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Dera Bassi firing incident: one held for firing, demanding 10 lakh from commission agent

The accused, Amanjot Singh, alias Amna, of Baroli village in Derabassi, armed with an illegal .32 pistol shot multiple rounds outside the home of victim Surinder Singh, who works as a collection agent for a microfinance company

Handcuffs icon. (Getty Images)
Published on Sep 13, 2023 12:29 AM IST
By, Mohali

Cause and Effect | Climate crisis drives surge in food prices

Climate extremes intensify inflation risks and the Global South faces disproportionate impact. Here's why

A person at a vegetable market in Budapest. Credit: AFP
Published on Aug 17, 2023 10:21 AM IST
ByTannu Jain

Cause and Effect | Scientist’s job isn’t negotiating but giving evidence to govt

The IPCC has begun work on its seventh assessment report in Nairobi, Kenya. In an interview with HT, Aditi Mukherji explains the process.

Aditi Mukherji, director, Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Impact Area Platform, International Water Management Institute
Published on Jul 27, 2023 10:21 AM IST
ByTannu Jain

Four persons injured after two cars collide on Delhi-Mumbai e-way

Investigators said the injured persons were travelling in a Hyundai Venue and were identified as Dr Shubham Sehrawat (28), who was driving the car and his friends Priyanka Kulbhashi, Kashika Grover and Shelley

Four persons injured after two cars collide on Delhi-Mumbai e-way
Updated on Jun 29, 2023 10:23 PM IST

Fadnavis orders SIT probe into Muslim group forcing way into Trimbakeshwar temple, police file FIR

Maharashtra Deputy CM has ordered the setting up of a Special Investigation Team to probe the alleged attempt by a group of Muslims to enter the Trimbakeshwar temple. The incident took place on May 13, when a group of Muslims tried to enter the temple, which only allows Hindus to enter. Several videos of the incident have been doing the rounds on social media platforms. The group was stopped by security guards outside the temple.

Security seen at Trimbakeshwar temple in Nashik on Tuesday. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 16, 2023 11:40 PM IST

SC commutes death penalty of man convicted of killing sister, her partner

The high court had dismissed their appeals against the trial court verdict and confirmed the death sentence awarded to one of them.

Supreme Court of India. (PTI File Photo)
Published on Apr 28, 2023 09:13 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Yagya Sharma

Panipat agent held for duping a man of 18 lakh

The victim Naresh of Seenk village of the district had alleged that his nephew wanted to go to the USA and they contacted Deepak, who demanded ₹26 lakh to send him abroad.

Panipat police arrested an agent for allegedly duping a man of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>18.07 lakh in pretext to send his nephew abroad. (HT File)
Updated on Apr 26, 2023 01:43 AM IST
By, Karnal

Ludhiana: Transporter, aides steal truck seized by state GST in Dugri

A transporter, with the help of his driver and another aide, stole a truck seized by the mobile wing of the state GST in Dugri, police said on Saturday

A case under sections 379 (theft) and 120-B (Criminal conspiracy) of IPC has been lodged against the accused. (HT File Photo)
Updated on Apr 22, 2023 11:54 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

Husband ends life, Ludhiana woman cop held for abetment

The FIR was lodged on the statement of the father of the victim, he stated that his son, 42, owned a printing unit. He had married the accused 17 years ago

The Tibba police on Tuesday arrested a woman constable for abetment to suicide after her husband allegedly ended his life after she developed illicit relations with another. (Getty images)
Updated on Apr 19, 2023 12:13 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Yemeni national loses $4,000 in bogus drug search

A 58-year-old Yemeni national was swindled out of $4000 by unidentified persons claiming to be police officers who conducted a fake search for drugs, said police officials

A 58-year-old Yemeni national was swindled out of $4000 by unidentified persons claiming to be police officers who conducted a fake search for drugs, said police officials. (Getty Images/iStockphoto (PIC FOR REPRESENTATION))
Updated on Apr 14, 2023 02:10 AM IST

Man posing as cop arrested

Pune police arrest 32-year-old man from Satara district who carried fake identity documents and posed as cop

Pune police arrest 32-year-old man from Satara district who carried fake identity documents and posed as cop. (Getty Images (PIC FOR REPRESENTATION))
Updated on Apr 14, 2023 02:06 AM IST

Wine shop staffer robbed of 1.5 lakh in Pune’s Kalyani Nagar

According to the police, the incident occurred around 10.45 pm when the victim identified as Dilip Rajore, 59, closed the wine shop after work and was on his way to the wine shop owner’s house

Three unidentified men robbed a wine shop staffer of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>1.5 lakh on Saturday night at Samrat society. (REPRESENTATIVE PIC)
Updated on Apr 10, 2023 11:02 PM IST

Credit society director murdered by cousin over business rivalry

Two people, including a distant relative, have been arrested for the murder of the director of Vividh Karyakari Credit Society in Pune district. The victim was killed due to business rivalry in the murum excavation and sale business.

During interrogation, the accused confessed the crime, and told that they killed Tambe due to business rivalry in the murum excavation and sale business. (REPRESENTATIVE PIC)
Updated on Apr 09, 2023 11:24 PM IST

Three men attack restaurant staff after being denied food in Chikhali

Three men attacked a restaurant owner and staff in Chikhali after being refused food as the eatery was about to close. The accused have been identified.

A case has been registered at Chikhali police station under sections 324, 323, 504, 506 and 34 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). (REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 07, 2023 12:39 AM IST

Be more responsible: SC tells BJP’s Prashant Umrao over ‘Bihar migrants’ tweet

The apex court also granted relief to Umrao by modifying the high court order and directed him to appear on April 10 before the Tamil Nadu police station

Umrao had obtained anticipatory bail from the Madras high court on March 21. (PTI file image)
Updated on Apr 06, 2023 04:29 PM IST
ByAbraham Thomas

OPD shut as AIIMS Bathinda staff goes on strike to protest against colleague’s arrest

A senior resident from AIIMS Bathinda’s orthopaedic department had been detained after an altercation with police personnel; emergency services running per usual

AIIMS Bathinda doctors holding up placards during their strike to protest against arrest of one of a colleagues. (HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 06, 2023 12:53 PM IST
By, Bathinda

Are we at greater risk of avalanches?

The climate crisis is leading to a rise in extreme precipitation events, but snowfall and snow cover is reducing. It's a mixed picture.

Rescue team members search for survivors after an avalanche in Sikkim on Tuesday. (REUTERS)
Published on Apr 05, 2023 08:08 PM IST
ByJayashree Nandi

Woman gangraped in MP district; FIR against 5 unidentified accused: Police

The 25-year-old woman was returning to her home on a bike with her brother on Monday night when five miscreants stopped them near Jangupura village

Police are yet to arrest the accused. (Representative file image)
Updated on Apr 04, 2023 05:46 PM IST

Pune cabbie booked for sexually harassing woman passenger

Cab driver booked for sexually assaulting woman passenger in Hadapsar, Pune. He allegedly adjusted rear-view mirror to ogle at the passenger and flashed her.

Hadapsar police officials have booked a cab driver for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman passenger, said officials on Monday. (REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE)
Updated on Apr 03, 2023 11:59 PM IST
ByNadeem Inamdar

Should we be worried about latest UN climate report by IPCC?

The IPCC is comprised of 195 member countries charged with producing comprehensive and objective assessments of the scientific evidence for climate change.

Members of FridaysForFuture global climate strike movement hold placards and shout slogans as they protest against usage of fossil fuels and climate crisis, in New Delhi (AFP)
Published on Mar 19, 2023 04:08 PM IST

IPCC report to focus on carbon capture, tech transfer

The two-week meeting of 195 nations and climate scientists, which began on March 21, will finalize the summary for policymakers that will cover various aspects of mitigation, including technology development and transfer.

India has been demanding finance and technology transfer from developed countries to tackle the climate emergency. (ANI)
Updated on Mar 28, 2022 04:43 AM IST
ByJayashree Nandi, New Delhi

Half the world threatened by climate crisis: Latest IPCC report

Mass mortality events on land and ocean, the first climate-driven extinctions, death and disease due to extreme heat -- the climate crisis has already resulted in some irreversible changes, the report added.

Climate experts, scientists, and policymakers said the report presents the most worrying account of climate crisis impacts so far. (Shutterstock/Representative image)
Updated on Mar 01, 2022 08:18 AM IST
ByJayashree Nandi, New Delhi

Have entered phase that may end in 6th mass extinction, says IPCC co-chair

The number of people at risk from climate change and associated loss of biodiversity will progressively increase, he said

Hans-Otto Pörtner, co-chair, IPCC (HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 01, 2022 05:35 AM IST
ByJayashree Nandi, New Delhi

IPCC: Report on rising temp likely to be out today

Over the past two weeks, government representatives and scientists went over the report line by line, discussing each finding and giving it the final approval.

The IPCC report will highlight which ecosystems are under stress and can possibly no longer tolerate the impacts of the climate crisis. (Shutterstock/Representative image)
Updated on Feb 28, 2022 04:38 AM IST
ByJayashree Nandi, New Delhi

In a first, IPCC to list impact of climate crisis on mental health

The report, which will have a summary for policymakers that the conference will review line by line, will cover economic, food security, biosphere, health and mental health impacts of the climate crisis. The summary will be published on February 28.

According to the United Nations weather agency, the growing trend of disasters is expected to continue at least till the 2060s. (AFP)
Updated on Feb 15, 2022 05:56 AM IST
ByJayashree Nandi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

New IPCC report key for India, say experts

The highly-anticipated report will assess climate adaptation and the impacts of climate change, looking at ecosystems, biodiversity, and human communities at global and regional levels.

The report will also review vulnerabilities and the capacities and limits of the natural world and humans to adapt to the climate crisis, according to the UN Foundation. (AP)
Updated on Feb 10, 2022 06:43 AM IST
ByJayashree Nandi, New Delhi

India & Climate Change: Implications of setting a net zero target

The study has been authored by Vaibhav Chaturvedi and Ankur Malyan

Coal secretary Anil Kumar Jain says that in order to achieve net zero carbon emission, Coal India has to think beyond coal and that it has to diversify and reduce dependence on coal.(Ravi Choudhary/HT PHOTO)
Published on Oct 30, 2021 12:31 PM IST
ByCouncil on Energy, Environment and Water

UN’s draft report on climate lets us face reality: Greta

The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) draft projects how species extinction, spread of disease, fatal heatwaves, ecosystem collapse, rising sea levels and other devastating climate impacts are accelerating.

“It confirms what we already knew, that this situation is very dire and that we need to act right now,” Thunberg said. In picture - Dried area of the Penuelas Lake in Chile.(AFP)
Published on Jun 24, 2021 05:33 AM IST
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