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Humanity should be wary of responding to aliens, warns Stephen Hawking

Published On: September 24, 2016 07:17 PM NPT By: Agencies

“We should be wary of answering back,” he said.  “Meeting an advanced civilization could be like Native Americans encountering Columbus — that didn’t turn out so well.”

Here’s how you can fix a sexless relationship

Published On: September 24, 2016 06:30 PM NPT By: Agencies

As fun as dating can be, the realities of a sexless relation ship can loom over a couple like a storm cloud on an otherwise sunny day. No matter how happy a couple may seem at first, the harsh reality that they can both enter a dry spell together is something that shouldn't be ignored.

Son of China's richest man buys eight iPhone 7s for his dog

Published On: September 24, 2016 04:04 PM NPT By: Agencies

In case you needed any more proof that life is unfair, a dog managed to get his paws on an iPhone 7 before you. In fact, she got eight of them, as a gift from her wealthy owner, the son of China’s richest man.

Death toll in ferry accident rises to 18 in Bangladesh

Published On: September 22, 2016 07:42 PM NPT By: Agencies

DHAKA, Sept. 22 : The death toll of Wednesday's ferry capsized in Bangladesh's southern Barisal district has risen to 18 on Thursday after another four bodies were retrieved from River Sondha, the district's police chief SM Aktaruzzaman told Xinhua.

Brad Pitt investigated for child abuse

Published On: September 22, 2016 06:25 PM NPT By: Agencies

Brad Pitt is reportedly being investigated by police over an alleged incident of being “physical” with one of his children.

Scientists just figured out how Pluto got its heart

Published On: September 22, 2016 04:21 PM NPT By: Agencies

A year after NASA’s New Horizon spacecraft captured a stunning image of a heart on the surface of Pluto scientists can reveal what caused the symbol of love to appear plastered across the dwarf planet.

Muslim student in Spain wins fight to study with hijab

Published On: September 22, 2016 04:07 PM NPT By: Agencies

A Spanish Muslim student, whose ban from a training institute for wearing the headscarf caused controversy, said on Tuesday she had finally been allowed to study with the hijab after regional authorities weighed in.

Navjot Singh Sidhu quits ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’

Published On: September 21, 2016 09:04 PM NPT By: Agencies

MUMBAI, Sept 21: It is the end of an era for ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ fans. Coming as a shocker to Indian television lovers, latest reports claim that former cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu has left ace comedian Kapil Sharma's celebrity chat show.

South Indian actress Sonu Gowda’s private photos leaked

Published On: September 21, 2016 08:15 PM NPT By: Agencies

South Indian actress Sonu Gowda, aka Shruthi Ramakrishna, is the latest actor to fall prey to a cyber-attack. The private photos of the actor, which were making the rounds online, were recently aired on some news channels, putting her in a very stressful situation.

Twitter enables longer tweets as part of growth push

Published On: September 20, 2016 04:02 PM NPT By: Agencies

Twitter announced Monday it was easing its 140-character limit on tweets, in the latest effort to broaden the appeal and boost the user base of the social network.

Insecurity! The real reason behind Sushant Singh Rajput – Ankita Lokhande’s break-up

Published On: September 20, 2016 11:22 AM NPT By: Agencies

Saddening as it is, Sushant Singh Rajput and Anikita Lokhande seem to have parted ways after being together for six long years.

Prevent employee burnout

Published On: September 19, 2016 11:15 PM NPT By: Agencies

Perhaps you’ve been there—work is overwhelming, help is limited and before you know it, your drive and determination have diminished and all you can think about is how to get out of work.

Eating habits that make you unproductive

Published On: September 19, 2016 11:00 PM NPT By: Agencies

We are what we eat. But, what are we eating? That’s the big question. Research has shown that our eating habits have a big role to play in our productivity. They have also shown that majority of the working professionals have poor eating habits. And, this is the reason for them being less productive.

Movie Review: Pink

Published On: September 19, 2016 06:06 PM NPT By: Agencies

There's a sense of foreboding in the opening titles of Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury's "Pink", as the camera follows two sets of people in their cars late at night. In one, a young man lies in the backseat, moaning in pain as blood runs down the side of his face, while his friends drive him to the hospital. In another, three young women travel in a cab, biting their fingers and looking at each other nervously.

Muslims most unpopular group in US: report

Published On: September 19, 2016 05:00 PM NPT By: Agencies

A report from sociologists at the University of Minnesota demonstrates the negative attitudes toward Islam are not only higher than those toward any other religious or non-religious group, but are also rising at a faster rate.

32,000 people in Japan turned 100 this year

Published On: September 19, 2016 04:55 PM NPT By: Agencies

New data from the country’s Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare reveal Japan has broken its own record for most centenarians by population for the 46th straight year.

Canadian island offers land, job to anyone willing to move there

Published On: September 19, 2016 04:05 PM NPT By: Agencies

The store’s advertisement marks the second time the island has put out a call for people to migrate. In response to the rise of Donald Trump, the Canadian island offered to take in Americans as political refugees if the real estate mogul emerged victorious in the US presidential elections.

Indian woman rejects marriage proposal because ‘he didn’t like dogs’

Published On: September 19, 2016 03:06 PM NPT By: Agencies

An Indian woman has captured hearts across the globe after she turned down an arranged marriage to a wealthy man because he didn’t like dogs.

Shahid Kapoor-Mira Rajput finally name their daughter

Published On: September 19, 2016 12:08 PM NPT By: Agencies

Ever since Bollywood heartthrob Shahid Kapoor became father to a baby girl, speculations have been rife about what would he and his wife Mira Rajput namethe newest entrant in their family.

Fun in the sun: Courtney Stodden caught in throes of passion

Published On: September 17, 2016 12:58 PM NPT By: Agencies

Clad in a skimpy black bikini, the busty blonde could barely contain her ample chest which spilled out of the scanty fabric.