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  • Asian Games 2018: Indian men’s squash team lose to Hong Kong, settle for bronze

    Jakarta: Defending champions India settled for a bronze medal after losing 0-2 to Hong Kong in the semifinals of the men’s squash event at the 18th Asian Games here today. The Indian men’s team comprising Saurav Ghosal, Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu, Ramit Tandon and Mahesh Mangaonkar was no match for Hong Kong, who had won bronze in the last edition at Incheon, South Korea. Earlier, the Indian women’s team assured itself of at least

  • Google’s artificial intelligence to predict earthquake aftershocks

    Boston: Scientists at Harvard University and Google have used an artificial intelligence (AI) system to analyse a database of earthquakes from around the world to predict where aftershocks might occur. Earthquakes typically occur in sequences: an initial “mainshock” is often followed by a set of aftershocks, said Phoebe DeVries, a post-doctoral fellow at Harvard University in the US. Although these aftershocks are usually smaller than the main shock, in some cases, they may significantly

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    Stocks extends losses as new F&O series opens subdued, rupee worries continue

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex fell over 45 points today, extending third session of losses, as the September series derivatives contracts started on a somewhat weak note amid the rupee hitting the 71-mark for the first time ever. However, the NSE Nifty edged slightly higher by 3.70 points. Muted global sentiment after a report that US President Donald Trump was preparing to impose more tariffs on China mainly hurt trading activities here.

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    Bombay High Court bats for scientific study to end Maharashtra malnutrition deaths

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today asked the Maharashtra government if any expert agency has conducted a scientific study in Melghat region of Vidarbha and other tribal areas of the state to tackle the issue of malnutrition deaths and illnesses. A division bench headed by Justice A S Oka was hearing a bunch of Public Interest Litigations (PILs) highlighting the rise in malnutrition deaths and illnesses among those living in the tribal

  • India vs England 4th Test Day 2: Kohli, Pujara propel India to 100/2 at lunch

    Southampton: India rode an undefeated half-century stand between skipper Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara to reach 100/2 after losing two early wickets in the morning session on Day 2 of the fourth Test against England at the Rose Bowl Cricket Ground here on Friday.

  • This new Avengers 4 plot leak confirms Tony Stark as Eternity and Kang the Conqueror

    Each and every Marvel fan have their own theories about how Avengers 4 will end the story that began with Infinity War. This “plot leak” that comes our way via a reddit user, however, allegedly lays out the whole story of the movie and though it seems a bit too crazy to be true, it makes for a fun read.

  • 20 sexy and sizzling pictures of Bollywood and TV actresses

    Bollywood and Television actresses don’t shy away from posing for hot pictures and their super sizzling photos go viral on internet as soon as they are snapped. Almost every Bollywood and TV actress has posted for hot and sexy pictures. In Bollywood Deepika Padukone, Katrina Kaif and number of other actresses have list of hot pictures and in TV industry Nia Sharma, Devoleena Bhattacharjee and others have tons of sizzling photos. And

  • Mumbai: Man dies after falling off train at Kalwa station in mobile snatching incident; Watch

    Mumbai: A 19-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly snatching the mobile phone of a passenger travelling on a suburban local here leading to the latter falling off it and dying, railway police said today. The incident happened in the early hours of August 19 when Nashik-based medical professional Chetan Ahirrao (35) was standing on the footboard of a Central Railway local train while on his way to Diva station in neighbouring Thane

  • JEE Main 2019: Online registration begins today at nta.ac.in; Check important dates, how to apply

    Online registration for Joint Entrance Main (JEE Mains) exam will begin from September 1 and the last date for registration is September 30. The JEE Mains will be conducted twice a year with first to be held from January 6 to 20, 2019 and second from April 6 to 20. Students clearing the JEE Main are applying for admission to NITs, IIITs and CFTIs participating though Central Seat Allocation Board. As the

  • ‘You are Rahul Gandhi, not Chinese Gandhi’: BJP mocks Congress chief on Mansarovar visit

    New Delhi: Coming down heavily on Rahul Gandhi on his Kailash Mansarovar Yatra, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday said that the Congress president is obsessed with China. BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra, while addressing a media briefing, asked Gandhi why he is behaving like a Chinese spokesperson and took a dig by reminding him that he is “Rahul Gandhi, not Chinese Gandhi”.

  • Jammu and Kashmir: Police release Hizbul commander’s father

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday released the father of a Hizbul Mujahideen commander they had arrested two days back. Assadullah Naikoo, father of the Hizbul Operational Commander Riyaz Naikoo, was arrested in Pulwama district. In vengeance, militants in south Kashmir abducted 11 relatives of policemen. Hizbul commander Riyaz Naikoo said in a statement released on social media on Friday that the police had compelled the militants to act against families because the

  • Confirmed! Sumeet Vyas and Ekta Kaul to tie knot on this day; read details inside

    Actor Sumeet Vyas will tie the knot with television actress Ekta Kaul on September 15, 2018, the actor revealed the date in an interview with Indian Express,“Yes, we are getting married. It is going to happen in Jammu on September 15. As I am busy with my shoots, Ekta is managing most of the work. It is going to be a simple wedding. We are really happy and excited about it,”said Sumeet.

  • Asia Cup 2018: Pick your Team India for the upcoming tournament

    There are less than a few days remains for the Asia Cup. The 14th edition of the Asia Cup will start from September 15, featuring 5 teams namely India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Afghanistan. The tournament will be a feast for fans of India and Pakistan as both the teams go head to head in this all Asian tournament. India is the defending champion. India’s national

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    Asian Games 2018: Avtar Singh and Rajwinder Kaur out of Judo

    Jakarta: Indian judokas Avtar Singh and Rajwinder Kaur were knocked out of the 18th Asian Games after losing in the men’s and women’s competition, here today. Singh lost to United Arabs Emirates’ Ivan Remarenco 1-10 in the men’s -100 kg elimination round of 16, while Kaur went down by a similar margin to Japan’s Akira Sone in women’s +78 kg quarterfinals here.

  • ASUS launches new ZenBook series

    San Francisco: Taiwanese electronics major ASUS on Friday launched “ZenBook 13” (UX333), “ZenBook 14” (UX433) and “ZenBook 15” (UX533). The new redesigned series of thin and light laptops also mark the debut of a frame-less “NanoEdge” display with ultraslim bezels on all four sides and up to 95 per cent screen-to-body ratio. All devices are torture-tested to military-grade reliability standards, with demanding tests that include environmental extremes of altitude, temperature and humidity, in addition

  • Janhvi Kapoor’s Lockit bracelet costs nothing less than Rs 35k; read details

    Janhvi Kapoor is paparazzi’s favourite and apple of their eye, she became a star before her debut movie and would often get clicked outside gym or restaurant and the pictures would go viral in no time. After her debut movie Dhadak she became favourite of cine-goers. The actress is now supporting a cause which is an initiative of famous luxury brand Louis Vuitton. The brand has recently released silver Lockit colour bracelet that