Supriya Sharma writes on books and curates and edits lifestyle stories for hindustantimes.com
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New genre of photographers, who find the right timing and expression to ensure your photographs speak volumes of candid moments, emerging.
Social media was abuzz with reactions to Narendra Modi-led BJP’s victory, and the celebrity candidates from the region got special attention. Of the candidates themselves, till the evening only AAP’s Chandigarh candidate Gul Panag, who lost to fellow actor Kirron Kher (BJP) tweeted.
Gone are the days when we were using internet for only social media, installing apps, playing games or mobile banking. With high speed internet at our disposal, the online streaming trend is pacing up.
There is a God with us all time, guiding us at every step of our life, since the time we are born, takes care of us, and gives us unconditional love. Yes, you guessed it right, it is our dearest mommy - the gift of God. As Mother’s Day is approaching on May 11, let us make her feel special. I bet you find ways all year round to bring a smile on your mother’s face, so why not on this special day.
As the political temperature is soaring up, and election date is nearing in Punjab on 30th April, all candidates are trying their best to woo the voters and even celebrities contesting too are not leaving any stone unturned in this matter.
Yes, it’s true! Comedy is not restricted to TV channels only, where every day new shows are coming up to generate TRP'S. The ongoing parliamentary polls, apart from being fought on a serious note, where the contestants are stooping to new lows to outdo each other, have revealed its funny aspects as well.
After three rounds of the Lok Sabha elections, Twitter is alive with the reactions of the hopefuls. Thursday's high turnout in Jammu, Haryana and Chandigarh has accelerated the "get inked" trend on the online social networking and micro-blogging service.
Election fever has spread to the social media like Facebook and Twitter as people have been urging others to vote and posting pictures of their inkstained fingers. As Chandigarh and Haryana went to polls on Thursday, many people posted pictures of their inked fingers on the social sites, showing them as responsible citizens.
With the ongoing Lok Sabha polls, not only the citizens, but candidates and leaders from the region are tweeting after casting their vote, and informing and encouraging people to go out and cast their franchise. As elections were in three regions on Thursday, Jammu, Haryana and Chandigarh witnessed a great turnout regarding the polling percentage. They were found tweeting and "GetInked" was trending on twitter throughout the day.
Jaswinder Singh Bains, populary known as Jazzy B, celebrates his birthday today.A renowned face of Punjabi music industry not only in India but globally too , he is known as "Bhangra King".Born in 1976, on 1st April in Nawanshahr, in tehsil of Jalandhar, he was just 5, when he went along with his family to Vancouver, Canada. Videos Inside
The practice of celebrities entering politics has been the trend for quite some time, but it has now become a full-blown fashion statement. With the Lok Sabha elections around the corner, some political parties including Aam Admi Party (AAP), Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress have given party tickets to film stars to attract more eyeballs.
The battleground for the 2014 elections has shifted to a new address: from street corners and massive gatherings to the Internet. With the 2014 Lok Sabha elections inching closer, apparent supporters of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have taken the lead over the Congress by launching the sale of t-shirts and other election-campaigning memorabilia online to woo voters.
Updated on Feb 20, 2014 03:59 PM IST
Hindustan Times | ByNeetika Walter and Supriya Sharma, Chandigarh
I'll be partying again in 2014, and binging on chocolates, cakes, dry fruits and sweets. Dussehra to Diwali, Eid to Gurpurb, and Christmas to New Year, the Humpty Dumpty in me is out, all the yummy treats stored inside me as flab. Supriya Sharma writes.
With everybody being a smartphone user these days, we are almost always glued to our phones on one app or the other - And when we are not, we are on the lookout for still more interesting apps. When many of these apps have our passwords saved, are we forgetting to do something that we should? A lot of us have a pin or pattern security lock to keep our phones safe, but with these numerous apps, are they?
Gearing up for self-defence- With an unparalled spurt in women-related crimes in tricity, women take steps to safeguard their dignity. Ranging from martial arts, pepper sprays to downloading mobile apps that send out warning alerts, women are arming themselves for any emergency, leaving nothing to chance.
Updated on Dec 06, 2013 11:56 PM IST
Hindustan Times | ByNavleen Lakhi and Supriya Sharma, Chandigarh
The residents of every city have a favourite activity. Now, while Punjab is known for its affinity with food, there is another activity that the Punjabis, especially Chandigarhians, are proud of — flaunting their new dresses, phones, chic swagger and swanky cars on the roads.
Be it shelling out on expensive designer dresses or exorbitant mehndi rates, women are leaving no stone unturned to deck up this Karvachauth. Markets flooded with products aren’t helping either!
We may be making big strides in the world of technology, but the question is whether it is bringing us close to people or is it taking us away from our near and dear ones? How often do we write letters, telegrams to our loved ones and wait for the postman to arrive?
Self-publishing on the internet has given many budding writers a platform where their work can be shared with the world. Gone are the days when one would sit back and wait for a publishing house to reply whether they liked or disliked your work.
Gone are the days, when one had to wait till 11pm to make an ISD call, as the charges to call abroad were less after 11pm. Calling cards came and brought some respite, but they too had riders, as they were specific to only one country. Smartphones today have paved way for applications by which one can call abroad and that too at no additional cost.
Going a step further from traditional ways to propose his life partner, Chandigarh boy Arsh Singh, 28, arranged a flash mob at Elante Mall to woo Balraj Kaur, 27. VIDEO INSIDE
In the fast-changing world of information technology we have come a long way indeed!First came pagers then SMS (short messaging service) packs and now online messaging apps, which have thronged the android market and have given a new dimension to the whole new world of communication.
Do you refresh your timeline on Facebook and Twitter feed every 15 minutes? Are you a serial 'liker' or 're-tweeter'? Do you log in to social media sites compulsively to update yourself with what's on?