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Narendra Modi takes softpower to Nepal: Temple run and MoUs on agenda for Lumbini visit
politics

Narendra Modi takes softpower to Nepal: Temple run and MoUs on agenda for Lumbini visit

This will be Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first visit to Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha, and his fifth to Nepal since coming to power in 2014. Besides the religious significance of the trip on Buddha Purnima, developmental issues in sectors related to culture, education and hydropower will also be discussed

California: One dead, several injured in church shooting, second incident in two days
world

California: One dead, several injured in church shooting, second incident in two days

The suspect in the shooting, an Asian man in his 60s, was in custody and deputies recovered two handguns at the scene, Undersheriff Jeff Hallock said

RR vs LSG, IPL 2022: Rajasthan’s bowling saves the day again, but Royals’ batting needs to buck up
opinion

RR vs LSG, IPL 2022: Rajasthan’s bowling saves the day again, but Royals’ batting needs to buck up

Rajasthan Royals' big problem is that no one has really stepped up to match what has been an otherwise stellar season for Jos Buttler.

Thomas Cup 2022: Prime Minister Modi hails title-winning triumph, invites shuttlers to residence
sports

Thomas Cup 2022: Prime Minister Modi hails title-winning triumph, invites shuttlers to residence

Prime Minister termed the triumph of the Indian badminton team as one of the country's finest sporting wins and invited the shuttlers to his residence on returning from Bangkok.

President Ram Nath Kovind arrives in Jamaica, to hold talks with Governor-General Patrick Allen and Prime Minister Andrew Holness
world

President Ram Nath Kovind arrives in Jamaica, to hold talks with Governor-General Patrick Allen and Prime Minister Andrew Holness

During the visit, the President will hold delegation-level talks with Governor-General Allen and address the Joint Sitting of the two Houses of the Jamaican Parliament

Gyanvapi mosque case: Tight security in Varanasi as survey of masjid complex begins for third day
india

Gyanvapi mosque case: Tight security in Varanasi as survey of masjid complex begins for third day

The survey of Gyanvapi Masjid complex is expected to be completed today as the team has been asked to submit its report to the court on Tuesday, 17 May. All roads leading to Kashi Vishwanath Temple and Gyanvapi Mosque have been blocked

Buffalo shooting: Social media platforms pull down videos faster, but not by much
world

Buffalo shooting: Social media platforms pull down videos faster, but not by much

Police say that when a white gunman killed 10 people and wounded three others in a 'racially motivated violent extremist' shooting in Buffalo, he livestreamed the attack to the gaming platform Twitch

Tripura: 11 MLAs, including nine from BJP, to take oath as cabinet ministers today
india

Tripura: 11 MLAs, including nine from BJP, to take oath as cabinet ministers today

Governor SN Arya will administer the oath of office and secrecy to the cabinet ministers at a programme in Raj Bhavan in the presence of Chief Minister Manik Saha, former chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb and other dignitaries

The Outfit movie review: Mark Rylance gets stitched up in an ill-fitting chamber drama
entertainment

The Outfit movie review: Mark Rylance gets stitched up in an ill-fitting chamber drama

Though The Outfit is cut from the same cloth as Reservoir Dogs, Graham Moore isn’t as skilled as Quentin Tarantino at generating controlled chaos.

LaLiga: Sevilla qualify for Champions League, Barcelona seal second place, Alaves relegated
sports

LaLiga: Sevilla qualify for Champions League, Barcelona seal second place, Alaves relegated

Sevilla finally confirmed their place in LaLiga's top four as a late equaliser by Youssef En-Nesyri at the Wanda Metropolitano secured qualification for the Champions League

Buddha Purnima 2022: PM Modi says, 'Thoughts of Lord Buddha can make our planet more peaceful, harmonious and sustainable'
india

Buddha Purnima 2022: PM Modi says, 'Thoughts of Lord Buddha can make our planet more peaceful, harmonious and sustainable'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Monday morning, left for Kushinagar in Uttar Pradesh, which is believed to be the place where Lord Buddha attained nirvana, after which he will leave for Lumbini in Nepal

Chelsea clinch women's FA Cup as Sam Kerr brace sink Manchester City
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Chelsea clinch women's FA Cup as Sam Kerr brace sink Manchester City

Chelsea exacted revenge for defeat to Manchester City in the League Cup final earlier this season.

NBA: Luka Doncic stars as Mavericks advance to Western Conference Finals with 4-3 series win over Suns
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NBA: Luka Doncic stars as Mavericks advance to Western Conference Finals with 4-3 series win over Suns

Luka Doncic scored 35 points as the Dallas Mavericks completed a stunning upset of the top-seeded Phoenix Suns.

Kylian Mbappe says decision 'almost' made over Paris Saint-Germain future
sports

Kylian Mbappe says decision 'almost' made over Paris Saint-Germain future

The waiting to see whether Kylian Mbappe moves to Real Madrid or stays with PSG to help them in their protracted quest to land the Champions League "is almost over" he added.

NBA: Boston Celtics beat reigning champions Milwaukee in game seven to reach Eastern Conference Finals
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NBA: Boston Celtics beat reigning champions Milwaukee in game seven to reach Eastern Conference Finals

Grant Williams scored 27 points as the Boston Celtics eliminated the reigning champion Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday with a 109-81 game seven victory.

Ukraine commander issues another SOS to Elon Musk, says 'impossible to survive, help us get out of Azovstal'
world

Ukraine commander issues another SOS to Elon Musk, says 'impossible to survive, help us get out of Azovstal'

The latest request from Ukrainian commander - Serhiy Volyna -- comes days after the Tesla billionaire stepped in to support war-torn Ukraine with his satellite communication services

Serie A: AC Milan and Inter register victories to take title race to final week
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Serie A: AC Milan and Inter register victories to take title race to final week

Reigning champions Inter had to win to have any hope of retaining their league crown after AC Milan beat Atalanta 2-0 earlier in the day.

Mundka fire: Owner of four storey building arrested; Family escaped fire through adjacent building
india

Mundka fire: Owner of four storey building arrested; Family escaped fire through adjacent building

Manish Lakra, 35, the building's owner who was at large since the incident, was arrested from Ghevra Mod, police said

In Hansal Mehta's Baai, from Modern Love Mumbai, a tender act of love, longing and letting go
entertainment

In Hansal Mehta's Baai, from Modern Love Mumbai, a tender act of love, longing and letting go

Hansal Mehta on his short Baai in Modern Love Mumbai: 'My stories are an extension of myself, so while there is a romance, there is also going to be a reflection of the world around us in it'

Wamiqa Gabbi of Modern Love Mumbai, Mai, Khufia: ‘I am living my dream life now in the entertainment industry’
entertainment

Wamiqa Gabbi of Modern Love Mumbai, Mai, Khufia: ‘I am living my dream life now in the entertainment industry’

In conversation with Wamiqa Gabbi on her new short film ‘Modern Love Mumbai’, working with Vishal Bharadwaj on two back-to-back projects and her journey in the entertainment industry.