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short by Roshan Gupta / on 31 Jan 2023,Tuesday
Experience 35+ years of investing expertise and award-winning research with 'Phygital' investing, Motilal Oswal said, adding that with 'Phygital' investing, one can take advantage of its physical branches in 550+ cities and the digital convenience to invest on the go with the app. Over 2 million customers are investing with the support of a personalised advisor to invest, it added.
short by Roshan Gupta / 10:00 am on 31 Jan
A rare painting by artist Anthony van Dyck has sold for $3.1 million at a Sotheby's auction. While the artwork was likely painted between 1615 and 1618, according to Sotheby's, it was only discovered in the late 20th century in a farm shed in a neglected condition in New York. Stained with bird droppings, the painting originally sold for $600.
short by Hiral Goyal / 08:52 am on 30 Jan
A food blogger in China was fined 1,25,000 yuan (₹15 lakh) after she posted a video showing her illegally buying and eating a great white shark. The woman broke China's wildlife protection laws when she purchased the shark in April last year and consumed it, officials said over the weekend. In the clip, the blogger said, "Its meat is truly...tender."
short by Daisy Mowke / 03:53 pm on 31 Jan
A German-Iraqi woman named Shahraban K allegedly faked her death by killing her lookalike she found through Instagram, prosecutors in the German state of Bavaria said. The victim was eventually identified as Khadidja O, an Algerian beauty blogger from the neighbouring state. Shahraban allegedly faked her own death as she wanted to go into hiding because of a family dispute.
short by Pragya Swastik / 06:49 pm on 31 Jan
A mother in Brazil recently gave birth to a two-feet-tall baby weighing 7.3 kg. Angerson Santos was born via caesarean section at Hospital Padre Colombo. Newborn boys typically weigh 3.3 kg and newborn girls typically weigh 3.2 kg. The term used to describe giant babies is macrosomia. The doctors put Angerson's large size down to the mother's "diabetes condition".
short by Daisy Mowke / 02:55 pm on 02 Feb
IAS officer Awanish Sharan took to Twitter to share a picture of a large amount of food wasted by guests at a function and wrote, "Such people should be debarred from attending any function." Several people reacted to the picture, with one saying, "Local organisations like NGOs need to come forward in taking leftover food to the needy."
short by Arshiya Chopra / 12:22 pm on 03 Feb
Trans man gets pregnant in Kerala, shares pic
short by Daisy Mowke / on 03 Feb 2023,Friday
A transgender couple in Kozhikode, Kerala is expecting their first baby. The child will be fathered by Zahad Paval, reportedly the first trans man to get pregnant through conception in India, his companion of three years, transwoman Ziya, said. Zahad's transition process from a woman into a man was stalled for the baby.
short by Daisy Mowke / 07:53 pm on 03 Feb
29-year-old man allowed to walk naked on streets by Spanish court
short by Arshiya Chopra / on 04 Feb 2023,Saturday
A Spanish high court has ruled in favour of 29-year-old Alejandro Colomar who was fined for walking naked through the streets of Aldaia. He also tried to attend court hearing naked. The court allowed Colomar to continue walking around naked, as he has been doing since 2020, and acknowledged a "legal vacuum" in Spanish law regarding public nudity.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 08:46 am on 04 Feb
24-year-old woman married to 85-year-old man in US, pic goes viral
short by Daisy Mowke / on 04 Feb 2023,Saturday
A married couple with a 61-year age gap is trying to start a family, despite the 85-year-old husband being older than his wife's grandfather. Miracle Pogue, 24, from Mississippi, US, met Charles Pogue, 85, in 2019. "I want him to have another generation. We're looking to go to...IVF clinic to talk about our options," said Miracle.
short by Daisy Mowke / 06:58 pm on 04 Feb
Seven customers in China were rushed to a hospital and their stomachs were pumped after a restaurant mistakenly served them floor cleaning detergent instead of fruit juice. The restaurant later said that a waitress with bad eyesight caused the mix-up. All seven customers are now in stable condition and will demand compensation later, according to reports.
short by Apaar Sharma / 09:48 pm on 29 Jan
A 38-year-old woman in Prague has been left with a dent on the left side of her head after a part of her skull was carved out to protect her from skin cancer. The woman, in a recent interview, revealed that doctors told her the rare tumour had only been recorded growing in six cases worldwide in the same area.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 08:52 am on 01 Feb
IAS officer Awanish Sharan took to Twitter to share his call letter for Civil Services Exam interview, with the picture going viral. Reacting to his post Twitter users wrote, "Inspiring many who are losing hope day by day," and "You posting your Call letter is kind of motivation we all aspirants need."
short by Ankush Verma / 10:50 am on 02 Feb
Natasha Coline Kim Fah Lee Fokas of SweetyCakes in Switzerland has created the Guinness World Record for the largest wearable cake dress (supported). She unveiled her dress, weighing 131.15 kg, on 15 January 2023 in Bern. SweetyCakes is a bakery specialising in custom cakes founded in 2014 by Natasha.
short by Ankush Verma / 09:44 am on 03 Feb
A 15-year-old boy playing hide-and-seek in Bangladesh accidentally locked himself inside a shipping container, only to be found six days later in Malaysia. Fahim hid inside the container and fell asleep and the container was loaded on a commercial ship headed to Malaysia. He survived without food and water for six days before he was found in Malaysia.
short by Pragya Swastik / 08:48 pm on 29 Jan
A man named K Kawshigan has filed a $3 million (₹24.5 crore) lawsuit against a woman named Nora Tan, who wants to be 'just friends' with him, for allegedly causing "trauma, depression". Tan initially agreed to attend counselling sessions with Kawshigan. She, however, didn't want a romantic relationship after over a year of sessions and cut contact with him.
short by Sakshita Khosla / 10:14 am on 02 Feb
Foreigner seen cleaning Kerala beach in video shared by actor Rahman
short by Arshiya Chopra / on 03 Feb 2023,Friday
Actor Rahman has shared a video of a foreign tourist cleaning a beach in Kerala. The man, said to be a German national, is seen going to the shore alone and cleaning the waste material. A person is heard saying in the background that whenever this man comes for a vacation, he does the task.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 10:34 am on 03 Feb
A 27-year-old TikToker Edgar Garay from the US has died after falling off a 70-foot cliff while trying to film a video for the platform in Puerto Rico. A witness at the scene said she saw Garay stumble towards the edge of the cliff by the lighthouse in Cabo Rojo. A Coast Guard helicopter was deployed to find his body.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 01:27 pm on 03 Feb
18-year-old girl wins ₹290 crore jackpot on first try in Canada
short by Ankush Verma / on 04 Feb 2023,Saturday
An 18-year-old girl has won a CAD 48 million (over ₹290 crore) lotto jackpot on her first try in Canada. Juliette Lamour from Ontario said she had forgotten all about the lottery ticket until she heard news that someone from her hometown had won the draw. Juliette said she will carefully invest majority of the jackpot.
short by Ankush Verma / 04:36 pm on 04 Feb
Man peels off stickers that hid Hindi instructions on B'luru metro
short by Nidhi Sinha / on 01 Feb 2023,Wednesday
A man apologised after a viral video showed him peeling off the stickers that were hiding Hindi instructions on a Bengaluru metro. The video was captioned, "Why so much hate for Hindi in South India??" Activist and former 'Bigg Boss' contestant Rupesh Rajanna said Kannada activists met the man and convinced him that Kannadigas won't tolerate the imposition of Hindi.
short by Nidhi Sinha / 11:04 am on 01 Feb
35 feet humpback whale washes up on US beach, pic viral
short by Daisy Mowke / on 02 Feb 2023,Thursday
A male humpback whale, measuring up to 35 feet long, was found on New York's Lido beach recently. The town supervisor claimed that it was the largest whale they had seen in ten years. The whale had died, and its carcass was being removed. Over 14 whales have washed up on US shores since December.
short by Daisy Mowke / 09:29 pm on 02 Feb
30-year-old dog confirmed as the world's oldest dog ever
short by Pragya Swastik / on 02 Feb 2023,Thursday
The Guinness World Records on Thursday confirmed 'Bobi' as not just the oldest dog living, but also the oldest dog ever. Born on May 11, 1992, Bobi was 30 years and 266 days old as of February 1, 2023. Bobi is a purebred Rafeiro do Alentejo and he lives with a family in the rural village of Conqueiros in Portugal.
short by Pragya Swastik / 09:48 pm on 02 Feb
Couple found dead in home filled with 150 starving cats in US
short by Arshiya Chopra / on 04 Feb 2023,Saturday
A couple have been found dead inside their New York home filled with 150 starving cats. SPCA Westchester released pictures of the cat to seek help and wrote, "Cats were discovered living in filth and squalor and being hoarded inside a small dilapidated home." The cats were found trapped in every room of the home, including the walls and ceilings.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 09:54 am on 04 Feb
Man bites off pet python's head during fight at home in US
short by Arshiya Chopra / on 04 Feb 2023,Saturday
A man in US' Florida was arrested after he allegedly bit off a python's head during a domestic dispute. Police found the snake and its severed head near the front door and a woman told officers that he had bitten the pet's head off during their argument. He also allegedly hit a police officer while being detained.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 02:21 pm on 04 Feb
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