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Indiana Jones 5, Ready Player One And More

Steven Spielberg likes to stay busy. He’s regularly deep into production on a new directorial effort – often completing two movies within a single year – and at the same time he’s planning his next steps. It seems that at all times he’s both prepping his next massive blockbuster or riveting historical drama. And on top of all of that, ...

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Warner interested in political career

Not only is David Warner intent on captaining Australia at every opportunity, the opening batsman has also flagged the possibility of a career in politics once he retires. Warner has been known to interact a little more often with political leaders than most members of the Australian side, famously fronting then Prime Minister Tony Abbott to commit federal government funding ...

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After conquering smartphones, Xiaomi disrupts India’s TV market

In 2014, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi was a novelty. It attracted rave reviews for its Redmi line of stylish, value-added phones that thirsty Indian consumers lapped up via its exclusively online sales. But it was still just that — a novelty. By 2017, it had done the unthinkable by conquering the Indian market for smartphones by taking the battle to ...

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Sridevi’s last dance with Anil Kapoor at Dubai wedding goes viral—Watch

New Delhi: Veteran actress Sridevi’s untimely demise has sent a shock wave across the nation. The legendary actress breathed her last in Dubai on February 24, 2018. She was there to attend the wedding of actor-nephew Mohit Marwah. While initial reports suggested that he suffered a cardiac arrest, an autopsy report revealed that she died because of ‘accidental drowning’ in ...

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Counties hope to cut red-ball losses

County chiefs have arranged a private meeting this week to combat growing concerns that England central contracts are pushing players into following Adil Rashid and Alex Hales on to bespoke limited-overs deals. Representatives from 15 of the 18 county clubs, including leading directors of cricket Martyn Moxon, Alec Stewart, Paul Allott and Ashley Giles will gather at Edgbaston on Thursday ...

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A focus on culture allowed NZ’s Ministry of Justice to reap rewards from data

In 2014, New Zealand’s Tahu o te Ture chief executive and secretary for justice Andrew Bridgman returned to work from the summer break as scheduled. But as recalled by the ministry’s director of Information and Business Intelligence Wendy Hamilton, Bridgman returned armed with a determination to shake up the way his agency worked. “I want to have a data-driven organisation,” ...

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Afghanistan stun West Indies in warm-up win

Afghanistan 163 for 9 (Gulbadin 48, Shenwari 42) beat West Indies 110 (Dawlat 4-26) by 23 runs (DLS)Scorecard Gulbadin Naib steers the ball into the off side ICC Afghanistan gave West Indies a hint of the struggle that could be in store for them in their bid to reach the 2019 World Cup, after battling back from the brink of a ...

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