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Rakul Preet Singh smoking scene in 'Manmadhudu 2'. (Photo: YouTube)

Rakul Preet Singh reacts after being trolled for smoking in 'Manmadhudu 2'

The actor is playing a female version of Casanova, was mercilessly trolled by Twitterati for smoking in the film.

Turing’s electro-mechanical machine, a forerunner of modern computers, unravelled the Enigma code used by Nazi Germany and helped give the Allies an advantage in the naval struggle for control of the Atlantic. (Photo: AP)

Alan Turing, World War II code breaker, to appear on Bank of England note

Turing killed himself in 1954, aged 41, with cyanide.

Chachea, who is a florist by profession, makes exquisite dolls and has drawn quite a lot of customers since the beginning. (Photo: ANI)

This Manipur florist makes exquisite dolls out of waste

People often throw away maize husks as it is of no use to anyone, but for this artist, the waste is valuable to make beautiful dolls.

UP Hile Zilla Hile song still.

Jabariya Jodi's second song 'UP Hile Zilla Hile' to be launched in 'Navarang Cinema'

Jabariya Jodi is shot at real locations in Uttar Pradesh to give the right flavour.

World

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In an embarrassing situation for the flight, the vlog showed that the flight's crew was handing out food menus which were handwritten. (Photo: Youtube I Rius Vernandes)

Watch: Indonesian Flight bans photography after customer mocks handwritten menu

A disgruntled passenger travelling in the airlines posted his vlog which went viral.

The year-old Ebola epidemic in eastern DR Congo, the second deadliest on record, has largely been contained to remote areas, but this week saw a patient diagnosed with the virus in provincial capital Goma, the first case in a major urban hub. (Photo: AFP)

DR Congo Ebola outbreak an emergency of global concern: WHO

The Ebola virus is highly contagious and has an average fatality rate of around 50 percent.

On Wednesday, instead of crowds, only a few dozen specialist workers wearing white protective overalls, hard hats and masks could be seen carrying out painstaking work to make the building safe. (Photo: AFP)

Inside Notre-Dame: rubble, emptiness and an immense task ahead

Journalists were on Wednesday given unprecedented access during a tour around the inside of the 850-year-old World Heritage landmark.

Business

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With the deal, Vodafone has said it will become "the leading next-generation network owner in Europe," with a total reach of 110 million homes and businesses. (Photo: File)

EU clears Vodafone's USD 22 billion deal to expand in Europe

EU Commission said that the deal, valued at USD 21.8 billion, will go ahead if Vodafone addresses its competition concerns.

This is the third straight day of fall for the rupee, during which it has lost 43 paise.

Rupee skids for 3rd straight day; settles 15 paise down at 68.97 vs USD

Forex traders said, foreign fund outflows and weak Asian currencies weighed on the local unit.

By getting listed on the BSE's SME platform, the enterprises will get equity financing opportunities to grow their business from expansion to acquisition, it said.

BSE, Haryana government sign pact to facilitate MSMEs raise capital

By getting listed on the BSE's SME platform, the enterprises will get equity financing opportunities.

Sports

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Following the defeat, Virat had taken to social media to thank fans for their support. (Photo: Virat Kohli/Twitter)

Watch; Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma return to India after World Cup exit

Anushka was also seen cheering for Team India from the stands during the recently concluded World Cup.

Besides Dhawan, Yuvraj has also nominated Brian Lara, Chris Gayle and Sachin Tendulkar to take up the challenge. (Photo: File)

Dhawan picks up bat for first time for 'Bottle Cap Challenge' post injury; see video

Dhawan picked up his bat after he was nominated for the viral Bottle Cap Challenge by former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh.

England came out triumphant in the recently concluded tournament. (Photo: BridglandJames/Twitter)

England skipper Eoin Morgan thanks fan who names his newborn after him; see tweet

Morgan is the only English captain who has won the ODI World Cup for England in history.

Science

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Researchers exposed rats to nighttime blue light and measured their food consumption and glucose tolerance the following day. (Photo: AP)

Gadget's blue light increases consumption of sweets in rats at night

Studies show that screen use at night may increase our tendency to snack on sugary foods.

As part of the study, the researchers, instead of examining tissue and data from human patients, analysed blood samples from 21 animals. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Blood samples from the zoo may help predict diseases in humans: Study

Using the findings, the researchers want to use similar genetic patterns to improve computer-assisted disease prognosis.

According to the team of researchers, these finds suggest for the first time the existence of a long-lasting mother-infant bond in Australopithecus. (Photo: ANI)

Breastfeeding practice by earliest ancestors explained

Breastfeeding Analysis has revealed that infants were breastfed continuously from birth to about one year of age.

Life

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Meghan has been reportedly choosing a pulled-back bun up-do to protect her weak post-partum hair. (Photo: Instagram)

Meghan Markle ditches her signature messy bun

Meghan has been seen experimenting with her hairstyle post the birth of her son.

Drinking too much water can result in a condition called hyponatremia, which is a dangerous drop in blood sodium levels. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Know your body’s hydration needs

Drinking more water than needed can be as harmful as drinking less of it.

 It is used as a mild laxative and finds use in medicinal use for rheumatism, hair care and menstrual problems. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Use castor oil to remedy sagging skin

Castor oil has several medicinal properties but can be harmful if ingested in excess.

Relationship

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The friends purchased a dilapidated red-brick house and completely remodelled it to a light-filled and glass-coated beauty. (Photo: Screengrab)

Sisterhood gets new definition: Seven girlfriends buy mansion to grow old together

Seven Chinese friends, who have been friends for more than 20 years, bought a house to retire and die together.

If you partner is angry or jealous, they wouldn’t necessarily verbalise their feelings. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Signs that your partner can’t stand you anymore

Keep an eye out for these warning signs in your partner’s behaviour towards you.

My friend regales me with an anecdote of how she rang the bell of her neighbour to inform him that she'd just shifted into the apartment block and had called upon him to say hello.

A thing of the past

Every kind of relationship is the greatest investment people can make in their lives.

Metros

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Devendra Fadnavis announced compensation of Rs 5 lakh for the kin of the deceased and Rs 50,000 for the injured.

Dongri building collapse death toll rises to 13

The BMC stated that rescue operations were called off around 3.30 pm.

Tabrez Ansari

No court relief for TikTok influencers

Trio’s advocate says that they will move high court to challenge order.

Friends of Kulbhushan Jadhav celebrate the verdict given by International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Wednesday. (Photo: ASIAN AGE)

Friends celebrate Kulbhushan’s verdict

Wednesday’s judgement was pronounced in favour of India with a 15:1 vote.

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