Jan

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2015

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Indian Civil Servant Sacked After 24-year Sickie

The Indian government has sacked a civil servant who went on leave in 1990 and never came back to work.

Jan

09

2015

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India Donkeys Honoured for Hard Work

An Indian politician has honoured two donkeys for their hard work and loyalty

Dec

31

2014

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Modi, Rekha Hottest Vegetarians This Year

PM Modi was voted as the hottest vegetarian for his strict vegetarian schedule and for practising Yoga on a regular basis.

Dec

30

2014

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In New Delhi, a Candy Shop Becomes a Burn Ward

Desperate for Relief, City’s Injured Poor Line Up for a Candy Maker’s Secret Ointment

Dec

18

2014

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Incredible India Stories of 2014

Leopards, tigers and an army of monkey impersonators, 2014 was a year that reminded us that man has not yet conquered nature in India.

Dec

11

2014

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Astrologer Predicts How You'll be Raped

Even though people on social media are lashing at the bizarre astrolger, what’s depressing is that TV9 continues to run the show.

Dec

11

2014

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Nightie Wars

A woman’s group tries to fine those wearing nighties outside homes; inadvertently rakes up a long buried style issue.

Dec

09

2014

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An Entire Village in Mumbai to Steal From Weddings

In an astonishing revelation that has put cops on high alert, an entire village has entered the city to steal from weddings.

Dec

01

2014

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From Nile to Israel

How a chaiwallah and his wife travelled to 16 countries.

Nov

27

2014

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Indian Couple in UK is the World's Oldest Partners

An Indian couple, both over 100 years old and said to be the world's oldest partners, has celebrated their joint birthdays this week in the UK.

Nov

24

2014

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India Is The Motherland Of Ironies

Right from a rich and varied cultural heritage to the absolutely bizarre, there's never a time when India and Indians don't surprise you.

Nov

17

2014

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Inside 14th Century Delhi Fort, Djinns Grant Wishes

Djinns live in the heart of Delhi: they are spirits tending to the faithful seeking help. On Thursdays, they are busy when thousands turn up with letters for them.

Nov

14

2014

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Indian Stuffed Toy Tigers Used to Scare Elephants

Farmers in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu have placed life-sized toy tigers in their fields in an effort to scare away marauding elephants.

Nov

13

2014

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A Sweet Record

A shop owner from Tapeswaram in Andhra Pradesh prepared a gigantic laddu weighing a whopping 17323 pounds.

Oct

08

2014

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This Burger is World’s Costliest

Priced at £1,1237.50 with service the burger took three weeks to develop.

Sep

09

2014

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Kolkata Cop's Genius Solution to Eve Teasing

he Kolkata police has come up with a 12-point guideline for women on ways to stay safe and avoid eve-teasing.

Sep

07

2014

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Indian Origin Banker Pays $81,000 to Kiss

He was a top bidder when Elizabeth Hurley offered a kiss with herself - however, explaining this win to his wife will may prove a little more expensive.

Sep

03

2014

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Thieving Monkey Hands Out Money

A monkey in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh has rained down banknotes on people,

Aug

29

2014

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This Man is the King of Jugaad

Where there is a will, there is a way: this inspirational English proverb has a one word Indian counterpart - jugaad.

Aug

29

2014

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India Cow Row Settled by DNA Tests

A woman in the southern Indian state of Kerala is set to win a court battle to keep a cow after DNA tests proved it belongs to her, her lawyer says.

Aug

26

2014

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Best Way to Get People to Stop Drinking and Driving

If there ever was a good way to tell people that it is NOT okay to drink and drive, it is this one.

Aug

21

2014

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Those Golden Days

This is guaranteed to make you nostalgic and long for the days when your only worry in the world was the homework you had neglected:

Aug

13

2014

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The Monk Who Sold a Love Cure

Armed with peacock feathers and blessed water, a Saharanpur godman is on a love jihad to 'save' Hindu girls

Aug

08

2014

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Grandma’s Tales

While most of the grannies are from UK, US and Australia — only one is from India

Aug

08

2014

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£127,000 Gold Shirt

An Indian businessman has treated himself for his 45th birthday in a way like no other: by having a shirt made out of gold.

Jul

29

2014

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How India's Ultra-Rich Spend Their Money

jewellery and precious stones, accounted for 16 per cent of the spending pie of India's ultra HNIs.

Jul

25

2014

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Bill Clinton Gets Conned in Uttar Pradesh

Even former US president Bill Clinton got conned in Uttar Pradesh! That might sound amazing but is actually true.

Jul

23

2014

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People’s Republic of Flagistan

A new landmark in the heart of the Capital marks the gradual transformation of the place

Jul

09

2014

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Bhangra is Forever

Forget Aishwarya, This Daler Mehndi Song is India's Greatest Export

Jun

20

2014

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Living Goddess Who Still Has To Do Homework

She was also worshipped by people who believed she's a reincarnation of the Hindu goddess Durga.

Jun

13

2014

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The Loneliest Library in the World

Chinnathambi keeps it active, serving the reading and literary hunger of his impoverished clientele.

Jun

05

2014

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Tree Temple Houses 800 Varieties of Fruit Trees

A Tree temple, spread in 10 acres of area in Badgaon Mafi village in Burhanpur, is housing 800 varieties fruit trees and is maintain a fine balance in the environment.

Jun

03

2014

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30 Navjot Singh Sidhu One-liners That Sum Up India

The unrestrained laughter and witticisms have made Navjot Singh Sidhu more popular as a TV personality than he ever was as a cricketer.

May

30

2014

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Take a Ride on Your Suitcase

A Chinese inventor has developed a battery-powered scooter with a suitcase.

May

29

2014

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Indian Court Asked to Decide if guru is Dead or Meditating

The family and followers of one of India's wealthiest Hindu spiritual leaders are fighting a legal battle over whether he is dead or simply in a deep state of meditation.

May

22

2014

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Prime Minister of India for Half an Hour

19-year-old who inadvertently grabbed the "Prime Minister of India" Twitter handle - the same one India's top leaders are now tussling over.

May

19

2014

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Animals Captured Practicing Yoga

Some yoga poses, like upward- and downward-facing dog, are clear nods to the fact that our domesticated friends came up with these poses before we did

May

15

2014

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A $20 Bailout

A worried 10-year-old schoolgirl sent a $20 (£12) bill to the governor of the country's central bank offering to help the economy.

May

14

2014

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How to Master the Indian Accent

What happens when helpful people teach others how to master the Indian accent.

May

07

2014

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Knot Perfect: 12 Villages in Rajasthan That Exist as Couples

Local legend has it that in the past people named contiguous villages like a pair---one masculine, another feminine---with rhyming names.

Apr

19

2014

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Cow and Bull Tie The Knot

A Cow and a bull have been married off in a lavish Indian wedding - costing £10,000

Apr

03

2014

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13: The Power This Number Commands Around the World

The fear of the number even has its own psychological term coined in 1910: "Triskaidekaphobia." - See more at: http://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/a-look-at-the-power-of-the-number-13-in-the-world/article1-1203752.aspx#sthash.JbFDlzmG.dpuf

Apr

02

2014

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Trains That Can Climb Skyscrapers

Londoners Christopher Christophi and Lucas Mazarrasa have drawn up a proposal for the world's first vertical trains that will climb up skyscrapers.

Mar

25

2014

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Incredible A Poem That Can be Read Backwards

That this poem was written by a 14-year old makes it worth sitting up and taking note of.

Mar

17

2014

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The Mystery of Mont Blanc's Hidden Treasure

The trail begins early on 24 January 1966, as Air India Flight 101 starts its descent towards Geneva Airport.

Mar

12

2014

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India's Vibrant Holi Festival

Holi, also known as the Festival of Colors, heralds the beginning of spring and is celebrated all over India.

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