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American Council on Education Logo (Photo: ACE)

Two Indian-Americans selected for ACE fellowship

The 2017-18 class will kick off its work this fall as ACE prepares to celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2018.

Google's India-born CEO Sundar Pichai. (Photo: PTI)

Google CEO Sundar Pichai takes $200 mn salary

India-born Pichai earned $650,000 last year, slightly less than $652,500 he took in 2015.

Shah Rukh Khan will next be seen in Imtiaz Ali's next.

For years, I've been a huge fan of TED Talks: Shah Rukh Khan

His talk on the TED stage came just months before its version makes a television debut in India.

Held back by worry about a social backlash, the music industry had stayed away from marketing "handsome girl" acts until 2016. (Photo: Facebook/ffcacrush)

China has its first all-girl boy band and they are all 'handsome'

FFC-Acrush started with more fans even before their first song Action released

World

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The US National Security Agency said on Friday it had stopped a form of surveillance that allowed it to collect without a warrant the digital communications of Americans who mentioned a foreign intelligence target in their messages. (Photo: PTI/Representational Image)

US: Controversial surveillance technique brought to halt by spy agency

NSA said it would delete 'vast majority' of internet data collected previously 'to further protect the privacy of US person communications.'

Smoke billows following a reported air strike in rebel-held parts of Jobar on the eastern outskirts of Damascus, on March 19. (Photo: AFP/Mohammed EYAD)

Syria: Rebel-jihadist clashes kill 40, injure 70

Jaish al-Islam said its opponents had provoked the clashes by harassing reinforcements headed for Qabun, a front with regime forces.

Amid chants of "Go, Nawaz! Go!", Imran Khan told his supporters that Sharif will resign soon. (Photo: AP)

Pakistan: Imran Khan's supporters call for Nawaz Sharif's resignation

Sharif's ruling PML party scoffs at predictions such as Khan's, maintaining that the premier will remain in power until his term ends.

Business

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MarutiDzire vs Other cars

Spec Comparison of MarutiDzire and Its Sub-four-metre rivals

The all-new MarutiDzire has been unveiled and it's completely different from the older sedan.

Old vs New Hyundai Xcent

Old vs New Hyundai Xcent

Although the new Xcent comes loaded with features, does the new model have enough significant changes compared to its predecessor?

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Mobile phones, Aadhaar to double up as boarding passes

Under proposed 'digi yatra' initiative, govt is looking to make boarding pass digital.

Sports

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Maria Sharapova has yet to drop a set in Stuttgart. (Photo: AP)

Maria Sharapova wins again, reaches semifinals at Porsche GP

Maria Sharapova will now play either France's Kristina Mladenovic or Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro in Saturday's semi-final.

PV Sindhu was the lone Indian left in the Badminton Asia Championship. (Photo: AP)

PV Sindhu's downfall ends India's challenge at Badminton Asia Championships

HE Bingjiao defeated PV Sindhu 15-21, 21-24, 24-22 in a thrilling last eight contest that lasted for 77 minutes.

RCB captain Virat Kohli will be desperate for a change in fortunes against Rising Pune Supergiant. (Photo: BCCI)

IPL 10: Struggling RCB face Smith’s Supergiant

Virat Kohli’s team have lost six out of their nine games and are second-last on the table with five points in their kitty.

Life

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Bhilar village located near picturesque hill station Panchagani will see this state government initiative being inaugurated by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on May 4. (Photo: Pixabay)

Maharashtra's Bhilar will become first book village in India

The 25 artistically decorated locations around the village will turn into reader hotspots with a display of books

Regular yoga helps with disorders like oligomenorrhea, dysmenorrhea and premenstrual syndrome. (Photo: Pixabay)

Doing yoga can help during menstrual disorders

It helps enhance the mood while easing the pain

Mashinga Sanga Bajo

Secrets from the Udupi kitchen

Home chef Sapna Salins hosts regular meals at her home to introduce Mumbaikars to authentic Udupi cuisine.

Metros

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Commanding Officer of the ship, Commandant Anwar Khan, presented the decommissioning report to Bargotra on the occasion, the release said. (Photo: Representational/PTI)

Chennai: Indian Coast Guard Ship Varad decommissioned after 27 years

The ship, built by Goa Shipyard Ltd, was commissioned in 1990, a Coast Guard release said.

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Buyers denied flat in Mumbai for being non-vegetarian: MNS

MNS sources said the appeal had got prompt response, with a builder giving a written assurance that there won't be any discrimination.

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Delhi: Undertrial shot dead outside Rohini district court

Police are probing the incident and the reason behind the murder is yet to be ascertained.