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Foreigner meditates naked at Hindu temple in Bali, hunt on to nab him
short by Pragya Swastik / on Wednesday, 4 October, 2023
Authorities in Indonesia's Bali are searching for a foreign national filmed in a viral video meditating naked at a Hindu temple. The case gained attention after Balinese influencer Ni Luh Djelantik reposted the footage multiple times on Instagram, attracting thousands of views. The foreigner has been identified by authorities but his name and nationality haven't been publicly disclosed.
read more at Hindustan Times
Man drinks 1 litre alcohol in 10 mins to win ₹2 lakh at office party in China, dies
short by Pragya Swastik / on Wednesday, 4 October, 2023
A Chinese man died after he downed a litre of strong liquor in just 10 minutes to win over ₹2 lakh prize money at an office party in China in July. He collapsed and was taken to the hospital, where he was diagnosed with severe alcohol poisoning, aspiration pneumonia, suffocation, and cardiac arrest. Despite intensive medical efforts, he died.
read more at News18
Rahul Gandhi brings home a dog, calls it 'newest member of family'
short by Ankush Verma / on Wednesday, 4 October, 2023
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi shared a video of adding a new member to his family — Noorie, a pet dog. Rahul, who said it was a surprise for his mother Sonia Gandhi, adopted the three-month-old puppy from a kennel in North Goa's Mapusa in August. In the video, Noorie can be seen playing with Sonia Gandhi's pet dog 'Lapo'.
Leading from the front is broken: Ravi Kant on his book ‘Leading from the Back...’
short by Nakul Ahuja / on Tuesday, 3 October, 2023
Former Vice Chairman of Tata Motors Ravi Kant, while talking about his book 'Leading from the Back to Achieve the Impossible', said, "Leading from the front is not only broken...youngsters resent that kind of leadership". "With work-from-home becoming the norm, work has become even more decentralised," he said, adding that leading from the front has no relevance in this scenario.
read more at The Times of India
Grab Apple Watch Series 8 under ₹30,000 & more: Flipkart
short by Roshan Gupta / on Tuesday, 3 October, 2023
In the lead up to The Big Billion Days, Flipkart has indicated that the Apple Watch Series 8, with ECG tracking and more, will be priced under ₹30,000. The Samsung Galaxy Watch4 Classic will be priced at ₹9,899*, making it one of the most affordable LTE calling smartwatch, it added. Plus members can grab these deals early on October 7.
'Stoneman Willie' mummy to get burial after 128 years in US
short by Pragya Swastik / on Tuesday, 3 October, 2023
A mummified man known as 'Stoneman Willie' will receive a proper burial after being on display at a funeral home in Reading, Pennsylvania, for 128 years. He was an alcoholic who died of kidney failure in a local jail on November 19, 1895. He was accidentally mummified by a mortician experimenting with new embalming techniques.
read more at Reuters
Livspace shows how poor quality interiors can haunt us in their latest ad
short by Roshan Gupta / on Tuesday, 3 October, 2023
Ghosts give you goosebumps, but poor quality interiors haunt you everyday, said Livspace launching its latest campaign featuring Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli. Don't get stuck with poor quality interiors that can haunt you daily, Livspace your space and get quality materials and designs with end-to-end home interior solutions, the company added. Livspace offers interiors with a flat 10-year warranty.
read more at Livspace
TV host's face gets covered with scars after laser facial in Thailand; shares pics
short by Arshiya Chopra / on Tuesday, 3 October, 2023
TV host Issada Aisiri's face got covered with burn scars after she got a laser facial in Thailand. Issada said strips of dark brown and red burns appeared across her forehead and cheeks. "I have received an apology from the doctor and staff responsible for the mistake...Until now, there is still no compensation from the clinic," she stated.
read more at Mirror
Mark Zuckerberg shares pic of black eyes, bruised nose after Thai boxing
short by Arshiya Chopra / on Tuesday, 3 October, 2023
Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg shared a selfie of himself sporting two black eyes and busted nose and wrote, "Sparring got a little out of hand. May need to update my avatar." After a person in comments thought he was injured due to surfing, Zuckerberg replied, "This was Muay Thai sparring." Muay Thai is sometimes referred to as Thai boxing.
read more at Instagram
'Thirst trap', 'simp', 'doggo', 'girlboss' among 690 new words added to Merriam-Webster
short by Sakshita Khosla / on Monday, 2 October, 2023
Merriam-Webster dictionary has added 690 new English words, including 'thirst trap', 'simp', 'doggo', 'girlboss', 'chef's kiss' and 'TTYL' (Talk to you later). 'GOATED', 'TFW' (That feeling when), 'ngl' (not gonna lie) and 'doomscroll' were also added in September 2023. The term 'quiet quit', which means to do the minimum amount of work required for a job, was also added.
read more at Merriam-webster
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