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The earth literally moved in quake-prone Mexico City when Hirving "Chucky" Lozano smashed home the game-winning goal in the 35th minute at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium  a football "earthquake of joy." (Photo: AP)

FIFA World Cup 2018: Mexico quakes with joy after World Cup upset win vs Germany

Seismologists said that they had detected an "artificial" rumbling, possibly caused by "widespread jumping" when the goal was scored.

Prernaa Arora

After Batti Gul, Fanne Khan, Kriarj's Prernaa Arora finalizes thriller-love story

Dispute between Bhushan Kumar's T-Series and Prernaa's KriArj Entertainment over release of their films is sorted.

Ananya Panday, Tiger Shroff and Tara Sutaria on the sets of ‘Student of the Year 2.’

SOTY 2: Tiger is cynosure of Ananya, Tara's eyes, but for whom does his heart beat?

The trio have reunited for the second schedule of the film directed by Punit Malhotra and produced by Karan Johar.

 Dressed in formals with laptop bag slung around his shoulder, Bengaluru software engineer Roopesh Kumar Verma rode a horse to office. (Twitter | @poornima202)

On last day as software engineer, Bengaluru techie rides horse to work

Bengaluru software engineer was tired of traffic in city and chose to ride a horse to office as a means of protest.

World

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The development assumes significance as Sharif, his sons Hussain and Hassan, daughter Maryam and son-in-law former Muhammad Safdar are already facing three corruption charges for money laundering and illegal offshore holdings in the Panama Papers scandal. (Photo: File/AP)

Pak's anti-corruption body launches new inquiry against Nawaz Sharif

Inquiry was launched against him on journalist's complaint that over Rs 56 mn were sent out of Pak by his family between 1988 and 1991.

The Islamic State group's Afghanistan franchise claimed responsibility for that attack. (Photo: PTI/Representational)

14 killed, 45 wounded in suicide blast attack in eastern Afghanistan

The explosion happened outside the Nangarhar provincial governor's office in the capital Jalalabad, was close to the Indian consulate.

Naveed was let off with a warning after his medical practitioners' ID card was scrutinised and he wasn't found guilty of any criminal offence. (Photo: Screengrab | @MurtazaViews/Twitter)

Man sneaks into Kusloom Nawaz's hospital room in London, creates panic

The man claimed he was former member of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf or PTI, had come to support Sharif family, in his capacity as a Pakistani.

Business

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Reliance Jio has upgraded its 4G IP network and started a pre-5G internet service to be a step ahead of its domestic rivals and possibly unleash a 4G-like disruption in the 5G market. (Photo: PTI)

Reliance Jio soft-launches net services of 5G speed

Operators in the United States will be among the first to launch 5G commercial services.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said schemes like Mudra Yojana, Jan Dhan Yojana and Stand Up India are helping in greater financial inclusion. (Photo: PTI)

Govt schemes helping in greater financial inclusion, says PM Modi

The prime minister stressed on the need to tackle the issue of economic imbalances on a priority basis.

A minor leak has been detected in the sulphuric acid storage plant in Vedanta’s south Indian copper smelter, a government official said on Sunday.

Minor leakage at Vedanta's south Indian copper smelter, says official

Police opened fire on a crowd of protesters on May 22 calling for the shutdown on the grounds of pollution.

Sports

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Brazil midfielder Philippe Coutinho opened the scoring in the 20th minute, with a stylish volley that beat goalkeeper Yann Sommer, bouncing in off the right post.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Switzerland holds Brazil to 1-1 draw

Brazil midfielder Philippe Coutinho opened the scoring in the 20th minute, with a stylish volley that beat goalkeeper Yann Sommer.

Hirving Lozano of Mexico celebrates after scoring the opening goal in their Group F match against Germany at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. (Photo: AP)

FIFA World Cup 2018: Germany hit Mexican wall

Joachim Loew started eight of the nine 2014 World Cup winners in his squad, with Mesut Ozil returning from a knee injury.

Serbia’s Aleksandar Kolarov celebrates.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Kolarov strikes, Serbians surge

Costa Rica will next face Brazil on Friday in St Petersburg.

Science

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The scientists tracked the event with radio and infrared telescopes, including the National Science Foundation's Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA), in a pair of colliding galaxies called Arp 299. (Photo Credit: Sophia Dagnello, NRAO/AUI/NSF; NASA, STScI)

Astronomers spot supermassive blackhole destroying a star

At the core of one of the galaxies, a black hole 20 million times more massive than the Sun shredded a star more than twice the Sun's mass.

She’s spent more time off the planet than any other American: 665 days over three space station missions. (Photo: AP)

NASA’s record-breaking spacewoman retires as astronaut

"It’s safe to say my journey at NASA has been out of this world,” says Peggy Whitson

Not just planets, now distant moons may harbour life, finds a study. (Photo: AFP)

Distant moons may be habitable

Researchers identified around 100 giant planets that potentially host moons capable of supporting life.

Life

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Deputies with the Hart County Sheriff’s Office later arrived, as did an ambulance to take Phillips to a local hospital, though she decided to drive herself. (Photo: Pixabay)

Grandmother kills rabies-infected bobcat with bare hands after it attacked her

The 46-year-old grandmum, DeDe Phillips, was talking a picture of a new bumper sticker that she placed on her truck when she was attacked.

The editor of the book said Einstein had made comments that were "pretty unpleasant" and at odds with his humanitarian image. (Photo: Youtube)

Albert Einstein's travel diaries reveal racially offensive views

The editor of the book said Einstein had made comments that were "pretty unpleasant" and at odds with his humanitarian image.

The eventual goal is to find drugs or supplements that can help to achieve healthier metabolic profiles in the brain.  (Photo: Pixabay)

Gut microbes may contribute to depression in obesity

Researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center studied mice that become obese when put on a high-fat diet.

Relationship

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Sweet Maria is seen during the 2010 Queer Pride March in Thiruvananthapuram. The TG person was murdered in 2012 but the police did not bother to take it as a crime against a transgender. Media shied away from making a mention of her gender identity.

The lone, long fight against transphobia

The idea of sexual orientation being a choice is one of the strongest misconceptions that activists face.

Foreplay does not have to start in bed.  It can even start the day before, with anticipation and teasing. (Photo: Pixabay)

Signals for excitement

A multitude of studies have shown that women take more time to get where males get in 30 seconds flat.

Teenage boys who used the apps were more likely seek out important sexual health services, such as HIV testing, the study found.

More than half of gay males on hookup apps are underage

Study is first known research to document gay and bisexual teenage boys use sex and dating apps designed for adult men to find partners.

Metros

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Veteran Bollywood actress Zeenat Aman

No bail to man who ‘raped’ Zeenat Aman

According to the complaint, Khanna alleged induced her to part with huge sums of money to make ‘profitable investments’ in properties with his help.

A view of Vijay Chowk and Rajpath during a mild dust storm in New Delhi. (Photo: File/PTI)

Delhi air quality improving rapidly, still at severe levels

The dispersion of pollutants became faster after local winds picked up speed and led to reduced pollution levels and improved air quality.

Bitcoin is a form of digital currency that is supposed to provide a secure and private alternative to conventional money. It is not legal tender in India (Photo: File)

7 booked for cheating man of Rs 22.59 lakhs

The mad had been persuaded to invest in bitcoins launched by a company.

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