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Policeman accused of beating women pulled up for sipping cold drink during hearing, judge asks him t distribute 100 cans to lawyers

A judge of a high court in India directed a police officer to distribute 100 cans of a cold drink to the bar association, after he spotted the latter sipping the beverage during a virtual hearing. Gujarat High Court Chief Justice Aravind Kumar noticed inspector A M Rathod drinking something that looked like a cold […]

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India: Six killed, 23 hospitalised after inhaling toxic gas at dyeing and printing mill in Surat

Six workers at a dyeing and printing mill in India were killed and more than 20 were taken to hospital on Thursday after inhaling toxic gas caused by an illegal dump of waste chemicals, officials said. The disaster took place in the industrial city of Surat in Gujarat state at about 4:00am. The workers were […]

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India confiscates nearly three tonnes of heroin worth $2.7 billion from a privately operated port

Indian authorities seized nearly three tonnes of heroin reportedly worth around $2.7 billion in a major operation at a port in Gujarat state. Two people have been arrested and several others are being investigated. Forensic testing is still under way to determine the exact value of the seized drugs, officials said. The shipment originated in […]

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‘Cat Garden’: Indian couple raises 200 cats in custom air-conditioned house having mini theatre

Upendra Goswami lost his sister in 1994. One day, while celebrating her posthumous birthday, a cat entered his house and ate the birthday cake, and then, she never left. Now, Upendra has some 200 cats living in a place he solely dedicated to the felines and is called ‘Cat Garden.’ Upendra based in Gandhidham city […]

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Eighteen killed in fire at Covid-19 hospital in India’s Gujarat state

Eighteen people are dead after a fire broke out at a Covid-19 hospital ward in India’s Gujarat state in the early hours of Saturday. The fire broke out in the intensive care unit of the Welfare Hospital in the western state’s Bharuch district, according to Dr. MD Modiya, a senior district official. According to Modiya, […]

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Worried about rising Covid-19 cases, man threatens to self-immolate if India-England T20 series is not called off

Concerned about the rise in coronavirus infections in India, a man threatened to self-immolate if the ongoing T20 cricket series between India and England at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Motera, Gujarat state was not called off. Following the threatening phone call to a senior police inspector, a police complaint was lodged against the caller Pankaj […]

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Seven men sentenced to jail for harassing an Asiatic lioness

An Indian court convicted seven people, including three tourists from Ahmedabad, and awarded them different jail terms for harassing a lioness in Gir forest in 2018. The Judicial Magistrate First Class at Gir Gadhada, Sunik Kumar Dave order on Monday awarded three years’ rigorous imprisonment to six of the accused, while another accused was sentenced […]

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Modi’s home state renames dragon fruit because of its ‘association with China’

The home state of India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Gujarat, renamed the dragon fruit because of the original name’s “association with China” and this has set off a bunch of jokes and memes on the internet. Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said the fruit would now be called kamalam, Sanskrit for the lotus flower. The […]

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Mysterious monolith finally makes appearance in India

The mysterious monolith has finally surfaced in India after making multiple appearances around the world. The structure was spotted in a Symphony Forest Park in Gujarat’s Ahmedabad. The 10-foot structure is similar with metallic sheets covering three sides. However some some numbers that are etched on the monolith. An Indian daily reported that the numbers […]

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Man spends lockdown inventing automatic Pani Puri dispenser machine

Indians craving for popular snack, Pani Puri have a reason to celebrate after a viral video of an automatic pani puri machine which works just like an ATM surfaced. The vending machine takes money on one side and on the other it dispenses a plate full of pani puri on the conveyor belt. The viral […]

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Friend refused any money for Holi, man bites off his ear

Two people were arrested on Tuesday for demanding money from a bus conductor friend for Holi and then assaulting him when he refused, Thane police said. The incident happened in Gandhinagar locality, a Chitrasar police official said. “Someshwar Paphal and Pankaj Ingle demanded money from bus conductor Arvind Giri. When he refused, Paphal bit his […]

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WATCH: Lion charging towards group of people

A video of a lion charging towards a group of people in a village in Gujarat has surfaced on social media and the internet is pretty scared. The seven-second clip was shared on Twitter by Susanta Nanda of the Indian Forest Service and swiftly garnered 6,000 views so far. The clip shows the lion charging […]