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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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Earlier on January 16, a bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra had dismissed review petitions of telecom firms seeking review of its earlier order.

Telcos move in SC seeking fresh schedule for payment of Rs 1.47 lakh cr dues

The telcos said they wanted an open court hearing on their fresh pleas with regard to working out fresh schedule of payment of their dues.

The Finance Ministry, which drafted the law, did not respond to a request for comment.

New Indian law to protect foreign investors to exclude tax demands: report

The bill is likely to be presented for passage in the upcoming parliament session that starts January 31.

The all-stock deal is likely to push Zomato to the top position in India’s food delivery market.

Uber sells Indian food delivery arm to Ant Financial-backed Zomato

Uber Eats in India will discontinue operations, and direct restaurants, delivery partners and users to the Zomato platform from Tuesday.

Sports

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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.

Anil Kumble

Of captains and their penchant to lead from front

Kumble, having captained India in 14 Tests 17 years after his debut, felt there is no born leader.

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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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.

A still from the TV series Fleabag

The new flea market in town

‘Fleabagging’ refers to a woman dating a man, knowing well he’s toxic and not right for her.

Karthikeyan with his daughter Kaamya show the permission letters for the expedition.

A mountain load of red-tapeism

The physiotherapist of Argentina’s National Rugby and Hockey team has conducted the test and expressed satisfaction over Kaamya’s results.

Relationship

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Mothers and fathers use slightly different tactics when engaging in these destructive behaviours. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Parental alienation can lead to stressed family dynamics

Families can be torn apart due to parental alienation: Study.

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.

Metros

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The court was hearing a PIL filed by the Parents-Teachers Association United Forum against the state government. (Representational picture)

17,531 school vehicles faced action for flouting traffic rules

An amount of Rs 58,000 was collected from 116 school vehicles for driving without licenses in Mumbai.

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray

Shirdi bandh called off after meeting Uddhav Thackeray

Mr Thackeray said that the funds of Rs 100 crore have been allotted for the development of Pathri, but only as a religious site.

Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari

DTC office fire: BJP smells a conspiracy

Officials said a call about the fire was received at 8.38 am, following which eight fire tenders were rushed to the spot initially.

Horoscope

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