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Indian boy lights LED bulbs with body touch!

Can this boy’s body really light up LED bulbs? Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A 9-year-old boy from Kerala, in India, has become a social media sensation after videos of him lighting rechargeable LED light bulbs just by touching their electrical contacts with any part of his body went …

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Israel PM eyes Mumbai flights after Saudi opens airspace

Jerusalem, Undefined | AFP | Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he hopes to slash flight times between Tel Aviv and India’s financial capital Mumbai, days after Air India ran the first scheduled Israel-bound service to cross Saudi airspace. The flight from New Delhi landed at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion …

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Macron pledges 700 million euros for new solar projects

New Delhi, India | AFP | French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday pledged hundreds of millions of dollars for solar projects in developing countries, as world leaders met in India to promote greater investment in renewable energy. Macron, who in December warned that the global shift to a green energy future …

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Macron-Modi love on show as France courts India

New Delhi, India | AFP | French President Emmanuel Macron Saturday said he wanted his country to be India’s best partner in Europe as he started a three-day trip to the country aimed at ratcheting up security and energy ties. Macron, who was welcomed by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi …

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25 killed as wedding party truck overturns in India

Ahmedabad, India | AFP | A truck carrying a wedding party plunged off a bridge early Tuesday in western India killing at least 25 people, most of them women and children, officials said. Initial investigations indicated the driver lost control causing the truck to swerve off the bridge and fall …

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India says farewell to Bollywood icon Sridevi Kapoor

Mumbai, India | AFP | Thousands of heartbroken fans lined the streets of Mumbai Wednesday as India said farewell to Bollywood legend Sridevi Kapoor following her shock death from accidental drowning in a Dubai hotel bathtub aged just 54. Some carried roses while others held photos of the late screen …

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