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Now Assamese say ban on Bulbuli fights marring Bihu fun

Guwahati , Jan 20 Come January and there's festivity in the air in the northeastern state of Assam. With the harvest season coming to an end, it's time for feasts, bonfires, makeshift huts, "Bulbuli fights" and much more -- it's Bhogali Bihu time!

Foreign travels, political conspiracies and the 1960s

New Delhi , Jan 20

Flick through interesting anecdotes from foreign travels; read the story of a war that is paralleled by disruption and the corruption it brought to Nepalese society. Also engage with the cultural, sexual scene, revolutions, and the music of the 1960s, and witness an intense battle of wills where school toppers overcome their demons only to unleash those lying in wait within others.

Now check fertility at home with your smartphone

New York , Jan 20

For men who feel hesitant in performing a fertility test in the presence of doctors and nurses, a new smartphone-powered YO sperm kit for home use is here that includes everything needed to collect a sample and is claimed to be accurate.

Ghana's Baba Rahman ruled out of AFCON over injury

Accra (Ghana) , Jan 20

Ghanaian defender Baba Abdul-Rahman has left for Germany to undergo further tests and possible surgery for a knee injury he suffered at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Gabon, the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has announced.

Robert De Niro calls Trump bad example

New York , Jan 20
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Veteran Hollywood actor Robert De Niro while addressing an anti-Trump demonstration here said that the US President-elect "Donald Trump is a bad example of the country and this city".

Very excited about 'Pellichoopulu' remake: Shraddha Srinath

Chennai , Jan 20
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Actress Shraddha Srinath is excited about signing the yet-untitled Kannada remake of Telugu indie hit "Pellichoopulu" because she still hasn't seen the original. That way, she can play her part the way she wants to.

Abolish old brick kilns to fight fog: Atmospheric scientist

Bengaluru , Jan 19
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In the wake of 15 schoolchildren dying in a tragic bus accident in Uttar Pradesh, reportedly due to foggy conditions, a renowned atmospheric scientist has called for an immediate end to practices that include the operation of traditional brick kilns in the region and the burning of crop residue in Punjab.