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Evening briefing: Jaishankar on Quad, Adhir's 'dilemma' attack to TMC; all latest news

Feb 24, 2024 06:18 PM IST

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The Quad is here to stay and grow and one of the key messages of the grouping formed by India, Australia, Japan and the US is that “others cannot have a veto on our choices”, external affairs minister S Jaishankar said on Saturday. Over the past five years, the Quad has become a significant platform for four large resident democracies that want to ensure an open and inclusive Indo-Pacific, and the grouping is against spheres of influence, Jaishankar said in an apparent reference to China’s growing assertiveness while addressing the first Quad Think Tank Forum. Dig Deeper

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar (PTI)
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar (PTI)

West Bengal Congress president and MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Saturday trained guns at the Trinamool Congress over the issue of seat sharing within the INDIA alliance. "They (TMC) are in a dilemma. There should be an official yes or no from the party supremo (Mamata Banerjee). They are not saying officially that the process of forging the alliance has ended. Because they are in a dilemma," Chowdhury said, according to ANI. Dig Deeper

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Yashasvi Jaiswal has been the most threatening opposition player for England in the ongoing Test series, having amassed close to 600 runs in seven innings so far, including two back-to-back double hundreds. Often have England managed to get snare wickets from the other end of the crease, but Jaiswal's ability to take the game deep with big knocks have left them frustrating. On Saturday afternoon, England broke into a jubilant celebration after Ollie Robinson managed to draw an edge from the young India opener when he was on 40. However, the third umpire's decision on Jaiswal left England captain Ben Stokes aghast while India captain Rohit Sharma disagreed with the whole incident with a strong reaction. Dig Deeper

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Crew's new teaser was unveiled by Kareena Kapoor, Tabu and Kriti Sanon as well as the film's makers on Saturday and gives a better glimpse at what the film (previously titled The Crew) will offer: stylish outfits galore, some lying, lots of risks and a little bit of faking it. Are you ready for check-in, because Kareena, Tabu and Kriti surely are. Dig Deeper

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Most of the women experience some kind of discomfort during their monthly menstrual cycle, commonly referred to as periods. Mild to moderate cramps, bloating, irritability are typical during this time and recover on their own after a couple of days. However, some women endure excruciating pain during this time of the month, making it difficult for them to go about their normal routine. If you're experiencing severe pain, it's important not to dismiss it as normal, as it could indicate either primary dysmenorrhea or endometriosis. Endometriosis is a condition where cells similar to the lining of the uterus, or endometrium, grow outside the uterus and cause severe pelvic pain. Here's how to distinguish between regular period cramps and pain caused by endometriosis. Dig Deeper

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