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The move infuriated France, which lost the contract worth $36.5 billion when signed in 2016.(AFP)

France recalls envoys to Australia, US in standoff

Agencies | , Paris/canberra/washington
PUBLISHED ON SEP 19, 2021 12:57 AM IST
  • The rare decision taken by French President Emmanuel Macron was made due to the “exceptional gravity” of the matter, foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said in a statement.
JCCI president Arun Gupta expressed resentment over the proposal of big companies such as Reliance opening stores in Jammu, saying that if this happens, small businesses will be affected and many shops will shut down. (HT File)
JCCI president Arun Gupta expressed resentment over the proposal of big companies such as Reliance opening stores in Jammu, saying that if this happens, small businesses will be affected and many shops will shut down. (HT File)

To protest proposed Reliance stores, JCCI calls for Jammu Bandh on Wednesday

By HT Correspondent, Jammu
PUBLISHED ON SEP 19, 2021 12:55 AM IST
The Jammu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) on Saturday called for a complete Jammu Bandh on Wednesday to protest against proposed move of the government to open 100 Reliance stores in Jammu
Chandigarh Police got information about the minors being spotted near the Nepal border, after which teams were dispatched to bring them back to the city. (HT file)
Chandigarh Police got information about the minors being spotted near the Nepal border, after which teams were dispatched to bring them back to the city. (HT file)

Chandigarh: Minors elope, brought back from Nepal border

By Shailee Dogra, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON SEP 19, 2021 12:52 AM IST
Chandigarh Police have rescued a 17-year-old girl from near the Nepal border and apprehended a boy, also aged 17, who is accused of kidnapping her; this is the sixth such case of elopement of minors reported in Chandigarh this year
Tricity Buzz: Congress leader Pawan Kumar Bansal and his son Manish Bansal in Chandigarh. (HT File Photo)
Tricity Buzz: Congress leader Pawan Kumar Bansal and his son Manish Bansal in Chandigarh. (HT File Photo)

Tricity buzz: Son rise in Chandigarh Congress

PUBLISHED ON SEP 19, 2021 12:50 AM IST
With Pawan Bansal, a former Congress MP from Chandigarh, camping in Delhi after being appointed the party treasurer, his son Manish Bansal has become active in city politics
Congress workers staging a demonstration against the BJP at Rohtak on Saturday. (Manoj Dhaka/HT)
Congress workers staging a demonstration against the BJP at Rohtak on Saturday. (Manoj Dhaka/HT)

Haryana BJP protests against Punjab CM, Congress counters with slogans

By HT Correspondent, Karnal/rohtak/ambala
PUBLISHED ON SEP 19, 2021 12:49 AM IST
Both parties held counter protests in various states in Haryana; while the BJP slammed Captain Amarinder Singh for his statement that Punjab farmers should shift the protests from Punjab to Delhi and Haryana, Congress held demonstrations against the BJP leaders over the farmers’ agitation
On the request of deputy superintendent of police Kailash Sahu, the investigating officer in the case, the case was adjourned to October 18 for submitting the progress report. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
On the request of deputy superintendent of police Kailash Sahu, the investigating officer in the case, the case was adjourned to October 18 for submitting the progress report. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Gurugram land scam: CBI court pulls up police for delay in further probe

By Tanbir Dhaliwal, Panchkula
PUBLISHED ON SEP 19, 2021 12:49 AM IST
Says paucity of time due to other cases is not grounds for not conducting further probe, while seeking a detailed progress report from the police
Haryana health minister Anil Vij listening to complaints at PWD Rest House in Ambala Cantt on Saturday. (HT Photo)
Haryana health minister Anil Vij listening to complaints at PWD Rest House in Ambala Cantt on Saturday. (HT Photo)

Haryana health minister assures free treatment for spinal muscular atrophy patients

By HT Correspondent, Ambala
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2021 12:49 AM IST
Parents of a few such patients from Ambala, Karnal and Panipat met health minister Anil Vij at his weekly Janata Darbar on behalf of the Cure SMA Foundation of India, and sought affordable healthcare
Groundwater table has been declining, on an average, by 0.5-1 metre every year in paddy-growing districts of Haryana, and Kurukshetra is on the top among the worst-affected districts. (AFP)
Groundwater table has been declining, on an average, by 0.5-1 metre every year in paddy-growing districts of Haryana, and Kurukshetra is on the top among the worst-affected districts. (AFP)

189 villages of Kurukshetra in focus to conserve groundwater

By HT Correspondent, Karnal
PUBLISHED ON SEP 19, 2021 12:49 AM IST
The Haryana government is planning a special awareness drive in these villages to educate people about groundwater conservation and rainwater harvesting
The deceased have been identified as Rohit, 22, and Suraj, 20, of Gujarat. (IStock)
The deceased have been identified as Rohit, 22, and Suraj, 20, of Gujarat. (IStock)

Two youths drown in Udhampur

By HT Correspondent, Jammu
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2021 12:49 AM IST
Two youth from Gujarat had drowned while trying to save their friend in Udhampur’s Birma Nullah on Saturday, said officials
The meeting was announced by the Congress high command late on Friday, and it appeared to catch Singh, who is the leader of the CLP, unawares.(ANI)
The meeting was announced by the Congress high command late on Friday, and it appeared to catch Singh, who is the leader of the CLP, unawares.(ANI)

‘Humiliated’, says Captain as he resigns as Punjab

By Navneet Sharma, Ravinder Vasudeva, Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON SEP 19, 2021 12:48 AM IST
  • The development came amid a power tussle that divided the ruling party in the state, with Singh and Sidhu at loggerheads.
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