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Umpire Ian Gould says ‘sorry’ to Windies skipper Jason Holder; here’s why

India beat Windies by 10 wickets in the second Test to clinch the series 2-0.

Natalie Portman. (Photo: AP)

#MeToo changed my definition of abuse: Natalie Portman

The Oscar-winning actor said she wants to help to build a better and different world for her children.

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Israel crowns 93-year-old as 'Miss Holocaust Survivor'

Some commentators and survivors worry that the event cheapens the memory of the 6 million Jews killed by the Nazis.

  After work for casting in Anurag Kashyap’s films, Mukesh Chhabra has turned director with ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ remake.

Mukesh Chhabra accused of sexual harassment; he, Anurag react to journalist's claims

A journalist had claimed Anurag told her he will expose the casting director’s ‘misogynistic ways’ amid allegations against him.

World

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'There was an investigation and it, as I believe, came out in the right place,' she added. (Photo: File | AP)

Lewinsky affair not abuse of power, Bill Clinton right to not resign: Hillary

Critics have wondered whether power imbalance between a president and intern made it impossible for relationship to be thought consensual.

In a surprise turn of events, a little-known united opposition candidate, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, was declared the winner, sparking celebrations across the country. (Photo: File | PTI)

Defeated Maldives President blames 'disappearing ink' for poll results

A lawyer for the EC, which Yameen accused of colluding with printer to ensure his defeat denied any wrongdoing, including using special ink.

The reopening of the crossings is a major boost to the Syrian government, keen on sending messages to its citizens and the world that it is slowly emerging victorious from the bloody conflict and beginning to restore vital services and relations.(Representational image | AP)

Syria's key border crossings with Jordan, Israel to be reopened

Israel also said the Quneitra crossing with Syria will reopen on Monday to UN observers, four years after it was closed because of fighting.

Business

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Amazon’s investment in an extensive delivery network, and offering installation services and monthly payment plans, helped make large appliances a major category during its annual festive sale, the head of its Indian business said on Monday. (Photo: AFP)

Amazon India say services boosting large appliance sales

The bulk of orders for goods such as washing machines and refrigerators came from India’s smaller towns and cities.

Imports went up by 10.45 per cent in September to $41.9 billion as against $37.9 billion in September 2017.

India Inc posts over 2 per cent negative growth in exports

Exports in September 2018 were $27.95 billion, as compared to $28.57 billion in September 2017.

Since it takes time for transmission of inflation from wholesale to retail level, retail inflation may also rise in coming months.

Inflation hits 5.13 per cent on hardening of food price

The Reserve Bank uses retail inflation data to set the monetary policy in the country.

Sports

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Openers Prithvi Shaw (left) and K.L. Rahul. (Photo: PTI)

The opening conundrum

Third opener is still a grey area for India ahead of Australia tour.

Prajnesh Gunneswaran

ATP challenger: Ramkumar exits, Prajnesh in Rd 2

Yuki Bhambri is making a comeback to competitive tennis after knee problems at European Open in Antwerp, Belgium.

Team India celebrate after winning the Test series against West Indies in Hyderabad on Sunday. (Photo: P. Surendra)

Umesh-merising win!

The pacer’s incisive spell helps India sweep series 2-0.

Science

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The discovery of this unusual, so-called "vampire burial" was made over the summer in the commune of Lugnano in Teverina in the Italian region of Umbria.

'Vampire burial' of child with malaria discovered

The skeletal remains, uncovered by archaeologists included a skull with a rock intentionally inserted into the mouth.

A Russian cosmonaut and a US astronaut survived an aborted liftoff after a Soyuz rocket bound for the ISS failed in mid-air.

Russia may resume manned space flights on November 28

Russia still planned to go ahead as planned with its next manned flight to the ISS in December.

The Russian Space Agency said it still planned to go ahead with the next manned flight in December. (Photo: NASA)

International Space Station crew has enough supplies for at least six months

Russia has temporarily suspended all manned space launches after two astronauts made a dramatic emergency landing in Kazakhstan.

Life

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  Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan meet a koala named Ruby and its koala joey named Meghan after the Duchess of Sussex during a visit to Taronga Zoo in Sydney on October 16, 2018. (Photo: AFP)

Prince Harry and pregnant Meghan get baby gifts, meet koalas Down Under

This royal couple are on a 16-day tour of Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga.

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Hip and knee surgeons to use Apple Watch to monitor patients

Apple has been working on new health initiatives for its users.

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HPV vaccination not linked with rise in teen risky sex

HPV infections usually go away on their own, but sometimes they persist and can cause certain cancers.

Relationship

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From the curved to the hammer or the banana, here are the different kinds of penis out there. (Photo: Pixabay)

Here are the six different types of penis men have

Here’s taking a peek at the various kinds of penis there are.

This doesn't just happen between married couples, but people also seek out others who are interested in the fetish. (Photo: Pixabay)

Mums who breastfeed husbands during sex say it’s turn on, ultimate bonding experience

Adult breastfeeding, also called erotic lactation or adult breastfeeding relationships is more common than one might have thought.

The easiest option any busy parent can have is to plop the little one in front of cartoon TV or handover mobile phones. (Photo: Pixabay)

4 platforms to keep toddlers engaged

Here are tips for parents to ensure their child’s overall development with these 4 platforms.

Metros

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Herman Gomes

Police nabs four for allegedly attacking journalist

The police said that the accused were under the influence of alcohol when they tried to hire the preoccupied cab which led to the spat.

Mitkari’s note said that the woman was aware that he was married but nonetheless, kept pursuing him for sexual relations.

Harassed by woman, man ends life

Woman would blackmail him by threatening to file a criminal case against him.

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray

Shiv Sena to bash PM at Dussehra rally

Thackeray is set to visit Ayodhya after Diwali.

Horoscope

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