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Miley Cyrus has also acted in several films. (Photo: AFP)

Miley Cyrus splurges whopping 5.8 million USD for farmhouse in hometown

The 24-year-old, daughter of Billy Ray Cyrus, is now the proud owner of 33.5-acre property which was built in 2014.

Alan needed to have both his hands amputated at the age of three after complications arising from a heart condition (Photo: Facebook screengrab/ Touch Bionics Centre of Excellence)

'Bionic Boy' becomes youngest ever to get two prosthetic hands

11-year-old is extremely chuffed and still learning how to use both his hands together.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (Photo:AP)

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg to take 2 months of paternity leave

Zuckerberg had also taken a two-month paternity leave following the birth of his first child, Maxima Chan Zuckerberg, in 2015.

The Indian skipper is 12 points ahead of Australian batsman David Warner in the ODI rankings for batsmen. (Photo: ICC)

Team India skipper Virat Kohli continues to top ICC ODI rankings for batsmen

Virat Kohli continued his dominance at the top after a remarkable Test series performance in Sri Lanka.

World

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An Afghan boy in military uniform salutes during the country’s Independence Day. (Photo: AFP)

In shadow of terror, Afghan celebrates Independence Day

Ghani welcomed dozens of Afghan officials for a morning ceremony at the presidential palace

Russia’s Investigative Committee, which probes major crimes, said a man in Surgut had “carried out attacks on passers-by, causing stab wounds”. (Representational Image)

Russia ISIS knife attack injures 7, suspect killed

ISIS propaganda outlet Amaq said the executor of the stabbing operation is a soldier of ISIS.

Ousted Pak PM Nawaz Sharif waves to his supporters during a rally in Muridke, Pakistan. (Photo: AP/File)

Pak govt set for confrontation with judiciary

National assembly speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq prepared a reference against SC Justice Asif Saeed Khosa.

Business

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 Earlier, the government had fixed August 20 as the last date for filing GSTR-3B forms for July.

Govt extends date for filing GST returns, tax payment by 5 days

The last date for filing GST returns has been changed to August 25 from August 20.

GST webiste on Saturday crashed for reasons unkonw to the officials as they only said there was some problem.

GST site crashes, sends thousands of traders into disarray

Report says the site said: 'Services will not be available from 2 pm to 2.45 pm on Aug 19'.

The last date of filing of simplified returns without transitional credit is August 20 while with transitional credit the date is August 28. (Photo: PTI)

Around 50,000 traders get GST registration nos in Mumbai

Mumbai had launched a huge facilitation campaign for helping taxpayers file their returns.

Sports

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Robin Singh and Balwant Singh were the stars of the show, as they helped India come from behind to notch up a the victory. (Photo: AIFF Media)

Tri-Nation Cup: Robin, Balwant goals create history for India vs Mauritius

India head coach Stephen Constantine, thus created history, as he became the first gaffer to win eight international matches on the trot.

Indian football team coach Stephen Constantine and captain Sandesh Jhingan during a press conference in Mumbai. (Photo: AP)

Sandesh Jhingan should be playing in bigger league, says Stephen Constantine

Sandesh Jhingan was handed the captains arm band of the side in absence of regular skipper Sunil Chettri.

Satyanarayana (right)has coached Mariyappan Thangavelu (left), who won a gold in Rio Paralympics and who is one among those recommended for the Arjuna Award this year. (Photo: File photo)

T Mariyappa's coach Satyanarayana dropped from Dronacharya nominees list

The decision to drop para-sports coach name fromthe list due to a criminal case pending against him

Science

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The experiment will help scientists find different ways to look for protecting the human body from space radiations other than the use of a bulky space suit. (Photo: UAE US Embassy)

ISs experiment by teen can help colonise Mars

Alia Almansoori’s ‘Genes in Space’ experiment will determine effects of harmful radiations on DNA.

 The H-IIA rocket blasts off from the Tanegashima space centre in Kagoshima Prefecture, southern Japan. (Photo: AFP)

Japan launches satellite for better GPS system

The launch was initially scheduled last week but was postponed due to a technical glitch.

 The total eclipse will last up to 2 minutes and 40-plus seconds in places. (Photo: File)

What's a total solar eclipse and why this one is so unusual

The last time a total solar eclipse swept the whole width of the US was in 1918.

Life

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Practice encourages both men and women to abstain from orgasm during sex in order to allow partners to enjoy longer and for more intense periods of sexual energy (Photo: Pixabay)

Go the Victorian way for some exciting sex

New book reveals Victorian bedroom trend called karezza could be key to better sex and intimacy.

In a project that actually predates HBO’s GoT and George RR Martin’s books, the breeder has spent the last 30 years in creating a dog that she calls the American Alsatian (Photo: Pixabay)

Dire wolves may soon roam the earth again

Huge wolves roamed America during Ice Age and now an Oregon breeder is bringing a cuddlier version back to life.

When showstopper Narghis Fakri walked out in her opulent, yellow scalloped lehenga, she seemed to embody everything that a bride wants to look like on her special day.

Showstoppers at Lakme Fashion Week

The Winter/Festive season of Lakme Fashion Week has seen a number of Bollywood’s best turn showstopper for their favourite designers.

Relationship

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Study finds out that women want more sex in a relationship while others say they get it outside or watch adult content online (Photo: Pixabay)

Women love a bit more of lovemaking

Studies see 59 percent of women saying that they prefer more sex that what they are currently getting as compared to 41 percent men.

The study was conducted for an average of 10 years (Photo: Pixabay)

Erectile dysfunction risk may be indicated by the big toe in men

A study revealed that pain in the big toe is linked to chances of erectile dysfunction.

Hollywood biggies Chris Pratt and Anna Faris announced their separation after being married for eight years and having a son together.

Celebrity worship

Fans are increasingly affected by the activities of their favourite celebrities. But what makes them so attached to these onscreen entities?

Metros

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Children wade through knee-deep water in Thane. (Photo: Deepak Kurkunde)

Heavy rains lash city and suburbs, CR trains delayed

Trains on the central railway (CR) mainline and harbour were delayed by 15 to 20 minutes because of the rains.

Sunanda Pushkar

Forensic team to visit Sunanda suite again

The court noted that no offence was found on part of the hotel and no police official had visited the suite for over a year.

The police, however, have left out those who have allegations of serious crimes against them, to ensure security of the institutes and the trainees.

Delhi police to impart vocational skills to 2,100 youth

The project that is a part of PMKVY will be inaugurated by the union home minister Rajnath Singh at Vigyan Bhawan on August 29.

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