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TN makes Tamil exam mandatory for qualifying government services

  • If an aspirant does not get through in the qualifying Tamil language paper, other subject papers, that are part of the overall exam scheme, would not be taken up for evaluation, according to the order.
File photo of Tamil Nadu chief minister MK Stalin.(HT_PRINT)
File photo of Tamil Nadu chief minister MK Stalin.(HT_PRINT)
Published on Dec 04, 2021 06:55 PM IST
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Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Jammu’s border villagers say they want Indo-Pak truce deal to continue

A total of 457 villages with a population of 4,51,856 are located at the IB and the LoC across various districts of Jammu region
A policeman on guard in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. (AFP File Photo)
A policeman on guard in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. (AFP File Photo)
Updated on Dec 04, 2021 07:02 PM IST
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Farmers won't budge from protest sites in Delhi until cases are withdrawn: SKM

The SKM, which spearheaded the protests against the controversial farm laws, has now formed a five-member panel for carrying out dialogue with the central government on the rest of their demands.
Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait addresses media after farmers' meeting at Singhu border in New Delhi on Saturday. (PTI )
Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait addresses media after farmers' meeting at Singhu border in New Delhi on Saturday. (PTI )
Published on Dec 04, 2021 05:47 PM IST
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Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Amit Shah meets Paralympian Avani Lekhara, thanks her for ‘wonderful gift’

  • Avani Lekhara won India's first gold medal at the 2020 Summer Paralympics, with a score of 249.6 points in the final event.
Avani Lekhara won India's first gold medal at the 2020 Summer Paralympics, with a score of 249.6 points in the final event.
Avani Lekhara won India's first gold medal at the 2020 Summer Paralympics, with a score of 249.6 points in the final event.
Updated on Dec 04, 2021 05:44 PM IST
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Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Samyukt Kisan Morcha forms 5-member panel to talk with Centre over farm issues

The SKM held a meeting earlier in the day to decide on the future course of farmers' agitation.
Bharatiya Kisan Union national spokesperson Rakesh Tikait had given the government time till December 4 to listen to the demands of the farmers. (File photo)
Bharatiya Kisan Union national spokesperson Rakesh Tikait had given the government time till December 4 to listen to the demands of the farmers. (File photo)
Published on Dec 04, 2021 05:21 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com, New Delhi

News updates from HT: Focus on double vaccination first, experts tell India

  • Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
India on Saturday reported its third case of the Omicron. (HT file photo)
India on Saturday reported its third case of the Omicron. (HT file photo)
Published on Dec 04, 2021 05:02 PM IST
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Fully solar-powered, Cochin airport leaves Anand Mahindra impressed. See tweet

The chairman of the Mahindra Group was left impressed by the fact that the Cochin airport was designed using local architectural motifs, and that not only it is the first private airport in India, but also the first of its type in the entire world to be fully powered by solar energy.
Cochin airport (Photo via @anandmahindra on Twitter)
Cochin airport (Photo via @anandmahindra on Twitter)
Published on Dec 04, 2021 05:01 PM IST
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Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

India detects third Omicron case. What we know so far

The patient, who tested positive for Omicron, is a 72-year old man of Indian origin who has lived in Zimbabwe for decades and came to India last month, officials said.
Gujarat's commissioner of health Jai Prakash Shivhare confirmed the man has tested positive for Omicron. (AFP Photo)
Gujarat's commissioner of health Jai Prakash Shivhare confirmed the man has tested positive for Omicron. (AFP Photo)
Published on Dec 04, 2021 04:33 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi

'Double vaccination first,' say Indian experts amid calls for booster shots

  • This discussion regarding the correct timing for a booster shot rekindled amid renewed fears over an impending third wave of the Coronavirus pandemic.
In the meantime, the health community is trying to study Coronavirus's new variant which has multiple mutations and is being considered potentially more dangerous than its predecessors.(HT file image)
In the meantime, the health community is trying to study Coronavirus's new variant which has multiple mutations and is being considered potentially more dangerous than its predecessors.(HT file image)
Published on Dec 04, 2021 04:07 PM IST
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Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

No relief for former president of Union Biblical Seminary in POSH case

On January 25, the one-member panel submitted its report which held the president of the seminary guilty of sexual harassment at workplace
The court said the purpose of the POSH Act would not be achieved if petitioner’s contentions were accepted. (Kunal Patil/HT Photo/File/Representative use)
The court said the purpose of the POSH Act would not be achieved if petitioner’s contentions were accepted. (Kunal Patil/HT Photo/File/Representative use)
Published on Dec 04, 2021 03:45 PM IST
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Mumbai police file charge sheet against Param Bir Singh, Sachin Vaze

Crime branch sources said the 1,895 page long charge-sheet against Singh and others contains statements of dozens of witnesses and it was filed before the Esplanade metropolitan magistrate court
Besides Singh and Vaze, others charge-sheeted in the case include Alpesh Patel and Sumit Singh alias Chintu. (HT PHOTO/File)
Besides Singh and Vaze, others charge-sheeted in the case include Alpesh Patel and Sumit Singh alias Chintu. (HT PHOTO/File)
Updated on Dec 04, 2021 05:54 PM IST
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ByVijay Kumar Yadav

276 pregnant women in Odisha moved to hospital as Cyclone Jawad nears

189 pregnant women were shifted to various hospitals of Ganjam district and 17 of them delivered safely. Another 73 were taken to government hospitals of Kendrapara and 14 to hospitals in the Puri district
IMD scientist in Bhubaneswar, Uma Shankar Das said the cyclone is weakening due to sharp east-west gradient in tropical cyclone heat potential. (PTI Photo)
IMD scientist in Bhubaneswar, Uma Shankar Das said the cyclone is weakening due to sharp east-west gradient in tropical cyclone heat potential. (PTI Photo)
Updated on Dec 04, 2021 05:57 PM IST
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ByDebabrata Mohanty

Mustn’t repeat past mistakes in EV market, says Niti Aayog CEO

Amitabh Kant said that one of the lessons learnt was that in the area of mobile phones and solar energy, the market grew in India but the country became import dependent, losing the advantage
NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant was speaking at roundtable aiming to work out strategies to promote adoption of electric vehicles in India and attract investment in manufacturing of EVs, batteries and high technology automotive components. (ANI Photo/File/Representative use)
NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant was speaking at roundtable aiming to work out strategies to promote adoption of electric vehicles in India and attract investment in manufacturing of EVs, batteries and high technology automotive components. (ANI Photo/File/Representative use)
Updated on Dec 04, 2021 06:02 PM IST
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PM Modi lays foundation for Delhi-Dehradun economic corridor 

  • The corridor (from Eastern Peripheral Expressway Junction to Dehradun) is built at a cost of around 8300 crore. It will significantly reduce the travel time from Delhi to Dehradun from six hours to around 2.5 hours.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Dehradun. 
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Dehradun. 
Updated on Dec 04, 2021 02:36 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delh

Karnataka doctor with Omicron attended international medical conference: Reports

Since the symptoms surfaced only a day after the doctor attended the conference, the possibility that he might have contracted it before attending the conference remains there as symptoms take some time to be noticed.
A poster at the residence of the 46-year-old doctor who was detected with the Omicron variant of Covid-19, in Bengaluru, says it is a restricted area. (PTI)
A poster at the residence of the 46-year-old doctor who was detected with the Omicron variant of Covid-19, in Bengaluru, says it is a restricted area. (PTI)
Published on Dec 04, 2021 02:06 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Poulomi Ghosh

News updates from HT: 288 samples of foreign fliers sent for genome sequencing

  • Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
The protocol also involves conducting RT-PCR test for such passengers after the quarantine period.
The protocol also involves conducting RT-PCR test for such passengers after the quarantine period.
Published on Dec 04, 2021 01:14 PM IST
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288 samples of foreign fliers sent for genome sequencing: Mumbai mayor

  • "The airport authorities have been directed to inform our disaster control room on arrivals from these countries," she also said. Ten ambulances will also be kept on stand by in each ward, she also said as per ANI.
As per the revised guidelines, seven-day home quarantine of people arriving in the city from high-risk countries is mandatory.(AFP)
As per the revised guidelines, seven-day home quarantine of people arriving in the city from high-risk countries is mandatory.(AFP)
Published on Dec 04, 2021 12:50 PM IST
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Calling up 5 times: How Mumbai will ensure no foreign traveller is off the radar

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has chalked out a 24X7 plan to monitor international travellers arriving in Mumbai amid the Omicron threat. 
Every day at 9am, the Mumbai airport authorities will send a list of international passengers who have arrived in the city in the preceding 24 hours.
Every day at 9am, the Mumbai airport authorities will send a list of international passengers who have arrived in the city in the preceding 24 hours.
Published on Dec 04, 2021 12:41 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Poulomi Ghosh

Former Andhra CM and ex-governor of Tamil Nadu K Rosaiah passes away

After the sudden demise of YSR in a helicopter crash on September 2, 2009, he took over as the chief minister of Andhra Pradesh and held the post till November 4, 2010, when he was replaced by N Kiran Kumar Reddy
The 88 year old leader, who passed away Saturday morning, is survived by his wife, three sons and a daughter (HT Photo/File)
The 88 year old leader, who passed away Saturday morning, is survived by his wife, three sons and a daughter (HT Photo/File)
Published on Dec 04, 2021 12:04 PM IST
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This district in TN has decided to close shops, public places for unvaccinated

With a week’s time left, according to the administration’s announcement, close to 300,000 people are yet to receive even one dose of the vaccine, the collector said. 
Tamil Nadu health minister Ma Subramanian on Wednesday (December 1) said that the state government has asked district officials to restrict the movement of unvaccinated people among the public.(AFP | Representational image)
Tamil Nadu health minister Ma Subramanian on Wednesday (December 1) said that the state government has asked district officials to restrict the movement of unvaccinated people among the public.(AFP | Representational image)
Updated on Dec 04, 2021 11:53 AM IST
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Written by Srivatsan K C | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Govt clears 5,100-cr project to make AK-203 rifles with Russia in Amethi

The AK-203 assault rifles, which will replace the in-service INSAS rifles inducted more than three decades ago, will be manufactured at a facility in Uttar Pradesh’s Amethi.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi-headed Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) approved the AK-203 project ahead of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to India on December 6 for an annual summit (PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi-headed Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) approved the AK-203 project ahead of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to India on December 6 for an annual summit (PTI)
Updated on Dec 04, 2021 12:08 PM IST
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India reports 8,603 new Covid-19 cases, 415 deaths in 24 hours

With this, the total confirmed cases reached 34,624,360 and the death toll climbed to 470,530.
The cumulative number of doses administered under the country’s immunisation drive crossed the 1.26-billion mark.(AFP)
The cumulative number of doses administered under the country’s immunisation drive crossed the 1.26-billion mark.(AFP)
Published on Dec 04, 2021 10:59 AM IST
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Written by Srivatsan K C | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Cyclone Jawad in Andhra Pradesh: Over 54 thousands; 11 NDRF teams at standby

  • The state government has also set up 197 relief camps in schools and community halls.
The Andhra Pradesh government has said 44 people have lost their lives and 16 are still missing due to floods. (PTI)
The Andhra Pradesh government has said 44 people have lost their lives and 16 are still missing due to floods. (PTI)
Updated on Dec 04, 2021 10:02 AM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Navy Day 2021: President, other leaders remember success of 'Operation Trident'

Navy Day is celebrated to mark Indian Navy's victory in Operation Trident. During the 1971 war, naval forces caused heavy damage to Pakistan’s vessels. It was during this operation that an anti-ship missile ship was used for the first time. 
Indian Navy successfully undertook 'Operation Trident' during the Indo-Pak war of 1971.(ANI File Photo)
Indian Navy successfully undertook 'Operation Trident' during the Indo-Pak war of 1971.(ANI File Photo)
Published on Dec 04, 2021 09:35 AM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Mahua Moitra says she stands by her tweets on Adani, after Mamata-Adani meeting

‘Tweets are still there. I stand by them,’ Mahua Moitra tweeted as social media users alleged that the Trinamool MP deleted her anti-Adani tweets after Mamata's meeting with Gautam Adani. 
Mahua Moitra is a staunch critic of the several Adani dealings and she has not changed her stance following Mamata's meeting with Gautam Adani, she indicated. (Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Mahua Moitra is a staunch critic of the several Adani dealings and she has not changed her stance following Mamata's meeting with Gautam Adani, she indicated. (Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Published on Dec 04, 2021 09:22 AM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Poulomi Ghosh

Delhi-Dehradun economic corridor: How the project will boost connectivity

PM Modi will also inaugurate road widening project from Devprayag to Srikot, and from Brahmpuri to Kodiyala on NH-58, under Char Dham road connectivity project.
The Delhi-Dehradun Economic Corridor will have animal passes to avoid animal-vehicle collisions. (ANI Photo)
The Delhi-Dehradun Economic Corridor will have animal passes to avoid animal-vehicle collisions. (ANI Photo)
Published on Dec 04, 2021 09:07 AM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

News updates from HT: Modi to lay foundation of Delhi-Dehradun Economic Corridor

Here are today-’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi(PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi(PTI)
Published on Dec 04, 2021 08:52 AM IST
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‘Will discuss how agitation moves forward’: Rakesh Tikait on SKM meeting today

“Our demand for MSP is from the Government of India. The talks have just started, we will see how it goes. We won't develop any strategies today, we will only discuss how the agitation moves forward,” Rakesh Tikai said.
“Talks between Haryana CM and farmers yesterday remained inconclusive,” Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait said.(ANI)
“Talks between Haryana CM and farmers yesterday remained inconclusive,” Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait said.(ANI)
Published on Dec 04, 2021 08:47 AM IST
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Written by Srivatsan K C | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Mysterious lights in sky leave Pathankot residents puzzled

The phenomenon was visible for five minutes. This is not the first time such a thing has been seen in the night sky. One such incident was reported in Gujarat's Junagadh in June this year. At that time, however, an expert had dismissed assertions that it was a UFO.
The mysterious ray of light in Pathankot sky on Friday evening.
The mysterious ray of light in Pathankot sky on Friday evening.
Published on Dec 04, 2021 08:33 AM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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