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The six women officers had trained under Captain Dilip Donde, the first Indian to circumnavigate the globe solo in 2009-2010. (Photo: @IndianNavy)

Documentary on voyage of all-women INSV Tarini crew to make TV debut

The documentary on all-women INSV Tarini crew will premiere on National Geographic on March 8.

Madhuri Dixit-Nene

'Total Dhamaal' actress Madhuri Dixit Nene: There are no trappings of Bollywood today

Madhuri has ventured into production and she is also set to come out with an English pop album.

 Pakistan will not participate in the shooting World Cup in New Delhi after a top official of the national federation confirmed on Tuesday that its marksmen had not been issued visas by the Indian High Commission. (Photo: AFP)

Pakistan shooters to miss ISSF World Cup after Pulwama terror attack

The ISSF event, which will offer 16 quota places for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, starts at the Dr Karni Singh Range on Thursday.

Condolence messages have been pouring in for the family of the deceased soldiers since the news of the terror attack broke out. (Photo: PTI)

Sehwag offers to bear education expenses of Pulwama terror attack martyrs' children

Star boxer Vijender Singh, who is employed with Haryana Police, is donating a month's salary.

World

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Trump declared the national emergency under a 1976 law after Congress declined to give him the USD 5.7 billion he wanted to build parts of the barrier this year. (Photo: File)

Trump’s confidence on lawsuit, calls it ‘open-and-closed case’

Trump's remarks to reporters in the Oval Office suggested he was not concerned or surprised by the states' legal challenge.

The 19-year-old East London native joined ISIS in Syria in 2015 along with two classmates. (Photo: AFP)

UK will strip citizenship from teen, who joined ISIS, says family lawyer

Shamima Begum, a 19-year-old UK citizen, wants to return home with a new-born baby.

While addressing media at the White House Trump said that as long as there's not testing, he is in no rush to denuclearise North Korean peninsula. (Photo: File)

‘No rush to denuclearise Korean peninsula’: Trump

The US President's remarks come ahead of the second summit with N Korean leader, slated to be held on February 27 and 28 in Vietnam.

Business

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It also plans to set up two OYO Skill Institutes, one in Riyadh and another in Jeddah to train Saudi graduates in hotel management, it added. (Photo: File)

OYO expands international footprint with Saudi Arabia foray

The company plans to create jobs for over 5,000 Saudi citizens by 2020.

Financial Services Secretary Rajiv Kumar said that the government will infuse Rs 9,086 crore in Corporation Bank and Rs 6,896 crore in Allahabad Bank -- the two "better-performing" banks currently under the Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) supervision of the RBI. (Photo: File)

Govt announces Rs 48,239 cr recapitalisation plan for 12 PSBs

The government will pump in Rs 12,535 crore in four other banks under PCA.

TCS was recognised for its exceptional workplace policies, culture and continued investments in its 4.17 lakh employees across the world.

TCS recognised as a global top employer

TCS is guiding many of the world's leading brands through their Business 4.0 transformation journeys.

Sports

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Kusal Perera

Focus still on Cup despite epic Test

Such endings come rarely even against the South Africans who are considered the great tragedians of cricket.

M.S. Dhoni and Virat Kohli.

IPL 2019: It’s MSD vs Kohli in opener

The opening game has been scheduled for March 23 in Chennai, the BCCI announced in its schedule comprising 17 games

Every team will play minimum of two home and away matches each with Delhi Capitals playing three home matches, while Royal Challengers Bangalore will play 3 away matches. (Photo: BCCI)

IPL 2019: Defending champions CSK to take on RCB in opening game

A total of 17 matches will be played during this period across the eight home venues of the respective franchises.

Science

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NASA announced another slip last week, citing concerns for both contractors such as the need to complete hardware testing and other factors.

NASA mulls buying new rides to space from Russia amid programme delays

The US space agency has since had to rely on Russia’s Roscosmos program to ferry astronauts to the orbital space station

This will bring the number of reactors being scrapped to 17 since the meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi plant eight years ago.s

Japan's Kyushu Electric to scrap aging nuclear reactor

Kyushu Electric will scrap the No.2 reactor at the Genkai plant, about 930 km (580 miles) west of Tokyo.

Opportunity stopped communicating with Earth after 15 years of service, officials said on Wednesday, ending a mission that astounded the US space agency.

NASA bids adieu to Mars rover Opportunity

The vehicle was built to drive six-tenths of a mile (1 km), but ended up covering 28 miles (45 km).

Life

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The best part of vegan treatment is the fact that it contributes towards a healthier and sustainable planet.

The beauty of going vegan

When we say vegan beauty treatment, the principle is same as vegan diet — it should not involve animals or animal-derived products in any form.

Iconic performance artist, Marina Abramovic's show at Serpentine Gallery. (Photo: abramovicinstitute/Instagram)

Abramovic takes performing art to a new level

Marina Abramovic goes digital for latest London performance

Amazon employee Deasahni Bernard moves among robots at the 855,000-square-foot Amazon fulfilment centre in Staten Island. (Photo: AFP)

Complicated human-robot choreography at Amazon

Amazon's 'collaborative' robots offer a peek into the future, concerns over artificial intelligence taking over human job positions.

Relationship

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Following it is mental –health issues which affect 26 per cent of people’s libido and having children and work follow closely with 20 per cent and 18 per cent cases. (Photo: AFP)

Stress is number one libido killer, says study

According to major survey feeling stressed puts people off intimacy more than anything else.

The study also discovered that that some types of activities may be more beneficial to males than females, and vice versa. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Make art for quality couple time

Couples creating art or playing board games release 'love hormone'.

68 per cent of women are okay with their husband not dropping them at their office every day and 54 per cent are fine if they don't join them for shopping.

Equality in relationship most important for girls, says survey

When asked what's more important while choosing a partner, 44 per cent of women said equality.

Metros

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Sharad Pawar

Not surprised by Sena-BJP alliance, says Sharad Pawar

They came together for power and not because of the ED’s fear!” said NCP chief Sharad Pawar.

After the Sena- BJP alliance, expectations were that the Sena would justify its decision in the editorial of ‘Saamana’ since it has always used the editorial to explain its stand.

Don’t politicise terror attack: Shiv Sena tells BJP

Shiv Sena targets Congress’ Sidhu in the editorial.

Sanjay Nirupam

Sanjay Nirupam look for safe seat, many upset in Congress

Several Congress leaders have urged party president Rahul Gandhi not to allow Mr Nirupam to contest from this constituency.

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