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Swara’s Posts Supporting Palestinians Make Her A Target On Twitter; People Call Her A ‘Terrorist’

Israel and Palestine have been at loggerheads for decades. Since the end of World War 2, the whole world has witnessed the bitter struggle between Israelis and Palestinians. The recent violence that began as clashes has now escalated into rockets and airstrikes from both sides. The core issue is Israel's attempt to limit gatherings at Al-Aqsa and a dispute over land ownership in Sheikh Jarrah in Jerusalem. The religious site is equally important for Muslims and Jews who address it as Temple Mount. The recent clashes erupted after Israeli Police, on April 12, prevented people from gathering at the Damascus Gate Plaza in East Jerusalem that's under Israel's control. The Damascus Gate Plaza has been a popular gathering place for Palestinian Muslims during the month of Ramzan. It escalated when, on April 16, Israel imposed a limit of only 10,000 people who can pray at Al-Aqsa, and thousands of Palestinians were sent back. Everyone is sharing their opinions on social media over the recent clashes and taking sides. Just recently, Indian actor Swara Bhasker also shared her opinions which landed her in troubled waters. Swara sided with Palestinians and called Israel a terrorist state. She tweeted, “Israel is an apartheid state. Israel is a terrorist state. Nuff said. #AlAqsa #FreePalestine.” © Twitter/Swara Bhasker In another tweet, she wrote, “The cause of #Palestine and justice for Palestinians isn’t an Islamic cause.. at least it shouldn’t solely be that.. it is first & foremost an anti-imperialist, anti-colonial & anti-apartheid cause.. & that’s why it should concern us all, even non-Muslims. #FreePalestine #AlAqsa” © Twitter/Swara Bhasker She started to face backlash for her tweets and it all kinda blew up after her latest tweet. She wrote, “Dear Israel... If the Indian right-wing is supporting you... you know you are doing something wrong! Damn wrong. #IndiaWithIsrael #FreePalestine.” © Twitter/Swara Bhasker Her tweets have offended many people who are siding by Israel and they are trolling her left, right and centre. People called her dumb and felt that she has no knowledge about the conflict and she is just tweeting to be in the news while a few addressed her as a silent terrorist.
Here are the reactions: © Twitter/Swara Bhasker © Twitter/Swara Bhasker © Twitter/Swara Bhasker © Twitter/Swara Bhasker What do you have to say about it? Let us know in the comments section below.
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An Investment Banker Quit Job After He Made Millions From Investing In Dogecoin

A London-based Goldman Sachs director quit his job after reportedly making millions from investing in Dogecoin. Dogecoin started as a meme cryptocurrency that has increased in value by 10,000 percent just in 2021.  © Unsplash_Marten Bjork Aziz McMahon was the head of emerging market sales at the investment banking firm and resigned after he amassed millions by investing in the joke digital currency. The meteoric growth of Dogecoin surpassed any other cryptocurrency this year and it now has a market capitalisation of $65.8bn. That’s bigger than Twitter, Ford and other Fortune 500 companies. Dogecoin’s value rose from $0.0054 at the start of the year to $0.515 on Tuesday. Early buyers of the digital currency have amassed small fortunes including one anonymous owner with a stake thought to be worth more than $2bn. 
McMahon is now planning to open a hedge fund with the cash he earned according to efinancialcareers. As of now, it is unclear how much money Aziz earned from Dogecoin but it’s certain that he was comfortable quitting his high paying investment banking job. Aziz had been an investment banker for 14 years before his resignation.  It is believed Aziz earned the returns using his own money from his personal account and was not involved in trading the cryptocurrency for Goldman Sachs.  © Reuters Dogecoin also became Tesla chief executive Elon Musk’s favourite digital asset who refers to himself as the “Dogefather". Dogecoin was created by former Adobe and IBM software engineers who made the cryptocurrency in reference to a popular internet meme featuring the Shiba Inu dog breed. As of now, there is no limit on the number of Dogecoins that can be mined. 
Some investors also believe that cryptocurrency could offer protection against inflation but could also be eroded as global economic growth accelerates after nations have started to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. 
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Zack Snyder Heaps Praises On Huma Qureshi & Now We Can't Wait To Watch 'Army Of The Dead'

Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead is set in post-apocalyptic Las Vegas that is taken over by zombies. The trailer has been received well by the audience and people have been waiting for the film to release on May 21. The trailer also gives a glimpse of Bollywood actor Huma Qureshi who plays a pivotal role in the film. As we all know Huma and have seen her body of work, we had an idea that she would get her due sooner or later. Even Zack Snyder seems to be super impressed by Huma’s acting skills and was happy that she got on board. In an interview with Hindustan Times, the filmmaker said that Huma's character was always meant to be Indian. "She was written as an Indian character, and Huma is a really amazing actress, no two ways about it," he said. He went on to add, “We talked about who we could get, and the casting director brought her up. I watched some of her material, and I was like, 'this actress is amazing'." View this post on Instagram He felt that she might not agree to do the role but felt happy when she gave him a nod. He said, “I was so happy, and finally, having her on set, she was like, you know, I want only Indian actors in my movies from now on."  Well, that’s a huge statement coming from the filmmaker and we are waiting to see how Huma has raised the bar for other Bollywood actors who are yet to venture into Hollywood.  View this post on Instagram The description of the film on YouTube reads, “From filmmaker Zack Snyder (300, Watchmen, Zack Snyder’s Justice League), ARMY OF THE DEAD takes place following a zombie outbreak that has left Las Vegas in ruins and walled off from the rest of the world. When Scott Ward (Dave Bautista), a former zombie war hero who’s now flipping burgers on the outskirts of the town he now calls home, is approached by casino boss Bly Tanaka (Hiroyuki Sanada), it’s with the ultimate proposition: break into the zombie-infested quarantined zone to retrieve $200 million sitting in a vault beneath the strip before the city is nuked by the government in 32 hours. With little left to lose, Ward takes on the challenge, assembling a ragtag team of experts for the heist. With a ticking clock, a notoriously impenetrable vault, and a smarter, faster horde of Alpha zombies closing in, only one thing’s for certain in the greatest heist ever attempted: survivors take all.”  Alongside Bautista and Qureshi, the film also stars Ella Purnell, Omari Hardwick, Ana de la Reguera, Theo Rossi, Matthias Schweighöfer, Nora Arnezeder, Hiroyuki Sanada, Tig Notaro, Raúl Castillo, Samantha Win, Michael Cassidy, Richard Cetrone, and Garret Dillahunt.  Excited about this one? Let us know in the comments section below.
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Rahul Vohra’s Wife Shares Last Video Of Him Gasping For Breath & People Say 'He Was Murdered'

The second wave of COVID has been wreaking havoc across the country as the country’s health care infrastructure continues to be stretched beyond its capacity.  Many celebs have contracted the fatal virus and some have even succumbed to it. YouTuber and actor Rahul Vohra also passed away due to Covid-19 complications on Sunday and people were shocked after they saw his last video in which he can be seen saying he would have lived had he received proper and timely medical assistance. Yesterday, his wife, Jyoti posted a heartbreaking video of the 35-year-old wherein he can be seen gasping for breath and also reflecting how the system should be held responsible for his death. It’s heartbreaking to see that no help came at the right time. “Mera Rahul chala gaya ye sabko pata hai par kaise gaya ye kisi ko nahi pata. Rajeev Gandhi super speciality hospital Tahirpur Delhi. Is tarah se ilaaj kia jata h vahan. (Everyone knows Rahul passed away but no one knows how. This is Rajeev Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital in Delhi and this is how they treat their patients.),” wrote Jyoti. View this post on Instagram Today, she took to Instagram to share that she received false updates about his health. She penned a note in Hindi stating, “Rahul left behind several unfulfilled dreams. He wanted to do good work, prove his worth in the industry but it is all unfulfilled now. The people who watched him suffer are responsible for his death. They continued giving us false updates. I'm not the only one who is going through this situation, there are thousands of Jyoti out there who have lost their Rahul due to the poor healthcare system. Don't know how such people can sleep peacefully leaving someone to die. #justiceforirahulvohra I want you all to fight against this Not for my Rahul, but for your Rahul, your Jyoti."  View this post on Instagram Jyoti has been demanding justice for her husband ever since. People who saw his last video called it murder and blamed the system for not coming to his aid.  © Instagram/Jyoti Tiwari Rahul was earlier admitted to New Delhi's Rajeev Gandhi Super Speciality hospital and was then shifted to Dwarka's Ayushman Hospital on Saturday evening. 
MensXP prays for his soul and urges everyone to say indoors.
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PlayStation 5 And Xbox Series X Restock For India Has Been Set For May For Now

The PlayStation5 hasn’t seen a restock in India ever since its initial launch on 2nd February 2021. However, according to our source, the PlayStation 5 India stock has indeed landed in the country and is expected to go on sale by the end of May 2021. Our source who chooses to remain anonymous because of fear of retribution said “stock has been sitting in Sony’s warehouse for a while.” News regarding the PS5 India restock was first revealed on The Untitled Gadget Podcast which you can listen here.  © Pexels/kerde-severin The claim was independently verified IGN India as well although it is currently unclear how many units have made it to India. IGN India previously reported that the stock had arrived in the country sometime in April, however it seems like plans got deferred due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. 
In addition to the PS5 restock news, our source also mentioned that the Xbox Series X is also expected to get a restock around the same timeframe. The stock for Microsoft’s console has landed at its distributor Redington’s warehouse but due to the stringent curfew rules, the restock for the console had been delayed.  © Unsplash/dennis-cortes Having said that, plans for the restock of both consoles can change at any time due to the raging second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in India. As a result, top e-commerce retailers like Amazon, Flipkart and others have suspended delivery of goods that aren’t deemed essential which includes gaming consoles as well. 
This may come as good news for the Indian gaming community as eager customers of the PlayStation 5 had even started a petition to get Sony India’s attention.  Source: IGN India
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'Rehna Hai Terre Dil Mein Has Sexism In It', Admits Dia Mirza & People Have A Lot Of Questions

Rehna Hai Terre Dil Mein had an amassed cult following when it released in 2001. 
With debutante Dia Mirza and R Madhavan, who played the role of Maddy, this movie cemented its place in our hearts. While the concept was conventional, the movie still managed to capture our attention.  It's been two decades since the release of this movie but most of us won't mind watching it over and over again. That's the sort of impact it had on the 90s kids. © Pooja Entertainment © Pooja Entertainment Very recently, though, Dia Mirza came forward and claimed that the movie had sexist elements in it. In an interview, Dia mentioned that back in the days, she was working alongside people, who were also a part of the 'sexist' cinema.
© Pooja Entertainment © Pooja Entertainment Dia, in the interview, talks about how we have been a part of the patriarchal society and there's 'rampant sexism' in Bollywood as well.
"People were writing, thinking and making sexist cinema and I was a part of these stories... Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein has sexism in it... I was acting with these people. I was working with these people. It's crazy. I will give you small examples. A makeup artist could only be a man, could not be a woman. A hairdresser only had to be a woman... When I started working in films there were at best about four or five women on any given crew with a unit strength of over 120... sometimes 180 people," she said. © Pooja Entertainment She further added, "I think for a large part it is not even conscious sexism because there are so many men who are writers, who are directors, who are actors, who are not even aware of their sexist thinking."
© Instagram/Dia Mirza Dia Mirza started her journey in 2000 when she was crowned Miss Asia Pacific. 
She recently got married to Vaibhav Rekhi and the duo is expecting their first child together. Apart from that, Dia's acting career has seen some stellar moments as she gave some immaculate performances in movies like Parineeta, Sanju, Love Breakups Zindagi etc and most recently, in Thappad. © Prime Video What is your take on the Rehna Hai Terre Dil Mein now? Do you think it had sexist elements? Let us know in the comments below.

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Kevin Pietersen’s ‘Hindi Message’ For Ailing India Gets Criticised By Non-Hindi Speaking Fans

Let’s face the fact, India is currently in the middle of what has been the worst and most devastating wave of the COVID-19 pandemic this world has ever seen.  With hospitals running out of beds, vaccination cartons empty in the majority of districts and the uncertainty of getting an appointment, the fear of getting infected and losing their loved ones continues to haunt the common people. 501 districts are now reporting more than 100 Covid cases and that’s a big change from the situation just 15 days ago. Clear cut sign that the pandemic has spread to India’s hinterland. Close to 70% of India has turned red in last 2 months: https://t.co/RqjISHGQ6Y pic.twitter.com/sT24xdDC9D — Shiv Aroor (@ShivAroor) May 11, 2021 Under such circumstances, an outpour of sympathy and support has been seen from the international community. Many celebrities, professionals and the average men from all over the world have donated, or contributed towards our nation’s fight against the pandemic, through monetary assistance, supplying essentials and if not anything else, through their thoughts and prayers. Former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen, who has been a big part of the Indian cricket fraternity and continues to enjoy the love of the people here, recently tried to express his love, admiration and empathy towards the struggle this country is currently facing, and he wanted to use the Hindi language as the medium of expression.  On Twitter, he wrote:  मैंने भारत छोड़ दिया हो सकता है, लेकिन मैं अभी भी ऐसे देश के बारे में सोच रहा हूँ जिसने मुझे बहुत प्यार और स्नेह दिया है। कृपया लोग सुरक्षित रहें। यह समय बीत जाएगा लेकिन आपको सावधान रहना होगा। 🏽 — Kevin Pietersen🦏 (@KP24) May 11, 2021 “I may have left India, but I am still thinking about this country that has given me so much love and affection. Please, stay safe. This time will also pass but you all will have to be careful,” when translated from Hindi to English. But, instead of appreciating Pietersen’s gesture and the sentiments behind the message, his non-Hindi-speaking Indian followers were quick to start reprimanding and criticising the man for the change in language. 50% of indians dont understands hindi qsshole — Dhamaka (@Dhamaka52874127) May 11, 2021India is a country having more than 800 languages, 13 dfrnt scripts and 22 official languages. As an outsider, many don't know nearly 40% of population don't know to read/speak Hindi. Anyway, it feels good to know that u want to personally connect with us though I can't undrstnd — தோழர் நீதிமான் (@prolePERIYARIST) May 11, 2021Dear Kevin, In India people speaks many languages other than Hindi. You can only address people who knows Hindi when you write in Hindi not the whole country. Nanri( means Thanks in Tamil) — சண்டக்கோழி (@PriyaTheIris) May 11, 2021If you post in English might reach more indians than in Hindi, typing in Hindi doesn't represents that you are speaking to every Indian. Think again. — Telugodu (@melokforu) May 11, 2021Hi KP sir, can you type this in English. We South Indians do not understand this Hindi language. Sir these North Indians impose hindi against our will. Please help sir. Big fan sir.. — Varun (@wizardrincewind) May 11, 2021To avoid the transfer of messages due to linguistic limitations, the micro-blogging website provides the option to “Translate Tweet” with the help of the Google Translate feature. You can use this to translate practically any tweet into English or any other language of your choice. If the intent is to really understand what Pietersen had written, any one of these critics could have simply pushed the button and see what the man wanted to say. However, they chose to call him out for choosing Hindi. Such trivial issues are as it is difficult to watch but to witness such exchanges at a time when something as devastating and disturbing as the COVID-19 pandemic has stuck the country is outright disappointing.
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Salman Khan Talks About Drug Angle In ‘Radhe’, Says Movie Was Shot Before NCB Investigation

2021 was supposed to be the year of comebacks for the entertainment industry. With so many good scripts lined up, most of us got pretty pumped up for the release of these movies in the theatres. 
However, with the second wave of Covid-19 having the nation in its clutches, it's back to square one for Bollywood, which means people sitting at home and waiting for the release of movies on OTT platforms. © Instagram/Salman Khan One movie that certainly piqued a lot of interest, is Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai. 
The Salman Khan starrer's trailer was released on April 22nd and if we go by the scenes in the trailer, the story revolves around the drug mafia and the surge in the rate of crime in Mumbai. © Instagram/Salman Khan In a recent interview, Salman Khan spoke about his upcoming movie. 
The drug issue has been a topic of conversation ever since the demise of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput. A lot of names came forward from the industry which led to a full-fledged investigation by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB). Several filmmakers, as well as actors, were summoned during the time. © Instagram/Salman Khan Salman cleared the air by saying that the shoot of his movie was finished before the investigation started. 
He said "It has been a problem for a long time. Even before this drugs investigation took over Maharashtra, we had already completed shooting the film. But now it became relevant. I have always been against drugs. Here, people are misusing it. We have nieces and nephews who are very young and might get influenced,” He further added "As soon as you take it, you are done...your body and mind both will want it so you will have to be ten times stronger. But most of them don't have that in them to do that. Families go through problems, then siblings go through problems. So in Radhe, we have touched upon this subject...a man who goes on to clean up the city,” © Instagram/Salman Khan Mostly, every year on Eid, Salman's fans would be treated to a new release of his, but this year will be completely different. 
Salman also urged his fans to stay safe at home, and not crowd outside his home. He said "It will be very different. Everyone will be in their own rooms. I live downstairs and mum and dad live upstairs. Family like my brothers and sisters will come. I hope there is no crowd outside my house or any star's house. Nobody should be there." Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai also stars Disha Patani in the lead role, along with Jackie Shroff, Randeep Hooda.  The film was originally slated to release on Eid in 2020 but was pushed due to the pandemic. The movie will release now on Zeeplex and several other platforms.
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Government Debunks Rumours Claiming Testing Of 5G Caused India’s Second Wave Of COVID

The ministry of communications’ Department of Telecommunication (DoT) released a press release saying “misleading messages are being circulated on various social media platforms claiming that the second wave of coronavirus has been caused by the testing of the 5G mobile towers.”  © julian-tilgenkamp-unsplash The government pointed out that linking 5G technology with the COVID-19 pandemic are false and have no scientific basis. The government also pointed out that testing of the 5G network has not even been set up anywhere in India as of now. “Hence, the claim that 5G Trials or networks are causing coronavirus in India is baseless and false,” the statement said. 
© Reuters The press release also added that mobile towers emit non-ionizing Radio frequencies that have minuscule power and are not capable of causing any kind of damage to living cells including human beings. The DoT also implements norms for exposure limits of Radio Frequency Fields that are ten times more stringent than safety limits prescribed by the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) and recommended by WHO.
"DoT has a well-structured process so that TSPs strictly adhere to these prescribed norms. However, any citizen having any apprehension about any mobile tower emitting radio waves beyond the safe limit prescribed by the department, a request for EMF measurements or testing can be made on the Tarang Sanchar portal at tarangsanchar.gov.in/emfportal," the department said. “To allay the fear of general public regarding health effects of EMF emission from mobile tower, DoT has been taking several steps to generate awareness among the public about EMF radiation such as Nation-wide Awareness Programme, distribution of pamphlets/ information brochure on various topics related to EMF, publishing detailed information on EMF related issues on the website of DoT, advertisements in newspapers, launch of 'Tarang Sanchar' portal etc.” “The field units of DoT have also been organizing public awareness events so that more and more people are made aware about the scientific facts on health effects of EMF emissions from mobile towers,” the release further added.  The Press Information Bureau Fact Check team also shared the audio message with false claims on its official Twitter handle. "In an audio message, it is being claimed that 5g network is being tested in the states, due to which people are dying. This claim is fake. Please do not spread confusion by sharing such fake messages," PIB tweeted. Source: PIB
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Emraan's Chlorine Blue Sneakers Cost Rs 14K & Have A Weird Heel But Still Look On-Point & Comfy

Emraan Hashmi, besides giving some immaculate performances in movies, has also worn some awesome fits and has proven that he is nothing less than a style maven.  Not just that, but in his downtime too, Emraan has made some bold style moves as well.  From wearing a Pepsi watch worth Rs 6 Lakhs to his bright Nike Air Max sneakers, he has demonstrated a sartorial flair. © Viral Bhayani © Viral Bhayani As for the outfit, it's quite a relaxed ensemble. The blue hoodie paired with blue shorts is a proper athleisure outfit. We like how he has steered clear of heavy jeans here.  
We also like the fact that he is wearing a printed bandana and oversized sunglasses. Instead of going for a classic timepiece, he added a smartwatch, which again is a stand out choice for such an ensemble.   Overall, every piece here looks phenomenal. 
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Farhan Slams Twitter User Who Questioned Him For Using Drive-In Vaccination Facility, Gets Trolled

Farhan Akhtar has always been vocal about his opinions on social media and he also is someone who gets mocked on Twitter way too often. He doesn’t mince words when it comes to showing trolls their place.   Recently, a Twitter user slammed him for using a drive-in vaccination facility after the filmmaker-actor had recently revealed that he received the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. The user tweeted, “Another VIP brat @FarOutAkhtar gets out of turn vaccination at the drive-in reserved for 60+years senior citizens... Either he is 60+, physically challenged that we do not know off, or used his status for vaccination.” © Mukul Aggarwal Twitter The actor didn’t hold back and responded, “The drive-in is for 45 + .. now do something constructive for society with your time like losing your phone.”
© Farhan Akhtar Twitter After Farhan’s tweet, people started to give him a reality check that the drive-in vaccine facility is only meant for people above 60 years of age. They also shared a circular wherein BMC has clearly mentioned that the drive-facility is for senior citizens. 
These drive-in vaccination centers are primarily meant for specially-abled people or senior citizens who can get these jabs while they sit in their own vehicles. According to Mumbai municipal commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal, those above 60 years can get vaccinated at drive-in centers only by appointment, and they shall not drive themselves but will be accompanied by an attendant or a driver. And this is how people reacted: © Farhan Akhtar Twitter © Farhan Akhtar Twitter © Farhan Akhtar Twitter © Farhan Akhtar Twitter © Farhan Akhtar Twitter © Farhan Akhtar Twitter © Farhan Akhtar Twitter © Farhan Akhtar Twitter Meanwhile, on the work front, Farhan Akhtar will be next seen in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's Toofaan. The sports-themed film was earlier scheduled to release on Prime Video on May 21. However, due to the rise in the Covid-19 cases in the country, the release of the film has been postponed. Farhan plays a boxer in the film, which also features Mrunal Thakur, Paresh Rawal, Supriya Pathak Shah, and Hussain Dalal in pivotal roles.

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How India’s Strong ‘Two Team Approach’ Might Look As England & Sri Lanka Tours Overlap

With the Indian Premier League tournament being called off indefinitely, the next best-case scenario for the fans of the Men in Blue is to look forward to the upcoming excitement as their squad takes on Kane Williamson’s New Zealand Test side in a one-off World Test Championship final clash at the Rose Bowl Cricket Ground in England for the title. View this post on Instagram However, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is planning to hold international series with two countries, namely Sri Lanka and England, that are scheduled so close to each other that they might just need to make two Indian teams for the same. Earlier in the year, the Asia Cup was also scheduled to be held in June in Sri Lanka, and the Indian cricket board were in the middle of negotiations to allow a ‘B-String’ Indian roster to attend the tournament while the primary roster would play for the World Test Championship title and the England series which followed. Top Source (in TOI) said "If Asia Cup happens this year, India will have no other option but to send a second string side for the tournament". — Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) March 8, 2021 But with the Asia Cup postponed to 2022, and a new white-ball series against Sri Lanka made official by BCCI President Sourav Ganguly on Monday, the possibility of seeing two Team Indias at the same time are back on the table. Last week, the BCCI had announced the roster that will be touring England for the WTC and the red-ball series against the hosts.  India’s squad: Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (Captain), Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), R. Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Mohd. Shami, Md. Siraj, Shardul Thakur, Umesh Yadav, KL Rahul (subject to fitness clearance), Wriddhiman Saha (wicket-keeper; subject to fitness clearance).  Standby players: Abhimanyu Easwaran, Prasidh Krishna, Avesh Khan, Arzan Nagwaswalla The list basically confirms the ‘A-String’ of the Men in Blue, but also sheds light on all the top-level cricketers who may be available for the second team which will play white-ball cricket against the Lions in July. India have some serious depth https://t.co/ND3HGvuhfX pic.twitter.com/xZOpyWMEpa — ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) May 11, 2021 ESPNcricinfo broke down the possibilities as follows: Top Order Batsmen: Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Sanju Samson, Suryakumar Yadav, Devdutt Padikkal, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Manish Pandey, Ishan Kishan Allrounders: Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Rahul Tewatia, Shivam Dube, Vijay Shankar Spinners: Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Rahul Chahar, Varun Chakravarthy Pacers: Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Navdeep Saini, Deepak Chahar, Jaydev Unadkat, Khaleel Ahmed, Harshal Patel, Chetan Sakariya Wild-Card Entries: Harshal Patel and Chetan Sakariya
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WhatsApp Will Gradually Start Limiting Features For Users That Don’t Accept The New Privacy Policy

WhatsApp announced its new privacy policy and terms of service earlier this year in January, however it was met with much criticism around the world. The policy was criticised as it suggested user data would be shared with its parent company Facebook which in turn could be used for targeted advertisements and other purposes. WhatsApp extended the deadline to accept the terms from 8th February to 15th May after it was met with much uproar.  © Reuters However, WhatsApp has not deferred the 15th May deadline which means WhatsApp users who have not accepted the new terms will not have their accounts deleted. “No accounts will be deleted on 15 May because of this update and no one in India will lose functionality of WhatsApp either. We will follow up with reminders to people over the next several weeks,” a WhatsApp spokesperson said.
The company further clarified its position via a blog post "WhatsApp was built on a simple idea: what you share with your friends and family stays between you. This means we will always protect your personal conversations with end-to-end encryption so that neither WhatsApp nor Facebook can see these private messages.” However, WhatsApp is not giving up that easily and the company said that those who are yet to agree will keep receiving “persistent reminders” within the app. If users still don’t agree to the new terms, then after “a period of several weeks,” users will face “limited functionality” until they accept the new terms.  © Pexels_anton By limited functionality, WhatsApp means users won’t be able to access their chat list, however will still be able to make and receive calls. “If you have notifications enabled, you can tap on them to read or respond to a message or call back a missed phone or video call,” WhatsApp said.
After a few weeks of limited functionality, WhatsApp warns that “you won’t be able to receive incoming calls or notifications, and WhatsApp will stop sending messages and calls to your phone.”  It sure seems like WhatsApp is still forcing users to accept its new terms albeit in a more gradual manner. The company says that it won’t delete the account if you don’t accept the new privacy terms, however one has to keep in mind that an account can be deleted following 120 days of inactivity.  WhatsApp and Facebook’s new privacy policy will see the app share data between each other and also to and from business accounts. In addition, the companies will also collect information such as a user’s phone number, contacts, location, device details and IP Address. It is also worth pointing out that WhatsApp has a different privacy policy for Europe and a different one for the rest of the world. The company is not forcing its European users to accept the new terms and will not take any action towards users who refuse to accept the new privacy policy.  If you’re not keen on accepting WhatsApp’s new privacy policies, you don't need to worry as there are enough alternatives you can switch your instant messaging needs to. 
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Shweta Tiwari Posts Video Of Ex-Husband Physically Abusing Their Son & Her But People Are Divided

Shweta Tiwari has been in the news after she gave an interview about her two failed marriages and mentioned how ex-husband  Abhinav Kohli threatened to ruin her reputation. Their relationship had turned sour when the actress filed a case of domestic violence against Abhinav in 2017 and two years later, they got separated. The two have been accusing each other on several grounds. Just recently, Abhinav had accused her of leaving their son alone in a Mumbai hotel to participate in Khatron Ke Khiladi 11. Shweta’s version was completely different, however, as she told in a recent interview that she had informed Abhinav over a call that she was going to Cape Town, South Africa and that their son is safe with her mother and relatives. Shweta told Bollywood Bubble, “I had informed Abhinav Kohli over a phone call that I am going to Cape Town and that Reyansh is safe with my family. My mother, my relatives, and Palak are there to take care of him. Plus, I will always be on video calls with Reyansh in between my shoot.” Now, Shweta has shared video evidence to show how Abhinav physically abused her and their son Reyansh. She shared two videos proving her stance and added that her son was mentally affected by that incident. In the first clip as claimed by Shweta, Abhinav tries to take Reyansh in his arms and you can also notice that Shweta falls on the ground while Abhinav forcibly snatches their son and walks inside the building. In the second video, Reyansh is seen hiding in the blanket as his father drops by to see him. Taking to her Instagram, Shweta captioned the video, "Now let the truth Come out!!! (But this is not going to stay forever on my account, I will eventually delete it, I am posting this right now to reveal the truth, then it goes off) This is why my Child is scared of him! After this incident my child was scared for more than a month, he was so scared that he would not even sleep properly at Night! His hand hurt for more than 2 weeks. Even now he is scared of his papa coming home or meeting him." "His hand hurt for more than 2 weeks. Even now, he is scared of his papa coming home or meeting him. I can’t let my child go through this mental trauma. I try my best to keep him calm and happy! But this horrible man makes sure my baby's mental health goes back to square one! If this is not physical abuse then what is!!!!?? It is the CCTV footage of my society," she added. Here’s the screenshot of her Instagram post: © Instagram/Shweta Tiwari Here’s the video that Shweta shared followed by Abhinav’s accusations:
As the video went viral, people started to bash the onlookers who did nothing to protect her when the incident was happening, proving humanity is dead. © Instagram/Shweta Tiwari © Instagram/Shweta Tiwari Then, some people felt that Shweta was stubborn enough as Abhinav was just trying to hold the baby in his arms. They also added that it will be too soon to jump the gun without even listening to the other side of the story. © Instagram/Shweta Tiwari © Instagram/Shweta Tiwari © Instagram/Shweta Tiwari What do you have to say about it? Let us know in the comments section below.
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‘CoWin Pe Booking Ki?’ Kohli Accused Of ‘Celeb Treatment’ As People Struggle To Get Vaccinated

The captain of the Indian cricket team, Virat Kohli has a unique relationship with the fans of the sport in the country. While on field and in international matches against rival national teams, all of them band together and back up his aggressive nature, off the field, he gets an equal amount of hate for doing exactly what he’s supposed to do. India captain Virat Kohli received his first dose of the coronavirus vaccine in Mumbai pic.twitter.com/8zKcuE4sGs — ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) May 10, 2021 Amid the COVID-19 pandemic surge that India is going through at the moment, the cricketer got his first of two vaccinations on Monday and shared the images from his trip to the vaccine centre for the same through his social media handles.
"I have nothing but gratitude for all the healthcare and frontline workers, they put their lives at risk to save ours, for this we are in awe of their spirit and dedication," Kohli had tweeted on Sunday. I have nothing but gratitude for all the healthcare & frontline workers, I am in awe of their spirit and dedication. I also want to thank all the people who came forward in such difficult times & helped each other. India is grateful to have heroes like you.#InThisTogether🇮🇳 pic.twitter.com/2YywzjRN4C — Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) May 9, 2021 However, the fact that Kohli was able to get the first jab while a lot of the cities and districts in the rest of the country have already run out of vaccinations and are struggling to get over the virus, has led to various people hopping on the internet and accusing the skipper of getting special celebrity treatment by the government. Celebrities are getting vaccines but common people struggling to get slots. — अक्श (@FaceLessOK) May 10, 2021What kind of essential worker is he? — Gaurav (@Gaurav57484298) May 10, 2021Celebrities will always be prioritised in our country.. common man will always suffer — debrup das (@dasdebrup) May 10, 2021In europe or america. Old people are getting vaccinated or people with some medical treatment are in priority. But in Asia celebrities & politicians are in priority. Common man have to wait. — Danish (@danish__meer) May 10, 2021How did he get a slot so easily? We don't even get a few seconds before the slots are booked! — Harsh Chandarana (@harsh_c3001) May 10, 2021Last week, Virat Kohli and wife Anushka Sharma had started a “movement”, a fundraising campaign with the hopes of collecting Rs. 7 crore in a week and the proceedings go towards the ACT Grants, which has been working towards providing oxygen, medical manpower, vaccination awareness, and telemedicine facilities during the pandemic. “As our country battles the second wave of Covid-19, and our healthcare systems are facing extreme challenges, it breaks my heart to see our people suffering. So, Virat and I have initiated a campaign #InThisTogether, with Ketto, to raise funds for Covid-19 relief. We shall all overcome this crisis together. Please step forward to support India and Indians. Your contribution will help in saving lives during this critical time,” Sharma wrote in the Instagram caption while talking about their initiative. The power couple had kickstarted the donation drive by donating Rs. 2 crore themselves. With three more days to go, the campaign has already brought in about 17000 supporters with the total amount crossing Rs 5.2 crore. 
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Only True Marvel Fans Can Guess These 10 Movies Based On Their Iconic Dialogues

With Marvel Studios television and OTT series like Wandavision and The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (or Captain America and the Winter Solider) of the Marvel Cinematic Universe already things of past, fans look forward to all the new films and TV shows that were recently launched in a compilation video of their official YouTube channel. But, for those of you, who, simply wish to go back to the pre-COVID-19 era and enjoy some of the A-Grade MCU films and their iconic dialogues, this quiz is for you. © Marvel Studios As a member of the same brotherhood, here I am setting up a quiz for all the fans. Can you guess all 10 movies from the MCU purely based on the iconic dialogues?


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How To Prevent & Minimise Muscle Loss While Working Out At Home

With the Covid cases on the rise again, staying in seems to be the safest idea. However, if you’re a fitness enthusiast, you’re probably missing going to the gym the most. 
We get it. After all those hours of training and giving up on the chole bhature,  your progress is dear to you.  No matter how hard you try, working out at home just isn’t enough, especially if you’ve got muscle to maintain.  Well, worry not because we have the best tips to prevent muscle loss.  It goes without saying that without the same intensity of resistance training, you will lose some muscle. However, following these tips will help you minimize that loss. How Fast Can You Lose Muscle Without Workout? © iStock If you go from working out regularly to stopping all of a sudden, it will take you approximately three to four weeks to start seeing noticeable differences. Of course, this general rule isn’t true for everyone. The speed of muscle loss also depends on your metabolism, diet and exercise routine.
In other words, there is no need to panic if you’ve only recently stopped working out. Start following these tips and you can maintain muscle easily.  __ECOMLOOKS__2941__ __ECOMLOOKS__2942__ __ECOMLOOKS__2943__ __ECOMLOOKS__2944__ __ECOMLOOKS__2945__ The Bottomline You can stop worrying now, your gains aren’t going anywhere as long as you stay committed to your routine. What are some tips that you follow for home workouts? Let us know in the comments below!  Explore More
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‘Dravid To Coach Team India?’ Sri Lanka Tour Can Make Fans’ Dream Come True But With A Twist

Ever since the fight for the position of the head coach of the Indian cricket team started back in 2017 with Anil Kumble’s resignation, the squad has achieved great heights under the coaching capacity of Ravi Shastri.  Still, the majority of the fans would not blink an eye before cheering Rahul Dravid if he decided to contest for Shastri’s role in the team even today. Thank you! pic.twitter.com/eF5qVzdBRj — Anil Kumble (@anilkumble1074) June 20, 2017 However, on more than one occasion, ‘the Wall’ has openly spoken about how he was not interested in the job and even refused to come on board despite being the frontrunner for the spot back in 2007, simply because he wanted to take care of his family. But now, with the Indian Premier League suspended indefinitely, the Men in Blue look forward towards their next challenge - India’s tour of Sri Lanka, and the fans’ long-lost dream of watching Jammy coach Virat Kohli and Co. may finally be realised. According to Cricbuzz - There are talks about Rahul Dravid and staffs at NCA will be in the coaching staff for Indian team in the upcoming Sri Lanka tour for 3 ODI and 3 T20. — Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) May 10, 2021 "We have planned a white ball series for the senior men's team during the month of July where they will play T20 Internationals and ODIs in Sri Lanka," BCCI president Sourav Ganguly told PTI on Monday. According to Cricbuzz, Dravid and his coaching staff from the National Cricket Academy might travel in Colombo with the rest of the roster for the three T20Is and three ODIs that are reportedly scheduled to take place between 13th and 27th July. India tour of Sri Lanka:

1st ODI - 13th July.
2nd ODI - 16th July.
3rd ODI - 19th July.

1st T20i - 22nd July.
2nd T20i - 24th July.
3rd T20i - 27th July.

- Venues to be finalised later. — Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) May 10, 2021 Now, with no information on Ravi Shastri's unavailability for the tour, it will be interesting to see how the Indian cricket team utilises Dravid’s expertise as the head of the coaching staff, who helped the U-19 Team India lift the World Cup trophy back in 2018. Dravid was trusted with the duty of the head coach of both, the U-19 team and the India A team from 2016 to 2019 before he was appointed as the Director of Cricket Operations at Bengaluru’s National Cricket Academy - the primary training and rehabilitation center for our cricketers.
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10 Foods That Are Popular Aphrodisiacs & Can Help Boost Your Sex Drive

It may sound like a tongue twister, but once on the tongue, an aphrodisiac may help one twist, tease, and twerk better in bed.   But what an aphrodisiac really is, you may ask? Well, an aphrodisiac is a food or drug that arouses sexual instinct in a person, brings on their desire, or increases sexual performance However, in a digital age where every second sponsored ad on a wellness page claims to enhance your sex drive, it gets difficult to believe in these myriad libido-boosting drugs.  But when it comes to taking the natural route, things become far more practical, safe and believable. Here are ten natural foods that work as an aphrodisiac and boost your libido.  1. WatermelonLeave it to Harry Styles to convince you to get high on watermelon sugar, and allow us to tell you that the real rush that watermelon gives you is in your sex drive.  This summer’s favourite fruit is rich in an amino acid called citrulline which relaxes and aids blood vessels to expand much like any other drug meant to treat erectile dysfunction.  Watermelon also contains 92% water that keeps your body hydrated and hydration is often linked to sexual health and boosting libido. Have this summer fruit raw or switch things up and include it in your cocktail and let the sparks fly in the bedroom.  __ECOMPRODUCT__1502__ 2. Chocolates Chocolates have been considered as a symbol of love and passion since good ol’ times. Experts suggest that having chocolate augments a woman’s capacity to produce endorphins and enhances the mood.  Consider this hazelnut dark chocolate bar as your ultimate aphrodisiac to turn on the excitement between the sheets. __ECOMPRODUCT__831__ 3. FigsFigs have been mentioned in the Bible as one of the fruits in the Garden of Eden. Also, the story goes that figs might actually be the forbidden fruit that got Adam and Eve into trouble.  But keeping the story aside, figs actually are rich in antioxidants, flavonoids, and polyphenols which can infuse feelings of relaxation and well being, and hence it works as an aphrodisiac. __ECOMPRODUCT__1503__ 4. GarlicGarlic has since long been considered a popular food to increase sex drive for both men and women since it contains a chemical called allicin that increases blood flow to the sexual organs. Try using garlic as a condiment. Garnish your salad or food with garlic powder to let its distinctive flavour kick in and do its magic later that night. __ECOMPRODUCT__1504__ 5. Saffron & HoneyA glass of saffron milk before bed can be your secret to having a more pleasurable and healthy sex life. This expensive spice is often used as a remedy to help treat depression, calm the mind and reduce stress.  And a recent study has shown that saffron also has potential aphrodisiac properties. The study observed that men who consume saffron regularly get better erection and women who consume saffron experience higher levels of arousal and increased lubrication. Consider taking a spoonful of saffron honey to get the benefits of two aphrodisiacs in one. Because honey did we tell you that honey is also an aphrodisiac?  Yes, honey regulates hormone levels and contains nitric oxide which is released in the blood during arousal. __ECOMPRODUCT__1505__ 6. Pistachios Pistachios are high in nutritional value and are best known to help lower blood pressure, manage weight and stimulate better blood flow through the body. A better blood flow aids men get better erections and hence boost sexual performance.  Keep snacking on a handful of pistachios throughout the day to become the ‘snack’ yourself.   __ECOMPRODUCT__1506__ 7. FenugreekFenugreek seeds and powder are a key ingredient in many Ayurvedic medicines as they contain anti-inflammatory and libido-boosting properties. Ayurveda backs that this herb contains compounds that the body can use to make sex hormones, such as estrogen and testosterone.  Consuming fenugreek can help both men and women experience better and more orgasms.  __ECOMPRODUCT__1507__ 8. ChasteberryThis fruit which may sound like something that will test your chastity, actually is used to treat infertility and for relief of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) symptoms in women. Chasteberry which is a native fruit of the Mediterranean region influences hormone levels and is often used in dietary supplements for conditions such as menopause, infertility, and menstrual problems. __ECOMPRODUCT__1508__ 9. TribulusTribulus terrestris, an annual plant that grows in dry climates is widely used by herbalists to make supplements that claim to boost testosterone in men. It is also effectively used to increase strength gains and aid in helping you get over a plateau.Tribulus has been used by some of the world’s most elite athletes, but may be used by recreational athletes as well. __ECOMPRODUCT__1509__ 10. Ginkgo BilobaGinkgo Biloba, an herbal supplement extracted from the Ginkgo Biloba tree is said to work as an aphrodisiac by helping relax blood vessels and increase blood flow to the sexual organs.  Ginkgo biloba has traditionally been used in chinese medicines to treat ailments such as depression and poor sexual performance.  It is also effective in improving memory, especially occasional mild memory problems associated with ageing.  __ECOMPRODUCT__1027__ The BottomlineAnything that’s marketed to enhance your sex drive would usually tempt anyone to give it a try. But, it’s safe to bank on the natural options available to cut down on the risk of side effects.  While taking aphrodisiacs in supplements it’s always advisable to start with small dosage and consult your healthcare provider before increasing the dose as it may interfere with other medications that you are taking. Let the sparks fly in the bedroom. Explore More
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5 T-Shirts & Shorts Combinations To Make Your Summer Style Breezy And Light

“It’s getting hot in here, so take off all your clothes!
I am getting so hot, I am gonna take my clothes off!” We all remember dancing to this song through the ’90s and even now but with summer at a quick rise, we are relating to these lyrics more and more every day.  The only upside to being stuck at home during the summer of 2021 is that we can spend all our time in comfy clothes. The jeans, trousers and shirts can stay locked inside our closets while we lounge and work in our breathable shorts & tees.  But, I think we all agree that sometimes it’s fun to switch things up. Getting ready in the morning and wearing something nice and fun can help boost our mood and make it feel like a brand new day. So, here are a few shorts & T-shirt combination that will give you style some oomph without losing the comfort.  1. Boxers Forever__ECOMPRODUCT__1495__ During scorching summers, shorts are always a good idea, finding a pair of fashionable yet comfy boxers is ideal to make work from home feel like a breeze (quite literally!).  __ECOMPRODUCT__1496__ If you wanna turn it into a whole outfit, all you need are these Supima cotton T-shirts that are ideal for all work from home activities.  2. Sporty Goodness__ECOMPRODUCT__1497__ Sometimes you don’t want to put in a lot of effort, you simply want to find an outfit that you can go out and buy groceries in, attend a zoom call and then start your home workout, all in one go. This can easily be achieved by getting your hands on this football jersey that comes with a super stylish T-shirt and short. Sounds perfect, right? 3. Printed And Comfy__ECOMPRODUCT__1498__ Are you a fan of prints? Like the look of prints on prints on prints? Now, there is a way to have that without having to use your fancy shirts or linen trousers. These Ikkat shorts are comfortable, airy and the prints are as simple yet sophisticated as they come! __ECOMPRODUCT__1499__ Wanna up your print game? Pair these ikkat shorts with this funky, cool printed tank. It is perfect for the summer and has some major swag to it.  4. Matchy-Matchy__ECOMPRODUCT__1500__ If you want some colour in your summer wardrobe, get your hands on this Tie-Dye Warm Sand Coord Set! It is made with cotton and helps you kill two fashion birds with one stone because you get tie-dye and a coord set all in one stylish package. 5. Denim Lover__ECOMPRODUCT__1501__ No matter where we are and what we do, some of us just cannot give up our love for denim. This is exactly why every guy who loves denim has a collection of denim shorts. They might not be the most comfortable but the feel just makes it all worth it.  __ECOMPRODUCT__654__ They are perfect for a virtual date or even an evening walk to help free up the mind. If you want to up your style quotient even further, then all you need is a cool, white printed tee to tie in the look.  To Wrap It UpEven though the pandemic has us all feeling low, sometimes buying new things can bring some sense of joy into your life. Plus, who said that you can’t wear new clothes and be fashionable when working from home! Explore More
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Honey Lemon Water On An Empty Stomach - Effective Weight Loss Remedy Or Myth?

Most people who have just started their weight loss journey or are planning to shed some extra kilos have this understanding that they have to eat healthy foods from now and will have to exercise hard every day in order to fit into those old clothes. It is fairly right that you have to put in some effort to lose fat from your body by building healthy and consistent habits over a period of time. However, there is a very popular advice in the world of weight loss that 'if you want to lose weight you have to drink hot honey lemon water on an empty stomach, as it helps in detoxifying your body and boosts metabolism as well.' This makes people think that honey lemon water is a must or some kind of magical drink which will burn the excess fat. The Reality - Does it really help? © istock The answer to this question in a single word is NO, absolutely not. Honey lemon water has literally nothing to do with weight loss or body detoxification, or boosting metabolism. Consuming honey lemon water on an empty stomach doesn't help in weight loss or melting fat.
It is nothing but lemon and honey infused water which holds a good amount of antioxidants, vitamin C from the two ingredients which makes it good for your immunity, and consuming water first thing in the morning helps your body start the day on a positive note with hydration. But again as said honey and lemon added to hot water have nothing to do with weight loss, it is not a magical drink that will burn your fat. So if you are someone who is consuming honey lemon water just for the sole purpose of weight loss then we suggest you better not, as it has no direct relation with weight loss. But if you want to add it to your diet for other health benefits that honey lemon water offers, then please go ahead. What are the Benefits of Honey Lemon Water? © istock Consuming water after you wake up is a good practice to indulge in as the entire night your body works to repair itself and keep you energized for the next day to go along. Consuming just water or even honey lemon water first thing in the morning is really good for your digestive system and overall health as well. Besides, as mentioned earlier, it is also a good source of Vitamin C and antioxidants.
Since most of us get so busy with our schedules the moment we get up that we barely get the time to hydrate ourselves, adding such drinks is an interesting way to make sure that you are well hydrated. But if you are solely or mainly consuming it assuming it will melt your fat magically, unfortunately that is not going to happen. Conclusion- Fat Loss Remedy or Myth? © istock As mentioned, hot honey lemon water is a good source of antioxidants and vitamin C, which can surely help elevate your health by boosting your immune system and adding a good number of antioxidants to your body. But it has zero relation with weight loss or fat loss and won't add any fuel to the fat-burning capability of the body.
The only way your body will lose its stored fat is when it would burn more calories than you are feeding it over a period of time, which is also called the state of being in a calorie deficit. No detox drinks, detox water, or any magical herbal drink can directly make you lose weight. Eating healthy and nourishing foods according to what your body requires, exercising or being active every day, and having a good sleep routine will help you to shed extra kilos from your body.
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5 Surprising Health Benefits Of Watermelon & Why It Should Be A Part Of Your Summer Diet

Watermelon is one of the most popular summer fruits out there because of its refreshing and delicious taste. It contains only 30 calories per serving of 100gm along with a good amount of vitamin C, vitamin A, and various essential electrolytes. Till now you may have consumed this appetizing fruit for its taste without knowing the health benefits it offers. Therefore in this article, we will talk about five health benefits that watermelon offers.
1. Keeps you Hydrated © istock Watermelon is about 92% of water which is why you feel so refreshed after eating it. Not only is it a good source of water but also some essential electrolytes. Eating watermelon helps your body to replenish all the water lost due to sweating in summers. You can preferably consume watermelon as a snack/midmeal or as a pre-workout food as well. You can even season your watermelon with some rock salt/black pepper/chat masala as well.
2. Watermelon is Good for Your Heart © istock Adding watermelon to your diet has been shown to improve cardiovascular health. This is due to the presence of Lycopene which is a carotenoid that is found in watermelon and this is what gives the fruit its reddish color. Even tomatoes and red chilies have this substance, but the amount of lycopene is more in watermelon than in tomatoes. 
Lycopene helps to reduce bad cholesterol and thereby reduces the risk of developing heart-related diseases. Apart from lycopene, watermelon also has something called l-citrulline, which is an amino acid that helps improve blood flow in your body in turn improving heart health by lowering blood pressure and blood cholesterol.  3. Can Help while Losing Weight © istock When you are on a fat loss program, your main priority is to consume fewer calories than your body is burning throughout the day in order to achieve a state called calories deficit. Therefore, it becomes really important what kind of foods you are consuming in order to maintain that calorie deficit as eating any calorie-dense foods over a limit can hamper your weight loss program. 
In such a situation, watermelon can be your best friend, as this delicious fruit is not just healthy but also very low in calories. You just get about 30 calories per 100g of watermelon, hence consuming about 200g of watermelon will ensure that your taste buds are satisfied while keeping you full and satiated. Hence if you are someone who is planning to shed some kilos, having watermelon mid-meal or at any time of the day will make the process easier. 4. Good for Nerve Functioning © istock Watermelon is a rich source of potassium that can be beneficial in regulating nerve function. In more simple terms, it facilitates electric impulses and messages. Lower intake of potassium in the human body can cause numbness and fluid imbalance in the cells. 
So if you are suffering from any kind of cramps in your body, then this could be due to the low levels of potassium in your body. Hence adding watermelon can help your body meet its potassium requirement for the day as you will get about 112mg of potassium per 100g of watermelon. 5. Rich in Nutrients © istock Apart from lycopene and l-citrulline, watermelon provides a decent amount of vitamin C as well which helps your body repair its damaged tissues and strengthen the immune system. Just in a single bowl of watermelon, you get about 21% vitamin C of the RDA (recommended daily allowance). It also includes vitamin A, which is really beneficial for your eye health. If you talk about minerals you also get a great amount of potassium and magnesium in a serving of watermelon which is really important for cell functioning.
© istock BottomlineWatermelon is nature's candy which is not only delicious but offers some great benefits for the body as well. Therefore, adding a bowl of watermelon during summers is the best way to keep your body hydrated and your taste buds satisfied as well.
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