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Myntra announces Blockbuster Sale with 50-80% off from July 13-16
short by Roshan Gupta / on 13 Jul 2018,Friday
Myntra's Blockbuster Sale, running from July 13-16 is aiming for record-breaking collection over the weekend. Major Indian and International Brands are starring together at the sale, offering discounts ranging from 50-80%. It is also offering an additional 10% off on the latest collections of apparel and accessories using selected payment methods to further strike a chord with shoppers country-wide.
short by Roshan Gupta / 10:00 am on 13 Jul
Celebrate with Hyatt and save up to 30%*
short by Roshan Gupta / on 13 Jun 2018,Wednesday
Discover an inspiring stay at a Hyatt hotel as you explore the historic temples, beautiful beaches, and breath-taking architecture located across India. With world-class dining experiences, impeccable service and unique spa treatments, your stay will be nothing short of memorable.
short by Roshan Gupta / 12:00 am on 13 Jun
Croma is offering exclusive deals on laptops!
short by Roshan Gupta / on 11 Jul 2018,Wednesday
Croma is offering you a chance to upgrade to a laptop that matches your lifestyle and budget with exciting offers. Get accessories worth up to ₹14000, exchange benefits against your old laptop, up to 12 months easy EMI, and cashback with leading bank cards only at Croma.
short by Roshan Gupta / 10:30 am on 11 Jul
Kalpataru offers premium homes beside Grand Central Park in Thane
short by Roshan Gupta / on 29 Jun 2018,Friday
Kalpataru has pre-launched another landmark project in Thane (W) with 2 & 3 BHK starting at ₹79 lacs*. Nestled among the verdant greens of a township, it is home to the world-class Grand Central Park spread over 20 acres. It is an innovative urban space with children's play area, lakeside promenade and amphitheatre, thematic gardens and the sports zone.
short by Roshan Gupta / 10:00 am on 29 Jun
Aegon Life iTerm Insurance Plan covers you for 100 years
short by Roshan Gupta / on 21 Jun 2018,Thursday
A term insurance plan is one of the safest and cost-effective ways of getting insured. It ensures that your loved ones are safeguarded against any unforeseen circumstances. Aegon life's iTerm plan covers you for 100 years and guarantees 25% payout of the death benefit on diagnosis of any terminal illness. Also, you get a waiver from future premium payments.
short by Roshan Gupta / 05:06 pm on 21 Jun
Get life cover for 100 years with Aegon Life iTerm Insurance Plan
short by Roshan Gupta / on 18 Jun 2018,Monday
With high flexibility and lowest premiums, Aegon Life Insurance provides life cover for 100 years with the Aegon Life iTerm Insurance plan. With additional benefits against accidents and illnesses, this plan allows you to conveniently make changes online to meet the growing needs of your family. It also provides a financial cushion for expensive illness, securing you family's financial future.
short by Roshan Gupta / 06:21 pm on 18 Jun
Choose long term care with Aegon Life's iTerm insurance plan
short by Roshan Gupta / on 12 Jun 2018,Tuesday
With lowest premiums and high coverage, Aegon Life Insurance provides the best option for you with the Aegon Life iTerm Insurance plan. With additional benefits against accidents and illnesses and life cover for 100 years, this plan guarantees your family's financial protection at the lowest charges. Changes can be made in alignment with the changing needs of your family.
short by Roshan Gupta / 03:23 pm on 12 Jun
₹309 crore awarded to woman hurt by falling shopping cart
short by Manaya Bagga / on 16 Jun 2018,Saturday
A woman who suffered severe injuries when two boys tossed a shopping cart onto her head at a US mall in 2011 has been awarded $45.2 million (₹309 crore). The woman's family sued the mall for negligence, saying they ignored past incidents involving kids playing around with carts. The boys who tossed the cart were sent to juvenile facilities.
short by Manaya Bagga / 10:32 pm on 16 Jun
Pak journo Chand Nawab's paan shop reporting video goes viral
short by Sumedha Sehra / on 29 Jun 2018,Friday
A video showing Pakistani TV journalist Chand Nawab reporting from a paan shop has gone viral. He can be seen doing several retakes of his lines from different camera angles in the video, while trying to say them and eat a paan. Nawab had become famous after his reporting video from a railway station in Karachi went viral.
short by Sumedha Sehra / 06:26 pm on 29 Jun
Chinese vase found in shoebox auctioned for over ₹128 crore
short by Ankush Verma / on 13 Jun 2018,Wednesday
An 18th century Chinese vase found in a shoebox in an attic in France has been auctioned for €16.2 million (over ₹128 crore) by Sotheby's. The bulb-shaped vase, which was expected to fetch between €500,000 and €700,000, was made for an emperor of the Qing dynasty. Earlier this year, a Qing dynasty bowl was auctioned for ₹198 crore.
short by Ankush Verma / 04:41 pm on 13 Jun
89-carat yellow diamond worth ₹90 crore unearthed in Africa
short by Pragya Swastik / on 01 Jul 2018,Sunday
An 89-carat yellow diamond worth ₹90 crore has been found in Lesotho's Mothae mine in Africa by mining company Lucapa from an unexplored area. Lucapa owns 70% of the discovered gem while the Lesotho government, which declared independence from the UK in 1966, owns the rest of it. In May, Lucapa recovered a 25-carat yellow diamond from the same area.
short by Pragya Swastik / 09:49 pm on 01 Jul
Man eats a record 74 hot dogs in 10 mins to win 11th c'ship
short by Dishant Sharma / on 06 Jul 2018,Friday
Joey Chestnut ate 74 hot dogs in 10 minutes to extend his world record he had set last year to win his 11th annual Nathan's Famous July Fourth hot dog eating contest. Meanwhile, Miki Sudo ate 37 hot dogs to win her fifth straight title in the women's category. Both the winners have pocketed $10,000 each in prize money.
short by Dishant Sharma / 11:13 am on 06 Jul
French emperor Napoleon's hat auctioned for ₹2.2 crore
short by Nandini Sinha / on 19 Jun 2018,Tuesday
A hat belonging to French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte has been auctioned for €280,000 (over ₹2.2 crore). The two-pointed military hat was reportedly recovered from the battlefield after Napoleon's defeat at Waterloo in 1815. The hat was initially bought by a private individual in 1986 and is believed to be one of the 120 hats worn by Napoleon during his lifetime.
short by Nandini Sinha / 08:41 pm on 19 Jun
Man trying to climb world's 2nd highest peak falls to death
short by Anmol Sharma / on 07 Jul 2018,Saturday
A 53-year-old Canadian national fell to death while attempting to scale the world's second highest peak, 8,611-metre K2, on Saturday. Serge Dessureault was between camps 2 and 3 of the mountain when the accident happened. As many as 306 people have reportedly made it to the top of the peak, which was first summited in 1954.
short by Anmol Sharma / 10:52 pm on 07 Jul
Video of an old woman working as a typist in MP goes viral
short by Pragya Swastik / on 12 Jun 2018,Tuesday
A video of an elderly woman working as a Hindi typist in front of the collector office in Madhya Pradesh is going viral. In the video, the woman can be seen typing documents and drafts for people on a typewriter with an impressive speed. Her video has garnered over 5,600 likes and over 3,500 retweets on micro-blogging site Twitter.
short by Pragya Swastik / 05:05 pm on 12 Jun
5-year-old prepares his own obituary before dying of cancer
short by Anmol Sharma / on 14 Jul 2018,Saturday
Garrett Matthias, a five-year-old boy from the US helped his parents compile his own obituary before losing his life to a rare pediatric cancer on July 6. "When I die: I'm going to be a gorilla and throw poo at Daddy," he wrote. "I want to be burned (like Thor's Mommy) and made into a tree," his obituary further read.
short by Anmol Sharma / 07:56 pm on 14 Jul
Varun Dhawan competes with Braun Strowman in flexing contest
short by Anmol Sharma / on 20 Jul 2018,Friday
Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan met WWE wrestler Braun Strowman in Mumbai. "Braun Strowman 'The monster' and me get into a flexing contest. Great guy had a lot of fun meeting him thank you WWE for setting it up," Dhawan wrote on Instagram, sharing the picture with the wrestler. Last year, the actor had met wrestlers Triple H and Sasha Banks.
short by Anmol Sharma / 10:25 pm on 20 Jul
What is 'Friggatriskaidekaphobia'?
short by Dishant Sharma / on 13 Jul 2018,Friday
'Friggatriskaidekaphobia' is when a person has an irrational fear of a month's 13th day falling on a Friday. A long-standing legend claims that such a day and date is 'unlucky', with number 13 being considered 'unlucky' in many cultures. There is at least one Friday the 13th every year, while there can be a maximum of three.
short by Dishant Sharma / 02:36 pm on 13 Jul
Original Winnie-the-Pooh map sold for world record ₹3.9 cr
short by Dishant Sharma / on 10 Jul 2018,Tuesday
The original Winnie-the-Pooh map drawn by artist EH Shepard in 1926 was sold for approximately ₹3.9 crore (£430,000), setting a world record for the highest price paid for a book illustration sold at an auction. The illustration was privately owned and had not been seen for around half a century. Four other Winnie-the-Pooh illustrations were also sold at the auction.
short by Dishant Sharma / 11:47 pm on 10 Jul
World's oldest Sumatran orangutan euthanised aged 62 in Aus
short by Gaurav Shroff / on 19 Jun 2018,Tuesday
Puan, the world's oldest known Sumatran orangutan, was euthanised at an Australian zoo aged 62 after suffering from age-related complications. Believed to have been born in 1956 in Indonesia's Sumatra island, Puan was given to Perth zoo in 1968. Puan was the founding female of the zoo's breeding program and gave birth to 11 children, amassing 54 descendants spread worldwide.
short by Gaurav Shroff / 04:53 pm on 19 Jun
US returns 525-yr-old Christopher Columbus letter to Vatican
short by Nandini Sinha / on 16 Jun 2018,Saturday
The US has returned a 525-year-old copy of a letter written by Christopher Columbus to the Vatican. Columbus had written the letter to the Spanish monarchy asking for funds for another voyage after he discovered the New World. The eight-page letter kept in the Vatican Library, was stolen and replaced by a fake one.
short by Nandini Sinha / 02:12 pm on 16 Jun
Rare chameleons worth ₹1 cr seized from WB railway station
short by Dishant Sharma / on 29 Jun 2018,Friday
Two chameleons assumed to be from one of the rarest species of the reptile, estimated to be worth around ₹1 crore, were seized from a man at Malda railway station in West Bengal. The culprit had arrived from Assam at the station with the reptiles placed inside a box. The chameleons were handed over to the forest department.
short by Dishant Sharma / 02:20 pm on 29 Jun
Demo for 'Spiderman' with Rhino, Electro as rivals unveiled
short by Gaurav Shroff / on 12 Jun 2018,Tuesday
The gameplay demo of 'Spiderman' was unveiled by Sony PlayStation at the E3 2018. The clip shows five of the Marvel character's main enemies including Electro, Rhino and Scorpion, confronting him during a prison break. The PS4 game, which is scheduled to release on September 7, showcases a mix of hand-to-hand brawling, acrobatics, and web slinging among other 'Spiderman' skills.
short by Gaurav Shroff / 10:25 pm on 12 Jun
Postcard written by Mahatma Gandhi auctioned for ₹13.80 lakh
short by Nandini Sinha / on 15 Jun 2018,Friday
A postcard written by Mahatma Gandhi has been auctioned in the US for nearly ₹13.80 lakh. Mahatma Gandhi had written the postcard, dated November 30, 1924, to Indian freedom movement leader Annie Besant. He wrote to Besant informing her about a trip taken by his son Devdas and had thanked her for gifting him a towel.
short by Nandini Sinha / 09:34 pm on 15 Jun
Model attacked by shark during photoshoot
short by Nandini Sinha / on 11 Jul 2018,Wednesday
A 19-year-old Instagram model was attacked by a shark in the Bahamas while trying to pose with a herd of them. Katarina Zarutskie said one of the sharks bit her arm and dragged her underwater and she pulled her arms out as fast as she could. Zarutskie added she jumped into the waters after locals told her it was safe.
short by Nandini Sinha / 09:07 pm on 11 Jul
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