Roshni is a feature writer and Laadli awardee. She likes writing, loves animals, and hates talking about herself in third person.
Articles by Roshni Nair
Did you know there was a Mr & Miss Wheelchair India, a Mrs India Home Makers, and a Miss Himalaya? Meet the winners and organisers of beauty contests you didn’t know existed.
From sperm donors to erectile dysfunction and women with raw desire, there’s less hypocrisy and more real romance on-screen.
Why do they turn so viciously on ’haters’, launch personal attacks on critics? One troll puts it like this: ‘Twitter is a jungle, animals everywhere. To survive, you have to hunt them.’
As friends desert you and family stays away, it can be a lonely battle for those compelled to take things, tell lies.
An eight-city study has found that most people suffer from some degree of stress, and how they deal with it makes all the difference.
Hindustan Times | BySanchita Sharma & Roshni Nair
Anthracite will perform songs from six of the band’s albums, in memory of Chester Bennington.
This is the story of Aparajita Basu who was arrested in 2000 on charges of murdering her husband.
Hindustan Times | ByDhrubo Jyoti, Roshni Nair and Mohit Suneja
Most jails for women are just a room or two in a men’s prison. Food rations are smaller, infrastructure is poorer. A recent riot following a custodial death was triggered by five missing pieces of bread and two eggs.
Hindustan Times | ByDhrubo Jyoti & Roshni Nair
Different diets to lose weight faster, going that extra mile to get fitter or following someone else’s methods are all things you must not do
From ‘Clownseling’ to palliative care, hospital helpers are giving the sick and despairing something to look forward to.
Hindustan Times | ByAnonna Dutt and Roshni Nair
In its first edition, the Zizieland Jazz Festival pays tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and The Rat Pack.
Explore the ‘loop’ between Mumbai and villages in the Konkan through photographs, installations and renderings, at an exhibition titled Mumbai Return.
They tend to be looked down upon by makers of ‘original music’. But it takes a certain kind of dedication to forever play a playlist that’s not your own.
An Australian professor, Danny Ben-Moshe, is working on a documentary on the forgotten Indian Jews who left their mark on the world’s largest film industry
An HT writer signed up as a volunteer at India’s only rainforest research station, situated deep within the Western Ghats in a region called Agumbe. It was like nothing she had ever done before.
Penn Masala will sing at a mall in Mumbai as part of their India tour, celebrating a new album and 10 years since they debuted as the world’s first south Asian A capella group.
Seven restaurateurs reveal the secrets and coded messages behind their name plates.
Lights in the sky, levitating beings, hard science vs conjecture: Meet the guys trying to sift the crazies from the true witnesses in their search for unidentified flying objects.
Track maintainers or gangmen walk miles, often carrying heavy equipment, and risk their lives to keep your trains on track. These are their stories.
The decision to end the live auctions in Mumbai is part of a bigger and broader decision taken for Christie’s worldwide
The Yale Schola Cantorum will perform choral music from as far back as the 15th century, while the New York-based Juilliard415 will perform on 400-year-old Baroque-era instruments.
In the world of Bollywood fan fiction, anything is possible. Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone can get together again, you can merge Lord of the Rings with Dil. Meet the fans who are rewriting the endings of their favourite films.
From ridiculous plating to unimaginative interiors, four food lovers call out the Indian restaurant scene on trends they want done away with.
There’s a lot of fancy wooing in the animal kingdom. Fireflies flash their lights in code, mosquitoes sing ‘songs’, and male balloon flies even offer gift-wrapped tokens to their lady love
The event was organised as part of the LIC Music Festival co-powered by Fox Life, and hosted by Fever 104 FM RJ Karan Singh.
A first-ever nationwide survey on drug abuse in children has found that the average age of initiation is 12.
Kit Patrick’s ‘bumbling historian’ persona and intriguing snapshots of guilds and battles has a cult following.
Be a daredevil or a (very low-slung) rope, try bubble soccer, or take a ride on a swoop swing.
Quite a few fad diets have been trending in 2016, but do you know what they’re really doing to your health?
Hindustan Times | ByRhythma Kaul and Roshni Nair