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Actor Tanushree Dutta has packed her bags and is ready to leave India after kick-starting the MeToo movement in the country. The actor revealed her plans of returning to New Jersey in an interview to Mid-Day saying, “My future lies there. I will head out early next year. When I came down to Mumbai, I thought I would go back after a month, but it’s been five months.”

The National Democratic Alliance’s (NDA) plans to promote the use of inland waterways for ferrying people and cargo will be on full display during the upcoming Kumbh Mela at Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh from January 15 to March 15 next year.

A compliment is sweetest when it comes from the opposition camp. While Shane Warne might no longer be playing for Australia, he is still one of the most competitive people around and one of the best pundits in the cricket world. And on Sunday, he was in complete awe of the brilliant century that Virat Kohli scored on a difficult Perth wicket where the rest of the batsmen have found the going tough in the second of the four-match Test series.

A near final text on the Paris rulebook —guidelines for implementing the historic 2015 Paris Agreement — is now ready. After climate activists raised several concerns with the draft Paris rulebook text released by the Polish Presidency (host of climate negotiations — COP24) on Friday evening and countries disagreed on several key issues till late on Friday night, Poland extended the talks for a day and came out with another draft text on Saturday evening.

Turns out, breastfeeding for more than six months is independently associated with smaller waist circumference in the decade after delivery among women. Pregnancy contributes to an accumulation of abdominal adiposity, which is an indicator of cardiometabolic dysfunction in later life.

One Academy Award trophy sold for nearly $500,000 and the second for well over $200,000 in a rare auction of Oscars that ended Friday in Los Angeles. A best-picture Oscar for “Gentleman’s Agreement,” the 1947 film starring Gregory Peck that took on anti-Semitism, sold for $492,000. A best picture statuette for 1935’s “Mutiny on the Bounty” fetched $240,000.

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