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In 2018, the Supreme Court set aside the decision of the Bhupinder Singh Hooda government to drop land acquisition proceedings and directed the CBI to unravel the role of middlemen in the matter.

HC directs CBI court to adjourn Manesar land case till after February 24

By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 12:47 PM IST
Petitioner SS Dhillon, a former director of the town and country planning department, argued before the high court that the acquisition proceedings were initiated by the industries department and, therefore, his department had no direct role to play.
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Bihar panchayat elections are likely to be held between March and May this year.(PTI File Photo/Representative Image)
Bihar panchayat elections are likely to be held between March and May this year.(PTI File Photo/Representative Image)

Multi post EVMs to be used in Bihar panchayat polls for the first time

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Patna
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 12:46 PM IST
  • The use of EVMs in rural polls in Bihar is going to take place for the first time but many other states, namely Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Kerala, have used voting machines for panchayat polls held in the last few years.
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Lai Chi-wai, a paraplegic climber, attempts to climb the 320-metre tall Nina Tower.(REUTERS)
Lai Chi-wai, a paraplegic climber, attempts to climb the 320-metre tall Nina Tower.(REUTERS)

Paraplegic climbs up skyscraper using wheelchair in Hong Kong for this cause

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 12:44 PM IST
The 37-year-old climber, Lai Chi-wai, attempted to climb to the top of a 300 metre-tall building.
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According to the researchers, heat-trapping greenhouse gas emissions are the dominant contributors to temperature increases around the globe.(AP file photo)
According to the researchers, heat-trapping greenhouse gas emissions are the dominant contributors to temperature increases around the globe.(AP file photo)

Greenhouse gas, pollution cause regional impacts on extreme fire weather: Study

PTI, Los Angeles
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 12:41 PM IST
Greenhouse gas, air pollution cause distinct regional impacts on extreme fire weather: Study
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File image of Max Holloway.(AP Photo/Jose Juarez)
File image of Max Holloway.(AP Photo/Jose Juarez)

UFC: 445 strikes landed in one fight-Holloway is making his hands do the talking

By YASH BHATI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 12:32 PM IST
  • It came to such a stage that the commentators were suggesting for Kattar’s coaches to throw the towel in to save the fighter from further damage.
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In 2020, 49 interventions in regional languages were made during 33 sittings at the rate of 1.49 per sitting, marking an increase to 512 per cent.(PTI file photo)
In 2020, 49 interventions in regional languages were made during 33 sittings at the rate of 1.49 per sitting, marking an increase to 512 per cent.(PTI file photo)

Use of regional languages in Rajya Sabha rises five-fold

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 12:31 PM IST
Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu has been regularly urging the members of the House on use of regional languages during the proceedings.
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Shahid Kapoor in a still from Jersey.
Shahid Kapoor in a still from Jersey.

Shahid Kapoor’s Jersey to light up theatres this Diwali, see new still

UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 12:33 PM IST
Shahid Kapoor has confirmed the release date of his next, Jersey. The sports drama will hit theatres on November 5 this year.
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JEE Main 2021.(PTI file)
JEE Main 2021.(PTI file)

JEE Main 2021: Registration deadline extended till Jan 23, here's direct link

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Akhilesh Nagari, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 12:25 PM IST
  • Candidates who have not yet submitted their application forms can apply online at jeemain.nta.nic.in. The last date to pay the registration fee is January 24, 2021.
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A Division Bench of Justices S K Mishra and Savitri Ratho on Friday while allowing a writ of Habeas Corpus gave the direction.(File photo)
A Division Bench of Justices S K Mishra and Savitri Ratho on Friday while allowing a writ of Habeas Corpus gave the direction.(File photo)

Orissa HC asks woman to hand over baby to his father

PTI, Cuttack
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 12:25 PM IST
The court direction came after watching a video in which it is seen that the mother was repeatedly torturing and beating the child mercilessly.
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Afghan firefighters work at the site of a bombingh attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021. A roadside bomb exploded in Afghanistan's capital Sunday, killing at least a few people in a vehicle, the latest attack to take place even as government negotiators are in Qatar to resume peace talks with the Taliban. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)(AP)
Afghan firefighters work at the site of a bombingh attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021. A roadside bomb exploded in Afghanistan's capital Sunday, killing at least a few people in a vehicle, the latest attack to take place even as government negotiators are in Qatar to resume peace talks with the Taliban. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)(AP)

2 women government workers killed, 1 injured in Kabul

ANI, Kabul
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 12:15 PM IST
The attack comes a day after the United States announced that it has reduced the number of its troops to 2,500 in Afghanistan.
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