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 2020-04-03 14:39 

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Arjun Bijlani makes egg bhurji for breakfast: No take 2...

Mumbai, April 3 : Television actor Arjun Bijalni took over the kitchen to make some "egg bhurji" for breakfast but said that there's no take two!...

 2020-04-03 14:33 

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COVID-19: Ekta Kapoor gives up one-year salary of 2.5cr for employees...

Mumbai, April 3 : Popular producer Ekta Kapoor is giving up her one-year salary of Rs 2.5 crore at Balaji Telefilms to ensure her employees dont suffer during the lockdown, which was announced last month owing to the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-04-03 14:33 

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Jesse Eisenberg has 'never seen' a superhero film or a Bond film!...

Los Angeles, April 3 : Actor Jesse Eisenberg may have played the DC villain Lex Luthor in "Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice", but he claims he has never watched a superhero film -- for that matter, not even a James Bond film or anything from ...

 2020-04-03 14:31 

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5 more test positive, tally rises to 75 in J&K...

Jammu, April 3 (IANS) With five more persons testing positive on Friday, the number of Covid-19 cases is Jammu and Kashmir has gone up to 75....

 2020-04-03 14:28 

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Delhi govt launches COVID-19 helpline chatbot...

New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The Delhi government on Friday launched a COVID-19 helpline chatbot to provide updated information on coronavirus in the city....

 2020-04-03 14:22 

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This app to provide overview of COVID-19 pandemic globally...

London, April 3 (IANS) Researchers have created a web application that provides an overview of the coronavirus pandemic across the globe, in a way that is more interactive than other maps and statistics....

 2020-04-03 14:15 

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Reduced trading hours for currency, debt markets amid COVID-19 (Lead)...

Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) In a major move, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday reduced the trading hours for foreign exchange and bond markets by around four hours, with an aim to thwart risks and impact on liquidity amid reduced staff and logistical s...

 2020-04-03 14:10 

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COVID-19: Kerala announces new loan schemes for MSMEs, others...

Thiruvananthapuram, April 3 (IANS) State-owned Kerala Financial Corporation (KFC) on Friday announced three new loan schemes to help MSME units tide over the economic crisis caused by COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-04-03 14:02 

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Corporate leaders face economic challenge of a lifetime...

New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) As the new coronavirus pandemic hits enterprises and individuals alike -- businesses large and small shut their doors and millions retreat to enforced isolation -- the magnitude of the crisis confronts corporate leaders with the ...

 2020-04-03 13:54 

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How COVID-19 changed retail, shopping behaviour of people...

San Francisco, April 3 (IANS) The widespread restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic changed shopping behaviour dramatically with many people stocking up on hand sanitisers and toilet papers, while shelters across the US are running out of pets to adopt...

 2020-04-03 13:52 

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Vir Das excited to be back in fiction space with a strange character...

Mumbai, April 3 : Stand-up comedian and actor Vir Das, who is looking forward to his upcoming web series "Hasmukh", says performing in front of a live audience is extremely different from being in a fictional film or series....

 2020-04-03 13:50 

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World's largest radio telescope shut down...

Santiago, April 3 (IANS) The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), the world's largest radio telescope, has temporarily closed operations due to the spread of COVID-19 in Chile, the observatory said in an announced....

 2020-04-03 13:45 

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Light physical activity good for stroke survivors...

New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have revealed that stroke survivors who engaged in a lot of light physical activity such as taking leisurely walks or attending to non-strenuous household chores reported fewer physica...

 2020-04-03 13:41 

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Kartik Aaryan is 'ageing gracefully' in lockdown!...

Mumbai, April 3 : Actor Kartik Aaryan on Friday posted a hilarious picture that shows him in his old version....

 2020-04-03 13:40 

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When 3 species of our human ancestor roamed the Earth...

New York, April 3 (IANS) In a fascinating discovery that will force scientists to rewrite our species' evolutionary history, an international team has unearthed the earliest known skull of Homo erectus -- the first of our ancestors to be nearly human-...

 2020-04-03 13:40 

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Ali Fazal's poetic mush makes Richa Chadha blush...

Mumbai, April 3 : At a time when the world is in lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Bollywood actor Ali Fazal took time out to post a romantic post for his lady-love, actress Richa Chadha....

 2020-04-03 13:34 

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John Mayer reacts to Jessica Simpson's memoir revelations...

Los Angeles, April 3 : Singer John Mayer says he doesn't need to read about his relationship with singer Jessica Simpson in her recently released memoir, as he was there....

 2020-04-03 13:34 

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Bollywood promotes Maharashtra govt's free distress helpline...

Mumbai, April 3 : Bollywood stars have taken up the responsibility to spread the word about the Maharashtra government's free distress helpline to tackle the COVID-19 crisis....

 2020-04-03 13:19 

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'Dolby On' app for Android, iOS arrives in India...

New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Dolby On which is music video recording and streaming app on Friday launched its iOS as well as Android versions in India for free....

 2020-04-03 13:15 

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Debina Bonnerjee donates Rs 1 lakh to PM-CARES fund...

Mumbai, April 3 : Actress Debina Bonnerjee, who has been urging people to stay home and practice basic hygiene, has donated Rs 1 lakh to PM-CARES....

 2020-04-03 13:14 

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Siemens India commits Rs 20 crore in fight against COVID-19...

New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Siemens India, one of the leading producers of energy-efficient technologies, on Friday said it would contribute Rs 20 crore towards India's fight against COVID-19....

 2020-04-03 13:11 

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PhonePe launches #i4India movement to fight COVID-19...

Bengaluru, April 3 (IANS) Digital payments major PhonePe on Friday announced the launch of a national movement called #i4India after its #100CrorePledge to help India fight the extraordinary challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic went viral last week....

 2020-04-03 13:09 

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DJ Diplo finds pop star Charli XCX is 'so exciting'...

Los Angeles, April 3 : American deejay Diplo finds friend Charli XCX "so exciting", because he feels the singer has "so much charisma"....

 2020-04-03 13:08 

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App developed to locate essential supplies amid lockdown in B'luru...

Bengaluru, April 3 (IANS) With the 21-day Covid lockdown disrupting supply chain since March 25, a city-based techie developed an application (app) to enable the people locate essential supplies in the neighbourhood, said his start-up on Friday....

 2020-04-03 13:02 

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Mrunal Thakur is Kushal Tandon's 'soul mate'...

Mumbai, April 3 : Actors Mrunal Thakur and Kushal Tandon cannot seem to stop gushing about each other lately....

 2020-04-03 13:01 

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Pak Interior Minister played role in acquittal of Pearl case convict (IANS Exclusive)...

New Delhi/Washington, April 3 (IANS) Pakistan's Minister for Interior and former chief of its internal spy agency Brigadier Ijaz Ahmed Shah may have played a role in the acquittal of Omer Sheikh, the terrorist whose death sentence was commuted in the ...

 2020-04-03 12:57 

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China coffee chain stocks plummet after alleged fake sales figures...

Beijing, April 3 (IANS) Chinese cafe chain Luckin Coffee lost around 75.6 per cent of its stock value as of Friday after announcing an internal investigation into alleged fake sales figures....

 2020-04-03 12:53 

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Peru limits movement by gender to stem COVID-19 spread...

Lima, April 3 (IANS) Peru has begun enforcing strict new measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus disease, restricting public movement by gender, a media report said on Friday....

 2020-04-03 12:52 

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Sarah Hyland not happy with her 'Modern Family' ending...

Los Angeles, April 3 : Actress Sarah Hyland has expressed disappointment with the way the track of her character Haley Dunphy is being ended on "Modern Family"....

 2020-04-03 12:49 

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Vidyut Jammwal wows fans with tree-climbing skills...

Mumbai, April 3 : While B-Town celebs are busy finding ways to workout inside their homes amid the lockdown, actor Vidyut Jammwal has found an innovative way to sweat it out! On Friday morning, the actor took to Instagram to share a video where he can be ...

 2020-04-03 12:49 

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Over 10,000 arrested in Sri Lanka for violating curfew...

Colombo, April 3 (IANS) Police in Sri Lanka said on Friday said over 10,000 people had been arrested from across the country for violating an island-wide curfew which has been in place since March 20 due to the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-04-03 12:45 

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UK emergency business loan scheme revamped after criticism...

London, April 3 (IANS) The UK government's emergency loans scheme for businesses struggling to survive amid the coronavirus pandemic has been revamped following strong criticism, a media report said on Friday....

 2020-04-03 12:41 

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UNGA adopts resolution for 'intensified' intl co-operation...

United Nations, April 3 (IANS) The UN General Assembly (UNGA) has adopted a resolution on COVID-19, calling for "intensified"; international cooperation to defeat the pandemic....

 2020-04-03 12:39 

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Not all men idolise Western ideals of muscularity...

London, April 3 : Contrary to the common belief, non-Western men are generally less hung up about their body image and pursuing a muscular physique than their Western counterparts, reveals a study....

 2020-04-03 12:33 

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Neil Patrick Harris thanks husband for 'countless adventures'...

Los Angeles, April 3 : Actor Neil Patrick Harris is glad that he met his now-husband David Burtka 16 years ago, and thanked him for giving him "countless adventures"....

 2020-04-03 12:19 

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UK PM still showing COVID-19 symptoms: Downing Street...

London, April 3 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson was still showing symptoms of coronavirus the day before his seven-day quarantine period was supposed to end, Downing Street has confirmed....

 2020-04-03 12:18 

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Telugu actor-politician Balakrishna gives Rs 1cr in aid of COVID-19 fight...

Hyderabad, 3 April : Telugu actor-politician Nandamuri Balakrishna has donated Rs 1.25 crore towards the fight against the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. He has donated Rs 50 lakh each to CM relief funds of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, Rs 25 lakh towards ...

 2020-04-03 12:12 

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London's Heathrow airport to close 1 runway amid traffic fall...

London, April 3 (IANS) London's Heathrow airport will close one of its runways next week as air traffic continues to fall globally amid the coronavirus pandemic, it announced on Friday....

 2020-04-03 12:06 

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New reduced timings for G-sec, forex markets: RBI...

Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) Reserve Bank of India on Friday notified new market timings for the government bond, forex markets, while maintaining the duration of other key banking related activities....

 2020-04-03 12:02 

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Supply of essential items remains far from smooth in Delhi...

New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) More than a week after the 21-day lockdown was imposed in the country, the supplies of essential items in Delhi are far from smooth. Branded essential items have disappeared from the shelves of kirana stores, though open items li...

 2020-04-03 11:54 

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5G iPhones can still arrive on schedule: Foxconn...

Taipei, April 3 (IANS) Taiwan-based electronics contract manufacturer Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd or Foxconn has reportedly said that the production of the 5G iPhones is likely to start on schedule for the fall launch of the new handsets....

 2020-04-03 11:53 

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Over-sanitising? Here's how to keep your skin soft...

New Delhi, April 3 : Washing hands or sanitising them regularly with an alcohol-based handrub is one of the top ways one can avoid getting infected by - and further spreading - the deadly Coronavirus....

 2020-04-03 11:51 

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AI can predict corona patients' risk if they need ventilators...

London, April 3 (IANS) As companies the world over commit to make ventilators to meet the demand, researchers are now developing computer models based on artificial intelligence (AI) that calculate the risk of an individual patient's need for a ventil...

 2020-04-03 11:49 

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DD's 'Ramayan' garners highest ratings for a Hindi GEC show since 2015...

Mumbai, April 3 : Late Ramanand Sagar's mythological serial "Ramayan", which is over three-decade-old, made a historic comeback on the small screen by garnering highest ratings for a Hindi GEC show since 2015....

 2020-04-03 11:43 

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Paras Chhabrra missing Mahira Sharma amid COVID-19 lockdown?...

Mumbai, April 3 : Is Paras Chhabrra missing his "Bigg Boss 13" housemate Mahira Sharma in the time of nationwide lockdown? An Instagram video post that Paras has posted with the hashtag #Pahira would suggest as much....

 2020-04-03 11:43 

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Will Smith to host, executive produce 16-episode stand-up comedy series...

Los Angeles, April 3 : Hollywood star Will Smith is set to host and executive produce a 16-episode stand-up comedy series called "This Joka"....

 2020-04-03 11:42 

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'Over 300,000 paedophiles in UK will exploit lockdown'...

London, April 3 (IANS) At least 300,000 people in the UK pose a sexual threat to children as paedophiles look to exploit the coronavirus lockdown, the National Crime Agency (NCA) warned on Friday....

 2020-04-03 11:36 

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NZ amends law to support COVID-19-affected businesses...

Wellington, April 3 (IANS) The New Zealand government will introduce a legislation to make changes to the Companies Act to help firms facing insolvency due to COVID-19 to remain viable and save jobs....

 2020-04-03 11:29 

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Public can withdraw cash from India Post ATMs in TN circle...

Chennai, April 3 (IANS) People can withdraw money from their post office saving accounts as well as public/private banks through all automatic teller machines (ATM) of India Post in Tamil Nadu Postal Circle....

 2020-04-03 11:09 

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Washington extends stay-at-home order till May 4...

Washington, April 3 (IANS) Washington state Governor Jay Inslee announced a month-long extension of his "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" emergency order till May 4 to contain the spread of COVID-19....

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