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Priyanka and Nick exchanged wedding vows at Jodhpur's majestic Umaid Bhawan Palace. (Courtesy: Instagram)

'This is us': Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas share new photos from their wedding

The couple thanked Ralph Lauren and Sabyasachi Mukherjee for designing their outfits.

Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) broadly describes a diverse collection of more than 200 lung disorders while tomography is a method of producing a three-dimensional image of the internal structures of a solid object such as the human body.

IIT Kharagpur researchers develop tools to diagnose lung diseases

System has been developed by researchers of Department of Electronics and Electrical Communications engineering of premier institute.

Shaun Marsh became the first Australian since 1888 to be dismissed for single digit score six consecutive times. (Photo: AP)

Aus vs Ind 1st Test: Shaun Marsh achieves unwanted feat post dismissal

Batting on Day 2 of the opening Test, Marsh was clean bowled by R Ashwin.

Anil Kapoor

Anil Kapoor accepts he was offered to play lead opposite Sridevi in Chalbaaz

Sridevi, who married Anil's elder brother, producer Boney Kapoor, frequently collaborated with her brother-in-law.

World

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‘I think he grew tired of me being the guy everyday that told him, 'You can't do that, and let's talk about what we can do,'’ Tillerson said. (Photo: File | AP)

Tillerson ‘dumb as a rock, lazy as hell’: Trump after ex-State Secy criticism

Trump on the same day praised Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for doing a great job.

The roughly 90 minute drama recalled a similar evacuation in October after an explosive device was discovered at CNN's New York headquarters. (Photo: File | AP)

Another bomb scare at CNN’s New York offices, no explosive found

CNN's New York offices were evacuated shortly after 10:30 pm after fire alarm bells rang inside newsroom.

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan (Photo: AP)

Imran Khan’s sister assets’ info in Pak court

Properties and tax details of Imran Khan’s sister Aleema Khan were given to court.

Business

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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. (Photo: Twitter | ANI)

Govt appreciates Urjit Patel's service as RBI Governor, says Jaitley

Patel today resigned as RBI Governor, nearly 9 months ahead of his three-year tenure was to come to an end.

 Urjit Patel stepped down as the governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). (Photo: File)

Urjit Patel quits as RBI Governor, cites ‘personal reasons’

'It has been my privilege and honour to serve in Reserve Bank of India in various capacities over the years,' Patel said.

The broader NSE Nifty fell 205.25 points, or 1.92 per cent, to 10,488.45. (Photo: File)

Sensex tumbles 714 pts as exit polls show Cong-BJP neck-and-neck in state elections

The BSE Sensex cracked below the 35,000 mark, plunging 713.53 points, or 2 per cent, to close at 34,959.72.

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Australia lose four wickets, face defeat in record India run chase

At stumps Australia were 104 for 4, needing another 219 for an unlikely victory with their fate resting on the shoulders of Shaun Marsh.

Northern Warriors won the second season of the T10 League at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Sunday.

T10 is perfect format to re-invent cricket: Shahid Afridi

The 2018 edition was spread over 12 days, had 29 matches as compared to a 4-day event in 2017.

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Marcelino’s goal smashes Kerala

As for Kerala, the search for their second win has extended to ten games and they remain seventh with nine points.

Science

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With its Chang’e 4 mission, China hopes to be the first country to make a soft landing.

China launches pioneering mission to far side of moon

A Long March 3B rocket carrying a lunar probe blasted off at 2:23 a.m. from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in Sichuan Province.

NASA's Viking 1 and 2 landers also picked up signals of the Martian wind when they landed in 1976.

NASA's InSight lander 'hears' wind on Mars

Two sensors picked up the vibrations: an air pressure sensor inside the lander and a seismometer on the lander's deck

The Moon is tidally locked to Earth, rotating at the same rate that it orbits our planet, so the far side is never visible from Earth.

China launches probe to explore dark side of Moon

Advancing China’s space programme has been a priority of its leaders.

Life

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Lapses in memory, understanding and episodes of confusion can be early signs of brain decline which can ultimately lead to life-threatening dementia.

Drinking orange juice could slash risk of dementia by 50 per cent, says study

Study found men who drank a small glass of orange juice were 47 per cent less likely to have difficulty remembering.

The study, conducted by the University of Utah, further added that even a brief period of pollution exposure can have dramatic effects on the body. (Photo: Pixabay)

One week of bad air can raise risk of miscarriage by 16 per cent, says study

The study highlighted that everyone on Earth loses about 2.6 years of life due to the damage air pollution does to us.

Sight and hearing are the two senses that allow human beings to detect threatening situations.  (Photo: AP)

Brain responds more quickly to angry voices, says study

Attention is more focused on threatening voices to enable us to clearly recognise the location of the potential threat.

Relationship

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68 per cent of women are okay with their husband not dropping them at their office every day and 54 per cent are fine if they don't join them for shopping.

Equality in relationship most important for girls, says survey

When asked what's more important while choosing a partner, 44 per cent of women said equality.

It is still unknown how large Silindile alleges her ex's penis is. (Photo: AFP)

Woman sues ex-boyfriend after his long penis 'stretched her vagina'

Mangena, of Harare, said that her private parts were

A still from Mean Girls.

A vicarious satisfaction

Running someone down behind their back is not just about lack of manners as such an act often has dire consequences.

Metros

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Yogesh is survived by his wife and a two-year-old daughter. His wife is four months pregnant.

Road rage: Man shot dead after his bike touches car

Victim was on his way to a hospital to visit ailing relative.

Agitation between Titwala and Ambivali on Sunday.

Agitation on tracks hits Central Railway services

Railway officials said that nine trains in total, six suburban and three long-distance ones, were affected.

Vyas suggested several measures to make the North civic body self-reliant.

NDMC hikes property tax, introduces two new levies

Vyas said that Rampura Rail Under Bridge (RUB) will be completed in this financial year.

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