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From scoring zero in first ODI to World Cup heroics, here's a close look at Dhoni's career

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From scoring zero in first ODI to World Cup heroics, here's a close look at Dhoni's career

India won the second ODI World Cup after 28 years under MS Dhoni, which remains the most striking highlight of his career

74th Independence Day | Mahatma Gandhi celebrated India’s first Independence Day in Calcutta. Here’s why

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74th Independence Day | Mahatma Gandhi celebrated India’s first Independence Day in Calcutta. Here’s why

On August 15, 1947, when most of India was feeling triumphant and rejoicing the new-found independence, Bapu was in Calcutta, trying to figure out how to stop the communal violence triggered by the partition of Bengal

Air India flight crash: Is the Calicut Airport topography to blame?

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Air India flight crash: Is the Calicut Airport topography to blame?

The Calicut International Airport is a tabletop airport, meaning, it is located atop a plateau or a hill. Such airports are prone to accidents as they usually end in a gorge, requiring pilots to be extra precautions while landing.

Cease-and-desist order against Trump for using Linkin Park song ‘In the End’ in campaign video

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Cease-and-desist order against Trump for using Linkin Park song ‘In the End’ in campaign video

The tweet that had the two-minute video embedded in it now reads: “This media has been disabled in response to a report by the copyright owner.” It was posted on July 18 by White House social media director Dan Scavino and retweeted by Donald Trump

Turkey's iconic Hagia Sophia museum turned back into mosque: What you need to know

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Turkey's iconic Hagia Sophia museum turned back into mosque: What you need to know

The huge structure that Hagia Sophia is, was constructed 1,500 years ago, in the year 537, by Byzantine emperor Justinian. It remained a property of the Byzantine Empire for centuries until the year 1453, when Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II captured Constantinople (present-day Istanbul) and performed Friday prayers inside the structure to celebrate his victory.

Coronavirus pandemic | Here’s a list of all the states in India where lockdown has been extended

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Coronavirus pandemic | Here’s a list of all the states in India where lockdown has been extended

The Nagaland government decided to extend the ongoing lockdown in the state, which was supposed to end on July 16, till July 31

Vikas Dubey encounter | A look at India's most controversial encounter killings

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Vikas Dubey encounter | A look at India's most controversial encounter killings

From Ishrat Jahan's encounter to Operation Batla House and the more recent Hyderabad encounter, let us revisit some of the most controversial cases of extra-judicial killings in India.

COVID-positive journalist, who feared murder, jumps to death at AIIMS trauma centre

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COVID-positive journalist, who feared murder, jumps to death at AIIMS trauma centre

The statement released by AIIMS says around 1.55 pm on July 6, journalist Tarun Sisodiya reportedly ran out of TC-1, where he was admitted, broke a window pane and jumped. He succumbed to his injuries later

Sushant Singh Rajput’s social media bio 'photon in a double-slit experiment' explained

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Sushant Singh Rajput’s social media bio 'photon in a double-slit experiment' explained

The phrase “photon in a double-slit” in Sushant Singh Rajput's social media bio appears to be a reference to the famous double-slit experiment first performed by Thomas Young, which is considered one of the most logic-defying observations in modern-day physics

Vijay Mallya seeks asylum in UK: Who can seek asylum, how to apply and other questions answered

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Vijay Mallya seeks asylum in UK: Who can seek asylum, how to apply and other questions answered

The identity of each person seeking asylum will be verified by a screening officer, and the applicants will be asked to provide their personal details and id proof. Their photographs and fingerprints will also be taken.

Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank releases alternative NCERT academic calendar for Class 11, 12 students

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Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank releases alternative NCERT academic calendar for Class 11, 12 students

Right now, the schedule for four weeks has been laid down in the NCERT academic calendar, which is subject to extension depending on the course the COVID-19 crisis takes.

Cyclone Nisarga tracker: Where is Cyclone Nisarga right now?

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Cyclone Nisarga tracker: Where is Cyclone Nisarga right now?

The Indian Meteorological Department announced at 1200 hours, that the current position of Cyclone Nisarga -- which is supposed to make landfall in the next one hour – is near Latitude 18.1 degree North and Longitude 72.8 degree East.

Cyclone Nisarga to make landfall near Alibaug at 100 kmph: All you need to know

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Cyclone Nisarga to make landfall near Alibaug at 100 kmph: All you need to know

The sustained wind speed of Cyclone Nisarga is set to rise to 100-110 kmph, gusting to more than 120 kmph while passing over the Arabian Sea along the coast of Mumbai, Thane, Raigad, and Palghar from the morning of June 3

Prepaid customers fume as Vodafone deducts Rs 99 towards international roaming without approval

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Prepaid customers fume as Vodafone deducts Rs 99 towards international roaming without approval

The telecom company is yet to officially respond to the complaints flooding different social media channels, but the official Twitter handle of Vodafone has claimed that the issue has been escalated and the matter is being looked into.

Coronavirus lockdown | Super 30 founder offers free coaching to girl who cycled 1,200 km with injured father

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Coronavirus lockdown | Super 30 founder offers free coaching to girl who cycled 1,200 km with injured father

Mathematician Anand Kumar took to social media to announce that he and his brother Pranav have met Jyoti’s family and offered to cover all expenses if she wishes to study engineering.

Coronavirus pandemic | Aaditya Thackeray thanks actor Zoa Morani for donating plasma twice

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Coronavirus pandemic | Aaditya Thackeray thanks actor Zoa Morani for donating plasma twice

The Maharashtra Cabinet Minister shared Morani’s post where she exhorted the importance of plasma donation to save lives and wrote: “That takes some courage.”

Coronavirus pandemic | Fresh reports of burns from quarantine stamp despite Goa govt assuring safer ink

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Coronavirus pandemic | Fresh reports of burns from quarantine stamp despite Goa govt assuring safer ink

A woman returning to Goa from Mumbai had complained of burning sensation after she was stamped at the Patradevi check post, but the officials posted there had played down her concerns and asked her to apply sanitiser to subside the pain.

Coronavirus pandemic | No military lockdown in Mumbai, Pune — it is fake news: Mumbai Police

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Coronavirus pandemic | No military lockdown in Mumbai, Pune — it is fake news: Mumbai Police

The Mumbai Police tweeted on May 26 that all essential supplies will be available, and movement will also be permitted as per existing lockdown guidelines

Here’s why JK Rowling’s new book ‘The Ickabog’ is being published online for free

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Here’s why JK Rowling’s new book ‘The Ickabog’ is being published online for free

Rowling had thought of the new book’s storyline while she was writing Harry Potter and had plans to release it right after publishing Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

50% credit refund for those with pre-booked tickets

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50% credit refund for those with pre-booked tickets

Domestic fliers can use the credit refund during fresh bookings and pay only the balance amount

Anand Mahindra is all praise for cuddle curtains, terms it a 'life-changing' invention

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Anand Mahindra is all praise for cuddle curtains, terms it a 'life-changing' invention

A 10-year-old from California had built this device using plastic curtains to let her grandparents enjoy a warm embrace without violating social distancing norms or exposing them to the deadly virus.

Coronavirus lockdown | Activist praised by PM Modi in Mann ki Baat alleges harassment by Mumbai Police for helping migrants

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Coronavirus lockdown | Activist praised by PM Modi in Mann ki Baat alleges harassment by Mumbai Police for helping migrants

Harrowed, he wrote in one of the social media posts that he wants to suspend all the charitable work he was involved in, claiming the system does not want him to serve the needy.

Elon Musk names son ‘X Æ A-12’| Here’s a list of bizarre celebrity baby names

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Elon Musk names son ‘X Æ A-12’| Here’s a list of bizarre celebrity baby names

Several celebrities have raised many eyebrows over the years for the bizarre names they gave their kids, such as British chef Jamie Oliver who named his sons and daughters Poppy Honey Rosie, Daisy Boo Pamela, Petal Blossom Rainbow, Buddy Bear Maurice and River Rocket

Repatriation flights to India | Air India brings back Indians stranded in Singapore

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Repatriation flights to India | Air India brings back Indians stranded in Singapore

The Air India flight AI381 landed in the national capital around noon on May 8, carrying 234 Indian nationals stranded in Singapore back home

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