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'Aapka healthcare aapke haath mein hai', says new PharmEasy ad
short by Roshan Gupta / on 11 Apr 2021,Sunday
Online healthcare delivery app, PharmEasy launches its new ad campaign to offer up to 80% OFF on medicines, healthcare products and lab tests. Through the ad film, this 2021 unicorn company affirms, "Aapka healthcare aapke haath mein hai", and that PharmEasy has got all your healthcare needs covered.
short by Roshan Gupta / 10:00 am on 11 Apr
Tata Sky defined its new brand purpose recently with the campaign “Iss khidki ko khol dala toh life Jingalala”. The new TVC seeks to capture the diverse unfiltered emotions of viewers while they get informed, entertained or educated through the medium of television, presented here as the window of entertainment.
short by Aarish / 09:49 am on 08 Apr
Starting this month, Croma has rolled out their '9th Wonder Sale', touted to be a recurring sale on the 9th each month across croma.com and their stores. The company said, customers will be able to shop all day today and can avail up to 50% off on electronics, 5% instant discount on HDFC cards and 5% value back.
short by Aarish / 09:00 am on 09 Apr
CoinSwitch Kuber announces that it grew 160x in 10 months
short by Roshan Gupta / on 10 Apr 2021,Saturday
CoinSwitch Kuber announced that it has grown 160x from around 25 thousand to 4 million users in 10 months. With India recently becoming Asia's second-largest Bitcoin market, exchanges like CoinSwitch Kuber have taken it upon themselves to democratize the crypto space by enabling the investors to participate with just ₹100, the company said.
short by Roshan Gupta / 01:03 pm on 10 Apr
CRED announces jackpots worth over ₹100 crore for its members
short by Roshan Gupta / on 09 Apr 2021,Friday
Credit card bill payment app and sponsor of Vivo IPL 2021 CRED has announced a series of jackpots alongside the matches in which members will win rewards worth ₹100 crore. The announcement came with new ad film featuring actor Jim Sarbh and veteran cricketer Rahul Dravid, who can be seen road raging on screen.
short by Roshan Gupta / 05:06 pm on 09 Apr
An Indian doctor's tweet urging people to wear masks amid an increase in the number of coronavirus deaths has gone viral. "I'm physically, mentally exhausted with crazy shifts and calling more deaths than I did in all my years of service combined. If you still don't care, please go inside COVID-19 units as my proxy," said Dipshikha Ghosh on Twitter.
short by Sakshita Khosla / 10:56 pm on 13 Apr
Woman cuts world's longest fingernails after 30 yrs; Guinness shares video
short by Pragya Swastik / on 07 Apr 2021,Wednesday
America's Ayanna Williams, who was the Guinness World Records title holder for the world's longest fingernails, has cut her fingernails after almost 30 years. Before cutting her fingernails, it was found that she had broken her own record for the longest fingernails with a new length of 733.55 cm. "I'm so, so ready for a new life," Ayanna said.
short by Pragya Swastik / 07:02 pm on 07 Apr
A US woman, who thought she was passing a kidney stone, gave birth in toilet. Melissa Surgecoff said she had no idea she was pregnant when she began to experience cramping the morning of March 8 in US' Boston. "I felt something release from my body...so when I looked in the toilet I thought it was an organ," she added.
short by Ankush Verma / 12:46 pm on 07 Apr
A Thai family's missing cat was found inside an eight-foot snake that entered their home, with photos of the incident going viral online. Kanchi Nard, a member of the family, shared pictures on social media and wrote, "Rest in peace, handsome Ho Jun...miss you forever." She also shared images of a local wildlife rescue team that took away the snake.
short by Ankush Verma / 01:01 pm on 08 Apr
China installs world's first traffic light for camels, pic surfaces
short by Daisy Mowke / on 13 Apr 2021,Tuesday
Chinese officials have inaugurated the world's first traffic signal for camels at the Mingsha Mountain and Crescent Spring in Dunhuang city, according to state media outlet ECNS. According to a CNN report, the area in north-central Gansu province is a popular attraction, where camel-riding tours are given to tourists. The main objective of the installation is to prevent camel collisions.
short by Daisy Mowke / 09:34 pm on 13 Apr
Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer Ramesh Pandey has shared a picture of a leopard camouflaging itself in a field of wheat crop. "What do you see in this image? Zoom in and get surprised. Use of drones helped in successful rescue operation of a leopard in Bahraich, UP...This interesting image has been shared by Manish Singh, DFO," he tweeted.
short by Daisy Mowke / 10:15 pm on 13 Apr
The world's biggest rabbit, 129-cm long Darius, has been stolen from his home in England's Worcestershire. His owner, Annette Edwards, has offered a £1,000 (₹1 lakh) reward for his return, saying it was a "very sad day". He was named as the longest living rabbit by Guinness World Records in April 2010.
short by Anmol Sharma / 08:51 am on 13 Apr
A Louisiana sheriff's dispatcher was fired and arrested for refusing to return over $1.2 million that was accidentally deposited into her account instead of $82.56. She used the money to purchase a house and a car. The 33-year-old was charged with theft, bank fraud, and illegal transmission of funds over accusations that she repeatedly evaded requests to return the money.
short by Pragya Swastik / 07:20 pm on 13 Apr
An Australian café is being criticised for encouraging racism after its owner praised staff who described customers as 'two very annoying Asians' on a receipt. After the picture of the receipt shared by the owner with caption "OMG I love my staff" went viral, he apologised and said, "My team and I'll do better to ensure we uphold the diversity."
short by Arshiya Chopra / 04:32 pm on 06 Apr
Police take away Russian influencer's Lamborghini over 199 unpaid fines
short by Pragya Swastik / on 13 Apr 2021,Tuesday
Russian influencer Nastya Ivleeva took to Instagram to share a video of police taking away her Lamborghini after she accumulated 199 unpaid fines. The 30-year-old from Moscow had reportedly accumulated all 199 unpaid tickets in this year alone. Ivleeva later paid the fines and eventually managed to get her car back.
short by Pragya Swastik / 02:20 pm on 13 Apr
One of the few copies of the comic book that introduced Superman to the world has sold for $3.25 million (over ₹24 crore) in a private sale, ComicConnect.com, an online auction and consignment company, said. It narrowly bested the previous record for the comic, set in the auction of another copy in 2014 for slightly over $3.2 million.
short by Ankush Verma / 08:30 am on 08 Apr
A jury has awarded $29.5 million (over ₹220 crore) to the family of an aspiring model and actress who was left brain-damaged after being treated for a severe allergic reaction by an ambulance service in Las Vegas in 2013. Chantel Giacalone, who was 27 at the time, went into anaphylactic shock after biting into a pretzel infused with peanut butter.
short by Pragya Swastik / 03:31 pm on 12 Apr
A man who spent over ₹4 crore ($700,000 AUD) for his new home in Australia was left with 'half a house' after a mix-up with the builder. The builders built a 'semi-duplex' on half the plot instead of the original agreement for a free-standing home. After the construction started, the council said the block needed to have a duplex.
short by Pragya Swastik / 03:00 pm on 14 Apr
The satellite pictures of Caribbean island of Saint Vincent taken before and after the multiple volcanic eruptions have surfaced online. While one satellite photo shows Richmond Vale waterfront before the volcano started to erupt, the other shows the same place covered in volcanic ash days after eruptions. La Soufrière started erupting last week and around 20,000 people have been evacuated.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 09:58 pm on 14 Apr
A 13-year-old boy, Caden Cotnoir, in US' New Hampshire helped save a 12-year-old boy more than 1,290 km away, after he saw him crash a quad bike live on TikTok. After the crash, the 12-year-old, who was pinned under the bike, managed to shout a phone number. Caden then called the number and informed the boy's family what was happening.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 11:10 pm on 08 Apr
Italian police recovered a 1st-century Roman statue that was stolen from an archaeological site and found in a Belgian antique shop by two off-duty Italian art squad police officers. The 'Togatus' statue featuring a headless Roman wearing a draped toga has a value of 100,000 euros (around ₹90 lakh). It was stolen in November 2011 from the Villa Marini Dettina.
short by Pragya Swastik / 11:00 pm on 12 Apr
2 Mumbai outlet owners arrested as crowds assemble to buy liquor
short by Ridham Gambhir / on 12 Apr 2021,Monday
Two liquor outlet owners in Mumbai were arrested for allegedly flouting COVID-19 norms after a crowd assembled for purchases whereas rules permit such shops to only sell online or through home delivery, police said. However, the two were later released. Maharashtra on Sunday recorded its highest-ever daily spike of 63,294 cases taking the active caseload to 5,67,097.
short by Ridham Gambhir / 04:00 pm on 12 Apr
Cyprus' halloumi cheese gets EU protected status
short by Maanya Sachdeva / on 07 Apr 2021,Wednesday
Cyprus' halloumi cheese has received protected designation of origin (PDO) status by the European Union, giving its producers exclusive rights to sell the cheese. The protected status will come into effect from October, as per the country's agriculture ministry. Disagreements about the ratios of goat, sheep and cows' milk in the recipe were among the barriers to securing PDO status.
short by Maanya Sachdeva / 01:09 pm on 07 Apr
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