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These will be part of a long-awaited overhaul in how India sees and approaches dangers in the digital domain.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Cyber policy to factor in threat from state actors

By Sunetra Choudhury, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 04:12 AM IST
  • The 50-odd pages document, anchored by the national security adviser’s office, is now awaiting the approval from the Prime Minister’s office before it is released.
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Till Wednesday night, India vaccinated a total of 949,147 people, or 712 per million in Phase 2, which covers the most vulnerable sections of the general public.(AP)
Till Wednesday night, India vaccinated a total of 949,147 people, or 712 per million in Phase 2, which covers the most vulnerable sections of the general public.(AP)

Phase 2 of vaccination drive stuck in first gear

PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 04:09 AM IST
  • Delhi, which gave shots to 1,679 people per million population in the second phase till Wednesday night, was in the second spot, while Odisha (1,283 doses per million) was third.
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The numbers of bullets fired and tear gas shells used were the highest in recent years, several mid-level police officers said.(Sanchit Khanna/HT photo)
The numbers of bullets fired and tear gas shells used were the highest in recent years, several mid-level police officers said.(Sanchit Khanna/HT photo)

461 bullets, 4,000 tear gas shells used by cops to quell Delhi riots

By Prawesh Lama, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 04:00 AM IST
  • As part of their investigation, police have till date arrested 1,753 persons, which includes 820 Hindus and 933 Muslims.
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Kumar, who also works as a driver, is an accused in two murder cases and one of Arms Act and has spent time in Dasna Jail in Uttar Pradesh.(HT Photo/Representative Image)
Kumar, who also works as a driver, is an accused in two murder cases and one of Arms Act and has spent time in Dasna Jail in Uttar Pradesh.(HT Photo/Representative Image)

Civil defence volunteer accidentally shoots himself

PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 03:36 AM IST
  • The accused man, 30-year-old Sujeet Kumar, remains hospitalised and the police are waiting for him to recover before they pursue “suitable action” against him.
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The EDMC also sought action against “miscreants” who were “illegally waylaying garbage removal trucks, threatening drivers and dumping garbage openly on the roads and streets”.
The EDMC also sought action against “miscreants” who were “illegally waylaying garbage removal trucks, threatening drivers and dumping garbage openly on the roads and streets”.

Court warrant against MCD union members

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 03:31 AM IST
  • A bench of justice Vipin Sanghi and justice Rekha Palli also asked the members of the striking union to not put under siege the municipal corporation or throw garbage on the streets.
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The Delhi government had launched this course in DTU in 2019.(ANI)
The Delhi government had launched this course in DTU in 2019.(ANI)

MBA in family business helping people across India, says Sisodia

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 03:27 AM IST
  • Manish Sisodia also interacted with students enrolled in the course to know their experiences.
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Open burning and abandoned old vehicles have also become a prominent source of pollution in east Delhi.
Open burning and abandoned old vehicles have also become a prominent source of pollution in east Delhi.

Local sources behind high pollution in north, east Delhi

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 03:23 AM IST
  • Jai Prakash, north Delhi mayor, said that all efforts of the municipal agencies this winter were focused to control local pollution sources.
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The conspiracy came to fore during the first week of January when following a tip off, the attempt to smuggle the mercury inside the jail in a perfume bottle, was foiled by a team of special cell.(Vipin Kumar/Hindustan Times)
The conspiracy came to fore during the first week of January when following a tip off, the attempt to smuggle the mercury inside the jail in a perfume bottle, was foiled by a team of special cell.(Vipin Kumar/Hindustan Times)

Police claim to foil plot for murder of riots accused in Tihar jail

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2021 03:20 AM IST
  • No Delhi police officer commented on the incident on record, but senior police officers aware of the development said on condition of anonymity that the two men who were on the target, are lodged in Tihar for their role in the northeast Delhi violence.
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On Thursday, the family of the dead boy placed his body on the road outside Ambedkar Hospital and staged a protest.
On Thursday, the family of the dead boy placed his body on the road outside Ambedkar Hospital and staged a protest.

Earthmover accidentally dumps soil, kills 14-year-old boy in Shahbad Dairy

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 03:15 AM IST
  • Like several other curious onlookers, the boy too was watching the earthmover in action when the mishap took place, the police said.
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But the bench was emphatic that before it examined Purohit’s bail plea, it would want to take a look at the regulations, which were notified by the central government on February 25.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
But the bench was emphatic that before it examined Purohit’s bail plea, it would want to take a look at the regulations, which were notified by the central government on February 25.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

OTT regulations a necessity as some even show porn, says SC

By Utkarsh Anand, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 02:49 AM IST
  • The scenes that caused offence have since been deleted, and the makers as well as the OTT company have apologised.
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