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Bihar IPS officer Anusuya Ransingh Sahu shifted out after tussle with DG

Anusuya Ransingh Sahu, a 2006 batch IPS officer has been shifted as DIG-cum-deputy director of civil defence

Anusuya Ransingh Sahu is the second IPS officer to be shifted out of the home guard and fire services department this year
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 05:53 PM IST

Chandigarh: Using Hindi reduces patients’ stress, says PGI director

The 62nd meeting of the institute’s official language implementation committee was organised on Monday under PGIMER director Dr Lal’s chairmanship

During his message to the institute’s employees, PGIMER director Dr Lal emphasised that being the country’s official language, Hindi played a crucial role in uniting the nation’s people. (HT file photo)
Published on Sep 19, 2023 04:01 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

IIT-Mandi director faces flak for linking meat eating to Himachal Pradesh crisis

A video clip of Indian Institute of Technology, Mandi, director Laxmidhar Behera is going viral on YouTube and microblogging website X (formerly Twitter), in which he is telling some students, who it appears are sitting in an auditorium, to stop eating meat to become good human beings

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Updated on Sep 07, 2023 11:47 PM IST
By, Dharamshala

JNU Professor Prof. Gobardhan Das appointed as Director of IISER Bhopal

Professor Gobardhan Das appointed as new Director of IISER Bhopal; holds several editorial and honorary positions.

JNU Professor Gobardhan Das Appointed as New Director of IISER Bhopal
Published on Aug 25, 2023 06:07 PM IST

MNNIT director dubs recent faculty recruitment fair

The Director of MNNIT-Allahabad, Prof RS Verma, has denied allegations of anomalies in recent faculty recruitments, stating that the process was fair and in line with regulations. He urged protesting teachers to end their stir for the sake of the institution.

MNNIT director Prof RS Verma talking to media persons on Thursday. (HT)
Updated on Aug 25, 2023 12:18 AM IST
By, Prayagraj

Haryana transfers 16 IAS officers, seven districts get new DCs

According to the orders, Sushil Sarwan, who was holding multiple departments, including employment and skill development as director, has been posted as the DC of Panchkula. Sarwan replaces Priyanka Soni, who has been posted as the director and special secretary, medical education and research.

Haryana government shuffled deputy commissioners (DCs) of seven districts with immediate effect on Saturday. (HT File)
Updated on Aug 20, 2023 01:33 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

MP school teacher booked for beating students over religious chants: Police

According to the complaint, school director Maria Shekhwat felt offended (by the chants) and asked school teacher Vishwajeet Jaiswal to beat up the students, said Nalin Budholiya, Nagda police station in-charge

 (Representative Photo)
Updated on Aug 16, 2023 06:46 PM IST

Sridevi: From being Bollywood’s first female superstar to her mysterious death

Sridevi, one of the most iconic actors of the country, was born on August 13, 1963. Sridevi was the first female superstar of Bollywood. She died in 2018.

 Sridevi in a still from her 1989 film Chandni.
Published on Aug 13, 2023 08:51 AM IST

Renowned nuclear physicist Bikash Sinha dies at 78 in Kolkata

A recipient of Padma Shri in 2001 and Padma Bhusan in 2010, he was the former director of the Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics and Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre

Nuclear physicist Bikash Sinha (Twitter Photo)
Updated on Aug 11, 2023 03:18 PM IST

Listicle: Meet 10 women named India who shine in their diverse fields

These 10 women called India are authors, actors, designers and even Playboy models. As Independence Day approaches, see how they’ve lived up to the name

India Amarteifio plays young Queen Charlotte in Netflix's Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story.
Updated on Aug 11, 2023 08:16 PM IST

Bodyguard director Siddique dies after cardiac arrest at 63

Malayalam director Siddique has died at 63. He is survived by his wife and their daughters.

Malayalam director Siddique passed away in Kochi.
Published on Aug 08, 2023 10:06 PM IST

Red, White and Royal Blue director Matthew López on that coming out scene

In a chat with Hindustan Times, Matthew López shared how he cannot imagine the film without its two leading actors Taylor Zakhar Perez and Nicholas Galitzine.

Taylor Zakhar Perez and Nicholas Galitzine with director Matthew López on the set of Red, White and Royal Blue.
Published on Aug 07, 2023 06:15 AM IST

More workforce, proper referral system possible cures to patient rush, says PGIMER director

Dr Vivek Lal says PGIMER’s greatest challenge remains management of patient rush in the emergency department, especially in the absence of a proper referral system

Dr Vivek Lal completed one year as director of PGIMER, Chandigarh, on May 6 this year. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 31, 2023 12:13 AM IST

Ex-PGI director alleges “mala fide attempts” by Dr Vivek Lal to thwart his appointment as dean

Former officiating director of the institute and well-known paediatrician, Surjit Singh, has accused Lal of making “malafide attempts” to keep him away from the post of dean academic, stating that he had refused to accede to Lal’s “illegal demands” made in respect of the latter’s son, an MD student at the institute.

Former officiating director of the institute and well-known paediatrician Surjit Singh. (HT File)
Updated on Jul 26, 2023 01:40 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Meet Suparn Varma, the filmmaker giving the villain his due

In Suparn Varma’s shows, people are rarely just good or evil. As the lines blur, characters get complicated, more compelling. And he creates hit after hit

In Rana Naidu (2023 -) Suparn Varma wrote the characters played by Rana Dagubatti and Venkatesh Daggubatti as regular men, driven by moral complications rather than innate hero or villain traits.
Updated on Jul 25, 2023 02:23 PM IST
ByUrvee Modwel

Amid ‘letter war’ in dept, education minister meets Nitish, Lalu

Senior ministers Bijendra Prasad Yadav and Vijay Kumar Choudhary, who held the education portfolio prior to Chandrashekhar, and ruling JD-U president Rajiv Ranjan alias Lalan Singh were also present at the meeting with the CM.

Bihar education minister Chandrashekhar (HT FILE)
Updated on Jul 06, 2023 10:17 PM IST
By, Patna

Chandigarh: Parking contractor accused of 7-crore fraud denied bail again

After the firm failed to pay licence fee worth ₹7 crore to Chandigarh MC, the civic body approached the bank concerned to recover the money through bank guarantees submitted by the contractor, only to find the guarantees to be fake

The second bail application was moved citing that since the charge sheet had been filed by the police, nothing was to be recovered from him. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Jul 04, 2023 01:35 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Hisar official under scanner for not acting against fraud accused

As per sources, the director had issued orders to the Hisar DLO to get a cheating FIR registered against accused Naresh Kumar Gunpal of Balak village on April 24. However, the employment official did not take any action and dilly-dallied the issue for certain reasons.

Sonam Goyal, the DLO Rohtak, who also holds the charge of Hisar could not be reached for comments despite repeated phone calls and text messages. (HT File)
Updated on Jul 04, 2023 12:36 AM IST
BySunil Rahar, Rohtak

The Academy invites Taylor Swift, Ke Huy Quan, Austin Butler and others to join

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited 398 artists and entertainment executives invited to join the organisation.

The Oscars Academy has set a new set of rules and regulations.
Published on Jun 29, 2023 04:48 PM IST
ByVrinda Rastogi

Abhay Deol: Raanjhanaa lost its essence due to the glamorisation formula

As Raanjhanaa completes 10 years of release, actor Abhay Deol looks at the flaws as well as the good aspects of the film.

In Raanjhanaa, actor Abhay Deol was seen as a student leader, and love interest of Sonam Kapoor’s character
Updated on Jun 20, 2023 05:17 PM IST

AICTE may relax qualification norms for tech institute heads

“The issue was placed before a committee of experts constituted by this Council for deliberations,” AICTE member secretary Rajive Kumar said.

A person vying for post of director or principal at an AICTE affiliated technical institute may no longer need to guide PhD candidates
Updated on Jun 16, 2023 11:38 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Buniyaad actor Mangal Dhillon passes away at 64 in Ludhiana

Mangal Dhillon was suffering from cancer and had been admitted at a private hospital in Ludhiana for treatment and his family had brought him a few days ago. Dhillon, who had worked in many Hindi and Punjabi tele-serials and films in his 30-year-long career, had gained popularity for his roles in tele serials Buniyaad and Junoon

Actor, director and producer Mangal Dhillon passed away at the age of 64 after a battle with cancer, in Neelon Kalan village near Samrala of Ludhiana on Saturday. (HT File)
Updated on Jun 12, 2023 12:30 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Web series producer, director booked for showing obscene scenes at Rai sports institute

Moushumi Ghoshal, the vice-principal of Moti Lal Nehru School of Sports, Rai, in Sonepat district, has lodged a complaint with the police, stating that the series makers did not take an NoC from the institute

This web series, which was shot in 2021, was released in March this year. (HT File)
Updated on Jun 07, 2023 01:35 PM IST
BySunil Rahar, Rohtak

Anurag Kashyap pens heartfelt note on completing three decades in Mumbai

Anurag Kashyap took to Instagram to share a throwback picture, and revealed that it has been three decades since he first came to Mumbai.

Anurag Kashyap penned a heartfelt note on Instagram about his journey in Mumbai.
Published on Jun 03, 2023 08:13 PM IST

JJ ophthalmology doctors accuse ex-dean’s son of manipulation, intimidation

Resident doctors at Sir JJ Hospital in Mumbai have filed a complaint against Dr Sumeet Lahane, son of the hospital's former dean, alleging that he is attempting to manipulate and intimidate them into withdrawing a complaint against his father. The complaint was made in April 2016, when nearly 450 resident doctors went on strike against the head of the ophthalmology department and the then dean. Dr Sumeet has reportedly continued to visit the department and perform surgeries, despite not holding an official position at the hospital. The National Medical Commission has been asked to investigate.

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Updated on May 30, 2023 01:15 AM IST

Bhojpuri director Subhash Chandra Tiwari found dead in hotel room

Bhojpuri film director Subhash Chandra Tiwari was found dead inside a hotel room in Sonbhadra, Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, police said.

Subhash Chandra Tiwari found dead in a hotel room.
Published on May 25, 2023 05:06 PM IST

Abhilash Thapliyal to make his Cannes debut: Not even been invited to film awards in India, and I am going directly there!

Actor Abhilash Thapliyal gets talking about walking the red carpet at the Cannes film festival for the first time for his upcoming film with director Anurag Kashyap.

Actor Abhilash Thapliyal is travelling to Cannes for a film premiere.
Updated on May 21, 2023 06:09 PM IST
ByRishabh Suri

Lateral entry: UPSC announces 20 vacancies for joint secy, director posts

UPSC said a detailed announcement about the 20 vacancies will be made on May 20. Applications will be received between May 20 and June 19

Union Public Service Commission announced 20 vacancies for lateral entry at the level of joint secretary, director and deputy secretary (File Photo)
Updated on May 18, 2023 06:15 PM IST
ByDeeksha Bhardwaj

Chandigarh: Parking contractor accused of 7-crore fraud denied bail

The parking firm was awarded the contract of 57 Zone-2 parking lots in 2020 that got over in January this year; but the firm failed to pay licence fee worth ₹7 crore to MC

On March 7, police arrested Sanjay Sharma, the parking firm’s director, from his office in Delhi. (Getty Images/Purestock)
Updated on May 18, 2023 01:46 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Vinay Pathak's Bhagwan Bharose bags Best Film award at UK Asian Film Festival

Producer Shiladitya Bora's first film as a director -Bhagwan Bharose - has bagged the Best Film award at the 25th UK Asian Film Festival.

Director Shiladitya Bora and Vinay Pathak on sets of Bhagwan Bharose.
Published on May 15, 2023 03:57 PM IST
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