Saudi Arabia removes PoK, Gilgit-Baltistan from Pakistan’s map, activist calls move ‘Diwali Gift’ to India
By Asian News International| Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri | Riyadh
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2020 10:52 AM IST
According to media reports,Saudi Arabia released a 20 Riyal banknote to commemorate its presidency of organising the G-20 Summit ,and the world map displayed on the banknote does not show Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir as parts of Pakistan
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2020 10:42 AM IST
By Reuters| Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Wellington
PUBLISHED ON AUG 07, 2020 05:47 AM IST
The 0800 Hey Bro hotline has provided advice to about 2,000 abusive men and linked them to other services to stop them harming their partners.
By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Detroit
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2020 10:39 AM IST
Black activists believe the police killing of George Floyd and the nationwide civil unrest that followed could be the catalyst for overhauling the criminal justice system.
By Richa Banka | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2020 01:02 AM IST
Zargar, a member of the Jamia Coordination Committee (JCC), was arrested on April 12. She was accused of organising anti-Ciitizenship (Amendment) protests that led to clashes between opponents and supporters of the law that acquired a communal colour in February, degenerating into riots that left 53 people dead.
News updates from Hindustan Times at 9 pm| ‘Shenanigans of Left-wing activists’: Academicians to PM Modi over campus violence cases and all the latest news at this hour
By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 12, 2020 09:01 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 9 PM. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
‘Was caught by my neck’: Priyanka Gandhi narrates ordeal after UP police stop her from visiting activist home
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2020 01:56 PM IST
It all started when Gandhi’s vehicle was obstructed by a bunch of policemen near Lohia Park crossing in the city. Gandhi argued with cops who insisted she was not allowed to go any further.
By Murali Krishnan | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2019 01:18 PM IST
A bench headed by Chief Justice of India SA Bobde justified its stance saying the issue is an emotive one while also adverting to the possibility of violence in case the court passes an order.
By Snigdhendu Bhattacharya | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2019 02:19 PM IST
The section 5 (1) (d) of the Immoral Trafficking (Prevention) Act, 1956, under which they were convicted, pertains to the punishment of anyone who “causes or induces a person to carry on prostitution.”
By Natalie Lung | Bloomberg
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2019 09:33 AM IST
Hong Kong disqualified activist Joshua Wong from running in District Council elections next month, in a blow to protesters’ bid for greater electoral influence in the former British colony.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2019 07:34 PM IST
During the session, students were made aware of climate change and its effects on the environment through videos. The importance of solar energy was reiterated in the class through brain-storming sessions.
By Mohit Khanna | Hindustan Times, Ludhiana, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2019 06:23 AM IST
The axing of trees had become a major issue last year after a city-based non governmental organisation approached the NGT and requested to put the construction work of Ferozepur Road-Samrala Chowk elevated road project on hold in order to save the green cover.
By Mukesh Mathrani | Hindustan Times, Jaipur
PUBLISHED ON OCT 07, 2019 05:28 PM IST
Naresh Soni, tehsildar of Pachpadra and executive magistrate, who heard the bail applications of two others arrested with Goliya, said he ordered the police to take the man to hospital first.
By Priyanka Dhomse | Hindustan Times, Thane
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2019 10:56 AM IST
Activist Rajiv Dutta has written to the Thane police commissioner and other agencies demanding action be taken over harming the trees.
By Baishali Adak | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2019 01:38 AM IST
The DDA had provided the 42.7 acre land, along the Pushta Road near old Usmanpur village, to the east corporation in March this year.
By Nadeem Inamdar | Pune
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2019 11:46 PM IST
On July 6, the activists had filed the bail application citing that a competent court had not taken cognisance of the offence and the police did not file the chargesheet before a JMFC court within 180 days.
By Badri Chatterjee | Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2019 02:32 AM IST
Two environmentalists on Thursday shared with the HC-appointed panel unverified coordinates and codes of areas across the 213-hectare Panje area, overlapping with the zones identified in the National Wetland Atlas: Maharashtra State 2011.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2019 07:25 PM IST
Alleged lackadaisical approach of authorities has given rise to rampant unauthorised stalls, encroachment of footpaths and misuse of public spaces.
Activists see red over forest dept’s plan to plant 22K trees 32km from deforested site in Chauma village
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Gurugram
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2019 07:41 AM IST
Forest department’s decision to plant 22,000 trees in Aravalli foothills this monsoon has not gone down well with the environmentalists who want the compensatory afforestation should be done in situ.
By M Manikandan | Hindustan times, Chennai
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2019 07:55 PM IST
DMK’s Thoothukkudi MP Kanizmohi Karunanidhi has accused that the move was an attempt to reduce the importance of Tamil and impose Hindi.
By Badri Chatterjee | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2019 12:09 AM IST
Cidco said the move is aimed at avoiding flooding and fishing activities in the area
By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 20, 2019 02:37 AM IST
Verhaen Khanna, founder of New Delhi Nature Society (NDNS), said outdoor gyms could be set up without cementing the grass and soil. He said concretisation would affect the groundwater table.
By HT Correspondents | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 10, 2019 11:56 PM IST
Despite his declining health, Karnad led a protest march after Bengaluru-based journalist Gauri Lankesh was murdered in 2017.
By Press Trust of India | New York
PUBLISHED ON JUN 08, 2019 01:33 PM IST
Sawhney evaded event security, as well as some of Bezos’ personal detail, which costs a reported USD 1.6 million per year, the BBC reported.
By Prayag Arora Desai | Hindustan Times, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JUN 08, 2019 01:39 AM IST
An official of the district forest department, requesting anonymity, confirmed that the fund has been allocated to implement a conservation plan for the Global City project, which will be a part of the proposed Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC).
By Vishal Sharma | Hindustan Times, Latehar
PUBLISHED ON JUN 08, 2019 12:03 AM IST
Officials ruled out hunger as the cause of Ramcharan Munda’s death and said he died of heat stroke.
By Indo Asian News Service | Las Vegas
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2020 04:55 PM IST
Holding a single white rose and wearing a sort of conference badge, Sawhney was from Direct Action Everywhere (DXE), an international grassroots network of animal rights activists founded in 2013 in the San Francisco Bay Area.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2019 04:17 AM IST
Fly-ash is a byproduct of thermal power generation. The upcoming eco-park, spread across 884.64 acres, will be one of the world’s biggest man-made parks, according to the project developers.
By Prayag Arora-Desai | Gurugram
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2019 08:09 AM IST
The plot is part of the panchayat Aravalli common lands, and has been recorded as “gair mumkin pahar” in revenue records.
By Tanushree Venkatraman | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2019 12:37 AM IST
They will submit their objections to the existing route to the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) on Tuesday.