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Isabelle Huppert.

IFFI 2019: Isabelle Huppert conferred with Lifetime Achievement Award

Huppert is also set to address a master class at the festival titled 'The Actor's Connect'.

Wednesday marks Abe's 2,887th day in office, topping the record previously set by Taro Katsura, a revered politician who served three times between 1901 and 1913. (Photo: File)

Shinzo Abe becomes Japan's longest-serving Premier with 2,887 days in office

The 65-year-old is also the second-longest-serving leader of the Group of Seven major economies behind only German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

 Martin Scorsese and Russo brothers.

'Avengers: Endgame' director duo Russo brothers respond to Martin Scorsese's remarks

Scorsese had added to his earlier remarks on Marvel films saying, 'It's not cinema, it's something else.'

Deepika Padukone.

After Beyonce, Angelina Jolie recreates Deepika Padukone's iconic look from the Cannes

Deepika is, in all senses a true fashion icon and is her sartorial choices are adored and loved by many across the globe.

World

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All babies with brain injury will have detailed neurophysiological investigations. (Photo: Representational)

India-UK experts begin largest study on babies with brain injury in India

According to experts, brain injury during labour or childbirth is one of the leading causes of epilepsy in babies.

The two Koreas undertook a flurry of diplomacy including three summits last year, during which Moon and Kim agreed to improve ties and restart stalled business initiatives. (Photo: File)

'Not right time' says North on South Korea ASEAN summit invite: Report

South Korean President Moon Jae-in sent a letter of invitation to Kim on Nov 5.

Sri Lanka's newly-elected President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa was on Thursday absolved of all corruption charges linked to the embezzlement of nearly USD 185,000 by a high court which also lifted the overseas travel ban on him and released his impounded passport. (Photo: File)

Lankan court drops corruption charges against Gotabhaya, orders lifting travel ban

Gotabhaya will embark on his first foreign tour with a visit to India on November 29 at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Business

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The BPCL-Kochi Refinery, the largest public sector undertaking in Kerala, has already commenced the trial run of its Rs 5,246-crore propylene petrochemical plant before its formal commissioning by December.

BPCL: Kochi Refinery fate hangs in balance

The petrochemical products from the company are expected to save foreign exchange to the tune of Rs 13,000 crore a year.

According to Rakesh Mehra, Convenor, CITI’s Sub-Committee on Man-Made Fibre & Yarn, the inverted duty structure in viscose yarn and fibre also has led to the situation.

Viscose yarn imports soar on dumping

The industry has requested the government to levy anti-dumping duty on yarn as well.

Silvana Koch-Mehrin

India fares well in attitude towards women leaders

Significantly, the 2019 index has been extended this year to also measure Brazil, China, India and Russia.

Sports

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Rajat Sharma was reinstated by DDCA ombudsman Justice (Retd) Badar Durrez Ahmed on Sunday, besides fixing November 27 to formally hear the matter. (Photo: Twitter)

DDCA chief Rajat Sharma meets Lt Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal,informs him of recent developments

Sharma along with the DDCA directors also presented Baijal with a cheque of Rs 10 lakhs on behalf of DDCA to be given to the Delhi Police.

Virat Kohli goes for a catch during a training session on Thursday, the eve of the first pink-ball Day/Night Test match against Bangladesh at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. (Photo: PTI)

Pink ball at Eden Gardens

Virat Kohli and his men gear up for night party in Kolkata.

The ODIs will take place Chennai on December 15, Visakhapatnam on December 18 and Cuttack on December 22. (Photo: AFP)

India squad against West Indies announced; Mohammed Shami back in T20Is

The West Indies series consists of three T20Is and three ODI's.

Science

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The technique is being tested at the University of Maryland Medical Center on patients that arrive with acute trauma. (Photo: ANI)

Human put in suspended animation for first time

Suspended animation is when the body functions can be paused while life-saving medical procedures are performed.

Titan, with a diameter of 3,200 miles (5,150 km), is the solar system’s second-biggest moon behind Jupiter’s Ganymede.(Photo: NASA/Representational)

'Possibility of life': scientists map Saturn's exotic moon Titan

The map was based on radar, infrared and other data collected by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, which studied Saturn & its moons, 2004 to 2017.

With more than 1,000 sensors, or pixels, this camera might be of great help in future space-based telescopes searching for chemical signs of life on other planets (Photo: Pixabay)

This light-sensing camera may help detect extraterrestrial life, dark matter

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have created one of the highest-performance cameras ever

Life

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Still from the trailer

Dressing up the warriors

In a freewheeling chat, designer Nachiket Barve talks about what went into creating authentic costumes for the film.

Insecurities and self-doubt plague most people, but to counter that all you need is self-love.

Self-love trumps all

Life is about much trial and error, failure and success, all of which is part of anything you venture to do.

Prabhat and Priya hope that more people will make an effort towards the Hindi language and generate children’s content.

Celebrating children’s literature

The 4th edition of Big Little Book Awards recognised writers and illustrators of children’s literature.

Relationship

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The phrase is quite precise, but could hold multiple reasons. (Photo: Representational/Pexels)

‘It’s not you, it’s me’: Decoded

Breaking up can be hurtful, but not knowing why can be more painful.

Researchers in the study published in the 'Journal of Marketing', conducted a field study with an international retailer of beauty products. (Photo: ANI)

Five effective ways to enhance customer-brand relationships

Here's the key to enhance customer-brand relationships.

 It will help you put things in the perspective of how things were and how things are now. (Photo: Pixabay)

No more break-up woes

Record the answers in a tape and listen to it from time to time.

Metros

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Former Mumbai Congress president Sanjay Nirupam

Sanjay Nirupam terms Cong Sena tie-up ‘suicidal’

Currently, the Congress and NCP are working out the modalities of forming the government with the Sena.

Shiv Sena MP Rajendra Gavit

Sena MP Rajendra Gavit reiterates Bharat Ratna for Savarkar

The NCP and Congress had demanded that the Shiv Sena set aside its Hindutva agenda if it wanted to join hands with them to form the state government.

Maharashtra, governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari

Koshyari issues eight point agenda for state’s functioning

A senior IAS officer said, “The order will be applicable till the new government is formed in the state.”

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