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Kerala’s test positivity rate remains high.(ANI)
Kerala’s test positivity rate remains high.(ANI)

Kerala records another spike in Covid-19 cases; state govt to increase tests

By HT Correspondent, Thiruvananthapuram
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 10:35 PM IST
  • With 6,186 new virus cases, the number of active Covid-19 cases went up to 70,259 in the state.
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Sajjad Lone of the Peoples’ Conference.(PTI FILE PHOTO)
Sajjad Lone of the Peoples’ Conference.(PTI FILE PHOTO)

Sajad Lone quits Gupkar Alliance 3 months after its formation

PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 08:21 PM IST
  • Sajjad Lone's Peoples' Conference decided to exit the Gupkar Alliance over the fielding of proxy candidates by constituent parties against the officially mandated candidates of the alliance during DDC elections
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Image for representation. (File photo)

Woman arrested for marrying widow in guise of a man to grab cash, jewellery

By HT Correspondent, Kota
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 08:17 PM IST
  • The police investigated the case and got hold of the accused who was found to be a woman during the medical examination.
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The exercise was carried out at the naval hospital Dhanvantari. The senior health officer and 36 HCWs were vaccinated. (Ministry of Defence).
The exercise was carried out at the naval hospital Dhanvantari. The senior health officer and 36 HCWs were vaccinated. (Ministry of Defence).

Healthcare workers of Andaman & Nicobar Command get Covid-19 vaccine jabs

PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 07:36 PM IST
  • The armed forces on January 16 kicked off the first phase of the Covid-19 vaccine drive at multiple locations across the country including Ladakh, Delhi, Mumbai and Visakhapatnam where thousands of Covid warriors including military doctors, nurses and paramedics were vaccinated.
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Representational image. (Unsplash)

Delhi school events: Govt Boys Sr Sec School creates 2nd virtual library

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 06:29 PM IST
  • The virtual library will help students of Classes 9 to 12 develop the habit of reading newspapers and competition-related materials.
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Uttarakhand Urban Development Minister Madan Kaushik at the video meeting with Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday.(HT PHOTO)
Uttarakhand Urban Development Minister Madan Kaushik at the video meeting with Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday.(HT PHOTO)

Green bonus, special Ayush zone in Uttarakhand’s wish list for Union Budget

PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 06:28 PM IST
  • Uttarakhand's Urban Development Minister Madan Kaushik said green bonus was a major demand of the state for conserving about 71% of its total area.
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Farmers in Uttarakhand's Bazpur at a meeting to fine tune their protest.(HT PHOTO)
Farmers in Uttarakhand's Bazpur at a meeting to fine tune their protest.(HT PHOTO)

3,000 farmers from Uttarakhand to drive their tractors to Delhi to join protest

PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 05:57 PM IST
  • The BKU said committee will tour US Nagar district to ensure farmers participation with their tractors in Delhi on Republic Day .
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2.15 lakh stolen from office of former Ludhiana Youth Congress chief

By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 05:56 PM IST
Police are on the trail of a masked man, who broke into the office of former district Youth Congress president Dimple Rana in Shivpuri on the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday
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38-year-old mason held for raping home-alone Ludhiana teen

By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 05:50 PM IST
Was hired for a job at the girl’s house a month ago and had raped her a few days ago as well, say police.
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Union minister Prakash Javadekar said Rahul Gandhi’s reluctance to answer questions shows he has no answers to give. (ANI Photo)
Union minister Prakash Javadekar said Rahul Gandhi’s reluctance to answer questions shows he has no answers to give. (ANI Photo)

Rahul Gandhi has preferred to run away rather than answer questions: Javadekar

PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 05:35 PM IST
  • The BJP leader said the Congress is not interested in resolving the issues pertaining to the farmers and Gandhi’s media address a day before the government and the farmers’ meet shows that the party does not want the talks to be successful.
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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla. (ANI)
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla. (ANI)

Budget session: MPs to undergo Covid-19 test; arrangements made for families, staff

UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 05:41 PM IST
RT-PCR tests will be conducted at the Parliament House on January 27-28 and arrangements for Covid-19 testing have also made for families, and staff members of the lawmakers
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India's Shardul Thakur (C) bowls to Australia's batsman Cameron Green on day four of the fourth cricket Test match between Australia and India at The Gabba, Brisbane, January 18, 2021 (AFP)
India's Shardul Thakur (C) bowls to Australia's batsman Cameron Green on day four of the fourth cricket Test match between Australia and India at The Gabba, Brisbane, January 18, 2021 (AFP)

A new team comes of age

UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2021 06:10 AM IST
There may be no greater test of character in sport than a Test match run chase
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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses a press conference in New Delhi on January 19. (ANI)
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses a press conference in New Delhi on January 19. (ANI)

Few people owning country, says Rahul; hails protesting farmers

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 04:30 PM IST
Releasing a book on the farm issues that are plaguing the country, Gandhi alleged that the government wants to ignore the issue and misinform people about it
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BJP leader and Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's grandnephew Chandra Kumar Bose said the day should be observed as Desh Prem Diwas (day of patriotism). (ANI)
BJP leader and Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's grandnephew Chandra Kumar Bose said the day should be observed as Desh Prem Diwas (day of patriotism). (ANI)

Bose family, TMC, Left react sharply to ‘Parakram Diwas’ decision

UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 04:06 PM IST
BJP leader and Netaji’s grandnephew Chandra Kumar Bose said the day should be observed as Desh Prem Diwas (day of patriotism)
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Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami and (right) Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar. (HT file photo)
Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami and (right) Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar. (HT file photo)

Instead of farmers, Modi govt should serve NIA notice to Arnab Goswami: Jakhar

By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 02:10 PM IST
Punjab Congress chief urges farmers to raise the matter during their meeting with Union ministers on Wednesday.
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Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. (HT Archive)
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. (HT Archive)

Subhas Chandra Bose’s birth anniversary to be celebrated as Parakram Diwas

UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 03:05 PM IST
In a gazette notification, the ministry stated that decision was taken to “honour and remember Netaji’s indomitable spirit and selfless service to the nation”
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People celebrate the gram panchayat election results in Mankoli village, Thane, near Mumbai. (Praful Gangurde/HT Photo)
People celebrate the gram panchayat election results in Mankoli village, Thane, near Mumbai. (Praful Gangurde/HT Photo)

MVA, BJP both claim victory in Maharashtra panchayat polls: All you need to know

UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 12:18 PM IST
A total of 214,880 candidates were in the fray for 125,709 seats; elections took place on January 15, the counting on Monday
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Gorakhpur woman says was not kidnapped, forced to convert

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sameer
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 11:31 AM IST
Her father lodged a missing report on January 5 and fresh charges under UP’s new anti-conversion ordinance were added after the woman’s call records showed she was in touch with the Karnataka man for over a year
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Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath. (File photo)
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath. (File photo)

MP high court rejects bail of man arrested for sharing Yogi’s morphed picture

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sameer
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 10:30 AM IST
The judge reportedly said that Yogi isn’t just a chief minister but also a saint and religious sentiments were hurt when the accused ”insulted a saint”
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A general view of the tent city at Magh Mela. (File photo)
A general view of the tent city at Magh Mela. (File photo)

Magh mela: Organisers of dance fined for obscenity

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sameer
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 10:18 AM IST
A Rs2 lakh fine has also been slapped on show organisers; Prayagraj DM has assured that such events are not repeated in the mela area
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Union minister for road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari. (File photo)
Union minister for road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari. (File photo)

Govt aims to reduce road accidents by 50% before 2025: Nitin Gadkari

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 10:10 AM IST
Inaugurating the first National Road Safety Month on Monday, the minister for road transport and highways said that social-economic losses from accident deaths amount to a shocking 3.14% of GDP every year
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Representational Image. (File photo)

China only major economy with positive GDP growth in 2020

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 10:02 AM IST
Data released by China’s National Bureau of Statistics put its GDP growth in the December quarter at 6.5%, catapulting its annual growth figure for 2020 to 2.3%
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Representational image. (REUTERS)

Covid-19 vaccination drive Day 4: Challenges faced so far

UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 09:53 AM IST
Officials said concerns over the vaccines’ safety appear to have deterred many people as side-effects of the jabs were being highlighted
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Representational Image. (HT archive)

Lucknow shootout: Doctor held for treating injured shooter

PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 09:20 AM IST
He will be booked under section 176 (omission to give notice or information to public servant by person legally bound to give it) of the IPC , police said
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BJP national president JP Nadda. (File photo)
BJP national president JP Nadda. (File photo)

BJP chief Nadda may visit Lucknow on January 21

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 09:01 AM IST
He is expected to also meet ministers, MPs and MLAs to discuss issued related with the government and the organisation
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A view of the Noida Gate after farmers blocked Chilla (Delhi-Noida border) during the ongoing protest against the new farm laws, in Noida on Monday. (HT Photo)
A view of the Noida Gate after farmers blocked Chilla (Delhi-Noida border) during the ongoing protest against the new farm laws, in Noida on Monday. (HT Photo)

Farmer’s protest: Delhi’s Singhu, Tikri borders remain completely blocked

PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 08:27 AM IST
Apart from Chilla and Ghazipur borders, seven borders that continue to remain completely blocked, are Singhu, Tikri, Auchandi, Jharoda, Piao Maniyari, and Mangesh borders
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Fog shrouds parts of the national Capital, at the Ghazipur area in New Delhi. (File photo)
Fog shrouds parts of the national Capital, at the Ghazipur area in New Delhi. (File photo)

Dense fog reported from most northern states; temperature likely to drop

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 01:03 PM IST
Due to the change in wind direction, minimum temperatures are likely to fall by 2 to 4°C during the next three days, leading to cold wave conditions
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Representational image. (Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Representational image. (Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Delhi’s temperature set to drop further, air to improve: IMD

UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 08:44 AM IST
The AQI in Delhi on Monday was 372, categorised as "very poor", a minor increase from 347 the previous day, according to Central Pollution Control Board
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Robert Vadra is the son-in-law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi.(HT File Photo)
Robert Vadra is the son-in-law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi.(HT File Photo)

Rajasthan HC extends interim relief to Robert Vadra in money laundering case

PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 06:19 AM IST
The probe is related to the purchase of 275 bigha land allegedly by the company in the Kolayat area in Bikaner. The probe agency had registered a criminal case of money laundering in 2016 on the basis of FIRs filed by the state police after the local tehsildar had made a complaint.
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The sexual abuse came to light during a counseling session at a Nirbhaya centre recently, the officials said.(HT photo)
The sexual abuse came to light during a counseling session at a Nirbhaya centre recently, the officials said.(HT photo)

Kerala: Minor rape survivor reveals she was sexually abused by 38 men

By HT Correspondent, Thiruvananthapuram
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 06:15 AM IST
The minor girl was first raped in 2016, when she was 13. A case under the Pocso Act was filed and the girl was moved to a shelter home in the district. She was allowed to go home in 2017, but soon she filed a complaint accusing a neighbour of sexual assault.
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