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CoinSwitch Kuber announces that it reached 1 cr users in 15 months
short by Roshan Gupta / on 16 Sep 2021,Thursday
CoinSwitch Kuber announced that it has registered 1 crore users within 15 months of commencing operations and has become India's largest crypto exchange, amid the growing crypto craze in the country. It witnessed 75% of its total users being aged between 18 and 35 from 4,000 odd cities and stated that its success is due to its simplicity and convenience.
short by Roshan Gupta / 10:00 am on 16 Sep
NDC's new campaign starring Ana de Armas asks everyone to 'Love Life'
short by Roshan Gupta / on 16 Sep 2021,Thursday
Hollywood actress Ana de Armas is seen living life to the fullest and celebrating 'moments like no other' in Natural Diamond Council's new campaign. As the world opens up, NDC invites everyone to soak in sparkle of summer seas, treasure precious moments, create everlasting memories and embody them like no other with the beauty, power, and individuality of natural diamonds.
short by Roshan Gupta / 02:38 pm on 16 Sep
Happydent presents #MakeADent contest, invites people to 'get creative'
short by Roshan Gupta / on 11 Sep 2021,Saturday
Happydent has launched #MakeADent contest in association with ETBrandEquity. The contest requires consumers to shoot a maximum one-minute video ad that throws light on social/civic issues taking from the brand's new positioning—Dikha Battissi, Kar Baat Achhi Si. Fifteen most creative ads chosen by Prasoon Joshi & Rajesh Ramakrishnan, MD, Perfetti Van Melle India will win ₹1 lakh each.
short by Roshan Gupta / 10:00 am on 11 Sep
Fintech startup Uni Cards, which raised $18.5m in seed round, announced it launched India's first Pay 1/3rd Card, a BNPL card backed by VISA. Customers can split payments into 3 parts over 3 months for zero extra costs. Uni's new ad film showcases a Samurai who chooses this card for splitting price tags as the ultimate weapon against payments.
short by Roshan Gupta / 10:00 am on 20 Sep
WOW Skin Science's WOWSome Sale goes live with 'Buy 1 Get 1 Free' offer
short by Roshan Gupta / on 18 Sep 2021,Saturday
WOW Skin Science's WOWSome Sale is now live. The skin and hair care brand believes in the goodness of natural personal care products. It announced the 'Buy 1 Get 1 Free' deal for its customers to shop their favourite skin, hair, body and health care products, along with the code 'WOW' for them to shop wholeheartedly and "Be WOW, Naturally".
short by Roshan Gupta / 09:00 am on 18 Sep
Tata CLiQ Luxury encourages consumers to embrace slow luxury
short by Roshan Gupta / on 14 Sep 2021,Tuesday
Tata CLiQ Luxury revealed in its new ad film that the online luxury platform is thoughtful in its selection and mindful about the brands it gets on board. The brand said that it seeks to reflect the flawless values of thoughtfulness, authenticity and quality, and define slow luxury which is all about the attention to finer details, storytelling and craftsmanship.
short by Roshan Gupta / 12:07 pm on 14 Sep
Future Generali presents #ROHKamayaKya starring Anil Kapoor & SlowCheeta
short by Roshan Gupta / on 15 Sep 2021,Wednesday
Future Generali has launched its new music video-led campaign '#ROHKamayaKya?', featuring Anil Kapoor and SlowCheeta. The campaign revolves around its health insurance product, Health Super Saver that offers 80% discount on the next premium for a claim-free year. It focuses on the concept of Return On Health (ROH) and demonstrates how people can earn returns on their health insurance.
short by Roshan Gupta / 04:23 pm on 15 Sep
Kapiva announces its Ayurvedic solution for stubborn body fat
short by Roshan Gupta / on 18 Sep 2021,Saturday
Ayurvedic brand Kapiva's Aloe Garcinia Juice aims to help consumers in effective weight management. As per Dr. Anand at The Kapiva Academy of Ayurveda, antioxidant-rich Kokum (Garcinia) helps suppress unwanted cravings and reduces belly fat while Aloe Vera improves metabolism. Kapiva has introduced many Ayurvedic products for weight management including Meal Replacement Slim Shakes in 4 flavours.
short by Roshan Gupta / 03:28 pm on 18 Sep
The Wadhwa Group launches office suites near BKC in Chembur
short by Roshan Gupta / on 14 Sep 2021,Tuesday
The creator of commercial projects in BKC, The Wadhwa Group, is launching office suites at Multipolis Business District, Chembur. Known for its multi-modal connectivity, it offers multi-dimensional facilities and several opportunities for a well-balanced lifestyle, the company said. Multipolis Business District boasts of a multi-bagger ROI, aiming to give your business the cutting-edge it deserves.
short by Roshan Gupta / 08:00 am on 14 Sep
Hyderabad's famous 21-kg gold-coated sweet called Balapur Ganesh laddu was auctioned for an all-time record of ₹18.9 lakh on Sunday. The bid was won by Andhra Pradesh MLC Ramesh Yadav and Abacus Overseas Education Advisers COO Marri Shashank Reddy. Notably, the laddu auction began in 1994 and the amount received is utilised for temple and other developmental works in Balapur.
short by Ananya Goyal / 12:58 pm on 19 Sep
A dog owner in India reportedly booked an entire business class cabin of an Air India flight to travel with his pet. All 12 seats (priced at around ₹20,000 each) of the J-class cabin of Air India flight AI-671 from Mumbai to Chennai on Wednesday were booked by the man for himself and his pet dog, reports have said.
short by Sakshita Khosla / 09:54 pm on 18 Sep
Bees kill 63 endangered penguins in South Africa
short by Arshiya Chopra / on 21 Sep 2021,Tuesday
A swarm of bees has killed 63 endangered African penguins on a beach outside Cape Town, the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds said. The protected birds were found dead in Simon's Town and taken for post-mortems. "After tests, we found bee stings around the penguins' eyes," clinical veterinarian David Roberts said.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 09:03 pm on 21 Sep
A female factory worker from the UK, who was fired for drinking beer nine hours before her shift began, has been awarded £5,454.29 (over ₹5.5 lakh) in compensation. Malgorzata Krolik had three beers at 5 am and her shift began at 2 pm. Judges ruled that it was equivalent to someone drinking the night before going to work.
short by Pragya Swastik / 09:49 pm on 16 Sep
Idled by coronavirus crisis, taxis in Thailand have utilised their roofs to serve as small vegetable plots. Workers from two taxi cooperatives used black plastic garbage bags stretched across bamboo frames and then added soil in which a variety of crops, including tomatoes, cucumbers and string beans, were planted. Thailand's new infections have ranged under 15,000 in recent days.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 04:32 pm on 18 Sep
England's 18-year-old footballer Jude Bellingham on Saturday caught a glass of beer thrown at him during a Bundesliga game and drank it. Videos showed the Dortmund player leaping onto the back of a teammate who scored a penalty goal and catching a tumbler flung by opposing team's fans at them. "Perfect day for my first beer...Not a fan," said Bellingham.
short by Sakshita Khosla / 06:53 pm on 12 Sep
A cat that dangled for some time on the upper deck of Hard Rock Stadium in US was caught by fans below after it fell during a football match. A now-viral video shows the cat falling into the makeshift safety net below. "We wish the cat the best in his remaining eight lives," said the stadium after the incident.
short by Sakshita Khosla / 06:54 pm on 13 Sep
Video showing dog paragliding with its owner in France goes viral
short by Ankush Verma / on 11 Sep 2021,Saturday
A video showing a dog paragliding with its owner has gone viral on social media. The dog and its owner were over Col du Granon, a famous mountain pass in France. "After only two months with me, I build a trust big enough between Ouka and me to bring him in the air with me," the owner wrote on Instagram.
short by Ankush Verma / 11:46 am on 11 Sep
Jake Robinson, a 27-year-old hiker, escaped death after he survived a 230-feet fall from a mountain trail notoriously called 'Knife's Edge.' It's located in Snowdon's Crib Goch, considered to be UK's deadliest trail. He was rescued and eventually airlifted to hospital where he was examined for possible brain damage but was told by doctors he only sustained a sprained wrist.
short by Daisy Mowke / 04:54 pm on 11 Sep
A woman who was clinically dead for 45 minutes was brought back to life just before her daughter gave birth. Kathy Patten from US rushed to hospital after learning her daughter was in labour, but went into cardiac arrest. She was taken to the emergency room where doctors attempted CPR. "She has experienced a full-functioning recovery," said Dr Dov Frankel.
short by Daisy Mowke / 08:53 pm on 18 Sep
A pilot in the US' Northern California used his flight path to spell out the words "Never Forget" to mark the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 World Trade Centre terror attacks. A picture of the path taken by Air Force Major Christopher Pryce's plane was shared on Twitter by the global flight tracking service Flightradar24 and has been shared widely.
short by Sakshita Khosla / 09:00 pm on 13 Sep
Austrian woman Stefanie Millinger has created Guinness World Record for 'Longest time in L-sit position'. Guinness World Records shared a video of Millinger on Instagram and wrote, "Longest time in an L-sit 5 min 15 sec." Reacting to the video, an Instagram user wrote, "I thought I could beat this but I couldn't even lift up my body."
short by Ankush Verma / 11:50 am on 18 Sep
The CEO of Zoho Corporation Sridhar Vembu on Tuesday shared pictures of his encounter with a 12-feet-long King Cobra. "Our awesome local forest rangers arrived and caught it for release in the nearby hills," said Vembu, adding, "(It was) a very auspicious day!" One of the pictures shows forest rangers and Vembu holding the reptile.
short by Sakshita Khosla / 09:52 pm on 21 Sep
Over 15,000 idols immersed on 7th day of Ganesha festival: BMC
short by Shalini Ojha / on 17 Sep 2021,Friday
At least 15,295 idols, including 213 of Goddess Gauri, were immersed across Mumbai on the seventh day of the Ganesha festival, a BMC official said on Friday. Of the count, 6,818 were immersed in artificial ponds, created to avoid crowding at natural water bodies. No untoward incident was reported. The 10-day festival is being celebrated in low-key manner amid COVID-19.
short by Shalini Ojha / 07:21 pm on 17 Sep
A 31-year-old man in Gujarat died days after undergoing a hair transplant. After the transplant on September 15, the man came home, consumed some food and slept. Two days later, he complained of uneasiness and went to the clinic where his health worsened. The man's family has alleged that the death was a result of the negligence shown by doctors.
short by Jigyasu Joshi / 06:04 pm on 20 Sep
Retd Army officer launches initiative to save lakes in Bengaluru
short by Shalini Ojha / on 11 Sep 2021,Saturday
A former Army Intelligence officer Captain Santhosh Kumar has launched efforts to save lakes in Anekal region of Bengaluru Urban district from encroachments. "The blatant environment violations in Anekal taluk make my blood boil. During my school days, I used to swim in these lakes," Kumar said. As part of his efforts, he also wrote to ex-Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa.
short by Shalini Ojha / 05:23 pm on 11 Sep
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