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Bajaj Allianz Life invites you to #PlankForIndia. For every plank you perform, and share on social media with #PlankForIndia, it will contribute to the training of future Indian athletes. Anil Kapoor, Mary Kom, Dutee Chand, Mithali Raj & Sunil Chhetri have contributed to this cause. Also, Bajaj Allianz Life is organising its largest #Plankathon yet on 26th January in Mumbai.
short by Roshan Gupta / 10:00 am on 21 Jan
Benetton celebrates peace & brotherhood with #UnitedByFaith short film
short by Roshan Gupta / on 25 Jan 2020,Saturday
This Republic Day, Benetton is celebrating the spirit of unification and integration with a heartwarming short film that follows a day in the life of an old man from Lucknow. The film seeks to serve as a timely reminder that the faith in being an 'Indian first' is what keeps India brimming with hope and striving for a harmonious coexistence.
short by Roshan Gupta / 10:01 am on 25 Jan
Orient launches Eleganza - Air Circulating Luxury Chandelier
short by Roshan Gupta / on 17 Jan 2020,Friday
Orient Electric, recently unveiled its super-premium Air Circulating Luxury Chandeliers - Eleganza. The chandelier comes in three variants and is equipped with high quality crystals and features like noiseless operation, multi-color mood lighting, designer transparent retractable fan blades and is remote controlled, seeking to provide you the exquisite luxury experience you deserve.
short by Roshan Gupta / 12:23 pm on 17 Jan
As part of its End of Season Sale, The Raymond Shop is offering a flat 40% discount to customers only on the purchase of readymade garments. Customers are invited to shop at select stores of The Raymond Shop near them. The special offer for the end of season sale is only valid till 26th January 2020.
short by Roshan Gupta / 09:38 am on 24 Jan
Registrations closing soon for WeSchool's PGDM Programs
short by Roshan Gupta / on 23 Jan 2020,Thursday
Welingkar Education offers 8 AICTE approved PGDM programs across two campuses - Bengaluru & Mumbai. The 2020 admission process will have one phase of selection. Interested candidates can apply with scores from the following tests: CAT (2019), XAT (2020), CMAT (2020), ATMA (Feb 2020) & GMAT (2017 onwards).
short by Roshan Gupta / 10:00 am on 23 Jan
Signature Masterclass Season 4, in search of India's best storytellers, aims to offer a platform for your unique story. Storytellers can submit their stories at signaturemasterclass.co.in and stand a chance to be mentored by India's finest actors. The Signature story which wins hearts will be made into a film, giving storytellers around the country an opportunity to showcase their talent.
short by Roshan Gupta / 08:23 pm on 21 Jan
A letter by the Principal of International Indian School -Dammam in Saudi Arabia, to students' parents ahead of CBSE Board exams 2020, has gone viral. "If your child doesn't get top marks...Tell them it's OK, it's just an exam," the letter read. "And please, don't think that doctors and engineers are the only happy people in the world," it added.
short by Pragya Swastik / 10:08 pm on 21 Jan
A couple in Uttar Pradesh showed their support for the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the Citizenship (Amendment) Act by getting "We support NRC and CAA" printed on their wedding cards. This comes amid the ongoing demonstrations for and against the CAA in several parts of the country. Punjab government on Friday passed a resolution against the CAA.
short by Jigyasu / 04:39 pm on 17 Jan
Indonesia's 13-year-old Arya Permana, who once weighed 193 kg, has lost 110 kg, with his trainer sharing his transformation pictures on social media. "Arya managed to lose weight through bariatric surgery, diet and regular exercise," his father said. Arya has undergone plastic surgery and will undergo at least two more surgeries to remove the excess skin.
short by Nandini Sinha / 10:51 pm on 25 Jan
A woman in Uganda was caught trying to smuggle illegal cosmetics into the country from DR Congo by stuffing them inside a dummy baby behind her back. The authorities acted on an intelligence input received about this smuggling mode. Authorities monitored the woman and the bus she boarded from Congo into Uganda before apprehending her.
short by Nandini Sinha / 09:55 pm on 11 Jan
Late British author George Orwell wrote to a female friend named Brenda Salkeld to say that they could have sex twice a year with his wife's approval, a set of letters bought by Orwell's son show. The letters showed George used Salkeld as a sounding board for his ideas. George continued to write to Salkeld until 1949, his son revealed.
short by Anmol Sharma / 09:00 am on 22 Jan
In the latest update for Oxford English Dictionary, chutzpadik, noonie, awesomesauce, mouthie and next tomorrow are among the new words that have been added. Chutzpadik means very self-confident, noonie refers to the female genitals, awesomesauce means extremely good, while mouthie means a person's mouth. Next tomorrow refers to the day after tomorrow. The word 'side hug' has also been added.
short by Anmol Sharma / 08:07 am on 24 Jan
US Senator Elizabeth Warren, who's campaigning for the upcoming Presidential elections, described her favourite Indian dish during an interaction with a news website. Tweeting the description, campaign reporter Zohreen Shah wrote, "If you know what she's referring to, feel free to chime in." While a user wrote she meant 'kheer', others commented that it could be 'malai kofta' or 'paneer'.
short by Daisy Mowke / 01:23 pm on 23 Jan
About 1,500 bakers and chefs in Kerala baked the world's longest-ever cake measuring about 6.5 kilometres and created a new Guinness World Record on Thursday. The cake was four inches wide and thick and weighed in at about 27,000 kilograms. The previous world record was held by Chinese bakers who made a fruitcake almost 3.2 kilometres long in 2018.
short by Jigyasu / 12:51 pm on 17 Jan
Pictures of a Philippines couple getting married while Taal volcano spewed smoke in background have gone viral on social media. Chino Vaflor and Kat Bautista Palomar were at a resort 10 km away from the volcano, located about 60 km south of Manila on the island of Luzon. The resort posted a picture of the couple, captioned, "The wedding continues!"
short by Anmol Sharma / 05:11 pm on 14 Jan
Modassar Khadim, a Pakistani taxi driver in Dubai, was praised by the family of an Indian girl for returning her lost wallet. Khadim noticed the wallet in his cab after completing a few trips. When his next passengers said it wasn't theirs, Khadim reported the matter to the police and later went to the girl's house to drop the wallet.
short by Jigyasu / 10:16 am on 14 Jan
The owners of a wedding venue in South Africa refused to host wedding ceremony of a lesbian couple, Megan Watling and Sasha-Lee Heekes. The owners informed the couple that based on their beliefs, they don't host weddings between couples of same gender. Megan said that she was 'overwhelmed with anger'. The couple has complained to South Africa Human Rights Commission.
short by Anmol Sharma / 03:45 pm on 22 Jan
A 60-year-old woman choked to death during a cake-eating competition to celebrate the country's national day at a hotel on Sunday. She had been eating a lamington, a sponge cake coated with chocolate and coconut, when she had a seizure and choked. The hotel staff performed CPR until paramedics arrived and she was rushed to a hospital, where she died.
short by Pragya Swastik / 09:00 am on 28 Jan
A man in Maharashtra played dead in order to protect himself after a tiger attacked and sat on him. The video of the incident has surfaced online where people can be seen chasing away the tiger when it suddenly attacks the man. However, the villagers kept shouting at the animal, which finally released the man and ran away.
short by Jigyasu / 10:04 am on 27 Jan
Mt. Vesuvius' extreme heat 'turned man's brain to glass': Study
short by Dishant Sharma / on 24 Jan 2020,Friday
A new study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, has suggested that extreme heat from the Mount Vesuvius eruption in Italy in 79 AD turned a victim's brain into glass. Analysis of charred wood found near the victim's body showed a maximum temperature of 520°C was reached. The victim is believed to be a man in his mid-20s.
short by Dishant Sharma / 09:26 am on 24 Jan
French paintings looted by Nazis set to fetch £20m at auction
short by Dishant Sharma / on 12 Jan 2020,Sunday
Three masterpieces that were looted by the Nazis from the homes of a Jewish collector during the German occupation of France are to be auctioned in London, where they are expected to fetch around £20 million. The works by Camille Pissarro and Paul Signac were recently handed back to the heirs of Gaston Lévy, an art collector in the 1930s.
short by Dishant Sharma / 01:44 pm on 12 Jan
Mathura-based artist Krishn Kanhai is a specialist in portrait, realistic, contemporary and Lord Radha-Krishna theme paintings. A master of 'Kanhai Art', the traditional method of painting using gold leaves and gemstones, he was honoured with the Padma Shri award in 2004. His paintings of Lord Krishna and Tirupati Balaji, made with gold, have a starting price of ₹1 crore.
short by Pragya Swastik / 10:27 pm on 27 Jan
IIT-Bombay's E-cell is set to host its 15th E-Summit on 1st & 2nd February with a plethora of events like TTMM, iHack, Startup Expo, RnD and Content Creation Conclave. Eminent speakers like Wipro Chairman Rishad Premji, Filmmaker & producer Anurag Kashyap, India Head of Twitter Manish Maheshwari and CEO of Lenovo Rahul Agarwal will be present at the event.
short by Esha Kohli / 01:34 pm on 27 Jan
A pregnant woman in Andhra Pradesh had to deliver the baby on the roadside after a state-run hospital denied entry to her on Saturday. The woman, who was identified as Mariyamma, then headed towards her home but went into labour on her way. Some passersby and local women then helped her deliver the baby on the side of the road.
short by Jigyasu / 05:49 pm on 12 Jan
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