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World leaders, celebrities to pay final tribute to Muhammad Ali LOUISVILLE: World leaders, celebrities, boxing fans and people who admired Muhammad Ali as a man will gather on Friday in his Kentucky hometown for one last goodbye to a towering global figure who died a week ago at age 74. Mourners will line the streets of Louisville for a funeral procession starting at 9 a.m. (1300 GMT) that will bring his body to Cave Hill National Cemetery for a private burial.Thousands of people will then fill the KFC Yum Center for a memorial service featuring eulogies by former US President Bill Clinton and comedian Billy Crystal, beginning at 2 p.m. (1800 GMT). Jordan's King Abdullah and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan are expected to be among the dignitaries at the sports arena for the service.Crystal could reprise parts of his routine called "15 Rounds," a tribute to the three-time heavyweight boxing champion that the comedian first delivered in 1979. In it, ...

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Scientists turn CO2 into stone to fight climate change WASHINGTON: Scientists have turned carbon dioxide into stone in a matter of months by pumping it deep underground, offering a revolutionary new way of storing the greenhouse gas to tackle climate change.The pioneering experiment in Iceland mixed CO2 emissions with water and pumped it hundreds of meters (feet) underground into volcanic basalt rock -- where it rapidly turned into a solid."We need to deal with rising carbon emissions. This is the ultimate permanent storage -- ...

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 Seven Indian embassy websites HACKED! Seven websites belonging to Indian embassies have been hacked by a hacker group claimed.According to New Indian Express, the hacker group, which call itself "Intruder" and "Romantic," posted messages on the website which read, have posted messages saying, “Embassy of India in Athens, Greece Has Been OWNED, Hey Indian Government, Do not Mess With Us ….. ,” and so on. As per reports, the following websites have been hacked:· Embassy of India in Athens ,Greece· ...

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Barley to ward off bad cholesterol: Study ISLAMABAD: Barley can significantly reduce the levels of bad cholesterol that are associated with heart disease risk, a study said.According to researchers, barley is high in fibre, has twice the protein and almost half the calories of oats as well as an important consideration for people with weight or dietary concerns, Health news reported.The review, published in The European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, included 14 studies on clinical trials conducted in seven countries, including Canada. ...

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Kareena Kapoor ‘Finally’ Talks about Pregnancy Rumours Kareena Kapoor’s recent visit to London with husband Saif Ali Khan brought too many rumours in town, one was about her impending motherhood. Some of the actress’s pictures had recently initiated reports suggesting that she is expecting her fist child. ‘Heroine’ actress has finally spoken on the recent controversy. She said, “God willing hopefully. I am a woman. But right now there is nothing to say about it. The fact that you all are talking ...

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What’s On Earth with ‘Udta Punjab’? It’s a rare occasion when almost every member of Bollywood film industry came together to speak out on a single issue. Everyone have a same opinion on the censorship of an upcoming movie ‘Udta Punjab’. Supporting free speech and freedom of expression, Bollywood came out in support of Shahid Kapoor’s upcoming movie. Mahesh Bhatt, producer Ekta Kapoor, Vikas Bahl, Zoya Akhtar, Anurag Kashyap along with the whole cast of the movie was present during ‘Udta ...

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Google’s Page secretly building flying cars We have all seen flying cars… in movies off course, scientists and engineers however, from countless companies have been dwelling for years to mould those dreams into reality.Google, the tech giant that has been quite active in pursuing a varied set of goals i.e. Self Driving cars, AI bots. However, we are not talking about Google, this is about Larry Page Google’s co-founder was has been personally funding a pair of startups involved into creating ...