Arfa Javaid

Arfa Javaid is a journalist working with the Hindustan Times' Delhi team. She covers trending topics, human interest stories, and viral content online.

Articles by Arfa Javaid

Japan Ambassador to India relishes aloo tikki in Delhi’s Sarojini Nagar market

Japan Ambassador Hiroshi Suzuki, his wife and a Japanese YouTuber visited Sarojini Nagar market in Delhi to savour street foods that this market offers.

YouTuber Mayo Japan (left), Japan Ambassador Hiroshi Suzuki (middle), and his wife (right) enjoying aloo tikki in Sarojini Nagar market in Delhi. (YouTube/@mayojapan)
Published on Sep 18, 2023 11:59 AM IST

Ganesh Acharya wows fans with his dance to Sach Keh Raha Hai

This dance video featuring Ganesh Acharya busting a move or two to the song Sach Keh Raha Hai has gone viral on Instagram with over 2.8 million views.

Ganesh Acharya and team dancing to the song Sach Keh Raha Hai.(Instagram/@ganeshacharyaa)
Published on Sep 18, 2023 10:51 AM IST

‘99% will fail’: Can you find the answer to this maths brain teaser?

The brain teaser, shared on Instagram, asks a simple question: what does 6 multiplied by 6 equal?

Brain Teaser: Can you find the product of the given numbers?(Instagram/@mathcince)
Published on Sep 17, 2023 11:45 PM IST

Lottery winner, 77, treats himself to watermelon, buys flowers for wife

“I’m going to give to some charities and really think about what it is I was meant to do with this,” the man told the lottery company after winning $5 million.

Bud T posing for the camera with his winning amount. (Colorado Lottery)
Published on Sep 17, 2023 10:34 PM IST

Brother-sister duo dances to Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt’s What Jhumka: Watch

A viral video of a brother and sister from Pakistan dancing to Alia Bhatt and Ranveer Singh’s What Jhumka is prompting people to groove along.

Duo from Pakistan dances to Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt’s What Jhumka. (Instagram/@ahmad_khan_choreography)
Published on Sep 17, 2023 09:15 PM IST

Asia Cup 2023: Durex, Swiggy, and more react to India’s win against Sri Lanka

As India lifted the Asia Cup trophy for the eighth time, securing a 10-wicket victory against Sri Lanka, Durex, Swiggy and more shared witty posts online.

After India won the Asia Cup 2023 title in the final showdown against Sri Lanka, Durex celebrated the win with this post. (Instagram/@durex.india)
Published on Sep 17, 2023 08:16 PM IST

Mohammed Siraj guides India to Asia Cup victory against Sri Lanka

India won the Asia Cup 2023 final against Sri Lanka with a commanding margin of 10 wickets and an astonishing 263 balls in hand.

An X user shared this tweet after India won the Asia Cup 2023 against Sri Lanka. (X/@nabihahahahaa)
Published on Sep 17, 2023 06:14 PM IST

Asia Cup Final 2023: Netizens celebrate as India needs just 51 runs to win

While Mohammed Siraj took six wickets, Hardik Pandya took three to bundle out Sri Lanka on 50 in just 15.2 overs.

Asia Cup final 2023 India vs Sri Lanka: After taking six wickets in record time, Mohammed Siraj said that it was a dream come true for him. (AFP)
Published on Sep 17, 2023 05:37 PM IST

Netizens erupt in jubilation after Mohammed Siraj takes six wickets

Mohammed Siraj caused the Sri Lankan side to struggle at 31/7 in 10 overs.

Axar Patel and Mohammed Siraj celebrate a wicket(BCCI Twitter)
Published on Sep 17, 2023 04:42 PM IST

Asia Cup 2023 Final: Reactions pour in for India vs Sri Lanka showdown

Both India and Sri Lanka have squared off in 20 ODI matches, with both sides clinching an equal number of victories.

Asia Cup 2023 Final: An X user shared this meme on the India vs Sri Lanka match today. (X/@gkd_world)
Published on Sep 17, 2023 02:54 PM IST

Sudarsan Pattnaik uses 50 Konark wheels to make sand art on PM Modi’s birthday

The sand art created by Padma Shri awardee Sudarsan Pattnaik on Odisha’s Puri beach shows PM Modi seeking blessings from Lord Vishwakarma on his birthday.

Sand art created by Sudarsan Pattnaik on PM Modi’s 73rd birthday. (X/@sudarsansand)
Published on Sep 17, 2023 01:57 PM IST

Twin elephant babies take their first steps. Watch heartwarming video

An individual, after watching this video of elephant babies shared on X (formerly Twitter), wrote, “This is enough to make someone smile, even on a bad day.”

Baby elephant taking tiny first steps. (X/@susantananda3)
Published on Sep 17, 2023 01:13 PM IST

WWE superstars turn the ring into a dance floor with Naacho Naacho

The video shows Drew McIntyre, Jinder Mahal, Sami Zayn, and Kevin Owens dancing to the RRR song Naacho Naacho at the WWE Superstar Spectacle in Hyderabad.

Wrestlers dancing to RRR song Naacho Naacho inside the ring. (Instagram/@epicwrestlingmoments)
Published on Sep 17, 2023 12:05 PM IST

This puzzle video has left people asking if it is ‘real’

The caption to this puzzle video reads, “Mind blowing maths puzzle. I see but I don’t believe it.”

The image shows a new puzzle piece perfectly fitting into the same rectangular frame. (X/@mathladyhazel)
Published on Sep 15, 2023 11:17 PM IST

Bihar minor, ‘raped’ by school director's son for two years, recalls horror

Sharing the horrifying experience she faced, the girl told HT that the incident took place when she was in Class 6 in 2017.

While she didn't share the incident with her parents fearing dire consequences, it left the girl in a state of prolonged suffering. (Pic for representational purpose only)
Updated on Sep 15, 2023 05:17 PM IST

Bengaluru auto driver cheats Bangladeshi vlogger, police nabs him

The Bengaluru police nabbed the auto driver after another vlogger from Kolkata shared the video and tagged the police.

Police apprehended the auto driver who scammed the Bangladeshi vlogger and his girlfriend after the video was widely shared online. (X/@ssnagartrfps)
Published on Sep 14, 2023 08:36 PM IST

News presenter shares how her mom texts her pics of on-screen moments every day

After reading the text messages exchanged between this journalist and her mom, an individual shared, “This is so beautiful! Much love to your amazing mom!”

The screenshot shows the messages sent by a proud mother to her journalist daughter.(X/@CelinaTebor)
Published on Sep 14, 2023 06:52 PM IST

US Coast Guard vessel captures lightning on way to New York City

The video shared on Facebook shows lightning bolts striking the water as the boat heads to New York City.

The image shows the lightning striking the water. (Facebook/US Coast Guard Station Yaquina Bay )
Published on Sep 14, 2023 05:00 PM IST

Nagaland Minister shares mesmerising video of land of ‘India's first sunrise’

An individual reacted to this video of Dong Valley shared by Nagaland Minister and wrote, “Beauty of the north-east is unmatched, be it nature or people.”

The image, taken from the video shared by Nagaland Minister Temjen Imna Along, shows Dong Valley. (Screengrab)
Published on Sep 14, 2023 02:28 PM IST

Buffalo’s selfless act saves calf from the clutches of lions. Watch

The mother buffalo courageously fights the lions and later throws herself before them to save her calf.

Buffalo herd engages in a fierce battle with lion pride. (YouTube/Latest Sightings)
Published on Sep 14, 2023 12:09 PM IST

UK dad reclaims world record with 667 tattoos of daughter’s name

After reclaiming the world record, the man said, “I love that I’m literally wearing my record and it goes everywhere with me.”

The image shows 'Lucy' inked 400 times on the man's thighs. (Guinness World Record)
Published on Sep 14, 2023 10:10 AM IST

Keerthy Suresh, Priya Atlee recreate SRK’s Chaleya hook steps. Watch

Varun Dhawan and Sanya Malhotra shared their reactions after watching Keerthy Suresh and Priya Atlee dancing to Shah Rukh Khan’s Chaleya song from Jawan.

Priya Atlee and Keerthy Suresh dancing to the song Chaleya from the film Jawan. (Instagram/@keerthysureshofficial)
Published on Sep 14, 2023 09:24 AM IST

Viral Optical Illusion: Can you decipher the hidden word in this picture?

While reacting to this viral optical illusion, an individual wrote, “I couldn’t find it.”

Viral Optical Illusion: Can you find the hidden word in this picture?(X/@TheFigen_)
Published on Sep 14, 2023 08:00 AM IST

‘Rank is missing’: Netizens on wedding card featuring couple’s IIT degrees

The unusual wedding card has the names of the institutions that the bride and groom attended.

A picture of the wedding card that has left people laughing hard. (Twitter/@mister_whistler)
Published on Sep 13, 2023 06:13 PM IST

Couple caught having sex mid-air aboard easyJet flight, escorted off plane

A couple was caught by a cabin crew member in a compromising position in the toilet of an easyJet flight. The couple was escorted off the plane in Ibiza.

The man shut the door of the toilet after being caught by the easyJet cabin crew.(Representational Image/Unsplash)
Published on Sep 13, 2023 03:34 PM IST

Woman accidentally swallows Apple AirPod thinking it is vitamin

The woman accidentally popped an Apple AirPod and continued drinking water to flush it down. It was then she realised the mistake she made.

The woman reached out to doctors and friends who recommended that she let the AirPod pass through her system naturally.(Representational Image: Pixabay/Florian-Media)
Published on Sep 13, 2023 01:42 PM IST

Ed Sheeran gatecrashes wedding in Las Vegas, performs upcoming song Magical

Ed Sheeran walked into a chapel in Las Vegas and performed his upcoming song Magical from the album Autumn Variations for the couple and guests in attendance.

Ed Sheeran performing his upcoming song Magical for the couple. (Instagram/@teddysphotos)
Published on Sep 13, 2023 12:13 PM IST

Brain Teaser: Can you guess the four-digit number?

The brain teaser provides three hints to guess the four-digit number. Are you up for the challenge?

Brain Teaser: Can you determine the numbers that should fill these four empty boxes?(Instagram/@mathspuzzles)
Published on Sep 13, 2023 08:00 AM IST

Brain Teaser: Can you find the sum of two trees and an orange?

Puzzle ethusiasts are challenged to solve this brain teaser in five seconds, that too, without using a calculator.

Brain Teaser: What is the sum of two trees and one orange in this brain teaser?(Instagram/@mathcince)
Published on Sep 12, 2023 11:32 PM IST

Groom’s reaction to bride’s wedding vows goes viral. Watch

After watching this video featuring a bride and a groom, an individual expressed, “I love his reaction.”

Bride reading her wedding vows. (Instagram/@sucheetah)
Published on Sep 12, 2023 05:47 PM IST
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