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Ranveer Singh at Divine's Gully Fest.

Video: Ranveer Singh jumps in crowd between rap session at Divine's Gully Fest

Ranveer Singh who is set to play rapper in Zoya Akhtar's upcoming next Gully Boy attended 'Gully Fest' recently.

"For me, my daughter is my inspiration. I never wanted her to feel the absence of her father and wished to fill for both roles, of a father and mother. That's the motivation that helped me complete the 49 weeks of training," Lt Neeru said. (Photo: ANI)

Wife of martyred soldier joins Indian Army as Lieutenant in J&K

Neeru's husband, late Rifleman Ravinder lost his life while serving in his regiment in 2015.

John Abraham in 'Batla House.'

First poster: John Abraham looks intense as DCP Sanjeev Kumar Yadav in Batla House

The flick is inspired by the real Batla House encounter that took place a decade ago on September 19.

The panel of judges, from left, Jacqueline Rose, Kwame Anthony Appiah, Val McDermid, Leo Robson and Leanne Shapton pose for a photo, during the Man Booker Prize 2018 shortlist announcement. (Photo: AP)

Man Booker reveals 2018 shortlist, Daisy Johnson youngest author ever on list

The other five authors on the list are Anna Burns, Esi Edugyan, Rachel Kushner, Richard Powers and Robin Robertson.

World

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On October 1, Guterres will formally open the new UN House in New Delhi and on October 2, the Secretary-General will participate in the closing session of the Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Convention. (Photo: File)

UN chief Antonio Guterres to visit India in October

The Secretary-General will arrive in New Delhi on October 1.

Xinhua said the campaign targeted content in online fiction that spread improper values, vulgarity and obscenity, as well as content that infringed on copyright. (Representational image)

China shuts over 4,000 websites in massive-clean-up campaign

China keeps the internet under tight control and has been cracking down on a range of illegal online activities.

'Shooting began by several gunmen from behind the stand during the parade. There are several killed and injured,' a correspondent told state television. (Photo: File/Representational)

Several killed as gunmen attack military parade in Iran: report

It is reported that terrorists attacked an army parade in south Iran today.

Business

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Indira Gandhi International Airport in the national capital has been ranked as the 16th busiest in the world, handling 6.34 crore passengers in 2017, says a report. (Photo: Facebook)

Delhi Airport 16th busiest in the world, handled 6.34 cr passengers in 2017

The airport handled 14 per cent more passengers last year and jumped 6 places from 22nd position in 2016.

The Reserve Bank has shortlisted five IT firms including Infosys and TCS for implementation of a centralised information and management system (CIMS) for seamless data collection and validations.

RBI shortlists Infosys, TCS, 3 other IT firms to implement CIMS

The central bank had invited of expression of interest in July for identification of solution provider for implementation of CIMS.

An Air India pilot has come under the lens of the airline's flight safety department for allegedly making a steep 10,000 feet descend while flying from Kuwait to Goa earlier this month, sources said.

Air India pilot under scanner for making steep 10,000 ft descend

The pilot himself had reported the matter to the airline.

Sports

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Rohit Sharma slammed another 50 as India inched closer to victory. (Photo: AFP)

Asia Cup 2018, IND vs BAN: Rohit Sharma top-scores with 83 runs as India clinch win

Score, India 174-3 after 36.2 overs, Rohit Sharma 83*, Dinesh Karthik 1*; Shakib Al Hasan 1/44, Rubel Hossain 1/21, Mashrafe Mortaza 1/30.

The format, similar to the Davis Cup, involves a race-to-3 match with two players from a country playing two singles one after the other, then doubles and then two reverse singles. (Photo: PTI)

Asian Team Snooker Championship: India romp into semis, assured of medal

After qualifying from the group, the Indian team faced top seed Thailand in the quarterfinals and it emerged 3-0 victorious.

Hashmatullah Shahidi of Afghanistan. (Photo: AP)

Afghans have been the most impressive team

He’s been around for a few years now, travelling the world, playing in T20 leagues.

Science

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Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin smiles before Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev’s annual report on country’s economic and social development in the State Duma, the Lower House of the Russian Parliament, in Moscow, Russia. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, File)

Russian space chief: No '2nd-tier status' with NASA outpost

Rogozin said that Russia wouldn’t accept a second-tier role in a NASA-led plan to build an outpost near the moon.

Scientists say the soil and subsurface mapping data provided by the $600 million dollar project should help increase crop yields.

Argentina bets on $600 million satellite to advance agriculture sector

Argentina’s SAOCOM 1a satellite “is going to boost the high quality precision agriculture Argentina relies on.”

This computer image provided by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) shows two drum-shaped and solar-powered Minerva-II-1 rovers on an asteroid. JAXA said confirmation of the rovers’ touchdown has to wait until it receives data from them. (JAXA via AP)

Japan space rovers lowered to asteroid to collect data

An unmanned spacecraft released two Minerva-II-1 rovers on the asteroid Ryugu in an effort to get clues to the origin of the solar system.

Life

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They found the more competitive version of the game gave rise to more pro-social behaviour (Photo: AFP)

Competition among co-workers leads to more trust between them

The game sees participants make a choice between making a financial contribution to a collective pool or keep their money for themselves.

Some people won't stop at expressing disappointment at poor conduct (Photo: YouTube)

Woman throwing garbage on the road caught off guard by biker's epic response

The woman was caught off guard and appeared angry as she got out of the car after the biker sped away.

Doing things other people take for granted in everyday life is a struggle for her (Photo: Pixabay)

Teenager is allergic to her tears due to disorder causing hives when she touches water

Apart from rain even hot weather is a problem as sweating causes intense rashes.

Relationship

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The sex position was originally a way for upper class women, including Queens, to achieve sexual gratification without becoming pregnant. (Photo: AFP)

Queening is the new empowering sex position all women need to know

Queening is similar to facesitting, with the woman positioning herself so she is sitting on her partner’s face.

People also start doubting their partners (Photo: AFP)

Excessive sexting may cause long term damage to relationships

People may focus on the sex in their relationship while ignoring the rest including communication and spending time together.

‘Rent a Boyfriend’ is a new app on the block that promises  to cure depression. But is it  trivialising  mental issues?

Boyfriends on rent

Depression is not a condition that can be treated by this so-called app, which blatantly claims to cure it.

Metros

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BJP president Amit Shah, along with party’s Delhi unit chief Manoj Tiwari and other leaders, enjoys a moment with a boy dressed as Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the Purvanchal Mahakumbh at Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi on Sunday. (Photo: Pritam Bandyopadhyay)

Will weed out city’s illegal immigrants: Amit Shah

BJP chief accuses Congress and AAP of caring for illegal infiltrators due to focus on vote bank politics.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal

CM Arvind Kejriwal dares Amit Shah for public debate on performance

Mr Kejriwal was responding to certain claims/allegations made by Mr Shah in a political public meeting earlier in the day.

The girl died on September 19, the police said, adding that a case was registered Saturday on the basis of a complaint filed by her parents. (Representational image)

15-year-old Delhi girl kills self after constant harassment on way to school, tuition

The girl's father filed a complaint alleging that his daughter was being 'mentally harassed' by a local man who was apparently married.

Horoscope

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