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Suffering from Whatsapp and Facebook addiction? This Chennai hospital offers help!

Might come across as trivial, but a Chennai-based mental health centre Mind Zone, reportedly offers help for those suffering from Whatsapp and Facebook addiction! A picture of the centre's advertisement has reportedly gone viral on social media and earned a few guffaws!

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Man singing while driving gets fined

A man was slapped with a fine of Rs. 7,600 in Canada by the police as he was singing while driving. According to reports, the man said that he was shocked and upset by the move of the police as they stopped his car and fined him.

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Dhoni's new Instagram post with his daughter goes viral

Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has shared a video on his social media account with his daughter Ziva, in which both of them are seen trying to eat ladoo. Dhoni may be quite active on social media, but his video of this and Ziva is becoming quite viralDhoni captures the gram flour in the video by holding his hand in his mouth, after which his daughter tries to eat it. After this, both of them consume one byte. More than a thousand people have retweeted this video.

 

Video link: https://www.instagram.com/p/BaQiyNWHLr4/

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Wiz Khalifa, Jason Derulo and Martin Garrix visits India

Popular American rapper Wiz Khalifa will be visiting Goa in the month of December to perform for the first time in India at the Time Out music festival. According to media reports. Wiz said that he is excited to hear Indian music and taste Indian food. He also mentioned that he would like to meet Bollywood stars. Reportedly, along with him American singer and songwriter Jason Derulo and DJ Martin Garrix will perform at the music festival.

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Apple join hands with AR Rahman. Exciting news for music students

Apple has reportedly decided to join hands with A.R. Rahman by setting up two Mac music labs in  KM Music Conservatory. According to media reports, these Mac labs will teach students how to use Apple's professional music creation app - Logic Pro X.  Apple will also be providing full scholarships for 10 students from underprivileged background. The KMMC will have Mac labs in Chennai and the upcoming music school in Mumbai. A.R. Rahman also said that he is a loyal user of Logic Pro and is excited to be on this journey with Apple.

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Game of Thrones stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie to marry

According to reports, HBO’s hit fantasy series Game of Thrones stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie are set to marry as the couple have reportedly announced their engagement in the Times newspaper on Wednesday. Harington and Leslie played onscreen lovers in the show - Jon Snow, the bastard and Ygritte, the wildling.

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Woman skips out on restaurant bill because she ‘wears Adidas’

In China’s Liaoning Province, a video footage, which shows a woman refusing to pay her restaurant bill and assaulting a waiter, is going viral on social media. However, the unidentified woman literally shows her stripes when she shared her reason for skipping the check by shouting, “I wear Adidas!”. The woman reportedly left the place without paying after having a minor altercation with the restaurant employees.

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Kohli and Anushka to open a restaurant soon

Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli and his girlfriend, Bollywood actor, Anushka Sharma are reportedly planning to open a restaurant soon. According to the reports, the duo has made some real estate investments together and bought space in Mumbai and New Delhi to open the restaurant.

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'The Powerpuff Girls' now have a big sister named ‘Bliss’

Cartoon Network has introduced Bliss, a fourth girl in the trio, in the reboot of the famous cartoon series 'The Powerpuff Girls'. Bliss is the long-lost older sister of 'The Powerpuff Girls' original trio, which features the characters Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup. She has made her debut appearance in the five-part movie event titled 'The Powerpuff Girls: The Power of Four'.

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I was in 3 relationships at one point in time: Sanjay Dutt

Actor Sanjay Dutt has reportedly revealed that he was in three relationships simultaneously at one point in time. Talking about how he dated three women at a time, Dutt reportedly said, “You need to be clever...one shouldn't know what's happening with the other.” He also reportedly spoke about his “playboy image”, and further said, “It was nice to be loved by people. Especially by the ladies!”

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Australian church cancels wedding because couple supported gay marriage on Facebook

An Australian church cancelled a wedding after the bride-to-be supported gay marriage on Facebook, even as the nation votes on whether same-sex marriage should be legalised. She was told, "your commitment to same-sex marriage opposes the teaching of Christ Jesus." Defending the church, PM Malcolm Turnbull said, "Churches are entitled to marry or not marry whom they please."

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World's oldest Panda dies at the age of 37

The world's oldest Panda died at the age of 37 in China. The Panda named Basi reportedly died at 08:50 a.m. on Friday. It suffered from multiple illness and renal failure. Basi was confirmed to be the world's oldest captive panda by Guinness World Records in August.

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Services to order food from Japan to India

India and Japan reportedly signed a pact on Thursday to start a postal service to deliver Japanese foods to India to help the Japanese people living in India. The delivery service called as "Cool box" will deliver food from Japan to India. According to media reports, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Japan is the third largest investor in India and this partnership will help countries to have a better relationship.

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Kavita Devi, the first Indian female wrestler, has drawn attention, not for her slamming fights, but for the Salwar-Kameez she wears while fighting in the ring. A video of Devi fighting Dakota Kai at Mae Young Classic, a popular wrestling event, is going viral.

 

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KFC allows people to pay for meal by smiling

A KFC store in China reportedly let its customers pay for a meal by smiling. According to media reports, the customers will be able to pay by scanning their faces through a facial recognition scanner at the ordering kiosk. 

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Man takes wrong turn, hit by car

A man in China took an illegal left and was hit by a car and landed on the ground after he flew in the air. The CCTV footage on twitter of People's daily, China, shows the man coming to a crashing halt to a sedan car, but he flipped and escaped unhurt.

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Man chased by police jumps into sea, chased by shark

An American man who was being chased by the traffic police for allegedly carrying drugs jumped into the ocean and swam away, but ended up getting chased by a shark. The police were tracking 20-year-old Zachary Kingsbury using a drone, when they realised the shark was swimming near him. Following this, the chase became a rescue operation, said the police.

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Company offers off on ‘Hangover Day’

DICE, a London-based company is reportedly offering its employees the chance to take "Hangover Days" off work by simply texting in the emojis for "music", "beers" and "sick". The company, in a statement said that the days off were not just for drinkers, all staff are encouraged to take ‘Hangover Days’ if they've had a late one on the music scene. "We trust each other and want people to be open if they're out late experiencing live music. There is no need for a fake sick bug", Company statement added.

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Hostel offering 'prison experience' opens in Bangkok

A prison-style hostel has opened in Bangkok, Thailand. The hostel has tiny rooms with cement walls and bunk beds. Guests can purchase striped pyjamas, as well as have their mugshots taken. The hostel owner, 55-year-old Sittichai Chaivoraprug, said, "If we can make this experience here, then people don’t have to be charged with a crime to experience prison life."

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Man drops sandwich for his hungry friend

A US man airdropped a sandwich for his friend while flying back from a dental appointment. Twenty-three-year-old Nathan Howatt, who has a flying license, air dropped the meal for a friend, who is a farmer and had forgotten to carry his lunch. Howatt was fined by the Federal Aviation Administration for flying less than 500 metres from a human.

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