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50,000 engineers take the next step in their careers: Scaler
short by Roshan Gupta / on 24 May 2022,Tuesday
Co-founder of the EdTech startup, Scaler, Anshuman Singh, uncovers what it takes to work at top tech companies worldwide. Ex-Lead Engineer at Meta, Anshuman guides users with a solid career path towards becoming the top 1% of Full-Stack Engineering talent globally, stated Scaler. He shares his years' worth of experience in a few hours through live classes, it added.
short by Roshan Gupta / 08:00 am on 24 May
India's richest person Gautam Adani, SC advocate Karuna Nundy and Kashmiri human rights activist Khurram Parvez have been featured in TIME magazine's world's 100 most influential people of 2022 list. Adani has featured in 'Titans' section alongside Apple CEO Tim Cook. Nundy and Parvez have featured in 'Leaders' section with Russian and Ukrainian Presidents Vladimir Putin and Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
short by Sakshita Khosla / 09:45 pm on 23 May
The Department of Consumer Affairs on Monday cautioned restaurants that are forcefully making customers pay 'service charges', the government said. It stated that service charge is voluntary and at the discretion of consumers. This comes after a Hyderabad restaurant was fined for forcing a customer to pay service charge.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 10:54 pm on 23 May
In an interview with David Letterman, Will Smith revealed, "I've always thought of myself as a coward." He said, "When I was 9 years old, I saw my father beat up my mother and I didn't do anything...That left a traumatic impression of myself as a coward." The interview was filmed before the Oscars when Smith slapped comedian Chris Rock.
short by Sakshita Khosla / 09:54 pm on 23 May
Harmanpreet Kaur-led Supernovas defeated Smriti Mandhana-led Trailblazers by 49 runs in the first match of Women's T20 Challenge 2022. Driven by Harmanpreet's 37(29) and Harleen Deol's 35(19), Supernovas put up a total of 163/10, which is the highest total in Women's T20 Challenge history. Pooja Vastrakar recorded figures of 4-0-12-4 as Trailblazers were restricted to 114/9 in their 20 overs.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:03 pm on 23 May
North Korea's Kim Jong-un was seen without a mask at a funeral organised for one of his mentors, even as the country reported 2.8 million fever cases after confirming a COVID-19 outbreak. The funeral was attended by hundreds. Photos showed Kim flanked by officials and military generals wearing masks during the funeral of Korean People's Army marshal Hyon Chol-hae.
short by Sakshita Khosla / 10:53 pm on 23 May
Newborn girl declared dead at hospital found alive in J&K graveyard
short by Deepika Bhatt / on 23 May 2022,Monday
A newborn girl who was declared dead at a hospital in Jammu and Kashmir's Banihal was found alive in a graveyard on Monday. Her family was forced to dig up her grave when locals objected to her burial in their graveyard and asked the family to bury her at their ancestral graveyard. Two employees of the hospital have been suspended.
short by Deepika Bhatt / 10:11 pm on 23 May
People got stranded mid-air in Madhya Pradesh's Satna after their cable cars got stuck and started swinging amid rainfall and strong winds. Around 28 devotees, who were visiting the Maa Sharda Devi Temple on Maihar hill, were stuck for about 40 minutes, according to reports. The ropeway management had reportedly continued the services despite warnings by weather department.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 10:34 pm on 23 May
Was triggered by jokes on LGBTQ+ community: Dave Chappelle's attacker
short by Amartya Sharma / on 23 May 2022,Monday
Isaiah Lee, the man who attacked comedian Dave Chappelle onstage during a performance, said he was "triggered" by Chappelle's jokes on the LGBTQ+ community and homeless people. "I identify as bisexual...and I wanted him to know what Dave said was triggering," he stated. "I wanted him to know...he should consider....running his material by people it could affect," he added.
short by Amartya Sharma / 10:48 pm on 23 May
Artists can be monsters: Parnalekha on Johnny Depp-Amber Heard case
short by Kriti Kambiri / on 23 May 2022,Monday
Actress Patralekhaa's sister Parnalekha took to Instagram Stories to react to the ongoing defamation trial filed by Johnny Depp against ex-wife Amber Heard. Parnalekha shared a screenshot of a news article with the headline, 'Johnny Depp's admirers disturbingly backing Marilyn Manson'. She wrote along with it, "Artists can be monsters and that sometimes our heroes can become our private monsters."
short by Kriti Kambiri / 10:03 pm on 23 May
Told Ranveer, 'We can come to Cannes every year for 2 weeks': Deepika
short by Amartya Sharma / on 23 May 2022,Monday
Actress Deepika Padukone, who is attending the ongoing Cannes Film Festival, said she told her husband, actor Ranveer Singh that they should visit the city every year. "I said to him...'There's no reason for us to go anywhere else or be anywhere else, we just come here every year for two weeks, watch all these movies'," she said.
short by Amartya Sharma / 10:27 pm on 23 May
Prepared myself for Nikamma by re-watching Govinda's films: Abhimanyu
short by Amartya Sharma / on 23 May 2022,Monday
Actor Abhimanyu Dassani revealed he re-watched actor Govinda's films to prepare for his character in his upcoming film 'Nikamma'. "I watched a lot of commercial cinema, I...enjoyed re-watching a lot of Govinda sir's films," he stated. "Govinda is supremely talented and I enjoyed my afternoons, re-watching his films," he added. The film also features Shirley Setia and Shilpa Shetty.
short by Amartya Sharma / 10:15 pm on 23 May
Mira Rajput gets YouTube Silver Play Button, shares animation of pics
short by Kriti Kambiri / on 23 May 2022,Monday
Actor Shahid Kapoor's wife Mira Rajput recently received the YouTube Silver Play Button which is awarded to channels that have surpassed the milestone of 1,00,000 (or 100k) subscribers. Mira took to Instagram to share an animation of a series of pictures holding the Silver Play Button, writing, "Am I in the sixth dimension? From planning our first video to this!"
short by Kriti Kambiri / 10:10 pm on 23 May
Poland & NATO trying to seize western Ukraine: Belarus Prez
short by Disha Jana / on 23 May 2022,Monday
Amid Russian invasion of Ukraine, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko on Monday accused Poland and NATO of attempting to dismember Ukraine. "What worries us is that...the Poles and NATO [are ready] to...take western Ukraine like it was before 1939," he added. Parts of western Ukraine were under Polish rule at different times in the past, most recently between two world wars.
short by Disha Jana / 09:53 pm on 23 May
Beijing extends work-from-home order amid spike in COVID-19 cases
short by Disha Jana / on 23 May 2022,Monday
Beijing on Monday extended work-from-home orders for its residents, additionally calling for mass testing to curb the rise of COVID-19 cases. Residents heading to work, however, have been asked to produce a negative RT-PCR test report taken within 48 hours. This comes as 99 new COVID-19 cases were detected in the last 24 hours in the city.
short by Disha Jana / 10:41 pm on 23 May
Ukraine is probing 13,000 alleged Russian war crimes: Official
short by Shailesh / on 23 May 2022,Monday
Ukraine's Prosecutor General Iryna Venediktova said that Ukrainian authorities are investigating about 13,000 cases of alleged Russian war crimes. The Ukrainian government has accused the Russian forces of committing atrocities and brutality against the civilians during their invasion of the country. However, Russia has denied that its forces have committed war crimes in Ukraine.
short by Shailesh / 10:47 pm on 23 May
61-year-old man dies while having intercourse in Mumbai hotel
short by Ashley Paul / on 24 May 2022,Tuesday
A 61-year-old man died in a hotel in Mumbai's Kurla on Monday while having sexual intercourse with a 40-year-old woman he claimed was his partner, a police official said. During the intercourse, the man tried drinking alcohol but fell unconscious, the official said quoting the man's partner. The man, a resident of Worli, was later declared dead at a hospital.
short by Ashley Paul / 07:00 am on 24 May
The police in Sri Lanka have arrested 1,500 people in connection with the violent clashes that erupted on May 9 amid an economic crisis in the country. The violence erupted in the country after supporters of former PM Mahinda Rajapaksa attacked peaceful anti-government protesters. The clashes had left at least 10 people dead and more than 200 others injured.
short by Shailesh / 10:09 pm on 23 May
Pak govt considers reducing working days to save fuel: Report
short by Shailesh / on 23 May 2022,Monday
Pakistan's government is considering the possibility of conserving fuel by reducing the number of working days, according to a local news report. With this move, the government aims to save up to $2.7 billion annually, the report said. Notably, this comes amid an increase in oil prices globally due to the conflict in Ukraine.
short by Shailesh / 09:54 pm on 23 May
Over 10 cr displaced across world for first time on record: UN
short by Shailesh / on 23 May 2022,Monday
The number of people forced to flee conflict, violence, human rights violations and persecution has exceeded the milestone of 10 crore for the first time on record, UN Refugee Agency has said. "It's a record that should never have been set," UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said. The war in Ukraine has displaced 80 lakh within the country.
short by Shailesh / 10:35 pm on 23 May
RBI sets up panel to review customer service standards in banks
short by Ananya Goyal / on 23 May 2022,Monday
The RBI on Monday said it has set up a six-member committee to review customer service standards in banks, NBFCs and other entities regulated by it. The committee will evaluate the efficacy, adequacy and quality of customer service and also suggest measures. It will submit a report in three months from the date of its first meeting, the RBI added.
short by Ananya Goyal / 10:59 pm on 23 May
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday imposed a monetary penalty of ₹2.5 lakh on Bilaspur Nagrik Sahakari Bank for violation of certain directives issued by it. As per RBI, the bank had not adhered to the prudential inter-bank (gross) exposure limit, among other violations. Last month, RBI fined Bank of Maharashtra ₹1.12 crore for non-compliance.
short by Ananya Goyal / 10:07 pm on 23 May
ONGC becomes 1st E&P company to trade domestic gas on IGX
short by Ananya Goyal / on 23 May 2022,Monday
Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) on Monday announced it has become the first exploration and production (E&P) company to trade domestic gas on online delivery-based gas trading platform Indian Gas Exchange (IGX). ONGC said the gas traded was from ONGC Krishna Godavari 98/2 block. "The quantity sold by ONGC through the gas exchange will be enhanced slowly," it added.
short by Ananya Goyal / 10:13 pm on 23 May
The risk of global recession is lower than individual countries going into recessions, IMF's First Deputy MD Gita Gopinath said on Monday. "Inflation is a serious concern in many parts of the world," Gopinath stated. She noted that India is in a better position to handle volatility than other countries due to its $600 billion in reserves.
short by Ananya Goyal / 11:05 pm on 23 May
Not expecting recession but it isn't out of question: IMF MD
short by Ananya Goyal / on 23 May 2022,Monday
International Monetary Fund's (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva on Monday said she doesn't expect a recession for the world's major economies "at this point". However, she added, "It doesn't mean it's out of the question." The "horizon has darkened" since the IMF downgraded its 2022 growth outlook because of war in Ukraine, China's slowdown and global price shock, she added.
short by Ananya Goyal / 10:20 pm on 23 May
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