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Locals flock to see child born with 4 legs and 2 penises they describe as a miracle

Although parents and doctors were shocked when he was born, locals have been fascinated by the child.

18 Sep 2018 3:32 PM

Line of demarcation between faith and superstition is thin

The question is, how to distinguish faith from superstition or madness.

05 Jul 2018 6:43 AM

Rajasthan family burns 10-month-old baby with hot needle on neck, forehead

According to medical officials, the condition of the baby is critical and he is being treated at a hospital in Udaipur.

15 Jun 2018 7:45 PM

Congo Ebola outbreak: Victims refuse treatment because of superstition and fear

Distrust towards western medicines fuelled by a history of colonisation is causing problems for health responders.

24 May 2018 4:07 PM

Indian rural women often late in seeking breast cancer care

It's urgent to have a national breast cancer program in India, while at the local level, awareness needs to be raised about breast cancer.

23 Mar 2018 1:32 PM


25 kids branded with hot iron in Odisha

People believe children will not suffer ailments if branded.

16 Jan 2018 6:15 AM

China tells ‘aunties’ to dance away from cemeteries

For many of China’s 222 million elderly aged 60 and over, dancing in public has become key to staying fit.

15 Nov 2017 5:47 PM

Rajasthan woman branded witch, force fed faeces, beaten to death; 6 arrested

The police registered a case under IPC, with charges of murder, and provisions of the Prevention of Witch-Hunting Act, 2015.

14 Aug 2017 3:22 PM

Odisha: 2 minors fall prey to superstition, branded with hot iron

A shocking incident of superstition has come to light in Odisha where children are branded with hot iron as a means of healing ailments.

31 Jul 2017 7:54 PM

Girl pierced with needles, used as voodoo doll dies in hospital

An autopsy conducted on the body revealed, besides infection in both of her lungs, the girl died because of multi-organ failure.

30 Jul 2017 6:28 PM


Villagers force family to eat human waste in Odisha

The police on Saturday arrested 15 persons in this connection and forwarded to the court.

09 Jul 2017 5:22 AM

Doctor slaps 'possessed' woman in Rajasthan to revive her to senses

In Jaipur, Health Minister Kalicharan Saraf ordered to remove the doctor and put him under awaiting posting order status.

29 Jun 2017 6:37 PM

Delhi: Man chops off daughter's ear, says 'ghost' directed him to do so

Family of the accused told the police he has been 'mentally disturbed' since the death of his one-and-a-half-year-old daughter.

23 Jun 2017 11:14 AM

Jharkhand: 7-month-old girl sacrificed for successful conception

Both of the accused have confessed to the crime during interrogation on Thursday, the SDPO said.

02 Jun 2017 2:02 PM

Superstition causes child's eye to be consumed by tumour

The child is now facing death in few weeks unless he receives life saving radiotherapy.

01 Jun 2017 8:48 PM


Kerala family calls their webbed fingers curse from god

Everyone in the family has webbed fingers and while it can be treated they are afraid it will bring bad omen.

17 May 2017 8:26 PM

Beach ball sized tumour removed from man's stomach

The villagers thought he was possessed but doctors removed the tumour in two and a half hours.

27 Apr 2017 8:20 PM

Mystic Mantra: Guru Gobind Singh - Sachcha Patshah

Guru Gobind Singh, the Sachcha Patshah, was a firm believer in one Supreme Being.

05 Jan 2017 6:53 AM

Pakistan's national carrier mocked for sacrificing goat on tarmac

The incident comes after a PIA aircraft plummeted into a mountain on December 7, killing all 47 people on-board.

19 Dec 2016 5:14 PM