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3-in-1 vaccination can protect moms to be and babies from 3 diseases
short by Roshan Gupta / on 08 Mar 2020,Sunday
During pregnancy most women receive Tetanus injections but with 3-in-1 vaccination, expecting mothers can receive protection against 3 diseases: Tetanus, Diphtheria & Pertussis - all three together. Tetanus is a nerve disease; Diphtheria is a serious throat infection that can block airways; And Pertussis is a contagious respiratory disease which can lead to hospitalisation in infants aged under 2 months.
short by Roshan Gupta / 12:03 am on 08 Mar
Duroflex aims to raise awareness around sleep deprivation
short by Roshan Gupta / on 12 Mar 2020,Thursday
This World Sleep Day, Duroflex seeks to raise awareness of how sleep deprivation can affect more than one person. Lack of proper sleep can cause lethargy and physically manifest as yawns, which in turn can affect your peers and come back to you. A yawn can thus start an endless cycle that could be killing the energy around you.
short by Roshan Gupta / 12:00 am on 12 Mar
Domino’s introduces Zero Contact Delivery on its app
short by Roshan Gupta / on 18 Mar 2020,Wednesday
Domino's Pizza has introduced 'Zero Contact Delivery' which ensures there's no contact between the customer, and their Safe Delivery Expert. Delivery Expert will place the order in a carry bag in front of the customer's door and move back to a safe distance. This feature is only valid for prepaid orders placed on the latest version of Domino's app.
short by Roshan Gupta / 09:00 am on 18 Mar
Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, the entire nation has been asked to stay home, safe & healthy. But even as India remains indoors, there are thousands of heroes on the ground, bringing people groceries, medicines and other products at their doors. Amazon, BigBasket, Grofers and MedLife have come together to celebrate the spirit of these delivery heroes, showcasing they are #TogetherForIndia.
short by Roshan Gupta / 04:29 pm on 31 Mar
Duroflex #YawnOffSleepOn campaign reaches 8.7 million people
short by Roshan Gupta / on 16 Mar 2020,Monday
Matress brand Duroflex's #YawnOffSleepOn campaign on the importance of sleep that urges people to listen to their yawns, has reached out to 8.7 million people. "This has certainly taken the brand to new heights as well as created a stronger connect," Smita Murarka, Vice President, Marketing, Duroflex Mattresses said. People also won mattresses for sharing funny yawn videos, Duroflex said.
short by Roshan Gupta / 05:45 pm on 16 Mar
With an aim to get Indians to sleep more, Wakefit.co is launching a movement called #SleepIndiaSleep, a hunt for India's Sleep Champion who will get paid ₹10 Lakhs. Aided by sleep trackers, best sleepers identified at the city level will represent their respective states in a face-off for national honours in sleeping, besides competing for the cash prize on offer.
short by Roshan Gupta / 02:21 pm on 13 Mar
Asian Paints brings back its 2007 ad film, ‘Har Ghar Chup Chap Se Kehta Hai’ amidst the current pandemic situation and it is inspiring people to stay home and safe. The new digital film has been remastered with a montage of present-day real home videos and captures how people are creating their own special moments, bringing smiles during challenging times.
short by Aarish / 02:20 pm on 08 Apr
To make sure that the diamonds one purchases are ethically sourced, the diamond industry has the Kimberley Process (KP) that aims to remove conflict diamonds from the global supply chain. The KP represents 81 countries around the world and has managed to ensure that nearly 99.8% of diamonds produced globally today are conflict­-free.
short by Aarish / 10:52 am on 09 Mar
The formation of a real diamond actually dates back to 3 billion years ago, making diamonds 50 times older than dinosaurs, and almost as old as Planet Earth itself. Natural diamonds, originating from the Greek word 'Adamas' meaning indestructible, are formed under the earth at depths of up to 150 km, in extreme pressure and heat, exceeding 1000 degree Celsius.
short by Aarish / 12:24 pm on 23 Mar
MuscleBlaze becomes India's first brand to be certified by Labdoor
short by Roshan Gupta / on 13 Mar 2020,Friday
Sports nutrition brand, MuscleBlaze, has been certified by global independent nutrition testing organisation 'Labdoor' for purity & accuracy for its Biozyme Whey products. Designed for the Indian body, Biozyme Whey is one of its kind innovation & provides a 50% increased protein absorption. Labdoor certification is a big step for the brand in delivering global quality products, MuscleBlaze said.
short by Roshan Gupta / 12:00 am on 13 Mar
Canara Robeco's smarTomorrows aims to demystify mutual funds
short by Roshan Gupta / on 24 Mar 2020,Tuesday
Canara Robeco, through its investor education and awareness initiative, smarTomorrows, seeks to educate and simplify the world of mutual funds for investors across age groups and experience levels. With the help of facts that debunk myths, the campaign aims at telling investors about the benefits of investing in mutual funds, in a unique yet easy to understand manner.
short by Roshan Gupta / 06:18 pm on 24 Mar
FLAME University, the pioneer of liberal education in India, offers interdisciplinary UG and PG programs that deliver an education rooted in life-skills development. It offers a 3-year B.A., B.A. (Hons), B.Sc., B.Sc. (Hons), B.B.A., B.B.A. (Communications Management); a 2-year MBA, MBA (Communications Management); and a 1-year PG in Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
short by Aarish / 10:21 am on 07 Apr
Hakuhodo acquires India’s fastest growing MarTech company AdGlobal360
short by Roshan Gupta / on 12 Mar 2020,Thursday
Japan's second-largest advertising company, Hakuhodo Inc. has acquired Indian digital agency AdGlobal360, ranked India's fastest-growing marketing technology company in 2019 by Deloitte. Welcoming AGL to their group, President of Hakuhodo International said, "We look forward to working...closely with AGL, as our companies learn from each other and strive toward offering the best digital marketing solutions to clients in India."
short by Roshan Gupta / 01:25 pm on 12 Mar
An Australian man caught for speeding Lamborghini at 160 kmph told police that he was rushing to get tested for coronavirus. The 35-year-old man, who was stopped in a 90 kmph zone in Lidcombe, was handed a traffic infringement notice and had his licence suspended. His result was not known but the man is in self-isolation after getting tested.
short by Pragya Swastik / 07:53 pm on 01 Apr
Andhra policeman rides horse painted with pics of coronavirus
short by Nandini Sinha / on 31 Mar 2020,Tuesday
A policeman rode a horse painted with images of coronavirus to create awareness in Andhra Pradesh's Kurnool district. "People in the villages don't have easy access to cellphones and television. Hence, the horse was used to visually represent the virus," he said. However, the move was criticised by some social media users, with a Twitter user calling it "animal cruelty".
short by Nandini Sinha / 11:02 pm on 31 Mar
ITBP troopers dressed as bear chase monkeys, video surfaces
short by Jigyasu / on 10 Mar 2020,Tuesday
A video has surfaced on the internet in which two Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel can be seen dressed in bear costumes to shoo away monkeys off the camp. The video is reportedly of Indo-Tibetan Border Police personnel at ITBP camp in Mirthi, Uttarakhand. The monkeys disappeared into nearby woods as soon as they saw the ITBP personnel in disguise.
short by Jigyasu / 11:20 am on 10 Mar
Vistara bans Kunal Kamra till April 27 for heckling Arnab on IndiGo flight
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / on 13 Mar 2020,Friday
Vistara has banned stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra till April 27 for heckling TV anchor Arnab Goswami on an IndiGo flight on January 28. The decision was taken after IndiGo's internal committee found him guilty of Level 1 unruly behaviour. "All I want to say is, neither am I sorry nor am I surprised, nor am I suffering," Kamra tweeted.
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / 09:40 pm on 13 Mar
After a Twitter user replied to author Chetan Bhagat's 'how bored are you on the scale of 1-10' tweet saying, "11 but still won't read your book", stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra wrote, "Even I don't get insulted so frequently & badly." Responding to Kamra, Bhagat tweeted, "You have to be someone to get insulted bro."
short by Arshiya Chopra / 10:05 am on 01 Apr
The Delhi High Court dismissed stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra's plea challenging the flying ban imposed on him by IndiGo, Vistara and other domestic airlines for heckling TV anchor Arnab Goswami on January 28. The court said such behaviour "cannot be permitted". Kamra's oral plea for an interim direction permitting him to fly on any of the airlines was also declined.
short by Kiran Khatri / 03:54 pm on 20 Mar
A 'rare' pair of sneakers, made by Apple in the early 1990s exclusively for its employees, has been auctioned for $9,687 (about ₹7.3 lakh) after 20 bids. The "Apple Computer Sneakers", sized 9 1/2, are emblazoned with the classic Apple rainbow logo and have been worn before, bearing "discolouration to the edges". The auction was conducted by US-based Heritage Auctions.
short by Dharna / 03:14 pm on 27 Mar
Asterix comics co-creator Albert Uderzo passes away aged 92
short by Shailesh / on 24 Mar 2020,Tuesday
Albert Uderzo, co-creator and illustrator of the 'Asterix and Obelix' comics, passed away at the age of 92, his family said on Tuesday. "Uderzo died in his sleep at his home...after a heart attack that was not linked to the coronavirus,", his son-in-law Bernard de Choisy said. Uderzo and author René Goscinny created Asterix in 1959.
short by Shailesh / 08:08 pm on 24 Mar
Nazi photo album made from human skin found in Poland
short by Nandini Sinha / on 06 Mar 2020,Friday
A photo album made from the skin of WWII Nazi death camp victims has been found at an antiques market in Poland. The album was handed over to the Auschwitz Memorial Museum after the buyer noticed that the cover had 'a tattoo, human hair and a bad smell'. The album was "proof of a crime against humanity", the museum said.
short by Nandini Sinha / 05:50 pm on 06 Mar
The 'World Doula Week' is an annual event celebrated from March 22-28, corresponding to the spring equinox, to empower doulas worldwide. As per DONA International, "A doula is a trained professional who provides physical, emotional and informational support to a mother before, during and shortly after childbirth." It was started in 2010 in Israel by childbirth educator Ruti Karni Horowitz.
short by Dharna / 05:49 pm on 24 Mar
A 17-year-old girl jumped off from her first floor flat in Mumbai after her mother walked in on her and her boyfriend. "When she realised her mother had come home, she asked the boyfriend to flee and then jumped out of the window," an official said. After the girl's family complained, the boy was arrested reportedly for rape and house-trespass.
short by Jigyasu / 05:02 pm on 08 Mar
What is the theme of World Health Day 2020?
short by Anushka Dixit / on 07 Apr 2020,Tuesday
April 7 is celebrated as World Health Day and the theme this year extends support to all the nurses and midwives and the role they play. This year, WHO and its partners will introduce a number of recommendations to strengthen the nursing and midwifery workforce. Nurses and healthcare workers have been providing round the clock treatment amid the COVID-19 crisis.
short by Anushka Dixit / 06:29 pm on 07 Apr
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