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Bangalore Installs Mirrors To Tackle Public Urination

Bangalore Installs Mirrors To Tackle Public Urination

“We hit upon the idea of having mirror boards to prevent them from using the place as a urinal.” In a bid to promote cleanliness and to improve its ranking in the Swachh Survekshan 2020, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has installed mirror boards at several spots in the city. The boards have been installed at spots that were …

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Kanpur Hindus Form Human Chain To Escort Muslim Baraat

Kanpur Hindus Form Human Chain To Escort Muslim Baraat

In a display of communal harmony, a group of Hindu boys in Uttar Pradesh‘s Kanpur city formed a human chain around a Muslim man’s “baraat” to safely escort them to their destination. When the Kanpur city was engulfed in flames of violence over the anti-citizenship law on Saturday, it was a Hindu boy who formed a human chain with his …

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Karnataka Farmer Singing Justin Bieber’s ‘Baby’

Karnataka Farmer Singing Justin Bieber's 'Baby'

“By God’s grace, I can change my tone and pitch to suit the track and the singer,” says Pradeep. Grooving to the songs of Michael Jackson and singing the peppy numbers of Justin Bieber, a farmer in Hindasagatti village of Karnataka cannot contain his fondness for western music. Spade in his hand, wearing a lungi and a shirt, Pradeep has …

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From selling panipuri to 2.40 Crore IPL deal

From selling panipuri to 2.40 Crore IPL deal

Yashasvi Jaiswal’s well-documented struggles include living in a tent after coming to Mumbai from his native Uttar Pradesh as an 11-year-old. His is the quintessential rags to riches tale of IPL auction but 17-year-old Yashasvi Jaiswal, who once sold panipuri to make a living in Mumbai, considers the Rs 2.40 crore deal with Rajasthan Royals a once-in-a-lifetime learning opportunity. His …

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In Bhubaneswar, Exchange Plastic Waste For A Meal

In Bhubaneswar, Exchange Plastic Waste For A Meal

The “Meal for Plastic” initiative has been rolled out in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme. In a bid to promote plastic waste management and create awareness among people to curb pollution from such waste products, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has rolled out an initiative under which it will serve a meal in exchange for a half kilogram plastic …

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Karnataka farmer paints tiger stripes on dog to save crop from monkeys

Karnataka farmer paints tiger stripes on dog to save crop from monkeys

Srikanta Gowda, a farmer from Naluru village, Thirthahalli taluk in Karnataka, has painted his dog to look like a tiger to save his crop from monkeys. The paint is a hair dye and lasts more than a month. Shivamogga, Karnataka: In an attempt to save their crops, a farmer in Karnataka has painted the fur of his dog to make it …

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10-Foot King Cobra Removed From Train In Uttarakhand

10-Foot King Cobra Removed From Train In Uttarakhand

The snake was rescued in a joint operation by the Uttarakhand Forest Department and Railway Protection Force at the Kathgodam station. After snakes on a plane, it was a snake on a train that created a stir on the Internet. A video of a 10-foot-long king cobra being removed from a train in Uttarakhand has surfaced on social media, leaving …

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Pune Maid Business Card Goes Viral

Pune Maid Business Card Goes Viral

Geeta Kale, a domestic help in Pune, has been flooded with job offers from all corners of India. The reason – a business card that one of her employers, Dhanashree Shinde, designed for her. “Geeta Kale, Ghar Kaam Maushi in Bavdhan,” reads the business card The incredible story of Geeta Kale and Dhanashree Shinde was shared on Facebook by Asmita …

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Mysuru Man Takes Mother On Pilgrimage On Scooter

Mysuru Man Takes Mother On Pilgrimage On Scooter

“I’d like to personally gift him a Mahindra KUV 100 NXT so he can drive his mother in a car on their next journey,” wrote Anand Mahindra The story of a Mysuru man who took his 70-year-old mother on a pilgrimage covering 48,100 kilometers on his scooter has struck a chord with the Internet, including businessman Anand Mahindra. D Krishna …

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