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UCWeb said in a statement that it had complied with the government order and stopped services but did not comment on whether it had shut operations entirely.(Bloomberg)

Alibaba’s UCWeb lays off India staff, Club Factory halts payments after app ban

New Delhi | By Reuters| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 16, 2020 02:51 PM IST
UCWeb, which entered India a decade ago and operated the browser along with a news app and the Vmate short video app, told some employees in a letter dated July 15 and seen by Reuters that they were losing their jobs.
Sachin Pilot changed his Twitter bio soon after he was sacked as Rajasthan’s deputy chief minister(HT File Photo)
Sachin Pilot changed his Twitter bio soon after he was sacked as Rajasthan’s deputy chief minister(HT File Photo)

Sachin Pilot changes his Twitter bio after Congress sacks him, says truth cannot be defeated

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Aurangzeb Naqshbandi
UPDATED ON JUL 14, 2020 03:43 PM IST
Now, Pilot’s Twitter bio reads: MLA (member of legislative assembly) Tonk and a former Minister of IT, Telecom & Corporate Affairs, Government of India.
A Russell’s viper in the proximity of a rice field worker, South India.(Photo: Ben Owens)
A Russell’s viper in the proximity of a rice field worker, South India.(Photo: Ben Owens)

Wildbuzz: Russell’s viper causes maximum deaths

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Vikram Jit Singh
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2020 09:03 PM IST
In the period 2000-2019, a staggering 1.2 million people had died in India due to snakebite, a very neglected tropical disease, states a study by the Centre for Global Health Research, University of Toronto, with Indian and UK partners
The curbs were relaxed in the city for over a month.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
The curbs were relaxed in the city for over a month.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Week-long lockdown in Patna from July 10

Hindustan Times, Patna | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2020 01:23 AM IST
Patna district magistrate, Kumar Ravi, issued an order on Wednesday in this regard under The Bihar Epidemic Diseases, Covid-19 Regulations, 2020, after the crisis management group of state government authorised the district officials to impose restrictions after assessing the local situation.
File photo(PTI)
File photo(PTI)

World Bank, government of India sign $750 mn agreement to support MSMEs amid Covid-19 crisis

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantims.com | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2020 06:01 PM IST
The agreement is for the MSME Emergency Response Programme which will provide increased financial support to the MSMEs that have borne the impact of the coronavirus crisis.
This is the first time India’s public service broadcaster has got its own recruitment board after it was set up as an autonomous body in 1997 under the Prasar Bharati (Broadcasting Corporation of India) Act, 1990.(File photo)
This is the first time India’s public service broadcaster has got its own recruitment board after it was set up as an autonomous body in 1997 under the Prasar Bharati (Broadcasting Corporation of India) Act, 1990.(File photo)

Prasar Bharati sets up its own recruitment board

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2020 11:21 PM IST
Prasar Bharati on Wednesday established its first recruitment board for appointing persons to posts carrying a scale of pay less than that of a Joint Secretary to the government of India.
This collaboration intends to support the feeding of stray dogs in areas that are struggling due to the pandemic.(ANI)
This collaboration intends to support the feeding of stray dogs in areas that are struggling due to the pandemic.(ANI)

Hundreds of stray dogs in Delhi fed by World Animal Protection and NDMC, you can help too

New Delhi | By Asian News International | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON JUL 01, 2020 03:28 PM IST
Till now 425 dogs have been fed in Timarpur, GTB Nagar, North Campus, Burari, Jharoda, and containment zone of Adarsh Nagar.
In the statement, the govt said that over the last few years, India has emerged as a leading innovator when it comes to technological advancements and a primary market in the digital space.(AFP file photo)
In the statement, the govt said that over the last few years, India has emerged as a leading innovator when it comes to technological advancements and a primary market in the digital space.(AFP file photo)

Here’s why govt banned TikTok, Shareit and other 57 China-linked apps

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Sabir Hussain
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2020 10:03 PM IST
The government on Monday banned 59 mobile apps linked to China saying they are prejudicial to India’s sovereignty, integrity, security and public order.
Presently, there are 2,03,051 active cases and all are under active medical supervision(HT Photo)
Presently, there are 2,03,051 active cases and all are under active medical supervision(HT Photo)

Recovered Covid-19 patients exceed active cases by over 1 lakh: Health Ministry

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUN 28, 2020 01:59 PM IST
A total of 3,09,712 patients have been cured of Covid-19 so far with 13,832 patients having recovered in the last 24 hours, it said.
Some are even opting for virtual reality headsets to receive yoga training online.(Photo: iStock)
Some are even opting for virtual reality headsets to receive yoga training online.(Photo: iStock)

International Yoga Day: Celebrate the fervour virtually

Hindustan Times | By Ruchika Garg
PUBLISHED ON JUN 21, 2020 07:27 PM IST
During the Covid-19 pandemic, most of the ministries, public departments, not for profit organisations and even individuals have decided to practise yoga virtually on this day.
A health worker in protective suit listens to people standing in a queue for COVID 19 test at Sir Ganga Ram hospital in New Delhi.(AP)
A health worker in protective suit listens to people standing in a queue for COVID 19 test at Sir Ganga Ram hospital in New Delhi.(AP)

Prudent for medicos, patients to defer elective surgeries: Govt to HC

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2020 05:45 AM IST
Advocate Satyakam, additional standing counsel of the Delhi government, told Justice Najmi Waziri, told the court that special measures had been undertaken and the government needed to be extra cautious of not exposing its already constrained resources for further tests for elective procedures.
Migrants returning from Rajasthan, Patna, Bihar, May 9, 2020(Santosh Kumar)
Migrants returning from Rajasthan, Patna, Bihar, May 9, 2020(Santosh Kumar)

A post-Covid-19 social protection architecture for India

By Karthik Muralidharan
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2020 12:39 PM IST
Stronger social protection led by an inclusive growth dividend will protect the vulnerable and drive India’s economic recovery
The Pune-based company has partnered with AstraZeneca, a British biopharma giant, to ensure equitable supply of the AZD1222 vaccine doses to India as well as low-and-middle-income countries.(Reuters)
The Pune-based company has partnered with AstraZeneca, a British biopharma giant, to ensure equitable supply of the AZD1222 vaccine doses to India as well as low-and-middle-income countries.(Reuters)

Serum Institute investing USD 100 million on potential Covid-19 vaccine

Pune | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUN 09, 2020 09:08 PM IST
At least half a dozen attempts at creating a vaccine against coronavirus are on globally and the efforts at Oxford are considered one of the most promising.
There are many students whose parents have just one mobile phone, that they usually share with their siblings, an education department official has said.(Priyanka Parashar/ Mint/For representation)
There are many students whose parents have just one mobile phone, that they usually share with their siblings, an education department official has said.(Priyanka Parashar/ Mint/For representation)

Only one online class a day in Chandigarh govt schools

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Srishti Jaswal
PUBLISHED ON JUN 07, 2020 06:30 AM IST
Will enable all students, including those from underprivileged families, to access classes, says education department officials
Supreme Court of India, photo by Rajkumar
Supreme Court of India, photo by Rajkumar

Onus of paying full wage to staff on the employer: Govt

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2020 11:56 PM IST
The directive had been intended to alleviate human suffering and will not come in the way of employers and employees negotiating the payment terms, the AG said.
Acacia catechu is a medium-sized thorny tree found in deciduous forests in peninsular India. The hard, dark heartwood is used for 'katha' (catechu) which is used in 'paan', dyes, tanning as well as medicines.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Acacia catechu is a medium-sized thorny tree found in deciduous forests in peninsular India. The hard, dark heartwood is used for 'katha' (catechu) which is used in 'paan', dyes, tanning as well as medicines.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Vigilance raid in Kharar areas to check illegal felling of Khair trees

UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2020 11:42 PM IST
Large scale violations found, with no details of workers entering forests, no registers maintained on number of trees felled and no fresh saplings planted as per the forest management plan
Brands and retailers have asked the malls to close the commercial agreements with reduced rents linked to the trading density of the malls.(Unsplash)
Brands and retailers have asked the malls to close the commercial agreements with reduced rents linked to the trading density of the malls.(Unsplash)

Brands ask malls to reduce rent till business gets back to normal

Indo Asian News Service| Posted by Kabir Bhandari | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2020 04:34 PM IST
Brands and retailers have asked the malls to close the commercial agreements with reduced rents linked to the trading density of the malls.
The Metro Railway had earlier said that strict social distancing norms would be maintained at every point from entry to travelling by the trains after recommencement of services. (Photo by Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)
The Metro Railway had earlier said that strict social distancing norms would be maintained at every point from entry to travelling by the trains after recommencement of services. (Photo by Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)

Kolkata Metro to start trial run of trains for maintenance purpose

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAY 27, 2020 04:22 PM IST
Since the rakes have been idling for over two months owing to the COVID-19 pandemic-related lockdown, the trains will be run along the Noapara-Kavi Subhash north-south alignment for servicing and maintenance, the official said.
Members of Indian team stand.(AP)
Members of Indian team stand.(AP)

Hockey players can visit home but will have to serve quarantine period upon returning: HI SOP

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2020 02:14 PM IST
With an aim to provide a safe training environment for the Olympic-bound players, Hockey India has devised a detailed Standard Operating Procedure in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
UK courts are obliged to refuse extradition if there is a risk of the requested person’s human rights in the country that makes the extradition request.(Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint)
UK courts are obliged to refuse extradition if there is a risk of the requested person’s human rights in the country that makes the extradition request.(Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint)

Nirav Modi cites rats, insects in Mumbai jail to avoid extradition

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2020 07:57 PM IST
Conditions in Indian jails have been one of the major objections highlighted in extradition cases in the UK. The issue was dealt with in exhaustive detail in the Vijay Mallya case, in which the Westminster Magistrates Court upheld India’s assurances and details submitted.
The petition said that on March 20, 2020, Air India announced 10% deduction for three months from the allowance package of all employees, except the cabin crew, on account of the impact of coronavirus.(ANI)
The petition said that on March 20, 2020, Air India announced 10% deduction for three months from the allowance package of all employees, except the cabin crew, on account of the impact of coronavirus.(ANI)

Air India employee unions move HC, challenges 10% deductions in salary

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Neha LM Tripathi
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2020 07:37 PM IST
The petitions filed by Air India Aircraft Engineers’ Association (AIEA), All India Service Engineers Association and Indian Pilots Guild, through advocates Jane Cox and Karishma Rao, are likely to come up for hearing next week.
The Vizag gas leak has shown why it is important to prevent environmental damage before it happens(PTI)
The Vizag gas leak has shown why it is important to prevent environmental damage before it happens(PTI)

It is time to reset India’s approach to the environment

By Neha Sinha
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2020 07:19 PM IST
Expand the meaning of environmental damage and create institutionalised methods of ensuring its protection

Podcast: Former CEA Arvind Subramanian on India’s Economic Response to the Covid-19 crisis

By Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2020 07:38 AM IST
After a six-week nationwide lockdown in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, on May 3rd the Indian government commenced a calibrated relaxation of this unprecedented shutdown.
The Prime Minister also stressed on the need to strengthen major structural reforms undertaken in the past.(ANI)
The Prime Minister also stressed on the need to strengthen major structural reforms undertaken in the past.(ANI)

PM Modi discusses financial sector, structural measures at meet to spur India’s growth

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2020 11:29 PM IST
Dwelling on the issue of welfare of workers and the common man, PM Modi pointed out the need to generate gainful employment opportunities by helping businesses overcome difficulties due to disruptions caused by Covid-19.
The UK said there would be seven charter flights in May to take more than 2,000 stranded British travellers home.(ANI)
The UK said there would be seven charter flights in May to take more than 2,000 stranded British travellers home.(ANI)

60,000 foreigners evacuated; UK to fly back 2k citizens

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2020 12:28 AM IST
Secretaries in the external affairs ministry have been interacting via video conference with groups of ambassadors based in Delhi to discuss ways to fight the pandemic, the welfare of stranded Indians around the world and the evacuation of foreign nationals from India.
HT Image
HT Image

Tally may cross 200 in Chandigarh: UT adviser

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2020 11:05 PM IST
In the last five days, the city has seen a spike of 40 new cases taking the total number to 68.
According to the petition filed by the Government of India on Thursday, Delhi Gymkhana was registered under Section 26 of Companies Act in 1913, making it a “limited company”.(Mint file photo)
According to the petition filed by the Government of India on Thursday, Delhi Gymkhana was registered under Section 26 of Companies Act in 1913, making it a “limited company”.(Mint file photo)

‘Parivarwaad, members are auditors’: Why Centre wants to acquire Delhi Gymkhana Club

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Deeksha Bhardwaj
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2020 06:10 PM IST
The Delhi Gymkhana, which shares a wall with the Prime Minister’s residence, has been under investigation for around three years.
(HT File)
(HT File)

AKTU to start virtual lab for engineering students

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Rajeev Mullick
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2020 07:43 PM IST
Under the chairmanship of AKTU vice chancellor Vinay Kumar Pathak, a webinar was held on Wednesday to weigh options for virtual lab. “The idea is to explore possibilities of starting virtual lab amid the lockdown,” said the VC.
The survey will be conducted by the National Informatics Centre (NIC), Government of India.(ANI)
The survey will be conducted by the National Informatics Centre (NIC), Government of India.(ANI)

Govt to conduct tele survey on prevalence of Covid-19, cautions against pranksters

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2020 04:58 PM IST
The survey will be conducted through phone calls. Citizens will receive a phone call from ‘1921’ on their mobile phones.
Chandigarh traffic police have mounted a corona 'scarecrow ' on the dividing road of Sector 18-19 amid the lockdown on Monday.(Keshav Singh/HT photo)
Chandigarh traffic police have mounted a corona 'scarecrow ' on the dividing road of Sector 18-19 amid the lockdown on Monday.(Keshav Singh/HT photo)

Identify, seal contaminated pockets: Chandigarh administrator

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2020 09:19 PM IST
Punjab governor VPS Badnore also sought help from local organisations and ward members to keep these areas sealed and well sanitised
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