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In Japan, you must first prove you have a parking space within 2 km distance of your residence before a car is sold to you. The Proof of Parking Space is in the form of a “Parking Space Certificate” and it is issued by the local police station. Japan may be the home to one of […]

The mother of all traffic jams was created in China on August 14, 2010.  It lasted 12 days with a huge car panorama that stretched for more than 62 miles (100 km). A mini-economy of overpriced food, water, and cigarettes sprang up instantly. The longest traffic jam in the world was in the China National […]

Originally published for ‘Greenery Day’ on May 4th 2016, the special edition solely dedicated its pages to environmental news and was printed on 100% biodegradable paper with plant-based inks. Seeds were embedded within each of its pages that, once planted, would grow into flowers to attract butterflies and other pollinators. Some copies could even grow herbs […]

Filmmaker Karan Johar returns to direction with Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani as it promises to be a cinematic extravaganza. It’s been seven years since Karan last picked up his director’s hat. Following the teaser release in June, the makers dropped the first song ‘Tum Kya Mile’ starring Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt on June 28. Now, the […]

Naka Cave, or Naga Cave, is one of the many wonders in Thailand. Often described as the ‘Snake Cave of Thailand’, Naka Cave owes its name to its snake-like rocks and formations. Because of its unique structure, there are many myths surrounding its history and how the cave came to be. Interestingly, the Naga (and Nagi) […]

According to the Guinness World Records, the oldest hotel in the world is Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan. This ryokan—a traditional Japanese inn—has been owned by a whopping 52 generations of the same family. Founded in 705 AD, famous guests have included Tokugawa Ieyasu, the Land of the Rising Sun first shogun, and Kouken, its 46th emperor.

Last week, Bollywood Hungama was the first one to break the news that Varun Dhawan-Janhvi Kapoor starrer Bawaal will skip a release in cinemas and instead release directly on OTT, on Amazon Prime Video. As expected, the news spread like wildfire. And now Bollywood Hungama brings to you another exciting update regarding the film. Thursday, July 27. The makers and the […]

The much-awaited epic, Om Raut directed Adipurush, has taken a bumper start at the box office in India. According to early estimates, the Prabhas and Kriti Sanon led epic, has collected in the range of Rs. 35 to 37.50 crore on its opening day in Hindi. The final figure will depend on where the mass belts […]

A man from Chennai built a Taj Mahal-inspired memorial house for his late mother. The total cost of building this was ₹5 crores. In a touching incident, businessman Amruddin Sheikh Dawood from Tamil Nadu‘s Chennai built a mini Taj Mahal memorial house for his late mother in Ammaiyappan near Tiruvarur. The cost of constructing the […]

In a bid to stop overuse of mobile phone during meals, a few restaurants in Australia have started adopting innovative methods to stop people from the habit. A restaurant in Australia provides 10% discount for keeping the mobile phone in a box while having food. The idea is to stop patrons from sitting in silence […]

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