Etti Bali reports on Page 3 parties and cultural events for the daily entertainment and lifestyle supplement, HT City
Articles by Etti Bali
When dressing up, some sartorial innovations can spruce up any outfit, especially for men for whom a whole world of prints, textures and colour-play awaits.
Raj Dagwar, 24-year old software engineer from Pune who started a noble platform to help people battling mental health issues in 2020, has now branched to a pan-India network called the Listeners Army. Here is his story.
Situated in the heart of Shahjahanabad, Ebony Café commands a view of Jama Masjid. Step inside to get a slice of bistro-style dining with true blue Old Delhi vibe.
Set to rekindle the joy of reading in the lives of Dilliwallahs in transit, volunteers at Books on Delhi Metro (BODM) are back on track after a pandemic-induced hiatus of two years
Talking body shaming, inclusivity and sustainable fashion with model Toshada Uma who stands at 144 cm.
Nazi occupied Poland, Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camps, and a real-life account of survival of three sisters is what makes this book unputdownable. Author Heather Morris leaves a lasting impression on the readers’ mind with this writing.
A talking cat, a reclusive adolescent and magical mazes make The Cat Who Saved Books an exciting read while taking the reader on a whimsical journey.
The Delhi government has mandated that all its departments, offices, district authorities, municipal corporations, state-run companies and the Delhi Police have separate and exclusive washrooms for transgender persons.
“In Indian traditional music and dance, you can hear and see the echoes of long traditions,” says Finnish danseuse Ilona Kolachana
For Ilona Kolachan, it was love at first sight when she first visited Indian on a backpacking trip in 2008. She now teaches various classical Indian dance forms, and Bollywood and folk dances to people around the globe. Here is her story.
The first centre was set up in the beginning of April last year in the Central Market area of Punjabi Bagh and then expanding to Saket and Khel Gaon. With these, Dr Arjun Dang and his team ensured that people could get tested with maximum safety and minimum interaction.
While the dress code is subjective, it is the staff’s behaviour that often determines the outcome of a situation where the guests are not dressed as per the norms set by the restaurant.
Vegan butter can also be easily made at home with flavourings such as garlic, kasuri methi, coriander and many more herbs and spices.
He adds, “To be more aware, more empathetic, more non-judgemental and to be more accessible for people, to be more accommodating and break down my barriers of the ideas of right and wrong and rise above them, to be more organic in my approach to acting, more wide-heartedness — these are very important to me.”
Rekhta Foundation decided to cancel the 2020 edition of its annual event.
With just a few days remaining in 2020, Bollywood actors tell us what they would want Santa to bring them this year.
Prominent personalities tell us as to what is that one thing they would want Santa to bring for them and the world.
Hindustan Times, Delhi | ByEtti Bali and Sanchita Kalra
Author and chef Maria Goretti shares her Christmas traditions and says she loves to fuse her traditional recipes with the French techniques she learnt at culinary school.
A vaccine is a hope that we can overcome the worst of biological terrors: Himansh Kohli on Covid19 vaccine development
Actor Himansh Kohli, who battled with the disease in September, adds that whenever he gets vaccinated, the first thing he would do would be to hug his family and friends.
With the onset of winter, the one food that is in top demand is gur or jaggery. So what is it about this little golden brown chunk of naturally-obtained sweet that everyone swears by? Read on to find more.
The #myelf challenge has celebs superimposing their photos with photos of other celebs with whom their names rhyme. This challenge is also called Myelf and I, and Elf on the Self.
The video, shot over a span of a day-and-a-half, features artiste Sona Mohapatra and Kuchipudi danseuse Pujita Chivukula.
“When people say you have lost weight, I get depressed. I want to be as strong and big as possible,” says Cyrus Broacha
The “Bakra guy” recently shared a photo of himself in a fitter, leaner avatar. He trains on his terrace with a squat rack, a bench, 350 pounds of weight and a bar.
Delhi’s book lovers, rejoice! Full Circle Book Store and Café Turtle set to make a comeback to their beloved Khan Market
In June this year, Full Circle Book Store had announced the closing down of its Khan Market outlet owing to mounting bills and thinning revenue. But now, along with Café Turtle, the store plans to begin the new year with new tidings.
Masks, face shields and all SOPs in place, restaurants are seeing a spike in business in the third phase of the pandemic. The sales are further substantiated by home delivery models.
With the pandemic, turmeric’s immunity-boosting and anti-bacterial properties are in demand more than ever.
A hot meal or a warm blanket cost nothing to most of us, but can be lifesavers for thousands living on the streets, with no roof above their head. Here’s how some good samaritans are helping spread warmth this winter.
Celebrating Diwali in its true essence and espousing its true spirit, industry pioneers are doing every bit to ensure that the people around have a truly happy Diwali
Hindustan Times | ByEtti Bali and Sanchita Kalra, New Delhi
President-elect Joe Biden’s German Shepherd, Major, is going to be the first rescue dog in the White House. This reignites hope among local rescuers to provide forever homes for abandoned animals.
“It will strengthen local identity and will illuminate Diwali of craftsmen and artisans who make these products. Celebrate Diwali with local, be vocal for local. You will see, it will bring a new life to the entire economy,” PM Modi said.
“It’s not just about me; there are thousands of people who are losing their loved ones to this every day,” says Bhuvan Bam on contracting covid-19
The YouTuber-musician was scared when he started showing symptoms of Covid-19, but is gradually coping with the disease.