Day: November 8, 2018

69-Year-Old Dutch Man Wants to Reduce Official Age by 20 Years So That He Gets Right-Swiped on Tinder

Love is beyond age and appearance. But dating in the world of dating apps certainly isn’t. Dating can be tough, especially with age. And with technology becoming the primary matchmaker in the era of the internet, there is an even higher premium on how old the ‘candidate’ is. Age is often (and quite ridiculously) equated […]

Heavy Vehicles Banned as Delhi Records Worst Air Quality This Year

(3) NEW UPDATES 10:11 PM, 08 Nov 50 Lakh kg Crackers Burnt This Diwali, 310 Arrested Close to 50 lakh kilograms of firecrackers were burst in Delhi on Diwali despite a Supreme Court directive limiting the bursting of crackers to only two hours, according to a report by a research group. That is the same […]

Rajasthan records ‘poor’ air quality post-Diwali; residents flout SC verdict on firecrackers, say ‘can’t compromise on celebration’

Jaipur: Flouting the Supreme court’s order, people continued to burst firecrackers past the permissible time limit, resulting in poor air quality in major cities of Rajasthan on Thursday. As per the Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board data, the PM 2.5 and PM 10 parameters at one centre in Jaipur were 330 and 205 respectively. The […]

A Viral Campaign of Clothing Brand Showing Different Sized Models Side By Side Has Won Twitter’s Heart

Fashion today is all about diversity. More and more fashion designers and brands are adopting diversity as a marketing and technique by including models who do not look like the stereotypical, air-brushed specters on fashion magazines from the 90s but rather like actual people, especially women. It is a time when finally, after years of […]

2 Economic Policies May Change With Democrats in Control of House

Perhaps the biggest surprise in the midterm elections was that, unlike 2016, there wasn’t one. Polls and pundits expected Democrats would take control of the House and Republicans would keep the Senate, and that’s exactly what we’re getting. The likely result: two years of congressional gridlock on economic policy, which requires both houses of Congress […]

Kerala Police arrests main accused in assault of 52-year-old woman pilgrim at Sabarimala temple

Thiruvananthapuram: A 29-year old man was Wednesday arrested in connection with the incident relating to the alleged assault of a woman pilgrim at the Lord Ayyappa Temple in Sabarimala, suspecting her to be of menstrual age. Sooraj, hailing from Elanthur in Pathanamthitta district, was one of the main accused in the incident which took place […]

Guinness World Records Holds Annual Celebration of the Impressive, the Unusual and Downright Weird

The World Records Day often includes a Rubik’s cube solved in unlikely circumstances against the clock, and this year was no exception. China’s Que Jianyu recorded the fastest time to crack the puzzle upside down: 15.84 seconds. Reuters Updated:November 8, 2018, 4:25 PM IST Guinness World Records attempt in China. (Image: Guinness World Records) Loading… […]

Latest News: MEA Says India Supports Peace in Afghan

(3) NEW UPDATES 12:22 PM, 08 Nov MEA Supports Peace in Afghanistan The Ministry of External Affair (MEA) on Thursday, 8 November, said that it is aware of the Russian Federation hosting a meeting in Moscow on Thursday, 9 November on Afghanistan. India supports all efforts at peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan. “Our participation at […]

Day after Diwali, some parts of Kolkata record ‘very-poor’ air quality; 93 people arrested for bursting firecrackers till midnight

Kolkata: The air quality in some parts of Kolkata a day after Diwali was “very poor” as people defied the Supreme Court’s 8-10 pm firecracker deadline, environmentalists said. The PM 2.5 count shot up to 330 at the Rabindra Bharati automatic air monitoring station on BT Road in the northern part of the city and the […]

The Morning After Diwali, This is How Your City Fared on the Air Quality Report Card

The festival of lights is over and the post-Diwali weather report card is worrying, to say the least. Last month, the Supreme Court came under fire after it instructed the citizens to adhere by the 2-hour time window (8pm-10pm) for bursting crackers in order to curb the air pollution.Despite the apex court order, there were […]