Samiksha Pattanaik is a content producer with HT’s social media team. She writes on trending, viral stories and manages content on Facebook and Twitter. Her interest lies in travel, culture, photography and gender issues.
Articles by Samiksha Pattanaik
Don’t fight in front of your kids, you can scar them for life
Regular fighting between parents can affect their children’s long-term mental health and expose them to a number of diseases in the future.
Updated on Aug 02, 2018 09:36 AM IST
Drake’s ‘Kiki challenge’ is breaking the internet… and bones
If you aren’t living under a rock, chances are you must have come across Drake’s ‘Kiki challenge’ or #InMyFeelingsChallenge that’s going crazily viral for some time now. Canadian rapper Drake’s latest song “In My Feelings” from the album Scorpion is smashing records worldwide and has now given rise to a new dance challenge called ‘Kiki challenge’.
Updated on Jul 29, 2018 07:16 PM IST
Couples beware, study says big fat weddings could lead to divorce
Wedding tips: A new survey reveals spending too much money on weddings could result in divorce. The more expensive the wedding ring, the less likely the marriage will last, it adds.
Updated on Jul 17, 2018 07:46 PM IST
Hindustan Times, | BySamiksha Pattanaik
Not just mental health, psychiatrists can also help manage chronic pain
Psychiatrists can play a key role in chronic pain management. Here’s how
Updated on Jul 14, 2018 05:10 PM IST
From celebs to models, Barbie feet is the latest trend to grip Instagram users
From the Kardashian sisters to Kendall Jenner, everyone seems to be in the grip of this latest Instagram trend.
Updated on Jul 10, 2018 05:19 PM IST
Remember Chand Nawab of ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ fame? He is back with another funny video
Pakistani TV journalist Chand Nawab is back with another video and it’s funnier than before.
Updated on Jun 29, 2018 02:58 PM IST
Here’s the ‘shocking’ discovery behind the ‘distracted boyfriend’ meme
Twitter user Ernie Smith has dug out some ‘shocking’ information about the girl in ‘distracted boyfriend’ meme.
Published on Jun 29, 2018 12:24 PM IST
Tamil Nadu man pretends to exercise only to steal bulb, video goes viral
Video of Coimbatore man hilarious way of stealing a bulb has left people on social media ROFL-ing.
Updated on Jun 29, 2018 02:08 PM IST
Boy, 9, was bullied for wearing lipstick. This is what his cousins did to show support
A nine-year-old boy was bullied for wearing lipstick and painting his nails. So, his elder cousins wore the same lip colour and posted the pictures on Twitter in support of him.
Updated on Jun 22, 2018 08:54 PM IST
Watch: This bride and groom went home in a JCB and proved they are the coolest!
If you think driving a luxury or vintage car at your wedding is a cool thing to do, then wait till you read this.
Updated on Jun 22, 2018 05:20 PM IST
Is the skin around your nails peeling? Know the causes, treatment and more
Is chapped and peeling cuticle skin bothering you? Here’s what you need to know.
Updated on Jun 22, 2018 01:44 PM IST
Crayfish removes its own claw to escape hotpot, diner adopts it as a pet
Social media is amazed by crayfish ripping off its claw to escape hotpot.
Updated on Jun 08, 2018 06:22 PM IST
Mumbai cop manages traffic in heavy rains, praised on social media
A video showing a Mumbai cop managing traffic drenched in rain has gone viral on social media, with many calling him a “real hero”.
Updated on Jun 08, 2018 03:42 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Delhi | BySamiksha Pattanaik
Saudi Arabia’s fashion show causes stir online after replacing models with drones
A fashion show in Saudi Arabia’s capital Riyadh featured drones instead of models.
Updated on Jun 08, 2018 02:27 PM IST
Video shows firefighters rescuing suicidal man after he jumps out of window
The 12-second dramatic clip captures the exact moment the fireman catches hold of the man and pulls him up with the help of his colleague.
Updated on Jun 05, 2018 06:30 PM IST
How Tunisian goalkeeper faked ‘injury’ to help teammates break Ramzan fast
Tunisia goalkeeper Mouez Hassen feigned an injury during a match to help his teammates break their Ramzan fast.
Updated on Jun 05, 2018 03:49 PM IST
World Environment Day: Sudarsan Pattnaik makes ‘biggest sand turtle’ to highlight plastic pollution
Sudarsan Pattnaik creates his “biggest sand turtle” sculpture at Odisha’s Puri beach to mark World Environment Day.
Updated on Jun 05, 2018 01:02 PM IST
This woman’s to-do list for her boyfriend to help during panic attack is a must read
Kelsey Darragh, who suffers from panic and anxiety disorder, created a to-do list for her boyfriend so that he could help her when she needed - and she wants you to share it with others.
Updated on May 18, 2018 03:23 PM IST
Woman shares misleading photo of hotel’s lavish pool, the internet is cracking up
Expectation Versus Reality!
Updated on May 18, 2018 05:34 PM IST
Kiss of love? Leopard and buffalo’s lip-to-lip moment is going viral in the human world
Viral video shows leopard ‘kissing’ a buffalo.
Updated on May 17, 2018 06:20 PM IST
This National Geographic cover will make you think hard about plastic pollution
The cover suggests the world’s plastic pollution problem is just “”just the tip of the iceberg.”
Updated on May 17, 2018 04:27 PM IST
The internet can’t get over this toddler who peed in his mom’s proposal video
This Michigan toddle stole the limelight from mom’s proposal video like a boss.
Updated on May 17, 2018 02:01 PM IST
Twitter users crack jokes as parties battle it out in Karnataka elections
As BJP, Congress and JDU wait with bated breath for Karnataka poll results, Twitter adds humour to the election battle.
Updated on May 15, 2018 12:47 PM IST
Woman wears golden prosthetic arm on wedding day, shines with self-love
Rebekah Marine made heads turn as she wore a golden bionic arm on her wedding.
Updated on Apr 25, 2018 04:35 PM IST
This viral video of 4-year-old grooving to Bom Diggy Diggy will make your day
You can’t miss this video of a four-year-old girl grooving to ‘Bom Diggy Diggy’
Updated on Apr 25, 2018 05:27 PM IST
This beauty vlogger with facial tumour is a YouTube star with millions of subscribers
Beauty blogger Marimar Quiroa is here to shatter the preconceived notions about beauty and give people lesson on “self-love”.
Updated on Apr 20, 2018 05:34 PM IST
These owls won’t stop staring through an office window and Twitter finds them a hoot
“I. Just. Can’t. Even”
Published on Apr 14, 2018 06:47 PM IST
Viral video shows gorilla doing handstands with trainer in Florida zoo
Video posted by Busch Gardens Tampa Bay shows a gorilla doing handstands with his trainer.
Updated on Apr 14, 2018 03:54 PM IST
Shashi Tharoor is back with a new word, this time it’s a dig at his trolls
Shashi Tharoor is back with his latest ‘Word Of the Day’.
Updated on Apr 10, 2018 06:14 PM IST
Witchcraft or magic? Twitter can’t get over this video of easy hack to thread a needle
Have you been threading a needle wrong all your life?
Updated on Apr 10, 2018 04:53 PM IST