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Mentally unstable man climbs cellphone tower in Pakistan, demands to be made prime minister of country
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Mentally unstable man climbs cellphone tower in Pakistan, demands to be made prime minister of country

A Pakistani man, believed to be mentally unstable, climbed a cellphone tower in Islamabad on Saturday, demanding to be made the prime minister of the country.

Plastic surgeons in Thailand worried about penis whitening trend, warn of dangerous risks
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Plastic surgeons in Thailand worried about penis whitening trend, warn of dangerous risks

Plastic surgeons raised red flags this week about a penis whitening fad in skin colour-fixated Thailand.

Man from Pune calls up police posing as Devendra Fadnavis' aide, gets himself arrested to receive healthcare
India

Man from Pune calls up police posing as Devendra Fadnavis' aide, gets himself arrested to receive healthcare

A 30-year-old Pune resident called up police posing as an aide of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and got himself arrested.

Doctors remove 72 coins from Palghar man's stomach after he swallowed them due to mental illness
India

Doctors remove 72 coins from Palghar man's stomach after he swallowed them due to mental illness

A 50-year-old tribal from Maharashtra's Palghar district has been successfully operated upon by doctors to remove 72 coins that the man had swallowed.

Marriage in UP cancelled over beef dish: Obsession with the cow just unlocked a new level
India

Marriage in UP cancelled over beef dish: Obsession with the cow just unlocked a new level

The condition put by the groom's family was: Either serve our guests with beef preparations or be prepared for cancellation of the marriage.

US: Sword-wielding man in Virginia arrested after dressing up as The Joker
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US: Sword-wielding man in Virginia arrested after dressing up as The Joker

A 31-year-old man in Virginia was arrested in Virginia after he was spotted dressed as the comic book supervillain The Joker.

Spot the irony: Patanjali's new product 'Gonyle' is a floor cleaner, which contains cow urine
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Spot the irony: Patanjali's new product 'Gonyle' is a floor cleaner, which contains cow urine

Patanjali has launched a new floor cleaner which is made from many things, and one of them is cow urine.

Watch: Came to see Rahul Gandhi, crowd left with 2,000 khats in UP's Deoria
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Watch: Came to see Rahul Gandhi, crowd left with 2,000 khats in UP's Deoria

When Rahul Gandhi began his speech at the <em>khat</em> (cot) sabha in Uttar Pradesh, he could never have imagined what would happen after the sabha ended.

Reporting from the other side: Pakistani scribe carries out an exclusive from inside a grave
Life

Reporting from the other side: Pakistani scribe carries out an exclusive from inside a grave

In a case of bizarre reporting, a news reporter carried out an "Exclusive" from inside Abdul Sattar Edhi's grave in Pakistan.

Gir cows pee gold, claim Junagadh Agricultural University scientists
India

Gir cows pee gold, claim Junagadh Agricultural University scientists

Scientists at the Junagadh Agricultural University have claimed that there are traces of gold in the urine of Gir cows.

Crew of SpiceJet Dubai-Kochi flight finds 1 kg of gold hidden in plane lavatory
India

Crew of SpiceJet Dubai-Kochi flight finds 1 kg of gold hidden in plane lavatory

The chief of crew of a SpiceJet flight from Dubai found one kg of gold hidden in the lavatory after the plane landed at Kochi Airport.

Watch: Mumbai hospital staff dance in the OPD, turn it into 'our party department'
Life

Watch: Mumbai hospital staff dance in the OPD, turn it into 'our party department'

A video of about 20 women staff members of the Diwaliben Mehta Hospital dancing in the OPD on 2 March has been received by the BMC as an anonymous complain.

Watch: To protest against officials' apathy, Buldhana locals perform 'Nagin dance'
India

Watch: To protest against officials' apathy, Buldhana locals perform 'Nagin dance'

In a bizarre case, Maharashtra Baldhana's locals performed 'Nagin dance' to protest against the PWD officials' apathy.

Fixed for flattery! How IAS officers sacrificed a T20 match at the altar of UP CM Akhilesh Yadav
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Fixed for flattery! How IAS officers sacrificed a T20 match at the altar of UP CM Akhilesh Yadav

Winner for the fourth year running, Best cricketer and Man of the Match to go with it. It's become a bit of a habit for Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. In the annual friendly T20 match between Akhilesh Yadav's team and the IAS officers XI at La Martiniere pitch in Lucknow on Sunday, organised as part of the annual four-day meet of officers -'IAS week', Yadav's men emerged victorious again, stretching that run to four years.

No takers for a Trump dump? Chinese toilet company worries about trademark lawsuit over using Donald's surname
World

No takers for a Trump dump? Chinese toilet company worries about trademark lawsuit over using Donald's surname

A Chinese toilet firm which incidentally bears the last name of Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is worried that the firebrand White House hopeful may sue it in future for selling toilets in his name.

This is what counts as disorderly conduct now: DJ fined for playing NWA's 'F*ck tha Police' while cops raided a bar
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This is what counts as disorderly conduct now: DJ fined for playing NWA's 'F*ck tha Police' while cops raided a bar

A DJ in Westfield, Massachusetts has been charged with disorderly conduct after playing N.W.A.'s F*ck tha Police while police attempted to clear an overcrowded bar.

Has Uber entered witchcraft biz? Man charged in Michigan shootings claims taxi app 'took over' his body
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Has Uber entered witchcraft biz? Man charged in Michigan shootings claims taxi app 'took over' his body

A man charged with fatally shooting six people in Michigan interspersed with his stints as an Uber driver told investigators he was being controlled by the ride-hailing app through his cellphone, police said Monday

'Instant noodles, formula milk are making babies gay': Indonesian mayor Wismansyah
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'Instant noodles, formula milk are making babies gay': Indonesian mayor Wismansyah

Tangerang mayor Wismansyah claimed at a pregnancy seminar that instant noodles and formula milk are "making babies gay".

Faith bites? Self-proclaimed ‘prophet’ picks fight with lions, suffers serious damage to his buttocks
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Faith bites? Self-proclaimed ‘prophet’ picks fight with lions, suffers serious damage to his buttocks

Alec Ndiwane, a self-proclaimed "prophet" of the Zion Christian Church recently picked up a fight in South Africa's Kruger National Park after he "went into a trance and started speaking in tongues". Only, he didn't pick someone his own size (or type).