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Afternoon briefing: Rahul Gandhi buys Mysore Pak for Tamil Nadu CM; US companies are considering 4-day workweek; more

Apr 13, 2024 01:23 PM IST

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Amid hectic campaigning ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday night took some time out to relish the famous South Indian sweet dish ‘Mysore Pak’ at a shop in Tamil Nadu's Singanallur, before buying it for Tamil Nadu chief minister MK Stalin. In a video shared by the Congress leader on Instagram, Rahul Gandhi can be seen walking into a sweets shop and trying the ‘Mysore Pak’ along with other party workers. He can also be seen shaking hands, interacting, and posing for photographs with the staff of the shop. Dig Deeper

Indian National Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi (R) and Tamil Nadu's Chief Minister M.K Stalin (AFP)
Indian National Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi (R) and Tamil Nadu's Chief Minister M.K Stalin (AFP)

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Cucumber or Kheera can be the ultimate summer superfood for you with its amazing ability to beat the heat, aid in weight loss and help in digestion. With heatwave gripping many parts of the country, keeping the body naturally cool and preventing heat illnesses is crucial. Cucumber has been trusted for thousands of years for its cooling properties and extensively used in traditional medicines and culinary preparations. With low calories, soluble fibre, water content and abundant micronutrients, cucumber can also keep your heart healthy, regulate blood pressure, prevent cancer and many other chronic diseases. Besides, it also boasts of wonderful benefits for your skin health. Dig Deeper

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