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Three women - Solberg, Eriksen Soereide and Finance Minister Siv Jensen - now hold top jobs within the Norwegian government. (Photo: AFP)

Norway’s first woman foreign minister elected

Eriksen Soereide is one amongst the new government ministers presented by Norway’s PM.

Priyanka Chopra

There are many Weinsteins in Hollywood, says Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra compares the film industry to a “big boys’ club” in an interview with Marie Claire.

Vivien Leigh.

'Gone with the Wind' star Vivien Leigh's life to be translated on big screen with biopic

'Feud: Bette and Joan' writers Michael Zam and Jaffe Cohen's film will focus on Leigh's life and her relationship with Laurence Olivier.

Playboy Bunny. (Photo: Pixabay)

Playboy features first transgender model as its playmate

Ines Lau said it took her a lot of time to accept her gender identity publicly.

World

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US President Donald Trump (Photo: AP)

Trump links rise in UK crimes to Islamist terror

Trump has repeatedly pointed to terror attacks in Europe as evidence of the risk from jihadist groups in the US.

British Prime Minister Theresa May Theresa May speaks during a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels. (Photo: AP)

EU leaders approve first steps to Brexit trade talks

The toughest sticking point has been the bill Britain will pay as it leaves the EU club.

Rohingya refugees who were stranded walk near the no man's land area between Bangladesh and Myanmar in the Palongkhali area next to Ukhia. (Photo: AFP)

Rohingya refugee kids face ‘hell on earth’, says Unicef

The report comes ahead of a donor conference Monday in Geneva to drum up international funding for the Rohingya.

Business

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A broker looks at changing share prices at BSE.

Sensex retakes 32,000, up 152 points on festive week

Nifty ended almost flat while Sensex ended in red and on Wednesday.

Bharti Airtel is India's largest telecom company.

Bharti Airtel top Sensex gainer; stock up 7.19 per cent to Rs 462.65

Index heavyweight Reliance Industries rose 4.23 per cent to Rs 913.75 over last week.

Reserve bank of India

RBI may not cut rate in near term, says Experts

MPC minutes show RBI’s focus on containing inflation.

Sports

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Arjun Tendulkar bowls at the nets. 	(Photo: BCCI)

Sachin Tendulkar’s son bowls to Team India

Arjun bowled first to left-handed Shikhar Dhawan and then to Kohli.

Gaganjeet Bhullar

Macau Open Golf: Bhullar leads field, Sandhu second

Bhullar (64-65), winner of seven Asian Tour events, eagled the 18th hole to build up a massive five-shot lead over Ajeetesh Sandhu (66-67).

England made their U-17 World Cup debut a decade ago and India 2017 is the Young Lions’ fourth outing on the global stage at this age level. (Photo: AP)

Fifa Under-17 World Cup: USA in way of Young Lions

The United States of America’s best effort remains a fourth-place finish in the 1999 edition.

Science

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The satellite, named CFOSAT (China-France Oceanography Satellite), is due to be launched next year by China and will primarily be used to study wind and ocean wave patterns. (Representational image)

First joint France-China satellite to study oceans

Understanding the interaction between the oceans and the atmosphere will help tackle climate change.

NASA said Joe Acaba was always securely attached to the orbiting outpost and never in any danger during the nearly seven-hour spacewalk.

Spacewalking astronaut copes with frayed tether, bad jetpack

After consulting for several minutes in Houston, flight controllers declared the jetpack unreliable.

During a six hour, 49 minute spacewalk, NASA's Joe Acaba and Randy Bresnik put the finishing touches on repairs to the Canadian-made 57-foot (17-metre) long arm, called Canadarm 2.

Spacewalkers fix robotic arm in time to grab next cargo ship

The arm has been a key piece of equipment at the orbiting outpost for 16 years.

Life

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The patients who took part were a mix of healthy elderly people, patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), and patients with MCI who had developed Alzheimer's . (Photo: Pixabay)

Delayed word processing may predict Alzheimer's risk

Study wanted to see if there were anomalies in brain activity during language processing in MCI patients which could lead to Alzheimer's.

Brow raising, which makes the eyes look bigger - so- called puppy dog eyes - was the dogs' most commonly used expression in this research. (Photo: Pixabay)

Dogs more expressive when someone is looking, says study

Scientists at University of Portsmouth in UK are first to find clear evidence dogs move their faces in direct response to human attention.

Participants reported less hunger, greater fullness and decreased prospective consumption after eating a mushroom breakfast compared to a meat breakfast. (Photo: Pixabay)

Mushroom-rich breakfast makes one feel fuller, says study

Results showed a significant difference on satiety ratings between the mushroom and meat consumption.

Relationship

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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.

Weisntein was checked into rehab in Arizona on Friday as dozens of women accuse him of rape, sexual assault or inappropriate behaviour.

Sex addiction does not exist, say experts

Weinstein’s rehab move is being looked upon as a swift move by the disgraced movie mogul to save face just days after the scandal erupted.

Cristiano Ronaldo with Cristiano Ronaldo Jr and his new born twins, Mateo and Ava.

Ronaldo chose surrogacy for a ‘perfect baby’?

Ronaldo had seemingly paid the woman a reported sum of £10 million to not only keep her identity a secret but also to give up the baby.  

Metros

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Union Environment minister Harsh Vardhan

Air quality much better, says Harsh Vardhan

Mr Vardhan said that for monitoring of air quality days have been classified into ‘good’, ‘satisfactory’ and ‘moderate’.

Earlier, in the first dengue death reported by the MCDs this year, a 12-year-old boy had succumbed to the disease. (Photo: Pixabay)

Delhi: Two more dengue deaths, toll rises to five

The total number of dengue cases recorded till October 14 had gone up to 5,220. Of these, 2,564 were residents of Delhi.

Vijender Gupta

Vijender Gupta pushes for mental healthcare improvement

According to Mr Gupta, as per Delhi Statistical Hand Book, 2016 the percentage of mental patients is 11.23 per cent of the total population.

Horoscope

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