World’s oldest woman hits the age of 116 in Japan

World’s oldest woman hits the age of 116 in Japan

TOKYO: Kane Tanaka wakes up at 6 a.m. each day, likes to study math and other subjects for fun and competes fiercely in the board game Othello. It’s proven to be a pretty good combination for the 116-year-old from Fukuoka, Japan. Tanaka’s recognition was celebrated at the nursing home where she lives in...

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The iconic fashion doll ‘Barbie’ celebrates her 60th anniversary

The iconic fashion doll ‘Barbie’ celebrates her 60th anniversary

In its 60th year, the Barbie brand is honoring the largest lineup of global female role models and taking the next step to close the Dream Gap by donating to fund like-minded organizations aimed at leveling the playing field for girls through the Mattel Children’s Foundation. Research** has shown that starting...

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Doctors operate girl having 1.5kg lump of hair in her stomach

Doctors operate girl having 1.5kg lump of hair in her stomach

A young Chinese girl, who had been eating her hair since she was two, had got a massive 1.5 kilogram lump of hair in her stomach. The eight-year-old Feifei, from Dongguan city in China’s province Guangdong, had been pulling her hair out and chewing at it for several years. She...

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Survey: India has more fake news and internet hoaxes than anywhere else in the world

Survey: India has more fake news and internet hoaxes than anywhere else in the world

A British news website, Evening Standard, reported that a survey’s result showed that India has more fake news and internet hoaxes than anywhere else in the world. The report, by Microsoft, found 64% of Indians had encountered fake news, compared to the global average of 57%. Meanwhile, 54% had come across internet hoaxes, in comparison to...

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Pakistani artist presents Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman’s portrait to KSA’s ambassador

Pakistani artist presents Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman’s portrait to KSA’s ambassador

ISLAMABAD: Artist Rabia Zakir on Saturday presented the portrait of Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman to Saudi Arabia’s ambassador, media reported. Expressing her delight, Rabia Zakir said that she had painted the crown prince’s portrait  to welcome him upon his first ever visit to Pakistan. She said that her wish had...

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Singapore Airlines passenger discovers ‘tooth’ in meal

Singapore Airlines passenger discovers ‘tooth’ in meal

A Singapore Airlines passenger got a stomach ache over someone else’s toothache. A horrified Australian traveler Bradley Button was enjoying a meal served to him on a flight from Melbourne, Australia, to Wellington, New Zealand, Tuesday, when he encountered an unexpected crunch. It turns out the object in his rice was a human tooth – one that...

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Heat wave in Europe: the record temperatures that affect the continent in the middle of winter

Heat wave in Europe: the record temperatures that affect the continent in the middle of winter

Surfing in Dorset, in the south of England, is possible these days thanks to the high temperatures reached despite being in the middle of winter. While the United Kingdom beat its winter heat record this week for two consecutive days, in some parts of Norway it reached almost 18ºC. At...

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World’s smallest newborn baby survives

World’s smallest newborn baby survives

A baby born in Tokyo weighing the same as a large onion has gone home healthy, becoming the smallest newborn boy in the world to leave hospital safely. The tiny tot weighed just 268 grams — under 10 ounces — when he was delivered at 24 weeks, reportedly after he...

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At least 130 people die after consuming contraband alcohol in India

At least 130 people die after consuming contraband alcohol in India

There have been victims in three different states of India. At least 130 people have died and more than 200 are receiving hospital treatment after consuming contraband alcohol in northeastern India, according to the authorities in that country. A hundred people died in the neighboring states of Uttar Pradesh and...

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It’s raining fish in Malta

It’s raining fish in Malta

In a totally weird and unusual phenomenon, people in Malta saw hundreds of live fish fall upon them along with raindrops. Reports in international media suggest that the powerful winds may have broken some fish farm and threw these fish directly in the island. In a viral video clip, the...

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