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An Ahmedabad-based retired banker after completing ninty years of his life, is now looking for a partner. The 90-year-old Gujarati man, who lost his wife 25 years after retirement, is the father of two sons and two daughters, reported the Times of India (TOI). Read more here............Man Aged 90 Years Looks for a Wife
M S Dhoni, who is not known to display his emotions on the field and off it, is seen in a new TV commercial, making dance moves in a 'Dhoti' with Tamil film actor and India's well-known dancer Prabhu Deva. See below Video
Can You imagine that someone can chop off and donate his finger for the sake of his political idols? The saga of sycophancy in Indian political history reached a new height when a Karnataka man donated one of his fingers at Tirupati. The offering was made at the famous Hindu temple after Congress leaders, Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul, got bail in the National Herald case. Read more here..........Weird, Bizarre, Shocking acts by Sonia Gandhi, Narendra Modi Devotees
Rāvaṇa is the primary villain in the Hindu epic Ramayana, where he is depicted as the king of Lanka. Rāvaṇa is depicted and described as having ten heads. He is described as a follower of Shiva, a great scholar, a capable ruler and a maestro of the veena, but someone who wished to overpower the devas. His ten heads represent his knowledge of the six shastras and the four Vedas. In the Ramayana, Rāvaṇa is the antagonist, kidnapping Rama's wife Sita to exact vengeance on Rama and his brother Lakshmana for having cut off the nose of his sister Surpanakha.
Come Navratri and Dusshera, everyone around will begin celebrating the days of good over evil and burn effigies of Ravana. But then, was Ravana truly as evil as he is made out to be? There are a lot of people who worship Ravana as a deity and Shiva followers truly believe in the 10-headed king. If he really was so good and noble, then why does majority of the population believe him to be evil?
I know you were under great pressure from Industry & Government to reduce Interest rates & you gave a surprise today to one & all by reducing 50 basis point Repo rate cut. Though it is good to think of Indian Industry but remember that still 80% of Indian people are those who put their savings in Banks & Post offices to earn something from their savings. Read more here.......An Open Letter to Mr. Raghuram Rajan, RBI Governor
In Indian Haryana state, after Five months of their marriage, Praveen and Poonam began their family planning. It was an arranged marriage. Their family members were happy to know that Poonam was pregnant. However, all their celebrations came to an end when Praveen and Poonam were asked to live as brother and sister. Read full story here at........Husband and Wife asked to Live as Brother and Sister
In Indian state of Kerala’s Kasaragod district, Police registered a criminal case against an NRI and an employee of an IT-based services delivery centre after the duo got an Aadhaar card registration done for a cat. Read full story here at.......Cat Photograph on Aadhar Card - NRI booked
A 22-year-old convict escaped from a prison in Madhya Pradesh only to travel and reach another prison in his hometown a day later because 'he was getting bored as no one from his family came to visit him in a far off jail'. Read full story here at.......Convict escapes Prison as he got Bored up in far off Jail
In Bhind (Madhya Pradesh - India) in order to ensure removal of encroachment upon a road by a Hanuman temple, authorities here have issued notice to the temple's main deity -- Lord Hanuman! Read full story here at........Lord Hanuman gets Eviction notice in Madhya Pradesh
For Sakharam Bhagat, as for many others in the hamlet some 140 km (85 miles) from Mumbai, the only answer to water scarcity is to have a 'water wife'. Read full story here at.........Water Wives of India
Ghost Trouble has aroused in a Power Station in Barmer-Jaisalmer. After local tantriks failed to exorcise ghosts that allegedly inhabit a Rajasthan power station and the search for a true master of tantra proved fruitless, the affected employees have approached the police. Read full story here at........Ghost Trouble in Power Station, Workers approach Cops
An ahemdabad based gynecologist and an insurance company will have to shell out Rs 8 lakh with 9% interest for 12 years for forgetting a mop inside a patient's body after a surgical procedure. Read full story here at.........The Mop that cost Indian Doctor Rs. 8 Lakh
A Bridegroom from Ratlam, (Milind Ghatwai) who is Dalit by caste, while having his baraat was stoned by upper-caste villagers forcing him to wear a helmet to the marriage venue in Negrun village of Ratlam district in India. Read full story here at.........Bridegroom Wears Helmet to Protect Head From Pelting of Stones
A bride in India walked out of her wedding ceremony after the groom failed to solve a simple math problem, police said Friday. The bride tested the groom on his math skills and when he got the sum wrong, she walked out. Read full story here at.....Groom Fails Simple Math Test, Bride Walks out of Wedding
A Local community panchayat in Haryana slapped a fine of 75 paisa on a groom for annulling his engagement nine days before the wedding. The panchayat in Fatehabad imposed the fine after both the parties approached it for compromise. Read full story here at.........Groom fined 75 Paisa for Cancelling Engagement
Not just rain-hit farmers but gods and goddesses in the district too will receive compensation for the crop losses caused by recent hailstorm and unseasonal rains in the state. Read full story here at..........Gods Receive Compensation for Damaged Crops
Seeing Zee news.....Interesting topic discussed in Rajya Sabha in India today was
“Macchar or Mosquitoes” biting the MPs in Rajya Sabha. Another interesting thing
told is that only “Female Mosquitoes” bite humans & suck their blood. Male one’s
are harmless & sensible ones.!!!!!
In Beed MAHARASHTRA, villagers tie children with ropes and lower them into the wells. It is the child's task to fill the pitchers with mugs of water. The wells are mostly over 60 feet deep. The ropes are thin nylon, barely meant to carry more load than a full pitcher. Read full story here at.....Where Children are Lowered into Wells to Fetch Water
It is a unique post office, and one of its main tasks is to deliver letters to God. Located near the famed Hindu temple at the Sabarimala hills, the post office may perhaps be the only one in the country which doesn't work round the year. It comes alive when the peak pilgrimage season of the Ayyappa shrine begins on the first day of the Malayalam month in November, and the period ends towards the middle of January, Read full story here at.....Send a Letter to GOD from this Post Office.
In a bizzare story from this new report, a young bride actually turned out to be a boy after the marriage. This unfortunate incident took place with 37-year-old Balak Ram, a resident of Badaun in Uttar Pradesh in India. According to reports, Balak Ram paid Rs 50, 000 to get married to Hukum Singh, a dance troupe leader, who had promised him to find a bride. Read full story here at......Bizzare! Bride turns out to be a Boy
Drug peddlers from Madhya Pradesh's opium belt of Neemuch and Mandsaur flock to the temple of Sanwariaji in Rajasthan — believed to be an avatar of Lord Krishna — before they dispatch their consignments. All roads from these two biggest opium-producing districts of Madhya Pradesh lead to Bhadeshar tehsil in Rajasthan's Chhittorgarh — 65 km from Neemuch district headquarters. Read full story here at......Where Opium Smugglers Share Profits with their Deity
60 households, principally dalits, have deserted their native village Bhalia beneath Mandar block in Bhilwara district as a result of their tantrik stated that the deity they worship was “sad” and she or he has unleashed her “wrath” on them. Consider it or not, the tantrik, is a medium between villagers and the deity! Read full story here at......Wrath of Deity Forces Villagers to Flee
As per a report:
An Indian man is recovering well after undergoing surgery to remove a bullet that had been lodged in his heart for two months, a doctor said. Bharat Sharma, 32 was shot twice in July after becoming accidently caught up in a bank robbery in the country’s eastern Uttar Pradesh state, according to a report. Read full story here at......Man Lives for Two Months with Bullet in his Heart
Every year a group of pampered elephants at the Punnathoor Cotta Elephant Yard Rejuvenation Centre receive elaborate spa treatments. The elephant yard is attached to the Guruvayurappan Hindu temple in Kerala, India. Read full story & also see Video here at......Where Elephants Receive Elaborate Spa Treatments
A man-eating leopard in Uttarakhand has become infamous for his peculiar habit of killing inebriate male folks. The Didihat region in Kumaon hills is reeling under the terror of the jungle cat for the past two and half years, during which the leopard has been involved in killing a dozen villagers. Read full story here at......This Man-eater Leopard Likes Drunk Men Only
Lord Hanuman of epic Ramayana has now got an Aadhar card in Rajasthan. He has been assigned a 12-digit number as part of the government’s Aadhar scheme. He has got a mobile number, an address, and the father name is “Pawan-ji”. Read full story here at......Lord Hanuman gets Aadhaar card
First of all, here below is little about the life of Parineeti Chopra (Courtesy Wikipedia) : Parineeti Chopra was born on 22 October 1988 in Ambala Cantt, Haryana into a Punjabi family. Her father is Mr. Pawan Chopra and her mother is Mrs. Reena Chopra. Actress Priyanka Chopra, Meera Chopra and Barbie Handa are her cousins. Parineeti Chopra received her early education at the Convent of Jesus and Mary in Ambala Cantonment. At the age of 17, Parineeti Chopra moved to London, where she received a triple honours degree in business, finance and economics from Manchester Business School in the United Kingdom. In 2009 she returned to India and joined Yash Raj Films as a public relations (PR) consultant. Later, she signed a three-film deal with the company as an actress. Now here below is something about her Fatness when she was in Manchester & before starting her career as an actress.
As per one TV interview (broadcasted on Zee TV on 24.08.14), Parineeti Chopra told that she was a Fat Girl when she returned from Manchester to Mumbai after completing her studies over there. As per Parineeti, she used to weigh 86 Kgs, while in Manchester & used to eat a-lot over there as she had a great Urge to eat at that time. In fact, as per Parineeti in TV interview, she told that she used to eat 3 Pizzas a day & lot many Chocolates a day during Manchester days which had put lot of weight on her body. Now Parineeti has made herself smarter after losing weight through strict food discipline & hard working schedule. Indeed she looks much smarter & slimmer now.
Fat people of the world can take a lesson from her that, "Where there is will, there is a way". So Fat people of the world, have heart & try to reduce your weight as "Parineeti Chopra" has done & is further planning to do more. For reducing weight........tips, follow "Parineeti Chopra" !!!!!!!!!!!!!
Mr Pankaj Parakh, who belongs to Sharad Pawar's Nationalist Congress Party, has a shirt, made of pure gold, that weighs four kilos and costs 1.30 crores. Read full story here & also see Video here at...... 4 Kg. Gold Shirt, cost over a Crore
Rats forced the grounding of an Air India aircraft that arrived in New Delhi from Kolkata as the plane was taken to a remote bay for fumigation. The crew of the Airbus A-321, operating flight AI-021 from Kolkata, found a rat in the rear of the aircraft, airline sources said. Read full story here at......Aeroplane grounded in Delhi as Rats run riot
More than 20 people were feared drowned while another 22 were rescued when an overloaded motor-operated boat capsized in a swollen Ganga in Varanasi. National Disaster Response Force and PAC flood unit were pressed into rescue operations. Read full story here at......Bulls go Berserk Overturn Boat 20 People Drown
A weakness for women is a sign of a man being straight. The same in a policeman on duty is often proof that he is crooked. After allegations of rape against a DIG by a model, comes news that an assistant police inspector (API) has been consorting with an interior designer from Britain who is an accused in a cheating case. Read full story here at......Indian Cop falls in Love with cheating accused, suspended
After chatting with a Facebook friend for only 15 days, 42-year-old Baguiati homemaker Soma Ghosh agreed to meet him. That proved to be her undoing. The 33-year-old man from Birbhum landed up at her flat and murdered her in a fit of rage on Monday after she rebuffed his advances, police said on Thursday. Read full story here at......15 days old Facebook Friends, Man murders Woman when they meet in person
A report in a leading national daily claims that the Combined Graduate Level Exam conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC), Kerala, asked candidates to name Bollywood's tallest actress and gave a choice of four. Read full story here at......Govt exam in India asks, Which actress is tallest?
As per a report: At almost Rs 10,000 per rat, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palik (BBMP) has probably paid the steepest price to its 'Piper' (companies chosen through e-procurement) to get rid of pesky rodents. Read full story here at......Bangalore Spends Rs. 2 Lakh to Trap 20 Rats
As per a report: In Bihar, India, a Class-2 Student was bitten on several parts of his body by a teacher in his hostel room at a public boarding school in Sheikhpura. Read full story here at......Teacher Bites Class-2 Student
As per a report: The Rajasthan government ordered a probe into a possibly life-threatening gaffe at the Mathura Das Mathur Hospital in Jodhpur where antibiotic injection carrying a 'for-animal-treatment-only' warning was administered to in-patients over six days. Read full story here at......Drug with "Animal Treatment Label" injected to Patients