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Ruchika Garg

Ruchika Garg writes on food, health, culture, and lifestyle for the Daily Entertainment and Lifestyle supplement, HT City.

Articles by Ruchika Garg

Choosing between chemical vs. physical sunscreens: Understanding the difference

Sun protection is not just about preventing sunburn, it's also safeguarding the skin against harmful UV radiations.

The difference between physical and chemical sunscreens can help you make an informed decision.
Updated on Apr 08, 2024 03:40 PM IST

A 45-year-old gastronomic legacy

We speak to JP Singh, chef culinaire at Bukhara, ITC Maurya, about the restaurant’s iconic menu and Tandoor-cooked Indian dishes served in a rustic-chic space

Chelsea Clinton with the team at Bukhara, ITC Maurya
Published on Mar 31, 2024 03:02 PM IST

Meet the marathon maestro of Delhi Police

54-year-old Subhash Singh, a Head Constable in Delhi has recently won his 35th marathon in Mumbai.

Subhash Singh has secured first position by covering 21 kms in 1 hour 27 minutes,
Updated on Feb 19, 2024 07:01 PM IST

The modern dosa dossier

After dosa is being featured on yet another favourites’ list, here’s what’s cooking in the world of dosas that come with fusion twist

Owing to the popularity of fusion dosas, Sambarpot, a South Indian restaurant in Delhi organises a dosa festival every year.
Published on Feb 19, 2024 03:17 PM IST

Chaat holds a special place in my heart: Anahita Dhondy

In a candid chat with HTCity Foodies, chef Anahita Dhondy talks about the popularity of regional cuisine and her love for Dilli food

Published on Feb 19, 2024 02:05 PM IST

Is pole dancing beneficial at all?

Unlike traditional dance forms, pole fitness doesn't have set routines or steps still the benefits of pole fitness are undeniable

Pole dancing is a fitness regime that requires rigorous workouts combining elements of dance, gymnastics, and acrobatics.
Published on Feb 14, 2024 02:59 PM IST

A Town? more like Rajasthan’s open-air art gallery!

Ramgarh Shekhawati, a hamlet that holds within itself tales of history, tradition, art and Vedic culture.

The tomb like structures are called Chhatris. They are made in the memory of ancestors and reflect Vedic art, philosophy, mythology and more.
Updated on Feb 13, 2024 07:29 PM IST

Health advice you would give to 25-year-old self

On HT City’s 25th anniversary, experts from beauty, fitness and nutrition tell us what they would tell their younger selves

We speak to experts from nutrition, beauty and fitness — to know what advice they would give their 25-year-old self.
Published on Jan 31, 2024 01:37 PM IST

Here are some delicious ways to use leftover food

Here's some expert advice to use leftover food. Make the most and go sustainable by following these tips.

Leftover cooked chicken can be used in salads, wraps, sandwiches, and rolls and pizza
Updated on Jan 30, 2024 02:01 PM IST

Dispelling common myths surrounding HPV vaccination

The introduction of HPV vaccines has been instrumental in preventing high-risk HPV infections associated with cancer

HPV vaccines has been instrumental in preventing high-risk HPV infections
Updated on Jan 29, 2024 01:25 PM IST

A fragrant tribute to Shri Rama

Paying tribute to Lord Rama on the inauguration of Ram Mandir, an Indian luxury perfume brand has come up with ‘Ayodhya ittar’

Ayodhya Ittar is an exquisite blend of rose petals and the grounding notes of sandalwood.
Published on Jan 25, 2024 02:17 PM IST

Ways to straighten up your hair, the right way

Straightening treatments can cost your life. Here are some natural ways to get sleeker, silkier locks

Social media trends like ‘glass hair’ and ‘liquid hair’, the appeal of straight hair only grows manifold
Updated on Jan 25, 2024 11:38 AM IST
ByRuchika Garg

Amit Bhadana: My spiritual practices keep me centred

Amit Bhadana, a content creator who has 9.2 million followers on Instagram and 24.5 million on youtube shares his journey

Bhadana says engaging in spiritual practices often helps me find a sense of inner peace.
Updated on Jan 24, 2024 06:25 PM IST

Global devotees unite in virtual yagnas to mark consecration

Spearheaded by the Vedic Sadhana Foundation, one of a kind interactive and immersive app designed to bring these age-old rituals to the fingertips of users.

Virtual yajna being performed in different parts of the world.
Published on Jan 20, 2024 04:07 PM IST

Meet the man who walked 7300kms in a year

Covering a distance equivalent to the distance between New Delhi and Reykjavik, Iceland, Rohit Sakunia shares his journey with us

Sakunia was walking 20kms every single day of 2023
Published on Jan 19, 2024 04:50 PM IST

#Trendalert: Ram dhun is the new IT workout jam

A recent workout video featuring Keejo Kesari Ke Lal, a Hanuman bhajan has inspired many fitness establishments to follow suit.

A glimpse of the workout video featuring Keejo Kesari Ke Lal, a Hanuman bhajan by Lakhbir Singh.
Published on Jan 18, 2024 04:44 PM IST
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Experience Ayodhya like never before

According to the data shared by travel agencies, Ayodhya is on the top of travellers' bucket list. Here are the unique aspects and destinations in Ayodhya.

According to various estimates, Ram Temple in Ayodhya is likely to see traffic of between 300,000 to 700,000 people in the first week post inauguration.
Updated on Jan 18, 2024 04:17 PM IST

All you need to know about vampire facial

One of the most intriguing trends that popped up in recent times is Vampire Facial. Here's an in-depth analysis of the treatment

Vampire facial is the recent trend, but is it worth it? Experts share their insights.
Published on Jan 16, 2024 06:10 PM IST

The DIY fragrance sachets for your wardrobe

Rohina, a lifetsyle influencer on Instagram shares some easy ways to make natural deodorizer at home

Add few drops of lavender essential oil in a pouch of raw rice to keep clothes aromatic
Published on Jan 13, 2024 05:23 PM IST

Alternatives to use in place of formaldehyde

The study conducted by the National Institutes of Health in 2022 points out a relation between regular use of chemical hair straighteners and uterine cancer.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the US has banned the use of formaldehyde in hair-smoothening and straightening products,
Published on Jan 13, 2024 05:01 PM IST

Ram Mandir inaugration : Here's how the world is celebrating

Multiple initiatives are being taken to celebrate the consecration of Ram Lalla on 22nd January. Here's a line up.

A group in Paris is organising a Rath Yatra on 21 January
Updated on Jan 12, 2024 04:11 PM IST

Five lifestyle changes to keep your thyroid at bay

To maintain thyroid balance in your body, ensure a healthy lifestyle. Here are some tips:

Brisk walking helps maintaining a healthy thyroid level
Published on Jan 12, 2024 12:38 PM IST

Agra's ode to Maa Sita: Peacock-inspired anklets

The Agra Sarafa Association is offering silver anklets of 551gms to Maa Sita ahead of Ram Lalla's consecration ceremony in Ayodhya

These silver anklets is an offering to Saa Mita from The Agra Sarafa Association.
Updated on Jan 13, 2024 04:52 PM IST

Nurturing your bones in the winter season

Winters can impact the well-being of our bones. Here are some easy expert ways to keep bones strong during the season.

Vitamin D, Omega-3 and a balanced diet is the key to ensure bone health
Updated on Jan 11, 2024 04:39 PM IST

Championing the board to championing zero online toxicity

Vidit Gujrathi, the champion of the FIDE Swiss 2023 World Chess Championship says he found a unique sense of belonging on Wildr App

Vidit has found a unique sense of belonging on Wildr App, the world’s first AI based troll-free social network.
Updated on Jan 10, 2024 07:01 PM IST

Spices to include in your winter diet

There are certain spices we must consume in the winter season to keep us safe from the seasonal health issues

Certain spices helps in fighting common cold and cough during winters
Updated on Jan 10, 2024 01:30 PM IST

Blood tests to avoid while choosing a health package

Most of the tests are just unnecessarily added in the health screenings. Here's a guide to help you decide:

When selecting a health package or undergoing routine health screenings, it's important to know the necessary and unnecessary tests.
Updated on Jan 09, 2024 06:17 PM IST

Places for best gluten-free treats in Mumbai

Celebrate National Gluten-Free Day today with restaurants rolling out the gluten-free dishes to satiate your taste buds

Vegan Gluten Free Pumpkin Crust Pizza with Kale
Updated on Jan 08, 2024 04:21 PM IST

Winter treats: Delicious and healthy

A perfect blend of nutrition and taste, here are some recipes that are must try in the winter season

Here are some recipes that helps you fight common cold and cough during the winter
Published on Jan 08, 2024 01:04 PM IST

Three quirky ways to reuse your lehenga

This wedding season, repurpose your old lehenga and give it a spin to make it look even more glamorous and stunning

There are multiple ways to reuse a lehenga. Designer Nitya Birla shares some ideas
Published on Jan 04, 2024 04:51 PM IST
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