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England players celebrate with trophy after winning the ICC Women's World Cup 2017 final match against India at Lord's in London England Sunday July 23 2017.  | AP

Heartbreak for India as England wins the Women's World Cup final by nine runs

The Indian women's cricket team let slip a historic title triumph with nerves getting the better of it in a tense summit clash against England, leaving Mithali Raj's giant-slaying side with the runners-up tag for a second time in the ICC World Cup at Lord's.

Entertainment

Watch the Justice League in full glory in the brand new 4-minute trailer

The success of the recently released 'Wonder Woman' has put the studio back on track and has given hope for fans of a satisfying film from the DC universe.

Poster of Justice League. (Photo | facebook.com/JusticeLeagueOfficial/)
Actor Suriya
Suriya's 'Thaana Serntha Kootam' poster out

The poster was released on the star's 42nd birthday.

Marvel shows 1st episode of The Defenders

The head of Marvel Television surprised fans at Comic-Con.

Krysten Ritter, left, and Finn Jones, right, high five each other as Mike Colter looks on at the 'Marvel's The Defenders' panel on day two of Comic-Con International on Friday, July 21, 2017, in San Diego, Calif. (Photo by Al Powers/Invision/AP)
Basheerinte Premalekhanam review: This one tickles your nostalgia

Basheerinte Premalekhanam is set in a rustic hamlet near Kozhikode, in the  early 80s. For the people there, a radio is a sophisticated equipment and a  bridge is a long-awaited dream

Fidaa review: Of love and conflict

There are some love stories that leave a lasting impression.

Meesaya Murukku: worth twirling the mush over

It looks like 2017 is the year of dream directorial debuts.

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Bayern Munich midfielder Philipp Lahm |AP
Philipp Lahm voted Germany's top player in his final season

Former Germany and Bayern Munich captain Philipp Lahm has been voted the country's top player for the first time in his final season before retiring.

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Tour de France winner Britain's Chris Froome, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, holds son Kellan as his wife Michelle, left, reacts the Champs Elysees avenue. | AP
Team Sky rider's Chris Froome wins fourth Tour de France title 

The 32-year-old Kenyan-born British rider finished 54 seconds ahead of Colombian Rigoberto Uran overall, the smallest margin of his wins.

Football

Arsenal's Mohamed El Neny, left, tackles Chelsea's Kenedy during the second half of their friendly soccer match in Beijing, Saturday, July 22, 2017. | AP
Chelsea apology to China for player's offensive online posts

Chelsea apologized for social media comments by Brazilian player Kenedy which it accepted "caused great offense and hurt the feelings" of the country.

Football

Barcelona's Neymar, center, battles against Juventus' Stefano Sturaro, left, and Stephan Lichtsteiner during the first half of an International Champions Cup soccer match. | AP
Neymar to PSG? Barcelona's denials don't stop transfer talk 

Neymar is still playing for Barcelona, warming up for the new season by scoring twice against Juventus in a friendly on Saturday.

Football

Mumbai Founder and Chairperson Indian Super League Neeta Ambani poses for a photo along with ISL clubs key retained players during the player draft 2017. (PTI)
ISL 2017: Indian players' salary see 103 percent surge in three years

The 10 clubs together spent Rs 48.85 crore today to secure signatures of 156 players in The Indian Super League player draft.

Weird, Whacky, Wow
Tim Van Noten a member of a Belgian artists' collective pours water on a real-looking, life-size whale sculpture is displayed along the Seine River in Paris, France, Friday, July 21, 2017. (Associated Press)

Did a whale just beach beneath the Notre Dame Cathedral of Paris?

A sperm whale appears to have beached on an embankment in the shadow of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.

London to banish winter blues with biggest ever light show

The event takes place between January 18 and 21 in what Khan says will be a chance for people across the world to see London in a new light, Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Thursday.

Patient strums guitar as doctors perform operation

During the entire surgery, the patient was fully awake and was playing the guitar as the problem only occurred when he tried playing guitar.

A dark trade

Even though India has ‘banned’ cow slaughter in most parts and vigilantism is on the rise, the meat mafia is thriving, especially for the Bangladeshi beef market. And for the holy cow, it’s just anoth

(From left) Sam C Maliyil, Abraham Oomman, and Minoo Verghese with their ancestral boat (EPS | Albin Mathew)
Racing ahead against time

A Kerala family gives a new lease of life to their 91-year-old snake boat JaiShot and its competitive tradition by renovating it.

iPhone photographer Parul Sharma’ debut exhibition in Delhi will showcase her passion for art deco

The Sunday Standard

The number of C-section deliveries has been increasing since 2011 in Delhi’s private hospitals, according to the reply to a RTI query, which has exposed several labour room intrigues.

Parliament and You

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Transgender bill does not address civil rights issues: Parl panel

Panel headed by BJP Lok Sabha member Ramesh Bais said the bill is "silent" on granting reservation to transgenders under the socially and educationally backward classes category as directed by the SC.

CPI (M) leader Sitaram Yechury | PTI file photo

Make law to ensure at least 100 days of Parliament sittings: Sitaram Yechury

CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury has called for enacting a law to ensure there is at least 100 days of active presence of members in the House.

File Image of Indian Parliament. | PTI

1.62 lakh shell companies, likely evading tax, deregistered till July 12: Jaitley

'Shell company' not defined under Companies Act, but Corporate Affairs Minister Arun Jaitley told the Lok Sabha that many such entities have been found to be indulging in large scale tax violations

Vijay Mallya booed outside the Oval. (Photo : ANI)

Not just Vijay Mallya, 52 others involved in money laundering are absconding

Guess what? Neither the Enforcement Directorate nor the Ministry of Home Affairs has approached the Ministry of External Affairs for the extradition of these people under the PMLA

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We need more women judges but no reservation, only sensitisation: Law Minister

Though Centre's role is limited in appointing judges, judiciary will be sensitised to appoint more women, says minister but does not envisage quota as higher judiciary has no such provision

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing at the launch of a new mobile app 'Bhim' to encourage e-transactions at Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi on Friday. | PTI

Slow internet, call drops hampering Digital India, Rajya Sabha MPs complain

Communications Minister Manoj Sinha admitted the problem and said recently, 965 MHz of spectrum had been auctioned and the speed was expected to improve following its roll out.