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Human Beasts and Helpless Animals

January 6, 2018

On Tuesday, selfie-obsession took another life. This time it was not suicidal. It was murder. On Monday an eight-month-old elephant calf with fever strayed near a village in Gundulpet with its mother. The villagers raised a ruckus and pelted stones at them. The mother and calf ran for their life. The mother made it back…

Selfie craze snuffs out three young lives

Selfie craze snuffs out three young lives

October 3, 2017

Mandya/ Mysuru: Craze for a selfie in front of a moving train wiped out three young lives on the Mysuru-Bengaluru Railway track near Ramanagaram this morning. The young boys hailed from Bengaluru and were taking selfies when the speeding Mysuru-Solapur-Gol-Gumbaz Express ran over them. Their bodies were mangled beyond recognition and certain body parts were…


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