The internet is ablaze with a viral video of MS Dhoni playing Candy Crush on his tablet while flying on an IndiGo flight.
In the video, captain cool is seen accepting sweets from an IndiGo air hostess. The legendary Indian cricketer heartily thanked her and spoke with her. While he was busy talking with the airhostess, the same video captured a tab kept infront of him. Dhoni was playing the popular game Cand Crush on his tab before the airhostess came to him.
Captivating photos of Dhoni playing Candy Crush grabbed fans’ interest. Following Dhoni’s video, #CandyCrush began to trend on the micro-blogging site, Twitter. Many Twitter users expressed their fondness for the game in their posts, and others praised Dhoni’s endearing pastime. However, according to several online users, Dhoni was actually playing Pet Rescue Saga and not Candy Crush.
However, after the video went viral online, Candy Crush became popular on Twitter. In just three hours more than 30 lakh people downloaded the mobile game app, according to the developer. The official Twitter account for Candy Crush thanked Dhoni for making the game popular.
They tweeted that they received 3.6 million new downloads in just 3 Hours. Many thanks to Indian cricket legend @msdhoni. Due to him, we are trending in India, they added.
For those who don’t know, Dhoni is not just an excellent cricket player but also a die-hard gamer. Dhoni likes to play PUBG, FIFA, and Call of Duty. Indian bowler Ishant Sharma, admitted on The Ranveer Show on YouTube that they all carry PlayStations wherever they go. Mahi bhai enjoys playing PubG and other online/video games like Call of Duty, he added.
Meanwhile, the former India captain, who registered his fifth win in IPL, had successful surgery on his left knee earlier this month in a Mumbai hospital.
ICC World Cup 2023: Virat Kohli requests family, friends not to ask him for World Cup tickets
The star batter also urged to enjoy the tournament from their homes.
Indian cricketer Virat Kohli and his wife and Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma has asked that no one contact them regarding tickets for the next World Cup in India, which starts on Thursday, October 5.
In order to avoid any interruptions during the performance, Kohli posted a story on Instagram asking his friends and family to prevent themselves from texting him asking for tickets.
Anushka reposted Kohli’s story and added that she won’t be able to help if the cricketer ignores messages sent to him when the World Cup is going on.
Taking to Instagram Kohli shared a post on his Instagram stories in which he wrote, as they approach the World Cup, he would humbly like to let all his friends know to not request him for tickets at all through the tournament. The star batter also urged to enjoy the tournament from their homes.
Resharing his strory, Anushka added to it that please don’t request her to help if your messages get unanswered. She further continued by saying, thank you for your understanding and added a folded hand emoji.
Meanwhile, Kohli joined the ranks of the UIM E1 World Championship, a brand-new all-electric powerboat series that will begin racing in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, next year. As a team owner in the league, Kohli, who is now a member of the Indian side for the ICC ODI World Cup 2023, joins players like Rafael Nadal, Tom Brady, Didier Drogba, and Sergio Perez.
The UIM E1 World Championship is the newest addition to the circuit of motorsports contests, which currently include Formula E and off-road Extreme E. The Blue Rising is the name of Kohli’s team.
As one of the top business minds among athletes, Kohli already controls a sizable number of companies. He owns a restaurant franchise, participates in athletics, and co-owns FC Goa of the Indian Super League.
Watch: Astronaut shows how she has her morning coffee in space, video goes viral
The space agency posted the video on X to celebrate international Coffee day. This day is celebrated each year on October 1 to promote and celebrate coffee as a beverage.
A video circulating on social media shows an astronaut trying to drink coffee from a regular cup. But she fails. Afterwards she uses a special space cup. In the video Samantha Cristoforetti shows how astronauts drink coffee while aboard the international space station.
The space agency posted the video on X to celebrate international Coffee day. This day is celebrated each year on October 1 to promote and celebrate coffee as a beverage. In the video Samantha can be seen pouring coffee from a packet into a small jar. But she is unable to drink the coffee. Afterwards she brings a specially designed space cup. She pours coffee into the space cup.
This time she is able to drink the coffee easily. The video was posted on X on October 1. The video has got 262300 views. The video has also received more than 1900 likes. Variety of comments started coming on the video. One social media user said great balance. One X user said this video is a perfect example some problems can be solved by using the shape of the material rather than its properties.
One social media user said she wanted to have her coffee after seeing this. Another user thought it was a cool demonstration by the astraunaut. According to the NASA post, the central objective of the space is to deliver the liquid passively to the lip of the cup. The researchers have used special geometry of the cup itself, wetting conditions and surface tensions. The Cup has been kept transparent intentionally to observe all off the fluid physics which takes place in this process.
According to NASA the cups are known as microgravity cups. They are designed to help astronauts on ISS to drink coffee. These cups also help in the collection of data on the passive movement of complex fluids as part of the Capillary investigation.
Udaipur-Jaipur Vande Bharat operators prevents major accident, notices stones, rods on tracks, hit emergency brakes
Giving the details about the train and the incident, the CRPO said, KM 158/18, 158/19 on the Gangarar-Soniyana section were the stopping points for Train No. 20979 Vande Bharat Udaipur-Jaipur.
On Monday at Rajasthan’s Bhilwara, train operators of the Udaipur-Jaipur Vande Bharat Express noticed stones and iron rods on the railroad track and quickly stopped the train using emergency brakes.
The Chief Public Relations Officer (CPRO) of North Western Railway confirmed the incident and said that the RPF has opened a complaint under the Railways Act after personnel inspected the scene in the Gangarar-Soniyana section.
Giving the details about the train and the incident, the CRPO said, KM 158/18, 158/19 on the Gangarar-Soniyana section were the stopping points for Train No. 20979 Vande Bharat Udaipur-Jaipur. Two rods, each measuring one foot, were inserted into the joggle plate on the previously mentioned km, together with some ballast, which caused the standstill, he added.
The incident took place under the control of RPF/post/Bhilwara at about 09:55. The area is governed by SHO/Gangarar in the Chittaurgarh district, according to the CPRO.
DSC/Ajmer, IPF/Bhilwara, PWI/Gangarar, local Police, and GRP authorities all paid the location a visit. SP/Chittaurgarh has been informed by DSC/Ajmer. RPF has filed a lawsuit in accordance with the Railways Act. The PWI/Gangarar is also providing SHO/Gangarar with a FIR, the official continued.
Meanwhile, stones, rail fasteners and iron rods are seen being laid on the railway tracks in a video that is going popular on X, formerly Twitter.
Fortunately, the alert loco pilots on duty quickly identified the impediment and took prompt action by deploying emergency brakes, averting any potential disaster. Their quick action likely saved lives and made sure that everyone on board was safe.
The District Police and the Railway Protection Force are both aggressively looking into this worrying situation. Their efforts are concentrated on finding individuals accountable for putting lives at danger and interfering with railway operations.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Udaipur-Jaipur Vande Bharat Express last month, which runs six days a week, except Tuesday. It departs from Udaipur city at 7:50 in the morning and gets to Jaipur at 14:05.