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Life, More features, 18 Sep 2017

Women in Telangana pull punches at each other over sarees distributed by the government

Women pulled each other's hair and punched other women in the face over sarees distributed for a popular festival.

18 Sep 2017 7:08 PM

Animal abuse exists, even if we choose to look away

While violent people often start by abusing animals and then move to targeting humans, animal abuse can be curbed with rise in awareness.

18 Sep 2017 5:23 PM

Koala survives 16 km drive trapped under car tyre

The female koala had crawled into the wheel arch while the car was parked.

18 Sep 2017 5:04 PM

Parents of Muslim girl who won Gita chanting contest forced to change her school

Firdosh's father working in Saudi Arabia instructed her mother to admit the girl and her brother to another school following diktats.

18 Sep 2017 4:32 PM

Couple ends up in hospital after man's head gets stuck in wife's vagina

The doctors said that the man suffered bruises and scratches while his wife was stable despite internal bleeding.

18 Sep 2017 2:53 PM

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Elephant herd stray into Doon scaring residents

The harmless elephants fled into the surrounding forests after forest department personnel fired in the air to scare them away.

18 Sep 2017 2:53 PM

Rare 'Mein Kampf' copy signed by Hitler auctioned for $13,000

The book signed by Adolf Hitler has a blue cloth covering and was originally expected to sell for $20,000.

18 Sep 2017 2:04 PM

Shocking footage shows snake catcher pulling out venomous serpent

The snake catcher pulled out the snake hiding in the toilet's rim after three minutes of tugging.

18 Sep 2017 1:59 PM

Chinese 'vet' being investigated for snipping dog's vocal cords

While debarking is a surgical procedure used to reduce tissue in dogs' vocal cords, the man was not licensed to operate on animals.

18 Sep 2017 1:40 PM

Apologies make rejection worse, says study

Research discovers issuing sorry can make rejected person feel like they need to offer forgiveness, even if their feelings do not match up.

18 Sep 2017 1:19 PM

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Mum-of-one commits suicide on being rebuked for 'tasteless sambar'

Housewife becomes upset after her husband criticizes her lentil-based chowder, decides to take her own life.

18 Sep 2017 12:09 PM

Durga idol standing at 100 feet topples in Guwahati storm

Sculpture was slated to be world’s tallest bamboo sculpture, beating 83-ft for a fibre-and-iron sculpture of Durga in Kolkata last year.

18 Sep 2017 10:32 AM

Young couple to become monks, leave daughter, property behind

The young couple have decided to embrace monkhood under the ‘shewtambar’ order of their religion, according to their families.

18 Sep 2017 9:45 AM

Waste toilet-paper can be used to generate electricity, says study

Researchers say the process could tackle the problems of overflowing municipal landfills and dependency on fossil fuels.

18 Sep 2017 7:59 AM

Sports doctor

Dr Venkatesh Movva excels in sports medicine, founding Indian Gridiron League to expand American football in India.

18 Sep 2017 2:27 AM

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Glocally speaking: Vietnam views

Ho Chi Minh City reminds me of the colours yellow and green.

18 Sep 2017 12:29 AM

Misogyny is not funny

Aunty ki Ghanti has been taken down from YouTube and a Mumbai event around it cancelled.

18 Sep 2017 12:22 AM

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