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Meryl Streep, Kate Winslet oppose Amnesty sex trade move

Meryl Streep

Actresses Meryl Streep, Lena Du-nham, Kate Winslet and Anne Hathaway have opposed a human rights group’s proposal to decriminalise sex trade.

Oxford English Dictionary starts search for first use of ‘email’

The Oxford English Dictionary has launched a search to find the first recorded use in English of the word “email”.

Workout pill to mimic benefits of exercise?

Imagine popping a workout pill and saying good-bye to exercise forever!Scientists have developed a molecule that mimics the effects of exercise, which could potentially help treat Type 2 diabetes and

Stephen Hawking to answer questions on Reddit

Stephen Hawking

Have doubts in Physics? You can now have the famous physicist Stephen Hawking answer your questions on the online forum Reddit.

Australian Spelling Bee: 4 Indian-origin kids among finalists

Four Indian-origin children are among the top 50 finalists of the Great Australian Spelling Bee contest.

Craft best text for aliens, get $1 million prize

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Yuri Milner, the Russian billionaire who is funding the $100 million search for aliens, is offering $1 million prize money to craft the best message to send to an extraterrestrial civilisation.

Snoop Dogg briefly held by Swedish cops

Snoop Dogg was briefly arrested by the Swedish police on suspicion of using illegal drugs

US rapper Snoop Dogg was briefly arrested by the Swedish police on suspicion of using illegal drugs, police sources said on Sunday.

Australian beaches closed after shark sightings

Four beaches on Australia’s east coast were closed Sunday after numerous shark sightings, the police said, as authorities patrolled waters off a southern island following a fatal attack on a diver a d

Chris Brown leaves Manila after ordeal over legal dispute

Chris Brown

Philippines authorities on Friday allowed award-winning American singer and hip-hop star Chris Brown to fly out of the country, three days after he was barred from leaving due to a dispute over fraud

Yasmina Reza’s God of Carnage — playing in Mumbai and Delhi — makes us laugh at ourselves by stripping bare the self-serving hypocrisy underlying socially acceptable roles.

In the Prussian town of Königsberg, the river Pregel had seven bridges connecting two small islands in it to the two sides of the town as well as to each other.