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US woman gets artificial heart, first of its kind

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A 44-year-old woman in the US has received a life-saving heart transplant, thanks to an experimental artificial heart designed for smaller patients.

More blacks, women in Oscars body

Malcolm D. Lee

Academy Award organisers invited more than 300 new members on Friday to join the award-giving body, including a number of female and black stars after criticism that nominations for the 2015 race lack

Titanic composer dies in plane crash

James Horner

James Horner, the celebrated composer of the scores of several Hollywood smash-hit films, including Titanic and Avatar, died on Monday in a plane crash at the age of 61, US media reported.

Tom Holland is new Spidey


British actor Tom Holland will play Peter Parker/Spider-Man in the next adventure of the web-casting superhero, to be directed by Jon Watts.

Apple’s about-face, welcome tune for artistes

Apple’s abrupt about-face on paying royalties for songs during a three-month free-trial period for its new music service was a symbolic victory for superstar Taylor Swift and other artists, and a shre

Electronic Arts hypes ‘Star Wars’


The Force is with Electronic Arts. The videogame publisher heavily focused on its forthcoming “Star Wars” games during a briefing Monday at the Electronic Entertainment Expo.

Sony’s ‘Unchartered 4’ grabs eyelids at E3


Nathan Drake is back in action.

Virtual reality rules floor at E3

Virtual reality gaming, once a distant concept, became the new battleground at this year's E3 industry convention, with developers seeking to win over fans with their immersive headsets and accessorie

Black or white? Civil rights activist quits amid row

Rachel Dolezal

A US civil rights activist has resigned from a post at the country’s leading African American advocacy group amid allegations she is white but has masqueraded for years as being black.

YouTube looks to woo gamers with exclusive app, site


YouTube is seeking to win over gamers.

In a community of humans like a village or a city, we will find people of varying ages broadly classified as children, senior adults and old people who have retired from active life.

It was on June 26, 1975, that the Emergency was declared in the country.