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Kaji, whose real name is Ryan Guan, was already the video platform's highest earner in 2018, with USD 22 million, according to Forbes. (Photo: Twitter)

This 8-yr-old is highest paid YouTuber, earns USD 26 million in year

His channel "Ryan's World," launched in 2015 by Ryan's parents, is only three years old but already has 22.9 million subscribers.

"Today I'm very happy that I have completed my high school. My daughter is doing masters so that also motivated me to complete my education,” he added. (Photo: ANI)

79-year-old retired CRPF Subedar-major passes high school exam in U'khand

Stressing on the need for knowledge, Ram said everyone should complete their education to be successful in life.

"We can't just continue living as if there was no tomorrow, because there is a tomorrow. That is all we are saying," Thunberg told the magazine. (Photo: Screengrab)

Great Thunberg, teen climate activist, named TIME magazine's 'Person of the Year'

The 16-year-old first hit the headlines for her solo strike against global warming outside Sweden's parliament last year.

Restaurants in Saudi Arabia will no longer need to maintain entrances segregated by sex, the authorities said on Sunday, further eroding some of the world’s strictest social rules as sweeping reforms take hold. (Photo: File)

Saudi Arabia ends gender-segregated entrances for restaurants as part of sweeping reforms

Segregation has quietly eased over past year or so, as eateries, cafes, conference centres and concert halls stopped strictly enforcing it.

World

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Wednesday's downing of Ukraine International Airlines flight 752, which killed all 176 people aboard, has created a new crisis for the Islamic Republic's clerical rulers. (Photo: Screengrab | Twitter)

Iran takes man who posted video of missile striking Ukraine plane into custody

President Hassan Rouhani promised a thorough investigation into the 'unforgivable error' in an address on Tuesday.

The 63-year-old Giammattei won the presidency on his fourth attempt in August for Vamos, a party founded in 2017 by politicians, businessmen and military officers on promises of battling poverty and providing better opportunities. (Photo: Twitter)

Guatemala swears in conservative Giammattei as President

The ceremony came after a five-hour delay and boisterous protests against ex-President Jimmy Morales.

A handout picture of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei with President Hassan Rouhani and newly-appointed commander of the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Esmail Qaani (right) during a mourning ceremony for slain Gen. Qasem Soleimani, in Tehran on Thursday. (Photo: AFP)

US is ready for serious talks with Iran

Missile strike was start of series of attacks across region: Iranian commander.

Business

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The placing of Yes Bank's deposit rating of B2 under review reflects Moody's expectation that the bank's standalone viability is getting increasingly challenged by its slowness in raising new capital.

Moody's places Yes Bank's ratings under review; direction uncertain

Moody's has downgraded Yes Bank's Baseline Credit Assessment (BCA) and adjusted BCA to caa2 from b3.

Shares of Jet Airways were trading 4.92 per cent lower than their previous close on BSE at Rs 45.40 apiece.

Jet Airways to sell Netherlands biz to KLM

The domestic full-service carrier, which shuttered operations last April, is undergoing insolvency resolution process.

The broader NSE Nifty slipped 1.85 points or 0.01 per cent to 12,353.65. (Photo: File)

Sensex, Nifty off to choppy start; RIL up 2 pc ahead of Q2 results

The 30-share BSE index was trading 3.68 points or 0.01 per cent lower at 41,928.88.

Sports

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Shikhar Dhawan

A kangaroo challenge for India

The availability of a bottle of clean water had helped the Aussie cricketers take on India better, a process that began in 1987 with the Reliance Cup.

Former world number one Angelique Kerber swept past the challenge from China’s Wang Qiang 6-1 6-3 to pick up her first win of the year at the inaugural Adelaide International on Monday. (Photo:AFP)

Angelique Kerber starts strong at Australian Open warmup in Adelaide

The 2016 Australian Open champion dominated her Chinese opponent from the outset.

A little magic may help Coco Gauff go a long way in next week’s Australian Open main draw, with the American teenager entering her first Grand Slam tournament solely on her own merits. (Photo:AFP)

Coco Gauff aiming for magical time at Australian Open

Gauff arrived in Melbourne on Monday after playing in Auckland with a world ranking of 66 and eligible for the main draw.

Science

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Earlier neurologists had already believed that language abilities are directly influenced by various brain diseases. (Photo: ANI)

Brain diseases influence speaking ability, study shows

Patients with language impairment due to Dementia have shown signs of reading and speech inefficiency, according to recent research.

According to Fox News, NPR reported that a 1.5-million-acre mega-fire kicked off by the merging of two bushfires in southeast Australia. (Photo: Screenshot)

One billion animals killed or imperilled by Australian fires, says expert

As per new estimates by University of Sydney, over one billion animals may have lost their lives or put in peril by the ongoing fires there.

The wave structure is the largest ever seen in the galaxy and is made up of interconnected stellar nurseries.

Map of Milky Way Galaxy reveals presence of stellar nurseries wave

The newly developed three-dimensional map shows Earth's galactic neighborhood in a new light & is opening the door to some major discoveries

Life

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Kriti Kharbanda in an oufit by Prreeti Jaiin Nainutia

Ultra shorts for high fashion

Dressing short and sexy appears to be the hot new mantra for our stars.

A still from the film Bunker

Warring inside and out

Jugal Raja’s debut film Bunker addresses mental health in the Indian Armed forces and pays tribute to Mani Ratnam.

In order to soak in the festive vibes of the harvesting season, the capital got to witness a poetic cultural evening at Shri Ram Auditorium where AAMAD Kathak Dance Centre organized Rang-E-Sukhan, a Kathak dance production that highlighted the shades of poetry which staged over a 100 dancers that boasted of an ensemble of experienced and rookie dancers.

Dancing back in time

A dance fest that pays homage to Indian and Persian cultures through Kathak.

Relationship

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Kids pay more attention to soothing tones. (Photo: Representational/Pexels)

Shouting at teenagers hampers communication

Teenagers less responsive to mothers with controlling voice: Study.

As with any sexual behaviour, it is important and necessary to have consent to engage in sexting. (Photo: ANI)

Sexting can also be for relationship reassurance they receive from their partners

Studies reveal that sexting isn't just about sex; it has more reasons to it.

Keep the playfulness intact and feel free to experiment with your sex life. (Photo: Representational/Pexels)

Tips for good sex as you grow old

Why let age douse your fiery affair?

Metros

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BJP leader and former Maharashtra chief minister Narayan Rane

Narayan Rane demands probe into Sanjay Raut’s Dawood remark

Mr Rane added that the Sena had withdrawn Shivaji’s name from the MVA for the sake of being in government.

AAP leader and deputy CM Manish Sisodia along with supporters on way to file nomination papers from Patparganj Assembly constituency in New Delhi on Thursday. (Photo: PTI)

AAP confident of winning more than 67 seats: Manish Sisodia

Amid chants of “Acche Beete Paanch Saal, Lage Raho Kejriwal”, Mr Sisodia held a padyatra in which he sought blessings of the people.

Jay Bhagwan Goyal launching the book. (Photo: AA)

None can be compared with Chhatrapati Shivaji: Udayanraje Bhosale

When asked whether he would be speaking to the BJP high command, Mr Bhosale said he would seek action against the author.

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