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Villagers in Gujarat Delayed a Crocodile Rescue Because They Wanted to Worship It

Despite warnings of crocodile attacks being on the rise, the villagers felt that since the croc wandered into a temple, it was ‘auspicious’.
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9 hours ago
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Japan's Sacred Deer Keep Dying After Eating Plastic Bags Thinking They're Snacks

This came to light when a female deer died in May and 4.3 kgs of plastic waste and snack wrappers were found in its stomach.
Shamani Joshi
a day ago
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The Dharavi Slum in Mumbai Just Beat Taj Mahal as India's Top ‘Travellers’ Choice’

Slum tourism might have sparked off a global debate, but it looks like it’s winning the travel game.
Shamani Joshi
4 days ago
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Some Dogs Did Yoga With the Indian Army for International Yoga Day

They don’t call it downward dog for nothing.
Shamani Joshi
4 days ago
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A Farmer in India Just Unveiled a 6-Ft Statue of Donald Trump

He’s also convinced that worshipping Trump is what made India win the World Cup match against Pakistan, and can improve the country’s relations with the US.
Shamani Joshi
4 days ago
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A Man in India Has Been Jailed for Having a One-Night Stand With a Tinder Date

The woman complained that he refused to marry her and left the morning after they slept together.
Shamani Joshi
4 days ago
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Vintage Disney VHS Tapes Are Selling For Thousands of Dollars on eBay

But is anyone really buying them or is it all a scam?
Shamani Joshi
6.19.19
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A Man in India Was Arrested for Trying to Sell Whale Vomit for Rs 17 Million

The man was caught at a railway station with 1.3 kgs of ambergris, a wax-like secretion in the endangered species.
Shamani Joshi
6.19.19
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A Myanmar Doctor’s Medical License Was Revoked Over 'Sexy' Facebook Photos

The Myanmar Medical Council felt the doctor-turned-model went against the "Burmese tradition" by posting pictures in bikinis and tight dresses.
Shamani Joshi
6.18.19
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Vapes and E-Cigarettes Could Soon Be Classified as ‘Drugs’ in India

Does the device considered a healthier alternative to smoking cigarettes deserve to be criminalised while tobacco companies continue to get away?
Shamani Joshi
6.17.19
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Woman Records Herself Drinking Poison on TikTok After Husband Asks Her to Stop Using the App

The incident happened in India on the same day a teenage boy was killed while posing with a pistol for a video for the app.
Shamani Joshi
6.14.19
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Indian Clothes Factories Have Been Busted Giving Employees Illegal 'Painkillers' That Are Messing With Their Periods

To ensure max productivity, the unmarked pills are given under strict supervision and often lead to side-effects like depression, UTIs and miscarriages.
Shamani Joshi
6.13.19
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