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The year everything (and nothing) changed in the Middle East

Months of bloodshed have only reinforced the region’s existing woes

A man inspects the damage in his house in the southern Lebanese village of Marwahin, close to the southern Lebanese border with Israel on November 24, 2023. Since the Gaza war erupted on October 7, Lebanon's southern border with Israel has witnessed deadly exchanges of fire, primarily involving the Israeli army and Lebanon's Hezbollah movement, as well as Palestinian militant groups. (Photo by AFP)(AFP)
Published on Apr 04, 2024 08:00 AM IST
The Economist

Donald Trump raises over $20 million in February, Joe Biden still ahead

Donald Trump’s fundraising efforts surge with a $20.3M February boost, but still trail behind Joe Biden’s $53M haul

Donald Trump’s February fundraising flare-up by $20.3 million. REUTERS/Alyssa Pointer/File Photo(REUTERS)
Published on Mar 21, 2024 09:34 AM IST

India's February WPI inflation at 0.20% versus 0.27% in January, 4-month low

India's February WPI inflation at 0.20% versus 0.27% in January, 4-month low

India's February WPI inflation at 0.20%.
Updated on Mar 14, 2024 12:21 PM IST

The third prominent dataset shows February 2024 as the hottest month to date

The general trend of warming is similar in most datasets even if the numbers they report differ depending on the approximations used

 Jitendra Kumar, a paramedic who travels in ambulance, washes his face with water to cool himself off after dropping a patient at Lalitpur district hospital, in Banpur, in Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, June 17, 2023. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh, File)(AP)
Published on Mar 13, 2024 08:19 PM IST

Chandigarh records 12% rise in GST collection in February

According to the Union ministry of finance, the collection for February 2024 stood at ₹211 crore, ₹23 crore more than ₹188 crore collected during the same month in 2023

The collection for December 2023 increased by 29%, which stood at <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>281 crore, <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>63 crore more than <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>218 crore collected during the same month in 2022. (HT File Photo)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 09:38 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

This February was wettest in Chandigarh in 11 years

At 57.2 mm, the rain was highest since 85.8 mm in February 2013 and 73% above normal, which is 33 mm, as per the India Meteorological Department

IMD has also issued a yellow alert for March 1 and orange alert for March 2. Orange alert is the second highest of the four-colour warning systems used by the IMD, advising people to stay prepared. (HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 01, 2024 08:06 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

How Leap Years are viewed across the globe: From curses to proposals

From curses to proposals: In many countries, February 29 is riddled with bad luck. But in some places, it is seen as an opportunity for women in love.

Kissed or cursed: February 29 is viewed in many different ways across the globe. (AP)
Published on Feb 29, 2024 01:43 PM IST
By | Posted by Krishna Priya Pallavi, New Delhi

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Updated on Feb 29, 2024 03:01 AM IST
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Delhi logs cleanest Feb in 9 years, coldest since 2008

Strong surface winds and rain, both help settle or disperse pollutants in the atmosphere, leading to cleaner air

At Central Park in Connaught Place on Wednesday. (Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 29, 2024 05:58 AM IST

Happy Leap Day 2024: Wishes, images, quotes, SMS, greetings to share on Feb 29

Happy Leap Day 2024: Check out these wishes, images, quotes, SMS, WhatsApp and Facebook status, and more to mark February 29.

Happy Leap Day 2024 wishes, images, quotes, SMS, greetings, WhatsApp and Facebook status to share with friends on February 29. (HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 29, 2024 01:37 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Leap Day 2024: Interesting facts, history, and significance of February 29

February 29 wasn't added to our calendars without a reason. The leap day prevents seasons from drifting and ensuring annual events follow their schedule.

Leap Day 2024 will fall on February 29: All you want to know about interesting facts, history, and significance of the day
Updated on Feb 29, 2024 08:14 AM IST
By, New Delhi

What would happen without a Leap Day? More than you might think

Contrary to what some might believe, not every 4 years is a leap year. Adding a leap day every 4 years would make the calendar longer by more than 44 minutes.

A calendar shows the month of February, including leap day, February 29. (AP)
Published on Feb 27, 2024 10:07 AM IST
AP | | Posted by Krishna Priya Pallavi, New York

Warm weather brings brings a taste of spring to central and western United States

Warm weather brings brings a taste of spring to central and western United States

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Updated on Feb 26, 2024 09:02 AM IST
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Mumbai feels the chill at 15 degrees Celsius, cold spell to last for 2-3 days

IMD's forecast for next week for minimum temperatures ranges between 19 to 22 degrees Celsius.

Mumbai, India - December 29, 2021 : People walk in the morning in a coolroom Climate at Goregaon, in Mumbai, India, on Wednesday, December 29, 2021. (Photo by Vijay Bate/HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 26, 2024 07:39 AM IST

Bengaluru's Riot of colours: A call for sustainable urban forestry

This article is authored by Ganesan Rengaian, plant taxonomist and Namratha Murali, senior communications associate, ATREE, Bengaluru.

Forest (Representative Image)
Published on Feb 20, 2024 11:24 AM IST
ByHindustan Times

Local court convicts former Sonepat wrestling coach in Feb 2021 murder case

Former wrestling coach Sukhvinder convicted for killing six, including a couple and their child, at a wrestling arena in Rohtak. Co-accused found guilty. Sentencing on Feb 21.

Convict Sukhvinder Singh (HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 20, 2024 08:30 AM IST
BySunil Rahar, Rohtak

Weekly Chinese Horoscope from February 5-11, 2024: Check what's in store for you

February 5-11, 2024: Here are your Chinese predictions for this week.

Let's look at this week's horoscopes for each Chinese zodiac sign.(Freepik)
Published on Feb 06, 2024 05:41 PM IST

Chandigarh: In just 4 days, this February already wettest in 5 years

Since February 1, the city has logged 37.9 mm rain, the highest after 47.5 mm in February 2019, compared to no rain through the entire month last year

Of the 37.9 mm rain, 27.6 mm was recorded on February 1 alone, making it the wettest February day in 11 years. (Sanjeev Sharma/HT)
Updated on Feb 05, 2024 08:52 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Kpop comebacks of February 2024: NCT Ten, Cha Eun Woo all set for solo debut

The Kpop comebacks of February 2024 list promises a glorious showdown of musical releases including the solo debuts of NCT Ten and ASTRO's Cha Eun Woo.

NCT Ten and ASTRO's Cha Eun Woo will be making their solo debuts in February 2024. (Instagram)
Published on Feb 04, 2024 09:33 PM IST

Chandigarh: After dry January, brace for above-average rain in February

For Chandigarh, the average rainfall for February is 42.1 mm, of which 27.6 mm was logged on the first day itself, the highest for a single February day in 11 years

Visitors enjoying the sunny weather at the Sector 17 Plaza in Chandigarh on Friday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 03, 2024 10:10 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Delhi fulfils its February rain quota, more on the cards

A fresh western disturbance is developing and may bring more rain to Delhi over the weekend, according to the India Meteorological Department.

Noida, India- February 01, 2024: Commuters during light rain in winter. There was light rain in Delhi NCR on a cold day, which increased the severe cold in North India, in Noida, India, on Thursday, February 01, 2024. (Photo by Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
Updated on Feb 02, 2024 01:42 AM IST

3 features of Mumbai’s Coastal Road Project: State-of-the-art ventilation system

Soon after the Mumbai Trans Harbour Link road, Maximum City will soon see another pet project open for the public — a section of the Coastal Road project

Mumbai, India. Jan 31,2024 - Marine Drive to Worli, 10.58 Km stretch of Mumbai Coastal Road open by around February month.This road will enable vehicles to travel at speeds of up to 80 km/h, although the design allows for speeds of 100 km/h. It is considered to be the most expensive project of the BMC yet. It will connect the Marine Drive area in south Mumbai to Kandivali, a western suburb, via the existing Bandra Worli Sea Link. Jan 31,2024. (Photo by Raju Shinde/HT Photo)
Published on Jan 31, 2024 08:46 PM IST

Monthly Horoscope for February 2024: A month of career soaring

February Monthly Horoscope 2024: Let us unveil the astrological predictions for this month for all the zodiac signs.

Read your Monthly Horoscope for February 2024.
Published on Jan 31, 2024 08:41 PM IST
ByNeeraj Dhankher

Why Rakul Preet, Jackky changed their wedding venue from abroad to India

Rakul Preet Singh and Jackky Bhagnani will now tie the knot in February in Goa. Initially they had planned for an overseas wedding.

Rakul Preet Singh and Jackky Bhagnani will get married in February.
Published on Jan 31, 2024 03:05 PM IST

What's coming to Netflix in February 2024? Here's the full list

Netflix original movies like Through my Window 3, reality shows like Love is Blind and more release on Netflix in February 2024. Here's the full list.

Reality show Love is Blind Season 6 releases on February 14 and K-drama series A Killer Paradox premieres on February 9 on Netflix.(Netflix)
Published on Jan 29, 2024 10:55 PM IST

India faced extreme weather events nearly daily in 1st 9 months of this year

Centre for Science and Environment researchers said the losses and damages could be higher as data for each event was not collated nor were the losses of public property or crops calculated

Madhya Pradesh reported the highest number of days with extreme weather events. (AP/Representative)
Published on Nov 29, 2023 02:33 PM IST
ByJayashree Nandi

With 101mm rain, Delhi logs its coolest June since 2008

This was largely down to light to moderate showers being recorded through the month and the early arrival of the southwest monsoon.

Vehicles ply through a waterlogged road at ITO after rain in New Delhi on Friday. (Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 01, 2023 12:00 AM IST

Agents offer PAP flats to two women, dupe them of over 1cr

Four real estate agents, including a married couple, have been booked for allegedly duping two women of over ?1 crore on the pretext of providing them with Project Affected Persons tenements at cheaper rates in Parel, Mumbai. One of the accused is already in jail for his alleged involvement in a similar cheating case.

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Updated on Apr 30, 2023 12:39 AM IST
ByManish K Pathak

Salaries not paid, Chandigarh MC chief slaps notice on manpower contractor

The notice was issued to Radhakrishan Co. Op. Labour and Construction Society Ltd for not disbursing salary for the months of January, February and March 2023, a breach of the contract with Chandigarh MC

The contractor has been asked to give explanation within seven days or face blacklisting, as per the Chandigarh MC chief. (HT File Photo)
Updated on Apr 20, 2023 02:12 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

64 killed in 115 road accidents in Kurukshetra in 90 days: Data

As per the figures released by the police, 22 people died and 26 got injured in 33 road accidents in January, 15 deaths and 29 injuries were reported in 33 accidents in February, while 27 people died and 32 injured in 49 mishaps in March

At least 64 people have lost their lives in 115 road accidents that took place in Kurukshetra district in the past three months, police said on Tuesday. (HT File Photo)
Updated on Apr 19, 2023 12:48 AM IST
By, Karnal
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