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Last updated: Sunday, October 23, 2016 2:40:04 AM

Cumberbatch's wife pregnant with second child
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) Actor Benedict Cumberbatch's wife Sophie Hunter is reportedly expecting their second child.

Friday, October 21, 2016 2:22:03 PM

'Jack Reacher' may get more sequels
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) Producer Don Granger says further instalments of "Jack Reacher", based on Lee Child's 2005 novel "One Shot", are on the cards.

Friday, October 21, 2016 2:02:44 PM

Ex-Brazil midfielder Doriva quits as Santa Cruz coach
Rio de Janeiro, Oct 21 (IANS) Former Middlesbrough and Brazil international midfielder Doriva has quit as coach of Santa Cruz, just 10 weeks after taking charge of the Brazilian Serie A club.

Friday, October 21, 2016 1:44:05 PM

Fitness apps alone won't help teenagers stay in shape
New York, Oct 21 (IANS) With fitness apps, the press of a button on smartphone can help you record daily calorie consumption and exercise but they alone cannot motivate you enough to lose and maintain weight loss in the long term, say researchers.

Friday, October 21, 2016 1:44:04 PM

Indian-origin scientist creates 'real' 3D hands in lab
New York, Oct 21 (IANS) An Indian-American researcher and his team have created life-size 3D hand models, complete with all five fingerprints using a high-resolution 3D printer that can produce the same ridges and valleys as a real finger.

Friday, October 21, 2016 1:28:05 PM

Court lifts suspension on Rio derby result
Rio de Janeiro, Oct 21 (IANS) A Brazilian sports tribunal has reversed a decision to suspend the result of Flamengo's 2-1 victory over local rivals Flamengo last week in a football match.

Friday, October 21, 2016 1:26:04 PM

Documentary filmmaker Bette Jane Cohen dead
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Bette Jane Cohen, who made the documentary "The Spirit in Architecture: John Lautner", has died after a long illness.

Friday, October 21, 2016 12:50:05 PM

Small drop in oxygen level could cure jet lag
New York, Oct 21 (IANS) In a potential new treatment for jet lag, researchers have found that reducing oxygen level for a short period can help reset circadian clocks and help adapt eating, sleeping and running habits to the new time faster.

Friday, October 21, 2016 12:06:06 PM

NASA's Cassini probe sees seasonal changes on Titan
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) Scientists have said NASA's Cassinis mission has allowed them to observe the pattern of seasonal changes on Saturn's largest moon, Titan, in exquisite detail.

Friday, October 21, 2016 11:10:05 AM

Microsoft shares jump as Cloud, Office lead profits
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Riding on the success of Cloud, Office and Surface tablets, Microsoft reported revenue of $20.5 billion and net income of $4.7 billion in the first quarter of its 2017 fiscal earnings - a news that took its shares to an all-time high on Thursday.

Friday, October 21, 2016 10:00:04 AM

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