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Adil Jussawalla(HT file photo)

Review: Land’s End by Adil Jussawalla

Hindustan Times | By Manohar Shetty
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2020 02:10 PM IST
A pivotal figure in the Indian English poetry scene for six decades, Adil Jussawalla’s maiden collection, first published in 1962 and recently reissued, is full of poems that are intriguing and authentic
Jawaharlal Nehru with China's Premier Mao Tse-Tung in a picture dated 27 October 1954 during the Indian Prime Minister’s visit to China. The Panchsheel agreement had been signed on April 29 of the same year.(Bettmann Archive)
Jawaharlal Nehru with China's Premier Mao Tse-Tung in a picture dated 27 October 1954 during the Indian Prime Minister’s visit to China. The Panchsheel agreement had been signed on April 29 of the same year.(Bettmann Archive)

Review: The End of an Era; India Exits Tibet by Claude Arpi

Hindustan Times | By Thubten Samphel
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 08:03 PM IST
Claude Arpi’s four volumes on Tibet’s relations with India show how China developed its Tibet playbook that includes encroachment, occupation, and the spinning of a narrative of false claims. The last book in the series focuses on the last five years of India’s diplomatic presence in Tibet
Manimahesh Lake with Mount Kailash in the backdrop. Manimahesh Yatra, which began on August 12, was held symbolically this year due to the Covid-19 outbreak. Pilgrims trek to the oval-shaped lake at a height of 13,500ft to catch a glimpse of Mount Kailash, the abode of Lord Shiva, and offer prayers.(Ht file photo)
Manimahesh Lake with Mount Kailash in the backdrop. Manimahesh Yatra, which began on August 12, was held symbolically this year due to the Covid-19 outbreak. Pilgrims trek to the oval-shaped lake at a height of 13,500ft to catch a glimpse of Mount Kailash, the abode of Lord Shiva, and offer prayers.(Ht file photo)

Annual Manimahesh Yatra comes to symbolic end with priests performing rituals, taking holy dip

Hindustan Times, Dharamshala | By HT Correspondent, Dharamshala
PUBLISHED ON AUG 26, 2020 04:17 PM IST
Last year, more than 3 lakh people had visited the holy lake in Himachal Pradesh’s Chamba district, but this time the number was not more than 100 amid the Covid-19 pandemic
PGIMER has been selected for the trials after the Drugs Controller General of India granted approvals to the Serum Institute of India in Pune for conducting phase 2 and 3 of the Covishield trials.(HT Photo)
PGIMER has been selected for the trials after the Drugs Controller General of India granted approvals to the Serum Institute of India in Pune for conducting phase 2 and 3 of the Covishield trials.(HT Photo)

PGIMER to start Oxford Covid vaccine trials by end of August

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Amanjeet Singh Salyal, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2020 09:44 PM IST
Around 2,000 people will be examined and about 1,600 persons will be selected. Out of them the institute has committed around 250 people. Recruitment will be done in the first month
An almost deserted Shastri Market in Sector 22, Chandigarh, after crowds stay away due to Covid-19 fears.(HT photo)
An almost deserted Shastri Market in Sector 22, Chandigarh, after crowds stay away due to Covid-19 fears.(HT photo)

Sales dipping after end of odd-even rule, say Chandigarh shopkeepers

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rajanbir Singh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2020 08:31 PM IST
Business down by 25% to 50% say traders as people prefer groceries to garments and show no inclination for shopping
(HT PHOTO)
(HT PHOTO)

Experts suggest safety guidelines for schools to follow once lockdown ends

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Ankita Bhatkhande
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2020 06:26 PM IST
Some of the suggested measures include having one student per bench with 6 feet distance between two students, rotational online and offline classes for students and splitting the class into two and conducting double shifts to ensure that all students don’t have to come at the same time.
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Markaz connection: Minorities at receiving end in Mohali, teen’s burial delayed, Kolkata family harassed

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Shailee Dogra, Mohali
PUBLISHED ON APR 08, 2020 01:11 AM IST
The burial of a 16-year-old young girl was delayed in Kharar in one instance and in the other a family that had rushed to Mohali from Kolkata to attend to a gravely ill relative had to move to a guest house in Chandigarh after neighbours objected to their renting a house in the area.
Taapsee Pannu and Pavail Gulati in Thappad.
Taapsee Pannu and Pavail Gulati in Thappad.

When Vidya Balan told Thappad actor Pavail Gulati, ‘I hate you; and I hate myself for liking you in the end’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2020 11:39 AM IST
Vidya Balan is among the latest stars to have liked Taapsee Pannu’s Thappad. She had some special words of appreciation for its male lead, Pavail Gulati.
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Put an end to transport, mining mafia in state: Warring to govt

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Gurpreet Singh Nibber, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2020 10:36 PM IST
Points the finger at chief secretary, says he unnecessarily puts objections to the files related to development works
Neelam Sharma (left) and her student, 13-year-old Prerna Sharma, in happier times.(HT PHOTO)
Neelam Sharma (left) and her student, 13-year-old Prerna Sharma, in happier times.(HT PHOTO)

Prerna’s death means end of my dreams, says mentor of Chandigarh’s child rights ambassador

Srishti Jaswal, Chandigarh | By Srishti Jaswal, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON FEB 12, 2020 12:38 AM IST
When she grew up, she would become an Indian Administrative Services officer, Neelam had solemnly vowed.
The project was conceived to facilitate scientific disposal of hazardous waste generated at the Dera Bassi Focal Point, an industrial hub. The treated water was to be used for irrigation in nearby villages.(HT FILE)
The project was conceived to facilitate scientific disposal of hazardous waste generated at the Dera Bassi Focal Point, an industrial hub. The treated water was to be used for irrigation in nearby villages.(HT FILE)

Dera Bassi common effluent treatment plant project hits dead end

Hillary Victor, Dera Bassi | By Hillary Victor, Dera Bassi
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2019 12:59 AM IST
Punjab Pollution Control Board executive engineer Ashok Sharma confirmed the project has been shelved.
Shiv Sena delegation led by Sena leader and MLA Aaditya Thackeray, Eknath Shinde, Diwakar Raote interacts with media after meeting Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari at at Raj Bhavan on Nov 11, 2019. (Photo by Kunal Patil/HT)
Shiv Sena delegation led by Sena leader and MLA Aaditya Thackeray, Eknath Shinde, Diwakar Raote interacts with media after meeting Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari at at Raj Bhavan on Nov 11, 2019. (Photo by Kunal Patil/HT)

Shiv Sena seeks more time in meeting with governor Koshyari, request denied

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2019 10:09 PM IST
The BJP and Sena’s Mahayuthi alliance fought the polls together but differed over the government formation as the Sena pressed for rotational chief ministership.
Riyadh pumps some 9.9 million barrels per day (bpd) of which around 7.0 million bpd are exported, mostly to Asian markets.(AP Photo)
Riyadh pumps some 9.9 million barrels per day (bpd) of which around 7.0 million bpd are exported, mostly to Asian markets.(AP Photo)

Saudi Arabia says oil output to be restored by end of September

Jeddah | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2019 10:38 AM IST
Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, who was only appointed to the role earlier this month, said that the world’s top energy exporter had dipped into its strategic reserves to maintain supply to clients.

Pollution centres turning them back, diesel car owners in Chandigarh at wits’ end

By Rajanbir Singh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON SEP 16, 2019 12:41 AM IST
Under the new MV Act provisions, a vehicle owner found with an expired PUC certificate will have to cough up 10,000. Earlier, the fine was 1,000.
Sigrid Rausing, publisher and editor, at the Granta’s London office(Photo: T Rausing)
Sigrid Rausing, publisher and editor, at the Granta’s London office(Photo: T Rausing)

‘Media predictions of the death of long-form journalism, the novel, or God, come to nothing in the end’

Hindustan Times | By Paramita Ghosh
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2019 01:22 PM IST
Granta at 40: Writer Rana Dasgupta will guest-edit a forthcoming issue
File image of Ajinkya Rahane(Getty Images)
File image of Ajinkya Rahane(Getty Images)

India vs West Indies ‘A’: Ajinkya Rahane finds form, Hanuma Vihari impresses as tour-game ends in draw

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2019 09:27 AM IST
Promoting himself to open, Rahane scored a patient 54 from 162 balls while Vihari played a more fluent knock of 64-run knock off 125 deliveries.
On the contrary, Punjab offers on-the-spot numbers of choice at the dealer. A customer can go for a random number, or pay and get a preferred number. An auction is held for fancy numbers.(HT image)
On the contrary, Punjab offers on-the-spot numbers of choice at the dealer. A customer can go for a random number, or pay and get a preferred number. An auction is held for fancy numbers.(HT image)

Registration number at dealers’ end: Half-baked facility drives vehicle owners up the wall in Chandigarh

Chandigarh | By Vivek Gupta
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2019 10:35 AM IST
Now, they cannot buy a new vehicle without booking the number of their choice online with the Registering and Licensing Authority (RLA), as the provision of temporary number has been withdrawn.
File image of India cricketers Dinesh Karthik and Kedar Jadhav.(AFP)
File image of India cricketers Dinesh Karthik and Kedar Jadhav.(AFP)

ICC World Cup 2019: Middle-order overhaul on cards; could be end of road for Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik

London | By PTI
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2020 09:27 PM IST
The selection committee, led by MSK Prasad, will be in charge till the BCCI elections are held but it is expected that it will handle the transition phase with focus for the next 14 months being more on the shortest format.
Plabita Borthakur plays Tara in Doosra trailer.
Plabita Borthakur plays Tara in Doosra trailer.

Doosra trailer: This one talks about Sourav Ganguly’s epic victory moment in 2002 at Lord’s as ‘freedom of emotions’

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2019 04:19 PM IST
The Doosra trailer shows a young girl, played by Plabita Borthakur, getting inspired from Sourav Ganguly’s epic victory celebration at Lord’s in 2002.
The BJP won 62 out of the 80 seats in Uttar Pradesh in the 2019 elections(Bloomberg File Photo)
The BJP won 62 out of the 80 seats in Uttar Pradesh in the 2019 elections(Bloomberg File Photo)

End of SP-BSP alliance may help BJP strengthen position in Uttar Pradesh

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Roshan Kishore and Vijdan Mohammad Kawoosa
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2019 08:18 AM IST
The BJP won 62 out of the 80 seats in Uttar Pradesh in the 2019 elections with a vote share of 49.6%. Compared to 2014, this is a decline of nine seats despite an increase of seven percentage points in vote share.
Hundreds of thousands of people were turned away from hospitals, clinics and laboratories on Monday as a week-long protest by doctors culminated in a nationwide strike of unprecedented scale before a truce was announced late in the evening.(Samir Jana/HT Photo)
Hundreds of thousands of people were turned away from hospitals, clinics and laboratories on Monday as a week-long protest by doctors culminated in a nationwide strike of unprecedented scale before a truce was announced late in the evening.(Samir Jana/HT Photo)

Bengal doctors’ stir ends after medical mayhem across states

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2020 10:20 PM IST
The doctors called off their strike after Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee assured them of concrete steps for their security.
In this Jan. 28, 2019, file photo, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders speaks during a press briefing at the White House in Washington. President Donald Trump says Sanders is leaving her job as press secretary at the end of June.(AP file photo)
In this Jan. 28, 2019, file photo, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders speaks during a press briefing at the White House in Washington. President Donald Trump says Sanders is leaving her job as press secretary at the end of June.(AP file photo)

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders leaving job at end of month, says Trump

Reuters, Washington | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2019 02:01 AM IST
President Donald Trump has announced that longtime ally and press secretary Sarah Sanders leaving White House without naming her replacement.
Seen here is the damaged car of Nilanjan Roy, BJP candidate for Diamond Harbour Lok Sabha constituency, in Dongra area of the constituency.(ANI Photo)
Seen here is the damaged car of Nilanjan Roy, BJP candidate for Diamond Harbour Lok Sabha constituency, in Dongra area of the constituency.(ANI Photo)

Violence in West Bengal, Punjab as voting ends

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondents and PTI
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2019 11:52 PM IST
West Bengal, witnessed clashes on Sunday too with Trinamool and BJP blaming each other for violence.
AS Roma's Daniele De Rossi(REUTERS)
AS Roma's Daniele De Rossi(REUTERS)

Daniele De Rossi to leave AS Roma at end of season - Club

Rome | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2019 04:00 PM IST
Roma said that the final game of the season, at home to Parma, would be his last for the club he joined as a teenager in 2000. De Rossi has made 615 appearances and scored 63 goals in all competitions.
Sravan Kumar who is the youngest member of the M Chandrababu Naidu cabinet may have to give up his seat after failing to make it to the legislative assembly or legislative council within six months of his induction into the cabinet.(Facebook)
Sravan Kumar who is the youngest member of the M Chandrababu Naidu cabinet may have to give up his seat after failing to make it to the legislative assembly or legislative council within six months of his induction into the cabinet.(Facebook)

AP minister likely to quit after 6-month limit to get elected ends May 10

UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2019 07:40 PM IST
Sravan Kumar who was inducted into the state cabinet on November 11 could not become either an MLC or an MLA because of the announcement of election schedule in March.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi will also contest from Wayanad, in addition to Amethi.(Vivek R Nair/HT Photo)
Congress president Rahul Gandhi will also contest from Wayanad, in addition to Amethi.(Vivek R Nair/HT Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: After Rahul’s entry, Wayanad hopes for better opportunities, end of hate politics

UPDATED ON APR 21, 2019 10:44 AM IST
While many express hope over Gandhi’s candidature, the troubles of this district, nestled in the Western Ghats, run deeper.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi attacked the BSP and the SP at an election rally in Aligarh on Sunday.(Nitin Kanotra/HT Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi attacked the BSP and the SP at an election rally in Aligarh on Sunday.(Nitin Kanotra/HT Photo)

In Aligarh, PM Modi says 2019 polls will be the end of BSP and SP

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2019 07:21 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the BSP and the SP did not accept the message in 2014 and 2017 that people want development and not caste-based politics.
Chief Minister of Goa and former defence minister Manohar Parrikar died after a long illness in Panaji on Sunday.(ANI)
Chief Minister of Goa and former defence minister Manohar Parrikar died after a long illness in Panaji on Sunday.(ANI)

Manohar Parrikar fought cancer till the end

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Corespondent
UPDATED ON MAR 18, 2019 06:30 PM IST
Manohar Parrikar was already suffering from advanced pancreatic cancer when he tweeted a message on World Cancer Day on February 4.
There are around 3000 truck drivers and conductors and 2866 porters and helpers, who earn their livelihood working at the ICP.(HT File)
There are around 3000 truck drivers and conductors and 2866 porters and helpers, who earn their livelihood working at the ICP.(HT File)

Duty hike on Pakistan imports: Truckers, porters struggling to make ends meet

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By Anil Sharma
UPDATED ON MAR 17, 2019 08:25 PM IST
Government of India has hiked the duty on imports from Pakistan to 200 per cent from 5 per cent on all items on February 17 in response to the Pulwama terror attack.
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