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Oscar: 'The Shape of Water', 'Dunkirk' and 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' leads the pack

The 90th annual Oscar nominations was announced on 23 January by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

An Oscar statue (File Photo)
Dylan Farrow slams Justin Timberlake in Time's Up tweet

Farrow responded to a tweet by the 36-year-old actor-singer, who recently worked with alleged sexual abuser Allen on the 2017 film ‘Wonder Wheel’.

Justin Timberlake (File | AP)
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Tennis

Lleyton Hewitt of Australia reacts during a match. (File Photo, AP)
Hewitt not in favour of closing roof due to heat at Australia Open

The former world number one said it would be unfair on the players competing on the outside courts in extreme conditions.

Cricket

Bhuvneshwar Kumar will come in place of Ravichandran Ashwin. (File | AP)
India Vs South Africa: Pace quartet in plans, Bhuvneshwar replaces Ashwin

After nearly seven years, India are likely to field four fast bowlers in a Test match and Ajinkya Rahane will also be playing

Tennis

Second seed Caroline Wozniacki  | Photo: AP
Wozniacki says 2011 semi defeat to Li Na 'still haunts'

Wozniacki was the top seed that year having risen to number one in the world in 2010 and she said the defeat was crushing.

Football

Former Manchester United, Everton and England defender Phil Neville | Photo: AP
New England women's coach Phil Neville in 'sexist' tweet row

Neville, who has yet to confirm or deny if he sent the contentious messages, appeared to have deleted his Twitter account.

Tennis

Unseeded Chung Hyeon became the first South Korean to reach a semi-final at a Grand Slam. | Photo: AP
Chung powers past Sandgren into Australian Open semifinals

The unseeded South Korean is the first to reach the semi-finals at a Slam and the youngest at 21 since Russia's Marat Safin.

Weird, Whacky, Wow
Iranian sky diver Bahareh Sassani (File | AFP)

Iranian woman skydiver looks to break down stereotypes

The 35-year-old accountant has been skydiving less than two years but already has more than 220 jumps under her belt. 

Egyptian beauty Queen Nefertiti was not a pharaoh: British expert

It was the beauty of her famous limestone and plaster sculpture, reportedly Adolf Hitler's favourite piece of ancient art, which propelled her into the public spotlight.

Spain develops new Artificial Intelligence system that can predict corruption 

The system also confirms that the probabilities increase when the same party stays in government more number of years.

Friday Fever Films to watch in 2018

Movies are made in the heavens of ingenuity and enjoyed in the halls of great excitement. From the germination of the idea and the first directorial shout of ‘lights, camera, action’, to the fascinati

Education Policy Needs an Indigenous Base

The committee appointed to prepare the draft of the proposed National Policy on Education has been granted an extension up to March-end.

If you are an avid watcher of Indian news soap opera, a keen follower of elitist columnists, politicians in the Opposition or a BJP leader starved of Modi’s favours, you may wonder if it is worth wait

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