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Father of Alex said his son was a great fan of Lionel Messi, captain of Argentina, which has just one point from two games in so far in the world cup in Russia.(Photo: Facebook)

Lionel Messi fan from Kerala leaves home with suicide note after Argentina's loss

A search was on for Dinu Alex, missing since he left his home after Argentina suffered a 0-3 rout against Croatia.

Last September, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman announced that Saudi Arabia would become the last remaining country to allow women to drive. (Photo: Pixabay)

Women all set to get behind the wheels in Saudi Arabia

Women in Saudi Arabia are gearing up to legally drive for the first time starting Sunday.

   Ranbir Kapoor’s relationships and break-ups with Deepika Padukone, Katrina Kaif had made headlines.

Ranbir names ex-girlfriends Deepika and Katrina to make a point on an important topic

The actor named his ex-girlfriends during a discussion on pay disparity and said they weren’t being paid lesser than him.

It was clear by the mood at the show that expectations for artistic director Abloh’s debut were at stratospheric levels. (Photo: AP)

Abloh’s historic debut at Vuitton is a big draw in Paris

Virgil Abloh, the first African-American to head a major European fashion house, drew stars to Paris for his rainbow-themed show.

World

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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (right) with Nepal's Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli (Photo: AP)

Nepal to maintain ties with India, China, pursue independent foreign policy: K P Oli

Oli, who is on a visit to China, signed a MoU to build a railway link connecting Tibet with Kathmandu, along with 14 cooperative documents.

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres. (Photo: AP)

UN chief calls for immediate end to military escalation in Syria

Areas in eastern Daraa have recently been bombarded, forcing thousands of civilians to flee, says Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf (Photo: AP)

Musharraf resigns as leader of APML, to stay away during poll

Barred from fighting election, ex-Prez hands over reins of party to others.

Business

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Nearly two dozen Air India flights were delayed across its network including at IGI Airport here on Saturday after a technical glitch in the check-in software hampered operations, an airline spokesperson said.

23 Air India flights delayed due to software malfunction

A technical glitch in the check-in software hampered operations, an airline spokesperson said.

Air India will revamp its business and first class cabins on international flights to try to boost revenues by wooing more high-paying passengers.

Air India unveils revamp plan after privatisation setback

Air India currently fills only 60 per cent of the business and first class seats on its international flights to North America and Europe.

A staggering amount of USD 15.253 billion was transferred abroad by Pakistani citizens through normal banking channels during the financial year 2016-17, according to a media report.

Pakistanis transferred USD 15 bn abroad during FY 2016-17, says report

The committee in its report noted the experience of incentive schemes to encourage voluntary disclosure of foreign assets.

Sports

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Belgium’s Romelu Lukaku, right, celebrates with teammates Dries Mertens, left, and Thomas Meunier after scoring their team’s third goal during the group G match between Belgium and Tunisia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia. (Photo: AP)

FIFA World Cup 2018: Belgium go bang-bang

Lukaku, Michy, Hazard run Tunisia ragged.

Mexico’s Carlos Vela, left, celebrates with teammates after scoring the opening goal during the group F match between Mexico and South Korea at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. (Photo: AP)

FIFA World Cup 2018: Mexico all but qualify after second victory

The goal came somewhat against the run of play as South Korea had been pressuring the Mexican end looking for an equaliser.

“A win against someone as big as Aruna Quadri is really  important” —Sanil Shetty

Sanil Shetty pulls of upset against world no 22

The 28-year-old stunned Aruna Quadri to inspire Falcons TTC to a big 15-6 victory against Warriors.

Science

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Trump announced last year that the U.S. will pull out of the accord negotiated by his predecessor unless he can “get a better deal.”

Merkel says climate change is ‘a fact,’ laments US stance

Merkel said Germany remains committed to the Paris climate accord fighting global warming.

The distribution of emitted photons over the energy depends on the size of the black hole. (Photo Credit: NASA)

Evidence of rare black hole spotted

Researchers from the UNH in the US found the strongest evidence to date that such middle-of-the-road black holes exist.

The electric plane flew from Oslo airport for a brief journey. (Photo: AP)

Electric plane cruises skies over Norway

A Slovenian-made two-seater electric airplane took off from a remote corner of Oslo Airport for a brief journey in the grey skies.

Life

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Saleswomen are also being hired at showrooms (Photo: AFP)

Saudi Arabia prepares to lift driving ban with 'pink' women-only parking spaces

While the move is expected to benefit the economy with more women becoming a part of the workforce, car companies also hope to higher sales.

 Around 60 stalls are put up inside the National Sports Club of India (NSCI) at Worli by various organisations and start-ups. Here are some of the unique ones.

Why Stick to Plastic?

Niyati Shah, founder of Grow Bags, has come up with an innovation that can replace plastic pots.

The child was found without a diaper but was overall in good health (Photo: Pixabay)

Missing boy found after police follow paw prints of dog that stayed by his side

These led them to Princeton as the pit-boxer had stuck to the boy all along hence saving his life.

Relationship

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Risk factors measured included mental distress; health behaviors such as tobacco use, binge drinking, diet, and exercise. (Photo: Pixabay)

Being bisexual can be injurious to health

Bisexual men have a higher risk for heart disease compared with heterosexual men across several modifiable risk factors.

A still from Forever My Girl

Keep the spark alive

It’s a choice you make. It’s not everyone’s story certainly, but we can all take a bit of learning from it.

Water is not good at lubricating your private parts at all. In fact, it tends to wash away any natural lube and lead to friction. (Photo: AFP)

Here's why you should never have sex in swimming pool

The chlorinated water in pools can cause pH changes to the vagina which can lead to vaginal infection.

Metros

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The victim somehow managed to escape from their clutches from Juhu village in Navi Mumbai and get in touch with an NGO. She lodged a complaint against the accused at the Vashi police station on August 18, 2015. (Representational image)

Man sentenced to 10 yrs rigorous imprisonment for kidnapping, raping MP girl

The girl had been kidnapped from Guna in 2015 and taken to various places before being brought to Vashi and pushed into the flesh-trade.

Gautam Chavan went to the garden gate of the Mantralaya building in south Mumbai at around 2.15 pm and consumed mosquito and rat poison. (Representational image)

60-yr-old man attempts suicide outside Maharashtra secretariat

The police said that he took the extreme step after not getting a job as a guard in the state security corporation.

Later, the manager sent a peon to the woman's home, asking her to comply. (Representational Image)

Bank manager seeks sexual favours to pass farm loan; booked

The branch manager had sought the woman's contact details for processing loan after which he called her and allegedly made obscene demands.

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