Hindu villagers in south India threw cow dung at each other for good luck during a day-long festival immediately after Diwali on Saturday, November 10.
In the small village of Gumatapura in Chamarajanagar district, Tamil Nadu, the festival of ‘Gore Habba’ was carried out as villagers smeared themselves and their neighbours with dung.
The ritual of throwing cow dung on one another during Diwali has existed in this village for centuries and draws hundreds of people from both Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.
The preparations for the festival start with people piling up hillocks of dung at the local Beerappa temple, while the free-for-all begins once the ‘kondigekara’ or ‘chadikora’, one who carries tales, arrives and the temple priest offers pooja to the pile of dung, then the smelly battle begins. Village elders claim the ritual strengthens the bond between people.
At least 60 people celebrating Dussehra were killed after a train ran over hundreds standing on a railway track in Amritsar on Friday evening.
As Ravan's effigy - located very close to the tracks at Jaura Phatak - was lit and fireworks went off, a section of the crowd retreated towards the tracks, where a large number of people were already standing to watch the celebrations.
The people who were hit could not see or hear the train due to the exploding crackers. An angry crowd shouted slogans against local legislator Navjot Kaur Sidhu, who was present as chief gue
Sounds like India. Just another reason to rent a car in third world countries.
A 28-year-old man in Karnataka’s Mandya district beheaded his friend and surrendered to the police along with the severed head on Saturday, The Hindu reported. The man, Pashupathi, has been arrested.
“We are investigating the incident, but the accused and the victim, Girish, were good friends,” said Mandya Superintendent of Police Shivaprakash Devaraj, according to The News Minute. Devaraj said Pashupathi walked into the police station in Malavalli in blood-soaked clothes with the severed head around 10.15 am on Saturday.
According to the police, Pashupathi and Girish lived in nearby Chikkabagilu village. “He [Pashupathi] informed the police officials that Girish spoke ill of his mother, which triggered a fight between the two,” Devaraj said.
Happened in India. Hit a cow, bad karma for a lifetime!
A fatal road rage incident on the street in Kunshan, Jiangsu province has become the biggest story on Chinese social media this week with millions weighing in on where the limits of self-defense ought to lie.
The incident occurred at an intersection on Monday night at around 9:37 pm. Surveillance camera footage shows a BMW attempting to swerve into a bike-only lane ahead of a red light, bumping up against one cyclist who refuses to give way.
Quickly, two passengers, one man and one woman, exit the car and approach the cyclist. The woman helps the cyclist, a 41-year-old man surnamed Yu, move his electric bike to the sidewalk. After talking for a time, the two head back to the BMW.
However, it’s then that the driver, a 36-year-old man surnamed Liu, storms out of the vehicle and heads straight for Yu. Though the male passenger tries to hold him back, Liu continues to try to attack Yu. Eventually, Liu returns to his car and reemerges with a machete.
A white tiger desperately tries to nurse its stillborn cub back to life as children are instructed to clap and shout at the tormented animal, owned by despot Kim Jong-un.
The Mirror watched in horror as the disturbed beast cried out, while its mate paced up and down the tiny cage in front of their bloodied and lifeless young.
These are the sickening and distressing scenes at the world’s most vile attraction, Pyongyang Central Zoo in North Korea.
Jong-un personally ordered for millions to be spent on upgrading facilities in 2016, requesting that a huge model tiger’s head be installed at the entrance.
From the Turkish website, Sabah.com
A 20-year-old teenager who had been arguing with his fiancé in Istanbul Fatih attempted suicide by shooting at his chest with a cool gun. The moment of the incident was recorded by security cameras in seconds.
Olay Emin Sinan Mahallesi'nde came around at noon. According to him, Yunus B., who had a problem with his fiancé, fired at his chest with a cool gun in his workplace. The injured Yunus B. was piled up in the blood. Relatives who heard the gun voice ran to the wounded genie and reported it to the police and health teams. The wounded person was removed by Haseki Training and Research Hospital by the health teams after the first intervention was made at the scene. It has been learned that wounded genetic therapy continues.
Police crews who were observing security cameras found that the incident was an attempted suicide. The teams conducting the on-scene investigations started work on the subject.
The question here is, what was put down that hole before this Indian dude tossed his cig down it. Gas leak? Tandoori leak?
I'll definitely be skipping this barber and waiting for the one who isn't going to risk cutting half my damn head off.
This bridge was seconds from disaster, but that didn't stop these idiotic drivers from crossing it in Thailand. According to the news, this bridge DID eventually get washed away when a large tree smashed into it. Luckily no one was driving across it at the time.
This party couldn't have gone more wrong. They nearly killed the birthday boy and yet STILL kept shooting even more flammable stuff at him as he was engulfed in flames.
A bus driver in Malaysia gives zero fuqs about traffic laws. Begins plowing right through any and everyone in his path, whether it be people on mopeds or cars.
EAGLE-eyed conspiracy theorists have spotted a 'hidden military base' in the middle of the Gobi desert.
The strange, circular landing strip was reportedly found on Google maps in northern China, towards the Mongolian border.
Blake and Brett Cousins dubbed the discovery “China’s Area 51”.
They published the images on their YouTube channel, which is full of UFO sightings and details of shadowy Government secrets.
It appears to show at least three aircraft and some buildings, possibly control towers, in a series of concentric circles.
The circle is divided by lines, which could possibly be airstrips.
The brothers' describe the structure as Stonehenge-like and can be heard saying,"I don't know what I'm looking at here."
China is rolling out a high-tech plan to give all of its 1.4 billion citizens a personal score, based on how they behave.
But there are consequences if a score gets too low, and for some that’s cause for concern, CBS2’s Ben Tracy reported Tuesday.
When Liu Hu recently tried to book a flight, he was told he was banned from flying because he was on the list of untrustworthy people. Liu is a journalist who was ordered by a court to apologize for a series of tweets he wrote and was then told his apology was insincere.
“I can’t buy property. My child can’t go to a private school,” he said. “You feel you’re being controlled by the list all the time.”
And the list is now getting longer as every Chinese citizen is being assigned a social credit score — a fluctuating rating based on a range of behaviors. It’s believed that community service and buying Chinese-made products can raise your score. Fraud, tax evasion and smoking in non-smoking areas can drop it.
This crossing guard quickly realize that this will has no intention on following the traffic laws of the city.
A man in India plummeted 50 feet off a waterfall after attempting to take a selfie.
Footage captured on July 28 in the Gariaband district shows the moment the young man slipped and fell, resulting in a broken hip.
Multiple people are seen milling around the natural landmark before the man plunges into the shallow water.
He was taken immediately to the hospital.
Police have now warned other locals about taking dangerous selfies in the area.
Something tells me if I ever visit India that I'm certainly not taking the train. Watch these people attempt to cram themselves in there like sardines!
A lighter suddenly exploded when a man tried to light a cigarette at a noodle bar.
In the CCTV video, captured in Yibin City in southeastern Sichuan Province last Wednesday (July 18), a ball of fire suddenly bursts out of a lighter in front of a man’s face when he tries to light a cigarette.
According to a professional rescuer, a gas leak from the lighter caused the explosion.
The man’s hair and neck were burned slightly, reports said.
Buffalo lock horns in the rice fields of Indonesia, drawing a massive crowd of citizens who cheered in favour of either the dark brown or the paler animal.
The darker buffalo collapsed several times but finally defeated its sparring partner, who bolted after being raised in the air.
Developers at DS Doll are making advanced sex robots with artificial intelligence (AI) and full body movement at their workshop and factory in Dalian, a port city in north-east China.
The firm, one of China’s leading sex doll manufacturers, is about to release the first generation of its cyborg companion that can be “mass produced” and sold to customers across the world.
The team of researchers behind DS Doll’s sex robot has started to implement advanced manufacturing techniques to increase the speed and efficiency of production.
DS Doll marketing manager Sam told Daily Star Online that 3D printing is one method the company has adopted to make parts for the sex robots.
Eventually DS Doll is aiming to integrate 3D printing technology into its production line process, allowing the firm to make large quantities of sex robots at a rapid rate, Sam said.
Just your average day in Thailand, where the ladyboys are packing bigger tits that some of the natural born females.
Super Typhoon Maria made landfall in southeastern China's Fujian Province today (July 11), bringing strong wind and flash floods.
Dramatic video shows strong winds whipping the plastic washing basins around in the air and trees being bent backwards in Fuzhou City.
Flooding water submerge streets, overflowing into residential homes.
The strange animal was discovered floating along the shore of a beach in China.
Locals were scared to approach it at first but then one man picked it up to get a photo next to it.
When he did, he was left stunned as the animal began moving its head and limbs.
A video of the phenomenon was shared online, where it soon gained popularity.
It has since been posted on YouTube channel The Hidden Underbelly, where it has racked up more that one thousand hits already.
There are numerous methods of penis enlargement, none of them on the mainstream market show anything as horrific as this.
Watch these monks swing hundreds of pounds of weight from their penises as if it doesn't weigh anything.
Maharashtra, India: Watch as Hindu's whip the sh*t out of a rottweiler that is latched onto this cows harness. Eventually the dog lets go, but not before they whip the crap out of it with sticks and poles.
This is why you should always keep your drifting attempts to empty parking lots like the rest of the idiots who try to "drift" in public.
A river in central China turned a shocking blood-red colour due to a mining waste leak.
In the video, shot in Lingbao City in Henan Province on June 26, blood-red water also runs into a nearby road.
According to , rainfall leaked into a warehouse containing the leftovers of mineral extraction, known as tailings, and a pipe leaked.
Drinking water supplies were not affected.
The incident happened at about 11.30am outside the Shanghai World Foreign Language Primary School when a knife-wielding man attacked three boys and a mother, Xuhui district police said in a statement.
Officers arrested a 29-year-old male suspect, identified by his surname Huang, with the assistance of passers-by, according to the statement.
The man told police he was “taking revenge on society” because he was struggling financially, and that he had moved to Shanghai at the start of June but had been unable to find a job.
Police said the two other victims were being treated in hospital but their injuries were not life threatening.
The three boys were believed to be pupils at the school and the woman who was attacked was the mother of one of them, according to witnesses.
WARNING - EXPLICIT CONTENT: Australian tour guide Stephen Carpenter - who was arrested on June 19 - reportedly bragged that drunk women would 'take six blokes at once' on the private charter boat
X-rated video footage of what really takes place on an organised luxury yacht has emerged after its organiser was arrested.
In the clip, three young women in bikinis writhe around on the boat, as middle-aged tourists holding their drinks leer at them.
The men were promised lesbian sex shows and would be able to pay for "extras" as there are two bedrooms on board.
Australian tour guide Stephen Carpenter reportedly bragged that drunk women would "take six blokes at once" on the private charter boat.
Mirror Online reported yesterday that shocking text messages, purportedly sent by the 49-year-old, describe how the prostitutes are "screaming" for customers and "do the lot".
One reads: "Just fill them up with grog and they do the lot."