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British Columbia Supreme Court judge Parbinder Kaur Shergill. (Photo: Twitter | ANI)

Palbinder Kaur Shergill becomes first turbaned Sikh woman to be Canada SC judge

The appointment was made with immediate effect as Justice Shergill replaces Justice EA Arnold-Bailey, who retired on May 31.

Four-legged baby is born to Mani, 25, from Tapaswaram village of Mandapeta mandalam (Photo: Pixabay)

Woman gives birth to baby boy with 4 legs in Andhra Pradesh

The birth of the strange boy in Andhra Pradesh sees huge crowds gathering at the hospital

15-year-old ballet dancer Amiruddin Shah practices before a performance in Mumbai (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)

Mumbai teenager dances away to NY ballet school

15-year-old Amiruddin Shah begins four years of training at the prestigious American Ballet Theatre's Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School.

Alia Bhatt. (Pic: Instagram/aliaabhatt)

Graceful Alia practices classical dance in new Instagram still

She keeps treating her fans with beautiful pictures of hers, by sharing them on Instagram.

World

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 At the invitation of Trump, the Prime Minister would spend several hours with the US President at the White House on Monday afternoon, which would end with a dinner later that night. (Photo: AP)

India has been a ‘force for good’ in the world: Trump administration

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Donald Trump will meet face-to-face for the first time at the White House today.

 Trump said his administration is going to enforce 'Hire American' rules that are designed to protect jobs and wages of workers in the US. (Photo: File)

American side ready to respond if India raises H-1B visa issue: White House

The official’s remarks come amid growing concerns in India over the crackdown on H-1B visas.

PM Narendra Modi emplanes for his visit to Portugal, USA and Netherlands. (Photo: PIB | Twitter)

PM begins 3-nation tour; to get red-carpet welcome, dinner with Trump

Modi arrives in the US Capitol on Saturday night on a three-day visit during which he would have a meeting with Trump at the White House.

Business

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Infosys chairman R. Seshasayee and Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka.

Infosys chairman Seshayee announces his retirement

Seshayee said it will be his last AGM before he retires next year in May and plans a smooth transition to his successor.

Infosys chairman R. Seshasayee and Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka.

Infosys will continue to engage with founders: Seshayee

Over the past few months, Infosys has received flak from founders and former employees over alleged governance lapses.

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Air India CMD: privatisation hasn't affected AI's growth plans

Air India chairman refused to comment on possibility of privatisation of Air India and Tata group buying a stake.  

Sports

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Graham Ford led Sri Lanka to memorable test and twenty20 series wins over Australia. (Photo: AFP)

Sri Lanka coach Graham Ford steps down before Zimbabwe series

Ford, who first coached Sri Lanka between 2012 and 2014, rejoined team in February last year, signing a contract until the 2019 World Cup.

Kidambi Srikanth beat Yuqi Shi 21-10 21-14 at the Australian Open on Saturday (Photo:AP)

Kidambi Srikanth creates history by reaching final of Australian Open

Srikanth becomes only the fifth player in the world to contest three successive Super Series finals.

India's captain Virat Kohli leaves the field as rain delay play for the second time during the first ODI cricket match against West Indies at Queen's Park Oval in Port of Spain. (Photo: AP)

India vs West Indies 1st ODI: Match abandoned due to heavy rain

Dhawan stroked an assured 87 and featured in an opening stand of 132 with Ajinkya Rahane (62) as the tourists reached 199 for 3 off 39.2.

Science

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Airglow comes from emissions of different colors of light from chemical reactions in the upper reaches of the atmosphere. (representational image)

Mystery behind "bright night" solved

Scientists have solved the mystery behind an unusual glow that appears in the sky after dark.

Concepts Uranus and Neptune Illustration of compositional differences among the giant planets and their relative sizes Left: Arriving at Uranus in 1986, Voyager 2 observed a bluish orb with subtle features. A haze layer hid most of the planet's cloud features from view. Right: This image of Neptune was produced from Voyager 2 and shows the Great Dark Spot and its companion bright smudge. Credits: Left: NASA/JPL-Caltech - Right: NASA

NASA completes study of future ‘Ice Giant’ mission concept

NASA plans probe of mysterious ice giants in the outer Solar System.

ISRO's PSLV-C38 at the first launch pad in Sriharikota on Thursday. (Photo: PTI)

ISRO’s PSLV-C38 launch: India’s sixth 'eye in the sky' blasts off with 30 nano satellites

In it’s 40th flight, the PSLV rocket, will carry the 712kg Cartosat-2 series satellite and co-passenger satellites together weighing 243kg.

Life

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Kevin Parry (Photo: Youtube)

Part-time magician shows 100 ways of walking

Kevin Parry shows 100 ways to walk and makes for some seriously hilarious viewing

Savolitinib helps patients suffering from the disease (Photo: Pixabay)

Drug to benefit rare kidney cancer arrives

Savolitinib brings positive effects in patients suffering from the disease.

Zola the dancing gorilla (Photo: Youtube)

Dancing gorilla video goes viral!

Zola, is seen splashing around in the pool like a pro.

Relationship

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Puppy pictures could be the key to a happy marriage says study (Photo: Pixabay)

Puppy pictures for happy marriage!

Study shows pictures of puppies could be the key to a happy relationship

A still from the movie Valentine’s Day.

There’s a Day for it

As the calendar extends, there seems to be a Day to mark just about anything.

Amal Sehrawat

My mother and son are very special, says Amal Sehrawat

During my teenage years, my mother became my best friend and I never felt the need to look for any other best friend.

Metros

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The proposed airport will come up at Jewar near the 165-km Yamuna Expressway. (Photo: Deccan Chronicle/Representational)

Centre gives approval for Greater Noida International Airport

The civil aviation minister said that Noida International Airport will cater to 30-50 million passengers per year over the next 10-15 years.

The price of the gold recovered is Rs 1.39 crore and the dark metallic powder, suspected to be Iridium, is worth Rs 30 lakh. (Photo: Twitter | ANI)

Mumbai branch of DRI arrests 1, recovers gold, dark metallic powder

Bala Murugan Pillai, a real estate agent, waiting outside the cargo complex to receive gold was apprehended by the DRI on Saturday.

Kapoor, along with his wife and other associates are also wanted in eight other cases of cheating registered in different police stations in Delhi, Lucknow, Ahmedabad, Vadodara, and Surat. (Photo: File/Representational)

Delhi Police arrests man for cheating more than 2000 people in tourism scam

The company made false claims of providing tour packages for 12 nights a year in 5-star hotels with air-tickets for 20 yrs post membership.