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Frontline workers stand in a queue to receive their first dose of Covaxin in New Delhi.(PTI)
Frontline workers stand in a queue to receive their first dose of Covaxin in New Delhi.(PTI)

Private hospitals can't charge more than 200 per dose of vaccine: Report

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 06:41 PM IST
The cost of the Covid-19 vaccine at private hospitals has been capped at 250 per dose, including 100 as a service charge.
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The chief minister's tweet comes after a 17-year-old boy was beaten up and stabbed for allegedly opposing three boys who were stalking his sister.(HT photo)
The chief minister's tweet comes after a 17-year-old boy was beaten up and stabbed for allegedly opposing three boys who were stalking his sister.(HT photo)

Kejriwal says Delhi's law and order situation 'in serious turmoil'

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 05:43 PM IST
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said in a tweet, "Deeply concerned by the murder of a 8-yr old girl in Khichdipur & attack on a 17-yr old boy in Kalkaji.
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A deserted street in Amravati during its seven-day lockdown.(PTI)
A deserted street in Amravati during its seven-day lockdown.(PTI)

Covid-19: Lockdown extended in Maharashtra's Amravati for another week

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 04:52 PM IST
The officials also said the situation in the district will be reviewed by March 5-6 to see if there is any improvement and a further decision will be taken.
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Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman returned home on 1 March via the heavily-guarded Wagah-Attari border post(PTI)
Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman returned home on 1 March via the heavily-guarded Wagah-Attari border post(PTI)

A rare phone call, secret letter: How India got Pak to release IAF’s Abhinandan

By Shishir Gupta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 03:12 PM IST
  • Then RAW chief Anil Dhasmana made a rare phone call to his then ISI counterpart Lt General Syed Asim Munir Ahmed Shah over a secure line, demanding that the IAF pilot be released immediately
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Washington on Friday released a long-delayed intelligence report that accused Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of approving Khashoggi's 2018 murder in Istanbul, drawing a rebuke from Riyadh, which strongly rejected the assessment.(Reuters File Photo)
Washington on Friday released a long-delayed intelligence report that accused Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of approving Khashoggi's 2018 murder in Istanbul, drawing a rebuke from Riyadh, which strongly rejected the assessment.(Reuters File Photo)

US in delicate balancing act as Saudi prince spared sanctions

Posted by Prashasti Singh | AFP
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 05:30 PM IST
Washington on Friday released a long-delayed intelligence report that accused Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of approving Khashoggi's 2018 murder in Istanbul, drawing a rebuke from Riyadh, which strongly rejected the assessment.
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Harbhajan Singh. (Getty Images)
Harbhajan Singh. (Getty Images)

'I'll call him a legend when I meet him next': Harbhajan lauds India bowler

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 04:12 PM IST
  • India vs England: Harbhajan Singh did not hold back his praise for the India bowler and his contribution towards the Indian team over the years.
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AAP supporters during party convenor and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's roadshow for MCD by-elections in Shalimar Bagh village, New Delhi,(PTI)
AAP supporters during party convenor and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's roadshow for MCD by-elections in Shalimar Bagh village, New Delhi,(PTI)

AAP, BJP and Congress gear up for Delhi MCD by-polls tomorrow

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Mallika Soni
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 03:17 PM IST
The five wards where by-polls will be conducted are Ward No 32N, (Rohini-C); Ward No 62N, (Shalimar Bagh North) in north Delhi and Ward No 02-E (Trilokpuri); Ward No 08-E (Kalyanpuri) and Ward No 41-E (Chauhan Bangar) in east Delhi.
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Emma Watson at the premiere of Beauty and the Beast in Los Angeles on 2 March 2017.(Reuters)
Emma Watson at the premiere of Beauty and the Beast in Los Angeles on 2 March 2017.(Reuters)

When Emma Watson almost quit Harry Potter: 'Do I want to be a part of this?'

PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 03:27 PM IST
  • Emma Watson, more than her co-stars, would struggle with wanting to not return to the Harry Potter series.
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Parineeti Chopra stars in the recently-released Netflix film The Girl on the Train.
Parineeti Chopra stars in the recently-released Netflix film The Girl on the Train.

Parineeti says she has ‘never been on a date’, reveals her first kiss was at 18

PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 06:33 PM IST
  • Parineeti Chopra reminisced about many of her firsts in a new video for Netflix India. Watch it here.
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Bipasha Basu has shared new pictures and videos from the Maldives.
Bipasha Basu has shared new pictures and videos from the Maldives.

Bipasha is true 'poser' as she soaks up the sun in a swimsuit on Maldives vacay

UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 06:33 PM IST
  • Bipasha Basu and her husband, Karan Singh Grover, have been keeping their fans updated with their adventures in the Maldives. See their pictures here.
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NFormer Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar.(Getty Images)

'Some extreme criticism not really fair,' Gavaskar weighs in on pitch debate

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 05:00 PM IST
India vs England: On being asked about the criticism of the pitch, former India captain Sunil Gavaskar said that some of the "extreme criticism" of the pitch is not "really fair"
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Shanaya Kapoor(Instagram)

Shanaya Kapoor says all you need is love, but a great pair of jeans never hurts

By Alfea Jamal, Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 12:49 PM IST
Shanaya has recently been posting many images of herself from different fashion shoots and the latest one has the star kid posing sultrily in a white sleeveless crop top and baggy, boyfriend denim jeans, which are left open, as Shanaya poses showing off her tiny, toned midriff.
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India head coach Ravi Shastri looks on. (Getty Images)
India head coach Ravi Shastri looks on. (Getty Images)

Shobha De shares a meme on Ravi Shastri, India head coach responds

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 12:43 PM IST
  • India head coach Ravi Shastri responded to a meme on him that was shared by columnist Shobha De.
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For those struggling to make peace with a seemingly downgraded version of life, counsellors say it helps to view happiness differently to begin with. See it as an achievable goal you deserve and can work on every day. (HT illustration: Jayachandran)
For those struggling to make peace with a seemingly downgraded version of life, counsellors say it helps to view happiness differently to begin with. See it as an achievable goal you deserve and can work on every day. (HT illustration: Jayachandran)

How pandemic redefined happiness

PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 09:39 PM IST
If you are happy and you know it…it’s probably because the past months have made you re-examine what really brings joy, and what was just superfluous noise
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The emotional turmoil of unrequited love is real, but we can put it behind us fairly quickly if we try. Take cues from the 2009 film 500 Days of Summer. (FOX SEARCHLIGHT PICTURES)
The emotional turmoil of unrequited love is real, but we can put it behind us fairly quickly if we try. Take cues from the 2009 film 500 Days of Summer. (FOX SEARCHLIGHT PICTURES)

Hooked on a feelin’: With Love by Simran Mangharam

By Simran Mangharam
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 09:47 PM IST
Heartbreak is bad enough. A heart that withers away when your feelings aren’t returned is a different kind of pain. Sometimes, it’s not them it really is you?
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“We’re trying to simplify the entire objective of the Indian food,” says chef Chintan Pandya (left) who has created a menu that breaks free from butter chicken and tikka masalas, with restaurateur Roni Mazumbar at Dhamaka. (Adam Friedlander)
“We’re trying to simplify the entire objective of the Indian food,” says chef Chintan Pandya (left) who has created a menu that breaks free from butter chicken and tikka masalas, with restaurateur Roni Mazumbar at Dhamaka. (Adam Friedlander)

Meet the men stirring up a storm with regional khana in NYC

By Yashwant Raj
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 07:47 PM IST
Chef Chintan Pandya and restaurateur Roni Mazumdar, launched their third Indian restaurant, Dhamaka, on Valentine’s Day. make way for pork salad, Champaran Meat and other delicacies.
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New study explains why the rich seem happier

By Harikrishnan Nair
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 11:18 PM IST
In the study, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Matthew Killingsworth reports that, after tracking the lives of over 33,000 volunteers in the US for seven years, he is yet to see the happiness plateau
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Lungi-kurtas are the ’70s trend that time forgot. Zeenat Aman danced in hers in Hare Rama Hare Krishna.
Lungi-kurtas are the ’70s trend that time forgot. Zeenat Aman danced in hers in Hare Rama Hare Krishna.

Shining through the Seventies. Then mysteriously: It’s a wrap!

PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 11:12 PM IST
An ode to the lungi-kurta, always in silk, always as resplendent loungewear, which vanished without a trace
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Harbhajan Singh. (Getty Images)
Harbhajan Singh. (Getty Images)

'I'll call him a legend when I meet him next': Harbhajan lauds India bowler

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 04:12 PM IST
  • India vs England: Harbhajan Singh did not hold back his praise for the India bowler and his contribution towards the Indian team over the years.
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File image of Ian Chappell.(File)
File image of Ian Chappell.(File)

Who can replace Finch as Australia T20 captain? Chappell names 3 picks

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 03:28 PM IST
Speaking in a recent interaction, Australia cricket legend Ian Chappell named his picks of players who can take over the captaincy role from Finch.
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File image of Geoffrey Boycott.(Getty Images)

'They should be embarrassed': Boycott lashes out at Eng's strategy for 3rd Test

UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 12:21 PM IST
  • “England got sucked into thinking they were playing a pink ball test in Adelaide not Ahmedabad,” he added.
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Chris Woakes has flown back home(ECB Photo)
Chris Woakes has flown back home(ECB Photo)

England's Chris Woakes flies back home, won't be part of fourth Test vs India

PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 12:48 PM IST
India vs England: Chris Woakes’ departure is part of England’s rotation policy which has been in place since their last two away tours.
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File image of Andrew Strauss, Kevin Pietersen(Twitter)

'Virat is looking after the groundsmen': Strauss disagrees with Kohli on pitch

UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 11:28 AM IST
  • The Test match ended inside two days with India winning it with 10 wickets to take an unassailable 2-1 lead in the four-match series. The result also knocked England out of the World Test Championship final race.
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Mira Rajput has shared a couple of pictures from her trip to Amalfi with Shahid Kapoor, soon after they got married.
Mira Rajput has shared a couple of pictures from her trip to Amalfi with Shahid Kapoor, soon after they got married.

Mira Rajput misses her trip to Amalfi when 'little bella' Misha was in her tummy

UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 05:41 PM IST
Mira Rajput is missing her beautiful trip to Amalfi Coast with husband Shahid Kapoor in 2015. She added that she was pregnant with Misha when they took the trip.
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Parineeti Chopra stars in the recently-released Netflix film The Girl on the Train.
Parineeti Chopra stars in the recently-released Netflix film The Girl on the Train.

Parineeti says she has ‘never been on a date’, reveals her first kiss was at 18

PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 06:33 PM IST
  • Parineeti Chopra reminisced about many of her firsts in a new video for Netflix India. Watch it here.
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Bipasha Basu has shared new pictures and videos from the Maldives.
Bipasha Basu has shared new pictures and videos from the Maldives.

Bipasha is true 'poser' as she soaks up the sun in a swimsuit on Maldives vacay

UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 06:33 PM IST
  • Bipasha Basu and her husband, Karan Singh Grover, have been keeping their fans updated with their adventures in the Maldives. See their pictures here.
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Henry Cavill played Superman in three movies.
Henry Cavill played Superman in three movies.

New Superman movie for Warner Bros. to be written by Ta-Nehisi Coates

ANI
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 06:18 PM IST
Ta-Nehisi Coates, an acclaimed essayist, has been hired to write the script for the feature reboot of Superman, which will be produced by J.J. Abrams.
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Eeb Allay Ooo! is set in the heart of Delhi.
Eeb Allay Ooo! is set in the heart of Delhi.

Eeb Allay Ooo maker Prateek Vats: We could bring desh ki baat through characters

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UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 06:07 PM IST
Eeb Allay Ooo! maker Prateek Vats talks about his critically acclaimed film which released on Netflix recently. The film is a satire set in New Delhi.
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We’d love to see Italian brands grow in India…: Carlo Capassa

By Shruti Nair
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 06:36 PM IST
The president of the Camera Nazionale Moda Italiana, organisers of the Milan Fashion Week, amongst others, says India’s fashion market in 2019 was $70 billion, and is set to grow
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A systematic review of multiple randomised controlled studies among adults with overweight or obesity showed that greater engagement in self-monitoring using digital health tools was associated with significant weight loss.(Pixabay)
A systematic review of multiple randomised controlled studies among adults with overweight or obesity showed that greater engagement in self-monitoring using digital health tools was associated with significant weight loss.(Pixabay)

Self-monitoring using digital health tools linked to weight loss: Study

ANI, Washington [us]
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 06:30 PM IST
Researchers during a recent study found that using digital health tools to self-monitor health is associated with weight loss.
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Rakul Preet Singh shares new Yoga video(Instagram/ rakulpreet)
Rakul Preet Singh shares new Yoga video(Instagram/ rakulpreet)

Rakul Preet's Yoga pawri is what we need this weekend, here are its benefits

By Nishtha Grover, Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 06:13 PM IST
  • Rakul Preet recently climbed the 'pawri ho rai hai' bandwagon and gave it a healthy twist. The actor was seen doing Yoga on the famous track and we are impressed.
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In addition, the study reports that stimulating mice with early-stage ataxia showed the most dramatic improvements.(Unsplash )
In addition, the study reports that stimulating mice with early-stage ataxia showed the most dramatic improvements.(Unsplash )

Movement for ataxia patients can be restored by brain stimulation and exercise

ANI, Washington [us]
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 06:08 PM IST
The findings of recent research suggests that a combination of exercise and deep brain stimulation can have benefits for treating a rare genetic neurodegenerative disease called ataxia.
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Sofia Vergara(Instagram)

Sofia Vergara is as stunning at 47 as in her 20s. Here's how she keeps in shape

By Alfea Jamal, Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 06:08 PM IST
Sofia Vergara recently shared a throwback picture from the '90s, looking as sexy as ever in a tiny bikini. However the actor suffers from hypothyroidism, and keeping fit is quite a task. Read on for the fitness routine and diet behind her perfect hourglass figure.
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The video shared by Manny, a zookeeper at McCarthy’s Wildlife Sanctuary in Florida features a little alligator.(Instagram/@wildlifemanny)
The video shared by Manny, a zookeeper at McCarthy’s Wildlife Sanctuary in Florida features a little alligator.(Instagram/@wildlifemanny)

Video showing baby alligator enjoying some neck scratches is all you need today

By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 05:45 PM IST
“Yesss neck scritches, loving it,” commented an individual trying to voice the alligator’s thoughts.
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Anand Mahindra took to Twitter to appreciate architect Arun Prabhu NG's unusual creation.(Screengrab)
Anand Mahindra took to Twitter to appreciate architect Arun Prabhu NG's unusual creation.(Screengrab)

Anand Mahindra wants to work with man who turned auto rickshaw into mobile home

By Amrita Kohli
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 05:45 PM IST
In a tweet posted earlier today, Mahindra shared a post about Prabhu's special mobile home. He even mentioned yet another way in which a vehicle such as this one could be used and even requested tweeple to help him with Prabhu's contact details.
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The image shows the baby rhino named Apollo.(Instagram/@sheldricktrust)

Do you know what a baby rhino sounds like? This video can help

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PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 02:11 PM IST
"Oh my gosh, that is the sweetest sound," wrote an Instagram user while reacting to the video.
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The image shows Arpita Roy, an yoga instructor.(Instagram/@royarpita_yoga)
The image shows Arpita Roy, an yoga instructor.(Instagram/@royarpita_yoga)

Woman who lost her legs in accident is inspiring people one yoga video at a time

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PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 01:55 PM IST
Arpita Roy lost both her legs in an accident in her 20s.
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The image shows the sniffer dog named Spike.(Nashik Police)

Sniffer dog in Nashik Police’s bomb detection squad gets special farewell. Watch

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Spike, a sniffer dog, was a part of bomb detection and disposal squad of Nashik City Police Force for 11 years.
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Police teams are trying to track down the Innova in which the driver of the parked vehicle with explosives -- a Scorpio SUV -- was seen leaving.(ANI Photo)
Police teams are trying to track down the Innova in which the driver of the parked vehicle with explosives -- a Scorpio SUV -- was seen leaving.(ANI Photo)

Explosives scare near Ambani's house: Cops looking for other car

PTI, Mumbai
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 06:38 PM IST
The Crime Branch of Mumbai police has recorded the statements of 25 persons in its probe so far, he said.
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Congress party workers greet Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot during his visit to Bikaner on Saturday,.(PTI)
Congress party workers greet Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot during his visit to Bikaner on Saturday,.(PTI)

Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot attack Centre for 'stubborn stand' on farm laws

PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 06:37 PM IST
  • Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and his former deputy Sachin Pilot tried to present a united face ahead of the assembly bypolls in four seats in the state.
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Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh chairing an All Party Meeting on the issue of Central Farmer Legislations and the way forward, at Punjab Bhawan in Chandigarh on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)
Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh chairing an All Party Meeting on the issue of Central Farmer Legislations and the way forward, at Punjab Bhawan in Chandigarh on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)

Amarinder Singh announces 50 lakh ex-gratia for kin of Punjab solider

ANI, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 06:35 PM IST
The Junior Commissioned officer is survived by his father, wife and two sons aged 11 and 13 years.
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Cockfights are banned but still common in rural areas of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Odisha states (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)(AP)
Cockfights are banned but still common in rural areas of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Odisha states (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)(AP)

Rooster kills owner with cockfight blade in Telangana

AFP
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 06:28 PM IST
The bird had a knife attached to its leg ready to take on an opponent when it inflicted serious injuries to the man's groin as it tried to escape.
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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal holds a roadshow in Shalimar Bagh area ahead of byelections in five wards of North MCD and East MCD in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal holds a roadshow in Shalimar Bagh area ahead of byelections in five wards of North MCD and East MCD in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)

Delhi Police Commissioner reviews law, order situation ahead of MCD by-polls

ANI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 06:21 PM IST
Shrivastava directed police personnel to keep a sharp vigil on borders in view of elections and the ongoing farmers' protest.
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Former US President Donald Trump(Reuters)
Former US President Donald Trump(Reuters)

Donald Trump, the dominant force at conservative conference

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PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 06:33 PM IST
Trump on Sunday will be making his first post-presidential appearance at the conference, and aides say he will use the speech to reassert his power.
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An electrical substation is seen after winter weather caused electricity blackouts in Houston, Texas, US.(Reuters)
An electrical substation is seen after winter weather caused electricity blackouts in Houston, Texas, US.(Reuters)

Texas’s power market is $1.3 billion short after energy crisis

Bloomberg
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 06:28 PM IST
Texas’s grid operator needs to come up with $1.3 billion to pay power plants for energy they supplied during last week’s historic blackouts, raising the prospect it may require a state bailout.
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Captain Tom Moore, who served in India, Burma and Sumatra during WWII, set out to raise a modest 1,000 pounds for Britain’s NHS by walking 100 laps of his backyard by his 100th birthday(AP)
Captain Tom Moore, who served in India, Burma and Sumatra during WWII, set out to raise a modest 1,000 pounds for Britain’s NHS by walking 100 laps of his backyard by his 100th birthday(AP)

WWII plane flypast marks UK Covid hero Capt. Tom Moore's funeral

AP, London
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 06:20 PM IST
  • Soldiers performed ceremonial duties at the service for the 100-year-old, whose charity walk inspired the nation and raised almost 33 million pounds.
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Several of the seven Republican senators who voted to convict Trump on an impeachment charge over the deadly riot at the US Capitol have faced censure votes at home.(REUTERS)
Several of the seven Republican senators who voted to convict Trump on an impeachment charge over the deadly riot at the US Capitol have faced censure votes at home.(REUTERS)

White House to ignore Trump's speech ahead of conservative conference

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 05:46 PM IST
"Our focus is certainly not on what President Trump is saying" at the Conservative Political Action Conference, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki told reporters.
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Washington on Friday released a long-delayed intelligence report that accused Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of approving Khashoggi's 2018 murder in Istanbul, drawing a rebuke from Riyadh, which strongly rejected the assessment.(Reuters File Photo)
Washington on Friday released a long-delayed intelligence report that accused Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of approving Khashoggi's 2018 murder in Istanbul, drawing a rebuke from Riyadh, which strongly rejected the assessment.(Reuters File Photo)

US in delicate balancing act as Saudi prince spared sanctions

Posted by Prashasti Singh | AFP
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 05:30 PM IST
Washington on Friday released a long-delayed intelligence report that accused Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of approving Khashoggi's 2018 murder in Istanbul, drawing a rebuke from Riyadh, which strongly rejected the assessment.
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File image of Bukayo Saka. (Getty Images)

In Arsenal's usual story of struggle, a teenager provides some hope

By Bhargab Sarmah, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 04:29 PM IST
  • There have been a few positives to savour for the Arsenal fans, not least in the form of English teenager Bukayo Saka.
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Poland's Iga Swiatek hits a return against Switzerland's Jil Teichmann during their women's singles semi-final match at the Adelaide International tennis tournament in Adelaide on February 26, 2021. (Photo by Brenton EDWARDS / AFP)(AFP)
Poland's Iga Swiatek hits a return against Switzerland's Jil Teichmann during their women's singles semi-final match at the Adelaide International tennis tournament in Adelaide on February 26, 2021. (Photo by Brenton EDWARDS / AFP)(AFP)

French Open champion Iga Swiatek into WTA Adelaide final

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PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 03:46 PM IST
The fifth-seeded Swiatek will next play the winner of the semifinal between second-seeded Belinda Bencic and 16-year-old American Coco Gauff.
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Mairaj Ahmad Khan (IND) of India competes as Luigi Lodde (ITA) of Italy watches. Khan failed to qualify for the skeet final. ((REUTERS))
Mairaj Ahmad Khan (IND) of India competes as Luigi Lodde (ITA) of Italy watches. Khan failed to qualify for the skeet final. ((REUTERS))

Indian men's skeet team wins bronze in ISSF World Cup

PTI, Cairo
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 09:26 AM IST
The Indians beat the Kazakhstan team of David Pochivalov, Eduard Yechshenko and Alexandr Mukhamediyev 6-2 in the bronze medal match on the third competition day of the International Shooting Sport Federation tournament.
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FILE PHOTO: Tiger Woods.(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: Tiger Woods.(REUTERS)

Tiger Woods in recovery after additional 'procedures'

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 08:18 AM IST
Woods' Twitter account posted Friday evening, "Tiger has moved to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and received follow-up procedures on his injuries this morning. The procedures were successful, and he is now recovering and in good spirits.
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FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Premier League - Everton v Manchester City - Goodison Park, Liverpool, Britain - February 17, 2021 Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola before the match Pool via REUTERS/Michael Regan(Pool via REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Premier League - Everton v Manchester City - Goodison Park, Liverpool, Britain - February 17, 2021 Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola before the match Pool via REUTERS/Michael Regan(Pool via REUTERS)

City's Guardiola is the Heston Blumenthal of football says Moyes

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PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 10:13 AM IST
British celebrity chef Blumenthal is well known for his creative concoctions, which include unusual culinary delights like snail porridge and bacon and egg flavoured ice cream.
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Digital payments in India could rise to $135.2 billion in 2023, according to an Assocham-PWC India study in 2019.(Bloomberg)
Digital payments in India could rise to $135.2 billion in 2023, according to an Assocham-PWC India study in 2019.(Bloomberg)

Reliance partners with Google, Facebook for digital payment network bid

Reuters, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 05:12 PM IST
  • Facebook and Google are already partnered with Reliance and own stakes in Jio Platforms
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Its education arm, known as Dali, meaning “big force” in English, was established last year and offers everything from pre-school programs to adult education and smart learning devices.(AP)
Its education arm, known as Dali, meaning “big force” in English, was established last year and offers everything from pre-school programs to adult education and smart learning devices.(AP)

ByteDance to hire 13k new employees, explore China's education technology

Bloomberg
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 04:40 PM IST
ByteDance, the owner of the short video app TikTok, said that it will hire 10,000 educational professionals, including tutors and course designers, in China over the next four months,
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A neighborhood experiencing a power outage after winter weather caused electricity blackouts in San Marcos, Texas, US on February 16, 2021.(Reuters Photo )
A neighborhood experiencing a power outage after winter weather caused electricity blackouts in San Marcos, Texas, US on February 16, 2021.(Reuters Photo )

Texas’s power market is $1.3 billion short after energy crisis

Bloomberg
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 02:31 PM IST
On Friday, the grid operator announced it would cover part of the shortfall with $800 million in congestion revenues, money generated from trading bottlenecks on the grid that is supposed to be returned to consumers.
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Following the acquisition of Dynamic Yield, McDonald’s executives called it a central part of the company’s evolving digital strategy.(Reuters)
Following the acquisition of Dynamic Yield, McDonald’s executives called it a central part of the company’s evolving digital strategy.(Reuters)

McDonald's to sell part of its artificial intelligence start-up

Bloomberg
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 12:06 PM IST
The company works with other clients besides McDonald’s, and that business has grown since the acquisition and now works with 300 other brands globally.
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Mukesh Ambani, chairman and managing director of Reliance Industries. (Reuters File Photo)
Mukesh Ambani, chairman and managing director of Reliance Industries. (Reuters File Photo)

Mukesh Ambani is again richest Asian as China’s Zhong loses $22 billion

Bloomberg
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 09:45 AM IST
Ambani spent most of the past two years leading the ranking of Asia’s richest people, taking over from Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.’s Jack Ma.
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RBI JE admit card 2021.(Screengrab )
RBI JE admit card 2021.(Screengrab )

RBI JE admit card 2021 released at rbi.org.in, here's direct link to download

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Akhilesh Nagari, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 05:34 PM IST
  • RBI JE admit card 2021: Candidates who have registered for the RBI JE recruitment examination 2021 can download their admit card online at opportunities.rbi.org.in.
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Owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 97th convocation ceremony of DU was conducted in a hybrid manner -- a mix of both online and physical mode.(Handout image)
Owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 97th convocation ceremony of DU was conducted in a hybrid manner -- a mix of both online and physical mode.(Handout image)

DU's 97th Convocation: Digital degrees awarded to nearly 1,80,000 students

PTI
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 04:18 PM IST
The Delhi University became the first institution in the country to award "digital degrees" to its 1,78,719 students during its 97th annual convocation on Saturday, its acting vice-chancellor P C Joshi claimed.
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The initiative was started with the aim of encouraging children in remote areas to inculcate the habit of reading, said Kurma Rao, Managing Director of the NEKRTC. (Representative image)(AP File)
The initiative was started with the aim of encouraging children in remote areas to inculcate the habit of reading, said Kurma Rao, Managing Director of the NEKRTC. (Representative image)(AP File)

Mobile library rolled out for children in Kalaburagi's remote areas in Karnataka

ANI
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 02:39 PM IST
A mobile library bus has been rolled out by North Eastern Karnataka Road Transport Corporation (NEKRTC) along with the Zilla panchayat, education department and library department in Kalaburagi district.
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FCI Recruitment 2021.(HT file)
FCI Recruitment 2021.(HT file)

FCI Recruitment 2021: 89 AGM and Medical officer vacancies notified

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Akhilesh Nagari, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 02:28 PM IST
  • FCI Recruitment 2021: After the application process begins, interested and eligible candidates will be able to apply for the positions online at fci.gov.in on or before March 31, 2021, until 4 pm.
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The 'CiTe- Civic Tech Innovation Launchpad' is organised by the the North Delhi Municipal Corporation in partnership with Startup Incubation and Innovation Centre, IIT Kanpur, the NDMC said in a statement.(File)
The 'CiTe- Civic Tech Innovation Launchpad' is organised by the the North Delhi Municipal Corporation in partnership with Startup Incubation and Innovation Centre, IIT Kanpur, the NDMC said in a statement.(File)

NDMC, IIT-Kanpur offer platform to start-ups to find solutions for civic issues

PTI
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 02:14 PM IST
A first-of-its-kind initiative to offer a technical launchpad to start-ups to present innovative solutions through a 15-day competition to address civic issues such as waste management, town planning and sanitation has been started in Delhi
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Crowd during the roadshow of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in Shalimar Bagh area ahead of byelections in five wards of North MCD and East MCD in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)
Crowd during the roadshow of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in Shalimar Bagh area ahead of byelections in five wards of North MCD and East MCD in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)

Delhi municipal by-polls: Notice issued to 3 officers over govt advertisement

PTI
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 05:53 PM IST
In the notice issued to Khirwar, DIP secretary Padmini Singla and director Manoj Kumar Dwivedi, the Commission said that, prima facie, the advertisement violates the model code of conduct.
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A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Adarsh Kumar Goel said steps are reported to have been taken, the matter needs to be taken forward to ensure that freshwater is not used for gardening in public parks by the DDA and the South Delhi Municipal Corporation.(Hindustan Times)
A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Adarsh Kumar Goel said steps are reported to have been taken, the matter needs to be taken forward to ensure that freshwater is not used for gardening in public parks by the DDA and the South Delhi Municipal Corporation.(Hindustan Times)

NGT directs Delhi Jal Board to ensure supply of treated water in public parks

PTI
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 04:39 PM IST
"The DJB may ensure supply of such treated water with adequate pressure and wherever piped supply is not available, supply may be ensured by tankers," the bench said.
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AAP supporters during party convenor and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's roadshow for MCD by-elections in Shalimar Bagh village, New Delhi,(PTI)
AAP supporters during party convenor and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's roadshow for MCD by-elections in Shalimar Bagh village, New Delhi,(PTI)

AAP, BJP and Congress gear up for Delhi MCD by-polls tomorrow

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Mallika Soni
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 03:17 PM IST
The five wards where by-polls will be conducted are Ward No 32N, (Rohini-C); Ward No 62N, (Shalimar Bagh North) in north Delhi and Ward No 02-E (Trilokpuri); Ward No 08-E (Kalyanpuri) and Ward No 41-E (Chauhan Bangar) in east Delhi.
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The police have registered a case against the accused who fled the spot. (File Photo)
The police have registered a case against the accused who fled the spot. (File Photo)

‘Cop said he didn’t see any blood’, alleges woman whose stalkers stabbed brother

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Kanishka Sarkar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 02:01 PM IST
The woman’s statement came after her brother was beaten up and stabbed by three men in the national capital’s Kalkaji area.
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A fire broke out at a factory in Delhi's Pratap Nagar area on Saturday morning. (ANI Photo)
A fire broke out at a factory in Delhi's Pratap Nagar area on Saturday morning. (ANI Photo)

1 found dead at factory fire site in Delhi’s Pratap Nagar

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 09:26 AM IST
The fire broke out after a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinder exploded in the premises, eyewitnesses were quoted as saying by ANI.
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The prosecution said the incident had left the girl "frightened and ashamed", though the defence claimed the man was targeted as the girl's relatives held a grudge against him.(Representative image)
The prosecution said the incident had left the girl "frightened and ashamed", though the defence claimed the man was targeted as the girl's relatives held a grudge against him.(Representative image)

Man gets one year in jail for flashing college student

PTI, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 06:12 PM IST
The accused, a driver by profession who was known to the victim and her family, was found guilty under section 354 A (molestation) of IPC as well as provisions of the Protection Of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
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Satej Patil also said these regulations need to be opposed strongly as they infringe the privacy of individuals and free speech given by the Constitution.(Twitter/@satejp)
Satej Patil also said these regulations need to be opposed strongly as they infringe the privacy of individuals and free speech given by the Constitution.(Twitter/@satejp)

'Dictatorial': Maharashtra IT minister on centre's new social media regulations

By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 05:54 PM IST
  • Patil told Hindustan Times, "The regulations curtail freedom of expression."
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High security outside Antilia at Altamont road after a car laden with gelatin sticks has been found abandoned near billionaire Mukesh Ambani's Antilia residence in Mumbai. (ANI Photo)
High security outside Antilia at Altamont road after a car laden with gelatin sticks has been found abandoned near billionaire Mukesh Ambani's Antilia residence in Mumbai. (ANI Photo)

Just a trailer, says letter found in car near Mukesh Ambani's residence

By Vijay Kumar Yadav, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 02:35 AM IST
Mumbai Police officials said that the note was found in a bag bearing logo of “Mumbai Indians”, the Indian Premier League cricket team owned by the Ambanis.
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Polluted drain water on Dombivli MIDC road . (Rishikesh Choudhary/HT PHOTO)
Polluted drain water on Dombivli MIDC road . (Rishikesh Choudhary/HT PHOTO)

‘1 year after Dombivli MIDC road turned pink, no drop in pollution’

By Sajana Nambiar, Dombivli
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 12:33 AM IST
A year after a road in Dombivli Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) turned pink, there is still no change in the pollution situation in this area, reveals a study by NGO Vanshakti
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Cidco PRO says work of levelling the plot near the lake is in progress. (Bachchan Kumar/HT photo)
Cidco PRO says work of levelling the plot near the lake is in progress. (Bachchan Kumar/HT photo)

Navi Mumbai residents complain of illegal dumping of debris at Lotus Lake

By Raina Shine, Navi Mumbai
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 12:28 AM IST
The residents of Sector 27, Nerul, complained of landfilling and illegal dumping of debris in Lotus Lake destroying its beauty
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Charu celebrates her birthday with husband and close friends.(Instagram)
Charu celebrates her birthday with husband and close friends.(Instagram)

Charu Asopa celebrates birthday with husband Rajeev Sen, watch video

PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 05:11 PM IST
  • Charu Asopa celebrated her birthday with husband Rajeev Sen. Check out pictures and video from the bash.
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Embracing fatherhood, Mohit Malik feels nervous and excited
Embracing fatherhood, Mohit Malik feels nervous and excited

Mohit Malik: ‘Don’t like people telling me bachche ho gaye, lag gayi tumhari’

By Sanchita Kalra
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 04:26 PM IST
Actor Mohit Malik shares how he is gearing up to welcome his baby, with wife Addite Shirwaikar Malik
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Rahul Vaidya proposed to Disha Parmar on Bigg Boss 14.
Rahul Vaidya proposed to Disha Parmar on Bigg Boss 14.

'I wear my boyfriend's clothes', says Bigg Boss runner-up Rahul Vaidya's fiancee

PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 04:02 PM IST
  • Bigg Boss runner-up Rahul Vaidya's fiancee Disha Parmar has shared a video of herself wearing one of his sweatshirts. "I wear my boyfriend's clothes," she wrote in her post.
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Himanshi Khurana recreated Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's song.
Himanshi Khurana recreated Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's song.

Himanshi Khurana recreates Aishwarya Rai’s song, fans gush over her expressions

PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 03:27 PM IST
  • Himanshi Khurana performed to Salaam, originally picturised on Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, in a new video. Watch it here.
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Arpit Ranka (Sourced photo)
Arpit Ranka (Sourced photo)

Arpit Ranka: Mythology shows are lifeline of Indian TV

By S Farah Rizvi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 02:53 PM IST
Known for playing numerous mythological characters in shows like ‘Mahabharat’, ‘Chandra Nandini,’ ‘Radha Krishn’ and many more, actor Arpit Ranka is elated to play a contemporary character in his ongoing show
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Censorship and State monopoly on parliamentary telecast violate the democratic ideals of accountability, transparency, and keeping the electorate informed. (Mohd Zakir/HT Archive)
Censorship and State monopoly on parliamentary telecast violate the democratic ideals of accountability, transparency, and keeping the electorate informed. (Mohd Zakir/HT Archive)

Making parliamentary proceedings more transparent

By Kinshu Dang and Shreyas Narla
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 06:40 PM IST
If Parliament has to truly function as an “institution of accountability”, the General Purposes Committee, which oversees matters concerning the working of the House, must reform the telecast guidelines. It must also mull over the larger question of how accurate parliamentary records should be.
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The emotional turmoil of unrequited love is real, but we can put it behind us fairly quickly if we try. Take cues from the 2009 film 500 Days of Summer. (FOX SEARCHLIGHT PICTURES)
The emotional turmoil of unrequited love is real, but we can put it behind us fairly quickly if we try. Take cues from the 2009 film 500 Days of Summer. (FOX SEARCHLIGHT PICTURES)

Hooked on a feelin’: With Love by Simran Mangharam

By Simran Mangharam
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 09:47 PM IST
Heartbreak is bad enough. A heart that withers away when your feelings aren’t returned is a different kind of pain. Sometimes, it’s not them it really is you?
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vast appeal across so many social media platforms are tools that give unparalleled traction to India’s diplomatic outreach (PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vast appeal across so many social media platforms are tools that give unparalleled traction to India’s diplomatic outreach (PTI)

The evolution of India’s Twitter diplomacy

By Syed Akbaruddin
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 06:25 AM IST
In a multipolar world rife with concerns about terrorism, contentious trade disputes among allies and adversaries, catastrophic environmental degradation, health issues, human rights advocacy, the security implications of new technologies have made social media platforms an arena of inter-State contestation
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That’s not a glowing pitch for the history books. But the ignominy will not be hers. It will rest on the shoulders of the US lawmakers who were unable to overcome, once again, their hypocrisy, sexism and even, racism (AP)
That’s not a glowing pitch for the history books. But the ignominy will not be hers. It will rest on the shoulders of the US lawmakers who were unable to overcome, once again, their hypocrisy, sexism and even, racism (AP)

What is blocking Neera Tanden’s rise to the cabinet

By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 06:26 AM IST
If confirmed, she will become the first Indian-American to hold a Cabinet position in the United States (US) federal government, as director of the office of budget and management
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Working in the cramped environment of their homes with little or no contact with teammates, for longer hours, without the relief of social friends and yet being expected to deliver the same quality of work as before, is an unrealistic ask — yet the norm among corporates (Shutterstock)
Working in the cramped environment of their homes with little or no contact with teammates, for longer hours, without the relief of social friends and yet being expected to deliver the same quality of work as before, is an unrealistic ask — yet the norm among corporates (Shutterstock)

Stress hits the bottom line – in more ways than you think

By Raghu Raman
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 06:24 AM IST
Corporates will pay a heavy price if they don’t understand the implications of mental health. Make well-being a priority for employees
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