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Lost Australian diver swam miles to shore stalked by shark

Experts say incidents are increasing as water sports become more popular and baitfish move closer to shore, but fatalities remain rare.

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British-Indian couple raise allergy awareness in memory of daughter

Their nine-year-old daughter died after having a severe reaction to blackberries and dairy.

Akshay Kumar.

Akshay donates Rs 25,000 each to 103 families of cops, army officials on the occasion of Diwali

The actor contributed over Rs 25 lakh for an initiative by a senior IPS officer for families of policemen and army personnel in Maharashtra.

Nainika was allergic to dairy and egg through her early childhood but at around four years of age, she had grown out of her egg allergy. However, the family were unaware of any other chemicals or enzymes in other foods that she might be sensitive or allergic to. (Photo: Just Giving)

Indian-origin couple launch allergy awareness drive for deceased 9-yr-old daughter

The trust named after their daughter seeks to create awareness, support research and find cures.

World

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Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe (Photo: AP)

Robert Mugabe removed as WHO goodwill envoy for Africa

Britain, Canada and the US swiftly denounced any prospective role for Robert Mugabe.

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (Photo: AP)

Pakistan ‘not ready’ for joint anti-terror ops with US

The Pakistani side would stress the need for intelligence sharing in the fight against terrorists.

Japan PM and ruling Liberal Democratic Party leader Shinzo Abe at party headquarters in Tokyo on Sunday. (Photo: AFP)

Shinzo Abe to be Japan’s longest-serving leader

In 2006, Shinzo Abe became country’s youngest-ever Prime Minister, first born after WWII.

Business

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Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia on Sunday said some rejig is required in the GST rate structure to help small and medium sized businesses. (Photo: PTI)

Some rejig in GST rate structure required: Adhia

The GST Council has been working on measures like the composition scheme to make things easier for small and medium sized businesses.

During the period, overseas investors made a net investment of Rs 30,944.99 crore in Indian equities. 

New inflows into Mutual Funds may stop

Experts cite slowdown as key concern.

The new rule now requires the reporting entity to compare “the copy of officially valid (identification) document so produced by the client with the original and recording the same on the copy”.

Banks told to verify Ids to weed out fakes

The PMLA and its rules impose obligation on reporting entities like banks, financial institutions and intermediaries to verify identity of clients.

Sports

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M.S.K. Prasad

Virat Kohli likely to be rested for Sri Lanka series

The skipper will surely get a breather if he confirms swirling reports about his impending marriage to Anushka Sharma in November.

Gaganjeet Bhullar poses with the trophy after winning the Macau Open on Sunday.

Gaganjeet Bhullar romps home to eighth Asian Tour title

It was also Gaganjeet Bhullar’s third wire-to-wire victory of his career following the Macau Open 2012 and the Indonesia Open 2013.

The Indian ouplayed his partner to reach the finals. (Photo: AP)

Denmark Open Super Series: Kidambi Srikanth beats Wong Wing Ki Vincent to reach final

The 25-year-old Indian defeated Hong Kong's Wong 21-18 21-17.

Science

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EPA cancels appearance of scientists at Rhode Island event.

EPA cancels appearance of scientists at Rhode Island event

The event is designed to draw attention to the health of Narragansett Bay, which forms New England’s largest estuary.

Astronomers measure Milky Way with radio waves.

Astronomers measure Milky Way with radio waves

Astronomers say they hope to measure additional points around the galaxy to produce a map — the first of its kind — over the next decade.

The satellite, named CFOSAT (China-France Oceanography Satellite), is due to be launched next year by China and will primarily be used to study wind and ocean wave patterns. (Representational image)

First joint France-China satellite to study oceans

Understanding the interaction between the oceans and the atmosphere will help tackle climate change.

Life

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Women who did not have anaesthesia may have been at an increased risk for PPD because the labour pain may have been traumatising to the women during delivery. (Photo: Pixabay)

Mums who give birth in winter, spring less likely to have postnatal depression

PPD typically arises from a combination of hormonal changes, psychological adjustments to motherhood and fatigue, say US researchers.

Prolonged exposure of lead, which is a highly toxic element, to humans can cause permanent damage to the kidneys, liver and hematologic systems.

Raw food sold in Kolkata has Lead concentration far above permissible limit

Concentration found in raw food materials is very high compared to threshold value of 2.5mg/kg.

Ketamine may hold promise as a treatment for migraine headaches in patients who have failed other treatments. (Photo: Pixabay)

Ketamine may treat migraine unresponsive to other medications

Drug is used to induce general anaesthesia but also provides powerful pain control for patients with painful conditions in lower doses.

Relationship

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Why saying 'sorry' could make matters worse

Here's what researchers found.

The research overturned previous studies that suggested that parts of woman’s brains ‘turn off’ when she orgasms. (Photo: Pixabay)

Study finds women's brains do not 'turn off' during orgasm

Researchers find build up of activity in parts of women’s brains associated with memory, emotion that peak with physical pleasure.

Cristiano Ronaldo with Cristiano Ronaldo Jr and his new born twins, Mateo and Ava.

Ronaldo chose surrogacy for a ‘perfect baby’?

Ronaldo had seemingly paid the woman a reported sum of £10 million to not only keep her identity a secret but also to give up the baby.  

Metros

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Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis interacts with a farmer who was affected by pesticide poisoning at the Civil hospital in Yavatmal.

CM Devendra Fadnavis visits Yavatmal, meets with farmers

The CM has promised strict action against the companies, wholesalers and dealers who sold the unlicensed pesticides without verification to farmers.

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Spend Rs 1,000 per child under BSY scheme: Bombay High Court

The DWCD was also directed to appoint a fulltime lady police officer in all women’s prisons in the state within two months.

Kailash Gahlot

Kailash Gahlot’s list of ‘dos and don’ts’ for govt officials

The AAP government had been opposing the Metro fare hike, which came into effect from October 10, with CM Kejriwal terming the move as “anti-people”.

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