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  • Indian man travels across 11 countries in a month to illegally enter US

    New Delhi: An Indian man - who travelled over 10,000 km through 11 countries in a month in order to enter the US illegally in 2016 - has been deported back, reported Hindustan Times. The man, who was caught staying illegally in the US, was handed over to the Delhi Police by the immigration...

  • Trinamool records thumping win in Bengal rural polls

    Kolkata: The ruling Trinamool Congress on Friday registered a thumping victory in elections to the three-tier rural bodies in West Bengal, with the BJP emerging a distant second in almost all the districts as the final round of counting of votes was underway. The Left Front, which ruled...

  • 'Overworked' Japanese monk sues World Heritage Site temple

    Tokyo: An "overworked" Japanese monk is suing his temple, claiming that he suffered from depression as he was forced to work non-stop catering to tourists. The monk is seeking 8.6 million yen ($78,000) from his temple on Mount Koya, a World Heritage Site. Also known as Koyasan, the site is one...

  • Japanese rail company apologises after train departs 25 seconds early

    Tokyo: A Japanese rail operator has apologised after a train left a station 25 seconds early, reported Japan Today. The incident occurred at Notogawa Station in Shiga Prefecture on May 11.Famous for their punctuality, the train pulled away from the station at 7.11.35 am, 25 seconds earlier...

  • Chinese girl does homework on top of moving taxi

    Beijing: A video of a Chinese schoolgirl doing homework on top of a moving taxi has gone viral in China. The bizarre incident occurred in Shangqiu city, Henan province.The driver of the taxi is said to be the girl's father. 'The driver is actually the girl's father,' a spokesperson from the...

  • Sweet road: Chocolate spill shuts down highway in Poland

    Drivers in western Poland were stuck in "sweet mess" after a truck carrying liquid chocolate overturned and spilled its gooey content onto the road. According to reports, four lanes of the highway connecting the city of Poznan to Warsaw were covered in chocolate, forcing authorities to close...

  • Wheels of disorder: China's bike graveyards

    Bike-sharing businesses have flooded China. Millions of Chinese use these bicycles to commute. But the craze has created a new nightmare for Chinese authorities - huge piles of abandoned bicycles. ...

  • Road rage in China: Man vs man, woman vs woman

    Hong Kong: A road rage incident in Shanghai has gone viral on Chinese social media. In the viral video, two women and two men fight it out for nearly two minutes on a busy elevated highway. The four were reportedly detained and fined for the fisticuffs on the highway.Road rage in #China – the...

  • Chinese customer mistakenly pays $23,000 for one steamed bun

    Hong Kong: A Chinese food outlet owner is trying to trace a man who mistakenly paid 150,000 yuan (US$23,000) for one steamed bun, which usually cost 1.5 yuan. The incident occurred in Zhengzhou, Henan province, reported South China Morning Post citing Zhengzhou Evening News.The customer...

  • Padma Lakshmi poses for naked photo shoot

    Los Angele: India-born supermodel Padma Lakshmi posed with pizza slices in a bathtub for a naked photo shoot. The "Top Chef" host posted the series of sultry photographs on Instagram on Friday, reports people.com."Cheers to the freakin' weekend #TGIF #tubpizza #mood," Lakshmi, 47, wrote in the...

  • Chinese man leaves $300,000 in bar as 'breakup fee' to ex-girlfriend

    Hong Kong: Police in China returned 2 million yuan (US$314,000) to a man who had left it in a bar as "break-up fee" to his ex-girlfriend. The incident occurred in the Cuiyuan district of Hangzhou in Zhejian province, reported South China Morning Post.On Sunday night at 10pm, the...

  • Staff slapped, made to crawl during appraisal at Chinese firm

    Appraisal sessions usually make employees anxious. But a Chinese real estate company has taken it to a whole new level. According to video doing the rounds on Chinese social media, employees of an unnamed company located in Yichang in central Hubei province were made to crawl on all fours and...