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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.

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.

Omar Sharif suffering from Alzheimer’s

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

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

Memories influence our choice of food?

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The stronger our memory is of a certain food, the more likely we are to choose it, even if it is the more unattractive option, according to a new study.

US Indian kid, 11, graduates from college

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Creating a record of sorts, an 11-year-old Indian-American scho-olboy has surprised one and all by graduating from a California college with three associate degrees in maths, science and foreign langu

Eiffel shut as staff walks out over pickpockets

A tourist uses her cell phone under the Eiffel Tower as an information board announces that the tower is temporarily closed. —AP

Paris’ iconic Eiffel Tower was shut to tourists on Friday as staff walked off the job to protest a surge in gangs of pickpockets roaming around the monument.

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