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Leonardo Dicaprio is reportedly in contention to play the next Joker. (Photo: AP)

Leonardo DiCaprio awards USD 20 million to support over 100 environmental organisations

The actor has announced that sum is to be spread across more than 100 organisations that are committed to environmental sustainability.

A stalwart of Indian literature and one of the finest poets, Gulzar has a number of poetry and short-story collections to his credit. (Photo: File Image/ R Samuel)

Gulzar's Partition musings find voice in his new book

The compilation that marks 70 years of India's Independence has been translated by Rakhshanda Jalil.

Army continues to take steps to ensure hygiene at the highest battle field, the Defence Ministry said. (Photo: PTI/Representtaional)

Army carries out Swachh Bharat drive at world's highest battlefield, Siachen

It is a logistics challenge to move all types of waste out of the glacier so that these do not become environmental hazard.

MS Dhoni has scored 9737 runs in 302 ODIs besides 4876 runs in 90 Test matches. He has also played 78 T20 Internationals, notching up 1212 runs.(Photo: AP)

India's Mahendra Singh Dhoni nominated for Padma Bhushan award by BCCI

The BCCI has not sent any other nominations for the Padma awards this year.

World

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu  held a joint press meet during latter's visit to Jerusalem. (Photo: PMO India)

Benjamin Netanyahu says visits by Trump, Modi to Israel 'truly historic'

The Israel Prime Minister also expressed his desire to visit Antarctica.

The body of woman hangs crushed by a collapsed building in the neighborhood of Roma Norte, in Mexico City. (Photo: AP)

At least 49 dead as powerful earthquake rocks Mexico

Emergency officials warned people in the streets to avoid smoking because of the risk of igniting gas leaking from ruptured pipes.

Nawaz Sharif (Photo: AP)

Pakistan Supreme Court moved to restore Nawaz as Premier

The justice said the court had to run legal proceeding and that this act of non-seriousness would not be tolerated.

Business

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It would be headquartered in the Amsterdam region of the Nether-lands.

Tata Steel in deal with German company

The shares of Tata Steel rose 1.64 per cent to end the trading session at Rs 687.65 on the Bombay Stock Exchange.

Reliance Jio pointed out that it has always offered free voice services to its customers.

Airtel attacks Trai for IUC rate cuts

Jio in a statement said that there is no question of any advantage as it has already passed on all the benefits to customers.

Termination charge is paid by the telecom operator from where the call is being made to the telecom operator on whose network the call is being received. (Photo: AFP)

Telcos to lose out $600 million

Analysts say Jio, smaller telcos to benefit due to lower customer base.

Sports

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Indian cricketers Rohit Sharma and Kuldeep Yadav share a light moment at Eden Gardens in Kolkata. (Photo: PTI)

I can get Warner any time, says Kuldeep Yadav

The UP spinner claimed that he has never felt any pressure while bowling to Warner.

England's Johnny Bairstow, right, and England's Ben Stokes leave the pitch after England beat the West Indies by seven wickets. (Photo: AP)

West Indies’ loss is Sri Lanka’s gain

West Indies struggled to 204 for nine after a promising opening stand of 45 in 5.3 overs between Chris Gayle (37) and Evin Lewis (11).

Barcelona's Lionel Messi kicks the ball during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Eibar at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona. (Photo: AP)

La Liga: Lionel Messi keeps Barcelona ‘perfect’

Sergi Enrich reduced the arrears when he capitalised on some sloppy Barca defending to slot home David Junca’s cross.

Science

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A region of Mars named Aeolis Dorsa contains some of the most spectacular and densely packed river deposits seen on the planet, researchers said.

Ancient Mars supported liquid water: study

Mars had a surface environment that supported liquid water about 3.5 billion years ago.

NOAA climate scientist Jake Crouch says even though records weren't broken, it's been warmer than 99 percent of the other months and a sign of long-term climate change.

Earth sweltered to 3rd hottest august, summer on record

The average temperature for June through August was 61.47 degrees (16.41 Celsius).

When NASA was looking for a new class of astronauts, only 12 were selected from a whopping 18,300 applicants.

Want a job at NASA? Read this first

The starting pay is pretty good, but the jobs are pretty hard to get, tough to keep.

Life

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Malai Paneer

Festive delicacies

Here are a few delicious and healthy recipes you can try, if you are fasting this Navratri.

Ivanka Trump

Ivanka Trump on postpartum depression

The first daughter of USA experienced it after giving birth to each of her three children.

Asin and Rahul Sharma.

When power is irresistible

Power is the new aphrodisiac and it trumps money.

Relationship

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Previously, a couple would have to go through a 12-month separation period and then a further six-month cooling off period before a couple could go through with a divorce. (Photo: Pexels)

On the six-month cooling off rule for divorce

We get celebrities to give their take on a current issue each week and lend their perspective to a much-discussed topic. This week we talk about:

Working couples have less time together which reduces the happiness and satisfaction of a marriage. (Photo: AFP)

Problem of time famine

Working couples have less time together which reduces the happiness quotient.

Metros

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A waterlogged street at Nalasopara in the western suburb after the downpur.

Mumbai records highest September rains in 10 years

The railway and road traffic was also affected to a large extent.

SpiceJet flight with 183 passengers on board skidded off the runway. (Photo: Rajesh Jadhav)

Fliers stranded after 161 flights cancelled

Heavy showers play havoc with airline schedules, main runway at intl airport closed.

Dr Deepak Amarapurkar (Photo: ANI)

Doctor died after men posing as BMC staff opened manhole

The police has arrested five of the six accused so far.

Horoscope

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