Thu, Oct 21, 2021

  • Zomato issues apology after TN customer was told 'should know Hindi'

    Updated On: Oct, 19, 202112:34 PM

    Thousands of netizens took to Twitter slamming food giant Zomato on Tuesday after a customer from Tamil Nadu was told that he should know Hindi when he got in touch with the customer service to claim...
    Vikas, who had raised his complaint to the customer service, was told that there was a language barrier between the hotel and him and that the platform would not be able to compensate with anything except apology. “For your kind information, Hindi is our national language. So it’s very common that everybody should know Hindu little bit,” the customer care replied.Soon after Vikas, the customer, tweeted the incidents along with screenshots of the conversation, Zomato issued a public apology and terminated the agent for his negligence towards diverse culture.The food delivery platform also said, they are building a Tamil version of the app and a call centre in Coimbatore. We understand food and language are core to any local culture and we take both of them seriously, Zomato tweeted.Vanakkam Vikash, we apologise for our customer care...
  • Beijing shop launches Squid Game bake-off challenge Beijing shop launches Squid Game bake-off challenge

    A Beijing bakery has introduced a Squid Game-themed confection-making challenge in its store as it seeks to cash in on the massive popularity of the South Korean Netflix show.

  • Couple braves flood, sails in a cooking vessel to get hitched Couple braves flood, sails in a cooking vessel to get hitched

    Updated On: Oct, 19, 202106:12 AM

    Love knows no bounds, not even nature’s fury. Sailing along in a large cooking vessel through the flooded streets, a health worker couple from the district beat all odds to exchange their wedding vows...

  • Cyprus's homage to the humble spud goes viral Cyprus's homage to the humble spud goes viral

    A Cypriot community's endeavour to pay homage to the humble spud has gone viral after their 5 metre (16 ft) tall statue of a Cyprus potato drew comparisons to a giant penis.

  • 24-year-old Gelgi is now World’s tallest woman 24-year-old Gelgi is now World’s tallest woman

    A 24-year-old woman from Turkey has been confirmed as the world’s tallest woman with a height of 215.16cm i.e., 7 feet 0.7 inch. Rumeysa Gelgi (24), broken the Guinness World record for the second...

  • Home chef curates authentic Bengali cuisine at this one-week long food festival Home chef curates authentic Bengali cuisine at this one-week long food festival

    Growing up in a joint family in Kolkata, Joyadrita Ragavendran Chatterjee enjoyed cuisines from East and West Bengal. Her mother hailed from East Bengal that has a Bangladeshi influence and her father...

  • Kerala: Artist uses bakery products to create Theyyam art Kerala: Artist uses bakery products to create Theyyam art

    A Kerala-based artist has used biscuits and other bakery products to create an installation to depict Kerala's ritualistic art form Theyyam.

  • Indian Premier league 2021: Deepak Chahar proposes his girlfriend after CSK vs PBKS match Indian Premier league 2021: Deepak Chahar proposes his girlfriend after CSK vs PBKS match

    Updated On: Oct, 08, 202105:05 PM

    Indian pacer Deepak Chahar on Thursday proposed to his girlfriend after the IPL 2021 match between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Punjab Kings (PBKS) at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

  • Olympic Gold Medallist Neeraj Chopra mimics Javelin Throw Under Water Olympic Gold Medallist Neeraj Chopra mimics Javelin Throw Under Water

    Updated On: Oct, 05, 202103:28 PM

    Neeraj Chopra Shared on his personal Twitter handle and was seen shadow practicing his javelin throwing skills underwater

  • Indonesian man marries rice cooker, divorces it later Indonesian man marries rice cooker, divorces it later

    In one of the most bizarre things that has been going viral, an Indonesian man married a rice cooker and divorced the kitchen appliance 4 days later, citing that it could only cook rice.