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KBC to make a comeback tonight at 9pm on Sony TV
short by Roshan Gupta / on 28 Sep 2020,Monday
The 12th season of Kaun Banega Crorepati, while adapting to the new normal, aims to continue with its endeavour to encourage participants to explore the power of their knowledge. The lifeline 'Audience Poll' has been replaced by 'Video-A-Friend' and the set has been re-engineered. Iconic host Amitabh Bachchan's energy and exuberance, Sony says, is unmissable in the show.
short by Roshan Gupta / 12:35 pm on 28 Sep
Hollywood celebrity Ana De Armas, the new Bond girl, has been roped in for Natural Diamond Council's worldwide campaign 'For Moments Like No Other'. The council said that the campaign, which was shot in Portugal, was created to celebrate connections associated with every Natural Diamond and redefines traditional diamond moments.
short by Roshan Gupta / 02:08 pm on 18 Sep
Jeeveshu Ahluwalia checked-in along with 30 lakh others: Adda52
short by Roshan Gupta / on 26 Sep 2020,Saturday
The rush I felt as soon as I won my first game at Adda52, made me realize that I was hooked and never want to leave!" said Jeeveshu Ahluwalia. Poker website Adda52 said, the thrill of winning real money, playing with friends, backed by the unlimited thrill & excitement of playing poker are making players wish they started sooner.
short by Roshan Gupta / 12:00 am on 26 Sep
CRED offers 15 members a chance to shop for ₹2,00,000 from Zara
short by Roshan Gupta / on 27 Sep 2020,Sunday
As a part of the daily jackpots, the credit card management platform is offering to reward 15 members a chance to shop from Zara for ₹2,00,000. Official partners for Dream11 IPL, CRED revealed it has jackpots going live every match. The company also announced winners of last week's Apple jackpot that included iPhone, Airpods and Macbook Pro.
short by Roshan Gupta / 05:06 pm on 27 Sep
ACKO Insurance's '#ACKOCatchTheLogo' contest is now live
short by Roshan Gupta / on 20 Sep 2020,Sunday
ACKO Insurance has partnered with Delhi Capitals to bring a first of its kind contest -#ACKOCatchTheLogo. Spot the different places where the ACKO logos are visible in the stadium during the first Delhi Capitals match and visit ACKO's website to submit your answers. Winners stand a chance to meet the stars of Delhi Capitals and win team goodies, ACKO said.
short by Roshan Gupta / 09:00 am on 20 Sep
#ACKOCatchTheLogo contest starts tomorrow
short by Roshan Gupta / on 19 Sep 2020,Saturday
ACKO Insurance has partnered with Delhi Capitals for IPL 2020 to bring a first of its kind contest -#ACKOCatchTheLogo! You have to spot the different places where the ACKO logos are visible in the stadium and visit its website to submit your answers. Winners stand a chance to meet the stars of Delhi Capitals and win team goodies, ACKO said.
short by Roshan Gupta / 07:34 am on 19 Sep
Own a car without buying it : Revv Subscriptions
short by Roshan Gupta / on 18 Sep 2020,Friday
You can now drive a new car every month as Revv provides the option to subscribe to your favourite car for 1-36 months with ₹0 down payment, ₹0 road tax and without the hassle of maintenance and service. The car will be sanitized and delivered to your doorstep ensuring complete safety for you and your loved ones.
short by Roshan Gupta / 09:00 am on 18 Sep
On a visit to the Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas, US, a bank manager found a 9.07-carat diamond that he thought was a piece of glass. "Anything that looked like a crystal, I picked it up," Kevin Kinard said about his search in the diamond search area. Upon assessment, Kinard was informed that the object was a diamond.
short by Nandini Sinha / 05:07 pm on 25 Sep
50,000 litres of wine spills on ground after tank leaks in Spain
short by Nandini Sinha / on 26 Sep 2020,Saturday
Around 50,000 litres of red wine spilled on the ground after a tank at a winery in Villamalea in the southeastern Spanish province of Albacete suffered a leak. A break in one of the vats may have led to the incident, the local media reported. The spill happened at Vitivinos Wineries.
short by Nandini Sinha / 07:08 pm on 26 Sep
A woman fell out of a car and onto a highway in the UK while hanging out of the passenger window to shoot a Snapchat video. "It's only by luck she wasn't seriously injured or killed," Surrey Police wrote on Twitter while sharing a picture of the open passenger window. Police further said there was "no necessity to arrest" anyone.
short by Daisy Mowke / 09:24 am on 22 Sep
A 28-year-old woman in US' Oklahoma told police that she had to "poop so bad" before taking off and leading them on a 110 km/hr chase. The woman was pulled over by the police for not wearing a seatbelt. Police found that her licence had expired and she had a warrant out for arrest. She later surrendered to police.
short by Anmol Sharma / 05:09 pm on 22 Sep
Nobel winners this year will get nearly ₹8.14 crore (10 million Swedish crowns) after the prize money was raised by 11.11%. The prize money was raised to 9 million in 2017. "The decision has been made due to the fact that our costs and capital are in a stable relation in a completely different way than previously," Nobel Foundation said.
short by Nandini Sinha / 06:23 pm on 24 Sep
Around 200 books worth more than ₹23 crore which were stolen from London in 2017 were found buried under the floor of a house in Romania. They include works by Sir Isaac Newton and Galileo. The thieves, who broke in by cutting holes in the roof of a warehouse, were identified as being part of a Romanian organised crime gang.
short by Nandini Sinha / 07:00 am on 19 Sep
The Booker Prize on Tuesday announced the list of shortlisted authors and the official website also listed author Brandon Taylor as the 'winner'. Issuing a clarification later, the Booker Prize said that Taylor was listed as the winner due to a technical error. "The judges have not yet met to decide the 2020 winner," Booker Prize tweeted.
short by Nandini Sinha / 07:35 pm on 16 Sep
Crab takes cigarette to mouth and exhales smoke, video goes viral
short by Arshiya Chopra / on 22 Sep 2020,Tuesday
A video has gone viral on social media, showing a crab holding a cigarette between its claw and taking it to its mouth before taking a puff and exhaling the smoke. "This is like a bad dream. Our wastage being picked by crab. We can spoil any ecosystem with our attitude," IFS Susanta Nanda said.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 08:26 pm on 22 Sep
Snake lands on woman's head as she opens front door of house in US
short by Arshiya Chopra / on 22 Sep 2020,Tuesday
A snake landed on a woman's head in US when she opened the front door of her house after returning from work. She said she tried to take the snake out with a broom after it slithered to her kitchen. "He tried to bite at my broom whenever I put him outside...We kind of had a stare-down," she added.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 03:27 pm on 22 Sep
A man from Arunachal Pradesh accidentally swallowed a toothbrush while he was brushing his teeth. The incident happened on September 15 when the man was trying to clean the back of his throat and the 19-centimetre long toothbrush slipped inside. He was rushed to a hospital where a minor surgery was performed to take the toothbrush out from his abdomen.
short by Jigyasu / 09:12 am on 24 Sep
A 60-year-old ragpicker in Tamil Nadu bought a piece of land for ₹10 lakh to install his own 5-feet tall statue on which he spent ₹1 lakh. The man named Nallathambi earlier used to work as a mason and left his home around 20 years ago after a domestic dispute. On Sunday, he installed the statue on his own land.
short by Pragya Swastik / 05:01 pm on 20 Sep
380 whales die in worst mass stranding in Australia's history
short by Nandini Sinha / on 23 Sep 2020,Wednesday
About 380 pilot whales who largely washed up on sandbanks around Macquarie Heads have died in the worst mass stranding in Australia's history. Around 50 whales have been rescued, while rescuers are trying to help the remaining estimated 30 whales. The rescuers spotted 270 whales near Strahan and 200 whales were later spotted dead by a helicopter nearby.
short by Nandini Sinha / 03:06 pm on 23 Sep
A 700-year-old painted scroll from the Yuan Dynasty titled 'Five Drunken Princes Returning On Horseback' is expected to sell for around ₹114 crore. The 6.5-foot-long scroll was owned by Chinese emperors and painted by Yuan Dynasty master Ren Renfa. "It'll have the seals of Emperor Qianlong, his son Jiaqing and further emperors of the Qing dynasty," Sotheby's Asia chairman said.
short by Nandini Sinha / 10:03 pm on 24 Sep
A team of doctors performed a successful nine-hour surgery to extract 11-kg tumour from a 55-year-old woman's abdomen at Zen Multispeciality Hospital in Maharashtra's Chembur. "The surgery lasted for nine hours and there was 1,000 ml blood loss. The patient is in the hospital and doing well," a doctor said. The tumour was 55 x 40 x 35cm in size.
short by Jigyasu / 09:24 am on 24 Sep
A US dentist named Seth Lookhart, whose video of extracting an unconscious patient's tooth while riding on a hoverboard had gone viral, has been sentenced to 12 years in prison. In a conversation, he joked that performing oral surgery on a hoverboard was a "new standard of care". Lookhart was found guilty by a jury in January on 46 charges.
short by Pragya Swastik / 08:39 pm on 16 Sep
Man uses snake as mask in England, authorities clarify rules on face coverings
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / on 16 Sep 2020,Wednesday
Authorities in England clarified rules on face coverings after a bus passenger was spotted wearing a snake as a mask. "At first I thought he had a really funky mask on, then he let it crawl over the handrails," a witness said. An official said government guidance stipulated face coverings could be surgical or homemade masks, scarves or bandanas.
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / 11:59 am on 16 Sep
A 45-year-old woman, who had an affair with her sperm donor after parting ways with her husband, was allegedly abandoned by him in Gujarat. The woman, who had given birth to twin sons with the help of the donor, said he took her sons claiming they were his. He allegedly took the step after she asked him to marry her.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 05:55 pm on 27 Sep
54-yr-old US man dies after eating bags of black liquorice candy for weeks
short by Pragya Swastik / on 24 Sep 2020,Thursday
A 54-year-old US construction worker died after eating a bag and a half of black liquorice daily for a few weeks. He collapsed while having lunch at a restaurant, following which he was given CPR and he revived, but he died the next day. Glycyrrhizic acid found in black liquorice can cause dangerously low potassium and imbalances in other minerals.
short by Pragya Swastik / 07:41 pm on 24 Sep
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