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This state in India has banned cotton candy
This state in India has banned cotton candy; read to know the reason

The RhB often enters the body when mixed with food and causes oxidative stress on cells and tissues. Moreover, it can lead to severe health conditions like liver dysfunction or cancer and even acute poisoning.

  • Monday, 12 February 2024
‘Dead’ patient comes back to life after ambulance hits pothole on road!
‘Dead’ patient comes back to life after ambulance hits pothole on road!

His grandson, who was with him, noticed the movements and asked the ambulance driver to take them to another hospital after sensing a heartbeat. To everyone’s surprise, the hospital then declared him alive.

  • Friday, 19 January 2024
Burj Khalifa will no longer be world's tallest building, to be replaced by ‘Kingdom Tower’
Burj Khalifa will no longer be world's tallest building, to be replaced by ‘Kingdom Tower’

The building will be a mixture of luxury housing, office spaces, serviced apartments, and luxury condominiums. The Kingdom Tower, slated for a $1.23 billion price tag, is likely to very soon steal the crown from Burj Khalifa.

  • Thursday, 11 January 2024
Crypto Hackers Now Target IPhone Users Via Bumble, Tinder Apps
Tired of rejections on Bumble, man changes height to 6.2” feet; here’s what happened next

Interestingly, he got nine matches in just one day. Now, he is confused as to who he should go on a date with among the nine matches.

  • Saturday, 06 January 2024
No alcohol, man refuses to attend friend’s wedding; sparks debate online
No alcohol, man refuses to attend friend’s wedding; sparks debate online

A man sparked debate online after he refused to attend a friend’s wedding due to the ‘no alcohol’ policy at the marriage venue.

  • Thursday, 04 January 2024
Lucky Indian driver wins Rs 44 crore lottery in UAE on New Year
Lucky Indian driver wins Rs 44 crore lottery in UAE on New Year

According to Khaleej Times, Munavar has been a devoted Big Ticket client. He has been buying lottery tickets every month for the last five years.

  • Wednesday, 03 January 2024
  • Kerala
In this Indian village, not names but whistling sounds are used to call people
In this Indian village, not names but whistling sounds are used to call people

In this Indian village, people are called not by their names but by a specific tune or sound. 

  • Sunday, 20 August 2023
Lord Shiva
Man tries to cut off own head to appease Lord Shiva

He had been planning to do something special to please Lord Shiva. He had even written prayers to Lord Shiva and about his offering in a notebook.

  • Thursday, 17 August 2023
Sending red heart emojis to girls can land you in jail in these countries
Sending red heart emojis to girls can land you in jail in these countries

In Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, the act of sending a heart emoticon is perceived as crossing the line of appropriate communication.

Muzaffarpur pan-seller builds village temple, helps girls get married
Pan-seller builds village temple, helps girls get married

The story of the construction of this temple is no less interesting. It is generally seen that a temple is built with help of public cooperation, but this one has been built by a paan-seller. After his death, this temple is being looked after by his son.

  • Sunday, 30 July 2023
Mayurbhanj artist depicts India’s moon mission Chandrayaan-3 through smoke art
Mayurbhanj artist depicts India’s moon mission Chandrayaan-3 through smoke art

Samarendra Behera, an artist from Mayurbhanj district, has made a smoke art depicting India’s lunar mission and garnering praise from all quarters for his art.

This Odisha Railway station has shortest name with only 2 letters
This Odisha Railway station has shortest name with only 2 letters

There is a station in Jharsuguda district that has the smallest name containing two letters only.

Should social media influencers be allowed to make reels inside temples, other religious places?
Should social media influencers be allowed to make reels inside temples, other religious places?

The internet is divided over people using religious places for high reach on social media and called for going to temples to seek blessing and not followers.

Five reasons why Indians give up citizenship, surrender passport
Five reasons why Indians give up citizenship, surrender passport

Surrendering passports and acquiring the citizenship of another country are two entirely different actions, said an immigration consultant for New Zealand and Australia.

  • Saturday, 01 July 2023
Mahima Chaudhry
National Doctors' Day: Mahima Chaudhry, others share their 'SecondBirthDate' to honour doctors

The actress also shared a video in which she spoke about how her life was disrupted when she was diagnosed with breast cancer.

  • Saturday, 01 July 2023
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