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Drone delivering chicken crashes in Gurugram's residential area
NEW DELHI, Feb 17: A food delivery drone operated by a private company crashed onto a two-storey house in G Block of South City 2 residential area of Gurgaon around 5 pm on Friday. An FIR has been was registered against the company, Skye Air. The drone crash-landed after striking a television antenna. It was delivering frozen chicken to a customer.
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Did Sunny Leone apply for UP police constable recruitment examination?
LUCKNOW, Feb 18: Actress and model Sunny Leone's photograph along with her name appearing on an admit card for the Uttar Pradesh police constable recruitment examination has gone viral on social media. Sunny Leone's photo was uploaded by a candidate during the registration process, according to the police. The exam was held on Saturday. Nobody with the card came for the exam. The cyber cell of the Kannauj police is investigating the case.
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A customer's 'shocking' gift for a waitress at a Michigan restaurant!
BENTON HARBOR (Michigan), Feb 18: An anonymous customer left a whopping tip of $10,000 at a small town restaurant in Michigan recently! “Typically, we’ll see every now and then $100 [tips],” Tim Sweeney, the manager of Mason Jar Cafe in Benton Harbor said. “But not ever anything of this gratitude or magnitude.” However, he did not tell who the waitress was but divided the booty among the nine staff, each getting $1,100. The patron who left the tip on his $32.43 tab was later identified as one Mark and he had a reason for parting with the largesse.
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When Nagaland's Tourism Minister slips into a slushy pond!
KOHIMA, Feb 10: Nagaland's heavyweight Tourism and Higher Education Minister Temjen Imna Along's latest post is a funny video of a comedy of errors of trying to crawl out of a slushy pond and slipping back again and again, and two persons pulling from the front and one lifting his behind.
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Karnataka Govt bans hookah smoking to "protect public health"
BENGALURU, Feb 10: The Karnataka Government has clamped a statewide ban on hookah smoking in an effort to "protect public health and youth". It affects cardiovascular health and leads to higher blood pressure.
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How a pet dog guarded his master's body for 48 hours in deep snow
SHIMLA, Feb 8: A loyal pet dog guarded the bodies of his master and his friend who died in deep snow in Bir-Billing mountain in Himachal's Kangra for 48 hours till a search team came. Abhinandan and Parnita, of Pune, probably slipped from snow into a gorge and died. Alpha kept barking to draw others' attention! A rescue party arrived after they received a call on Tuesday night that the two persons were missing. (See a video: authenticity not known)
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6 held in Pune university for playing Sita smoking in 'Ramleela'
PUNE, Feb 3: In a social media video a play is staged at Pune University in which a male artist acting the role of Sita in 'Ramleela' is shown smoking a cigarette and Lord Shri Ram helping her in lighting it. A professor and 5 students have been arrested for the sacrilegious 'performance.' The play was staged on the Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) campus on Friday.
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Notice to Ayodhya restaurant after selling tea for Rs 252 for 2
AYODHYA, Jan 30: A restaurant in Ayodhya under contract to supply tea at Rs 10 charged Rs 252 (after taxes) for two cups of tea and two 'white toast' from a customer. The Ayodhya Development Authority (ADA) has issued a notice to the owner of 'Shabari Rasoi' and has asked for clarification, failing which their contract will be cancelled. The bill is dated a week ago.
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Woman abandons baby, toddler on road in Delhi, runs away
NEW DELHI, Feb 2: A woman was seen in a heart-breaking CCTV footage abandoning her toddler and a baby in Delhi's Janhangirpuri. She put the infant on the ground in front of a house and left the other child also there and ran away. The infant is seen crawling and the toddler following the mother, screaming.
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Horror at Har-ki-Pauri: Child kept under water for cancer cure, dies
HARIDWAR, Jan 25: A woman kept her 5-year-old son suffering from blood cancer immersed in the Ganga waters in Har-ki-Pauri in Haridwar following a superstition that it would cure the child. An onlooker pulled the child out but it was too late. The parents belong to Delhi. With the body in hand, the woman said, “ye bacha khada hoga ye mera vachan hai, meri Ganga maiya ka vachan hai (This boy will get up. This is my promise and my Ganga maiya’s promise).” The incident happened on Wednesday. See video on Twitter
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When newlyweds had to spend their wedding day in the hospital
PISTOIA (Italy), Jan 23: A newly married couple and dozens of guests at a wedding reception in Italy escaped death when the 25-foot high dancing floor collapsed recently. The newlyweds - Paolo Mugnaini and his Italian-American bride, Valerie Ybarra - and around 30 guests had to spend the day in the hospital. Six of them had serious injuries.
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Of a one-and-a-half-year old baby girl mauled by a ferocious Pit Bull
NEW DELHI, Jan 20: A one-and-a-half-year old baby girl mauled by a ferocious Pit Bull in Delhi's Burari recently has returned home after a couple of weeks in the hospital. It was a hard job for a crowd of people to retrieve the baby from the clutches of the dog which grabbed the toddler with its teeth from a parent's laps.(see video)
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71-year old Putin plunges into sub-zero ice water to celebrate Epiphany
MOSCOW, Jan 20: The 71-year-old Russian President Vladimir Putin celebrated Orthodox Epiphany by immersing himself in sub-zero water in Lake Seligerz. The ritual is an yearly practice for certain Russian Orthodox Christians. Epiphany is commemorated on January 19 when the devout dive into ponds and pools through holes in the ice.
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A mother-daughter duo lone passengers on an Emirates flight!
VICTORIA (Seychelles), Jan 12: A mother-daughter duo had a pleasant surprise awaiting on their flight: They were the only passengers on an Emirates flight they were to travel in, recently. Kimmy Chedel, 59, and daughter Zoe Doyle, 25, were flying from Seychelles to Switzerland with a break in Dubai to spend Christmas with their family. Zoe danced down a passenger aisle!
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Mysterious human-like figures spotted on hilltop in Brazilian island
CURITIBA (Parana State, Beazil), Jan 12: A video has gone viral of two huge, mysterious figures moving about on a hilltop in a Brazilian island. An eyewitness said she was hiking with family when they saw the 'alien-like' figures in the island of Ilha do Mel. The figures, about 10 feet fall, were climbing down and up too quickly for humans. The hilltop is inaccessible. “Even strange beings come here to enjoy our coastline,” a spokesperson for the Government of Parana State said, trying to exploit from the mystery. Open Video
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Air Canada passenger opens cabin door, jumps out at Toronto airport
TORONTO, Jan 11: A male passenger opened the door on an Air Canada Boeing 777 when it was boarding on Monday night at the Pearson international airport and jumped on to the concrete tarmac, injuring himself and delaying the flight to Dubai. There were 319 passengers. The flight AC056 departed nearly six hours behind schedule.
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Naresh Goyal breaks down in court, says "lost every hope in life"
MUMBAI, Jan 8: Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal last Saturday broke down in the court, saying he had "lost every hope in life" and would prefer die in the jail than face the present situation. Goyal was arrested in September last in a money laundering case. He is currently in judicial custody at Mumbai's Arthur Road Jail. Goyal said that his wife is bedridden and their only daughter is unwell.
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Celebs Michael Douglas, Catherine usher in New Year at Hyderabad
HYDERABAD, Jan 2: Hollywood celeb couple Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones have been travelling across south and east of India with their children Dylan and Carys. They celebrated New Year's Eve in Hyderabad. “Happy New Year everyone. We are in Hyderabad, India. Have a great, great 2024. Lots of love,” he said in a video.
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Waiter at wedding beaten to death as used plates touched guests
GHAZIABAD, Dec 7: A waiter at a wedding function in Ghaziabad was allegedly beaten to death after ‘joothi’ (dirty) plates he was carrying touched some guests. Uttar Pradesh police have arrested three people in connection with the case.The deceased has been identified as Pankaj Kumar, a resident of DLF Shankar Vihar.
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Fifteen doctors are MLAs in new Telangana Assembly
HYDERABAD, Dec 7: Among the winners of Telangana Assembly elections are 15 doctors. Of them, 11 doctors are from the Congress, one from the BJP and three from the BRS.
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A mugger crocodile swimming across a flooded road in Chennai
CHENNAI, Dec 5: A viral clip has captured a mugger crocodile swimming along a flooded road in Chennai. The city had the worst of rains in 80 years on Monday when Michaung cyclonic storms brought torrential rains inundating the city and neighbouring districts. It was a terrible sight hundreds of floating cars being pulled away by torrents on several roads that looked like rivers.
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'I'm Tamil Tiger Velupillai Prabhakaran's daughter Dwaraka'

CHENNAI, Dec 3: A woman claiming to be the late LTTE supremo Velupillai Prabhakaran's daughter appeared in social media videos on November 27, celebrated as Maaveerar Naal (Heroes Day) by the LTTE. Identified herself as Dwaraka Prabhakaran, the woman in the video, apparently a ChatGPT output, says she will reveal her identity on an important day. Prabhakaran and his family were killed by the military in the war on Tamil separatists at Mullivaikkal in Lanka in 2009. (See video)

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Kerala CM gets an unexpected hit in the eye from an NCC cadet

MANJERI (Kerala), Nov 30: In a bizarre incident on Wednesday at the Nava Kerala Sadas programme at Manjeri, a cadet hit the Chief Minister's left eye while marching past him throwing his limbs too high in the air true to the NCC style. Next day a worried Jinto reached the CM with apologies but received a gift. Jinto is a Calss VIII student of the Government Boys Higher Secondary School, Manjeri.

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Man kills wife, daughter letting loose a snake on them in Odisha
BERHAMPUR, Nov 24: A man in Odisha, who had domestic discord with his wife, killed her and their two-year-old daughter letting loose a cobra into their room when they were sleeping. The accused, K Ganesh Patra, has been arrested. The murder came to light after his father-in-law filed an FIR suspecting foul play and the police questioned him. The accused had procured the reptile from a snake charmer.
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David Beckham at Ambanis' 'Antilia', Shah Rukh Khan's 'Mannat'
MUMBAI, Nov 24: English Football legend David Beckham was in India last week on a three-day UNICEF tour as its goodwill ambassador. He had several celeb parties awaiting him too. It was at actor Sonam Kapoors' on Wednesday and soon after at Reliance chairman Mukesh Ambani's Antilia. Ambani, his wife Nita, daughter Isha, son Akash, his wife Shloka Mehta and Anant Ambani’s fiancée Radhika Merchant posed for a photo with David Beckham. He attended a private party at super star Shah Rukh Khan's Mumbai residence, Mannat, on Thursday night.
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Tens of thousands of women celebrate Pongala festival at Attukal temple in Thiruvananthapuram
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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann visit Ram temple in Ayodhya
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Ayodhya Ram temple to be consecrated on Jan 22, says Trust
No politician can change world, Madonna stops concert, speaks on Israel-Hamas war
Portions of Ranbireshwar temple in Jammu collapses in lightning, heavy rain
Mukesh Ambani, family members visit Badrinath, Kedarnath temples; donates Rs 5 cr
Swaminarayan Akshardham temple inaugurated in New Jersey; opens on Oct 18
Krishna temple in Ukraine’s Kherson damaged in Russian rocket attack: Roof destroyed

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