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Saturday, Jan 18, 2020
Manoj Sharma

Manoj Sharma


Manoj Sharma is Metro Features Editor at Hindustan Times. He likes to pursue stories that otherwise fall through the cracks.

articles by Manoj Sharma (469 results)
Jan 12, 2020 00:01
In Delhi’s Nangal Thakran, a village where Upkar — the 1967 patriotic movie that glorified farming was shot, villagers fondly remember their tryst with famed film stars, even as their agricultural woes mount read more
Dec 22, 2019 11:53
When Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation, visited Ghorghat village in Bihar’s Munger district in 1934, the villagers wished to gift him a lathi. read more
Dec 15, 2019 08:18
Calendars featuring gods and goddesses are being printed and sold in the millions, even though the tribe of calendar artists is dwindling. read more
Nov 23, 2019 22:24
The Waghri community, whose women known as ‘bartanwalis’ travel long distances to barter utensils for old clothes, faces new challenges in their centuries-old profession read more
Nov 03, 2019 09:11
As Delhi government announces a ‘Kesh Kala Board’ for barbers, HT visits local salons to see how they are countering competition from their bigger counterparts. read more
Oct 19, 2019 23:27
With sales of diyas and other earthenware dipping like never before, many potters in Kumhar Gram fear that their colony will soon become a museum of lost art. read more
Oct 12, 2019 23:12
Temporary museums, mostly show-it-yourself community-driven expositions on different subjects, are becoming popular across India, including Delhi-NCR. read more
Oct 05, 2019 20:20
Villagers in Jewar became millionaires overnight. But, most of them cannot figure out how to deal with their new found fortune. read more
Sep 21, 2019 17:27
Generations of artists have experimented with forms, materials and mediums to depict the father of the nation and his messages for the masses. read more
Sep 15, 2019 09:46
In the past five years, Sarita Vihar–Jasola in south Delhi has emerged as a hot spot for those Arabs who visit India for medical treatment. This has spurred the demand for hotels and restaurants offering Arabian food. read more
Sep 08, 2019 00:17
First about Carterpuri’s Jimmy Carter connection: the 39th President of the United States visited the village, which was then called Daulatpur Nashirabad, in January 1978 with his wife Eleanor Rosalynn Carter. read more
Sep 01, 2019 03:06
As India makes giant strides in space, launching missions to the moon and Mars, several firms are offering a host of services to make astronomy fun. read more
Aug 25, 2019 02:43
There are about 2 million deaf children in the country — a vast majority of who attend only primary schools before dropping out, as oralism, and not the sign language, dominates classroom lessons in most schools for the deaf. read more
Aug 10, 2019 23:48
As India gears up for August 15, a museum in Meerut dedicated to the first war of Independence in 1857 stands as a symbol of neglect and apathy read more
Aug 03, 2019 22:19
While Indian celebrities are yet to speak their mind on the subject and the autograph may not be dead yet, it has certainly lost out to the selfie in the celebrity culture. read more