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Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath.(PTI file)

Yogi announces Sikh gurus’ history will be included in UP school syllabus

Lucknow | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2020 10:06 AM IST
Adityanath said this at a Gurbani Kirtan held at his residence on the occasion of ‘Sahibzada Diwas’, which marks the martyrdom of four ‘sahibzada’ (sons) of 10th Sikh Guru Gobind Singh and his mother Mata Gujri.
Children outside their home in a slum in Mumbai.(Jeffrey Greenberg/Universal Images Group via Getty)
Children outside their home in a slum in Mumbai.(Jeffrey Greenberg/Universal Images Group via Getty)

Review: A People’s History of Heaven by Mathangi Subramanian

Hindustan Times | By Saudamini Jain
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2020 03:26 PM IST
This book is a fictional case-study for the slogan “The revolution will be feminist, or it will be nothing.”
Some archives contain clips going as far back as the 1938 Ashes. Seen here is England batsman Len Hutton hitting a sweep shot during his record-breaking innings of 364 in the Ashes that year.(Popperfoto via Getty Images)
Some archives contain clips going as far back as the 1938 Ashes. Seen here is England batsman Len Hutton hitting a sweep shot during his record-breaking innings of 364 in the Ashes that year.(Popperfoto via Getty Images)

Meet the fans behind some of the world’s biggest online cricket archives

Hindustan Times | By Vanessa Viegas
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2020 09:06 AM IST
These are regular men with full-time jobs who also spend hours every week poring over footage, tracing antecedents, cataloguing, saving and eventually posting bits of cricket history on YouTube and Twitter, to the delight of fans — and cricketers — around the world.
Students of Chandigarh University, who have been selected by blue-chip multinational companies during campus placements 2020, along with University Chancellor Satnam Singh Sandhu.(Chandigarh University)
Students of Chandigarh University, who have been selected by blue-chip multinational companies during campus placements 2020, along with University Chancellor Satnam Singh Sandhu.(Chandigarh University)

Chandigarh University creates history during campus placements 2020

By Brand Post
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2020 04:25 PM IST
Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Flipkart, IBM, Nutanix, Capgemini and Cognizant are some of the prominent companies that recruited CU Students.
The plague of Ashdod by Nicolas Poussin (1594-1665).(De Agostini via Getty Images)
The plague of Ashdod by Nicolas Poussin (1594-1665).(De Agostini via Getty Images)

Essay: On the need for a people’s history of the pandemic

Hindustan Times | By Sankar Ray
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2020 06:52 PM IST
It is imperative to have an oral historical narrative of Covid-19, the first global pandemic being documented on social media, writes Sankar Ray
On display at the Winterthur museum are the royal robes from the television series The Crown(Meher Castelino)
On display at the Winterthur museum are the royal robes from the television series The Crown(Meher Castelino)

A page of American history

Hindustan Times | By Meher Castelino
PUBLISHED ON MAY 17, 2020 01:32 AM IST
When next you can travel, take a whole day and go back in time at the Winterthur estate in Delaware, USA
Stay invested as you will recover you losses over time.(Axis Mutual Fund)
Stay invested as you will recover you losses over time.(Axis Mutual Fund)

Learn from history. Stay invested!

By Brand Post
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2020 01:08 PM IST
Every sharp fall has been followed by a recovery, and markets have emerged stronger than before. Read on to know more.
It really astonished some researchers when people in the same environment and with similar genetic make-up lived till different ages and reported their satisfaction with life differently. The key factor, many research studies discovered, was laughter.(Unsplash)
It really astonished some researchers when people in the same environment and with similar genetic make-up lived till different ages and reported their satisfaction with life differently. The key factor, many research studies discovered, was laughter.(Unsplash)

World Laughter Day 2020: Why we must remember that laughter is indeed the best medicine

Hindustan Times | By Divya Dureja
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2020 06:45 AM IST
In these testing times of a contagious virus on the loose that threatens to impact our health negatively, we have to remember we still have a very strong weapon with us that can counter our chances of getting unwell.
Ramadan is a time for introspection and fasting and takes place every year.(Unsplash)
Ramadan is a time for introspection and fasting and takes place every year.(Unsplash)

Ramadan 2020: History, significance and when does Ramadan begin

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2020 08:28 AM IST
During the period of Ramadan, millions of Muslims fast for a month every year. It is one of the most important festivals of the Islamic calendar.
In the face of the ongoing global crisis, the theme of ‘Shared Cultures, Shared Heritage, Shared Responsibility’ is even more important.(Unsplash)
In the face of the ongoing global crisis, the theme of ‘Shared Cultures, Shared Heritage, Shared Responsibility’ is even more important.(Unsplash)

World Heritage Day 2020: Significance, history and how to celebrate

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2020 10:40 AM IST
Every year, April 18 is observed as World Heritage Day to promote cultural heritage via activities which are undertaken by the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS).
This is also an opportunity to talk about the disease with friends, family and others and also support those have the condition.(Unsplash)
This is also an opportunity to talk about the disease with friends, family and others and also support those have the condition.(Unsplash)

Haemophilia Day 2020: Significance and history

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2020 04:49 PM IST
Every year on April 17, Haemophilia Day is recognised to raise awareness about Haemophilia and other similar bleeding disorders.
Good Friday is a day of mourning, and people keep fasts and pray to the Lord.(Unsplash)
Good Friday is a day of mourning, and people keep fasts and pray to the Lord.(Unsplash)

Good Friday 2020: History, significance and important facts

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2020 09:00 AM IST
Good Friday is also known as Great Friday, Black Friday, Easter Friday or Holy Friday and this year it falls on April 10.

Podcast: Pallavi Raghavan on an Alternative History of India-Pakistan Relations

By Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2020 07:40 AM IST
A new book by the historian Pallavi Raghavan offers a very different account about relations between these two South Asian rivals in the immediate aftermath of Partition in 1947.
World Health Day is celebrated to spread awareness about the importance of health.(Unsplash)
World Health Day is celebrated to spread awareness about the importance of health.(Unsplash)

World Health Day 2020: History and significance

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2020 07:40 AM IST
World Health Day 2020: Every year on April 7, the World Health Organisation (WHO) celebrates World Health Day. World Health Day is celebrated to spread awareness about the importance of health.
Jains around the world celebrate by doing charity, saying prayers and observing fasts. They also pay a visit to Jain temples and meditate.(Wikimedia Commons)
Jains around the world celebrate by doing charity, saying prayers and observing fasts. They also pay a visit to Jain temples and meditate.(Wikimedia Commons)

Mahavir Jayanti 2020: Significance and history of the day

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2020 08:21 AM IST
Mahavir Jayanti is one of the most important festivals in Jainism, and it celebrates the birth anniversary of the 24th Tirthankara Mahavir, who played a significant role in preaching Jainism.
In today’s world, people have played all sorts of pranks on this day.(Unsplash)
In today’s world, people have played all sorts of pranks on this day.(Unsplash)

April Fools’ Day 2020: History and significance

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2020 09:01 AM IST
The origins of April Fools’ Day remain a mystery for many of us. According to some historians, it is believed that April Fools’ Day dates back to 1582 when France switched to the Gregorian calendar.
Mahesh Krishnamurthy (left) plays mrdangam with composer L Subramaniam on violin with the latter's ensemble during a World Music Institute and the 92nd Street Y concert at the Y's Kaufmann Concert Hall in New York on February 5, 2016.(Jack Vartoogian/Getty Images)
Mahesh Krishnamurthy (left) plays mrdangam with composer L Subramaniam on violin with the latter's ensemble during a World Music Institute and the 92nd Street Y concert at the Y's Kaufmann Concert Hall in New York on February 5, 2016.(Jack Vartoogian/Getty Images)

Review: Sebastian & Sons – A Brief History of Mrdangam Makers by TM Krishna

Hindustan Times | By Kunal Ray
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2020 10:58 PM IST
TM Krishna’s new book on mrdangam makers moves these Dalit master craftspersons from the margins to the mainstream of Carnatic music discourse
CBSE said it is ready to conduct fresh exams for students who are not able to appear for board exams as per schedule in view of the violence.(HT file)
CBSE said it is ready to conduct fresh exams for students who are not able to appear for board exams as per schedule in view of the violence.(HT file)

Writing class 12 history exam in Northeast Delhi, students hope for better things to be written in history

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2020 04:42 PM IST
According to the CBSE, over 98 per cent attendance was recorded in the exam with absentees including mostly private candidates.
We gather data and evidence to support our claims that we know what we are doing.(iStockphoto)
We gather data and evidence to support our claims that we know what we are doing.(iStockphoto)

A brief history of social science research

By Bonita Aleaz and Partha Pratim Basu
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2020 04:13 PM IST
Book Excerpt: A new volume of edited articles examines the emergence of new methods and interdisciplinary avenues within the discipline
While Maharaja Hari Singh is remembered largely for the last few months of his rule, he pioneered several reforms(Alamy Stock Photo)
While Maharaja Hari Singh is remembered largely for the last few months of his rule, he pioneered several reforms(Alamy Stock Photo)

Retracing the rich history of J&K, writes Karan Singh

By Karan Singh
UPDATED ON FEB 10, 2020 12:39 PM IST
Both Jammu and Kashmir are unhappy with the UT status. Restore normal political activity soon
Virat Kohli and team are on the cusp of scripting history(Virat Kohli Twitter)
Virat Kohli and team are on the cusp of scripting history(Virat Kohli Twitter)

Mount Maunganui weather today: Will rain stop India’s charge to create history?

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 02, 2020 09:19 AM IST
Ind vs NZ: We are at Mount Maunganui - this town is built around a hill and hence, there will be gusts of wind and this could prove to a significant factor.
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Birth Anniversary: Bose is credited with the very famous slogan, “Give me blood, and I shall give you freedom!” as well as “Jai Hind. ”(Instagram/ brut.india)
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Birth Anniversary: Bose is credited with the very famous slogan, “Give me blood, and I shall give you freedom!” as well as “Jai Hind. ”(Instagram/ brut.india)

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Birth Anniversary: History and significance

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Asheeza Baig
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2020 03:48 PM IST
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Birth Anniversary: On the occasion of the 124th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, we will look back on his life and all that he accomplished as one of the most celebrated young freedom fighters of India.
Billie Eilish is an American singer and songwriter.(Instagram)
Billie Eilish is an American singer and songwriter.(Instagram)

Billie Eilish to perform new James Bond film theme song, will be the youngest artist in history to do so

Reuters | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2020 12:00 PM IST
The makers of James Bond films, revealed that American teen sensation Billie Eilish will perform the title song of their next film, No Time To Die, starring Daniel Craig.
In your inbox, get evidence and clues to find who has committed a fictitious murder.(Shutterstock)
In your inbox, get evidence and clues to find who has committed a fictitious murder.(Shutterstock)

Solve crime, explore feelings or retrace history with subscription boxes

Hindustan Times | By Aishwarya Iyer
PUBLISHED ON JAN 11, 2020 08:19 PM IST
You’ve got mail: You sign up and get a bunch of customised goodies at your door every month and these services are evolving.
This picture from 1918 shows Kuwait native Muhammad Salem al-Sudairawi, one of the wealthiest Arabs in Bombay. The photo was taken at his summer home in Poona.(Courtesy: Kuwait History & Gulf South Asia.)
This picture from 1918 shows Kuwait native Muhammad Salem al-Sudairawi, one of the wealthiest Arabs in Bombay. The photo was taken at his summer home in Poona.(Courtesy: Kuwait History & Gulf South Asia.)

How crowdsourced archives are making Indian history personal and accessible

Hindustan Times | By Danish Raza
UPDATED ON JAN 10, 2020 06:23 PM IST
Half-remembered anecdotes, photos from fading family albums, treasured tales and half-preserved keepsakes. In India, personal memory is finally becoming part of public record with crowdsourced archives, oral-history projects and online initiatives
Representational image.(REUTERS)
Representational image.(REUTERS)

Indian cyclists create history, No 1 in 4 events

NEW DELHI | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2020 11:27 PM IST
Laitonjam Ronaldo Singh, part of the junior world championship winning team (sprint) last year, rose a spot on Tuesday to be ranked No.1 in individual sprint in the latest international cycling union (UCI) rankings.
Mumbai based digital illusionist Rajesh Kumar is one of the youngest in the industry.
Mumbai based digital illusionist Rajesh Kumar is one of the youngest in the industry.

Abracadbra is history: Meet the new-age magicians

Hindustan Times | By Danish Raza
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2020 01:43 PM IST
Unlike traditional wizards, they use smartphones and tablets as props
Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti 2020: Born in Patna, Guru Gobind Singh was an inspiration to people and supported social equality and stood up against tyranny.(Twitter)
Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti 2020: Born in Patna, Guru Gobind Singh was an inspiration to people and supported social equality and stood up against tyranny.(Twitter)

Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti 2020: Wishes, messages and quotes you can send

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2020 10:37 AM IST
Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti 2020: Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh Ji Maharaj, who was the 10th guru of the Sikhs.
Pakistani batsman Azhar Ali acknowledges his 100(AP)
Pakistani batsman Azhar Ali acknowledges his 100(AP)

Only 2nd time in history: Pakistan top 4 repeat India’s 12-year-old unique feat

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2019 08:13 AM IST
Shan Masood (135), Abid Ali (174), Azhar Ali (118), and Babar Azam (100*) all scored their centuries and they sent the visitors on a leather hunt.
File image of Ishank Jaggi(Twitter)
File image of Ishank Jaggi(Twitter)

Jharkhand create history in Ranji Trophy with sensational win against Tripura

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2019 11:41 AM IST
Saurabh Tiwary and Ishank Jaggi were the stars for Jharkhand as they beat Tripura by 54 runs and bagged six points.
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