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MNF MLA Dr K Beichhua (Photo: Facebook)

With surgeon missing, Mizoram MLA operates on woman

Beichhua is a qualified doctor from the regional medical college, Imphal and graduated in 1991.

De Lima's life turned in 2008 when she accepted her first government post as chairwoman of the government's independent Commission on Human Rights. (Photo: AP)

Philippines' De Lima: from high-flying lawyer to rights crusader

Lima was arrested on drug trafficking charges she insisted were manufactured to silence her opposition to Duterte's anti-crime crackdown.

 Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died on October 5, 2011 at 56 due to cancer.

Apple names 'Theater' after Steve Jobs on his birthday

The theater at newly built Apple campus called Apple Park will be named the Steve Jobs Theater.

BJP candidate Atul Shah with the girl after defeating Shiv Sena Candidate Surendra Bagalkar in the BMC elections. (Photo: PTI)

5-year-old decides fate of 2 BMC candidates locked in a tie

The winner was BJP spokesperson Atul Shah.

World

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Car bomb on Turkey-backed Syrian rebels kills 41, mostly civilians

The attack was carried out in Sousian, northwest of al-Bab and wounded many others.

Tyres were burnt in streets near Pretoria in the morning, as tensions rise between some South Africans and migrants. (Photo: Representational Image)

Crowds gather for South Africa anti-immigration march

Shops and homes owned by foreigners have been looted and torched in recent weeks.

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. (Photo: AFP)

US should stop financial aid to Pak: ex-Pentagon official

As the first step, Trump administration should suspend Pak’s non-NATO ally status and cease military aid and assistance payments, it said.

Business

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Food inflation is a key driver of overall inflation.

Inflation key pillar of stability for economy: report

A 'sticky core inflation' forced RBI to go for a status quo in its Feb 8 'neutral' monetary policy stance.

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Zydus Cadila to launch seasonal flu vaccine

Company said vaccine provides protection from four influenza viruses — H1N1, H3N2, Type B or Brisbane and Type B.

IPO is an instrument to raise money at markets.

Jagran Prakashan arm gets nod for Rs 400-cr IPO

The offer will be open for subscription to public on March 6 and close on March 8, 2017.

Sports

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R Ashwin has scalped 64 wickets in 10 Test matches. (Photo: PTI)

R Ashwin breaks Kapil Dev's record of most wickets in home season

R Ashwin took Mitchell Starc's wicket to go past Kapil Dev's earlier mark of 63 wickets created way back on 1979-80.

Claudio Ranieri was fired by Leicester, nine months after the 65-year-old Italian manager guided the club to the English Premier League title at preseason odds of 5,000-1. (Photo: AP)

English champions Leicester fire Claudio Ranieri

Masterminding one of the greatest upsets in sporting history wasn't enough for Claudio Ranieri to keep his job at Leicester.

Pooja Ghatkar poses with her medal at the ISSF World Cup. (Photo: Twitter)

Pooja Ghatkar bags bronze in 10m air rifle at ISSF World Cup

Pooja Ghatkar clinched her first medal at a Shooting World Cup after bagging the bronze in the 10m air rifle event.

Life

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Intense exercise can cause a condition called “exercise hypogonadal male condition” where the testosterone hormone and luteinizing hormone are suppressed leading to unsuccessful sex lives. (Photo: Pixabay)

Working out too much can kill your sex drive

Men should not work out more than four to six hours in a week

The brain stimulation involves implanting electrodes to stimulate brain areas that control dysfunctional behaviors. (Photo: Pixabay)

Deep brain simulation may help treat anorexia

Girls suffering from anorexia may be treated to improve dysfunctional areas

Unnecessarily feel drowsy raises the odds of crime for the person by almost five times a decade later.  (Photo: Pixabay)

Drowsy teens more likely to commit crimes in adulthood

Feeling sleepy in the afternoons can hamper brain function which can lead to violent crimes

Metros

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Delhi: Poet beaten up for stopping bus conductor from urinating on road

Mishra alleged in his police complaint that the conductor and his accomplice threatened him too.

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Stamping of hand baggage stopped at seven Indian airports

The aviation ministry is keen to extend no-stamping to more airports soon.

While the firemen tried to control to billowing flames, it was then when a cylinder exploded causing the death of one personnel. (Photo: Twitter)

Delhi: 2 fireman killed, four injured in cylinder blast

The untoward accident took place when the firemen were trying to douse the flames that broke out in a store.