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Adda52 launched the Adda52 Online Poker Series (AOPS) on 8th June and it will be live till 5th July. With a lineup of 252 tournaments, Adda52 is offering a total prize pool of ₹22 crores. It aims to let participants experience the thrill of online poker by competing in the AOPS Special Edition, offering them a chance to win big.
short by Roshan Gupta / 10:00 am on 27 Jun
Domino’s introduces Zero Contact Takeaway
short by Roshan Gupta / on 09 Jun 2020,Tuesday
With Zero Contact Takeaway, Domino's offers hot & fresh pizzas that can be enjoyed quickly and safely by picking them up from over 1,300 Domino's stores across the country, with no waiting and zero contact. The order can be placed on Domino's app & collected directly from a nearby store. Domino's now offers Zero Contact Delivery, Takeaway and Dine in.
short by Roshan Gupta / 12:32 am on 09 Jun
Urban Company’s Safety measures win trust of 3 lakh homes in May
short by Roshan Gupta / on 09 Jun 2020,Tuesday
Urban Company (formerly UrbanClap) claims to have served 3 lakh customers in May. They introduced hygiene ratings for their professionals who are equipped with PPE & follow an 8-step safety protocol including temperature checks & sanitization. Furthermore, they revealed that demand for home-based salon services increased, and their beauticians are trained on a new 'low-contact' threading and waxing technique.
short by Roshan Gupta / 11:16 am on 09 Jun
As per World Health Organization, 8 crore children are at risk of diseases due to disruption of routine vaccination during COVID-19. Further, US health authority CDC recommends that timely vaccination is essential to protect children from potentially serious diseases. Parents are advised to get their children vaccinated as per recommended schedule and consult their pediatrician for missed or due vaccination.
short by Roshan Gupta / 10:00 am on 30 Jun
With increased focus on personal and domestic hygiene for consumers, Marico Limited launches Veggie Clean, a natural and scientifically proven formula that's custom-made for fruits & vegetables. It helps remove 99.9% germs and pesticides. Made with 100% safe ingredients, it requires diluting 1 capful of Veggie Clean in 2L water, soak veggies for 5 minutes and rinse with running water.
short by Roshan Gupta / 12:04 am on 15 Jun
A girl in the UK crashed her mother's live TV interview as she talked about the coronavirus lockdown and asked her the presenter's name. The girl could be seen trying to place a unicorn painting on a shelf at the back of the room. "Scarlett, I think it looks best on the lower shelf," BBC presenter Christian Fraser said.
short by Nandini Sinha / 07:22 pm on 02 Jul
American news anchor Chris Cuomo was apparently caught naked in the background of a video filmed by his wife Cristina Greeven Cuomo. Cristina had posted a video of herself doing yoga at their house in the Hamptons. Chris has been broadcasting from the basement of his home since the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic.
short by Nandini Sinha / 07:59 pm on 09 Jun
US woman donates kidney to man who received her husband's organs
short by Nandini Sinha / on 23 Jun 2020,Tuesday
A woman in Florida, US, donated her kidney in March 2020 to the same man who received her late husband's organs 16 years ago. Jeffrey Granger had received Bryan Herrington's kidney and pancreas in 2004 after Bryan lost his life in an accident. When that kidney failed last year, Terri Herrington volunteered to donate her own kidney to Jeffrey Granger.
short by Nandini Sinha / 03:22 pm on 23 Jun
A man helping his friend move the furniture in Connecticut, US, fell down into a nearly 30-foot-deep well under the house floor. He splashed into extremely cold water that was well over his head, Guilford Police Department said. He was rescued after nearly 25 minutes and only suffered minor injuries but was transferred to the hospital to be checked out.
short by Nandini Sinha / 09:51 pm on 01 Jul
A Spanish councillor offered to resign after he took a shower during an online council meeting, having forgotten to turn off the camera. "I've spent half of my life half-naked and have never been ashamed of nudity...I regret that the end of my political life...has to do with my nakedness," said Bernardo Bustillo who also works as a swim instructor.
short by Nandini Sinha / 10:08 pm on 03 Jul
Tiger kills zookeeper in front of visitors at Zurich zoo
short by Pragya Swastik / on 05 Jul 2020,Sunday
A Siberian tiger named Irina killed a 55-year-old zookeeper in front of visitors at a Zurich zoo on Saturday. An internal alarm was sounded that the keeper had been attacked in tiger enclosure, prompting staff members to rush to her aid. Other zoo employees managed to lure the tiger away from their colleague but their colleague died on the spot.
short by Pragya Swastik / 09:34 pm on 05 Jul
Smelly durian fruit package causes evacuation at post office in Germany
short by Pragya Swastik / on 23 Jun 2020,Tuesday
At least six German postal workers were taken to hospital and several others were evacuated due to the pungent smell from a package of durian fruit. Police, firefighters and emergency services reached the post office in Schweinfurt after staff suspected the smell from the package might be of some dangerous gas. Four Thai durian fruits were found inside the package.
short by Pragya Swastik / 03:56 pm on 23 Jun
Swiss Police are looking for an individual who left gold bars worth more than 182,000 Swiss francs (over ₹1.46 crore) on a train. The bars were found last October inside a parcel on Lucerne-bound train, according to a June 2 notice in the local gazette. The owner of the gold couldn't be tracked despite "extensive investigations," according to the announcement.
short by Pragya Swastik / 07:00 am on 17 Jun
Lamborghini crashes 20 mins after owner picks it up from UK showroom
short by Nandini Sinha / on 25 Jun 2020,Thursday
A Lamborghini believed to be worth £200,000 (nearly ₹1.9 crore) was destroyed in a crash in the UK, 20 minutes after the owner picked it up from the showroom. The two-seater had stopped due to mechanical failure when it was hit from behind by a van. Police tweeted photos, writing, "It's only a car!" with the hashtag #couldhavecried.
short by Nandini Sinha / 06:36 pm on 25 Jun
Tanzania miner finds biggest Tanzanite gemstones, becomes millionaire
short by Nandini Sinha / on 25 Jun 2020,Thursday
A Tanzanian miner has become an overnight millionaire after he found the two biggest Tanzanite gemstones ever and sold them to the government. Saniniu Laizer earned nearly $3.3 million (nearly ₹25 crore) from Tanzania's mining ministry for the gemstones, which had a combined weight of nearly 15 kilograms. Tanzanite is found only in the northern region of Tanzania.
short by Nandini Sinha / 04:06 pm on 25 Jun
A 40-year-old man died at a government hospital in Rajasthan's Kota after his family members allegedly unplugged the ventilator he was on to plug in an air cooler. He was suspected to be suffering from Covid-19 and was shifted to ICU. Hospital superintendent said a three-member committee was probing the incident, adding that the family members weren't responding to it.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 09:51 pm on 19 Jun
36-foot whale carcass washes up on beach in Bengal; pics surface
short by Arshiya Chopra / on 29 Jun 2020,Monday
A 36-foot whale carcass washed up on Mandarmani beach in West Bengal's East Midnapore district on Monday. The local Mandarmani police station and state forest department arrived at the spot and are examining the carcass to ascertain the cause of death. The whale reportedly had injury marks on its body.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 03:07 pm on 29 Jun
An Amazon employee in the UK is asking customers to check their packages to find her engagement ring after she lost it while packing parcels. "I reckon I lost the ring in the last hour of my shift as I tend to glance down to admire it...and when I looked down this time, it was gone," Jasmine Paget said.
short by Nandini Sinha / 08:35 pm on 09 Jun
A 40-year-old Chinese man had to be taken to emergency surgery after he drunkenly slept for an entire day without using the toilet after drinking over 10 beers. After waking up, he felt intense abdominal pain. He suffered three tears to his bladder, according to a report by Zhuji People's Hospital in China's eastern province of Zhejiang.
short by Pragya Swastik / 08:06 pm on 21 Jun
Starbucks worker gets ₹44L tips after argument with woman goes viral
short by Nandini Sinha / on 27 Jun 2020,Saturday
A Starbucks employee who declined to serve a woman not wearing a face mask in San Diego, US, has received over ₹44 lakh in tips. Amber Lynn Gilles had shared a post on Facebook with an aim to criticise Lenin Gutierrez for not serving her. "Masks are stupid and so are the people wearing them," she wrote in a post.
short by Nandini Sinha / 05:45 pm on 27 Jun
Two of four children suffocated to death after they locked themselves inside a car while playing in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad, police said on Monday. "All four were found unconscious in a car...the other two kids are undergoing treatment," police added. The incident came to light when the kids didn't return for several hours and the family started looking for them.
short by Jigyasu / 11:54 am on 16 Jun
A 20-year-old student cycled approximately 3,218 km from Scotland to Greece to reach home amid lockdown. Kleon Papadimitriou cycled from northeast Scotland to northeast England where he caught a ferry to the Netherlands and then cycled through Germany, Austria, and Italy. Once he reached Italy, he took a ferry to Patras in Greece and then cycled to his hometown Athens.
short by Nandini Sinha / 07:00 am on 03 Jul
A treasure chest filled with gold coins, jewellery and other valuable items worth over $1 million has been found by an unnamed man, art and antiquities collector Forrest Fenn, who created the treasure hunt, said. Fenn hid it more than 10 years ago in US' Rocky Mountains and published clues about where to find it in a 2010 poem.
short by Ankush Verma / 04:30 pm on 08 Jun
700-km-long lightning flash in Brazil creates world record: UN
short by Nandini Sinha / on 26 Jun 2020,Friday
A single lightning flash in Brazil in 2018 that covered a distance of over 700 km, has created world record for the longest reported distance for a single lightning flash, World Meteorological Organization said. The record for the longest reported duration for a single lightning flash at 16.73 seconds was set in Argentina in 2019, said WMO—the UN's weather agency.
short by Nandini Sinha / 07:30 pm on 26 Jun
A Russian hospital nurse, named Nadezhda Zhukova, whose pictures went viral on social media sites for wearing swimwear beneath transparent personal protective equipment at a COVID-19 hospital has received a modeling contract from a sportswear brand. The 23-year-old says that despite her new modeling offer, she had always hoped to work in healthcare.
short by Kirti Joshi / 04:26 pm on 20 Jun
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