Aprajita Sharad writes on city, campus, Page 3 parties and cultural events for the daily Entertainment & Lifestyle supplement, HT City.
Articles by Aprajita Sharad
On World Poetry Day, today, students of Delhi University vouch for verses that have been a ray of hope amid trying times.
Published on Mar 21, 2022 02:25 PM IST
ByNaina Arora and Aprajita Sharad, New Delhi
Sadia Tariq participated and won a gold for India in the Moscow Wushu Stars championship in the middle of the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war. The 15 year old champion wants the government to open a Wushu academy in Srinagar to support the brewing athletic talent in the valley.
A handful of students from Hansraj College, who were hanging out after their classes on a Monday evening, around the famous lover’s point (LP) zone of their college, were surprised when they spotted an Amitabh Bachhan look alike walking up to them! “It was 3pm in the evening and the college was almost empty
Bakshi has been appreciated by many for her attempt at preserving Punjabi folk music and giving traditional songs a modern twist
The dearth of pampering and food that campus pets suffered from amid an online college life, finally came to an end as students started attending offline classes.
Seniors have set up digital help desks to assist DU students coming in from various cities, to find the right accommodation and relocate to Delhi within their budget.
Students have begun to search for the perfect accommodations around the campus, as they brace themselves to attend offline classes in Delhi University
Students are getting confused by many fake notices, that are doing the rounds; especially those regarding the medium that the students will have to take while attempting the exams this year.
Elated by the news of Delhi University finally reopening, students are divided over which mode should the upcoming examinations be conducted in.
As Delhi University braces to reopen on 17th February, students feel overwhelmed to visit the campus and experience a normal college life, after almost two years.
DDMA’s recent order allows the reopening of colleges, schools and gyms in Delhi. It also permits 100% capacity in offices, and extends the start time of the night curfew to 11pm.
Published on Feb 04, 2022 10:23 PM IST
BySiddhi Jain (Inputs by Aprajita Sharad and Sanchita Kalra)
Arif Khan, the only athlete participating in the Beijing Winter Olympics 2022 hopes that his performance at the Olympics would help popularise winter sports in India and attract sponsorships for deserving winter sports athletes.
Unnati Hooda became the youngest Indian to win a Super 100 tournament as she defeated compatriot Smit Toshniwal to claim the Odisha Open women’s singles title.
Rohan Yadav is being hailed as the next Neeraj Chopra by social media users. His coach, Michael Musselmann opens up about the brewing talent of javelin throwers in small villages of India.
Women empowerment, freedom from Covid, becoming a sporting nation are among Indian Para athletes’ hopes for country
Updated on Jan 26, 2022 04:42 PM IST
ByAprajita Sharad and Digvijay
Avani Lekhara is being honoured with a Padma Shri. At the age of 20, the para-athlete recognises that, this honour comes with a responsibility to work hard and win more medals for the country.
Pramod Bhagat is delighted with being honoured with the Padma Shri. Bhagat is currently training in Spain and will most likely fly down to India, in March to participate in the ceremony of Padma awards this year.
Paralympian Sumit Antil credits his mother for his journey as an athlete. Dedicating the Padma Shri to her, the young athlete is looking forward to winning medals for India, in upcoming competitions.
Jhajharia who completes 20 years as a para-athlete this year, thanks Prime Minister Narendra Modi for bestowing the honour of a Padma Bhushan award upon him.
Olympians and Paralympians share their happiness on being a part of the Haryana tableau at the upcoming Republic Day parade.
Updated on Jan 23, 2022 12:51 PM IST
ByAprajita Sharad and Naina Arora, New Delhi
Manu Bhaker is training hard for upcoming competitions at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range SAI hostel in Faridabad. The youth icon shares her message for youngsters.
From plans of winning various championships to taking training abroad, paralympians are looking forward to 2022 with hope and excitement.
In a candid interview with HT City, shuttler Tasnim Mir opens up about her love for the sport, her fomo for missing out on regular teen stuff and more!
Published on Jan 14, 2022 01:33 PM IST
The new year is full of new opportunities, and eminent personalities from different walks of life share the targets they have set for themselves for the new year Minister of State for External Affairs and Culture of India Meenakashi Lekhi Last few years have been tough for all
Published on Jan 07, 2022 03:24 PM IST
ByDigvijay, Sanchita Kalra and Aprajita Sharad
Here’s how Delhiites are resolving to make amends and be responsible amid festivities in light of rising Covid-19 cases.
Updated on Dec 24, 2021 02:20 PM IST
ByAprajita Sharad and Anjuri Nayar Singh, New Delhi
From going all out on card parties to spending time with family or having lowkey celebrations, here’s how prominent personalities are geared up for the festival today Meenakashi Lekhi Minister of State for External Affairs and Culture Government of India
Published on Nov 05, 2021 12:43 AM IST
BySanchita Kalra and Aprajita Sharad
Harvinder Singh recently bagged the first medal for India in archery at the Tokyo Paralympics 2020. He had trained on farmlands during Covid to achieve this feat.
Published on Sep 14, 2021 03:20 AM IST
Champions in India are welcomed as heros! And so was the case with Nishad Kumar who bagged a silver medal for his country set an Asian record in men’s high jump T47 event at the Tokyo Paralympics
Published on Sep 14, 2021 03:05 AM IST
One of the most emotional moments of the Paralympics was when the dynamic duo of Manish Narwal and Singhraj Adhana embraced after procuring a gold and silver medal in the 50m Mixed Pistol (SH1) event. They open up about their bond in an interview to HT City.
Published on Sep 14, 2021 02:45 AM IST
The Delhi University graduate tells us that his phone flooded by calls and messages from his classmates and faculty.
Published on Sep 14, 2021 02:41 AM IST