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Anne McClain being helped out of the Soyuz MS-11 spacecraft just minutes after she and the other astronauts landed in a remote area near the town of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan. (Photo: AFP)

NASA astronauts, space station crew mates return to Earth after 204 days

Arriving at 0247 GMT to warm conditions, Kononenko joked that he was ‘happy to see any kind of weather’ after coming back from space.

The sirens will be used to alert the people in the area and if found to be successful, the recorded messages can be applied to other areas such as traffic management as well. (Photo: ANI)

PRV sirens to play 'Jagte Raho' tune to alert public in Lucknow

Police are trying this unique measure to curb the menace of criminals in the area.

'It will be a black day for the families of those children who lost their life due to Encephalitis in Bihar. We will acquire whatever we get after polishing shoes and give it for the treatment of children,' he said. (Photo: ANI)

People in Patna polish shoes to collect money for AES-affected children

This comes after the death toll due to Encephalitis mounted to 128 in Muzaffarpur district on Saturday.

Shahid Kapoor.

Shahid Kapoor's Kabir Singh mints big numbers on day 1; find out here

He also listed the movies released on non-holiday but were commercially successful.

World

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Mathews had been charged with capital murder of a person under the age of 10 in the death of his special needs adoptive daughter, Sherin, in October 2017. (Photo: File)

In Sherin Mathews' death, adoptive father pleads guilty to lesser charge

If convicted, Wesley Mathews faced life in prison without the possibility of parole.

At the time of accident, seven army personnel were inside the truck. (Photo: Representational)

5 soldiers killed in accident in Sri Lanka

At least five army soldiers were killed while another 2 were wounded, Colombo Page reported.

There have been no reports of casualties or damage to the property yet as a result of the quake. (Photo: PTI/ File)

6.6 magnitude quake rattles Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula

The quake hit at a depth of 33 kilometres, with an epicentre located about 113 kilometres east of Ust'-Kamchatsk district.

Business

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BSNL has sought government approval to monetise its real estate.

DoT asks BSNL to put all capex on hold, stop tenders

BSNL posted operating profit of Rs 672 crore in 2014-15, Rs 3,885 crore in 2015-16 and Rs 1,684 crore in 2016-17.

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. (Photo: ANI twitter)

Govt, RBI closely monitoring rupee exchange rate: Sitharaman

Rupee has depreciated from Rs 60.50 to a dollar in 2013-14 to Rs 69.74 to a dollar in April-December of 2018-19.

Growth of digital transactions in terms of value has increased to 188.07 lakh crore in September 2018 from 112.27 lakh crore in November 2016.

Currency in circulation rises 22 pc in May over pre-demonetisation level

Notes in circulation as on Nov 4, 2016 were Rs 17,74,187 cr, which have now increased to Rs 21,71,385 cr as on May 31, 2019.

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Tendulkar also added that MS Dhoni's partnership with Kedar Jadhav was slow and it lacked positive intent. (Photo: AFP)

Fans troll Sachin Tendulkar for his negative remarks on MS Dhoni

Tendulkar was critical about Dhoni's 52-ball 28 runs which slowed down the run-rate of India against Afghanistan.

Head Coach Shastri is with the 15-man squad for India's campaign at the 2019 World Cup. (Photo: PTI)

Ravi Shastri takes cricket fans back to 1983 group-stage match

BCCI, in a tweet, shared the video of Shastri wherein he recalls the first win over the Caribbean side at Old Trafford.

Finch and Warner, who made 53, shared 123 in their third-century stand of the tournament, making England's gamble to bowl first apparently backfire. (Photo: AP)

ICC CWC'19: England limits Australia to 285 after fightback at Lord's

Finch and Warner shared 123 in their third-century stand of the tournament, making England's gamble to bowl first apparently backfire.

Science

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The magnetic forces used are harmless and can pass through human tissue, doing away with the need for a physical connection between the robotic arm and the capsule.

Its robotastic! Because undergoing an endoscopic examination just got easier

Micro-ultrasound images also have the advantage of being better able to identify some types of cell change associated with cancer.

Earth could continue to host life as long as the sun does not experience a massive burst of energy called a superflare, a recent study claims. (Photo: ANI)

Oh no! Superflare may destroy Earth one day

If a superflare erupted from the sun, Earth would likely sit in the path of a wave of high-energy radiation.

Bellatrix and Kawa are two of over a dozen Indian startups developing satellites, rockets and related support systems which can power space missions serving a range of industries. (Photo: AFP)

Indian space start-ups turn on investor interest

In the past five years, some two dozen Indian startups have grown into unicorns - companies with over USD 1 billion valuations.

Life

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Several residents of the Nilgiri district filed a petition that due to the huge number of tourists who visit Ooty, the hill station is become dirtier due to the immense amount of plastic waste they leave behind. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Ooty to ban single-use plastics from August 15

To curb the huge amount of plastic waste generated by tourists, the district administration has planned to ban the entry of these plastics.

While it is not feasible to own a set of each kind of glassware, it would be handy to have a few in your pantry for the ultimate wine tasting experience. (Photo: Representaional/Pixabay)

Buy the right glassware to enhance your wine tasting experience

The difference between a good glass of wine and a great one lies in the right kind of glass. Here is a guide to the right kind.

Meghan has always been a fan of delicate jewellery, opting for small bracelets and earrings rather than borrowing the rather heavier pieces from the royal collection like Kate does. (Photo: Instagram)

Meghan Markle secretly upgrades her iconic engagement ring

The Duchess of Sussex was recently spotted at Trooping the Colour with an updated engagement ring.

Relationship

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Chronic over scheduling, overwork, stress, traveling, meeting targets and deadlines etc are an intrinsic part of urban life. (Photo: AFP)

The all time sleepy lot

When appointments have to be rescheduled it is often sex that’s left behind.

Nurturing these relationships take a lot of effort. Even though it may seem strong, they can be just as fragile at the same time.(Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Toxic habits that can spell doom for relationships

Stay away from these dangerous habits that can destruct relationships and friendships.

It was a big risk and a lot of pressure on a young 20-year-old Ashley, to which he further added, “I always thought one day I would come back and look to change things so no one else has to experience that. That’s why I came back to India.”

Dancing it up

Modern maestro, Ashley Lobo gets candid about international dance trend in India & spreading awareness about it.

Metros

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Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal during the foundation stone-laying ceremony of a new water treatment plant at Chandrawal in New Delhi on Monday. (Photo: Asian age)

Will work with Centre to improve law and order: CM Kejriwal

Since the Aam Aadmi Party came to power in 2015, the Delhi government has been at loggerheads with the Centre over several issues.

Several departments of the Maharashtra government have not paid their water bills to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) since 2001.

Maharashtra owes water bills worth Rs 481crore to BMC

The government claimed that the water charges were paid in 2018 while further payments have been kept on hold due to discrepancies.

Sayantan Basu, BJP leader

Uproar over BJP’s encounter remark

Sayantan Basu was speaking after participating in the party’s demonstration to gherao the office of superintendent of police at Basirhat.

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