Exclusive: Prabhas talks about Saaho co-star Shraddha Kapoor

Prabhas’ popularity sky-rocketed post the success of Baahubali: The Beginning and Baahubali: The Conclusion. There is no denying that the megastar saw the his stardom double overnight when the super success of the Baahubali franchise happened. Prabhas was last seen alongside Shraddha Kapoor in Saaho, the action-entertainer earned well at the box-office and Prabhas and […]

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UK’s Johnson ‘sorry’ for Brexit delay : International de

Johnson blames Britain’s failure to leave as scheduled on parliament passing what he called the ‘Surrender Act’. (AFP pic LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday apologised for not taking Britain out of the European Union by Oct 31, while Brexit figurehead Nigel Farage said he will not stand in next month’s general election. […]

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National chooses former Air NZ boss Christopher Luxon as Botany MP candidate

Christopher Luxon has nailed his socially conservative colours to the mast after his selection as the National Botany candidate for the 2020 election. Speaking to media immediately after he gained a majority of delegates’ votes in the first round, Luxon laid out his views on issues such as abortion, euthanasia and cannabis legalisation.  The former Air NZ […]

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Australia cuts troops to Iraq in landmark move

The move follows in the steps of the United States which last month also withdrew troops from some aspects of its Middle East war commitment, notably in Syria. The 10th rotation of the Task Group Taji left Darwin today but in a surprise announcement Defence Minister Linda Reynolds said it would be half the size […]

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Standhardinger wants to involve teammates more as career night ends in loss

Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines—Christian Standhardinger had his best offensive game in his PBA career when he led NorthPort against Alaska in the PBA Governors’ Cup Sunday at Smart Araneta Coliseum. The versatile 6-foot-8 big man put up a career-high 37 points with 16 rebounds and five assists but the Batang Pier fell short […]

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Women empowerment with INEX Active

 A new line of workout gear, INEX ACTIVE, was launched last October 23, 2019 at the Mindful Movement Asia Pilates Studio in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig through an invigorating Pilates session headed by Mindful Movement Asia Pilates Studio General Manager Ken Colubio and Pilates coach Regina Del Rosario with INEX ACTIVE Founder and daughter of […]

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Samsung, IBM build safety platform based on AI, 5G

SAN JOSE, California — South Korea’s Samsung Electronics and US-based tech giant IBM on Tuesday announced a partnership to develop a platform providing business-to-business mobile solutions based on 5G network and artificial intelligence focusing on public safety.Their collaboration which was revealed at a Samsung forum held in San Jose, California, will offer governments and businesses […]

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Hashim Amla to work with Cape Town Blitz as batting consultant

Hashim Amla, who retired from international cricket after the World Cup earlier this year and subsequently withdrew his name from the Mzansi Super League draft, has joined Cape Town Blitz for a part of the MSL as a batting consultant. Amla will be with Blitz for their first two matches on November 8 and 10 […]

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Mozilla Asks Congress to Investigate ISPs Data Collection Practices

On Monday Mozilla, which makes the Firefox web browser, wrote to members of Congress to urge them to more closely scrutinize the data collection policies of internet service providers. The move comes after Motherboard reported Comcast is lobbying against particular implementations of encrypting browsing data, meaning the ISP would not be able to see what […]

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Juncker: Boris Johnson told ‘so many lies’ in EU referendum campaign

Boris Johnson told “so many lies” during the EU referendum campaign, the outgoing president of the European commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, has said. In a valedictory interview with the German magazine Der Spiegel, Juncker voiced regret he had not countered the claims of the leave campaign in 2016. The commission decided not to get involved on […]

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‘Saddest moment’: Bach star’s miscarriage

Former Bachelor contestant Heather Maltman has opened up about the heartbreak of suffering a miscarriage. The 34-year-old actress and podcast producer from Sam Wood’s season of The Bachelor revealed that she and her partner, photographer Matt Baker, were taking some time away from their ONE podcast to heal after losing their first child together. RELATED: […]

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Craig Peacock could still face police charges over $500k rort as WA trade commissioner to Japan

Updated November 04, 2019 20:30:16 Photo: Craig Peacock misused his position in Japan at a cost to taxpayers of $500,000. (Supplied: WA Government) An investigation into WA’s former trade commissioner to Japan has taken another twist, with police now apologising for declaring he would not be charged over allegations he misused his position to pocket […]

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6 wounded as bloody brawl caps day of Hong Kong mall chaos : International de

HONG KONG – A bloody knife fight in Hong Kong left 6 people wounded on Sunday evening, November 3, including a local pro-democracy politician who had his ear bitten off, capping another chaotic day of political unrest in the city. Flashmob rallies erupted inside multiple shopping centers across the international finance hub over the afternoon, […]

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Supporting professional services into the future – Abtrac Q&A

From working for a Big 4 auditing firm to launching his own tech startup, Abtrac founder and chief executive Edward O’Leary discusses the evolution of an industry over 30-plus years. Like many business ideas, the foundations for the NZ-based tech company Abtrac came about while solving a problem its founders were facing. But that was […]

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Christopher Luxon National’s new Botany candidate

Former Air New Zealand boss Christopher Luxon has won the National Party nomination to contest the Botany seat in next year’s general election. Luxon went head-to-head tonight in a candidate selection meeting against four other candidates. He beat them all on the first ballot. “I’m incredibly humbled to be chosen as National’s candidate in Botany […]

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‘Stop Blaming Farmers’: MS Swaminathan’s Advice To Delhi, Punjab Govts On Crop Burning

Reuters Photographer / ReutersA file photo of a farmer burning paddy husks after a harvest in Chandigarh. MS Swaminathan, agriculture scientist and chairman of the National Commission for Farmers, had some advice for state governments as India’s national capital and surrounding areas struggled to cope with hazardous levels of air pollution. Swaminathan called the situation […]

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Pak protest leader convenes all-party meet as deadline for PM Imran’s resignation ends

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s firebrand cleric-cum-politician Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Monday convened an all-party conference to discuss the future course of action as the 48-hour deadline set by him for Prime Minister Imran Khan’s resignation has expired. The Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F leader, who is leading a huge protest dubbed as ‘Azadi March’ comprising tens of thousands […]

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Akshay Kumar and Salman Khan to lock horns at the box-office on Eid 2020

Bollywood is always buzzing with new projects and news.  There’s never a dull moment in the entertainment industry. Salman Khan is ready to impress one and all with his action-packed film Radhe on Eid 2020, which is being directed by Prabhudheva. It stars Disha Patani alongside Salman. The film has already created a massive buzz […]

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Blade Runner, Back to the Future: Were any movie predictions of the future accurate?

From hover boards to flying cars, there have been some bold predictions for the future made in movies over the decades. Now we are living in the times that those Hollywood classics looked forward to.  And although technology is evolving, we are yet to see some of the creations featured in the blockbusters come to life […]

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At least 17 dead in Nepal bus accident : International de

KATHMANDU: At least 17 people, including seven children, died when a crowded bus swerved off the road and plunged into a river in central Nepal on Sunday, officials said. The bus skidded off the road in Sindhupalchowk district, northwest of the capital Kathmandu, and plunged 50 metres (165 feet down into the Sunkosi River. “So […]

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Ultimate Melbourne Cup form guide

Leading Herald Sun form analyst Michael Manley gives his take on the 24 runners in this year’s Melbourne Cup at Flemington as we provide the most informative package to pinpoint the winner. In early betting, Japanese stayer Mer De Glace has displaced Constantinople as the favourite despite both horses faring well at the barrier draw. […]

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Jepkosgei wins NYC in 1st marathon, Kamworor takes men’s

Joyciline Jepkosgei, of Kenya, crosses the finish line to win the Pro Women’s Division of the New York City Marathon, in New York’s Central Park, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) NEW YORK — Joyciline Jepkosgei arrived in New York with a modest goal for her first marathon ever. “My focus was to finish […]

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Nontraditional Christmas ad moves netizens to share memories with parents and grandparents

“Ngayong Pasko, ang nalimutan ay ipapaalala ng puso.” This is the closing line for a newly released holiday video that is moving many to take on social media to express their love for their parents and grandparents. Entitled “Paalala” the video, produced by Alaska Milk, shows the lead, Betchay, and the pain of dealing with […]

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3-2-1-Cookoff! Astronauts to bake cookies with new test oven

A Zero G Kitchen Space Oven.  Image: Hilton via AP CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida — Forget reheated, freeze-dried space grub. Astronauts are about to get a new test oven for baking chocolate chip cookies from scratch. The next delivery of supplies for the International Space Station — scheduled for liftoff this weekend — includes the Zero […]

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