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Teacher's Glasses presents Teacher's Genuine Stories, a show featuring storytellers across diverse genres of music, comedy, fashion & more. The show, hosted by Rahul Bose, features him in conversations with renowned personalities through stories that will stir your deepest emotions, inspire you or simply make you laugh, the company said.
short by Roshan Gupta / 07:00 am on 18 Oct
Domino's introduces all new Pasta Pizzas #FirstTimeEver
short by Roshan Gupta / on 24 Oct 2020,Saturday
Domino's Pizza has introduced the all new Pasta Pizzas for the first time ever in India. It's the unique fusion of delicious saucy pasta on cheesy pizzas, Domino's said. The two new flavours, Creamy Tomato and Moroccan Spice Pasta Pizzas are available in both Veg and Non-Veg variants with 100% real mozzarella cheesy goodness, starting at ₹99 each, it added.
short by Roshan Gupta / 09:00 am on 24 Oct
Liebherr Refrigerators launches DuoCooling Technology in India
short by Roshan Gupta / on 19 Oct 2020,Monday
Liebherr Appliances India has launched its DuoCooling Technology range of refrigerators in India. The company said the technology is like an invisible freshness lock that keeps temperature super-precise and helps maintain moisture in food intact for protecting natural freshness for a longer period. This is enabled by independent cooling circuits for freezer and fridge section, it added.
short by Roshan Gupta / 10:30 am on 19 Oct
Philips India launches ‘Khushiyon ki Ladi’ campaign for Diwali
short by Roshan Gupta / on 19 Oct 2020,Monday
Philips India has launched its new digital campaign for Diwali, that talks about how each one of us can ignite a 'Khushiyon ki Ladi'. Philips said, the campaign breaks with a heartwarming digital film that illustrates how joy and prosperity can trickle down from one family to another this Diwali - all triggered by one single purchase.
short by Roshan Gupta / 12:00 am on 19 Oct
₹35 crore worth of prizes won by members last week: CRED
short by Roshan Gupta / on 22 Oct 2020,Thursday
Credit card bill payment app CRED revealed that its members had won over ₹35 crore in prizes last week. Official partner for Dream11 IPL, CRED runs daily jackpots and has given 100% cash-back on credit card bills to select payers. It also announced Deba Sinha, Business Head at Crazibrain Solutions, as one of the winners of CRED's 100% cash-back reward.
short by Roshan Gupta / 05:49 pm on 22 Oct
Ray-Ban launches a new category: Everglasses
short by Roshan Gupta / on 22 Oct 2020,Thursday
Ray-Ban states it has been protecting eyes from UV rays since 1937 and is now building on this ongoing mission, launching a new product category: Everglasses. The new category Everglasses encompasses three Ray-Ban lenses: Evolve Photochromic, Clear and Blue Light Filter Lenses. According to Ray-Ban, Everglasses are a lifestyle accessory for everyday use that remains true to the brand's iconicity.
short by Roshan Gupta / 03:21 pm on 22 Oct
A Swiss couple named their daughter after an Internet provider to get free WiFi for 18 years. An advertisement by Internet provider Twifi said, "Name your child Twifia or Twifius. Simply upload a photo of your child's civil birth certificate." The parents said they'll put the money they would otherwise have spent on WiFi into their daughter's savings account.
short by Ankush Verma / 01:55 pm on 18 Oct
Teachers in Italy have been taking their classes on the streets, with several students attending from their balconies. Local authorities have closed most schools until the end of October due to a rise in coronavirus infections in recent weeks. The Italian government has so far not imposed nationwide curbs but urged regional authorities to impose their own restrictions if needed.
short by Nandini Sinha / 07:00 am on 22 Oct
5,000 Cape fur seal pups found dead on beach in Namibia, probe launched
short by Nandini Sinha / on 17 Oct 2020,Saturday
Namibia has launched a probe after an estimated 5,000 Cape fur seal pups were found dead on a beach and the country will send samples to South Africa. The pups were born prematurely and died almost immediately, marine biologist Naude Dreyer said. Female seals will abandon their young or abort their foetuses when there's a shortage of resources, he added.
short by Nandini Sinha / 07:00 am on 17 Oct
Rare puppy with green fur born in Italy; pics surface
short by Nandini Sinha / on 22 Oct 2020,Thursday
A rare puppy with green fur was born on a farm on the island of Sardinia in Italy earlier this month. It is thought that this happens when pale coloured puppies have contact in their mother's womb with a green pigment called biliverdin. The colour will continue to fade so as the animal gets older.
short by Nandini Sinha / 07:18 pm on 22 Oct
Pic of tigress hugging tree wins wildlife photography award
short by Pragya Swastik / on 14 Oct 2020,Wednesday
An image of a tigress hugging an ancient Manchurian fir tree in a remote Siberian forest was declared the winner of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year award by the Duchess of Cambridge at a ceremony at London's Natural History Museum. It took Russian photographer Sergey Gorshkov 11 months to capture the image. It was selected from over 49,000 entries.
short by Pragya Swastik / 05:29 pm on 14 Oct
A rare first edition copy of 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone' was sold at a UK auction for £75,000 (over ₹71 lakh). The book, one of the only 500 in the first Potter print-run in 1997, had '1 wand' printed twice mistakenly. It also had a unique issue number '10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1'.
short by Pragya Swastik / 03:53 pm on 15 Oct
Jason Holton, 30, of Surrey, who weighs 317 kg, was hoisted out of his third-floor flat for treatment. Holton, who has a 10,000-calorie daily diet, said his condition left him trapped indoors for five years. He eventually called emergency services and was removed after rescuers removed his window to squeeze him out in a crane operation that took seven hours.
short by Daisy Mowke / 06:00 pm on 21 Oct
A video showing a girl giving a high five to a priest as he raised his hand to bless her has gone viral on social media. In the video, which has over 20 lakh views, the priest can be seen trying hard to control his laughter. The girl's mother can be seen pulling down the kid's hand.
short by Ankush Verma / 10:57 am on 23 Oct
Rare two-headed snake found in US woman's home; pic surfaces
short by Arshiya Chopra / on 23 Oct 2020,Friday
A rare two-headed southern black racer snake was found in a US woman's home reportedly after her cat dragged it inside. "Two-headed snakes are unlikely to survive in the wild as the two brains make different decisions that inhibit the ability to feed or escape from predators," US' FWC Fish and Wildlife Research Institute said.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 03:41 pm on 23 Oct
Man accidentally reels in crocodile while fishing in Aus; video viral
short by Arshiya Chopra / on 21 Oct 2020,Wednesday
A video has gone viral on social media, showing a man in Australia accidentally hooking and reeling a crocodile while fishing. The video shows the reptile leaping out of the water as the man struggles to get his lure back from the crocodile. "This one seemed like he actually tried to eat it (lure)," the man said in an interview.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 07:00 am on 21 Oct
The complete bar and five bar stools removed from Adolf Hitler's yacht 'Aviso Grille' are set to fetch an estimated $250,000 at an auction. "They remained untouched in a home in Maryland, US, for 70 years, kept by the son of the original purchaser who had installed the bar in his home's basement as a curiosity," the auction house said.
short by Nandini Sinha / 09:21 pm on 16 Oct
Aus man who felt a tickle in his ear finds spider inside headphones
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / on 15 Oct 2020,Thursday
An Australian man who felt a tickling sensation in his ears while using headphones discovered a huntsman spider inside the soft padding of the device. "I absolutely knew I could feel something tickling my ear. It doesn't want to come out. He's happy in there," he said in a video posted online. He then drops the headphones and walks away.
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / 01:30 pm on 15 Oct
A woman in Australia's Queensland, who tried to rescue a two to three-metre-long carpet python from under her car, called the police for help after it coiled around her leg. A video shows the woman holding the snake's head as the officer uncoils it off her leg. The woman then puts the python back on the grass beside her driveway.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 04:44 pm on 19 Oct
Japan city makes bags deer can eat after plastic bag-related deaths
short by Pragya Swastik / on 21 Oct 2020,Wednesday
Japanese city Nara, where deer roam on streets, has developed an edible bag for deers after several deer were found dead after swallowing plastic bags and food wrappers. The edible bags are made with recycled pulp from milk cartons and rice bran. Rice bran is one of the main ingredients of the 'shika senbei' crackers fed to deer by tourists.
short by Pragya Swastik / 03:14 pm on 21 Oct
Shakespeare's first collection of plays sells for record ₹73 crore
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / on 15 Oct 2020,Thursday
A copy of the first collection of plays by William Shakespeare printed in 1623 sold for $9.97 million (₹73 crore) at a Christie's auction in New York on Wednesday, setting a new record for a work of literature. The 'First Folio' containing 36 plays was bought by American private collector Stephan Loewentheil. It was compiled by two of Shakespeare's friends.
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / 11:25 am on 15 Oct
'3 suns' appear in the sky over China due to 'sun dog' phenomenon
short by Nandini Sinha / on 17 Oct 2020,Saturday
Residents of the Chinese city Mohe earlier this week spotted what appeared to be three suns in the sky at the same time. The optical illusion is caused by a natural phenomenon known as 'sun dogs'. Pictures and videos on social media showed two glowing spots, called 'phantom suns', appearing on the left and right side of the actual sun.
short by Nandini Sinha / 07:07 pm on 17 Oct
An owl flew into a helicopter as the pilot fought wildfires in US' Fresno and Madera counties. Dan Alpiner, a pilot with aircraft charter company Sky Aviation, said the bird calmly sat by the window. "It's odd to have an owl enter an aircraft. It's unheard of to have it enter while helo is in-flight," Sky Aviation wrote on Facebook.
short by Ankush Verma / 11:50 am on 18 Oct
Rescuers have urged people to pick up their litter, reduce waste and look after wildlife, stressing that 'there's no Planet B' after a young hedgehog was found with a plastic ring embedded in its neck in the UK. The wound from the ring got deeper as the hedgehog grew. "The images are graphic but this is our reality," rescuers said.
short by Pragya Swastik / 05:17 pm on 22 Oct
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