'Stop Rape' Online Petition Garners Over 8.4 Lakh Signatories: Youth Against Rape
The country's future lies in the hands of the youth. Youth Against Rape (YAR) is a community created online, which fights against the social injustices including rape and false sexual allegations against men. YAR's only aim is 'Rape Mukht Bharat'. The community also promotes gender equality and sex education. Founded by… read-more
Tags: Yought Against Rape, YAR, Piyush Mongal, rape, Anti-rape
Jack Daniel's Pre-Mix To Make Debut In India; Whiskey & Cola Now Affordable
Jack Daniel brand's Jack & Cola, a refreshing ready-to-drink product is making its debut in the Indian market. The premium pre-mix cocktail drink, will have Jack Daniel's Old No.7 Tennessee Whiskey and cola, giving flavors of the charcoal-mellowed Tennessee whiskey, available for Rs 175, onwards. With this launch, it would be the first time that a Whiskey pre-mix drink is made available to consumers in India, through import soon.
Tags: Jack Daniels, Whiskey, Cocktail, US Brand, bengaluru
Courtesy: Jack Daniels
IIT Bhubaneswar Organises 12th Edition Of Techno-Management Fest: Wissenaire
East India's largest Techno-Management fest Wissenaire, organised by IIT Bhubaneswar, kicked off on April 1, and will go on till April 3. The fest is attended by the best minds in Science, Technology and Management fraternity. Wissenaire promotes coding, quizzing, robotics and designing. The fest offers various workshops and competitions for the future leaders. Wissenaire has had Dr K. Radhakrishnan and Dr V.K. Atre as chief guests in the… read-more
Tags: Wissenaire, IIT Bhubaneswar, Odisha, College Fest, IIT
Wife Of Malayalam Actor Jagadish Passes Away At 61, Last Rites Today
Malayalam Cinema Fame actor Jagadish lost his wife P. Rema on April 1. As per media reports, 61-year-old P Rema, former head of the department of Forensic Medicine of the Thiruvananthapuram Medical College, died due to prolonged illness and died peacefully, said actor Jagdish. In addition, Rema is survived by the actor and their two daughters. Notably, her last rites would be performed at their residence in Kerala, later in the day.
Tags: Entertainment, Malayalam Cinema, Jagadish, P. Rema, Death
Courtesy: Zee News
KJ Somaiya College Ready To Kick Off Cultural Event: Symphony
KJ Somaiya College of Engineering is back with their annual cultural event 'Symphony,' starting from March 30 to April 1. Organised at a grand scale, the fest will witness legendary artists, comedians, singers and performers like KK, Rahul Dua and Sumit Sourav. Popular for its enthusiasm, 'Symphony' is a tradition of KJSCE showcasing cultural events and pro-shows with a fascinating lineup of artists and events, based on yearly themes.
Tags: Symphony, Mumbai, KK Singer, Cultural Events, Rahul Dua
Courtesy: KJSCE Website
India Reports 6,561 New COVID-19 Cases In 24 Hrs
India records a slight surge in COVID-19 cases with 6,561 new cases and 142 deaths within the last 24 hours by 8 AM on March 3, confirmed the Union Health Ministry. As per MoHFW data, India has 0.18 % active rate, 98.62% recovery rate, the ministry said. The number of vaccines administered in India reached 178 crores, said the Union Health ministry.
Tags: Covid-19, Covid-19 Test, India, Union Health Ministry, COVID-19 outbreak
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Bring Down Evacuation 'Flight Cost', Requests Indian Students Living In Ukraine
Amid the ongoing Russia-Ukraine crisis, Indian students in Ukraine requested the Indian government to cut down the evacuation flight charges. In an exclusive interview with Brifly News, Ateeq Khan, an Indian student living in Ukraine, said that, evacuation flights arranged by Indian government costs around Rs 62,000. He further stated that other regular flights cost around Rs 26,000. The students further stated that they have booked tickets… read-more
Tags: Ukraine, Russia, Evacuation Flight, India, War
Karnataka's Alcohol Industry Veterans Urge Govt To Revise Excise Duties On Liquor
Veterans of Karnataka's Alcohol Beverages Industry, in a press release, urged the government to revise the excise duties on liquor. The press release further claimed that the current excise duty rates make the cheap segments "cheaper" and premium segments more "expensive". "By imposing additional excise duty on spirits and beer, Karnataka government is putting additional burden on consumers," said Bishan Kumar, Editor-in-chief of Spiritz… read-more
Tags: Karnataka, alcohol, tax, Excise Duty, Liquor
Italy Wins Gold, Singapore Silver & Iceland Bronze: IIHM's Young Chef Olympiad Finale
IIHM's 8th edition of the Young Chef Olympiad came to an end. Young chefs from over 50 countries took part in the competition, along with 200 judges and 150 hospitality stalwarts. Italy's Matteo Cignetti was crowned as the Best Young Chef of 2022, and won the coveted gold prize, a digital certificate and a cheque of $5,000. Besides, Singapore's Chong Jia De bagged silver and Iceland's Halldor Haflidason bagged bronze.
Tags: Young Chef Olympiad, Culinary Competition, Best Chef, Italy
IIHM's Young Chef Olympiad Begins; Student Chefs From 40 Countries Compete
IIHM is hosting the eight edition of Young Chef Olympiad, which virtually started on January 30. The five-day culinary battle began on January 31, in which student chefs from over 40 countries competed. The grand finale will be held on February 3 and 4, which will be split into two groups of five countries in each. The finale will reportedly be conducted in different time zones to accomodate all.
Tags: Young Chef Olympiad, Student Chef, Culinary Competition, IIHM, Hotel Management