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J&K civil services examination topper Kamila Mushtaq ‘s sister offers her sweets in Srinagar on Thursday.(ANI)

27-year-old woman tops KAS in first attempt

Hindustan Times/Srinagar | By HT Correspondent, Srinagar
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 12:51 AM IST
A resident of Srinagar, Mushtaq completed her BTech in civil engineering from the National Institute of Technology in 2017.
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2017 Panchkula violence: 10 acquitted in rioting, attempt to murder case

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Panchkula
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2020 12:21 AM IST
Authorities say da Silva was part of the leadership of the Red Command, one of the most powerful criminal groups in Brazil that controlled drug trafficking in a large part of Rio.(Reuters Image)
Authorities say da Silva was part of the leadership of the Red Command, one of the most powerful criminal groups in Brazil that controlled drug trafficking in a large part of Rio.(Reuters Image)

Brazilian gang leader fails in attempt to escape prison dressed as his daughter

RIO DE JANEIRO | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2019 09:19 AM IST
Rio’s state secretary of prison administration released photos showing da Silva in a silicon girl’s mask and long dark-haired wig, wearing tight jeans and a pink shirt with a cartoon image of donuts.
Chandrayaan-2 launch, which was called off due to a technical snag on July 15, 2019, is now rescheduled at 2:43 pm IST on Monday, July 22, 2019.(PTI Photo)
Chandrayaan-2 launch, which was called off due to a technical snag on July 15, 2019, is now rescheduled at 2:43 pm IST on Monday, July 22, 2019.(PTI Photo)

Chandrayaan-2 launch on July 22, says ISRO; days after first attempt was called off due to technical snag

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2019 06:35 PM IST
The Chandrayaan 2 will be the first ever mission in the world to explore the South Pole of the moon.
He was speaking to reporters on the sidelines of an event to commemorate 20 years of Operation Vijay, India’s limited war against Pakistan in Kargil.(PTI File Photo)
He was speaking to reporters on the sidelines of an event to commemorate 20 years of Operation Vijay, India’s limited war against Pakistan in Kargil.(PTI File Photo)

Pakistan will not dare attempt Kargil-like infiltration in coming years: Army chief

New Delhi | By Press Trusty of India
PUBLISHED ON JUL 05, 2019 02:57 PM IST
Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat also released a video of a special tribute song, penned by Bollywood lyricist Sameer, dedicated to Kargil heroes.
Sanji Ram, one of the eight accused in the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua.(Reuters File Photo)
Sanji Ram, one of the eight accused in the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua.(Reuters File Photo)

SIT head recalls lawyers’ attempts to thwart Kathua probe

Hindustan Times, Jammu | By Ravi Krishnan Khajuria
PUBLISHED ON JUN 11, 2019 12:12 AM IST
Ramesh Kumar Jalla, a former senior police superintendent of Jammu and Kashmir police’s crime branch who retired in May, recalled how lawyers assaulted and prevented his team from filing a charge-sheet before a Kathua court in April 2018.
Taking advantage of the dark, the accused jumped from the rooftop. But the constable jumped and caught hold of him.(AFP FILE PHOTO)
Taking advantage of the dark, the accused jumped from the rooftop. But the constable jumped and caught hold of him.(AFP FILE PHOTO)

Suspect attempts to escape police custody, caught

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2019 05:32 AM IST
Senior officials congratulated Kumar for his bravery and said he would soon be awarded.
Harpreet Singh secures AIR 19 in UPSC 2018(HT)
Harpreet Singh secures AIR 19 in UPSC 2018(HT)

UPSC Results 2019: In his last attempt, ITS officer Harpreet secures AIR-19

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By Amarpal Singh
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2019 01:19 PM IST
Harpreet Singh had secured 454 rank last year and had become an Indian Trade Service (ITS) officer, serving as an assistant director general of foreign trade under the department of Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) but he was aiming to become IAS and worked harder to improve his rank this year.
Image for representation purposes only(Warren Little/Getty Images for ICC)
Image for representation purposes only(Warren Little/Getty Images for ICC)

Ex Zimbabwe cricket director banned over West Indies fix attempt

Dubai | By AFP
PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2019 04:08 PM IST
Ikope’s suspension announced by the ICC on Wednesday follows the 20 year ban handed out to Rajan Nayer, a former senior Zimbabwe cricket official, in March 2018.
Pak jets targeted our military installations, attempt foiled: Govt(ANI/Twitter)
Pak jets targeted our military installations, attempt foiled: Govt(ANI/Twitter)

Pak jets targeted our military installations, attempt foiled: Govt

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2020 04:30 PM IST
The government said that an IAF pilot who engaged with the Pakistani aircraft that violated Indian airspace on Wednesday morning was missing in action.
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday drew parallels between Ayodhya in his state and Kerala’s Sabarimala Temple.(PTI)
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday drew parallels between Ayodhya in his state and Kerala’s Sabarimala Temple.(PTI)

Yogi Adityanath likens Sabarimala to Ayodhya, says there have been ‘attempts to insult believers’

UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2019 07:48 AM IST
The agitation for a Ram temple in place of the demolished Babri Mosque in Ayodhya propelled the BJP to power at the Centre in the 1990s.
Artist Jyotiprakash Sethy poses next to his artworks(Sarang Gupta/HT)
Artist Jyotiprakash Sethy poses next to his artworks(Sarang Gupta/HT)

An ‘eye’ for an eye: This exhibition is an artists’ attempt at changing the world

Hindustan Times | By Aditya Dogra, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2019 11:44 AM IST
Visual artist Jyotiprakash Sethy showcases the harsh realities of our world through striking mix media artworks that revolve around violence against women and the Syrian war.
The move comes after it was noticed that only about half of over nine lakh aspirants who apply for the exam actually take it.(HT File)
The move comes after it was noticed that only about half of over nine lakh aspirants who apply for the exam actually take it.(HT File)

Application for civil services exam should be counted as attempt: UPSC’s proposal to govt

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JAN 05, 2019 10:58 AM IST
A candidate gets six attempts to take the civil services exam. This restriction is not applicable for candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST), according to the notification for the civil services exam, 2018.
A Hindu devotee holds a coconut plant as he waits with others in queues inside the premises of the Sabarimala temple in Pathanamthitta(Reuters)
A Hindu devotee holds a coconut plant as he waits with others in queues inside the premises of the Sabarimala temple in Pathanamthitta(Reuters)

Sabarimala row Highlights: Section 144 imposed in 2 more areas, extended till October 22

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2018 11:45 PM IST

On day three of the Sabarimala temple opening, devotees continue to throng the hill for completing their pilgrimage to the Ayyappa temple. However, tension remains as women attempt to enter the temple. After two women unsuccessfully attempted to trek up to the hill-shrine, two women undertook the long walk on Friday morning under a police guard of more than 150 personnel. Devotees have been aggressively protesting a Supreme Court order that allows women of menstrual age to enter the temple, a ban that was followed for decades as a religious practice. With the Kerela government saying it will follow the court order and ensure women are allowed in the temple, protests have swept across the state leading to a state-wide shutdown.The Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) is meeting today to find a resolution. Here are the highlights:

A view of the Supreme Court in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)
A view of the Supreme Court in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)

Supreme Court judge reveals attempt made to influence her in ongoing case

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2018 11:29 PM IST
Justice Indira Banerjee of the Supreme Court took lawyers by surprise on Thursday, disclosing in an open court room that an attempt was recently made to influence her in an ongoing corporate dispute
City-based trekker Bhagwan Chawale.(HT PHoto)
City-based trekker Bhagwan Chawale.(HT PHoto)

Pune trekker Bhagwan Chawale sees Everest smile in second attempt

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Ashish Phadnis
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2018 02:45 PM IST
Chawale, a development officer at the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC), Pune, had completed his basic mountaineering course from Jawahar institute of mountaineering, Pahalgam, in 2015. 
Police have charged the accused persons for offences under sections 376 (rape), 307 (attempt to murder), 34 (common intention) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).(HT REPRESENTATIONAL PHOTO)
Police have charged the accused persons for offences under sections 376 (rape), 307 (attempt to murder), 34 (common intention) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).(HT REPRESENTATIONAL PHOTO)

Army jawan booked for rape, attempt to kill in Katraj, Pune

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2018 10:55 PM IST
The 24-year-old victim lodged a complaint with Shirdi police station in Ahmednagar and it has been transferred to Pune city police’s Bharati Vidyapeeth police station, as the the incident had first taken place in Katraj.
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