Kanishka Singharia

Kanishka is a journalist at Hindustan Times’ news desk. When not in newsroom, you will find her on streets of Delhi exploring food cafes or capturing world through her lens.

Articles by Kanishka Singharia

California braces for more flooding as another winter storm approaches

Further snowfall is also anticipated in western Wisconsin and much of Minnesota - where the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul have already recorded 80 inches of snowfall this winter, their eighth snowiest season on record.

The National Weather Service (NWS) forecast suggests that New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut could see as much as 10 inches of snowfall on Monday.
Published on Mar 13, 2023 10:18 PM IST
By | Edited by Kunal Gaurav

Land-for-jobs case: Tejashwi alleges sisters' jewellery was taken off &….

The Rashtriya Janata Dal leader further claimed that the federal probe agency had finished its raid at his Delhi house last week "in half an hour", but its officials stayed on at his hours awaiting "clearance from above".

Bihar deputy chief minister Tejashwi Yadav. (HT/file)
Published on Mar 13, 2023 07:05 PM IST

Masked man accidentally tries to rob son at knifepoint in Scotland: Report

The 17-year-old son had used the cash machine near his home to withdraw 10 pounds ( ₹986).

The man has been sentenced to 26 months in prison.
Published on Mar 13, 2023 04:45 PM IST

Hindus in Pakistan's Karachi celebrate Holi, grooves to ‘rang barse’ | Watch

Although traditionally a Hindu festival, Holi also sees participation from members of other religions. Hindus believe that Holi brings a message of unity and friendship and bridges the communal divide.

A girl from the Pakistani Hindu community blows color to the face of her friend to celebrate the Holi Festival, in Karachi, Pakistan.(AP)
Updated on Mar 08, 2023 01:49 PM IST

‘If you come to UK illegally…’: Rishi Sunak unveils law to stop Channel migrants

The UK government said that it was ready for human-rights legal challenges to a tough new law intended to stop tens of thousands of migrants a year reaching the country in small boats across the English Channel.

Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak speaks during a press conference in the Downing Street Briefing Room in central London, following the announcement of the on the Illegal Migration Bill.(AFP)
Updated on Mar 08, 2023 10:30 AM IST

On Holi, PM Modi says, ‘May the colors of joy and enthusiasm…’

In a tweet, PM Modi said: 'Best wishes for Holi. May the colors of joy and enthusiasm always shower in your life. Wishing you all a happy and colorful Holi!".

Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(PTI file photo)(HT_PRINT)
Published on Mar 08, 2023 09:33 AM IST

Couple sues Hawaii snorkeling company for abandoning them in ocean

The incident took place in September 2021, when Elizabeth Webster and her husband, Alexander Burckle, went on a snorkelling trip to Lanai, a small island near Maui.

In the lawsuit, the couple stated that the captain informed everyone abroad that the boat would remain anchored in the location for about an hour before moving on to the next location.(REUTERS)
Published on Mar 07, 2023 10:38 AM IST

Attukal Pongala to be held today: World's largest gathering of women

In 2009, the ritual had made it to the Guinness Book of World Records for being the largest religious gathering of women on a single day when over 2.5 million people took part in it.

Women devotees gather for the Attukal Pongala festival celebrations, in Thiruvananthapuram.(PTI)
Published on Mar 07, 2023 09:01 AM IST

Ashram flyover inaugurated: Good news for Delhi, Noida commuters. 5 facts

Only light vehicles will be allowed on the flyover for now. Officials did not reveal when heavy vehicles — the traffic advisory only mentions trucks and buses — will be allowed on the route.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal inaugurates the extension of Ashram flyover, in New Delhi, Monday.(PTI)
Published on Mar 06, 2023 12:56 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

Moosewala murder accused ‘celebrate’ killing inside prison, video surfaces

The video, apparently shot after the killings, also shows the gangsters pointing to the bodies lying on the floor with some on-duty police personnel nearby, and hurling abuses at the rivals.

Screengrab from the viral video.
Published on Mar 06, 2023 12:12 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

Sisodia ‘mentally tortured’ in CBI custody, pressured to sign documents: AAP

AAP national spokesperson Saurabh Bhardwaj Sunday claimed the CBI was "torturing" senior party leader Manish Sisodia and pressuring him to sign papers containing false charges.

Manish Sisodia was arrested on February 26 for allegedly not cooperating in the investigation into the Delhi excise policy case.(PTI)
Updated on Mar 05, 2023 07:49 PM IST

China bans women from modelling lingerie, so men are doing it

Xu, who is the owner of a livestream business, even introduced a male model wearing a silk robe on the social media website.

Male models are seen wearing lingerie.(Twitter )
Updated on Mar 05, 2023 06:32 PM IST

Amid bird flu scare, Jharkhand health minister says he eats more chicken

Barely a week after the disease in Bokaro district led to the culling of 4,000 chickens and ducks, a bird flu outbreak was reported in Jharkhand's capital Ranchi on Friday

Jharkhand’s health minister Banna Gupta.(ANI Photo )
Published on Mar 04, 2023 06:44 PM IST

High fever, cough..: Do you have these symptoms? You might have Spring influenza

The fever goes away at the end of three days but the cough can persist for up to three weeks, the IMA's standing committee for Anti-Microbial Resistance said.

In India, influenza vaccines, or flu shots that need to be taken every year, never really became popular. (Bloomberg)
Updated on Mar 04, 2023 06:09 PM IST

AAP workers protest outside party office as CBI produces Sisodia before court

Manish Sisodia was arrested Sunday after being interrogated for eight hours. The CBI said he was arrested over 'evasive replies'. The Delhi Rouse Avenue Court then gave the CBI custody of Sisodia for five days.

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supporters protest over the arrest of Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia by CBI in connection with the alleged Delhi liquor excise policy case.(Pappi Sharma)
Published on Mar 04, 2023 03:34 PM IST

'You heard from PM Modi...': US on Ukraine war as Antony Blinken lands in India

The statement from Joe Biden's administration comes as secretary of state Antony Blinken arrived in New Delhi to attend a host of key conferences, including the G-20 foreign ministers' meeting.

US State Department spokesperson Ned Price commented on India's stand on Russia and its impact. 
Updated on Feb 28, 2023 12:47 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

Mumbai local train's three coaches derail in Kharkopar; services hit

Three coaches from the motorman's end derailed at around 8.45 am when the train was about to reach Kharkopar station, located about 30 km from Mumbai.

According to railway officials, relief trains have left for the site for restoration.(Bachchan Kumar/ HT)
Published on Feb 28, 2023 11:45 AM IST

National Science Day 2023 today: Role of CV Raman, what is Raman Effect?

National Science Day 2023 & DR CV Raman: On this day, in 1928, Indian physicist Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman, popularly known as CV Raman, made an important discovery in the field of spectroscopy, which was later named after him, the Raman Effect.

National Science Day 2023 & DR CV Raman: At the age of 19, CV Raman completed his masters, and had built a strong reputation as a leading scientist both in India and in the West(HT)
Published on Feb 28, 2023 08:13 AM IST

Iran girls being 'poisoned' to stop them from going to school: Reports

Since late November, hundreds of cases of respiratory poisoning have been reported among schoolgirls mainly in Qom, south of Tehran, with some needing hospital treatment.

The poisonings come as Iran has been rocked by protests since the December 16 death in custody of 22-year-old Iranian Kurd Mahsa Amini for an alleged violation of country's strict dress code for women.
Published on Feb 27, 2023 02:16 PM IST

US man arrested for dumping water on brother over key a piece of pie

An argument ensued between Powelson and his elder brother after he ate a piece of pie that his elder brother had been saving for later.

The government’s decision comes in the wake of arrest of Nikhat Ansari, the wife of Mau MLA Abbas Ansari. (For Representation)(HT_PRINT)
Updated on Feb 27, 2023 09:31 AM IST

Priyanka Gandhi's message to Congress workers: 'Time has come to...'

The 85th plenary session began on Friday in Nava Raipur, Chhattisgarh.

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra exhorted Congress workers to take the message of the party and the
Published on Feb 26, 2023 01:45 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

Son of soldier, in 'Pakistan jail', urges President Murmu, PM to bring him back

The soldier's son, Bidyadhar Patri, said the Pakistani authorities were supposed to release his father, Anand Patri, in 2007. However, they made a condition to release him as a “civilian”, but Indian authorities refused to accept it.

The soldier's son, Bidyadhar Patri.(ANI)
Published on Feb 26, 2023 10:23 AM IST

Dog, 2 bikes fall into pit as road caves in Delhi's RK Puram | Video

A dog and two bikes fell into a pit after a portion of a road collapsed in southwest Delhi's RK Puram area, police said on Saturday.

Screengrab from the video.
Published on Feb 25, 2023 09:58 PM IST

‘Ballot chor…': AAP joins poster war after BJP's ‘khalnayika’ jibe

A poster war ensued between the AAP and BJP on social media on Saturday with both parties taking digs at each other following a ruckus during elections for the six-member standing committee in the MCD House a day before.

Poster war erupts between AAP, BJP.
Updated on Feb 25, 2023 08:17 PM IST

This popular destination will give tourists perks worth $165 each

The money will be delivered digitally and tourists will be able to use it to cover their costs in Taiwan, including for accommodation, Taiwan's transport minister Wang Kuo-tsai said on Wednesday.

Visitors take pictures of cherry blossoms, lit up at night, at Lohas Park in Taipei, Taiwan.(REUTERS)
Published on Feb 25, 2023 03:53 PM IST

On CM’s ‘triple talaq’ remark, Kerala governor says ‘divorce is everywhere but…’

Supporting the law against triple talaq, Kerala governor Arif Mohammed Khan on Thursday lashed out at chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan for questioning the triple talaq law bought by the Modi government.

Kerala governor Arif Mohammed Khan.(PTI / File)
Published on Feb 23, 2023 09:57 PM IST
By | Edited by Kunal Gaurav

South Korea shatters its own record for world’s lowest fertility rate: Report

Experts say the rate needs to be at least 2.1 to keep the country’s population stable at 52 million.

The fertility rate in the country first dropped to lower than one child per woman in 2018.
Updated on Feb 22, 2023 11:20 PM IST

Australian town witnesses rare 'fish rains': Reports

Reportedly, the same phenomenon was witnessed in Lajamanu in 2010, and it was previously recorded in 2004 and 1974.

A local said the fish were still alive as they fell from the sky, and children in the town rushed to collect them and keep them in jars.
Updated on Feb 23, 2023 11:07 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka ride snowmobile in Kashmir | Watch

A video shared by the Congress' youth wing chief BV Srinivas showed the two motoring down the ski resort's snowy slopes. Priyanka Gandhi was driving as the video began and switched places with Rahul - on the passenger seat - after some time.

Screengrab from the video. (Twitter)
Updated on Feb 20, 2023 02:04 PM IST
By | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan

Landslide in J-K's Ramban damages over dozen houses, affected families shifted

The landslide has posed great danger to the 33KV Power line and a major Water pipeline.

Cracks & damage to roads in Ramban, 13 houses damaged due to landslides. (ANI)
Published on Feb 20, 2023 11:07 AM IST
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