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Gopal Rai said that this campaign calls for a collaborative effort for the betterment of the citizens of Delhi.(HT Photo)

‘Red Light On, Gaadi Off’ campaign from October 21: Marshals, traffic police to spread awareness

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2020 04:44 AM IST
A Delhi government release quoted environment minister Gopal Rai as saying that the police have identified 100 key traffic signals and the government will deploy a total of 2,500 environment marshals to carry out this campaign.
The central government asked the administration to step up monitoring of those in home quarantine.(Reuters/Representative Image)
The central government asked the administration to step up monitoring of those in home quarantine.(Reuters/Representative Image)

Centre tells Chandigarh administration to improve daily Covid death rate

Hindustan Times/Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2020 01:10 AM IST
UT adviser Manoj Parida said the UT’s recovery rate was 90% and every twelfth citizen had been tested
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch an awareness campaign to promote Covid-19 apropriate behaviour.(PTI photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch an awareness campaign to promote Covid-19 apropriate behaviour.(PTI photo)

PM Modi to launch Covid-19 awareness campaign, tweets preventive measures

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2020 09:22 AM IST
The campaign, launched to encourage people to help deliver messages of mask wearing, physical distancing and hand hygiene, got the Union Cabinet’s nod on Wednesday.
Smog often shrouds Rajpath making India Gate look hazy during this time of the year.(PHOTO: Biplov Bhuyan/HT (For representational purpose only))
Smog often shrouds Rajpath making India Gate look hazy during this time of the year.(PHOTO: Biplov Bhuyan/HT (For representational purpose only))

Delhi-NCR residents prep for bad AQI days ahead with air purifiers, indoor plants

Hindustan Times | By Naina Arora, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 01:29 PM IST
Denizens do it all from insulating the house to stopping outdoor runs, to set themselves for this time of the year when the smog blankets their sky.
Neelam Mittar, principal, Bhartiya Vidya Mandir School, Kitchlu Nagar, Ludhiana.(HT)
Neelam Mittar, principal, Bhartiya Vidya Mandir School, Kitchlu Nagar, Ludhiana.(HT)

Guruvani: ‘Opinions can only be formed with knowledge of facts’

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 30, 2020 04:40 PM IST
This forum provides school principals/ teachers a chance to share their views and insights on a wide range of subjects with students.
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CPIM urges govt to take steps to address mental health crisis

Hindustan Times/Shimla | By HT Correspondent, Shimla
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2020 12:02 AM IST
CPIM state secretariat member Kuldip Singh Tanwar said without proper physiological support at hospitals and covid care centres patients, attendants, non-covid patients and healthcare workers are becoming victim of stress and anxiety.
Amritsar city was ranked the second cleanest city in Punjab after Ludhiana, slotted 39 and 34, respectively, among 47 cities across the country with a population of more than 10 lakh in the Swacch Survekshan Awards 2020.(Getty Images)
Amritsar city was ranked the second cleanest city in Punjab after Ludhiana, slotted 39 and 34, respectively, among 47 cities across the country with a population of more than 10 lakh in the Swacch Survekshan Awards 2020.(Getty Images)

Amritsar second cleanest city in Punjab after Ludhiana

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By Mandeep Kaur Narula, Amritsar
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2020 07:44 PM IST
The city also moved high up in the rankings from 184 last year and 208 in 2018
UT adviser Manoj Parida advocates a weekend curfew in Chandigarh as implementing rules is easier when government offices and markets are closed.
UT adviser Manoj Parida advocates a weekend curfew in Chandigarh as implementing rules is easier when government offices and markets are closed.

Weekend curfew may not break virus chain, but will send a message

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Munieshwer A Sagar
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2020 01:49 AM IST
Administration to take the advice of medical experts and decide on Chandigarh going it alone in imposing the curfew. Final decision to be taken at Wednesday’s war room meeting, but one-day lockdown not possible
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6 fined 20 lakh for not issuing bills in Chandigarh

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Munieshwer A Sagar
PUBLISHED ON FEB 29, 2020 01:08 AM IST
It is mandatory for sellers to issue a bill for every sale above 200
Last week the Kerala government had withdrawn the ‘medical calamity’ warning after it successfully restricted virus-affected patients to three. (Image used for representation).(PTI PHOTO.)
Last week the Kerala government had withdrawn the ‘medical calamity’ warning after it successfully restricted virus-affected patients to three. (Image used for representation).(PTI PHOTO.)

India’s first coronavirus patient recovers, may get to go home soon

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By Ramesh Babu
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2020 05:12 PM IST
The first coronavirus patient, a girl student from Thrissur who returned from Wuhan, is on the path to recovery. Her latest sample, in fact the fifth one, is also negative, doctors at the Thrissur Medical College Hospital said adding one more result was awaited and after that she could go home.
Random checks will also be carried out to see if customers ask retailers for bills.(HT PHOTO)
Random checks will also be carried out to see if customers ask retailers for bills.(HT PHOTO)

Tax sleuths to pose as customers to catch traders not issuing bills in Chandigarh

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Munieshwer A Sagar, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 10, 2020 12:55 AM IST
A seller has to mandatorily issue a bill for every transaction above 200
Texting while walking more dangerous than talking on phone.(Unsplash)
Texting while walking more dangerous than talking on phone.(Unsplash)

Texting while walking more dangerous than talking on phone

Toronto | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 07, 2020 11:19 AM IST
People who text while walking face a higher risk of an accident than those listening to music or talking on the phone, a study has found.
File image of Wayne Rooney.(Reuters)
File image of Wayne Rooney.(Reuters)

Gambling threatened my career, admits Wayne Rooney

London | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2020 09:45 AM IST
Speaking on a video for 32Red’s Stay In Control gambling awareness campaign, the 34-year-old Rooney said: “I was a young lad who’d just come into a lot of money.
MULTIPLE VIOLATIONS, FATAL THRILLS: Four youth riding a motorbike without wearing helmets on Patiala-Sangrur road on Monday.(HT PHOTO)
MULTIPLE VIOLATIONS, FATAL THRILLS: Four youth riding a motorbike without wearing helmets on Patiala-Sangrur road on Monday.(HT PHOTO)

Driving without helmet, jumping red light common violations in Patiala district

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Patiala
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2019 10:33 PM IST
Of 21,495 challans issued till October 31 this year, 4,435 were for riding two-wheelers without wearing a helmet and 3,378 for jumping red light; triple-riding and speeding are other common violations
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GMSH-16, PGIMER join hands to treat brain stroke

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2019 12:55 AM IST
The hub-and-spoke model, a method applied in healthcare settings, involves the establishment of a main campus or hub, which receives the heaviest resource investments and supplies the most intensive medical services to other healthcare facilities
Complaints can be made on state transport authorities helpline 0172-2700159 (office hours only) and traffic police helpline 1073 (24x7)Photo by Gurminder Singh/Hindustan Times.(Gurminder Singh/HT)
Complaints can be made on state transport authorities helpline 0172-2700159 (office hours only) and traffic police helpline 1073 (24x7)Photo by Gurminder Singh/Hindustan Times.(Gurminder Singh/HT)

450 challaned for driving auto without meter in Chandigarh

By Rajanbir Singh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 21, 2019 06:30 AM IST
Traffic police started the drive from October 10 following high court orders
Punjab panchayats and rural development minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa flagging off an awareness rally in Patiala on Friday.(HT PHOTO)
Punjab panchayats and rural development minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa flagging off an awareness rally in Patiala on Friday.(HT PHOTO)

Stubble burning: NSS volunteers to sensitise farmers in 13,000 villages

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Patiala
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2019 10:32 PM IST
Cabinet minister Tript Bajwa urges farmers to avail subsidy for machinery to manage straw; officials, V-Cs of different varsities will also campaign for cause
If 25% of all vehicles registered in the national capital are electric by 2023, then Delhi would save ₹6,000 crore in fuel costs.(HT Photo)
If 25% of all vehicles registered in the national capital are electric by 2023, then Delhi would save ₹6,000 crore in fuel costs.(HT Photo)

If 25% of all Delhi vehicles are electric by 2023, it would save Rs 6,000 crore in fuel costs: DDC report

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2019 09:56 PM IST
The report, submitted to transport minister Kailash Gahlot, has recommended creating a single window clearance system for registering e-vehicles (EVs) in Delhi.
Two separate teams, comprising six leaders each, have been asked to oversee the execution of the programmes.(HT image)
Two separate teams, comprising six leaders each, have been asked to oversee the execution of the programmes.(HT image)

BJP set to explain Jammu and Kashmir decision in regional languages

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2019 02:31 AM IST
The BJP is carrying out mass contact and awareness campaigns between September 1 and 30 to explain its J&K decision.
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Quoting a Supreme Court judgment, the commission said the couple in a live-in relationship must be of legal age to marry or qualified to enter into a legal marriage and must have voluntarily cohabited.(HT image)
Quoting a Supreme Court judgment, the commission said the couple in a live-in relationship must be of legal age to marry or qualified to enter into a legal marriage and must have voluntarily cohabited.(HT image)

Woman in live-in relationship like a concubine, says Rajasthan human rights body

Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2019 10:13 AM IST
There was no reference to any case or complaint in the order but it referred to several Supreme Court judgements on marriage-like relationships.
The Delhi High Court has asked the state government to scale up efforts in creating awareness about menstrual hygiene in schools.(Shutterstock Image)
The Delhi High Court has asked the state government to scale up efforts in creating awareness about menstrual hygiene in schools.(Shutterstock Image)

Scale up efforts on menstrual hygiene awareness in schools: Delhi HC

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2019 01:26 AM IST
The Delhi High Court’s order came on a plea filed by advocate Setu Niket who claimed there had been a rise in the number of girls aged 10 dropping out of schools due to lack of education on menstruation. It said the girls drop out because of the hurdles they face during this stage.
Around 15,000 machines will be given to individual farmers in Punjab on 50 per cent subsidy while another 13,000 agro-machines will be provided to around 2,200 farmers groups/primary agriculture cooperative societies (PACS) at a subsidy of 80 per cent.(PTI PHOTO)
Around 15,000 machines will be given to individual farmers in Punjab on 50 per cent subsidy while another 13,000 agro-machines will be provided to around 2,200 farmers groups/primary agriculture cooperative societies (PACS) at a subsidy of 80 per cent.(PTI PHOTO)

Stubble burning: Punjab government to distribute 28,000 agro-machines to farmers by September

Hindustan Times, Punjab | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2019 10:17 AM IST
The agriculture department has initiated a drive to provide more than 28,000 agro-machines to farmers with a subsidy component of Rs.278 crore.
To spread awareness in society on the issue of girls’ safety, the Uttar Pradesh government will organise ‘balika suraksha shapath’ (pledge to protect girls) programmes at government schools, offices and public places on Independence Day.(Praful Gangurde/HT (Representative))
To spread awareness in society on the issue of girls’ safety, the Uttar Pradesh government will organise ‘balika suraksha shapath’ (pledge to protect girls) programmes at government schools, offices and public places on Independence Day.(Praful Gangurde/HT (Representative))

UP students, teachers, parents to take oath to protect girls this Independence Day

Lucknow | By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2019 04:01 AM IST
The oath would be administered during I-day functions across the state, said officials.
The Western Railway (WR) has decided to construct a cubicle at Palghar railway station where motheres can nurse children.(AFP)
The Western Railway (WR) has decided to construct a cubicle at Palghar railway station where motheres can nurse children.(AFP)

Palghar railway station to soon get a special cubicle for breastfeeding

Palghar | By Ram Parmar
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2019 06:13 AM IST
Construction work on the cubicle began on Wednesday, the last day of World Breastfeeding Week. WR is collaborating with Mira Road-based NGO Child Help Foundation for the project.
All officials were directed to ensure that government hospitals, schools, and office building are ‘vector-free’.(HT archive)
All officials were directed to ensure that government hospitals, schools, and office building are ‘vector-free’.(HT archive)

Ahead of dengue season, Union health minister takes stock

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 05, 2019 04:19 AM IST
Delhi has reported 22 cases of dengue and 10 cases of chikungunya so far, fewer than the numbers usually reported this time of the year.
A total of 535 people have been killed since 2010 after being hit by trains while wearing headphones on tracks in and around the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka(HT File (Representative Image))
A total of 535 people have been killed since 2010 after being hit by trains while wearing headphones on tracks in and around the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka(HT File (Representative Image))

535 ‘headphone walkers’ killed by Dhaka trains: Police

Dhaka | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2019 03:03 PM IST
The mostly unfenced railways of the South Asian country of 165 million people are notoriously dangerous, with around 1,000 fatal accidents or suicides every year.
The CM attributed this to increased awareness among people and the efforts of the health officials.(HT Photo)
The CM attributed this to increased awareness among people and the efforts of the health officials.(HT Photo)

Arvind Kejriwal lauds healthcare workers for dengue-control efforts

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2019 07:56 AM IST
“Next four months are very important for the health of the people of Delhi. We have to do better than last year and get the number of the cases further down. We are all together in this fight,” said Kejriwal.
Data from the Delhi Traffic Police showed that last year over 3,546 vehicle owners were fined for plying without updated PUCs.(HT Photo)
Data from the Delhi Traffic Police showed that last year over 3,546 vehicle owners were fined for plying without updated PUCs.(HT Photo)

PUC checks can curb pollution by 20%: Delhi Cops to drivers

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Soumya Pillai
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2019 04:54 AM IST
Traffic personnel were stationed at around 40 fuel stations across Delhi to educate vehicle owners about the environmental benefits of regular pollution checks.
In Arunachal Pradesh, it took two days to reach several polling stations situated at inaccessible areas.(SpokespersonECI/Twitter)
In Arunachal Pradesh, it took two days to reach several polling stations situated at inaccessible areas.(SpokespersonECI/Twitter)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: EC officials trek 13,583 ft to conduct polls in Arunachal Pradesh

Mukto (Arunachal Pradesh) | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON APR 13, 2019 01:33 PM IST
In Arunachal, it took two days to reach several polling stations situated at inaccessible areas. Also, some of the polling officials were airlifted since they were deployed in isolated places.
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