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Canadian couple kiss next to dead lion they hunted, criticised
short by Pragya Swastik / on 16 Jul 2019,Tuesday
Canadian couple Darren and Carolyn Carter are being criticised after a picture of them kissing next to a dead lion they hunted went viral on the internet. They shot and killed the lion during a recent tour organised by Legelela Safaris in South Africa. The couple runs a taxidermy business and describes themselves as "passionate conservationists" despite their hunting expeditions.
short by Pragya Swastik / 08:26 pm on 16 Jul
What is the #BottleCapChallenge that's going viral on social media?
short by Daisy Mowke / on 03 Jul 2019,Wednesday
The #BottleCapChallenge, that's going viral on social media, requires a person to open a bottle's cap using his or her foot in the middle of a kick without knocking the bottle down. Famous personalities, including Hollywood actor Jason Statham and former UFC champion Conor McGregor have attempted it. On Wednesday, actor Akshay Kumar also shared a video captioned, "Couldn't resist".
short by Daisy Mowke / 11:15 pm on 03 Jul
You will be a mother by your next birthday: Ambani wishes Shloka
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / on 14 Jul 2019,Sunday
India's richest man Mukesh Ambani wished his daughter-in-law Shloka Mehta a happy birthday in a video. "By the time I wish you next year, not only will I be a grandfather but you will be a mother, so this is an eventful year," Ambani said. The video also featured wishes from Isha Ambani, Anand Piramal and Anant Ambani among others.
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / 01:24 pm on 14 Jul
LPU promises to give right setting for students' development
short by Aarish / on 03 Jul 2019,Wednesday
Lovely Professional University (LPU) is the only private university to be visited by Hon. Prime Minister, and also the first private university to be granted NABL accreditation by Quality Council of India. From placement records and research and development opportunities to infrastructure and scholarship opportunities, LPU promises to provide the right setting for a student's overall development.
short by Aarish / 04:53 pm on 03 Jul
Inshorts is hiring Content Managers & Specialists for regional news
short by Soumi Chakraborty / on 17 Jul 2019,Wednesday
Inshorts is looking to hire Content Managers & Content Specialists for Gujarati, Telugu, Bengali, Marathi, Tamil, Malayalam, and Kannada. Eligibility criteria include bachelors/masters in Mass Communication with an experience of 1-5 years for Content Specialists and 5-8 years for Content Managers in the media industry. Swipe left to read the full description and to apply.
short by Soumi Chakraborty / 09:31 pm on 17 Jul
Bunch of 24 'Ruby Roman' grapes sold for ₹7.5 lakh in Japan
short by Pragya Swastik / on 10 Jul 2019,Wednesday
A bunch of 24 grapes of 'Ruby Roman' variety was sold for over ₹7.5 lakh (1.2 million yen) at an auction in Japan on Tuesday. The grapes of this variety are known for being extremely juicy, with little acidity, high sugar content, and each grape weighs over 20 grams. A 45-year-old manager of Japanese hot spring inns bought the bunch.
short by Pragya Swastik / 08:20 pm on 10 Jul
People help rescue whales stranded on US beach; video goes viral
short by Nandini Sinha / on 18 Jul 2019,Thursday
Dozens of people helped push a pod of pilot whales back into deeper water after they came close to the shore on Saint Simons Island's East Beach in Georgia, US. The rescuers were able to push back six pilot whales, while three died. Onlookers captured a video of the incident, which has gone viral on social media.
short by Nandini Sinha / 09:40 pm on 18 Jul
Canadian man swept over Niagara Falls survives 188-foot fall
short by Nandini Sinha / on 10 Jul 2019,Wednesday
A Canadian man, who was swept over Niagara's Horseshoe Falls on Tuesday, survived a fall of nearly 188 feet into the Lower Niagara River, Niagara Falls Park Police said. Officers found the man sitting on the rocks at the bottom of the falls. He was taken to the hospital for treatment.
short by Nandini Sinha / 10:58 pm on 10 Jul
Couple win 'wife carrying' competition, get wife's weight in beer
short by Daisy Mowke / on 07 Jul 2019,Sunday
Lithuania's Vytautas Kirkliauskas and his wife Neringa, won the World Wife-Carrying Championship for the second consecutive time in Sonkajärvi, Finland. The contest, the rules of which stipulate that the woman must weigh at least 49 kilograms, involves men completing an obstacle course with their partners slung over their shoulders. They won a prize consisting of the wife's weight in beer.
short by Daisy Mowke / 07:36 pm on 07 Jul
₹1.2 crore cash flies out from a truck on US highway
short by Pragya Swastik / on 11 Jul 2019,Thursday
Over a dozen drivers stopped their cars on a US highway on Tuesday to collect cash after a door of an armoured truck opened and ₹1.2 crore ($175,000) cash flew out of it. The police said "plenty [of cash] was taken" by passersby but the exact amount is unknown. The police have asked the drivers to return the cash.
short by Pragya Swastik / 09:00 pm on 11 Jul
#SareeTwitter trends online as women share their pictures in sarees
short by Daisy Mowke / on 16 Jul 2019,Tuesday
#SareeTwitter has been trending on Twitter as women shared pictures of themselves in sarees with the hashtag. Several famous personalities, including actress and politician Nagma, BJP leader Nupur Sharma and actress Suzanne Bernert shared their pictures. Meanwhile, Assamese politician Gaurav Gogoi shared his wife's pictures and wrote, "Can husbands get on the #SareeTwitter train?"
short by Daisy Mowke / 07:59 pm on 16 Jul
Baby rhino tries to wake mother killed by poachers; officer posts video
short by Arshiya Chopra / on 03 Jul 2019,Wednesday
An Indian Forest Officer has shared a video of a baby rhino trying to wake up its dead mother, who was killed by poachers. "The picture of poaching!! A baby #rhino tries to wake #mother...killed by poachers for the #horn. Devastating & eye-opening," the officer wrote. The baby could be seen trying to suckle some milk and shoving her.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 11:09 pm on 03 Jul
Man seen climbing 1,016-foot-tall skyscraper in London
short by Ankush Verma / on 08 Jul 2019,Monday
A man was seen scaling the glass exterior of the Shard skyscraper in London on Monday. Police confirmed that they managed to get him inside, adding that he was talking to officers and has not been arrested. Located close to the London Bridge, the Shard is 1,016-foot-tall and is home to offices, restaurants, a retail arcade and a hotel.
short by Ankush Verma / 03:05 pm on 08 Jul
Pak's 'heaviest' man dies after staff leaves him unattended in ICU
short by Daisy Mowke / on 08 Jul 2019,Monday
Pakistan's 'heaviest' man, 55-year-old Noorul Hassan, who used to weigh over 330 kg, died in a Lahore hospital on Monday after hospital staff left him unattended for nearly an hour during a commotion in the ICU, reports said. Chaos erupted after a female patient's relatives went on a rampage following her death. Noorul recently underwent a weight reduction surgery.
short by Daisy Mowke / 10:25 pm on 08 Jul
Pakistani news anchor confuses Apple company with fruit, gets trolled
short by Pragya Swastik / on 06 Jul 2019,Saturday
A Pakistani news anchor is getting trolled online after she confused technology giant Apple with the apple fruit during a live show. A panelist on the show said, "Apple's business is so much more than even Pakistan's budget." In response, the anchor said, "Yes, I've heard that apple's (fruit) business is thriving and there are various varieties of it."
short by Pragya Swastik / 11:10 am on 06 Jul
Steve Irwin's son recreates scene, feeds same crocodile at same place
short by Nandini Sinha / on 04 Jul 2019,Thursday
Robert Irwin, the son of late Australian conservationist Steve Irwin, recreated a photo from 15 years ago, feeding the same crocodile at the same place as his father did. "Dad and me feeding Murray...two photos 15 years apart," he captioned the post. Steve died aged 44 in 2006 after being stabbed in the chest by a stingray.
short by Nandini Sinha / 04:55 pm on 04 Jul
Delhi has a silent headphone bar like the one in 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil'
short by Pragya Swastik / on 08 Jul 2019,Monday
There is a silent headphone bar in Delhi just like the one shown in the film 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil', which lets guests enjoy their own music. Located in Greater Kailash, 'Headphones Reloaded' hands over a set of neon LED headphones to guests on arrival. The guests can then choose between songs from categories including EDM, Sufi and Bollywood.
short by Pragya Swastik / 02:38 pm on 08 Jul
Ancient city of Babylon declared UNESCO World Heritage Site
short by Nandini Sinha / on 06 Jul 2019,Saturday
The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) designated the ancient city of Babylon as a World Heritage Site. The designation recognises the civilisations of Mesopotamia and their contributions to humanity, the Iraqi government said. Babylon suffered damages during dictator Saddam Hussein's reign and when it was used as a military base during the US-led invasion of Iraq.
short by Nandini Sinha / 03:44 pm on 06 Jul
60 birds fall from sky in suspected poisoning in Australia
short by Nandini Sinha / on 13 Jul 2019,Saturday
Nearly 60 birds have died after falling from the sky in a suspected case of poisoning in Adelaide, Australia. Most of the birds killed were long-billed corellas, which is a protected species. "They couldn't fly any more, they were bleeding out of their mouths," Sarah King, the founder of Casper's Bird Rescue, said.
short by Nandini Sinha / 05:28 pm on 13 Jul
Author of 50-yr-old note in bottle that washed up on shore found
short by Nandini Sinha / on 18 Jul 2019,Thursday
The author of a 50-year-old note in a bottle that washed up on shore in Australia has been found. The note, written by Paul Gilmore when he was 13-years-old in 1969, was recently found by a father-son duo during a fishing trip on a South Australian beach. Gilmore's sister said that he's currently on a cruise in the Baltic Sea.
short by Nandini Sinha / 07:37 pm on 18 Jul
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