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 Martin Scorsese and Russo brothers.

'Avengers: Endgame' director duo Russo brothers respond to Martin Scorsese's remarks

Scorsese had added to his earlier remarks on Marvel films saying, 'It's not cinema, it's something else.'

Deepika Padukone.

After Beyonce, Angelina Jolie recreates Deepika Padukone's iconic look from the Cannes

Deepika is, in all senses a true fashion icon and is her sartorial choices are adored and loved by many across the globe.

Ranveer Singh. (Photo: Twitter)

Ranveer Singh asks 'what is mobile number', Nagpur Police answers

The question is fresh even today and Ranveer Singh has found the answer to it!

Abhishek Bachchan.

Abhishek Bachchan is called 'unemployed' by a troll, actor gives powerful response

The ‘Manmarziyan’ actor gave a befitting reply on Monday when one of his online haters took a dig at him by calling him ‘unemployed’.

World

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The United States no longer believes that Israeli settlements in the Palestinian territories are illegal, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Monday in the latest pro-Israel shift by Washington. (Photo: File)

In new pro-Israel shift, US no longer calls settlements on occupied Palestinian land illegal

Pompeo said that US was not necessarily considering the settlements legal either but instead would defer to judgement of Israeli courts.

Two Arkansas college chemistry professors have been arrested on charges of making meth, in an apparent case of life imitating art. (Photo: AP)

2 US chemistry professors arrested for cooking meth at university

Tina Hall, a spokeswoman for the Arkadelphia-based school, says Bateman and Rowland have been on administrative leave since October 11.

Several people were shot dead while watching a football game at a central California home on Sunday, police said. (Representational Image)

4 shot dead while watching football at backyard party in California

Police have not released a death toll but said nine people had been shot in the attack.

Business

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While onion prices have been going through the roof and had hit Rs 100 a kg in some markets, 63 per cent of the onions kept in the government’s buffer stock had to be wasted as it became unusable.

Over 63 per cent of onion buffer stock rots

The onion will be imported by MMTC and supplied by Nafed across the country between November 15 and December 15.

According to capital market data aggregator Prime Databasethe , mutual fund industry’s cash level increased in October by Rs 59,899 crore, indicating caution as the benchmark indices touched record highs.

MFs raise cash levels by Rs 60,000 crore, shift counters

Mutual funds in total invested Rs 3,485.52 crore in equities and Rs 40,023.10 crore in debt instruments in October, as per Sebi data.

The recent Supreme Court’s landmark judgement on Essar Steel case will see healthy recoveries for several banks, including State Bank of India (SBI), ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, Bank of Baroda and Punjab National Bank, which would boost their Q3 earnings.

Major recovery for SBI, ICICI from Essar verdict

Secured financial creditors will recover 92 per cent of their exposure of Rs 42,000 crore to Essar Steel.

Sports

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Spain coach Robert Moreno is to be dismissed from the role, according to Spanish media reports on Monday, after his side thrashed Romania 5-0 in their final Euro 2020 qualifier. (Photo:AFP)

Spain coach Roberto Moreno to be replaced by Luis Enrique: reports

Spanish newspaper El Mundo reported that former Spain coach Luis Enrique is set to make a sensational return five months.

Argentina’s Lionel Messi scored an added-time penalty to salvage a 2-2 draw with Uruguay as they twice came from behind in an entertaining friendly match in Israel on Monday. (Photo:AFP)

Lionel Messi helps Argentina salvage 2-2 draw against Uruguay

Argentina had the better of the early play but fell behind in the 34th minute.

Cricket Australia (CA) on Monday handed a one-year ban to Hobart Hurricanes player Emily Smith for breaching their Anti-Corruption Code. (Photo:Twitter)

Cricket Australia bans Emily Smith for one year

Smith will be ineligible to participate in any form of cricket for a period of one year, with nine months being fully suspended.

Science

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The mystery of sliding on ice can therefore be found in the "viscous" nature of this film of water

Researchers find reason behind slippery nature of ice!

Researcher's have for the first time been able to demonstrate why ice becomes slippery enough for people to skate on.

The analysis found that for one specific sector - industrial boilers - technology is cheaper at cleaning the air than ecosystem upgrades.

Trees - a feasible option for cutting down air pollution around factories

It is the plants and not technologies for cleaning the air near a number of industrial sites, roadways, and oil and gas drilling sites.

The discovery suggests that bipedalism originated in a common ancestor of humans and the great apes. (Representational Image)

Prehistoric ape from Germany was a pioneer of two-legged walking

Fossils unearthed in southern Germany of a remarkable ape that lived about 11.6 million years ago

Life

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Tea tree oil is great to tackle mildew and mould. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay)

Natural remedies for clean homes

Use these natural products to detox your home.

Through a carpet of wet autumn leaves and muddy earth, the dog picks up the sweet, distinctive aroma of a white truffle and signals his find by rapidly digging on the surface. (Photo: AP)

Climate change is affecting quality of white Italian truffles

Italy’s white truffle hunters worry about climate change.

The Lone Hope

An everlasting impression

An exhibition displaying Suryasnata Mohanty’s works on temples and abstract cities uses the knife technique.

Relationship

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Having multiple husbands is found to be beneficial to women in difficult times. (Photo: ANI)

Marrying multiple men good for women’s health

Study says having multiple husbands is good for women's health.

If you are taking a solo trip for the first time, a European city like Barcelona is a good place to start. (Photo: AP)

Things to do while travelling solo in Barcelona

Paella for one: Barcelona dazzles when you're travelling solo.

The phrase is quite precise, but could hold multiple reasons. (Photo: Representational/Pexels)

‘It’s not you, it’s me’: Decoded

Breaking up can be hurtful, but not knowing why can be more painful.

Metros

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Kishori Pednekar

Kishori Pednekar set to be new mayor

However, he expressed confidence that after the 2022 civic polls, the BMC would elect a BJP mayor.

Top NCP leaders meet at Sharad Pawar’s residence in Pune. (Photo: ASIAN AGE)

NCP to strive for alternative govt

After the meeting, NCP spokesperson Nawab Malik informed mediapersons of the party’s decision to provide a stable alternative government to the state.

The Food and Drug Administration on Monday raided the premises of Nykaa E. Retail Pvt. Ltd. in Thane and confiscated boxes full of “branded” kajal, lipstick, lip balm, eyeliner and other cosmetics worth Rs 88 lakhs.

FDA seizes cosmetics worth Rs 88 lakhs

Food and Drug Administration commissioner Dr Pallavi Darade said that a case will be filed against the manufacturer for violations.

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