Nikita Gupta

National Journalist (PTI desk)

An Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media (IIJNM) graduate, Nikita holds a keen interest in traveland lifestyle writing. A wallflower by nature, she consumes books like food. Mythology lover, feministand tries to run a blog when she is not binge-watching, art-journaling or scrolling through Instagram. Nikita Gupta no longer works with NewsBytes.
Nikita Gupta

Latest News Articles

31 Jul 2021

Vikrant Massey

Vikrant Massey, Bobby Deol wrap up shoot for 'Love Hostel'

Actors Vikrant Massey and Bobby Deol on Saturday said they have finished the filming for their upcoming movie Love Hostel. The two actors, who star alongside Sanya Malhotra in the crime thriller, shared the news on their respective social media accounts.

31 Jul 2021

2020 Tokyo Olympics

Will give my best to win Olympic medal: Kamalpreet

Kamalpreet Kaur, who qualified for the Olympics discus throw finals at second place with an impressive performance on Saturday, told her father that she would give her best to win a medal.

31 Jul 2021

Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone celebrates 12 years of 'Love Aaj Kal'

As filmmaker Imtiaz Ali's 2009 movie Love Aaj Kal clocks 12 years on Saturday, actor Deepika Padukone reminisced about playing Meera, a character she said resonated with many women at the time.

Katariya's hat-trick keeps India's hopes alive in Olympic women's hockey

Striker Vandana Katariya scored a historic hat-trick to keep alive the Indian women's hockey team's quarterfinals hopes in the Olympics with a fighting 4-3 victory over lower-ranked South Africa in its must-win final group match on Saturday.

31 Jul 2021


Two held over abduction, killing of man in East Delhi

Two more men involved in allegedly abducting and killing a 28-year-old man in a road rage case at New Ashok Nagar in Delhi were arrested from Rajasthan even as efforts are being made to recover the body of the victim from a canal in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Friday.

31 Jul 2021


Olympics: India's archery campaign ends without medal after Das loses

India's archery campaign at the Olympics ended without a medal after Atanu Das lost to Takaharu Furukawa 6-4 in an intense five-setter in the men's individual pre-quarterfinals on Saturday.

30 Jul 2021

Madhya Pradesh

IMD issues orange alert in large parts of MP

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday issued an orange alert, warning of heavy to very heavy rainfall in almost half of Madhya Pradesh, which has so far received three percent more rain than the average.

30 Jul 2021

Mansukh Mandaviya

Need to create awareness on zoonotic diseases: Union Health Minister

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for creating vigilance and awareness on zoonotic diseases, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Friday said.

30 Jul 2021


Congress, BJP attack BJD government over dengue spread in Bhubaneswar

Opposition Congress and BJP intensified their attack on the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) government in Odisha over the spread of dengue in Bhubaneswar and other places.

30 Jul 2021

West Bengal

New resource center to study upkeep of Sundarbans forest

The forest department in West Bengal said on Thursday that a newly set up mangrove resource center in the Sajnekhali area of Sundarbans, which is expected to get operational in a few days, will focus on studies and researches on the upkeep of the forest, home to Royal Bengal Tigers, a senior official said.

Sensex rises over 125 points in early trade

Equity benchmark Sensex surged over 125 points in early trade on Friday, tracking gains in index majors Tech Mahindra, TCS, and HDFC twins.

29 Jul 2021


Mumbai: Local trains might be opened for fully vaccinated individuals

The Maharashtra disaster management department is in favor of allowing people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to travel in local trains in Mumbai, State Health Minister Rajesh Tope said on Thursday.

29 Jul 2021


Praise, criticism cannot alter my narration of stories: Srijit Mukherji

National award-winning director Srijit Mukherji said praise or criticism cannot alter the type of stories he wants to narrate.

29 Jul 2021


Odisha: House help who fled Delhi with employer's assets arrested

A house help who decamped with her Delhi employer's cash and jewelry worth over Rs. 45 lakh was arrested with the help of technical surveillance of the phones of random people she used on the way to her home in Odisha, police said on Thursday.

29 Jul 2021

Film Festival

'Paka', 'Dug Dug' to debut at Toronto International Film Festival

Debutant filmmaker Nithin Lukose's feature film Paka and Ritwik Pareek's Dug Dug are the two Indian films to have been selected for the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival.

29 Jul 2021


Tokyo Olympics: Superb Sindhu enters quarterfinals

Reigning world champion PV Sindhu sailed into the women's singles quarterfinals with a straight-game triumph over Denmark's Mia Blichfeldt in the Olympics badminton competition on Thursday.

28 Jul 2021


Saudi: Three-year travel ban for citizens visiting 'red list' countries

Saudi Arabia has announced a three-year travel ban and hefty penalties on citizens who visit countries on the Kingdom's COVID-19 red list, including India.

28 Jul 2021

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Journalists protest against fake case filed against scribe

Journalists took out a march in Bahraich on Wednesday in protest against the lodging of an alleged fake case against a scribe and demanded suspension of Inspector-in-Charge of Nagar Kotwali in this connection.