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A research scholar at Delhi’s Ambedkar University has alleged being subjected to casteist slurs and continuous harassment by a batchmate. The complainant, who did not wish to be named, told The Quint that the accused has been running “a campaign on the campus against me and has maligned my image by saying that I misuse my caste identity.”

03:57:01 on 18 Oct

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Nivetha Thomas mass tweet on Darbar role!

Superstar Rajnikanth is teaming with director AR Murugadoss for the first time in Darbar . It was recently revealed that Nivetha Thomas might be seen as Rajnikanth's daughter in the movie, and now Nivetha Thomas had tweeted "And now for the world to know!There is and will only be ONE #AadityaArunachalam And he, is MY Appa. Watch! Out! #Darbar" thereby confirming her role.

03:27:02 on 18 Oct

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The Brexit deal euphoria that ignited Tata Motors Ltd’s stock on Thursday seems to have ebbed. Shares of the global auto giant eased by 2% on Friday, shedding a part of the 13% gain clocked the previous day. To be sure, the news brings a huge relief for investors when investors were fearful of a “no-deal Brexit".

02:57:01 on 18 Oct

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The Pro Kabaddi League has definitely changed the sport in more ways than one. But the most telling alterations were the subtle tweaks to the rules that made the game faster and appealing to the viewers. While most rules have made a positive impact on the game, few rules have left the fans scratching their heads.

02:27:01 on 18 Oct

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When Japan’s youngest prince, Hisahito, visited Bhutan in August on his first overseas trip just months after his uncle Naruhito became emperor, his trip was regarded as the debut of a future monarch on the world stage. The visit was rare public exposure for the boy on whose shoulders the future of the monarchy rests.

01:57:01 on 18 Oct

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Muslim parties in the Ayodhya land dispute case on Friday issued a statement expressing shock over reports suggesting that the Sunni Waqf Board was withdrawing from the case. The Muslim parties, except the Board, issued a clarificatory statement to say they don't accept the SC appointed mediation panel's proposal on the purported settlement to amicably resolve the dispute.

01:32:11 on 18 Oct

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Even as a Mumbai court on Thursday remanded PMC Bank's former director Surjit Singh Arora in police custody till October 22 in connection with the multi-crore scam at the bank, aggrieved depositors have endorsed Harsha Bhogle's call to return their money. Appreciating Bhogle's support, they seek continued support and request other celebrities to speak up for the cause.

01:16:49 on 18 Oct

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Downton Abbey movie review

You overlooked everything else that history books taught you about the unfairness of the class divide to believe in a fairytale that was just too cozy to give up. In an Amazon Prime full of true-crime series, this was the one corner where all was good and sweet and the worst thing that could befall a character was some missing silver spoons from the main dining hall.

01:05:22 on 18 Oct

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West Bengal police cybercrime cell has arrested Congress leader Sanmoy Bandyopadhyay for posting against the West Bengal Secretary. Congress workers are set to stage protest against the Trinamool Congress government and Purulia Police today. This is not the first time that cops have taken action people for criticising the West Bengal government

12:27:01 on 18 Oct

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Alliance Air’s flight from Chennai landed in Jaffna, Sri Lanka on Thursday morning marking a new beginning in the connectivity between the two countries. The water salute to the ATR aircraft was not just an honorary gesture. It also marked the resuming of flight services between Tamil Nadu and Jaffna after around 50 years.

12:05:27 on 18 Oct

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As the first step, they have completed the programme at Chennai Urdu Middle School, Perambur Barracks Road, and it coincided with Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam’s 88th birth anniversary (October 15). As a tribute to Kalam, 27 students from the school created an 11x13 artwork called The Big Picture using 2,000 butterflies made by origami craft.

11:27:01 on 18 Oct

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Qantas Airways Ltd. will ditch the traditional in-flight service routine for this weekend's marathon nonstop trip from New York to Sydney. At almost 20 hours, the unprecedented journey is set to be the world's longest flight. It's a key test run as Qantas prepares to start direct commercial services connecting Sydney with New York and London as soon as 2022.

10:57:01 on 18 Oct

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Jason Momoa celebrated the news that Zoë Kravitz has been cast as Catwoman in a sweet post on Instagram on Tuesday. The “Aquaman” actor said he is “stoked” about his stepdaughter’s upcoming role in the new Batman movie. Momoa is married to actress Lisa Bonet, who had Kravitz, 30, with her ex-husband, Lenny Kravitz.

10:05:42 on 18 Oct

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TikTok is a force to be reckoned with, especially since it's also worked as a great leveller, with many of its stars hailing from small towns that didn’t have internet access until recently. But while we know exactly what an Instagram influencer’s job profile is like, there’s still a lack of understanding when it comes to content creators on TikTok.

09:05:38 on 18 Oct

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8 Benefits of Doing Free Weights Exercises

According to trainers and science, incorporating them into your workout routine is the surest way to strengthen your muscles, burn calories, and become better at pretty much everything you do. Win-win. Here, all the benefits of using free weights vs. machines. (Next up, read about the benefits of lifting weights in general.)

07:57:02 on 18 Oct

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With 30 days on Headspace clinically proven to reduce stress by a third, the founder and CEO aims to bridge the gap between meditation and medication. “We’re working to a point where doctors aren’t just recommending it but they’re prescribing it,” he revealed. Andy opens up about the surprising benefits of meditation, why three minutes a day can make all the difference.

06:57:01 on 18 Oct

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While there isn't an "end" to learning about sexuality (both my own and in general), there are countless things I wish I'd known about sex when I first started getting busy in my teen years. I sincerely hope that these lessons will help other women looking to own their power and enjoy their sexuality to the fullest—even if they don't have a sexologist BFF.

10:57:01 on 17 Oct

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There are a lot of ways that stress can mess with your body. If you really freak out, you can go into full immune system shutdown. (If you experience such symptoms, see a doctor immediately.) But if you’re here for more vain reasons—like how to prevent stress pimples and premature aging and patchy hair loss—then read on.

10:05:08 on 17 Oct

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Now in their 30s, many adults have begun rekindling the childhood joy of hobby cultivation. The motivations, however, are far from those in their childhoods. As kids, our hobbies needed validating. As adults, they validate us. Many things can make someone in their 30s kindle a relationship with new hobbies.

09:05:32 on 17 Oct

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It appears Jennifer Aniston has a lot of friends. The former Friends star has smashed the Instagram record previously set by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's @sussexroyal account, amassing a whopping 8.6 million followers in just 24 hours. In fact, so quick was her rise to Instagram fame — her account reportedly briefly crashed shortly after its launch.

08:05:36 on 17 Oct

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella earned $42.9 million in total compensation for the fiscal year 2019 - 66 per cent rise from the prior fiscal year, the company has announced. Nadella received a $1 million base salary jump and an increase in stocks. When he took over in 2014, Nadella took home $84.3 million which is the highest earnings in a fiscal year for him so far.

06:57:01 on 17 Oct

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Thirty-five foreigners were killed and four others injured when a bus crashed with another heavy vehicle in the Muslim holy city of Medina, Saudi state media said on Thursday. The accident on Wednesday involved a collision between "a private chartered bus... with a heavy vehicle (loader)" in the western Saudi Arabian city.

06:27:02 on 17 Oct

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Retelling Sleeping Beauty through the eyes of an otherwise antagonist character? A powerful concept! Does Maleficent deliver this time around though? For me, she did but it was only during the last few minutes in the final battle which felt awfully reminiscent to the iconic Battle of Blackwater from Game of Thrones.

05:27:01 on 17 Oct

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After becoming the first nation to appoint a minister for artificial intelligence (AI) in 2017, the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday launched what it calls the ‘world’s first AI university’ in Abu Dhabi, with the opening of the Mohammad Bin Zayed University of Artifical Intelligence. MBZUAI will be the world’s first graduate university with a dedicated focus on AI.

05:05:23 on 17 Oct

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His eyes are bloodshot. Weaver A Shanmugasundaram is tired. He worked 96 hours straight last week to create his masterpiece: a tomato-red silk shawl with the face of Chinese President Xi Jinping woven in gold zari in the centre. “It will take at least another two days for my eyes to return to their normal colour,” he smiles.

04:35:24 on 17 Oct

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When foreign resident doctors at Chandigarh’s PGIMER were told that they would be paid a stipend for the first time, their counterparts at New Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences saw a ray of hope. The circular also added that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had conveyed instructions to complete the process by 16 June 2018.

04:05:19 on 17 Oct

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India has more than 630 million internet subscribers. But for every Indian who has access to the internet, there is at least one who does not and that person is most likely living in a rural area. Smriti Parsheera writes on the country's growing digital divide. There is an exuberance around India's digital story.

03:27:01 on 17 Oct

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Netflix has missed its subscriber numbers for the second consecutive quarter — a result that could worry Wall Street as the streaming company braces for a slew of competitors that are coming in the next few months. Netflix added 6.8 million subscribers in its third quarter of the year instead of the 7 million it expected.

03:05:32 on 17 Oct

Read more at Vox

When All India Football Federation officials, the clubs representatives from the I League and the India Super League landed in Kuala Lumpur to understand the roadmap for a unified league that had been finalised by the Asian Football Confederation, none of them were expecting any drastic change of direction for Indian football.

02:27:01 on 17 Oct

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BOURBON WHISKEY and frozen chicken cuts from the US may soon become cheaper in India. These are among the items in a basket of American food and beverage products that the government is finalising to reduce import duties as part of New Delhi’s bid to resolve its trade issues with Washington. This basket also includes walnuts, apples, un-denatured ethanol and milk albumin.

02:05:43 on 17 Oct

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Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has reportedly cancelled his foreign tour to dedicate time to writing the politically sensitive case of Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute in Ayodhya. As per sources, the Chief Justice of India cancelled his multi-nation tour to ensure timely Ayodhya verdict before his retirement on November 17.

01:27:01 on 17 Oct

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Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved the judgment in the Ayodhya land dispute case, concluding the 40-day-long marathon hearing. A written note is to be submitted in the next three days. Supreme Court has finished hearing all arguments in the Ayodhya case one hour before the set deadline.

01:05:31 on 17 Oct

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Actors Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan celebrated their seventh wedding anniversary in an intimate fashion. A picture of the actors with their little son Taimur Ali Khan posing by a cake has gone viral. In the image, Saif stands next to a table with Taimur in his arms as the candles on the cake shoot up.

12:35:37 on 17 Oct

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Amid the ongoing TSRTC strike, two cases of alleged reckless driving emerged on Wednesday, where temporary drivers running the TSRTC buses knocked down two persons to death in separate accidents. According to reports, a woman identified as Abeeba Begum from Nizamabad was hit by a TSRTC bus at NTR Chowrasta killing her on the spot while she was crossing the road.

11:57:02 on 17 Oct

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The AIADMK ministers continue to be divided over the inclusion of Sasikala, who is likely to be released from Parapana Agraharam jail by next year. “Chinnamma release will create a ripple effect in the AIADMK and I whole-heartedly welcome the statement by Minister Rajendra Bhalaji,” rebel AMMK leader V Pughazhendi told DT Next.

11:27:01 on 17 Oct

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Hours after the BJP demanded Bharat Ratna for Vinayak Damodar Savarkar in its poll manifesto senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh said his name was registered in the conspiracy behind Mahatma Gandhi's murder. “There are 2 aspects of his life, his participation in the independence struggle and when he came back after seeking an apology,” said Singh.

11:00:11 on 17 Oct

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Investors can find "no better place" in the world than India, which has a democracy-loving and capitalist-respecting environment, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said. She assured international investors at an interaction session at the IMF's headquarters that the government was continuously working to bring reforms.

10:28:09 on 17 Oct

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Can you be an ethical biohacker?

To launch Reset, a new podcast from Recode and Vox in association with Stitcher about how tech is changing our lives, Duhaime-Ross revisited her 2016 story and interviewed Zayner once again. This time, as she explains below, they discussed what it means to be a biohacker in 2019 and where it might lead in the future.

09:05:12 on 17 Oct

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Hello, and good freakin’ ,morning! If you’re not feeling chipper at the moment, wait until you hear this super-exciting royal baby news: Baby Archie, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s cute new(ish)born bébé, is confirmed to be a redhead—just like his daddy! How adorable is that!!! Prince Harry said his son inherited his famous red hair.

07:57:02 on 17 Oct

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“Glass hair” went stratospheric last year. This year, we still want that high shine, but in a more relaxed and wearable way that we can create and maintain easily. Essentially we’re looking for lip gloss for our hair which, incidentally, is precisely the inspiration behind L’Oreal Professionnel’s new Majirel Glow treatment.

06:57:01 on 17 Oct

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Cannabis has been around for millennia, with significant mentions in ancient scriptures as well as Ayurveda. Up until the early 20th century, cannabis was widely grown and harvested for its incredibly useful fibre called hemp. There are a fair few companies in the country today working towards a more hemp-driven future; a lot of them are apparel or body care stores.

10:57:01 on 16 Oct

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Science has shown that quality sleep has an impact on almost every aspect of health and well-being, from performance to the prevention of disease. But there is also evidence of a direct link between sleep and pain. That doesn’t come as a surprise. If you are suffering from a sports injury, it is likely to hurt more if you’ve been awake half the night.

09:57:01 on 16 Oct

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Just this morning, Katrina Kaif revealed a first look at the artwork and logo of her upcoming makeup collection, Kay by Katrina, on Instagram. Sharing her excitement about the launch, the actor disclosed that the line would be available from October 22 onwards at Nykaa.com. Kaif first spoke about her foray into the beauty industry back in May 2019.

09:05:24 on 16 Oct

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THE PENTAGON announced on Monday that the U.S. was pulling all of its troops out of northeastern Syria at President Donald Trump’s direction, completing a withdrawal he had started by Twitter declaration a week earlier. The move further clears the way for a full-on invasion by Turkey, whose soldiers have already been accused of executing noncombatants.

07:57:01 on 16 Oct

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Deepika Padukone was asked if she and then boyfriend, and now husband, Ranveer Singh never decided to live in together, and Deepika said that had they both started living in together before marriage, then they would have got nothing to discover about each other later. Deepika will be seen next in Meghna Gulzar’s Chhapaak.

06:57:01 on 16 Oct

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"Never be defeated, Never give up", said Pranjal Patil, India’s first visually challenged woman IAS officer, as she assumed charge as the Sub Collector of Thiruvananthapuram on 14 October. Patil is a political science graduate and she completed her Masters in international relations from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

06:35:32 on 16 Oct

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Mithali Raj shuts down troll

atting great and India women's ODI team captain Mithali Raj responded to a troll who had criticised her over her language preference on social media after the recently-concluded ODI series against South Africa. The Twitter user in question alleged that Mithali Raj doesn't know 'Tamil' but prefers Hindi, English and Telugu over her mother tongue.

06:05:16 on 16 Oct

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Bajaj Auto Ltd - country’s second largest motorcycle manufacturer - on Wednesday announced its second innings the in the scooter segment, almost after a decade, with the launch of its electric scooter named, Chetak. The Pune based company did not reveal the price of the product and will reveal it before starting the dispatches to dealer ships.

05:35:25 on 16 Oct

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Google has finally revealed its cards with the launch of the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL. The latest offerings from Google puts it toe-to-toe with the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and the Apple iPhone 11 Pro in the race to finish 2019 as the best flagship smartphone. Bad news for Indians though, as Google will not officially launch the Pixel 4 or the Pixel 4 XL in India.

04:57:01 on 16 Oct

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EU and UK officials have resumed Brexit talks in the hope of reaching a deal that can be agreed by leaders at a key summit on Thursday. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to update the cabinet on the progress of the negotiations, which continued into the early hours. On Tuesday, there were unconfirmed reports that an agreement was imminent.

04:27:01 on 16 Oct

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India’s rank in 2019 Global Hunger Index (GHI) slipped to 102, which is considered to be a "serious" category. The index, which measures and tracks hunger at global, regional and national levels, features 117 countries. With a score of 30.3, India suffers from the level of hunger that is considered “serious,” the report said.

03:57:01 on 16 Oct

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Mumbai's Yashasvi Jaiswal has become the second batsman to hit a double-hundred in the ongoing edition of the Vijay Hazare Trophy, finishing with 203 in 154 balls against Jharkhand on Wednesday. The 17-year old opener made it the ninth instance of an Indian scoring a List A double-ton. Jaiswal's 154-ball innings included 17 fours and 12 sixes.

03:27:01 on 16 Oct

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Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram was arrested at Delhi’s Tihar Jail, where he is currently lodged in a case by the Central Bureau of Intelligence. The ED and the CBI are investigating the former Union minister over alleged irregularities in the foreign direct investment clearance granted to INX Media by the Foreign Investment Promotion Board in 2007.

02:57:01 on 16 Oct

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Thalapathy Vijay has done it again and has powered his 'Bigil' trailer to the number one position in India beating Shah Rukh Khan's 'Zero' that held the record for likes previously. The trailer has become the fastest to zoom to the 2 million likes mark and the first to do it in the country.

02:35:19 on 16 Oct

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OVER THREE weeks after the RBI moved against PMC Bank for various irregularities, and imposed a curb on withdrawals, three of the cooperative bank’s account-holders, including a 51-year-old who had lost his job with the defunct Jet Airways in April, died over the last 24 hours in Mumbai.

02:05:12 on 16 Oct

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It is important for India to keep fiscal deficit in check, even though its revenue projections look optimistic, Chief Economist of the IMF Gita Gopinath has said. The IMF in its latest World Economic Outlook, released on Tuesday, projected the country's growth rate at 6.1 per cent in 2019 and noted that the Indian economy is expected to pick up at 7 per cent in 2020.

01:35:30 on 16 Oct

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Apple Inc is set to make India an important manufacturing hub for its iPhones and its latest models will also be assembled here, reports Economic Times. This is a win-win situation since the government of India has been pushing Apple to start making more of its iPhone models here and not just a few low-end ones.

01:05:35 on 16 Oct

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India wants to comply with global sanctions, including U.S. sanctions on Venezuela and Russia, but also needs to maintain its own strength and strategic interests, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in an interview on Tuesday. The United States in January imposed the toughest sanctions yet on Venezuela’s oil industry.

12:27:01 on 16 Oct

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OnePlus recently launched its latest flagship, the OnePlus 7T Pro in India and other important markets across the globe. The phone was launched as the successor to the OnePlus 7 Pro which was launched earlier in the year and was seen being advertised by the company's brand ambassador, Robert Downey Jr.

11:57:02 on 16 Oct

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With academicians and parents differing vastly on the conduct of public exams for middle school, School Education Minister KA Sengottaiyan said results will neither be published nor will there be any detention. A month has gone by since the State government decided to introduce board examinations for classes 5 and 8.

11:27:01 on 16 Oct

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Daily hearings in the politically sensitive Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute in Ayodhya are likely to end today after 40 days, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi said on Tuesday. The court is expected to announce a verdict in the 134-year-old title suit before the Chief Justice leaves office on November 17.

10:57:01 on 16 Oct

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From Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013) and Mary Kom (2014) to Dangal (2016), a wide variety of sports-based films have found resonance with audiences and critics alike. Ahead, we list all the upcoming films you can keep an eye out for that celebrate the spirit of sports—yes, there is one on cricket in the list too.

10:05:24 on 16 Oct

Read more at Vogue

I don't know about you, but I'm thinking things may have cooled off between Mike Johnson and Demi Lovato. First of all, there's the fact that he asked out Keke Palmer on live TV yesterday. But aside from that, Mike made it pretty clear that he regretted being quite so candid about his and Demi's relationship in past interviews.

08:57:01 on 16 Oct

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If you want to lose weight easily within few weeks then you are at the right place as today we are talking about making a small change in lifestyle which will help you to lose few stones in a matter of some weeks. Sleep deprivation can lead to hormonal imbalance and it will affect hunger, satiety, and energy storage.

07:57:01 on 16 Oct

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Your average walk won't do much to strengthen your butt. "Walking on level terrain does not require you to fully contract the gluteal muscles, so it doesn't do much for toning them," says Wayne Westcott, Ph.D., fitness research director at the South Shore YMCA in Quincy, Massachusetts. Instead, the work is mostly in your quads and hamstrings.

06:57:01 on 16 Oct

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At 10am on a late November morning in Freiburg, Germany, a bank employee noticed something was wrong with a bank ATM. It had been hacked with a piece of malware called "Cutlet Maker" that is designed to make ATMs eject all of the money inside them, according to a law enforcement official familiar with the case.

10:57:01 on 15 Oct

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In my youth, I had a boyfriend who would constantly criticise what I was wearing (I know). He'd say, "Why are you wearing baggy jumpers and trainers? Why can't you wear dresses and heels?". It left me thinking that what women want, and what men want women to want, are two very - very different things.

10:08:29 on 15 Oct

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“The Daily Show,” host Trevor Noah on Monday compared the chaos roiling Donald Trump’s presidency with two benchmarks of pandemonium. “In a normal administration, an impeachment inquiry would be enough drama on its own. But the Trump presidency is like a Black Friday sale happening at the Fyre Festival ― pure chaos!” Noah said.

09:57:01 on 15 Oct

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Matt Lauer accuser Brooke Nevils tried to kill herself and suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder following her alleged 2014 rape, according to Ronan Farrow‘s new book. More details emerged about the emotional toll the former NBC News producer endured since filing the complaint that led to Lauer’s termination in 2017.

08:57:01 on 15 Oct

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Don't worry, all of us (even Kendall) know how acne or a bad skin day can knock your confidence and make you feel less than your best. The fact is, acne is the most common skin condition, with 80% of people aged 11 to 30 being affected according to recent NHS data. Here's what Dr Mahto advises:

07:57:01 on 15 Oct

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“Big Little Lies” star Zoe Kravitz has been tapped to play Catwoman, the antiheroine and sometime love interest of the Caped Crusader, in Matt Reeves’ upcoming “The Batman.” In recent weeks, the role came down to Kravitz, Zazie Beetz of “Atlanta,” “Deadpool 2” and “Joker,” “Baby Driver’s” Eiza Gonzalez and Oscar winner Alicia Vikander.

06:57:01 on 15 Oct

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California Has Officially Gone Fur-Free

California is the first state in the U.S. to ban the sale of animal fur products. Following city-wide bans in both San Francisco and Los Angeles, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a package of bills over the weekend to fight animal cruelty in The Golden State, including AB44 outlawing the sale, manufacture, and donation of fur clothing and accessories.

06:29:49 on 15 Oct

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We have already reported to you that Atlee is joining hands with Bollywood Badshah Shah Rukh Khan for his next after 'Bigil'. Now media reports from Mumbai have confirmed that the project is very much on will be produced by SRK's Red Chillies Entertainment. It has been further quoted that Atlee has been signed for an enormous salary of 30 Crores rupees.

06:03:21 on 15 Oct

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After filing his nomination for the president's post of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), legendary Indian captain Sourav Ganguly unveiled his new team early Tuesday morning. The 47-year-old emerged as the unanimous choice to lead Indian cricket following hectic parleys between various stakeholders late Sunday night.

05:27:42 on 15 Oct

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The telecom battles are just showing no signs of abating, with Reliance Jio, Airtel and Vodafone still going after each other with relentless competition when it comes to tariffs, schemes, offers for existing and new subscribers, data packages and more. But things have suddenly taken a rather weird turn, but to be honest, it is fun for the rest of us social media users.

04:34:01 on 15 Oct

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On Monday, Abhijit Banerjee, 58, and Esther Duflo, 46, won the Nobel Prize in Economics, along with economist Michael Kremer, for their "experimental approach to alleviating global poverty". More than 700 million people live in extreme poverty, according to World Bank. The Indian-born Mr Banerjee and Paris-born Ms Duflo grew up in completely different worlds.

04:13:17 on 15 Oct

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The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irdai) on Monday released business figures which indicate a substantial growth in the premium income underwritten by general insurance companies in September. Overall, general insurers witnessed a growth of 16.84% compared to last year. Major chunk of revenue is drawn from the sale of motor insurance policies.

03:36:51 on 15 Oct

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If PM Narendra Modi was one of the first ones to pay tribute to Dr APJ Abdul Kalam on his 88th birth anniversary today, Bollywood was not far behind. Many B-town celebrities paid homage to the 'Missile Man' and India's former President, Abdul Kalam, on the occasion. From Ayushmann Khurrana to Raveena Tandon, here's how Bollywood celebrities remembered Kalam on Twitter.

02:57:02 on 15 Oct

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The Quint’s election coverage has reached Haryana where we have a real wrestler participating in the electoral ‘dangal’ Babita Phogat. Babita is BJP’s candidate from Dadri for 2019 Haryana Assembly polls. In her electoral debut, Phogat faces the Congress’ Maj (Retd) Nripendra Singh Sangwan and the JJP’s Satpal Sangwan.

02:23:18 on 15 Oct

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“Finally, we have broken the jinx of winning the last match of a series. It started from South Africa [in February 2018]” This comment by India captain Mithali Raj after beating South Africa 3-0 in the One Day International series seemed to have been made in jest, but it suggested that this may have been a talking point in the dressing room.

01:57:01 on 15 Oct

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Air India on October 15 became the first airline in the world to use a Taxibot on a A320 aircraft with passengers onboard. Taxibot is a robot-used aircraft tractor for taxiing an aircraft from parking bay to runway and vice versa. On Tuesday morning, the national carrier’s Chairman and Managing Director Ashwani Lohani flagged off flight AI665 to Mumbai.

01:27:01 on 15 Oct

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A former member of top South Korean girl group, who had spoken out against cyberbullying, was found dead on Monday. The body of Choi Jin-ri, better known by her stage name Sulli, 25, was discovered at her home in Seongnam, south of the capital, Seoul. “Her manager visited her home after failing to reach her since their last call the night before,” police said.

01:05:18 on 15 Oct

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Saying it will have a “chilling effect on freedom of speech and expression and be against public interest”, Google Inc. moved the Delhi High Court Monday, seeking to vacate an order that directed them to take down anonymous posts containing sexual harassment accusations against artist Subodh Gupta that emerged during last year’s #MeToo movement.

12:35:20 on 15 Oct

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Pakistan is on the verge of strong action by the international terror financing watchdog FATF and the country may be put in the ''Dark Grey'' list, the last warning to improve. Officials attending the ongoing plenary of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) said as per indications, Pakistan will be isolated by all members for not doing enough.

12:05:03 on 15 Oct

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Recently, news about TikTok star Johnny Dada aka Ashwani Kumar killing a flight attendant that he was obsessed be started doing the rounds. Kumar was known for his angry villain videos on the app and one of them was a line from the film Kabir Singh, “Jo mera nahi ho saka use kisi aur ke honeka mauka nahi dunga’.

11:27:01 on 15 Oct

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said had India possessed Rafale fighter jets earlier the IAF would not have needed to enter Balakot in Pakistan to hit the terror camps. Addressing a poll rally for BJP's Narendra Mehta in Maharashtra's Thane district, Singh defended performing ''shastra puja" while taking delivery of the first Rafale jet in France recently.

11:05:08 on 15 Oct

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After an eight-year gap, Chennai and other municipal city corporations in the state of Tamil Nadu will be directly voting in their respective mayors. The state election commission issued notification for direct polls on Sunday. In June this year, the state government issued a notification in the gazette listing all the wards vacant across Chennai and other districts.

10:05:25 on 15 Oct

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Accusing the ruling AIADMK of shelving Tamirabarani-Nambiyar-Tirumanimuthaaru inter-linking project just because it was launched during the DMK regime, state Congress president KS Alagiri on Monday urged Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami not to mislead the voters for electoral gains.

08:57:01 on 15 Oct

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Summer is officially over, which means the only thing more necessary than sipping on something pumpkin-spiced drink is getting your hands on a pair of booties to kick off the season. No closet staple is better suited for fall than a modestly heeled slip-on that will help you conquer those leaf-infested streets without compromising on style.

10:57:01 on 14 Oct

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Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor, who is basking in the success of 'Kabir Singh', is all set to treat his fans with yet another Telugu remake. The star will be next seen in the Hindi version of the Telugu hit 'Jersey'. The Hindi remake will be helmed by director Gowtam Tinnanuri, who also directed the original Telugu movie, which starred actor Nani.

09:05:03 on 14 Oct

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Actor Vijay will be seen next on screen with Bigil which is directed by Atlee, and this movie is their third movie together after hits Theri and Mersal. Now with just few weeks left for the release, it has been revealed that Bigil has fetched a huge price with Satellite and Digital rights alone.

07:57:01 on 14 Oct

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There are many diets these days that include skipping out on meals or promote fasting to achieve various health goals. And while these diets promise amazing results fast, they aren't really meant for everyone. When you skip out on food for even one day, it can have terrible repercussions on your body and health. Here are reasons why you shouldn't skip food even for a day.

07:04:55 on 14 Oct

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A newborn girl allegedly buried alive in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has been rescued by a villager. The man discovered the baby in an earthen pot in a grave when he had gone to a ground to bury his own daughter who had died minutes after birth. The man alerted the police - the infant was taken to a hospital in Bareilly district and is said to be improving.

06:27:02 on 14 Oct

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Immortalised by diverse stars and performances like Jack Nicholson, Heath Ledger and now Joaquin Phoenix, the Joker continues to mesmerise us. The Joker is part of a cultural iconography that includes jesters, prankster-trickster figures and clowns. They are part of the circus and they are a part of the horror genre.

05:57:01 on 14 Oct

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The global economy is wobbling and whether it topples over is the big question in financial markets, executive suites and the corridors of power. But the debate over how close the world is to its first recession since 2009 may soon start swirling again. There will certainly be discussions this week at the International Monetary Fund’s annual meeting in Washington.

05:35:21 on 14 Oct

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The winner of the storied Booker Prize will be announced on Monday, with Mumbai-born Salman Rushdie's tragicomic novel Quichotte in the shortlist. This year, he is shortlisted alongside another former winner, Margaret Atwood, besides Lucy Ellmann, Bernardine Evaristo, Chigozie Obioma, and Elif Shafak.

05:00:19 on 14 Oct

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Burglars broke into two houses near Tambaram and escaped with 16 sovereigns of gold, Rs 2 lakh in cash and electronic items including TV, iPad on Saturday night. Cops suspect that they fed street dogs sedative-laced food to keep them quiet. In the first incident, miscreants entered the home of Jagadeesan at Mullai Nagar in Varadarajapuram on Saturday night.

04:57:01 on 14 Oct

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National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval said on October 14 that “approach of judiciary to treat terror crimes at par with ordinary crimes” was one of the major challenges. On need for a change in media policy, he cited former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, saying “if a terrorist take(s) action and the media is quiet about it, terrorism will end,”

04:35:15 on 14 Oct

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Four international stars, one frame-worthy photo, it couldn't get better than this. As we mourn the end of our weekend and spend our last waking hours this Sunday grumbling about the arrival of Monday, Shah Rukh Khan decides to put a smile on our face. The Bollywood superstar, who is taking a much-needed break from films currently, was spotted in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

03:57:02 on 14 Oct

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Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) made a stellar debut on stock markets on Monday. The stock was listed at Rs644 apiece, a premium to its issue of Rs320 per share. The Rs 645 crore initial public offering (IPO) was subscribed 112 times at a price band of Rs315- Rs320 per share. The issue was open for subscription between 30 September and 4 October.

03:27:02 on 14 Oct

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