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 Martin Scorsese and Russo brothers.

'Avengers: Endgame' director duo Russo brothers respond to Martin Scorsese's remarks

Scorsese had added to his earlier remarks on Marvel films saying, 'It's not cinema, it's something else.'

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’.

World

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Three Taliban sources in the province also said the hostages had been releasead. (Photo: AP)

Taliban release two Western hostages in Afghanistan

There was no immediate comment from the US embassy in Afghanistan.

According to the statement, those among the killed include Ezatullah, aka Hamza, one of the local commanders of the outfit and two of his close aides. (Photo: Representational)

14 Taliban terrorists killed in Afghan airstrike

The statement further said that the slain terrorists have been involved in a series of anti-government activities.

According to the Pakistani media, the postal mail service with India has resumed, but the parcel service will remain suspended. (Photo: Representational)

Pak resumes postal mail service with India

Tensions between India and Pakistan spiked after New Delhi abrogated provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution.

Business

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Government had failed to receive its share of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) dues of Rs 1600 crore from the Centre. (Photo: DC)

Financial crunch due to Centre's failure to release GST dues

The Centre has also reduced the credit limit of the state by almost Rs 6000 crore.

In 2018-19, Patanjali Ayurved had alone reported a revenue of Rs 8,329 crore.

Patanjali Ayurved posts Rs 3,562 cr revenue for April-September

Patanjali Ayurved is mainly into FMCG business and its Ayurvedic medicines.

The information shared with the European Works Council select committee lays out the case for change.

Tata Steel confirms job cuts of up to 3,000 across European operations

The latest move comes a few months after Tata Steel Europe announced plans to close two UK operations with the loss of 400 jobs.

Sports

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The India International Challenge tournament is slated to take place at the Cricket Club of India (CCI), Mumbai, from November 20-24. (Photo: ANI)

India International Challenge tournament set to have 250 shuttlers from 13 countries

The tournament is organised every year since 2008 and is part of the international circuit of badminton tournaments.

Shahadat Hossain, 33, attacked young bowler Arafat Sunny Jr during a game between Dhaka and Khulna after an argument over how to shine the ball, a board official said. (Photo: AFP)

Bangladeshi pacer Shahadat Hossain banned for five years for assaulting player

The temperamental Shahadat was reported by umpires after he was seen to slap and kick a teammate during a National Cricket League match.

After Prithvi Shaw's arrival from London, Rahul Dravid had called him to NCA to train. (Photo: BCCI)

Prithvi Shaw says that Rahul Dravid helped him during his doping ban

Shaw spoke about how NCA head coach Rahul Dravid helped him in recovering during the entirety of his ban.

Science

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The results of the study were published in the scientific journal mBio. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Novel process discovers how microbes harvest electrons!

Researchers have revealed how one kind of bacteria 'eats' electricity by pulling in electrons straight from an electrode source.

The findings of two researchers which include the relative age of Titan's geologic terrains, were recently published in the journal Nature Astronomy. (Photo: NASA)

First global geologic map of Saturn's largest moon Titan completed

The map fully reveals a dynamic world of dunes, lakes, plains, craters and other terrains on the celestial body's surgace.

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.

Life

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A windstorm overnight in the Rome area toppled scores of trees, with two falling on cars, severely injuring a motorist. (Photo: AP)

Weather woes: Venice hit with tide, snow and rain

3rd record tide enters Venice as Italy hit with snow, rain.

Bushfire-prone Australia has experienced a horror start to its fire season, which scientists say is beginning earlier. (Photo: AFP)

Blazing bush fire casts smoky haze over Sydney

Smoke haze blankets Sydney as bushfire threat rises.

There are animal welfare concerns about keeping fish whose natural behaviour is to swim freely in seas and rivers in closed tanks. (Photo: AFP)

Dubai sees boom in salmon farming

In the deserts of Dubai, salmon farming thrives.

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.

With machine learning spreading its wings and teaching techniques expanding from projectors to smart boards, there still seems to be a lacuna when compared to the work of a teacher. (Photo: ANI)

Rise of e-learning giving tough competition to good old gurus?

Teachers vs technology: Can machines replace educators?

A smart way to deal with a bully is to gang up with family and friends and confront the bully.

How to deal with the bully in your life

While rectifying the bully in one’s life is not an option, there are multiple other tricks that one can adopt to tackle them better.

Metros

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Kishori Pednekar

Kishori Pednekar set to be new mayor

However, he expressed confidence that after the 2022 civic polls, the BMC would elect a BJP mayor.

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray

Uddhav Thackeray delays Ayodhya visit amid impasse

Welcoming the verdict, Mr Thackeray said that he would visit Ayodhya again to seek darshan.

Top NCP leaders meet at Sharad Pawar’s residence in Pune. (Photo: ASIAN AGE)

NCP to strive for alternative govt

After the meeting, NCP spokesperson Nawab Malik informed mediapersons of the party’s decision to provide a stable alternative government to the state.

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