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Flu patient who fled country threatens doctor for sounding alarm

As per reports, she had refused to get tested for coronavirus even after being advised by three private health facilities in Jalandhar, Hoshiarpur and Ludhiana.
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Published on Mar 17, 2020 11:14 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | ByHT Correspondent, Ludhiana

Melodic alarms can improve alertness levels

Each person logged what type of sound they used to wake up, and then rated their grogginess and alertness levels against standardised sleep inertia criteria.
The study, published in PLoS One journal, involved 50 participants, using a specially designed online survey that enables them to remotely contribute to the study from the comfort of their own home.(Unsplash)
The study, published in PLoS One journal, involved 50 participants, using a specially designed online survey that enables them to remotely contribute to the study from the comfort of their own home.(Unsplash)
Updated on Feb 03, 2020 03:13 PM IST
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Sydney | ByIndo Asian News Service

Pilot accidentally sets off hijack alarm, triggers Amsterdam airport chaos

A hijacking alert is not made by activating a single button but is triggered by a four-digit code transmitted to the control tower, aeronautics expert Joris Melkert told local media.
A pilot accidentally set off a hijack alarm on a plane at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport on Wednesday, triggering a huge security operation by Dutch police.(REUTERS)
A pilot accidentally set off a hijack alarm on a plane at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport on Wednesday, triggering a huge security operation by Dutch police.(REUTERS)
Updated on Nov 07, 2019 06:18 AM IST
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The Hague | ByAgence France-Presse

UN’s Michelle Bachelet sounds alarm over climate change’s impact on human rights

The 42nd session of the council opened with a minute of silence for the victims of Hurricane Doriane in the Bahamas, where at least 44 have been killed and thousands of homes reduced to rubble.
UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet cited the civil wars sparked by a warming planet and the plight of indigenous people in an Amazon ravaged by wildfires and rampant deforestation.(Reuters Photo)
UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet cited the civil wars sparked by a warming planet and the plight of indigenous people in an Amazon ravaged by wildfires and rampant deforestation.(Reuters Photo)
Updated on Sep 10, 2019 10:08 AM IST
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Geneva | ByAgence France-Presse

Residents raise alarm over encroachment in Ghasola

Construction work began on the plot in question on Sunday, residents alleged, in contravention of multiple legal mandates, which prohibit such activities on common use land.
After noticing unauthorised construction activity on a plot adjacent to the village’s agricultural lands, the residents of the area lodged a written complaint with the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram(MCG), the commissioner of police, the department of town and country planning(DTCP), the Haryana Shahri Vikas Pradhikaran (HSVP) and the deputy commissioner, on Monday
After noticing unauthorised construction activity on a plot adjacent to the village’s agricultural lands, the residents of the area lodged a written complaint with the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram(MCG), the commissioner of police, the department of town and country planning(DTCP), the Haryana Shahri Vikas Pradhikaran (HSVP) and the deputy commissioner, on Monday
Published on Jun 19, 2019 01:30 AM IST
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Gurugram | ByHT Correspondent

ICAR scientists raise alarm after dangerous pest detected in Northeast

The insect called Fall Armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) which lays to waste crops like maize was detected in the maize research farm of ICAR, Manipur Centre in the outskirt of Imphal city and also at Chandonpokpi village farm in Chandel district.
A caterpillar Fall Armyworm which can destroy maize fields.(HT PHOTO)
A caterpillar Fall Armyworm which can destroy maize fields.(HT PHOTO)
Published on May 07, 2019 06:30 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Imphal | BySobhapati Samom

Russian spy?: Beluga whale with harness raises alarm in Norway

Joergen Ree Wiig of the Norwegian Directorate of Fisheries says “Equipment St. Petersburg” is written on the harness strap, which features a mount for an action camera.
A beluga whale seen as it swims next to a fishing boat before Norwegian fishermen removed the tight harness, swimming off the northern Norwegian coast Friday, April 26, 2019.(AP)
A beluga whale seen as it swims next to a fishing boat before Norwegian fishermen removed the tight harness, swimming off the northern Norwegian coast Friday, April 26, 2019.(AP)
Updated on Apr 30, 2019 12:18 PM IST
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Associated Press | ByAssociated Press

Pune police tweet year-ender alarm, request citizens to not drink and drive

In the last one week, the traffic police have fined 1,150 people for drunk driving; 3,600 jammers have been put on vehicles which were parked in the wrong zones; acted against at least 5,000 people who were travelling without helmet
At least <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>50 lakh was collected in fines in just one week, according to Tejaswi Satpute, traffic deputy commissioner of police.(HT/PHOTO)
At least 50 lakh was collected in fines in just one week, according to Tejaswi Satpute, traffic deputy commissioner of police.(HT/PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 27, 2018 02:51 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByHT Correspondent

Pune’s falling air quality index cause for alarm

On Tuesday, system of air quality and weather forecasting and research (SAFAR) showed that most areas in the city had ‘satisfactory’ air quality but the air quality at Lohegaon was moderate with high presence of nitrogen dioxide.
The quality of air in the city has slipped from the ‘good’ benchmark to ‘satisfactory’ benchmark within a short period of one year.(HT PHOTO)
The quality of air in the city has slipped from the ‘good’ benchmark to ‘satisfactory’ benchmark within a short period of one year.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 06, 2018 02:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByJui Dharwadkar

In Mumbai, alarms to alert local train motormen of red signals

After three cases in four weeks, of motormen on Central Railway trains overshooting red signals, railway authorities have decided to install an alarm that will go off in their cabins as the trains near a signal.
(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
Updated on May 22, 2018 01:03 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByAroosa Ahmed, Mumbai
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