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  • Mystery behind Mona Lisa’s famous smile decoded

    Berlin: Mona Lisa is unquestionably smiling in one of the world’s most famous paintings despite the intangible sadness that imbues her face, a new study suggests. The ambiguous facial expression of Italian polymath Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa was long thought to be one of the main reasons for its great appeal. Now, scientists at the University of Freiburg in Germany have demonstrated that test subjects almost always perceive Mona Lisa as

  • One should not feel embarrassed about a disease: Amitabh Bachchan

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says women should not feel embarrassed about breast cancer and it should be treated like any other illness. Breast cancer is a sensitive issue in the society, says the 74-year-old actor, who launched a mobile application, ‘ABC of Breast Health’ here yesterday.

  • ‘Baahubali 2’ trailer leaked due to bug in Facebook: Rajamouli

    Hyderabad: Filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli on Thursday said the unfortunate leak of the trailer of his upcoming magnum opus “Baahubali 2: The Conclusion” happened due to a “bug in Facebook”. Talking to the media here at the trailer launch on Thursday, Rajamouli said the trailer leak happened due to a bug in Facebook. He did not elaborate on it any further.

  • Trumps Budget: Defence turns out to be the biggest gainer

    Donald Trump will ask US Congress for drastic cuts to many federal programmes as he seeks to increase defence spending and spend more money deporting illegal immigrants. In a plan designed to translate campaign promises into dollar and cent commitments, the Republican president proposed a 28 percent cut in state department funding.

  • Baahubali 2 Trailer: Prabhas, Rana Daggubati gets a thumps up from celebs

    The climax of Baahubali: The Beginning had all of us waiting to know why Katappa killed Baahubali. Now the wait is over as the trailer of Baahubali: The Conclusion has arrived to our screens this morning. While the trailer did not reveal anything about what the nations want to know-why Kattappa killed Baahubali, but has enough meat to keep the audience intrigued and waiting for the release of the film on 28 April.

  • Britain bans new MPs from employing family members

    London: Britain will ban new MPs from employing spouses, relatives or business associates, according to rules announced today in the wake of a scandal that has rocked France’s presidential election.

  • Parents can evict abusive adults from the house, says Delhi High Court

    Any spouse can make those adult children out of the house who abuse them, the Delhi High Court had held. The court also specified that the house need not to be self-acquired or owned by the parents. As long as the parents have the legal possession of the property, abusive sons and daughters can be evicted. The Delhi High Court gave this order during a hearing on Wednesday.

  • MLAs authorise Akhilesh to name SP Legislature Party leader

    Lucknow: A meeting of the newly-elected Samajwadi Party MLAs today authorised its national president Akhilesh Yadav to decide the name of the Leader of the Opposition. The meeting at SP headquarters here was attended by Akhilesh, his uncle Shivpal Yadav, senior leader Azam Khan and party office bearers.

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    Menthol rises on buying support

    New Delhi: Menthol prices rose by Rs 5 per kg in the national capital today on fresh buying support from pharmaceutical units amid paucity of stocks.

  • ONGC to invest Rs 21,500-cr in India’s deepest gas find

    New Delhi: State-owned ONGC will invest over Rs 21,500 crore to develop India’s deepest gas discovery by 2022-23, helping it more than double output from its prime KGbasin block. Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), which had last year firmed up an investment of Rs 34,012 crore (USD 5.076.37 billion) in bringing to production 10 oil and gas discoveries in its Bay of Bengal block KG-DWN-98/2 (KG-D5), plans to invest another Rs

  • Nothing sure yet: Jacqueline on joining Salman’s ‘Da Bang’ tour

    Mumbai: Actress Jacqueline Fernandez says she is not sure if she would be able to join superstar Salman Khan for his maiden live concert in Australia and New Zealand. There were reports that she would do a special act in the “Da Bang” tour, which is likely to see performances by several Bollywood stars like Sonakshi Sinha, Bipasha Basu, Prabhudheva, Daisy Shah, Badshah and Maniesh Paul.

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    PFC signs pact with MSEDCL for Rs 3,000 crore loan

    New Delhi: State-run Power Finance Corporation (PFC) today said it has signed a loan agreement with Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Co (MSEDCL) for financial assistance of Rs 3,000 crore. This assistance will help MSEDCL meet its operational requirements within the working capital eligibility allowed under the UDAY scheme. The loan will help MSEDCL clear its outstanding power purchase liabilities also, PFC said in a statement. The loan document was signed by S

  • Amanda Seyfried’s nude, intimate images leaked online

    Los Angeles: Actress-singer Amanda Seyfried has become the latest victim of Hollywood’s hacking scandal after some of her nude and intimate photographs were leaked online. Seyfried, who is expecting her first child with fiance Thomas Sadoski, has asked her legal team to take action against a website called Celeb Jihad after it published leaked, private images of her, reports

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    Here’s how you can have stress-free exam time

    New Delhi: For many students, exam-time is that dreaded reality which has the ability to send them into complete and utter panic.