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Team India squad announced for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019
short by Roshan Gupta / on 16 Apr 2019,Tuesday
The Team India squad for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 has been announced. Virat Kohli will lead the squad, while Rohit Sharma will be the Vice-Captain. Tamil Nadu player Vijay Shankar made it for his "all-rounder" capabilities. This is the 12th edition of the World Cup, to be hosted in England and Wales, where 10 teams will be participating.
short by Roshan Gupta / 01:03 pm on 16 Apr
Rise Above The Rest with Louis Philippe
short by Roshan Gupta / on 08 May 2019,Wednesday
In a world filled with predictable formats to success, only a visionary leader creates impact and leaves a mark of greatness. A discerning leader invests a lot of thought behind every decision, including his sartorial choices that help make an impact. Louis Philippe promises to give the finest, most luxuriant products created with superior craftsmanship, truly worthy of a leader.
short by Roshan Gupta / 07:30 pm on 08 May
Cold-pressed KLF Nirmal Virgin Coconut Oil preserves all nutrients
short by Roshan Gupta / on 22 Apr 2019,Monday
When coconut oils are extracted using high heat technology, they lose most of their properties and nutrients, and what is left is a greasy, waxy concoction i.e. ordinary coconut oil. Cold-pressed from fresh coconuts, KLF Nirmal Virgin Coconut Oil provides all the nutrients needed for healthy hair as it keeps all the nutrients intact.
short by Roshan Gupta / 10:35 am on 22 Apr
Late actor Amrish Puri features on Beardo's Origin parfum campaign
short by Roshan Gupta / on 04 Apr 2019,Thursday
Beardo, the luxury grooming product brand for men, recently launched its first parfum 'Origin'. Co-founder of Beardo, Ashutosh Valani, said, “Origin is our first perfume and we’re excited to have the late Amrish Puri as the face of our campaign." He further said, "His persona states mysticism, fierceness, and class, which captures the essence of Origin."
short by Roshan Gupta / 07:00 am on 04 Apr
Rohit Bal showcases Indian heritage at Blenders Pride Fashion Tour
short by Roshan Gupta / on 08 May 2019,Wednesday
As the theme for 2019 Blenders Pride fashion Tour was to delve into the idea of 'Pride' through one's choice, style and legacy, designer Rohit Bal showcased his 'Gul-Dastah' collection as a celebration of India's rich culture and heritage. His creations were successfully brought to life by Diana Penty & Siddharth Malhotra who donned his collection as showstoppers.
short by Roshan Gupta / 12:00 pm on 08 May
Beardo products available with up to 50% off during FUKAKA sale
short by Roshan Gupta / on 14 May 2019,Tuesday
Men's luxury grooming brand Beardo is live with Beardo Fukaka sale from May 14-16, wherein it's offering up to 50% off on various products on its website. Beardo aims to create a wave of uber cool machismo with its innovative products exclusively for men, and with Fukaka, Beardo plans to take grooming to the next level.
short by Roshan Gupta / 08:58 am on 14 May
Delhi couple makes out while riding bike, IPS officer shares video
short by Anmol Sharma / on 03 May 2019,Friday
HGS Dhaliwal, an IPS officer, took to Twitter to share a video of a couple making out while riding a bike in Delhi's Rajouri Garden. "Need for new sections for Motor Vehicles Act violations!" he captioned the video. In the video, the woman can be seen sitting on the fuel tank of the bike, facing the man and hugging him.
short by Anmol Sharma / 07:15 pm on 03 May
New 'consent condom' packet opens only using 4 hands
short by Gaurav Shroff / on 06 Apr 2019,Saturday
In an attempt to promote consensual sex, Argentinian sex toy company Tulipán has created a new type of condom packaging that requires four hands to open. All four corners of the packaging need to be pressed simultaneously to unpack the condom, representing equal participation in decision making. The container reads in Spanish, "If it's not a yes, it's a no."
short by Gaurav Shroff / 11:21 pm on 06 Apr
British people get drunk more times than anyone else: Survey
short by Nandini Sinha / on 16 May 2019,Thursday
British people get drunk more times than any other nationality, the 2019 Global Drug Survey revealed. Respondents from the UK said they got drunk 51.1 times on an average in a 12-month period. The UK is second behind Australia in how many people sought emergency treatment following alcohol use in the period, revealed the survey which covered over 36 countries.
short by Nandini Sinha / 11:02 pm on 16 May
'Grumpy Cat', whose facial expression inspired memes, dies aged 7
short by Nandini Sinha / on 17 May 2019,Friday
'Grumpy Cat', the feline whose facial expression inspired memes on social media, has died aged seven, her owners announced on Friday. "Grumpy encountered complications from a recent urinary tract infection that unfortunately became too tough for her to overcome," a statement read. According to her owners, her facial expression was caused by feline dwarfism and an underbite.
short by Nandini Sinha / 06:35 pm on 17 May
Man finds out he's only traveller on 188-passenger flight, shares pic
short by Daisy Mowke / on 03 Apr 2019,Wednesday
Lithuania's Skirmantas Strimaitis shared selfies after he realised he was the only passenger on Boeing 737-800 flight, which can usually sit up to 188 people. The only others on board the Italy-bound flight were two pilots and five crew members. The plane was chartered to fly a group home from Italy and to avoid flying empty, one-way tickets were sold.
short by Daisy Mowke / 05:40 pm on 03 Apr
Man goes to poach rhino, gets killed by elephant & eaten by lions
short by Anmol Sharma / on 07 Apr 2019,Sunday
A rhino poacher was trampled to death by an elephant and his remains were eaten by a pride of lions at Kruger National Park in South Africa. The incident happened after he entered the park with some others to target rhinos. A search party found a human skull and a pair of trousers believed to be the deceased poacher's.
short by Anmol Sharma / 10:45 pm on 07 Apr
Koons' 'Rabbit' sculpture sold for ₹640cr, a record for living artist
short by Arshiya Chopra / on 16 May 2019,Thursday
A 1986 'Rabbit' sculpture by US artist Jeff Koons sold for $91.1 million (₹640 crore) on Wednesday, a record price for a work by a living artist, Christie's auction house said. It sold around $20 million over its pre-sale estimate. Koons' sculpture overtook $90.3 million record set by British painter David Hockney's 1972 work "Portrait of an Artist" last November.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 03:45 pm on 16 May
Priest banned from church after wife wins Miss Sensuality title
short by Daisy Mowke / on 17 Apr 2019,Wednesday
A Russian priest has been barred from entering a cathedral and banished to a remote village after his wife won the 'Miss Sensuality' title at a beauty pageant. He has been told he has no way back because of the 'scandal' unless his wife 'repents'. The wife claimed she has also received death threats and offensive comments online.
short by Daisy Mowke / 03:00 pm on 17 Apr
Indian woman gives birth at Dubai airport with policewoman's help
short by Daisy Mowke / on 21 Apr 2019,Sunday
An unidentified Indian woman gave birth at Dubai Airport with the help of a female inspector named Hanan Hussein Mohammed. She rushed the pregnant woman, who had gone into labour, to the inspection room of the airport and helped her give birth to the baby there. Mohammed also performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on the new-born as the baby wasn't breathing.
short by Daisy Mowke / 09:41 am on 21 Apr
17-foot-long python, longer than one-storey building, caught in US
short by Daisy Mowke / on 08 Apr 2019,Monday
A female python measuring 17 feet (5.2 metres) was captured in the Florida Everglades, the largest snake ever to be caught at Big Cypress National Preserve. It's longer than a one-storey building and weighs 140 pounds (64 kilograms). The researchers found it by using male pythons fitted with radio transmitters, allowing them to track the males and locate breeding females.
short by Daisy Mowke / 09:09 am on 08 Apr
Monet's painting of haystacks sells for a record ₹778 crore
short by Pragya Swastik / on 15 May 2019,Wednesday
Painter Claude Monet’s 1890 oil painting of haystacks titled 'Meules' was sold for $110.7 million (over ₹778 crore) in New York on Tuesday, a new world record for a work by the French artist. It's the ninth-most expensive work ever sold at an auction. Haystacks series had 25 paintings, the majority of which are at art galleries across the world.
short by Pragya Swastik / 08:51 pm on 15 May
Thief breaks into store to steal phones, drops shelf on himself in US
short by Pragya Swastik / on 08 Apr 2019,Monday
The Westland Police in the US are looking for a thief who broke into a cell phone store last month and ended up dropping an entire display shelf on himself after failing to pull a phone off of its security device. He stole multiple cellular phones. The police released the thief's video on Tuesday, asking people for information on him.
short by Pragya Swastik / 05:12 pm on 08 Apr
Viral pic of 2-yr-old girl crying at US-Mexico border wins top award
short by Anmol Sharma / on 12 Apr 2019,Friday
A viral image of a two-year-old Honduran asylum seeker crying at the US-Mexico border has been named 2019 World Press Photo of the Year. The photo titled 'Crying Girl on the Border' was taken by Getty Images photojournalist John Moore on June 12. The image was taken when the girl and her mother were being detained by US border authorities.
short by Anmol Sharma / 08:52 pm on 12 Apr
Single-owner wine auction with 17,000 bottles could fetch ₹180 cr
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / on 30 Mar 2019,Saturday
A wine collection of nearly 17,000 bottles from the cellar of one collector is expected to fetch as much as $26 million (₹180 crore) at a Hong Kong auction, Sotheby's said. The four-day sale which started on Friday features wines from Burgundy, Champagne, Rhône, Bordeaux, and Italy. Sotheby's only described the unnamed "Transcendent Collector" as a fifth-generation property developer.
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / 06:25 pm on 30 Mar
Google marks Earth Day with doodle on 6 unique inhabitants
short by Kanishka Pandey / on 22 Apr 2019,Monday
Google on Monday shared a doodle to celebrate Earth Day 2019 of six organisms and their "earthly superlative", or unique quality. The doodle contains one of the world's biggest aquatic plant, bird with the widest wingspan, the tallest tree and a 407-million-year-old fish, among others. Some of these creatures were recently discovered and have been marked as endangered.
short by Kanishka Pandey / 03:38 pm on 22 Apr
42-yr-old woman's weight reduced from 300kg to 86kg after 2 surgeries
short by Pragya Swastik / on 09 May 2019,Thursday
Maharashtra's 42-year-old Amita Rajani, who weighed 300 kilograms four years ago, weighs 86 kilograms after undergoing two weight loss surgeries. "Once I fell off the bed, it took six men and three hours to put me back," Amita said. She wants to be in Limca Book of World Records as 'the heaviest Asian woman' to have successfully undergone weight loss.
short by Pragya Swastik / 09:20 pm on 09 May
Theme park in Indonesia covers up breasts of mermaid statues
short by Anmol Sharma / on 28 Mar 2019,Thursday
Ancol Dreamland, a theme park in Indonesia's capital Jakarta, has covered bare breasts of two mermaid statues under a recent policy aimed at respecting "Eastern values". The statues, which have been kept at the park for the last 15 years, have also been moved to a more secluded area. "What was inappropriate we made it more appropriate," Ancol's spokesperson said.
short by Anmol Sharma / 10:41 pm on 28 Mar
Pearl'19, the national annual cultural fest of BITS Pilani Hyderabad, was held from March 22-24. Along with a variety of cultural events and competitions, the fest hosted celebrities Vicky Kaushal and Vishal-Shekhar. Further, standup comics Vipul Goyal and Nishant Suri entertained the audience with their humour while world renowned DJs Mashd N Kutcher performed live for the crowd.
short by Esha Kohli / 03:43 pm on 25 Mar
2,500-year-old jar of eggs discovered in a tomb in China
short by Kanishka Pandey / on 28 Mar 2019,Thursday
Archaeologists have discovered a jar of light blue-coloured eggs, with only one broken, in a 2,500-year-old tomb in China, state media reported. "The egg white and yolk have largely decomposed...via DNA tests we will be able to identify whether they were pickled," archaeologists said. They added they would use X-rays to determine the number of eggs in the jar.
short by Kanishka Pandey / 09:13 pm on 28 Mar
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