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 2020-04-01 13:12 

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UP ambulance staff gets salaries, waits for masks...

Lucknow, April 1 (IANS) After the association of ambulance employees in some districts announced a flash strike on Tuesday over non-payment of salaries for two months and lack of protective gear in the coronavirus pandemic, they were promptly paid their w...

 2020-04-01 13:06 

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Covid-19 positive cases cross 100-mark in Karnataka (Ld)...

Bengaluru, April 1 (IANS) Covid-19 positive cases crossed the 100-mark in Karnataka after 13 more tested positive in the last 24 hours, raising the state's tally 101, an official said on Tuesday....

 2020-04-01 13:00 

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Ali Fazal, Surbhi Jyoti feature in Vishal Mishra's song 'Aaj bhi'...

Mumbai, April 1 : Actor Ali Fazal will be seen romancing "Qubool Hai" fame Surbhi Jyoti in a new song titled "Aaj bhi", which is sung by Vishal Mishra....

 2020-04-01 12:48 

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Security men on duty with Srinagar Mayor sent to isolation...

Srinagar, April 1 (IANS) J&K authorities on Tuesday decided to keep in isolation the security guards of Srinagar Mayor, Junaid Azim Mattu, after the brother of a generator operator on duty with the Mayor tested positive for COVID-19....

 2020-04-01 12:48 

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Shefali Jariwala's TikTok debut on Asim Riaz's song 'Mere angne mein'...

Mumbai, April 1 : Actress-dancer Shefali Jariwala has debuted on TikTok with a video of the song "Mere angne mein", originally picturised on her former "Bigg Boss" co-contestant Asim Riaz and actress Jacqueline Fernandez....

 2020-04-01 12:48 

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Lindsay Lohan working on music comeback...

Los Angeles, April 1 : Actress Lindsay Lohan is making a return to music after a 12-year hiatus....

 2020-04-01 12:44 

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Platform launched to establish connect between help seekers and help givers...

New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) In a bid to facilitate help to the people in need during the 21-day nationwide lockdown in the wake of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak in the country, two civil society organisations -- Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini (RMP) a...

 2020-04-01 12:31 

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Four IS militants killed in raid in Iraq...

Baghdad, April 1 (IANS) The Iraqi force on Wednesday killed four Islamic State (IS) militants during a raid on their hideout in Iraq's eastern province of Diyala, a police source said....

 2020-04-01 12:27 

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Eight civilians killed in roadside explosion in Afghanistan...

Kabul, April 1 (IANS) At least eight members of the same family were killed and two others injured on Wednesday after their vehicle was hit by a roadside explosion in Afghanistan's restive southwestern province of Helmand, a police official told EFE....

 2020-04-01 12:27 

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Heavy drinking can easily add 4 cm to your waistline...

London, April 1 : Daily drinkers, please take note. Researchers now reveal that heavy drinking in old age was linked to a 1.5 inch (4cm) larger waist and increased stroke risk in men....

 2020-04-01 12:22 

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No need for extra spectrum to maintain network quality: COAI...

New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) said, here on Wednesday, no additional spectrum was required for maintaining the network stability and quality....

 2020-04-01 12:21 

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Demi Rose wants to be a superhero and bust coronavirus...

Los Angeles, April 1 : Model Demi Rose says she wishes that she was a superhero so she could kick a** of coronavirus....

 2020-04-01 12:13 

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Hyundai India sells only 32,279 units in March...

New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Hit hard by the Covid-19 outbreak, Automobile major Hyundai Motor India on Wednesday reported sales of only 32,279 units in March. Notably, the current sales figure cannot be compared on a YoY basis due to prevalence of extraordi...

 2020-04-01 12:10 

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Smartphone prices up in India after GST rate hike (Lead)...

New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Several smartphone manufacturers like Apple, Xiaomi, Realme and Vivo on Wednesday increased prices of their devices in India due to the GST hike from 12 per cent to 18 per cent which became applicable from April 1....

 2020-04-01 12:08 

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Spotify expands deal with Warner Music Group, Indian users to gain...

New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Swedish music streaming service Spotify on Wednesday said it has renewed its global licensing partnership with Warner Music Group and its users in India will now have access to artists of that label....

 2020-04-01 12:04 

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Lockdown diaries: Malaika Arora has dished out besan ladoos...

Mumbai, April 1 : Actress-model Malaika Arora can cook too! Those who have a sweet tooth should visit her Instagram story, to check out besan ladoos she has dished out....

 2020-04-01 11:58 

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Realme smartphones get costly after GST hike...

New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Realme on Wednesday announced that it has increased its smartphone prices following the Indian government's move to increase GST rate from 12 per cent to 18 per cent, which came into effect from April...

 2020-04-01 11:58 

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Armaan Malik: Whoever I am today is because of Bollywood music...

Mumbai, April 1 : Singer Armaan Malik, who launched an English song titled "Control" last month, says he hasn't forgotten his Bollywood roots....

 2020-04-01 11:57 

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Daniel Radcliffe amused by coronavirus Twitter hoax about him...

Los Angeles, April 1 : Actor Daniel Radcliffe says he was amused by the coronavirus hoax about him on Twitter....

 2020-04-01 11:53 

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Paytm First Games triples user base amid COVID-19 lockdown...

New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) India's leading gaming destination Paytm First Games on Wednesday announced it has seen a 200 per cent increase in its user base in the last one month....

 2020-04-01 11:48 

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Lakshmi Mittal companies pledge Rs 100 crore to PM-CARES Fund...

New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Global industrialist Lakshmi N. Mittal on Tuesday said that his companies in India have committed Rs 100 crore to the Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM-CARES) for the ongoing COVI...

 2020-04-01 11:48 

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Ajay Devgn gives Rs 51 lakh for industry workers amid COVID-19 crisis...

Mumbai, April 1 : Actor Ajay Devgn will be donating Rs 51 lakh to Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) to aid daily wage film workers, who have been left without jobs due to the lockdown amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-04-01 11:48 

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Tarantino reveals how 'shy' Brad Pitt nailed his shirtless scene...

Los Angeles, April 1 : Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino says Brad Pitt was happy to take off his shirts for a scene in their film "Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood", although the actor is "shy" in real life....

 2020-04-01 11:22 

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AI to predict future diabetes cases with 94% accuracy...

Tokyo, April 1 : Researchers have revealed that with the help of artificial intelligence (AI) their trained computer model predicted the future incidence of diabetes with an overall accuracy of 94.9 per cent....

 2020-04-01 11:02 

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Sophie Turner: COVID-19 lockdown is like a prison for Joe Jonas...

Los Angeles, April 1 : "Game Of Thrones" star Sophie Turner is "kind of loving" being in quarantine with pop star husband Joe Jonas....

 2020-04-01 10:58 

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J.Lo-backed yoga chain to help build immunity during global lockdown...

Los Angeles, April 1 : Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez-backed yoga chain, SARVA, will launch a 14-day Immunity Builder Program across 25 countries like Germany, France, China and the US. The virtual yoga sessions will help people remain calm and fit along w...

 2020-04-01 10:57 

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Four men feign death of one to reach home in J&K's Poonch...

Jammu, April 1 (IANS) Four villagers on Tuesday feigned the death of one of them to jump the lockdown to reach their home in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, police said....

 2020-04-01 10:57 

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Here's why Taapsee Pannu can't have a tattoo on her neck...

Mumbai, April 1 : Actress Taapsee Pannu is a tattoo lover. She already has two tattoos. She also wanted to get a neck tattoo, but cannot get herself inked on that spot because of professional constraints as an actress....

 2020-04-01 10:57 

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Priyanka Chopra to donate $100,000 to women doing their bit in health crisis...

Priyanka Chopra to donate $100,000 to women doing their bit in health crisis...

 2020-04-01 10:57 

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COVID-19 effect: Harry Styles stranded in California...

Los Angeles, April 1 : Singer Harry Styles has shared that he is "stuck" in California and is unable to fly home to the UK due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-04-01 10:52 

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COVID-19 positive cases rise to 4 in Odisha...

Bhubaneswar, April 1 (IANS) A 29-year-old male from Odisha's Bhadrak district with travel history to Dubai has been tested COVID-19 positive, said the Health department on Tuesday....

 2020-04-01 10:41 

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Scientists identify 8 strains of coronavirus...

New York, April 1 (IANS) Even as researchers across the world work overtime to understand evolution of the virus that causes the disease COVID-19, scientists have identified at least eight strains of coronavirus doing the rounds globally....

 2020-04-01 10:39 

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Nora Fatehi: Memes don't affect me...

Mumbai, April 1 : Actress Nora Fatehi feels she is the "meme-queen", and says that memes dont affect her....

 2020-04-01 10:34 

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Pakistan's COVID-19 positive cases surpass 2,000 mark...

Islamabad, April 1 (IANS) The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan rose to 2,039, with 26 deaths reported across the country, according to the latest data released on the website of the Health Ministry on Wednesday....

 2020-04-01 10:32 

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Emma Watson is fascinated with kink culture...

London, April 1 : Actress Emma Watson has confessed that she is fascinated with kink culture....

 2020-04-01 10:32 

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Lockdown diaries: Nidhhi Agerwal turns baker...

Mumbai, April 1 : Bollywood actress Nidhhi Agerwal turned to baking cakes amid the lockdown due to the outbreak of coronavirus....

 2020-04-01 10:32 

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'Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah' cast to entertain fans online...

Mumbai, April 1 : The cast of the superhit TV comedy series, "Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah", aims to continue spreading happiness by entertaining fans on the show's social media platforms....

 2020-04-01 10:30 

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COVID 19: How graphic designs can help save lives...

Sydney, April 1 (IANS) As graphic artists the world over churn out infographics for various research papers and studies on the new coronavirus pandemic, new research reveals that they a bigger role to play in making right information and precautionary mea...

 2020-04-01 10:25 

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China lockdown may have prevented 7 lakh COVID-19 cases...

London, April 1 (IANS) Researchers claim that China's control measures during the first 50 days of the novel coronavirus pandemic may have delayed the spread of the virus to cities outside of Wuhan by several days and, by interrupting transmission nat...

 2020-04-01 10:17 

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Maruti Suzuki sells only 83,792 vehicles in March...

New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Maruti Suzuki India on Wednesday reported sales of only 83,792 vehicles in March due to the COVID-19 outbreak that has dampened economic activity. Accordingly, the company said that March's sales figures cannot be compared on...

 2020-04-01 10:12 

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Apple iPhones get costly after GST hike...

New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Apple on Wednesday increased prices of its iPhones in India due to the GST hike from 12 per cent to 18 per cent which became applicable from April 1....

 2020-04-01 10:08 

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NASA astronauts rehearse upcoming crew mission to ISS...

Washington, April 1 (IANS) Amid rapid spread of COVID-19, joint teams from NASA and SpaceX executed in March a full simulation of launch and docking of the Crew Dragon spacecraft which will take astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS)....

 2020-04-01 10:03 

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Most smartphone apps have 'backdoor secrets' for hackers...

New York, April 1 (IANS) Cybersecurity researchers have discovered that a large number of mobile phone applications contain hardcoded 'backdoor secrets' allowing hackers to access private data or block content provided by users....

 2020-04-01 09:58 

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This AI system can empower doctors in diagnosing skin diseases...

Seoul, April 1 (IANS) Researchers have developed a deep learning-based artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm that can accurately classify cutaneous skin disorders, predict malignancy, suggest primary treatment options, and serve as an ancillary tool to e...

 2020-04-01 09:57 

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Lockdown diaries: Hrithik hones piano skills, Sussanne photobombs...

Mumbai, April 1 : Amid lockdown, Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan has been trying to hone his piano skills even as his former wife Sussanne Khan photobombs him....

 2020-04-01 09:52 

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US toll at 4,055 passes grim 9/11 mark, prepares for worst (Ld)...

New York, April 1 (IANS) As the number of deaths from coronavirus passed the grim milestone of the toll of 9/11, the US stared at questions about its preparedness and the stark prospects of more than 100,000 people dying in the pandemic....

 2020-04-01 09:52 

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'Keeping Up with Kardashians' season finale shot using iPhones amid lockdown...

Los Angeles, April 1 : The season finale of the popular reality show "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" has been completed using not professional cameras but Iphones!...

 2020-04-01 09:48 

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Dwayne Johnson confirms 'Hobbs & Shaw' sequel...

Los Angeles, April 1 : Hollywood star Dwayne Johnson has revealed that a "Hobbs & Shaw" sequel is in development, and he is excited about it....

 2020-04-01 09:48 

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Anushka reflects on her realisations during COVID-19 lockdown...

Mumbai, April 1 : Actress Anushka Sharma has had time for some reflection in life during the nationwide lockdown, and says that she has realised just having food, water, a roof over her head and the good health of her family are most important....

 2020-04-01 09:47 

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Badshah defends against 'Genda Phool' plagiarism charge: Am trying to reach out to original lyricist...

Mumbai, April 1 : After being deluged with plagiarism charges by netizens over his latest track "Genda Phool", rapper Badshah has defended himself saying he has been trying to reach out to the creator of the original track but to no avail....

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