Interesting facts surface in hockey legend Balbir Sr's biography in Punjabi

Interesting facts have come to light in a soon-to-be-released Punjabi biography of hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr with the writer claiming to have traced the nonagenarian's lineage to famous Sikh warrior Baba Bidhi Chand.

Badals' resort controversy: HC notice to Punjab CM on an application filed to implead him as party

Badals' resort controversy: HC notice to Punjab CM on an application filed to implead him as party

Madhya Pradesh: Rs. 90-crore farm scam crops up, 4 officials suspended

The Madhya Pradesh government has unearthed a Rs. 90-crore agriculture scam in five districts and suspended four agriculture deputy directors in this connection, principal secretary agriculture Rajesh Rajora said on Tuesday.

Manabi Bandopadhyay: India's first transgender college principal

Manabi Bandopadhyay – a transgender from West Bengal – will make history when she takes charge of Krishnagar Women's College in Nadia district on June 9.

In Delhi assembly, AAP govt set to sharpen attack on Centre

The AAP government on Wednesday will take its confrontation with the Centre over its notification backing Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung further by adding a few amendments to a private member's resolution against it and sending it to the President.

Indore municipal corp, private firm get notice for 'alarming' pollution

Last week, Hindustan Times raised the issue of increased pollution in Indore after the recent fire at the processing plant. In reaction, Madhya Pradesh Pollution Control Board has issued notice to Indore Municipal Corp and a private firm entrusted with the job of waste management for the city.

Cash-strapped kids museum to shut on May 31

Stellar Children’s museum, the only children’s museum in the city, operating from the second floor of Ambience Mall will shut down on May 31 due to a funds-crunch.

Gurgaon railway station soon to get a makeover

The Gurgaon railway station will soon be modernised with new buildings with four floors, bigger platforms, environment friendly green toilets and foot over bridges.

Kolkata: Men in uniform feel insecure

Cops are facing assault from ruling party leaders, their relatives, workers and even commoners

AAP govt plans to pass resolution against Centre's notification

Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday moved a resolution in the assembly against a central notification curbing the Delhi government’s powers, underscoring the ruling Aam Aadmi Party’s pressure on the Centre to give more administrative elbow room.

BMC to map nullahs, drains to monitor flooding during monsoon

With one eye on a long-term solution to fix the city’s flooding woes during the monsoon season, the civic body has planned a survey of 430km of minor nullahs and 2,000km of road-side drains.

CBSE 12 results: SMS Vidyalaya, IIS students come out with flying colours

Maharaja Sawai Mansingh Vidyalaya student Divyansh Pareek, who topped the science stream with 97.8%, dreams to get into IIT

How Anirudh Deb, Allahabad region CBSE Class 12 topper, aced it

Think board topper and one is greeted with an image of a serious-looking teenager with nothing but studies on his mind. But behind the Allahabad region topper, is a chilled-out and a smiling teen.

JD (U) in talks with Congress to merge for assembly polls

The ruling JD (U) is understood to be wooing the Congress to join forces with it for the forthcoming state legislative council polls so that it can have better bargaining power vis-a-vis the RJD in forging a broader anti-BJP alliance for the assembly polls.

NTCA wanted tourism regulated inside park

The charges from various wildlife activists that T-24, popularly known as Ustad, was shifted from Ranthambhore national park to captivity in Sajjangarh biological park under pressure from tourism lobby gets some credence from a letter of National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) seeking regulation of tourism in the park where T-24 roamed, monitoring of the big cat through camera traps to check his behaviour and to ask foot patrol staff to use caution in his territory

One killed in parcel bomb blast at JD(U) leader's house

One person was killed and another seriously injured today when a parcel bomb exploded at the house of a JD(U) leader in Bihar.

Unclog Noida pushes authorities to improve roads, discipline traffic

Traffic police to discuss HT’s suggestions on road safety, development authority to impart traffic education.

Flood-prone villages to be relocated: CM

All flood-prone villages along the Ganga and its tributaries will be relocated and a proposal in this regard will soon be put before the state cabinet for its approval, chief minister Harish Rawat has said.