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Deepika-Ranveer wed in fiercely private ceremony after public declaration of love

After months of will they, won't they, Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh finally got married in Italy's scenic Lake Como on Wednesday but Bollywood's A couple kept things fiercely private leaving the celebrity media breathlessly waiting for scraps of inf

Children’s Day 2018: A mother’s wish list for a better tomorrow

Today as a mother, I wondered and pondered on my wish list for what I dream and hope for my children and children around the globe.

India building three specialised labs to assess nuclear radiation damage

Scientists at INMAS are developing three new specialised laboratories which they say could boost India's nuclear preparedness and help save thousands of lives in case of an atomic war or a nuclear dis

Portable purifiers may protect your heart from air pollution, shows study

Microscopic particles floating in the air we breathe come from sources such as fossil fuel combustion, fires, cigarettes and vehicles, said researchers from the University of Michigan in the US.

NASA InSight mission to Mars: When, where and how to watch spacecraft landing

As NASA's InSight spacecraft touches down on the Red Planet on November 26, people from around the world will be able to watch the event live on NASA Television, the agency's website and social media

Artificial intelligence boosts drug delivery to eradicate malaria

Using the next generation Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based tools, a team of researchers has developed a new end-to-end drug discovery pipeline to eradicate malaria.

‘Incomparable’ pink diamond could smash record at Geneva auction

The Pink Legacy used to belong to the Oppenheimer family, which for decades ran the De Beers diamond mining company, but auction house Christie's refused to say who the current owner was.

NASA probe beams back image of Jupiter’s swirling clouds

The image captures a several bright-white 'pop-up' clouds as well as an anticyclonic storm, known as a white oval, in Jupiter's dynamic North Temperate Belt.

Pneumonia may kill over 1.7 million children in India by 2030

The study, released on the occasion of the World Pneumonia Day, found that the infectious disease is likely to kill nearly 11 million children under five by 2030.

Biggest ever robot exercise in the history of the UK army gets underway

The exercise aims to test technologies in surveillance, long-range and precision targeting, enhanced mobility and the re-supply of forces, urban warfare and enhanced situational awareness.

India to launch GSAT-29 communication satellite on Wednesday

Subject to weather conditions, India's heavy-lift rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-Mk III) is set to put into orbit the communication satellite GSAT-29 tentatively on Wednesday, th

Air pollution may up heart, lung disease risk, finds study

Exposure to certain air pollutants may increase emergency department (ED) visits for respiratory and cardiovascular diseases, a study has found.

Humans driving mammal species decline globally, claims study

The research, published in the journal Nature Communications, compared a 16-year trend in the global human footprint with the extinction risk of around 4,500 land-based mammal species.

John Thain’s Picasso fetches $29.6 million as auctions start

The total was $279.2 million, below the low estimate of $305 million, and 42 percent less than the similar auction a year ago. Of the 61 offered lots, 15 percent failed to find buyers, including a Vin

Paradise needs a positive image

Even as the J&K Tourism department grapples with allegations of mismanagement of a recent Autumn Fest familiarisation tour as a result of which heads have rolled, one thing remains unchanged - Kashmir

Fashion retail: Bagful of similarities

How do handbag brands hope to stand out despite similar looking ads and communication strategies?

On the lines of Mars Orbiter Mission, ISRO plans orbiter mission to Venus

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is planning to study Venus from an elliptical orbit that is closest to the planet at 500 km and 60,000 km at the farthest end - similar to Mars Orbiter Mi

Thugs of Hindostan: Is the film getting crushed under its own weight? Know what went wrong

Social media was brutal on Thugs of Hindostan. Memes and messages ridiculing the movie flooded Twitter and Facebook timelines. Bad word-of-mouth has hit the movie hard.

Smart device may help glaucoma patients save eyesight

Glaucoma can be treated only with medications or surgical implants, both of which offer varying degrees of success in helping to improve sight and to relieve pressure buildup inside the eye.

This diabetes drug could be the wonder remedy for heart attack prevention

AstraZeneca Plc is aiming for wider use of its Farxiga diabetes drug as a study showed that it staved off lethal heart disease in a broad variety of patients.

Auction house Sotheby’s set to test India market, eyes Rs 63 crore in Mumbai sales

l Set for first auction in India; attracted by ‘inherent stability’ in the market.

Book Review: India Ahead: 2025 and Beyond by Bimal Jalan

An expert’s guide on what changes can be effected in politics and economy to take India forward in the coming years.

Book Review: Eating Wasps by Anita Nair

She is among the handful of contemporary Indian writers to bring out the best in her female characters. Anita Nair knows what her women want and how they are going to get it.

Book Review: Missing: A Novel by Sumana Roy

An allegory of a man’s search for reality .

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