Etti Bali

Etti Bali reports on Page 3 parties and cultural events for the daily entertainment and lifestyle supplement, HT City

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Menswear Edit ft. Ramzan

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.
Shahid Kapoor in a Kunal Rawal ensemble. (Photo: Instagram/kunalrawalofficial)
Shahid Kapoor in a Kunal Rawal ensemble. (Photo: Instagram/kunalrawalofficial)
Updated on Apr 14, 2022 02:22 PM IST
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ByEtti Bali, New Delhi

The curious case of a Punekar, a placard and a promise to listen

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.
Raj Dagwar
Raj Dagwar
Published on Mar 29, 2022 04:40 PM IST
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ByEtti Bali, New Delhi

A post-Mughal era bistro in the heart of Shahjahanabad

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.
The facade of Ebony Cafe. (Photo: Shantanu Bhattacharya/HT)
The facade of Ebony Cafe. (Photo: Shantanu Bhattacharya/HT)
Published on Mar 23, 2022 10:07 PM IST
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ByEtti Bali, New Delhi

Delhi’s book fairies are back on track!

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
Books on Delhi Metro is volunteer-led book sharing initiative by Shruti Sharma.
Books on Delhi Metro is volunteer-led book sharing initiative by Shruti Sharma.
Published on Mar 11, 2022 08:06 PM IST
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ByEtti Bali, New Delhi

Height doesn’t maketh a model

Talking body shaming, inclusivity and sustainable fashion with model Toshada Uma who stands at 144 cm.
Height doesn’t maketh a model
Height doesn’t maketh a model
Published on Feb 22, 2022 09:16 PM IST
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ByEtti Bali, New Delhi

Book review: These sisters survive concentration camps and live to tell the tale

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.
Cover of the book, Three Sisters
Cover of the book, Three Sisters
Updated on Feb 02, 2022 10:07 PM IST
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ByEtti Bali, New Delhi

Book review: A boy, a bookstore and a talking cat

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.
Cover of the book, The Cat Who Saved Books.
Cover of the book, The Cat Who Saved Books.
Updated on Jan 25, 2022 06:50 PM IST
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ByEtti Bali, New Delhi

Trans-people welcome the decision for separate toilets, but need gender-neutral toilets

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.
Transgenders feel that though we are making progress as a society, more inclusivity in policy-making needs to be implemented. (Photos: Shutterstock)
Transgenders feel that though we are making progress as a society, more inclusivity in policy-making needs to be implemented. (Photos: Shutterstock)
Published on Feb 23, 2021 11:19 AM IST
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ByEtti Bali, New Delhi

“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.
Ilona Kolachana is a professional Finnish danseuse with a love for Indian classical and folk dance forms.
Ilona Kolachana is a professional Finnish danseuse with a love for Indian classical and folk dance forms.
Published on Feb 15, 2021 06:32 PM IST
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ByEtti Bali, New Delhi

The Hindustan Times Trailblazer Award 2021 : Dr Arjun Dang

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.
Dr Arjun Dang at his lab in Delhi (Photo: Raajessh Kashyap/HT)
Dr Arjun Dang at his lab in Delhi (Photo: Raajessh Kashyap/HT)
Published on Feb 05, 2021 01:16 PM IST
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ByEtti Bali, New Delhi

Rights to admission reserved at restaurants: Colonial hangover or a vibe thing?

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.
Restaurants everywhere reserve the right to admission, which depends on certain parameters set by the management.(Photo: Shutterstock)
Restaurants everywhere reserve the right to admission, which depends on certain parameters set by the management.(Photo: Shutterstock)
Updated on Jan 06, 2021 12:07 AM IST
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This season, make a butter choice with vegan

Vegan butter can also be easily made at home with flavourings such as garlic, kasuri methi, coriander and many more herbs and spices.
Vegan butters are obtained from plants such as olive, avocado, coconut or a combination of oils.(Photo: Instagram)
Vegan butters are obtained from plants such as olive, avocado, coconut or a combination of oils.(Photo: Instagram)
Updated on Jan 04, 2021 11:10 PM IST
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I reinforce resolutions every day, there is not a specific new year resolution: Adil Hussain

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.”
Adil Hussain(Photo: Instagram)
Adil Hussain(Photo: Instagram)
Updated on Jan 03, 2021 11:24 PM IST
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Jashn-e-Rekhta cancels annual event in light of Covid-19 pandemic

Rekhta Foundation decided to cancel the 2020 edition of its annual event.
Bollywood veterans Shabana Azmi, Waheeda Rehman and Muzaffar Ali have been part of Jashn-e-Rekhta.(Photo: Raajessh Kashyap/HT)
Bollywood veterans Shabana Azmi, Waheeda Rehman and Muzaffar Ali have been part of Jashn-e-Rekhta.(Photo: Raajessh Kashyap/HT)
Updated on Dec 27, 2020 11:06 PM IST
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Peace, hugs and a vaccine, these are the things celebs want in Santa’s bag in 2020

With just a few days remaining in 2020, Bollywood actors tell us what they would want Santa to bring them this year.
Actors like Anupria Goenka, Chandan Roy Sanyal and Namit Das share their wish for Santa Claus.
Actors like Anupria Goenka, Chandan Roy Sanyal and Namit Das share their wish for Santa Claus.
Updated on Dec 24, 2020 09:04 PM IST
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Dear Santa, all I want for Christmas is...

Prominent personalities tell us as to what is that one thing they would want Santa to bring for them and the world.
Prominent personalities tell us as to what is that one thing they would want Santa to bring for them and the world
Prominent personalities tell us as to what is that one thing they would want Santa to bring for them and the world
Published on Dec 23, 2020 02:58 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | ByEtti Bali and Sanchita Kalra

“Food is like music; there is no language that you can’t understand,” says Maria Goretti

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.
Maria Goretti believes that food has the power to heal.(Photo: Instagram/mariagorettiz)
Maria Goretti believes that food has the power to heal.(Photo: Instagram/mariagorettiz)
Updated on Dec 19, 2020 07:59 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi

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.
Himansh Kohli cautions that hygiene and safety protocols should be strictly followed even after Covid19 vaccinations start.
Himansh Kohli cautions that hygiene and safety protocols should be strictly followed even after Covid19 vaccinations start.
Updated on Dec 18, 2020 02:17 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi

Make a gur choice: Jaggery is the superfood of the season

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.
Jaggery is high in antioxidants, helps boost immunity, aids digestion and helps cut down the damage caused by pollution.(Photo: iStock)
Jaggery is high in antioxidants, helps boost immunity, aids digestion and helps cut down the damage caused by pollution.(Photo: iStock)
Updated on Dec 15, 2020 02:17 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi

From Priyanka Chopra Jonas to Morgan Freeman, Christmas 2020 has celebs asking: Who’s your elf?

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.
Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Morgan Freeman and Madhuri Dixit Nene posted photos with their elves.
Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Morgan Freeman and Madhuri Dixit Nene posted photos with their elves.
Updated on Dec 11, 2020 12:42 PM IST
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Ram Sampath makes directorial debut with Heere Heere, says shooting was a breeze

The video, shot over a span of a day-and-a-half, features artiste Sona Mohapatra and Kuchipudi danseuse Pujita Chivukula.
Music producer Ram Sampath has directed his partner, artiste Sona Mohapatra in their new release, Heere Heere.
Music producer Ram Sampath has directed his partner, artiste Sona Mohapatra in their new release, Heere Heere.
Updated on Dec 10, 2020 05:50 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi

“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.
Cyrus Broacha loves lifting weights and wants “to be as strong and big as possible.”
Cyrus Broacha loves lifting weights and wants “to be as strong and big as possible.”
Updated on Dec 10, 2020 02:49 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi

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.
Full Circle Book Store in its former glory at Khan Market.(PHOTO: Burhaan Kinu/HT)
Full Circle Book Store in its former glory at Khan Market.(PHOTO: Burhaan Kinu/HT)
Updated on Dec 05, 2020 08:07 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi

City’s F&B industry on better grounds in the third wave of the pandemic. Here’s how

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.
50% seating, sanitisers and thermal scans are common at restaurants in Delhi.
50% seating, sanitisers and thermal scans are common at restaurants in Delhi.
Updated on Dec 08, 2020 02:33 PM IST
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Make a haldi choice: Turn to turmeric to strengthen immunity

With the pandemic, turmeric’s immunity-boosting and anti-bacterial properties are in demand more than ever.
Turmeric milk or Golden milk is one of the easiest ways to consume turmeric.(Photo: Shutterstock)
Turmeric milk or Golden milk is one of the easiest ways to consume turmeric.(Photo: Shutterstock)
Updated on Nov 28, 2020 10:41 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi

Helping the homeless: Stories of selfless deeds that will warm your heart

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.
A file photo of a blanket distribution drive in NOIDA.(Photo: Sunil Ghosh/HT)
A file photo of a blanket distribution drive in NOIDA.(Photo: Sunil Ghosh/HT)
Updated on Nov 27, 2020 05:01 PM IST
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Yours, mine, ours — A happy Diwali for all

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
Eminent personalities from different walks of life share how they’re contributing to make it a happy Diwali this year for those around
Eminent personalities from different walks of life share how they’re contributing to make it a happy Diwali this year for those around
Published on Nov 12, 2020 11:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByEtti Bali and Sanchita Kalra, New Delhi

Major hope for rescues as White House’s first rescue pup-to be reinstills faith in forever homes

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.
President-elect of the US, Joe Biden with his German Shepherd Major.(Photo: AP)
President-elect of the US, Joe Biden with his German Shepherd Major.(Photo: AP)
Updated on Nov 12, 2020 02:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi

Local4Diwali: Ministries and celebs get on board PM Modi’s appeal to buy from local artisans

“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.
Celebs including Kriti Sanon, Mandira Bedi and Aashka Goradia Goble shared photos of them wearing handloom weaves.
Celebs including Kriti Sanon, Mandira Bedi and Aashka Goradia Goble shared photos of them wearing handloom weaves.
Updated on Nov 10, 2020 12:21 AM IST
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“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.
Bhuvan Bam, who contracted the covid-19 virus, reiterates the importance of social distancing and wearing masks.
Bhuvan Bam, who contracted the covid-19 virus, reiterates the importance of social distancing and wearing masks.
Updated on Nov 06, 2020 10:22 PM IST
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