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Earlier, BCCI had announced cash rewards for the Indian team as well when they had registered a historic 2-1 Test series victory over Australia. (Photo: AP)

BCCI announces cash rewards for Indian selectors post historic Australia tour

Vinod Rai, chairman of the CoA, said that they are extremely proud of the way team have conducted themselves in the series.

Cdr. Tomy has also represented India in the 2011 Cape Town to Rio Race, the Spanish Copa del Rey Race in 2014 and the Korea Cup for two years in succession. (Photo: Abhilash Tomy)

Wonderful experience, totally worth it: Cdr Abhilash Tomy wishes to sail again

Cdr has been awarded the Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award, Kirti Chakra for valour and courageous action.

Laxmi Narayan Tripathi, chief of the "Kinnar Akhara" congregation for transgender people. (Photo: File)

Reclaiming lost glory

From pariah to demi-god: transgender leader a star at the Kumbh Mela.

Known as the Duke of Edinburgh in Britain, Philip is also well-known for his love for speed. (Photo: AFP)

'No injuries of concern' for Prince Philip, 97, after car crash

The accident stirred up what The Sun described as Britain's "age-old debate" about whether and when the elderly should give up driving.

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Doctors conducted his various tests including TROP-I, Echocardiography and Stress Thallium Scan. (File Photo)

Nawaz Sharif shifted to hospital from jail

Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, who is serving a seven-year imprisonment in a Lahore jail, was rushed to a hospital.

US President Donald Trump has made 8,158 false or misleading claims since taking office, a media report said on Monday. (Photo:FIle)

Trump made over 8,000 false or misleading claims since taking office

The president averaged nearly 5.9 false or misleading claims a day in his first year in office.

US President Donald Trump asked China to 'stop playing around' and do a 'Real Deal' (Photo:File)

'Stop playing around, do a real deal': Trump after China growth slows

Donald Trump's comments come after China announced that its economy cooled down in the last quarter of 2018.

Business

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The taxmen carried out analysis  to identify non-filers about whom specific information was available in the database of the income-tax department.

High value buys tip off taxmen about evasion

The department is identifying the non-filers of income-tax returns through Non-Filers Monitoring System (NMS) by using data analytics.

A report released by global audit firm KPMG said that the deal sizes in India grew considerably last year, a sign of increasing maturation of the India VC market.

Venture funds invest $7.9 billion in Indian startups

Fintech firms continued to be a big bet for VC investors in India throughout the year, in addition to marketplace platforms and ride hailing.

Last August, oil cartel OPEC projected India's oil demand to rise by 5.8 million barrels. (Representational Image/AFP)per day (bpd) by 2040.

India to surpass China to become 2nd largest oil demand centre in 2019

During April-December, consumption of petroleum products has been 157.4 million tonnes, up 2.5 per cent.

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Hardik Pandya. (Photo: AFP)

CoA mulls behavioural counselling for players

The programme will also include all the age-group national teams and the A squads.

Aravind K.P

Aravind eyes better show in Dakar 2020

Despite a few crashes during the intermediate stages, he fought hard and got to the finish line.

Virat Kohli

Sobers hails Virat Kohli

Kohli won the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy, for the ICC Test cricketer of the year, for a second year in succession.

Science

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Although it is a total eclipse, the moon will never go completely dark but rather take on a coppery red glow. (Photo: Pixabay)

Bitter cold cancels some lunar eclipse festivities

Star gazers from Los Angeles to New York had planned to gather at parks and observatories to keep their eyes on the sky.

The US is looking at putting a layer of sensors in space to more quickly detect enemy missiles when they are launched.

Trump administration to roll out new missile defense plan

The new review concludes that in order to adequately protect America, the Pentagon must expand defence technologies in space.

The company conducted testing in Kodiak throughout 2018.

Space company plans satellite launch from Alaska spaceport

The company based in Tucson, Arizona, aims to conduct a launch of its vehicle at the Alaska spaceport.

Life

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Dutch art detective Arthur Brand with the two recovered stone Visigoth reliefs. (Photo: AFP)

'Indiana Jones of art' strikes again!

It was yet another success for Brand, who was in the headlines last year for returning a stolen 1,600-year-old mosaic to Cyprus.

The WHO is starting its 13th five-year strategic plan to combat these threats in particular. (Photo: ANI)

Health perils of 2019

The World Health Organization recently listed 10 threats to global health in 2019.

Japan's convenience stores to remove all the 'adult' merchandise in order to create a good impression in the eyes of the international visitors. (Photo: AFP)

Japan ditches porn

Japan's convenience stores to ditch porn mags ahead of Olympics.

Relationship

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Tough economic reforms have led to a dramatic increase in prices, notably for the imported goods bought by many newly-weds to equip their homes. (Photo: Pixabay)

Weddings get costlier in Egypt as economic hardships deepen

Number of marriages across Egypt fell by nearly 3 per cent in 2017, according to official data.

Experts at the University of Minnesota found 1 in 10 men and 1 in 14 women suffer distress because they cannot control their sexual feelings. (Photo: AFP)

Here are 10 signs you could be a sex addict

Experts believe that dating apps are causing the number of female sufferers to surge.

Gulshan Nain

My mother is my source of strength, says Gulshan Nain

She has been a shield for me and the source of my strength. I am truly blessed to have her in my life.

Metros

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Subhash Desai

Government will not acquire disputed lands: Subhash Desai

The group of farmners suspended their protest on Monday.

The child’s father had filed the complaint and the accused is a friend of his wife. (Representational image)

Court denies bail to woman accused of molesting boy

The 11-year-old victim’s parents had separated and the accused woman was his mother’s friend.

 The incident came to light after the woman was coaxed into spilling the beans by a doctor who was treating her for a head injury. (Representational image)

Widow gang-raped twice same night

The incident took place on the intervening night of January 15 and 16 at two separate spots and one of the accused is a juvenile, the police said.

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