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Cable trolleys hang mid-air.—Screengrab via Instagram/ Hindustan Times
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Folks caught mid-air in cable automobile trolleys in India horrifies netizens

Cable trolleys hang mid-air.—Screengrab via Instagram/ Hindustan Times In a horrifying footage, many people were seen stuck mid-air in cable car trolleys for about 40 minutes in Madhya Pradesh, India. The people on the ropeway cars were devotees visiting the Maa Sahrda Devi Temple on Maihar Hill in India, Hindustan Times reported. Due to bad […]

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Elephant hits girl.—Screengrab via Twitter/@cctv_idiots
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Elephant slaps woman in her face

Elephant hits girl.—Screengrab via Twitter/@cctv_idiots A girl was smacked by an elephant while she was trying to click its picture.  The video is now going viral on social media with people shocked at the turn of events.  In the video, a few young people can be seen interacting with the elephant, touching it, and playing […]

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Taxi-driver gives monkey CPR.— Screengrab via Twitter/@The Sun
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Man offers monkey CPR, saves its life

Taxi-driver gives monkey CPR.— Screengrab via Twitter/@The Sun In an incredibly heartwarming moment, a taxi driver was seen rescuing and saving the life of a monkey by giving it cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). The Sun reported the incident by publishing a video of it. Reportedly, the man saw the monkey being attacked by dogs and found […]

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Man fulfils dream of becoming a collie dog. — Twitter/@zeppetJP
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Man fulfils dream of changing into a canine, pays 2 million yen

Man fulfils dream of becoming a collie dog. — Twitter/@zeppetJP In another bizarre incident, a Japanese man fulfilled his dream of becoming a dog. And to look like a dog, he paid a large sum of money for a “life-sized” dog costume. The man commissioned a professional agency named Zeppet and asked it to make […]

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Netizens react to toilet bucket being offered for Rs67,000

A listing on the e-commerce website Amazon has shocked and amused many with a seller selling a bucket for INR 25,999.   The item is titled “Plastic Bucket for Home and Bathroom Set of 1”. The part that is even more hilarious is that the product is on “sale”. It is originally being sold for INR 35,900 […]

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Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu stands by the entrance to the Hall of Remembrance at the Yad Vashem World Holocaust Remembrance Center in Jerusalem, commemorating the six million Jews killed by the Nazis in the Holocaust May 25, 2022.—Reuters
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Turkey says normalisation of Israel ties will assist resolve Palestinian battle

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu stands by the entrance to the Hall of Remembrance at the Yad Vashem World Holocaust Remembrance Center in Jerusalem, commemorating the six million Jews killed by the Nazis in the Holocaust May 25, 2022.—Reuters Turkish FM says ties between Turkey, Israel will have a “positive impact” on a “peaceful” resolution […]

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Female presenters for Tolo News, Sonia Niazi and Khatereh Ahmadi, while covering their face, work in a newsroom at Tolo TV station in Kabul, Afghanistan, May 22, 2022.—Reuters
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UN Safety Council urges Taliban to raise restrictions on girls, women

Female presenters for Tolo News, Sonia Niazi and Khatereh Ahmadi, while covering their face, work in a newsroom at Tolo TV station in Kabul, Afghanistan, May 22, 2022.—Reuters UNSC expresses “deep concern regarding increasing erosion of respect for human rights, fundamental freedoms of women.” Earlier this month Taliban ordered women to cover their faces in […]

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A bride covers her face as she waits to take her wedding vow at a mass marriage ceremony at Bahirkhand village, Kolkata February 8, 2015.—Reuters
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32-year-old marries 17-year-old boy in India, fee asks for nullification of marriage

A bride covers her face as she waits to take her wedding vow at a mass marriage ceremony at Bahirkhand village, Kolkata February 8, 2015.—Reuters State Commission for Protection of Child Rights asks to nullify marriage. Teenager’s family accuses panchayat for forcing two to get married. Woman claims couple was in premarital relationship and she […]

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BJP calls for renaming of ‘Jinnah Tower’ in India

Jinnah Tower.—Twitter/ANI BJP leaders taken into police custody after they march to Jinnah Tower. BJP demands tower be renamed after former President APJ Abdul Kalam. Narasimha Rao says “I wonder if we are in Andhra Pradesh or Pakistan”. Several BJP leaders and workers, including the national secretary of the party, Sunil Deodhar, demanded to change […]

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Yasin Malik, chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), a separatist party, is escorted by Indian police officers at court premises in New Delhi, India, on May 25, 2022. — Reuters
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Indian courtroom sentences Kashmiri chief Yasin Malik to life imprisonment

Yasin Malik, chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), a separatist party, is escorted by Indian police officers at court premises in New Delhi, India, on May 25, 2022. — Reuters National Investigation Agency hands down life sentences to Yasin Malik. Five 10-year terms of rigorous imprisonment also awarded to Malik. Malik’s wife Mushaal Hussein […]

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