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Harmanpreet Kaur's swashbuckling 171 not out helped India defeat Australia by 36 runs in the semi-final and she followed that with a fighting 51 in the final against England. These  performances helped her improve seven slots to sixth place in the latest ranking.(Photo: AP)

ICC ODI rankings: Harmanpreet Kaur breaks into top 10 of batter’s rankings, Mithali Raj second

Among bowlers, world's leading ODI wicket-taker Jhulan Goswami has gained four slots to reach second position.

Kajol was last seen in 'Dilwale.'

Kajol confirms she's turning producer, first film might kick off in September

The actress, who is currently gearing up for 'VIP 2', says she was planning to foray into production for sometime but it got delayed.

This undated photo provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a scanning electron micrograph of multiple round bumps of the HIV-1 virus on a cell surface. In a report released on Monday, July 24, 2017, researchers said a South African girl born with the AIDS virus has kept her infection suppressed for 8 1/2 years after stopping anti-HIV medicines _ more evidence that early treatment can occasionally cause a long remission that, if it lasts, would be a form of cure. (Cynthia Goldsmith/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention via AP)

African girl in remission for 9 yrs raises hope for HIV cure

This and other recent, isolated cases of remission have given additional hope to 37 million people worldwide infected with virus.

Chuando Tan, from Singapore is actually into his sixth decade, having turned 50 earlier this year, but you would not know by looking at his Instagram account. (Photo: Facebook)

Singaporean male model defies age with boyish looks

50-year old ex-model who has over 219K Instagram followers looks like he has just turned twenty.

World

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Sundaresan Asokan was working with a metal fabrication company in Dubai. (Photo: Representational/File)

Indian man dies of heart attack in Dubai before flying home

However, the man was not seen outside his room in the company's staff accommodation in Sharjah for a couple of days.

Authorities say Obdulia Sanchez, 18, was driving the car Friday when it veered onto the shoulder of a road about 75 miles (120.7 kilometers) northwest of Fresno. (Photo: Representational/AP)

US: Teenage driver livestreams in fatal car crash that killed sister

After a gap in the livestream, the driver is seen leaning over the body of the girl, trying to shake her awake and saying she was sorry.

The United States and Russia agreed on creating de- escalation zones in southern Syria at their first meeting at the G20 in Hamburg earlier this month. (Photo: File)

Syrian rebel aid programme was 'dangerous and wasteful': Trump

US officials said last week that some of the anti-Assad forces could be absorbed into US military-supported groups fighting Islamic State.

Business

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Ten state-owned banks have submitted their turnaround plans to the government, which is a pre-requisite for getting fund infusion. (Representational Image)

10 PSU banks submit 'recapitalisation' plans to govt

Allahabad Bank, Dena Bank, UCO Bank, United Bank of India and Bank of Maharashtra are some of the 10 PSU banks.

The Niti Aayog cited Air India's "fragile finances" as the main reason for recommending the airline's disinvestment.

'Fragile finances', main cause of Niti Aayog's call for AI disinvestment

Niti Aayog had said that further support to an unviable non-priority in a competitive market was not the best thing to do.

The actual performance of India's economy during the last two years of the UPA government (2012 -13 and 2013-14) was worse than the 'policy logjam' scenario.

India's GDP in last 2 yrs of UPA rule below projections: Niti Aayog

However, as per revised GDP series, economic growth was a little better and stood at 5.6 per cent and 6.6 per cent.

Sports

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Virat Kohli hinted that all-rounder Hardik Pandya could make his Test debut in the first match of the three-Test series. (Photo: AFP)

Virat Kohli to hand Hardik Pandya his Team India Test debut against Sri Lanka?

Rangana Herath claimed seven wickets in the fourth innings to derail India's 176-run chase in the last Test they played at Galle in 2015.

While most of the Proteas players returned physically and mentally refreshed at the squad's practice on Monday after a week-long break, the 22-year-old has been working very hard.(Photo: AFP)

Having Kagiso Rabada back a big bonus for Proteas: Charl Langeveldt

Kagiso Rabada was suspended for the second Test after he was sanctioned by the ICC for giving Ben Stokes a send-off in the first Test.

Djokovic would require a rest for six to 12 weeks, which will most likely rule him out of the rest of the ATP Tour season. (Photo: AP)

Novak Djokovic likely to miss US Open due to elbow injury

The Serbian tennis star suffered an injury during the recent Wimbledon championship.

Science

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 Scientists have found evidence of widespread water in the Moon's interior. (Photo: AFP)

Moon could be wetter than thought, say scientists

The Moon, long thought to be a dry, inhospitable orb, hosts surprisingly large sub-surface water reserves.

UR Rao, former ISRO Chairman (Photo: File)

Former ISRO chairman UR Rao passes away at 85

He was suffering from age related ailments and breathed his last at his residence in the city.

 This handout video grab taken with an underwater robot and provided by Japan's International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning on July 21 shows a part of the pedestal wall inside reactor No. 3 at Fukushima nuclear power plant. (Photo: AFP)

Robot finds possible melted fuel inside Fukushima reactor

Large amounts of the solidified lumps and deposit were spotted for the first time by the robot.

Life

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The parents are appealing to the government for funds (Photo: YouTube)

Conjoined twins find hope in surgery as they face early death

The surgery came after months of observation as the doctors gear up for a complicated procedure.

Twitterati couldn't handle it (Photo: AFP)

Shashi Tharoor introduces Indian social media users to 'Webaqoof'

Months after making farrago trend, Shashi Tharoor is back with his mindboggling wordplay.

Researchers suggest that alcohol may block the learning of new information, giving the brain, in the process, more resources to lay down recently learned information into long –term memory. (Photo: Pixabay)

Social drinking may increase memory, says study

While people drink to forget, a new study suggests that it may actually enhance cognitive abilities.

Relationship

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Cristiano Ronaldo with Cristiano Ronaldo Jr and his new born twins, Mateo and Ava.

Ronaldo chose surrogacy for a ‘perfect baby’?

Ronaldo had seemingly paid the woman a reported sum of £10 million to not only keep her identity a secret but also to give up the baby.  

Even Tinder took note and said good things come to those who wait (Photo: Twitter)

Duo matched on Tinder 3 years back but haven't met

Finally Tinder stepped in and offered to sponsor a trip for the two to meet in real life.

Representational Image. (Photo: Pixabay)

Bad behaviour is trending online, inspiring it in real life

Social media satisfies a human need for connection and its affects can be powerful

Metros

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Kolkata mayor Sovan Chatterjee. (Photo: File)

Narada sting probe: Kolkata mayor to skip court appearance today

The ED filed its case under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) after the CBI filed its case.

File photo of biker Jagruti Hogale. (Photo: File)

Woman rider dies in accident; not due to potholes: Maharashtra govt

According to reports, 36-year-old Jagruti Hogale, a resident of suburban Bandra in Mumbai, fell after hitting a pothole.

Three of the accused were arrested late Saturday night. (Photo: File)

Thane: Woman gangraped and attacked with acid, 3 held

The incident took place late Saturday evening and four accomplices of the accused helped them in committing the crime.