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More number of people pose for photos in front of cars than Taj Mahal: Research

More number of people pose for photos in front of cars than Taj Mahal: Research

Jul 2, 2014 Comments

A report published by marketing research firm APBielsen has revealed that, annually, more number of people pose for photographs in front of cars than in front of Taj Mahal.

Family takes out procession along with band-baaja to see off IT engineer son going onsite

Family takes out procession along with band-baaja to see off IT engineer son going onsite

Jul 1, 2014 Comments

Family members of an IT engineer, Vaibhav Singh, who recently bagged an year onsite opportunity at his company, took out a procession along with band baaja from their home to airport, just in order to see him off.

Indian teen bags “International Calligraphy Award” for writing in public toilets

Indian teen bags “International Calligraphy Award” for writing in public toilets

Jun 29, 2014 Comments

Mohit, today a household name, started his career by painting the classic “heart and arrow” signs with names of his female classmates in school toilets.

Making sex education part of school curriculum will make students lose interest in sex: Harsh Vardhan

Making sex education part of school curriculum will make students lose interest in sex: Harsh Vardhan

Jun 27, 2014 Comments

Justifying his views on banning sex education, Dr. Harsh Vardhan warned that students will lose all interest in sex if it was made part of school curriculum.

Techie falls into borewell, was chatting on his smartphone while walking on road

Techie falls into borewell, was chatting on his smartphone while walking on road

Jun 19, 2014 Comments

In a freak accident, a software engineer fell into a 60 feet deep borewell, which had been left uncovered by a careless contractor building a road for the last three years.

Man who believed money can’t buy happiness sues his neighbour after finding him happy with a new car

Man who believed money can’t buy happiness sues his neighbour after finding him happy with a new car

Jun 18, 2014 Comments

Nirmohi Shukla, a man in his early 40s and a firm believer in the principle ‘money can’t buy happiness’ has sued his neighbor, Dhanpat Singh, after finding him happy with his new car.

Lord Krishna updates Gita, lists ‘sarkari naukri’ as permanent thing along with ‘aatma’

Lord Krishna updates Gita, lists ‘sarkari naukri’ as permanent thing along with ‘aatma’

Jun 11, 2014 Comments

In the updated version with Hindi translation, the sentence “sirf aatma hi amar hai, baaki sab nashwar hai” will be replaced with “sirf aatma aur sarkari naukri amar hai, baaki sab nashawar hai”.

To get into record books, expecting mothers line up to travel and deliver child in Mumbai Metro

To get into record books, expecting mothers line up to travel and deliver child in Mumbai Metro

Jun 9, 2014 Comments

A baby girl born in Delhi Metro two years ago was made the mascot of Delhi Metro. Now Mumbai mothers are hoping to get a similar treatment from Mumbai Metro.

More IITs will bring down demand for IIT branded grooms, which is good for society: Smriti Irani

More IITs will bring down demand for IIT branded grooms, which is good for society: Smriti Irani

Jun 9, 2014 Comments

Justifying her decision to push for 8 more IITs, HRD minister Smriti Irani said that more number of IITs will result into increase in supply of IIT grads, which ultimately will help to check inflation in dowry market.

This summer, malls in Delhi to charge people enjoying AC but coming out without buying anything

This summer, malls in Delhi to charge people enjoying AC but coming out without buying anything

Jun 7, 2014 Comments

The malls claim they are making huge losses due to people visiting the malls only to enjoy the free of cost Air-Conditioners.