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Deepika Padukone.

After Beyonce, Angelina Jolie recreates Deepika Padukone's iconic look from the Cannes

Deepika is, in all senses a true fashion icon and is her sartorial choices are adored and loved by many across the globe.

Ranveer Singh. (Photo: Twitter)

Ranveer Singh asks 'what is mobile number', Nagpur Police answers

The question is fresh even today and Ranveer Singh has found the answer to it!

Abhishek Bachchan.

Abhishek Bachchan is called 'unemployed' by a troll, actor gives powerful response

The ‘Manmarziyan’ actor gave a befitting reply on Monday when one of his online haters took a dig at him by calling him ‘unemployed’.

Rabi Pirzada. (Photo: Twitter)

Pak singer Rabi Pirzada quits showbiz after her nude pics leaked online

The singer's nude pictures and videos went viral on social media and widely circulated through WhatsApp.

World

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Two career diplomats -- acting ambassador to Ukraine William Taylor and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs George Kent -- are testifying before the House Intelligence Committee in what is expected to be a fiery showdown between Democrats and Trump's Republican backers. (Photo: File)

First televised Trump impeachment hearing opens in US House

Democrats seek to make the case to the public that Trump abused his power for political gain.

As the rocket fire and Israeli air-strikes continued into the night, Gaza medical officials said 10 Palestinians had been killed, including Al-Atta and his wife. (Photo: AP)

Rockets rain from Gaza as Israel kills Islamic Jihad commander

Syria said Israel carried out the Damascus strike. Israel did not comment.

 Pakistan Army has agreed to amend its Army Act to allow Kulbhushan Jadhav the right to file an appeal in a civilian court. (Photo: File)

Pak allows Jadhav to file appeal in civilian court, to amend Army Act

Jadhav was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of 'espionage and terrorism' in 2017.

Business

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Investors added risk in November as their portfolios are no longer explicitly geared to assets that outperform in a low growth & low inflation backdrop, the survey said.

Global fund managers see equity as best doing asset class in 2020

52% expect equities to be the top performer in 2020, followed by commodities (21%) and cash (10%).

According to forex experts, the rupee would continue to remain weak on global and domestic concerns.

Rupee tumbles 62 paise, could remain weak

The numbers highlighted the persistent structural slowdown in the economy and firmed expectation of further monetary easing by the RBI.

Photo Caption: Nita Ambani Elected to the Board of The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York) – the First Indian Trustee in the Museum’s 150 Year history.

Nita Ambani elected to board of Metropolitan Museum of Art

In 2017, the Reliance Foundation committed to support exhibitions that explore and celebrate the arts of India.

Sports

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Barcelona and Real Madrid will face each other at Camp Nou for the first El Clasico of the 2019-20 season on December 18, La Liga confirmed on Wednesday. (Photo:AFP)

Barcelona to host Real Madrid in first El Clasico of the season on December 18

Barcelona and Real Madrid are levelled on 25 points at the top of La Liga after 12 matches this season.

The 26-year-old Samantha Kerr bagged the MVP title after scoring a record 19 goals in 23 games to secure a third-consecutive golden boot. (Photo: Twitter/ Chelsea Ladies)

Australia women's captain Samantha Kerr signs for Chelsea FC

Kerr was recently named the National Women's Soccer League's (NWSL) Most Valuable Player (MVP).

Liverpool had a 3-0 lead over Manchester City during their Premier League clash on Sunday. But as the match was inching close to the full-time, Manchester City netted their first goal. (Photo: AFP)

Juergen Klopp says that, 'You cannot win against Manchester City with no dangerous moments'

After 3-1 victory over Manchester City, Liverpool consolidated their top position on the points table as they now have 34 points.

Science

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The mystery of sliding on ice can therefore be found in the "viscous" nature of this film of water

Researchers find reason behind slippery nature of ice!

Researcher's have for the first time been able to demonstrate why ice becomes slippery enough for people to skate on.

The analysis found that for one specific sector - industrial boilers - technology is cheaper at cleaning the air than ecosystem upgrades.

Trees - a feasible option for cutting down air pollution around factories

It is the plants and not technologies for cleaning the air near a number of industrial sites, roadways, and oil and gas drilling sites.

The discovery suggests that bipedalism originated in a common ancestor of humans and the great apes. (Representational Image)

Prehistoric ape from Germany was a pioneer of two-legged walking

Fossils unearthed in southern Germany of a remarkable ape that lived about 11.6 million years ago

Life

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Ayushmann Khurrana- Still from the poem’s video

Be gentle, man

Filmmaker Shwetaabh Singh is in awe of Ayushmann’s poem on decoding the gentleman.

As Twitter indicated that it would not be restoring Hegde’s account, some of the most strident voices on Indian Twitter have decided to boycott the platform and join Mastodon.

From tweets to toots

With rampant trolling and account suspension on Twitter, netizens weigh in on German social media platform Mastodon as its replacement.

Gone are the days that parents push their children into extra-curricular activities that solely aim to build their physical endurance and intelligence.

Developing young minds

As we dedicate this day to children, here’s a look at activities in the city that will ensure your child’s all-round development.

Relationship

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The phrase is quite precise, but could hold multiple reasons. (Photo: Representational/Pexels)

‘It’s not you, it’s me’: Decoded

Breaking up can be hurtful, but not knowing why can be more painful.

The findings were published in the journal of 'Sex Research'. (Photo: ANI)

Secrecy surrounding sexual activity can become toxic in non-traditional relationship

Do open relationships work out in a monogamy dominated culture?

Having an open ongoing communication about sex, preferences and limitations is the key to a hot, healthy relationship. (Representative Image)

Drop the inhibitions

“Sex is a deep profound form of meditation”, says Arthi, a psychotherapist who educates people for a healthy sexual diet.

Metros

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JNU students raise slogans during a protest against the University Grants Commission in New Delhi on Wednesday. 	(Photo: Bipab Banerjee)

Partial rollback in JNU fee hike, students say ‘eyewash’

Teachers’ body slams university, protest to continue,

BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis

Circular asks ministers, Devendra Fadnavis to vacate offices

Sources informed that some ministers have already started leaving their offices and piles of documents have been lying outside their offices.

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray

Shiv Sena challenges governor’s move in apex court

Even after failing to muster the numbers to form the government in Maharashtra, Mr Thackeray continued to harbour hopes of a miracle.

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