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Covid-infected Jammu health director admitted to private hospital

The Centre’s team of health experts will reach Jammu on Saturday
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Updated on Sep 19, 2020 08:26 AM IST
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Hindustan Times/Jammu | By Ravi Krishnan Khajuria, Jammu

From the phone to your hands: Flame retardants another reason to wash hands

Harmful flame retardants may be lurking on your hands and cell phone, according to a recent study. Once on your cell phone, that surface provides an ongoing source of exposure to these chemicals each time you touch your cell phone.
Halogenated flame retardants, such as polybrominated diphenyl ethers, are known to pose a health risk to children.(Unsplash)
Halogenated flame retardants, such as polybrominated diphenyl ethers, are known to pose a health risk to children.(Unsplash)
Updated on Jun 09, 2020 05:12 PM IST
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Can your phone spread coronavirus?

Cell phones are used throughout the day and they accumulate maximum dirt in the process. So, keeping the device clean is imperative.
Can your phone spread coronavirus?
Can your phone spread coronavirus?
Updated on Apr 10, 2020 01:02 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Prerna Gauba Sibbal

Guest article by Nandita Das: Manto’s India... present, continuous, tense

The mirror that Manto held up to the country all those years ago still reflects the same issues
For Nandita Das, spreading ‘Mantoiyat’ – the desire to be more honest, courageous and free spirited – was one of the main reasons for making the film on Manto
For Nandita Das, spreading ‘Mantoiyat’ – the desire to be more honest, courageous and free spirited – was one of the main reasons for making the film on Manto
Updated on Jan 26, 2020 12:03 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Nandita Das

Jab We Met: Faiz Ahmed Faiz and I

I was searching for some tangible memorabilia of my chance meeting with him in the winter of 1982, which would stand scrutiny. That took time, and alas, also ended in failure.
Faiz Ahmad Faiz was one of the most celebrated writers of the Urdu language.(HT File)
Faiz Ahmad Faiz was one of the most celebrated writers of the Urdu language.(HT File)
Updated on Jan 16, 2020 11:45 PM IST
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By Ayaz Memon

Listen to people’s power, in the voices of the young

Conversations in public transport, educational institutions, workplaces, drawing rooms in homes — just about everywhere — have revolved around the Citizenship (Amendment) Act-National Register of Citizens (NRC).
The protest in Mumbai on Thursday.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
The protest in Mumbai on Thursday.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 20, 2019 04:04 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Ayaz Memon

Sangrur inmates video:Jail suptd, 4 senior officers suspended after probe

On October 12, 2018, in a video shot in district jail premises, five undertrials and two convicts can be seen accusing jail superintendent of demanding 1 lakh bribe for not implicating them in false cases
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Updated on Nov 28, 2019 12:21 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Sangrur | By HT Correspondent, Sangrur

A Calmer You, by Sonal Kalra: Meeting or date, better never than late!

And for those who joke that IST is ‘Indian Stretchable Time’, it’s not funny!
No matter what excuse we stammer and stutter, there’s actually nothing ‘valid’ about turning up late for something that’s scheduled for a specific time.
No matter what excuse we stammer and stutter, there’s actually nothing ‘valid’ about turning up late for something that’s scheduled for a specific time.
Updated on Nov 23, 2019 06:13 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Sonal Kalra

Kashmir lockdown: Prepaid mobile services remain barred for 85th day

Measures by the government like opening of schools and colleges and withdrawal of the travel advisory issued before the removal of Article 370 to woo tourists back to Kashmir have not had the desired effect
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Published on Oct 28, 2019 11:21 PM IST
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Scolded for using cell phone while studying, Class 8 girl commits suicide

Police said a three-line ‘suicide note’ was found in the girl’s room. It did not mention any specific reason for the grave step, but the girl apologised thrice to her mother on the piece of paper.
The student allegedly committed suicide by jumping off the fifth floor balcony of her flat.(File photo)
The student allegedly committed suicide by jumping off the fifth floor balcony of her flat.(File photo)
Updated on Sep 27, 2019 12:01 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent

Taking a break from a mental task? Keep your smartphone away

The research, published in the Journal of Behavioral Addictions, assigned 414 college undergraduates to solve challenging sets of word puzzles. Halfway through, some were allowed to take breaks using their cellphones.
The act of reaching for your phone between tasks, or mid-task, is becoming more commonplace.(Unsplash)
The act of reaching for your phone between tasks, or mid-task, is becoming more commonplace.(Unsplash)
Updated on Aug 20, 2019 01:41 PM IST
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College student, boyfriend held for snatching phones on stolen bike to buy cannabis and liquor

Swathi, 20, and 29-year-old Raju were arrested after they snatched a cellphone from a woman in Teynampet near the arterial Anna Salai in the city on Monday, officials said.
A college student and her tattooist boyfriend were arrested late on Wednesday on charges of snatching cell phones and lifting bikes to buy cannabis and liquor.(HT Photo)
A college student and her tattooist boyfriend were arrested late on Wednesday on charges of snatching cell phones and lifting bikes to buy cannabis and liquor.(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 16, 2019 11:39 AM IST
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Chennai | By MC Rajan

Trivandrum Exp case: Cops arrest aides of man who stole deceased’s bag

During interrogation, the accused revealed Pradeep Saini’s role in the crime. Police raided his house and found one Devki, his friend, said Kumar.
With the arrest of five people, including a woman, the police claimed to have worked out the case wherein a woman and her daughter were crushed to death on the tracks in Mathura after they fell from the Trivandrum Express while chasing a thief who stole one of their bags.
With the arrest of five people, including a woman, the police claimed to have worked out the case wherein a woman and her daughter were crushed to death on the tracks in Mathura after they fell from the Trivandrum Express while chasing a thief who stole one of their bags.
Updated on Aug 08, 2019 12:00 AM IST
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Agra | By HT Correspondent

Debate: Is changing smartphones often good for the environment?

Students debate on whether changing smartphones often is good for the environment?
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Updated on Jun 28, 2019 03:00 PM IST
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Woman opts for ‘Chicken Dinner’ with PUBG mate over hubby and kid

The case came to light when she called the 181 Abhayam women helpline seeking help to get divorce.
Her husband did not like her obsession with the game and refused to let her play, which caused tension between them and she decided to leave her husband and went to her parents.(HT file photo / representative image)
Her husband did not like her obsession with the game and refused to let her play, which caused tension between them and she decided to leave her husband and went to her parents.(HT file photo / representative image)
Updated on May 21, 2019 05:51 PM IST
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Ahmedabad | By Indo Asian News Service

UP man found murdered in passenger train

The matter came to light when train (55076) arrive at Siwan railway station, and an on-duty RPF personnel found the body in a coach near the engine. He immediately informed his senior officials.
The body was identified as Rabindra Singh a resident of Kushinagar in Uttar Pradesh. Police also recovered Adhar card, cell phone and Rs 1000 cash from his possession.(HT Photo)
The body was identified as Rabindra Singh a resident of Kushinagar in Uttar Pradesh. Police also recovered Adhar card, cell phone and Rs 1000 cash from his possession.(HT Photo)
Published on May 05, 2019 03:34 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, PATNA | By Avinash Kumar

Porn-addict minors rape 8-year-old girl

Deputy SP of Sriganganagar city circle Ismail Khan said the mother of the girl filed a complaint on May 1 at Mahila police station.
Police said the incident came to light on May 1 when the girl’s parents took her to a doctor after she complained of abdominal pain.(HT Photo)
Police said the incident came to light on May 1 when the girl’s parents took her to a doctor after she complained of abdominal pain.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 04, 2019 11:28 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, BIKANER | By HT Correspondent

Four inter-state snatchers held, phones recovered: Delhi Police

According to the police, the men used code words — “file” and “pen” — for stolen cellphones when they discussed the disposal of the stolen cell phones to receivers in the Mewat region over telephonic conversation .
The Delhi Police on Friday said it has arrested four interstate snatchers who stole mobile phones in Delhi and sold them to their contacts in Haryana’s Mewat region.(File Photo)
The Delhi Police on Friday said it has arrested four interstate snatchers who stole mobile phones in Delhi and sold them to their contacts in Haryana’s Mewat region.(File Photo)
Published on Apr 07, 2019 04:22 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Constable sacked for smuggling mobiles in his shoes at Delhi prison

Confirming the sacking of Anbarasan, Additional DGP (Armed Police), M Shakeel Akther said the constable has been relieved from service.
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Constable sacked for smuggling mobiles in his shoes at Delhi prison (Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo) Representative Image
Published on Apr 06, 2019 08:21 PM IST
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New Delhi | By MC Rajan

Summer got you feeling blue? Here’s how you can deal with summer fatigue

Can’t figure out why the rise in temperature gets you feeling like a zombie? According to experts, here are 5 reasons why you might be feeling tired during summers.
Keeping yourself hydrated in a must in summers.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Keeping yourself hydrated in a must in summers.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Apr 06, 2019 01:00 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Abhinav Verma, New Delhi

Hello? Can you hear me, love?

Mobile phones are an integral part of our lives today. In fact, sometimes more than our relationships. It’s time to watch out.
Experts suggest that too much indulgence in mobile phones can make your partner feel neglected in a relationship.(Unsplash)
Experts suggest that too much indulgence in mobile phones can make your partner feel neglected in a relationship.(Unsplash)
Updated on Mar 30, 2019 01:14 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Collin Rodrigues

Detox your way to a healthier, happier and more energetic you

In a natural process, our body detoxifies itself every day through the liver and kidneys. However even the ancient practices of Ayurveda and Chinese medicine systems recommend making a determined effort to detoxify the body on a regular basis.
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Updated on Mar 17, 2019 10:20 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Rinky Kapoor

Gang of seven beat up and rob two of Rs 7,500 cash, cell phones in Gurugram

The incident took place around 9pm on Saturday when 20-year-old Sumit Ladwal and his friend Chaman Radav, both from Sohna, were returning from Nuh in the latter’s car.
Two men in a car were allegedly stopped by a gang of at least seven people, who assaulted them in Sohna, robbed them of Rs 7,500 and two mobile phones, police said on Monday.(AFP/Picture for representation)
Two men in a car were allegedly stopped by a gang of at least seven people, who assaulted them in Sohna, robbed them of Rs 7,500 and two mobile phones, police said on Monday.(AFP/Picture for representation)
Published on Mar 12, 2019 05:00 AM IST
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Gurugram | By HT Correspondent

2,835 cases of swine flu reported in Delhi this year

Over 870 cases of swine flu have been recorded in the national capital in the last three weeks, taking the total number of people affected by the H1N1 virus in the city this year to 2,835, according to a report of the Directorate General of Health Services on Monday.
As per the report, the death toll due to swine flu in Delhi this year still stands at six. The city had recorded 1,965 cases till February 18 and on Monday the number of people affected by the H1N1 infection rose to 2,835, it said.(HT File)
As per the report, the death toll due to swine flu in Delhi this year still stands at six. The city had recorded 1,965 cases till February 18 and on Monday the number of people affected by the H1N1 infection rose to 2,835, it said.(HT File)
Published on Mar 11, 2019 06:30 AM IST
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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India

Sangrur youth missing in New Zealand

The family said that he had gone to New Zealand in 2015 on student visa and was working as assistant manager in a pizza firm.
Gurwinder Singh(HT Photo)
Gurwinder Singh(HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 10, 2019 10:32 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Sangrur | By HT Correspondent

Sahib, biwi aur phone: How Smartphone addiction is ruining your relationship

According to experts, here are a few telltale signs that your partner is addicted to their phone rather than you!
Due to the rise of nomophobia (the fear of being without your phone) and smartphone addiction, this kind of behaviour has become all too common among couple: leading to your own phone becoming a relationship killer.
Due to the rise of nomophobia (the fear of being without your phone) and smartphone addiction, this kind of behaviour has become all too common among couple: leading to your own phone becoming a relationship killer.
Updated on Mar 07, 2019 01:27 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Abhinav Verma, New Delhi

Techie thrashed, Rs 1.25 lakh robbed in 13th lift-and-loot case in Gurugram this year

The accused took pictures of the victim’s ID cards, saying they will hunt him down and kill him if he reported the case, police said on Wednesday, adding that they have identified the gang behind this and would soon arrest the suspects.
The victim said the accused kept threatening him until they withdrew Rs 1.25 lakh from his two accounts from three locations over the next four hours.(AFP/picture for representation)
The victim said the accused kept threatening him until they withdrew Rs 1.25 lakh from his two accounts from three locations over the next four hours.(AFP/picture for representation)
Published on Feb 28, 2019 05:08 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Leena Dhankhar

Students use cell phones to screen rare eye cancer in Delhi, here’s how you can too check yours

“The screening test is so simple. We just have to click the photograph of the child with the red-eye correction switched off. If there is a white reflection, then we ask the families to take the children to Centre for Sight.”
Students use cell phones to screen rare eye cancer in Delhi, here’s how you can too check yours
Students use cell phones to screen rare eye cancer in Delhi, here’s how you can too check yours
Published on Feb 05, 2019 03:32 PM IST
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Pune-based psychiatrists see a sharp rise in mobile phone addiction among children, is it time to turn off the gadget?

De-addiction experts and child counsellors in the city have observed developmental delays, speech delay, and falling grades in school among older children who spend excessive time on cell phones
Psychiatrists, de-addiction experts and child counsellors in the city have pointed out cases of mobile addiction among children as small as three to four years.(HT/PHOTO)
Psychiatrists, de-addiction experts and child counsellors in the city have pointed out cases of mobile addiction among children as small as three to four years.(HT/PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 05, 2019 04:40 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | By Nozia Sayyed

Good boy! Service dog gets honorary diploma

wWen Hawley was honoured for receiving her master’s degree in occupational therapy from Clarkson University over the weekend, Griffin, a service dog, was once again at her side — with an honorary diploma of his own.
"Griffin" Hawley, the Golden Retriever service dog, is given a congratulations hug by his owner Brittany Hawley after being presented an honorary diploma by Clarkson, during the Clarkson University "December Recognition Ceremony" in Potsdam, N.Y. on Saturday December 15, 2018. Griffin's owner, Brittany Hawley, also received a graduate degree in Occupational Therapy. Both attended 100% of their classes together.(AP)
Updated on Dec 18, 2018 03:48 PM IST
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