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According to designer duo, Sonam sported a stunning 'Burano' bridal lehenga inspired by the spectacular majesty of Venice (Photo: Viral Bhayani)

Sonam Kapoor grabs eyeballs at couture bridal event

Fashionista walks ramp for designers Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla at New Delhi.

Earlier, the Mithali Raj-led side booked their place in the finals of the 50-over pinnacle event for the second time with a dramatic 36-run victory over the defending champions and six-time winner Australia at Derby on Thursday.(Photo: PTI)

ICC Women’s World Cup 2017: BCCI to reward Rs 50 lakh each to Mithali Raj & Co.

The board also declared that the support staff will be given cash reward of Rs.25 lakh each.

The cochlear implant will give Kelly a good idea of sounds so he can learn to understand speech. (Photo: Pixabay)

Great-grandfather becomes oldest person to get cochlear implant.

New Malden’s Raymond Kelly, at 91-years, hears sound for the first time in life.

Amitabh Bachchan was nominated for his performance in 'Pink' at most awards shows.

Amitabh Bachchan touches 28 million followers on Twitter, targets 30 million next

The Shahenshah of Bollywood took to his Twitter account to thank his fans and well wishers for the achievement.

World

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Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan (Photo: AP)

Cash trail of Imran Khan’s UK flats incomplete

Besides, the document said that Mr Khan played county cricket for Worcestershire and Sussex from 1971 to 1988.

US President Donald Trump (Photo: AP)

Donald Trump talks pardon, blasts Robert Mueller

US spies overheard Russian envoy saying he discussed campaign matters with Sessions.

In the process of obtaining the citizenship, he denied ever being ordered deported, seeking asylum or using a different identity. (Photo: Representational/File)

Indian man produces fake identity to get US Citizenship

According to Acting US Attorney Abe Martinez, Balbir Singh had previously attempted to obtain asylum under false pretences.

Business

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Prannoy Roy founded NDTV news channel.

NDTV's Prannoy Roy laundered Rs 642 crore: ITAT

ITAT claims NDTV, promoters laundered Rs 1,100-cr black money beween 2007-08 to 2009-10.

 Finance Minister Arun Jaitley (Photo: PTI)

Govt wants cleaner money for political parties: Jaitley

Finance Minister had capped anonymous cash donations to political parties at Rs 2,000 in budget.

 RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya. (Photo: YouTube screengrab)

Cleaning of banks' balance sheet top priority: Viral Acharya

Banks are saddled with non-performing assets (NPAs) of over Rs 7 lakh crore.

Sports

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M.S. Dhoni, sporting a yellow jersey, takes part in the ‘six-hitting’ competition that kick-started the second edition of the Tamil Nadu Premier League on Saturday. Former BCCI president N. Srinivasan looks on from behind. (Photo: E.K. Sanjay)

CSK’s following has grown in last two years, says Dhoni

Dhoni, who smacked all three balls that he faced into the stands, said CSK’s fan following has grown in the last two years.

H.S. Prannoy

Parupalli Kashyap, HS Prannoy seal semis spots

For Prannoy, it was the second semi-final appearance of the season after the Indonesia Super Series Premier.

Indian players at the inaugration of the Fiba Women’s Asia Cup 2017 held in Bengaluru on Saturday. (Photo: R. Samuel)

Indian cagers hope to set Asian stage alight

“The girls have done well, parallel to the now renewed stadium and I’m satisfied,” the Serbian coach said about the preparations.

Science

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 The entire United States will fall into shadow as a solar eclipse passes on August 21 (Photo: AFP)

Solar eclipse offers millions a chance at citizen science

NASA is reminding people to take eye safety precautions because it is never safe to look at the Sun during an eclipse.

A newly developed vine-like robot can grow across long distances without moving its whole body. It could prove useful in search and rescue operations and medical applications. (Image: Stanford University)

A robot that can grow!

Stanford researchers develop a new type of soft, growing robot.

Flight Analog Program Manager, Lisa Spence, toasts with sparkling grape juice the HERA XIII crew for a successful end to the first 45-day mission. Credits: NASA

Goodbye HERA, Hello Sleep: NASA’s HERA XIII crew returns home

This mission was the first of its kind to last 45 days, as well as incorporate sleep reduction for research purposes.

Life

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Sonam Kapoor

A wedding is not as important as the marriage, says Sonam Kapoor

Says bollywood actress and fashion icon Sonam Kapoor, who walked the ramp in bridal wear, amid rumours of getting married to her beau.

According to researchers people are likely getting a double whammy of exposure in terms of health during rush-hour commutes (Photo: Pixabay)

Rush hour pollution more dangerous than previously thought

Experts say rush hour pollution contains twice amount of chemicals which is thought to be involved in many diseases.

Depression is the world's leading cause of disability with symptoms that include low mood, exhaustion and feelings of emptiness. (Photo: Pixabay)

Depression may change structure of brain, says study

According to study, white matter, which enables brain to communicate, is reduced in people who suffer from the blues.

Relationship

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Kanwar Dhillon

My mom is a support system, says Kanwar Dhillon

She is not only my support system but a support system to my entire family.

Representational Image. (Photo: Pexels)

Did you know humans are hardwired to lean right while kissing?

Over two-thirds of the kiss initiators and kiss recipients turn their heads to the right.

Gender equality is crucial, thus, not just for the sake of women but for the sake of balance and unbridled creativity.

Women in a man’s world

Men and women were not created equal, they were created differently.

Metros

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In 1902, the reading room was renamed the Delhi Public Library and was shifted to another building in Kaccha Bagh with only one clerk, a peon, and one librarian.

Not a single new book in 14 years at historic library

Despite its noisy neighbourhood, the thick walls of the library manage to keep the cacophony out.

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis (Photo: PTI)

Opp to corner govt over farm loan waiver, GST in Assembly

The state’s financial condition is so weak that the government has cut funds of the development schemes,” Congress spokesperson Sachin Sawant said.

 It is employing innovative measures to reach the masses and helping the youth to say no to drugs.

Delhi Police winning hearts with quirky tweets

Force runs social media campaign against drugs, crime against women.