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Bangladesh ‘Tree Man’ begs for hands to be CUT OFF after undergoing 25 surgeries

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A Bangladeshi man who’s earned the online moniker ‘Tree Man’ for an extremely rare skin condition, now wants his hands to be amputated in a desperate attempt to relieve the pain. Abul Bajandar, 28, has undergone 25 operations since 2016 in an effort to treat a rare genetic condition, called epidermodysplasia verruciformis, that causes a Read More

Indian hero pilot’s facial hair must be declared ‘national mustache’ – Congress leader

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Viral sensation and national hero, Indian Air Force (AIF) pilot Abhinandan Varthaman, is back in the headlines after the leader of the Indian National Congress called for his facial hair to be declared the ‘national mustache.’ “Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman should be awarded and his moustache should be made ‘national moustache,’” Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, leader Read More

Water shortage could cut India’s food exports, minister warns

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – A water shortage could cut food exports from India, which has emerged as a leading supplier of a number of food products to the world, the water resources minister warned on Monday. FILE PHOTO: A man walks through the dried-up Puzhal reservoir, on the outskirts in Chennai, India, June 20, 2019. Read More

Indian builders woo buyers with cleaner, greener, ‘smart’ homes

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BENGALURU (Reuters) – When Arkesh Mishra, 33, and his wife Anasuya scouted for a new home in India’s tech hub of Bengaluru this year it was not the old real estate adage of “location, location, location” that was their main consideration – it was “peace of mind”. FILE PHOTO: High-rise residential buildings are seen in Read More

India asks scooter, bike makers to draw up plan for EVs: sources

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s federal think-tank has asked scooter and motorbike manufacturers to draw up a plan to switch to electric vehicles, days after they publicly opposed the government’s proposals saying they would disrupt the sector, two sources told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A boy prepares to recharge his electric scooter outside his home in Read More

Pakistani PM’s aide lampooned after mixing up photo of former Indian cricket star with Imran Khan

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An aide to Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan has been mercilessly trolled on Twitter after mistaking a photo of a famous cricket star for an old snapshot of his boss, who also was a cricket player before entering politics. Naeem ul Haque, a special assistant to Khan, posted a black-and-white photograph of legendary Indian batsman Read More

India’s space startups ignite investor interest

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MUMBAI (Reuters) – From companies building palm-sized satellites to those aiming to propel satellites into space using cleaner fuels, a new wave of space technology startups are mushrooming in India, catching the attention of investors keen to join the space race. Bellatrix Aerospace CEO Rohan Ganapathy stands next to a vacuum chamber at their laboratory Read More

Fierce debate as Modi government reintroduces Muslim ‘triple talaq’ divorce bill

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The party of Indian PM Narendra Modi faced tough opposition as it made another attempt to push through a bill that would criminalize divorcing a woman by saying the word ‘talaq’ three times. The draft legislation, known as the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, was tabled by Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Read More

India looks to Russian crude as Iranian imports crash

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India and Russia continue to bolster their energy cooperation, and now India is looking at ways to establish oil shipping routes from Russia’s Far East India’s east coast. During the meeting (between India’s Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan with Yury Trutnev, Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister and the Russian president’s top envoy to Russia’s Far East), India and Read More

Rahul Gandhi simultaneously insults Indian Army, dogs and International Yoga Day

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The president of the Indian National Congress party, Rahul Gandhi, incurred the wrath of dog lovers, yogis and his political opponents all at once, with a tweet deriding the Indian Army’s elite dog unit on International Yoga Day. Gandhi tweeted an image of the army’s dogs performing asanas, or yogic poses, on the fifth International Read More