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Fake loan scam rocks Ludhiana civic body

The scam came to light after bank officials approached the corporation to report that around 60 employees had defaulted on loan payments, amounting to lakhs.
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Updated on Dec 06, 2020 12:12 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHarsimran Singh Batra, Ludhiana

Himachal steps up health infra after spike in Covid cases

In the first week of November alone, the state saw more than 4,000 people testing positive, while its total coronavirus tally stands at 26,808; maximum cases reported from Mandi district.
On Wednesday, the state’s cumulative Covid-19 tally stood at 26,808 of which 5,365 are active cases. The coronavirus toll has mounted to 390. In the first week of November alone, the state saw more than 4,000 people testing positive.(HT file photo)
On Wednesday, the state’s cumulative Covid-19 tally stood at 26,808 of which 5,365 are active cases. The coronavirus toll has mounted to 390. In the first week of November alone, the state saw more than 4,000 people testing positive.(HT file photo)
Updated on Nov 11, 2020 12:03 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Shimla | By

Guest column: Life before corona and after

The novel coronavirus has drastically changed our lives – the mask has become ubiquitous, files are handled only while wearing gloves, and pockets and purses always carry hand sanitisers
We as a people have changed and are no longer comfortable in crowds, at markets, weddings or other gatherings.(HT Photo/For representation only)
We as a people have changed and are no longer comfortable in crowds, at markets, weddings or other gatherings.(HT Photo/For representation only)
Updated on Aug 22, 2020 09:42 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRakesh Kochhar

Hindi Chini not Bhai Bhai

When you visit a crockery store and see that all the glasses, table mats, curios, decoration pieces, crystal, trays, flasks are made in China, you realise this is only the tip of the iceberg
Saying no to products manufactured in China seems to be the sensible way out.(Shutterstock)
Saying no to products manufactured in China seems to be the sensible way out.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jul 11, 2020 10:46 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByPriya S Tandon

Coronavirus contagion in Nepal sets alarm bells ringing for Himachal

Himachal has a large number of Nepalese migrants who frequent their homeland, where a COVID-19 outbreak has been reported
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Updated on Feb 29, 2020 05:24 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Shimla | By, Shimla

8 reasons why you might be in a toxic relationship

A study suggests that 56% of working professionals out of the sample size of 1,000 people from different walks of life are suffering at the expense of a toxic relationship that they find extremely hard to come out of.
A study suggests that 56% of working professionals out of the sample size of 1,000 people from different walks of life are suffering at the expense of a toxic relationship that they find extremely hard to come out of.(Unsplash)
A study suggests that 56% of working professionals out of the sample size of 1,000 people from different walks of life are suffering at the expense of a toxic relationship that they find extremely hard to come out of.(Unsplash)
Updated on Sep 11, 2019 04:09 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | ByDr. Anuneet Sabharwal

Germany under Euro 2020 pressure in Belfast after Dutch debacle

Germany had just begun to find their feet after a long period of recovery from their disastrous campaign at last year’s World Cup.
Germany coach Joachim Loew during training(REUTERS)
Germany coach Joachim Loew during training(REUTERS)
Updated on Sep 08, 2019 04:26 PM IST
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Hamburg | ByAFP

Battling slowdown, Ashok Leyland declares 5-day holiday for Ennore plant

The Chennai-based multinational auto major in a notice to its employees on Thursday declared September 6, 7, 10 and 11 as non-working days.
India’s second-largest MHCV manufacturer said wages for the above days would be decided after discussion with the labour union.(HT image)
India’s second-largest MHCV manufacturer said wages for the above days would be decided after discussion with the labour union.(HT image)
Updated on Sep 05, 2019 10:50 PM IST
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Chennai | ByMC Rajan

Paralympic chief hails Tokyo 2020 preparations but hotels ‘biggest concern’

Athletes and some support staff will be housed in the Olympic village where there will be enough wheelchair-friendly rooms.
The venue for a paratriathlon test event for Tokyo 2020(AP)
The venue for a paratriathlon test event for Tokyo 2020(AP)
Updated on Aug 21, 2019 06:59 PM IST
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Tokyo | ByAFP

ICC World Cup 2019: How can England rescue faltering World Cup bid?

If England bat first they would be able to build an innings at their own pace without “scoreboard pressure”, relying on their formidable bowlers to complete the job.
England's captain Eoin Morgan (L) speaks with teammate England's Mark Wood(AFP)
England's captain Eoin Morgan (L) speaks with teammate England's Mark Wood(AFP)
Published on Jun 26, 2019 07:16 PM IST
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London | ByAFP

Citizens must resolve to put an end to the plastic menace

It was the plight of our oceans and marine life brought out by research studies and documentaries that rung the alarm bells globally.
Almost 90% of debris floating on the oceans and lying on the beaches is plastic. (Photo by Gurminder Singh/Hindustan Times)
Almost 90% of debris floating on the oceans and lying on the beaches is plastic. (Photo by Gurminder Singh/Hindustan Times)
Updated on May 28, 2019 07:42 AM IST
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Gurugram | ByShubhra Puri

‘Many buildings, schools in Lucknow don’t have fire dept NoC’

Blaze incident in Gujarat’s Surat sets alarm bells ringing in Lucknow
Smoke billows from the Taxshila Complex after a fire engulfed the third and fourth floor of the coaching centre, in Surat(PTI)
Smoke billows from the Taxshila Complex after a fire engulfed the third and fourth floor of the coaching centre, in Surat(PTI)
Published on May 25, 2019 11:10 AM IST
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NHAI wants to stop heavy vehicles on damaged flyover

On May 8, chunks of concrete fell from the main carriageway of flyover, leaving a 70-sq-inch hole in the main carriage way of the road.
On Monday, the NHAI project director wrote to the Gururgam traffic police requesting that the movement of heavy vehicles should not be allowed on the flyover in view of the suggestions made by the expert committee.(HTPhoto)
On Monday, the NHAI project director wrote to the Gururgam traffic police requesting that the movement of heavy vehicles should not be allowed on the flyover in view of the suggestions made by the expert committee.(HTPhoto)
Updated on May 21, 2019 08:42 AM IST
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Cabinet’s clearance to new Coastal Regulation Zone notification sets off alarm bells

Fishermen’s unions have warned of a national level agitation if the notification comes into force because it doesn’t address their concerns and makes the coastline vulnerable to environmental disasters.
The Cabinet cleared the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) notification on Thursday allowing for construction up to 50m of the high tide line, and temporary structures only 10m from it in a move that environmental experts and fisherfolk said would ruin the coastal environment.(PTI)
The Cabinet cleared the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) notification on Thursday allowing for construction up to 50m of the high tide line, and temporary structures only 10m from it in a move that environmental experts and fisherfolk said would ruin the coastal environment.(PTI)
Published on Dec 29, 2018 12:10 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByJayashree Nandi

Drugs smuggled out of country via postal route, say DRI officials

Seizure of the chemical has sent alarm bells ringing in the security agencies as it is ten times as potent as heroin and is used as a party drug in a number of countries as per a DRI official.
The factory at Polo Ground, Indore where the drug was being manufactured. It has been sealed by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) officials.(HT Photo)
The factory at Polo Ground, Indore where the drug was being manufactured. It has been sealed by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) officials.(HT Photo)
Published on Oct 02, 2018 09:14 PM IST
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Why metro rail expansion and new flyovers won’t decongest Delhi

The Delhi Metro is about 218Km long and carries about 28 lakh passengers per day. But buses in Delhi carry around 50 lakh passengers per day.
The Delhi Metro is currently about 218Km long with another 240 Km under various stages of construction in the Capital and carries about 28 lakh passengers per day. Buses in Delhi carry around 50 lakh passengers per day.(Hindustan Times)
The Delhi Metro is currently about 218Km long with another 240 Km under various stages of construction in the Capital and carries about 28 lakh passengers per day. Buses in Delhi carry around 50 lakh passengers per day.(Hindustan Times)
Updated on Apr 25, 2018 03:56 PM IST
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