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Bharat Bandh call evokes mixed response in Haryana

Shops shut, fuel stations open as traffic was diverted as a precautionary measure on NH-44 from Pipli to Kurukshetra and at Ambala
Haryana Roadways bus operations were affected by the Bharat Bandh call as farmers blocked National Highway 44 on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
Haryana Roadways bus operations were affected by the Bharat Bandh call as farmers blocked National Highway 44 on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 09, 2020 01:38 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Karnal | ByHT Correspondents, Chandigarh/karnal

Kargil war hero’s kin set up hospital in his memory

The family of Captain Saurabh Kalia, who was killed in the Kargil war, has built a multi-specialty hospital at Dadh, around 15 kilometers from Dharamshala
The newly built Captain Saurabh Kalia hospital at Dadh near Dharamshala.(HT Photo)
The newly built Captain Saurabh Kalia hospital at Dadh near Dharamshala.(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 26, 2020 12:46 AM IST
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Hindustan Times/Dharamshala | ByHT Correspondent, Dharamshala

SAD to hold 3-hour chakka jam on September 25, lead kisan march from three Takhts on October 1

SAD core committee presided over by party president Sukhbir Singh Badal decides to contact like-minded regional parties across the country to evolve a joint strategy and put up a united fight to get the farm bills revoked
Seeking revocation of the farm bills, Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal will lead a farmer march from Takht Damdama Sahib, while SAD MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal will lead the march from Akal Takht to Dussehra Ground, Mohali, on October 1.(HT file photo)
Seeking revocation of the farm bills, Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal will lead a farmer march from Takht Damdama Sahib, while SAD MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal will lead the march from Akal Takht to Dussehra Ground, Mohali, on October 1.(HT file photo)
Published on Sep 22, 2020 06:30 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent

Altido Healthcare consulting recognized as ‘India’s most admirable healthcare brand’

As these healthcare organizations continue adapting to the new normal, Altido Healthcare Consulting will be playing a significant role in enabling them to come back stronger in the post-COVID times.
Altido also does extensive post construction analysis to understand any future operational issues or guiding factors on a continuous basis to avoid pitfalls and keep on improving & restoring the design practice.
Altido also does extensive post construction analysis to understand any future operational issues or guiding factors on a continuous basis to avoid pitfalls and keep on improving & restoring the design practice.
Updated on Sep 18, 2020 03:13 PM IST
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Indian veterinary body seeks ‘corona warrior’ tag

Indian Veterinary Association (IVA) has urged the department of animal husbandry and dairying, New Delhi, to extend Covid-19 warrior status to the veterinarians. In a letter to the department, IVA president Dr Chirantan Kadian has stated that veterinary services are emergency services and require round the clock intervention by veterinarians in all conditions, ranging from extreme weather conditions to epidemics and natural disasters.
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Updated on Aug 01, 2020 01:42 AM IST
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Aarogya Setu app users cross 2 crore mark in Uttar Pradesh: Official

The principal health secretary also said a large number of migrant workers are coming from other states with ASHA workers having surveyed 7.44 lakh of them so far.
NCC cadets and volunteers of NSS, Nehru Yuva Kendra and Yuvak Mangal Dal are being enlisted in COVID Volunteer Force, mandated to spread mass awareness about COVID(REUTERS)
NCC cadets and volunteers of NSS, Nehru Yuva Kendra and Yuvak Mangal Dal are being enlisted in COVID Volunteer Force, mandated to spread mass awareness about COVID(REUTERS)
Published on May 23, 2020 07:04 PM IST
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Cycle-to-work is new UK mantra as Covid-19 toll crosses 31,500

Promoting walking and cycling to deal with the pandemic and later, transport secretary Grant Shapps said the shift will help create a greener economy as well as have a positive impact on people’s health and consequently lower the impact on the National Health Service.
The use of the Underground and trains during the pandemic has dropped substantially in London.(AP)
The use of the Underground and trains during the pandemic has dropped substantially in London.(AP)
Published on May 09, 2020 09:30 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

Ensure sanitisation of ambulances, Punjab health department tells civil surgeons

In a letter to civil hospitals, director health and family welfare, Punjab, said the ambulances used for ferrying Covid-19 patients should be disinfected as per the government guidelines. Items such as oxygen cylinder and medicine kit should be regularly checked to ensure they are not expired, it said
The letter received by Ludhiana civil hospital was further sent to the sub-divisional hospitals, community and primary health centres across the district.(HT Photo)
The letter received by Ludhiana civil hospital was further sent to the sub-divisional hospitals, community and primary health centres across the district.(HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 30, 2020 08:35 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | ByMohit Khanna, Ludhiana

Confusion, snarls at Delhi-Haryana border on day 1 of Covid-19 travel curbs

Over 200 people were stopped from crossing the border into Gurugram at Sirhaul for the want of papers and police said they will book those who have no valid reason to travel from Wednesday them instead of sending them back.
The number of barricades was increased and police said they checked each claim of commuters to ensure that only those involved in essential services were allowed to cross borders in accordance guidelines governing the lockdown imposed to check the Covid-19 spread.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
The number of barricades was increased and police said they checked each claim of commuters to ensure that only those involved in essential services were allowed to cross borders in accordance guidelines governing the lockdown imposed to check the Covid-19 spread.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 29, 2020 03:46 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | ByLeena Dhankhar, Gurugram

COVID-19 Warrior: Uttarakhand man uses his car as ambulance in remote hilly regions amid lockdown

Ganesh Bhatt, 32, from Devprayag got the idea of using his vehicle as an emergency service after he learnt from a few locals that drivers in the area were scared to take patients to and from hospitals fearing they might contract the virus. Bhatt can be contacted on 9410530387.
Residents go about their daily life behind barriers in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province Tuesday, March 31, 2020. China says almost all of its coronavirus cases are now brought into the country by travelers from abroad, and Wuhan has not recorded any new confirmed or suspected cases in a week(AP)
Residents go about their daily life behind barriers in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province Tuesday, March 31, 2020. China says almost all of its coronavirus cases are now brought into the country by travelers from abroad, and Wuhan has not recorded any new confirmed or suspected cases in a week(AP)
Published on Apr 01, 2020 06:20 AM IST
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Dehradun, Hindustan Times | BySuparna Roy

Kangra man tests negative for Covid-19 in second report

The 32-year-old man was tested positive for Covid-19 on March 20, a day after he returned from Singapore. Now, the state has only one Covid-19 case.
Since March 10, as many as 802 people have returned to their home in Kangra district from abroad and 9,800 from other states.(Birbal Sharma/ht)
Since March 10, as many as 802 people have returned to their home in Kangra district from abroad and 9,800 from other states.(Birbal Sharma/ht)
Updated on Mar 28, 2020 08:02 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dharmshala | ByNaresh K Thakur, Dharamshala

Coronavirus: Parents in Shimla demand date of depositing pvt school fee to be extended

The association, Chhatra Abhibhavak Manch, demanded that state education minister Suresh Bhardwaj, education secretary and directorate of higher education director extend the date of depositing private school fee until situation normalises.
The association has alleged that private schools are pressuring parents to deposit school fee by March 30, despite the state and Centre ordered curfew and lockdown.(HT FILE)
The association has alleged that private schools are pressuring parents to deposit school fee by March 30, despite the state and Centre ordered curfew and lockdown.(HT FILE)
Updated on Mar 25, 2020 05:44 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Shimla | ByHT Correspondent, Shimla

Coronavirus: Police watch as people defy Kangra lockdown

Private transport remained off roads and markets were closed
The government on Sunday ordered a lockdown in Kangra district where two persons tested positive for Coronavirus in preliminary tests.(HT Photo)
The government on Sunday ordered a lockdown in Kangra district where two persons tested positive for Coronavirus in preliminary tests.(HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 23, 2020 05:48 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dharamshala | ByNaresh K Thakur, Dharamshala

Be a Road Hero, says Union Minister Nitin Gadkari

There are reports of lakhs of road accidents annually in our country. Mr. Gadkari’s message sheds light on the initiatives that we as individuals need to take to keep our roads safe.
Be a Road Hero, says Union Minister Nitin Gadkari
Be a Road Hero, says Union Minister Nitin Gadkari
Updated on Jan 20, 2020 11:15 AM IST
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UT’s central forensic lab gets 99cr DNA analysis centre

Centre will facilitate analysis of 2,000 criminal cases per year
(From left) Ministry of home affairs joint secretary PS Srivastava, minister of state for home affairs Nityanand Rai, Chandigarh MP Kirron Kher and Dr Balram K Gupta releasing quality manuals at the Central Forensic Science Laboratory in Sector 36, Chandigarh, on Monday.(HT photo)
(From left) Ministry of home affairs joint secretary PS Srivastava, minister of state for home affairs Nityanand Rai, Chandigarh MP Kirron Kher and Dr Balram K Gupta releasing quality manuals at the Central Forensic Science Laboratory in Sector 36, Chandigarh, on Monday.(HT photo)
Updated on Dec 24, 2019 12:59 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Chandigarh

Ludhiana civil hospital paediatric ward grappling with staff shortage

The state government is in the process of augmenting healthcare services by setting up nine more mother and child health centres at Moga, Tarn Taran, Fatehgarh Churian, Bham, Samana, Khanna, Sangrur, Malerkotla and Nakodar, but its centre at the civil hospital here is grappling with staff shortage and has been under pressure to provide quality service.
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Published on Dec 18, 2019 10:22 PM IST
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Hindusutan Times, Ludhiana | ByHarvinder Kaur, Ludhiana

To help kids report sexual abuse, govt to install POCSO boxes in schools in Himachal Pradesh

Navneet Rathore To curb child sexual abuse in schools and encourage children to speak up against the evil, the directorate of higher education has directed the schools (both government and private) across the state to install Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses (POCSO) boxes, which the students can use to put in their grievances.
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Updated on Nov 06, 2019 10:11 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Shimla

Health, fire departments in Patiala to remain functional all through today

Emergency services will operational at government health institutes including Mata Kaushalya Hospital, Government Rajindra hospital, and other sub-divisional hospitals and community health centres
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Published on Oct 26, 2019 09:47 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Patiala

15 dead as dam collapses at Siberian gold mine

The deluge damaged temporary shelters where miners were sleeping, the Moscow-based news agency Interfax reported, citing unidentified local officials. As many as 80 people were in the accommodation at the time.
At least 15 people are dead after a dam at a small Siberian gold mine collapsed and water flooded two workers' dormitories on Saturday.(AP)
At least 15 people are dead after a dam at a small Siberian gold mine collapsed and water flooded two workers' dormitories on Saturday.(AP)
Updated on Oct 20, 2019 07:08 AM IST
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Bloomberg | ByYuliya Fedorinova

High rent forces Fortis to stop emergency services at Chandigarh Airport

The hospital has been managing the medical inspection room for the last five years, the Airport Authority now plans to run the services on its own with help from the Punjab government
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Published on Oct 15, 2019 01:05 AM IST
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Hillary Victor, Mohali | ByHillary Victor, Mohali

London-bound flight aborts take-off after snag in Mumbai

The airline’s spokesperson, in a brief statement, said the aircraft returned after an indication of a “minor technical” issue, without giving details such as the number of passengers on board or even the flight number.
The airline’s spokesperson, in a brief statement, said the aircraft returned after an indication of a “minor technical” issue, without giving details such as the number of passengers on board or even the flight number.(HT image)
The airline’s spokesperson, in a brief statement, said the aircraft returned after an indication of a “minor technical” issue, without giving details such as the number of passengers on board or even the flight number.(HT image)
Updated on Oct 13, 2019 06:59 AM IST
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Mumbai | ByPress Trust of India

Indian-origin man charged with murder of 69-year-old musician in UK

Gurjeet Singh Lall was charged on Friday with the murder of Allan Isichei, who succumbed to his injuries after Raj Grover – a local resident – called the emergency services on finding him bleeding outside his home last week.
Scotland Yard have charged an Indian-origin man with the murder of a 69-year-old musician found bleeding on the doorstop of a home after being stabbed in south-west London.(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representative Image))
Scotland Yard have charged an Indian-origin man with the murder of a 69-year-old musician found bleeding on the doorstop of a home after being stabbed in south-west London.(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representative Image))
Published on Aug 31, 2019 03:12 PM IST
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‘Ensure better fire safety, waste management at the Bandra Fair’: Bandra residents

Lillian Pais, a member of the ALM, and resident of St John Baptist Road, said, “Every year, the waste is piled up at Veermata Jijabai Udyan near Rebello Road.
ALM members have also demanded fire engines and ambulance services should be on standby at a location with easy access to the main entry and exit points to the Basilica.(HT image)
ALM members have also demanded fire engines and ambulance services should be on standby at a location with easy access to the main entry and exit points to the Basilica.(HT image)
Updated on Aug 21, 2019 05:37 AM IST
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Mumbai | ByEeshanpriya M S

Doctors on strike tend to emergency cases in Pune

The Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) had called for a strike on August 7, wherein 4,500 residents doctors participated from across the state.
The Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) had called for a strike on August 7, wherein 4,500 residents doctors participated from across the state.(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)
The Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) had called for a strike on August 7, wherein 4,500 residents doctors participated from across the state.(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Aug 07, 2019 11:50 PM IST
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Pune | ByHT Correspondent

Doctors’ strike continues in Delhi but some big hospitals resume work

Resident doctors from a few big hospitals, like Lok Nayak and Lady Hardinge Medical College, returned to work on Saturday morning after meeting with Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan a day earlier.
Updated on Aug 03, 2019 10:59 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByAnonna Dutt

More doctors set to join stir today, OPDs to be affected

Unions said doctors will not carry out work in any department, unlike in most such agitations when those attending to critical care services continue working. The strike may be extended beyond Thursday, they warned.
At least 50,000 people are treated in the out-patient department (OPD) clinics of government hospitals, and roughly 40% of them are patients from outside of Delhi where they lack access to adequate medical services.(HT FILE Photo)
At least 50,000 people are treated in the out-patient department (OPD) clinics of government hospitals, and roughly 40% of them are patients from outside of Delhi where they lack access to adequate medical services.(HT FILE Photo)
Updated on Jun 07, 2020 06:35 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAnonna Dutt

Two Britons die in light aircraft collision in France

A pilot and passenger in one of the planes had been declared dead, a statement from the local government office in the village of Digne-les-Bains said, adding that they were aged 37 and 18 and were both British.
Two British light aircraft collided mid-air after taking off from an airstrip in the southern French Alps on Wednesday.(Representational Image/Reuters)
Two British light aircraft collided mid-air after taking off from an airstrip in the southern French Alps on Wednesday.(Representational Image/Reuters)
Updated on Jul 24, 2019 06:29 PM IST
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Marseille | ByAgence France-Presse

30 killed in Nigeria after Boko Haram triple suicide bombing

30 people were killed in Nigeria after triple suicide bombings.
Thirty people were killed late Sunday in a triple suicide bombing in northeast Nigeria, emergency services reported.(HT File Photo)
Thirty people were killed late Sunday in a triple suicide bombing in northeast Nigeria, emergency services reported.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Jun 17, 2019 03:21 PM IST
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Kano, Nigeria | ByAgence France-Presse

Rajasthan doctors join nationwide striking colleagues, boycott work

A press conference was also held by ARISDA in Pink City Press Club on Sunday in which they informed that they will observe June 17 as a protest day against increasing violence with doctors.
An empty doctor’s chamber at the Jaipuria Hospital in Jaipur, Monday, June 17, 2019. The medical fraternity in the state is boycotting work in response to a strike call by the IMA.(ANI / Twitter)
An empty doctor’s chamber at the Jaipuria Hospital in Jaipur, Monday, June 17, 2019. The medical fraternity in the state is boycotting work in response to a strike call by the IMA.(ANI / Twitter)
Published on Jun 17, 2019 09:39 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jaipur | ByHT Correspondent

Lucknow’s medical fraternity to boycott work on Monday, emergency services to continue

The chief medical officer of Lucknow has asked all hospitals, community and primary health centres to remain on the alert and asked staff to remain on duty.
The striking doctors include resident doctors of Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS), KGMU and Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Institute of Medical Sciences, among others.(PTI)
The striking doctors include resident doctors of Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS), KGMU and Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Institute of Medical Sciences, among others.(PTI)
Published on Jun 17, 2019 09:20 AM IST
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