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Janhvi Kapoor is already popular even before her film debut.

Mainstream Bollywood has glorified class divide, says Janhvi Kapoor

Janhvi is set to make her debut with "Dhadak", the Hindi adaptation of critically-acclaimed Marathi film "Sairat".

 Still of Shweta Bachchan Nanda and Amitabh Bachchan from their advertisement.

Shweta turns actress with Big B and their Twitter exchange is endearing, emotional

Shweta's first acting venture in a commercial has been released and it was an emotional moment for the father and daughter.

Representational Image. (Photo: Pixabay)

Young Portuguese inmates sing Mozart opera on way to freedom

A unique initiative uses opera to reintegrate prisoners back into society and reduce reoffences.

 Irrfan Khan will next be seen in ‘Karwaan.’

Irrfan Khan recovering, records songs and watches cricket, reveals Vishal Bhardwaj

Director Vishal Bhardwaj on Monday gave an update about his frequent collaborator at an event on Monday.

World

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Iwai’s journey in the Arab world began 30 years ago, on his bosses’ orders. (Photo: AFP)

Japan's ambassador Fumio Iwai: Iraq's loving social media celeb departs

Iwai has been in post in Baghdad for less than 3 yrs, but his fan base reaches far beyond heavily fortified walls of diplomatic Green Zone.

Nisha Sejwal had enrolled in Dean International Flight School in September 2017. (Photo: Facebook | Screengrab)

Indian-origin trainee pilot was on routine flight check during mid-air crash

Nisha Sejwal, who hailed from New Delhi, was on a routine flight check to maintain her certification.

Asked if, amid intense criticism of the FBI by Trump, he had threatened to resign in recent months, Wray declined to answer directly. (Photo: File/AFP)

FBI director Wray says Russia meddled regardless of what Trump, Putin claims

On Tuesday Trump walked back his comments, saying he accepted the view of US spies that Moscow had in fact meddled.

Business

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Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio has advanced by a day the launch of its monsoon 'hungama' scheme that would offer its JioPhone to customers for Rs 501 to July 20, a company source said.

Reliance Jio 'Monsoon Hungama' offer on JioPhone to start from tomorrow

In the annual general meeting of Reliance Industries, Ambani had announced that the scheme will begin from July 21.

WhatsApp is working with over half a dozen partners in India to design a digital literacy programme for educating users on spotting false news.

WhatsApp working on digital literacy programme to curb fake news

It has drawn flak from the Indian government over circulation of rumours and fake news on its platform.

The 50-share NSE Nifty too ended 23.35 points, or 0.21 per cent lower at 10,957.10. (Photo: AP)

Sensex ends lower in cautious trade

Sensex opened higher and advanced to hit a high of 36,515.58, but soon turned lower and slipped to 36,279.33.

Sports

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Wriddhiman Saha

Wriddhiman Saha to go under knife

Indian wicketkeeper is nursing a career-threatening shoulder problem.

I want to be consistent this season also. Being consistent in back to back two seasons will be a good sign for me and selectors will also keep an eye on me :Siddhesh Lad, Batsman

Good break for me, says Siddhesh Lad

Lad recently finished a 30-over tournament in Chennai for his employers Indian Oil Corporation where his team won the YSCA title.

IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla with Akram Saifi.

Shukla’s aide resigns following bribery scandal

The development came after the BCCI decided to investigate the matter as per its established regulations.

Science

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk listens as President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with technology industry leaders at Trump Tower in New York. (Photo: AP)

Elon Musk apologises for comments about cave rescue diver

Musk has apologised for calling a British diver involved in the Thailand cave rescue a pedophile.

All the newly identified moons around Jupiter are relatively small. (Photo: Pixabay)

Ten additional moons fouund orbiting around Jupiter

Jupiter’s 79 known moons are the most of any planet in the solar system.

Sceptics say the cloth is a masterful medieval forgery. (Photo: Daily Express)

High-tech forensic studies suggest Shroud of Turin is a mediaeval fake

The Roman Catholic Church has not taken an official position on the authenticity of cloth.

Life

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She turns on hearing the baby cry and tears well up in her eyes (Photo: AFP)

Mother recovers from comatose thanks to newborn baby in Kerala

She has shown improvement from her neurologically challenged state particularly after starting breastfeeding.

Shirin Mehrotra and Shriya Shetty

Memories of Murakami

A pop-up dinner will feature dishes that draw inspiration from Haruki Murakami’s works.

Leukemia and brain tumours are the most common malignancies caused by radioactivity among children and young adults. (Photo: Pixabay)

CT scan may increase brain tumor risk

CT scans are sometimes also used to identify conditions related to an increase tumour risk.

Relationship

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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.

27 percent men affected by erectile dysfunction said that they would rather end a relationship than talk about the issue (Photo: Pixabay)

Erectile dysfunction affects half of all British men in their 30s

43 percent said they didn’t discuss the problem with friends and 23 percent were uncomfortable talking to a doctor.

Shivin Narang

My father is more of a friend, says Shivin Narang

He has supported me all through my life. He motivates me to take my own decisions.

Metros

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The new name came into effect from the midnight of July 18. (Photo: ANI)

Mumbai's Elphinstone Road station renamed as Prabhadevi

The station code for newly renamed Prabhadevi station will be PBHD. 

Representational picture of MIDC land

Eknath Khadse slams govt for release of MIDC land

Alleges industrial land denotified for benefit of builders.

Anshu Prakash

AAP accuses chief secy of ‘shielding’ tainted officials

Attack after doc levels allegations of graft against present, past secys.

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