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National Poker Series' 3rd edition to begin on March 29 on PokerBaazi
short by Roshan Gupta / on 14 Mar 2023,Tuesday
NPS India announced that after witnessing immense success in the Indian poker industry, it is hosting its 3rd edition from 29th March-16th April on PokerBaazi with over ₹25 cr prize pool. NPS will host an awards night to felicitate the medalists and give its top 3 podium finishers an opportunity to compete at a global stage in Vegas.
short by Roshan Gupta / 12:35 pm on 14 Mar
Breakthrough in hair loss, 93% effective when used for 5 months: Traya
short by Roshan Gupta / on 23 Mar 2023,Thursday
Traya revealed that with more than 2.5 lakh Indians, its 3x Formula set a new record with a 93% success rate when used for 5 months in cases of genetic hair loss. We customize a regime that combines 3 sciences– Ayurveda, Dermatology and Nutrition, to target causes like sleep, digestion & stress, leading to long-term hair growth, Traya added.
short by Roshan Gupta / 10:00 am on 23 Mar
Real estate developer M3M Group is now in Noida
short by Roshan Gupta / on 17 Mar 2023,Friday
After establishing its presence in Gurugram, M3M has entered the Noida property market with a grand mixed-use project, it shared. With the project located in the heart of Noida, M3M promises new standards for modern living and a progressive and advanced lifestyle like never before. It urges buyers to embrace the future of urban living with M3M's project in Noida.
short by Roshan Gupta / 12:00 am on 17 Mar
Meteorologist and CBS LA weather news reporter, Alissa Carlson Schwartz, reportedly stroked live on air, with many people sharing the footage online. The video shows Alissa leaning on the desk before her eyes roll back and she collapses. The show's anchors are then seen announcing a commercial break. She later posted an update saying she was 'going to be okay'.
short by Sakshita Khosla / 04:28 pm on 19 Mar
IAS officer Saloni Rai has shared pictures of Asia's largest tulip garden, the Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden in Jammu and Kashmir, that opened for public on Sunday. "Tulip Garden in Srinagar is now open for tourists and is absolutely a treat to the eyes," the officer tweeted. The garden is located between Dal Lake and the Zabarwan hills.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 08:51 am on 21 Mar
What are the dos and don'ts to keep yourself safe during an earthquake?
short by Ankush Verma / on 22 Mar 2023,Wednesday
During an earthquake, the safest place is an open space, away from buildings, according to the National Center for Seismology. "If you are indoors, take cover under a desk, table or bed. If you are outside, move away from buildings and utility wires," it said. "Do not rush to go out of the building, to avoid stampede," it added.
short by Ankush Verma / 01:39 pm on 22 Mar
BharatPe Co-founder Ashneer Grover on Monday told the media to use his more recent picture, showing him and his wife Madhuri. "Nothing is more offensive to me than seeing my older fatter self after losing 15 kgs!...Visual appeal is important!!" said Grover. "You may write anything you get paid to write about me. I won't complain," he added.
short by Sakshita Khosla / 04:50 pm on 14 Mar
A 25-year-old man from Sanchore, Rajasthan was admitted to a private hospital after he vomited blood. The man, who works as an accountant, lived with four friends. After reaching hospital, an X-ray was done, which showed presence of metal in stomach. After sonography and endoscopy showed blades in his stomach, a surgery was performed and 56 blades were operated out.
short by Daisy Mowke / 10:17 pm on 14 Mar
A Twitter user alleged she was harassed by a Rapido driver with whom she shared her location via WhatsApp. He allegedly told her he arrived only after seeing her display picture and hearing her voice and added that he's not "bhaiya". "It's extremely learn about the captain's lack of professionalism...This matter will surely be actioned upon," Rapido Cares responded.
short by Daisy Mowke / 03:54 pm on 15 Mar
A video shows a snow leopard hunting down a urial in the mountains of Ladakh. The clip was captured by wildlife photographer Vedant Thite. "A snow leopard puts all his experience, patience and skills at play to bring down a urial. The feline took its time to strategically reposition itself multiple times over a period of 2 hours," wrote Vedant.
short by Daisy Mowke / 10:53 pm on 15 Mar
Zerodha Co-founder Nikhil Kamath has said he prefers Bengaluru over Delhi and Mumbai as the city has no 'brash displays of wealth'. "I have seen fiercely rich people walk in 'chappals' (slippers) [in Bengaluru]. You will never see that in Mumbai," said Kamath in an interview. "People in Bengaluru are less competitive," he said, adding that it's the "best thing".
short by Sakshita Khosla / 10:06 am on 16 Mar
BITS Pilani Goa to host annual tech fest Quark from March 24-26
short by Anmol Sharma / on 22 Mar 2023,Wednesday
BITS Pilani Goa's tech fest Quark'23 will be organising a guest lecture on robotics by researcher Divakar Vaish along with multiple workshops on stock trading, UI/UX design, NFTs, Web3, and product management. An AI workshop will also be conducted by IBM. Other highlights include a speedcubing competition called Cubix, Valorant matches, and musical performances by Darshan Raval and Nikhil D'Souza.
short by Anmol Sharma / 06:40 pm on 22 Mar
A woman in US applied to her own job after noticing that her company was offering $32,000-$90,000 higher salary to applicants for the same position. After her tweet went viral, the company took down the job posting and later shared it again saying it was meant for internal candidates. "Someone internally is...still going to make $32k+ more," the woman said.
short by Hiral Goyal / 01:53 pm on 12 Mar
A 23-year-old Kerala woman's account of her mother conceiving at 47, years after doctors said she wouldn't be able to do so, has gone viral. She said her mother found out she was pregnant after seven months and they were 'taunted' by some friends and relatives. "Just last week, Amma delivered a girl. Life's never made more sense," she said.
short by Sakshita Khosla / 12:53 pm on 13 Mar
The Malayala Manorama daily newspaper created a detailed step-by-step tutorial to teach how to do the steps of the song 'Naatu Naatu'. The choreography of the 'RRR' song has been divided into three parts, with illustrations and explanations. "Why local newspapers, not national dailies, win India's masses," a Twitter user wrote while sharing the clipping.
short by Daisy Mowke / 07:52 pm on 14 Mar
A 45-year-old masked man tried to rob his own son at an ATM in Glasgow without realising it. The 17-year-old had withdrawn £10 when his father pinned him against the wall and pressed a knife against his face. The boy identified his father from his voice and asked him, "What are you doing?" The man said, "I'm sorry, I'm desperate."
short by Apaar Sharma / 08:54 pm on 12 Mar
BharatPe's ex-MD Ashneer Grover has shared a picture with his son after his school results. "So when your son passes the grade to move to next class- where do you take him? Me- High Court first and then Big Chill! Congrats Avy," Grover tweeted. Earlier this year, BharatPe Co-founder Bhavik Koladiya had filed a lawsuit against Grover over shares dispute.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 01:32 pm on 17 Mar
Businessman Anand Mahindra was recently spotted together with former Indian badminton player Prakash Padukone and his wife Ujjala Padukone and Infosys Co-founder Kris Gopalakrishnan at the ARAKU Coffee in Bengaluru. Mahindra, Gopalakrishnan and Dr Reddy's Laboratories' Chairman Satish Reddy, who was also present there, serve on the board of Araku Global Holdings, the company behind the café.
short by Hiral Goyal / 04:40 pm on 20 Mar
At least 35 people were injured after a ship belonging to the estate of late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen toppled over on Wednesday. The incident took place at Imperial Dock in Leith, Edinburgh. The 250-foot vessel was toppled over by strong winds. The ship was photographed leaning at a 45-degree angle on the dry dock.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:03 pm on 23 Mar
A Nissan GT-R sports car worth over ₹2 crore caught fire in Mumbai on Sunday afternoon after the Red Bull F1 Showrun event. The blaze erupted at the back of the vehicle. In the video, the fire and smoke can be seen coming out of the rear part of the car. The modified GT-R was a part of the event.
short by Anmol Sharma / 09:54 pm on 12 Mar
Pic shows 181-kg preserved heart of a blue whale
short by Daisy Mowke / on 14 Mar 2023,Tuesday
RPG Enterprises Chairman Harsh Goenka tweeted a picture of a blue whale's preserved heart. "This is the preserved heart of a blue whale which weighs 181 kg. It measures 1.2 meters wide and 1.5 meters tall and its heartbeat can be heard from more than 3.2 km away," he wrote. It is reportedly displayed at Canada's Royal Ontario Museum.
short by Daisy Mowke / 07:21 pm on 14 Mar
World's shortest bodybuilder Pratik Mohite marries partner; shares pics
short by Ankush Verma / on 18 Mar 2023,Saturday
Pratik Vitthal Mohite, the world's shortest bodybuilder at 3 feet 4 inches, got married to his partner Jayaa, whom he met four years ago. "I liked Jayaa the moment I saw her. I knew she was the one," Mohite said. He bagged the Guinness World Record for the shortest competitive bodybuilder (male) in 2021.
short by Ankush Verma / 12:37 pm on 18 Mar
Pic shows mysterious streaks of light in sky over US
short by Arshiya Chopra / on 19 Mar 2023,Sunday
Mysterious streaks of light were seen in the sky in US' California on Friday during St Patrick's Day celebration, pictures and videos of which have surfaced online. "Mainly, we were in shock, but amazed that we got to witness it," a local said. Meanwhile, astronomer Jonathan McDowell said the streaks of light were most probably from burning space debris.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 11:42 am on 19 Mar
Assam man buys scooter with coins worth around ₹90,000; video out
short by Ashley Paul / on 22 Mar 2023,Wednesday
A small shop's owner bought a scooter in Assam using coins worth around ₹90,000 which he had saved in past five to six years. A video of the incident showed the man entering the scooter's showroom with a sack full of coins and showroom employees sitting on the floor to count the coins. "I've fulfilled my dream," the man said.
short by Ashley Paul / 06:31 pm on 22 Mar
Juhu Police reunite 37-yr-old postgraduate beggar with his family
short by Nidhi Sinha / on 23 Mar 2023,Thursday
Mumbai's Juhu Police traced a 37-year-old beggar's family to Kerala and reunited him with his father on Tuesday. Anup Rajshekharan, who holds a master's degree in aquaculture and fisheries science, had come to Mumbai to meet a Facebook friend, with whom he had fallen in love. "When she rejected him, Anup didn't return home. He eventually started begging," police said.
short by Nidhi Sinha / 03:50 pm on 23 Mar
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