• Salute to woman-power: Female cop carries dead body for last rites after being denied help

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    Hyderabad: A woman sub inspector from Andhra Pradesh has won accolades for carrying the body of an old, unidentified, homeless man for 2 kilometres and doing his last rites when the locals backed off from forwarding any help for the cremation.

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    Images and videos of a uniformed K Sirisha carrying the body through paddy fields of Srikakulam district's coastal town of Palasa have been shared widely on the internet since Monday, with admirers showering praises and "salutes".

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    Ms Sirisha is seen carrying the front of the makeshift stretcher helped by one other man who stepped forward when he saw her try to lift the body all by herself.

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