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The tourism department has selected villages in districts like Uttarkashi, Bageshwar, Pithoragarh and Chamoli of Uttarakhand to create trekking clusters. (HT PHOTO).

Uttarakhand tourism dept selects 29 hill villages to promote trekking clusters

PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 02:01 AM IST
  • Under the Trekking Traction Homestay Scheme, villages near important and popular trekking routes are being developed by the tourism department as trekking clusters.
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1000 unidentified people including Congress workers have been booked for allegedly rioting and using criminal force to deter a public servant from discharging his duty during a rally in Bhopal. (Getty Images)
1000 unidentified people including Congress workers have been booked for allegedly rioting and using criminal force to deter a public servant from discharging his duty during a rally in Bhopal. (Getty Images)

1000 held for rioting at Bhopal rally against farm laws

UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2021 01:21 AM IST
  • Congress leaders accused the police of using force to create a nuisance during a peaceful protest of farmers and Congress workers.
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Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat during the foundation laying ceremony of Sainya Dham in Dehradun on Saturday.(HT PHOTO).
Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat during the foundation laying ceremony of Sainya Dham in Dehradun on Saturday.(HT PHOTO).

Uttarakhand to give 15 lakh to kin of martyrs, says CM Trivendra Singh Rawat

PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 01:05 AM IST
  • Taking a cue from Prime Minister Narendra Modi calling Uttarakhand the Sainya Dham - fifth dham after the traditional Char Dhams -- Rawat in 2019 had announced that the state government will set up a Sainya Dham in Dehradun.
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Both Karna and Sripati were rushed to Bhima Bhoi Medical College & Hospital for treatment where Sripati Besra later succumbed to his injuries. (HT FILE PHOTO).
Both Karna and Sripati were rushed to Bhima Bhoi Medical College & Hospital for treatment where Sripati Besra later succumbed to his injuries. (HT FILE PHOTO).

Clashes between rival groups leave 2 dead, several injured in Odisha’s Bolangir

PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 12:16 AM IST
  • A police team has been deployed in the village to ward off any fresh trouble. The police have also initiated an investigation to nab all the accused.
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India and France have fielded a number of fighter jets in the exercise which include Rafales of two sides besides Mirages and the Sukhois of the Indian Air Force.(AFP)
India and France have fielded a number of fighter jets in the exercise which include Rafales of two sides besides Mirages and the Sukhois of the Indian Air Force.(AFP)

IAF ready to tackle any challenge from Leh to Kanyakumari, says Rafale pilot

ANI
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2021 11:53 PM IST
Squadron Leader Sarthak Kumar, who was part of the IAF and the French Air and Space Force's bilateral exercise 'Desert Knight-21' at the Air Force Station Jodhpur being held from January 20 to 24, said that it was a great learning experience.
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4°C fall in temp from Jan 26, cold wave return likely: IMD

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 11:44 PM IST
After a brief respite, the capital is likely to return to cold wave conditions starting on Republic Day when the minimum temperature is likely to drop by 3 to 4 degrees Celsius -- the fallout of weather factors at play in the Himalayas and in the northern plains, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Saturday
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at Victoria Memorial in Kolkata on Saturday, (PTI PHOTO).
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at Victoria Memorial in Kolkata on Saturday, (PTI PHOTO).

In poll-bound Bengal, politics overshadows Netaji’s birth anniversary

PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 11:32 PM IST
  • Some leaders and political experts even described Modi’s visit as an exercise to woo Bengali voters on whom Bose’s ideology has great influence even after 76 years of his mysterious disappearance.
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah launches 'Ayushman scheme' for personnel of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF), in Guwahati, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. (PTI)
Union Home Minister Amit Shah launches 'Ayushman scheme' for personnel of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF), in Guwahati, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. (PTI)

Amit Shah launches cashless medical scheme for CAPF personnel, families

By Utpal Parashar, Guwahati
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2021 11:37 PM IST
  • With the scheme, nearly 5 million CAPF personnel and their families can avail cashless medical treatment.
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As many as 12 states are already using Covaxin.(AFP)
As many as 12 states are already using Covaxin.(AFP)

'7 more states to start administering Covaxin from next week': Health ministry

Written by Prashasti Singh, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2021 11:12 PM IST
Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab and West Bengal will start administering the Covid-19 vaccine.
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Lalu Prasad was undergoing treatment at the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences in the Jharkhand capital for multiple ailments.
Lalu Prasad was undergoing treatment at the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences in the Jharkhand capital for multiple ailments.

Lalu Prasad admitted to AIIMS-Delhi

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 11:08 PM IST
A team of doctors has been constituted to evaluate and monitor the former Bihar chief minister's condition and he has been admitted under Dr Rakesh Yadav, professor of Cardiology at AIIMS.
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Additional secretary in the Union ministry of health and family welfare Manohar Agnani said in the last 24 hours another death following vaccination has been recorded in Gurugram(PTI)
Additional secretary in the Union ministry of health and family welfare Manohar Agnani said in the last 24 hours another death following vaccination has been recorded in Gurugram(PTI)

None of the deaths preceded by inoculation linked to Covid-19 vaccination

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 11:00 PM IST
Additional secretary of the union health ministry Manohar Agnani, said on Saturday that a total of 11 hospitalisations have been recorded following immunizations, taking the percentage of hospitalization against vaccination to 0.0007%.
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Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik.(HT file)
Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik.(HT file)

Odisha govt plans to launch employment scheme for urban poor

By Debabrata Mohanty, Bhubaneswar
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2021 10:57 PM IST
  • The scheme aims at reduction in livelihood vulnerabilities of the urban poor including migrant labourers and informal workers.
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A lawyer has approached the top court to demand that the vacancies of Chairman and three members of the Appellate Tribunal, Prevention of Money Laundering Act (ATPMLA) be filled up urgently. (HT PHOTO).
A lawyer has approached the top court to demand that the vacancies of Chairman and three members of the Appellate Tribunal, Prevention of Money Laundering Act (ATPMLA) be filled up urgently. (HT PHOTO).

Appoint chairman, members for PMLA Appellate Tribunal: Lawyer’s plea in SC

By Abraham Thomas
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 10:31 PM IST
  • Presently, over 5,000 cases are pending with the Tribunal of which the bulk of matters arise out of proceedings under PMLA.
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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

'People of Tamil Nadu will determine their future, not Nagpur': Rahul Gandhi

By Divya Chandrababu, Chennai
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2021 10:24 PM IST
  • Gandhi is on a tour of the western belt where he will next visit Erode, Tiruppur, Karur and Dindigul districts to meet farmers, weavers and youngsters.
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Union home minister Amit Shah said the vaccines developed by Indian scientists are fully safe.(ANI Photo)
Union home minister Amit Shah said the vaccines developed by Indian scientists are fully safe.(ANI Photo)

'Let's have a duel': Amit Shah slams Covid-19 vaccine critics

PTI, Guwahati
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2021 10:31 PM IST
"There are some people who are spreading misinformation on the vaccines. Come to another platform and let's have a duel. But why are you creating doubt over people's health and doing politics?" Amit Shah asked.
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An empowered committee of academicians, chief justices and eminent lawyers should be set up or an independent, autonomous National Council for Legal Education and Research must be created to bring objectivity into the system (Shutterstock)
An empowered committee of academicians, chief justices and eminent lawyers should be set up or an independent, autonomous National Council for Legal Education and Research must be created to bring objectivity into the system (Shutterstock)

Legal education in the country needs urgent reforms: Supreme Court judges

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 09:48 PM IST
Justice S K Kaul said the quality of legal education has suffered as a result of a large number of "not so great law colleges" and the "crying need of the hour" was to see how legal education can be improved. Similar issues were also raised by senior advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi.
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The six municipal corporations to go to polls are Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot, Jamnagar and Bhavnagar.(PTI | Representational image)
The six municipal corporations to go to polls are Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot, Jamnagar and Bhavnagar.(PTI | Representational image)

Gujarat state election commission announces local body elections in February

PTI, Ahmedabad
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 09:44 PM IST
Counting of votes for the six municipal corporations will take place on February 23, and for the 81 municipalities, 31 district panchayats and 231 taluka panchayats on March 2.
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The Air India flight from Goa landing at Agra Airport on Saturday before flying to Delhi. (HT PHOTO).
The Air India flight from Goa landing at Agra Airport on Saturday before flying to Delhi. (HT PHOTO).

Air India begins weekly flight between Agra and Goa

PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 09:40 PM IST
  • This Goa-Agra-Delhi flight was earlier expected to begin on January 16 but was rescheduled for January 23. The plane halted for 35 minutes and then flew for Delhi at 12.15 pm with four passengers.
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Security personnel keep vigil during fresh snowfall in Srinagar on Saturday. (ANI Photo)
Security personnel keep vigil during fresh snowfall in Srinagar on Saturday. (ANI Photo)

Fresh snowfall in J-K, drop in temp in north Maharashtra likely from January 25

PTI
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2021 11:18 PM IST
The India Meteorological Department said rain and thundershowers occurred at a few places over Jammu, Kashmir, Ladakh and Muzaffrabad and at isolated places over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal, Kerala and Maharashtra.
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Image for representation.

After J&K govt lifts poultry ban, crow samples found positive in 4 districts

UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2021 09:31 PM IST
  • Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday had lifted the ban on the import of the poultry and poultry products.
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Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra accused the BJP of violating all sanctity of a secular government. (Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra accused the BJP of violating all sanctity of a secular government. (Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

'Stand up to bigoted bulldozing or..': Mahua Moitra on Mamata-Jai Shri Ram row

Written by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2021 09:12 PM IST
'In an official event, you can't have religion chants as long as this is a secular democracy,' the MP said.
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NS Jamwal, IG- BSF, Jammu addresses media after a tunnel detected by Border Security Force (BSF) in Pansar area along International Border in Kathuaon, in Jammu on Saturday.
NS Jamwal, IG- BSF, Jammu addresses media after a tunnel detected by Border Security Force (BSF) in Pansar area along International Border in Kathuaon, in Jammu on Saturday.

Pakistan dug tunnel in J-K's Pansar from zero-line, says BSF IG

ANI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 08:58 PM IST
The tunnel detected today is the fourth one in the last six months in Samba, Hiranagar and Kathua areas and the tenth in total in Jammu region, according to a BSF press release.
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Home minister Amit Shah launched the scheme for the CAPF jawans on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Netaji Subash Chandra Bose in Guwahati.(ANI Photo)
Home minister Amit Shah launched the scheme for the CAPF jawans on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Netaji Subash Chandra Bose in Guwahati.(ANI Photo)

News updates from HT: Shah launches Ayushman CAPF scheme and all the latest news

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2021 08:56 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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Govt announces Subhash Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar 2021

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 08:47 PM IST
The award is announced every year on January 23, the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.
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RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav being shifted to AIIMS Hospital in Delhi due to his ill health from Ranchi on Saturday. (ANI PHOTO).
RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav being shifted to AIIMS Hospital in Delhi due to his ill health from Ranchi on Saturday. (ANI PHOTO).

Lalu Prasad Yadav shifted to AIIMS Delhi as health worsens

PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 08:47 PM IST
  • He will be admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) as decided by his family members in consultation with the doctors of the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS).
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The home minister launched the scheme for the CAPF jawans on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Netaji Subash Chandra Bose in Guwahati.(ANI)
The home minister launched the scheme for the CAPF jawans on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Netaji Subash Chandra Bose in Guwahati.(ANI)

Amit Shah launches Ayushman CAPF scheme for medical benefits to armed forces

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2021 08:46 PM IST
The Ayushman CAPF scheme that has been rolled out on Saturday for all jawans in India will be implemented completely before May 1.
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FILE PHOTO: Farmers participate in a tractor rally to protest against the newly passed farm bills, on a highway on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, January 7, 2021. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi/File Photo(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: Farmers participate in a tractor rally to protest against the newly passed farm bills, on a highway on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, January 7, 2021. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi/File Photo(REUTERS)

'Our march will have no effect on R-Day Parade,' says Yogendra Yadav

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 08:03 PM IST
"We will take out a historical and peaceful parade, and it will have no effect on the Republic Day parade or the security arrangements," Yadav said.
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Farmer leaders said that the tractor parade would be peaceful.(PTI)
Farmer leaders said that the tractor parade would be peaceful.(PTI)

Cavalcades of tractors from Punjab, Haryana set out for R-Day tractor parade

PTI, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2021 07:51 PM IST
Carrying some ration, mattresses and other essentials, cavalcades of tractors left for Delhi. Tractors carried the flags of the unions, some sported the tricolour, and also posters with slogans of 'Kisan Ekta Zindabad', 'No Farmer, No Food' and 'Kaale Kanoon Radd Karo'.
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Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy also announced several development projects from inside the temple premises.(PTI)
Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy also announced several development projects from inside the temple premises.(PTI)

Jagan govt boycotts panchayat election process after poll panel's notification

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2021 07:58 PM IST
  • The district collectors, superintendents of police, district panchayat officers and other field-level officials also boycotted the video conference.
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IAF chief RKS Bhadauria’s comments came on the eve of the ninth round of military talks with China to defuse border tensions in Ladakh. (ANI PHOTO)
IAF chief RKS Bhadauria’s comments came on the eve of the ninth round of military talks with China to defuse border tensions in Ladakh. (ANI PHOTO)

'If China gets aggressive, so will India': IAF chief on eve of talks with PLA

By Rahul Singh, Dinesh Bothra | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2021 10:36 PM IST
  • The corps commander-level talks between the Indian Army and the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) will be held at Moldo on the Chinese side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) on Sunday.
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