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Felt reduced to a vagina only: Swara Bhasker after watching ‘Padmaavat’

Mumbai: Actress Swara Bhasker has, in a scathing comment on “Padmaavat“, said she felt like a “vagina only” after watching the Sanjay Leela Bhansali directorial. She believes the film has brought up the question whether women – widowed, raped, young, old, pregnant, pre-pubescent – have the right to live. In an open letter published on The Wire late on Saturday, ...

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Tom Curran takes five-wickets as England beat Australia

The whitewash might have eluded them but England nevertheless ended the one-day series on a high by inflicting a record-equalling home defeat on Australia. Only once before had Australia lost 4-1 in a bilateral series on their own soil — to South Africa nine years ago — but Tom Curran’s stunning bowling display rounded off a fine white-ball resurgence by ...

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​Linux and Intel slowly hack their way to a Spectre patch

Spectre and Meltdown are major design flaws in modern CPUs. While they’re present in almost all recent processors, because Intel chips are so widely used, Intel is taking most of the heat for these bugs. Nowhere has the criticism been hotter than on the Linux Kernel Mailing List (LKML). That’s because unlike Apple and Microsoft operating system developers and OEMS ...

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Ranveer Singh on what it took to play Alauddin Khilji in Padmaavat

Bollywood star Ranveer Singh, who plays the dreaded Alauddin Khilji in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s controversial film Padmaavat, has finally broken his silence on the movie and his character. Speaking to Bollywoodlife.com, the actor talked candidly about playing a villain who was bisexual and also the scenes he found to be most difficult. Though Ranveer doesn’t term Padmaavat as the toughest ...

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The Last Jedi’s Biggest Fight Scene, And It’s Awesome

Now, we are not necessarily saying that using ELO in Star Wars: The Last Jedi is actually better than the score composed by the legendary John Williams. Having said that, it is definitely an interesting take on a scene that has already become beloved by many fans. Star Wars has never canonically used popular music in its films (and likely ...

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Pakistan clinch series 2-1, claim No. 1 spot on T20I rankings

Pakistan 181 for 6 (Zaman 46, Sarfraz 29, Santner 2-24) beat New Zealand 163 for 6 (Guptill 59, Taylor 25, Shadab 2-19) by 18 runs They may remember this as a difficult tour, but Pakistan have had the last laugh on it. In a high-pressure, series-deciding, tour-shaping, third and final T20I, Pakistan overpowered New Zealand, setting them a daunting 182 ...

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She persisted: Transforming software engineering at Autodesk

Innovation means creating something new and useful. Although we associate innovation with building new products, technologies, and solutions, the term applies equally to creating new systems or processes. Innovation in thought and practice enables teams to do more and better. With this in mind, I invited a senior executive to share her story of engineering transformation at Autodesk, a $2 ...

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One Marvel Veteran Wants To Direct Man Of Steel 2

That’s not a direct “yes” answer to the question, but it’s hard to not assume that a classic Superman catchphrase implies a desire to take the reins on Man of Steel 2. Of course, this doesn’t necessarily mean that he will get the job. Plenty of directors have shown interest in projects that never came to fruition over the years, ...

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