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Life, More features, 15 Nov 2017

Playing card firm tries to stop Trump's wall by buying land on US-Mexico border

The firm which describes its product as a party game for horrible people has also retained a law firm to prevent construction.

15 Nov 2017 8:08 PM

Padma Bhushan Hindi poet Kunwar Narayan dies

Born on September 9, 1927 in Uttar Pradesh's Faizabad, Kunwar Narayan was known for his poetry, stories and critiques.

15 Nov 2017 7:35 PM

Archaeologists find buried medieval treasure in French abbey

The team was conducting routine excavations at the Cluny abbey, which was one of medieval Western Europe's largest.

15 Nov 2017 5:56 PM

People who narrowly escaped death describe last moments on Quora

One man described it as one of the most peaceful moments in his life and wrote that his life did flash before his eyes.

15 Nov 2017 5:54 PM

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


Comics series to make mathematics easy

No a Bengaluru-based startup, Cuemath, has introduced original motion comics to help students improve their skills.

15 Nov 2017 4:13 PM

Canadian restaurant run by HIV-positive staff aims to smash stigma

Wearing aprons printed with such messages as “Kiss the HIV+ cook” and “I got HIV from pasta.

15 Nov 2017 3:28 PM

Boy drowns in school toilet in Africa

Horrific mum arrives to find arm of five-year-old reaching out from sewage pit.

15 Nov 2017 3:12 PM

Advert for shoes showing naked models is banned for being ‘degrading’

Investigation launched after Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) received nice complaints about ads for the Lancanshire-based firm.

15 Nov 2017 2:53 PM

S Korea hospital under fire for forcing nurses to perform sexy dances for officials, patients

A nurse wrote: 'We had to lie down on the floor and spread our legs in front of patients and their guardians.'

15 Nov 2017 2:49 PM


Obama's doodles sold for over USD 11,000 at auction

The online auction house had expected the item to be sold for USD 8,000.

15 Nov 2017 2:21 PM

Going strong after 70 years: UK's Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip celebrate platinum anniversary

“He has, quite simply, been my strength and stay all these years,” Elizabeth said.

15 Nov 2017 1:37 PM

Distressed emotional support pig gets woman kicked off her flight

Rachel Boerner was travelling from Connecticut to her South Carolina family home for thanksgiving with her 36kg companion Hobey.

15 Nov 2017 1:31 PM

Quizzing their way to prizes

Patrons in the city are now opting for alternate options of recreation, one of which is quiz nights. 

15 Nov 2017 12:25 AM

In love with space

Ashton Paul is a young space enthusiast who wants to discover a planet and name it after himself.

15 Nov 2017 12:21 AM


Hunting predators

Online vigilantism is on the rise in India, although opinion is divided on whether it is a job best left to the professional sor not.

15 Nov 2017 12:19 AM

Skydiving wonder woman

Rachel Thomas is the first woman skydiver in India.

15 Nov 2017 12:08 AM