Alfea Jamal

Alfea Jamal

'Ask no questions, hear no lies.' Alfea Jamal is a fashion, culture, travel and food writer. She also dabbles in video journalism, multimedia production, the culinary arts, design and is modestly decent with canvas.

Articles by Alfea Jamal
Sofia Vergara(Instagram)
Sofia Vergara(Instagram)

Sofia Vergara is as stunning at 47 as in her 20s. Here's how she keeps in shape

By Alfea Jamal, Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 06:08 PM IST
Sofia Vergara recently shared a throwback picture from the '90s, looking as sexy as ever in a tiny bikini. However the actor suffers from hypothyroidism, and keeping fit is quite a task. Read on for the fitness routine and diet behind her perfect hourglass figure.
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Janhvi Kapoor(Instagram)
Janhvi Kapoor(Instagram)

Roohi promotions: Janhvi Kapoor goes backless and bold in Mumbai summers

By Alfea Jamal, Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 03:12 PM IST
For the promotions of her upcoming movie Roohi, Janhvi Kapoor has been seen sporting some bright, neon colours. Most recently the Dhadak actor went for a backless metallic silver top and hot pink flared pants. See pics
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Shanaya Kapoor(Instagram)
Shanaya Kapoor(Instagram)

Shanaya Kapoor says all you need is love, but a great pair of jeans never hurts

By Alfea Jamal, Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 12:49 PM IST
Shanaya has recently been posting many images of herself from different fashion shoots and the latest one has the star kid posing sultrily in a white sleeveless crop top and baggy, boyfriend denim jeans, which are left open, as Shanaya poses showing off her tiny, toned midriff.
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Alexander Wang
Alexander Wang

'Grabbed my p*nis': Designer Alexander Wang faces new sexual assault allegations

By Alfea Jamal, Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 09:25 AM IST
Design student Keaton Bullen is the latest person to come forward with allegations that Alexander Wang sexually assaulted him in a nightclub in 2019. From undressing people in public to lacing drinks with drugs, here's a rundown of (most) of the allegations against the acclaimed designer.
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Sara Ali Khan(Varinder Chawla)
Sara Ali Khan(Varinder Chawla)

Sara Ali Khan, mom Amrita Singh twin in comfortable Indian wear for airport look

By Alfea Jamal, Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2021 03:33 PM IST
Sara Ali Khan was recently spotted at the Mumbai airport with mother Amrita Singh, the duo twinning in earthy-toned Indian outfits - as they made their way to an unknown location. SEE PICS
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A model in a piece for the Other collection by Raw Mango(Instagram)
A model in a piece for the Other collection by Raw Mango(Instagram)

Disturbing or stunning? Raw Mango's new 'Other' collection leaves internet divid

By Alfea Jamal, Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2021 05:43 PM IST
They say art is not what you see but what you make others see, and it appears those who have seen Indian contemporary fashion brand Raw Mango's latest campaign for its Spring Summer 2021 collection 'Other' are divided by what feelings it evokes in them.
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Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone(Varinder Chawla)
Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone(Varinder Chawla)

Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh set couple goals, twin in all-black for dinner

By Alfea Jamal, Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2021 04:45 PM IST
Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh once again set couple goals as they stepped out for dinner in matching, all-black looks. See pics....
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Tara Sutaria(Instagram)
Tara Sutaria(Instagram)

Tara Sutaria plays perfect white bride in 3lakh lehenga for her 'new chapter'

By Alfea Jamal, Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2021 05:24 PM IST
Tara Sutaria sported the Eilnaz lehenga by ace couturier Anita Dongre for a jewellery ad shoot recently, and while the actor looked as breath-taking as ever, the price tag on the lehenga will definitely knock the wind out of you.
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Sara Ali Khan(Instagram)
Sara Ali Khan(Instagram)

Sara Ali Khan prefers salwar kameez from Sarojini over brands she can't afford

By Alfea Jamal, Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2021 02:23 PM IST
Sara Ali Khan in a recent interview shared how her sense of self had nothing to do with her looks. The Love Aaj Kal and Coolie No 1 star went on to add that she is a 'simple, desi girl at heart'.
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Disha Patani(Instagram)
Disha Patani(Instagram)

Disha Patani turns on the oomph in bodycon gown with thigh high slit, SEE PICS

By Alfea Jamal, Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2021 07:17 PM IST
Disha Patani took to her Instagram to share pictures in the sultry number by designer duo Falguni and Shane Peacock, giving herself credit for doing her own stunning make-up and big hair to complete the look.
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Ira Khan(Instagram)
Ira Khan(Instagram)

Ira Khan opens up about battling depression, Shonali Bose applauds her honesty

By Alfea Jamal, Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2021 05:15 PM IST
In a recent post, Aamir Khan's daughter, Ira Khan shared how she was battling depression during her cousin's wedding, and The Sky Is Pink director Shonali Bose couldn't help but applaud Ira for her honesty and courage.
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Cardi B(Instagram)
Cardi B(Instagram)

My real self: Cardi B shares bare-faced selfie to preach self acceptance

By Alfea Jamal, Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2021 02:29 PM IST
Cardi B recently took to her social media to share bare faced videos of herself as she let her haters know, "I’m confident in my own skin."
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Tara Sutaria, Madhuri Dixit, Athiya Shetty(Instagram)
Tara Sutaria, Madhuri Dixit, Athiya Shetty(Instagram)

Madhuri, Kiara, Samantha, Tara: Bollywood divas stun in Arpita Mehta designs

By Alfea Jamal, Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 05, 2021 08:13 PM IST
Arpita Mehta has not only dressed celebrities including A-listers like Sonam Kapoor, Sonakshi Sinha, Ananya Panday, Kiara Advani, Samantha Prabhu, Madhuri Dixit Nene, Tara Sutaria, Athiya Shetty and Vaani Kapoor, but she is now also releasing a coffee table book, The Mirror.
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Kamala Harris(Instagram)
Kamala Harris(Instagram)

Kamala Harris criticised for wearing 'racist' Dolce and Gabbana

UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2021 10:46 AM IST
Most recently the Vice President of the United States of America wore an outfit by Italian luxury brand Dolce and Gabbana that has drawn flak in the past for its racially offensive advertising.
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American poet Amanda Gorman reads a poem during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington January 20, 2021.(Reuters)
American poet Amanda Gorman reads a poem during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington January 20, 2021.(Reuters)

All about Amanda Gorman's powerful fashion, poem at Joe Biden's inauguration

PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 01:53 PM IST
At the ceremony, 22-year-old poet, Amanda Gorman took to the stage to perform her composition for the event, The Hill We Climb, and the social activist gave powerful messages, not only through her words, but also her choice of clothes.
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Rajini Chandy(Instagram/ Athira Joy)
Rajini Chandy(Instagram/ Athira Joy)

Called a sl*t: 69-yr-old Rajini Chandy on being trolled for 'sexy' photos

UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2021 11:38 PM IST
In another instance of ageism and intolerance, 69-year-old south Indian actor Rajini Chandy's 'feel good' photoshoot (wearing outfits that can best only be described as modest) has resulted in her being massively trolled for being 'too old' to be 'exposing her body'.
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Kanye West and Kim Kardashian with their children North and Saint.(Instagram)
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian with their children North and Saint.(Instagram)

‘She’s had enough’: Kim Kardashian, Kanye West headed for divorce

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Alfea Jamal | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 09:19 PM IST
According to multiple sources close to the family, Keeping Up With The Kardashians reality show star Kim Kardashian and rap musician Kanye West are headed for splitsville.
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Representational Image(Unsplash)
Representational Image(Unsplash)

2020 ties with 2016 as world’s hottest year on record: EU climate change service

By Reuters | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Brussells/London
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 08:04 PM IST
After an exceptionally warm winter and autumn in Europe, the continent experienced its hottest year on record in 2020, while the Arctic suffered extreme heat and atmospheric concentrations of planet-warming carbon dioxide continued to rise.
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Hasan Minhaj on Patriot Act (Representational)(Instagram)
Hasan Minhaj on Patriot Act (Representational)(Instagram)

Delivering news with humour makes young adults more likely to remember, share

By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Washington DC
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 08:05 PM IST
“For democracy to work, it is really important for people to engage with news and politics and to be informed about public affairs,” said senior author of the study Emily Falk.
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Parul Arora(Instagram)
Parul Arora(Instagram)

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

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Alfea Jamal | Hindustan Times, Delhi
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.
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Dave McCary and Emma Stone(Instagram)
Dave McCary and Emma Stone(Instagram)

Here’s why Dave McCary proposed to Emma Stone in Saturday Night Live office

By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Washington DC
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 05:22 PM IST
Emma Stone met Dave McCary, a segment producer on the long-running NBC show, when she hosted it in December 2016 and he directed the actress in a sketch called ‘Wells for Boys.’
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Representational Image(Unsplash)

Here’s why Amsterdam wants to restrict tourists from its marijuana shops

By Bloomberg | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Bloomberg
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 05:09 PM IST
Only Dutch residents would be allowed to enter the cannabis-dealing outlets under a proposal by Mayor Femke Halsema. The plan, backed by local police and prosecutors, is aimed at tackling the flow of hard drugs and organized crime linked to the marijuana trade.
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(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 10, 2020 a passenger wearing a face mask or covering due to the Covid-19 pandemic, arrives at Heathrow airport, west London. - Britain's Transport Secretary Grant Shapps set out new rules which, from next week, will require passengers arriving in England by boat, train or plane - including UK nationals - to take a test up to 72 hours before leaving the country of departure. Failure to comply will lead to an immediate £500 fine.(AFP)
(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 10, 2020 a passenger wearing a face mask or covering due to the Covid-19 pandemic, arrives at Heathrow airport, west London. - Britain's Transport Secretary Grant Shapps set out new rules which, from next week, will require passengers arriving in England by boat, train or plane - including UK nationals - to take a test up to 72 hours before leaving the country of departure. Failure to comply will lead to an immediate £500 fine.(AFP)

Coronavirus: UK imposes mandatory Covid-19 tests for international travellers

By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | London
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 04:38 PM IST
Starting next week, inbound passengers arriving by boat, plane or train will have to take a test up to 72 hours before departing the country they are in and could be denied boarding without this.
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Representational Image(Unsplash)

Majority people want suspension of flights from countries with new virus strain: Survey

By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Mumbai
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 04:19 PM IST
The findings are based on the responses received from over 8,000 citizens across 207 districts in India.
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Satya Paul(Facebook/ Puneet Nanda)
Satya Paul(Facebook/ Puneet Nanda)

Kangana Masaba other celeb pay tribute to veteran designer S Paul after his pass

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Alfea Jamal | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 10:02 PM IST
Celebrities including Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut, fashion designer Masaba Gupta and movie director Madhur Bhandarkar took to their social media profiles to pay tribute to veteran fashion designer Satya Paul who passed away at 78 in Coimbatore.
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Representational image(Unsplash)

Here’s how human migration patterns are connected to Vitamin D deficiencies

By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Oxford
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 09:26 PM IST
Vitamin D deficiency can cause a higher risk of mortality, from illnesses including cardiovascular disease, type 1 and type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and certain cancers.
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Kareena Kapoor Khan(Instagram)
Kareena Kapoor Khan(Instagram)

Pregnant Kareena Kapoor Khan in sideswept hair, vintage look raises the bar for maternity fashion, Masaba Gupta heaps praises on ‘hardworking’ Bebo

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Alfea Jamal | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 08:23 PM IST
Kareena Kapoor Khan took to her Instagram to treat fans with a ravishing black and white photograph flaunting her bump and Masaba Gupta couldn’t help but praise, “Whenever I am tired and out of it. I look at how hard Kareena works with baby and family in tow. And I am reenergised! I have no business being tired Kareena Kapoor Khan.”
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1700 watercolour from Mewar depicts the Pandava and Kaurava armies arrayed against each other.(Wikipedia)
1700 watercolour from Mewar depicts the Pandava and Kaurava armies arrayed against each other.(Wikipedia)

The Dharma Forest: Novel reimagines the Kurukshetra war

By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 06:35 PM IST
Publishers Penguin Random House India said “The Dharma Forest” is filled with complex characters, conflicted loyalties and erotic jealousies from India’s most beloved epic that draws out an amoral canvas that is beyond good and evil.
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Representational Image(Unsplash)

Here’s how air pollution is linked to increased risk of pregnancy loss in India

By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 06:33 PM IST
Researchers found that an estimated 349,681 pregnancy losses per year in south Asia were associated with exposure to PM2.5 concentrations that exceeded India’s air quality standard of 40 microgrammes per cubic metre (μg/m3) of small particulate matter (PM2.5).
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FILE PHOTO: A man receives a dose of a vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Dubai, United Arab Emirates December 28, 2020. Picture taken December 28, 2020.(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: A man receives a dose of a vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Dubai, United Arab Emirates December 28, 2020. Picture taken December 28, 2020.(REUTERS)

Coronavirus: How quickly do I need a second Covid-19 vaccine shot?

By Associated Press | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Washington DC
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 02:46 PM IST
The first Covid-19 vaccines in the U.S. require two doses a few weeks apart. People should get some degree of protection within two weeks of the first shot, with the second shot bringing about the vaccine’s full protection.
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