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Denis Mukwege: Healer of DR Congo's wounds becomes Nobel laureate

Nobel Peace Prize co-winner had been repeatedly nominated for work with gang rape victims from conflicts that have ravaged his homeland.

05 Oct 2018 3:25 PM

Nadia Murad: From jihadist slave to Nobel laureate

Murad and Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege were jointly awarded prize for ‘efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war.’

05 Oct 2018 3:16 PM

Show you care: Sidharth Malhotra on World Animal Day

On the occasion of World Animal Day, Sidharth Malhotra has urged everyone to do their bit for the animals of the world.

05 Oct 2018 9:03 AM

'Floating schools' turn tide on climate change in Bangladesh

BRAC University students recently unveiled a model for floating a bamboo home that can survive flood or be relocated in case of inundation.

04 Oct 2018 12:09 PM

Trump picks Indian-American woman to head US nuclear energy division

Rita Baranwal currently serves as the Director of the Gateway for Accelerated Innovation in Nuclear (GAIN) initiative.

04 Oct 2018 11:32 AM

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Video: Priyanka Chopra grooves to LoveYatri's 'Chogada' with school kids

Starring debutantes Aayush Sharma and Warina Hussain, LoveYatri is all set to hit the theatres on October 5.

04 Oct 2018 9:39 AM

BJP vs Cong: PM Modi, Shashi Tharoor shortlisted for 16th Raymond Crossword Book awards

Names such as Arundhati Roy, Ruskin Bond, Amish Tripathi, Devdutt Pattanaik are in the running for awards under various categories.

03 Oct 2018 8:26 PM

Trio win Nobel Chemistry Prize for research harnessing evolution

Arnold, just the fifth woman to win the Nobel Chemistry Prize, won one half of the nine million Swedish kronor.

03 Oct 2018 5:04 PM

Anti-venom against deadly black mamba snakebite developed

The researchers are working to develop an anti-venom against several species of snakes.

03 Oct 2018 2:08 PM

Saif Ali Khan announces Jawani Janeman under new production house Black Knight Films

After completion of few important commitments, Saif’s new production house will start work from March 2019.

03 Oct 2018 1:35 PM

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Lot of fuel still left in my tank, want to do something different with life: Nooyi

Indra Nooyi was among the first of a handful of India-born executives to helm global corporates.

03 Oct 2018 1:02 PM

Trio win Nobel Physics Prize for laser research

Arthur Ashkin won one half of Swedish kronor prize, while Gerard Mourou of France and Donna Strickland of Canada shared other half.

02 Oct 2018 4:16 PM

MNS has ideology like ISIS, Al-Qaeda, says Tanushree; party threatens her, TV show

As the ‘Aashiq Banaya Aapne’ actress slammed Raj Thackeray’s party, they threatened to end her career.

02 Oct 2018 2:18 PM

6 Indian American teens get prestigious Davidson Fellows scholarships

Two of the Indian Americans received USD 50,000 each as scholarship money and another three got USD 25,000 each.

02 Oct 2018 11:50 AM

US, Japanese pair win Nobel Medicine Prize for cancer therapy

The pair were honoured "for their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation," the Nobel Assembly said.

01 Oct 2018 4:40 PM

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JK Rowling's The Tales of Beedle the Bard to get illustrated edition

Bloomsbury's illustrated edition with artwork by Chris Riddell, sees eacg taleaccompanied by insightful commentary by Professor Dumbledore.

01 Oct 2018 12:13 PM

Days after RK studios closes, Krishna Raj Kapoor surrenders to cardiac arrest

Krishna was also part of special screenings, her last being Sanju starring her grandson Ranbir Kapoor.

01 Oct 2018 10:20 AM

Twinkle supports Tanushree, Dimple accepts Nana’s dark side, Akshay works with him

Tanushree Dutta, most remembered for Aashiq Banaya Aapne, was MIA in Bollywood since almost a decade.

30 Sep 2018 2:42 PM

MS Dhoni becomes first Asian wicketkeeper to complete 800 dismissals across formats

Dhoni was involved in two successful stumpings, as Kuldeep Yadav dismissed Liton Das and Mashrafe Mortaza.

29 Sep 2018 12:48 PM

Shraddha Kapoor is convincing as Saina Nehwal in first look of badminton ace's biopic

The 31-year-old said that she practised for months, which also included many 6 am training sessions, for the film.

29 Sep 2018 11:28 AM

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