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TOKYO: The world's oldest person, a Japanese woman, died, a few weeks after celebrating her 117th birthday.Misao Okawa died of heart failure and stopped breathing as relatives and nursing home...
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Vikram Bhatt to direct Raaz 4

MUMBAI: Ace filmmaker Vikram Bhatt, who is well known within the industry circles as a “Horror Specialist,” is set to take forward his hit “Raaz” franchise with its fourth edition “Raaz 4.” According



Letterman’s departure will reshape late-night

NEW YORK: Jimmy Fallon’s fast start replacing Jay Leno on the “Tonight” show the past two months had a secondary effect: David Letterman suddenly seemed old.



Miley back in action despite dog’s death

LOS ANGELES: Miley Cyrus was back in concert recently, a day after her beloved dog Floyd died, managing to hold her emotions in check for the latest leg of her Bangerz tour.



Pakistani animated series wins US award

NEW YORK: Burka Avenger, a Pakistani animated series, was among the international programs honored recently at the annual Peabody Awards, the oldest and one of the top honors in broadcasting.



Small Saturn moon boasts underground ocean, study shows

CAPE CANAVERAL: Add Enceladus, a small moon orbiting the giant ringed planet Saturn, to the growing list of places beyond Earth that have oceans - and prospects for hosting life, a study shows.



Spring in Japan: Beautiful blossoms and hayfever misery

Spring in Japan brings explosions of pink and white cherry blossoms that provide a beautiful backdrop for picnics across this nature-loving country.



Two legendary stars play ‘Game of Thrones’ in-laws

Like every “Game of Thrones” fan, Charles Dance was gobsmacked by last season’s next-to-last installment.



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