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US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump exit from Air Force One at the Palm Beach International Airport on December 23, 2020 in West Palm Beach, Florida.(AFP)

Donald Trump vetoes defence bill that also slams Chinese aggression along India’s border

By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington, DC
PUBLISHED ON DEC 24, 2020 09:56 AM IST
The US president’s position sets up a confrontation with US congress that he is set to lose. The bill was passed with enough votes in both chambers to override Trump’s veto; it requires the support of two-thirds of the members
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Allan Border and Glenn McGrath
Allan Border and Glenn McGrath

Allan Border sledges Glenn McGrath in ‘true Australian style’, leaves Sanjay Manjrekar, and Harsha Bhogle in splits

By hindustantimes.com | New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2020 12:28 PM IST
India vs Australia first Test: Border, while heaping praise on Green, decided to have a cheeky dig at McGrath by saying that Green is probably 10 kmph quicker than what McGrath was when he first started playing first-class cricket.
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A satellite image of Galwan Valley in Ladakh. (Photo: REUTERS)
A satellite image of Galwan Valley in Ladakh. (Photo: REUTERS)

Situation at border over last 6 months result of China’s actions: India

By Rezaul H Laskar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2020 08:49 PM IST
The two sides haven’t made headway on disengagement and de-escalation at friction points on the LAC despite several rounds of diplomatic and military talks.
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There are two Gurdwaras close to the Singhu border on the Delhi side. A few farmers who entered Delhi via internal roads also made it to the Gurdwaras.(HT Photo)
There are two Gurdwaras close to the Singhu border on the Delhi side. A few farmers who entered Delhi via internal roads also made it to the Gurdwaras.(HT Photo)

Sombre Gurpurab as farmers wait at Capital’s borders

By Shiv Sunny | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2020 12:47 AM IST
At the protest sites, however, the farmers could perform only a few of these rituals and in a very limited way -- some couldn’t even find water to bathe -- but that did little to dampen their mood. A few actually managed to visit a Gurdwara.
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Farmers in tractor-trailers queued up on the Delhi-Haryana border at Tikri Kalan in Bahadurgarh on Saturday morning.(HT Photo)
Farmers in tractor-trailers queued up on the Delhi-Haryana border at Tikri Kalan in Bahadurgarh on Saturday morning.(HT Photo)

Farmers from Punjab, Haryana hold up supplies to Delhi by blocking its borders

By Sunil Rahar | Hindustan Times, Rohtak
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2020 11:29 PM IST
The agitating farmers also burnt the effigy of Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar at Tikri border.
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Farmers bring down barricades installed during the Delhi Chalo march against the new farm reform laws, at Punjab Haryana border. (Photo by Sanjeev Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Farmers bring down barricades installed during the Delhi Chalo march against the new farm reform laws, at Punjab Haryana border. (Photo by Sanjeev Kumar/Hindustan Times)

Farmers let into Delhi after clashes at border

By Shiv Sunny and Anvit Srivastava | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 28, 2020 06:27 AM IST
Several layers of barriers could not keep the protesters – mostly from Punjab, demanding a repeal of three laws enacted by Parliament – as they pelted stones and broke barricades to push through with their “Delhi Chalo” march.
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Bharti Kisan Union (Ugrahan) activists being stopped from entering Haryana at the Doomwali barrier between Bathinda and Sirsa districts on Wednesday.(Sanjeev Kumar/HT)
Bharti Kisan Union (Ugrahan) activists being stopped from entering Haryana at the Doomwali barrier between Bathinda and Sirsa districts on Wednesday.(Sanjeev Kumar/HT)

Barred from entering Haryana, farmers from Punjab prepare for long haul at inter-state border

By Vishal Joshi | Hindustan Times, Bathinda/Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON NOV 25, 2020 04:54 PM IST
Announce week-long dharnas at entry points if they are not allowed to carry out Delhi Chalo march from tomorrow
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Michael Pompeo, US Secretary of State, attends the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) ministerial meeting in Tokyo, Japan, on Tuesday, October 6.(Bloomberg)
Michael Pompeo, US Secretary of State, attends the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) ministerial meeting in Tokyo, Japan, on Tuesday, October 6.(Bloomberg)

China has deployed 60,000 troops on India’s northern border: Mike Pompeo

By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington, DC
PUBLISHED ON OCT 11, 2020 12:21 AM IST
The US secretary of state spoke of the India-China conflict along with other issues in a string of interviews since he travelled to Japan for a meeting of the ministers of the Quad
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India said on Monday that it had pre-empted “provocative military movements” by China to change the status quo along the LAC on the southern bank of Pangong Lake, a development that widened the trust deficit between the two sides and dealt a blow to efforts to reduce tensions.(REUTERS)
India said on Monday that it had pre-empted “provocative military movements” by China to change the status quo along the LAC on the southern bank of Pangong Lake, a development that widened the trust deficit between the two sides and dealt a blow to efforts to reduce tensions.(REUTERS)

‘Border not demarcated, there will be problems’: Chinese minister on LAC row

By Sutirtho Patranobis | Hindustan Times, Beijing
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2020 08:35 AM IST
China is also willing to resolve differences with New Delhi through dialogue, Wang Yi said, adding, at the same time, that India is to blame for the tension at the border.
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Ishaan Khatter and Tabu in a still from A Suitable Boy.
Ishaan Khatter and Tabu in a still from A Suitable Boy.

Ishaan Khatter and Tabu’s A Suitable Boy to arrive on Netflix: ‘Love doesn’t recognise borders’

By HT Entertainment Desk | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2020 11:02 AM IST
Ishaan Khatter’s BBC series Suitable Boy will also be arriving on Netflix. The show is directed by Mira Nair and is based on Vikram Seth’s sweeping tale of four families set in the post-Partition era.
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Nidhi Agarwal and her son have been stuck in India since March.
Nidhi Agarwal and her son have been stuck in India since March.

Closed borders, few flights leave NRIs struggling

By Rachel Lopez and Vanessa Viegas | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2020 04:57 AM IST
The Vande Bharat flights that bring Indians stranded abroad back to the country, are also offering seats on their return journeys provided the country permits entry.
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Under the restrictions in place, only those involved in providing essential services are at present allowed to freely cross the border into Delhi(Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
Under the restrictions in place, only those involved in providing essential services are at present allowed to freely cross the border into Delhi(Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)

Curbs on Delhi’s borders with Noida, Ghaziabad to continue

By Peeyush Khandelwal | Ghaziabad/Noida, Ghaziabad/noida
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2020 10:27 AM IST
Uttar Pradesh chief secretary, RK Tiwari, late on Tuesday night had rolled out Unlock 2.0 directions for the state. Under the new guidelines, no intra-state or inter-state restriction on movement of persons or goods/commodities was to be permitted between Noida/ Ghaziabad and Delhi.
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Police force is deployed at the border to foresee the security.(Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times (Representative image))
Police force is deployed at the border to foresee the security.(Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times (Representative image))

Traffic jam at Delhi-Noida border due to e-pass checking

By Asian News International | Posted by Prashasti Singh | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2020 12:16 PM IST
Commuters are not allowed to enter Utter Pradesh without passes amid the Covid-19 lockdown.
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Devotees offer prayers inside Jhandewalan Temple after it opened to the public, post the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Devotees offer prayers inside Jhandewalan Temple after it opened to the public, post the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Travel for faith: NCR residents cross border to fulfil long pending meeting with almighty

By Aprajita Sharad | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2020 05:54 AM IST
As temples remained closed in NCR, residents are crossing the border to visit places of worship in the Capital, to seek blessings.
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Till Friday evening, the government had received more than 7.5 lakh responses from people regarding the opening of Delhi’s borders, which were shut for a week on Monday, and limiting city hospitals to residents of the Capital.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Till Friday evening, the government had received more than 7.5 lakh responses from people regarding the opening of Delhi’s borders, which were shut for a week on Monday, and limiting city hospitals to residents of the Capital.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Call on reopening malls, hotels, borders on Saturday, says Delhi govt

By Sweta Goswami | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2020 03:02 AM IST
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has called a high-level meeting on Saturday to discuss the remaining parameters of unlocking Delhi under the Centre’s phase-1 guidelines and preparedness for handling Covid-19 patients.
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In addition, the citizens in other states like UP and Haryana are also denied the basic right to access the central hospital in Delhi(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
In addition, the citizens in other states like UP and Haryana are also denied the basic right to access the central hospital in Delhi(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Plea in Delhi HC against sealing of borders

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2020 04:50 AM IST
The plea, filed by advocate Kushagra Kumar, stated that it was an “illogical, irrational, unreasonable and unconstitutional” move.
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Commuters are stuck at the UP Gate border point near Ghazipur.(Ajay Aggarwal /HT PHOTO)
Commuters are stuck at the UP Gate border point near Ghazipur.(Ajay Aggarwal /HT PHOTO)

Borders turn choke points as UP tightens travel rules

By Peeyush Khandelwal and Tanmayee Tyagi | Ghaziabad/Noida
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2020 02:30 AM IST
The Ghaziabad administration had on Monday again restricted movement between Delhi and Ghaziabad, citing an increase in Covid-19 cases with links to Delhi, especially since the beginning of May.
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Army Commander was also briefed by Brig YK Ahuja, CE (P) Sampark, on progress of roads and bridges being constructed and maintained by Project Sampark in area of responsibility of Western Command.(Photo by Nitin Kanotra / Hindustan Times)
Army Commander was also briefed by Brig YK Ahuja, CE (P) Sampark, on progress of roads and bridges being constructed and maintained by Project Sampark in area of responsibility of Western Command.(Photo by Nitin Kanotra / Hindustan Times)

Western Army commander reviews preparedness on Indo-Pak international border

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Jammu
PUBLISHED ON MAY 19, 2020 11:01 PM IST
Western Army Commander Lieutanant General RP Singh was briefed by Major General VB Nair, GOC, Tiger Division on the operational preparedness, upgradation of security infrastructure and measures to combat situation arising from coronavirus pandemic.
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Lt Gen Singh’s visit to the strategic western border comes close on the heels of two back-to-back terror attacks in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.(Nitin Kanotra / Hindustan Times)
Lt Gen Singh’s visit to the strategic western border comes close on the heels of two back-to-back terror attacks in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.(Nitin Kanotra / Hindustan Times)

Western Army chief visits Indo-Pak border, reviews operational preparedness

By Ravi Krishan Khajuria | Hindustan Times, Jammu
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2020 10:32 PM IST
Pakistan had reportedly increased its flying operations within its territory, as it fears retaliation from India after the recent attacks.
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Gurugram Police personnel screen commuters at the Delhi Gurugram Border (Sirhaul border) on NH 48 during lockdown in the wake of coronavirus, in Gurugram.
Gurugram Police personnel screen commuters at the Delhi Gurugram Border (Sirhaul border) on NH 48 during lockdown in the wake of coronavirus, in Gurugram.

Over 100 executives of private companies stopped at the border

By Leena Dhankhar | Hindustan Times, Gurugram, Gurugram
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2020 04:23 AM IST
A number of executives said that they were from the finance department and salary section of the human resources department and were on their way to process salaries.
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The government said it was still drafting protocols and mechanisms to ensure the planned transportation of stranded persons to other states.(Hindustan Times)
The government said it was still drafting protocols and mechanisms to ensure the planned transportation of stranded persons to other states.(Hindustan Times)

Delhi to seal all borders, stop ‘disorderly movement of people’

By Abhishek Dey and Sweta Goswami | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2020 02:58 AM IST
The order, issued by chief secretary Vijay Dev, is aimed at preventing unorganised movement of stranded people in the city.
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Fire fighters trying to douse the fire which broke out in the furniture market Sector 53, Chandigarh, on Monday night.(Keshav Singh/HT)
Fire fighters trying to douse the fire which broke out in the furniture market Sector 53, Chandigarh, on Monday night.(Keshav Singh/HT)

17 shops gutted in furniture market on Chandigarh-Mohali border

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON APR 14, 2020 10:29 PM IST
11 fire tenders were pressed into service, but most shops with wooden furniture and furnishings were gutted
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Haryana Roadways buses arranged for ferrying migrant labourers leave for Delhi from Rohtak on Sunday.(Manoj Dhaka/HT)
Haryana Roadways buses arranged for ferrying migrant labourers leave for Delhi from Rohtak on Sunday.(Manoj Dhaka/HT)

Haryana seals its borders

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON MAR 30, 2020 12:45 AM IST
Khattar directs officials to set up relief camps, appoint nodal officers
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People carrying goods distributed by the district administration in Mandi on Sunday.(Birbal Sharma)
People carrying goods distributed by the district administration in Mandi on Sunday.(Birbal Sharma)

2,500 Himachalis trying to sneak into state quarantined at interstate borders

By Gaurav Bisht | Hindustan Times, Shimla, Shimla
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2020 10:48 PM IST
The official from the state disaster department who did not wish to be named revealed the data
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The number of students at the Benapole crossing had increased throughout Tuesday to 100, DIG SS Guleria of the Border Security Force (South Bengal frontier headquarters) said.(PTI)
The number of students at the Benapole crossing had increased throughout Tuesday to 100, DIG SS Guleria of the Border Security Force (South Bengal frontier headquarters) said.(PTI)

Indian students from Bangladesh ignored high commission’s advice, won’t be allowed to cross border

By Rezaul H Laskar and Joydeep Thakur | New Delhi/Kolkata
UPDATED ON MAR 25, 2020 10:45 AM IST
The students, mostly from Kashmir, have been stranded on the Bangladeshi side of Benapole border crossing since Monday.
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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal chairing an emergency meeting over clashes on Tuesday.(Twitter/Sanjeev_aap)
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal chairing an emergency meeting over clashes on Tuesday.(Twitter/Sanjeev_aap)

Ahead of Amit Shah meet, Arvind Kejriwal comes up with to-do list for Delhi cops

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2020 03:26 PM IST
The Delhi chief minister, addressing a press briefing over Monday’s violence, said preventive arrests should be made.
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India's first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Gen Bipin Rawat will oversee key matters relating to India’s neighbouring countries including border disputes and incidents, development of infrastructure in forward areas and deployment of forces.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
India's first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Gen Bipin Rawat will oversee key matters relating to India’s neighbouring countries including border disputes and incidents, development of infrastructure in forward areas and deployment of forces.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

CDS to oversee all border matters with China, Pakistan

By Rahul Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2020 02:36 PM IST
Supply of arms and ammunition to friendly neighbouring countries such as Sri Lanka, Nepal and the Maldives will also come under the purview of the department of military affairs (DMA) headed by General Bipin Rawat.
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BSF recovers 41-kg heroin, arms along border

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2020 10:56 PM IST
Overall, the authorities have seized 51-kg heroin along the border in 2020 for an average of around 3kg a day
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Pak repatriates 20 fishermen via Attari-Wagah border

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Amritsar, Amritsar
PUBLISHED ON JAN 06, 2020 11:07 PM IST
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7kg heroin recovered along border

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 12, 2019 12:41 AM IST
Fazilka police have recovered 7kg heroin after the arrest of two persons. Fazilka senior superintendent of police Bhupinder Singh said following a tip-off, one Satnam Singh, a close aide of drug smuggler Mehal Singh, was arrested by the CIA staff on Tuesday with 260 grams of heroin
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