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Caving in of road at Anna Salai in Chennai sparks social media frenzy

On Sunday, Chennai witnessed the caving in of a road at a busy junction due to an ongoing metro construction nearby. A car and a bus got stuck inside the....

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This news anchor reads out breaking news of her husband’s death

A news anchor in Chhattisgarh read the breaking news of her husband’s death in a fatal car accident earlier in the day, reported Hindustan Times. Supreet Kaur, a news reader....

Cuban winery uses condoms for production

A 65-year-old Cuban has discovered an unusual way to help ferment home-made tropical fruit wines. At his house in the southern Havana neighbourhood of El Canal, Orestes Estevez and his....

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Subway horror! New Yorkers walk past helpless woman stuck between doors

In a shocking video, that was posted on Instagram a middle-aged woman is seen with her head stuck between the doors of a subway in New York. Numbers of passerby....

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Female ‘Mowgli’ found in Katarniaghat forests of Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh

A girl was found in Katarniaghat forests of Bahraich in Uttar Pradesh 2 months back. The girl surprisingly shows traits of animals. “She has very similar habits of animals,” said....

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Yet to test laughing gas as tool for crowd control

No tests have yet been conducted for assessing the use of 'laughing gas' as a deterring measure for the protection of police personnel, Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj....

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After 300-metre ride, Ola charges Mumbai man Rs 149 crore

In an apparently amusing development, a Mumbai resident was billed for Rs 149 crore after he booked an Ola cab for a 300-metre ride. It was 1st April, but it....

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When PM Modi retweeted a wedding invite

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, which is Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pet project, has become a national movement to clean the streets, roads and infrastructure of the country's 4,041 statutory cities and....

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Transgender ‘escorts’ flee with Rs 2.6 lakh; spend most of it on breast implants

A bizarre incident took place in the CR Park area of New Delhi, where a house help named Arjun 'picked up' two transgenders from Moolchand for 'pleasure' and promised to....

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Here’s how Google fooled Netherlands on April Fool’s Day with ‘Google Wind’

When it comes to ingenuity, Google always has the upper hand. On April Fool's Day, Google pulled off one of the most elaborate prank on the people of Netherlands, people....

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International Pillow Fight Day celebrated around globe

Encouraged by the absence of rain, dozens of people participated on Saturday in a pillow fight in downtown New York, on the occasion of International Pillow Fight Day, held every....

‘wRap your Hijab, keep swaggin’ says 8-month pregnant Syrian-American in music video

So, we won't call it women empowerment because if it would have been for the men around the globe, we definitely wouldn't have called it 'men empowerment'. But this video....

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Graffiti artist in Sao Paulo paints world’s largest mural

One of the most internationally renowned street artists is meeting another great challenge by painting in Sao Paulo the world's largest mural, a record that he himself set last year....

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King Cobra drinks water from a bottle in Karnataka!

A video has surfaced on the internet which shows a giant King Cobra consuming water from a bottle in drought-hit village in Karanataka's Kaiga. A police officer tending to the....

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Jaipur: Cafe Coffee Day employee slaps customer, video goes viral

In a shocking incident, a customer was slapped by a Cafe Coffee Day (CCD) female employee after he spotted cockroaches inside the refrigerator of the cafe. The video is being....

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Canadian magazine cover of Tamil bride wearing saree with slit storms debate

A Canada-based magazine has raised some eyebrows with their latest cover featuring a Tamil bride, who is wearing a saree with a thigh-high split. The magazine cover which was first....

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Turn off your lights, celebrate Earth Hour

The world will celebrate Earth Hour on Saturday night by switching off lights and going "dark" for one hour to encourage participation in fighting climate change. This year the event....

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That’s PM Modi’s ‘Mann Ki Baat’! Censor board deletes dialogue from ‘Sameer’

In a move indicative of how absurd the Censor Board has become with its obsession of toning down language, a dialogue from the upcoming movie 'Sameer' has been scrapped due....

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‘I’m coming, Ma! Vrooom!’ Donald Trump’s truck moment attracts hilarious reactions on Twitter

United States President Donald Trump did something on Thursday which played itself repeatedly on Twitter like a humourous vine video. The US President got inside a truck, honked and acted....

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Meet ‘Sultan’, the buffalo who drinks alcohol and earns Rs 90 lakh per year

This four-legged Sultan from the Kaithal district of Haryana who drinks alcohol is doing rounds on internet. It was only during the Agriculture leadership summit at Surajkund earlier this month....

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‘I want to thank my wife and my girlfriend’, Ghana football star interview goes viral

A football star from Ghana has caught social media by storm after he said in a post-match interview that he was thankful to his wife and, wait for it, girlfriend.....

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What’s in a name? Indian engineer named Saddam Hussain cannot land a job

It's not so uncommon for your name to be associated with someone who is a dead/living legend of what they do. However, when your name is synonymous with genocide and....

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Why jokes are funny? Ask quantum theory

Why was 6 afraid of 7? Because 789. Whether this pun makes you giggle or groan in pain, your reaction is a consequence of the ambiguity of the joke. Thus....

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Roger Federer’s new boy band ‘The Backhand Boys’ has got social media in frenzy

True to his promise, tennis master Roger Federer has finally formed the boy band that everyone in the tennis world has been anticipating. Conveniently called 'The Backhand Boys", Federer shared....

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Watch: Girl in Karachi impresses Pak PM Nawaz Sharif by singing Gayatri Mantra

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was seemingly impressed by a girl in Karachi when she performed a rendition of the Gayatri Mantra on the occasion of Holi. Sharif has expressed....

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Holi horror! Stray bullet kills cop during celebrations in Madhya Pradesh

Time and again, we have seen people get drunk during celebrations and land themselves in troublesome situations, that at times result in the loss of life. Here is one such....

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This Ludhiana farmer gets Swarn Shatabdi as compensation from Northern Railways

Sampuran Singh, a 45-year-old farmer from Katana village of Jalandhar, moved court seeking compensation from the Northern Railways for acquiring his land to construct a railway station and what he....

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‘Crowdfunding’ to help 148-kg woman from Aurangabad to lose weight

After the 500-kg Egyptian woman Eman Ahmed Abdelaly, underwent a successful weight reduction surgery on March 7 in Mumbai, now a woman from Aurangabad who suffers from a genetic disorder....

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This Gujarat temple offers ‘magical pen’ to help students clear their exams

‘Hard work is the key to success,’ is the mantra of all students when it comes to clearing examinations. But this temple has a new thing to offer to the....

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Google celebrates Holi with a colourful Doodle

Google India is celebrating Holi with a splash of colours this year. With a bunch of animated figures smearing the letters in red, blue, green purple and yellow, this year’s....