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Mizoram’s BJP chief says largesse from the Centre will help the BJP to retain power in the autonomous district councils.(TWITTER/@Vanlalhmuaka11.)

Ahead of polls, all Congress members of Mizoram autonomous council join BJP

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 01:51 AM IST
The development comes ahead of next month’s polls to the LADC located in Lawngtlai district. The LADC has 25 total members of whom 8 are from Mizo National Front (MNF) and 4 former Congress members who resigned from the party last week.
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Ludhiana doctors to observe ‘medical bandh’ on June 23

By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2020 12:14 AM IST
Clinical Establishment Act being enforced from July 1 is against, patients, the poor and doctors, they say
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Concrete stuffed around trees outside the office of the municipal corporation in Ludhiana.(HT PHOTO)
Concrete stuffed around trees outside the office of the municipal corporation in Ludhiana.(HT PHOTO)

Ludhiana MC putting concrete around trees, engineers’ council writes to NGT

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2020 10:56 PM IST
A member of the engineers’ council says they have requested the NGT to direct MC officials to remove the concrete and paver blocks fixed within one metre of trunks of trees to save them from perishing
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UT constitutes standing committees of the administrator’s advisory council

By Munieshwer A Sagar, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2019 01:40 AM IST
The 10 committees are headed by a chairperson each and comprises four to five members
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The International Cricket Council (ICC) logo at the ICC headquarters(REUTERS)
The International Cricket Council (ICC) logo at the ICC headquarters(REUTERS)

Sri Lanka tour of Pakistan: ICC’s security review before naming match officials

By Indo Asian News Service | Lahore
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2019 09:51 AM IST
The last time an international series was played in Pakistan against Zimbabwe in 2015, the Council did not appoint any neutral match official and it had tasked both the countries to oversee cricketing matters.
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From the archives of the Hindustan Times: July 29, 2019

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2019 10:19 AM IST
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The levy on EV chargers or charging stations to has been reduced to 5% from 18%, effective from August 1, 2019, an official statement said.(Pradeep Gaur/ Mint File Photo)
The levy on EV chargers or charging stations to has been reduced to 5% from 18%, effective from August 1, 2019, an official statement said.(Pradeep Gaur/ Mint File Photo)

GST cut to power electric vehicles, drive down prices

By Rajeev Jayaswal and Anisha Dutta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2019 10:40 AM IST
The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government is encouraging people to switch from vehicles fuelled by petrol and diesels to EVs as part of its commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions under the global agreement on climate change, and to reduce spending on oil imports, which amounted to $112 billion in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2019.
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Some of the Mitcham Club juniors playing on the Green(HT)
Some of the Mitcham Club juniors playing on the Green(HT)

World Cup 2019: On Olde Meecham Green, make Crickette survive

By Somshuvra Laha | Hindustan Times, London
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2019 07:58 AM IST
Lined by old trees and two sightscreens is the Mitcham Cricket Green, believed to be the world’s oldest continually used cricket ground, possibly since 1685.
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Trinamool Congress member Aparupa Poddar brought this up and sought answers from the government on why was it so and how soon can the situation be rectified.(HT Photo)
Trinamool Congress member Aparupa Poddar brought this up and sought answers from the government on why was it so and how soon can the situation be rectified.(HT Photo)

Teachers’ recruitment, medical council among bills tabled in LS

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2019 12:11 AM IST
As Lok Sabha took up the Homeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Bill, it came to light that the AYUSH clinic at the Rashtrapati Bhawan has private doctors on contractual basis.
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Fifteen Congress members of MADC signed the decision to merge with the BJP, while five others gave consent over the phone. The Congress members include three who have been nominated.(AFP)
Fifteen Congress members of MADC signed the decision to merge with the BJP, while five others gave consent over the phone. The Congress members include three who have been nominated.(AFP)

Congress members merge with BJP in Mizoram autonomous council

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2019 09:30 AM IST
Chief executive member N Zakhai of Mara Autonomous Development Council (MADC) wrote to its chairperson H Sahlo last week informing about the merger with the BJP, which has two members.
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School education minister Ashish Shelar told the legislative Council that he will form special squads to examine the cases.(HT File)
School education minister Ashish Shelar told the legislative Council that he will form special squads to examine the cases.(HT File)

Admission scam in Mumbai’s minority colleges? State government to look into claims

By Eeshanpriya MS, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2019 12:46 AM IST
Opposition alleges 3 colleges converting minority seats into management to ‘sell them’; state refutes allegations, but promises probe
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Raote said the government is in talks with locals who will be affected by the project and will give them appropriate compensation.(HT Photo)
Raote said the government is in talks with locals who will be affected by the project and will give them appropriate compensation.(HT Photo)

54K mangroves to be razed in Maharashtra for Ahmedabad bullet train project

By HT Correspondent | Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2020 08:24 PM IST
In a written reply to a question by Shiv Sena legislator Manisha Kayande, transport minister Diwakar Raote told the legislative Council that the government will plant five times the trees that will be cut for the project.
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The GST Council is expected to consider tweaking GST rate on lottery and cutting the tax rate on electric vehicles from 12 per cent to 5 per cent.(ANI)
The GST Council is expected to consider tweaking GST rate on lottery and cutting the tax rate on electric vehicles from 12 per cent to 5 per cent.(ANI)

Nirmala Sitharaman-led first GST Council meets to decide on single point refund system

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2019 04:03 PM IST
The 35th meeting of the GST Council and the first under Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will also consider a couple of anti-evasion steps .
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The state government is considering a way to ensure time-bound resolution of court cases surrounding big-ticket public infrastructure projects, such as the coastal road or Metro project, in a manner that does not infringe on the powers of the judiciary, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said in the state legislature on Wednesday.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
The state government is considering a way to ensure time-bound resolution of court cases surrounding big-ticket public infrastructure projects, such as the coastal road or Metro project, in a manner that does not infringe on the powers of the judiciary, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said in the state legislature on Wednesday.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

Need quick solution for cases linked to infra projects, says Devendra Fadnavis

By Eeshanpriya MS | Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUN 20, 2019 01:46 AM IST
Referring to the Metro project, Fadnavis told the council that the project saw a delay of almost nine months owing to litigation, which led to a cost escalation of about 1,000 crore in the project.
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Under intense pressure from the US, France and Britain, Beijing finally allowed the panel last month to impose sanctions on the Masood Azhar.(Reuters File Photo)
Under intense pressure from the US, France and Britain, Beijing finally allowed the panel last month to impose sanctions on the Masood Azhar.(Reuters File Photo)

India slams secrecy in working of UN’s terrorism sanctions panel

By Indo Asian News Service | United Nations
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2019 01:38 PM IST
Without having to publicly justify its decision, China had blocked Azhar’s designation as a terrorist for 10 years in the secretive al-Qaeda Sanctions Committee, which deals with groups and people associated with it and the Islamic State.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi address the media after meeting with President RamNath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Saturday.(PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi address the media after meeting with President RamNath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Saturday.(PTI)

PM Modi, council of ministers to take oath at 7 pm on Thursday

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2019 11:54 PM IST
President Kovind had appointed Narendra Modi as Prime Minister on Saturday, minutes after leaders of the 40-member national coalition NDA called on him after electing the PM as the coalition’s leader.
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In a move aimed at reducing the loss of teaching hours, the State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT), Haryana, will be revamping the teacher training schedule from this year onwards.(HT file photo)
In a move aimed at reducing the loss of teaching hours, the State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT), Haryana, will be revamping the teacher training schedule from this year onwards.(HT file photo)

Council plans short and smart training sessions for teachers

By Sadia Akhtar | Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON MAY 23, 2019 01:23 AM IST
Till last year, different categories of teachers would be trained for eight to 10 days at a stretch in November and December.
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Gurugram students shined at the Indian School Certificate(ISC) class 12 results, which were declared by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) on Tuesday afternoon.(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)
Gurugram students shined at the Indian School Certificate(ISC) class 12 results, which were declared by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) on Tuesday afternoon.(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)

Girls outperform boys in CISCE board exams

By HT Correspondent | Gurugram
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2019 07:00 AM IST
Dewang Kumar Agarwal of La Martiniere for Boys School, Kolkata, who jointly topped the ISC exam, attributed his success to hard work and self-confidence. “I worked hard and was confident of good results. But I never imagined that I will be the topper. I am really very happy,” he said
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Sudanese demonstrators protest against the army's announcement that President Omar al-Bashir would be replaced by a military-led transitional council, near Defence Ministry in Khartoum, Sudan.(REUTERS)
Sudanese demonstrators protest against the army's announcement that President Omar al-Bashir would be replaced by a military-led transitional council, near Defence Ministry in Khartoum, Sudan.(REUTERS)

Sudan protesters demand civilian rule, military council ready to comply

By Reuters | Khartoum
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2019 02:21 PM IST
The Sudanese Professionals’ Association (SPA) called for the establishment of a transitional council which would be protected by the armed forces, adding it would exert “all forms of peaceful pressure to achieve the objectives of the revolution”.
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China on Wednesday accused the US of ‘complicating’ the issue of designating Jaish-e-Mohammad founder Masood Azhar a global terrorist.(AFP)
China on Wednesday accused the US of ‘complicating’ the issue of designating Jaish-e-Mohammad founder Masood Azhar a global terrorist.(AFP)

China says Washington’s UN move complicates Masood Azhar issue

By Sutirtho Patranobis | Hindustan Times, Beijing
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2019 05:43 PM IST
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told a media briefing here that China is adopting constructive and reasonable stand on the issue to resolve it properly.
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Pandey said GST rates for new projects will be mandatory from April 1.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Pandey said GST rates for new projects will be mandatory from April 1.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

GST Council approves transition plan for new tax rates for real estate sector

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 19, 2019 03:45 PM IST
The all-powerful GST Council Tuesday approved a transition plan for the implementation of new tax structure for housing units, Revenue Secretary A B Pandey said.
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Final decision on 48-team 2022 World Cup set for June: FIFA

By AFP | Miami
PUBLISHED ON MAR 14, 2019 10:40 PM IST
The FIFA Council meeting in Miami on Friday will give its verdict on an internal feasibility study which supported increasing the number of teams at the 2022 tournament in Qatar from 32 to 48,
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New Delhi, India - Dec. 1, 2016: New 2000 rupee currency note. (Photo by Sonu Mehta/ Hindustan Times)(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
New Delhi, India - Dec. 1, 2016: New 2000 rupee currency note. (Photo by Sonu Mehta/ Hindustan Times)(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Govt detects Rs 20,000 cr GST evasion in April-Feb FY’19

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2019 06:20 PM IST
The earlier GST rate on under-construction apartments and affordable housing was 12 per cent and eight per cent with input tax credit (ITC), respectively.
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A labourer works at the construction of a residential complex at Noida.(REUTERS)
A labourer works at the construction of a residential complex at Noida.(REUTERS)

India’s growth to remain in 7-7.5% range in next few years: PM advisory panel

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2019 05:54 PM IST
The growth rate can be easily increased by 1 per cent by addressing structural problems through reforms, the council observed during its meeting Friday.
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The NDA government on Wednesday decided to grant more power and funds to 10 autonomous councils in the region.(PTI)
The NDA government on Wednesday decided to grant more power and funds to 10 autonomous councils in the region.(PTI)

Cabinet approves increase in Autonomous Councils’ powers in Sixth Schedule areas in North east

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2019 09:09 PM IST
The Union Cabinet approved a “landmark” constitutional amendment to increase the powers of the autonomous councils in the Sixth Schedule areas of the Northeast.
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Highlights: ‘Congress stalling legal process in Ayodhya case,’ says PM Modi

By Kumar Uttam | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 12, 2019 08:25 PM IST

On the second day of BJP’s national council meet which began on Friday, top party leaders came face to face with national council members. The national council meeting is likely to be the last one before the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.As opposition is forming alliances, today’s meeting focussed on BJP’s strategy against opposition for a guaranteed win in Lok Sabha 2019. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also delivered a valedictory speech at the event. Follow highlights here:

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Medical and nursing colleges are concentrated in a few states like Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Gujarat and Maharashtra.(HT photo)
Medical and nursing colleges are concentrated in a few states like Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Gujarat and Maharashtra.(HT photo)

NITI Aayog pitches for enactment of National Medical Commission Bill

By HT Correspondent | PTI, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2018 06:07 PM IST
The Aayog said the quality of health professional training and adherence to standards is sub-optimal, including in the private sector.
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India has warned that asking peacekeepers to “do more with less” is a strategy that is “setting us all up for a tragedy”.(HT File Photo)
India has warned that asking peacekeepers to “do more with less” is a strategy that is “setting us all up for a tragedy”.(HT File Photo)

Peacekeeping strategy headed for tragedy: India warns at UN

By Press Trust of India | United Nations
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2018 02:06 PM IST
Drawing the attention of the Council to what MONUSCO peacekeepers are facing while deployed in sensitive areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Akbaruddin said the central sector of the country constitutes more than 500,000 sq kms of a total area of 2.34 million sq kms, with more than 11 million people of a total population of 81.5 million.
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