Nisha Anand

Trainee Content Producer for Hindustan Times Digital Streams. I read about feminism, late modern history, and globalisation of Korean music.

Articles by Nisha Anand

New Zealand to spend $4 million to help teenagers recover from breakups

New Zealand has launched a campaign - 'Love Better' in a bid to help youngsters ‘deal with hurt’ better and build healthy boundaries and positive attitude towards relationships.

The campaign is a bid to support young people through their formative experiences, to build an approach to positively impact their future relationships.(Shutterstock)
Published on Mar 24, 2023 08:16 AM IST

Google Doodle: Who is Kitty O’Neil, US stunt person once crowned ‘fastest woman’

American stunt performer Kitty O'Neil, deaf since childhood, faced many hurdles during her lifetime but none of those ever stopped her from pursuing her dreams.

Google Doodle marks 77th birth anniversary of Kitty O'Neil - American stunt performer.(Google)
Published on Mar 24, 2023 06:51 AM IST

‘Mere bhai na kabhi dare…’: Priyanka Gandhi's support for Rahul after conviction

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Thursday, rooted for her elder brother Rahul Gandhi – who faced conviction his ‘Modi surname’ remark earlier today – calling him ‘fearless’ in a tweet.

Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in Uttar Pradesh.(File photo)
Published on Mar 23, 2023 01:50 PM IST

On camera: Fierce blaze engulfs Gujarat company, fire tenders rushed to spot

The incident occurred on Thursday morning in Gujarat's Valsad district where a fire broke out into a packaging company, following which fire department was informed.

Screengrab of video showing clouds of smoke emanating from the building which caught fire.(ANI)
Published on Mar 23, 2023 11:14 AM IST

Days after viral video, UP man’s ‘friend’ bird ‘missing’; Akhilesh blames govt

The crane bird has gone missing after being taken away from its ‘friend’ Arif in Uttar Pradesh. Last month, the two were seen sharing an 'inseperable friendship' bond in a viral video.

Arif seen hanging around with the crane bird in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi.
Published on Mar 23, 2023 10:10 AM IST

Watch: PM Modi bows to Padma Shri awardee Hirbai Ibrahim Lobi, who is she?

Hirbai Ibrahim Lobi was among the 106 people conferred with the Padma award on Wednesday by President Droupadi Murmu at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Ministers applaud as social worker Hirabaiben Ibrahimbhai Lobi from Gujarat walks to receive Padma Shri during Padma Awards 2023 ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi, Wednesday.(PTI)
Published on Mar 23, 2023 08:52 AM IST

Nation remembers Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev on death anniversary

Shaheed Diwas: The martyrdom day of Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru is annually observed on March 23, the day on which in 1931, the three were hanged in the Lahore conspiracy case.

Shaheed Diwas: Children paying their respects to Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru on their death anniversary in Chandigarh.
Published on Mar 23, 2023 07:20 AM IST

World Meteorological Day 2023: History, theme, all you need to know

The 'World Met Day' is observed to celebrate the establishment of World Meteorological Organisation (WMO)- the UN body on weather, climate and water. This year marks WMO's 150th anniversary.

Meteorology is a field of study that deals with the atmosphere and its phenomena, with focus on weather forecasting.(pinterest)
Published on Mar 23, 2023 06:16 AM IST

‘Call Before You Dig’ app launched to avoid uncoordinated digging. How it works

The app will act as a point of contact between exacavators and underground asset owing agencies, to help them connect and remain updated at every point of the project for better coordination.

Digging work in progress on Katraj - Dehu road bypass for pipeline installation.(Ravindra Joshi/HT Photo for representation)
Published on Mar 22, 2023 04:05 PM IST

Bill Gates says age of artificial intelligence has begun, lists risks, potential

Bill Gates, in his latest Gates Notes blog, hailed the AI chatbot ChatGPT and said it inspired him to think how AI could revolutionise the world in the next five to ten years.

Bill Gates (Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Published on Mar 22, 2023 10:52 AM IST

These countries made to top 10 list of world’s happiest. Where does India stand?

The list released by the United Nations placed eight European nations on the top 10 ranks. India, this year was placed at 126, ranking below its neighbours including Pakistan, Bangladesh.

India found its place at 126th rank on World Happiness Report 2023.(Photo - Digen)
Published on Mar 20, 2023 10:58 PM IST

Parts of Delhi-NCR lashed with heavy rain, flights diverted

After witnessing a pleasant weather through the day, Delhi was lashed with heavy rains, strong winds on Monday evening. The effect is likely to spill onto Tuesday as the weather office has predicted drizzle to light rain for the national capital.

Delhi-NCR soaked in rain, accompanied by strong winds on Monday evening.(Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
Published on Mar 20, 2023 10:09 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Bengaluru employee 'passes out' at office bash. Netizens are divided

A Twitter user shared images from an incident where he claimed a drunk employee at an office party, was left on his own after passing out while his co-workers continued partying, evoking mixed reaction from netizens about drinking responsibly.

The employee in question seen laying on the couch in the image shared by the Twitter user who shared the incident.(Twitter/@caleb_friesen2)
Published on Mar 20, 2023 08:23 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Watch: Japanese PM Fumio Kishida tries ‘gol-gappe’ with PM Modi in Delhi

The Japanese PM is on a two-day visit to India for the annual India-Japan Summit with PM Modi.

PM Modi, Japanese PM Fumio Kishida trying 'gol-gappe' in Delhi on Monday.
Published on Mar 20, 2023 06:36 PM IST

Omar slams Centre over Gujarat conman: ‘They can’t spot imposter…'

Omar Abdullah's attack on J&K administration under the BJP-led Centre came as the National Conference (NC) leaders have dared the union government to hold elections in the valley if they say the situation there is normal.

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah.(ANI)
Published on Mar 20, 2023 05:16 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Australian police releases pics of 6 men involved in Khalistan referendum brawl

On January 29, two seperate brawls had broken out in Australia's Melbourne between Khalistan supporters and pro-India demonstrators over the former holding a so-called ‘Punjab independence referendum’.

Australia's Victoria police releases images of 6 men who they believe may be able to assist in the incident's enquiry.(Twitter/Victoria Police)
Published on Mar 20, 2023 05:09 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Jet Airways’ CEO calls Indian metro stations ‘artless'; internet divided

Sanjiv Kapoor invited flak from a section of Twitter as he sought to compare Indian metro rail stations with those in Dubai and called the former artless. Soon as his tweet went viral, people bombarded his replies with ‘aesthetic’ metro photos from across Delhi, Bengaluru and Hyderabad.

Jet Airways 2.0 chief executive officer (CEO) Sanjiv Kapoor (Sourced)
Published on Mar 19, 2023 10:33 PM IST
By | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh

Selena Gomez hails Iranian women who went viral for 'Calm Down' video

Selena Gomez's praise for the Iranian women followed days after song composer of ‘Calm Down’, rapper Rema hailed their strength, sharing the video on Twitter. Iran's laws ban women from dancing in public.

Selena Gomez posted about the viral dance video on her Instagram story.(REUTERS)
Updated on Mar 19, 2023 08:41 PM IST

Akhilesh Yadav announces ‘bijli-vrat’ amid ‘electricity crisis’ in Uttar Pradesh

Akhilesh Yadav's appeals come amid the power crisis in parts of UP, triggered by electricity department employees’ ongoing strike demanding implementation of the December agreement finalised last year.

President of Samajwadi Party (SP) Akhilesh Yadav interacts with media on Sunday.(Samir Jana/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Mar 19, 2023 06:22 PM IST
By | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh

People in Delhi taxi ‘assault’ video were friends: Police; ‘They argued, then…'

Delhi police on Sunday, after tracing the group of people seen in the viral video of a woman being shoved into a cab on busy road, found that they were friends and had gotten into an altercation, following which the assault happened.

Screengrab of viral video showing a woman being shoved into a cab by a man, identified as her 'friend' by the police.(Twitter.)
Updated on Mar 19, 2023 03:55 PM IST
By | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh

‘Ravana more learned than Ram’: Jitan Ram Manjhi jumps in on Ramcharitmanas row

Jitan Ram Manjhi's comments came amid the fresh political row on the Ramcharitmanas controversy -- triggered by the Bihar's education minister's late last year's remarks --which he tried to defend in the Assembly earlier this week.

Former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi.(HT File photo)
Published on Mar 17, 2023 09:09 PM IST
By | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh

Rani Mukerji’s film doesn’t depict our values, says Norway Embassy| 5 points

Mrs Chatterjee vs Norway's release today prompted the Norweigian embassy's to comment on the movie based on 2011 Abhigyan-Aishwarya case, which according to the Scandinavian country's officials, was resolved a decade ago.

Mrs Chatterjee vs Norway is a fictional film, the Norway embassy maintained.
Updated on Mar 17, 2023 10:12 PM IST
By | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh

Guj conman Kiran Patel posing as PMO official held in J&K: What we know so far

Kiran Patel, a man hailing from Gujarat, was nabbed on March 3 by security officials for posing as a top-ranking bureaucrat while on his third trip to Kashmir valley. He was arrested from a five-star hotel in Srinagar.

Gujarat conman Kiran Patel seen posing while his visit to the Valley, in one of the photos he shared on Twitter.(Twitter/@bansijpatel)
Updated on Mar 17, 2023 05:24 PM IST
By | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh

Watch: Anurag Thakur takes dig at Rahul Gandhi for his ‘unfortunate MP' remark

Anurag Thakur's remarks came a day after Rahul Gandhi held a press conference amid the ongoing political row over his UK speeches, where a clip of him saying “Unfortunately, I am an MP..." has gone viral, where he's explaining to the media that he will first speak in Lok Sabha on the matter.

Union minister Anurag Thakur speaking outside Parliament on Friday in Delhi.(Twitter/Anurag Thakur)
Updated on Mar 17, 2023 03:49 PM IST
By | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh

‘Congress today’s Mughals…need to rewrite history’: Assam CM in Karnataka

The Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, addressing an event in the poll-bound Karnataka, blamed the Congress for hyping up the rule of ‘Mughals’ and asserted that the country's new history will be written under the Modi government.

Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma addressing an event at Shivaji Maharaj Garden in Karnataka’s Belgavi on Thursday.(ANI)
Published on Mar 16, 2023 10:25 PM IST
By | Edited by Kunal Gaurav

Reddit user claims Samsung’s ‘space zoom’ Moon shots are ‘fake', company replies

Samsung in its blog has clarified the technology used behind AI deep learning for moon object recognition, in an apparent reply to a Reddit user's viral claim that the company is ‘leveraging the AI model to put craters and other details’.

The Reddit user identified as ibreakphotos, claimed the moon images captured by the Samsung phones were not outrightly fabricated but also were not as genuine.(Unsplash/Representative)
Updated on Mar 16, 2023 10:38 PM IST

Delhi man seen hitting daughter-in-law with brick in video; NCW takes cognizance

The incident happened Tuesday morning in northwest Delhi when the victim was reportedly heading for a job interview, when the accused, upset with her decision, assaulted her with a brick.

The accused seen hitting his daughter-in-law in the viral CCTV footage.(Twitter)
Published on Mar 16, 2023 03:42 PM IST

‘Every 6 months we will…’: CM Himanta's plan to curb child marriage in Assam

The Assam CM termed the problem of population explosion as the “real” issue and maintained that the drive against child marriages is their attempt at controlling the population, in addition to saving the lives of young girls.

Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma. (PTI)
Updated on Mar 15, 2023 11:00 PM IST

Aadhaar document updation process just got free for limited period. Details here

A user's Aadhaar card needs an update in case of any change in any demographic details (name, date of birth, address, etc), for which the residents can always visit their nearest centres or opt digital means to do so.

The service to update Aadhaar card for free is available only online and visiting physical centres for the same will continue to attract a fee of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>50.
Published on Mar 15, 2023 08:30 PM IST

Twitter users respond after report downplays mental health crisis during Covid

As the study went viral, it did not go well with many users who questioned the authenticity of the data and went on a photo spree, sharing their days of ‘meltdowns’ during the lockdown period, some of which seem bizarre but not unbelievable.

A Twitter user shared their lockdown journey, claiming they had a 'birthday party' for their dishwasher during the Covid-19 pandemic.(Twitter/ohevie)
Published on Mar 15, 2023 07:45 PM IST
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