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Aryna Sabalenka: The ‘nobody’ who just became the newest Australian Open champion
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Aryna Sabalenka: The ‘nobody’ who just became the newest Australian Open champion

Aryna Sabalenka had been to a Grand Slam semi-final three times. She had $12 million dollars as career earnings. And yet, in her opinion, she was a nobody.

Madhya Pradesh: 1 IAF pilot martyred as Sukhoi-30, Mirage 2000 crash near Morena
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Madhya Pradesh: 1 IAF pilot martyred as Sukhoi-30, Mirage 2000 crash near Morena

The two IAF fighter aircraft - a Sukhoi-30 and a Mirage 2000 - which had taken off from the Gwalior air base in Madhya Pradesh, were taking part in an exercise

How Indian-American Harmeet Dhillon lost race to lead Republican party after tough fight
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How Indian-American Harmeet Dhillon lost race to lead Republican party after tough fight

Chandigarh-born lawyer?Harmeet Dhillon, who once represented Donald Trump, was unsuccessful in her bid to unseat Ronna McDaniel as chairman of the Republican National Committee (RNC). This loss could harm the party's preparations for the 2024 presidential election

'It's frosty outside': How the polar vortex brought bitter cold to Asia this January
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'It's frosty outside': How the polar vortex brought bitter cold to Asia this January

Scientists say Asia’s extreme cold is largely the result of the so-called polar vortex, an expanse of cold air that generally circles the Arctic but occasionally shifts south from the North Pole. It was the same weather phenomenon that brought exceptionally cold weather to the US last month

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Rathasaatchi is a hugely neglected political gem
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Rathasaatchi is a hugely neglected political gem

The film begins with a poor wagering woman being kicked into a cauldron of simmering jaggery for trying to steal a tumbler of it for her children Nothing happens. No heads roll. Cops are bribed. Everyone stays mum.

Shah Rukh Khan's Pathaan is a blockbuster, and it's not a dubbed film
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Shah Rukh Khan's Pathaan is a blockbuster, and it's not a dubbed film

The craze for Pathaan is unbelievable. The furore and frenzy far surpass what we witnessed for RRR or KGF 2. The collections which were expected to pan out over the weekend, are now expected to hold steady post-weekend.

Top Notch | Heirloom Naga's Jesmina Zeliang on why being profitable means supporting more indigenous women
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Top Notch | Heirloom Naga's Jesmina Zeliang on why being profitable means supporting more indigenous women

The loin loom gives liberty to women to weave as per her wish, she really is the master of her own work.

Australian Open 2023: Elena Rybakina says she struggled under Aryna Sabalenka 'pressure' in final defeat
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Australian Open 2023: Elena Rybakina says she struggled under Aryna Sabalenka 'pressure' in final defeat

Elena Rybakina gave as good as she got over three pulsating sets at Melbourne Park before losing 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the face of some ferocious hitting from fifth seed Sabalenka.

Hockey World Cup 2023: India defeat South Africa 5-2 to finish joint ninth with Argentina
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Hockey World Cup 2023: India defeat South Africa 5-2 to finish joint ninth with Argentina

World number six India earned six penalty corners in the match and scored one from them while South Africa, ranked 14th, got three PCs without converting any one of them. India had 31 circle penetrations in total while South Africa had 22.

Question of Russia competing looms over Paris Olympics, Zelenskyy rebukes IOC
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Question of Russia competing looms over Paris Olympics, Zelenskyy rebukes IOC

Russian athletes have been at risk of being banned — though ultimately competed — at each Olympics since the steroid-tainted 2014 Sochi Winter Games. This time it is Russia waging war on Ukraine. Earlier it was Russian state-backed doping and then authorities trying to cover it up

‘Fast-track’ negotiations underway with allies for more missiles, planes: Ukraine
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‘Fast-track’ negotiations underway with allies for more missiles, planes: Ukraine

The US and Germany agreed on Wednesday to share advanced tanks with Ukraine along with the Bradley and Marder vehicles promised earlier, a decision that led to criticism not only from the Kremlin but from the prime minister of NATO and European Union member Hungary

Pakistan’s Opposition leader Fawad Chaudhry sent on 2-day physical remand for sedition
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Pakistan’s Opposition leader Fawad Chaudhry sent on 2-day physical remand for sedition

Chaudhry, a former federal minister for information and broadcasting, is facing sedition charges for publicly “threatening” the members of the Election Commission of Pakistan

To push sales, Japan firm opens whale meat vending machines
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To push sales, Japan firm opens whale meat vending machines

The Kujira (Whale) Store, an unmanned outlet that recently opened in the port town of Yokohama near Tokyo, houses three machines for whale sashimi, whale bacon, whale skin and whale steak, as well as canned whale meat

EU urges Israel to only use lethal force as 'last resort'
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EU urges Israel to only use lethal force as 'last resort'

Russia's foreign ministry on Saturday also called for "maximum restraint" following violence in Israel and the West Bank that marked another dramatic escalation in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

India condemns Jerusalem synagogue shooting, extends support to Israel
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India condemns Jerusalem synagogue shooting, extends support to Israel

In a statement on Twitter, Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Arindam Bagchi slammed the attack and offered condolences to the families of the victims

India vs South Africa Highlights, Hockey World Cup 2023: India win 5-2
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India vs South Africa Highlights, Hockey World Cup 2023: India win 5-2

India vs South Africa Highlights, Hockey World Cup: Full time! India beat South Africa 5-2 in the 9-12 classification match, to sign off their Hockey World Cup campaign on a high.

India vs New Zealand 2nd T20I Live Streaming: When and where to watch IND vs NZ live telecast
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India vs New Zealand 2nd T20I Live Streaming: When and where to watch IND vs NZ live telecast

India vs New Zealand 2nd T20I Live Streaming: Find out all the details about the 2nd T20I between IND and NZ which will take place in Lucknow.

Flights cancelled as UK airline Flybe sinks into bankruptcy for second time in 3 years
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Flights cancelled as UK airline Flybe sinks into bankruptcy for second time in 3 years

Flybe initially slumped into bankruptcy in March 2020, shedding 2,400 jobs, as coronavirus restrictions decimated the travel industry. It relaunched in April last year, flying many of the same routes out of Belfast, Birmingham and London Heathrow

Injury, death and loss: How US police killings traumatise Black people and communities
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Injury, death and loss: How US police killings traumatise Black people and communities

Each year, US police kill about 1,000 people, which equals approximately 8 per cent of all homicides for adult men. This risk is greater for Black men, who are about 2.5 times more likely to be killed by the police than white men

Siddharth Anand: 'Feels incredible to deliver the biggest 3-day collection in the history of Hindi cinema'
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Siddharth Anand: 'Feels incredible to deliver the biggest 3-day collection in the history of Hindi cinema'

The director said, "For someone, who is passionately committed to his craft, this is simply a phenomenal result that will inspire me to push the envelope of cinema in India even further."