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Bhangar Police Station Police Commissioner and Sarkar reached the spot and sealed the illegal factory. (Photo by Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)(Representative image)

West Bengal: 11 injured in gas cylinder explosion in South 24 Parganas

ANI | , South 24 Parganas
PUBLISHED ON APR 24, 2021 03:10 PM IST
According to Deputy Superintendent of Police, Crime, Tamal Sarkar, factory workers were making fertilizer out of the left-over hide in the dark of the night.
(HT File Photo)
(HT File Photo)

5.32 lakh gutted in botched ATM robbery in Ludhiana

Hindustan Times/Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2020 12:57 AM IST
As per the data retrieved from the CCTV, the burglars had struck at 4.20am
The mishap occurred when the house owner, 50-year-old Mansoor, was preparing snacks to sell on a cart, said Atul Kumar Thakur, deputy commissioner of police (south).(HT Photo (Representative Image))
The mishap occurred when the house owner, 50-year-old Mansoor, was preparing snacks to sell on a cart, said Atul Kumar Thakur, deputy commissioner of police (south).(HT Photo (Representative Image))

Six members of family hurt in cylinder blast in Delhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 07, 2020 09:58 PM IST
While a woman and a seven-year-old boy received 70% burns each, a toddler boy sustained 20% burns, said the officer. Others received relatively minor injuries and have been discharged from Safdarjung Hospital after treatment.
People stand in a queue for free medicine to help prevent Covid-19 at a government health center in Hyderabad.(AP)
People stand in a queue for free medicine to help prevent Covid-19 at a government health center in Hyderabad.(AP)

Govt provided over Rs 2.33 lakh crore cash aid in last 6 months

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rajeev Jayaswal
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2020 02:05 AM IST
Officials said that the PMO and other arms of the government are monitoring the situation and the government would respond to any requirement of the economy.
The police found forty-eight 12-Bore empty cartridge cases with caps, two 12 Bore live ammunition, 93 detonators, two gas cylinders, lathe machine, carbide gas welding cylinder, lathe accessories, iron scrap material and Maoist literature. (HT Photo)
The police found forty-eight 12-Bore empty cartridge cases with caps, two 12 Bore live ammunition, 93 detonators, two gas cylinders, lathe machine, carbide gas welding cylinder, lathe accessories, iron scrap material and Maoist literature. (HT Photo)

93 detonators, bullets recovered from Maoist dump in Odisha’s Malkangiri

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2020 08:03 PM IST
The police said that from the preliminary investigation it has been ascertained that the Maoists were planning to construct an illegal arms manufacturing factory in the forest.
The pandemic has exacerbated the crisis of employment(PTI)
The pandemic has exacerbated the crisis of employment(PTI)

Make jobs the centre of political discourse

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 02, 2020 08:05 PM IST
Welfare is good. But parties must compete on who creates more jobs
Dharmendra Pradhan MoS Petroleum and Natural Gas addressing media on Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) photo:pradeep gaur/mint
Dharmendra Pradhan MoS Petroleum and Natural Gas addressing media on Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) photo:pradeep gaur/mint

Over 85mn gas cylinders have been availed under Gareeb Kalyan Yojana: Dharmendra Pradhan

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rajeev Jayaswal
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2020 05:33 AM IST
Dharmendra Pradhan said the government has proposed to give free refills for PMUY (Prime Minister Ujjwala Yojana) consumers for a period of three months with financial assistance of Rs 13,500 crore.
HT Image
HT Image

Jeweller bludgeoned to death with LPG cylinder

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent, Amritsar
PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2020 10:51 PM IST
The price hike will impact only a small section of the population. This is because all consumers who earn less than Rs 10 lakh per year are entitled to receiving subsidies on gas cylinders.(Reuters file photo)
The price hike will impact only a small section of the population. This is because all consumers who earn less than Rs 10 lakh per year are entitled to receiving subsidies on gas cylinders.(Reuters file photo)

After 20% price rise, LPG cylinder to now cost 858

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 13, 2020 03:05 AM IST
A cooking gas cylinder will now cost Rs 858.5 in Delhi following the sharp hike. Petroleum ministry officials familiar with the decision said the price hike was delayed until after the Delhi elections, whose results were declared on Tuesday.
The government gave out 8 crore free LPG connections to poor women under PMUY to increase coverage of environment-friendly fuel in kitchens.(REUTERS)
The government gave out 8 crore free LPG connections to poor women under PMUY to increase coverage of environment-friendly fuel in kitchens.(REUTERS)

LPG price hiked by Rs 144 per cylinder in steepest raise since 2014

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 12, 2020 02:00 PM IST
This is the steepest hike in rates since January 2014 when prices had gone up by Rs 220 per cylinder to Rs 1,241.
Firefighters trying to control fire at SK Bikes, Phase 7, Focal point area in Ludhiana on Thursday.(Harsimar Pal Singh/HT)
Firefighters trying to control fire at SK Bikes, Phase 7, Focal point area in Ludhiana on Thursday.(Harsimar Pal Singh/HT)

Fire ravages Focal Point cycle factory in Ludhiana, no casualty reported

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2020 10:24 PM IST
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Two booked for cloning Panchkula man’s ATM card, Rs 1 lakh withdrawn in two days

Hindustan Times, Panchkula | By HT Correspondent, Panchkula
PUBLISHED ON DEC 07, 2019 01:17 AM IST
Police said as per the complainant, he received messages on his mobile phone on November 25, mentioning five different transactions of Rs 10,000 each from an ATM in Bahadurgarh in Jhajjar, Haryana
Harmanpreet Kaur and Jaspal Singh got married three years ago.
Harmanpreet Kaur and Jaspal Singh got married three years ago.

Woman, 2-yr-old daughter charred to death in Mohali

By HT Correspondent, Mohali
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2019 12:41 AM IST
Husband, in-laws try to pass it off as cylinder blast, but police book them for abetting suicide
A Durga idol made of scrap material in a pandal at IP Extension. Saving the environment is a recurring theme in Durga Puja pandals in Delhi this year.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
A Durga idol made of scrap material in a pandal at IP Extension. Saving the environment is a recurring theme in Durga Puja pandals in Delhi this year.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Reduce, reuse and recycle is new Durga Puja mantra

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Adrija Roychowdhury
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2019 02:22 AM IST
Saving the environment is a recurring theme of Durga Puja in Delhi this year, with most pandals placing a strict ban on the use of plastic and thermocol.
11 persons, including a 4-year-old child, sustained burn injuries on Thursday afternoon after a cooking gas cylinder caught fire.(HT File)
11 persons, including a 4-year-old child, sustained burn injuries on Thursday afternoon after a cooking gas cylinder caught fire.(HT File)

11 injured as LPG cylinder catches fire in Delhi’s Nangloi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2019 10:09 PM IST
According to the Delhi fire service officials, they received a call at their control room at 12.46pm that a house has caught fire in Shri Ram Colony, Nilothi Extension, and several people are injured.
It is now widely recognised that the BJP is no longer primarily an urban, upper caste, middle class, north India-centric force. Getting 220 million votes, and 303 seats, would only have been possible by embracing newer social groups(AFP)
It is now widely recognised that the BJP is no longer primarily an urban, upper caste, middle class, north India-centric force. Getting 220 million votes, and 303 seats, would only have been possible by embracing newer social groups(AFP)

The Sangh’s advice to the BJP

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 14, 2019 08:53 PM IST
While critics often label it as an anti-Dalit force, the fact remains that under Narendra Modi, the BJP has consciously sought to cultivate the Dalit vote. The real challenge, however, will remain the minorities
A private school in Andheri has come under the scanner of authorities for allegedly violating the Maharashtra Fire Safety Act and for operating without an Occupancy Certificate (OC).(Hindustan Times)
A private school in Andheri has come under the scanner of authorities for allegedly violating the Maharashtra Fire Safety Act and for operating without an Occupancy Certificate (OC).(Hindustan Times)

‘Andheri school violated fire safety norms, has no OC’: Mumbai Fire Brigade

Mumbai | By Ankita Bhatkhande
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2019 02:49 PM IST
A recent inspection by the fire department revealed that the school has no fire safety equipment even in the science laboratory.
Seven people, including four children, were injured after a cooking gas cylinder exploded inside a house in Shahadra’s Jwala Nagar on Sunday morning(HT Photo)
Seven people, including four children, were injured after a cooking gas cylinder exploded inside a house in Shahadra’s Jwala Nagar on Sunday morning(HT Photo)

4 kids among 7 injured as gas cylinder explodes in Delhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 01, 2019 04:26 AM IST
Atul Garg, chief fire officer of Delhi Fire Services, said they got a call around 8.45am reporting the fire following a blast in an LPG cylinder on the third floor of building number 116 in Jwala Nagar.
The protest intensified when jail staff tried to disperse the inmates following which heavy police force was deployed. (Gurpreet Singh/ HT PHOTO)
The protest intensified when jail staff tried to disperse the inmates following which heavy police force was deployed. (Gurpreet Singh/ HT PHOTO)

One dead as cops, inmates clash in Ludhiana prison

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2019 07:38 AM IST
Around 11 am on Thursday, the protest intensified when the jail staff tried to disperse the prisoners who were moving towards the main gate of the jail, following which a heavy police force was deployed.
The protest intensified when jail staff tried to disperse the inmates following which heavy police force was deployed.(Gurpreet Singh/ HT PHOTO)
The protest intensified when jail staff tried to disperse the inmates following which heavy police force was deployed.(Gurpreet Singh/ HT PHOTO)

Ten injured after clashes in Ludhiana jail

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2019 05:52 PM IST
Police opened fire in the air to control the situation after the inmates pelted them with stones and bricks. Assistant commissioner of police Sandeep Wadhera was among the five policemen who suffered injuries in the violence.
Till the opposition parties get their leadership, ideological messaging, and organisation in order, they will continue to struggle against the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party(REUTERS)
Till the opposition parties get their leadership, ideological messaging, and organisation in order, they will continue to struggle against the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party(REUTERS)

Why India’s opposition needs to get its act together

Hindustan Times | By Chanakya
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2019 08:53 PM IST
One would have expected that, given the devastating rout it faced, the opposition would have, by now, gone back to the drawing board and begun an honest, introspective exercise
The Delhi government on Monday notified amendments to the building by-laws in the national Capital to strengthen fire safety norms in the aftermath of the hotel fire incident in central Delhi’s Karol Bagh, which had claimed 17 lives in February. (Photo by Rishikesh Choudhary/HT)
The Delhi government on Monday notified amendments to the building by-laws in the national Capital to strengthen fire safety norms in the aftermath of the hotel fire incident in central Delhi’s Karol Bagh, which had claimed 17 lives in February. (Photo by Rishikesh Choudhary/HT)

New building by-laws to check fire safety notified

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 28, 2019 05:39 AM IST
The Delhi government had approved the amendments to its building by-laws in February this year. But they could not be notified due to model code of conduct that was in force after the announcement of the seven-phase Lok Sabha polls on March 10.
In an interview to this newspaper, Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasised that this is a high-stakes election, meant to determine the future of the country(ANI)
In an interview to this newspaper, Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasised that this is a high-stakes election, meant to determine the future of the country(ANI)

Will the prime minister’s message work?

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2019 08:11 PM IST
It is aimed at domestic benefits, security and swing voters
Sudhanshu Singh of Vaishali Enterprises, Danapur said ten employees were deputed to paste stickers on LPG cylinders for delivery to about 20,000 customers in both urban and rural areas.(HT Photo)
Sudhanshu Singh of Vaishali Enterprises, Danapur said ten employees were deputed to paste stickers on LPG cylinders for delivery to about 20,000 customers in both urban and rural areas.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: LPG cylinders to be ‘ambassadors’ of LS polls awareness in Patna

Hindustan Times, PATNA | By Aditya Nath Jha
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2019 03:00 PM IST
Gas cylinders with awareness stickers carrying the district’s logo would reach thousands of households, be it in villages, panchayats or urban homes and remind people to exercise their voting rights, said Ravi.
The Jaipur Rural constituency has emerged as a hot seat between two Olympians.(HT Photo)
The Jaipur Rural constituency has emerged as a hot seat between two Olympians.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: BJP’s Rajyavardhan Rathore banks on developmental work in Jaipur’s Sinodiya village

Hindustan Times, PHULERA | By Urvashi Dev Rawal
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2019 11:36 AM IST
Rathore toured around a dozen villages in Phulera sub-district on Monday.
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Nitish camping, Lalu with Sharad, Pappu on his own, all eyes on Yadavs’ bastion

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Vijay Swaroop
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2019 11:58 AM IST
No wonder, for all the three candidates, Sharad Yadav of RJD, sitting MP Pappu Yadav who is fighting this time as an Independent, and JD-U’s Dinesh Chandra Yadav, Madhepura seems keen to break out of the caste mould and looking at development.
The Centre may consider a higher subsidy for families refilling cooking gas cylinders under its welfare scheme Ujjwala, which offers free cooking gas connections to poor households.(HT File Photo)
The Centre may consider a higher subsidy for families refilling cooking gas cylinders under its welfare scheme Ujjwala, which offers free cooking gas connections to poor households.(HT File Photo)

Centre may boost subsidy on refilling cooking gas under Ujjwala scheme

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Saubhadra Chatterji
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2019 07:47 AM IST
Ujjwala subscribers don’t receive any extra subsidy for refilling their gas canisters beyond the normal discount of around Rs 217 per refill per month.
Flames rise fire from a fire in a densely packed shopping area in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Thursday, February 21, 2019.(AP)
Flames rise fire from a fire in a densely packed shopping area in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Thursday, February 21, 2019.(AP)

Inferno in Dhaka kills at least 67

Dhaka | By Agencies
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2019 10:41 AM IST
At least a dozen of the roughly 50 people taken to hospital were in critical condition, Rahman added. Hundreds of distraught relatives thronged the Dhaka Medical College and Hospital to seek missing relatives, witnesses said.
A fast-moving fire swept through adjoining apartment buildings and chemical warehouses in a historic part of the Bangladesh capital Dhaka, killing at least 81 people and injuring several others.(AP)
A fast-moving fire swept through adjoining apartment buildings and chemical warehouses in a historic part of the Bangladesh capital Dhaka, killing at least 81 people and injuring several others.(AP)

Fire in old part of Bangladesh’s capital kills at least 81

Associated Press | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2019 05:44 PM IST
About 50 other people were injured and the fire in Dhaka was not yet under control completely.
16 children were injured when their school van caught fire as they were on their way to school in Uttar Pradesh’s Bhadohi district on Saturday (Representative Photo)(HT Photo)
16 children were injured when their school van caught fire as they were on their way to school in Uttar Pradesh’s Bhadohi district on Saturday (Representative Photo)(HT Photo)

16 children injured as school van catches fire in Uttar Pradesh’s Bhadohi

Hindustan Times, Varanasi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2019 04:47 PM IST
Police said the incident took place when the van was on way to a private school in Nathaipur with children from different villages.
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