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Centre issues guidelines to urban local bodies to contain Covid-19

The government said that these urban localities are often overcrowded, with many people crammed into very small living spaces.
A substantial percentage of this population is migrant workers employed in the industrial and other informal sector.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
A substantial percentage of this population is migrant workers employed in the industrial and other informal sector.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 16, 2020 09:22 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Dharmendra Pradhan launches first ever CSR initiative for SAIL employees

Petroleum and steel minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday launched the initiative for SAIL employees and their families, which is aimed at community development in a structured manner, he said
Petroleum and steel minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday launched the initiative for SAIL employees and their families(PTI)
Petroleum and steel minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday launched the initiative for SAIL employees and their families(PTI)
Published on Jan 23, 2020 05:42 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRajeev Jayaswal

Flats with benefits

Realtors are introducing loyalty programmes, discounts and deals for buyers, and those with successful referrals.
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Updated on Nov 25, 2019 08:19 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByVanessa Viegas

Chandigarh misses deadline for implementing waste segregation

Sources say UT adviser Manoj Parida held a review meeting on September 30 and asked MC officials to speed up the process
The new garbage collection vehicles at Sarangpur village in Chandigarh.(Karun Sharma/HT)
The new garbage collection vehicles at Sarangpur village in Chandigarh.(Karun Sharma/HT)
Updated on Sep 30, 2019 11:52 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByVivek Gupta, Chandigarh

UP govt defends draft ordinance on private varsities

Deputy chief minister Dinesh Sharma, who is also the state minister for higher and secondary education, said the draft ordinance announced on Tuesday, promoted unity and integrity.
The Uttar Pradesh Private Universities Association has welcomed the government billbut said there was nothing new in it.(HT File Photo used for representation)
The Uttar Pradesh Private Universities Association has welcomed the government billbut said there was nothing new in it.(HT File Photo used for representation)
Updated on Jun 20, 2019 02:04 PM IST
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Lucknow | ByHT Correspondent

We still have a long way to go in ensuring gender justice

Women safety is an issue we are grappling with in daily lives in our cities. While at one level, it involves preconditioning, unconscious biases, stereotypes and values we impart to our children, at another level, it needs appropriate urban structures for women to move around comfortably.
In corporate life too, women have to deal with not-so-subtle gender discrimination and fight off stereotyping tendencies.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
In corporate life too, women have to deal with not-so-subtle gender discrimination and fight off stereotyping tendencies.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Apr 16, 2019 09:39 AM IST
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ByShubhra Puri

Health programmes need community engagement

Only when people get involved, they become aware consumers, rather than passive recipients of doles.
India has a multi-tiered health facility structure with subcentres for every five villages, flowing into Primary Health Centres (PHCs), Community Health Centres (CHCs) and district hospitals.(HT File / Representative Photo)
India has a multi-tiered health facility structure with subcentres for every five villages, flowing into Primary Health Centres (PHCs), Community Health Centres (CHCs) and district hospitals.(HT File / Representative Photo)
Updated on Dec 07, 2018 07:31 AM IST
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ByAshok Alexander

Delhi govt and private schools to be graded based on academics, infrastructure

To evaluate schools on the teaching-learning parameters, the institutes will be asked to submit information on the number of teachers, students, classrooms, library and laboratory facilities.
The entry point for school education in the Delhi is nursery admission, which is a highly competitive process with most parents in the city struggling to secure a seat in a few schools of their choice.
The entry point for school education in the Delhi is nursery admission, which is a highly competitive process with most parents in the city struggling to secure a seat in a few schools of their choice.
Updated on Apr 06, 2018 09:13 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHeena Kausar
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