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Daoud Sultanzoy was appointed the mayor of Kabul by Ashraf Ghani. 

Kabul's former mayor come to office every day; says can't escape duty

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 10:36 PM IST
Daoud Sultanzoy, the mayor who was appointed by Ashraf Ghani, now shares office space with Taliban leader, Kabul administrator Hamidullah Nomani and says he can shirk his responsibility saying ‘Oh, I don’t like these people’.
The weekly Covid positivity rate of Maharashtra is 2.28%. (HT FILE)
The weekly Covid positivity rate of Maharashtra is 2.28%. (HT FILE)

Maharashtra: 8 districts report Covid positivity rate higher than state average

By Naresh Kamath, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2021 10:37 PM IST
The weekly Covid positivity rate of Maharashtra is 2.28%, though eight districts have a higher positivity rate. Positivity rate is the percentage of positive cases against tests conducted.
Indian ambassador to US Taranjit Singh Sandhu.(ANI File Photo)
Indian ambassador to US Taranjit Singh Sandhu.(ANI File Photo)

PM Modi-Biden meeting will be continuation of earlier interactions: Indian envoy

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Kunal Gaurav, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 10:35 PM IST
  • The Indian ambassador to US said that the two countries were frequently interacting during Biden’s first 100 days of presidency despite the pandemic and other limitations.
Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), which is governed by an independent Act — the Mumbai Municipal Corporation Act, will continue to elect one councillor in every ward in the city, which is scheduled to go to polls in February 2022. (AFP)
Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), which is governed by an independent Act — the Mumbai Municipal Corporation Act, will continue to elect one councillor in every ward in the city, which is scheduled to go to polls in February 2022. (AFP)

Maharashtra cabinet clears plan for multi-member wards in urban civic bodies, excluding Mumbai

By Swapnil Rawal, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 10:31 PM IST
The state cabinet on Wednesday cleared a proposal reverting to the system of electing multiple councillors or corporators from every ward in all municipal corporations and municipal councils in the state, excluding Mumbai. The state government will promulgate an ordinance to make the amendment.
It is estimated that Delhi generates about 200,000 tonnes of e-waste annually that comprises electrical appliances, electronic items, computers, accessories and mobile phones, among others. (Representative photo/Hindustan Times)
It is estimated that Delhi generates about 200,000 tonnes of e-waste annually that comprises electrical appliances, electronic items, computers, accessories and mobile phones, among others. (Representative photo/Hindustan Times)

In a year, Delhi to get eco park to manage e-waste

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 10:28 PM IST
Such a park is needed for scientific and environmentally safe dismantling, refurbishing, recycling and disposal of electronic waste in the city, said Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday said the religious leader’s statement was “unfortunate and uncalled for” and was not based on any statistics or facts. (PTI PHOTO.)
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday said the religious leader’s statement was “unfortunate and uncalled for” and was not based on any statistics or facts. (PTI PHOTO.)

No all-party meet to discuss Bishop’s statement, says Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 10:28 PM IST
Addressing a church ceremony in Kottayam on September 9, the Bishop spoke out against a particular community saying that Catholic girls and youth were targeted by it. The Bishop’s statement had triggered a war of words between different communities and opposition parties urged the government to call an all-party meeting.
Uttar Pradesh power engineers’ body now wants UPPCL management to roll back transfer of 23 engineers. (Pic for representation only)
Uttar Pradesh power engineers’ body now wants UPPCL management to roll back transfer of 23 engineers. (Pic for representation only)

Uttar Pradesh power engineers’ body warns of strike against harassment by UPPCL management

By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 10:28 PM IST
The threat comes amid the ongoing work boycott by Uttar Pradesh power engineers under the Paschimanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Ltd (PVVNL) against transfer of 23 junior engineers without serving any notice to them
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a visit to the United States to attend the 76th session of the UN General Assembly and the meeting of the heads of the Quad member states. (File photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a visit to the United States to attend the 76th session of the UN General Assembly and the meeting of the heads of the Quad member states. (File photo)

‘India has always seen humanity as one family’: Modi at Global Covid Summit

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Avik Roy, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 10:24 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India’s pharmaceutical industry has produced cost-effective diagnostic kits, drugs, medical devices, and PPE kits.
AP MLA from Rajendra Nagar Raghav Chadha (ANI)
AP MLA from Rajendra Nagar Raghav Chadha (ANI)

ED inquiry against Pankaj Gupta part of BJP conspiracy: AAP MLA Raghav Chadha

PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 10:24 PM IST
New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday said the enforcement directorate (ED) inquiry against party national secretary Pankaj Gupta was part of a BJP conspiracy in view of the growing popularity of AAP national convenor Arvind Kejriwal in states ruled by the Bharatiya Janata Party
Citing the National Crime Records Bureau data released recently, the Congress has also said that the number of cases of crime against women was more during the five-year rule of Fadnavis government until October 2019. (PTI)
Citing the National Crime Records Bureau data released recently, the Congress has also said that the number of cases of crime against women was more during the five-year rule of Fadnavis government until October 2019. (PTI)

BJP-ruled states see more crimes against women than Maha: Congress

By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 10:18 PM IST
A day after Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari asked the state government to hold a two-day session to discuss atrocities against women, the Maharashtra Congress has hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), pointing at the high number of such cases in the BJP-ruled states of Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh.
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