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Loved Sara Ali Khan's green Banarasi silk brocade suit? Here's what it costs

Atrangi Re star Sara Ali Khan's ‘Chaka Chak’ dance with Ranveer Singh recently set the Internet on fire but it was her ethnic fashion in a green Banarasi silk brocade suit that has us hooked. Read on to know what it costs 
Loved Sara Ali Khan's green Banarasi silk brocade suit? Here's what it costs(Instagram/afashionistasdiaries)
Loved Sara Ali Khan's green Banarasi silk brocade suit? Here's what it costs(Instagram/afashionistasdiaries)
Updated on Dec 08, 2021 12:10 PM IST
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ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Pooja Hedge glams up Ganga aarti in ivory silk floral kurta, chiffon dupatta

  • Pooja Hedge attends Ganga aarti in Varanasi for ‘seeking blessings for the back to back releases’ and her captivating look in an ivory silk kurta with hand painted banana trees, palazzo pants and chiffon dupatta raises the bar of ethnic fashion goals
Pooja Hedge glams up Ganga aarti in ivory silk floral kurta, chiffon dupatta(Instagram/hegdepooja)
Pooja Hedge glams up Ganga aarti in ivory silk floral kurta, chiffon dupatta(Instagram/hegdepooja)
Updated on Oct 06, 2021 07:41 PM IST
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ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Nimrat Kaur looks breathtaking beautiful in 45k mint silk lehenga, flaunts Banarasi craft

The Lunchbox actor Nimrat Kaur’s throwback pictures in a handwoven mint silk lehenga have become the apple of fashionistas’ eyes this wedding season and we too can’t stop drooling over the Banarasi Kadwa craft that the 45k ensemble from Ekaya Banaras sports
Nimrat Kaur looks breathtaking beautiful in <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>45k mint silk Banarasi lehenga(Instagram/ekayabanaras/nimratofficial)
Nimrat Kaur looks breathtaking beautiful in 45k mint silk Banarasi lehenga(Instagram/ekayabanaras/nimratofficial)
Updated on Jan 07, 2021 12:24 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | ByZarafshan Shiraz

Kashi has railway stations after its three names Kashi, Varanasi, Banaras

Banaras is well known across the world but not as Manduadih. Therefore, the renaming of the station was the need of the hour.
File photo: A view from around the ghats of the river Ganga in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.(Rajesh Kumar / Hindustan Times)
File photo: A view from around the ghats of the river Ganga in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.(Rajesh Kumar / Hindustan Times)
Updated on Aug 19, 2020 03:44 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Varanasi | ByHT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena

The Lockdown Diaries: Biswanath Ghosh, author of Aimless in Banaras

The first in a series of personal essays by different authors on being locked down
The ghats of Varanasi on March 19, 2020.(Rajesh Kumar/Hindustan Times)
The ghats of Varanasi on March 19, 2020.(Rajesh Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Mar 29, 2020 04:32 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByBishwanath Ghosh

HT Brunch Cover Story: Janhvi Kapoor talks about her unique inheritance, and it has nothing to do with movies

In a rare outpouring, Sridevi’s first born opens up about her spiritual connect with the late actress
The Bollywood-born daughter of the late superstar Sridevi, Janhvi Kapoor , and producer Boney Kapoor has been exploring spirituality and religion over the last year or so. Styling by Lakshmi Lehr; Make-up and hair by Florian Hurel; Location: Mandarin Studios; Sourcing agency: VANDA/ Vanda fashion agency. On Janhvi: Outfit by Dolly J(The House of Pixels)
The Bollywood-born daughter of the late superstar Sridevi, Janhvi Kapoor , and producer Boney Kapoor has been exploring spirituality and religion over the last year or so. Styling by Lakshmi Lehr; Make-up and hair by Florian Hurel; Location: Mandarin Studios; Sourcing agency: VANDA/ Vanda fashion agency. On Janhvi: Outfit by Dolly J(The House of Pixels)
Updated on Feb 06, 2020 12:53 PM IST
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PepsiCo and Nepra initiative: Students in Varanasi learn to manage dry waste

Students were told how biscuit wrappers, plastic bottles of water and cold drinks, chips packets and chocolate wrappers could be recycled, thereby protecting the environment from damage.
On December 3, 2019, students of Delhi Public School in Varanasi were educated about the proper management of dry waste.(PepsiCo)
On December 3, 2019, students of Delhi Public School in Varanasi were educated about the proper management of dry waste.(PepsiCo)
Updated on Dec 05, 2019 03:53 PM IST
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ByPromotional Feature, HT Brand Studio

Review: Mother India by Tova Reich

Real life events and characters are mixed with manic fictional ones in Tova Reich’s Mother India
The Abyss of Hell by Sandro Botticelli (1445-1510). This is an illustration to the Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri.(Heritage Images/Getty Images)
The Abyss of Hell by Sandro Botticelli (1445-1510). This is an illustration to the Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri.(Heritage Images/Getty Images)
Updated on Aug 03, 2019 09:15 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySaudamini Jain

HT Picks: The most interesting books of the week

A novel set in Basque country, another that looks at the trajectory of two boys from Dongri, Mumbai, and a multi-generational chronicle of a family of tawaifs on the reading list this week
HT Picks this week includes two novels set in Basque country and Mumbai, and a chronicle of a family of tawaifs.(HT Team)
HT Picks this week includes two novels set in Basque country and Mumbai, and a chronicle of a family of tawaifs.(HT Team)
Updated on Aug 03, 2019 09:10 AM IST
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PM Modi to throw open 3D virtual museum for special Varanasi experience

The state of the art virtual museum, offering a 3D view of the world famous Kashi ghats, lanes, classical music and heritage, is the first of its kind in Eastern UP.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will throw open state of the art virtual museum in Varanasi.(ANI Photo/R. Raveendran)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will throw open state of the art virtual museum in Varanasi.(ANI Photo/R. Raveendran)
Updated on Jul 06, 2019 01:45 PM IST
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Review: Mee and Juhibaby by Susmita Mukherjee

Mee and Juhibaby aspires to draw out the complexities of a close familial relationship in a changing India
A jatra performance in progress.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
A jatra performance in progress.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 15, 2019 01:28 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySimar Bhasin

Lok Sabha elections 2019 highlights: ‘Surveys are asking if Congress will cross 50 seats this time’: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi filed his nomination papers from the Varanasi parliamentary constituency, the seat he won in 2014 Lok Sabha elections with a big margin. The holy city of Varanasi, formerly known as Banaras, will cast its vote in the last phase of the seven-phase Lok Sabha elections 2019.Before filing his papers, Modi offered prayers at the Baba Kaal Bhairav temple. At the time of nomination, Modi was accompanied by the BJP party chief, Amit Shah, and other prominent NDA leaders. The Samajwadi Party has fielded Shalini Yadav as the candidate of the SP-BSP-RLD alliance, the Congress has nominated Ajay Rai for the seat.Later in the day, Modi and Shah will address public rallies in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan respectively. Follow Highlights here:

Updated on Apr 26, 2019 10:11 PM IST
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Lok Sabha elections 2019: All’s not smooth for weavers in silk industry of Varanasi

In the world of the Banarasi silk industry, the term “tana-bana” is also a well-worn metaphor, representing centuries of cooperation between Muslim weavers and Hindu traders of the gorgeous Banarasi sari.
A rally in support of the BJP by the Hindu Yuva Vahini near Varanasi’s Kashi Vishwanath temple.(HT Photo)
A rally in support of the BJP by the Hindu Yuva Vahini near Varanasi’s Kashi Vishwanath temple.(HT Photo)
Published on Apr 22, 2019 07:36 AM IST
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Review: To Die in Benares by K Madavane

A short story collection that contemplates the inevitable with an unwavering gaze
Daily life on the Ganga in Varanasi.(UIG via Getty Images)
Daily life on the Ganga in Varanasi.(UIG via Getty Images)
Updated on Dec 07, 2018 08:51 PM IST
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AIMIM leader Akbaruddin Owaisi claims threat to life

AIMIM leader Akbaruddin Owaisi has claimed that his life is under threat and alleged that 11 people from different parts of the country had arrived in Hyderabad to “kill” him.
AIMIM leader Akbaruddin Owaisi has claimed that his life is under threat.(HT File Photo)
AIMIM leader Akbaruddin Owaisi has claimed that his life is under threat.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Nov 11, 2018 09:04 PM IST
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HT Picks: The week’s most interesting books

This week’s reading list is varied and includes a tale about friendship, stories set in Banaras, and a book on what it takes to win at sport
This week’s picks feature feisty rabbits, life in Banaras, and a study of what makes a winner.(HT Team)
This week’s picks feature feisty rabbits, life in Banaras, and a study of what makes a winner.(HT Team)
Updated on Sep 28, 2018 10:26 PM IST
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“I didn’t like The Humma Song”, says Shaan

The singer talks about remixes, and opens up about goof-ups and his first celebrity crush
Shaan is these days addicted to playing Candy Crush!(Avinash Gowariker)
Shaan is these days addicted to playing Candy Crush!(Avinash Gowariker)
Published on May 13, 2018 01:13 AM IST
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Two women rescued from prostitution racket in Deccan, four arrested

The raid was carried out initially by the social security cell and the Deccan police based on information received by Hawaldar Nitin Tarte of the social security cell claiming that Deshmukh was running a prostitution business from various hotels in the city.
Two women were rescued from a prostitution racket run from a hotel in Deccan area on Friday.(Getty Images/HT REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)
Two women were rescued from a prostitution racket run from a hotel in Deccan area on Friday.(Getty Images/HT REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 15, 2018 03:40 PM IST
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