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UP: Mother of two kids addicted to gambling loses herself to landlord in betting

Pratapgarh (Uttar Pradesh) | In what seems to be a replay of Mahabharat, a woman put herself at stake while playing Ludo and then lost to her landlord. The woman, Renu, used to gamble with the money that her husband, who works in Rajasthan’s Jaipur, sent her. The incident was reported from the Devkali locality in […]


Get your posture right when you use mobiles, or suffer back, neck pain

New Delhi | With the growing addiction of mobile phones, people are also becoming victims of degenerative spinal changes, especially in the cervical, thoracic and lumbar regions. Our posture at the time of receiving and making mobile calls can potentially give rise to musculoskeletal issues. A host of studies have linked the wrong posture while using […]

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Man dies painful death after hair transplant goes wrong

New Delhi | In a shocking incident, a 30-year-old man died due to alleged medical negligence after undergoing hair transplant at a clinic in Delhi. Reports said that the victim, identified as Athar Rasheed, died of multiple organ failure allegedly caused by a botched hair transplant treatment. According to reports, the family members of Rasheed approached […]

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3 little girls get stuck in society’s lift, incident captured on CCTV

Ghaziabad | Three girls got stuck in the lift of a society in Ghaziabad’s Crossings Republik Township for about 25 minutes. The incident was captured on the CCTV installed in the lift. The incident came to light when the family members started searching for the victims, who were then rescued with great difficulty. The incident took […]

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Bengaluru schools find condoms, contraceptives in students’ bags

Bengaluru | A routine exercise of checking school bags in Bengaluru schools revealed shocking facts of the students being in possession of condoms, contraceptives, cigarettes and whiteners. Incidents such as consuming alcohol, having shots of vodka in schools have become quite common these days. But, what is disturbing is that substances are found, says D. Shashikumar, […]

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IFFI jury head terms ‘The Kashmir Files’ as ‘vulgar’, ‘propaganda’ film

Panaji | Nadav Lapid, IFFI’s jury head, during the concluding ceremony of the festival, termed the movie ‘The Kashmir Files’ as ‘vulgar’ and ‘inappropriate’, and said that the spirit of the festival can surely accept a critical discussion as well, which is essential for art and life. Earlier on Monday, Lapid said that the IFFI was […]

‘Kasab’ jibe on Muslim student lands teacher in trouble

Bengaluru | Following a public outcry and internet fury, an engineering college professor in Karnataka has been ‘debarred from classes’ and a probe ordered into the matter by college authorities, two days after he allegedly addressed one of his students, a Muslim, as ‘Kasab’ in the classroom. The controversy broke out after a 45-second video showing […]