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All about respiratory allergies: 5 facts that you should know of

Did you know that pet dander can trigger an allergic reaction? Did you also know that allergies can interfere with your memory or concentration levels? Read on to know all about respiratory allergies.
Respiratory allergies are not to be taken lightly, as negligence can lead to asthma, bronchial allergies and other pulmonary disorders.(Shutterstock)
Respiratory allergies are not to be taken lightly, as negligence can lead to asthma, bronchial allergies and other pulmonary disorders.(Shutterstock)
Published on Jan 05, 2021 12:28 PM IST
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Good Friday 2020: History, significance and important facts

Good Friday is also known as Great Friday, Black Friday, Easter Friday or Holy Friday and this year it falls on April 10.
Good Friday is a day of mourning, and people keep fasts and pray to the Lord.(Unsplash)
Good Friday is a day of mourning, and people keep fasts and pray to the Lord.(Unsplash)
Updated on Apr 10, 2020 09:00 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Check facts on unemployment before raising issue, CM to Akalis

CM said the very premise of Akali’s criticism of his government’s employment generation programme was based on flawed data.
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Published on Mar 09, 2020 09:07 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Chandigarh

20 years of Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai: Hrithik Roshan getting 30000 wedding proposals to Kareena Kapoor in a scene, here are 6 lesser known facts

Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai: Hrithik Roshan made a remarkable debut with the film which went on to make its way to the Limca Book of Records. Here’s how.
Hrithik Roshan and Ameesha Patel in a still from Kaho Naa...Pyaar Hai.
Hrithik Roshan and Ameesha Patel in a still from Kaho Naa...Pyaar Hai.
Updated on Aug 25, 2020 12:38 AM IST
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Children’s Day 2019: History, significance and interesting facts

Children’s Day 2019: The ones who light up our world, the ones who have the potential to put a smile even on the chronically sad faces, and the one whose hugs can melt anyone’s heart.
Children’s Day is celebrated on 14th November every year in India.(Unsplash)
Children’s Day is celebrated on 14th November every year in India.(Unsplash)
Updated on Nov 14, 2019 11:41 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | ByNeharika Prakash

Trick or treat: Interesting facts to know about why October 31 is also the night of witches

For kids, Halloween is an opportunity to stock up candies while for others it is a chance to party wearing stupefying costumes.
Halloween is like a cultural mash-up.(Unsplash)
Halloween is like a cultural mash-up.(Unsplash)
Updated on Oct 31, 2019 07:21 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | ByNeharika Prakash

Vishwakarma Puja 2019: Date, significance, facts, time and shubh muhurat for the Hindu festival

Vishwakarma Puja 2019: Vishwakarma created many wondrous weapons for the Gods; he also constructed the Maya Sabha of the Pandavas and Lord Krishna’s Dwarka.
Nagoan: An artist gives final touches to an idol of Lord Vishwakarma at a workshop ahead of upcoming Vishwakarma Puja Festival in Nagaon district of Assam, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019.(PTI)
Nagoan: An artist gives final touches to an idol of Lord Vishwakarma at a workshop ahead of upcoming Vishwakarma Puja Festival in Nagaon district of Assam, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019.(PTI)
Updated on Sep 17, 2019 11:11 AM IST
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World Photography Day 2019: Most interesting facts, first ever photo and more

From taking over eight hours for an image to process to instant photos, thanks to mobiles, photography has come a long way! Here are some of the most interesting facts about it:
Back in the day, the minimum exposure time needed to create a photograph was approximately eight hours.(Unsplash)
Back in the day, the minimum exposure time needed to create a photograph was approximately eight hours.(Unsplash)
Updated on Aug 19, 2019 02:12 PM IST
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Fact or myth: Can your facial expressions reveal your true emotions?

A scowl or a smile can express more than one emotion depending on the situation, the individual or the culture.
A scowl or a smile can express more than one emotion depending on the situation, the individual or the culture.(Unsplash)
A scowl or a smile can express more than one emotion depending on the situation, the individual or the culture.(Unsplash)
Updated on Jul 24, 2019 10:12 AM IST
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England vs New Zealand, World Cup final: What if it’s a tie? 10 unknown facts about the mega event

Here are 10 unknown facts about today’s England vs New Zealand World Cup 2019 final at Lord’s
Here are 10 unknown facts about today’s England vs New Zealand World Cup 2019 final at Lord’s(AP/AFP)
Here are 10 unknown facts about today’s England vs New Zealand World Cup 2019 final at Lord’s(AP/AFP)
Updated on Jul 14, 2019 09:50 AM IST
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Shakespeare Day 2019: 5 lesser-known facts about the iconic playwright

Many fans and enthusiasts across the world celebrate Shakespeare Day on April 23 every year to honour the literary genius, Shakespeare.
Shakespeare Day is celebrated on April 23 across the world, honouring the playwright, poet and writer.(Claire Kendall)
Shakespeare Day is celebrated on April 23 across the world, honouring the playwright, poet and writer.(Claire Kendall)
Updated on Apr 23, 2019 08:10 AM IST
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Saradha chit fund case: SC says can’t close eyes to ‘very, very serious’ facts in CBI status report

Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said it cannot “close its eyes” if some “very very serious facts” are disclosed.
A view of the Supreme Court, in New Delhi.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
A view of the Supreme Court, in New Delhi.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Mar 26, 2019 03:20 PM IST
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Fake news vs fact in online battle for truth

Increasingly it is used by politicians around the world to denounce or dismiss news reports that do not fit their version of the truth.
Since US President Donald Trump weaponised the term “fake news” during the 2016 presidential election campaign, the phrase has gone viral.(REUTERS)
Since US President Donald Trump weaponised the term “fake news” during the 2016 presidential election campaign, the phrase has gone viral.(REUTERS)
Updated on Dec 15, 2018 10:45 AM IST
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China distorting facts about Xinjiang camps, says exiled Uyghur group

China says it is fighting terrorism in Xinjiang but in accordance with UN norms but Uyghur rights groups allege they were forcing the community to give up their religious and cultural identity and demand Beijing must allow foreign media to visit the camps.
A Muslim man arriving at a mosque for Eid prayers in Kashgar in China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. China says it is battling terrorism in the region but Uyghurs claim the government is forcing a change in their beliefs and cultures.(AFP Photo/For Representative purposes)
A Muslim man arriving at a mosque for Eid prayers in Kashgar in China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. China says it is battling terrorism in the region but Uyghurs claim the government is forcing a change in their beliefs and cultures.(AFP Photo/For Representative purposes)
Updated on Oct 17, 2018 06:10 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Beijing | BySutirtho Patranobis

Hindi Diwas 2018: Here’s why it is celebrated and some interesting facts you didn’t know

On the 50th birthday of Beohar Rajendra Simha on 14 September 1949, Hindi was recognised as the official language of the country.
Sept 14th is celebrated as Hindi Diwas each year.(Wikimedia Commons)
Sept 14th is celebrated as Hindi Diwas each year.(Wikimedia Commons)
Updated on Sep 14, 2018 12:24 PM IST
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Halloween 2017: Hungry ghosts, poisoned candy, we scare you with these 10 facts

How often do full moons actually happen on Halloween? Can ghosts devour you? We present 10 amazing Halloween facts for all of you.
Although shown in every ghost movie since the beginning of time, full moons on Halloween are very rare. In fact, the next full moon shall not take place till 2020.(Shutterstock)
Although shown in every ghost movie since the beginning of time, full moons on Halloween are very rare. In fact, the next full moon shall not take place till 2020.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Aug 21, 2019 09:59 AM IST
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