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Two transporters booked for illegally selling ration of 20,000 BPL families

Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By Shruti Tomar
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2020 11:53 PM IST
The irregularity came to light in a report of food civil supplies and consumer protection (FCS&CP) department.
BPL 2019 champions Rajshahi Royals.(Twitter/BPLT20)
BPL 2019 champions Rajshahi Royals.(Twitter/BPLT20)

Bangladesh cancels BPL 2020 due to Covid-19

Dhaka | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2020 01:38 PM IST
The decision was announced by BCB president Nazmul Hasan on Sunday.
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Himachal monsoon session: Cong set to target BJP over corruption, scams

Hindustan Times/Shimla | By Gaurav Bisht, Shimla
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2020 12:37 AM IST
Opposition will bring up ‘involvement’ of BJP minister in dubious land deals, ‘mismanagement’ during pandemic
Chairman of the Trinamool Congress-run run Domkal municipality Jafikul Islam convinced the agitators to lift the blockade. (HT photo)
Chairman of the Trinamool Congress-run run Domkal municipality Jafikul Islam convinced the agitators to lift the blockade. (HT photo)

400 families block Bengal highway for 3 hours alleging no food amid lockdown

Hindustan Times, Berhampore | By Sreyasi Pal
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2020 05:10 PM IST
The agitators lifted the blockade when the local administration intervened, but not before the chairman of Domkal municipality admitted that ration dealers did not disburse the quota of food supplies to those in the below poverty line (BPL) segment
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To help students in far-flung and troubled areas, UPSCGuide has also made all its courses available free of cost for a year

In these troubles times, step up UPSC preparations with UPSCGuide

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Chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday assured the workforce of UP and Bihar that the state government was “duty-bound and committed” to provide them every basic facility during the coronavirus crisis.(HT File)
Chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday assured the workforce of UP and Bihar that the state government was “duty-bound and committed” to provide them every basic facility during the coronavirus crisis.(HT File)

Migrant workforce in Haryana will be provided every basic facility: Khattar

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2020 09:33 PM IST
In a televised address, the chief minister particularly attempted to reach out to the migrant workers who in the past three days had begun moving out of the state in massive numbers amid the lockdown.
Santokie overstepped by a massive margin(Screengrab)
Santokie overstepped by a massive margin(Screengrab)

‘Match-fixing, spot-fixing’ say fans after huge no-ball, massive wide in ongoing BPL - Watch

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2019 10:19 AM IST
Sylhet Thunders team director Tanjil Chowdhury has now revealed they have requested Bangladesh Cricket Board to investigate the wide and no-ball of the bowler.
India's captain Virat Kohli, right, and Ajinkya Rahane greet members of team support staff.(AP)
India's captain Virat Kohli, right, and Ajinkya Rahane greet members of team support staff.(AP)

Bangladesh hopes to draw Indian players to T20 tournament

Dhaka | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2019 07:04 PM IST
The country’s cricket governing body has taken control of the Bangladesh Premier League, which was launched in 2011, and will drop the franchises from the upcoming season.
Jawaharlal Nehru University.(HT file)
Jawaharlal Nehru University.(HT file)

Who are JNU’s BPL students who get 50% concession?

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON NOV 16, 2019 03:41 PM IST
Earlier, the government used to identify the weaker section of the society by the Suresh Tendulkar formula or after that Rangarajan Committee, both of which are not in use after huge backlash against them.
File photo of Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar.(Photo @jdhankhar1)
File photo of Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar.(Photo @jdhankhar1)

News updates from Hindustan Times: Bengal Guv preps for 600 km road trip after Mamata govt declines chopper and all the latest news at this hour

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2019 09:38 PM IST
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Winters here in Ludhiana, but where are government school uniforms?

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Deepa Sharma Sood, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON NOV 04, 2019 10:48 PM IST
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Bangladesh board promotes match-fixing, corruption: Former BCB chief makes sensational claim

New Delhi | By ANI
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2019 08:41 AM IST
The decision made on BPL resulted in the reduction of the average professional cricketer’s earning to an all-time low. The cricket governing body also did not raise match fees in the first-class competition that began earlier this month.
A file photo of Shakib Al Hasan.(Action Images via Reuters)
A file photo of Shakib Al Hasan.(Action Images via Reuters)

Unless our demand is fulfilled we aren’t coming back: Shakib Al Hasan

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2019 07:16 PM IST
Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim, who were all present at the press conference, clearly said they will be off cricketing activities till the time their demands are not fulfilled.
(From left) Former Haryana minister Aftab Ahmed, former CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda, AICC general secretary Ghulam Nabi Azad, Haryana Congress president Kumari Selja, MLA Kiran Chaudhary releasing the party manifesto for state assembly elections on Friday.(Sanjeev Sharma/ HT Photo)
(From left) Former Haryana minister Aftab Ahmed, former CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda, AICC general secretary Ghulam Nabi Azad, Haryana Congress president Kumari Selja, MLA Kiran Chaudhary releasing the party manifesto for state assembly elections on Friday.(Sanjeev Sharma/ HT Photo)

75% jobs for locals, farm loan waiver in Congress Haryana poll manifesto

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Pawan Sharma
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2019 02:47 AM IST
Azad said if voted back to power, the Congress government will make a policy to implement the farm loan promises, and implementing farm loan promise will be the top priority of the Congress.
The minor girl allegedly stole Rs 250 from the donation box of a temple to buy flour for her family.(Representative image/AP)
The minor girl allegedly stole Rs 250 from the donation box of a temple to buy flour for her family.(Representative image/AP)

MP govt, samaritans pledge to help minor girl arrested for temple theft

Hindustan Times, Sagar/Bhopal | By Anupam Pateriya
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2019 02:59 AM IST
Within 48 hours of her arrest, a police official, two advocates and the Madhya Pradesh government pledged to help her to complete her education.
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Image for representation purpose.(PTI file photo)

Odisha school students to get free shoes and ID cards

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2019 01:00 PM IST
In Odisha, around 66 lakh children study in 35,928 primary, 20,427 upper primary and 61,93 government-run secondary schools.
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‘Millionaires taking benefit of food security scheme for BPL families’

By Amarpal Singh, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2019 10:33 PM IST
Tampering with weighing machines, selling empty wheat bags for 3 each bag, misuse of biometric metres while issuing receipts were the issues governors complained about

Khattar launches nine projects worth 93 crore for Panchkula

Hindustan Times, Mohali | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 22, 2019 12:06 AM IST
Public bicycle sharing system rolled out; foundation stone of new MC building laid
The Haryana government has directed the deputy commissioners of all districts to expedite the process of verifying the data of 54 lakh households in the state.(HT File / Representative Photo)
The Haryana government has directed the deputy commissioners of all districts to expedite the process of verifying the data of 54 lakh households in the state.(HT File / Representative Photo)

Over 500 Gurugram BPL families to be covered under Family ID programme

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Archana Mishra
PUBLISHED ON AUG 20, 2019 12:02 PM IST
The families in the Below Poverty Line category will get a 14-digit number as Family ID that will give them easy access to over 350 social security schemes operational in Haryana.
All journalists accredited with the state government or holding yellow cards will be eligible under the scheme, according to an official spokesperson.(HT image)
All journalists accredited with the state government or holding yellow cards will be eligible under the scheme, according to an official spokesperson.(HT image)

Punjab government brings journalists under health insurance ambit

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2019 09:39 AM IST
Around 4,500 journalists are expected to benefit from this scheme.
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Photo used for representation(HT File)

Tripura government to bear expenses of 3000 students of BPL families

Agartala | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2019 01:56 PM IST
Tripura government will bear expenses of 3,000 students from Below Poverty Line (BPL) families if they want to study in private schools from next academic year, Education Minister Ratan Lal Nath said Saturday.
Consumers will feel the pinch as the power regulator in Punjab has decided to jack up the tariff by 2.14%. (Photo by Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
Consumers will feel the pinch as the power regulator in Punjab has decided to jack up the tariff by 2.14%. (Photo by Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)

Power tariff goes up by 8-10 paise/unit in Punjab

Patiala | By Vishal Rambani
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2019 07:49 AM IST
As per the order passed by Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission chairperson Kusumjit Sidhu, the power cost has been increased by 8 to 10 paise per unit across categories of consumers.
India to be third largest economy by 2030: Arun Jaitley(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
India to be third largest economy by 2030: Arun Jaitley(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

India to be third largest economy by 2030: Arun Jaitley

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2019 05:57 PM IST
Currently, the size of the Indian economy is about USD 2.9 trillion, he said while addressing students of the Shri Ram College of Commerce here.
David Warner batting right-handed in BPL(BPL/Twitter Screenshot)
David Warner batting right-handed in BPL(BPL/Twitter Screenshot)

‘Within rules’ - MCC passes verdict on David Warner’s right-handed batting in BPL

London | By ANI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2019 01:24 PM IST
Warner batted in right-hand stance to smash West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle for 14 runs off three balls in a BPL match between his side Sylhet Sixers and Rangpur Riders.
File photo of Shahid Afridi.(Twitter)
File photo of Shahid Afridi.(Twitter)

Shahid Afridi’s bizarre dismissal in BPL - watch

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2019 06:06 PM IST
Shahid Afridi may have retired from international cricket but he continues his proclivity for bizarre on the cricket field
File image of Steve Smith.(Reuters)
File image of Steve Smith.(Reuters)

Bangladesh lifts Steve Smith’s Twenty20 tournament ban

Dhaka | By AFP
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2018 11:40 PM IST
The ruling means Smith, currently serving a one-year ban from international cricket over a ball-tampering scandal, is free to play for Comilla Victorians in the next edition of the BPL starting on January 5.
File picture of Steve Smith(REUTERS)
File picture of Steve Smith(REUTERS)

Steve Smith joins Comilla Victorians for Bangladesh Premier League 2019

Dhaka | By AFP
PUBLISHED ON NOV 27, 2018 11:06 PM IST
Australia’s ex-vice captain David Warner will also play in the BPL -- which runs from January 5 to February 8, 2019 -- having signed for the Sylhet Sixers.
AB de Villiers retired from International cricket earlier this year.(AP)
AB de Villiers retired from International cricket earlier this year.(AP)

AB de Villiers joins new T20 side, teams up with Chris Gayle again

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2018 07:10 PM IST
AB de Villiers becomes Rangpur Raiders’ second signing outside the players draft. The franchise had earlier made Alex Hales their first signing.
Supporters of Bangladesh during the 3rd and final T20i match between West Indies and Bangladesh at Central Broward Regional Park Stadium in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on August 5, 2018(AFP)
Supporters of Bangladesh during the 3rd and final T20i match between West Indies and Bangladesh at Central Broward Regional Park Stadium in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on August 5, 2018(AFP)

Mohammad Ashraful eyes Bangladesh comeback after five-year ban

London | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2018 05:50 PM IST
The 34-year-old, whose punishment for the offence will end on August 13, said that he has been waiting for the day for quite long and asserted that making a comeback for his national side would be a great achievement for him.
The percentage Indians who use LPG/CNG increased from 17.5% in 2001 to 28.5% in 2011. In rural areas, its use doubled to 11.4% in the same period. But 62.5% of rural households still use firewood for cooking.(REUTERS)
The percentage Indians who use LPG/CNG increased from 17.5% in 2001 to 28.5% in 2011. In rural areas, its use doubled to 11.4% in the same period. But 62.5% of rural households still use firewood for cooking.(REUTERS)

The Ujjwala mission is a work in progress

By Bibek Debroy
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2018 12:30 PM IST
Even when subsidised, LPG costs are high. Firewood is cheaper and negative externalities associated with firewood not appreciated enough
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