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Auction house Sotheby’s announces first Asia week

Late painter M F Husain (Photo: PTI/File)

International auction house Sotheby’s will launch its first “India and Islamic Week” in London, a high profile series of public exhibitions that will feature works never offered before, including pain

Four day Venice wedding costs Clooneys £8m

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin	— Courtesy Facebook

George Clooney’s four-day wedding celebrations in Venice, which involved pool-side cocktail parties, dinners in five-star hotels and a lavish wedding reception on the Grand Canal, cost an estimated 10

Moon to be giant particle detector?

Scientists plan to turn the moon into a giant particle detector to gain insight into the origin of Ultra-High-Energy (UHE) cosmic rays, which are the most high-energy particles in the Universe.

Bacteria in wine may be good for your health

Red wine has bacteria that may be beneficial to human health, according to a new study.

Super model cara Delevingne’s nude photos leaked

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Super model Cara Delevingne is believed to be among the latest victims of the photo hacking scandal.

Black holes are mathematically impossible?

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Black holes the most dense objects in the Universe that do not even let light escape do not exist, a physics professor in the US has claimed.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the Indian diaspora in New York with a grand promise: “India will touch new heights.” The crowd of 20,000 Americans of Indian origin erupted in re

Egos or simple ambition? Expediency or strategy? Betrayal or good, old-fashioned politics? What lies behind the big splits in Maharashtra, virtually at the 11th hour before the elections?