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Oaksmith Gold Glasses partners with FC Goa for Indian Super League
short by Roshan Gupta / on 31 Dec 2020,Thursday
Oaksmith Gold Glasses has announced their strategic partnership with one of Indian Super League's clubs – FC Goa. The team boasts of international talents like Edu Bedia & Igor Angulo and Indian national team players like Brandon Fernandes, Mohammad Nawaz and Seriton Fernandes. FC Goa is also the first Indian club to play in AFC Champions League group stage.
short by Roshan Gupta / 08:00 am on 31 Dec
Go #ReclaimYourTravel in 2021, says Goibibo
short by Roshan Gupta / on 31 Dec 2020,Thursday
2020 went by holding back our passion for travel, therefore this New Year's Eve, Goibibo says unpause and #ReclaimYourTravel in 2021. Echoing this thought, travel influencers like Larissa D'sa, Barkha Singh shared travel highlights with this resolution to make up for lost time. Goibibo is also running a contest where participants stand a chance to win a trip to Maldives.
short by Roshan Gupta / 12:00 pm on 31 Dec
IDFC Mutual Fund unveils #PaisonKoRokoMat, Investor Awareness initiative
short by Roshan Gupta / on 06 Jan 2021,Wednesday
IDFC Mutual Fund has launched #PaisonKoRokoMat Investor Awareness initiative urging savers to explore modern ways of investing in Mutual Funds. Savings stuck in traditional investment vehicles are often not equipped to generate corpus that can last a lifetime, IDFC Mutual Fund mentioned. With rising standards of living, it aims to give savers an opportunity to upgrade investment choices.
short by Roshan Gupta / 10:00 am on 06 Jan
India's first coronavirus vaccine shot was administered to Manish Kumar, a sanitation worker, at AIIMS Delhi today in the presence of Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan. AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria also received the COVID-19 vaccine jab at AIIMS Delhi. More than 3 lakh healthcare workers will get coronavirus vaccine shots today.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:42 am on 16 Jan
Own a car without buying it : Revv Subscriptions
short by Roshan Gupta / on 07 Jan 2021,Thursday
You can now drive a new car every month as Revv provides the option to subscribe to your favourite car for 1-36 months with ₹0 down payment, ₹0 road tax and without the hassle of maintenance and service. The car will be sanitized and delivered to your doorstep ensuring complete safety for you and your loved ones.
short by Roshan Gupta / 08:00 am on 07 Jan
62% respondents said they would travel in 2021: Inshorts Poll 
short by Esha Kohli / on 13 Jan 2021,Wednesday
According to Inshorts New Year poll, 70% respondents believe the pandemic will stay for the majority of 2021. Despite this, 62% respondents said they would travel this year while 44% would go out to social places. When asked about the future of workspaces, 40% respondents said they'd want to continue working from home while 33% want a hybrid working model.
short by Esha Kohli / 06:40 pm on 13 Jan
Which places welcome New Year first and last in the world?
short by Arshiya Chopra / on 01 Jan 2021,Friday
The first countries in the world to welcome New Year are the Pacific islands of Tonga, Samoa and Kiribati, where January 1 begins at 10am GMT or 3:30pm IST (Indian Standard Time) on December 31. The last places to welcome New Year are the uninhabited Howland and Baker Islands, near US, at 12pm GMT or 5:30pm IST on January 1.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 05:00 pm on 01 Jan
A man in US has been arrested for allegedly threatening to kill his former employer for not accepting his Facebook friend request. "Accept my friend request or I'm going to murder you," read one of the messages he sent to his former boss. He also kicked his front door two days after sending the request.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 05:07 pm on 05 Jan
An Amazon delivery driver allegedly defecated outside a customer's home after dropping the package in the UK. The incident was caught on the CCTV camera of the Manchester resident. The resident said he filed a complaint with Amazon and was offered a £150 (around ₹15,000) Christmas hamper voucher and a year's free subscription to Prime TV as compensation.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 05:02 pm on 17 Jan
62-year-old UK man gets drunk when he eats cake due to a rare condition
short by Pragya Swastik / on 12 Jan 2021,Tuesday
A 62-year-old man from the UK has said that he gets so drunk that he passes out when he eats a slice of cake. Nick Carson's body ferments carbohydrates and turns them into alcohol in his intestines, leaving him dangerously intoxicated. Carson developed the Auto Brewery Syndrome after he was exposed to strong chemicals at work almost 20 years ago.
short by Pragya Swastik / 03:52 pm on 12 Jan
Russian blogger Marina Balmasheva, who married her 21-year-old stepson after divorcing her husband, has announced the birth of their first child together. The 35-year-old, with more than 5.3 lakh followers on Instagram, recently revealed that she underwent plastic surgery treatments to make herself look attractive to him. Balmasheva reportedly knew her now-husband ever since he was seven.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 09:04 pm on 17 Jan
A man, who was snowboarding in US' Colorado, survived with minor injuries after being swept away by an avalanche. Maurice Kervin also captured the incident on camera. "I was in awe of how big it was, and very thankful that I was alive...The magnitude of it was definitely enough to bury you, mangle you or possibly kill you," Kervin said.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 08:18 pm on 19 Jan
A Taiwanese man named Chang Yu-Te has set the Guinness World Record for most soap bubbles blown inside one large bubble by blowing 783 bubbles. Guinness World Records posted a video of the man on Facebook. Chang, who also holds the title for the most bounces of a soap bubble, had set the record on September 20, 2020.
short by Ankush Verma / 11:06 am on 08 Jan
An ocean advocate from Belgium dressed as a mermaid and posed amid the plastic trash at Bali's famous Kuta Beach to highlight the plastic crisis. "The rainy season plastic disaster in Bali temporarily spoils the beaches every year," Laura said. "This is going to keep happening until the polluters stop manufacturing and selling things we use for minutes," she added.
short by Pragya Swastik / 08:20 pm on 06 Jan
In an accident in UK's Derbyshire, an Audi car got stuck vertically against a 'reduce speed' sign on a roadside after the driver lost control over the vehicle. "Incident involved 2 adults & 1 child trapped in vehicle," the fire department that reached the spot tweeted. Nobody was seriously injured in the incident, according to reports.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 07:00 am on 11 Jan
A US-based Indian restaurant server got a $2,020 tip on the bill of $269.51 amid the ongoing '2020 tip challenge', wherein people are tipping $2,020 or $20.20 to the servers. Sharing a post on Facebook, the eatery wrote, "God bless this group of kind folks. This year has been hard for every restaurant...but this act of kindness made our year."
short by Arshiya Chopra / 06:12 pm on 02 Jan
A salon owner offered free hair cuts to customers at his three salons in Gwalior on Monday to celebrate the birth of a girl child. "I want to give a message that the birth of a daughter brings immense happiness," Salman, the salon owner, said. "We have served 70 to 80 people for free, which is worth ₹3,000-₹3,500," he added.
short by Jigyasu Joshi / 04:44 pm on 05 Jan
A 25-year-old man who was allegedly filmed performing burnouts in his AU$100,000 (nearly ₹57 lakh) Mercedes-Benz has been charged after the luxury car burst into flames. Emergency crews were called to Chester Hill, in Sydney's western suburbs, on Sunday after it caught fire. The driver, passengers and bystanders escaped without any injury, however, the Mercedes was destroyed.
short by Daisy Mowke / 05:00 pm on 22 Jan
2,000-year-old remains of an infant and pet dog discovered in France
short by Pragya Swastik / on 17 Jan 2021,Sunday
Archaeologists have discovered the 2,000-year-old remains of a child who died around the age of one in the Auvergne region of central France. The remains of a pet dog were also found alongside the infant's remains. About twenty terracotta containers that may have once contained food and drink related to the funeral banquet were also found in the pit.
short by Pragya Swastik / 08:08 pm on 17 Jan
Twenty-eight-year-old Alfonso Flores from US has undergone cosmetic limb-lengthening surgery to increase his height from 5ft 11 to 6ft 1. The $75,000 (nearly ₹55 lakh) surgery was conducted by Harvard-trained orthopaedic surgeon Dr Kevin Debiparshad. "I've had little to no discomfort...My bones are pretty much consolidated," said Flores, who underwent surgery seven months ago.
short by Daisy Mowke / 10:09 am on 20 Jan
Empty coffin from Saudi Arabia washes up in UK due to floods; pics surface
short by Pragya Swastik / on 31 Dec 2020,Thursday
A UK man and his sister have found an empty coffin from Saudi Arabia which was washed up in a field by the floods. The wooden casket which was inscribed with Arabic writing was found after the River Nene burst its banks over Christmas. The duo also found an electric estimator, a fridge, and a child's Go-Kart in the field.
short by Pragya Swastik / 02:22 pm on 31 Dec
Swan 'mourning' another swan's death on track delays 23 trains in Germany
short by Pragya Swastik / on 31 Dec 2020,Thursday
A swan 'mourning' another swan's death on a high-speed railway line in Germany led to 23 trains being delayed. The swan had got caught in an overhead power cable and died. The officials waited for 50 minutes before lifting the dead swan and its mourning partner was released into a river.
short by Pragya Swastik / 07:07 pm on 31 Dec
Woman conceives third baby while being pregnant with twins
short by Pragya Swastik / on 31 Dec 2020,Thursday
A mother-to-be has conceived a third child a little over a week after learning she was pregnant with twins due to 'superfetation'. Her first two babies are 10 to 11 days older than the third baby. 'Superfetation' occurs when another egg is fertilised by sperm and implanted in the womb days or weeks after the first one.
short by Pragya Swastik / 09:23 pm on 31 Dec
A nurse in Italy proposed to his girlfriend for marriage with 'Will you marry me?' written on the back of his PPE suit. "It's a happy ending story...a gesture of love and hope for those who live inside an anti-contagion tracksuit," a Facebook post read. "Real life is made of simple things...Wishing everyone a year of rebirth," the nurse said.
short by Pragya Swastik / 06:10 pm on 03 Jan
IAMAI presents virtual conference, India Digital Summit 2021
short by Esha Kohli / on 18 Jan 2021,Monday
During these challenging times, IAMAI presents India Digital Summit with an aim to bring you thought leadership on digital initiatives that will cover policies, business, investment, emerging tech, eSports and other digital trends. With Cabinet Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad as Chief Guest, IDS features over 50 sessions, more than 45 exhibitions, over 150 speakers & more.
short by Esha Kohli / 02:56 pm on 18 Jan
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