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 2020-04-03 09:33 

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A Quiet Place: Part II' gets a new release date...

Los Angeles, April 3 : The Emily Blunt-starrer "A Quiet Place: Part II", which was scheduled to release in March, will now open on September 4 this year....

 2020-04-03 09:30 

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Ranveer reveals how Deepika 'devoured' Khilji in the dead of the night...

Mumbai, April 3 : Bollywood star Ranveer Singh has shared his actress-wife Deepika Padukone's midnight guilty pleasure!...

 2020-04-03 09:27 

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Lockdown diaries: Pankaj Tripathi gets time to watch the sunset...

Mumbai, April 3 : Amid the 21-day COVID-19 lockdown in the country, actor Pankaj Tripathi is getting time to see the sunset, and has urged people to take up creative hobbies and enjoy this time while it lasts....

 2020-04-03 09:21 

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Kim Kardashian, Matthew McConaughey visit online college classes during isolation...

Los Angeles, April 3 : Hollywood actor Matthew McConaughey, reality TV star Kim Kardashian and other celebrities surprised fans by dropping in at online college classes while isolating at home due to coronavirus....

 2020-04-03 09:21 

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Afghan govt, Taliban prisoners swap postponed for 3rd time...

Kabul, April 3 (IANS) Exchange of prisoners between the Afghan government and Taliban militants has been postponed for the third time, local media said in a report....

 2020-04-03 09:06 

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Nicole Kidman to star in 'Pretty Things' adaptation...

Los Angeles, April 3 : Hollywood star Nicole Kidman will be starring in the series adaptation of the novel "Pretty Things"....

 2020-04-03 09:01 

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Hrithik Roshan: Coronavirus should be afraid of my dad...

Mumbai, April 3 : Actor Hrithik Roshan is all pumped up, and the reason is his father Rakesh Roshan....

 2020-04-03 08:59 

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Iranian Parliament Speaker tests COVID-19 positive...

Tehran, April 3 (IANS) Ali Larijani, Speaker of the Iranian Parliament, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus....

 2020-04-03 08:56 

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Paresh Rawal's son Aditya to debut as actor in OTT film...

Mumbai, April 3 : Veteran actor Paresh Rawal's son Aditya is all set to make his acting debut with the ZEE5 original film "Bamfaad"....

 2020-04-03 08:53 

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Saudi Arabia calls for urgent meeting of OPEC+ states...

Riyadh, April 3 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has called for an urgent meeting of the OPEC+ group and other countries in an effort to reach a fair agreement to restore the desired balance of oil markets, state media reported....

 2020-04-03 08:52 

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Big B dedicates 'Coolie' song to doctors, lauding their efforts...

Mumbai, April 3 : Bollywood veteran Amitabh Bachchan has taken to social media to laud the selfless performance of doctors and paramedical staff across the world in the battle against the deadly COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-04-03 08:49 

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Boeing to offer employees voluntary layoffs...

Washington, April 3 (IANS) Boeing is initiating a voluntary layoff (VLO) plan to try to stem the financial strain from the COVID-19 pandemic, Dave Calhoun, the company's president and CEO, said in a letter to employees....

 2020-04-03 08:41 

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This startup leads India's race to build low-cost ventilators (IANS interview)...

New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Sensing the critical need of ventilators to treat COVID-19 patients, a bunch of engineers associated with an Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur)-incubated company -- Nocca Robotics -- is leading the race to build l...

 2020-04-03 08:34 

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Timothee Chalamet, Armie Hammer in 'Call Me By Your Name' sequel...

Director Luca Guadagnino confirmed to the portal La Republica that the film is in developement, reports aceshowbiz.com....

 2020-04-03 08:29 

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'A Quiet Place: Part II' gets a new release date...

Los Angeles, April 3 : The Emily Blunt-starrer "A Quiet Place: Part II", which was scheduled to release in March, will now open on September 4 this year....

 2020-04-03 08:22 

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YRF come forward to support Bollywood wage earners...

Mumbai, April 3 : One of Bollywood's most powerful production houses, Yash Raj Films (YRF), has pledged to support to protect Bollywood daily wage earners and their family during the COVID-19 pandemic. The production house will be giving Rs 1.5 crore,...

 2020-04-03 08:16 

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Tom Cruise's 'Top Gun' sequel pushed to December 23...

Los Angeles, April 3 : Hollywood star Tom Cruise's "Top Gun: Maverick", the much-anticipated sequel of the 1986 hit "Top Gun", will now release on December 23 instead of original release date June 24....

 2020-04-03 08:14 

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Disney Plus arrives in India, plans start at Rs 399 per year...

New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Disney on Friday launched its streaming service Disney Plus (Disney+) in India via Hotstar, a popular on-demand video platform, at a starting price of Rs 399 a year....

 2020-04-03 08:08 

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Laptop sales surge in India as firms empower workforce at home...

New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) While several industries reel under the COVID-19 lockdown impact in India, PC and laptop majors like HP and Lenovo have seen a massive surge in bulk buying from corporates and enterprises to keep their workforce stay home, safe a...

 2020-04-03 08:05 

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Gardening helps grow positive body image too...

London, April 3 : Finding time for nature through gardening can be helpful as it promotes positive body image, say researchers led by a scientist of Indian-origin....

 2020-04-03 08:03 

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University of Pittsburgh reports successful COVID-19 vaccine trial...

New York, April 3 (IANS) As governments the world over frantically look for a treatment for COVID-19, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh's School of Medicine have announced a potential vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the new coronavirus causing t...

 2020-04-03 07:31 

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Allu Arjun to son: Know what love is after you came into my life...

Hyderabad, April 3 : Telugu star Allu Arjun penned an emotional note on his son Ayaan's birthday on Friday, with a cute picture of the little boy with his birthday cake....

 2020-04-03 07:21 

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Most people think being vegetarian is for super health...

New York, April 3 : What motivates nonvegetarians to follow a plant-based diet? Most people who consider becoming vegetarian do so for their health, say researchers, adding that, environment and animal rights was less motivational....

 2020-04-03 07:21 

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Bollywood condemns attacks on doctors, health workers, cops...

Mumbai, April 3 : Bollywood celebs have taken to social media to condemn the gruesome incidents of physical assault and stone pelting at doctors and cops in different parts of the country including Indore, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad among other places....

 2020-04-03 07:16 

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Top Iranian commander warns US against threatening security...

Tehran, April 3 (IANS) Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Mohammad Baqeri has warned the US that Tehran will respond severely if Washington does anything to undermine the security of the Islamic Republic....

 2020-04-03 07:11 

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Democratic National Convention delayed until August...

Washington, April 3 (IANS) The US Democratic National Convention (DNC) which would decide on the part's presidential nominee, has been delayed until August due to the coronavirus pandemic, the event's organizers said....

 2020-04-03 07:06 

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Global COVID-19 cases crosses 1 million mark: Johns Hopkins...

Washington, April 3 (IANS) The number of confirmed coronavirus cases globally has crossed the 1 million mark, according to the new tally from Johns Hopkins University....

 2020-04-03 07:02 

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US cruise ship Coral Princess confirms 12 COVID-19 cases...

Washington, April 3 (IANS) At least 12 people on board US cruise ship Coral Princess have tested positive for COVID-19, the company said, making the vessel yet another one of its kind to be hit by the disease....

 2020-04-03 06:58 

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Coronavirus-stricken cruise ships allowed to dock in Florida...

Miami, April 3 (IANS) Two cruise ships with passengers infected by the novel coronavirus were allowed to dock in the US state of Florida, ending a 12-day voyage at sea desperately searching for a pier....

 2020-04-03 06:53 

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Trump again tests negative for COVID-19: White House...

Washington, April 3 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has tested negative for COVID-19 for a second time, the White House announced....

 2020-04-03 06:48 

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Seized medical supplies in US to be given to health care workers...

New York, April 3 (IANS) The hoarded personal protective equipment seized by the FBI in a price-gouging investigation will be distributed to New York and New Jersey health care workers to help fight the coronavirus pandemic, officials said....

 2020-04-03 06:44 

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COVID-19: US Navy removes Captain Brett Crozier who raised alarm...

Washington, April 3 (IANS) The commander of the USS Theodore Roosevelt has been removed after saying the US Navy was not doing enough to halt a coronavirus outbreak on board the aircraft carrier....

 2020-04-03 06:39 

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COVID-19: India to get $1B emergency funding from World Bank (Ld)...

United Nations, April 3 (IANS) The World Bank has announced that India is to receive $1 billion in emergency financing to fight the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-04-03 06:33 

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'It's horrible', says Indian-American doctor on COVID-19 frontlines...

New York, April 3 (IANS) "It's horrible, horrible, people are dying in the emergency room (ER)," said an Indian-American doctor on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic describing the grim conditions at hospitals here where patients are line...

 2020-04-03 06:28 

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Trump govt to issue new guidelines on wearing masks in public...

New York, April 3 (IANS) The Donald Trump administration indicated that updated guidance will be issued "in the next several days" suggesting Americans wear face coverings when they are outside their home, in an effort to slow the spread of the co...

 2020-04-03 06:22 

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Modi boosts citizen morale amid Lockdown21, tasks them to light it up on Sunday (Ld)...

New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday once again reached out to the nation amid the Lockdown21 to spread a message of positivity, community and strength and he urged each one to light up a candle or diya on April 5 at 9 p.m. for...

 2020-04-03 06:16 

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COVID-19: Modi to speak to Ganguly, Tendulkar, Kohli & Sehwag among others...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be speaking to eminent sports personalities like BCCI President Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag and Virat Kohli among others as he tries his best to reach the masses as the country fights the coronavirus...

 2020-04-03 06:14 

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Virat Kohli reveals real story behind 'chiku' nickname...

Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) India mens cricket team skipper Virat Kohli has revealed the real story about his nickname 'chiku and how it was popularised by veteran wicketkeeper-batsman M.S. Dhoni who shouted it many times during a cricket game from behind ...

 2020-04-03 06:13 

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Tablighi Jamaat is factory of corona: VHP...

Lucknow, April 3 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) has termed the Tablighi Jamaat as a factory of the novel coronavirus....

 2020-04-03 06:12 

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COVID-19: IOA contributes Rs 71 lakh to PM CARES Fund...

New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has contributed a sum of Rs 71, 14,002 towards Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM CARES Fund) set up in fight against coronavirus pandemic in t...

 2020-04-03 06:10 

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NZ Cricket switches to 4-day week, tours sidelines amid crisis...

Wellington, April 3 (IANS) New Zealand Cricket (NZC) has postponed the women's tour of Sri Lanka, that was slated for later this month, confirmed chief executive David White on Friday. He also said the upcoming tours of the mens team to Netherlands, S...

 2020-04-03 06:08 

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UEFA hopes to restart football league in July & August...

Paris, April 3 (IANS) Although the European football has been currently shutdown amid the coronavirus pandemic, the governing body UEFA is aiming to resume the leagues in July and August....

 2020-04-03 06:07 

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Maradona offers pay cut to help Gimnasia through crisis...

Buenos Aires, April 3 (IANS) Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona has offered to take a pay cut to help Gimnasia La Plata cope with the coronavirus crisis, according to the club's president....

 2020-04-03 06:04 

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Google to shut down 'Neighbourly' app...

San Francisco, April 3 (IANS) Google has announced that it is shutting down its Q&A social app Neighbourly on May 12, as the project did not take off as expected....

 2020-04-03 05:59 

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Bharat Biotech to develop intranasal coronavirus vaccine...

Hyderabad, April 3 (IANS) Vaccine maker Bharat Biotech is developing a unique intranasal vaccine for Coronavirus....

 2020-04-03 05:53 

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British Airways reaches agreement with unions, 30k cabin crew to be on furlough...

London, April 3 (IANS) Global airline major British Airways on Thursday said that it has reached an agreement with trade unions to place more than 30,000 cabin crew and ground-based employees in April and May on furlough....

 2020-04-03 05:37 

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Equity market falls, Sensex drops below 28,000 mark...

Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) Indian stock market fell over 1 per cent on Friday morning, with the BSE Sensex trading below the psychological level of 28,000....

 2020-04-03 05:34 

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World food prices drop as COVID-19 clamps down on demand...

Rome, April 3 (IANS) World food prices declined sharply in March, as every sub-index saw prices fall as demand fell amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, according to a study released by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)....

 2020-04-03 05:30 

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Singareni miners demand payment for layoff period...

Hyderabad, April 3 (IANS) A day after government-owned Singareni Collieries Company Ltd (SCCL) announced temporary layoffs of underground mines in view of ongoing nation-wide lockdown, some trade unions on Thursday served strike notice demanding payment o...

 2020-04-03 05:26 

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Spotify adds Siri support to its Apple Watch app...

San Francisco, April 3 (IANS) Swedish music streaming app Spotify has updated its app to take advantage of Siri support on Apple Watch in watchOS 6, with version 8.5.52 available now on the App Store....

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