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Random Forays: Young voices should be heard carefully

Updated on Jun 04, 2023 02:55 AM IST

A young voice needs to be heard, with attention, respect even. Ideation and innovation usually come from the young; dynamism and enthusiasm are also recognised to be youthful qualities.

The tendency that society usually has, of brushing aside the opinions of the youth, needs a serious rethink. (Shutterstock)
ByVivek Atray

Roundabout: The importance of being Ishtiaq Ahmed in Punjab here and there

The visit of the author, who has chronicled Partition of India and Pakistan with special emphasis on the ethnic cleansing of the once united Punjab, to the city last week was an event that attracted scholars, peaceniks and writers alike

Ishtiaq Ahmed (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 04, 2023 02:52 AM IST
ByNirupama Dutt

Defence secy Austin warns China against 'coercion and bullying' of US allies

The U.S. has been expanding its own activities around the Indo-Pacific to counter sweeping territorial claims from China.

US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin attends the 20th Shangri-La Dialogue summit in Singapore.(AFP)
Published on Jun 04, 2023 02:49 AM IST
AP | | Posted by Nisha Anand

Blind rape survivor dies by suicide in Karnataka

The arrested accused, 32, was an acquaintance of the victim.

Police said, the woman lived with her daughter and grandchildren. (Representative file image)
Published on Jun 04, 2023 02:48 AM IST

Centre bans 14 fixed dose combination drugs citing health 'risk'

The move comes after recommendations by an expert committee, which said that there is “no therapeutic justification for this FDC (fixed dose combination).

FDC drugs are those which contain a combination of two or more active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) in a fixed ratio.(Representative image)
Published on Jun 04, 2023 02:42 AM IST

90 trains cancelled, 46 forced to divert as services thwarted

The South-Eastern Railway cancelled key trains, including the Chennai-Howrah Mail, the Darbhanga-Kanniyakumari Express and the Kamakhya-LTT Express.

Balasore: Rescue operation underway following an accident involving Coromandel Express, Bengaluru-Howrah Express and a goods train, in Balasore district, Saturday.(PTI)
Published on Jun 04, 2023 02:33 AM IST

Shah-Naidu’s late night meet stokes speculation of BJP-TDP partnership

According to a person aware of the details, the meeting lasted over an hour and the two leaders discussed a bunch of issues.

Telegu Desam Party (TDP) chief, N Chandrababu Naidu (HT_PRINT)
Published on Jun 04, 2023 02:21 AM IST

Chandrayaan-3 launch window opens from July 12: Isro chief

HT on May 22 reported that the launch of the much-awaited mission is likely to happen on July 12 and the lunar touchdown is expected on August 23.

Chandrayaan-2 was successfully launched and inserted into lunar orbit in 2019. (PTI)(HT_PRINT)
Published on Jun 04, 2023 02:13 AM IST

9 Indian sailors released after months in captivity in Libya

The sailors had informed the Indian embassy in Tunisia in February that they were captured by the local militia after the vessel broke down near Libyan coast.

Libyan security forces man a check point in the surrounding area during the trial of jihadists accused of being members of the Islamic State (IS) group, in the northwestern city of Misrata.(AFP)
Published on Jun 04, 2023 02:11 AM IST

Turkey's Erdogan takes oath of office, begins third presidential term

Erdogan won a new 5-year term in a runoff presidential race last week that could stretch his 20-year rule in the key NATO country.

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (C), flanked by his wife Emine Erdogan, delivering a speech during his inauguration ceremony at the Presidential Complex in Ankara. (AFP)
Published on Jun 04, 2023 01:25 AM IST
AP | | Posted by Nisha Anand
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