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Tide Pod Challenge: What To Know

If it seems like there’s a new internet challenge every time you turn around—you’re right. While the Ice Bucket Challenge was harmless and supported a good cause, others are not so innocent. Social media has only spurred the spread of dangerous “challenges” that are often carried out by bored teenagers. From wounding your skin with […]

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Milind Deora column: India should not lose sight of long-term economic interests amid anti-China, anti-Pakistan jingoism

This week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made headlines by breaking protocol and welcoming Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Palam airport in New Delhi. Meanwhile, Nepal has chosen to reduce its reliance on telecom bandwidth from India, essentially ending India’s monopoly of internet services in the country, by collaborating with China Telecom Global to […]

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Agni-5 ballistic missile successfully launched: Nuclear capable, surface-to-surface ICBM has strike range of over 5,000 kms

Balasore (Odisha): India successfully test-fired its nuclear capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile Agni-5 — the most advanced missile in the Agni series with a strike range of over 5,000 kilometres — from a test range off the Odisha coast. The user associate test-flight of the missile has further boosted indigenous missile capabilities and deterrence strength of the country. […]

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Newlyweds Discover That They First Met As Children

Some relationships seem destined to be. Others, a happy accident. The former seems to be the case for British couple Heidi Savitt (née Parker) and Ed Savitt, who had a romance that seemed fairly commonplace—or so they thought. The couple, both 26 now, met in 2011 while attending Newcastle University. Ed Savitt studied psychology and business, […]

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Navage Nasal Care Automatic Neti Pot

When it comes to stopping or treating symptom of allergies, sinus problems or colds, we’ll do whatever it takes to feel better. Plus, it’s the time of year for those nasty bugs, so many of us are looking for relief. Some people swear by a device called the neti pot. It’s a common tool used […]

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UAE says Qarati fighter jets intercepted commercial flight, Doha official denies claim

Dubai: The United Arab Emirates on Monday claimed that Qatari fighter jets intercepted one of its commercial airliners in international airspace on the way to Bahrain, an allegation promptly denied by a Doha official. The UAE’s two major airlines declined to immediately comment. The claim could further escalate tensions between Qatar and the four Arab nations […]

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Kelly Clarkson Spanks Despite What Research Shows

Kelly Clarkson is in the news for recently telling an Atlanta radio station that she’s “not above” spanking her 3-year-old daughter, River Rose. Clarkson was frank about her approach to discipline, telling listeners “I’m from the South, y’all, so we get spankings” and mentioning that her parents spanked her as well. “My parents spanked me, and I did […]