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The young achiever wants to pursue his research work in physics and will opt for top IITs based on his preference and other conditions. (Photo: ANI/Twitter)

Telangana: Samosa seller's son secures All India 6th rank in JEE Mains

Mohan also secured the South India 1st rank in Joint Entrance Examination Mains 2017.

Shah Rukh Khan and Brad Pitt. (Pic: Twitter)

Brad Pitt surprisingly visits Mumbai, bonds with Shah Rukh Khan over chat session

The first big-budget Hollywood movie on Netflix will be released on May 26.

The 2017 Indian Premier League season saw the rise of yet another sibling duo – Krunal and Hardik Pandya. (Photo: BCCI)

Pandya Brothers: Keeping the checks and balances in place for Mumbai Indians

While Hardik Pandya has been a regular on the international scene, his brother Krunal had his breakthrough with Mumbai Indians in IPL 2017.

Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise confirms Top Gun 2 is definitely happening!

Tom Cruise still ‘feels the need, the need for speed'.

World

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte inspects a guard of honour at Manila’s  international airport in Philippines. (Photo: AP)

Trump provides location of submarines to Duterte

North Korea has vowed to develop a missile mounted with a nuclear warhead that can strike the mainland US.

French President Emmanuel Macron (Photo: AP)

Emmanuel Macron wants to extend emergency for sixth time

The President’s office earlier said he was seeking to extend the state of emergency until November 1.

Pushpa Kamal Dahal waves after resigning as Nepal’s Prime minister in Kathmandu. (Photo: AP)

Nepal PM hangs boots in power-sharing deal

Prachanda announced his resignation while addressing the nation in a live telecast.

Business

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Under the new framework, firms have to share critical information with the GST Network, which has allowed registered Application Service Providers (ASPs) and GST service providers to support both suppliers and buyers.

Cyber security is key for GST’s success

GST Network needs stronger measures to prevent data leak.

Moody’s has downgraded China’s long-term rating by one notch from Aa3 to A1 as the Chinese government grapples with the challenges of rising financial risks stemming from years of credit-fueled stimulus.

Moody’s downgrades china after 30 years

Moody’s flags surging debt trouble as the economy slows.

Telecom department had asked Trai to reconsidered  its recommendation to  impose heavy penalty on  the incumbent telecom service providers over the issue of PoIs to Jio.

Trai won’t tweak fines imposed

TraI pointed out that non-compliance of terms and conditions of the licence warrants recommendations for the revocation of the licence.

Sports

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P.V. Sindhu (Photo: PTI)

Sudirman Cup: Indonesia’s victory seals India knockout berth

India made the grade with Indonesia beating Denmark 3-2 in the last Group 1 D match.

No end to Lionel Messi’s (right) tax woes. (Photo: AFP)

Spain Supreme Court confirms Lionel Messi fraud sentence

They appealed to the Supreme Court, which confirmed the sentence for the five-time world player of the year on Wednesday.

Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli during a press conference in Mumbai. (Photo: PTI)

India-Pakistan just another game, says Virat Kohli

The champion batsmen felt the Champions Trophy was more competitve than the World Cup.

Science

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Tuesday's spacewalk lasted less than three hours — exceedingly short by NASA standards. Whitson has now tied the record for most spacewalks by an American — 10 — and moved up to third place on the all-time spacewalking list.

Astronauts pull of space station repairs

NASA scrambled to put together a spacewalk so there would be a backup in case that second unit failed

Serious heart problems were reported in 2.5 per cent of patients who received the Amgen drug.

Bone drug in trial increases risks to heart

The drug, Evenity, is awaiting approval by the Food and Drug Administration.

The bite force of T. Rex is the strongest of any dinosaur ever estimated

Motor mouth: T. Rex could bite with the force of three cars

“T. Rex could much bite through whatever it wanted, as long as it was flesh and bone,” said Florida State University paleobiologist Gregory Erickson.

Life

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Planting trees on the banks of the lake or river can prevent soil erosion.

Connecting with nature

The vigilance of people in the neighbourhood can prevent activities like sand mining which destroy the water bodies.

Prabha and Rahool

Camping beneath the stars

Wander by the riverside, loll about in the cool, gurgling waters, warm up by the campfire, munching on delectable fare.

Sravya’s paintings depict enlightenment, peace, Indian mythology, Gods and Goddesses.

A multi-faceted artiste

From braving the odds to passionately pursuing the arts, Sravya Kothalanka hopes to inspire people to become better versions of themselves.

Relationship

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There's not even an agreed-upon definition for sexting (Photo: AFP)

Sexting doesn't really guarantee sex

It was impossible to tell if sexting actually influenced behaviour at all.

Still from Sex and the City.

Till death do me apart

If you thought monogamy and polygamy have been hard enough to corner, sologamy presents a whole new set of concerns.

Keith Sequeira

My fiancee is my best friend, says Keith Sequeira

Another great thing about Rochelle is that she’s emotionally intelligent and understands me.

Metros

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal (Photo: PTI)

BJP meet failed on graft agenda, say party leaders

Members of the Delhi BJP executive also raised question over the way the meeting was conducted.

The Nalasopara resident was admitted on May 16 to civic-run Nair hospital but succumbed to infection on May 22.

Two more die of swine flu in Mumbai

Victims, women from Nalasopara and Thane, passed away on May 22.

The RPF will check CCTV footage to nab the culprits.

Vandals rule the roost on Tejas Express

The much-talked about train left Karmali at 2.30 pm on Tuesday and reached CST at 11 pm, with its interiors wrecked by the passengers.

Horoscope

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