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At 48 Degrees, Here Are 10 Foods To Keep You Cool

The summer is upon us, and it is not going to be lenient on anyone. Summers in most cities of India are hell, especially Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai. The best way to beat the summer heat is to stay ready and hydrated. A lot of people get dehydrated during the summer and they don’t(…)

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Meet Lavanya: Creating Awareness For Queer Rights

After the Government of India revoked Section 377, the LGBTQ community in India is working even harder to get their fair share of rights. Every city in India has had LGBTQ marches, all year round, and these are marches attended by thousands of people who support the cause. Section 377 was first put into place(…)

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Jayalalithaa suffers cardiac arrest, is critical

J Jayalalithaa, the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and one of India’s most iconic politicians, has had a cardiac arrest this evening as reported by the hospital authorities in Chennai. Jayalalithaa has spent the last three months being treated for a prolonged lung infection with most of the communication regarding her health coming from the(…)

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Say Hello To ‘Lakshmi’, Country’s First Banking Robot

Kumbakonam-based City Union Bank on Thursday introduced the first artificial intelligence powered robot — India’s first banking robot ‘Lakshmi’ in Chennai. Here’s what you need to know about her: She is interactive and superfast. CUB Lakshmi is the first on-site bank helper in the country. She has been specially imported from France. Also Read: I have never(…)

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa Still in Hospital

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, J Jayalalithaa remains in hospital. She was admitted to Apollo Hospital in Chennai on September 22nd, for fever and dehydration. Here is the latest. Picture Credit: thalatamil.com Three doctors from AIIMS, New Delhi, have flown to Chennai to treat the CM, The News Minute reports. Even though there has been no official(…)

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Sellappan Nirmala: The woman who woke India from its HIV slumber

India’s first case of HIV in 1985 was discovered by a woman, a 32-year-old microbiology student in Madras (as it was then called), who was looking for a topic for her dissertation. Encouraged by her professor and mentor Suniti Solomon, Sellappan Nirmala decided to do her paper on HIV, and discovered that India, which had(…)

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