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A 369-foot-tall statue of Lord Shiva, claimed to be the world’s tallest, was unveiled in Nathdwara town of Rajasthan’s Rajsamand district on Saturday. The ‘Viswas Swaroopam’ statue was inaugurated Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot along with preacher Morari Bapu and Rajasthan Assembly Speaker C P Joshi.

A huge explosion has ripped through a mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul, police say. The blast is thought to have occurred during evening prayers, killing at least three people and injuring dozens more, according to the NGO Emergency. Khalid Zadran, the Taliban’s Kabul police spokesman, was quoted by local media as saying there had […]

Researchers in Australia and the US are embarking on a multi-million dollar project to bring the Tasmanian tiger back from extinction. The last known one, officially called a thylacine, died in the 1930s. The team behind the bid say it can be recreated using stem cells and gene-editing technology, and the first thylacine could be […]

US officials have warned of an increase in violent threats to law enforcement following the search of Donald Trump’s Florida estate, Mar-a-Lago. The FBI and Department of Homeland Security issued a memo to law enforcement around the country. It said there had been an “increase in violent threats posted on social media against federal officials”. […]

A photo is winning hearts all over the internet shows a woman tying rakhi to a leopard in Rajasthan. Her novel gesture and unconditional love to the animal is winning hearts on social media. The photo shows the woman wearing pink saree, with her head covered, tying a Rakhi to injured leopard moments before it […]

Mihailo Tolotos, an Orthodox Greek Monk, is said to have lived for 82 years and died, without ever laying eyes on a woman. Said to have been born some time in 1856, Mihailo Tolotos did not see his mother as she died shortly after she gave birth to him. Not sure about his parental lineage, some […]

 

France’s new Prime Minister, Elisabeth Borne, is the first woman to hold the job in more than 30 years and says she hopes to inspire young girls. “I want to dedicate my nomination to all little girls and tell them to go all the way pursuing your dreams,” she said in her inauguration speech. The […]

A report published by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water has revealed that there has been a 10-fold increase in forest fires in the past two decades. It further added that rising temperatures and low humidity is the reason for the increase in blazes Climate change is very real and it’s one of the […]

Fourteen of the remaining 15 tourists who were trapped mid-air on a ropeway at Trikut hills for around 40 hours were rescued by Indian Air Force helicopters, bringing an end to the operations The rescue operations that were beingf carried out by the Indian Air Force (IAF), Army, Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), National Disaster Response […]


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