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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
This new film captures the feeling of safety at home
short by Roshan Gupta / on 11 Jun 2018,Monday
From wars and corruption to riots and terrorist attacks, many things create a sense of insecurity today. But the greatest sense of insecurity comes from the feeling that your own home is not safe, that it can be broken into and robbed. A new film evocatively captures the feeling of safety that Godrej Locks brings to the lives of Indians.
short by Roshan Gupta / 12:00 am on 11 Jun
IIT Bombay displaces IIT Delhi as best-ranked Indian university
short by Gaurav Shroff / on 07 Jun 2018,Thursday
Rising 17 positions from last year to 162, IIT Bombay has displaced IIT Delhi (172) to become the top-ranked Indian institute in the QS World University Rankings, which featured IISc Bangalore at 170. Globally, Massachusetts Institute of Technology remained the top university for seventh straight year. The number of Indian universities in the top 1,000 increased from 20 to 24.
short by Gaurav Shroff / 09:54 am on 07 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
Colgate hosts free dental checkup camp for taxi drivers in Mumbai
short by Roshan Gupta / on 06 Jun 2018,Wednesday
Taxi drivers have a tiring lifestyle that requires them to stay awake and/or work long hours, which leads to some of them picking up the habit of chewing tobacco. To protect the smiles of the people who drive Mumbai, Colgate organised a free dental check-up camp at Mumbai International Airport (availed during their waiting time) to identify their problems.
short by Roshan Gupta / 06:45 pm on 06 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
Launch Code Expansia - Kalpataru's Ultra-premium homes in Thane
short by Roshan Gupta / on 11 Jun 2018,Monday
Kalpataru launches yet another landmark Project in Thane West – Launch Code Expansia beside the Grand Central Park. Created by the best of minds in the industry, it is equipped with best in class club house facilities and offers a host of amenities for all ages. Limited period pre-launch prices for 1BHK, 2BHK and 3BHK starting from ₹69 lacs.
short by Roshan Gupta / 10:00 am on 11 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
India is the world's largest producer of milk
short by Nandini Sinha / on 01 Jun 2018,Friday
India is the world's largest producer of milk, contributing about 19% of the world's total milk production with over 150 million tonnes of milk production every year. India, whose milk output surpasses that of all the European Union countries combined, is followed by the US, China, Pakistan and Brazil. World Milk Day is being observed on June 1.
short by Nandini Sinha / 08:10 pm on 01 Jun
296 kg Goan fish patty sets Guinness world record
short by Nandini Sinha / on 09 Jun 2018,Saturday
A 295.6-kilogram fish patty, whose preparation was led by a Mumbai-based food and beverage company has been adjudged the world's largest by the Guinness World Records. The cutlet, which was prepared in Goa, is a popular seafood snack in the state. The patty, which had a height of 29 centimetres and diameter of 122 centimetres, was prepared in August 2017.
short by Nandini Sinha / 06:36 pm on 09 Jun
World's largest freshwater pearl auctioned for ₹2.5 crore
short by Nandini Sinha / on 01 Jun 2018,Friday
The world's largest known freshwater pearl was auctioned for over ₹2.5 crore on Thursday in the Netherlands. The pearl is known as the 'Sleeping Lion' due to its distinctive shape and once belonged to the Russian Empress Catherine the Great. The auctioneers said that the jewel weighs around 120 grams and is about 2.7 inches long.
short by Nandini Sinha / 09:13 pm on 01 Jun
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
Gates gives free book to all US students graduating in 2018
short by Manaya Bagga / on 09 Jun 2018,Saturday
Billionaire Bill Gates has invited students graduating from a US college in 2018 to download free e-book of late Hans Rosling's 'Factfulness'. The book lays out Rosling's argument that the world is actually in a much better state than we think. Gates said this blueprint for how to think "factfully" is especially relevant for graduates, but "everyone should read it."
short by Manaya Bagga / 07:55 am on 09 Jun
Newborn baby's burnt leg amputated after hair dryer left on
short by Gaurav Shroff / on 09 Jun 2018,Saturday
A four-day-old baby's leg was amputated after a nurse allegedly forgot a hair dryer on for 1.5 hours next to the child at a hospital in China. The newborn suffered serious burns and doctors had to amputate the leg to save his life. Two other babies, who were also in the room, sustained minor burns in the December 2017 incident.
short by Gaurav Shroff / 02:48 pm on 09 Jun
Whale dies after swallowing 80 plastic bags weighing 8 kgs
short by Dishant Sharma / on 03 Jun 2018,Sunday
Officials in Thailand said that a whale has died in the southern part of the nation after swallowing more than 80 plastic bags weighing around 8 kgs. A veterinary team tried stabilising its illness but failed. The nation is one of the world's largest consumers of plastic bags, which results in deaths of hundreds of marine creatures each year.
short by Dishant Sharma / 08:42 am on 03 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
Couple says stuffed lion is their lawyer, lose child custody
short by Dishant Sharma / on 08 Jun 2018,Friday
A couple from Canada lost custody of their daughter after they insisted that their stuffed lion, claimed to represent 'Lord Jesus', is their lawyer. The couple, who said that they were getting counsel straight from the Lord through this lion, was found to have a history of violent arguments and had "unstable working and living arrangements".
short by Dishant Sharma / 10:31 pm on 08 Jun
What was the word that won Indian-origin teen Spelling Bee?
short by Dishant Sharma / on 02 Jun 2018,Saturday
Texas' 14-year-old Indian-American Karthik Nemmani won the 91st Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday by successfully spelling out the word 'koinonia'. Koinonia is a Greek-origin word that means a 'spiritual community' used to refer to Christian fellowships or communions. Nemmani competed in the championship as a wild-card contestant, beating fellow Texan Naysa Modi to win the title.
short by Dishant Sharma / 07:35 pm on 02 Jun
Menu of first Indian restaurant in UK auctioned for ₹7.6L
short by Bulbul Dhawan / on 02 Jun 2018,Saturday
The handwritten menu of the first Indian restaurant opened in the UK has been auctioned for nearly ₹7.6 lakh. The restaurant, Hindoostane Coffee House, was set up by Patna-born Sake Dean Mahomed at London's George Street in 1810. The menu comprised over 25 dishes, including pineapple pulao, lobster and chicken curries, assortment of breads, and chutneys.
short by Bulbul Dhawan / 09:06 am on 02 Jun
Ronaldo's bicycle kick features in FIFA 19's reveal trailer
short by Dishant Sharma / on 11 Jun 2018,Monday
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo's bicycle kick in the Champions League quarterfinal against Juventus features in the official reveal trailer of the EA Sports FIFA 19 video game. The game, which will release on September 28th, will also feature PSG's Neymar Jr on its cover this year. The game will officially feature UEFA Champions League for the first time.
short by Dishant Sharma / 06:17 pm on 11 Jun
Trailer of 'Shadow of The Tomb Raider' released
short by Dishant Sharma / on 12 Jun 2018,Tuesday
The first trailer for the new sequel to the Tomb Raider franchise, Shadow of The Tomb Raider, was released at the E3 Expo. The game, which is scheduled to be released on September 14, 2018, continues the story of Lara Croft, who must "master a deadly jungle, overcome terrifying tombs" to save the world from a Mayan apocalypse.
short by Dishant Sharma / 08:43 am 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
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
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
Gamer reaches Fortnite's 'unreachable' spawn island on trolley
short by Dishant Sharma / on 08 Jun 2018,Friday
YouTuber OrangeGuy with the help of two of his friends used a trolley to reach the 'spawn island' in popular online game Fortnite, an area touted to be 'unreachable' after the game's start. The area, which is a neutral territory where players assemble before the start of the game, has now been reached by many gamers using OrangeGuy's technique.
short by Dishant Sharma / 09:13 pm on 08 Jun
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