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Kaji, whose real name is Ryan Guan, was already the video platform's highest earner in 2018, with USD 22 million, according to Forbes. (Photo: Twitter)

This 8-yr-old is highest paid YouTuber, earns USD 26 million in year

His channel "Ryan's World," launched in 2015 by Ryan's parents, is only three years old but already has 22.9 million subscribers.

"Today I'm very happy that I have completed my high school. My daughter is doing masters so that also motivated me to complete my education,” he added. (Photo: ANI)

79-year-old retired CRPF Subedar-major passes high school exam in U'khand

Stressing on the need for knowledge, Ram said everyone should complete their education to be successful in life.

"We can't just continue living as if there was no tomorrow, because there is a tomorrow. That is all we are saying," Thunberg told the magazine. (Photo: Screengrab)

Great Thunberg, teen climate activist, named TIME magazine's 'Person of the Year'

The 16-year-old first hit the headlines for her solo strike against global warming outside Sweden's parliament last year.

Restaurants in Saudi Arabia will no longer need to maintain entrances segregated by sex, the authorities said on Sunday, further eroding some of the world’s strictest social rules as sweeping reforms take hold. (Photo: File)

Saudi Arabia ends gender-segregated entrances for restaurants as part of sweeping reforms

Segregation has quietly eased over past year or so, as eateries, cafes, conference centres and concert halls stopped strictly enforcing it.

World

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With his typical dramatic flourish, Trump recounted the scene as he monitored the strikes from the White House Situation Room when Soleimani was killed. (Photo: File | AP)

Trump gives dramatic account of Soleimani's last minutes before death

The president spoke in a ballroom at his Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida, at a Republican event.

Wednesday's downing of Ukraine International Airlines flight 752, which killed all 176 people aboard, has created a new crisis for the Islamic Republic's clerical rulers. (Photo: Screengrab | Twitter)

Iran takes man who posted video of missile striking Ukraine plane into custody

President Hassan Rouhani promised a thorough investigation into the 'unforgivable error' in an address on Tuesday.

The 63-year-old Giammattei won the presidency on his fourth attempt in August for Vamos, a party founded in 2017 by politicians, businessmen and military officers on promises of battling poverty and providing better opportunities. (Photo: Twitter)

Guatemala swears in conservative Giammattei as President

The ceremony came after a five-hour delay and boisterous protests against ex-President Jimmy Morales.

Business

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The company's range of BS-VI compliant petrol models includes Alto, Eeco, S-Presso, Celerio, WagonR, Swift, Baleno, Dzire, Ertiga and XL6.

Maruti sells 5 lakh BS-VI vehicles ahead of implementation of new emission norms

The company is now offering ten models with BS-VI compliant petrol engines, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (MSIL) said.

Kolkata saw sales rising by 26 per cent to 4,743 units. Housing sales in Gurugram rose by 19 per cent to 2,175 units and Noida by 20 per cent to 1,615 units.

Housing sales down 9 pc, new supply falls 10 pc in Oct-Dec: report

Thane and Hyderabad saw 16 per cent fall at 11,933 units and 4,643 units.

Net profit for the quarter came in at 839 billion won, missing analysts’ estimates.

Hyundai fourth-quarter profit beats view on brisk SUV sales, shares jump 5 pc

Hyundai booked a 129.8 billion won loss, its first quarterly loss in at least eight years as sales slumped in China.

Sports

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K.L. Rahul

Concussions throw up coincidences

A concussion from a hit on the protective helmet can be painful for any batsman who is unable to prevent the ball making contact.

Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma run between the  wickets during match-winning stand against Australia on Sunday. (Photo: Rajkumar Samuel)

Sweet revenge

Rohit, Kohli sizzle as India settle old score against Aussies.

Tennis star Sania Mirza and her partner Nadiia Kichenok of Ukraine after winning the WTA Hobart International trophy in Hobart, Australia. (Photo: PTI)

Sania Mirza wins Hobart International doubles title

Sania enjoys winning comeback with Hobart doubles title after having baby.

Science

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The Philippines faces a waste crisis, with a report last year saying it uses a "shocking" amount of single-use plastic (Photo: AFP)

Filipinos turn volcano's ash, plastic trash into bricks

Ash spewed by a Philippine volcano is being mixed with plastic waste to make bricks in an inventive response to their persistent problem.

Earlier neurologists had already believed that language abilities are directly influenced by various brain diseases. (Photo: ANI)

Brain diseases influence speaking ability, study shows

Patients with language impairment due to Dementia have shown signs of reading and speech inefficiency, according to recent research.

According to Fox News, NPR reported that a 1.5-million-acre mega-fire kicked off by the merging of two bushfires in southeast Australia. (Photo: Screenshot)

One billion animals killed or imperilled by Australian fires, says expert

As per new estimates by University of Sydney, over one billion animals may have lost their lives or put in peril by the ongoing fires there.

Life

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Vikas Khanna

‘Anything I do is associated with food’

Celebrated chef and filmmaker Vikas Khanna talks about his love for food, his film and giving back to the society.

Handwoven Textiles which saw over 800 products made by nine artisans from Maniabandha, Kamrup, and Dimapur.

From loom to table

An initiative aims to empower artisans by offering improved technology, tools and market access.

Manjari Chaturvedi during her performance

Names like nachnewali, tawaif... unfair to the artist

Most of these singers were trained in classical music by well-known doyens of Hindustani classical music.

Relationship

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With machine learning spreading its wings and teaching techniques expanding from projectors to smart boards, there still seems to be a lacuna when compared to the work of a teacher. (Photo: ANI)

Rise of e-learning giving tough competition to good old gurus?

Teachers vs technology: Can machines replace educators?

A smart way to deal with a bully is to gang up with family and friends and confront the bully.

How to deal with the bully in your life

While rectifying the bully in one’s life is not an option, there are multiple other tricks that one can adopt to tackle them better.

Having an open ongoing communication about sex, preferences and limitations is the key to a hot, healthy relationship. (Representative Image)

Drop the inhibitions

“Sex is a deep profound form of meditation”, says Arthi, a psychotherapist who educates people for a healthy sexual diet.

Metros

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Raj Thackeray at a calligraphy exhibition. (Photo: Asian Age)

Raj Thackeray to hold mega rally on Thursday

In the Vidhan Sabha polls later, the MNS could win only one seat despite contesting more than 100 seats.

Delhi Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, accompanied by his parents, arrives at Jamnagar House to file his nomination papers in New Delhi on Tuesday. (Photo: PTI)

Carrying token No. 45, CM Kejriwal files papers after 6-hour wait

Long queue of 66 candidates on last day of filing nomination for Assembly polls.

Rocky Tuseed

Congress fields Romesh Sabharwal to fight Arvind Kejriwal

Dharamvir Singh has been fielded from Kalkaji, former East Delhi deputy mayor Sanjay Goyal from Shahdara and Ramesh Khanna from Rajouri Garden.

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