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Waterlogging at Hindmata during the 2019 monsoon. (Satish Bate/HT Photo)
Waterlogging at Hindmata during the 2019 monsoon. (Satish Bate/HT Photo)

Mumbai civic body to complete work at 291 flood-prone spots before monsoon

By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 01:23 AM IST
To reduce flood-like situations in Mumbai, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has been increasing its efforts to tackle flooding spots in the city
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A motorcycle cuts through the dense fog near Pusa Campus in New Delhi on Tuesday.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
A motorcycle cuts through the dense fog near Pusa Campus in New Delhi on Tuesday.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Delhi air ‘severe’ for the sixth time in 19 days

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 12:12 AM IST
VK Soni, head of IMD’s environment monitoring and research centre, said after the fog layer lifted, wind speed picked up and dispersion of pollutants started. The impact of this ventilation would be seen on Wednesday, when the average AQI is expected to climb down to the ”very poor” zone.
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15 accused in Delhi riots tell city court that they haven’t been given copy of charge sheet

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 12:07 AM IST
Some of the 15 accused booked for allegedly conspiring in the north east Delhi riots alleged before a city court on Tuesday that they have not been given access to the charge sheet in jail despite its orders
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Police said six men have been arrested for the murder.(Representational Photo/Getty Images)
Police said six men have been arrested for the murder.(Representational Photo/Getty Images)

TMC worker shot dead in north Bengal, another leader dies of heart attack

PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 12:06 AM IST
  • The family of the man who was shot dead alleged that he was a victim of infighting in the local unit of the Trinamool Congress.
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Girl who fled home to avoid marriage found at Anand Vihar ISBT

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 12:04 AM IST
Four years after a minor girl left her uncle’s home in Delhi as she was not ready for early marriage and wanted to study further, the Delhi Police crime branch on Tuesday said they had found her at the Anand Vihar interstate bus terminal (ISBT), where she had come from Bihar
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Man throws ‘acid-like substance’ at 22-year-old’s face, arrested

PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 12:00 AM IST
New Delhi A 22-year-old woman sustained burns after her estranged husband allegedly threw acid-like substance on her on Sunday night in east Delhi’s New Ashok Nagar
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JNU teachers allege varsity passed decisions without consulting them

PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 12:00 AM IST
New Delhi The Jawaharlal Nehru University teachers association (JNUTA) alleged that the administration on Monday conducted a meeting of the executive council (EC) — the highest decision-making body of the university — and passed several “controversial decisions”, including a reduction in financial assistance to students to attend seminars, without any discussion
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North civic body inks MoU with Indian Oil to set up waste to energy plant in outer Delhi

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2021 12:00 AM IST
The North Delhi Municipal Corporation on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) to set up integrated waste to energy (WTE) plant in outer Delhi
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DU to hold convocation ceremony on Feb 27 in blended mode

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 11:56 PM IST
Delhi University (DU) Tuesday announced that it will conduct the convocation ceremony for graduates of 2019-20 on February 27 in a blended format -- in-person and virtually
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Of the sixteen, 15 had received Covishield which is being administered at 75 of the 81 vaccination sites.(Bloomberg Photo )
Of the sixteen, 15 had received Covishield which is being administered at 75 of the 81 vaccination sites.(Bloomberg Photo )

Covid vaccination: 16 minor adverse events on Tuesday

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2021 03:10 AM IST
The highest number of adverse events following immunisation (AEFi) – four -- was reported in Central district, followed by two each in North, Shahdara, South, and Southwest Delhi. One AEFI was reported each from East, Northwest and West Delhi districts.
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Delhi air ‘severe’ for the sixth time in 19 days

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 11:52 PM IST
Delhi’s air quality slipped into the “severe” zone on Tuesday, for the sixth time since New Year, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) recordings show
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Ghaziabad Development Authority reinvites EOI for ‘urban passenger ropeway’ project

By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 11:50 PM IST
Ghaziabad: The Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) on Tuesday said that it has reinvited the expression of interest (EOI) for the ‘urban passenger ropeway’ project as the initial bids had some “technical issues”
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Ghaziabad municipal corporation readies DPR for treated water supply to industries project

By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 11:46 PM IST
Ghaziabad: The Ghaziabad municipal corporation has got prepared a detailed project report for the supply of treated water to industrial units
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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses a public meeting.(PTI Photo)
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses a public meeting.(PTI Photo)

BJP as venomous as cobra, says Banerjee as rhetoric sharpens in Bengal

By HT Correspondent, Kolkata
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2021 01:05 AM IST
  • Banerjee's comments came while addressing a Trinamool Congress (TMC) rally in Purulia district.
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Baghpat youth found dead in Noida hotel

PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 11:39 PM IST
Noida: A 19-year-old man from Baghpat was found dead in a Noida hotel on Monday afternoon with a bullet injury to his chest
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Seventeen agencies apply to prepare DPR of two major projects being developed by Yamuna Expressway authority

By HT Correspondent, Greater Noida
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 11:38 PM IST
The Yamuna Expressway industrial development authority (Yeida) has received proposals from 17 agencies to prepare the detailed project report (DPR) for two mega projects -- Logistics Park and Heritage City --to be developed along the 165-km Yamuna Expressway areas
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Man booked for molestation of class 6 student in Greater Noida

PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 11:37 PM IST
Noida: A 30-year-old man was booked on Monday for allegedly molesting a 13-year-old girl in her house in Greater Noida
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Noida, Ghaziabad most polluted, AQI plunges into severe

By HT Correspondent, Noida
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 11:36 PM IST
Two days after a slight improvement in air quality, Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad slipped to “severe” levels once again on Tuesday
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Odisha health workers who under the banner of Odisha State Male and Female Multipurpose Health Workers'/Health Supervisors’ United Association.(HT Photo)
Odisha health workers who under the banner of Odisha State Male and Female Multipurpose Health Workers'/Health Supervisors’ United Association.(HT Photo)

Odisha health workers who refused Covid-19 shots wouldn't get it for free later

By HT Correspondent, Bhubaneswar
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 11:37 PM IST
  • Last week, more than 15,000 multi-purpose health workers had announced that they would not take the Covid-19 vaccine jab as their demand for promotion had not been met.
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On January 8, avian influenza was confirmed at two poultry farms in Panchkula’s Barwala belt. (Representational photo)
On January 8, avian influenza was confirmed at two poultry farms in Panchkula’s Barwala belt. (Representational photo)

Haryana poultry farmers move HC seeking relief

By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 11:29 PM IST
The association in its plea stated that though compensation should be paid on the spot immediately after the culling is over or at the time of collecting birds from the owners, no such relief was being provided to them.
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Officials said the goose might have flown from Pong dam and collapsed while flying over the Siswan reserve. (File photo)
Officials said the goose might have flown from Pong dam and collapsed while flying over the Siswan reserve. (File photo)

Avian influenza: Migratory bird sample from Siswan reserve in Ropar tests positive

By HT Correspondent, Ropar
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 11:27 PM IST
The bar-headed goose was found dead on January 12 and its test report was confirmed by National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases, Bhopal
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Chandigarh MP Kirron Kher. (File photo)

Chandigarh MP Kirron prefers close aides over experts in road safety panel

By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 11:27 PM IST
On Kher’s recommendations, Prabhloch Singh of the Human Rights Protection Group and MFP Federation, Mayank Mishra of Dr GC Mishra Memorial Educational and Charitable Trust and Sanjeev Vashisht of Sewa Bharti have been made members of the committee
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There are 100,744 prisoners lodged in 72 jails in Uttar Pradesh, including 72,372 undertrial prisoners and 28,372 convicted inmates, as per the February 2020 data of UP Prison Administration and Reform Services.(Representative image/Shutterstock)
There are 100,744 prisoners lodged in 72 jails in Uttar Pradesh, including 72,372 undertrial prisoners and 28,372 convicted inmates, as per the February 2020 data of UP Prison Administration and Reform Services.(Representative image/Shutterstock)

No kidnapping, no conversion, went on my own to Karnataka, says Gorakhpur woman

PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 11:13 PM IST
  • The woman's father had earlier lodged a First Information Report (FIR) against the youth from Karnataka for allegedly kidnapping his daughter and forcing her to change religion.
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SUV catches fire under Rajiv Chowk flyover; none injured

By HT Correspondent, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 11:05 PM IST
An SUV caught fire on Tuesday morning below the Rajiv Chowk flyover on the carriageway leading towards Manesar
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HSVP to resolve road issues in sectors 81 to 95 on priority

By HT Correspondent, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 11:05 PM IST
The Haryana Shahari Vikas Pradhikaran (HSVP) has decided to resolve all land-related issues in sectors 81 to 95 in order to make roads operational soon
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No respite from chilly weather, foggy conditions, says IMD

By HT Correspondent, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 11:04 PM IST
Episodes of dense to moderate fog, accompanied by reduced visibility and chilly conditions, are likely to persist in the region till at least January 25, as per the India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) forecast
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Hawaldar booked for attempted suicide at police station in Pune

PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 10:57 PM IST
PUNE: A hawaldar of Pimpri-Chinchwad police was booked for attempted suicide over a fight he had with his sub-inspector (PSI) partner
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Chandigarh to have low-key Republic Day function
Chandigarh to have low-key Republic Day function

Chandigarh to have low-key Republic Day function

By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 10:57 PM IST
In the wake of the pandemic, the Republic Day celebrations in the city, just like the Independence Day celebrations last year, will be a low-key affair
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Soon, tele-registration for patients at Panjab University’s dental institute
Soon, tele-registration for patients at Panjab University’s dental institute

Soon, tele-registration for patients at Panjab University’s dental institute

By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 10:40 PM IST
Panjab University’s Dr Harvansh Singh Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital will soon begin tele-registration for patients
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Panjab University Teachers’ Association calls off protest over promotions after 61 days
Panjab University Teachers’ Association calls off protest over promotions after 61 days

Panjab University Teachers’ Association calls off protest over promotions after 61 days

By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 10:38 PM IST
The screening of another batch of teachers for promotion under the career advancement scheme is scheduled on January 23 and 24
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