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The cyber soldiers have been integrated for six months in infantry units, and will tailor operations according to commanders' needs, said Colonel William Hartman of the Army's Cyber Command. (Photo: File/Representational)

US army to send cyber warrior teams to battlefield

The Army has for the past three years conducted training for such operations at a huge centre in southern California.

Kangana Ranaut reacted to Zaira Wasim's viral video.

Backlash is upsetting: Kangana lends support to Zaira in molestation row

Always known for raising her voice against injustice from men in Bollywood, she has now supported the young actress.

Pratap Chitlangiya speaking on his idea at Indian Institute Of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur.

CUSAT student proposes futuristic idea for green energy generation

Proposition is based on the findings of a paper titled ‘Use of piezoelectric crystals on offshore platforms.

Some lodgers checked in voluntarily, while others are undergoing therapy as part of the jail sentence dished out by rebel authorities for joining ISIS. (Photo: AFP)

Chess in a ‘window-less room’: Ex-ISIS fighters in Syria’s rehabilitation centre

'Maybe I'll start a business, continue my studies, or go to Europe.'

World

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Simon Bramhall, 53, pleaded guilty to assault but not guilty to charges of assault causing actual bodily harm. (Photo: Pixabay/Representational)

UK surgeon admits to carving his initials on patients’ livers

Bramhall was granted bail and will be sentenced on January 12.

The charges include supporting a terrorist organisation, using a weapon of mass destruction, destroying property by means of fire or explosives, and using a destructive device during a violent crime. (Photo: AP)

Akayed Ullah accused of NYC subway blast appears before court from hospital

Ullah appeared before the court of US Magistrate Judge Katherine H Parker, through video.

Theresa May had warned that such a rebellion could threaten the UK’s 'orderly and smooth exit' from the European Union. (Photo: File)

Theresa May loses EU withdrawal bill amid party rebellion

Conservative party rebels had made common cause with Opposition Labour MPs on a highly contentious issue.

Business

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The 30-share BSE index went down 72 points, 0.22 per cent, at 32,981.04. (Photo: AP)

Sensex, Nifty decline after a climb

The 50-share Nifty too traded lower by 22.50 points, or 0.22 per cent, at 10,170.45.

Company will hold investor and analyst calls on January 12 to discuss the financial results for the quarter ending December 31, 2017. (Photo: PTI)

Infosys to announce Q3 results on January 12

Company’s trading window will be closed from December 16, 2017 and will re-open on January 15, 2018.

Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju.

India looks to set up more land ports to tap potential: Rijiju

Home ministry has started opening various channels on the borders to improve ties with neighbours.

Sports

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Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma tied the knot in Italy on Monday. (Photo: Twitter / Anushka Sharma)

What stars have in store for Virushka

Astrologers have spoken, pundits have tried to match their kundlis, and everyone has a word of advice to give!

Rohit Sharma (Photo: AP)

Winning the game was more important: Rohit Sharma

Lanka captain Thisara Perera rued the below-par performance of his bowling unit and said no plans worked against Rohit.

Colin de Grandhomme's father Laurence, who had featured in first-class cricket in Zimbabwe, passed away at the age of 61.

Grandhomme to miss Windies ODIs after father's death

Doug Bracewell has been roped in the ODI squad for the series which begins from December 20.

Science

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This will be the first launch in more than a year from this Florida pad, the scene of a rocket explosion in 2016. Late Tuesday, SpaceX pushed back the launch for the second day in a row, saying it needs to rid the second-stage fuel system of unwanted particles. Liftoff had been scheduled for Tuesday, then Wednesday.

SpaceX delivery delayed few days; 1st reused rocket for NASA

The company now aims to launch its first recycled rocket for NASA on Friday. The unmanned Falcon rocket originally flew in June.

A herd of King Penguins on southern hemisphere. Representational Photo

Human-sized ancient Penguin found at New Zealand

The newly found bird is about 7 inches (18 centimeters) longer than any other ancient penguin ever found.

Green turtle swimming over coral reefs in Kona. Photo: Wikipedia

US might place atlantic sea turtle on endangered list

Leatherback turtles are world's largest sea turtles. They can weigh up to 2,000 pounds. They are also the deepest diving turtle.

Life

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The dogs go through a two-year training program before they’re given to clients for free. (Photo: AP)

C-A-T named D-O-G is star canine trainer

A cat with an unlikely name has an important job at a training center for dogs.

Representational Image. (Photo: Pixabay)

Half of all pregnancies in India unintended: Lancet study

Women in India face considerable challenges trying to obtain abortion care, researchers say.

Representational Image. (Photo: Pexels)

Winter care tips for your baby

Find out how you can keep common health issues at bay.

Relationship

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The research, conducted by the NorthShore university in Illinois claims to have found genetic markers that can say if a man is gay or not. (Photo: AFP)

Homosexuality is in the genes, claims study

Controversial study claims gay men share two gene variants that suggest they are born with their sexual preference.

When a woman partners in sex, she still feels that she is offering the man the  ‘jewel in the crown’ and thus wants more from him. Men, however, think differently.

Feeling of being used

A woman’s actions must resonate with what she wants from her own life. She needs to be clear of her expectations from an association.

She has been ever so encouraging and supportive of whatever I’ve wanted to do in life. Since my childhood, I’ve shared everything with her and the bond has grown stronger over the years.

People say I’ve imbibed my mom’s qualities: Priyamvada Kant

Since my childhood, I’ve shared everything with her and the bond has grown stronger over the years.

Metros

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A preliminary investigation revealed that the main accused, Rajesh, had eloped with Tarachand's sister a year ago. (Representational image)

Teen killed, 2 injured after being attacked with knives

The incident took place on Wednesday, and the deceased, identified as Rahul, was stabbed more than a dozen times, says police.

'Following the due process of law, we have filed an appeal with the appropriate authority against the cancellation of registration of Max Hospital, Shalimar Bagh,' says MAx group in a statement. (Photo: File)

Max hospital moves govt authority on licence cancellation

Delhi Nursing Homes Registeration Act,1953, states, L-G office has the authority to decide for cancelling licenses, says Adv Ashok Agarwal.

The cabinet has approved the decision to amend the Slum Rehabilitation Act (SRA).

SRA amendment may impact other schemes

Around 52 lakh live in Mumbai's slums which cover only nine per cent of the city’s geographical area.