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At banquet halls in districts with positivity rate below 0.2% and weekly caseload below 250, gathering will be permitted up to enhanced limit of 50 for vaccinated persons, the order issued by J&K administration said. (Picture for representational purpose (AP))

Cap on gatherings relaxed in J&K districts with fewer Covid cases

By HT Correspondent, Srinagar
PUBLISHED ON SEP 20, 2021 04:46 AM IST
The review of the Covid situation was conducted under the chairmanship of J&K chief secretary Arun Kumar Mehta along with other officials on Friday and an order on containment measures was issued on Sunday
J&K L-G said they would have to change the measures if things start looking grim. (HT File Photo)
J&K L-G said they would have to change the measures if things start looking grim. (HT File Photo)

Don’t lower your guards, J&K L-G urges Srinagar people

By Ashiq Hussain, Srinagar
PUBLISHED ON SEP 20, 2021 04:42 AM IST
J&K L-G said the Srinagar administration might resort to change the measures which so far had been towards normalisation
Himachal chief minister Jai Ram Thakur presenting a souvenir to President Ram Nath Kovind as governor Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar looks on at Annadale helipad in Shimla on Sunday. (Deepak Sansta/HT)
Himachal chief minister Jai Ram Thakur presenting a souvenir to President Ram Nath Kovind as governor Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar looks on at Annadale helipad in Shimla on Sunday. (Deepak Sansta/HT)

President Kovind accorded warm send-off in Shimla

By HT Correspondent, Shimla
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2021 04:37 AM IST
President of India Ram Nath Kovind was on Sunday given a warm send-off at Annadale helipad in Shimla after his four-day sojourn in the state
A passerby had informed the HP police that he spotted bodies of two infants under a bridge on the Suhada nullah in Mandi. (Image for representational purpose)
A passerby had informed the HP police that he spotted bodies of two infants under a bridge on the Suhada nullah in Mandi. (Image for representational purpose)

HP: 2 infants found dead in Mandi nullah

By HT Correspondent, Shimla
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2021 04:28 AM IST
An FIR has been registered and the HP police have questioned a woman, said Shalini Agnihotri, Mandi superintendent of police
Parents and relatives of students, particularly those studying in private schools, are constantly mounting pressure on the HP government to reopen the day schools. (Image for representational purpose)
Parents and relatives of students, particularly those studying in private schools, are constantly mounting pressure on the HP government to reopen the day schools. (Image for representational purpose)

HP govt plans to reopen schools

By Gaurav Bisht, Shimla
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2021 04:25 AM IST
The decision regarding reopening schools will be taken in the meeting of HP cabinet, says secretary, education, Rajiv Sharma
Today, Taurus, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Capricorn and Aquarius can consider themselves lucky.
Today, Taurus, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Capricorn and Aquarius can consider themselves lucky.

Daily Money and Finance Horoscope: Predictions for Sept 20

By Neeraj Dhankher
PUBLISHED ON SEP 20, 2021 03:00 AM IST
Purnima tithi of Shukla paksha will be in operation in Bhadrapada month which signals the onset of Pitru Paksha (Shradh) from today.
Rescue operations underway for the three missing persons, who were feared to be drowned in Western Jamuna Canal. (HT PHOTO)
Rescue operations underway for the three missing persons, who were feared to be drowned in Western Jamuna Canal. (HT PHOTO)

Three feared drowned in Western Jamuna Canal

By HT Correspondent, Ambala
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2021 02:56 AM IST
A man was feared to have drowned in Western Jamuna Canal while later, a boat that had gone to look for him also capsized, leaving two others missing.
Durga Shanker Mishra, secretary, ministry of housing and urban affairs, had visited the city on Friday to review the projects taken up by the Ludhiana civic body under different flagship schemes of the Union government, including the smart city mission. (HT PHOTO )
Durga Shanker Mishra, secretary, ministry of housing and urban affairs, had visited the city on Friday to review the projects taken up by the Ludhiana civic body under different flagship schemes of the Union government, including the smart city mission. (HT PHOTO )

Ludhiana smart city projects impress housing ministry secretary

By Mohit Khanna, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON SEP 20, 2021 02:49 AM IST
Durga Shanker Mishra, secretary, ministry of housing and urban affairs (MoHUA), in a series of tweets hailed the work of the civic Ludhiana body under the smart city mission
Kurukshetra University has chosen four eminent scientists for the coveted Goyal Awards. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Kurukshetra University has chosen four eminent scientists for the coveted Goyal Awards. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Kurukshetra university to honour four scientists with Goyal Awards

By HT Correspondent, Karnal
PUBLISHED ON SEP 20, 2021 02:42 AM IST
Kurukshetra University vice-chancellor Prof Som Nath said these scientists have made a great contribution in areas of applied sciences, chemical sciences, life sciences and physical sciences respectively
The MC employees gheraoed chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar’s camp office on Sunday. (HT FILE)
The MC employees gheraoed chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar’s camp office on Sunday. (HT FILE)

Haryana MC employees gherao Khattar’s camp office over pending demands

By HT Correspondent, Karnal
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2021 03:00 AM IST
Hundreds of employees of various municipal corporation (MC) of Haryana held a state-level protest rally at Karnal on Sunday, seeking reinstatement of sacked employees and other demands
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