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It means the club -- who immediately said they would appeal the decision -- will be unable to make signings until the end of January next year. (Photo: AFP)

FIFA bans Chelsea from signing new players for next two transfer windows

The ban does not prevent players being released by the club and it does not apply to Chelsea's women's and futsal teams.

Shooting World Cup is a qualification competition for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 in which direct quotas are earned by the respective National Olympic Committees (NOCs). (Photo: AFP)

IOC 'suspends discussions' with India for hosting global events

The decision came after IOC was informed that the Indian government authorities failed to grant an entry visa to the Pakistani delegation.

Dream Girl's first look featuring Ayushmann Khurrana.

Here’s when Ayushmann-Nushrat starrer ‘Dream Girl’ is releasing!

In December, the first poster of ‘Dream Girl’ was unveiled by Ayushmann on his Instagram account.

Gavaskar urged Khan to take the necessary "first step" towards improving ties with India. (Photo: PTI)

'Where is naya Pakistan?' Gavaskar urges Imran to act after Pulwama

The bilateral cricketing ties between the two countries have already been suspended since 2012.

World

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The siblings are the latest example of Saudi women plotting their escape from the ultra-conservative kingdom. (Representational Image)

'Abused' Saudi sisters trapped in Hong Kong risk deportation

Two Saudi sisters trapped in Hong Kong say chronic physical abuse by male family members prompted them to flee the kingdom.

The US is not reversing course in Syria, President Donald Trump has said. (Representational Image)

Our stand on Syria will not be reversed: Trump

Trump agreed on Thursday to keep about 200 US troops as part of planned multinational force that would maintain a safe zone in Syria.

He also said India is accusing Pakistan for the Pulwama attack without any proof. (Photo:AFP)

Pakistan to UNSC: India threatening regional security

Foreign Minister Mahmood Qureshi has written to the United Nations Security Council accusing India of threatening regional security.

Business

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Currently, SEBI is probing nearly 300 brokers on charges of conspiring against the NSEL to dupe investors. (Photo: File)

Commodity arms of Motilal Oswal, IIFL 'not fit and proper': SEBI.

Anand Rathi Commodities, Philip Commodities and Geofin Commodities are some of the top brokers who are being probed in the case currently.

It is estimated that the stake would have fetched Rs 2,800 crore to the global financial institution of Dutch origin.  (Photo: File)

ING Group exits Kotak Mahindra Bank; sells 1.2 per cent stake

ING Group had around 1.20 per cent stake in Kotak Mahindra Bank.

The value of the gold reserves increased USD 78.2 million to 22.764 billion, the apex bank said. (Photo: File)

Forex reserves rise by USD 150 million to USD 398.3 billion

The overall reserves had surged by USD 2.11 billion to USD 398.122 billion.

Sports

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England — the pioneers of one-day cricket as a professional sport — have taken part in every World Cup since staging the inaugural men’s event in 1975.	(Photo: AFP)

England expects as ICC World Cup looms into view

New Zealand will be keen to go one better after losing in the 2015 final, while South Africa will arrive hoping to end years of World Cup heartbreak.

Shikha Pandey (Photo: AP)

Ekta spins Indian women to victory

The scene looked worse at the end of powerplay with England tottering at 28-2.

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No decision taken yet on Indo-Pak World Cup clash: CoA

There were reports that the CoA and the BCCI might approach the ICC seeking Pakistan's ouster from the mega-event.

Science

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The successful launch of a rocket from high-altitude balloon makes space more accessible to micro-satellites.

High-altitude balloon makes space more accessible to micro-satellites

The test launch of the “rockoon” in December was a success.

The approval cleared a key hurdle for SpaceX in its quest to help NASA revive America’s human spaceflight program, stalled since space shuttle missions came to an end in 2011.

NASA clears SpaceX test flight to space station

NASA awarded SpaceX $2.6 billion, and Boeing Co $4.2 billion to build separate rocket and capsule launch systems.

A Japanese space probe named after a falcon, Hayabusa 2, has touched down on an asteroid more than 300 million km (186 million miles) from Earth on a mission to seek clues about the origins of life.

Japanese space probe touches down on asteroid to collect samples

It is the second Japanese spacecraft to land on an asteroid after Hayabusa touched down on Itokawa in 2005.

Life

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The study recommendes that parents who homeschool their children should ideally give their children more time for unstructured physical activity daily. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Homeschooling your child? Think again

Here's is what parents who homeschool their children need to keep need to be mindful of.

The study discovered that exercising at 7 am or between 1 and 4 pm advanced the body clock to an earlier time and exercising between 7 and 10 pm delayed the body clock to a later time. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Exercise can counter bad work schedules

Exercising may counter effects of jet lag, shift work and other inconsistent schedules: Study.

Army personnel and relatives shoulder the coffin of Army jawan Naik Sandeep Kaliraman, who died after succumbing to injuries sustained  during the encounter with militants following Pulwama terror attack.

Fighting fake

Fake news haunted the masses yet again after Pulwama. Survey reveals the youth is most susceptible to viral videos.

Relationship

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Men claimed to have an average of 14 sexual partners over their lifetime.

Men exaggerate their number of sexual partners, says study

Men Estimate number of opposite-sex rather than actual count.

It was discovered that husbands with a particular genotype felt less satisfied with the support they got from their wives, hence were less satisfied with their marriage. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Supportive partners essential for marital bliss

Not love, genes may impact quality of marriage: Study.

The explanation for the majority of the findings, particularly better fitness, is wealth, which married people have accumulated more of by later life than unmarried people. (Photo: Pixabay)

Advantages of being married

Benefits of marriage – better physical and mental health.

Metros

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Railway officials said that although there was no specific intelligence input, security agencies have been put on high alert for the safety of passengers.

Railways tighten security over possible attack

A low-intensity blast occurred near Dahisar two days ago and a bomb on a state transport bus was defused on Thursday.

On Friday, accused counsel Yug Choudhary, questioned the idea behind section 376 (E) that provides death sentence for a repeat offender of rape. (Representational image)

Lawyer questions death for rapist

The trio was sentenced to death by sessions court for committing two gang rapes at Shakti Mill compound.

Pramod Jathar

Nanar project should not be moved out, says Jathar

Ex-legislator claims most villagers wanted the project, as it would provide 1.50 lakh jobs.

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