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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

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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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In a major step to ease the lockdown in the Kashmir Valley, the Jammu and Kashmir administration restored all postpaid mobile phone services on Monday, 14 October noon, ANI reported. The subscribers will have to, however, wait for some more time for Internet services to resume in the Valley, Government spokesman and senior IAS officer Rohit Kansal told reporters.

03:05:18 on 14 Oct

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Recently Indian model turned actor Meera Mithun claimed that she has been removed from Arun Vijay's upcoming film Agni Siragugal directed by Naveen. The actor took to Twitter and alleged that she has been removed from the film. Now, the actor has accused Kamal Hassan of being the reason behind her removal from the project.

02:35:03 on 14 Oct

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At least 10 people died in Uttar Pradesh’s Mau district on Monday morning after a two-storey building collapsed following a cylinder blast. More than 30 people were injured in the incident in Waleedpur village, reported Hindustan Times. An unidentified officer said that prima facie it appeared that there was a leakage that caused the cylinder blast.

01:57:01 on 14 Oct

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A question in a school exam on how Mahatma Gandhi committed suicide has shocked the Gujarat education authorities, prompting them to initiate an inquiry into it. Another question about boot-legging in dry Gujarat has also irked the education officials. These questions are highly objectionable, and we have initiated an inquiry." Gandhinagar's DEO Bharat Vadher told PTI.

01:27:01 on 14 Oct

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Sister Library took birth in 2018 as an outcome of Aqui’s decision about six years ago to read books, zines, graphic novels, and creative works by women exclusively. Based in Mumbai, it currently houses about 100 books and also travels to other cities to demonstrate the concept with an installation of bright pink walls and comfy nooks for readers to browse the books.

01:05:04 on 14 Oct

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R. Madhavan had replaced Abhishek Bachchan in the web-series Breathe, and Madhavan also replaced Abhishek in Simmba, only to be replaced by Sonu Sood later. And now, Madhavan will also replace Abhishek in the Bunty Aur Babli sequel. Bunty Aur Babli was made as a con comedy in 2005 and starred Rani Mukerji and Abhishek in lead roles.

12:35:09 on 14 Oct

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Twenty thousand employees of the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) have called for an indefinite strike from Monday over wage revision and other demands, a union official said on Sunday. However, the HAL management said it was making efforts to avert the strike at all its 9 locations across the country over wage revision retrospectively since January 1, 2017.

12:05:28 on 14 Oct

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In a dramatic turn of events, former captain Sourav Ganguly emerged as the consensus candidate to be BCCI's new President after Brijesh Patel appeared to have grabbed the coveted post. Union Home Minister Amit Shah's son Jay Shah will be the new secretary while Arun Dhumal will be the new treasurer.

11:35:22 on 14 Oct

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Google on Monday celebrated the 218th birth anniversary of Belgian physicist Joseph Antoine Ferdinand Plateau with a doodle. He was one of the first people to demonstrate the illusion of a moving image. In 1832, Joseph invented phenakistiscope, a device that led to the birth of cinema by creating the illusion of a moving image.

11:05:38 on 14 Oct

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GI tag fails to boost Erode manjal demand

More than seven months have passed by since the Erode manjal was bestowed with the GI tag. However, the tag that certifies a product to be unique with regard to its place of origin, has failed to bring cheer to turmeric cultivators in the district who rue that the demand for their indigenous variety crop is yet to pick up in both the domestic and international markets.

10:35:15 on 14 Oct

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With four days left for the Supreme Court to conclude hearings in the long-pending Ayodhya land dispute case, the Uttar Pradesh administration has imposed Section 144 in Ayodhya till December 10 in anticipation of the simmering tensions. The sensitive Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute has entered the final leg of the hearing.

09:57:02 on 14 Oct

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Ever since pineapples made their first appearance on pizza, we humans have been committing atrocities against food that have only increased in magnitude. And it needs to stop.

08:57:01 on 14 Oct

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How To Foster Empathy In Your Kids

Parents want to raise kids who care about other people’s feelings and who have an inner moral compass. “Our kids need to appreciate other people’s feelings ― they’ll be better friends, romantic partners and parents later,” said Richard Weissbourd, a Harvard educator and co-director of the university’s Making Caring Common Project.

08:04:47 on 14 Oct

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Take a look around your gym: You'll probably see some fellow gym-goers hammering out these exercises. But that doesn't mean you should too. These crazy common moves are, at best, ineffective—at worst, dangerous. Here, the moves—and exercise machines—you should ditch from your workout routine, according to trainers.

06:57:02 on 14 Oct

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We've all gone a bit crazy for cold lately with treatments such as cryotherapy and CoolSculpting hitting the mainstream. It's little wonder seeing as the benefits of these treatments can range from increased metabolism to pain relief, to reduced inflammation. But unfortunately, the treatments have been confined to professional clinics and subject to steep price tags.

11:05:22 on 13 Oct

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Blush can be an often overlooked product. It is the one makeup product that brightens up the face with minimal effort and makes it look like you slept eight hours (even when you actually barely got three hours of shut-eye). In fact, if you pick the right shade, blush can be be the only thing you really need.

10:05:02 on 13 Oct

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Rarely does a book manage to do all the things it sets out to do, with candour and beauty. The instantly compelling title of one of the most anticipated books of 2019 shines through the story of Ocean Vuong’s On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous. This is a chant. The book is plea, a bargain, a heartfelt confession. On earth we’re briefly gorgeous.

09:05:36 on 13 Oct

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Silk Smitha lookalike girl turns viral!

One of the popular actresses of the early 80s till mid 90s was Silk Smitha who had been known for her glamorous songs, and had acted with almost all top heroes of those times, including Rajnikanth and Kamal Haasan in numerous movies. A video of a lookalike of Silk Smitha, performing tik tok performance for Pesa koodathu song has been turning viral.

08:05:07 on 13 Oct

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Wayfarers can never hold themselves back from going on excursions. Exploring new places and cultures is the norm for them. But, the hustle of applying for a visa and waiting for it to get approved can make the whole vacation go for a toss. However, you need not worry, as there are plenty of beautiful and exotic locations where Indians can travel to without getting a visa.

07:08:01 on 13 Oct

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Oxygen is used by all cells to convert food into useful energy. While oxygen is essential for the survival of cells, excess or too little oxygen can lead to adverse health consequences. Oxygen supply temporarily reduces in muscles during intense exercise and under such conditions, the cells adapt their metabolism to low oxygen levels.

07:05:06 on 13 Oct

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A few weeks after the NEET impersonation scam brought to light web of deception and malpractice in the state, a girl student and her mother were arrested on Saturday, taking the total number of arrests to 10, according to The Hindu. According to reports, the student has been identified as Priyanka, a first-year MBBS student at Saveetha Medical College, Chennai.

06:27:01 on 13 Oct

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BJP leader was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Uttar Pradesh, the third such murder in the state in the past one week. BJP corporator Dhara Singh, 47, who was also employed as a sector-in-charge at a local sugar mill, was on his way to work from his residence in Deoband, Saharanpur, on Saturday when he was stopped by two men on a bike near a railway crossing.

06:05:06 on 13 Oct

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Kurds under attack from Turkey in northern Syria say they will no longer prioritize guarding Islamic State detainees if the offensive continues. The Kurdish-led SDF currently hold thousands of suspected IS prisoners. Areas in north-eastern Syria under SDF control have come under heavy bombardment from Turkey since it launched its offensive on Wednesday.

05:05:05 on 13 Oct

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Actor Naseeruddin Shah on Saturday said he stands by his remarks on mob violence incidents and is disturbed by "open hate" in the society. Shah, who was in conversation with actor Anand Tiwari at the India Film Project, was responding to a question about whether his views about political and social issues had adversely affected his ties with the film fraternity.

04:35:18 on 13 Oct

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After the two-day talks, which mostly confined to the conversations between the two leaders in a relaxed manner followed by delegation level talks in the end, Xi said no matter from any point of view, China and India should be good neighbours and good partners who live in harmony and move forward hand in hand."

04:05:00 on 13 Oct

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Liam Hemsworth finds new love

Reports in People say that the Australian actor Liam Hemsworth is dating Dynasty actress Madison Brown. But this time, he’s making sure he’s not rushing things through. Maddison and Liam were seen holding hands on October 10 as they spent time together in New York City strolling together and enjoying a meal.

03:35:15 on 13 Oct

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Klaus Augenthaler’s career with Bayern Munich can be summed up in one particular moment of sheer brilliance. Back in his playing days he was better known as Auge, a nickname that stemmed from his surname but more so in German in meant “the eye” – relating to his all-round ability to marshall the defence and also bomb forward to attack.

03:05:13 on 13 Oct

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The old hands are out, done in by the Lodha reforms. N Srinivasan, Niranjan Shah, Anurag Thakur, Amit Shah, Parimal Nathwani and Chirayu Amin are no longer part of the BCCI/cricket administration because the new cricket board constitution has made them ‘ineligible’. The new faces will be progenies, siblings and/or family members of familIar names.

02:35:09 on 13 Oct

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Disclosing this to DT Next, he said though the former Vellore/Tiruvannamalai milk union was bifurcated two months ago, it would take at least a year to set up a new dairy as Tiruvannamalai milk union chairman Agri SS Krishnamurty and Dairy Minister Thiru K.T. Rajenthra Bhalaji have to be consulted on the location of the proposed dairy.

01:57:01 on 13 Oct

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With barely three months to go for the Assembly elections, the turf war within the Congress in Delhi is out in the open. A section of Delhi Congress leaders on Friday, 11 October, demanded party in-charge PC Chacko's removal, accusing him of "leaking" a personal letter written by Sandeep Dikshit, son of former chief minister Sheila Dikshit.

12:57:01 on 13 Oct

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apan's military scrambled Sunday to rescue people trapped by flooding in the aftermath of powerful Typhoon Hagibis, which killed at least eleven people, caused landslides and burst rivers. By Sunday, the significantly weakened storm had moved back off the land, but it left in its wake a trail of destruction and forced Rugby World Cup organizers to cancel another match.

12:27:01 on 13 Oct

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Pacer Ishant Sharma removed South Africa opener Aiden Markram for a duck on the second ball of Day 4 after India enforce the follow-on in the second Test at Pune. The hosts are now 9 wickets away from winning the match, and taking an unassailable lead in the three-match series.

11:57:01 on 13 Oct

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Even as it boasts to be the biggest wholesale market in Asia for perishable commodities, Koyambedu Wholesale Market Complex is a picture of neglect when it comes to basic facilities for the staff, owners, and the thousands of customers who teem the more than 3,000 shops every day.

11:27:02 on 13 Oct

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N. Selvaraj, who now teaches in a college affiliated to the University of Delhi, stayed in the hostel run by the Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Department (ADTWD) in Royapuram, Chennai, when he was doing his master’s in economics at the University of Madras, back in 2001. The hostel used to be in squalor, lacking even basic infrastructure like doors for bathrooms.

10:57:01 on 13 Oct

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