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Woman Records Herself Drinking Poison on TikTok After Husband Asks Her to Stop Using the App

The incident happened on the same day a teenage boy was killed while posing with a pistol for a video for the app.
Shamani Joshi
2 days ago
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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
3 days ago
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North Korea Reportedly Has Over 300 Public Execution Sites

A human rights group in South Korea found that offences ranging from stealing a cow to watching a South Korean TV show has got citizens killed.
Shamani Joshi
4 days ago
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People in Japan Are Racing Office Chairs on the Streets to Win Free Rice

That’s how they roll.
Shamani Joshi
4 days ago
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A Mob of 500 Men Tried to Force a Dance Group to Strip at a Festival in Assam

Five of the accused have been caught by the police, who are still looking for the absconding organisers.
Shamani Joshi
6.11.19
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A Frog Wedding Was Held in Karnataka in a Desperate Bid to Make It Rain

The event's organisers even sent out invitation cards, got custom wedding clothes made for the frogs, and arranged for them to go on a honeymoon.
Shamani Joshi
6.11.19
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Police in India Keep Seizing Large Quantities of Weed

Cops caught over 3,000 kgs of cannabis in the third crackdown this week.
Shamani Joshi
6.10.19
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Kolkata Beef Festival First Renamed Beep Festival, Then Cancelled After Threat Calls

The festival, which wanted to bring beef delicacies to the city, has now been called off entirely to ensure the safety of all attendees.
Shamani Joshi
6.10.19
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Hong Kong Just Mandated Spousal Employment Benefits for Same-Sex Couples

While the semi-autonomous Chinese territory does not legally recognise same-sex marriages, this is a huge step for LGBT rights in the region.
Shamani Joshi
6.7.19
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A Scientist in Jamaica Is Recreating the ‘Supreme Ganja’ That Bob Marley Used to Smoke

Jah bless him.
Shamani Joshi
6.7.19
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A Dog Just Saved His Owner From Being Attacked by a Tiger

The goodest boy out there.
Shamani Joshi
6.6.19
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Someone Accidentally Played Porn During an Indian Government Meeting

And everyone’s making it a bigger deal than they should.
Shamani Joshi
6.6.19
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