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Protesters try to enter the US embassy during a demonstration in Aukar, Lebanon. (Photo: AP)

Palestinians clash with cops at US embassy in Lebanon

Scores of demonstrators, including Palestinians, pelted security outside the embassy with stones and burned an effigy of US President Donald Trump.

British Prime Minister Theresa May (Photo: AP)

ISIS still not defeated: Theresa May to Iraq

Iraq’s announcement came two days after the Russian military said it had defeated ISIS in Syria.

UN undersecretary general for political affairs Jeffrey Feltman arrives at an airport in Beijing, China, on Saturday after his visit to Pyongyang. (Photo: AP)

Korean peninsula big concern: UN envoy

Jeffrey Feltman calls on N. Korea to implement UN resolutions.

Business

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Net direct tax collections represent 49 per cent of  total Budget Estimates of direct taxes for 2017-18 (Rs 9.8 lakh crore).

Direct tax collections rise 14 pc to Rs 4.8 lakh cr in Apr-Nov

Gross collections have increased by 10.7 per cent to Rs 5.82 lakh crore during April-November, 2017.

The plant will have a capacity of 3.5 million tonnes per annum.

UltraTech to set up Rs 1,850 crore cement plant in Rajasthan

With this expansion UltraTech will have a foot print across the country with 50 plant locations.

This offer is unmatched in the market, truly unlimited with free calling on roaming. (Photo: AFP)

Voda introduces free roaming for prepaid customers

Vodafone has introduced unlimited calling on roaming and 1GB per day 2G Internet for 28 days at just Rs 17.

Sports

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Suranga Lakmal

IND vs SL, 1st ODI: Suranga Lakmal guides Lanka to 7-wicket win in Dharmsala ODI

India succumb to one of their worst defeats, in Dharamsala.

Virat Kohli (Photo: AP)

Virat Kohli will have to keep his focus alive

Kohli faces his most exciting — and stiffest —challenge yet.

(Photo: BCCI)

Ahead of 1st ODI vs Sri Lanka, Kedar Jadhav ruled out of India side

Jadhav was selected only for the three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka.

Science

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The International Energy Agency has estimated it will take $3.5 trillion a year for the next 30 years to contain the rise of global temperatures.

Paris climate summit a chance for real progress: World Bank

Among those in attendance will be former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg

During a solar eclipse, The sun’s view is blocked from earth by the passing moon eithe partially or completely.

Mere seconds of solar gazing leaves woman with permanent eye injuries

Even during a solar eclipse, it’s not safe to look directly at the sun without proper eye-gear. One woman learned it the hard way.

Between 3.7 and 4.5 billion years ago, the Earth was being bombarded by meteors, at a rate about eight to 11 times higher than today.Representational Photo: Pixabay

Police Dashcam catches meteor streaking through the sky

The American Meteor Society confirms that the fireball was indeed a meteor. The society says it received multiple reports about it.

Life

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During the colder months of the year, polluted air tends to remain stagnant for a longer period of time and does not move out from the zone as quickly as it does in summer.

What are you breathing?

Looks like air pollution is getting the better of us. If we don’t fight back now, what are our chances of a healthy tomorrow?

With maternity leave over, they also need to learn how to balance their work and family lives effectively. (Photo: Pixabay)

Being too hard on oneself makes working mothers unhappy: study

Need frustration relates to daily distress and to more cold and intrusive parent-child interactions.

Authorities say the chase reached speeds of 100 mph and involved four different police departments. (Photo: Pixabay)

Wisconsin man fleeing police crashed while checking phone

A man who led police on a high-speed chased crashed his minivan because he became distracted checking his cellphone for directions.

Relationship

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It turns out that’s something that people are actually signing up to, thanks to dating sites like MissTravel.

Dating app that sends singletons on romantic getaways with strangers

This dating app, MissTravel, sends singletons on romantic holidays with complete strangers.

The effects include feelings of inadequacy, frustration and anger on the part of the refused partner and leads to a deflated self-esteem, anxiety, depression, and fault finding. (Photo: AFP)

Of requests and refusals

One sexual difficulty that is explosive involves one partner requesting sex and being repeatedly refused.

Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber. (Photo: AP)

Save yourself from the rebound drama

Life coaches unanimously agree hitting the dating game again after a breakup isn’t a good idea.

Metros

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File picture of the Bombay high court.

Enforcement Directorate plea in currency scam rejected

In 2000, the Russian government wanted to overcome a currency deficit and so invited people to do business.

Ashish Deshmukh

BJP MLA slams CM Fadnavis in missive

In his missive, Mr Deshmukh focussed prominently on the issue of farmer suicides.

Heaps of garbage line the railway tracks near Bandra station. (Photo: Bebasish Dey)

Keep garbage off tracks, says Piyush Goyal

Asks officials to allocate specific spots for dustbins on platforms.

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