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Rare self-portrait of Sher-Gil up for sale

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The painting is being offered for sale in London for about £1.0-1.8 million

Humans may become cyborgs within 200 years

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Humans may “upgrade” themselves to become cyborgs within the next 200 years, merging man and machine to potentially live forever, according to a Hebrew University professor.

Omar Sharif suffering from Alzheimer’s

Lawrence of Arabia star Omar Sharif is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease his son has revealed.

2,000-year-old water supply system unearthed in Israel

An ancient aqueduct built more than 2,000 years ago to transport water into the city of Jerusalem has been unearthed.

Indian film Masaan wins 2 top awards

Richa Chadda poses during a photocall for Masaan at the 68th Cannes Film Festival.— AFP

Neeraj Ghaywan’s directorial debut Masaan, which premiered at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, has won two awards — FIPRESCI, International Jury of Film Critics prize and Promising Future prize in th

Cannes closes as jury decides Palme d’Or

After nearly two weeks of stirring, sleek and thought-provoking movies — and a couple of duds — the Cannes Film Festival ends on Sunday with an awards night to declare the winner of its coveted Palme

The dust is beginning to settle on an extraordinary election result in the UK.

Pakistan’s ludicrous charge that India’s spy agency RAW is behind the Karachi attack on the Ismaili community maybe laughed out of court here, given that the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed re