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John Boyega wants right representation in 'Star Wars' universe

John Boyega wants right representation in 'Star Wars' universe

Hollywood | Oct 24, 2020, 06:26 PM IST

The 28-year-old spoke about the axed storyline for the final film of the franchise, "Star Wars. Episode IX - The Rise Of Skywalker", which would have given Finn a better role.

Trump to vote in person in Florida before hitting campaign trails

Trump to vote in person in Florida before hitting campaign trails

World | Oct 24, 2020, 05:49 PM IST

US President Donald Trump will vote in person in West Palm Beach, Florida, before holding campaign rallies in the three swing states of North Carolina, Ohio and Wisconsin.

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Polish President tests Covid-19 positive

World | Oct 24, 2020, 05:26 PM IST

Polish President Andrzej Duda has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, a Minister confirmed on Saturday.

Dubai-based Indian teen turns school project into family business

Dubai-based Indian teen turns school project into family business

Business | Oct 24, 2020, 05:04 PM IST

A Dubai-based Indian teenager has turned a school project into a family business after his father was amazed at how the product turned out, a media report said on Saturday.

Covid-19 a double blow for chronic disease patients in India: Study

Covid-19 a double blow for chronic disease patients in India: Study

Oct 24, 2020, 04:56 PM IST

The study, published in the journal Frontiers in Public Health, found people with NCDs are more vulnerable to catching and dying from Covid-19 and their exposure to NCD risk factors - such as substance abuse, social isolation and unhealthy diets - has increased during the pandemic.

Biden breaks all-time television spending record

Biden breaks all-time television spending record

World | Oct 24, 2020, 04:50 PM IST

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's campaign has spent a record amount of money on television and digital advertising than any other presidential candidate in the US' history.

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IPL 2020: DC drop Prithvi Shaw against KKR after string of low scores

Cricket | Oct 24, 2020, 04:44 PM IST

Shaw has been criticised for playing far too many strokes in the air by former cricketers.

Andhra retrieves 20 acres encroached land from GITAM

Andhra retrieves 20 acres encroached land from GITAM

India | Oct 24, 2020, 04:12 PM IST

Andhra Pradesh government took back 20 acres of encroached land from the possession of Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (GITAM) in the city.

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Cricket Australia banks on trans-Tasman bubble for BBL success

Cricket | Oct 24, 2020, 04:09 PM IST

Cricket Australia is hoping that the creation of a trans-Tasman travel bubble will bring in West Indian and Kiwi stars as the Australian T20 league looks to attract fan-following and match the Indian Premier League's popularity.

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IPL 2020: KKR's Pat Cummins satisfied despite few wickets

Cricket | Oct 24, 2020, 02:46 PM IST

The Aussie pacer has failed to pick up wickets regularly for the franchise and has conceded 98.66 runs for every wicket he has taken.

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Xbox head Phil Spencer hints at xCloud streaming sticks for TV

Technology | Oct 24, 2020, 02:38 PM IST

The cloud gaming service xCloud launched as part of Game Pass Ultimate subscriptions on September 15. 

Men produce more Covid antibodies than women: Study

Men produce more Covid antibodies than women: Study

Oct 24, 2020, 02:07 PM IST

The results, published in the European Journal of Immunology, also show that age is not a confounding factor in levels of antibodies produced, but disease severity is.

Gulshan Devaiah on Bollywood controversies: People are raising voice with insincerity

Gulshan Devaiah on Bollywood controversies: People are raising voice with insincerity

Celebrities | Oct 24, 2020, 02:02 PM IST

Actor Gulshan Devaiah feels recent controversies, related to allegations of Bollywood-drug trade nexus as well as nepotism charges, which have been surrounding the film fraternity, do not bother him. 

Why early diagnosis, treatment of psoriasis is helpful

Why early diagnosis, treatment of psoriasis is helpful

Oct 24, 2020, 01:28 PM IST

Seeking timely diagnosis and treatment of psoriasis, while recognizing the symptoms, is advisable, says a renowned dermatologist ahead of the World Psoriasis Day marked on October 29.

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IPL 2020: Early swing makes captains Virat Kohli and Kieron Pollard change plans

Cricket | Oct 24, 2020, 01:02 PM IST

As the tournament enters its business end, captains are now willing to go for pace bowlers who can exploit the early movement instead of saving them for the middle or late overs.

Data is fuel, 5G fabric for digital transformation: Michael

Data is fuel, 5G fabric for digital transformation: Michael Dell

Technology | Oct 24, 2020, 12:48 PM IST

Reiterating that technology has never been more central than it is in the pandemic times, Dell Technologies chairman and CEO Michael Dell has said digital transformation is like a machine with data as its fuel and 5G as its digital fabric.

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Kapil Dev shows double-thumbs up sign after successful angioplasty

Cricket | Oct 24, 2020, 12:34 PM IST

Kapil Dev is on road to recovery after he was admitted to a Delhi hospital following complaint of chest pain on October 23.

Young Souls and Phoenix Point to arrive at Stadia next year

Young Souls and Phoenix Point to arrive at Stadia next year

Technology | Oct 24, 2020, 12:27 PM IST

Google has announced two more games, Young Souls and Phoenix Point are coming to its Stadia Cloud gaming service users, next year.

Indian Ocean pay tribute to Covid heroes in new anthem

Indian Ocean pay tribute to Covid heroes in new anthem

Oct 24, 2020, 12:03 PM IST

With lyrics, "Manzilain humse khud aaj kehne lageen, dil mein hai hausla, jeetegi zindagi", the anthem video features some of India's Covid-19 heroes along with hosts Dia Mirza and Sonu Sood. 

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Zuckerberg, Dorsey to testify before US senate judiciary panel: Know why

Technology | Oct 24, 2020, 11:58 AM IST

The Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) on Friday announced that Twitter CEO Dorsey and Facebook CEO Zuckerberg will appear voluntarily before the committee on November 17

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Apple fixes 6 malicious apps posing as Adobe Flash installers: Know details

Technology | Oct 24, 2020, 11:50 AM IST

In August, Apple fixed a malware disguised as an update for Adobe Flash player that slipped through its toughest security screening software and got approved for its Mac desktops.

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IPL 2020: Jasprit Bumrah and Trent Boult close in on Kagiso Rabada in Purple Cap race

Cricket | Oct 24, 2020, 11:28 AM IST

KXIP skipper KL Rahul keeps orange cap with a good margin ahead of the clash against SRH.

Dussehra 2020: Actors list their favrite films where good triumphs over evil

Dussehra 2020: Actors list their favrite films where good triumphs over evil

Celebrities | Oct 24, 2020, 11:09 AM IST

Ahead of Dussehra, which emphasizes on the celebration of the triumph of good over evil, actors have shared their favourite films that define the theme of the festival.

Bengaluru receives widespread rain, normal life hit

Bengaluru receives widespread rain, normal life hit

India | Oct 24, 2020, 10:52 AM IST

Three hours of heavy rains, measuring more than 75 mm, across Bengaluru on Friday saw retaining walls of storm water drains getting breached or partly collapsing at many places, flooding many low-lying areas and throwing normal life out of gear.  

Ayushmann Khurrana amazed that he never shot in hometown Chandigarh before

Ayushmann Khurrana amazed that he never shot in hometown Chandigarh before

Celebrities | Oct 24, 2020, 08:43 AM IST

Bollywood star Ayushmann Khurrana is shooting his upcoming film in his hometown Chandigarh and he is very thrilled about it. He says the process is special for him.

Eisha Singh: Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya 11 shows what love means to youth

Eisha Singh: Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya 11 shows what love means to youth

Celebrities | Oct 24, 2020, 06:22 AM IST

Actress Eisha Singh says the new season of Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya showcases what love means in the lives of youth.

Jupiter's moon Io

Volcanic activity effect spotted on Jupiter's moon Io

Oct 23, 2020, 10:01 PM IST

Astronomers have for the first time observed direct effect of volcanic activity on the atmosphere of Jupiter's moon Io. 

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After successful angioplasty, Kapil Dev tells 1983 WC mates he is eager to play golf

Cricket | Oct 23, 2020, 09:40 PM IST

In an emotional message in 1983 World Cup WhatsApp group, Kapil Dev calls his WC winning mates his family after health threat earlier in the day.

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White House, Twitter deny Donald Trump's account was hacked

World | Oct 23, 2020, 08:54 PM IST

The White House and Twitter have denied that a Dutch cybersecurity researcher broke into his account using the password 'maga2020!'

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Sourav Ganguly's BCCI team completes one year, crippled by COVID-19

Cricket | Oct 23, 2020, 08:43 PM IST

Except for the conduct of the IPL 2020, Dada & Co. don't have many achievements to show, thanks to COVID-19 pandemic that ate up seven of their 12 months.

Raftaar denounces Covid misinformation with new single

Raftaar denounces Covid misinformation with new single

Oct 23, 2020, 08:43 PM IST

The song is inspired by United Nation campaign, Pause, Take Care Before You Share. The motive for the initiative is to generate awareness around the snowballing surge of misinformation in the wake of the global pandemic.

Consuming dietary soy may reduce dementia risk: Study

Consuming dietary soy may reduce dementia risk: Study

Oct 23, 2020, 08:28 PM IST

The study, published in the journal Alzheimer's & Dementia: TRCI, reported that elderly Japanese men and women who produce equol--a metabolite of dietary soy created by certain types of gut bacteria--display lower levels of white matter lesions within the brain.

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Mi India sells 50 lakh smartphones in 7-day festive sales

Technology | Oct 23, 2020, 08:21 PM IST

Smartphone brand Mi India on Friday said it has sold 50 lakh handsets during the seven-day festive sales across Amazon, Flipkart and mi.com platforms.

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Buy 4 Samsung products in one combined EMI in 1,000 cities

Technology | Oct 23, 2020, 07:50 PM IST

The new financing offers include an industry-first option under 'My Samsung My Combo' scheme that will enable consumers to purchase multiple Samsung products under one single EMI and do away with the hassle of managing multiple EMIs.

RRB NTPC 2020: Railways receives 2.4 crore applications for 1.4 lakh posts

RRB NTPC 2020: Railways receives 2.4 crore applications for 1.4 lakh posts

Oct 23, 2020, 07:29 PM IST

RRB NTPC 2020: The Railways said that around 2.4 crore candidates have applied for 1.4 lakh vacancies in Indian Railways for various categories of staff to be hired by the Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs).

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China warns UK against offering citizenship to Hong Kong residents

World | Oct 23, 2020, 07:20 PM IST

China on Friday warned the UK against offering citizenship to Hong Kong residents and "immediately correct its mistakes" in order to avoid retaliatory measures.

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