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This undated photo provided by the University of Maryland School of Medicine in March 2018 shows Dr. Robert Redfield Jr. (Photo: AP)

Longtime US AIDS researcher picked to run CDC

Redfield, a professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore succeeds Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald.

Cynthia Nixon featured in both the TV series and films of 'Sex and the City.' (Photo: AP)

'Sex and the City' star Cynthia Nixon kicks off NY governor campaign in Brooklyn

The 51-year-old celebrity turned novice politician, running to become the first woman and first openly gay governor of New York.

Eisert says the whales look similar from the surface but she gained a new appreciation for their individuality after seeing the markings on one up close. (Photo: AP)

Rare Antarctic glimpse of minke whale captured by scientist

Minke whale is a type of baleen whale which can be broke up into two species, common minke whale and Antarctic minke whale.

Illayaraja and Ghulam Mustafa Khan receiving their honour from President Ram Nath Kovind. (Photos: AP)

Padma Awards 2018: Ilaiyaraaja, Ghulam Mustafa Khan honoured with Padma Vibhushan

Prominent personalities were conferred the prestigious Padma awards for 2018 by President Ram Nath Kovind in Delhi.


Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif (Photo: AP)

‘Black dictionary’ used for my verdict: Nawaz Sharif

The former PM stressed that Imran Khan had himself declared Panama verdict as weak decision by Supreme Court.

An injured man is moved by wheelchair at hospital after a suicide attack in front of Kabul University in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Photo: AP)

Suicide bomber kills at least 32 near Kabul shrine

The Taliban, which often fights Islamic State’s local affiliate in Afghanistan, issued a statement denying any connection to the blast.

The 74-year-old military dictator's passport was to expire on March 16, but he sought an early renewal as international travel, in many cases, was not possible with a passport having less than six-month validity. (Photo: AP)

Pak renews Pervez Musharraf's passport fearing he may not return for treason case

Musharraf has been declared 'proclaimed offender' by courts, including in the high treason case and the Benazir Bhutto assassination case.


 Rupee is trading at 65.12 in early trade at the interbank forex market.

Rupee up 9 paise against dollar on Fed rate hike

Dollar extended losses overseas after US Federal Reserve stuck to its target for interest rate hikes this year.

The rise in protectionism is leading to an increase in the cost of doing international business, altering trade routes and raising hurdles to obtaining trade finance, the survey said.

Indian firms worried about rising protectionism: Study

Rajat Verma further noted companies are adapting to business plans and relationships to participate in shifting supply chains.

India has compiled a list of 91 people it is considering detaining from flying out of the country. (Photo: Facebook)

After PNB fraud, India takes steps to prevent defaulters from flying abroad

Under the new rules, banks will have to file for insolvency proceedings against loan defaulters with Rs 2,000 crore or more.


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Hasin Jahan shares Mohammed Shami's latest WhatsApp chat on Facebook

Mohammed Shami has been in the news for the past few weeks due to reported involvements in extra-marital affairs.

While there have been some serious allegations against Mohammed Shami, cricketer’s wife Hasin Jahan also said that Shami could have cheated on the country as well. (Photo: BCCI / PTI)

Shami-Jahan saga: London-based Mohammed bhai denies fixing claims

Although Jahan has continued her attack on Shami, Mohammed bhai, a London-based businessman, has now come out in support of India pacer.

Mithali Raj

Tri-series will help prepare for World T20, says Mithali Raj

Harmanpreet Kaur will lead the country in T20s with Smriti Mandhana as her deputy.


This artist's rendering shows the first interstellar asteroid: 'Oumuamua. This unique object was discovered on Oct. 19, 2017 by the Pan-STARRS 1 telescope in Hawaii. (Photo: AP)

Our 1st interstellar visitor likely came from 2-star system

The asteroid is supposed to be the first confirmed object in our solar system originating elsewhere – probably from a binary star system.

This Feb. 14, 1942 photo provided by the U.S. National Archives shows the five Sullivan brothers on board USS Juneau (CL-52) at the time of her commissioning ceremonies at the New York Navy Yard. The brothers who were all killed in the World War II sinking of the USS Juneau on Nov. 13, 1942 (Photo: AP)

Wreckage of ship blown apart in WWII found

The team used sonar data and a remotely operated underwater vehicle to identify and verify the wreckage.

China has used these satellites in the past to send seeds into space, developing new types of plants from seeds that have been exposed to zero gravity and cosmic radiation. (Representational image)

China to offer commercial recoverable satellites in next two years

The satellites allow scientists to send experiments into space on unmanned missions and recover the results.


Accepting flaws too rank high in trying to lose weight. With a higher level of self-acceptance, one is more likely to eat healthily, intuitively or mindfully. (Photo: Pixabay)

Here's the kind of personality which may make a person fat

New research shows impulsive personality increases BMI and here are ways to change that.

Representational Image. (Photo: Pixabay)

France's Galeries Lafayette turns to art and gourmet food to lure shoppers

It has the exclusive franchise in France for Eataly, the premium chain renowned for selling Italian truffles and wines around the world.

Representational Image. (Photo: Pixabay)

US infant mortality high even for full-term babies

Previous research has found babies more likely to die in the U.S. than in other developed nations.


Behaviour-management strategies include praise to increase positive behaviour and negative consequences like timeouts for being bad. (Photo: Pixabay)

Parenting strategies to reduce disruptive behaviour in children

Most parenting programs aim to teach parents how to reduce their children's disruptive behaviour.

Efforts are on to make the superstar see the imprudence of his current obsession with a co-star young enough to be his daughter

Marriage on the rocks?

One wonders how amicable this “propah” superstar’s parting with his second wife, known to have a mind of her own, would be.

These results do suggest, however, that the first year of college could be an ideal time to screen all entering students for suicide risk and intervene appropriately. (Photo: AFP)

Study says sexual orientation top risk for suicidal thoughts in college freshmen

Globally, suicide was second leading cause of death among 15- to 29-year-olds in 2015, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).


Lawyer Rizwan Siddiquee with his wife (left) after his release from police custody. 	(Photo: Deepak Kurkunde)

Bombay HC orders release of Rizwan Siddiquee

Kangana, Ayesha summoned to record statements in CDR scam probe.

The strike has taken a toll on the harried passengers.

Ola withdraws strike, while Uber continues

The drivers went on strike due to diminishing income, claimed sources from the two firms.

A majority of the dilapidated buildings are in Ghatkopar.

104 buildings to be evacuated before May end

According to BMC data, there were 664 ‘C1’ category buildings in the city.


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