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WATCH: Saree-clad gymnast Parul Arora wows Internet with her flawless triple flip

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Alfea Jamal
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 06:42 PM IST
National Gold Medal winning gymnast Parul Arora went viral late last year the first time after a video of her performing several stunts and flips wearing a saree . The clip was also shared by Bollywood actor Vidya Balan.
Bandwidth restrictions in Kashmir -- where the government in 2019 revoked the special autonomous status of the country’s only Muslim majority state -- affected access for medicines, businesses and schools despite the easing of a seven-months-long closure in March, it said.(PTI (Representative Image))
Bandwidth restrictions in Kashmir -- where the government in 2019 revoked the special autonomous status of the country’s only Muslim majority state -- affected access for medicines, businesses and schools despite the easing of a seven-months-long closure in March, it said.(PTI (Representative Image))

India tops list of countries curbing citizens’ web access, incurs $2.8 billion

By Bloomberg | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON JAN 05, 2021 12:43 PM IST
India’s ministry of information and technology didn’t respond to an email seeking a response to the report’s findings.
Deepika Padukone had deleted all tweets and Instagram posts.
Deepika Padukone had deleted all tweets and Instagram posts.

Deepika Padukone launches audio diary after deleting all posts from Instagram and Twitter

By HT Entertainment Desk, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2021 01:20 PM IST
Actor Deepika Padukone has shared her audio diary -- a record of all her thoughts and feelings -- after deleting traces of social media activity on Instagram and Twitter.
Kartik Aaryan’s latest picture on Instagram.
Kartik Aaryan’s latest picture on Instagram.

Kartik Aaryan reveals how he is waiting for vaccine to combat Covid-19, has internet in splits

By HT Entertainment Desk, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2020 07:33 AM IST
Kartik Aaryan’s hilarious new photo has social media in splits. The actor shared how he is waiting for the vaccine to combat Covid-19 and had a cute kitten for company. Everything was done with social distancing norms in mind, of course.
Of 21 states analysed, Chhattisgarh, Telangana, Puducherry, Uttarakhand and Andhra Pradesh have emerged as the five best states on the BRI.(AFP/Getty Images)
Of 21 states analysed, Chhattisgarh, Telangana, Puducherry, Uttarakhand and Andhra Pradesh have emerged as the five best states on the BRI.(AFP/Getty Images)

Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand take the lead on Broadband Readiness Index

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Deeksha Bhardwaj
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2020 10:01 AM IST
The index takes several criteria into account to analyse a state’s readiness to adopt the fixed line network
IIT Kharagpur. (Mint file)
IIT Kharagpur. (Mint file)

Internet snapped in students hostels, IIT Kharagpur says given them enough time to leave

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2020 06:56 AM IST
While over 10,000 students had left the campus since the COVID-19 pandemic struck, about 100 are not vacating their rooms, Registrar Prof B N Singh said.
KamalaHarris, back row at left,in an undated family photo. Next to her, from left, her grandmother Rajam, grandfather P.V. Gopalan and sister, Maya Harris.(Twitter)
KamalaHarris, back row at left,in an undated family photo. Next to her, from left, her grandmother Rajam, grandfather P.V. Gopalan and sister, Maya Harris.(Twitter)

Viral dosa-making video with Mindy Kaling, saree photos: Indians scramble to find Kamala Harris’ Chennai connect

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Alfea Jamal
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2020 05:47 PM IST
Ever since news of Harris’ Chennai connect came to light, Indians all over have been tweeting and posting about the vice-presidential candidate’s childhood trips to India, her maternal roots in Chennai’s Besant Nagar and photos of Harris sporting the traditional saree all over the Internet.
Representational image. (HT file)
Representational image. (HT file)

DU students’ internet-related problems persist on day-2 of OBE exams

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON AUG 12, 2020 01:33 PM IST
The university has maintained that it is opting for the online open book exams as a one-time measure owing to the coronavirus pandemic.
Internet found a man named Sachin Tiwari on social media with an uncanny resemblance with the late actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
Internet found a man named Sachin Tiwari on social media with an uncanny resemblance with the late actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

Internet finds Sushant Singh Rajput’s lookalike. See pics

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON JUL 08, 2020 04:02 PM IST
Nostalgia around Sushant Singh Rajput being high, internet has now found a lookalike of the late star. See it here.
When Majid Lone, an undergraduate student of Islamia College of Science and Commerce (ICSC) in Srinagar woke up on Sunday, he found there was no internet service on his mobile as an encounter had started in Zadibal area of the city. (Image used for representation).(HT PHOTO.)
When Majid Lone, an undergraduate student of Islamia College of Science and Commerce (ICSC) in Srinagar woke up on Sunday, he found there was no internet service on his mobile as an encounter had started in Zadibal area of the city. (Image used for representation).(HT PHOTO.)

Students in Kashmir suffer as internet is suspended frequently during encounters

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2020 10:42 PM IST
The student community of the valley, already bearing the brunt of slow internet speed during the Covid-19 lockdown, is left high and dry by the authorities when they snap mobile internet whenever a gunfight starts in a particular district.
A video of the old woman was sent to Prithvi Bhaiyalal Shingane, Panchubais grandson who lives in Nagpur. The Shingane family was astounded. They were eager to bring her home, but the wait was not yet over as lockdown was in force.(File photo for representation)
A video of the old woman was sent to Prithvi Bhaiyalal Shingane, Panchubais grandson who lives in Nagpur. The Shingane family was astounded. They were eager to bring her home, but the wait was not yet over as lockdown was in force.(File photo for representation)

Thanks to internet, 94-year-old woman who disappeared 40 years ago, reunites with family

Bhopal | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Niyati Singh
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2020 10:47 PM IST
Thanks to the Internet, a 94- year-old woman from Maharashtra who had gone missing four decades ago has been reunited with her family.
This little boy got a taste of the power of moving things with his mind.(Reddit)
This little boy got a taste of the power of moving things with his mind.(Reddit)

This happy kid who just found out his ‘superpower’ is making the Internet a happy place. Watch

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON MAY 18, 2020 10:42 AM IST
We do believe the little boy got his Hogwarts letter and is just practising his ’Locomotion Charm’ or is maybe joining Professor Xavier’s squad with his telekinesis abilities.
The petitioners have argued that 4G speed was essential for healthcare, education, trade and business in the union territory during this hour of crisis due to coronavirus. (PTI)
The petitioners have argued that 4G speed was essential for healthcare, education, trade and business in the union territory during this hour of crisis due to coronavirus. (PTI)

Supreme Court forms 3-member team to look into J&K 4G mobile internet case

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2020 12:36 PM IST
Secretary of Union home ministry, chief secretary of J&K and secretary of ministry of communication will make up the three-member team.
People familiar with developments said the government had decided to restore mobile phone services on Friday night. However, a high-level meeting decided that mobile internet connectivity would remain suspended till the 17th day of the holy month of Ramzan (May 11).(HT FIle Photo)
People familiar with developments said the government had decided to restore mobile phone services on Friday night. However, a high-level meeting decided that mobile internet connectivity would remain suspended till the 17th day of the holy month of Ramzan (May 11).(HT FIle Photo)

J-K administration may keep internet suspended for a few more days

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Mir Ehsan
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2020 08:26 PM IST
The police have apprehensions that Naikoo’s killing could trigger massive clashes like those witnessed after the killing of Burhan Wani in 2016, and believe it would be better for mobile internet services to remain suspended for some more time.
Restrictions had been imposed in the valley after the death of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Riyaz Naikoo and additional paramilitary forces were deployed at vulnerable points to prevent any mischief or stone pelting.(ANI file photo. Representative image)
Restrictions had been imposed in the valley after the death of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Riyaz Naikoo and additional paramilitary forces were deployed at vulnerable points to prevent any mischief or stone pelting.(ANI file photo. Representative image)

Situation calm in Kashmir valley, mobile internet still remains suspended

Srinagar | By Press Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON MAY 09, 2020 04:05 PM IST
The situation in the valley, which has been witnessing lockdown since the third week of March due to Covid-19 pandemic, was generally calm barring a few local protests in some villages of Pulwama in south Kashmir.
This was a hike of 9% from the 282,282 TB or 282 PB of data used on March 21, the day when the “janata curfew” was announced, and a hike of 13% from March 19, when the consumption was 270 PB.(Bloomberg file photo. Representative image)
This was a hike of 9% from the 282,282 TB or 282 PB of data used on March 21, the day when the “janata curfew” was announced, and a hike of 13% from March 19, when the consumption was 270 PB.(Bloomberg file photo. Representative image)

India’s internet consumption up during Covid-19 lockdown, shows data

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amrita Madhukalya
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2020 09:38 PM IST
Data from the department of telecommunications showed that between March 22 and March 28, Indians consumed an average of 307,963 TB or 307 petabytes (PB) of data.
A Twitter user shared images of such food-filled baskets with a special message written in Italian.(Twitter/@tommiwtf)
A Twitter user shared images of such food-filled baskets with a special message written in Italian.(Twitter/@tommiwtf)

‘Supportive baskets’: People of Naples are winning the Internet with this heart touching gesture

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 03, 2020 12:45 PM IST
Translated, the message on the basket reads, “if you can, put something inside. If you can’t, take something”. Turns out, the gesture is actually an ancient tradition and the baskets are known as ‘Panaro Solidale’ in Italian.
The 2G internet facility on mobile phones was restored in Jammu and Kashmir on January 25 after remaining suspended since August 5 last year after the Centre announced abrogation of Article 370 provisions and bifurcation of the erstwhile state into union territories(AP (Image for representation purpose))
The 2G internet facility on mobile phones was restored in Jammu and Kashmir on January 25 after remaining suspended since August 5 last year after the Centre announced abrogation of Article 370 provisions and bifurcation of the erstwhile state into union territories(AP (Image for representation purpose))

2G mobile internet services extended in Jammu and Kashmir till March 4

Jammu | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2020 05:14 PM IST
Internet Service Providers (ISPs) have been asked to ensure access to 1,674 white-listed sites only and not to any social media applications allowing peer-to-peer communication and VPN applications
The baby platypus in the picture is actually a creation of a fantasy artist named Vlasimir Matic-Kuriliov.(Instagram/@shunakart)
The baby platypus in the picture is actually a creation of a fantasy artist named Vlasimir Matic-Kuriliov.(Instagram/@shunakart)

No Internet, that’s not how a ‘baby platypus’ looks. Truth behind viral pic

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2020 06:48 PM IST
People couldn’t keep calm and stop themselves from sharing the image and calling the little thing cute and delightful. We’re sorry to break this to you but this isn’t what a baby platypus looks like.
False claims about how to combat coranavirus emerging out of China are flooding the internet. (representative image)(Unsplash)
False claims about how to combat coranavirus emerging out of China are flooding the internet. (representative image)(Unsplash)

False cure claims for coronavirus is infecting the Internet

Hong Kong | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 06, 2020 06:31 PM IST
The misinformation continues to pollute social media platforms and messaging apps.
Journalists use mobile phones inside the media centre, in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir.(Photo by Waseem Andrabi / Hindustan Times)
Journalists use mobile phones inside the media centre, in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir.(Photo by Waseem Andrabi / Hindustan Times)

Valley residents irked after limited, slow Internet back

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Mir Ehsan
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2020 04:15 AM IST
People were glued to their mobile screens since morning to check if the Net was working. By afternoon, there were some signs of restoration, but people were frustrated by the slow speed.
The 2G mobile internet services will be restored in the Kashmir Valley from Friday midnigh(HT Photo)
The 2G mobile internet services will be restored in the Kashmir Valley from Friday midnigh(HT Photo)

2G mobile internet to be restored in Kashmir from midnight

Srinagar | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2020 11:42 PM IST
According to a notification by the home department of Jammu and Kashmir administration, access to the internet with 2G speed on mobile phones will resume from January 25.
Media persons use internet facilities at the designated Media centre of the government’s information department in Srinagar.(HT Photo)
Media persons use internet facilities at the designated Media centre of the government’s information department in Srinagar.(HT Photo)

‘Internet only in name’: Low speed irks J-K youth day after services resumed

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2020 02:12 AM IST
The 2G internet resumption is only for “whitelisted” websites and doesn’t include social media. Whitelisting is done to allow access to safe websites. Restoration follows Supreme Court’s January 10 directive to review the ban on internet services in the Union Territory within a week.
Niti Aayog member VK Saraswat. (Photo: ANI)
Niti Aayog member VK Saraswat. (Photo: ANI)

After his ‘dirty films’ remarks, Niti Aayog member’s apology to Kashmiris

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2020 02:09 AM IST
VK Saraswat was quoted as saying that the internet in Jammu and Kashmir was being used to just watch “dirty films”.
Arjun Kapoor was seen in Panipat last.
Arjun Kapoor was seen in Panipat last.

Paps follow Arjun Kapoor, actor hilariously asks ‘Aur kuch chahiye’. Watch video

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 14, 2020 10:16 AM IST
Arjun Kapoor’s brief interaction with waiting paparazzi has won him praise online. The actor was last seen in Ashutosh Gowariker’s Panipat.
File image of MS Dhoni, Sakshi Dhoni(Yogen Shah/HT Photo)
File image of MS Dhoni, Sakshi Dhoni(Yogen Shah/HT Photo)

2020 with this man: Sakshi’s picture with MS Dhoni wins Internet

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2020 11:54 AM IST
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly also said Mahendra Singh Dhoni has “surely” communicated his future plans to India captain Virat Kohli and selectors
Baby Yoda, big eyes, pointy ears and a precocious ability to use the Force, has captivated fans, just like Disney hoped it would.
Baby Yoda, big eyes, pointy ears and a precocious ability to use the Force, has captivated fans, just like Disney hoped it would.

Mind the drool: Why everyone has fallen for Baby Yoda

Hindustan Times | By Rachel Lopez
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2019 01:02 PM IST
The reason you are obsessed is no accident. The animatronic puppet is part of a carefully orchestrated blitz to tug at your heartstrings and hit all corners of internet fandom.
People protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) at Red Fort in New Delhi, on Thursday, December 19, 2019.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
People protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) at Red Fort in New Delhi, on Thursday, December 19, 2019.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

Internet shutdown in many parts including Mangaluru following CAA protests

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2019 03:57 PM IST
The internet shutdown will continue in some places like Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh, Dakshina Kannada district in Karnataka, Assam and Meghalaya on Friday even as services were restored in Delhi around 1.30pm on Thursday
Do you buy most things on the internet nowadays? I imagine you do. Certainly, the global retail sector is collapsing. The great department stores are closing and high street chains are rapidly going bankrupt.(UNSPLASH)
Do you buy most things on the internet nowadays? I imagine you do. Certainly, the global retail sector is collapsing. The great department stores are closing and high street chains are rapidly going bankrupt.(UNSPLASH)

The rise of online shopping: Department stores are permanent exhibitions

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Vir Sanghvi
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2019 12:13 PM IST
Do you buy most things on the internet nowadays? I imagine you do. Certainly, the global retail sector is collapsing. The great department stores are closing and high street chains are rapidly going bankrupt.
People in Assam seen protesting against the Centre’s move to bring in Citizenship (Amendment) Bill.
People in Assam seen protesting against the Centre’s move to bring in Citizenship (Amendment) Bill.

Citizenship bill protests: Army in Tripura, no internet in 10 Assam districts

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2019 06:31 PM IST
The Army said two columns have been deployed in Tripura -- in General Area Kanchanpur and in General Area Manu while a third column has been kept on standby for deployment at Bongaigaon in Assam, according to ANI.
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