Feb

26

2016

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Heaviest Bag of Rice

A bag of rice weighing 550 kilograms has entered the Book of World Records for being the heaviest bag of rice

Feb

24

2016

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People Have Unique Names in Indian Village

Located in Bhadrapur, a village in Karnataka you will find people with the most unusual names like Coffee, Military, Glucose, English, British, Anil Kapoor and High Court.

Feb

15

2016

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Airline Ad Makes Star of Indian Granny

Many say the ad helps to debunk the stereotype of the rude Indian in-flight traveller.

Feb

15

2016

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A Messiah For India's Abandoned Sick

"He is like God," comes a voice from the ward, as the diminutive Sikh man puts out the light and shuts the door to keep the cold out.

Feb

12

2016

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Inside The Padmini Taxis of Mumbai

There were more than 60,000 Padminis operating on Mumbai's roads in the 1970s, but a recent government order banning vehicles more than 20 years old has reduced the number to just over 9,000

Feb

08

2016

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Why an Indian Lawyer Tried to Sue God

Indian lawyer Chandan Kumar Singh recently stunned many Indians when he tried to sue popular Hindu god Ram.

Feb

08

2016

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Kolkata’s Most Haunted

A city that was much loved by the Mughals, French, British and Dutch, almost every lane has a tale to tell, some with a twist of horror.

Feb

07

2016

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Indian Clock to Tower Over Big Ben

Indian IT giant Infosys has said it plans to build the world's largest free-standing clock tower at its campus in the southern city of Mysore.

Feb

06

2016

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Cabin Crew Suspended Over Sonu Nigam's Concert on Flight

Jet Airways has suspended five crew members who were part of a chartered flight after aviation watchdog DGCA took serious note of the episode.

Feb

06

2016

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Cabin Crew Suspended Over Sonu Nigam's Concert on Flight

Jet Airways has suspended five crew members who were part of a chartered flight after aviation watchdog DGCA took serious note of the episode.

Feb

04

2016

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That Taxi in The Coldplay Video

It may be in the news for all the wrong reasons, but there’s an art collective in Mumbai who are excited about their contribution to the video

Feb

04

2016

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India's Maverick Frog Man

All my discoveries are accidental. We don't plan on finding new frogs. You go out into the forests and spend time there."

Feb

01

2016

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Chasing the Lure of a Royal Past With Greyhound Racing

There were greyhounds from Canada, from Ireland and England, and a few from the United States.

Feb

01

2016

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No Longer a Tree

Goas's Decision to downgrade coconut palm causes outrage.

Jan

21

2016

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Extinct Tree Frog Rediscovered in India

An extraordinary tree frog thought to have died out more than a century ago has been rediscovered in India.

Nov

19

2015

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In India, James Bond Has Only Half a Licence to Kiss

The Indian Censor Board has succeeded where British Intelligence failed -reining in the legendary sex life of UK's most famous fictional spy .

Jul

28

2015

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Indian Billionaire Buys old Scotland Yard Site

One of India's richest men, Yusuffali Kader, has bought the original Scotland Yard site in Whitehall for £110m.

Jul

27

2015

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A Single Tree Yielding 40 Different Kinds of Fruits

In an unusual feat that has the horticultural world rubbing its eyes in disbelief, Van Aken has created a tree that yields 40 different kinds of fruit.

Jul

23

2015

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Life in a Metro

This Quora thread brilliantly captures life in different Indian cities.

Jul

21

2015

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Delhi's Most Haunted House

The only people willing to take Delhi's 'most haunted house' is the Indian Government.

Jul

10

2015

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The Vest That Helps Exam Cheats

In recent years those wanting a helping hand have been able to take advantage of modern technology and a whole market in devices to aid cheats has sprung up.

Jul

02

2015

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Got a Problem? Try a Desi Solution

Did you know that there are three ways to deal with a problem? The right way, the wrong way - and the desi way.

Jun

17

2015

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Indians Flock to Hitchcock House

A house in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata has turned into a macabre local attraction

Jun

11

2015

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What Indian Women Really Want

Regular women from various walks of life, living in different cities across India, tell the camera what they really want.

Jun

03

2015

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How Indian Hair Finds Its Way to African Markets

There is also a discussion among Africanist religious scholars who ask what is symbolic about women weaving a hairstyle from hair which has been offered as sacrifice to the gods?

Jun

02

2015

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A Village That Doesn't Sell Milk

Dhokda is a rare village where dairy products are not sold. Instead, they are given free to those who do not rear cows and buffaloes.

Jun

01

2015

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10 Ways to Annoy a Madrasi

How to risk life and limb by annoying 'a person from Madras' in just 60 seconds, should you so want.

May

29

2015

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India's Mysore Crowns New Maharaja

A 23-year-old economics graduate from the University of Massachusetts has been crowned the new maharaja of Mysore.

May

29

2015

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Life as India's Tallest Man

Dharmendra Singh at 8ft 1 inch tall claims to be tallest man of India.

May

24

2015

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11-year-old Indian-American Genius Graduates From College

An Indian-American home-schooled boy has surprised one and all by graduating from a US college at the age of 11 with three associate degrees in maths, science and foreign language studies.

May

21

2015

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Yamraj, God of Death, Doubles Up as Traffic Cop

In Jharkhand's capital Ranchi, unruly drivers have been encountering Yamraj, the god of death. It is not just a vision.

May

18

2015

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MIT Scientists Decode Mystery of the Dress

MIT scientists have cracked the science behind the dress that went viral on the internet after some saw it as black and blue while others perceived it to be gold and white.

May

15

2015

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Modi's China Visit Photo Which Broke the Internet

Photos and memes of Prime Minister Narendra Modi sporting shades and checking out terracotta statues at a museum in China went viral on the internet

Apr

17

2015

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Happy New Year Gift: Song For NRIs.

The song says the NRI is excited by the "two-in-one offer" on whiskey at the duty free...and unsettled by the use of toilet paper abroad.

Apr

17

2015

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Want to Buy a Hill or Lake

It may sound bizarre, but you can actually own a dense forest, a lake, a hill top or a drain in the Aravalis of Haryana.

Apr

10

2015

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Happiest Street in the World is in Mumbai

This lively street in Mumbai, India just may be the happiest street in the world!

Apr

08

2015

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Sex Ratio Kills Honeymoon Dream in Gujarat

Finding a bride has become a Herculean task. There are 40 bachelor boys on the wrong side of 30s in my village."

Apr

02

2015

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Baby With Trunk Worshipped as Ganesha's Wife

A baby girl born with a 'trunk' has become a big attraction and people are flocking to worship her believing her to be an incarnation of lord Ganesha.

Apr

01

2015

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Prank Proves Taj Mahal is Perfect for Pac-Man

As an April Fools’ Day prank, Google Maps added a feature that turns some roads into the classic Pac-Man game.

Apr

01

2015

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World's Most Expensive Ice-cream

Its creator, Indian businessman Zubin Doshi, says the $817 USD or Rs.51144 price tag is about right when you consider its unusual mix of ingredients.

Apr

01

2015

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Women Milk Bank Opens in Jaipur

The centre has benefited many mothers who suffer from hyper-lactation and infants whose mothers are ill.

Mar

23

2015

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The Whole Six Yards

Two women made a #100SareePact and It's an open invite

Mar

20

2015

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Indian Bridegroom Dumped Over Failed Maths Test

An Indian bride has walked out of her wedding after her bridegroom-to-be failed to solve a simple maths problem.

Feb

24

2015

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Young Indian Boy's Gigantic Hands Baffle Doctors

A young boy is baffling doctors in India - after his hands swelled to giant proportions.

Feb

22

2015

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Old India's Village of Warriors Becomes Birthplace of Bouncers

If they look like cousins, it is because they are. A startling number of them share a family name, Tanwar.

Feb

20

2015

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Dear Jerry Seinfeld, Do Not Do This in India

Going by the uproar over AIB Roast and a controversial ban by the censor board on 30 words, Seinfeld could need some help.

Feb

20

2015

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Modi’s Famous Pinstripe Suit Sells for $690,000 at Auction

A memorable suit worn just one time by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi — with pinstripes that spell out his name in tiny letters — has sold for 43.1 million rupees ($693,234) at a charity auction.

Feb

19

2015

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Indian Monkey Set to Inherit Fortune

An Indian couple who were ostracised after their families disapproved of their wedding have decided to leave all their property to their pet monkey.

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