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Chrissy Teigen wants to adopt children

Los Angeles, May 27 (IANS) Model Chrissy Teigen is planning to adopt a few children after having three or four of her own with husband John Legend. We want a lot of kids. I would love to have three or four of my own, and then adopt a few. So basically I'll be pregnant the rest of my life, femalefirst.co.uk quoted Teigen as saying. While Legend doesn't really care whether they hav...

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Will go for win against Bengaluru: Mohun Bagan coach

Kolkata, May 27 (IANS) Even though Mohun Bagan need just a point from their final I-League match against Bengaluru FC on Sunday to regain the football championship after 13 years, coach Sanjoy Sen says they will be going for all three points instead of sitting back and aiming for a stalemate. We will play for a win. If we play with a defensive mindset then we have already lost the battle...

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Jason Statham likes to 'get drunk'

Los Angeles, May 27 (IANS) Actor Jason Statham, who has been in a relationship with Rosie Huntington-Whiteley for five years, says they enjoy letting their hair down at their home here when they aren't busy working. Asked what they like to do together, Statham said: We get drunk and float around the swimming pool. The British star plays a tough man in his new film alongside Melis...

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Riteish Deshmukh shares son Riaan's image

Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) Actor Riteish Deshmukh, who so far chose to keep his son away from the limelight, finally shared heart-melting photographs of his son Riaan on social media for the first time. Riteish's son with Genelia D'Souza was born in November 2014. The Masti actor took to micro-blogging website Twitter to share the three photographs on the occasion of the actor's late ...

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Arm girth more reliable indicator of malnutrition

New York, May 27 (IANS) Measuring the circumference of the arm of children can lead to better diagnosis of malnutrition than weight-based measurements, says a study. Using a measuring tape to measure arm circumference is the most reliable factor in diagnosing malnutrition, said Adam Levine, emergency medicine physician at the Rhode Island Hospital in the US. Measuring tapes are i...

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Look cool in denim during summer

New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Fashion changes every season, but denim has become a staple of sorts. Try stocking your wardrobe with at least three different pairs of denim, says an expert. Samresh Das, senior designer - jeanswear, Numero Uno Clothing Ltd, suggests a few denim options: * Start with a clean, dark denim, rinsed; or be brave and go raw. Team up your denim with interesti...

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Pakistan PM chairs meeting on military operation

Islamabad, May 27 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday chaired a high-level meeting here to discuss the progress of the military's ongoing anti-terror operation Zarb-i-Azb in North Waziristan. Chief of Army Staff Gen. Raheel Sharif, Director General of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Lt. Gen. Rizwan Akhtar, Director General of Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) ...

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AAP opens its account in electoral politics in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, May 27 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) opened its account in electoral politics in Kerala on Wednesday. The AAP won the by-election in the 21st ward at Cherthalai-Arthungal in Alappuzha district. Cherthalai is the home town of former defence minister A.K. Antony. By-elections were held for 10 wards. AAP candidate Tomi Ellessery contested the e...

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App that can predict your GPA

New York, May 27 (IANS) Researchers have developed an app that automatically predicts college students' grade point average (GPA) based on their smartphone data. Grade point average (GPA) is an important factor for applying to US universities. The SmartGPA app, developed by the researchers from the Dartmouth College in New Hampshire also offers new ways to improve students' perfo...

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Twitter's periscope now also available for Android users

New York, May 27 (IANS) The wait for the Android users to use Periscope is finally over now as Twitter has also launched the live streaming app for Android platform. The new app contains many of the same features found in the iOS version, but with a few Android exclusives. In addition to more granular notification controls than found in the iPhone version, there's a new return t...

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Smile helps form and maintain relations: Study

New York, May 27 (IANS) You may have known it all along but researchers have now proved that a smile indeed helps you strike a chord with a stranger and also maintain a good relationship with your partner. It works because people are much more attuned to positive emotions when forming new bonds than they are to negative ones such as anger and sadness, the study said. However, do ...

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20 detained in anti-terror raids in Istanbul

Istanbul, May 27 (IANS) Turkish police detained at least 20 people in an anti-terror operation in Istanbul on Wednesday. The semi-official Anatolian news agency reported that the arrested people are alleged to have attacked police with stones, sticks and Molotov cocktails during May Day protests in the city. The Istanbul police department said they used a helicopter in the raid. ...

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Myanmar Buddhists march against repatriation of Rohingya Muslims

Bangkok, May 27 (IANS/EFE) Radical Buddhists from Myanmar, including monks, demonstrated on Wednesday in Yangon against international pressure on Myanmar to repatriate thousands of Rohingya Muslims. Rohingyas are an ethnic minority group persecuted in Myanmar and victims of human-trafficking networks. According to the UN, some 4,000 Bangladeshis and Rohingyas are on boats abandon...

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Queen's Cup golf tournament from June 18-21

Koh Samui (Thailand), May 27 (IANS) The Queen's Cup golf tournament will return for its seventh edition on the Asian Tour at the Santiburi Samui Country Club here from June 18 to 21, the organisers announced on Wednesday. Bangkok Airways, in collaboration with the Sports Authority of Thailand, Thailand PGA and the Asian Tour, jointly announced details of the upcoming event at a press lau...

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Researchers propose new way to measure crowd count

London, May 27 (IANS) Researchers at Warwick University have come up with a new method to estimate the size of a large crowd based on geographical data from mobile phones and the social-networking app Twitter. The researchers studied geo-tagged tweets and mobile phone use over a two-month period in Milan, Italy. In two locations with known visitor numbers -- a football stadium a...

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Big B shares throwback father-son moment

Mumabi, May 27 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, whose film Piku - on the father-daughter bond - has garnered plaudits galore, has shared an old photograph featuring himself with his late father Harivanshrai Bachchan and son Abhishek in the same frame. Reminiscing the moments, the 72-year-old took to micro-blogging website Twitter to share the image, which was taken on the sets of his th...

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Ramnarine blasts Windies selectors for dropping Chanderpaul

Port of Spain (Trinidad), May 27 (IANS) Former West Indies Players Association (WIPA) president Dinanath Ramnarine has blasted the Clive Lloyd-led selection panel for dropping veteran batsman Shiv Chanderpaul ahead of the Australia series. Ramnarine criticised Chanderpaul's exclusion from the 12-man squad, saying it was disgraceful and the manner in which the Guyanese cricketer was dropp...

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'Montreal Protocol has helped slow ozone depletion'

London, May 27 (IANS) Thanks to the Montreal Protocol, the ozone layer is in much better shape now than it would have been without the United Nations (UN) treaty, a new study says. Without the Montreal Protocol, a very large ozone hole over the Arctic would have occurred during that cold winter and smaller Arctic ozone holes would have become a regular occurrence. The Montreal Pr...

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First part of semen most effective for conception

London, May 27 (IANS) The fluid squirted during ejaculation is composed of various fragments and the sperm in the first fragment are more effective in fertilising the eggs and in embryonic development than those lagging behind. The first part of the ejaculation squirt contains sperm that are more numerous, move faster and present better quality DNA, the findings showed. Ejaculati...

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Government took away farmers' land for corporates: Rahul

Thrissur (Kerala), May 27 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday again lashed out at the Narendra Modi government on the sensitive land issue, saying that it had taken away the land of the farmers, which is like a mother to them, and given the same to its friends and corporates. Likewise, they (government) have taken away the sea from the fishermen now and is in the pro...

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