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Dubbed as real-life ‘Kumbhakarna’, a man sleeps 300 days a year

We all are familiar with ‘Kumbhakarna, the Ramayana character who used to sleep 6 months a year. However, a real-life Kumbhakarna is garnering attention...

Army commander flies over Batra Top to pay tribute to Captain Vikram Batra

Captain Vikram Batra's heroic during the Kargil war is part of the military legend and on his death anniversary; it was his then Commanding...

Vitamin D shows promising results in COVID-19 treatment

Vitamin D, which is primarily related to bone and mineral metabolism, has shown promising results in COVID-19 treatment, said doctors of the PGI Hospital...

Child marriage stopped in Uttar Pradesh, India

A team of Uttar Pradesh's welfare department's child helpline stopped a child marriage in Shamli district.The team reached the Balhedi village on Saturday after...

Taliban-led attacks kill 14 people in Afghanistan

4 policemen and 10 pro-government militiamen were killed in 2 separate Taliban-led attacks in northern Afghanistan, a local independent monitoring group said on Friday. In...

Indian Rupee weakens further amid strong dollar & rising oil prices

The Indian rupee continued to depreciate on Wednesday amid a strengthening dollar across currencies globally. The rupee ended at 74.32 per dollar on Wednesday, weakening...

UP: Minor gang-raped, given abortion pills by Asha worker

A 13-year-old girl, who was allegedly gang-raped 4 months ago, was later given abortion pills by an Accredited Social Health Activist (Asha), who was...

Forest guard suspended for ‘unwarranted firing’, killing a tiger

A forest guard has been suspended for "unwarranted firing" leading to the death of an approximately 10-year-old male Royal Bengal Tiger in the world-famous...

Lioness tests Covid-19 positive in a zoo in Sri Lanka

Days after a lion was tested positive for Covid-19 in Dehiwala Zoo in Colombo in Sri Lanka. A lioness kept in the same facility...

30 Myanmar troops killed in Sagaing clashes

At least 30 Myanmar troops were reportedly killed during two fierce encounters with civilian resistance fighters in Kani and Yinmabin townships in the Sagaing...

US Navy, IAF to carry out a joint drill in the Indian Ocean

The US Navy and the Indian Air Force (IAF) will carry out joint drills in the Indian Ocean Region for 2 days starting Wednesday. As...

At least 12 injured in Lahore blast

At least 12 people were injured in a blast in Lahorex, Pakistan on Wednesday. Speaking to Samaa TV at the site of the incident, Lahore...
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Sidharth Malhotra: Portraying Capt Vikram Batra was a huge responsibility

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