Latest news on India, world, Bollywood, cricket, Delhi, Mumbai, city news | Hindustan Times
Today in New Delhi, India
Jul 25, 2017-Tuesday
New Delhi
  • Humidity
  • Wind
Recent Launch
Manchester City signs Benjamin Mendy from Monaco for £52 mn
Jul 24, 2017 22:00 IST
By Abhishek Paul
what happened: Benjamin Mendy has signed a five-year contract with Manchester City from AS Monaco.
what it means: The 23-year-old Mendy, who joined French champions Monaco from Marseille last summer, has agreed a deal reported to be worth a record £52 million (58 million euros, $67 million) for a defender.
what next: Mendy becomes City’s fifth major signing of the summer and takes their spending to more than £200m.
Recent Launch
Patiala's last queen Mohinder Kaur passes away
Jul 24, 2017 20:51 IST
By Vishal Rambani
HT File
what happened: Mohinder Kaur, matriarch of Patiala royalty and mother of CM Amarinder Singh, died on Monday.
what it means: Her death is significant since she was the last anointed queen of Phulkian dynasty's Patiala estate before abolition of titles & privy purses. She was a former Rajya Sabha member, and social worker.
what next: Cremation will be held on Tuesday, July 25, at Shahi Samadhan, the royal crematorium, in Patiala.
Read Full Story
Recent Launch
Chakbandi official shot dead in Etawah
Jul 24, 2017 13:03 IST
By Haidar A Naqvi
Manoj Yadav-HT Photo
what happened: Vipin Kumar, a Chakbandi officer was shot multiple times in Sarai Dayanat in Etawah around midnight.
what it means: He along with a colleague Kamlesh Tiwari were returning from Lucknow in a private vehicle. Kamlesh told the police about the murder. Vipin was posted in Etawah since 2016 and was newly married.
what next: Police have taken Kamlesh and the vehicle driver into custody for questioning.
Recent Launch
Women's World Cup: England beat India to win fourth title
Jul 23, 2017 22:46 IST
By Sidharth Gulati
what happened: England defeated India by nine runs to win their fourth Women’s World Cup title.
what it means: Chasing 229, India were on course till the 42nd over but a dramatic collapse ended their hopes of a historic win. Seamer Anya Shrubsole was the pick of the bowlers with 6/46 while Punam Raut hit 86.
what next: India's showing has sparked big interest and can help turn women's cricket into a saleable brand.