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This committee will interact with principals about the safety arrangements and other necessary steps to reopen the colleges(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)

SPPU forms committee to initiate college reopening process

By Dheeraj Bengrut | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2020 04:55 PM IST
This committee will interact with principals about the safety arrangements and other necessary steps to reopen the colleges
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In November last year, the two countries threw open a corridor linking Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur in India with Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan, in a historic people-to-people initiative.(HT file photo)
In November last year, the two countries threw open a corridor linking Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur in India with Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan, in a historic people-to-people initiative.(HT file photo)

Role of Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee at Kartarpur Sahib intact, says its chief

By Surjit Singh | Hindustan Times, Amritsar
PUBLISHED ON NOV 05, 2020 02:31 PM IST
Clarifies PSGPC will continue to control arrangements related to Sikh Rehat Maryada inside historic gurdwara, including langar, accommodation of pilgrims, distribution of parshad, holding Akhand Path Sahib and managing golak
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The exact count of autonomous bodies in the country is not known(Hindustan Times)
The exact count of autonomous bodies in the country is not known(Hindustan Times)

Autonomous bodies are crucial to the government’s functioning. Streamline them

By Sudeshna Sen
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2020 04:43 PM IST
Define them properly, bring uniformity in their policies, facilitate senior officials’ attendance in their meetings, and seek independent audits
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Many Delhi University girls are facing harassment and mental stress due to calls and messages from unknown numbers since the data leak has been reported.(Photo: Sanchit Khanna/HT (For representational purpose only))
Many Delhi University girls are facing harassment and mental stress due to calls and messages from unknown numbers since the data leak has been reported.(Photo: Sanchit Khanna/HT (For representational purpose only))

DU data leak: Students lodge FIR yet feel unsafe and stressed

By Aprajita Sharad (Inputs by Naina Arora and Ruchika Garg) | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 17, 2020 08:00 PM IST
Delhi University students had complained of data breach when admit cards were uploaded online, and female students say that they are still feeling unsafe and stressed out. Experts suggest how they can keep themselves calm.
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Kids of Welfare Home for Children made ‘thank you cards’ for their benefactors.
Kids of Welfare Home for Children made ‘thank you cards’ for their benefactors.

A thoughtful treat for the little ones!

By Swati Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2020 07:04 PM IST
The Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights surprised the kids of this welfare home with goodies they were craving for.
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A UK-registered company whose sole director is Mumbai-based entrepreneur Shadab Shaikh has been wound up in British courts. (Representative Image)(Bloomberg)
A UK-registered company whose sole director is Mumbai-based entrepreneur Shadab Shaikh has been wound up in British courts. (Representative Image)(Bloomberg)

UK shuts company owned by Indian entrepreneur

By Prasun Sonwalkar | Hindustan Times, London
UPDATED ON FEB 10, 2020 08:40 PM IST
The company, Young Forever Limited, was wound up in the high court before Judge Prentis, the Insolvency Service said on Monday.
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Hand over gurdwara properties to Pak Sikh body: GK to Imran

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 29, 2019 11:32 PM IST
In a letter to Khan, GK said the PSGPC should not merely function as an “organ” of the EPTB, but should be an “autonomous” body, with its members “elected” by the Sikhs in the neighbouring country
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Dipa Karmakar (IND) of India competes on the floor exercise during the women's qualifications(REUTERS)
Dipa Karmakar (IND) of India competes on the floor exercise during the women's qualifications(REUTERS)

Amid row, fresh gymnastics trials for world meet

By Navneet Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2019 09:18 AM IST
Although Dipa Karmakar’s impressive showing in the 2016 Rio Olympics shone a light on Indian gymnastics, uncertainty has ruled the sport since the sports ministry derecognised the federation because of factionalism.
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For the first time, instead of keeping its available reserved funds – Rs 66,958.09 crore – in fixed deposits in banks, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is exploring other investment options.(Hemant Padalkar/Hindustan Times)
For the first time, instead of keeping its available reserved funds – Rs 66,958.09 crore – in fixed deposits in banks, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is exploring other investment options.(Hemant Padalkar/Hindustan Times)

Mumbai civic body wants to invest Rs 66,958 crore, go beyond its usual fixed deposits

By Eeshanpriya M S | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2019 02:48 AM IST
Currently, the amount has been kept in fixed deposits for 15-month tenure, on which the civic body gets 7% interest.
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Rescue operations underway at the site of the collapse in Dongri, Mumbai.(HT File)
Rescue operations underway at the site of the collapse in Dongri, Mumbai.(HT File)

After Mumbai building collapse, BMC to help vacate dangerous Mhada houses

By Eeshanpriya MS and Steffy Thevar | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2019 04:51 PM IST
The BMC will also write to Mhada asking for an update on the list of C1 category (unfit for habitation) buildings, and action taken.
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Autism is a developmental disorder that leads to speech, cognition and behavioural disabilities.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Autism is a developmental disorder that leads to speech, cognition and behavioural disabilities.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Owners of private pool in Dehradun face legal action for ‘denying’ entry to autistic people

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2019 07:46 AM IST
Aparna Das, founder and director of the Project Arunima, said they decided to sue the Varada Swimming Academy after she was told to stop bringing autistic people citing “objection from other members”.
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Chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday sacked Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party (SBSP) chief Om Prakash Rajbhar from his Cabinet(PTI)
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday sacked Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party (SBSP) chief Om Prakash Rajbhar from his Cabinet(PTI)

Rajbhar, his nominees sacked from government posts

By Manish Chandra Pandey | Lucknow, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAY 20, 2019 11:45 PM IST
Adityanath also removed all members appointed to various boards in Uttar Pradesh on Rajbhar’s recommendation.
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General Elections: Wooing voters, the filmi way

By Etti Bali | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2019 12:15 PM IST
This elections season, two independent government bodies, Election Commission of India and MyGov, have come up with innovative social media campaigns to cater to the young voters. And they are doing it in a way the youth relates to the best — Bollywood and memes.
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Almost 85% of said land is under the panchayat, while remaining 15% has plots where MCG’s offices are located(HT Photo)
Almost 85% of said land is under the panchayat, while remaining 15% has plots where MCG’s offices are located(HT Photo)

MCG freezes registry to check illegal transfer of its land in city

By Kartik Kumar | Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON APR 13, 2019 01:30 AM IST
The development comes after the MCG officials, earlier this week, discovered that three acres of its land, worth Rs 12 crore, in Balliawas village had been illegally registered and transferred to seven people.
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Such gangs or triads are also called “black societies” in China.(Hindustan Times)
Such gangs or triads are also called “black societies” in China.(Hindustan Times)

Showing off tattoos, throwing feces part China’s new ‘soft violence’

By Sutirtho Patranobis | Beijing
PUBLISHED ON APR 10, 2019 06:34 PM IST
The government announced the new category after it was found that organised crime groups or gangs were taking to “soft violence” instead of the well-defined norms of criminal behaviour like physical violence.
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India on Saturday rejected Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s remarks that members of Indian minorities are treated like “second class citizens”, saying they were an “egregious insult” to all Indians.(AP)
India on Saturday rejected Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s remarks that members of Indian minorities are treated like “second class citizens”, saying they were an “egregious insult” to all Indians.(AP)

Pakistan PM Imran Khan’s remark on minorities an insult: Government

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 09, 2019 11:37 PM IST
Addressing a ceremony, Khan said his government would ensure equal status and rights to minorities in Pakistan, and would not allow them to be treated as “second class citizens” like minorities of India.
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Mumbai University(Hindustan Times)

Three skill-development colleges to open in Maharashtra’s Nanded, Wardha

By Musab Qazi | Hindustan Times, Mumbai, Mumbai
UPDATED ON FEB 05, 2019 05:26 PM IST
NONE IN CITY: Lack of skilled teachers in the state hurdle in offering more job-oriented courses
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The first town planning scheme in Pune was developed at Bhamburda in 1979.(RAVINDRA JOSHI/HT PHOTO)
The first town planning scheme in Pune was developed at Bhamburda in 1979.(RAVINDRA JOSHI/HT PHOTO)

PMC’s town planning designs on Uruli, Phursungi revealed

By Abhay Khairnar | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2019 03:12 PM IST
Proposal for developing the town planning schemes has been approved by city improvement committee
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Lateral entry: New institutes are prepping students for government jobs

By Lavina Mulchandani | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2019 04:18 PM IST
Fellowships, consultancies and even senior positions are now open to graduates and executives.
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Dr Sanjay Dharmadhikari, President Association of Otolaryngologists of India (AOI) Pune.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Dr Sanjay Dharmadhikari, President Association of Otolaryngologists of India (AOI) Pune.(HT FILE PHOTO)

World Deaf Day: Why ear buds do more harm then good, Pune experts plug the holes

By Nozia Sayyed | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2018 03:52 PM IST
Not many realise that ear drums or hearing of a person is generally damaged due to usage of ear buds. In the last 10 years, people have invented many innovative ways to use ear buds and similar products which can lead to permanent damage, and can cause partial hearing loss which cannot be reversed. Hence, it is important to ban such products which are easily available.
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Students preparing for CET Exams outside Lords Universal College, Goregaon in Mumbai, India.(HT Representative Photo)
Students preparing for CET Exams outside Lords Universal College, Goregaon in Mumbai, India.(HT Representative Photo)

Hurdle before autonomy: Only one out of 3 colleges in Maharashtra is graded

By Musab Qazi | Hindustan Times, Mumbai, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON SEP 25, 2018 05:40 AM IST
Although the government is pushing for autonomy for more colleges affiliated with state universities, National Accreditation and Assessment Council (NAAC) is yet to grade more than 70% of the institutes
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In the monthly e-bulletin published in September 2017, Pune’s water bodies cut a sorry figure.(HT Photo)
In the monthly e-bulletin published in September 2017, Pune’s water bodies cut a sorry figure.(HT Photo)

No water quality data from pollution board for six months

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2018 02:41 PM IST
Officials say lack of manpower and software issues has led to delay in uploading data
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Mithi River at Andheri Kurla road, Sakinaka in Mumbai showed extremely high levels of toxicity last year(HT Photo)
Mithi River at Andheri Kurla road, Sakinaka in Mumbai showed extremely high levels of toxicity last year(HT Photo)

Maharashtra pollution board fails to upload water quality data for 7 months

By Badri Chatterjee | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2018 12:35 PM IST
Of the 650 cities and towns located along polluted river stretches in the country, Maharashtra has 161.
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IIT Kharagpur Director P P Chakrabarti said the institute is ready to play the role of the central partner/coordinating institute if such a proposal takes shape.(PTI)
IIT Kharagpur Director P P Chakrabarti said the institute is ready to play the role of the central partner/coordinating institute if such a proposal takes shape.(PTI)

IIT Kharagpur suggests setting up critical science institute

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2018 10:53 AM IST
The proposed Indo-French institute can have participation from all the IITs and select French companies, the premier institute said in a statement.
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The official website of the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau where actor Salman Khan is listed for the blackbuck poaching case.(Screenshot/WCCB)
The official website of the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau where actor Salman Khan is listed for the blackbuck poaching case.(Screenshot/WCCB)

On wildlife crime bureau list, Salman Khan is criminal No. 39 after blackbuck conviction

By Nihi Sharma | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2018 04:45 PM IST
Salman Khan was sentenced to five years in prison on April 5 by a Jodhpur court for killing two blackbucks, an endangered antelope, in 1998.
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According to non-profit Mangrove Society of India (MSI), intertidal regions are in high demand as they can be potential hotspots for construction and infrastructure development.(FILE)
According to non-profit Mangrove Society of India (MSI), intertidal regions are in high demand as they can be potential hotspots for construction and infrastructure development.(FILE)
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Bollywood actor Salman Khan arrives at a court for the verdict in a blackbuck poaching case, in Jodhpur on Thursday.(PTI)
Bollywood actor Salman Khan arrives at a court for the verdict in a blackbuck poaching case, in Jodhpur on Thursday.(PTI)

Salman Khan to feature in list of most notorious wildlife criminals in India after blackbuck case conviction

By Nihi Sharma | Dehradun, Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2018 02:12 PM IST
Salman Khan will be included in the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau list along with 35 others jailed for various crimes under the Wildlife Protection Act.
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he Lucknow bench of Allahabad high court has taken suo moto cognizance of the HT report.(HT Photo)
he Lucknow bench of Allahabad high court has taken suo moto cognizance of the HT report.(HT Photo)

Uttar Pradesh basic education department admits shoes were of poor quality

By Rajeev Mullick | Hindustan Times, Lucknow, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON APR 05, 2018 01:14 PM IST
The state basic education department has admitted that out of 1,72,113 pair of shoes that were distributed in Lucknow to the children in government run primary and upper primary schools, approximately 15,000 shoes found to be damaged.
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