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Driver Coats Car With Cow Dung To Cool It

Driver Coats Car With Cow Dung To Cool It

“Best use of cow dung I have ever seen,” wrote a Facebook user With temperatures touching 45 degrees Celsius in Ahmedabad, a resident of the city has come up with an innovative way to stay cool while driving. A Facebook post that has raised quite a few eyebrows online shows a car completely covered with cow dung. Surprised? Curious? Grossed …

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50 Ghost Cities Of China Where No One Lives

50 Ghost Cities Of China Where No One Lives

Here’s why China has so many underpopulated cities The ghost cities in China have it all – high rise apartments, lakes, roads, shopping centres. The only thing missing is the inhabitants. Today, China has more than 50 underpopulated ghost cities. These cities, designed for millions to live in, are today populated by only a few thousand residents in each. So …

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BarbershopGirls Of UP Smashes Stereotypes

BarbershopGirls Of UP

“Moved by the story of these #BarbershopGirls. And hats off to their father and the entire village of Banwari Tola for supporting them,” wrote actor Farhan Akhtar Back in 2014, in the Banwari Tola village of Uttar Pradesh, two teenage girls took over their father’s barber shop when he fell ill. To step into a profession traditionally dominated by men, …

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Pakistani Artistes Rap For India, Pakistan Peace

Pakistani Artistes Rap For India, Pakistan Peace

Bushra Ansari has teamed up with sisters Asma Abbas and Neelum Ahmad Bashir for the track “Humsaye maa jaye” Amidst escalated tensions between India and Pakistan, veteran actresses from Pakistan have urged cross-border peace using a rap number. Bushra Ansari has teamed up with sisters Asma Abbas and Neelum Ahmad Bashir for the track “Humsaye maa jaye”, a song which …

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Chuddies: Latest Indian Word in Oxford Dictionary

Chuddies

The entry for chuddies in the Oxford English Dictionary provides its meaning: “Short trousers, shorts. Now usually: underwear; underpants.” The Indian word for underpants – chuddies – has become the latest entry to the Oxford English Dictionary. Chuddies is one of the 650 words added to the Oxford English Dictionary as part of its effort to expand coverage of regional …

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Woman Spends 3 Days Trapped In Elevator At NY

Woman Spends 3 Days Trapped In Elevator At NY

She spent three days trapped inside the 1 x 1.2 metre broken elevator. A woman was rescued from an elevator in a New York City townhouse on Monday. According to 9 News, she spent three days trapped inside the elevator while the homeowners, billionaire investment banker Warren Stephens and his family, were away on a trip. The 53-year-old woman, Marites …

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