Arfa Javaid

Arfa Javaid is a journalist working with the Hindustan Times' Delhi team. She covers trending topics, human interest stories, and viral content online.

Articles by Arfa Javaid

Zomato addresses woman’s ‘unfair’ container fee issue on Twitter

A Twitter user reacted to the woman’s tweet about ‘unfair’ container charge and wrote, “Container price is ₹4 in wholesale market. ₹60 is like 15x.”

Zomato explained that the restaurant levies the container charge.(Twitter/@khush_2599)
Published on Aug 08, 2023 10:14 AM IST

Group’s Kathak performance to Calm Down gets people dancing. Watch

After watching this well-choreographed routine, a YouTube user wrote, “It’s a visual treat for my eyes. Just loved it.”

Kathak dancers delivering a performance to Calm Down. (YouTube/Kumar Sharma)
Published on Aug 08, 2023 09:02 AM IST

Brain Teaser: You’re eagle-eyed if you can spot passport in 48 seconds

A brain teaser challenges people to find a hidden passport among travel essentials in 48 seconds or less. Your time starts now…

Brain Teaser: Can you find a passport among these travel essentials?(QUIZ)
Published on Aug 06, 2023 08:44 PM IST

Heartwarming video of penguins carrying backpacks goes viral. Watch

A video that captures penguins carrying colourful bags was shared on Twitter. It has captured hearts online and prompted many to share various responses.

A waddle of penguins carrying colourful bags on their backs. (Twitter/@buitengebieden)
Published on Aug 06, 2023 07:54 PM IST

Man belts out Pehla Nasha on London’s Oxford Street. Watch viral video

A beautiful musical moment occurred on London’s Oxford Street as singer Vish and a few music lovers sang Pehla Nasha together. Watch the video inside.

Singer Vish singing his rendition of the Bollywood song Pehla Nasha. (Instagram/
Published on Aug 06, 2023 06:33 PM IST

Indian man cracks 273 walnuts with his head, reclaims world record

Naveen Kumar reclaimed the world record for most walnuts cracked with the head in one minute. He broke nearly 4.5 walnuts per second!

Naveen Kumar smashed 273 walnuts with his head in a minute. (Guinness World Record)
Published on Aug 06, 2023 05:24 PM IST

Sachin Tendulkar celebrates Friendship Day with old pic of him with his friends

Sachin Tendulkar recently tweeted a rare picture of him with his friends, expressing how they always bring an instant smile to his face.

Sachin Tendulkar posing with his friends. (Twitter/@sachin_rt)
Published on Aug 06, 2023 03:58 PM IST

Employee texts boss after a few drinks, WhatsApp messages go viral

The drunk employee highlighted the rarity of finding such a supportive boss and thanked him for all the trust and motivation.

An employee sent these messages to boss after getting drunk. (Twitter/@siddhantmin)
Published on Aug 06, 2023 02:10 PM IST

Jisoo ‘dances’ to Badal Barsa Bijuli in fan-made video. Watch

An Instagram user took to the platform to share an edited video of Blackpink’s Jisoo ‘dancing’ to Badal Barsa Bijuli. It is winning netizens’ hearts.

Blackpink’s Jisoo ‘dancing’ to 2018 song Badal Barsa Bijuli. (Instagram/@jhunjhunastic)
Published on Aug 06, 2023 12:53 PM IST

Brain Teaser: Find 5 lemons hidden among these cute chicks

The brain teaser shared on Facebook challenges puzzle enthusiasts to spot five elusive lemons among chicks.

Brain Teaser: How quickly can you find five lemons hidden in plain sight among chicks?(Gergely Dudás)
Published on Aug 06, 2023 11:30 AM IST

78-year-old man enrols in Class 9, inspires people and how

An elderly man has enrolled in Class 9 to understand television news reports better and write applications more effectively.

The 78-year-old man who wants to improve his English is proficient in reading and writing the Mizo Language.(Representational Image: Pixabay/mozlase__)
Published on Aug 03, 2023 08:00 PM IST

Mattel is hiring ‘chief UNO player’ to promote new game. Are you up for the job?

The Chief UNO Player will be responsible for playing UNO Quatro for four hours a day, four times a week, for four weeks.

The deadline for applications for ‘Chief UNO Player’ is August 10.(Representaional Image: Unsplash/Adam Mills)
Published on Aug 03, 2023 07:18 PM IST

Teen identifies 70 football team badges in 60 seconds. Can you beat his record?

A teen from Lebanon identified 70 football badges in record time, surpassing the previous record of 36 set by Bhavya Chandan of India in 2021.

Hassan Dawy attempted this particular record at his school in Lebanon’s capital city, Beirut.(Guinness World Record)
Published on Aug 03, 2023 06:19 PM IST

This artist’s hyperrealistic artwork of Indian banknotes stuns netizens

An artist’s hyperrealistic drawing of Indian banknotes has gone viral on Instagram and prompted many to do a double-take.

Rahil Jindran’s hyperrealistic artwork of Indian banknotes is so lifelike that it can be difficult to distinguish them from actual currency.(Instagram/@rahiljindran)
Published on Aug 03, 2023 02:37 PM IST

Boys save terrified dog from drain ledge, heartwarming video goes viral

Two boys risked their own life to save a frightened dog huddled on a narrow ledge. Watch the video of this rescue inside.

Boys carefully lift the frightened street dog to safety. (Instagram/@arya_vamshi17)
Published on Aug 03, 2023 01:06 PM IST

Zomato’s request to ‘Ankita from Bhopal’ leaves netizens in stitches

A person reacted to this request and wrote, “Ankita’s ex must feel like he’s caught in an infinite loop of hunger and heartbreak, a COD cycle that never ends!”

Zomato urged ‘Ankita from Bhopal’ to stop sending food to her ex on cash on delivery.(Representational Image: Unsplash/Ravi Sharma)
Published on Aug 03, 2023 10:32 AM IST

Bride and groom’s performance to Bole Chudiyan wins hearts

The video that captures a bride and groom dancing to an iconic Bollywood song was shared on Instagram. It has inspired many to dance along.

Bride and groom set the dance floor on fire with their amazing performance to Bole Chudiyan. (Instagram/
Published on Aug 03, 2023 09:02 AM IST

Meet the woman with the world's largest Barbie doll collection

The woman’s impressive collection of Barbie dolls spans over 30 years and includes a plethora of rare finds.

The image shows Bettina Dorfmann with her doll collection. (Guinness World Records)
Published on Aug 02, 2023 06:01 PM IST

This elderly woman hitting the gym is an inspiration for many

A 68-year-old woman working out at the gym has inspired people to start their fitness journey. She was seen doing various exercises, including a deadlift.

Elderly woman working out at a gym. (Instagram/@weightliftermummy )
Published on Aug 02, 2023 01:59 PM IST

Students amaze netizens with farewell dance to popular tracks

The video that captures students delivering a dance performance to a mashup of popular songs was shared on YouTube.

Aditi and Ritika dancing to the beats of popular Bollywood tracks.(YouTube/The Random Girl)
Published on Aug 02, 2023 09:33 AM IST

Can you find the pearl hidden among the jewellery in 30 seconds?

Can you find the hidden pearl in a sea of jewels in 30 seconds or less? The clock is ticking, and the thrill of the hunt awaits you.

Brain Teaser: Can you find a pearl hidden amongst the jewellery?(Chisholm Hunter)
Published on Aug 01, 2023 10:01 PM IST

Zomato CEO Deepinder Goyal reveals his secret to losing weight

Zomato CEO Deepinder Goyal shared his fitness journey on Instagram, inspiring users to lead healthier lifestyles.

Zomato CEO Deepinder Goyal's shares inspiring weight loss journey.
Published on Aug 01, 2023 06:49 PM IST

Paramore invites little fan to join them on stage, audience cheers on

The viral video that captures a young fan belting out a song alongside singer Hayley Williams was shared on Instagram.

Rock band Paramore fulfils a 9-year-old girl’s dream by inviting her to the stage. (Instagram/@majicallynews)
Published on Aug 01, 2023 06:16 PM IST

Mom’s reaction to seeing pilot son on the same flight is priceless. Watch

The viral video that captures a mother’s reaction after she learned that her son is the pilot of the plane she’s travelling on was shared on Instagram.

The image shows a mother’s priceless reaction after she finds out her son is the pilot of the flight she is travelling on. (Instagram/@goodnews_movement)
Published on Aug 01, 2023 03:45 PM IST

Redditor got fired from job without any 'explanation,' shares plight

A Reddit user shared about getting fired despite ‘showing up consistently’ and ‘working well with coworkers’.

An individual took to Reddit to share about losing job without any 'explanation or warning'. This prompted many to share similar experiences. (Representational Image: Pexels (Antoni Shkraba production))
Published on Aug 01, 2023 02:45 PM IST

Can you solve this brain teaser in just 10 seconds?

The brain teaser that challenges puzzle enthusiasts to find the value of an equation in 10 seconds or less was shared on Instagram.

Can you solve this brain teaser in 10 seconds or less? Your time starts now...(Instagram/@puzzles)
Published on Aug 01, 2023 10:04 AM IST

Employees learn bhangra in office, netizens say it is ‘stress buster’

The viral video that captures a trainer teaching bhangra to employees in office was shared on Instagram.

The image shows a trainer teaching bhangra to employees. (Instagram/@sahil_sharma0007)
Published on Aug 01, 2023 09:00 AM IST

Man teaches hoop trick to cat by bribing it with treats. Watch

The video that captures a man teaching a hoop trick to cat was shared on Instagram.

The image shows the pet parent teaching a hoop trick to the cat. (Instagram/@azia_and_ryan)
Published on Aug 01, 2023 12:35 AM IST

Optical Illusion: Are these men on the brink of an abyss or a floor?

An optical illusion featuring two men has gone viral on Twitter and is leaving people mindlessly staring at their screens.

This optical illusion image will make you do a double take. (Twitter/@Rainmaker1973)
Published on Jul 31, 2023 11:32 PM IST

Think you’re a maths whiz? Try solving this brain teaser

A brain teaser involving cars has gained popularity on Twitter. Users have shared their answers after solving the puzzle.

Brain Teaser: Can you solve this maths puzzle?(Instagram/@puzzles)
Published on Jul 31, 2023 06:15 PM IST
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