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Prejudice versus humanity

Protecting health workers is a legal and moral imperative
The government will need to ramp up security presence both in medical facilities and outside as they conduct screening operations. But at the end, this is not just a question of legal safeguards; it is a moral imperative that we respect and protect those who are saving lives at great risk to their own(ANI)
The government will need to ramp up security presence both in medical facilities and outside as they conduct screening operations. But at the end, this is not just a question of legal safeguards; it is a moral imperative that we respect and protect those who are saving lives at great risk to their own(ANI)
Updated on Apr 23, 2020 04:51 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

Chandigarh woman held for killing son had also choked infant daughter to death last year

While seeking Roopa’s police custody on Tuesday, the investigating officials had informed court that they need to exhume her daughter Komal’s body for examination as the woman had allegedly confessed to her involvement in the girl’s death
Police exhuming the body of five-month-old Kusum in Sector 25; (right) mother Roopa, 22
Police exhuming the body of five-month-old Kusum in Sector 25; (right) mother Roopa, 22
Published on Jan 30, 2020 01:07 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByShub Karman Dhaliwal

High spirits: Study shows cannabis first used in funerals 2,500 years ago

These rituals took place 2,500 years ago and represent the oldest known use of marijuana for its psychoactive properties, said scientists who analyzed archeological remains in China’s western Xinjiang.
The subject of early drug use in Central Eurasia has long intrigued historians and archaeologists, and the findings of the study appear to tally with an account by the ancient Greek historian Herodotus.(AP file photo for representation)
The subject of early drug use in Central Eurasia has long intrigued historians and archaeologists, and the findings of the study appear to tally with an account by the ancient Greek historian Herodotus.(AP file photo for representation)
Updated on Jun 13, 2019 10:51 AM IST
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Washington, USA | ByAgence France-Presse

Delhi’s Lingayat community in search of a burial ground in city

Currently, the SDMC has 37 Hindu cremation grounds and four Muslim burial sites, most of which are in Punjabi Bagh, Green Park, Dakshinpuri, Madanpur Khadar and Mongolpuri. Besides, there is one Christian cemetery in Dwarka.
A priest at a Lingayat Community Temple in Noida. The Lingayats do not cremate the dead. Instead, the departed are buried in deep pits in a sitting, meditative position.(Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
A priest at a Lingayat Community Temple in Noida. The Lingayats do not cremate the dead. Instead, the departed are buried in deep pits in a sitting, meditative position.(Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
Published on Mar 17, 2019 05:53 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByBaishali Adak

Muslims to run out of burial sites in Delhi in a year: Report

The report said there are approximately 13,000 Muslim funerals in a year on average and there is a space for only 29,370 in Delhi, as per their data collected in 2017.
With an aim to retain power the fourth time, CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan will lead a ‘Jan Ashirvad Yatra’ from Ujjain from July 14 to seek blessings of common people.(HT File Photo)
With an aim to retain power the fourth time, CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan will lead a ‘Jan Ashirvad Yatra’ from Ujjain from July 14 to seek blessings of common people.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Nov 23, 2018 10:42 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByIndo Asian News Service

Ahead of HC verdict on Karunanidhi burial site, EPS pays last respects to Kalaignar

Palaniswami’s visit came amid the DMK’s skirmish with the AIADMK government over a burial site for Karunanidhi.
Tamil Nadu chief minister E Palaniswamy pays last respects to former Tamil Nadu chief minister M Karunanidhi at Chennai’s Rajaji Hall on Wednesday.(ANI Photo/Twitter)
Tamil Nadu chief minister E Palaniswamy pays last respects to former Tamil Nadu chief minister M Karunanidhi at Chennai’s Rajaji Hall on Wednesday.(ANI Photo/Twitter)
Updated on Aug 08, 2018 11:47 AM IST
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New Delhi, Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

China’s Tomb Sweeping festival gets new age twist

Many Chinese, especially those working in cities and pressed for time, now observe the festival by paying their respects to their ancestors online.
A family pays her respects at the grave of an ancestor in Hong Kong on April 5, 2018.(AFP)
A family pays her respects at the grave of an ancestor in Hong Kong on April 5, 2018.(AFP)
Updated on Apr 05, 2018 07:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Beijing | BySutirtho Patranobis, Beijing
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