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Militant killed in J&K (1 minute ago)
Srinagar, Aug 19 (IANS) Soldiers shot dead a militant on Sunday near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, a Defence Ministry official said.

Asian Games: Shooters Apurvi, Ravi bag bronze (13 minutes ago)
Jakarta, Aug 19 (IANS) Indian shooters Apurvi Chandela and Ravi Kumar bagged the bronze medal in the 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team event at the 18th Asian Games here on Sunday.

Lessons in 'tehzeeb' - from Atal Bihari Vajpayee (Comment) (21 minutes ago)
By Anil K. Rajvanshi
Eulogies have been written about the "tehzeeb" -- a Urdu word translating into etiquette -- politeness and political culture of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who died on August 16.

I enjoy all the public scrutiny: Actor Pulkit Samrat (12:06)
By Sugandha RawalIANS Photo Service
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Pulkit Samrat loves the power of cinema to make people laugh, cry and dance, as well as the public scrutiny that comes with being famous. But there was a time when it became disturbing for him and his family.

India has much to offer in wellness space: Arianna Huffington (IANS Interview) (11:42)
By Vishnu Makhijani
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Greek-American journalist-entrepreneur Arianna Huffington raised many an eyebrow worldwide when she stepped down as editor-in-chief of the US web portal that bears her name to focus on a wellness start-up she says draws much from Indian traditions and practices.

Priyanka Chopra thanks all for wishes, blessings (11:26)IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, who has solemnised her relationship with American pop singer Nick Jonas, has thanked everyone for all the well wishes and blessings.

Vajpayee's ashes to be immersed in Haridwar (11:26)IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's foster daughter Namita and grand-daughter Niharika collected his ashes from the Smriti Sthal here on Sunday which will be later immersed in Haridwar.

Lack of ethics in corporate governance led to Nirav Modi scandal: Goa B-school director (11:22)
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar
Panaji, Aug 19 (IANS) Lack of ethical grounding in corporate governance is the reason behind scandals like the one involving diamantaire Nirav Modi in India, just as absence of values in business practices triggered global accounting scandals like Enron and WorldCom, says Ajit Parulekar, Director, Goa Institute of Management, the state's top B-school.

Resistance training boosts exercise motivation (11:12)
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Lack of motivation is a big factor for many people not following an exercise regime that they initially planned. But a few months of resistance training can change that by instilling in people an intrinsic interest in pursuing physical activity, suggests new research.

Amitabh Bachchan starts shooting for 'KBC' season 10 (11:12)IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Megstar Amitabh Bachchan has commenced shooting for the 10th season of popular television quiz show "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC) which he says, has been a long association for him.

Priyadarshan, Akshay Kumar donate to 'save Kerala' (11:12)IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Filmmaker Priyadarshan and actor Akshay Kumar have donated money to the Chief Ministers Distress Relief Fund towards the flood-ravaged Kerala.

This AI system could make lip sync dubbing accurate (11:12)
Toronto, Aug 19 (IANS) Dodgy lip sync dubbing could soon become a thing of the past as researchers have developed an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based system that can edit the facial expressions of actors to accurately match dubbed voices.

Animal markets bustling in Kashmir Valley ahead of Eid (11:12)IANS Photo Service
Srinagar, Aug 19 (IANS) As Eid-ul-Zuha approaches, animal markets across the Kashmir Valley were bustling with shoppers on Sunday who were looking to buy sacrificial animals to mark the festival on Wednesday.

Kerala flood toll reaches 370, rescue operations continue (10:48)IANS Photo Service
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 19 (IANS) The death toll due to the devastating rains and floods in Kerala increased to 370, as two more deaths were reported on Sunday with rescue operations continuing in the worst affected districts of Alappuzha, Ernakulam and Thrissur.

Light rains in some parts of Delhi (10:24)IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) With light rains in the morning in some parts of the national capital on Sunday, the maximum temperature was recorded at 36.3 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average.

Egypt ratifies law tightening control over internet (10:10)
Cairo, Aug 19 (IANS) Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has signed a new law that tightens controls over the internet.

Body found in Florida's Disney World (09:44)
Miami, Aug 19 (IANS) A body was found inside a burned vehicle near Disney's Fantasia Gardens miniature golf course, police said.

Mexican astrophysicist discovers first galaxies in universe (09:42)
Mexico City, Aug 19 (IANS) A Mexican astrophysicist has identified some of the first galaxies in our universe together with a team of researchers.

Bomb that killed children in Yemen was supplied by US (09:20)
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) A bomb used by the Saudi-led coalition in a devastating attack on a school bus in Yemen was sold as part of a US State Department-sanctioned arms deal with Saudi Arabia, munitions experts told CNN.

148 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra (08:40)IANS Photo Service
Jammu, Aug 19 (IANS) A small batch of 148 pilgrims on Sunday left Jammu for the cave shrine in the Kashmir Valley, police said.

8.2-magnitude quake strikes off Fiji (08:24)
Suva, Aug 19 (IANS) A massive earthquake measuring 8.2 on the Richter scale on Sundat struck in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, roughly 200 miles off Fiji and almost the same distance from Tonga, according to the US Geological Survey.

Ambanis, Bhansali, Bhardwaj attend Priyanka-Nick's engagement party (08:02)IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) After a 'roka' ceremony made actress Priyanka Chopra and American singer Nick Jonas' relationship official, the couple partied the night away with the Ambanis and some of Priyanka's Bollywood friends in attendance here on Saturday night.

Gomez believes in paying the love forward (08:02)IANS Photo Service
Los Angeles, Aug 19 (IANS) Singer Selena Gomez is happy to "pay the love forward" after receiving immense love and support from fans following her kidney transplant.

Saudi Arabia announces readiness for Hajj rituals (07:52)
Riyadh, Aug 19 (IANS) The Saudi government on Sunday announced its full readiness for the Hajj season starting on Sunday.

US ends Syria development fund, says Trump; urges 'rich countries' to pay (07:44)IANS Photo Service
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump said on Saturday that the US has ended the development fund for Syria, urging "rich countries" to pay instead.

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