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GOJEK looking to hire developers for its Super App
short by Roshan Gupta / on 25 Feb 2019,Monday
GOJEK, Indonesia's fastest growing unicorn, is hiring India's most talented engineers to expand its presence in Southeast Asia. It has food delivery, payments, commuting, hyper-local delivery and a dozen other services baked into one app. Notably, GOJEK's Super App completes more than a 100 million orders every month.
short by Roshan Gupta / 10:00 am on 25 Feb
Deepika & Ranbir reunite for Asian Paints Royale Health Shield
short by Roshan Gupta / on 12 Mar 2019,Tuesday
Asian Paints Royale Health Shield brings Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor back together on screen. Its new film depicts Ranbir renovating his home, where Deepika recommends Royale Health Shield. The anti-bacterial paint provides utmost protection to the home, keeping bacteria at bay while simultaneously offering the finest looking walls.
short by Roshan Gupta / 02:00 pm on 12 Mar
No more skipping breakfast with '3 Minute Breakfast': MTR
short by Roshan Gupta / on 29 Dec 2018,Saturday
Backed by the observation that breakfast is the most skipped meal of the day, MTR has the perfect answer with its '3 Minute Breakfast' range. This quick and convenient Indian breakfast range includes local favourites like Poha, Upma, Halwa and more.
short by Roshan Gupta / 06:34 pm on 29 Dec
Chivas Alchemy aims to deconstruct the Sixth Sense
short by Roshan Gupta / on 08 Mar 2019,Friday
Fantasy, Love, Déjà vu, Memory & Intuition, will be imagined through the lenses of five 'Alchemists' as an ode to the 85-flavour-noted Chivas Regal 18 year old whisky. Curators Malaika Arora, Sudarshan Shetty, Siddharth Kasliwal, Manish Malhotra and Rahul Mishra will come together in Delhi on March 16 to interpret these through an exclusively crafted experience.
short by Roshan Gupta / 02:00 pm on 08 Mar
Horlicks reconnects mothers to their children with new campaign
short by Roshan Gupta / on 19 Feb 2019,Tuesday
With the exam season around the corner, Horlicks seeks to deliver emotional nutrition to kids with its new campaign "Bottle of Love" by reconnecting mothers to their children across the country. The campaign empowers mothers to break down locational barriers and send a bottle filled with love to their children, helping them to prepare better for their exams.
short by Roshan Gupta / 04:00 pm on 19 Feb
Chivas Alchemy seeks to bottle the nuances of the Sixth Sense
short by Roshan Gupta / on 14 Mar 2019,Thursday
As a tribute to the Chivas Regal 18 YO blended scotch, five alchemists will aim to deconstruct the sixth sense. Fantasy, Love, Déjà vu, Memory & Intuition, will be interpreted as the sixth sense by curators-Malaika Arora, Sudarshan Shetty, Siddharth Kasliwal, Manish Malhotra and Rahul Mishra, as they come together in Delhi on March 16 to craft an exclusive experience.
short by Roshan Gupta / 12:00 am on 14 Mar
25-yr-old Iraqi woman gives birth to septuplets; 6 girls and 1 boy
short by Pragya Swastik / on 17 Feb 2019,Sunday
In what doctors are saying are the first septuplets (seven children born at one birth) in Iraq, a 25-year-old woman gave birth to six girls and one boy. She gave birth naturally and all of them are in good health. The children's father said they were considering not to have more children but now have ten youngsters to look after.
short by Pragya Swastik / 03:41 pm on 17 Feb
Banksy artwork found on garage wall in UK sold for over ₹92 lakh
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / on 18 Jan 2019,Friday
Street artist Banksy's artwork, which appeared on a garage wall in UK's Port Talbot in December, was sold for over ₹92 lakh to art dealer John Brandler. Brandler said 'Season's Greetings', sold by the garage owner, would stay at Port Talbot for at least 2-3 years. Security was hired to protect the mural after it appeared on a steelworker's garage.
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / 09:00 pm on 18 Jan
90-yr-old Kerala man meets his 1st wife after 72 yrs of separation
short by Daisy Mowke / on 28 Dec 2018,Friday
Kerala's 90-year-old Narayanan Nambiar met his 86-year-old wife Sarada, after 72 years of being separated from each other. Married in 1946, they got separated after Narayanan was put in jail for participating in the Kavumbai farmers rebellion. Narayanan and Sarada met again after their relatives decided to set up a meeting for the two.
short by Daisy Mowke / 09:37 am on 28 Dec
US blogger loses iPhone X in Jaipur, calls India 'poorest country'
short by Pragya Swastik / on 05 Jan 2019,Saturday
A 24-year-old US blogger named Colleen Grady is being criticised after she lost her iPhone X in Jaipur and called India "poorest most overcrowded country" on Instagram. "That phone is worth more money than some people in this country will have their whole lifetime," she added. A stranger found her phone and returned it to her, which she called "miracle".
short by Pragya Swastik / 09:19 pm on 05 Jan
Man finds 3 sons aren't his after 20 years, sues ex-wife
short by Daisy Mowke / on 07 Jan 2019,Monday
Fifty-year-old Richard Mason from UK sued his ex-wife on discovering after 20 years the three boys he raised as his sons weren't his own and has offered £5,000 to find their real father's identity. Richard was told by doctors in 2016 he was infertile since birth. His ex-wife later admitted to having an affair with a colleague during their marriage​.
short by Daisy Mowke / 03:34 pm on 07 Jan
'World's loneliest duck' dies after attack by dogs
short by Nandini Sinha / on 29 Jan 2019,Tuesday
Trevor, dubbed the world's loneliest duck, has died after being attacked by dogs on the remote Pacific island nation of Niue, a Facebook page dedicated to the duck said. Trevor is thought to have arrived on Niue, 2,400 kilometres northeast of New Zealand, during a storm in 2018. He was the only member of his species living on the island.
short by Nandini Sinha / 09:00 am on 29 Jan
US explorer completes 1st-ever solo, unaided Antarctica trek
short by Arundhati Rawat / on 27 Dec 2018,Thursday
American explorer Colin O'Brady took 54 days to walk 1,500 kilometres across Antarctica, dragging a 170-kg sled, to become the first person to complete a solo, unaided trek of the continent. The 33-year-old said he completed the last stretch of the journey in one continuous 32-hour push. Earlier, a 55-year-old British explorer died while attempting similar trek in 2016.
short by Arundhati Rawat / 05:07 pm on 27 Dec
UK returns 3,000-year-old 'cursed' stone looted during Iraq War
short by Nandini Sinha / on 20 Mar 2019,Wednesday
The UK has returned a 3,000-year-old stone 'kudurru', which supposedly places a curse on anyone who tries to destroy it, to Iraq. The stone was likely stolen during the Iraq War. The stone records the gifting of land by the Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar I to one of his subjects, according to a curator.
short by Nandini Sinha / 11:02 pm on 20 Mar
A video shows 40-year-old fireman Khun Apichet letting a 5-metre-long python wrap itself around his head during a safety demonstration in Thailand. Apichet was explaining to children what they can do if a snake wraps itself around them. "When the snake wants to eat the people they'll...lock them in...quickly," his colleague can be heard saying.
short by Daisy Mowke / 04:26 pm on 21 Dec
What is #trashtag challenge that has gone viral worldwide?
short by Pragya Swastik / on 13 Mar 2019,Wednesday
Under the #trashtag challenge, people are posting before-after photos of littered places and posing with trash collected by them. Its earliest reference was traced to 2015, where a Canadian man collected 100 pieces of trash in guilt after a paper accidentally flew out of a window. It recently went viral after Facebook user Byron Román shared his photo with #trashtag.
short by Pragya Swastik / 06:56 pm on 13 Mar
Who is Theresa Serber Malkiel, the woman behind 1st Women's Day?
short by Arshiya Chopra / on 08 Mar 2019,Friday
While the first Women's Day was observed in New York on February 28, 1909 and organised by Socialist Party of America, it was the party's leader Theresa Serber Malkiel who first suggested it. Malkiel was an immigrant in US and started as a factory worker. She later drew attention to plight of immigrant working women and fought for equal rights.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 12:47 pm on 08 Mar
I went halfway across world to look at toilet: Bill Gates shares pic
short by Pragya Swastik / on 22 Feb 2019,Friday
The world's second richest person Bill Gates on Thursday shared a throwback picture in which he was seen posing with a toilet. "#TBT to that time I traveled halfway across the world to look at a toilet," Gates captioned the picture. Bill Gates and his wife Melinda Gates are actively involved in work towards providing better toilet and sanitation facilities.
short by Pragya Swastik / 08:01 am on 22 Feb
'Nari Shakti' named Hindi Word of the Year by Oxford Dictionaries
short by Daisy Mowke / on 27 Jan 2019,Sunday
'Nari Shakti' (women empowerment) has been chosen as the Hindi Word of the Year 2018 by Oxford Dictionaries. The announcement was made during a session at the Jaipur Literature Festival. "'Nari Shakti' drew focused attention in 2018 thanks to concerted efforts by the Government of India and Hindi speakers nationwide to realize aims for inclusive development," read Oxford Dictionaries' blog.
short by Daisy Mowke / 05:36 pm on 27 Jan
Sherpa widows to climb Everest to complete husbands' ascents
short by Nandini Sinha / on 26 Dec 2018,Wednesday
The widows of two Sherpa climbers, who died on Mount Everest, will try to climb the mountain to complete the unfinished ascents of their husbands. Furdiki Sherpa's husband died while fixing ropes for foreign clients on the mountain in 2013, while Nima Doma Sherpa's husband was killed in an avalanche near the base camp in 2014.
short by Nandini Sinha / 07:48 pm on 26 Dec
Picture of children 'clicking selfie with chappal' goes viral
short by Anmol Sharma / on 04 Feb 2019,Monday
A picture of five children pretending to pose for a selfie, with one of them holding his chappal like a smartphone, went viral. Producer-photographer Atul Kasbekar shared the image on Twitter and wrote that he would send them something each if "anyone can reliably" locate them. "I'm sure this selfie deserves more likes than most," Boman Irani wrote on Instagram.
short by Anmol Sharma / 10:55 pm on 04 Feb
1st temple of God depicted as skinned human corpse found in Mexico
short by Nandini Sinha / on 04 Jan 2019,Friday
Archaeologists in Mexico have discovered the first known temple of the 'Flayed Lord', who is depicted as a skinned human corpse. Two skulls and a sculpted torso depicting the God, Xipe Tótec, were found at the Popoloca ruins in Puebla state. The pre-Hispanic 'Flayed Lord' or Xipe Tótec was linked with fertility and regeneration.
short by Nandini Sinha / 09:30 am on 04 Jan
US man returns overdue book to school library 53 years late
short by Dishant Sharma / on 19 Mar 2019,Tuesday
New Jersey's Harry Krame revealed he recently returned an overdue library book, 53 years after he first borrowed it. Krame borrowed Lewis Gannett's "The Family Book Of Verse" from the Memorial Middle School library as a 13-year-old. The school's Vice Principal Dominick Tarquinio said the school will not collect a late fee, which would amount to $2,000 at today's rate.
short by Dishant Sharma / 08:40 pm on 19 Mar
18th century commercial ice house found under London street
short by Kanishka Pandey / on 29 Dec 2018,Saturday
Archaeologists from the Museum of London Archaeology have re-discovered a commercial ice house from the 18th century under a street in London's Regent’s Park area. The egg-shaped ice house, dating from the 1780s, is believed to have stored ice sourced naturally from Norwegian fjord. The structure has been designated as a 'Scheduled Monument' by the governmental body Historic England.
short by Kanishka Pandey / 11:15 pm on 29 Dec
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