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 Malala Yousafzai. (Photo: AP)

Malala Yousafzai slams Taliban for hijab decree, urges world leaders to take action

Malala urged world leaders to hold Taliban accountable for violating the human rights of Afghan women

 Miss Universe 2021 Harnaaz Sandhu (Miss India) speaks to reporters after winning the 70th Miss Universe beauty pageant in Israel's southern Red Sea coastal city of Eilat on December 13, 2021. (AFP)

'Chak de phatte India', says Harnaaz Sandhu after becoming Miss Universe 2021

The 21-year-old model has previously bagged numerous pageant titles including LIVA Miss Diva Universe 2021 and Femina Miss India Punjab 2019

Major (retd) Probal DasGupta with late CDS Gen Bipin Rawat. (Photo by arrangement)

The General I Knew

This piece is a personal tribute to an extraordinary general, gentleman and my battalion commanding officer

Former India batsman Sachin Tendulkar. (Photo: AP)

Tendulkar among 50 most influential people on Twitter, according to brand research

American singer Taylor Swift is at number 1 spot and Prime Minister Narendra Modi is placed at number two in the list

World

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A policeman guards at the edge of Red Square in central Moscow on September 29, 2022, as the square is sealed prior to a ceremony of the incorporation of the new territories into Russia. (Photo: AFP)

Kremlin announces Ukraine annexation ceremony for Friday

President Vladimir Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the annexation would be formalised at a ceremony in the Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin. (Photo: AP)

Putin announces partial mobilisation of reservists

President Vladimir Putin says the measure is necessary as his country is fighting the "entire Western military machine"

Pope Francis arrives to address journalists aboard the plane flying from Nur-Sultan to Rome following his three-day visit to Kazakhstan on September 15, 2022. (Photo: AFP)

Pope Francis will not attend queen's funeral: Vatican

Pope Francis' de-facto foreign minister will attend the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II in London next week

Business

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A file photo of finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman. (Photo: PTI)

FM Sitharaman to India Inc: What stops you from investing

FM expressed concerns over an issue of payment of dues to micro, small, and medium enterprises and asked big corporates to clear their dues

Collections from Goods and Services Tax (GST) rose 28 per cent to Rs 1.43 lakh crore in August, the Finance Ministry said. (ANI)

GST collection rises 28 pc in August to Rs 1.43 lakh cr

The revenues for the month of August 2022, registered 28 per cent increase than the GST revenues of Rs 1,12,020 crore collected in Aug 2021

Mukesh Ambani (AFP)

Mukesh Ambani buys Dubai's costliest home ever for his son

The beach-side mansion sits in the northern part of Palm Jumeirah and has 10 bedrooms, a private spa, and indoor and outdoor pools

Sports

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Cristiano Ronaldo. (Photo: Twitter)

Cristiano Ronaldo wants to play till Euro 2024

Ronaldo has scored 117 goals in 189 Portugal appearances and is expecting to play in his 10th major tournament for his country at Qatar 2022

World football governing body FIFA on Friday lifted the ban imposed on the AIFF  (AFP)

FIFA lifts ban on AIFF, decks cleared for India to host women's U-17 World Cup

FIFA said it and the AFC will continue to monitor the situation and will support the AIFF in conducting its elections in a timely manner

The world body had on August 15 imposed a ban on All India Football Federation (AIFF) due to "third party interference"  (AFP file image)

Govt accepts all FIFA demands, seeks to end CoA mandate in SC application

The sports ministry's move can be seen as an attempt to salvage the FIFA Under-17 Women's World Cup scheduled to be held in October

Science

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ISRO's PSLV-C53/DS-EO and 2 other co-passenger satellites being launched from the second launch pad, at Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. This was the second dedicated commercial mission of the space agency's commercial arm NewSpace India Limited (NSIL). (PTI Photo)

ISRO launches 3 Singapore satellites in dedicated commercial mission

With this successful mission on Thursday, the PSLV rocket has launched 345 foreign satellites belonging to 36 countries since 1999

Chandrayaan-II was the first attempt to send a rover to the south pole of the moon. (Photo: PTI/File)

Chandrayaan-2 spectrometer makes first observations in Exosphere of Moon

These observations provide insight on the dynamics of the lunar exospheric species

Last year, the team found that up to 80 per cent of white-tailed deer sampled across Iowa in the US tested positive for SARS-CoV-2. (Photo: AP/File)

US scientists detect Omicron variant for first time in deer

The yet-to-be peer-reviewed study also found neutralising antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 in one of the Omicron-infected deer

Life

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The likelihood of most neurological and psychiatric diagnoses after COVID-19 was lower in children than in adults. (Twitter)

Covid patients at increased risk of psychiatric conditions after two years: Lancet

Increased risk of depression and anxiety in adults lasts less than two months, says study

News

A rainbow on my plate

Chefs talk about the aesthetic and health aspects of this colourful trend

Reality TV star Kim Kardarshian’s recent Met Gala appearance is the latest trigger for the debate. (Twitter)

The waist of the matter

Doctors have often sounded a word of caution about blindly following the workout and slimming routines of celebrities

Relationship

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Yin & Yang | Sex isn't about quantity, so stop counting

Dr Narayana Reddy answers your queries on sex, sexuality and relationship

A couple can, in normal cases, resume sex about three weeks after child birth. But they should be extra careful if the woman has had episiotomy (cutting the perineum so as to avoid uncontrolled tearing during child birth and then stitching up the torn portion) or caesarian surgery

Is sex during pregnancy, safe?

Sex during pregnancy is safe and healthy provided there are no contraindications

Anushka Sharma

Plea for peace

Amidst the pandemic, the public figures of the country urge their fans and followers to put an end to domestic violence

Metros

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Defence PSU, Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd (MDL), is going to launch ‘Taragiri', the third of the four Project 17A warships it is building for the Indian Navy, on September 11. (Photo by arrangement)

MDL to launch P17A stealth frigate 'Taragiri' of the Navy this weekend

The warship, designed by the Bureau of Naval Design of the Navy, would be launched with a launch weight of approximately 3510 tons

P S Bhopal. (Photo by arrangement)

Heritage vessel to sail again in Kolkata before Durga Puja

Kolkata is set to witness the comeback of a UK-built Paddle Steamer, 'P S Bhopal' in a new avatar with a charm of the British era

In the wake of an increase in the number of Monkeypox cases in the country, isolation rooms have been made operational for the treatment of such infections in three central government hospitals. (DC)

Delhi reports 4th Monkeypox case, India tally goes up to 9

Earlier on Tuesday, another 35-year-old Nigerian man living in Delhi, with no recent travel history, tested positive for monkeypox

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