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The Old Guard movie review: Charlize Theron's Netflix film about ageless warriors gets old real fast
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The Old Guard movie review: Charlize Theron's Netflix film about ageless warriors gets old real fast

The Old Guard fails to capture the appeal the novel had for readers to the uninitiated viewers.

New US rules for international students: The failed promise of visas, mobility and university education
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New US rules for international students: The failed promise of visas, mobility and university education

Despite this being an election year, the 'core' liberal ideas of American constitutional democracy have lost the discursive and mobilisational power they once commanded

Bad influences: On the Santoshi Shetty row, and damaging perceptions about mental healthcare in India
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Bad influences: On the Santoshi Shetty row, and damaging perceptions about mental healthcare in India

There is a long way to go until reliable mental health treatments including psychotherapy and medication are de-stigmatised. But if we keep blurring the boundaries of expertise, we might just be taking a step backwards.

Police ignored George Floyd’s ‘I can’t breathe’ plea, told him to ‘stop yelling’, newly-released transcript shows
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Police ignored George Floyd’s ‘I can’t breathe’ plea, told him to ‘stop yelling’, newly-released transcript shows

The death of Floyd, a Black man, in police custody on 25 May led to anti-racism protests and demonstrations against police brutality across the United States and around the world with protesters calling for racial equality and police reforms.

NIA takes up investigation in Kerala gold smuggling case; registers cases against four under UAPA
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NIA takes up investigation in Kerala gold smuggling case; registers cases against four under UAPA

The Centre on Thursday allowed the NIA to investigate the case in view of its "serious implications for national security"

Delhi court allows 62 Malaysians, 11 Saudi Arabians walk free in Tablighi Jamaat event case with fine Rs 7,000
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Delhi court allows 62 Malaysians, 11 Saudi Arabians walk free in Tablighi Jamaat event case with fine Rs 7,000

They were booked for various violations including visa norms while attending a religious congregation at Nizamuddin Markaz in Delhi.

World Population Day 2020: How COVID-19 pandemic disrupted sexual and reproductive health services for women
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World Population Day 2020: How COVID-19 pandemic disrupted sexual and reproductive health services for women

According to a UNFPA report, around 7 million unintended pregnancies are expected to occur if the COVID-19 lockdown carries on for six months and there are major disruptions to health services

Coronavirus Updates: WHO says COVID-19 spread 'more than doubled' in last 6 weeks; 12 mn new cases today
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Coronavirus Updates: WHO says COVID-19 spread 'more than doubled' in last 6 weeks; 12 mn new cases today

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Due to the rising cases of coronavirus in the Kalyan, Dombivali, Thane areas, the municial corporations on Friday extended the lockdown that was to end on 12 July to 19 July.

Stress, medications and other reasons behind low libido; six tips that can help treat it
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Stress, medications and other reasons behind low libido; six tips that can help treat it

A lack of libido or sex drive, while distressing, is actually a very common problem and occurs to men, women and even people on the LGBTQ+ spectrum

Conduct rapid antigen tests in every household, Adityanath tells officials as cleanliness drive begins
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Conduct rapid antigen tests in every household, Adityanath tells officials as cleanliness drive begins

The special four-day cleanliness campaign starting today aims to create awareness about COVID-19, vector-borne diseases and other ailments

Verdict on Manchester City's appeal against two-year UEFA ban to be announced on Monday
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Verdict on Manchester City's appeal against two-year UEFA ban to be announced on Monday

UEFA punished Manchester City in February for “serious breaches” of rules monitoring club finances and failing to cooperate with investigators.

Haryana Board Class 10 result 2020 toppers: Hisar girl Rishita tops 10th board exam with 500 marks; 64.59% students pass
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Haryana Board Class 10 result 2020 toppers: Hisar girl Rishita tops 10th board exam with 500 marks; 64.59% students pass

Once uploaded, students will be able to check their BSEH Class 10 examination result on its official website results.bseh.org.in

Olympic gymnasts Becky and Ellie Downie reveal 'abusive behaviour' in British Gymnastics
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Olympic gymnasts Becky and Ellie Downie reveal 'abusive behaviour' in British Gymnastics

Becky and Ellie Downie said coaches pressured them to lose weight and overtrain, which took mental and physical tolls.

Haryana Board Class 10 result 2020 pass percentage: 64.59% students clear BSEH matric exam; check scores at results.bseh.org.in
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Haryana Board Class 10 result 2020 pass percentage: 64.59% students clear BSEH matric exam; check scores at results.bseh.org.in

Haryana Board Class 10 Result 2020 declared According to reports, 64.59 percent students cleared the BSEH SSC exam. Girls scored a pass percentage of 69.86 pass percent, while the pass percentage of boys was 60.27 percent.

BSEH Class 10 Result 2020 declared: Haryana Board announces Class 10th marks on official website results.bseh.org.in
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BSEH Class 10 Result 2020 declared: Haryana Board announces Class 10th marks on official website results.bseh.org.in

Of the 3.5 lakh students who appeared for the exam, a total of 64.59 percent students cleared the secondary exam successfully, reports said

BS Yediyurappa to 'work from home' after staff members test COVID-19 positive
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BS Yediyurappa to 'work from home' after staff members test COVID-19 positive

Yediyurappa said he will give necessary directions and suggestions online and appealed to people not to panic

Thoothukudi police tell RJ Suchitra to take down Instagram video on Jayaraj and Bennix custodial deaths
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Thoothukudi police tell RJ Suchitra to take down Instagram video on Jayaraj and Bennix custodial deaths

In a statement released on Twitter, the district police said that the RJ's video seems to be a "figment of imagination" and promotes "hatred against the police"

Darren Sammy backs Lungi Ngidi's 'Black Lives Matter' stand after pacer faces backlash from ex-Proteas
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Darren Sammy backs Lungi Ngidi's 'Black Lives Matter' stand after pacer faces backlash from ex-Proteas

Darren Sammy was among the first cricketers to speak out on racism in the sport, and earlier this week, Proteas pacer Lungi Ngidi too joined the chorus — which attracted the ire of former South African cricketers.

Wimbledon to allocate $12.5 million in prize money to 620 players despite cancellation due to COVID-19
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Wimbledon to allocate $12.5 million in prize money to 620 players despite cancellation due to COVID-19

Wimbledon officials said 256 players who would have competed in the main draw will each receive 25,000 pounds, while 224 players who would have competed in qualifying will each receive 12,500 pounds.

Bundesliga: German top-flight league to commence on 18 September; winter break cut short
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Bundesliga: German top-flight league to commence on 18 September; winter break cut short

Germany will start the 2020-21 season with cup games on 11 September before the Bundesliga resumes on 18 September. The winter break has been cut short to fit the season between postponed European tournaments.