Etti Bali reports on Page 3 parties and cultural events for the daily entertainment and lifestyle supplement, HT City
Articles by Etti Bali
By Etti Bali
UPDATED ON AUG 05, 2020 12:04 PM IST
While some universities have exempted final year students owing to Covid 19 precautions, no such respite seems likely for DU. Final
PUBLISHED ON AUG 05, 2020 11:47 AM IST
Ram Sampath, who has given music for films like Fukrey (2013) and Delhi Belly (2011), opens up about favouritism in the industry and how only a select few have the final say in a film’s final fate.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 30, 2020 04:08 PM IST
As much as we love soaking ourselves to the bone in a good spell of rain, the chances of catching a cold cannot be ignored. The medicinal properties of tea are widely acknowledged, and when brewed with herbs, the resulting drink can work wonders for the immune system.
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2020 11:07 AM IST
Eid-ul-adha marks some important rituals in Islam, but this year, due to the COVID19 scare, celebrations will be low-key for many. Some have chosen to donate money in place of distributing meat of the sacrificial lamb, while others will let go of family gatherings.
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2020 07:22 PM IST
As menstruation remains a stigmatised subject in our country, it renders a plethora of subjects taboo. Menstrual hygiene, women’s psychological well-being and the non-biodegradable waste that is generated every year are some of these subjects that demand immediate attention.
Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Etti Bali
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2020 10:59 AM IST
Raksha Bandhan 2020: Mithai shops, home bakers and patisseries are offering pan-India delivery services of their signature edible rakhis, with proper safety precautions.
“I don’t think anyone has taken it (Assam floods) seriously. There have only been quick-fixes and band-aids,” says Adil Hussain
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2020 04:07 PM IST
Adil hails from Goalpara in Assam and his mother still lives there. Despite being in a high-lying area, their house faces the threat of rising flood waters.
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2020 04:04 PM IST
The humble stainless steel round box was no less than an artist’s palette, housing a magic trove of colours, flavours and aromas. The round spice box was akin to the conveyor belt inside which these dish-changing, nostalgia-inducing masalas were stored.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 16, 2020 12:44 PM IST
Final year is the time when students start applying for jobs or give exams for further studies, and were caught in the doldrums as there was no disclosure till now. We speak to some students from GGSIPU on how they think this decision will help them.
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2020 01:38 PM IST
Food photography is an aesthetic that is not difficult to master. With a decent phone camera, the right kind of framing and basic editing, you can give your food shots a professional look.
UPDATED ON JUL 14, 2020 06:13 PM IST
Salads made with fresh seasonal produce are not only easy to put together but also pack a healthy punch and provide essential minerals and nutrients to combat summer blues.
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2020 05:10 PM IST
Due to reasons that may range from storms or people sweeping away their nests in a bid to clean their houses, these baby birds find themselves in a state of shock, injury and hunger.
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2020 06:51 PM IST
Whether you are a vegan, or allergic to dairy, plant-based milk offers a one-stop solution as a milk substitute.
“If you are being harassed, involve your parents, teachers. Go to the police if need be,” says author Novoneel Chakraborty
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2020 03:28 PM IST
The author feels that the publishing industry will need an overhaul in a post-pandemic world.
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2020 01:05 PM IST
The morning of July 4 came with a sweet surprise for the Hindu refugees living near the Majlis Park Metro Station in Delhi as Indian batsman Shikhar Dhawan paid them a visit to distribute cricket kits and other amenities.
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2020 09:53 AM IST
Experts list out the perfect props, foods and just that right dose of monsoon magic to set the mood right for an indoor picnic.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 28, 2020 11:54 AM IST
The director of films like Sisak and Sheer Qorma believes that we need to move beyond tokenism and create honest platforms for LGBTQIA+ integration into the mainstream.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 27, 2020 12:03 PM IST
Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) announced that the sector 50 metro station will be named Rainbow, dedicated to the transgender community and will generate employment opportunities for transgenders.
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2020 01:05 PM IST
As the world grapples with a global pandemic, we are leading the fight with our sheer spirit, grit and determination. This World Music Day, highlighting this innate strength and showing gratitude to all the frontline workers, a song titled Dharm Hindustan has been released by singers, musicians, and young adults from across the country.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 20, 2020 01:01 PM IST
Rap artiste Baba Sehgal talks about recording songs under a lockdown, doing kar sewa in gurudwaras and dealing with trolls.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 19, 2020 01:23 PM IST
Being an openly homosexual, Afghan, American, ex-Muslim, non-native immigrant, Nemat Sadat has straddled multiple identities. The author of The Carpet Weaver talks about identity conflict, shunning the stigmas around LGBTQI+ persons and the importance of opening a dialogue around mental health.
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2020 03:00 PM IST
Crisp messaging, colourful visuals and catchy slogans have made these walls a symbol of our fight against coronavirus and will go down in the city’s history as a reminder of our resilience.
Full Circle in Khan Market shuts its 20-year old legacy as it suffers collateral amid the coronavirus pandemic
PUBLISHED ON JUN 09, 2020 11:20 AM IST
Rent woes and no earnings from their Khan Market bookstore and cafe has forced Full Circle Bookstore and Cafe Turtle to shut shop, bringing down the curtains on a 20-year old legacy
PUBLISHED ON JUN 08, 2020 10:59 AM IST
Dispelling proven theories that coronavirus is fatal for people above 60 years of age, 86-year old Vishnu Bhagwan Chopra has set an example by defeating the virus. Even the doctors who were treating him have said that if the patient has willpower, the efficacy of the medicines increases. Here is his heartwarming story that will instil hope in many as we grapple with the pandemic.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 02, 2020 01:43 PM IST
Ronit Roy’s DIY mask-making video, which he made in April, has gone viral once again. It is being circulated in the US as the country faces widespread protests after George Floyd’s death in Minnesota, with people encouraging its use to hide their identities .
PUBLISHED ON MAY 28, 2020 12:37 PM IST
The artiste has family and friends in Odisha who are currently braving the crisis, and through her song, she celebrates the unflinching spirit of the people.
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2020 12:51 PM IST
As virtual becomes the new reality, Muslims across the country plan to offer Eid prayers from home and wish each other on video calls.
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2020 02:00 PM IST
Summing up a DU student’s life without the mention of Tom Uncle ki maggi or Sudama ki chai is almost a sin. But with admissions and exams being postponed, these standalone, hole-in-the-wall establishments have incurred huge losses. Here is what they have to say.
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2020 02:25 PM IST
As a result of Covid-19, many new words have become part of the common lexicon. At first, the searches brought results for the medical terminology, such as PPE Kits, but as the lockdowns kept getting extended, the searches showed results for the social outcome of the Coronavirus.
Rocknaama’s Shaheen Salmani holds online gig to help raise funds for daily wage workers and migrant labourers
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2020 12:17 PM IST
The online show reached over 10k views and has helped raise ₹35,000 so far.