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Bhavik Sarkhedi

Bhavik Sarkhedi is changing the content writing industry, one word at a time

UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2020 06:41 PM IST
Bhavik Sarkhedi, the founder of Write Right, a 360-degree content writing agency, author of four published books is silently shaping the content writing space and taking it to new heights.
Actor Manasi Parekh made her Bollywood debut with URI: The Surgical Strike in 2019.
Actor Manasi Parekh made her Bollywood debut with URI: The Surgical Strike in 2019.

Manasi Parekh: I don’t connect with a lot of the content on TV these days

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Mukherjee, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2020 06:07 PM IST
Actor Manasi Parekh says she has always been picky about work and adds that she does not seek fame as she knows it will follow if she continues to do good work.
Malayalam film Kappela is part of Netflix streaming bouquet.
Malayalam film Kappela is part of Netflix streaming bouquet.

Not just Hindi, regional content is a big hit on OTT, too: Actors, filmmakers and experts weigh in

Hindustan Times | By Juhi Chakraborty
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 11:48 AM IST
Original series and films in Malayalam, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali and many other regional languages are gaining immense popularity on the web.
Newly appointed Delhi Police Commissioner S N Shrivastava visits violence affected areas at Shiv Vihar in northeast Delhi.(HT PHOTO.)
Newly appointed Delhi Police Commissioner S N Shrivastava visits violence affected areas at Shiv Vihar in northeast Delhi.(HT PHOTO.)

Delhi Police lodge 167 FIRs, 13 cases against provocative online content; 885 held

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 29, 2020 09:52 PM IST
Several social media accounts as well as web links involved in the circulation of unlawful, offensive content have been suspended, the police said.
File image of India boxer Vijender Singh.(ANI Photo)
File image of India boxer Vijender Singh.(ANI Photo)

Content with one fight every 5-6 months: Vijender Singh

Dubai | By PTI
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2019 05:14 PM IST
The 34-year-old, who is undefeated so far, will square off against Ghana’s two-time former Commonwealth super middle-weight (76kg) champion Charles Adamu in Dubai on Friday.
Taresh is very passionate about creating content and always believes to do something meaningful in life.
Taresh is very passionate about creating content and always believes to do something meaningful in life.

Taresh Goyal is ruling social media with his funny and relevant content

UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2019 09:24 PM IST
Besides creating content, Taresh Goyal been helping brands to boost their credibility on social media and help them get the right exposure.
Delhi High Court asked search engine giant Google whether it could devise a technology by which websites containing content over which the court has passed orders, wouldn’t show up in search results.(AP file photo)
Delhi High Court asked search engine giant Google whether it could devise a technology by which websites containing content over which the court has passed orders, wouldn’t show up in search results.(AP file photo)

Google reply sought over tech to hide content over which the court has passed orders

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2019 03:05 AM IST
Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw posed the query after Google moved court seeking modification of its September 18 and 30 orders that directed the search engine to block URLs containing content that pertained to allegations of sexual harassment by contemporary artist Subodh Gupta.
A new study from India’s animated news creator Bisbo revealed that 80 per cent of their 10 million strong users are adults between the age of 18-44.(bisbo.com)
A new study from India’s animated news creator Bisbo revealed that 80 per cent of their 10 million strong users are adults between the age of 18-44.(bisbo.com)

Animated content not limited to kids only, adults love it too

Mumbai | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2019 10:05 AM IST
A new study from India’s animated news creator Bisbo revealed that 80 per cent of their 10 million strong users are adults between the age of 18-44.
The request has gone out to the social networking company on the basis of a recommendation from the ministry of home affairs. (PTI photo)
The request has gone out to the social networking company on the basis of a recommendation from the ministry of home affairs. (PTI photo)

Govt tells Twitter to block accounts inciting anti-India content using Kashmir

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2020 02:32 AM IST
The state has been under security lockdown since August 5 when the Central government moved to end special status of Jammu and Kashmir and divide the state into two union territories.
Bipasha Basu Singh Grover will be seen next in the Aadat that also stars hubby Karan Singh Grover.
Bipasha Basu Singh Grover will be seen next in the Aadat that also stars hubby Karan Singh Grover.

Bipasha: If I get good content, I won’t think about the money

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Mukherjee, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2019 05:06 PM IST
Actor Bipasha Basu Singh Grover states that if she gets substantial roles then she is ready to work minus remuneration. She also says she never thought she would get badly stereotyped in the horror genre.
India Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman(AFP)
India Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman(AFP)

Budget 2019: BJP hails budget as one for ‘New India’; Cong slams it for ‘maximum intent, minimum content’

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUL 05, 2019 02:59 PM IST
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union budget on Friday and said the NDA government had set the ball rolling for a new India in its first term
With the close of voting on May 19, the last round of Lok Sabha elections, the mammoth seven-phase exercise will draw to a close, shifting the focus to exit polls. (Photo by Arabinda Mahapatra / Hindustan Times)
With the close of voting on May 19, the last round of Lok Sabha elections, the mammoth seven-phase exercise will draw to a close, shifting the focus to exit polls. (Photo by Arabinda Mahapatra / Hindustan Times)

Timing, content, disclaimers: What EC guidelines are on exit polls

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2019 04:57 PM IST
The rules governing exit polls in India are very stringent. For the first time this election, the advisory covers websites and social media platforms.
(Reuters File Photo)
(Reuters File Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Day after EC order, Delhi CEO directs BJP to not air content on NaMo TV without certification

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 13, 2019 11:43 AM IST
Following the EC’s directive, the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Delhi wrote to the saffron party to ensure that all political content not approved be removed.
The most serious would see internet service providers block non-compliant websites and apps.(AFP FILE PHOTO)
The most serious would see internet service providers block non-compliant websites and apps.(AFP FILE PHOTO)

UK takes aim at social networks that fail to quash ‘hateful’ content

AFP | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2019 08:27 AM IST
“What we’re proposing today is that companies that deal with user-generated content should take greater responsibility for keeping those users safe,” culture and media minister Jeremy Wright told BBC radio.
Actor R Madhavan was appreciated for his performance in the web show, Breathe.
Actor R Madhavan was appreciated for his performance in the web show, Breathe.

Actors make the most of the web, thanks to the growing demand of good content

Hindusatn Times | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 14, 2019 06:10 PM IST
Bollywood stars Saif Ali Khan, R Madhavan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui have impressed everyone with their performances.
Public broadcaster Doordarshan (DD) is exploring tying up with so-called over-the-top (OTT) platforms for sharing their content through its Free Dish, India’s only free direct-to-home (DTH) satellite TV service, people aware of the development said.(Mint)
Public broadcaster Doordarshan (DD) is exploring tying up with so-called over-the-top (OTT) platforms for sharing their content through its Free Dish, India’s only free direct-to-home (DTH) satellite TV service, people aware of the development said.(Mint)

Doordarshan eyes tie-up to share content through Free Dish

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2019 01:50 PM IST
Doordarshan, which operates 23 satellite channels, covering about 92% of the country’s population besides the DTH service, could help OTT platforms increase their reach, one of the people, a DD official, said on condition of anonymity. OTT platforms are content-streaming services such as Netflix, Amazon Prime and BigFlix
In addition to the danger of unauthorised access to information, this technology opens the possibility of other countries intercepting and censoring content that will increasingly be carried over Internet(AFP)
In addition to the danger of unauthorised access to information, this technology opens the possibility of other countries intercepting and censoring content that will increasingly be carried over Internet(AFP)

Censoring online content is not easy any more

By Jayadeva Ranade
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2018 09:53 AM IST
But the danger of allowing ingress to nationally critical sectors, like telecommunications, to countries that are not friendly must now be a matter of immediate national concern
The union government has given directive to private channels to shift from foreign to Indian satellites.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
The union government has given directive to private channels to shift from foreign to Indian satellites.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Help for channels to shift content from foreign to Indian satellites

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran
PUBLISHED ON NOV 11, 2018 11:40 PM IST
Private channels will be given details of Indian satellites such as their capacity and reach so that they can make an informed choice. So far, the government has not set any deadline for the channels to make the switch.
A still from popular TV show Bhabhji Ghar Par Hain!
A still from popular TV show Bhabhji Ghar Par Hain!

Television industry on Pakistan Supreme Court’s ban on Indian content

Hindustan Times | By Etti Bali, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2018 12:25 PM IST
Indian television content has been banned for the second time in Pakistan, this time by that country’s Supreme Court.
Sobhita Dhulipala will be seen next alongside Emraan Hashmi in The Body.(Sobhita Dhulipala/Instagram)
Sobhita Dhulipala will be seen next alongside Emraan Hashmi in The Body.(Sobhita Dhulipala/Instagram)

Sobhita Dhulipala: I see myself as a storyteller, so, I want to be a part of good content

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Mukherjee, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2018 05:32 PM IST
Actor Sobhita Dhulipala says that she wants to be part of good narratives she can connect with. She also talks about the ways her film Moothon inspired her.
Shama Sikander opts to do projects that challenge her
Shama Sikander opts to do projects that challenge her

Shama Sikander feels that viewers are ready to explore unconventional content

Hindustan Times | By Vanshika Saikia, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2018 06:07 PM IST
Actor Shama Sikander is proud of how her past projects have turned out and she wants to continue this journey of putting novel and different ideas out there.
Police have ordered an autopsy to ascertain the exact cause of death.(Representative image)
Police have ordered an autopsy to ascertain the exact cause of death.(Representative image)

Air Force officer dies in Bhopal; cops say ‘poisonous content’ found in body

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India, Bhopal
PUBLISHED ON JUN 06, 2018 04:55 PM IST
Bhopal police said that in the preliminary findings, some poisonous content was found in the Indian Air Force officer’s body.
Weibo says the three-month campaign will target ‘illegal’ gay and violent content.(AFP File Photo)
Weibo says the three-month campaign will target ‘illegal’ gay and violent content.(AFP File Photo)

‘I am gay’ protests sweep China over ban on homosexual content on Weibo

Agence France-Presse, Beijing | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2018 06:30 PM IST
Weibo said in a statement Friday it had begun a “clean-up campaign” to remove “illegal” content, including “manga and videos with pornographic implications, promoting violence or (related to) homosexuality”.
R Madhavan is currently recuperating from a shoulder injury.
R Madhavan is currently recuperating from a shoulder injury.

R Madhavan: If the content is good, people will watch it and I’ll survive as an actor

Hindustan Times | By Samarth Goyal, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2018 06:08 PM IST
Vikram Vedha (2017) actor R Madhavan, who was last seen in the web series Breathe, feels that as content proliferates across platforms, the audience, today are spoilt for choice.
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