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The baby needs to move through the birth canal, so when mom is moving, she is assisting her baby to move through the birth canal. (Photo: Instagram/ drfernandoguedescunha)

Doctor helps women through labour by dancing with them, research confirms this technique

While the pain of childbirth is excruciating it turns out there is some science behind Dr Fernando's unique technique.

Priyanka Chopra.

Priyanka Chopra to announce Oscar 2018 nominations, see photo

Priyanka Chopra will announce the Oscar nominations on Tuesday, the official Instagram page of the Academy suggests.

Joe was diagnosed with two aggressive organ diseases before his first birthday - polycystic kidney disorder and congenital hypatic fibrosis. (Photo: Pixabay)

Mother donates two organs to save son's life

Devoted mum risks own life to undergo double organ donation for four-year-old son.

Spice Girls Mel B, Victoria Beckham, Emma Bunton and Geri Horner. (Photo: AP)

Spice Girls' slogan 'Girl Power' was our reaction to sexism in the industry: Mel C

The singer said the true spirit of Girl Power, the sexism the band faced, encouraged them to succeed.

World

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Two US officials confirmed that the USS Hopper had sailed within 12 nautical miles of Scarborough Shoal. (Photo: File/AFP)

Beijing vows action after US warship sails near South China Sea island

A US Navy destroyer sailed near a disputed shoal claimed by China in the South China Sea this week.

Twitter executives on Wednesday told US lawmakers that it may notify the users about the Russian propaganda. (Photo: AFP)

Twitter to notify users exposed to Russian propaganda during 2016 US elections

Twitter said it would email 677,775 people in US who followed, retweeted or liked content from accounts associated with the IRA during poll.

Douglas, however, denied Braudy's claims. He told the Hollywood Reporter that her story was "unfortunate and completely fabricated". (Photo: AFP)

Writer Susan Braudy accuses actor Michael Douglas of sexual misconduct

In addition to using crude language and commenting on her body, Douglas also fondled himself in front of her.

Business

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Finance minister Arun Jaitley

Union Budget 2018 to focus on jobs, salaries

To attract workers, CTC-take home salary gap may be cut.

The week started with a strong gap-up at 63.49 against weekend close of 63.63 at Interbank Foreign Exchange market. (Photo: PTI).

Rupee wobbles on gushing trade deficit woes amid rising crude

RBI, meanwhile fixed the reference rate for the dollar at 63.7183 and for the euro at 78.1441.

ONGC's share had closed at Rs 193.60 on BSE on Friday, down 0.23 per cent over its previous close.

ONGC to acquire govt stake in HPCL for Rs 36,915 crore

ONGC will pay govtRs 473.97 per share, a premium of over 10 per cent of 60-days weighted average of HPCL's scrip.

Sports

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(Photo: AFP)

Jos Buttler hundred hands England ODI series victory vs Australia

The hosts, who won the Ashes series 4-0, lost wickets at crucial junctures in reply and fell short in their chase.

Previous year’s champ Alphonce Simbu is now out of the running. 	(Photo: Shripad Naik)

Former champs, big names grace the marathon

After placing third in the Toronto Marathon last October, he will be bidding for his first marathon victory in Mumbai.

 Virat Kohli

Sparring with journalists was clearly unedifying

But if this ploy had not yielded results, questions about Rahane are not illogical from the media’s — and fans — perspective.

Science

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Not every year will be warmer than the last because of natural variations, but the trend over years will be rising temperatures. (Representational Image)

Earth warmed up even without El Nino in 2017

Last year wasn't quite as hot as 2016's record-shattering mark.

Jupiter’s southern hemisphere in this image captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft.

Jupiter’s Colorful Cloud Belts captured by Juno Spacecraft

At the time the image was taken, the spacecraft was about 8,453 miles (13,604 kilometers) from the tops of the clouds of the planet.

The fly-through enables people to experience and learn about the universe in an exciting new way, researchers said.

NASA telescopes provide 3D journey through Orion Nebula

Using images and other data from NASA telescopes, researchers created a detailed multi-wavelength visualisation of the photogenic nebula.

Life

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Under UK's knife crime laws, importing of such knives in the UK is illegal. (Photo: Pixabay)

Instagram receives flak for account selling knives disguised as combs, lipsticks

Under UK's knife crime laws, importing of such knives in the UK is illegal.

Tinnitus is the perception of sound that has no source outside the head, and it’s often caused by exposure to loud noise. (Photo: Pixabay)

Sound therapy may train the brain to ignore tinnitus

Causes might include grinding the teeth at night or taking certain medications like aspirin or certain anti-inflammatory drugs.

Flu can be transmitted through breathing, against all notions of contamination by exposure to droplets from coughs and sneezes. (Photo: Pixabay)

The flu may be spread just by breathing

The study is published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Relationship

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Apart from that kick-boxing, Zumba, and yoga, were also considered quite a turn-on, according to the survey. (Photo: Pixabay)

Find out the one word that may help you get more dates this V Day

Survey finds 65 per cent of online daters said that dating someone who exercises regularly is important.

Samiksha Bhatnagar

‘My dance and spirituality are connected’

My mom has always played a big part in my creative and artistic expression as a dancer and as a performing artist.

Still from Hum Tum

Of men and evolution

First things first, let’s get the obvious out of the way: emotions.

Metros

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The Metro-3 corridor will zip through Colaba up to SEEPZ (Santacruz Electronics Export Processing Zone, a special economic zone), making halts at 27 stations, out of which 26 will be underground. (Photo: PTI)

Mumbai Metro progressing with Colaba-Andheri underground corridor

220 metres of the 33.5 km-long underground corridor has been dug up to construct the tunnel, the first such in the city.

The court said a woman's body is her own and it is she who has an exclusive right over it and all others are prohibited to touch her body, without her consent, for any purpose whatsoever. (Representational image)

No one can touch woman without her consent: Delhi court

The court's observation came while awarding five years jail term to Ram for sexually assaulting a nine-year-old girl.

Ajay Maken

Election Commission ‘helped’ AAP by delaying action, says Congress

Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken also tried to suggest that the BJP had a role in the delay, but offered no evidence.