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The girl's heart was brought to Mumbai amid heavy downpour and was successfully transplanted into a 7-year-old boy. (Photo: PTI/Representational)

11-yr-old brain dead girl gives new life to patients in Mumbai, Pune

The girl was declared brain dead by the doctors on Tuesday after supply of oxygen to her brain stopped due to some complication.

Ali Fazal and Richa Chadha.

Ali Fazal accompanied by steady girlfriend RichaChadha at Victoria & Abdul premiere

The actress traveled all the way to Los Angeles, US to be on the side of Ali Fazal for another premiere of ‘Victoria and Abdul’.

Scientists believe targeting the gene could theoretically prevent the neurological destruction caused by Alzheimer's, for which there is currently no cure.

Scientists discover gene that ups risk of Alzheimer’s

ApoE4 is known to increase person’s chances of developing Alzheimer’s and is directly linked to brain damage caused by knots of proteins.

Priyanka Chopra was in the UN when she met Malala Yousafzai.

"You inspire women like me all over the world": Priyanka Chopra to Malala

Actress Priyanka Chopra shared her happiness meeting Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai.

World

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External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj. (Photo: Twitter | ANI)

Mexico earthquake: Swaraj confirms ‘all Indians safe’, extends condolences

Swaraj, who is here for the 72nd annual session of the UN General Assembly, said India stands with Mexico in this hour of grief.

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte  (Photo: AP)

Philippines' Duterte says son will be killed if drug allegations against him found true

'So I told Paolo: 'My order is to kill you if you are caught. And I will protect the police who kill you, if it is true',' Duterte said.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, celebrates what was said to be the test launch of an intermediate range Hwasong-12 missile at an undisclosed location in North Korea. (Photo: AP)

N Korea compares Trump’s threat as 'dog's bark', says won’t deter any rhetoric

Observers said that despite tough rhetoric, any military response to crisis would risk a devastating conflict that would imperil millions.

Business

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Bharti Airtel on Thursday said it has got shareholders' approval for its scheme of amalgamation with Telenor India.

Airtel investors okay amalgamation with Telenor

Shareholders representing 99.98 per cent holding voted in favour of the resolution while a mere 0.02 per cent voted against it.

UIDAI has slapped notices on Bharti Airtel and Airtel Payments Bank over its retailers allegedly opening payments bank accounts without taking "informed consent" of customers who go for Aadhaar-based mobile SIM verification.  (Photo: Representational/AFP)

UIDAI slams Airtel for opening payments bank a/c using Aadhaar info  

It also asked both Bharti Airtel and its payments bank entity to take corrective measures and report to the authority on the same.

An appeals court in India ruled on Thursday that Cyrus Mistry can press ahead with a legal battle against Tata Sons.

Appeals court allows Cyrus Mistry to continue legal battle against Tata Sons

Mistry accuses the company of mismanagement and oppression of minority shareholder interests, charges which Tata denies.

Sports

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BCCI acting president CK Khanna, joint-secretary Amitabh Choudhary and treasurer Anirudh Chaudhary, who were present in court, were told that they could not defy the court’s order. (Photo: PTI)

SC warns BCCI office-bearers of serious consequences

The CoA had asked the apex court to hand over the 'governance, management and administration' of the BCCI to them.

Indian cricketers Rohit Sharma and Kuldeep Yadav share a light moment at Eden Gardens in Kolkata. (Photo: PTI)

I can get Warner any time, says Kuldeep Yadav

The UP spinner claimed that he has never felt any pressure while bowling to Warner.

Barcelona's Lionel Messi kicks the ball during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Eibar at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona. (Photo: AP)

La Liga: Lionel Messi keeps Barcelona ‘perfect’

Sergi Enrich reduced the arrears when he capitalised on some sloppy Barca defending to slot home David Junca’s cross.

Science

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A region of Mars named Aeolis Dorsa contains some of the most spectacular and densely packed river deposits seen on the planet, researchers said.

Ancient Mars supported liquid water: study

Mars had a surface environment that supported liquid water about 3.5 billion years ago.

NOAA climate scientist Jake Crouch says even though records weren't broken, it's been warmer than 99 percent of the other months and a sign of long-term climate change.

Earth sweltered to 3rd hottest august, summer on record

The average temperature for June through August was 61.47 degrees (16.41 Celsius).

When NASA was looking for a new class of astronauts, only 12 were selected from a whopping 18,300 applicants.

Want a job at NASA? Read this first

The starting pay is pretty good, but the jobs are pretty hard to get, tough to keep.

Life

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 A woman takes a picture of Picasso's Saltimbanque aux bras croises, oil on canvas, 1923,, during the preview of Picasso exhibition " Between Cubism and Classicism: 1915-1925 ", in Rome, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. (Photo: AP)

Picasso paintings to be reunited for first time since 1932

They haven't been displayed together for almost a century.

In this Jan. 26, 2006, file photo, writer Annie Proulx speaks at a news conference in Madrid. Proulx, whose works range from “Brokeback Mountain” to the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “The Shipping News,” will receive a National Book Award for lifetime achievement. (Photo: AP)

Annie Proulx to receive honorary National Book Award

Previous recipients of the Distinguished Contribution medal include Toni Morrison, Philip Roth and Joan Didion.

Representational Image. (Photo: Pixabay)

World Alzheimer's Day: Forgetfulness could be dangerous

The diseases increase after the age of 70.

Relationship

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Aseem Arora

I haven’t seen God but I’ve seen my mom, says Aseem Arora

She allowed me to pursue my dreams and come to Mumbai at a young age.

Women prefer kisses and hugs with loved ones to get their day off on a happier note. (Photo: Pixabay)

No sex for men in mornings, they want Facebook

According to research, social media rituals have become more important that intimate moments with partners in the mornings for men.

Representational Image. (Photo: Pexels)

Parents, as long as you are fighting right, your kid is fine

How you handle conflict will reveal how secure your child feels in the home environment.

Metros

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Police probe underway after 6-yr-old student of Pawar Public School, Sakinaka died after he allegedly fell while playing. (Photo: ANI)

6-yr-old boy dies while playing at Mumbai school, reason unknown

The boy, a class I student, suddenly collapsed in the second-floor corridor of Pawar Public school in Powai at around 10 Thursday morning.

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Boy killed for objecting to smoking in public in Delhi; accused arrested

The student, who was on his bike with his friend, was hit by a car that belonged to the man whom the student had requested not to smoke.

AAP's leader in the municipal House Ramesh Matiala said his party wanted to raise the issue of ‘illegal construction’ and know the status of the action taken by the SDMC against it. (Photo: PTI)

AAP opposes BJP-led corporation over 'illegal construction' in south Delhi

Leader of SDMC House, Shika Rai, rejected the allegation and said, AAP was 'merely trying to get some media attention.'

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