Buddhist Monk in Thailand caught watching porn

In a latest video that went viral across social media, a man dressed as a Buddhist monk was allegedly caught watching porn on a bus in Thailand on Saturday. Reportedly, the incident was filmed by Wittawat Wonghajuk, who alleged that he heard sexual noises and was shocked but chose not to confront the man. Meanwhile, many people expressed their disgust while questioning whether the man was a real monk.

 

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Ranchi used Sholay's climax in its posters to promote sanitation

Corporation of Ranchi has reportedly used Amitabh Bachchan's Sholay climax in its posters to promote sanitation and toilet construction. An injured Amitabh can be seen in Dharmendra's arms, who asks him how he got so injured. In response, Bachchan is shown saying, "I don't have a toilet at home, so I fell down while trying to relieve myself in the night."

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Melania Trump slapping US President's hand goes viral

A video of an awkward moment between Donald Trump and his wife Melania Trump has gone viral on social media. The video reportedly shows the First Lady slapping away the hand of the US President while walking down the red carpet during their visit to Israel. Minutes after the incident, several social media users started comparing the video to former President Barrack Obama walking hand in hand with his wife, Michelle.

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Diamond ring bought for ₹900 expected to fetch ₹3 crore

A diamond ring is supposed to fetch ₹3 crore at an auction in London, 30 years after its owner bought it for ₹900, considering it was a costume jewel. The owners used the 26.27-carat diamond for decades, only learning its value after a jeweller said it could be valuable. The owners are "incredibly excited," a jeweller said.

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Twitter users have field day at RPS coach Fleming's expense

The users of Twitter on Sunday made a meal out of Rising Pune Supergiant coach Stephen Fleming wearing a suit in the dugout during the IPL final against Mumbai Indians. Reportedly, a user tweeted, "Not sure whether Fleming dressed up for IPL final or Cannes." Meanwhile, other tweets read, "Do we have a football manager on a cricket field," and, "Can we please take a moment to truly appreciate how @SPFleming7, looks and all?" 

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Indian woman hikes Mt Everest twice in one week

According to reports, a 37-year-old Indian woman on Sunday climbed the Mount Everest’s peak for the second time in one week, setting the women's record for the double ascent of the world's highest peak in a week. Reportedly, Anshu Jamsenpa returned from the summit on Tuesday, rested for a short while, and started again, finishing her 5th ascent of the peak on Sunday. 

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Sehwag lauds Indian U-17 World Cup team for making idli out of Italy

Retired Indian batsman Virender Sehwag, who is known for his witty updates on Twitter, on Friday congratulated the Indian U17 football team over their win against Italy. “Yaay ! We have beaten Italy. Congratulations to the under 17 @IndianFootball on the spectacular victory. Italy ki idli ban gayi,” he tweeted. Notably, as part of an exposure trip to Europe in preparation for the upcoming 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup, the India defeated Italy on Friday. 

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Chinnaswamy stadium's feature pumps out 2 lakh liters of water

According to a report by ESPN, over two lakh litres of water was flushed out of the M Chinnaswamy stadium in Bengaluru during the rain-hit IPL eliminator between Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad on Wednesday. Interestingly, the stadium hosts the world's first with a subsurface aeration drainage system which pumps out water at 10,000 litres a minute. Notably, this feature was installed during current Indian coach Anil Kumble’s tenure as KSCA president.

 

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MS Dhoni trumps Virat Kohli as Twitter's most searched player

Former RPS skipper MS Dhoni has surpassed RCB skipper Virat Kohli to become the most searched player on Twitter during this year’s IPL. Further, the former Indian skipper was also the most tweeted about player of the group stages of the IPL. Meanwhile, current Pune skipper Steve Smith and teammate Ben Stokes were also on the list of top 10 most tweeted player emojis during the IPL group stage.

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Police arrest man who was absconding for 40 years, lets him go at Rs 100

The Rajasthan Police on Tuesday arrested a man, Motilal Nai, who was absconding for over 40 years but let him off with a meager Rs 100 fine. A district court had issued the arrest warrant against Nai in 1976 for selling sweets made from adulterated milk. Reportedly, the police said that Nai fled to Andhra Pradesh and came back after his wife's demise recently.

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Twitter trolls man for posting photo of Biryani with Ketchup, Mayonnaise

Twitteratis all over the world have reportedly trolled a man from Iran for posting a picture of Biryani with ketchup and mayonnaise and terming it the best combination for the dish. Trolling and disowning the man, Iranis tweeted to pass him onto India, while Indians posted on Twitter to pass him on to the Arabs and they tweeted to hand him over to Pakistan.

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A table at Virat Kohli's charity ball costs around £6000

According to reports, Indian skipper Virat Kohli will host a charity ball in London on June 5, a table at which will cost around £5,950. The event is being held to raise funds for charitable causes in India and will be attended by other members of the Indian cricket team. Reportedly, the package includes a player sharing the table with guests.

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Google celebrates motherhood with doodle

Google on Sunday reportedly celebrates Mother's Day with a 'cactus mom' doodle. The animated doodle shows six animated gifs of cactus, starting from her pregnancy to her living happily with her family. Notably, the custom of celebrating Mother’s Day on the second Sunday of May was first adopted by the United States.

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Firm offers fat bonus to employees for losing weight

A firm in Xi'an, Shaanxi Province of China, reportedly offers a healthy cash incentive for employees who lose weight. Employees will receive a 100 yuan ($14.5) bonus for every half-kilogram lost, say reports. Stating that she's earned 2,000 yuan since the program began on March 1,  Zhou Wei, an employee admitted that the bonuses have gotten her a little obsessed about her weight.

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Russian to be jailed for playing Pokemon Go

A Russian court on Thursday reportedly convicted Ruslan Sokolovsky, a video blogger of inciting hatred against Christians. According to reports, Sokolovsky was arrested for posting videos of him playing Pokemon Go inside a church. The court is expected to sentence Sokolovsky to three years in prison.

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Hotel in Japan offers room for dead people

According to a report by Guardian, Lastel, a hotel in Japan offers rooms for the dead. Reportedly, the hotel seeks to provide space for the dead bodies, while they wait for crematoriums. The white and grey tiled building can usually accommodate up to 18 deceased guests, tucked up in refrigerated coffins. Meanwhile, the daily rate at the hotel is about 12,000 Yen, which is INR 6,800.

 

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Beach reappears 33 years after vanishing into ocean

A beach has reappeared after 30 years from a remote island off the west coast of Ireland. The beach near the tiny village of Dooagh on Achill Island was swept away in 1984 when storms stripped it of its sand leaving a series of rock pools. The 300-metre beach returned after thousands of tonnes of sand were deposited on top of the rocky coastline after high spring tides last month.According to a tourism officer, the famous beach once sustained four hotels and many guesthouses on the west coast of the island of 2,600 people.

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Italian village offers ₹1.4 lakh to anyone who moves there

According to reports, The Mayor of Bormida village in Italy is donating about ₹1.4 lakh (€2,000) to anyone who moves there, to save the village from becoming a ghost town. The village, which has a population of 394, is also offering homes at rent starting from ₹3,500 (€50) a month. The mayor reportedly said the initiative should be ready in two months.

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Steve Smith records Dhoni's practice session via a drone

Steve Smith, the skipper of Rising Pune Supergiant shared a video on Instagram, where he recorded former RPS captain MS Dhoni's net practice session with a drone. Smith shared the video on the social media platform with the caption, "Me and my new hobby. Love flying my new drone. Even got @mahi7781 smashing a big 6 at practice.”

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Kings XI Punjab players prank owner Preity Zinta

In an Instagram video shared by Kings XI Punjab all-rounder Daren Sammy, teammates Marcus Stoinis, Eoin Morgan and Matt Henry were seen playing a prank on team co-owner Preity Zinta. Stoinis and Morgan convinced Preity that Stoinis has a "dog jaw," to which she responded, "Do such things happen to humans?" Interestingly, Preity went forward to feel Stoinis' jaw at which he "barked" at her.  

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