IST
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Ukraine: US reopens embassy in Kyiv after closure forced by Russia invasion

  • "We stand proudly with, and continue to support, the government and people of Ukraine as they defend their country from the Kremlin's brutal war of aggression."
Employees of US embassy in Ukraine raise the US national flag at the US embassy, as Russia's attack on Ukraine continues, in Kyiv, Ukraine.(AP)
Employees of US embassy in Ukraine raise the US national flag at the US embassy, as Russia's attack on Ukraine continues, in Kyiv, Ukraine.(AP)
Published on May 19, 2022 12:53 AM IST
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India’s missions in Canada reach out to students after spate of incidents

According to data from Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada, 156,171 study permits were given to students from India in 2021, almost double the number for 2020, which was at 76,149
A Canadian flag flies in front of the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (REUTERS)
A Canadian flag flies in front of the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (REUTERS)
Updated on May 19, 2022 12:18 AM IST
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US, China discuss security issues, Ukraine

In Rome earlier this year, Jake Sullivan had conveyed Washington’s ‘deep concerns about China’s alignment with Russia’, and warned Yang Jiechi of ‘significant consequences’ should China choose to support Russia.
Yang Jiechi, a Chinese Communist Party politburo member and director of the foreign affairs commission (left) meets with US national security adviser Jake Sullivan (right) in Rome, Italy, on March 14, 2022. (AP)
Yang Jiechi, a Chinese Communist Party politburo member and director of the foreign affairs commission (left) meets with US national security adviser Jake Sullivan (right) in Rome, Italy, on March 14, 2022. (AP)
Updated on May 18, 2022 11:47 PM IST
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Amid signs of Covid's 6th wave, more US areas may see mask recommendations

  • Increasing numbers of Covid-19 infections and hospitalizations are putting more of the country under guidelines issued by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that call for masking and other infection precautions.
Children and their caregivers arrive for school in New York. (File image)(AP)
Children and their caregivers arrive for school in New York. (File image)(AP)
Published on May 18, 2022 10:24 PM IST
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5 must-have check shirts for men that will notch up their style

Check shirts add that much-needed colour to men's wardrobe. Many may not know but there is a huge variety in these shirts too.
Check shirts add colour to men's wardrobe.
Check shirts add colour to men's wardrobe.
Published on May 18, 2022 09:55 PM IST
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Face wash for dry skin that'll cleanse and nourish skin deeply 

If you've a dry skin, then opting for a face wash that has hydro-boosting and nourishing properties is the best bet. Read on to check out our selections for you.
Use face wash that is gentle and mild for dry skin.(Pexels)
Use face wash that is gentle and mild for dry skin.(Pexels)
Published on May 18, 2022 07:04 PM IST
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Best perfume for women: Choose from range of sultry, floral and classic scents

A good perfume is one that can spell magic on one's senses and keep one feeling fresh. Check out top picks.
The perfume one wears reflects a lot about one's personality.(Pexels)
The perfume one wears reflects a lot about one's personality.(Pexels)
Published on May 18, 2022 05:44 PM IST
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Formal shirts for men: Nothing comes close to the charm of this garment 

A formal shirt is a must-have in any man's wardrobe. This is one of the most versatile garments in the entire men's wear line of clothing.   
Formal shirts are available in solid colours as well as in printed forms.
Formal shirts are available in solid colours as well as in printed forms.
Published on May 18, 2022 04:28 PM IST
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Crisp white shirt is synonymous with dazzling and clean look

A white shirt is a must in every man's wardrobe. Check out top picks.
Simple and elegant, that is a humble white shirt for you.(Pexels)
Simple and elegant, that is a humble white shirt for you.(Pexels)
Published on May 18, 2022 03:41 PM IST
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