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NGOs such as Uday Foundation are feeding thousands of people everyday.

This is how good Samaritans are helping Delhi survive in lockdown

By Aprajita Sharad | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2020 12:29 AM IST
In times of such hardships, it’s the NGOs and citizen groups that have stepped up to help.
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After rain undid much of the road repair work by the Kalyan Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC) and potholes reappeared on many roads in the twin cities, experts have a suggestion. (Photo by Rishikesh Choudhary/ Hindustan Times)
After rain undid much of the road repair work by the Kalyan Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC) and potholes reappeared on many roads in the twin cities, experts have a suggestion. (Photo by Rishikesh Choudhary/ Hindustan Times)

Repair roads well before monsoon sets in: Experts

By Sajana Nambiar | Kalyan, Kalyan
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2019 01:14 AM IST
In Kalyan-Dombivli, all works related to road repair are initiated a month before the monsoon. The works involves floating tenders, finalising a contractor and then giving the work order.
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The Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon(MCG) is one of the three main civic agencies that manage many streets and public spaces of the city.(HT Photo)
The Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon(MCG) is one of the three main civic agencies that manage many streets and public spaces of the city.(HT Photo)

Convergence of civic bodies will ensure better living

By Kalpana Viswanath
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2019 02:40 PM IST
Innovative changes have come about with partnership. Gurugram has stellar citizen groups and initiatives that have worked towards improving the city.
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The complaint was lodged by the victim at Wanowrie police station.(HT/PHOTO)
The complaint was lodged by the victim at Wanowrie police station.(HT/PHOTO)

History-sheeter from Pune arrested for molesting 19-year- old

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2019 04:36 PM IST
Two other youths have also been booked in connection in the case
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Technology platforms must also face more public inquiries and democratic discussion on how their content moderation policies and terms of service impact speech.(Reuters)
Technology platforms must also face more public inquiries and democratic discussion on how their content moderation policies and terms of service impact speech.(Reuters)

Policymakers must engage more with technology firms

By Raman Jit Singh Chima
PUBLISHED ON FEB 07, 2019 02:36 PM IST
Our policymakers must be alive to the danger of not engaging with citizen groups or failing to hold technology companies to account for issues that impact our fundamental rights; this weakens trust in our institutions, fails to shape better government policy, and can result in weaker outcomes for the nation and our internet as a whole.
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The state has commissioned two reports on development of eastern waterfront in 2014 and 2018, both offering starkly different visions.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
The state has commissioned two reports on development of eastern waterfront in 2014 and 2018, both offering starkly different visions.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

Mumbai eastern waterfront revamp: Speak up before it is too late

By Tanushree Venkatraman | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON FEB 06, 2019 08:18 AM IST
The state has commissioned two reports on development of eastern waterfront in 2014 and 2018, both offering starkly different visions.
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Actor Juhi Chawla urged people through a video message to opt for a plastic-free Diwali.
Actor Juhi Chawla urged people through a video message to opt for a plastic-free Diwali.

A plastic free and green Diwali

By Naina Arora and Ruchika Garg | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2018 01:22 PM IST
Citizen groups across Delhi-NCR are doing their bit to ensure a clean, green festival.
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A team from Mazagon Dock Limited in Mumbai, a defence public sector shipbuilding company, is helping citizen groups and government teams clean anganwadis and schools.(HT Photo)
A team from Mazagon Dock Limited in Mumbai, a defence public sector shipbuilding company, is helping citizen groups and government teams clean anganwadis and schools.(HT Photo)

Shipbuilders help rebuild anganwadis in flood-hit Kerala

By Yamini Nair | Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2018 11:24 AM IST
Citizen groups and government teams are helping to rebuild their lives after devastating floods.
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Residents of Ghodbunder Road staged a protest against bad roads last Friday by lining up their cars and blinking their headlights while commuting in a single file to Bhandup.(Praful Gangurde/HT)
Residents of Ghodbunder Road staged a protest against bad roads last Friday by lining up their cars and blinking their headlights while commuting in a single file to Bhandup.(Praful Gangurde/HT)

Fix bad roads by month-end: Thane residents write to CM

By Megha Pol | Hindustan Times, Mumbai, Thane
PUBLISHED ON AUG 29, 2018 05:18 AM IST
Last week, these residents staged a protest against bad roads and traffic congestion by taking out their vehicles and blinking their headlights while driving one-behind-another along Ghodbunder Road towards Bhandup.
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The deadline for filing suggestions and objections for the excluded part of DP is June 7(HT Photo)
The deadline for filing suggestions and objections for the excluded part of DP is June 7(HT Photo)

Development Plan 2034: Experts in Mumbai step up to save open spaces, heritage structures

By Sagar Pillai | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2018 11:23 AM IST
Will send objections to rules that will open up public land for misuse
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Residents living in the old areas of Pune and suburbs have reportedly started using cloth bags, which are more expensive than regular plastic bags which they have been using for decades.(PRATHAM GOKHALE/HT PHOTO)
Residents living in the old areas of Pune and suburbs have reportedly started using cloth bags, which are more expensive than regular plastic bags which they have been using for decades.(PRATHAM GOKHALE/HT PHOTO)

Plastic ban: Sale of cloth bags rises 15% as green change hits Pune residents

By Nadeem Inamdar | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2018 03:19 PM IST
Fear of fines and social responsibility has residents and vendors welcoming cloth bags to their inventory as city gears up for total ban.
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