Category: ODD/WEIRD

Video: Russian TV reporter punched live on air

Video: Russian TV reporter punched live on air

MOSCOW: A man walked up to a journalist broadcasting live from a Moscow park on a popular Russian television channel and punched him in the face. The journalist was...

Michael Phelps’ eagerly-anticipated race against a great white shark

Michael Phelps’ eagerly-anticipated race against a great white shark

Michael Phelps’ eagerly-anticipated race against a great white shark will keep the USA’s swimmers glued to their television screens at the world aquatic...

Eight-year old drives van to fast food restaurant for burger

Eight-year old drives van to fast food restaurant for burger

WASHINGTON: Talk about a craving: an eight-year-old American boy drove his father’s van to a McDonald’s  because he just had to have a cheeseburger. The Ohio boy...

Steam train hits 100mph in UK in 50-year first

Steam train hits 100mph in UK in 50-year first

LONDON: A steam train clocked 100 miles (161 kilometres) per hour on Britain’s mainline railway network for the first time in almost 50 years on Wednesday. Tornado, a...

Vietnam city turns into graffiti canvas

Vietnam city turns into graffiti canvas

VIETNAM: Shrouded by fumes and surrounded by spray cans, Vietnamese graffiti artist Kong conjures his latest masterpiece, a monkey clutching an aerosol, a...

PEMRA suspended license of cartoon channel for airing Indian content

PEMRA directs PBA to amend Zong 4G, Oppo mobile phone TV ads

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) Friday directed Pakistan Broadcasters Association to get two advertisements amended by February 20,...

‘A buffet is not a takeaway’

‘A buffet is not a takeaway’

MUMBAI: In an embarrassing note, Air India has served a warning to all its flight attendants after aHOTEL IN London complained that some cabin crew members would bring...

Indian priests arrested for marrying off their children

Indian priests arrested for marrying off their children

NEW DELHI: Two priests have been arrested in India for marrying off their teenage children in a secret ceremony they believed would bring prosperity to their families,...

Indian textbook says ‘ugliness’ prompts demand for more dowry

Indian textbook says ‘ugliness’ prompts demand for more dowry

A textbook in the western Indian state of Maharashtra has stirred controversy after it listed “ugliness” as a reason for the increased demand for dowry. The textbook...

Indian YouTuber detained for “Kissing prank”

Indian YouTuber detained for “Kissing prank”

Indian YouTuber Sumit Verma has been imprisoned after posting a video in which he played a disgusting prank by walking up to random women in public places, kissing them...