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Himalaya raises awareness about cleft lips with 'Ek Nayi Muskaan'
short by Roshan Gupta / on 13 Dec 2018,Thursday
Himalaya has launched a new campaign, 'Ek Nayi Muskaan', as part of its social impact initiative, Muskaan. Through Muskaan, Himalaya Lip Care has been helping to raise awareness about cleft lip and palate while also supporting free cleft treatment for underprivileged children, in partnership with Smile Train.
short by Roshan Gupta / 09:55 am on 13 Dec
Godrej launches luxury residences with air-purifying technology
short by Roshan Gupta / on 14 Dec 2018,Friday
Godrej properties has launched luxury residences with cutting-edge air purifying technology to provide homes with 10X purer air quality than anywhere else in Gurugram. The residential development at Sector 85 contains host of air purification and medicinal plants across the vicinity to provide best air quality in the city. The development contains a mix of 2,3 & 4 bed residences.
short by Roshan Gupta / 12:00 am on 14 Dec
Beardo's Surprise Christmas Sale goes live today
short by Roshan Gupta / on 19 Dec 2018,Wednesday
The 'Surprise Christmas Sale' by Beardo, The Male Grooming Experts is live now, only for today. During the sale, Beardo is offering up to 30% discount on products across all the categories, and special product discounts for customers who shop after 6 PM on www.beardo.in. The sale will be live throughout 19th December and will end at midnight.
short by Roshan Gupta / 10:56 am on 19 Dec
No more skipping breakfast with '3 Minute Breakfast': MTR
short by Roshan Gupta / on 29 Dec 2018,Saturday
Backed by the observation that breakfast is the most skipped meal of the day, MTR has the perfect answer with its '3 Minute Breakfast' range. This quick and convenient Indian breakfast range includes local favourites like Poha, Upma, Halwa and more.
short by Roshan Gupta / 06:34 pm on 29 Dec
NTPC aims maximal utilisation of fly ash produced at its stations
short by Roshan Gupta / on 11 Dec 2018,Tuesday
Fly ash, a by-product of coal, can be effectively utilised in the cement industry, bricks industry, road embankment, mine filling, land development and is also a source of micro and macro-nutrients in agriculture. NTPC uses fly ash produced at its power stations and works toward its sustainable utilisation by deriving maximum usage.
short by Roshan Gupta / 02:47 pm on 11 Dec
Aegon Life iTerm insurance plan provides life cover for 100 Years
short by Roshan Gupta / on 20 Dec 2018,Thursday
Aegon Life is providing customers a term plan cover for up to 100 years at the lowest rates with its iTerm Plan. With additional premium, customers can insure themselves against critical illnesses, disability and even accidental death under this plan up to 80 years. iTerm is also tax-efficient as customers can claim tax deductions on the premiums paid.
short by Roshan Gupta / 01:17 pm on 20 Dec
Aegon life iTerm insurance plan helps you secure lives & save tax
short by Roshan Gupta / on 03 Jan 2019,Thursday
Apart from a life cover up to 100 years, Aegon life is providing its customers low premium rates, terminal illness benefit, and also tax benefits on the premiums paid with its iTerm insurance plan. Customers can now insure themselves against critical illnesses, disability and even accidental death under this plan up to 80 years, while also saving tax.
short by Roshan Gupta / 12:56 pm on 03 Jan
Man left with swollen body after diving accident 4 years ago
short by Daisy Mowke / on 16 Dec 2018,Sunday
Fifty-seven-year-old deep sea diver Alejandro Ramos was left with swollen arms and chest after a diving accident four years ago. The accident occurred when a cargo ship cut across his vital air hose, which was his only source of compressed air. The change in pressure caused damage to his chest and arms and added 30 kilogram to his frame.
short by Daisy Mowke / 05:53 pm on 16 Dec
90-yr-old Kerala man meets his 1st wife after 72 yrs of separation
short by Daisy Mowke / on 28 Dec 2018,Friday
Kerala's 90-year-old Narayanan Nambiar met his 86-year-old wife Sarada, after 72 years of being separated from each other. Married in 1946, they got separated after Narayanan was put in jail for participating in the Kavumbai farmers rebellion. Narayanan and Sarada met again after their relatives decided to set up a meeting for the two.
short by Daisy Mowke / 09:37 am on 28 Dec
US blogger loses iPhone X in Jaipur, calls India 'poorest country'
short by Pragya Swastik / on 05 Jan 2019,Saturday
A 24-year-old US blogger named Colleen Grady is being criticised after she lost her iPhone X in Jaipur and called India "poorest most overcrowded country" on Instagram. "That phone is worth more money than some people in this country will have their whole lifetime," she added. A stranger found her phone and returned it to her, which she called "miracle".
short by Pragya Swastik / 09:19 pm on 05 Jan
Man finds 3 sons aren't his after 20 years, sues ex-wife
short by Daisy Mowke / on 07 Jan 2019,Monday
Fifty-year-old Richard Mason from UK sued his ex-wife on discovering after 20 years the three boys he raised as his sons weren't his own and has offered £5,000 to find their real father's identity. Richard was told by doctors in 2016 he was infertile since birth. His ex-wife later admitted to having an affair with a colleague during their marriage​.
short by Daisy Mowke / 03:34 pm on 07 Jan
Man gives his 1st-class seat to mother & baby, mother's post viral
short by Pragya Swastik / on 10 Dec 2018,Monday
A Facebook post by a US mother named Kelsey Zwick, thanking a man who gave his first-class flight seat to her and her 11-month-old daughter on their flight to hospital, has gone viral. "I was pushing a stroller...also lugging an oxygen machine for my daughter," wrote Kelsey. "Thank you...It reminded me how much good there's in this world," she added.
short by Pragya Swastik / 08:23 pm on 10 Dec
Woman's lip swells thrice its size after injection at 'Botox party'
short by Pragya Swastik / on 09 Dec 2018,Sunday
UK's 29-year-old Rachael Knappier's upper lip swelled over thrice its original size on receiving a lip filler injection at her friend's house during a 'Botox party'. "My lips were a size I'd not seen before...use my mistake as a lesson," she said. After her lip filler was dissolved at a clinic, Rachael's lips were back to normal in 72 hours.
short by Pragya Swastik / 02:48 pm on 09 Dec
Which are some of the most expensive Indian weddings?
short by Pragya Swastik / on 12 Dec 2018,Wednesday
Around ₹240 crore was spent on billionaire Lakshmi Mittal's daughter Vanisha Mittal's wedding in 2004, where singer Kylie Minogue performed amidst fireworks at the Eiffel Tower. Billionaire Sanjay Hinduja's 2015 Udaipur wedding, that cost ₹147 crore, witnessed singer Jennifer Lopez's performance. Grammy-winning singer Bruno Mars performed at designer Sonam Vaswani's wedding in Vienna last year.
short by Pragya Swastik / 06:35 pm on 12 Dec
Sherpa widows to climb Everest to complete husbands' ascents
short by Nandini Sinha / on 26 Dec 2018,Wednesday
The widows of two Sherpa climbers, who died on Mount Everest, will try to climb the mountain to complete the unfinished ascents of their husbands. Furdiki Sherpa's husband died while fixing ropes for foreign clients on the mountain in 2013, while Nima Doma Sherpa's husband was killed in an avalanche near the base camp in 2014.
short by Nandini Sinha / 07:48 pm on 26 Dec
552-carat diamond found in Canada, largest in North America
short by Nandini Sinha / on 15 Dec 2018,Saturday
A 552-carat yellow diamond has been found in Canada, the largest known discovery in North America. The diamond was unearthed at the Diavik Diamond Mine in Canada's Northwest Territories in October by mining company Dominion Diamond Mines, which made the announcement earlier this week. The "astonishing gemstone" will not be sold in its rough form, the company said.
short by Nandini Sinha / 10:21 pm on 15 Dec
US explorer completes 1st-ever solo, unaided Antarctica trek
short by Arundhati Rawat / on 27 Dec 2018,Thursday
American explorer Colin O'Brady took 54 days to walk 1,500 kilometres across Antarctica, dragging a 170-kg sled, to become the first person to complete a solo, unaided trek of the continent. The 33-year-old said he completed the last stretch of the journey in one continuous 32-hour push. Earlier, a 55-year-old British explorer died while attempting similar trek in 2016.
short by Arundhati Rawat / 05:07 pm on 27 Dec
A video shows 40-year-old fireman Khun Apichet letting a 5-metre-long python wrap itself around his head during a safety demonstration in Thailand. Apichet was explaining to children what they can do if a snake wraps itself around them. "When the snake wants to eat the people they'll...lock them in...quickly," his colleague can be heard saying.
short by Daisy Mowke / 04:26 pm on 21 Dec
Banksy artwork found on garage wall in UK sold for over ₹92 lakh
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / on 18 Jan 2019,Friday
Street artist Banksy's artwork, which appeared on a garage wall in UK's Port Talbot in December, was sold for over ₹92 lakh to art dealer John Brandler. Brandler said 'Season's Greetings', sold by the garage owner, would stay at Port Talbot for at least 2-3 years. Security was hired to protect the mural after it appeared on a steelworker's garage.
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / 09:00 pm on 18 Jan
Russian President Putin features in latest issue of Superman comic
short by Ankush Verma / on 07 Dec 2018,Friday
DC Comics has featured Russian President Vladimir Putin in the latest issue of its Superman comic 'Doomsday Clock'. The Russian leader shows up in the aftermath of an apparent accident involving American superhero Firestorm, who transforms several Russian citizens into glass. Putin then holds a press conference and describes it as an act of war on behalf of the US.
short by Ankush Verma / 11:41 am on 07 Dec
18th century commercial ice house found under London street
short by Kanishka Pandey / on 29 Dec 2018,Saturday
Archaeologists from the Museum of London Archaeology have re-discovered a commercial ice house from the 18th century under a street in London's Regent’s Park area. The egg-shaped ice house, dating from the 1780s, is believed to have stored ice sourced naturally from Norwegian fjord. The structure has been designated as a 'Scheduled Monument' by the governmental body Historic England.
short by Kanishka Pandey / 11:15 pm on 29 Dec
Gamer assaults pregnant girlfriend on live-stream, arrested
short by Kanishka Pandey / on 13 Dec 2018,Thursday
A 26-year-old Australian man was arrested on Sunday after he was accused of hitting his pregnant girlfriend on live-stream video of online game Fortnite. "I hope all of you people know that I'm pregnant and he just bashed me," the woman was heard saying. Police confirmed a three-year-old girl and a 20-month-old girl were in the home at the time.
short by Kanishka Pandey / 12:57 pm on 13 Dec
1st temple of God depicted as skinned human corpse found in Mexico
short by Nandini Sinha / on 04 Jan 2019,Friday
Archaeologists in Mexico have discovered the first known temple of the 'Flayed Lord', who is depicted as a skinned human corpse. Two skulls and a sculpted torso depicting the God, Xipe Tótec, were found at the Popoloca ruins in Puebla state. The pre-Hispanic 'Flayed Lord' or Xipe Tótec was linked with fertility and regeneration.
short by Nandini Sinha / 09:30 am on 04 Jan
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