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Akal Takht jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh.(HT Photo)

Govt move to harm farmers’ interests unfortunate: Akal Takht jathedar

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent, Amritsar
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2020 04:15 PM IST
‘Economy of India based on agriculture. If we want to save this economy and uplift the standards of living of the Indian people, farmers must be saved,’ says Giani Harpreet Singh in a video
Mehta told the court on Monday that the moratorium period is extendable by two years as per the RBI circular. The moratorium announced by the RBI had expired on August 31.(AFP)
Mehta told the court on Monday that the moratorium period is extendable by two years as per the RBI circular. The moratorium announced by the RBI had expired on August 31.(AFP)

‘Economy is stressed’: Centre to SC on interest on loans during moratorium

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2020 01:05 PM IST
The court was hearing a plea for waiver on interest charged by banks, citing the relief earlier announced by the RBI on the payment of equated monthly instalments (EMIs) between March and August 31 due to the pandemic.
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Three firms express interest in Chandigarh public bicycle sharing project

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2019 12:47 AM IST
The project, once executed, involves borrowing a bicycle from any docking station across the city and returning it to any docking station after a ride
The researchers suggest that social support is a key tool in the treatment of drug addiction.(Unsplash)
The researchers suggest that social support is a key tool in the treatment of drug addiction.(Unsplash)

Social stimulus may be key in reducing interest in drugs. Here’s why

London | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2019 11:34 AM IST
According to a recent study, social interaction could constitute a valuable component in the treatment of substance use disorders by reducing the salience of the drug.
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Pay 10K before Nov end to express interest in Chandigarh’s Sec 53 housing scheme

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2019 12:56 AM IST
This is for the first time that Chandigarh Housing Board is charging confirmation fee before launching a scheme; will be refunded if it doesn’t take off
Kumar and Solicitor General Tushar Mehta visited the temple, and met Govardhan Peeth shankaracharya Swami Nischalananda Saraswati and Puri Gajapati Maharaja Dibyasingh Deb.(HT image)
Kumar and Solicitor General Tushar Mehta visited the temple, and met Govardhan Peeth shankaracharya Swami Nischalananda Saraswati and Puri Gajapati Maharaja Dibyasingh Deb.(HT image)

Puri demolition drive in public interest: SC team

Bhubaneswar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2019 07:19 AM IST
Kumar, appointed as Amicus Curiae in the case of Mrinalini Padhi vs Union of India over reforms in Jagannath temple, said he was satisfied with was the action on converting Puri into a World Heritage city.
File image of Anil Kumble(Getty Images)
File image of Anil Kumble(Getty Images)

Every profession has conflict of interest: Anil Kumble

Panaji | By PTI
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2019 08:57 AM IST
Kumble finds the situation a bit unfortunate as there are only 300 Test cricketers in India and may be only 50 per cent who are still alive.
The state government had issued an order on August 3 reconstituting the 30-member board mandated to clear projects in animal zones for three years.(HT image)
The state government had issued an order on August 3 reconstituting the 30-member board mandated to clear projects in animal zones for three years.(HT image)

‘Special interest in wildlife’ enough to get into Madhya Pradesh board

Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By Ranjan
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2019 03:28 PM IST
Ajay Dubey, an Right to Information activist, and a senior journalist working for wildlife conservation have raised questions over their selection.
BJP MLA Akash Vijayvargiya is garlanded after being released from the district jail, three days after being arrested for assaulting a civic official in Indore with a cricket bat, in Indore, Sunday, June 30, 2019.(PTI)
BJP MLA Akash Vijayvargiya is garlanded after being released from the district jail, three days after being arrested for assaulting a civic official in Indore with a cricket bat, in Indore, Sunday, June 30, 2019.(PTI)

Garlands, sweets & gunshots welcome BJP’s Vijayvargiya out on bail

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2019 02:38 PM IST
On his release, ANI reports, Akash was welcomed with flower garlands by his supporters and relatives.
Like their female counterparts and indeed like humans, male dolphins form social bonds based on shared interests.(Unsplash)
Like their female counterparts and indeed like humans, male dolphins form social bonds based on shared interests.(Unsplash)

Dolphins form friendships through shared interests, just like humans: Study

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India, London
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2019 08:36 AM IST
The study provides new insight into homophilous behaviour in the social network of tool-using dolphins.
The first cabinet meeting chaired by Andhra Pradesh chief minister and YSR Congress party president Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday announced waiver of interest on all crop loans .(PTI File Photo)
The first cabinet meeting chaired by Andhra Pradesh chief minister and YSR Congress party president Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday announced waiver of interest on all crop loans .(PTI File Photo)

In its first meeting, Jagan Reddy cabinet decides to waive interest on all crop loans

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2019 01:39 AM IST
The meeting also decided to supply all essential commodities to door steps of common man.
The share of foreign job clicks for US based tech job postings rose to 9.6% in the first quarter of 2019 from 9.3% for the same period in 2018, according to a study published Wednesday by Indeed economist Andrew Flowers.(AFP FILE/ Representative Image)
The share of foreign job clicks for US based tech job postings rose to 9.6% in the first quarter of 2019 from 9.3% for the same period in 2018, according to a study published Wednesday by Indeed economist Andrew Flowers.(AFP FILE/ Representative Image)

Indian workers losing interest in US tech jobs: Report

Bloomberg | By Shelly Hagan
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2019 12:52 PM IST
India is still the largest source of foreign job clicks on US tech listings by a large margin, according to the study. Job seekers in India accounted for 3.7% of all clicks for US tech postings in April. Clicks from Canadian IP addresses were second while the U.K., Germany and Philippines rounded out the top five.
Etihad set up two vehicles, EA Partners I and II, which sold $1.2 billion of bonds to raise funds for several airlines.(ABHIJIT BHATLEKAR/MINT)
Etihad set up two vehicles, EA Partners I and II, which sold $1.2 billion of bonds to raise funds for several airlines.(ABHIJIT BHATLEKAR/MINT)

Jet Airways fails to pay interest to Etihad-linked entity

Bloomberg | By Luca Casiraghi
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2019 03:29 PM IST
The airlines each guarantee as much as 20 percent of the bonds, making regular contributions into a cash pool from which coupons are paid to investors who bought the securities.
File image of Sourav Ganguly(AFP)
File image of Sourav Ganguly(AFP)

Sourav Ganguly replies to ombudsman, clarifies stand on conflict of interest

New Delhi | By PTI
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2019 12:16 PM IST
The Ombudsman had asked Ganguly to clear his stand on allegations of conflict of interest in his role as IPL franchise Delhi Capitals advisor while serving as the president of CAB
Nagpur: Vidarbha cricket team head coach Chandrakant Pandit (R) with VCA President Anand Jaiswal.(PTI)
Nagpur: Vidarbha cricket team head coach Chandrakant Pandit (R) with VCA President Anand Jaiswal.(PTI)

‘There has been some interest’: Chandrakant Pandit to assess future as Vidarbha coach

New Delhi | By PTI
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2019 05:02 PM IST
The former India wicket-keeper, who also guided Vidarbha to back-to-back Irani Trophy triumphs, added that he wants to spend more time with his family.
Delhi Capitals advisor Sourav Ganguly at work with Shikhar Dhawan.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
Delhi Capitals advisor Sourav Ganguly at work with Shikhar Dhawan.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

Complaint to ombudsman: Sourav Ganguly as ‘advisor’ during KKR game at Eden conflict of interest

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAR 30, 2019 05:32 PM IST
The BCCI Ombudsman DK Jain has received two complains that Sourav Ganguly will be “conflicted” if he performs his role as Delhi Capitals’ advisor in an upcoming IPL encounter against KKR at the Eden Gardens on April 12
Under Mission Shakti, India has shot down a low orbit satellite, PM Modi announced today(AFP (File photo))
Under Mission Shakti, India has shot down a low orbit satellite, PM Modi announced today(AFP (File photo))

‘To defend interests in outer space’: Government’s 10-Point FAQ on Mission Shakti

UPDATED ON APR 25, 2020 04:53 PM IST
Mission Shakti: The significance of the test is that India has tested and successfully demonstrated its capability to interdict and intercept a satellite in outer space based on complete indigenous technology.
The Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) between France and India for the sale of Rafale fighter jets to the air force has in-built provisions to ensure that Indian interests are protected, a(REUTERS)
The Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) between France and India for the sale of Rafale fighter jets to the air force has in-built provisions to ensure that Indian interests are protected, a(REUTERS)

‘Rafale IGA protects Indian interests’: French Envoy

New Delhi | By Rahul Singh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2019 11:47 PM IST
India floated a global tender in August 2007 to buy 126 planes but it stood cancelled after Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared in April 2015 that India would buy 36 Rafale planes from France under a government-to-government deal.

‘We cannot aim to be global without an active interest in India’

Hindustan Times | By Aishwarya Iyer
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2019 07:45 PM IST
Laurie Pearcey, pro-vice-chancellor of Sydney’s University of New South Wales, discusses the India centre at New Delhi, and his many visits to the country.
To address farmers’ distress ahead of 2019 general elections, the government is considering waiving interest on crop loans for farmers who pay on time, costing an additional Rs 15,000 crore to the exchequer, according to sources.(AFP)
To address farmers’ distress ahead of 2019 general elections, the government is considering waiving interest on crop loans for farmers who pay on time, costing an additional Rs 15,000 crore to the exchequer, according to sources.(AFP)

Modi govt mulls zero interest on crop loans for farmers who pay on time

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2018 12:25 AM IST
Currently, farmers get short-term farm loan of up to Rs 3 lakh at 7 per cent interest rate. However, the interest rate charged is only 4 per cent in case farmers pay their loan within due date. Normally, loans are given at 9 per cent interest rate.
Srinagar, India-December 07, 2018: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti speaks to media during a press conference at her residence, in Srinagar, India, on Friday, December 07, 2018. (Photo by Waseem Andrabi / Hindustan Times)(Waseem Andrabi / Hindustan Times)
Srinagar, India-December 07, 2018: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti speaks to media during a press conference at her residence, in Srinagar, India, on Friday, December 07, 2018. (Photo by Waseem Andrabi / Hindustan Times)(Waseem Andrabi / Hindustan Times)

Mehbooba Mufti accuses governor Satya Pal Malik of taking decisions against J&K’s interests

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Mir Ehsan
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2018 10:48 PM IST
Mehbooba Mufti said that after the assembly was dissolved, many decisions were taken which are against the interests of the state.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Kartarpur Corridor on Wednesday.(AFP)
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Kartarpur Corridor on Wednesday.(AFP)

Not in Pakistan’s interest to let its soil be used for terrorism: Imran Khan

Hindustan Times, Islamabad | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2018 06:34 PM IST
Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan was speaking to Indian journalists at the Prime Minister’s Office in Islamabad.
Costa Rica's Johnny Acosta (white) will be making his debut for East Bengal.(AP)
Costa Rica's Johnny Acosta (white) will be making his debut for East Bengal.(AP)

Acosta’s debut for East Bengal, Mohun Bagan’s record leads to interest peaking in season’s first derby

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Dhiman Sarkar
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2018 09:56 PM IST
The two coups pulled off by East Bengal, who have won the league a record eight consecutive times going into this edition, makes Mohun Bagan seem like they have been caught on the counter.
Representatives of Sanatan Sanstha addressed a press conference in Mumbai, on Monday, during which they said all those arrested by Maharashtra ATS are not a part of their organisation.(HT File)
Representatives of Sanatan Sanstha addressed a press conference in Mumbai, on Monday, during which they said all those arrested by Maharashtra ATS are not a part of their organisation.(HT File)

A tangled web of political interests

Hindustan Times | By Sujata Anandan, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON AUG 29, 2018 12:36 AM IST
Police in the neighbouring state have released a list of 22 people, including writer and actor Girish Karnad, who are on the alleged hit list of Sanatan Sanstha
Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman (second from left) with other ministers at Shanghai Cooperation Organisation's (SCO) Defence Ministers' meeting, Beijing (File)(PTI)
Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman (second from left) with other ministers at Shanghai Cooperation Organisation's (SCO) Defence Ministers' meeting, Beijing (File)(PTI)

India’s role in SCO will depend on how its ties with China, Pakistan evolve

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2018 07:23 PM IST
There is little evidence among the many statements issued about SCO by New Delhi that India has any clearly defined set of goals regarding what it wanted to do inside SCO — other than to be a member
Dr. S.N. Balakrishnan, Chancellor, Shiv Nadar University, talks about India’s higher education system, essential employability skills for students, and new-age courses.(hiv Nadar University)
Dr. S.N. Balakrishnan, Chancellor, Shiv Nadar University, talks about India’s higher education system, essential employability skills for students, and new-age courses.(hiv Nadar University)

‘All students must develop an interest in research’

By Partnered Feature, HT Brand Studio
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2018 12:50 PM IST
Dr. S.N. Balakrishnan, Chancellor, Shiv Nadar University, talks about India’s higher education system, essential employability skills for students, and new-age courses.
Delhi Daredevils cricketer Glenn Maxwell (right) celebrates the wicket of Chennai Super Kings cricketer Ambati Rayudu during the 2018 Indian Premier League on May 18, 2018.(Photo: Money Sharma/AFP)
Delhi Daredevils cricketer Glenn Maxwell (right) celebrates the wicket of Chennai Super Kings cricketer Ambati Rayudu during the 2018 Indian Premier League on May 18, 2018.(Photo: Money Sharma/AFP)

IPL 2018 burnout: Are Delhiites losing interest in watching the cricket spectacle?

Hindustan Times | By Abhinav Verma, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2018 12:11 PM IST
Delhi Daredevils’ disappointing performances over the years to the lack of reinvention, here are a few reasons why Delhiites might be getting bored of the Indian Premier League.
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