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Kate Middleton shows off her batting skills during royal tour to Pakistan

Pakistani cricketer Hassan Ali also shared a picture of the event, calling the royal couple an "inspiration". "It was an honour to meet Prince William and Princess Kate Middleton in NCA today. Royalty runs through their blood but still so simple, humble & down to earth," he tweeted.

‘Pakistani delegation now searching for a translator’: Netizens laud Shashi Tharoor’s reply on Kashmir

Shashi Tharoor, who was a part of the Indian delegation at the international forum, slammed the neighbouring country for raising an issue that is "internal to India.

‘Is this for real?’: Trump’s ‘bizarre’ letter to Turkish President goes viral, triggers funny parodies online

As the letter asked the Turkish President not to be a "tough guy" many found it hard to imagine that could be the language used in a letter between two presidents. While some tried to verify it others came up with hilarious parodies.

Woman escapes death after commuter faints and knocks her onto subway tracks

The woman was left unconscious on the tracks as the train approached the station in Buenos Aires. Fortunately, fellow commuters were quick to alert the train driver, who immediately brought it to a halt inches away from the woman.

Amul’s cartoon congratulating BCCI president-elect Sourav Ganguly wins hearts online

With a penchant for wordplay, this time too the diary brand gave a quirky twist to a old song and captioned the topical saying, "Dada kiya to nibhana padega" with an anecdote "Butter Created Completely in India" denoting the cricket body's name in the statement.

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un goes horse riding in sacred mountain, triggers meme fest online

There was also a section of people who expressed concern as Kim has often ridden to the mountain before taking important decisions and therefore it is considered to be a symbolic move. 

Watch: Snakecatchers rescue 4-metre long king cobra from sewer in Thailand

Footage showed, the world's longest venomous snake splashed around in water and tried to slither back into the big pipe, as men from the team tried to grab it by its tail.

Karwa Chauth: Social media abuzz with photos, memes and jokes as women fast

As the buzz grew and #KarwaChauth started dominating trends online, many used the opportunity to share some memes and jokes on the day. While some jokes how the husband felt on the day dedicated for them, others shared the old joke of young girls fasting for their beau secretly.

Watch: Drivers stop passenger train to let elephant cross tracks in Bengal, earn praise online

Loco pilots Uttam Barua and DD Kumar running the Alipur Duar - New Jalpaiguri Passenger train noticed the elephant on the tracks ahead of them and decided to provide safe passage corridor. Many are now urging the ministry to reward them.

Injured 190-pound mastiff on mountain hike rescued, video leaves netizens emotional

The Salt Lake County Sheriff's search and rescue team reached the 3-year-old canine and his owner after they received calls from several hikers about the duo being stuck two miles up the trail. 

Viral Video: Python coils around man’s neck, labourers save him in nick of time

A clip, that has gone viral, shows the man, Bhuvanachandran Nair, along with two other labourers engaged in cleaning when the python suddenly coils its tail around the man's neck and tries to choke him

Fortnite fans troll Lady Gaga after she tweets asking ‘What’s fortnight’

While many Fortnite fans trolled the singer, some also shared the meaning of "fortnight" -- the word she had originally tweeted.

Prince William and Kate Middleton arrive in style, ride an auto-rickshaw to dinner in Pakistan

The official Instagram handle of the Kensington Palace later shared a video of the couple reaching the venue, triggering reactions from fans and followers.

‘Let me out’: Irish man has last laugh at his own funeral after hilarious prank

People who attended the funeral of Irish Defence Force veteran Shay Bradley on Saturday in Kilmanagh, Leinster heard him call out from the grave saying "Let me out".

‘I do that with my dog’: Video of man dancing with stray leaves netizens amused

Captioned, "when you are drunk and find a dog at a party, " the clip, which was shared on Reddit, shows a dog wagging its tail and running towards a man, who seems to be dancing.

Taiwanese tourist arrested in Philippines for wearing revealing bikini that’s ‘just a string’

Lin Tzu Ting, who was traveling with her boyfriend was arrested and fined 2,500 Peso and told that she could not leave without paying.

‘If you want to shine like a sun. First, burn like a sun’: Netizens remember Abdul Kalam on his birth anniversary

Expressing their admiration for the renowned scientist, who played a pivotal role in the Pokhran-II nuclear tests, earning him the sobriquet of ‘Missile Man of India,' many took to social media to share quotes from books authored by the former president to tweeting his achievements.

Rahul Gandhi’s ‘khattam’ remark at Maharashtra election rally is now a meme

While he said the following words to slam the government on a serious note, Twitterati quickly turned it into a hilarious anecdotes for situations when things finish abruptly. 

Watch: Hotel robbery goes haywire after clerk snatches gun

The video came to light when the Paducah Police Department shared the security footage on their official Facebook feed.

Woman survives after being hit by taxi, run over by SUV, video leaves netizens shocked

Following the accident, the woman can be seen lying on the road and seconds later an SUV, taking a turn, runs over her. Fortunately, passersby at the busy intersection stopped the SUV and together moved the vehicle to pull out the woman.